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Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action

Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology is used on thousands of peopleAn office worker who believes his image was captured by facial recognition cameras when he popped out for a sandwich...

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action

Source: theguardian.com

Police use of facial recognition is legal, Cardiff high court rules Ruling comes as London mayor acknowledges Met police role in its deployment in King’s Cross development Police use of automatic facial recognition tec...
22:16, 09/04/2019

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Micr...
10:16, 06/11/2019

Facebook loses facial recognition appeal, must face privacy class action A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc's effort to undo a class action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored bio...
21:16, 08/08/2019

Facebook loses facial recognition technology appeal, must face class action A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc's effort to undo a class action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored bio...
20:16, 08/08/2019

REFILE-Facebook loses facial recognition technology appeal, must face class action A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc's effort to undo a class action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biom...
15:48, 08/09/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Facebook loses facial recognition appeal, must face privacy class action A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc's effort to undo a class action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biom...
15:48, 08/09/2019

Police banned from using facial recognition in San Francisco A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is considering federal legislation to limit the use of facial recognition technologies by law enforcement agencie...
15:00, 05/31/2019

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies as...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Police face calls to end use of facial recognition software Analysts find system often wrongly identifies people and could breach human rights lawPolice are facing calls to halt the use of facial recognition so...
22:16, 07/03/2019

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco may become the first U.S. city to ban police and city government use of facial recognition, part of a backlash against the technology. ...
17:32, 05/13/2019

Police Use of Facial Recognition Is Accepted by British Court In a closely watched case, a judge ruled that live facial recognition does not violate privacy rights. There has been little legal precedent about its...
19:16, 09/04/2019

San Francisco may ban police, city agencies from using facial recognition SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco is on track to become the first US city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies, reflecti...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Facial recognition in China 'spot on' - Met Police Federation Facial recognition in China is "absolutely correct" and "spot on", the head of the Metropolitan Police Federation has said, calling for it to be deplo...
20:16, 07/05/2019

Police facial recognition could target 'literally anybody', senior MP says Police are deciding who to target with facial recognition using criteria so broad a senior MP says it could include "literally anybody", Sky News can ...
11:00, 07/26/2019

Police body-cam maker Axon says no to facial recognition, for now Facial recognition is a controversial enough topic without bringing in everyday policing and the body cameras many (but not enough) officers wear thes...
02:00, 06/28/2019

San Francisco is first US city to ban police use of facial recognition tech Supervisors vote eight to one to restrict surveillance: ‘We can have security without being a security state’San Francisco supervisors voted to make t...
02:32, 05/15/2019

British court rules for police use of facial recognition technology A British court ruled Wednesday that public use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement was legal, documenting one of the first legal chal...
18:48, 09/04/2019

Majority of Americans trust police to use facial recognition responsibly A majority of Americans trust law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition technology responsibly and say it's okay to use the controversial too...
01:16, 09/12/2019

Met Police's facial recognition tech has 81% error rate - report Four out of five people identified by the Metropolitan Police's facial recognition technology as possible suspects are innocent, according to an indep...
20:16, 07/03/2019

UK police's facial recognition system has an 81 percent error rate Facial recognition technology is mistakenly targeting four out of five innocent people as wanted suspects, according to findings from the University o...
21:16, 07/04/2019

South Wales police to use facial recognition apps on phones Force testing app that lets officers run snapshot through ‘watchlist’ to identify suspectsSouth Wales police are to have a facial recognition app inst...
00:16, 08/08/2019

Poll Finds Americans Trust Police Use of Facial Recognition The Pew Research Center reports 56% of Americans trust law enforcement to use the technology responsibly, despite concerns over fairness and bans in s...
00:16, 09/06/2019

Police bodycams with facial recognition to pick out criminals from the crowd Body-worn cameras that could use facial recognition software to scan crowds for criminals are being developed for possible future use by police forces...
13:16, 06/24/2019

Axon won’t use facial recognition tech in its police body cameras Axon, a major supplier of police body cameras and software, announced today that it will not include face-matching technology in its body cameras -- a...
02:32, 06/28/2019

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack ...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Facial recognition tech prevents crime, police tell UK privacy case South Wales force defends use of technology after office worker claims rights breachFacial recognition cameras prevent crime, protect the public and d...
01:16, 05/23/2019

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Overall benefits to public safety should outweigh potential distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if t...
15:00, 05/29/2019

California's Senate may ban facial recognition tech in police body cameras The state of California's legislature is considering a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras, a...
21:32, 05/21/2019

San Francisco becomes 1st major US city to outlaw police use of facial recognition technology San Francisco is to become the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil-liberties advocates, as th...
06:16, 05/15/2019

Pew survey: Americans trust police more than tech giants to use facial recognition Researchers say that facial recognition technology is "imperfect," which can lead lead to issues related to racial profiling and gender bias.  &...
17:48, 09/05/2019

Pew: U.S. adults trust police with facial recognition more than tech companies or advertisers U.S. adults trust police over tech companies or advertisers with facial recognition software, but attitudes differ based on age, race, and political p...
20:16, 09/05/2019

California lawmakers ban facial-recognition software from police body cams California lawmakers on Thursday temporarily banned state and local law enforcement from using facial-recognition software in body cameras, as the mos...
07:32, 09/13/2019

Police are using Amazon’s facial recognition technology. Privacy experts are worried. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon is using Amazon Rekognition to help track down criminal suspects. Is it a breakthrough in policing or...
09:48, 05/01/2019

Report slams police for using "garbage" data with facial recognition tools From artist sketches to pictures of celebrity look-alikes, US police have submitted questionable images to facial recognition systems to track down su...
05:00, 05/17/2019

California could become first to limit facial recognition technology; police aren't happy Police want to use facial recognition software as a tool, but some California lawmakers say such technology represents a threat to privacy.  ...
18:48, 06/16/2019

Pew survey: Majority of U.S. adults trust police to use facial recognition technology responsibly The Pew Research Center said Thursday that more than half of U.S. adults trust law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition technology responsib...
16:48, 09/06/2019

Tlaib tussles with Detroit police on Twitter over 'bulls--t' facial recognition software Responding to presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders coming out against police use of facial recognition software, Rep. Rashida Tlaib likewise cal...
09:00, 08/21/2019

California could become first to limit facial recognition technology, police aren't happy Police want to use facial recognition software as a tool, but some California lawmakers say such technology represents a threat to privacy.  ...
18:00, 06/16/2019

Moment police fine pedestrian after he covered face from facial recognition camera Footage has shown the moment police fined a pedestrian £90 for disorderly behaviour after he tried to cover his face from a facial recognition camera ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

California's facial recognition ban for police body cameras heads to governor's desk California could soon become the largest state to ban the use of facial recognition technology in law enforcement body cameras, a significant mileston...
03:00, 09/13/2019

Malaysia Launches Legal Action To Recover 1MDB Millions Malaysia has launched legal action to recover about $65 million stolen from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB, much of it from groups connected to the ouste...
13:48, 06/21/2019

Israel Folau launches legal action over rugby sacking Australian rugby international Israel Folau is seeking "substantial remedies" after being sacked for a social media post saying "hell awaits" gay peop...
10:48, 06/06/2019

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia Sacked player takes case to Fair Work CommissionClaims he was dismissed because of his religionSacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau has taken his...
10:00, 06/06/2019

Citing Fears of Worsening Racial Bias, San Francisco Votes to Ban Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology No other city in the U.S. is as closely associated with technological advancements than San Francisco, which, for the most part, has embraced both tec...
12:32, 05/17/2019

San Francisco Journalist Vows to Take Legal Action After Police Raid The journalist wants back his laptops, phones and hard drives, which were seized during a search for information about who leaked a police report abou...
03:48, 05/14/2019

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia over 'unlawful' sacking Israel Folau has launched legal action against Rugby Australia after his contract was terminated following a social media post in which he said "hell ...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Facial Recognition Sometimes it’s nice to be recognized. Sometimes it’s not. But pretty soon almost wherever you go, it’s possible that someone will know who you are. Fa...
22:00, 05/23/2019

What is facial recognition - and how sinister is it? As a surveillance technique it’s ubiquitous, but is still a political, legal and ethical conundrumFacial recognition technology has spread prodigiousl...
08:16, 07/29/2019

The Man Behind San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is Working on More. Way More. Brian Hofer, a paralegal who drafted the ordinance, is pushing for anti-surveillance measures across California. He has already gotten more than two d...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Facial recognition… coming to a supermarket near you The technology is helping to combat crimes police no longer deal with, but its use raises concerns about civil libertiesPaul Wilks runs a Budgens supe...
14:32, 08/04/2019

| WATCH: Facial recognition: what's in a face? Supporters of the technology argue that facial recognition systems can help police fight crime and make streets safer, but rights groups have raised c...
17:00, 06/15/2019

Facial recognition: Convenient or creepy? Facial recognition technology may still be in its infancy but it's being rolled out in full force by some jurisdictions around the world -- whether we...
14:16, 08/09/2019

The FBI and ICE Are Using Your DMV Photos to Run Facial Recognition Searches Records reviewed by the Washington Post show that the FBI and ICE have been scanning through Americans’ state driver’s license photos using facial rec...
04:32, 07/08/2019

Are You Ready for Facial Recognition at the Airport? Airlines and TSA are starting to scan faces to get people through security and boarding faster, leading privacy advocates to warn of unintended conseq...
14:48, 08/14/2019

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology o...
12:32, 07/18/2019

San Francisco Becomes First US City To Ban Facial-Recognition Software San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the U.S. to ban the use of facial-recognition software by city agencies and the police, dealing a sw...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Amazon says its facial recognition can now identify fear Amazon claimed this week its facial recognition software, Rekognition, can now detect a person's fear on top of accurately identifying other emot...
16:16, 08/14/2019

Activists pushing for federal facial recognition ban A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement’s use of facia...
23:48, 09/05/2019

San Francisco bans city use of facial recognition San Francisco is following through on talk of banning facial recognition tech. The city's Board of Supervisors has voted 8-1 in favor of a bill,...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Behind the Rise of China's Facial-Recognition Giants Megvii, one of four highly valued Chinese facial-recognition startups, has filed for an IPO. Most of its revenue comes from surveillance and security ...
11:16, 09/04/2019

