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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 h...

Adobe trained AI to detect facial manipulation in Photoshop

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If you don’t know Photoshop or Adobe CC, now’s the time. It’s only $31. When it comes to generating video, audio, web pages, print materials, the entire gamut of digital and media marketing and content, Adobe’s Creative Cloud is still the 800-pound gorilla in the room. You can get up to speed on CC as well as its most po...
18:52, 06/23/2019

For under $20, Adobe Photoshop will never feel complicated again. With the courses included in The Adobe Photoshop CC Training Bundle, you actually get four experts to guide you in becoming a skilled photo editor. And the entire collection is also over 85 percent off, just $19 right now....
18:00, 07/29/2019

It’s never too late to learn Adobe Photoshop, Logic Pro, and more during this sale The old proverb, "You can't teach an old dog new tricks," couldn't be far from the truth. Technology has come a long way in changing the classic classroom experience. People now have the ability to pretty much learn any type of skill from just about ...
18:52, 05/27/2019

Save 40% on Adobe Creative Cloud now - includes Photoshop, Illustrator and more Let's face it, Adobe is the software company you need on your computer if your job or hobby is a creative one. And Adobe Creative Cloud is its all-singing all-dancing package that has all of your needs covered.If you've been holding off fro...
18:52, 05/17/2019

Photoshop maker Adobe beats revenue, profit estimates Adobe Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on Tuesday, driven by growth in its digital media business that houses its flagship product Creative Cloud....
23:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Photoshop maker Adobe beats revenue, profit estimates Adobe Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on Tuesday, driven by growth in its digital media business that houses its flagship product Creative Cloud....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Adobe's August Patch Tackles Severe Bugs in Acrobat, Reader, Photoshop The Adobe August 2019 Security Patch also resolved over 34 vulnerabilities in Photoshop for Windows and macOS, and the list of flaws for Photoshop include out-of-bounds write, type of confusion, heap......
06:26, 08/15/2019

Google Researchers Trained an Algorithm To Detect Lung Cancer Better Than Radiologists Algorithms have screwed up in horrifying, hilarious, and unfortunate ways, so it’s nice when one with the potential to save lives nearly nails it. On Monday, Google AI researchers along with healthcare researchers published research showing that they...
04:52, 05/21/2019

Adobe Unveils AI Tool That Can Detect Photoshopped Faces Adobe, along with researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, have trained artificial intelligence (AI) to detect facial manipulation in images edited using the Photoshop software....
15:52, 06/15/2019

AI trained to detect hate speech online found to be biased against black people Researchers in one study discovered that leading AI models for processing hate speech were one and a half times more likely to flag tweets as offensive or hateful when they were written by African-Americans....
07:39, 08/17/2019

Adobe Shows Off First Research for Tools to Detect Manipulated Photos Photoshop has long been one of the primary sources of manipulated photos and imagery, so in an attempt to counter the fake news epidemic, Adobe has also started developing tools that can both detect when an image has been manipulated, and reverse the...
23:00, 06/14/2019

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

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

Adobe’s upcoming iPad painting app is called Adobe Fresco Adobe's forthcoming iPad art app -- Project Gemini -- is being rebranded as Adobe Fresco, a nod to the centuries-old Italian painting technique. The company revealed that the latest addition to Creative Cloud Suite is currently available for pri...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Fotor Online Pro is the Photoshop-alternative you’ve been looking for Photoshop's price leaves plenty of room for smart providers to offer similar image editing software with comparable features for a much lower total. Case in point, Fotor Online, who are offering a lifetime subscription to their online photo editor/co...
15:52, 08/21/2019

Optimize your Photoshop knowledge with this $30 course bundle If you’re only using Photoshop to touch up your selfies, it'a time to load up on all of its true depths with the courses in The Complete Photoshop Master Class Bundle 2019. It’s hundreds of dollars off its regular price right now from TNW Deals, only...
20:26, 05/08/2019

Kim Kardashian slammed for Photoshop fail on her foot Kim Kardashian has been accused of a photoshopping blunder as a new promo pic for her perfume collaboration with sister Kylie Jenner seems to show her with six toes....
14:39, 08/21/2019

Best PC for photo editing 2019: top desktops for Photoshop Welcome to our pick of the best PCs for photo editing in 2019. The desktop PCs on this page have been carefully picked for professional photographers (or a keen hobbyists) that are looking for powerful machines that can handle Photoshop and other pho...
17:13, 06/28/2019

How to make your images straighter and more symmetrical with Photoshop Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Symmetry is crucial to my photography. Little imperfections in form drive me nuts, which is why I spend unreason...
20:52, 07/04/2019

Even I, a fool, could photoshop the coffee cup out of the latest GoT episode Don’t worry, there are no spoilers about the latest episode below. But, if you’re slightly behind the release schedule, there are some light reveals. Game of Thrones is a phenomenon. It’s a record-breaking, budget-busting entertainment behemoth that ...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Best laptops for photographers in 2019: Photo editing in Photoshop Photo editing software can be pretty intensive, especially if you're working on high resolution raw files and getting stuck in with advanced effects, so you'll want to make sure you get a laptop for photo editing that is powerful enough.&#x...
17:39, 05/03/2019

Photoshop vs GIMP: the difference between the two powerful photo editors Ask someone to name a photo editor, and it's likely that Photoshop will be the name that leaves their lips. Such is the power of Adobe's image manipulation software that it has not only become an industry-standard tool, it has become a verb...
17:52, 05/14/2019

GIMP is the free Photoshop-alternative that you can master with this $29 bundle A boxed copy of Photoshop costs about $700. GIMP is free. With the financial bar so low for getting started, get a handle on this powerful editor and use it like a pro with the training in The Complete Master GIMP Design Certification Bundle. The ent...
17:13, 07/09/2019

Khloe Kardashian Has Proof She Didn't Photoshop Her Bikini Pics For anyone who wants to question Khloe Kardashian's body, here's some video proof from the reality star herself. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star hit the beach in the......
19:52, 08/20/2019

"Photoshop Government": Congress Attacks PM Modi Over Flagship Scheme The Congress on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calling the central government he heads "a photoshop government". Jaiveer Shergill, a party spokesperson, said PM Modi spent the last......
22:52, 05/08/2019

If You Always Hoped There Was a Car That Looked Like a Bad Photoshop Mash-Up of an Alfa and a Mustang, I Have Good News If you have tastes that appreciate more mainstream collector cars like classic Mustangs or vintage Alfa Romeos, but really want something much more uncommon, and, ideally, deeply confusing, then I really think there’s a car you should be aware of: Th...
12:13, 05/08/2019

Trained dogs are saving turtles across the Midwest FRANKLIN GROVE, Ill. — Some dogs find joy in bones and treats. For John Rucker’s seven Boykin spaniels, they are excited about praise after finding ornate box turtles. “I’m the only person in the world who travels all over the United Stat...
03:00, 06/28/2019

Yes, women like porn too – we're all just trained to believe they don't | Arwa Mahdawi We’re told men are biologically wired to be more sexual than women, but this is junk science used to excuse bad behaviorSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
22:52, 07/20/2019

Google trained its AI to predict lung cancer Of all cancers worldwide, lung cancer is the deadliest. It takes more than 1.7 million lives per year -- more than breast, prostate and colorectal cancer combined. Part of the problem is that the majority of cancers aren't caught until later sta...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Bob Baffert-trained Improbable 5-2 Preakness favorite Baffert-trained Improbable made 5-2 Preakness favorite, will start from the No. 4 post in a field of 13 horses        ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Baffert-trained Improbable 5-2 Preakness favorite Bob Baffert will seek a record-setting eighth Preakness victory Saturday with 5-2 morning line favorite Improbable, who will start from the No. 4 post in a field of 13 horses....
02:00, 05/16/2019

Recycling Centers Roll Out AI-Trained Robots Recycling facilities are deploying artificial-intelligence-guided robots, which can sort streams of waste more quickly and accurately than human workers....
12:26, 07/05/2019

