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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 the board g...

Nuns are leading the charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition

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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, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
04:39, 05/25/2019

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 regulatory filing on Friday showed....
02:26, 05/25/2019

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 emotions....
06:26, 08/14/2019

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, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
03:13, 05/25/2019

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. The city started testing the facial recognition software -- which, according to a study, shows gender ...
11:39, 07/19/2019

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can now detect fear Amazon has announced that its facial recognition system can now detect “fear” in people. Dubbed Rekognition, the software offers a comprehensive range of tools for face detection, analysis, and recognition in images and videos. It’s one among several...
09:39, 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 regulatory filing on Friday showed....
02:26, 05/25/2019

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 used....
03:52, 06/15/2019

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 to mugshots in a criminal database....
20:26, 08/15/2019

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 pressure from civil rights groups, activist investors and its own employees. The two proposals on faci...
00:00, 05/23/2019

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 a dangerous precedent against privacy?...
01:52, 05/01/2019

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 illustrate the point, the ACLU conducted a test of Amazon’s Rekognition software — facial recognition tech c...
09:39, 08/14/2019

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
21:26, 05/22/2019

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 resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. Some 2.4% of v...
01:13, 05/28/2019

Amazon shareholders reject proposal to ban facial recognition sales to governments Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
20:00, 05/22/2019

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.        ...
02:26, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 3-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 indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
23:52, 05/22/2019

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 Microsoft.Read More...
10:13, 06/11/2019

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 government agencies. The proposal, which highlighted concerns over the Rekognition system related to "civil a...
20:26, 05/22/2019

Amazon facial recognition exec joins start-up using the tech to make ads more appealing After two years working on Amazon's Rekognition technology, Humphrey Chen left to become product chief at VidMob and put the software into action....
06:39, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
21:00, 05/22/2019

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 investors put forward several agenda items that would increase oversight of the software and limit ...
21:39, 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 secure. Amazon’s facial scanning software, called Rekognition, won’t unlock your phone, ...
04:26, 08/15/2019

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 of the controversial face-scanning technology....
21:39, 07/19/2019

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 of the controversial face-scanning technology....
19:26, 07/19/2019

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. Facial recognition technology is improving rapidly and spreading even faster. Its uses include mundane...
03:52, 05/24/2019

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 prodigiously. It’s there on Facebook, tagging photos from the class reunion, your cousin’s wedding and the offi...
12:52, 07/29/2019

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 recognition technology without consent. The agencies use photos from state Department of Motor Vehicles...
05:13, 07/08/2019

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're ready or not....
10:13, 08/09/2019

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 supermarket in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Like most retail owners, he’d had problems with shoplifting –...
10:13, 08/04/2019

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 dozen approved....
03:13, 05/16/2019

| 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 concerns....
18:26, 06/15/2019

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 consequences....
18:00, 08/14/2019

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 agencies....
08:00, 05/31/2019

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 on Tuesday....
20:26, 07/17/2019

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 (Editorial, 10 June), but in spite of concerns from MPs and peers, parliament has hardly discussed the i...
20:26, 06/12/2019

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 legislation would outlaw landlords from being able to “obtain, retain, access or use” the machiner...
03:00, 05/17/2019

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 systems....
01:39, 09/04/2019

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becomes 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 technology....
19:00, 07/18/2019

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 technology....
05:00, 05/15/2019

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 and the camera above the doors scans your face, opening them seamlessly without you lifting a finger....
14:39, 05/21/2019

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 the technology creeps increasingly into daily life. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is sched...
08:13, 05/13/2019

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. (May 14)        ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

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.       ...
05:26, 08/18/2019

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 swift symbolic blow to a key technology rapidly......
10:39, 05/15/2019

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, the Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, that bans city government (including police) from using fac...
02:26, 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 faces but stops short of identifying and recording them....
05:39, 07/03/2019

San Francisco Poised to Ban Facial-Recognition Surveillance San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors is expected to pass a ban on the use of facial recognition by local agencies, making it the first U.S. city to do so and adding to a broad push to regulate to the technology....
19:52, 05/14/2019

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 facial recognition technology. The groups, which are planning to blanket lawmakers with emails and phone ...
00:39, 09/06/2019

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 passed laws prohibiting city use of facial recognition. Now, a group of Congresswomen hope to pass th...
02:39, 07/24/2019

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 tool....
17:39, 05/15/2019

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, reflecting a growing backlash against a technology that’s creeping into airports, motor vehicle departments,...
18:39, 05/13/2019

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 of facial recognition cameras in a busy part of central London.The information commissioner, Elizab...
01:39, 08/16/2019

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 use of the technology on the grounds that it is often inaccurate, potentially invasive and lacks stand...
11:26, 07/18/2019

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 these days. But Axon, which makes many of those cameras, solicited advice on the topic from and independ...
00:26, 06/28/2019

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 shopping centres, museums, conference centres and other private spaces around the UK.An investigation ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

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 reveal....
06:52, 07/26/2019

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.        ...
20:39, 05/13/2019

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, oppression, and authoritarianism. And now one is going to track your drunk ass at the bar.Read more......
20:26, 08/01/2019

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....
02:26, 09/12/2019

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 that would give citizens explicit rights over their facial recognition data, like the right to know....
22:13, 08/22/2019

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....
12:13, 07/13/2019

Intel is bringing facial recognition to Toky 2020 Intel has revealed it will be rolling out a large-scale facial recognition technology system at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.The tech giant has unveiled details of its work with NEC that will see the latter's NeoFace technology depl...
14:00, 09/11/2019

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," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held....
22:26, 05/22/2019

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 recognition technology, which a civil rights group says would risk “normalising a mass surveillance tool...
21:26, 08/18/2019

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 deployed in London "on a 24-hour basis"....
20:52, 07/05/2019

Facial recognition is coming to US schools, starting in New York The Lockport City School District in New York will start testing a facial and object recognition system called "Aegis" on June 3rd. According to BuzzFeed News, that will make it the first in the US to pilot a facial recognition surveillance system on...
17:26, 05/30/2019

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 tools that local Silicon Valley companies helped develop....
01:00, 05/15/2019

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 More...
12:13, 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 software in cases where it fears misuse and will never sell the technology for surveillance....
16:26, 09/13/2019

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 project. The Denver Post reported Monday that professor Terrance Boult set up a long-range surveill...
18:26, 05/28/2019

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-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
11:52, 05/21/2019

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 the city the first in the United States to ban police and other government agencies from using facial...
08:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: San Francisco bans facial recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a facial recognition ban in San Francisco (all times local): 3:10 p.m. San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restric...
02:52, 05/15/2019

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 selling to private companies and the U.S. government. Users who rely on the app's facial recogn...
02:13, 05/10/2019

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 biometric data for millions of users without their consent....
18:39, 08/09/2019

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 use....
14:52, 09/04/2019

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 software to search for suspected criminals in public after independent analysis found matches were onl...
03:13, 07/04/2019

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 controversial facial recognition technology by property companies amid concerns that its use in CCTV sy...
13:00, 08/13/2019

Facebook facial recognition lawsuit can proceed – 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 effort to undo a class action lawsuit alleging it illegally collected and stored biometric data for mil...
12:13, 08/09/2019

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 effort to undo a class action lawsuit alleging it illegally collected and stored biometric data for mil...
13:00, 08/09/2019

San Francisco to 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 city in the country to ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology.The “Stop Sec...
00:00, 05/08/2019

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 apes...
01:52, 09/05/2019

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 what's happening. Georgetown Law researchers and the Washington Post have discovered that FBI ...
07:00, 07/08/2019

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 tools that local Silicon Valley companies helped develop....
04:26, 05/15/2019

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 their cars that use facial recognition technology to identify tired drivers, reports Bloomberg. The com...
09:00, 08/08/2019

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 technology forces itself upon you....
16:00, 07/13/2019

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 expressing concern about the practice on U.S. citizens....
19:13, 06/14/2019

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 of Essex. The report -- which was commissioned by Scotland Yard -- found that the technology used by....
22:13, 07/04/2019