San Francisco Passes Ban on Facial-Recognition Surveillance San Francisco became the first U.S. city to pass a ban on the use of facial recognition by local agencies, adding to a broad push to regulate a techno...
02:00, 05/15/2019

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a r...
00:48, 05/25/2019

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, whi...
03:16, 05/25/2019

San Francisco Poised to Ban Facial-Recognition Surveillance San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors is expected Tuesday to pass a ban on the use of facial recognition by local agencies, making it the first U.S. ci...
16:00, 05/14/2019

San Francisco leaders ban facial recognition tech San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restriction. ...
15:16, 05/15/2019

Shopping Centers Explore Facial Recognition As their struggle with store closings escalates, some U.S. mall owners and retailers are stepping up their use of technology that recognizes people’s ...
09:00, 07/03/2019

The dangers of using automated facial recognition | Letters Green party peer Jenny Jones on the shocking lack of regulation around the technologyThe Guardian is right to oppose automated facial recognition (Edi...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Facial recognition will soon be everywhere. Are we prepared? | Dylan Curran Some companies are already testing this new technology, but it raises questions about how surveillance can be abusedImagine this: you walk into work a...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Proposal would ban use of facial recognition at apartment buildings ALBANY — New York lawmakers want to ban facial recognition technology on all rental properties, arguing it infringes on tenant privacy. New legi...
04:16, 05/17/2019

Facial recognition scanners are already at some US airports. Here's what to know The next time you go to the airport, you might notice something different during the security process: A machine scanning your face.   ...
21:48, 08/16/2019

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition tech...
02:48, 07/19/2019

San Francisco could ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology City would be first in US to ban official use of technologySupervisor: ‘We don’t want to live in a police state’San Francisco could become the first c...
11:48, 05/08/2019

Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software Oakland, Calif. is now the third US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology. The city passed an ordinance yesterday that prohibits the us...
06:16, 07/18/2019

Facial Recognition Tech Is Growing Stronger, Thanks to Your Face Large databases, built with images from social networks and dating services, contain millions of pictures of people’s faces. Some are shared worldwide...
12:32, 07/13/2019

Facebook facial recognition lawsuit can proceed, says US court Firm will appeal against action that could expose it to billions of dollars in potential damagesA US federal appeals court has rejected Facebook’s eff...
12:48, 08/09/2019

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," accor...
23:16, 05/22/2019

California Bill Would Halt Facial Recognition on Bodycams A bill approved by the state senate would set a three-year moratorium on police use of recognition algorithms. Privacy advocates want a permanent ban....
04:00, 09/12/2019

Manchester City warned against using facial recognition on fans Campaigners say scanning faces as alternative to tickets would be intrusiveManchester City have been cautioned against the introduction of facial reco...
22:00, 08/18/2019

AI facial recognition software now works for wild chimpanzees too Artificial intelligence can recognise individual chimpanzees from their faces, giving researchers a quicker and cheaper way to track and study the ape...
21:16, 09/04/2019

ICO opens investigation into use of facial recognition in King's Cross Privacy watchdog is seeking details of how technology is used at central London siteThe UK’s privacy watchdog has opened an investigation into the use...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillanc...
11:32, 05/21/2019

FBI and ICE use DMV photos as 'gold mine' for facial recognition data Cities and companies might be turning away from facial recognition, but federal agents are embracing it -- whether or not the public is fully aware of...
03:32, 07/08/2019

Colorado students photographed for facial recognition study DENVER (AP) — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Privacy campaigners warn of UK facial recognition 'epidemic' Investigation uncovers widespread use in museums and shopping centres Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic” of facial recognition use in sh...
20:48, 08/16/2019

Ever quietly trained facial recognition AI using its photo storage app Ever, a free photo storage app, has been using the billions of photos and videos uploaded by its users to train a facial recognition tool it plans on ...
03:32, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, whi...
05:48, 05/25/2019

Facial Recognition System for Getting Drunk More Efficiently Is Coming Facial recognition systems have, to date, proven to be biased, unjust, flawed, and deeply powerful. They’ve been deployed as tools of surveillance, op...
01:16, 08/02/2019

A new bill could ban facial recognition in federally-funded housing Now that facial recognition is more common, so are the laws aiming to limit its scope. San Francisco, Oakland, Calif. and Somerville, Mass. have all p...
22:48, 07/23/2019

San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate ...
04:32, 05/15/2019

Microsoft will never sell facial recognition for surveillance, president says Microsoft Corp President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said Friday that the company has turned down government requests for facial recognition so...
15:48, 09/13/2019

Facebook may owe billions after losing facial recognition appeal A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc’s effort to undo a class-action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biom...
17:16, 08/10/2019

San Francisco supervisors vote to ban facial recognition software San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted 8-1 to adopt a facial recognition software ban as part of a new surveillance technology use policy.Read Mor...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Orlando won't use Amazon's facial recognition software anymore Orlando has canceled Amazon's facial recognition pilot following a series of technical problems and other issues, according to Orlando Weekly. Th...
11:32, 07/19/2019

Facial Recognition Is ‘Psychologically Unhealthy,’ City Supervisor Says San Francisco banned the use of facial recognition software by the police and other agencies on Tuesday. The city is one of the first to block this to...
16:16, 05/15/2019

The EU may give citizens more control of their facial recognition data The EU may impose strict limits on the use of facial recognition technology. According to Financial Times, the European Commission is working on laws ...
23:00, 08/22/2019

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can now detect fear Amazon has announced that its facial recognition system can now detect “fear” by reading a person’s face. Dubbed Rekognition, the software offers a co...
12:16, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a r...
01:16, 05/25/2019

Regulator looking at use of facial recognition at King's Cross site Information commissioner says use of the technology must be ‘necessary and proportionate’The UK’s privacy regulator said it is studying the use of con...
03:00, 08/14/2019

NYPD used facial recognition and pics of Woody Harrelson to arrest a man The NYPD used photos of Woody Harrelson and facial recognition to try to find a crime suspect. Altered photos and forensic sketches have also been use...
18:00, 05/16/2019

College students secretly photographed for facial recognition study DENVER — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research proj...
23:48, 05/29/2019

Amazon’s facial recognition flags 1 in 5 California lawmakers as criminals In the latest test, the Rekognition software was used on photos of 120 lawmakers from California and it misidentified 26 individuals as being matches ...
22:16, 08/15/2019

Appeals court allows Facebook facial recognition lawsuit to proceed Facebook users now have the green light to sue the company over its use of facial recognition tech. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francis...
23:16, 08/08/2019

Fingerprints and facial recognition data exposed in major breach More than one million fingerprints and a host of usernames and passwords have been exposed on an unsecured database hosted by a security platform that...
18:16, 08/14/2019

Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports House Democrats questioned the use of facial recognition technology in airports Friday, sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security expres...
03:00, 06/15/2019

On Delta, facial recognition boarding doesn't sound optional I listened as the gate agent tried to excite passengers about facial recognition boarding. He didn't mention they could opt out. This is how technolog...
23:00, 07/13/2019

Amazon executive Werner Vogels on the ethics of facial recognition Amazon executive Werner Vogels tells the BBC's Dave Lee that the firm is can not be held responsible for how its artificial intelligence technology is...
08:00, 06/15/2019

Activists demand facial recognition ban for law enforcement in major new push A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement's use of facial reco...
12:00, 09/06/2019

Facebook might be fined billions after losing facial recognition lawsuit Facebook — inarguably the world’s largest facial database — has a lost a federal appeal in a class-action lawsuit that claimed it illegally collected ...
12:16, 08/09/2019

This Chinese facial recognition start-up can identify a person in seconds Shanghai-based YITU Technology has gained wide recognition for its facial scan platform that can identify a person from a database of at least 2 billi...
18:00, 05/16/2019

FTC to accuse Facebook of misusing phone numbers and facial recognition The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reportedly plans to issue a complaint over Facebook's handling of phone numbers and facial recognition. Accord...
22:48, 07/23/2019

Federal court: Facebook's facial recognition violates privacy Facebook's facial recognition data, used to identify friends tagged in photos, violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, a federal appe...
01:32, 08/10/2019

Facial recognition startup Megvii files IPO in Hong Kong Megvii, maker of facial recognition software Face++, has filed IPO paperwork in Hong Kong with backing from Alibaba, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs.Read...
00:00, 08/27/2019

Facial recognition technology scrapped at King's Cross site Surveillance software switched off at prestigious development after backlashFacial recognition technology will not be deployed at the King’s Cross dev...
23:32, 09/02/2019

Nuns are leading the charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition At the annual shareholders’ meeting, investors will vote on a proposal to ban the company from selling the technology to government agencies, unless t...
21:16, 05/22/2019

Group calls for boycott of airlines that use facial recognition software A digital rights group on Wednesday called on passengers to fly only with airlines that don't use facial recognition technology in an effort to end wh...
00:48, 06/06/2019

Colorado college students were secretly used to train facial recognition Researchers used over 1,700 photos of students and others without their permission for a facial recognition study sponsored by US military and intelli...
12:48, 05/28/2019

Facial recognition will catch sleepy taxi drivers in Russia Exhausted Russian taxi drivers may soon be forced to take breaks. Yandex.Taxi, the largest taxi service in the nation, will install devices in all the...
09:48, 08/08/2019

Facial recognition tech is arsenic in the water of democracy, says Liberty Human rights group calls on England and Wales to ban police use of AFR in public spacesAutomated facial recognition poses one of the greatest threats ...
18:48, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 2-San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?   &...
02:32, 05/23/2019

Google leaps into facial recognition with the new Nest Hub Max. Does it belong in your home? Google’s new Nest Hub Max has a camera that can identify faces and offer personalized information. The Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler asks, ‘Is this creepy...
16:16, 09/09/2019

Microsoft discreetly wiped its massive facial recognition database Microsoft has been vocal about its desire to properly regulate facial recognition technology. The company's president, Brad Smith, appealed direc...
14:32, 06/06/2019

Google Nest Hub Max review: Bringing facial recognition into our homes Google's Nest Hub Max smart display is now available, and combines facial recognition with Google Assistant so algorithms serve users personalized res...
15:48, 09/09/2019

Amazon rejects facial recognition, climate change proposals NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders voted against proposals related to climate change and facial recognition technology despite pr...
00:16, 05/23/2019

