Month: January 2020

In the age of Twitter and group chats, seconds-long streaming delays can make or break live entertainment

In the age of Twitter and group chats, seconds-long streaming delays can make or break live entertainment

Jacob Feldman and his girlfriend awaited midnight this New Year’s Eve, 30 seconds from the ball drop. Or so they thought.  Suddenly, voices erupted down the hall in their Manhattan apartment building. Fireworks launched from nearby Central Park. But on Feldman’s television stream playing CNN’s broadcast of the festivities, the countdown hadn’t even reached its […]

Europe is mulling tough new limits on the use of facial recognition and A.I.

Europe is mulling tough new limits on the use of facial recognition and A.I.

The European Union is considering new legally binding requirements for developers of artificial intelligence in an effort to ensure modern technology is developed and used in an ethical way. The EU’s executive arm is set to propose the new rules apply to “high-risk sectors,” such as healthcare and transport, and suggest the bloc updates safety and liability […]

Apple’s Presence at CES Is Mostly Overblown

Apple’s Presence at CES Is Mostly Overblown

This is the web version of Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here. Good morning and Happy New Year. I hope your holidays were restful and as free of technology as possible. I’ve been culling the ‘what to expect’ lists in preparation […]