81% of 'suspects' flagged by police facial recognition innocent - report Four out of five people identified by the Metropolitan Police's facial recognition technology as possible suspects are innocent, according to an independent report....
22:39, 07/03/2019

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 at knife-point on Friday, cops said. Civil liberties advocates have cautioned the tech could lead to ...
03:52, 08/06/2019

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 Francisco ruled in the plaintiffs' favor 3-0 after Facebook tried to block a class-action lawsuit whic...
23:26, 08/08/2019

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....
11:13, 06/24/2019

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 lists the Metropolitan Police among its clients....
18:00, 08/14/2019

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 installed on their phones to identify suspects without having to take them to a police station.The force...
02:13, 08/08/2019

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 science and technology published an assessment of the work of the biometrics commissioner and the f...
15:52, 07/28/2019

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 -- at least not yet. The decision follows a report from Axon's independent AI ethics board, which c...
19:13, 06/27/2019

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 appeals court ruled Thursday....
20:13, 08/09/2019

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 used.Read More...
19:00, 05/16/2019

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 and stored biometric data of millions of users without their consent. The lawsuit began in 2015 when...
08:39, 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 billion people in a matter of seconds. The company made this year's CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
21:00, 05/16/2019

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 recognition as “arsenic in the water supply of democracy”. It has the potential to abolish privacy in publi...
20:13, 06/10/2019

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 tool to keep public spaces securel, according to a new survey....
04:52, 09/13/2019

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 recognition technology....
02:26, 09/06/2019

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 intelligence services, according to the Colorado Springs Independent and Financial Times. While technically...
11:39, 05/28/2019

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 some cities....
01:39, 09/06/2019

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 what it calls an "unethical" practice....
09:39, 06/06/2019

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 challenges to its use....
16:52, 09/04/2019

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 development in the future, following a backlash prompted by the site owner’s admission last month that ...
20:13, 09/02/2019

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?        ...
02:26, 05/23/2019

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 project funded by US intelligence and military agencies, a newspaper reported. Professor Terrance Boult ...
21:39, 05/29/2019

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 to individual freedom and should be banned from use in public spaces, according to the director of t...
18:52, 06/07/2019

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 results.Read More...
19:00, 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 directly to Congress last year to take steps to manage the tech, which he says has "broad societal ramifi...
19:52, 06/06/2019

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 More...
01:39, 08/27/2019

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. According to The Washington Post, the FTC plans to allege that advertisers managed to target users who pro...
22:26, 07/23/2019

Police use of facial recognition is legal, Cardiff high court rules Surveillance system interferes with privacy rights but is not illegal says judgePolice use of automatic facial recognition technology to search for people in crowds is lawful, the high court in Cardiff has ruled.Although the mass surveillance system ...
13:13, 09/04/2019

‘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, Detroit police have been quietly utilizing controversial and unreliable facial recognition technology ...
16:52, 08/17/2019

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 do not breach the privacy of innocent people whose images are captured, a police force has argued.Ed ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

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 privacy practices....
06:13, 08/09/2019

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 More...
21:39, 06/04/2019

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, according to CNBC. The proposal, which has already passed the state Assembly and now awaits a vote fr...
21:52, 05/21/2019

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 million customers and its eye on e-cigarette sales and online gaming....
20:52, 05/15/2019

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 for the use of facial recognition technology in CCTV systems operated by a private developer at a 67-a...
23:13, 08/13/2019

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 of mass shootings across the country. The Lockport City School District will launch the first phase ...
21:00, 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 municipal ordinance banning the use of facial recognition technology by city and county agencies has rec...
14:52, 05/30/2019

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 in a New York City apartment complex are fighting their landlord’s effort to install a facial recog...
14:52, 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 tests are those enrolled....
05:00, 05/20/2019

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 they can prove it won’t introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A rep...
15:13, 05/29/2019

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 the technology....
06:52, 05/15/2019

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 the liberal city’s supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police a...
05:52, 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 development demanding to know whether the company believes its use of facial recognition software in its ...
23:13, 08/13/2019

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 who live in the UK, and all who visit us, discovered that our faces were being scanned secretly by p...
21:26, 08/18/2019

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 details of its work with NEC that will see the latter's NeoFace technology deployed across the J...
17:13, 09/11/2019

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 rather than tens of billions after the company failed to abide by the terms of a 2011 settlement with...
06:39, 07/24/2019

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 party.Read More...
07:00, 09/06/2019

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 suspects, a Georgetown Law report notes....
08:26, 05/17/2019

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 facial recognition technology to be installed in cameras across East Perth, despite concerns from p...
02:00, 06/12/2019

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 More...
04:26, 08/24/2019

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.       ...
13:39, 07/01/2019

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.       ...
00:13, 07/02/2019

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 has likely been well-received by the city’s discrimination attorneys. State-of-the-art facial recogni...
03:52, 07/02/2019

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. Several members voiced worries about the technology being used here as it is currently is in China, ...
20:39, 05/22/2019

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology used on thousands of peopleAn office worker who believes his image was captured by facial recognition cameras when he popped out for a sandwich in his lunch break has launched a groundbreaking leg...
16:52, 05/21/2019

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 public transport, the New South Wales government has suggested, but the opposition and digital rights ...
10:13, 07/11/2019

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, biased, and a threat to basic rights and safety.”Read more......
02:52, 09/06/2019

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 even realized the devices were harmless — thanks to controversial face-scanning technology. It was a...
10:52, 08/26/2019

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 of a formal legal framework for the use of facial recognition cameras by the police.A barrister for ...
17:00, 05/23/2019

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 lives. Now hundreds of summer camps across the United States have tethered their rustic lakefronts to f...
23:26, 08/08/2019

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.       ...
18:39, 09/05/2019

New tool helps 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 by privacy activists offers to help travelers avoid increasingly invasive facial recognition technolo...
01:52, 06/06/2019

California legislature bars facial recognition for police body cameras California's legislature on Thursday passed a three-year ban on state and local law enforcement from using body cameras with facial recognition software, the latest curb on technology that some say poses a threat to civil liberties....
03:52, 09/13/2019

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 milestone in the regulation of the burgeoning and controversial technology....
04:52, 09/13/2019

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 millions of users, NBC News reports....
20:00, 05/09/2019

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.       ...
18:26, 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 responsibly....
09:39, 09/06/2019

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 biometric data for millions of users without their consent....
03:00, 08/09/2019

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 few years, agents from the FBI and ICE have conducted thousands of facial recognition searches on imme...
23:52, 07/08/2019

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.Read More...
04:13, 07/27/2019

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

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 London....
01:39, 08/16/2019

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 called for the Detroit Police Department not to use the cutting-edge technology....
07:26, 08/21/2019

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 city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
06:39, 05/20/2019

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 More...
06:00, 05/18/2019

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 western New York is launching a first-of-its-kind facial recognition system, generating new privacy ...
11:52, 05/31/2019

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 in London....
20:39, 05/16/2019

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 contend that Facebook gave some people inadequate information about ways to opt out of some facial recog...
21:13, 07/23/2019

'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 private citizens, according to a top lawmaker....
15:39, 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 campus.        ...
20:00, 05/30/2019

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 scan hundreds of millions of Americans’ faces without their knowledge or consent....
23:52, 07/07/2019

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 deployed in central London....
20:26, 08/13/2019

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 license databases and have turned into an “unprecedented surveillance infrastructure” that some critic...
08:52, 07/08/2019

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 report has found....
08:13, 07/04/2019

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 Tuesday called for a “complete” federal ban on the government’s use of this technology.Read more......
20:52, 07/09/2019

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 to technological advancements than San Francisco, which, for the most part, has embraced both tech companies and their services in many facets of civic life. But on Tuesday, San Francisco passed an o...
22:13, 05/16/2019

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 possibility that said photo will come up in a facial-recognition search used by government agencies. I...
20:13, 07/09/2019

Twins' Max Kepler leading baseball's charge into Europe With the Yankees-Red Sox series in London, baseball embarks on its latest frontier: expanding into Europe. The face of that expansion is Twins outfielder Max Kepler....
16:26, 06/27/2019

