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Microsoft is investigating facial recognition startup AnyVision

(Reuters) — Microsoft has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether the use of facial recognition technology developed by an Israeli startup it funded complies with its ethics principles, the company said on Friday. AnyVision, based outside Tel Aviv, has come under scrutiny following reports by Haaretz’s TheMarker business newspaper and NBC […]

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GitHub launches Security Lab to protect open source code

GitHub today launched the GitHub Security Lab, an ongoing effort to protect open source code projects. The GitHub Security Lab is aimed at bringing together security researchers from partner organizations like Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, Oracle, Uber, and HackerOne. Many open source projects form an underlying infrastructure for modern software such as programming languages like Ruby […]

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How This Retired Navy SEAL’s Second-Act Turned into a Multi-Million Dollar Fitness Empire

This unstoppable mindset helped retired Navy SEAL Squadron Commander Randy Hetrick build TRX into a global force. November 11, 2019 5 min read While on deployment in 1997, Navy SEAL Squadron Commander Randy Hetrick was looking for a way to keep his body in peak physical condition, which is essential for effectively operating as a member of the most […]

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Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch Season 5 Episode 4: ‘Things Are Not Always Going to Go According to Plan’

November 6, 2019 3 min read Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch invites ambitious entrepreneurs to step into the Entrepreneur Elevator, then gives them just 60 seconds to pique the interest of a group of judges. It’s a high-pressure, fast-paced environment in which startup founders need to race against the clock while maintaining their composure to make a clear, deliberate […]