TECH

Report: Mark Zuckerberg's conference room has a secret 'panic chute'

A new report by Business Insider looked into Facebook's security practices, specifically CEO Mark Zuckerberg and how far he is willing to take his privacy and safety. According to the report, Zuckerberg reportedly has a 'panic chute' in one of Facebook's giant conference rooms. The 'chute' allows his team to evacuate him down and get him out of the office in a hurry.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams Amazon for 'bias' in its facial detection technology

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed Amazon for what she characterized as 'bias' in the tech giant's facial detection technology. In a tweet, Ocasio-Cortez referenced a study conducted by researchers from MIT and the University of Toronto, that found Amazon's technology labeled darker-skinned women as men 31 percent of the time. Lighter-skinned women were misidentified 7 percent of the time.

Nike unveils the Adapt BB: a self-lacing, app controlled sneaker

Nike unveiled a self-lacing basketball sneaker that allows wearers to customize their fit in real time through a phone app. Dubbed the Nike Adapt BB, the sneaker automatically resizes once placed on the foot. Once in place, athletes can use buttons on the side of the sneaker or access an app in order to adjust the fit according to their needs. Nike tapped Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum to test the gear before its public unveiling.