Trumpism is coming to Britain - and Farage is leading the charge On an unseasonably chilly May afternoon, Nigel Farage looks out at the rows of empty seats at Fylde AFC, a Lancashire football club, the site of the latest of his Brexit Party rallies (eight and counting). ...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Private banking architects: Tan Su Shan – leading the charge for Asia’s wealthy Tan Su Shan has led DBS’s efforts to become the leading home-grown bank for wealth management in Asia, during a decade in which the number of billionaires in the region has soared....
19:00, 04/28/2019

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 unregulated facial recognition technology in law enforcement....
02:39, 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 Brother technology."...
13:13, 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?        ...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Sam Ehlinger shrugs off critics as he prepares for pressure of leading Texas to bigger heights Sam Ehlinger has been criticized. He's also been really successful. The Texas quarterback is simply focused on leading his team to championships.       ...
00:00, 07/17/2019

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 flaws of the tech, the ACLU conducted another test of Amazon’s Rekognition software, which inaccuratel...
03:39, 08/14/2019

Amazon's Facial Analysis Program Is Building A Dystopic Future For Trans And Nonbinary People In 2017, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, just outside Portland, Oregon, wanted to find a man covered in dollar bills. The unidentified man, whose profile photo showed him lying on a bed covered in paper money, had been making concerning posts...
21:26, 06/27/2019

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 suddenly had a change of heart due to ethical concerns about the technology—they reportedly just couldn’t ...
05:39, 07/20/2019

Leading burger supplier sourced from Amazon farmer using deforested land Brazilian meat company which has supplied McDonald’s and Burger King bought cattle from farm using deforested land earlier this year, investigation showsThe world’s biggest supplier of burgers sourced meat from a farmer in the Amazon who had been fou...
20:13, 09/17/2019

eBay Accuses Amazon Managers of Leading Plan to Snag Sellers eBay sued three employees working at e-commerce rival Amazon, alleging that they conspired with dozens of other workers to fraudulently take high-value online merchants from eBay....
18:00, 08/02/2019

Amazon fires: Can international pressure help put them out? Wildfires blazing in the Amazon have sparked an international dispute. As Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro dismisses foreign leaders' condemnations, what can the international community really do to protect the Amazon?...
13:00, 08/24/2019

As the Amazon Burns, Europe Leads the Charge on Climate With the Trump administration nearly silent, European leaders have energetically stepped in to take up the mantle of leadership. A trade deal could be at stake....
19:00, 08/24/2019

EU piles pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires The European Union piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France saying they could block a trade deal with South America....
16:26, 08/23/2019

Corporations pile pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires Asset managers, pension funds and companies halt deals and stop buying bondsFinancial pressure is growing on Brazil over fires in the Amazon and the far-right president’s belligerent response to them.Asset managers, pension funds and companies have i...
08:39, 08/31/2019

Brazil feels pressure over Amazon deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if a senior government scientist had betrayed his confidence regarding deforestation data, he would be fired, underlining how growing international pressure to protect the Amazon is weighing on...
05:13, 08/02/2019

Amazon Fitbit sale: save on the Alta HR, Charge 2 and Ionic smartwatch Summer is almost here, and if you've been eyeing a fitness tracker to help you get in shape, then you've come to the right place. Amazon has the best-selling Fitbit Alta HR on sale for just $74.76. That's a $55 discount and the lowest ...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Amazon wildfires: Leaders pressure Brazil to quell 'international crisis' Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro accused media organizations of trying to undermine his government....
10:26, 08/23/2019

Wall St. edges higher, boosted by healthcare; Alphabet, Amazon pressure Nasdaq The S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrials ticked higher on Monday, propped up by healthcare stocks, but steep losses in shares of internet giants Alphabet and Amazon on fears of regulatory risks limited advances and kept the tech-heavy Nasdaq in the red....
17:52, 06/03/2019

Mercosur trade deal gives EU leeway to pressure Brazil on Amazon fires: Maas A planned trade agreement between the European Union and Latin American countries allows the bloc to exert pressure on Brazil to do more against fires engulfing the Amazon rainforest, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday....
14:00, 08/26/2019

Just in time for Prime Day, John Oliver exposes Amazon's high-pressure warehouses John Oliver loves to poke the bear. That is, if the bear is a metaphor representing an individual or corporation the Last Week Tonight host basically double-dog-dares to sue him for airing exposés about their shadiness, heartlessness, or downright cr...
16:39, 07/01/2019

Facing global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro may send army to curb Amazon fires Amid growing global condemnation, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat a record number of fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest....
22:00, 08/23/2019

Pressure, prayers and protests: Amazon fires push Brazil to the forefront of international conversations Under pressure from domestic and international sources, the Brazilian government sends 44,000 troops to help fight the fires raging in the Amazon.        ...
06:52, 08/26/2019

How we live together: the nuns The glue is praying together – morning, midday, evening and nightI was 23 when I became a nun, in 1951. The convent I was sent to had 20 nuns, with an average age of 33. Those were very different times: communities nowadays are much smaller and live ...
11:52, 06/15/2019

The man police are looking to question after finding pressure cookers in a New York subway station was wearing an Amazon Prime Day t-shirt New York City police are looking to identify and question a man photographed wearing an Amazon Prime Day 2018 shirt after pressure cookers were left Friday at one of the city's busiest transit hubs, leading to its evacuation during morning rush hour....
10:52, 08/17/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in th...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Fitbit price cut at Amazon: deals on the Fitbit Versa Lite, Alta HR, and Charge 3 If you're looking to snag a smartwatch deal before the new school year, then you're in luck. Amazon has some killer deals on popular Fitbit models that include the Fitbit Alta HR and Charge 3 smartwatch. Amazon also has the best-selling Fit...
01:39, 08/02/2019

Fitbit price cut: save on the Fitbit Alta HR, Charge 3, & Blaze smartwatch at Amazon If you're in the market for a cheap activity tracker, then you've come to the right place. Amazon has some fantastic deals on popular models that include the Fitbit Charge 3 and Blaze smartwatch. Amazon also has the best-selling Fitbit Alta...
01:13, 09/14/2019

Fitbit sale at Amazon: price cuts on the Fitbit Charge 3 and Alta HR If you're looking for a killer deal on a Fitbit activity tracker, then today is your lucky day. Amazon has the feature-rich Charge 3 on sale for $110. That's a $40 discount and the best price we've seen for the popular activity tracker...
00:52, 06/19/2019

Vatican law: Priests, nuns must report sex abuse, cover-up VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic h...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children ...
14:39, 05/24/2019

Fitbit price cut: save on the Fitbit Alta HR and Charge 3 at Amazon Summer is officially here, and if you're looking for an affordable activity tracker to help jumpstart your fitness, then you've come to the right place. Amazon has the best-selling Fitbit Alta HR on sale for just $74.98. That's a $55 d...
19:26, 06/21/2019

The Vatican editor who exposed the sexual abuse of nuns – and took on the Pope In the church women’s magazine, Lucetta Scaraffia exposed rape and secret abortions. Then, she and her team quit. She reveals what happenedOn 26 March, Lucetta Scaraffia sent a letter to Pope Francis. She was, at the time, the editor of the Vatican’s...
15:00, 05/08/2019

| Pope Francis orders priests and nuns to report sex abuse The Roman Catholic Church's approximately one million clergy must report all suspicions of sexual abuse by church leaders at any and all levels, Pope Francis has ordered....
13:52, 05/10/2019

Priests, nuns must report sex abuse, cover-ups under groundbreaking new Vatican law Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities....
14:39, 05/09/2019

Priests, nuns now required to report sex abuse claims, Vatican says The requirement is part of a sweeping new law aimed at overhauling how the Roman Catholic Church deals with accusations of clerical sex abuse and coverup....
22:52, 05/09/2019

Pope issues new law requiring priests, nuns to report abuse to church VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
12:26, 05/09/2019