Google researchers trained AI with your Mannequin Challenge videos Way back in 2016, thousands of people participated in the Mannequin Challenge. As you might remember, it was an internet phenomenon in which people held random poses while someone with a camera walked around them. Those videos were shared on YouTube....
19:13, 06/27/2019

"Trained For Tough Situations": Air Force Rescues Over 500 In Karnataka More than 500 people have been rescued in a week by the Air Force in flood-hit Karnataka, where 48 people have died and lakhs have been forced out of homes, Air Marshal SK Ghotia said today, adding......
13:00, 08/13/2019

Iran Arrested 17 People Accused of Being CIA-Trained Spies Iran, locked in a worsening political standoff with Western powers, has handed down death sentences to several nationals accused of being part of a CIA-trained spy network uncovered earlier this year, an official said on Monday. Seventeen people were...
20:39, 07/22/2019

Sri Lanka Bomber Trained in Syria With Islamic State At least one suicide bomber in the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka trained with Islamic State in Syria, reflecting the extremist group’s continued reach even after the collapse of its self-declared caliphate....
00:26, 04/30/2019

Climbers must be trained to tackle Everest, panel says after deaths Nepal must make training and experience in high altitude climbing mandatory for all climbers on Mount Everest and other high peaks, a government panel said on Wednesday, following the deadliest climbing season in four years....
04:26, 08/15/2019

Harness-wearing whale was 'trained by Russian military' Fishermen off Norway's northern coast were astonished last week when they spotted a beluga whale wearing a harness, complete with mounts for a camera....
15:00, 04/29/2019

These seals are trained to sing the ‘Star Wars’ theme While some officials use marine animals for espionage, these Scottish researchers are teaching gray seals a much more relevant skill — how to sing John Williams’ iconic “Star Wars” theme. The scientists have been working with three ...
22:26, 06/21/2019

Border agents to be trained to conduct asylum interviews Immigration officials said they will train dozens of U.S. Border Patrol agents to start screening immigrants seeking asylum. The director of U.S. Citizenship And Immigration services said his team will train about sixty border agents. They will help ...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Over 1,000 Inmates From Delhi Prisons To Be Trained As Yoga Teachers More than 1,000 inmates of prisons in Delhi are going to be trained as yoga teachers within a year under an initiative aimed at helping them start a new life after being released, officials said....
20:13, 06/20/2019

Adobe Lightroom is now on the Mac App Store The first major Adobe app to be available on the Mac App Store has finally arrived. Adobe Lightroom, one of the apps in its Creative Cloud suite, is now available for download. It was one of the applications Apple promised would be available through....
15:52, 06/20/2019

What is Adobe Cloud Storage? Creative Cloud by Adobe is by far the most popular creative solution available on the market. Bringing together the likes of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and more, it is used daily by millions of content creators worldwide as a subscription. ...
14:39, 07/11/2019

Seals have been trained to sing the Star Wars theme - have a listen Scientists have trained grey seals to copy speech, as well as notes from music including the Star Wars theme and the nursery rhyme Twinkle Twinkle Little Star...
19:52, 06/20/2019

Dozens of Border Patrol agents to be trained to screen for asylum LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) – Immigration officials say they will train dozens of U.S. border patrol agents to start screening immigrants on the southwest border for asylum amid a surge in the number of families seeking the protection. Francis C...
00:52, 05/09/2019

Why Scientists Trained a Seal to Sing the Star Wars Theme Listening to grey seals recite vowel sounds and sing the melodies to Star Wars and “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” makes for excellent entertainment, but for the researchers who trained these aquatic mammals, it’s serious science. Read more......
00:52, 06/22/2019

Specially trained dogs try to save threatened turtle species Conservation groups in the Midwest are taking an unconventional approach to tracking rare and threatened turtles on their lands by using a John Rucker, a Montana man who helps track the ornate box turtles with the help of his seven dogs....
02:26, 06/27/2019

Why Paul Pogba, Cristiano Ronaldo and Mo Salah have all trained in Dubai Elite athletes from around the world are heading to the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex, which was designed with the aspiration to become one of the world's best....
19:26, 08/22/2019

Novartis CEO Battles Fallout From Data Manipulation Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan has spent part of his 18 months at the helm of the drug giant cleaning up issues that emerged before his watch. Now, he is facing a storm of his own making....
04:00, 08/19/2019

BJP's "One Nation, One Poll" A Ploy To Win By "Manipulation": Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati Sunday opposed the BJP's "one nation, one election" idea aimed at having simultaneous Lok Sabha and state assemblies polls, saying it is a BJP's ploy to win all elections through......
21:13, 06/23/2019

US loan market seeks to block CDS manipulation NEW YORK, May 13 (LPC) - US companies are trying to stop speculative investors from calling events of default on leveraged loans to get payouts under Credit Default Swap (CDS) contracts at the expense of other lenders as investor activism rises....
19:52, 05/13/2019

Judge Dismisses VIX Manipulation Litigation Against Cboe A federal judge dismissed a case against Cboe Global Markets that accused the exchange-operator of benefiting from manipulation of products based on the widely watched Cboe Volatility Index....
18:13, 05/30/2019

Donald Trump attacks ECB for 'currency manipulation' US president’s comments come after Mario Draghi said it could act to loosen monetary policyDonald Trump has accused the European Central Bank of unfairly manipulating the euro, further raising the stakes for Washington in its trade and diplomatic dis...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Fishermen Find Whale 'Trained By Russian Military', Sparking Fears A beluga whale was found by Norwegian fishermen wearing a harness that appeared to be made in Russia, prompting speculation the animal may have escaped from a Russian military facility....
08:52, 04/30/2019

El Paso shooting Walmart employee helped up to 100 escape, says he was 'trained the customers come first' As a massacre unfolded at a Walmart in Texas over the weekend a longtime store associate went about just as he was trained, putting the customers first....
18:39, 08/06/2019

Lukas-trained long shot Market King cleared for Preakness BALTIMORE (AP) — Long shot Market King has been cleared by officials to race in the Preakness on Saturday. Market King had been on the veterinarian’s list in Kentucky after being scratched before the Pat Day Mile on the Kentucky Derby undercard...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Save 40% off Adobe Creative Cloud for one day only Adobe is offering huge discount on Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps slashing 40% off an annual subscription for one day onlyWith Adobe's Deal of the Day, you'll pay just £30.34 per month for Adobe's entire suite of creative software,...
03:52, 07/29/2019

Mayawati Blames EVM Manipulation After Crushing Poll Defeat Mayawati, who conveyed he desire to be the country's next Prime Minister to a leader from south India on Wednesday, has blamed manipulation of Electronic Voting Machines for her crushing defeat in the......
02:13, 05/24/2019

GE CEO calls Markopolos report 'market manipulation' and 'false' General Electric Co Chief Executive Larry Culp said on Thursday that a report alleging GE was hiding financial problems was "market manipulation – pure and simple."...
20:52, 08/15/2019

Bitcoin manipulation madness calls for massive investigation The US, the European Union and China need to investigate who is behind the manipulation of bitcoin’s price. And since I happen to know Donald Trump and I also happen to know that the president reads my column regularly, that’s what I’m suggesting rig...
03:39, 05/23/2019

Google disproves Trump’s accusation of vote manipulation Last night, President Donald Trump tweeted in his signature style accusing Google of manipulating 2.6 to 16 million votes in Hilary Clinton’s favor in the 2016 Presidential Elections. However, Google swiftly responded by denying all allegations made ...
17:00, 08/20/2019

Nancy Pelosi says Facebook is lying about Russian manipulation After Facebook refused to take down a doctored video of Nancy Pelosi that made her appear drunk, the House Speaker went on the attack. She said that the social media network's willingness to leave up an obviously false video shows it wasn't...
12:52, 05/30/2019

Bio-manipulation to restore clear waters of Norfolk Broads Conservationists plan for removal of excess algae in two of the region’s lakesIt was once famed for its gin-clear waters but today the waterways of the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads are more typically a murky greeny-brown.Now a new “bio-manipulation” pr...
08:26, 05/11/2019

