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Use of Facial recognition technology not a concern for a large number of Indians, says Survey

Over three-fourths of 1,000 people surveyed by cybersecurity firm Nortonlifelock supported the use of facial recognition for law enforcement

07 Apr 2020 6:43 PM

Microsoft to stop funding facial recognition startups, divests from firm whose tech is used by Israeli military

As a minority investor, Microsoft does not have enough oversight to ensure that the startup’s tech is not used for mass surveillance

28 Mar 2020 2:27 PM

Covid-19 crisis may leave us vulnerable to surveillance

Who is to stop governments from continuing to use surveillance technologies even after the pandemic is brought under control?

27 Mar 2020 6:16 PM

How smart devices are outsmarting crooks

From Fitbit bands to smart watches, intelligent speakers to pacemakers, modern tech is helping cops to nab criminals like never before

13 Mar 2020 4:13 PM

Introduce facial recognition tech at sensitive airports this year, Parliamentary panel tells aviation ministry

The technology could alert law enforcement to loan defaulters and other fugitives trying to flee the country

12 Mar 2020 7:19 PM

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Facial recognition used for rampant surveillance, say artists using cubist face paint to duck the system

A group holds monthly silent walks through various parts of London to raise awareness about the technology used for rampant surveillance

08 Mar 2020 3:44 PM

Police to use face scan tech, stokes privacy fears

The cameras will be put to work within a month in operational deployments of around 5-6 hours at potential crime hotspots.

27 Jan 2020 11:33 AM

Exhibition in China reflects on loss of anonymity to recognition technology

It offers a rare public space for reflection on increasingly pervasive surveillance by tech companies and the government.

25 Dec 2019 4:35 PM

DHS retreats on possible facial screening of US citizens

The department said Thursday that it has no plans to expand facial recognition to US citizens.

09 Dec 2019 8:33 AM

Microsoft to probe work of Israeli facial recognition startup it funded

The probe reflects growing unease about facial recognition surveillance in the United States.

18 Nov 2019 7:48 AM

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Like Hyderabad, & Bengaluru, facial recognition will also come to Pune Airport

Pune’s airport shall soon have facial recognition systems for entry, boarding, and security checks according to reports from the city.

19 Sep 2019 12:38 PM

Facial recognition system trial to begin at Delhi airport's T3 terminal

After successful completion of the trial, the DIAL said facial recognition would be officially launched at Terminal 3.

07 Sep 2019 10:48 AM

Thailand orders phone users in Muslim-majority south to submit photos

The tit-for-tat violence has claimed around 7,000 lives, mostly civilians of both faiths.

26 Jun 2019 4:37 PM

Microsoft removes facial recognition database with over 10 million images

Microsoft gathered the images from search engines and published them in 2016 to MS Celeb.

08 Jun 2019 11:04 AM

Use of facial recognition tech can help continuously monitor patient safety in ICU

Around 300 hours of data were analysed to find daytime images of patients facing the camera in a good body position.

04 Jun 2019 1:39 PM

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Schools to start using facial recognition to protect against sex offenders

The Aegis system will track sex offenders, students, and staff who have been suspended from school.

31 May 2019 9:16 AM

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2 per cent of shareholder vote

Amazon’s marketing of facial recognition has resulted in intense scrutiny.

25 May 2019 4:31 PM

China builds facial recognition tech for pandas

Researchers have built a database with over 120,000 images and 10,000 video clips of giant pandas for precise data on their population.

21 May 2019 2:54 PM

Airports to use facial recognition to scan departing passengers

The technology is used to keep track of those who have overstayed their visas.

19 Apr 2019 10:54 AM

Microsoft denies face-recognition tech sales over privacy concerns

Microsoft believes it would have likely resulted in innocent women and minorities being held for questioning more often.

18 Apr 2019 10:19 AM

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