Pope issues law to force priests and nuns to report sexual abuse All Catholic priests and nuns will be required to report abuse and cover-ups by superiorsPope Francis has issued a groundbreaking law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superi...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Every twist and turn in Katy Perry's bitter legal battle with nuns over her purchase of their former convent Amy Harris/Invision/AP Katy Perry has been embroiled in a legal battle with the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary since 2014. The pop star tried to purchase a Los Angeles estate that used to be a convent, but two former residents rejected her ...
02:13, 06/12/2019

Pope issues groundbreaking law ordering all Catholic priests, nuns to report sex abuse and cover-ups to church VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope issues groundbreaking law ordering all Catholic priests, nuns to report sex abuse and cover-ups to church....
14:26, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis issues groundbreaking law requiring Catholic priests and nuns to report clergy sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
20:00, 05/09/2019

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 disorders. People who experience severe, recurring, or persistent facial pain should see a doctor. Learn mor...
07:39, 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 for every type of skin....
21:26, 07/18/2019

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. That means having a really hot face cloth and soaking the area, or shaving in or just after a showe...
21:26, 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 state. That lack of international validation – not least the absence of a credit rating – is holding bac...
20:39, 09/12/2019

Who -- or What -- Is LEADING the Fed? “What will the Fed do?” That is the wrong question – the real issue is, who (or what) the Fed will follow. Watch this Chart of the Day to see the answer for yourself....
23:00, 06/19/2019

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a millio...
15:00, 06/26/2019

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in warehouses operated by online retailers. According to Oliver, working in such facilities can be, well, da...
23:00, 07/03/2019

New Amazon Echo gear on the way? Amazon teases big Seattle launch event At this rate, you’re going to need to build an extension on your house to accommodate all the Amazon Echo speakers out there: Amazon has just announced that it’s going to be hosting a large launch event in Seattle at the end of this mon...
06:52, 09/13/2019

Is Amazon Prime worth it in Australia? Amazon's subscription service explained UPDATE: Amazon has announced the dates for Prime Day 2019. In Australia, the sale will begin at 00:01am on July 15 and go on for 48 hours till July 16 ticks across midnight. However, with plenty of deals on offer from the US storefront, Aussies will ...
08:52, 07/02/2019

Amazon Echo in your wishlist? Amazon's dropping prices before Black Friday Amazon has slashed the price of its Amazon Echo, Amazon Echo Plus (first generation), and Amazon Echo Dot speakers – all of which are 'Certified Refurbed' by the tech giant. That means these deals are for Amazon Echo speakers th...
19:13, 09/17/2019

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
15:00, 05/27/2019

FedEx Is Ending a Major Amazon Deal As Amazon Builds a Rival Shipping Network FedEx is snipping another tie with Amazon as the e-commerce giant emerges as a competitor by building its own shipping network. The ground-delivery contract with Amazon won’t be renewed when it expires at the end of this month, FedEx said in an...
01:00, 08/08/2019

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 tool will help restore trust in digital media at a time when deepfakes and fake faces are more common...
19:52, 06/14/2019

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 purchased their own systems....
14:39, 05/17/2019

Facial Reconstruction Shows What the Enigmatic Denisovans Might Have Looked Like A pinky finger bone, some teeth, and a lower jaw. That’s all the physical evidence we have of the mysterious Denisovans, an extinct group of hominins closely related to the Neanderthals. Remarkable new research offers a physical reconstruction of the...
18:14, 09/19/2019

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 will decide on the case of a Dutch woman who feels unfairly treated because her country’s highest co...
09:26, 09/19/2019

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
15:26, 07/09/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is My Ex Leading Me On? Hello you beautiful and terrifying love piranhas, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the dating advice column for people who got a recommendation from Dr. Mario....
19:13, 07/11/2019

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 their heads as the country embraces facial payment technology.In a country where mobile payment is a...
12:26, 09/04/2019

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 Duchess of Cambridge was spotted......
16:13, 07/15/2019

'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 hotel. ‘Most of our suites come with views of the pool or the rolling fields of the Brentwood countr...
12:39, 09/14/2019

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 pool and plush furnishings...
06:26, 06/07/2019

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 four, who is stationed in Kuwait, didn’t hesitate to travel more than 6,000 miles for his 12-month-old...
18:00, 08/29/2019

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 abuses, each pressed federal lawmakers to respond to the widespread, unregulated use of the technology by...
00:39, 05/23/2019

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 wary of the governing party’s lack of details....
17:26, 07/10/2019

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. Lawmakers pressured over the past two years by LGBT groups as well as church organizations opposed to same-...
12:13, 05/16/2019

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 Class in the National Championship, the series will......
19:13, 06/11/2019

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 unlawful...
12:26, 05/21/2019

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.Read more......
01:13, 05/15/2019

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Busi...
10:00, 07/08/2019

Get $10/£10 credit for Amazon Prime Day when you install Amazon Assistant Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering $10/£10 off your next order when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension.The deal is open to Amazon Prime members who install Amazon Assistant for the first time, and the credit will be ap...
14:00, 07/08/2019

U.S. senators ask Amazon CEO if 'Amazon's Choice' deceives consumers Two U.S. senators asked Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos on Monday how the "Amazon's Choice" badge on certain products is determined and whether the mark deceives consumers into purchasing "products of inferior quality."...
08:39, 08/13/2019

TV's Top Leading Man 2019: Vote in the Top 32 Ahoy mateys! It's time to vote in the second round of TV's Top Leading Man, where the top 32 contenders face off tournament-style in a quest to make it to the next round.......
06:00, 08/15/2019

LEADING OFF: Paxton gets Red Sox rematch, May Day in LA LEADING OFF: Yankees' Paxton gets Red Sox rematch after quiet deadline, Dodgers to start top prospect 'Gingergaard', Rays get odd day off, Bumgarner tries to keep Giants rolling       ...
09:39, 08/02/2019

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 has said....
00:13, 06/26/2019

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 this incident,” said New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas....
16:26, 06/07/2019

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 more former patients of the now-shuttered business to get tested for the virus....
17:26, 04/30/2019

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 test...
19:26, 08/20/2019

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 above these words. It looks as if someone has made a baby drink plutonium. It’s not nice, is it? You...
11:52, 06/04/2019

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...
01:52, 09/05/2019

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        ...
16:13, 04/30/2019

‘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 expert climber says. “It’s recognition instead of significance,” explained Adrian Hayes, a British...
04:52, 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 the second city in the United States to ban the tech after San Francisco broke new ground with a ban ...
21:26, 06/28/2019

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 only 16 countries....
18:13, 09/17/2019

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 sector is mostly lawless, this technology is easily weaponized. And according to a new report, in the ha...
21:00, 05/16/2019

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 first.Read more......
10:26, 09/04/2019

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 initiative commemorating victims of Soviet persecution....
15:13, 09/04/2019

San Francisco to vote on banning face recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors will vote on surveillance oversight legislation Tuesday that includes a ban on the use of facial recognition technology by police and other city departments. If approved by the full board, San Francisco would...
09:39, 05/14/2019

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.       ...
17:26, 09/10/2019

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 automatic facial recognition setting is conspicuously absent from their Facebook settings. This fea...
02:26, 05/22/2019

‘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, is published by Penguin Random House Continue reading......
14:26, 07/17/2019

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. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates....
04:52, 05/15/2019

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 the third ban of the tech by a U.S. city since May.Read more......
23:13, 07/17/2019

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 decades demanding to be recognized as offspring of victims...
07:13, 06/24/2019

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 Australia's first inhabitants to have a greater voice in decision-making....
14:39, 07/10/2019

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 Music, Messages, Notes, Reminders and more, all part of Apple HomePod's new multi-user feature.The...
01:26, 06/04/2019

Only signed copy of US recognition of 'State of Israel' can be yours for $300G A rare document signed by the President of the United States recognizing the Jewish State of Israel is up for sale, days ahead of Israeli Independence Day....
21:39, 04/30/2019

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 New York State legislators introduced a bill to ban the use of facial recognition surveillance by resi...
01:39, 05/16/2019