'Last act of manipulation': Epstein put assets in secret trust before death The will Jeffrey Epstein signed two days before he killed himself in his New York prison cell put more than $577m (£476m) of his assets into a secret trust fund, it has emerged....
14:39, 08/22/2019

Vietnam may be added to expanded U.S. list on currency manipulation: Bloomberg The Trump administration will expand the number of countries it monitors for currency manipulation in an upcoming report expected this month, and Vietnam may be named a currency manipulator, Bloomberg reported on Thursday....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Kraft, Mondelez to pay $16 million in wheat price manipulation case The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Thursday Kraft Heinz Co and Mondelez International Inc will pay $16 million in penalty regarding a wheat manipulation case that dates back to 2015....
18:00, 08/15/2019

WhatsApp’s chat manipulation exploit remains unresolved even after a year Vulnerabilities uncovered in WhatsApp — the messaging app used by about 1.5 billion users across the world — can allow bad actors to exploit the platform to manipulate or spoof chat messages. The flaws would make it possible to “intercept and manipul...
14:13, 08/08/2019

Trump Accuses China of Currency Manipulation as Yuan Value Decreases (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump accused China of manipulating its currency after Beijing let the yuan fall to a politically sensitive level against the U.S. dollar for the first time in 11 years. The move raised concern that China could u...
20:13, 08/05/2019

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule proposed by the Trump administration....
00:39, 05/25/2019

Vitol faces possible $6 million fine for U.S. power market manipulation Global energy trader Vitol faces a possible fine of $6 million from a U.S. energy regulator for alleged manipulation in California's power market, an order from the regulator showed....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Novartis to answer U.S. Senate demand for data manipulation details Novartis plans to answer a U.S. senator who demanded details about data manipulation related to its gene therapy Zolgensma, amid scrutiny of the Swiss drugmaker's decision to delay informing regulators until after the treatment's approval....
14:00, 08/19/2019

Save a huge 40% off Adobe Creative Cloud Adobe is offering huge discount on Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps right now, slashing 40% off an annual subscription.With this deal, you'll pay just £30.34 per month for Adobe's entire suite of creative software, down from the regular p...
18:13, 06/28/2019

Adobe Premiere Rush launches on Android Adobe's cross-platform video editor is now available on select Android devices, including Samsung's Galaxy S10 series and Google's Pixel series.Read More...
15:52, 05/21/2019

The best free alternative to Adobe Illustrator 2019 Adobe Illustrator is hugely popular software tool for making vector graphics, but it's undeniably expensive. Thankfully, there are alternatives available for designers on a budget, and some of the best are available free.Unlike raster graphics, ...
18:26, 04/30/2019

Adobe posts 25% rise in quarterly revenue Adobe Inc on Tuesday reported a 25% rise in quarterly revenue, driven by growth in its digital media business that houses its flagship product Creative Cloud....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Adobe may soon double the price of its Photography Plan Some eagle-eyed snappers in the US have noticed a change to the price of Adobe's Photography Plan, with the monthly subscription doubling from $9.99 to $19.99.The Photography Plan includes access to Photoshop, Lightroom and Lightroom Classic, pl...
11:39, 05/03/2019

Learn to use Adobe’s flagship design programs for less than $40 With even mobile devices preparing to run the crown jewels of the Adobe Creative Cloud, now’s the time to get hardcore graphics training with a package like this Graphic Design and Adobe CC Certification School bundle. It’s on sale now for $39 (over ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

How to detect life on Mars When MIT research scientist Christopher Carr visited a green sand beach in Hawaii at the age of 9, he probably didn’t think that he’d use the little olivine crystals beneath his feet to one day search for extraterrestrial life. Carr, now the science ...
17:00, 06/17/2019

Donald Trump Accuses China, Europe Of Currency Manipulation, Stimulus US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China and Europe of deliberately weakening their currencies and stimulating their economies to gain competitive advantages over the United States....
00:13, 07/04/2019

Kraft is suing the CFTC to keep the lid on a $16 million fine in market manipulation case Kraft has filed a contempt motion against the CFTC over a press release announcing the $16 million fine to settle claims of manipulating wheat prices....
21:26, 08/22/2019

Dow plunges 750 points as China’s yuan falls; Trump claims ‘manipulation’ Wall Street was a sea of red on Monday as China ramped up its arsenal in the continuing trade war between the US and China. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged by more than 750 points in afternoon trading Monday in response to China allowing its...
20:13, 08/05/2019

No settlement expected in $27 million SEC 'market manipulation' case, court filing says Florida businessman Barry Honig appears to no longer want to settle with the SEC in what it called "classic pump-and-dump schemes," a court filing says....
04:26, 05/08/2019

Novartis says top R&D executives no longer at Avexis unit after test data manipulation Novartis said on Wednesday the two top research & development executives at its Avexis unit were no longer at the company after some data from early testing of Avexis's more than $2-million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated....
18:00, 08/14/2019

Novartis fires brother scientists alleged to be involved in data manipulation Brian Kaspar and Allan Kaspar "have not been involved in any operations at AveXis since early May 2019 and are no longer with the company," Novartis said....
23:13, 08/14/2019

CFTC says Kraft, Mondelez to pay $16 million in wheat price manipulation case The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Thursday Kraft Heinz Co and Mondelez International Inc will have to pay $16 million in penalty regarding a wheat manipulation case that dates back to 2015....
20:52, 08/15/2019

FDA Focuses on Novartis Delay in Reporting Drug-Test Data Manipulation Federal regulators examining test data manipulation for a gene-therapy drug made by Novartis AG are zeroing in on the company’s two-month delay in launching a formal inquiry, according to documents and interviews....
01:52, 08/23/2019

Amazon U.S. rivals get sales boost on Prime Day: Adobe Several large U.S. retailers recorded higher sales on the first day of Amazon.com Inc's Prime Day shopping event as online shoppers also flocked to their websites, Adobe Analytics said on Tuesday....
21:00, 07/16/2019

CRM Watchlist Winners with Distinction 2019, part one: Adobe The CRM Watchlist Winners with Distinction won top honors for a reason. Let's start by seeing what Adobe did to win -- and why analyst bias was used as a positive not a negative....
21:13, 05/13/2019

Adobe speeds up Lightroom Classic editing with GPU acceleration Adobe has done a good job of using your computer's GPU to speed products like Premiere Pro and Photoshop. However, it hasn't given Lightroom the same love, and with the enormous 60-megapixel-plus files coming out of cameras (and smartphones...
15:26, 08/13/2019

Microsoft, Adobe and SAP are making progress in their campaign against Salesforce Adobe, Microsoft and SAP are pointing to more customers for their Open Data Initiative, which frees data from normally siloed software and puts them together for enrichment....
18:26, 07/15/2019

CRM Watchlist Winners with Distinction 2019 part one: Adobe The CRM Watchlist Winners with Distinction won top honors for a reason. Let's start by seeing what Adobe did to win -- and why analyst bias was used as a positive not a negative....
02:39, 05/14/2019

Get 40% off Adobe Creative Cloud with this limited-time deal Every now and then, Adobe offers a huge saving on its Creative Cloud suite, and this is one of those occasions. For a limited time, the company has knocked 40% off an annual Creative Cloud All Apps subscription for customers in the UK, Spain, France,...
16:13, 07/24/2019

Adobe Is Screwing With Its Cheapest Software Plan In the Scummiest Way When Adobe switched from a flat price for its software products and updates to a subscription model a few years ago, many worried it could be used to discreetly introduce dramatic price increases down the road. Adobe claimed this wouldn’t be the case...
18:52, 05/03/2019