Facial recognition leads cops to alleged rapist in under 24 hours Police used controversial facial-recognition technology to track down an accused rapist fewer than 24 hours after he tried to force a woman into sex a...
01:32, 08/06/2019

The Guardian view on facial recognition: a danger to democracy | Editorial We don’t want our faces stored in vast databases, whether these are public or privateThe pressure group Liberty has denounced automatic facial recogni...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Why we should be very scared by the intrusive menace of facial recognition | John Naughton When even Microsoft starts calling for government regulation, you know the technology is a problemOn 18 July, the House of Commons select committee on...
09:16, 07/28/2019

Inconvenience store: Tacoma shop’s facial recognition AI is a racist nightmare A convenience store in Tacoma has installed a facial recognition security system to deny customers entry unless they’re approved by an AI. This news h...
03:32, 07/02/2019

Amazon’s facial recognition mistakenly labels 26 California lawmakers as criminals As government agencies continue to push for the deployment of facial recognition systems, you needn’t look far to see why that’s bad news. To illustra...
12:16, 08/14/2019

Intel rolling out facial recognition tech at Tokyo 2020 Olympics Intel is set to roll out a large-scale facial recognition technology system at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.The tech giant has unveiled d...
16:32, 09/11/2019

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicat...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of...
00:32, 06/12/2019

Axon body-camera supplier will not use facial recognition in its products — for now Axon, which provides body cameras to law enforcement departments across the country, will not use facial recognition software in their products. ...
02:00, 07/02/2019

People at King’s Cross site express unease about facial recognition One person reassured by the technology but most echo the complaint that ‘it’s unjustified’Members of the public have said there is no justification fo...
03:00, 08/14/2019

Report: FTC to Accuse Facebook of Using 2FA Numbers for Ads, Hiding Facial Recognition Settings The Federal Trade Commission recently attracted scorn from congressional Democrats for fining world-spanning social network Facebook just $5 billion r...
09:32, 07/24/2019

Amazon Shareholders Reject Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and...
10:48, 05/23/2019

Axon body camera supplier will not use facial recognition in its products — for now Axon, which provides body cameras to law enforcement departments across the country, will not use facial recognition software in their products. ...
16:32, 07/01/2019

San Francisco moves closer to banning facial-recognition surveillance technology San Francisco's government won't be allowed to use facial-recognition surveillance under a new ordinance, becoming the first city in the nation to ban...
08:16, 05/15/2019

London mayor writes to King’s Cross owner over facial recognition Sadiq Khan raises concerns after development admits using technology in its CCTVThe mayor of London has written to the owner of the King’s Cross devel...
03:00, 08/14/2019

New York school district launching nation’s first facial recognition program A western New York school district will become the first in the country to launch a facial recognition system it says will keep kids safe in the wake ...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Melbourne students are guinea pigs for NEC's facial recognition fraud tech NEC's NeoFace facial recognition software will be used by Melbourne-based Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessments in a bid to ensure those sitting test...
03:32, 05/20/2019

As summer camps turn on facial recognition, parents demand: More smiles, please Debate may be raging about government uses of facial recognition technology, but the technology already is an accepted part of Americans’ everyday liv...
22:48, 08/08/2019

SF facial recognition ban could leave wrong impression. Millions are even paying to be scanned CLEAR is signing up members for its biometric security technology, which includes facial recognition, at a faster clip than ever before. It now has 3 ...
03:48, 05/16/2019

AI Weekly: Detroit’s facial recognition battle is about the ends justifying the means The Detroit Police Department hopes to convince Rep. Rashida Tlaib that in its use of facial recognition software, the ends justify the means.Read Mor...
05:16, 08/24/2019

New York tenants fight as landlords embrace facial recognition cameras More than 130 residents at a Brooklyn apartment complex oppose plan to use the cameras, whose use, experts say, is quietly expanding in cities Tenants...
10:48, 05/30/2019

San Francisco was right to ban facial recognition. Surveillance is a real danger | Veena Dubal Civil rights advocates are right to be leery of the technology, given the US’s history of political and racial surveillanceSan Francisco’s recent muni...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Influential Coalition With 15 Million Members Calls for Outright Ban on Facial Recognition More than thirty organizations on Thursday called for a nationwide ban against government use of face recognition calling the technology “unreliable, ...
12:00, 09/06/2019

FBI facial recognition accuracy and policy still fall short, GAO tells Congress The FBI's facial recognition system was called to task today by the GAO and Congress. The TSA was also critiqued for its airport pilot program.Read Mo...
00:48, 06/05/2019

Facebook loses facial-recognition privacy appeal and could pay billions in fines Facebook lost a federal appeal on Thursday in a lawsuit over facial-recognition data. That could lead to the company paying massive fines over its pri...
02:48, 08/09/2019

Amazon will continue selling facial recognition tech to government agencies Amazon shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a res...
02:48, 05/28/2019

‘It's techno-racism’: Detroit is quietly using facial recognition to make arrests Critics in the majority-black city point out that the technology is flawed and often misidentifies people of color and womenFor the last two years, De...
11:48, 08/17/2019

Blasting facial-recognition technology, lawmakers urge regulation before it ‘gets out of control’ A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress. ...
21:16, 05/22/2019

How NYPD’s facial recognition software ID’ed subway rice cooker kook NYPD detectives identified the mystery man who sparked terror by leaving a pair of rice cookers in a subway long before their bomb-squad counterparts ...
01:32, 08/26/2019

Facial recognition is now rampant. The implications for our freedom are chilling | Stephanie Hare This new technology is being secretly used on streets and in shopping centres across Britain, making potential suspects of us allLast week, all of us ...
12:32, 08/18/2019

NSW suggests facial recognition could replace Opal cards in 'not too distant future' Labor says transport minister’s speech ‘curious’ and plan would carry major privacy risksFacial recognition could be used to replace swipe cards on pu...
10:32, 07/11/2019

Photo storage service Ever developed facial recognition tools using photos uploaded to its app What began in 2013 as another cloud storage app has pivoted toward a far more lucrative business known as Ever AI — without telling the app's mil...
23:00, 05/09/2019

AI Weekly: Proposed ban on facial recognition in public housing points to regulation appetite Facial recognition made headlines again this week after three Congressional lawmakers introduced legislation that would bar it from public housing.Rea...
00:16, 07/27/2019

Facebook deceived users about the way it used phone numbers, facial recognition, FTC to allege in complaint The FTC will allege Facebook was not clear that advertisers could target users who submitted their numbers as part of a security feature and will cont...
06:16, 07/24/2019

Activists launch tool to help travelers avoid airlines that use facial recognition technology Companies such as JetBlue began utilizing the technology after Trump issued an executive order pushing for its use in US airportsA new tool launched b...
00:16, 06/06/2019

New York school district's facial recognition system sparks privacy fears Plan for cameras to track students in Lockport’s schools called ‘unprecedented invasion of privacy’ and ‘colossal waste of money’A school district in ...
08:16, 05/31/2019

Amazon Shareholders Fail to Limit Company's Sale of Facial Recognition Software Long-simmering concerns over Amazon’s facial recognition software came to a head today during the company’s annual shareholder meeting, where activist...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Amazon’s facial recognition system flags dozens of California lawmakers as criminals Facial recognition technology has come a long way in recent years, and today many smartphone users rely on face unlock features to keep their devices ...
19:16, 08/14/2019

Privacy watchdog investigating King's Cross facial recognition system The UK data and privacy watchdog has said it is launching an investigation into the use of facial recognition cameras at King's Cross in central Londo...
08:48, 08/16/2019

AI Weekly: Facial recognition policy makers debate temporary moratorium vs. permanent ban While some say facial recognition software can be made to work for everyone, others say it's a "uniquely dangerous and oppressive technology."Read Mor...
08:48, 05/18/2019

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement. ...
02:32, 05/23/2019

N Korean eatery accused of selling facial recognition products to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese cit...
05:16, 05/20/2019

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales Amazon shareholders have voted against a proposal to limit the company from selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement and governmen...
23:16, 05/22/2019

Documents Reveal How ICE Agents Exploit DMV Photos for Shady Facial Recognition Searches Facial recognition is a powerful surveillance tool, one that is deeply unregulated, unjustly biased, and dangerously abused. And yet, over the last fe...
23:48, 07/08/2019

Digital Rights Group Calls for a 'Complete' Federal Ban on Government Use of Facial Recognition Tech Against a backdrop of U.S. government agencies abusing unproven and potentially unjust facial recognition technology, a digital rights group on Tuesda...
16:48, 07/09/2019

Orlando ends Amazon's controversial facial recognition pilot program after technical glitches Orlando's pilot of Amazon's facial recognition program is coming to an end after being plagued by technical issues, bandwidth problems and criticism o...
01:00, 07/20/2019

'It improves targeting’: Americans under threat from Chinese facial recognition systems, Rubio warns Chinese facial recognition technology is spreading to cities around the world, heightening the risk of travel for U.S. government officials and even p...
14:32, 08/27/2019

Public school district in New York starts using facial recognition to stop mass shootings Lockport City School District began testing the Aegis system on Monday. It's an early warning system to inform staff of threats like guns on camp...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Privacy campaigners call for review of King's Cross facial recognition cameras Privacy campaigners today called for a national review of facial recognition technology as it emerged the controversial CCTV cameras have been deploye...
18:32, 08/13/2019

Orlando cancels Amazon's controversial facial recognition pilot program after technical glitches Orlando's pilot of Amazon's facial recognition program is coming to an end after being plagued by technical issues, bandwidth problems and criticism o...
18:48, 07/19/2019

Facial recognition software used by Scotland Yard wrong in four out of five cases, damning report warns Four out of five people identified as suspects by controversial facial recognition technology used at Scotland Yard were innocent, a damning new repor...
01:48, 07/04/2019

State driver’s license databases prove valuable for FBI, ICE for facial-recognition searches: report Federal authorities have had access to millions of Americans’ photos without their consent or approval from Congress by tapping into state driver’s li...
09:00, 07/08/2019

FBI, ICE find state driver’s license photos are a gold mine for facial-recognition searches The state DMV databases form the bedrock of an unprecedented surveillance infrastructure, allowing federal investigative and immigration agents to sca...
01:48, 07/08/2019