The Woman Leading PBS Through TV's Time of Turmoil When Paula Kerger took over as chief executive of PBS in 2006, “Downton Abbey” hadn’t yet made its debut and Charlie Rose and Tavis Smiley were mainstays. Thirteen years later, Ms. Kerger isn’t just the longest-serving chief in PBS history; she is on...
14:13, 06/12/2019

Most Germans don't want von der Leyen leading EU Commission Only one third of Germans believe their defense minister, Ursula von der Leyen, is a good choice to lead the EU Commission, according to a survey. Many believe the state is too lenient with Neo-Nazis....
08:13, 07/05/2019

Bernie Sanders is still leading a revolution Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he can lead a revolution. He also says that some of his ideas that seemed radical in 2016 have been adopted by other Democratic candidates. (Sept. 19)        ...
09:26, 09/19/2019

Vondrousova leading new Czech generation Minutes after second seed Czech Karolina Pliskova was dumped out of the French Open on Friday, Marketa Vondrousova underlined her credentials as the leader of the country's new generation by reaching the last 16 for the first time....
20:00, 05/31/2019

Trump isn’t sabotaging the fight against HIV — he’s leading it If you took Democrats and left-wing activists at their word, you’d think President Trump was intentionally sabotaging HIV research. The gay issue website Queerty described the Trump administration’s recent decision to end experimentation on the remai...
21:39, 06/07/2019

How Women Are Leading the Class Struggle On Wednesday, 25,000 teachers in Oregon walked off their jobs, shutting down at least 600 schools across the state as part of a campaign for smaller class sizes, more nurses and guidance counselors, and better funding for public education (paid for b...
18:39, 05/13/2019

Strokes leading cause for disability worldwide TUCSON – Every year 800 thousand people in the U.S. suffer strokes. It is the leading cause of disability worldwide. While it is unlikely that you’ll die from a stroke, you could end up being handicapped. According to Tucson Neurologist M...
04:52, 06/01/2019

LEADING OFF: Lester vs Kershaw, MLB goes to Omaha LEADING OFF: Lester faces Kershaw as Cubs visit Dodgers, Musgrove vs Braves again 3 days after benches cleared, MLB goes to Omaha for 1st time       ...
12:26, 06/13/2019

LEADING OFF: Deadline day drama for Minor, others LEADING OFF: Deadline day drama for Minor, others; Reds-Pirates set for tense finale; Giles gets cortisone shot in elbow; Greinke faces Yankees; DeGrom sliding into form       ...
10:26, 07/31/2019

TV's Top Leading Man 2019: Vote in the Sweet 16 Oh boy, ladies and gentlemen. This one's gonna be tough. There are some serious face offs happening in today's round of TV's Top Leading Man, including one Shadowhunters......
02:52, 08/17/2019

LEADING OFF: Sabathia goes for 3,000 Ks, Yelich hobbled LEADING OFF: CC Sabathia needs 3 Ks for 3,000, NL MVP Christian Yelich among several hobbled stars, Pirates try to stop 8-game slide        ...
09:26, 04/30/2019

TV's Top Leading Man 2019: Vote in the First Round Well hello there. Hot off the heels of our last big voting extravaganza (also known as the TV Scoop Awards), it's now time to crown this year's top TV Leading Man. If you've......
04:39, 08/13/2019

TV's Top Leading Man 2019: Vote in the Final 4 And here we are at the final four. After days and days and hours of voting, we're now down to four men from four different shows, all ready to battle it out for a spot in the final......
09:26, 08/22/2019

TV's Top Leading Man 2019: Vote in the Elite 8 Hey. Listen, the elite eight of TV's Top Leading Man is now open for voting, but we're not thrilled about it. We just had to pair up faves against faves, knowing we were......
03:39, 08/20/2019

The Cryptocurrency That's Leading the Pack in 2019 Our Cryptocurrency analysis showed subscribers a bullish Elliott Wave trade set-up on Cardano's price chart, namely: A third wave. See it for yourself....
15:39, 05/01/2019

From the archive: Ted Heath on leading Britain towards the EEC It’s January 1966, and the PM reveals the Tories’ unified approach to joining the Common MarketA year after being elected leader of the Tory party, following Alec Douglas-Home’s resignation, Edward Heath was interviewed by Kenneth Harris for the Obse...
14:39, 08/04/2019

Key events leading toward uprising in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, accompanied by civilian protesters and a small contingent of heavily armed troops, called Tuesday for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolás Maduro....
20:26, 04/30/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: the best deals on Amazon UAE Amazon Prime Day 2019 is finally here, and we're already scrambling to find the best deals to add to our carts. Our Prime Day deals list is below, full of the best 4KTV deals, AirPods on sale, Apple iPad (both the cheap iPad and the newer i...
12:13, 07/15/2019

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 David Foster, and with vows......
18:26, 06/28/2019

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 beard, which he recently debuted on......
03:26, 09/18/2019

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 Rodney.       ...
21:02, 09/15/2019

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 gemstones does. I understand that it is popular with lifestyle bloggers and various Kardashian satellites ...
15:00, 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 expressions.Read More...
14:39, 07/04/2019

"Fitting Recognition": PM Congratulates Pranab Mukherjee On Bharat Ratna Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the Bharat Ratna conferred on former president Pranab Mukherjee is a fitting recognition for his service to the nation....
11:26, 08/09/2019

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. The good news you can opt-out. The bad news is that the program in Vegas furthers the TSA’s ongoin...
05:26, 08/29/2019

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.        ...
15:52, 05/15/2019

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 Suggestions.Read More...
10:52, 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 discontinue a related feature called ‘Tag Suggestions’. Face recognition, which was available to some...
07:39, 09/04/2019

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include same-sex union announcements in its alumnae magazine. But the pastor of a nearby Catholic parish calls...
15:13, 05/29/2019

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 discontinue a related feature called 'Tag Suggestions'....
21:00, 09/03/2019

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 generate more accurate transcriptions....
18:13, 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 credentials to prove it....
22:00, 05/31/2019

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 despite growing demand for such ceremonies, the television scientist Alice Roberts has said.Roberts...
15:13, 06/16/2019

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 using computer vision. Bourdakos’ Code Pattern, called “Create a real-time object detection app using ...
21:26, 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 samples to cloud systems....
19:39, 05/09/2019

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 more natural way of interacting with devices than poking at buttons and screens, and its popularity ...
20:00, 05/12/2019

LEADING OFF: Andújar off IL, Braves-Marlins gets tense LEADING OFF: Yanks' Miguel Andújar expected off IL, Braves and Marlins again get tense, Trevor Cahill's global feat, Anthony Rizzo gets rolling        ...
13:39, 05/04/2019

Something else stinks on ESPN’s ‘First Take,’ leading to abrupt exit No, Jay Williams did not walk out on ESPN’s “First Take” hosts Max Kellerman and Stephen A. Smith because of any foul odors on the set. But something must have reeked enough to make the former Duke star, and top NBA draft pick, to s...
06:52, 05/08/2019

Kentucky AG sues leading insulin manufacturers FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s attorney general has sued three leading insulin manufacturers, accusing them of deceptive pricing schemes that have caused hardships in a state with high diabetes rates. Attorney General Andy Beshear says his la...
22:52, 05/13/2019

LEADING OFF: Angels stop at Wrigley, Bellinger gets off day LEADING OFF: Angels stop at Wrigley on way home, batting leader Cody Bellinger gets an off day for Dodgers        ...
11:13, 06/04/2019

LEADING OFF: Davis could be back, Kershaw vs Harper LEADING OFF: Khris Davis could be back, Clayton Kershaw vs Bryce Harper, Domingo Germán goes for 10th win        ...
05:13, 06/01/2019

LEADING OFF: Fiers follows no-hitter, Cruz gets MRI on wrist LEADING OFF: Fiers follows no-hitter, Cruz gets MRI on wrist, Brewers face another tough test in Philly, Astros roll into Detroit, Hicks comes off injured list for Yankees        ...
10:39, 05/13/2019