U.S. uses beagles to detect smuggled pork U.S. Customs and Border Protection plans to deploy 60 beagles to international airports, ports and border crossings to sniff out travelers who have hidden pork products from regions with African swine fever outbreaks....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Canadian police sending 'highly trained' dive team to search for fugitive murder suspects Authorities in Canada are deploying a specialized dive team to search a section of river in a remote and rugged part of northern Manitoba as they continue the hunt for two young men suspected in the killings of three people that's spawned a nationwid...
17:52, 08/04/2019

SEC: Florida businessman agrees to proposed judgment in $27 million 'lucrative market manipulation' Florida businessman Barry Honig agreed to a proposed judgment with the SEC in a case it called "classic pump-and-dump schemes," according to Monday filings....
02:26, 06/18/2019

Kraft is taking the CFTC to court keep the lid on a $16 million fine in market manipulation case Kraft has filed a contempt motion against the CFTC over a press release announcing the $16 million fine to settle claims of manipulating wheat prices....
08:26, 08/24/2019

Ousted Novartis scientist 'categorically denies' wrongdoing in data manipulation scandal The FDA's recent report that Novartis knowingly relied on manipulated data in a drug's application has put pressure on its CEO Vas Narasimhan....
19:26, 08/20/2019

Novartis executive sold shares before drug data manipulation made public An unnamed Novartis executive sold 925,400 Swiss francs ($946,000) worth of shares less than three weeks before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced data from tests of its gene therapy Zolgensma had been manipulated....
20:13, 08/18/2019

Novartis exec sold shares before drug data manipulation made public An unnamed Novartis executive sold 925,400 Swiss francs ($946,000) worth of shares less than three weeks before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced data from tests of its gene therapy Zolgensma had been manipulated....
19:00, 08/18/2019

Adobe Lightroom update adds in-app tutorials and texture slider Adobe Lightroom is getting a few new editing features including its first new slider in years, Texture, which tweaks mid-sized objects while leaving fine-detailed ones alone. But the software is also getting in-app tutorials, a promising first foray ...
17:52, 05/14/2019

Adobe's Premiere Rush CC video editing app arrives on Android Adobe has brought Premiere Rush CC to Android after debuting the video editing app on iOS, macOS and Windows last year. However, you'll need a recent Android device to run the app, such as from the Google Pixel 2 and 3, Samsung Galaxy S9 and S10...
16:13, 05/21/2019

Using old Creative Cloud apps? Adobe says you risk copyright infringement If you've been slack about updating your Adobe Creative Cloud software (including Photoshop, Lightroom and Illustrator, it's time to do something about that. Adobe is warning subscribers that if they haven't kept their apps up to date,...
11:26, 05/14/2019

Adobe's latest Lightroom smooths skin without the 'plastic' effect Instagrammers and portrait photographers alike use Facetune-style skin smoothing techniques on photos, but it often gives your subject an overly unnatural "plastic" effect. Adobe is addressing that issue with a new plugin called Texture in its latest...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Retailers should thank Amazon: Adobe estimates the size of a Prime Day bump On Monday, the first day of Amazon's 48-hour shopping extravaganza this year, retailers that make more than $1 billion in annual revenues saw a 64% increase in their digital sales compared with an average Monday, according to Adobe Analytics....
16:26, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 3-Amazon U.S. rivals get sales boost on Prime Day -Adobe Several large U.S. retailers recorded higher sales on the first day of Amazon.com Inc's Prime Day shopping event as online shoppers also flocked to their websites, Adobe Analytics said on Tuesday....
20:26, 07/16/2019

Adobe adds pro-level speed controls to Premiere Rush CC Adobe has added professional-style speed controls to its mobile Premiere Rush CC video editing app, making it much more useful for YouTubers and other creators on the go. You can do simple speed changes much like in the main Premiere Pro CC app by ei...
21:26, 08/06/2019

U.S. retailers gain online shoppers on Amazon's Prime Day: Adobe Several large U.S. retailers recorded higher sales on the first day of Amazon.com Inc's Prime Day shopping event as online shoppers also flocked to their websites, Adobe Analytics said on Tuesday....
17:13, 07/16/2019

Get 16% off Adobe's Creative Cloud Photography Plan with this special deal Adobe has slashed 16% off its Creative Cloud Photography Plan, which includes unlimited access to Photoshop and Lightoom, plus 20GB cloud storage for your pictures and projects.The Photography Plan was already the most affordable way to become part o...
08:26, 08/23/2019

Bats use leaves as mirrors to detect prey According to a new study, a leaf is one of the best mirrors in the natural world, and these tree-grown mirrors help bats detect acoustically camouflaged prey....
21:39, 08/01/2019

Hairdressers are willing to help customers detect skin cancers (Reuters Health) - Most hair stylists at salons and barber shops may be interested in getting trained to detect skin cancers on the scalp, face and neck, researchers say....
21:39, 08/01/2019

MIT made an AI that can detect and create fake images Creating digital renderings and editing images can take hours, but researchers from MIT and IBM want to change that. They've trained AI to generate photographic images from scratch and to intelligently edit objects inside them. While this could ...
20:39, 07/01/2019

Amazon Says It Can Detect Fear on Your Face. You Scared? The company updates its Rekognition suite with an algorithm that can tell if you’re afraid. Researchers say such emotion detectors don’t work very well....
16:39, 08/18/2019

AI can detect depression in children’s speech: study Artificial Intelligence could soon be used to spot signs of depression in humans who are too young to articulate their emotions. While experts estimate approximately one in five children suffer from “internalizing disorders” such as anxiety and depre...
02:13, 05/08/2019

DJI drones will detect and warn of airplanes and helicopters DJI has announced that all its consumer drones over 250 grams will use "AirSense" tech to help operators see and avoid airplanes and helicopters. They'll be equipped with so-called ADS-B sensors already installed in many aircraft and air traffic...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Facebook shuts down Israel-based disinformation campaigns as election manipulation increasingly goes global Facebook said it shut down 265 fake accounts run by an Israeli social media company on Thursday for engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior” as it sought to affect politics in African, Latin Ame......
06:00, 05/17/2019

Adobe beats quarterly estimates on cloud strength; shares rise Adobe Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on Tuesday, driven by growth in its digital media business that houses its flagship product Creative Cloud, sending its shares up 4.6% after market....
02:39, 06/19/2019

Adobe Warns Using Old Creative Cloud Apps Might Get You in Trouble With the Copyright Cops Last week, Adobe said that older versions of Creative Cloud apps—including Photoshop and Lightroom—would no longer be available to subscribers. This week, some users are getting messages from Adobe warning they could be at “risk of potential claims o...
00:26, 05/14/2019

Adobe intros ABM Essentials, account based marketing for Marketo Engage ABM Essentials lets marketing and sales teams collaborate on the right strategic accounts, coordinate account-based experiences across channels, and measure the impact of the combined efforts on pipeline and revenue....
18:52, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. retailers gain online shoppers on Amazon's Prime Day: Adobe Several large U.S. retailers recorded higher sales on the first day of Amazon.com Inc's Prime Day shopping event as online shoppers also flocked to their websites, Adobe Analytics said on Tuesday....
18:13, 07/16/2019

Could a cell phone game detect who is at risk of Alzheimer's? According to a new study, a cell phone game called 'Sea Hero Quest' could assist researchers in identifying people who are more at risk of Alzheimer's....
14:39, 05/05/2019

Neurotrack raises $21 million to detect and track dementia Neurotrack, a startup developing an early detection and treatment solution for dementias including Alzheimer's, raised $21 million in venture capital.Read More...
20:52, 06/11/2019

Top AI researchers race to detect “deepfake” videos: “We are outgunned” Researchers fear it is only a matter of time before the AI-generated fake videos are deployed for maximum damage — to sow confusion, fuel doubt or undermine an opponent, potentially on the eve of a White House vote....
00:13, 06/13/2019

Deutsche Bank Says Software to Detect Money Laundering Had a Bug The bank’s acknowledgment that faulty software had been used to screen transactions for suspicious activity came a day before executives prepared to face restive investors at an annual meeting....
17:26, 05/22/2019

