Portland’s city council bans govt and corporate use of facial recognition technology

Portland has voted for the first ever ban on facial recognition in the United States in private entities, including restaurants and retail stores, as well as in public places in the city. Portland’s city council voted to ban local government bureaus from acquiring or using facial recognition surveillance technology. Other U.S. cities which have previously…

Uber Eats, Postmates, Grubhub and DoorDash face proposed class action lawsuit over charging exorbitant fees midst coronavirus pandemic

In a proposed class action suit filed in Manhattan federal court, three customers have sued GrubHub, Postmates, DoorDash, and Uber Eats for allegedly exploiting their dominance in restaurant meal deliveries to impose fees that consumers ultimately bear through higher menu prices; this includes the current timeframe of the coronavirus pandemic when most U.S. cities are…

With Reserve Google can potentially stand out from the crowd

With Reserve Google is capitalizing on consumer’s preference for convenience: by integrating voice calls, with search engine results and using this data to complete actions on behalf of the user could potentially catapult Google into the next generation services company. In a significant development that marks Google transitioning its search engine capabilities to the next…

Grabs to collaborate with Malayan Banking Bhd for its e-wallet in Malaysia

Malaysia will be the second market in which Grab has launched its e-wallet service. On Monday, both Grab and Malaysia’s biggest bank, Malayan Banking Bhd stated, they will collaborate to boost the adoption of the ride-hailing firm’s GrabPay mobile wallet. In the coming weeks, Grab, which received its e-money license from Bank Negara Malaysia in…