LEADING OFF: Fiers follows no-hitter, Brewers in Philly LEADING OFF: Fiers follows no-hitter, Brewers get another tough test in Philly, Astros roll into Detroit, Hicks comes off injured list for Yankees        ...
08:13, 05/13/2019

Germany's AfD in-fighting leading to rightward shift In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist wing led by Björn Höcke is becoming increasingly powerful....
09:13, 07/07/2019

It's all been leading up to this: Here's the infomercial for the 2019's Gathering Of The Juggalos The past few years have been a little rough for the Insane Clown Posse and the whole Juggalo Nation, with the FBI classifying Juggalos as a criminal street gang and Violent J’s daughter getting conned by second-rate fur-suit manufacturers, but now it...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Setting up the NFL's QB battles: Who's leading, where rookies stand After getting drafted in the first round by the Cardinals last season, Josh Rosen is getting a shot with a new team. For five rookies, a starting job in the NFL may not be far off. Here's what's ahead for each....
19:00, 05/13/2019

LEADING OFF: Cubs-Brewers in prime time LEADING OFF: Cubs-Brewers settle series in prime time, Oakland closes out wild homestand, Tanaka split out of luck, no Altuve no problem for Astros        ...
09:00, 05/12/2019

LEADING OFF: Derby day; Lucroy, Arrieta get evaluated LEADING OFF: Derby day in Cleveland, Angels' Lucroy evaluated after collision, Phillies' Arrieta may need surgery       ...
05:39, 07/08/2019

Police are now a leading cause of death among young American men The study found that black men are two-and-a-half times more likely to be killed by law enforcement over their lifetime than white men.        ...
00:13, 08/10/2019

LEADING OFF: Big Papi recovering, Kingery blossoming LEADING OFF: Big Papi recovering in Boston, Kingery blossoming for Phillies, Plesac a bright spot for Indians, Donaldson appeals suspension       ...
13:39, 06/12/2019

TV's Top Leading Man 2019: Vote in the Final Round Are you ready? The final round of TV's Top Leading Man is here, and it's come down to a tournament veteran and a newcomer. Jensen Ackles of Supernatural won Alpha Male Madness......
04:52, 08/24/2019

Hollywood’s leading men are freeing the nipple on the red carpet Who can forget Lil Kim’s now infamous purple bejeweled pasty breast-baring jumpsuit she wore to the 1999 MTV Video Music Award? Some might view it as the ultimate fashion faux pas — while others might see it as laying the initial groundwork of the la...
00:13, 05/21/2019

What's leading to vaping-associated deaths and injuries, according to pulmonologists Health officials have reported six deaths and at least 450 cases of lung injury connected to vaping. Patients with vaping-associated lung injury display a wide array of respiratory symptoms, including coughing and chest pain. Doctors still don't k...
02:00, 09/14/2019

Leading US bosses drop shareholder-first principle The real test will be in deeds not words, IPPR thinktank tells Business RoundtableThe bosses of 181 of the US’s biggest companies have changed the official definition of “the purpose of a corporation” from making the most money possible for sharehold...
21:39, 08/19/2019

Varun Gandhi Leading From Pilibhit With Around 4,85,000 Votes Feroze Varun Gandhi, often seen as the 'other Gandhi', thanks to his estranged relatives in the Congress party, is a two-time parliamentarian from Uttar Pradesh....
18:52, 05/23/2019

VK Singh Leading From Ghaziabad With Over 6 Lakh Votes VK Singh, a former army chief and junior minister in the External Affairs Ministry, is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Ghaziabad in western Uttar Pradesh....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Fraser-Pryce blazes world leading 10.88 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce's steady return to her best form continued at the Racers Grand Prix on Saturday when the twice Olympic champion blazed to a world leading 10.88 seconds in the 100 meters at the National Stadium in Kingston....
06:52, 06/09/2019

Jos Buttler could be given leading role for England against Afghanistan • Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy are injury doubts• James Vince set to step up at Old TraffordThe joke going around the England dressing room after Friday’s World Cup group stage victory over West Indies was that they simply could not wait to get out of S...
19:26, 06/15/2019

Handball rules leading to more criticism of VAR in Germany Newly implemented handball rules in soccer were supposed to provide greater clarity for those watching and playing the game but they're leading to confusion in Germany       ...
18:00, 08/26/2019

What’s Driving You Crazy: Leading & Lagging arrows TUCSON – Ever get confused when you get the “green turn arrow” at an intersection? Sometimes the arrow starts before the green light, for through traffic while others are after. News 4 Tucson viewer Ray wrote in and said, ” it...
19:13, 09/07/2019

LEADING OFF: Stroman at Yankee Stadium, Red Sox get Cashner LEADING OFF: Stroman starts at Yankee Stadium as trade talk swirls, Red Sox get Cashner from the Orioles, Ryu pitches at Fenway Park       ...
09:13, 07/14/2019

Hugh Grant: I’m ‘too old, ugly and fat’ to be a rom-com leading man anymore Say it ain’t so, Hugh! The perpetually boyish star of “Notting Hill,” “Four Weddings and a Funeral” and every other rom-com in the last 20 years says he’s done with the genre. “I’ve gotten too old and ugly and fat to do them anymore,” Hugh Grant told...
21:39, 06/06/2019

KSP Leading Investigation Into Missing Magoffin Co. Toddler MAGOFFIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police are now leading the investigation into the disappearance of a missing Magoffin County toddler. Volunteers are still searching for 1-year-old Kenneth Niel Howard. The toddler has been missing ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Understanding the Conflicts Leading to Saudi Attacks Before Yemen’s civil war began in 2014, the country had no tradition of sectarianism between its Shiite and Sunni Muslim communities. With outside powers having chosen sides along those lines, the conflict now pits the Middle East’s biggest rivals, S...
18:39, 09/17/2019

LEADING OFF: Yanks put Andújar on IL, Paddack vs Kershaw LEADING OFF: Yanks add and subtract from IL list, Paddack vs Kershaw in Texas two-step, Hendricks on efficient roll, Pedroia's rehab put on hold        ...
11:52, 05/14/2019

LEADING OFF: Marlins streak the right way, Sale vs Astros LEADING OFF: Marlins streaking in right direction, Sale faces Astros again, Orioles finally return to Coors Field        ...
11:52, 05/24/2019

How diet can alter the gut, leading to insulin resistance A new study looks to mice and humans to find out more about the mechanisms through which diet can lead to insulin resistance, a key feature of diabetes....
17:13, 08/16/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer returns, Red Sox protest, Gallo out LEADING OFF: Scherzer returns to Washington rotation, Red Sox protest Tampa Bay's shifts, Texas slugger Gallo out       ...
14:00, 07/25/2019

Popovich, finally, gets his turn at leading USA Basketball Gregg Popovich walked into USA Basketball's first team meeting in advance of World Cup training camp, and it seemed to some in the room that he was having a little difficulty keeping his emotions in check....
12:39, 08/06/2019

Which teams were managed by their all-time leading goalscorer? Plus: moving behind enemy lines, and being relegated while barely conceding. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Now that Frank Lampard is Chelsea head coach, what other examples are there of a team – club or country – being managed by their all-time t...
13:39, 07/24/2019

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 outlets report an East Baton Rouge Parish jury found 29-year-old William Bottoms, Jr. guilty Friday ...
01:00, 08/11/2019

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 Suggestions" settings that notified you if someone uploaded......
16:00, 09/04/2019

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.        ...
04:13, 05/20/2019

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 believes the software can be used for good, to "change the job of law enforcement." Police in the city o...
20:13, 05/29/2019

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 know....
12:26, 06/02/2019

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 began repatriation talks with Rohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp on Saturday, an officia...
04:13, 07/28/2019

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 on Wednesday, an issue that has spurred decades of often heated debate....
12:39, 07/10/2019

Alzheimer’s and dementia leading cause of death in England and Wales Experts call for urgent action to tackle ‘biggest health crisis of our time’Dementia is the biggest health crisis of our time, experts have said, as statistics show the condition was the primary cause of death in England and Wales last year.Almost on...
03:00, 08/07/2019

