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Brazil puts the breaks on payments via WhatsApp. Advertisers apply pressure on Facebook via a boycott. Oculus is putting an end to the Oculus Go. Olympus is existing the camera business after 80 years. And what might be the first case of a person wrongfully arrested thanks to facial recognition.

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Links: Brazilian Authorities Suspend WhatsApp Payments (Bloomberg) Ad Boycott of Facebook Keeps Growing (NYTimes)Facebook To Stop Selling Oculus Go, Vows No More 3DOF Headsets (UploadVR) Olympus to Exit Camera Business After 84 Years (WSJ) watchOS 7 drops Force Touch support, likely ahead of Apple Watch Series 6 hardware changes (9to5Mac) Wrongfully Accused by an Algorithm (NYTimes) Over 1,000 AI Experts Condemn Racist Algorithms That Claim to Predict Crime (Motherboard)


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Brazil puts the breaks on payments via WhatsApp. Advertisers apply pressure on Facebook via a boycott. Oculus is putting an end to the Oculus Go. Olympus is existing the camera business after 80 years. And what might be the first case of a person wrongfully arrested thanks to facial recognition.

Sponsors:Tovala.com/rideTinyCapital.com


Links: Brazilian Authorities Suspend WhatsApp Payments (Bloomberg) Ad Boycott of Facebook Keeps Growing (NYTimes)Facebook To Stop Selling Oculus Go, Vows No More 3DOF Headsets (UploadVR) Olympus to Exit Camera Business After 84 Years (WSJ) watchOS 7 drops Force Touch support, likely ahead of Apple Watch Series 6 hardware changes (9to5Mac) Wrongfully Accused by an Algorithm (NYTimes) Over 1,000 AI Experts Condemn Racist Algorithms That Claim to Predict Crime (Motherboard)


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