Fourth U.S. City Bans Facial Recognition, Citing Threats to Free Speech and Civil Rights On Tuesday, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts unanimously voted to prohibit local government from using facial recognition, becoming the fourth cit...
22:48, 07/31/2019

Chile’s dictatorship-era children demand legal recognition The “posthumous children” of the Chilean dictatorship lost one or both of their parents during the 1973-1990 era regime, and some have fought for deca...
08:48, 06/24/2019

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the po...
22:48, 07/09/2019

Customs and Border Protection Tells Congress It's Totally Legal to Use Face Recognition on Americans U.S. Homeland Security officials faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday from House lawmakers frustrated—as several put it—over the alleged lack tra...
06:16, 07/11/2019

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of un...
04:32, 06/05/2019

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban use of 'Big Brother' facial recognition software San Francisco has become the first US city to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments after labelling it "Big ...
10:00, 05/15/2019

If facial recognition is good enough for Taylor Swift, is it good enough for you? Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?   &...
12:16, 05/21/2019

‘If you’re a good worker, papers don’t matter’: How a Trump construction crew has relied on immigrants without legal status The Trump Organization pledged early this year to scrutinize the legal status of its employees. But a little-known company owned by the president has ...
19:32, 08/09/2019

Whistleblowers to take legal action against Labour Party Two former Labour officials who criticised the party's handling of cases of alleged antisemitism are planning to take legal action against the party....
11:48, 07/14/2019

Bury consider legal action against EFL over club’s expulsion • Club say EFL ignored deadline to explain its decision• Bury insist three viable bids arrived before TuesdayRepresentatives of Bury are considering l...
07:32, 08/31/2019

Pakistani PM threatens legal action against tax evaders ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister says tax evaders who fail to declare their wealth and pay taxes will face legal action. Imran Khan de...
10:32, 06/10/2019

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last y...
15:32, 06/05/2019

Ryanair takes legal action against outgoing COO Bellew Ryanair has launched legal proceedings against its outgoing Chief Operations Officer (COO) Peter Bellew, whom low cost rival easyJet announced last ...
20:16, 08/08/2019

Transit Worker Put on Blast by DC Metro Snitch ‘Humiliated’ by the Attention, but Won’t Face Disciplinary Action The black Washington, D.C., transit worker who got put on blast by an irate commuter displeased by her decision to eat a little something before work ...
02:16, 05/16/2019

Airbus considers legal action against Germany over Saudi ban: sources Airbus is considering suing the German government as its freeze on arms exports to Saudi Arabia means the company is unable to complete a border secur...
22:16, 05/05/2019

WhatsApp Threatens Legal Action Against Entities Abusing Its Platform WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of co...
21:32, 06/11/2019

Pilots can go ahead with strike action after BA loses legal battle British Airways customers are still facing the prospect of disruption to summer holidays after the airline failed in a legal bid to block strikes by p...
16:48, 07/31/2019

Aquarium faces legal action after death of 30 hammerhead sharks A marine wildlife conservation group claims the Nausicaá aquarium in the French port of Boulogne mistreated the scalloped hammerhead sharks over an ei...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could r...
23:32, 06/02/2019

Mexico vows to take legal action against U.S. after deadly El Paso shooting Mexico on Sunday threatened to take legal action against the United States for failing to protect its citizens after this weekend’s mass shootin...
01:32, 08/05/2019

Sportsman who bit head off live chicken faces legal action Animal rights activists say video of Basque pelota player Bixente Larralde is sickeningAnimal rights campaigners say they will sue a sporting champion...
05:00, 08/13/2019

Legal action by players should be the next step for online abuse | Eni Aluko If stadiums begin to be closed because of racist chanting then that could bring about the end of abuse for players in grounds at leastAt the end of la...
20:48, 09/12/2019

Man considering legal action after Starbucks employee labels drink 'Isis' Niquel Johnson said when he ordered at a Philadelphia store he gave his Islamic name, AzizA Philadelphia man has said he is considering legal action a...
20:00, 09/02/2019

Renault, Nissan urge legal action against Ghosn for expenses PARIS (AP) — Renault says an internal audit with partner Nissan found 11 million euros in questionable expenses at their Dutch-based holding allegedly...
11:32, 06/05/2019

Wells Fargo Raises Estimate of Possible Losses From Legal Action In the wake of its sales-practices scandal, Wells Fargo raised the high end of its range of potential losses from legal action to about $3.1 billion f...
06:16, 05/04/2019

EU asks Italy to better explain debt or face legal action Europe's economy commissioner is urging Italy to quickly provide any new information it might have to explain its high debt levels and or face the pro...
14:00, 06/12/2019

U.K. lawmakers prepare legal action to enforce Brexit delay An opposition bill which would force Johnson to ask the European Union for an extension to Britain's departure to avoid an Oct. 31 exit without a tran...
01:16, 09/08/2019

Renault, Nissan urge legal action against for Ghosn expenses PARIS (AP) — Renault says an internal audit with partner Nissan found 11 million euros in questionable expenses at their Dutch-based holding linked to...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over ...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Bahrain Says Following Opposition Social Media Could Lead To Legal Action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could r...
08:16, 06/03/2019

Ruiz wants Joshua rematch in New York, Hearn warns of legal action World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. has said he would like his title rematch with Anthony Joshua in December to be in New York instead of Saudi ...
00:16, 08/16/2019

Mexico to pursue legal action after seven citizens killed in El Paso shooting Foreign minister described the shooting as ‘an act of terrorism’ against Mexican-Americans and Mexican nationals in the US Mexico has promised to expl...
07:32, 08/05/2019

WhatsApp threatens legal action against public claims of messaging abuses WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of co...
19:32, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Enbridge says open to re-route Line 5 after legal action by Wisconsin tribe Enbridge Inc on Thursday said it was open to working with the Bad River Band and will consider re-routing its Line 5 oil pipeline after the native Ame...
17:32, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Enbridge says open to Line 5 re-route after legal action by Wisconsin tribe Canadian pipeline company Enbridge Inc said on Thursday it will consider re-routing its Line 5 oil pipeline after a Native American tribe in Wisconsin...
21:16, 07/25/2019

Alex Rodriguez may have a tough time pursuing legal action over viral toilet pic Alex Rodriguez’s camp has said the ex-Yankees slugger is exploring legal action after he was photographed sitting on the toilet in his luxury apartmen...
15:00, 05/18/2019

Trump administration expands deportation authority across US; ACLU promises legal action The change is the latest move in the administration's attempts to crack down on illegal immigration.        ...
07:00, 07/23/2019

Rep. Jerry Nadler threatens legal action for Don McGahn’s testimony before House panel Rep. Jerrold Nadler on Tuesday vowed to hold President Trump accountable for stonewalling congressional investigations into his administration and thr...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Mexican government vows legal action against US in response to El Paso mass shooting The Mexican government on Sunday threatened legal action against the United States for its response to Saturday's mass shooting at Walmart in El Paso,...
10:00, 08/05/2019

Maximum Security owner threatens legal action after ‘egregious’ Kentucky Derby DQ LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Maximum Security co-owner Gary West criticized race stewards’ disqualification of his horse’s Kentucky Derby victory as ...
20:16, 05/05/2019

Taylor Swift Threatened Legal Action Against Microsoft Over Racist and Genocidal Chatbot Tay Taylor Swift tried to block Microsoft from using the moniker Tay to a chatbot that turned into a depraved racist troll vessel, according to a new book...
19:16, 09/10/2019

House delays legal action against Barr as Dems secure 'key' Mueller evidence House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Monday that he has decided to postpone legal action against the Justice Department for access ...
21:48, 06/10/2019

I-League Clubs Plan Legal Action After AIFF Increases Super Cup Fine All India Football Federation has increased the penalty on I-League clubs for their non-participation in the Super Cup from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 27.5 lakh...
19:16, 06/19/2019

European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt....
15:32, 06/05/2019

Boxing-Ruiz wants Joshua rematch in New York, Hearn warns of legal action "World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. has said he would like his title rematch with Anthony Joshua in December to be in New York instead of Saudi...
02:16, 08/16/2019

Govt faces legal action over claims pregnancy drug 'damaged babies' Parents who say their babies were damaged by a pregnancy test drug have warned manufacturers and the government that they are preparing to take legal ...
04:32, 08/13/2019

Globalfoundries Launches Legal Battle Against Taiwan Semiconductor, Also Targets Manufacturers Chip maker Globalfoundries has launched a legal attack on several fronts against larger rival Taiwan Semiconductor, including a request that the U.S. ...
01:32, 08/27/2019

Emma Watson launches workplace harassment legal advice line Free service backed by Time’s Up UK aims to help women exercise their rights at workThe actor Emma Watson has urged women to understand their rights a...
17:32, 08/05/2019

Paul Hollywood's ex claims she is going to take legal action against the Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood's ex-girlfriend has claimed she intends to "pursue legal proceedings" against the Great British Bake Off star over what she claims are ...
23:32, 09/02/2019

Israel Folau starts legal action against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs Israel Folau has formally begun legal proceedings against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs following his dismissal for a code of condu...
13:48, 08/01/2019

WhatsApp threatens legal action against advertisements for tools that bypass anti-spam restrictions WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, to thwart attempts to bypass usage restricti...
12:16, 06/12/2019

Atletico say Barcelona owe extra €80m for Antoine Griezmann and threaten legal action against the Catalan club Atletico Madrid say Barcelona owe an extra €80million for Antoine Griezmann and vowed to take legal action after the French forward moved to the Catal...
22:32, 07/12/2019

SJCAM launches SJ9 Strike and SJ9 Max action cameras SJCAM has announced a fresh SJ9 series of action cameras, with its two debut models being the first of their kind to offer wireless charging.The SJ9 S...
18:16, 05/22/2019

Chemical companies at centre of Guardian's Cancer Town series face state legal action Exclusive: Louisiana agency moves to sue companies associated with neoprene plant over alleged Clean Air Act violationsLouisiana’s environment agency ...
03:00, 06/13/2019

Daemon X Machina’s mech action launches September 13 Nintendo revealed today that Daemon X Machina would launch September 13 during its Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) Treehouse stream today in Los An...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Italy's coalition to work to avert EU disciplinary action over budget: PM's office Italy's coalition leaders have agreed to work together to avert European Union disciplinary action over Rome's worsening public finances after a late-...
12:16, 06/11/2019

