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Facial Recognition

Google agrees not to sell facial recognition tech, citing abuse potential – TechCrunch

In recent months, pressure has been mounting for major tech firms to develop strong policies regarding facial recognition. Microsoft has helped lead the way on that front, promising to put in place stricter policies, calling for greater regulation and asking fellow companies to follow suit....

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Google hits pause on selling facial recognition tech over abuse fears

Image: imaginima / getty Michael Kan for PCMag 2018-12-14 15:37:43 UTC Follow @https://twitter.com/PCMag PCMag.com is a leading authority on technology, delivering Labs-based, independent reviews of the latest products and services. Our expert industry analysis and practical solutions help you make better buying decisions and get more from technology. The ethical dilemma...

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Microsoft issues call for regulation of facial recognition tech

There's no time like the present to slow the tide of a technology-enabled facilitation of discrimination aided by facial recognition.  So, somewhat surprisingly, argues one key developer of said facial recognition tech: Microsoft.  On Dec. 6, Microsoft president Brad Smith released an over 3,500-word blog post detailing...

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Lawmakers say Amazon’s facial recognition software may be racially biased and harm free expression – TechCrunch

Amazon has “failed to provide sufficient answers” about its controversial facial recognition software, Rekognition — and lawmakers won’t take the company’s usual silent treatment for an answer. The letter, signed by eight lawmakers — including Sen. Edward Markey and Reps. John Lewis and Judy Chu —...

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Qualcomm Ventures is dedicating $100M to AI investments – TechCrunch

Qualcomm Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of the chipmaker, has plans to invest up to $100 million in artificial intelligence. Specifically, Qualcomm says it will provide capital to startups building on-device AI, which is AI that runs on the end device, like a...

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Chinese facial recognition system catches jaywalker, turns out to be a bus

China hasn't been shy about using facial recognition tech to catch jaywalkers, and publicly shame them. The technology aims to dissuade bad behaviour by recognising the offender's face, checking it with a database, then posting their information on public screens, such as their ID number and...

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Five years and one pivot later, Trueface emerges with a promise for better facial recognition tech – TechCrunch

Shaun Moore and Nezare Chafni didn’t initially intend to develop a new standalone facial recognition technology, when they first got started developing the technology that would become their new company, Trueface.ai. When the two serial entrepreneurs were planning their next act five years ago, they wanted...

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