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Amazon shareholders reject proposal to ban facial recognition sales to governments
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Amazon shareholders reject proposal to ban facial recognition sales to governments

Law enforcement in Oregon and Florida have used Amazon's face and image ID service, known as Rekognition.

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban facial recognition software by police
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San Francisco becomes first US city to ban facial recognition software by police

The ban applies to the San Francisco police and other municipal departments.

Apple sued for $1 bn by teen claiming its false facial recognition led to his arrest
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Apple sued for $1 bn by teen claiming its false facial recognition led to his arrest

18-year-old Bah said he was arrested at his home and charged with stealing from an Apple Store in Boston.

Microsoft turned down facial-recognition sales on human rights concerns
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Microsoft turned down facial-recognition sales on human rights concerns

AI has more cases of mistaken identity with women and minorities, according to research.

Microsoft's AI collaboration with Chinese military university raises questions
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Microsoft's AI collaboration with Chinese military university raises questions

Microsoft Research Asia in Beijing have co-authored at least three papers with scholars affiliated with China's military college

US blocks Amazon's efforts to stop shareholder votes on facial recognition
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US blocks Amazon's efforts to stop shareholder votes on facial recognition

Amazon will cease to offer facial recognition to governments unless its board determined sales did not violate civil liberties.

IBM used 100 mn photos from Flickr to train AI algorithms without user permission
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IBM used 100 mn photos from Flickr to train AI algorithms without user permission

The people photographed on Flickr didn’t consent to have their photos used to develop facial recognition systems.

Google to likely add support for facial recognition sensors with Android Q
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Google to likely add support for facial recognition sensors with Android Q

The facial recognition software will likely allow for authentication of payments as well.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella welcomes regulation on facial recognition technology
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella welcomes regulation on facial recognition technology

Satya Nadella said there is no discrimination now between right and wrong use of the technology.

Facebook is the least trusted tech company followed by Twitter, Amazon: Survey
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Facebook is the least trusted tech company followed by Twitter, Amazon: Survey

Consumers trust Facebook the least, followed by Twitter, Amazon, Uber and Google.

AI and facial recognition tech 'Trinetra' launched to aid Uttar Pradesh Police
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AI and facial recognition tech 'Trinetra' launched to aid Uttar Pradesh Police

Trinetra' or third eye was launched at a conference of senior officers at the 'police week' in Lucknow.

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

Face/Off in real life: Japanese company creating super-realistic masks in high demand
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Face/Off in real life: Japanese company creating super-realistic masks in high demand

A Japanese car company ordered a mask of a sleeping face to improve its facial recognition technology to detect if a driver had dozed off

Amazon will sell facial recognition tech to police despite employee protests
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Amazon will sell facial recognition tech to police despite employee protests

In a recent company-wide QnA session, Andy Jassy insisted that Rekognition offered “great value.”

China introduces surveillance tool that identifies people by the way they walk
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China introduces surveillance tool that identifies people by the way they walk

Gait recognition is part of a push across China to develop artificial-intelligence based surveillance.

Apple expected to unveil facial recognition feature for its Mac and iPads
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Apple expected to unveil facial recognition feature for its Mac and iPads

They also expect updates to Mac lineup such as redesigned MacBook Air, Apple’s $999 entry-level laptop.

Indian airports to get facial recognition tech to cope with the surge in passengers
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Indian airports to get facial recognition tech to cope with the surge in passengers

The technology will be introduced at Bengaluru and Hyderabad airports first in February 2019.

Paytm testing facial recognition as a mode of authentication for payments
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Paytm testing facial recognition as a mode of authentication for payments

Facial recognition is expected to roll out soon on Paytm for Android for unlocking access to the app.

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.

UIDAI mandates facial recognition for Aadhaar authentication as added security
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UIDAI mandates facial recognition for Aadhaar authentication as added security

Any service provider using Aadhaar for identification, will have to mandatorily use facial recognition.