Clergy protest at Mitch McConnell’s office, demand action on gun violence A group of clergy protested outside Sen. Mitch McConnell's office, calling on the Republican Senate majority leader to take action to address gun viol...
17:16, 08/07/2019

Italy's coalition will work to avert EU disciplinary action over budget: PM office Italy's coalition leaders have agreed on the need to avert a European Union disciplinary action over Rome's worsening public finances at a meeting wit...
09:16, 06/11/2019

We Don't Need to 'Pause' Police Use of Face Recognition—We Need to Ban It Forever Facial recognition experts called to testify before a congressional hearing on Wednesday found themselves in broad agreement: Citing a litany of abuse...
01:16, 05/23/2019

#DeniedMyVote: Campaigners explore legal action against government after EU citizens complain of being turned away from polling stations in European elections Campaign groups are exploring legal action against the government after EU citizens complained of being turned away from polling stations in the Europ...
22:00, 05/25/2019

Weekend Box Office: Hobbs, Shaw, and the siren's call of openly silly action Sometimes you just need to drag yourself out of the house and get into some over-sized, unabashedly silly cinematic action, and from the look of this ...
00:00, 08/06/2019

San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. ci...
10:16, 05/15/2019

UK court backs police use of face recognition, but fight isn't over A UK court has ruled that a police force's use of facial recognition technology was lawful. But whether the tech should be used needs greater scrutiny...
21:16, 09/04/2019

Simon Cheng missing: China says Foreign Office worker detained in country arrested over 'solicitation of prostitution' China has said it detained a Foreign Office worker employed in Hong Kong for "solicitation of prostitution", according to a state-backed paper in the ...
15:00, 08/22/2019

San Francisco bans police and city use of face recognition technology San Francisco on Tuesday became the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments.   &...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Police apprehend ex-worker who threatened shooting in caves KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have apprehended a fired worker who is accused of threatening a shooting in Kansas City’s massive subterrane...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Kosovo releases Russian U.N. worker detained by police Kosovo released a Russian national working for the United Nations on Tuesday, the United Nations mission in Kosovo said, after Moscow demanded that Pr...
16:00, 05/28/2019

| Two Shell oil worker hostages freed in Nigeria - police Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria's restive oil-rich south have been freed, six days after they were seized by gunmen who killed their guard ...
21:32, 05/02/2019

'Hustlers' gave Jennifer Lopez the biggest live-action box office opening of her career with $33.2 million STXfilms STXfilms' "Hustlers" had a huge opening at the domestic box office with a $33.2 million opening. That's the best opening weekend ever for ST...
18:32, 09/15/2019

House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have ap...
11:48, 06/04/2019

Postal worker gunned down while delivering mail in Louisiana, police say A mailman died Saturday after he was shot multiple times while on his mail route, the Shreveport Police Department confirmed.     ...
02:00, 06/23/2019

Police make arrest in killing of Louisiana postal worker SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in northern Louisiana say a man has been arrested for shooting and killing a postal worker. Shreveport police said Satur...
07:00, 06/24/2019

Police: Worker finds suspected fentanyl in ice cream freezer SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Routine maintenance on a South Carolina convenience store’s ice cream freezer reportedly turned up a hidden stash of wh...
19:00, 06/21/2019

BJP Worker Shot Dead In West Bengal's Nadia, Says Police A 23-year-old BJP worker was shot dead in West Bengal's Nadia district, police said on Saturday. The incident happened at Chakdaha town around 10 pm l...
13:48, 05/25/2019

Police identify US postal worker shot to death in Louisiana SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A coroner’s office has identified the U.S. postal worker shot to death in Louisiana on Saturday morning. A release from t...
10:48, 06/23/2019

Missouri to be only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider after state action Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as health officials refuse to renew its last clinic's lic...
22:48, 05/28/2019

America's Biggest Police Body-Cam Manufacturer Bans Face Recognition Surveillance—for Now Axon, America’s biggest police body camera manufacturer, is currently banning the use of face recognition technology in its products after its indepen...
00:16, 06/28/2019

Police: City Worker Kills 12 In Virginia Beach; Suspect Dead Virginia State Police vehicles block a street near the scene of a shooting at a municipal building in Virginia Beach, Va., early Saturday, June 1, 201...
14:32, 06/01/2019

Florida teen threw hot coffee on Burger King worker: police A Florida teenager hurled a cup of hot coffee at a Burger King employee over the weekend, scalding the fast-food worker, police said. Anastasia Lantie...
19:00, 07/01/2019

She tried to steal a newborn by impersonating a social worker, police say. She wound up in jail. A woman allegedly impersonated a social worker to try to take a 1-week-old away from the mother, police say. She was charged with attempted kidnapping...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Masked man seen attacking Philadelphia gas station worker with hammer during robbery, police say Police in Pennsylvania are looking for a man seen on surveillance video attacking a gas station worker with a hammer during a robbery, investigators s...
23:16, 09/05/2019

California police arrest hotel worker allegedly planning mass shooting Long Beach police: suspect had huge arsenal and well-laid plansRodolfo Montoya allegedly plotted revenge attack on MarriottPolice in Long Beach, Calif...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Virginia carnival worker confesses to killing two women, one teenage girl, police say A Virginia man who worked in a traveling carnival confessed last week to the murders of two women and one teenage girl in Tennessee and Georgia, polic...
17:16, 05/14/2019

Ohio day care worker allowed 5-year-old to be bullied, held her by her ankle, police say Two Ohio day care workers were charged with endangering children after they allowed a 5-year-old to face torment from her classmates, police say. ...
18:32, 09/13/2019

Family of Ethiopian Airlines crash victim Joanna Toole launch legal action against Boeing after 'catalogue of serious failures' The family of a UN worker killed in the Ethiopian Airlines' Flight 302 crash are taking legal action against Boeing in the US, claiming there was a "c...
20:16, 07/01/2019

Foreign Office 'extremely concerned' over Hong Kong consulate worker 'detained at China border' The Foreign Office has said it is "extremely concerned" over reports that a staff member, who has been been missing for 12 days, has been detained in ...
21:32, 08/20/2019

Minnesota truck driver fatally struck highway worker while watching porn, police say A Minnesota truck driver allegedly sped through a construction zone and fatally struck a highway worker — with authorities claiming that he was distra...
00:32, 07/18/2019

Connecticut theft suspect injured after worker activates trash compactor she was hiding in, police say A woman suspected of stealing is in critical condition after climbing into a Connecticut supermarket’s trash compactor that was later turned on by a s...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Traveling carnival worker, who police call a serial killer, admits to killing two women, teen girl James Michael Wright, 23, is accused of carrying out the killings near his home in Washington County, Virginia, over the span of three weeks.  &...
12:32, 05/14/2019

Congress Worker Loses Bet To BJP Worker, Gets His Head Shaved Madhya Pradesh Congress worker Bapu Lal Sen had bet with BJP's Ram Babu Mandloi that if Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets re-elected, he will get his ...
13:48, 05/25/2019

Denmark: Police probe blast at tax office in Copenhagen An explosion at the Danish Tax Agency was a "deliberate attack," police say. However, authorities are still trying to determine who exactly was behind...
01:16, 08/09/2019

Australia to police Facebook and Google with new watchdog office Australia is tightening the screws on Facebook and Google. Governments are scrambling to address concerns ranging from anti-trust issues to the spread...
08:16, 07/26/2019

Australia to set up antitrust office to police Facebook, Google Australia said it would establish the world's first dedicated office within an antitrust regulator to police Facebook Inc and Google , setting a prec...
05:16, 07/26/2019

Hong Kong Police Vow Action Over Parliament Storming Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed governmen...
05:32, 07/04/2019

Democrats demand action on Republican who threatened police SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Democratic senators at the Oregon statehouse are delaying the start of the last day of legislative session once again throwing the ...
22:00, 06/30/2019

Police Department Launches LexIDme Website LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A new website is allowing the public to see some of the Lexington Police Department’s unsolved cases and lend a hand i...
19:00, 06/21/2019

A man walked into a sheriff's office and said he killed his daughter that day, police say A North Carolina father told a dispatcher that he was there to turn himself in for murder. The victim was his 15-year-old daughter.    ...
22:32, 08/20/2019

2 Jharkhand Congress "Factions" Clash Outside Party Office: Police Two "factions" of the Jharkhand unit of the Congress on Thursday created ruckus out side the party office, requiring police intervention to disperse t...
10:16, 08/02/2019

San Francisco police chief apologizes for raid on reporter's home and office William Scott tells newspaper searches were probably illegalBryan Carmody raided over report on death of public defenderSan Francisco’s police chief a...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Blast hits tax office in Copenhagen in attack, one person hurt: police One person was lightly injured in an explosion outside the Danish Tax Agency's office in Copenhagen late on Tuesday in what police said was a delibera...
20:16, 08/07/2019

Australian Police Raided the Office of the National Broadcaster Over Leaked Documents The Australian Federal Police raided the Sydney office of Australia’s public broadcasting company on Wednesday. The search is believed to be in ...
12:16, 06/05/2019

Five police officers face disciplinary action over Stormy Daniels arrest Adult film actor was detained by officers last year after strip club raid in city of ColumbusPolice in the US city of Columbus have said five officers...
13:48, 08/01/2019

Malaysian police raid Deloitte office for 1MDB-related documents: sources Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday to search for documents and records related to a multibillion-dolla...
11:32, 05/23/2019

Hong Kong Police Ban Huge Rally Aimed at China's Liaison Office Police banned a weekend rally and march planned by the organizers of the biggest turnouts in three months of protests, raising concerns that the city ...
15:32, 08/29/2019

Malaysian police raid Deloitte office for 1MDB-related documents - sources Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday to search for documents and records related to a multibillion-dolla...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Hundreds March In Mexico City to Demand Action Against Police Accused of Rape Hundreds gathered in the streets of Mexico City on Friday to protest police violence and demand punishment for police officers accused of raping minor...
13:16, 08/19/2019

Danny Baker to face no further police action over royal baby chimpanzee tweet Police are to take no further action after reviewing an allegation concerning a tweet by broadcaster Danny Baker about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex'...
18:48, 05/14/2019