LEADING OFF: Berríos, Bogaerts are All-Star replacements LEADING OFF: Berríos, Bogaerts are All-Star replacements, La Stella sidelined for at least two months after breaking bone in his lower right leg       ...
09:26, 07/04/2019

LEADING OFF: Cubs' Rizzo to get MRI, Suárez slugs away LEADING OFF: Cubs' Rizzo to get MRI on sprained ankle, Reds' Suárez takes aim at majors HR lead, Braun still timely for Brewers, A's try to build on lead at home       ...
14:39, 09/16/2019

Trump Says Leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson Would Be An "Excellent" PM U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge boost defence spending, in a striking intervention......
02:52, 06/01/2019

AL Central-leading Twins get reliever Romo from Marlins The AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins have acquired veteran reliever Sergio Romo in a trade with Miami, hoping to boost their beleaguered bullpen for the stretch       ...
05:26, 07/28/2019

LEADING OFF: Harper returns to Phillies, Ramírez has surgery LEADING OFF: Oh, baby! Harper back from paternity leave for Phillies, José Ramírez has surgery, Cardinals flyin' high, Didi goes down, Donaldson powers streaking Braves into pit stop at Coors Field, Bailey faces former team  ...
08:52, 08/26/2019

Alleged watermelon thief gets car stuck in mud, leading to arrest Buzz60, Mercer Morrison, watermelon, Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office, north carolina, thief, crime, arrest, mud, dirt, crop, topical        ...
20:13, 08/27/2019

Leading players want Wimbledon to increase prize money despite £38m pot • Players seeking bigger proportion of tournament revenue• Federer among those calling for lower tiers to get more fundsWimbledon may have to significantly increase its prize money and change the way it is distributed, if leading players have their w...
16:52, 06/27/2019

Tunisian political newcomers say they are leading presidential vote Two political outsiders said they believed they had advanced to the second round of Tunisia's presidential election on Sunday, citing exit polls, though no official results have been announced....
00:39, 09/16/2019

LEADING OFF: HR Derby field coming, Clevinger back up LEADING OFF: MLB to announce HR Derby field, Clevinger back on hill for Cleveland, Carpenter out for Cards, Mats moved to Mets 'pen       ...
12:00, 07/03/2019

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we do all the work. This must changeBehind most of the technological advances we take for granted are brilliant researchers working long hours to complete experiments and...
11:00, 06/05/2019

Phil Solomon, Leading Experimental Filmmaker, Is Dead at 65 He subjected found footage to what a colleague called “a chemical and optical alchemy,” creating haunting films that he thought of as a form of painting....
00:26, 05/02/2019

Jay Bruce traded from Mariners to NL East-leading Phillies Former All-Star outfielder Jay Bruce has been traded to Philadelphia by the Seattle Mariners, a deal that will cost the Phillies just $2.75 million over the next 1½ seasons        ...
00:52, 06/03/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer on rare skid, Sabathia vs Felix in NY LEADING OFF: Scherzer on rare skid, Sabathia vs Felix in NY, Red Sox sluggers get rolling, Padres try building on Renfroe's slam        ...
04:00, 05/06/2019

LEADING OFF: Carrasco treated, Epstein backs Maddon LEADING OFF: Carrasco treated for leukemia, Epstein supports Maddon, prospects set for Futures Game, Yankees-Rays cap hard-fought series       ...
16:26, 07/07/2019

Factbox: Leading players and powers in Sudan's unrest The Sudanese military's bloody crackdown on a pro-democracy protest camp in Khartoum this week was a major blow to efforts to create a democracy following the overthrow of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on April 11....
18:52, 06/05/2019

LEADING OFF: Thor throws as deadline nears, Rays vs Red Sox LEADING OFF: Thor throws as deadline nears, Rays vs Red Sox, Marisnick to serve suspension, Smyly up again for Phils       ...
14:52, 07/30/2019

LEADING OFF: Health scare for Carrasco, Canó injured again LEADING OFF: Health scare for Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco, Mets 2B Robinson Canó injured again, Red Sox offense back in the swing, Nationals seek 5th straight win        ...
09:13, 06/06/2019

LEADING OFF: Cubs on win streak, Mariners on losing skid LEADING OFF: Cubs aim for sixth straight win, Mariners have lost six in a row, Pineda pitching back at Yankee Stadium        ...
05:13, 05/05/2019

LEADING OFF: Greinke goes for Houston, Yanks crush at Camden LEADING OFF: Greinke debuts for Houston, Yankees crush at Camden Yards, Foltynewicz returns to Braves, Cubs minus Kimbrel       ...
14:13, 08/06/2019

Trump Wants to Replace DNI Dan Coats with a Leading Mueller Critic It looks like Rep. John Ratcliffe, a staunchly conservative Republican lawmaker from Texas, has passed his audition for an audience of one to replace Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats....
21:52, 07/28/2019

Meet 15 Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change From sinking islands to drought-ridden savannas, women bear an outsize burden of the global—warming crisis, largely because of gender inequalities. In many parts of the world, women hold traditional roles as the primary caregivers in families a...
17:00, 09/12/2019

Richard Kind plays leading man in ‘Auggie:’ ‘It’s on my shoulders’ Richard Kind has spent decades stealing scenes as a supporting player, but the sci-fi dramedy "Auggie" gave him the rare chance to play a leading man on screen....
19:26, 09/20/2019

All iOS devices can be unlocked says maker of leading cracking device Depending on your age, you might remember the old days when you walked into a Verizon store, bought a subsidized phone for $99 or $199, and the rep used a Cellebrite machine to transfer over your contacts to the new handset. The machines, used for da...
19:52, 06/15/2019

Louisville leading Auburn 4-1 in CWS game suspended by rain OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Louisville-Auburn game at the College World Series has been suspended until Tuesday night because of rain. The Cardinals led Auburn 4-1 after the fourth inning. That’s when the TD Ameritrade Park grounds crew rolled the t...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Global Stocks Rally, With Hong Kong Leading the Way U.S. stock futures were higher following strong gains for global stocks amid political developments around the world that countered a set of weak economic data....
14:00, 09/04/2019

Alfa Romeo gained 1.5% on leading F1 teams after dip from 2018 Alfa Romeo is "improving drastically" and has made a "huge" step with its potential this season, according to the Formula 1 team's chief Frederic Vasseur...
13:39, 08/20/2019

Five gymnasts to watch leading up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo WIth the Olympics less than a year away, Simone Biles is a lock, but who will join her in Tokyo? Here are five gymnasts to watch leading up to 2020.       ...
07:26, 08/13/2019

LEADING OFF: Snell seeks Bronx rebound, Trout gets MRI LEADING OFF: Snell seeks Bronx rebound, Trout gets MRI on right calf, Cubs try to make Cincy a seller, Dodgers head to Philly after late night       ...
13:00, 07/15/2019

Kentucky, West Virginia Leading U.S. In New Hepatitis C Cases LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– As the number of hepatitis A cases across the state appears to be leveling off, a new problem has presented itself, hepatitis C. New hepatitis C cases from intravenous drug use are now roughly tripling those of new HIV ...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Limbaugh says Democratic presidential primary may be over with Biden leading the way Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Friday that former Vice President Joe Biden may have already won the Democratic presidential primary and that President Trump may benefit from disenfranchised Bernie Sanders voters....
01:26, 05/11/2019

The passport blunder that cost 40 leading golfers a day's practice Her passport blunder caused nearly 40 players to miss out on practice rounds Monday for the Women's British Open and leading golfer Lexi Thompson says she "can't apologize enough."...
19:13, 07/31/2019

LEADING OFF: Minor, Stroman start on deadline radars LEADING OFF: Minor, Stroman start on deadline radars; Mets' Canó finds his sweet swing; Price and Red Sox try to sweep Rays; Dodgers unveil renovation plans; Cubs' Contreras set for return from IL       ...
05:52, 07/24/2019

Warming climate likely leading to larger California fires Enlarge / The 2018 Camp Fire burned more buildings and claimed more lives than any other fire in California's history. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) The last couple years have seen devastating and record-setting wildfires in California, leaving ...
19:26, 07/18/2019