Google’s new curriculum teaches kids how to detect disinformation When Google launched its "Be Internet Awesome" curriculum for educators a couple of years ago, it focused its efforts on teaching children about online safety. This year, however, the company is adding a new component to its campaign: media literacy....
06:13, 06/25/2019

Nasdaq Deploys AI to Detect Stock-Market Abuse The exchange operator is testing an artificial-intelligence surveillance system this summer to monitor its U.S. stock market and spot previously unknown methods of illegal equities trading....
16:52, 07/31/2019

Astronomers design AI to better detect mysterious space signals Scientists are using AI to solve the mystery of the radio waves from deepest space which keep slamming into telescopes on Earth. The sudden and baffling flashes are known as Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) and until now have been virtually impossible to spo...
01:26, 08/13/2019

LIGO and Virgo detect neutron star smash-ups The following press release was issued jointly today by the LIGO Laboratory, LIGO Scientific Collaboration, and Virgo Collaboration. On April 25, 2019, the National Science Foundation's Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) an...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Handheld device could detect CRISPR bioweapons before they spread Bits of DNA known as gene drives that force themselves through a population could be use maliciously, but thankfully there is a way to detect them before they spread...
19:13, 04/28/2019

X-rays help astronomers detect spinning black holes It can be tricky to measure the spin of a black hole, particularly when it's hard to see them, but astronomers have pulled off just such a feat. They've gauged the spins of five supermassive black holes through a combination of data from t...
07:00, 07/08/2019

DNA Sequencing Microchip Could Detect Earth-Like Life on Mars Conditions on Mars are harsh. Its atmosphere is made up mostly of carbon dioxide and is 100 times thinner than Earth’s. Temperatures on the surface can plummet to minus-126 degrees Celsius. But the environment below the Martian surface may be similar...
08:13, 06/20/2019

Online Ad Fraud Is Down, Study Finds---or at Least It's Harder to Detect Marketers are expected to waste $5.8 billion this year on buying online ads that will be viewed by bots instead of humans—an 11% decline from the amount estimated to have been lost to fraud in 2017....
17:00, 05/01/2019

New blood test could detect Alzheimer’s before symptoms appear: study We still can’t diagnose diseases like Alzheimer’s with a blood test, despite decades of trying. But scientists now are getting closer. Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) are working on a blood test called the APEX system, which...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Adobe warns Creative Cloud users with older apps of legal problems Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers who haven't updated their apps in a while may want to check their inboxes. The software company has sent out emails to customers warning them of being "at risk of potential claims of infringement by third parties...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Blood test can detect Alzheimer's 20 years before symptoms begin A blood test that can detect signs of Alzheimer's up to 20 years before the onset of symptoms is a step closer to being developed, according to scientists in the US....
15:13, 08/02/2019

New Breakthrough Means We Can Finally Detect the Color Red in Ancient Fossils Some 3 million years ago, a tiny mouse featuring reddish fur on its back and a white belly scurried across the landscape of what is now Germany. We know this thanks to a remarkable new breakthrough in which reddish color pigment was detected in an an...
23:13, 05/21/2019

UN launches innovative programme to detect and disrupt terrorist travel A new programme aimed at improving the tracking of suspected terrorists, using state-of-the-art software, was launched by the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) on Tuesday....
21:13, 05/07/2019

Liberty Defense uses 3D radar imaging and AI to detect concealed weapons To address gun crime, Liberty Defense is bringing to market radar imaging technology that leverages AI and deep learning to identify concealed weapons.Read More...
11:26, 06/19/2019

Scientists develop 'artificial tongue' to detect fake whiskies The technology can also be used to identify poisons as well as to monitor riversBeing palmed off with a young whisky when expecting an 18-year-old single malt can be a glass-half-empty moment. But now scientists have developed an “artificial tongue” ...
11:26, 08/06/2019

Astronomers detect radio signal coming from massive galaxy far, far away Oftentimes astronomers focus on distant galaxies in an effort to better understand the layout of the universe, and perhaps even tell us something about how our own galaxy has evolved over time. A large galaxy lurking far away in the cosmos recently c...
16:13, 06/29/2019

This Smartphone App Can Quickly Detect Invisible Gas Pump Card Skimmers Computer scientists at the University of California San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have developed a smartphone app that can quickly and accurately detect the presence of an illegal credit or debit card skimmer installed on a gas station pum...
10:52, 08/16/2019

Turbulence can strike in clear skies — and aircraft radar can’t detect it “Clear-air turbulence,” which evidently jolted an Air Canada flight Thursday over the Pacific Ocean, strikes with no visible warning in the sky ahead. An aircraft’s radar can’t spot it coming either....
23:00, 07/12/2019

‘Deepfakes’ Are Videos Designed to Trick You Into Thinking They’re Real. But There’s a Way to Detect Them Deepfake videos are hard for untrained eyes to detect because they can be quite realistic. Whether used as personal weapons of revenge, to manipulate financial markets or to destabilize international relations, videos depicting people doing and sayin...
19:13, 06/28/2019

Podimetrics raises $13.4 million to detect diabetic foot ulcers Podimetrics, a health management company developing technology that detects diabetic foot ulcers, has raised $13.4 million in venture capital.Read More...
17:26, 05/09/2019

Alexa could detect whether you're having a heart attack, study suggests Researchers say that Alexa, some iPhones and Androids could be used to detect if you're having a heart attack by listening to your breathing patterns.       ...
17:26, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Czechs detect new Russian oil contamination, Slovakia finds no problem Czech oil refiner Unipetrol has stopped taking oil from the Druzhba pipeline due to chloride contamination detected at the Ukraine-Slovakia border, Czech officials said on Monday, but the Slovak pipeline operator denied contamination had been found....
19:52, 06/24/2019

Space-based gravitational-wave detector may detect strange exoplanets Enlarge / A depiction of one of the trio of satellites that will form the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna. (credit: NASA) The first detection of gravitational waves came via an instrument that has to strain to overcome the constant background of...
12:52, 07/09/2019

Google’s DeepMind says its AI can accurately detect acute kidney injury before doctors Scientists at Google-owned DeepMind Health say they have developed artificial intelligence that can spot the silent killer two days before symptoms are recognized by doctors. Tests found that it accurately detected nine in ten of the most serious cas...
21:39, 08/02/2019

New blood test could detect ovarian cancer two years earlier: study A simple new blood test could save thousands of lives by detecting ovarian cancer two years earlier than current methods. Researchers said the breakthrough by British universities raises hope of a national ovarian cancer screening program. The test l...
17:00, 08/24/2019

Scottish scientists develop ‘artificial tongue’ to detect fake whiskies Counterfeit whiskey crooks don’t stand a lick of a chance! Scottish scientists are putting a new twist on artificial intelligence with an “artificial tongue” used to detect fake batches of booze, according to a report Tuesday. The groundb...
04:13, 08/07/2019

Scientists detect a black hole swallowing a neutron star for first time A team, including the Australian National University, detected ripples in space and time from a violent event that occurred 900 million years ago, and say it's incredibly likely the black hole gobbled up a neutron star, "possibly snuffing out th...
16:13, 08/20/2019

Emergency room doctors say it’s not always that easy to detect heat exhaustion and dehydration in children (NBC News) Emergency room physician Dr. Shabana Walia says heat exhaustion is the most common illness that comes into the ER every summer, and it’s not always easy to realize when it’s happening to you. She says before you ever go outside...
13:00, 06/28/2019

Oh Good, White House Reportedly Considering Dystopian Plan to Try to Detect the Next Mass Shooter As President Donald Trump pays lip service to mental health instead of actually addressing America’s abysmal gun laws, a new report indicates the administration has reacted positively to a proposal to create a new federal agency tasked with identifyi...
23:26, 08/22/2019

Animals and plants help engineers light up cities, detect explosives, and predict natural disastors For decades, humans have modeled technology on observations of the natural world. But new discoveries about nature—and tools for manipulating it—have opened up novel approaches potentially more powerful than mere imitation to solving Human Age proble...
17:52, 07/21/2019