Wild police chase turns into ‘action movie’ when suspects jump from RFK Bridge A wild police car chase straight out of “The Fast and Furious” took place on the Robert F. Kennedy bridge Thursday when a car-full of men ...
04:16, 07/13/2019

Chicago cops have ‘deep mistrust’ of state’s attorney’s office, police union says in letter Citing what it described as a “deep mistrust,” the union representing Chicago police officers called this week for a special prosecutor for any Cook C...
11:48, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Malaysian police raid Deloitte office for 1MDB-related documents - sources Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday as part of a widening probe into a multibillion-dollar scandal at s...
18:16, 05/23/2019

An 'AR-type assault weapon' was used in Poway synagogue shooting, police say. Was it legal in California? The weapon used in Saturday's fatal shooting at a California synagogue may have been legal — depending on its configuration and registratio...
04:48, 04/29/2019

'I'm afraid right now': Worker says racial profiling led to police pointing a gun at him A 36-year-old Florida man was waiting to start work when he says a Fort Myers police officer pointed a gun at him in case of mistaken identity. ...
02:00, 07/10/2019

Chinese state media urge action, voice support for Hong Kong police after overnight clashes "Using the sword of the law to stop violence and restore order is overwhelmingly the most important and urgent task for Hong Kong!" a front-page comme...
16:16, 08/14/2019

According to the Sacramento Police Department the quick action of a teenager prevented a K-9 officer from being harmed during a routine stop on a ride-along (KCRA)   The quick action of a teenager prevented a K-9 officer from being harmed during a routine stop on a ride-along in Sacramento, California. 18-...
09:00, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas and water cannons at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside government office More violence has erupted in Hong Kong, with police firing tear gas and chemical-laced water after protesters lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the gov...
02:48, 09/16/2019

Tybee Island Police Department says officers’ body camera footage shows proper action was taken during a recent arrest that some claimed was an excessive use of force. (WSAV/NBC News) Georgia’s Tybee Police Department has released more video showing a closer look at what happened when two officers arrested 21-y...
18:48, 08/08/2019

An Office alum can’t sharpen the office satire of Corporate Animals—but the cannibalism helps The problem with so many movies that try to portray the drudgery and frustrations of office life is the pervasive feeling (however inaccurate it may b...
21:00, 09/16/2019

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd launches appeal over 'police blunder' Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd today launched an appeal against his conviction, claiming a police blunder meant that his confessions should not have b...
15:32, 06/13/2019

Weekend Box Office: Toy Story 4 makes Forky the king of the box office Yeah, we can totally admit that when it comes to movie news, there are far more climatic outcomes than the fourth installment of a Disney/Pixar franch...
18:16, 06/24/2019

Motorola One Action With Ultra Wide-Angle Action Camera Launched in India Motorola One Action price in India is set at Rs. 13,999 for the lone 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. Motorola One Action will go on sale via Flipkart...
13:48, 08/24/2019

Motorola One Action leak teases mysterious 'Action Cam' rear lens Motorola is really embracing the Motorola One series, as the Motorola One Vision was released in May 2019 and we've already heard rumors about it...
17:48, 08/15/2019

Navy probes claims war college leader kept margarita machine in office, invited students for games of Twister in his office The head of the Navy’s college for future leaders is under investigation—and the charges include keeping a margarita machine in his office, according ...
18:32, 06/07/2019

DJI Osmo Action is the company's first 4K rugged action camera If you've been paying attention to DJI's social channels, you'll have seen the company teasing something aquatic in nature for the past...
17:16, 05/15/2019

Fermanagh bomb attack: Police chief urges politicians to 'take action' and 'not take peace for granted' after five attempts to murder officers this year Leaders in Northern Ireland need to "take action" to resolve the country's political crisis following five separate attempts to murder police officers...
03:16, 08/20/2019

Possible causes of facial pain Common causes of facial pain include headaches and injuries. However, facial pain can also result from dental problems, infections, and nerve disorder...
05:16, 05/08/2019

We Tried 50 Facial Sunscreens to Find the Best City-friendly sun block that’s light and untacky has become an entire skin care category, but the selection is daunting. Here are the most palatable f...
07:16, 07/19/2019

How to shave and groom male facial hair Always shave in or after a shower, using cream or oil – and don’t be tempted to get laser hair-removal on your faceWhen you shave, preparation is key....
22:00, 05/12/2019

Non-recognition gives Kosovo a headache It is 11 years since Kosovo declared independence from Serbia, and even now, only about half of the UN recognizes it as a free-standing sovereign stat...
21:48, 09/12/2019

Adobe trained AI to detect facial manipulation in Photoshop A team of Adobe and UC Berkeley researchers trained AI to detect facial manipulation in images edited with Adobe Photoshop. The researchers hope the t...
05:00, 06/15/2019

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchas...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Documentary follows Pastafarians as they strain for recognition Film-maker has spent three years showing how the colander-wearing religion is more than a jokeSome time next year, the European court of human rights ...
22:32, 09/18/2019

Kate Middleton's Many Facial Expressions Are the True Winners of Wimbledon While there were several champions at Wimbledon this weekend, Kate MIddleton's candid facial expressions have emerged the ultimate winners. The Duch...
21:32, 07/15/2019

Little girl has life-changing surgery to remove facial tumor By Rachel Paula Abrahamson, TODAY  U.S. Army veteran Joe Nunez would go to the ends of the earth to help his children. So, the California father of fo...
19:00, 08/29/2019

Spa of the week: We put The Ned's acne-busting fire and ice LED facial to the test The Ned Club Spa is one seriously stylish escape from the city. But, Rosie Fitzmaurice discovers there's more to this spa than its sparkling serene po...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Smile-to-pay: Chinese shoppers turn to facial payment technology New technology is rolling out across the country, despite concerns over privacyChina’s shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of ...
10:01, 09/04/2019

'I gave a blueberry facial to a vegan dog': inside the pet pampering boom From cat spas to dogs Fitbits, pets are more fussed over than ever. What’s behind the mini-me phenomenon?Jane Lawlor is giving me a tour of her Essex ...
13:16, 09/14/2019

Volkswagen Ameo Cup Receives National Recognition The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of India (FMSCI) has recognised the Volkswagen Ameo Cup as a National Championship. Newly christened as the Ameo Cl...
20:16, 06/11/2019

Taiwan to vote on formal recognition of same-sex marriage TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese legislators are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia. Lawmake...
11:16, 05/16/2019

UK's controversial use of face recognition to be challenged in court The first legal battle of the UK's use of face recognition technology begins today, the police today it helps them find suspects but critics say it is...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were w...
13:48, 07/10/2019

Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Just a year after the online Western Governors University launched its Ohio affiliate, state lawmakers are considering eliminati...
23:32, 05/09/2019

San Francisco Becomes First U.S. City to Ban Face Recognition Surveillance San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in America to ban the use of facial recognition technology by police and other government agencies....
07:32, 05/15/2019

After Bengal's "Rosogolla", Odisha's "Rasagola" Gets Recognition Odisha has been awarded the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for its sweet "Rasagola" today, a year after the state applied for it. Odisha had applied...
01:48, 07/30/2019

Spa of the week: the UK's first camel milk facial at New York Laser Clinic With three times the amount of vitamin C than in cow's milk, camel milk promises to leave your skin plumper and brighter. Laura Hampson puts it to the...
19:32, 08/20/2019

New Mexico AG issues health warning after 'vampire facial' clients contract HIV at spa “I am highly concerned that these procedures are not being regulated at the State and Federal level and am announcing a criminal investigation into th...
02:00, 06/08/2019

2 clients at New Mexico spa offering 'vampire facial' diagnosed with HIV, others urged to get tested Two clients at a New Mexico spa that offered “vampire facials” were diagnosed with HIV after receiving treatments, prompting health officials to urge ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Calls for hero pilot's facial hair to be made 'national moustache' The facial hair of an Indian pilot captured by Pakistani forces who was later returned should be declared a "national moustache", a political leader h...
12:48, 06/26/2019

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture ...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Apple HomePod now has voice recognition for multiple users Starting soon, Apple HomePod will be able to pick up on who's speaking and give them personalized recommendations and notifications for Apple Mus...
21:32, 06/03/2019

Employee recognition a vital part of workplace culture: Ask HR Recognizing team members is one of the most basic and fundamental things we as business leaders, people managers and HR professionals do.   ...
16:32, 09/10/2019

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an expe...
05:48, 05/28/2019

Face Recognition Surveillance Banned by Second American City One day after the biggest police body camera manufacturer in America banned the use of face recognition technology, Somerville, Massachusetts became t...
20:32, 06/28/2019

Oakland Becomes Third U.S. City to Ban Government Use of Face Recognition Tech On Tuesday, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of facial recognition technology by the city, including its police force. It’s t...
00:16, 07/18/2019

New York Proposal Would Ban Face Recognition Surveillance By Landlords In the same week that San Francisco voted to become the first city in the United States to ban government use of face recognition surveillance, two Ne...
04:48, 05/16/2019

San Francisco to vote on banning face recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors are considering surveillance oversight legislation that includes a ban on the use of facial recognition...
08:00, 05/14/2019

‘The city has changed beyond all recognition': Derelict London – in pictures Paul Talling photographs the land of long-forgotten tube stations, burnt-out mansions and gently decaying factoriesDerelict London, all new edition, i...
14:16, 07/17/2019

How to Disable Facebook's Automatic Face Recognition Setting (If You Can) For all its posturing that privacy is a major concern, Facebook sure does keep undermining itself. The latest gaffe: Some users are reporting that the...
03:16, 05/22/2019

You Won't Believe All the Stupid Ways Cops Are Using Face Recognition Tech There’s plenty of evidence indicating that facial recognition tech is far from serving as a fair and accurate identification tool but because the sect...
02:32, 05/17/2019

This major airline is expanding its face recognition technology While we all love technology, I’m not sure we thought we’d see the day where airports are scanning our faces to verify our identities. B ...
15:48, 04/30/2019

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Aust...
13:16, 07/10/2019

Facebook: Guess We'll Disclose the Whole Face Recognition Thing (Since We Have To) Facebook says it’s giving the ax to one face-scanning tool and introducing a wider rollout for another—this time by giving users a heads up about it f...
03:00, 09/04/2019

