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Facebook's facial recognition lawsuit settlement stirs conversation about 'biometric privacy'
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Facebook's facial recognition lawsuit settlement stirs conversation about 'biometric privacy'

Facebook agreed to pay $550 million to settle a case alleging it illegally collected biometric information for 'face tagging'.

EU might ban facial recognition tech in public areas for up to five years
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EU might ban facial recognition tech in public areas for up to five years

Exceptions to the facial recognition ban could be made for security projects as well as research and development.

AI bots will use facial recognition tech to help South Korea's top firms hire people
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AI bots will use facial recognition tech to help South Korea's top firms hire people

Classes in dealing with AI in hiring are still a tiny niche in Korea's multi-billion-dollar cram school industry.

Art exhibition shows the loss of urban anonymity brought by technological change
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Art exhibition shows the loss of urban anonymity brought by technological change

The exhibition features a facial recognition system to draw attention to the inability to opt out in public.

China starts new mandatory rule for telcos to scan faces of new mobile phone users
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China starts new mandatory rule for telcos to scan faces of new mobile phone users

China is home to some of the world’s leaders in facial recognition software, including Megvii and SenseTime.

India building the world's biggest facial recognition system for mass surveillance
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India building the world's biggest facial recognition system for mass surveillance

Human rights and technology experts in India warned of the risks to privacy from increased surveillance.

FBI sued for improperly withholding info on how facial data of millions of Americans is used
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FBI sued for improperly withholding info on how facial data of millions of Americans is used

Activists believe the FBI is currently collecting biometric data of at least 640 million adults in the United States.

Facebook says its facial recognition tech will now be an opt-in feature
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Facebook says its facial recognition tech will now be an opt-in feature

Facebook announced that its facial recognition technology will no longer identify new users in their photo by default.

Google Cloud refrains from selling its facial recognition technology as of now
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Google Cloud refrains from selling its facial recognition technology as of now

Google to primarily work "through important technology and policy questions".

Microsoft announces ethical principles for use of its facial recognition technology
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Microsoft announces ethical principles for use of its facial recognition technology

Microsoft said it would formally launch these principles, together with supporting framework, before the end of March 2019

Facial recognition helps arrest man with fake French passport entering the US
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Facial recognition helps arrest man with fake French passport entering the US

Facial recognition has been growing for law enforcement, border control as concerns rise on privacy.

Chennai police to expand the use of FACETAGR, a facial recognition technology to curb inter-state robbers
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Chennai police to expand the use of FACETAGR, a facial recognition technology to curb inter-state robbers

Once scanned it generates details about the person including the cases that have been registered against him/her and the police station the person belongs to

KFC and Alipay to roll out a facial recognition payment system in Beijing called 'Smile to Pay'
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KFC and Alipay to roll out a facial recognition payment system in Beijing called 'Smile to Pay'

Airports and train stations are also jumping on the trend, with China Southern Airlines this year using facial recognition in place of boarding passes for the first time.

No PIN needed: China develops an ATM that can recognise your face
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No PIN needed: China develops an ATM that can recognise your face

Chinese researchers have successfully developed the first automated teller machine (ATM) with facial recognition technology to reduce the risk of theft.

Google acquires facial recognition technology firm Viewdle
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Google acquires facial recognition technology firm Viewdle

Google’s Motorola Mobility has finally acquired facial recognition technology company, Viewdle, as confirmed...