Dogs detect human decomposition in car of man arrested in case of missing girl Maleah Davis, 4 Dogs detected the scent of human decomposition in the car of a man arrested in connection with the disappearance of Maleah Davis, 4, outside Houston.        ...
01:13, 05/13/2019

Smart attack: tool lets smart speakers detect cardiac arrest (NBC News) Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new tool that can monitor and detect cardiac arrest. The algorithm lets a smart speaker – like Google Home or Amazon Alexa – or smartphone listen for the gasping sound of agonal ...
22:13, 06/21/2019

Scientists detect a black hole swallowing a neutron star 'like Pac-man' For the first time, scientists have detected a black hole devouring a neutron star, according to a report released Monday.        ...
22:52, 08/19/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 grants an exception....
20:39, 05/22/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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’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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mind meld: Artificial intelligence is improving the way humans think When AIs and humans work together they discover superior solutions to the world’s problems that would elude either working alone. Together, they will change the very process of thinking...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Just Norm MacDonald, having a Pokémon battle on his old sitcom The turn of the millennium was a heady time. There was the Y2K bug and a change in American presidents to worry about, Creed was a legitimate force in pop culture, and, most importantly, those damn kids couldn’t stop talking about their damn Pokémon....
19:00, 08/22/2019

Think You Can Stay Sane On a 20-Hour Flight? This Airline Is Testing the Long-Haul Endurance Challenge Qantas Airways will run marathon ghost flights from New York and London to Sydney carrying just a few staff to see how the human body holds up before commercial services start. Qantas said Thursday it will simulate the world’s longest direct fl...
19:26, 08/22/2019

Victims of 'La Bestia,' Mexico's notorious migrant train, learn to walk again Twelve hours after he scrambled atop a boxcar on a freight train that hurtled through Mexico towards the U.S. border, Roni Osorio could no longer fight sleep. The train lurched, and with nothing to grip onto, he rolled, fell, and was sucked under its...
19:52, 08/22/2019

Russia Sends "Fedor" Its First Humanoid Robot Into Space Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station....
20:13, 08/22/2019

Extending into the garden: can we make structural changes to our leasehold flat and what permissions do we need to get? My girlfriend and I live in a ground-floor flat with a leasehold and we'd like to extend our kitchen into the garden. Can we do this and do we need written consent from the freeholder first?...
20:13, 08/22/2019

First Titanic dives in 14 years reveal how the ocean floor is swallowing up the shipwreck The RMS Titanic was visited by divers for the first time in 14 years, and the ship that was once a picture of luxury was found in the process of being swallowed up by the ocean floor and ravaged by metal-eating bacteria....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Where'd the stocks go? NASDAQ CEO on Market Shrink The stock market is a much less crowded party than it used to be. NASDAQ CEO Adena Friedman says these days more companies are choosing to stay private longer -- a trend that could threaten financial equality. (August 19)     ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Best dual-camera phones in India for August 2019 Two's better than one, and so dual camera phones were born. While they are not new, smartphone makers have been experimenting for years to optimise and find the best combination at different price segments.While Huawei has broken new ground with...
21:26, 08/22/2019

|TougheconomyputachillonMrPriceretailsales A tough economic climate put pressure on even discount retailer Mr Price's fashion sales, as customer spending remained constrained, the company said in a trading statement for the first four months of its financial year....
21:52, 08/22/2019

Fantasy football: Josh Gordon a low risk/reward option The penultimate week of the NFL preseason is here. With only two weeks to go before the Packers and Bears kickoff, mock drafts are quickly becoming real drafts. Keep an eye on these headlines: — ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Friday that Patriots r...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Using CRISPR to program gels with new functions The CRISPR genome-editing system is best-known for its potential to correct disease-causing mutations and add new genes into living cells. Now, a team from MIT and Harvard University has deployed CRISPR for a completely different purpose: creating no...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Shark bite leads to 17 stitches for Canadian boy, 11, swimming at Florida beach A Canadian boy had to get over a dozen stitches on his foot after he was bitten by a shark on Wednesday while vacationing with his family at a Florida beach, officials said....
21:52, 08/22/2019

Willcox provides aid to hot passengers on disabled bus WILLCOX, Ariz. (AP) — Ambulance crews, state troopers, the American Red Cross and other emergency personnel provided aid to 37 passengers on Greyhound bus that broke down in the southern Arizona desert amid three-digit summer heat. The Cochise County...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Eminem’s publisher sues Spotify for unlicensed streaming Eminem's publisher Eight Mile Style filed a suit in federal court Wednesday alleging that Spotify has streamed the artist's songs without having properly licensed them. "Spotify has not accounted to Eight Mile or paid Eight Mile for these s...
22:13, 08/22/2019

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

Qantas to Test Human Endurance for a 19-Hour Flight Global airlines are vying to operate ultralong flights made possible by new fuel-efficient aircraft. Airlines want to see what they can do to improve the passenger experience and keep pilots and crew alert....
22:39, 08/22/2019

As students head back to school, streaming services offer discounts to keep them entertained Streaming services from Apple, Amazon, Hulu, Spotify, SiriusXM and others have discounts for students, handy as they head back to school.       ...
22:39, 08/22/2019

Italy: President offers politicians more time to avert snap elections A snap election hangs in the balance as President Sergio Mattarella has agreed to meet party leaders again next week. Squabbling has beset Europe's third-largest economy and plunged the government into a crisis....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Jordyn Woods Is Finding Her "Self-Worth" After Tristan Thompson Cheating Scandal Jordyn Woods doesn't want anyone or anything to define her. The 21-year-old model, who made headlines this year for her involvement with Tristan Thompson, is opening up about the......
23:26, 08/22/2019

What's The One Car Every American Can Agree On? I realize this likely isn’t news to anyone, but current-day America is an extremely divided place. Everybody hates everybody else, and we’re all the absolute worst. I’d like to believe the cleansing, healing power of the automobile can help bridge th...
23:26, 08/22/2019

Trump Is Reportedly Being a Raging Anti-Semite Because He's Mad Jews Don't Like Him More You may be wondering why President Trump has been getting so anti-Semitic lately. The short answer is that he is an anti-Semite. But a new Washington Post story lays out another reason: Trump is mad that Jews don’t love him enough....
23:26, 08/22/2019

Democratic lawmaker: Illegal immigrants needed to mow 'our beautiful lawns' Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski, who is running for a second term in New Jersey’s swing 7th District, told constituents this week that illegal immigrants are needed to mow “our beautiful lawns” and perform menial jobs rejected by tech-focused teenager...
23:52, 08/22/2019

Harvey Weinstein: Grand jury issues new indictment in sex-crimes case There's a new indictment against Harvey Weinstein but it's sealed. He's to be arraigned, again, on Aug. 26.        ...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Sean Spicer responds to 'Dancing with the Stars' backlash, wants a 'politics-free zone' Sean Spicer is responding to backlash from his casting in the upcoming "Dancing with the Stars" season, saying he hopes it's a "politics-free zone."        ...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Theater legend Hal Prince leaves behind at least $5.2 million Harold “Hal” Prince, the famed American theater producer and director who passed away July 31, left behind at least $5.2 million to a trust, according to his newly revealed will. Prince’s will leaves all of his personal property — including the...
00:13, 08/23/2019

A recap of Thursday’s top stories: International Day honours victims of religious-based violence, UN experts on Kashmir, environmental disasters in Asia-Pacific, animal protections, and UN chief on Burkina Faso Thursday’s Daily Brief: New international day honouring victims of religious-based violence; Kashmir shutdown must be reversed; Relentless sequence of disasters in Asia-Pacific; Giraffes fare well for protection, elephants not so much; UN chief conde...
00:39, 08/23/2019

Stan Lee’s Daughter Claims No One From Marvel or Disney Reached Out After His Death With the arc of Spider-Man’s cinematic future becoming the latest topic of conversation, everyone’s chiming in with their thoughts and opinions about the beef between Marvel Studios and Sony over the character. That includes J.C. Lee, the daughter of...
01:00, 08/23/2019