High fat diet may cause brain changes, leading to increased desire to eat In a study, mice who ate a high-fat diet experienced hypothalamic inflammation, causing changes to their microglial cells. Researchers say these physical changes caused neurological ones that may lead to obesity....
21:52, 09/09/2019

| Leclerc in dreamland after leading Ferrari to Monza triumph Charles Leclerc stayed calm under pressure from Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas to give Ferrari a first Italian Grand Prix victory since 2010....
09:13, 09/09/2019

US Open’s leading amateur has no problem missing graduation PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Brandon Wu is scheduled to graduate from Stanford on Sunday, but he has other plans: attempting to finish as the low amateur in the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. The 22-year-old from Scarsdale, who just completed his senior season...
11:00, 06/16/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs. deGrom, Hamels faces Phillies LEADING OFF: Nats' Scherzer vs. Mets' deGrom in a rematch of opener; Cubs' Hamels starts against Phillies for the first time        ...
13:26, 05/22/2019

UK firms join to develop ‘world-leading’ EV powertrain GKN, Drive System Design and University of Nottingham collaborate on ACeDrive electric powertrain project A new British consortium aims to design and develop a global-use, world-leading fully electric powertrain with funding from the Advanced Propu...
11:52, 06/18/2019

Haley Lu Richardson Is Ready To Be One Of Hollywood's Leading Ladies "What's fun about acting is actually being on set and having those moments while the cameras are rolling where you really feel like you are a different person for a couple of minutes"...
14:52, 07/19/2019

LEADING OFF: Bumgarner starts for Giants, Paddack vs Alonso LEADING OFF: Bumgarner starts for resurgent Giants, Paddack faces Alonso in matchup of top rookies, Strasburg tries for 13th win       ...
14:13, 07/23/2019

Germany: Leading politicians call for a 'European Islam' Everyday measures are key to preserving the European way life, say Germany's health minister and the premier of Schleswig-Holstein state. Jens Spahn and Daniel Günther want a faith that shares the continent's values....
15:26, 05/23/2019

Sam Kerr focused on leading Red Stars to NWSL title Sam Kerr sat down on a metal bench after taking a few extra shots after practice. Chicago Red Stars coach Rory Dames poked fun at her competitive streak, and Kerr just laughed it off....
21:39, 08/16/2019

Women slowly taking on more leading roles in entertainment Female filmmakers are seeing more representation in Hollywood’s less mainstream corners. Women are writing, directing and producing more independent films than ever, but they’re still getting less work than their male counterparts. Women are making s...
00:13, 06/20/2019

LEADING OFF: Kluber shut down, Mets making moves LEADING OFF: Kluber rehab shut down, Mets making moves as schedule toughens, Verlander faces Cabrera for first time, Marlins-Braves with hot tempers again       ...
15:26, 08/21/2019

LEADING OFF: Mad Max and Gerrit Cole return, Fenway freebie LEADING OFF: Mad Max and Gerrit Cole return to mound, Fenway Park freebie, Orioles on brink of dubious home run record       ...
07:52, 08/22/2019

Brexit is damaging business confidence, say leading UK firms Micro Focus and Hays among companies warning of slower trading as confidence fallsClear signs that Brexit concerns are starting to bite emerged as businesses flagged a freeze on spending and delays in hiring workers as confidence plunges over the pro...
02:13, 08/30/2019

LEADING OFF: Carrasco, Frazier, Zobrist up as rosters expand LEADING OFF: Carrasco, Frazier, Zobrist up as rosters expand; Cubs' Darvish faces Brewers; A's Manaea to make 1st start since surgery       ...
10:26, 09/01/2019

How the world's leading designers are thinking about the climate crisis Transgenic silk garments that emit a neon glow, sartorial burial suits embedded with flesh-eating microbes, and a bouquet of perfume notes derived from the DNA of extinct flora are just a few of the mind-bending works of design presented in "Nature,"...
22:39, 05/10/2019

LEADING OFF: Verlander vs Morton, Cubs and Mets get wild LEADING OFF: Verlander vs Morton as ex-teammates square off, Cubs and Mets get wild in Citi, Tanaka-Kikuchi matchup grabs attention in Japan, Twins try to solve Giolito       ...
13:13, 08/27/2019

Zion Williamson relishes challenge of leading Pelicans into new era Zion Williamson has described this year as a movie. Thursday night was like a fairy tale — it felt to good to be true for the Duke phenom who is now the face of the Pelicans. Here he was, on the NBA draft stage at Barclays Center, shaking hands with ...
06:52, 06/21/2019

'It didn't matter if someone liked it or not': six leading architects revisit their first commission From a beach cafe to a social housing ziggurat: this is where it all began for Norman Foster, Asif Khan and othersAmenity centre and passenger terminal for Fred Olsen, Millwall docks, London, 1969-70I met Richard Rogers in the early 60s at Yale Schoo...
13:52, 07/27/2019

LEADING OFF: Rays on a roll, Cubs vs Cards, Red Sox at Yanks LEADING OFF: Rays on a roll, Cubs vs Cards, Red Sox at Yanks, Arrieta faces Dodgers in 1st-place matchup, Rockies walk off        ...
06:13, 05/31/2019

He Told Women He Could Help Them, Was Found Guilty Of Leading A Sex Cult The man who claimed to be a self-help guru, but actually ran what authorities called a cult-like secret society of "sex slaves," was found guilty of racketeering and sex trafficking on Wednesday....
06:52, 06/20/2019

Podcast: How Suzuki rose to take on MotoGP's leading manufacturers After clinching victory in a stunning British Grand Prix by just 0.013s, the Tank Slapper's podcast discusses if Suzuki and Alex Rins are now genuine title contenders in MotoGP again...
18:13, 09/03/2019

2019 Hyundai i10 gets fresh looks and class-leading tech Compact city car grows up with more dynamic styling, more space and new technology The new Hyundai i10 is set to become the most advanced car in its class when it arrives early next year, with a comprehensive set of technology and safety upgrades. T...
02:26, 09/03/2019

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 baby with a permanent facial scar. ...
01:52, 08/21/2019

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 the fast-food company’s prohibition on facial hair violated employees’ constitutional rights....
18:52, 07/31/2019

California Temporarily Bans Face Recognition Tech on Police Body Cams California became the largest state to ban police from using body cameras with facial recognition software after lawmakers passed a three-year moratorium Thursday, Reuters reported. This landmark bill comes as legislators nationwide struggle to keep ...
14:13, 09/13/2019

Facebook AI study: Major object recognition systems favor people with more money Facebook AI researchers found object recognition systems for major companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM work better for people with more money.Read More...
01:26, 06/08/2019

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 show with a few neat Search tricks, including brand new AR and camera features, and then proceeded to unveil its n...
21:13, 05/07/2019

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 independent ethics board said Thursday that the “technology is not yet reliable enough to justify its use o...
02:26, 06/28/2019

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 as wounded as a result of enemy action....
03:26, 09/18/2019

Atlanta Braves’ Culberson suffers facial fractures after taking pitch to face on bunt attempt, team says Atlanta Braves utility player Charlie Culberson suffered "multiple facial fractures" after a 91 mph pitch struck him in the face during a bunt attempt in Saturday's playoff-clinching win over the Washington Nationals, the team announced....
23:52, 09/15/2019

Dense breast notification laws not leading to more screening ultrasounds State laws requiring women with dense breasts to be told about the benefits of further imaging after mammography may not lead more women to get extra screening, a U.S. study suggests....
08:13, 08/09/2019

LEADING OFF: Guerrero connects, Garver injured, Harper hurt LEADING OFF: Guerrero hits first 2 HRs of big league career, Garver injured tagging out Ohtani, Harper hurts knee on catch        ...
09:26, 05/15/2019

LEADING OFF: Mets manager Callaway faces former Indians boss LEADING OFF: Mets manager Callaway faces former Indians boss, Athletics expected to promote Puk, Red Sox get word on Sale's elbow injury, Hamilton joins Braves       ...
08:00, 08/20/2019