NEC: Your Face Is a Coupon – Tech News Weekly 121

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Kickstarter employees unionize, NEC’s facial recognition, and more.
• First, Mikah shares Mark Gurman’s Bloomberg piece about Apple potentially allowing its users to change default apps on their devices.
• Then, Jason issues a mea culpa regarding Chinese laser guns before talking about a new round of deep fakes in a Delhi, India election.
• Then, Lauren Gurley of Vice’s Motherboard joins us to talk about Kickstarter employees unionizing.
• Lastly, OneZero’s Dave Gershgorn gives us an in-depth look at NEC, the technology company that happens to be a major player in facial recognition technology.

Hosts: Jason Howell, Mikah Sargent
Guests: Lauren Gurley, Dave Gershgorn

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