How Politics Constrain Federal Reserve and Other Central Banks Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the real keys to the economic future....
01:00, 08/23/2019

OnePlus 7T Pro leak may reveal a huge design change for the new phone OnePlus is widely expected to release a OnePlus 7T series of devices this fall, maybe as soon as mid-October. But this is the first time that OnePlus already launched three phones in the first half of the year, featuring two distinct designs. The One...
03:26, 08/23/2019

Jack Miller turned down KTM MotoGP offer after Johann Zarco's exit Pramac Ducati MotoGP rider Jack Miller says it was "tough" to turn down an opportunity to join KTM's factory roster for 2020 following Johann Zarco's early exit...
04:39, 08/23/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 Bird Mod Is Magnificently Chill Red Dead Redemption 2 is a game that can be chill, but eventually, somebody pulls a gun on you, or a coyote attacks, or you wander into a whinnying horse fire hell zone. To achieve true chill, you must rise above it all. Thanks to mods, you can....
05:13, 08/23/2019

NRA shakes up legal team amid intensifying civil war The gun rights group severed ties with prominent Washington attorney Charles Cooper, who said that during his three decades of work for the NRA, he “adhered to the highest standards of professionalism and loyalty.”...
05:39, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift's "Lover" Music Video Is the Most Romantic Thing You Will Watch Today Can we always have live streams be this special forever and ever? Just hours after shutting down New York City's Central Park to perform on Good Morning America, Taylor Swift......
06:00, 08/23/2019

Orlando Bloom Reveals How Past Divorce Has Impacted His and Katy Perry's Relationship When it comes to his relationship with Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom is not looking to repeat history. The actor says so in a new interview with Willie Geist for NBC's Sunday Today,......
06:00, 08/23/2019

What can trigger anxiety? Certain situations and events can be anxiety triggers for some people. Strategies are available to help people avoid triggers and get their anxiety under control. Learn more here....
06:52, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong businesses fear protests will push economy into recession Amid mass demonstrations and a trade war, financial observers say the city’s slowdown could deepenHong Kong is a free marketer’s dream. The tiny island has a GDP bigger than many industrialised countries, low tax and abundant cheap labour, and is a w...
07:13, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it would invite Boeing 737 MAX pilots from across the world to participate in simulator tests as part of the process to recertify the aircraft for flight following two fatal crashes....
07:39, 08/23/2019

Valve updates bug bounty rules after Steam zero-day controversy PC gaming giant Valve has said that banning a security research who reported a zero-day vulnerability in its Steam gaming client was “a mistake”.Last month Russian security researcher Vasily Kravets filed a bug report in which he reveal...
08:26, 08/23/2019

"Demonising PM Modi Wrong": First Jairam Ramesh, Now Abhishek Singhvi After Jairam Ramesh, another senior Congress leader, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, has said that "demonizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi is wrong" and that acts should be judged "issue-wise and not......
08:52, 08/23/2019

Top law firm Weil Gotshal botched millions in pay for bankers Two powerful Wall Street investment bankers could be on the hook for millions of dollars in back taxes and penalties after one of the world’s most prestigious law firms botched their pay packages — and then left them in the dark about the error for y...
09:13, 08/23/2019

Disappointing jobs numbers may make it easier for Trump to get interest rate cut This is not going to make President Trump happy. But it might make it easier for him to get an interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve. The Bureau of Labor Statistics Wednesday said there were actually 20 percent fewer jobs created in a one-year p...
09:13, 08/23/2019

No money down! States vow Obamacare replacements without funding plans Lawmakers in about a dozen states have touted their measures to enshrine Obamacare within their borders, saying their residents with preexisting illnesses will be protected even if the healthcare law meets doom in court....
09:39, 08/23/2019

North Korean foreign minister calls Pompeo a 'diehard toxin' North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization talks between the two countries....
10:00, 08/23/2019

Groups sue Trump for weakening protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is already harrowing. Emerging alone from a shell to crawl through a deadly gauntlet of predatory birds, d...
10:52, 08/23/2019

Grandpa with Alzheimer's holding onto dance moves He's forgotten almost everything from the last 83 years, but not the dance moves he shared with his wife.        ...
11:13, 08/23/2019

Sen. Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a 16 trillion dollar climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal. It calls for the US to move to renewable energy across the economy by 2050. (Aug. 22)     ...
11:13, 08/23/2019

After a year of Epic Games exclusivity, ‘Hades’ heads to Steam Early Access Hades, the next game from Bastion and Pyre developer Supergiant Games, is coming to Steam Early Access on December 10. The game has been available in early access on the Epic Games Store since December of last year....
11:39, 08/23/2019

CEE MARKETS-Currencies mixed ahead of Powell speech Central European currencies were mixed on Friday, as investors eyed a speech by Federal Reserve Chief Jerome Powell for indications as to whether the U.S. central bank will cut rates further. Powell will give a speech to central bankers in Jackso...
12:00, 08/23/2019

Ex-White House Press Secretary Says She Is ‘Beyond Proud’ to Join Fox News as a Contributor (NEW YORK) — Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who once sparred with journalists, has decided to join them. Fox News said Thursday that Sanders has been hired to provide political commentary and analysis across all its propertie...
12:52, 08/23/2019

|UPDATE:NaspersshareholdersvotetosupportseparationofTencentstake Naspers shareholders have voted to support a resolution for the proposed spinoff and Amsterdam listing of the company's international technology interests....
14:26, 08/23/2019

Cam Newton leaves Panthers' preseason game vs. Patriots with foot injury Cam Newton made an early exit Thursday night against the Patriots, as the Panthers QB suffered a foot injury in the first quarter.       ...
14:52, 08/23/2019

Baltimore Orioles set MLB record for most home runs allowed in a season Baltimore Orioles set MLB mark with their 259th home run allowed, and there's still more than a month left in the regular season.       ...
14:52, 08/23/2019

Gold Prices Near 39,000 Rupees: 10 Things To Know Rising for fourth consecutive day, gold prices rose by Rs 25 on Friday to hit a record high of Rs 38,995 per 10 gram in the national capital, reported news agency Press Trust of India (PTI). Gold......
14:52, 08/23/2019

This Honor 20 discount makes it an excellent back to school phone deal The summer is coming to a close and that means one thing. No, not rain and ominous weather (well, that too), but a new school term. And whether you're a university student or still in school, there will likely be a long list of tasks you need to...
15:13, 08/23/2019

Disney Plus UK: why no launch date, Disney? The launch of Disney Plus UK still eludes us, despite a release date having been confirmed for the upcoming Disney Plus streaming service for US, Canada, Netherlands, and Australia – launching on November 12. For those of us stuck living on Ol...
15:13, 08/23/2019

U.S. Open Officiating a Year Later: More Explanations for the Audience After the furor that enveloped the women’s final last year, when Serena Williams was penalized a point and then a game, the tournament organizers decided to make rulings clearer to fans....
15:13, 08/23/2019

Seth Moulton Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign With a Warning Mr. Moulton, a congressman from Massachusetts, had focused his campaign on national security. He hinted at potentially supporting Joseph R. Biden Jr....
15:39, 08/23/2019

Cancel the NFL preseason, or at least dramatically overhaul it Sloppy, penalty-plagued football. Key players getting hurt. It's time to overhaul the NFL preseason slate.       ...
16:26, 08/23/2019

Boris Johnson 'deeply concerned' by fires raging in the Amazon Labour criticises UK government for ‘cosying up’ to Brazil during trade missionBoris Johnson has expressed concern about the fires raging in the Amazon and called for international action to protect rainforests, as his government came under pressure ...
16:26, 08/23/2019

Manchester United v Crystal Palace: match preview After two matches the way Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants Manchester United to play is clear and he will hope this high-energy pressing game can break down Crystal Palace. Roy Hodgson’s side lost at Sheffield United last time out and are seeking to bounce...
16:52, 08/23/2019

