Stories tagged: "technology"

Transportation Security Administration's Identity Management Capabilities Manager Jason Lim demonstrates new facial recognition technology at a Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport security checkpoint, Wednesday, April 26, 2023, in Glen Burnie, Md. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)
Phoenix Sky Harbor Among 16 US Airports Testing Facial Recognition Technology

Critics pointed out the possibility of bias in facial recognition technology, and possible repercussions for people who want to opt out.

FILE - Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego arrives in a Waymo self-driving vehicle on Dec. 16, 2022, at the Sky Harbor International Airport Sky Train facility in Phoenix. Self-driving car pioneer Waymo announced Thursday, May 4, 2023, that its robotaxis will be able to carry passengers through most of the Phoenix area for the first time. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
Waymo Robotaxis Double Service Area in Metro Phoenix

The new boundaries for Waymo taxis will cover 180 square miles in metro Phoenix, double what it was late last year.

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How a Tech Worker Is Making Union Membership Easier Than Ever 

We spoke with Scott Heric of Unionly about the intersection of technology and unions, as well as what he has learned in his time working in this space. 

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Five Ways Democrats Have Helped Arizona Under Biden’s Leadership

From the American Rescue Plan to the Inflation Reduction Act, the Biden administration and Democratic leaders in Congress have passed an impressive array of bills.

President Joe Biden warned business leaders to expect more cyberattacks, after the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent U.S. military support and economic sanctions. Arizona cybersecurity officials said they are well aware of the threat. (Photo by Greg Wilson./U.S. Army)
Cyber Experts Thwart Russia Attacks Against Maricopa County Systems

Since the invasion of Ukraine in late February, Russian attempts to “attack multiple government agencies” through cyberwarfare have increased.

(Photo courtesy of Bukola Somide)
Arizona Tech Entrepreneur Talks About Building the Future of STEM

The Copper Courier spoke with Bukola Somide about her growing list of innovative inventions that aim to create more equitable access to science education.

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First Lady Touts Intel Training Program in Chandler Stop

She spoke after touring one of two Intel campuses in Chandler, where the semiconductor firm has promised a massive $20 billion expansion to ramp up and modernize its chipmaking business.