How Mozilla is crowdsourcing speech to diversify voice recognition The immediate future of human-machine interaction lies in voice control, what with smart speakers, home appliances, and phones listening for commands ...
23:32, 08/27/2019

German victims of Stalinism get recognition with Last Address initiative A Russian human rights group has unveiled its first Last Address plaque in Germany. The memorial, located outside a home in Thuringia, is part of an i...
10:32, 09/04/2019

Solomon Islands switches recognition from Taiwan to China The decision is a major win for China as it seeks to turn a dwindling number of countries that recognize Taiwan. The loss leaves Taiwan recognized by ...
15:48, 09/17/2019

Former sex worker: Don’t legalize prostitution in New York State lawmakers pushing to legalize prostitution may want to think twice. A former sex-trade survivor who says she was victimized everywhere from New ...
21:32, 06/02/2019

The rise of tech-worker activism Video by Chris Schodt, production by Justin Wolfson. (video link) In this episode of Ars Technica Live, we spoke with Leigh Honeywell, a security engi...
16:48, 05/02/2019

What it’s like being a transgender refugee sex worker in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – who ...
02:32, 05/07/2019

MTA worker recounts his run-in with the ‘subway saboteur’ An MTA subway driver described the heart-stopping moment an e-brake-happy, serial saboteur struck and brought his train to a grinding halt. “I was in ...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Noah Centineo's Blonde Facial Hair Sparks a Social Media Frenzy Noah Centineo is blonde! Well, his at least his facial hair is. The To All the Boys I've Loved Before actor has fans in frenzy over his new blonde be...
23:00, 09/17/2019

Apple files patent for mixed reality headset that can track your facial expressions Apple has filed a new patent for a mixed reality headset that could feature an array of sensors to track the eyes, gestures and even facial expression...
14:16, 07/23/2019

Katharine McPhee's Secrets to Being a "Calm and Collected" Bride Include a Facial and Xanax (Maybe) Katharine McPhee's wedding is approaching and she's staying calm. The actress is set to tie the knot with her longtime beau, famed record producer D...
20:32, 06/28/2019

Braves infielder Charlie Culberson has multiple facial fractures after pitch to the face Atlanta Braves infielder Charlie Culberson sustained multiple facial fractures when he was hit by a 91 mph pitch from Washington's Fernando Rodne...
01:01, 09/16/2019

Herbivore Jade Facial Roller – can it improve my skin and bring me peace and harmony? I’m not sure it is doing much for my complexion, but it is certainly a gorgeous addition to any bathroomI have no idea what facial rolling with gemsto...
12:32, 06/18/2019

SwiftKey now lets you send 3D animated animal emojis that mimic your facial expression SwiftKey is embedding a new animated animal emoji feature directly into its mobile keyboard app, one that replicates a person's detailed facial expres...
17:48, 07/04/2019

Facebook brings face recognition to all users, discontinues 'Tag Suggestions' Facebook Inc said on Tuesday its face recognition technology will now be available to all users with an option to opt out, while deciding to disconti...
23:32, 09/03/2019

Facebook opens face recognition tech to all users with opt-out option Facebook is opening up its face recognition technology to all users with an option to opt out, as it discontinued a related feature called Tag Suggest...
11:17, 09/04/2019

Facebook brings face recognition to all users, discontinues ‘Tag Suggestions’ NBC – Facebook said on Tuesday its face recognition technology will now be available to all users with an option to opt out, while deciding to d...
00:32, 09/04/2019

Google improves speech recognition for Contact Center tools A series of new and improved features for Google's contact center AI should make it easier for developers to build high-quality voice bots and generat...
23:00, 07/23/2019

2 Peterborough eateries earn recognition for sustainability, new green routines The Peter Gzowski College dining hall and Tiny Greens Plant Cafe say they have been cracking down on food waste for a while and now have the credentia...
21:16, 05/31/2019

The future of voice recognition: meet your AI-controlled 'digital twin' This is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals.Speech is a much ...
19:48, 05/12/2019

TSA Is Testing Face Recognition at Airport Security Checkpoints in Las Vegas Now The Transportation Security Administration will use face recognition technology at security checkpoints at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas...
00:48, 08/29/2019

Amazon's Face Recognition Tech Once Again Pegs Politicians as Criminals Facial recognition systems are still far from accurate, and yet government agencies continue to push for its deployment. To illustrate the existing fl...
06:00, 08/14/2019

This IBM Code Pattern makes it easy to create your own object recognition AI IBM developer Nicholas Bourdakos recently created a new Code Pattern that lets just about anyone develop and train an AI model to recognize objects us...
21:32, 06/25/2019

On-device speech recognition may make smart assistants more appealing Google unveiled the next-generation Google Assistant at I/O 2019, featuring an on-device speech recognition model-bypassing the need to upload voice s...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Alice Roberts: UK dragging its feet on recognition of humanist weddings TV scientist calls for government to speed up process of changing the lawThe government is dragging its feet on legal recognition of humanist weddings...
17:16, 06/16/2019

Ex-cop claims co-worker raped and beat her for years The NYPD is conducting an internal investigation after a former cop claimed her superiors did nothing to address her complaints that she was allegedly...
21:48, 07/16/2019

U.S. Worker Productivity Advances at Best Rate Since 2010 U.S. workers’ efficiency improved during the past year at the best pace in nearly a decade, laying groundwork for stronger wage growth and continued e...
20:48, 05/02/2019

Construction worker killed in accident at Disneyland ANAHEIM, Calif. — A construction worker has been killed in an accident at Disneyland. Authorities say the man was working around a trench at a backsta...
13:32, 08/30/2019

CEOs are paid 278 times more than average US worker CEO pay has increased 1,008 percent between 1978 and 2018, while typical worker pay has edged up 12 percent, according to an analysis from the Economi...
06:16, 08/16/2019

| Kidnapped SA mine worker released in DR Congo A South African mine worker kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been freed more than a month after he was snatched by an armed group in ...
15:48, 09/06/2019

Investigators say former DPS worker stole guns, ammo PHOENIX – A former supervisor in the Arizona Department of Public Crime Lab Firearms Section has been indicted on fraud and theft charges. Accor...
06:32, 06/18/2019

UK consular worker Simon Cheng has been freed Police in Luohu, a district of Shenzhen, confirmed Simon Cheng's release on Saturday. He was freed "upon completing his term of detention" on August 2...
09:48, 08/24/2019

MTA worker secretly kept USPS job in case he didn’t like new gig An MTA worker was busted secretly holding onto his previous job with the USPS for months after he was hired — admitting he wanted to see if he liked t...
08:48, 08/09/2019

Will Try To Strengthen BJP As Its Worker, Says Working President JP Nadda BJP's newly appointed working president JP Nadda Monday said he will work to strengthen the party as its worker and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Mo...
05:16, 06/18/2019

Watch: Chimpanzee pushes zoo worker during escape Security cameras at a Chinese zoo recorded footage of guests and employees running for safety while being chased by a chimpanzee that briefly escaped ...
00:00, 07/13/2019

Rise in U.S. Worker Productivity Could Be Difficult to Maintain U.S. workers’ efficiency improved at the best rate in nearly a decade, revised data confirmed, but that pace could prove difficult to maintain with ec...
22:16, 06/06/2019

The 30 largest worker strikes in American history Labor strikes have made recent history with teachers in many states striking recently. The largest strikes in U.S. history go back to the late 1800s. ...
13:00, 05/06/2019

He threatened to kill everyone if he got fired. His co-worker didn't believe him Gary Martin made no secret of his intentions when he showed up for work at Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora, Illinois, on February 15, according to authoriti...
01:00, 05/01/2019

55 bodies recovered from Libya shipwreck: aid worker Fifty-five bodies have been recovered so far off the Libyan coast, an aid worker said on Saturday, after a wooden boat carrying hundreds of migrants c...
20:16, 07/27/2019

New PM 'should lower migrant worker salary threshold' The Tory leadership hopefuls are facing pressure to lower the salary threshold for migrant workers from £30,000 to £20,000 to avoid skills s...
10:32, 07/17/2019

Bernie Sanders Takes on Walmart Over Worker Pay Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to push the company to raise its minimum wage, the latest sign that ...
01:16, 06/06/2019

Man who feared his facial tattoos would affect chances for fair trial convicted of double murder BATON ROUGE, La. — A heavily-tattooed man who feared his facial art might affect his chances at a fair trial has been convicted of two slayings. News ...
22:48, 08/10/2019

Opinion: Brooks Koepka deserves more recognition for the way he has dominated golf world Brooks Koepka is making history in front of our eyes with four major wins in the last 23 months. It's time he got the recognition he deserves. &...
03:32, 05/20/2019

Rohingya call for recognition as Myanmar holds fresh repatriation talks Virtually no Rohingya have volunteered to go back to Myanmar, where the group has faced decades of repressionA top-level Myanmar government delegation...
08:16, 07/28/2019

Amidst furor over face recognition, Veritone promotes software’s use in law enforcement The world is in an uproar about the use of facial recognition software by police to identify suspects. But five-year-old software vendor Veritone beli...
21:32, 05/29/2019

Facebook Rolls Out Face Recognition Feature, Kills Tagging Option In a much-needed relief for 2.41 billion users, Facebook is rolling out Face recognition feature to all which will replace the earlier "Tag Suggestion...
11:16, 09/04/2019

Australia promises national vote on recognition of indigenous people by 2022 Australia will hold a national vote within three years on whether to include recognition of indigenous people in its constitution, the government said...
07:32, 07/10/2019

Everyone’s New Favorite Game of Thrones Actor Is an Extra Who Is Finally Getting the Recognition He Deserves Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. In a show with as sprawling a cast as Game of Thrones, it can be hard to keep track...
18:48, 05/28/2019

New PS4 Controller revealed as Sony PlayStation patents next-gen face recognition tech New Sony patents have emerged that suggest the company may be targetting face recognition in its next-generation pads - here's everything you need to ...
08:16, 06/02/2019

Man attacked worker over sawdust left on Porsche: cops A Connecticut hothead caused quite the dust-up when he discovered sawdust on his prized Porsche, police said. When Francisco Hidalgo, 35, of Norwalk, ...
19:16, 05/30/2019

Ukrainian worker dies in Poland after employer abandons him A Ukrainian man who fainted on the job in a workshop in Poland was found dead in a forest after his employer left him there rather than call an ambula...
13:48, 06/24/2019

