Cities must plan ahead for innovation without...
Yung Wu Contributor Yung Wu is the CEO of MaRS Discovery District, a Toronto-based innovation hub. More posts by this...
ICE mined driver’s license photos from 21...
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement are using facial recognition software to trawl through millions of...
China’s Alipay adds sought-after beauty filters...
In China, striving for accuracy in a piece of facial recognition software isn’t enough. As Alibaba’s...
Unregulated facial recognition technology...
Carlos Gutierrez Contributor Share on Twitter Carlos Gutierrez is deputy director and general counsel at LGBT...
Police body-cam maker Axon says no to facial...
Facial recognition is a controversial enough topic without bringing in everyday policing and the body cameras many (but...
Vuzix smart glasses get automatic facial...
This is one of those ‘I’m not surprised but I am slightly terrified’ moments in tech development:...
Amazon defeated shareholder’s vote on facial...
Efforts by shareholders to instruct Amazon to stop selling its facial recognition technology to government customers...
Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition...
Amazon shareholders have rejected two proposals that would have requested the company not to sell its facial...
Alibaba-backed facial recognition startup Megvii...
One of China’s most ambitious artificial intelligence startups Megvii, more commonly known for its facial...
Passbase is building a full stack identity engine...
Digital identity startup Passbase has bagged $600k in pre-seed funding led by a group of business angel investors from...
Bipartisan bill proposes oversight for commercial...
On Thursday, Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz and Missouri Senator Roy Blunt introduced a bill designed to offer legislative...
Kairos gets a $4 million lifeline for its facial...
Kairos, the facial recognition startup that found itself in turmoil following the ouster of founder and then-CEO Brian...
Google agrees not to sell facial recognition...
In recent months, pressure has been mounting for major tech firms to develop strong policies regarding facial...
Lawmakers say Amazon’s facial recognition...
Amazon has “failed to provide sufficient answers” about its controversial facial recognition software,...
Big tech must not reframe digital ethics in its...
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s visage loomed large over the European parliament this week, both...
Microsoft invests in Grab to bring AI and big...
Microsoft has made a strategic investment in ride-hailing and on-demand services company Grab as part of a deal that...
Unbiased algorithms can still be problematic
Creating unbiased, accurate algorithms isn’t impossible — it’s just time consuming. “It...
Facebook is weaponizing security to erode privacy
At a Senate hearing this week in which US lawmakers quizzed tech giants on how they should go about drawing up...
Microsoft’s facial recognition just got better...
Microsoft’s facial recognition tools just made some significant technological strides, though the timing probably...
Facebook’s dark ads problem is systemic
Facebook’s admission to the UK parliament this week that it had unearthed unquantified thousands of dark fake ads...