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Technology · 12:10 PM UTCEXCLUSIVE Google searches for new measure of skin tones to curb bias in products
Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google told Reuters this week it is developing an alternative to the industry standard method for classifying skin tones, which a growing chorus of technology researchers and dermatologists says is inadequate for assessing whether products are biased against people of color.