Lancashire to release Haseeb Hameed at end of county season Batsman won three caps for England back in 2016Batman begins: meeting English cricket’s rising starHaseeb Hameed will leave Lancashire at the end of the season after the club decided against offering the 22-year-old batsman a new contract. The announ...
16:52, 08/23/2019

Top seed Wang rallies to reach Bronx Open semifinals Top-seeded Wang Qiang rallied from a dismal start to beat Anna Blinkova 0-6, 6-1, to reach the semifinals of the Bronx Open        ...
17:39, 08/23/2019

Look: 'Lady and the Tramp' share meal in poster for Disney+ film The "Lady and the Tramp" remake and "Noelle," a new Christmas movie starring Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader, got posters and release dates from Disney+....
18:00, 08/23/2019

Tesla, Ford have the most to lose among US carmakers on China's new round of tariffs The two American car companies are among the top exporters of U.S.-produced vehicles to China along with BMW and Daimler/Mercedes-Benz, according to industry data obtained by CNBC....
18:26, 08/23/2019

Ukraine sports officials accused of corrupt medicine scheme Ukrainian security services have accused leading sports officials of buying sham medicine for athletes and misappropriating public funds       ...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Dua Lipa Turns 24 and Gets a Birthday Kiss From Anwar Hadid Happy birthday, Dua Lipa! The singer turned 24 years old on Thursday and celebrated her big day with Anwar Hadid. The festivities started in the morning with the 20-year-old......
19:13, 08/23/2019

|ChinahitsUSwithhighertariffsonsoybeans,cars,oil China announced plans to impose additional tariffs on $75 billion of American goods including soybeans, automobiles and oil, with the retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest planned levies on Chinese imports sending US stock futures tumbling....
20:00, 08/23/2019

G7 leaders to hold emergency talks over Amazon wildfires crisis Brazil’s handling of fires to top agenda in Biarritz as France and Ireland threaten to block trade dealAmazon fires: what is happening and is there anything we can do?Leaders of the world’s major democracies are due to hold emergency talks this weeke...
20:00, 08/23/2019

VW will reveal a new logo at the Frankfurt motor show The new, more two-dimensional logo will replace one that was introduced in 2000, which featured a three-dimensional surface and was lit from the top left quarter because that look was in vogue at the time. ...
20:26, 08/23/2019

Sega is becoming its weird and wonderful self again Sega is in an unexpectedly good place right now. The company was never on top of the industry; it's been beaten by Nintendo, by Sony, by the decline of the arcade. It spent years nursing the wounds from its fall from grace in the '90s, and ...
20:52, 08/23/2019

Riot Games settles class action lawsuit over sexist culture In May, more than 150 Riot Games employees walked out of their offices in Los Angeles. The protest was held to draw attention to what the workers alleged to be a sexist corporate culture, as well as to condemn the forced arbitration of employees who....
20:52, 08/23/2019

Google's internal community guidelines discourage political discussions Today, Google released a new set of community guidelines that bans political discussions inside the company and reminds Googlers that they are responsible for their words and will be held accountable for them. The policy change appears to be an attem...
20:52, 08/23/2019

Experience: I had an erection for three weeks I grabbed a wine-cooling sleeve from the freezer and wrapped it around my penisThis summer I got a new boyfriend, moved into a new flat in Berlin and started a new job – it was one of the happiest times of my life. One Friday, my partner was having a...
20:52, 08/23/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in more trouble than we thought Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in even deeper trouble than we thought if a recent report is anything to go by. According to the Financial Times, it seems that some of Facebook‘s early backers have been spooked by increasing regulatory scrut...
21:13, 08/23/2019

The Latest: Greece resuming migrant deportations to Turkey Greece says it is resuming deportations of migrants to Turkey in an effort to address an increase in arrivals over the summer months that have worsened overcrowding at camps on Greek islands...
21:14, 08/23/2019

Marvel And Sony's Battle For Spider-Man Wasn't Just About Money Whether you follow each creeping development of every comic-book property in Hollywood, or just generally think "Avengers" was kind of cool, you probably heard about the skirmish that has played out......
22:26, 08/23/2019

Qantas Testing The New World's Longest Flight: 19 Hours In The Air Qantas Airways wants to fly passengers from Sydney to New York and London without stopping. But first, the Australian airline needs to make sure travelers can handle the trip....
22:26, 08/23/2019

Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli won't turn on each other in court: report Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are sticking together as they prepare to go to court over their alleged involvement in a massive college admissions scheme....
22:52, 08/23/2019

Fantasy football 10-team, PPR mock draft: Melvin Gordon continues to slide As we near the regular season, Melvin Gordon's contract holdout is beginning to have a significant impact on his draft value. See where he went in our latest mock draft....
22:52, 08/23/2019

British Airways pilots to strike for three days in September Airline says industrial action over pay will disrupt plans of ‘tens of thousands’ of passengersPilots at British Airways will go on strike for three days in September after talks failed to settle a long-running pay dispute, the union has announced.Th...
22:52, 08/23/2019

Amazon fires: the tribes fighting to save their dying rainforest – video Indigenous people in Brazil have vowed to protect their land as large swathes of the Amazon forest continue to burn. The largest rainforest in the world absorbs billions of tonnes of CO2 every year, slowing the pace of global heating. It is also home...
22:52, 08/23/2019

OK, here is a complete list of every damn thing that is coming to Quibi (so far) Quibi, the forthcoming short-form streaming service with the dumb-yet-catchy moniker, hasn’t put on a flamboyant presentation like its Disney+ or Apple TV+ competitors (yet), but that hasn’t stopped the billion dollar-infused platform from announcing...
23:39, 08/23/2019

Disney+ has announced its launch-day lineup featuring Jeff Goldblum, Anna Kendrick, and more Disney+ just confirmed a string of original programming that will be available on launch day, November 12, along with a first look at their individual posters. The forthcoming streaming platform announced the slate via their Twitter account, solidify...
23:39, 08/23/2019

Trump retaliates in trade war by escalating tariffs on Chinese imports and demanding companies cut ties with China The slide came as the trade war between the United States and China worsened Friday, with Beijing imposing retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion in American goods....
23:39, 08/23/2019

What The Fuck? It’s 2 p.m. Already Whoa, this can’t be right. Can it? Holy shit. It feels like the day literally just started, but apparently that’s not the case, because somehow it is 2 p.m. already....
00:26, 08/24/2019

Fed's commitment to act upstaged by Trump's furor Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank would "act as appropriate" to keep the U.S. economy healthy in a deteriorating global economy, but stopped short of committing to rapid-fire rate cuts and drew fire from President Donald Trump...
00:52, 08/24/2019

David Koch's reclusive nephew is next in line to inherit the family legacy, and he may be planning a shift away from conservative politics REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Koch Industries confirmed Friday morning that 79-year-old David Koch, brother to 83-year-old Charles Koch, has died. The Koch family legacy includes the second-largest company in the US, Koch Industries, along with numerous po...
01:13, 08/24/2019

How to put a YouTube video on repeat on your computer or mobile device, so it plays on loop Shutterstock You can put a YouTube video on repeat with just two clicks on your computer. It's not as simple to put a YouTube video on repeat on the mobile app, but it can still be done by adding the video to a new playlist and putting the playlist...
01:13, 08/24/2019

CDC warns of salmonella from beef, cheese in the U.S., Mexico The CDC on Thursday issued a warning on an outbreak of multi-drug resistant salmonella that sickened 255 between June 2018 and March 2019, blaming it on beef and cheese from the United States and Mexico....
01:39, 08/24/2019

Plan clears way for mining and drilling on land stripped from Utah monument Management plan for Grand Staircase-Escalante, downsized by Trump administration in 2017, criticized as ‘a giveaway to fossil fuel’A new US government plan had cleared the way for coal mining and oil and gas drilling on land stripped from Utah’s Gran...
02:00, 08/24/2019