Hotel worker 'prevents potential mass shooting' A potential mass shooting may have been prevented in California after a hotel employee reported a disgruntled colleague who had threatened to shoot ev...
14:48, 08/23/2019

Employees say companies use IT for pure profit, not worker empowerment A survey of white- and gold-collar employees show they're suspicious of companies' motivations for using IT. Oddly, older employees say they believe i...
17:01, 09/17/2019

BJP Claims Worker Beaten In Bengal For Chanting "Jai Shri Ram" The BJP claimed today that one of its workers was allegedly beaten to death by Trinamool Congress activists in West Bengal's Nadia district for chanti...
22:48, 07/06/2019

Man Told Starbucks Worker His Name Was Aziz. She Wrote "ISIS" On His Cup Niquel Johnson paid for three drinks in Philadelphia on Sunday, and in typical Starbucks fashion, an employee asked for his name. Johnson, 40, told th...
06:00, 08/31/2019

Former child refugee reunited with aid worker who gave her a bike Mevan Babakar uses Twitter to find man whose gift brought her joy more than 20 years agoA former child refugee has met the camp worker who gave her a ...
11:49, 08/14/2019

Kay Jewelers splits with worker who banned armed deputy STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Kay Jewelers has split with a North Carolina store manager who wouldn’t allow a deputy to pick up an engagement ring be...
15:48, 06/07/2019

| Israel expels Filipino worker with Israeli-born son: NGO A Filipino migrant worker and her Israeli-born teenage son were in the process of being deported from Israel, an NGO lobbying for children of migrants...
23:00, 08/12/2019

BJP Worker Shot Dead In Bengal, 2 Arrested: Cops A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was shot dead in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district and two persons have been arrested in the matter, poli...
18:32, 05/27/2019

Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker Authorities say a gas explosion destroyed a Southern California home and killed a gas company worker on Monday. More than a dozen others were injured ...
07:32, 07/16/2019

Florida zoo cited after worker injured by white rhino JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida zoo has been fined more than $14,500 after a worker was injured by a 4,000-pound (1,800-kilogram) white rhinoceros...
03:48, 06/26/2019

Connecticut man accused of killing Anguilla hotel worker says he'd 'do it again' The Connecticut man about to stand trial in Anguilla for killing a resort worker maintained Monday that he was defending himself and his daughters fro...
19:00, 08/20/2019

Chinese dissidents are being executed for their organs, former hospital worker says Zheng Qiaozhi — we will call him George — still has nightmares. He was interning at China’s Shenyang Army General Hospital when he was drafted to be p...
17:48, 06/01/2019

Delta Airlines worker killed in tug accident at JFK Airport A Delta Airlines worker was killed at JFK Airport on Wednesday afternoon when an airplane tug hit him, a report said. The worker was struck by the tug...
05:48, 08/15/2019

Caesars executive fired after ex-worker suit: sources Casino chain Caesars has fired a top executive who was accused of terminating an underling who complained about his “making out” with another underlin...
16:00, 08/13/2019

Inmate may have killed Tennessee prison worker while escaping Authorities are on the hunt for a dangerous inmate who broke out of a Tennessee prison on his birthday Wednesday — and may have killed a state D...
05:16, 08/08/2019

Do I want to work for that CEO? New rules show the gap between chief executive, worker pay Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gulf exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs   ...
17:48, 07/08/2019

The Latest: Worker on leave after alleged spit at Trump son CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on allegation Eric Trump was spat upon in Chicago (all times local): 11:25 a.m. The owners of a Chicago cocktail lounge say ...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Bodega worker fatally stabbed after confrontation outside store An upper Manhattan bodega worker was fatally stabbed following a confrontation outside the store Wednesday night, police said. The 28-year-old man was...
06:16, 06/20/2019

Day care worker accused of hitting, shaking children ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Authorities in central Florida say a former day care worker has been arrested after being caught on security video hitting, slapp...
11:32, 06/06/2019

KOA fires white worker who pulled gun on black visitors JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A white manager of a Mississippi campground has been fired after video showed her holding a gun while telling an African America...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment trib...
13:48, 07/12/2019

Former child refugee tracks down aid worker who gave her a bike Mevan Babakar uses Twitter to find man whose gift brought her joy more than 20 years agoA former child refugee is to meet the camp worker who gave her...
04:00, 08/14/2019

"Should Be Appreciated": UP Minister On Government Worker Tying Shoelace A minister in the Uttar Pradesh government courted controversy after he was seen getting his shoelace tied by a government employee at a yoga event on...
12:00, 06/22/2019

Saudi princess tried in absentia over alleged attack on worker Princess Hassa accused of getting bodyguard to beat man for taking photo in Paris homeThe sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia is going on trial...
18:48, 07/09/2019

Bullring worker gored to death at Spanish festival Horrifying footage shows a huge bull charging straight at a bullring worker — killing him instantly as he was gored through the neck. The bull r...
17:00, 06/17/2019

How far should you go to push a millennial co-worker to start saving for retirement? For office mentors, 401(k) discussions can sometimes fall on deaf ears. When it comes to trying to convince younger adults of the importance of saving...
18:48, 07/29/2019

Lunchroom Worker Says She Was Fired For Letting Student Eat Without Paying (CNN) — A New Hampshire cafeteria worker says she was fired after she allowed a student with no money to eat. When a student at a New Hampshire high s...
16:48, 05/17/2019

In Japan, It’s a Riveting TV Plot: Can a Worker Go Home on Time? On this show, a 30-something project manager in the famously overworked nation wants nothing more than to get out of the office and into her favorite ...
21:48, 06/18/2019

Maintenance worker dies in fire in underground vault PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s largest utility says one of its workers died over the weekend while doing maintenance in an underground vault. Fire cre...
03:16, 07/02/2019

Industrial Firms Report Big Swings in Typical Worker's Pay Several S&P 500 companies in the industrials and materials sector posted big swings in what they said their median worker was paid in 2018 compared wi...
20:48, 05/02/2019

Islamist militants kidnap at least one NGO worker in Nigeria, sources say Islamist insurgents have kidnapped at least one person working for an international aid organization, Action Against Hunger, in northeastern Nigeria, ...
16:00, 07/19/2019

California school newspaper will run story on porn worker STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — A Central California school district will allow a high school newspaper to publish a profile of an 18-year-old student who wor...
07:48, 05/03/2019

Barcelona Burger King's ban on facial hair violates employees' constitutional rights, labor union says Burger King employees in Barcelona will finally be able to grow the beard of their dreams - if they so choose - after Catalan authorities ruled that t...
12:16, 08/01/2019

Woman claims C-section complication caused daughter’s facial scar: 'I worry what the future may hold for her' A United Kingdom mom claims doctors cut her daughter’s face with a scalpel while performing an emergency cesarean section (C-section), leaving her bab...
23:32, 08/20/2019

South Korea land mine victim denied recognition as wounded combatant A South Korean soldier who lost both legs during a 2015 land mine incident at the demilitarized zone said the government is refusing to recognize him ...
05:17, 09/18/2019

Test of Amazon's Face Recognition by Orlando Cops Ends as a Devastating Flop Orlando has ended its pilot trial of Rekognition, Amazon’s face recognition system, with no current plans for future tests. But the city hasn’t sudden...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Google Assistant just got its biggest upgrade ever: Real-time on-device voice recognition It’s the first day of Google’s I/O 2019 developers event, which means the main keynote of the show is well underway. Google started the sh...
22:16, 05/07/2019

Major object recognition systems favor people with more money, Facebook AI study says Facebook AI researchers found object recognition systems for major companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM work better for people with more ...
00:48, 06/08/2019

Wife held against her will rescued after handing note to Domino’s worker A New Mexico woman being held against her will by her husband was rescued after she handed a note detailing her dire situation to a Domino’s Pizza wor...
06:32, 07/25/2019

Locals mourn ‘wonderful’ bodega worker who was fatally stabbed The upper Manhattan bodega worker who was fatally stabbed in the chest after he tried to disperse a group of men outside his store this week was a bel...
23:32, 06/21/2019

Worker falls to his death after box truck slams into his cherry picker A worker fell to his death when a box truck slammed into his cherry picker in Queens early Thursday morning, police said. The 59-year-old worker was f...
15:16, 09/12/2019

Pissed-off worker urinates on Birds Eye’s pea production line in England A worker at a frozen foods plant in Britain apparently gave the ultimate “piss-off” to his employer. A video that appears to show a stream...
21:48, 08/10/2019

A worker fired for missing work due to miscarriage was offered her job back. She said no GlowGolf suspended the manager who fired her and offered her her job back, but Jessica Starwald said "no thanks."       ...
21:00, 07/25/2019

Wendy’s worker abducted in Idaho, suspect found in Arizona SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy’s restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizo...
16:32, 05/21/2019

Woman threw hot coffee on McDonald’s worker during fight: cops A Baltimore woman threw a cup of hot coffee on a Brooklyn McDonald’s worker Thursday morning after the employee asked her to take her feet off t...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Worker at New Zealand company brings clown to firing meeting A New Zealand man who was told he could bring someone along for support to a meeting where he expected to be fired spent more than $100 hiring a profe...
03:16, 09/14/2019

Social worker banned from work after pursuing abuse victim for sex A social worker who repeatedly called and messaged a vulnerable domestic abuse victim to tell her he was looking for a girlfriend has been suspended f...
16:48, 09/09/2019

Husband charged with murder of United Nations aid worker, report The husband of a United Nations worker killed at her family home in Fiji last month has been charged with one count of murder, according to Suva polic...
19:38, 08/11/2019

Russia demands Kosovo release detained Russian U.N. worker: RIA Russia's embassy in Serbia on Tuesday demanded that Kosovo immediately release a detained Russian national working at a United Nations mission in Koso...
13:48, 05/28/2019

Turkish court frees US Consulate worker from house arrest ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul has released an employee of the U.S. Consulate from house arrest for health reasons. The court on Tuesday ruled, h...
15:00, 06/25/2019

ILO worker's organization marks 100 years with social justice call The UN's international labor organization has started centenary celebrations in Geneva. Chancellor Merkel is among the world leaders attending to make...
19:32, 06/11/2019

California lawmakers consider bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorCalifornia legislators are se...
16:32, 08/30/2019