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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....

Amazon says its facial recognition can now identify fear

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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....
16:34, 05/16/2019

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....
04:17, 05/25/2019

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
03:34, 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....
03:34, 05/25/2019

Orlando won't use Amazon's facial recognition software anymore Orlando has canceled Amazon's facial recognition pilot following a series of technical problems and other issues, according to Orlando Weekly. The city started testing the facial recognition software -- which, according to a study, shows gender and r......
12:00, 07/19/2019

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....
04:00, 08/16/2019

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....
04:51, 06/15/2019

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?...
02:00, 05/01/2019

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 votes were in favor of the ban. A second proposal t...
21:00, 05/27/2019

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 currently being used by US law enforcement — in whi...
02:51, 08/14/2019

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
21:34, 05/22/2019

Amazon Shareholders Fail to Limit Company's Sale of Facial Recognition Software Long-simmering concerns over Amazon’s facial recognition software came to a head today during the company’s annual shareholder meeting, where activist investors put forward several agenda items that would increase oversight of the software and limit who could use it. Read more......
20:34, 05/22/2019

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
01:34, 05/23/2019

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......
01:34, 05/23/2019

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, but it is currently being used by some law enforce...
03:34, 08/15/2019

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...
10:51, 06/11/2019

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....
20:34, 07/19/2019

Orlando cancels Amazon's controversial facial recognition pilot program after technical glitches Orlando's pilot of Amazon's facial recognition program is coming to an end after being plagued by technical issues, bandwidth problems and criticism of the controversial face-scanning technology....
19:17, 07/19/2019

Facial Recognition Sometimes it’s nice to be recognized. Sometimes it’s not. But pretty soon almost wherever you go, it’s possible that someone will know who you are. Facial recognition technology is improving rapidly and spreading even faster. Its uses include mundane conveniences such as unlocking your smartphone or...
03:00, 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 office summer party. Google, Microsoft, Apple and othe...
10:51, 07/29/2019

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 – largely carried out by a relatively small number ...
12:51, 08/04/2019

| 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....
22:00, 06/15/2019

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....
01:51, 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....
07:34, 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 databases to run these searches, which are extrem...
07:17, 07/08/2019

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....
13:34, 08/14/2019

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....
19:34, 07/17/2019

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. You sit down at your computer and it instantly un...
14:34, 05/21/2019

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....
02:51, 05/15/2019

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......
07:00, 05/15/2019

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming 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....
19:34, 07/18/2019

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 facial r......
02:00, 05/15/2019

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)        ...
16:17, 05/15/2019

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 machinery on residential premises. Violators could face up...
02:34, 05/17/2019

The dangers of using automated facial recognition | Letters Green party peer Jenny Jones on the shocking lack of regulation around the technologyThe Guardian is right to oppose automated facial recognition (Editorial, 10 June), but in spite of concerns from MPs and peers, parliament has hardly discussed the issue. As the person who organised the only debate ...
19:51, 06/12/2019

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....
15:51, 07/02/2019

San Francisco has banned police from using facial recognition San Francisco, often a testing ground for new technologies, has banned local government agencies – including the police – from using facial recognition technology.The San Francisco Police Department doesn't currently use facial recognition, but did carry out a trial between 2013 a...
12:34, 05/15/2019

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....
10:00, 05/31/2019

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....
16:17, 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.       ...
20:34, 08/16/2019

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 independent research board, and in accordance with its fin...
04:51, 06/28/2019

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.        ...
17:34, 05/13/2019

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 recognition......
08:34, 05/10/2019

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......
06:00, 07/18/2019

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....
11:51, 07/13/2019

San Francisco could 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 Secret Surveillance Ordinance” would prevent governme...
01:51, 05/08/2019

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 and I......
00:34, 07/08/2019

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, Elizabeth Denham, announced she would look into the tech...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Police facial recognition could target 'literally anybody', senior MP says Police are deciding who to target with facial recognition using criteria so broad a senior MP says it could include "literally anybody", Sky News can reveal....
07:34, 07/26/2019

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......
17:34, 05/30/2019

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....
16:34, 05/15/2019

San Francisco supervisors vote to ban facial recognition software San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted 8-1 to adopt a facial recognition software ban as part of a new surveillance technology use policy.Read More...
02:34, 05/15/2019

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......
21:17, 08/01/2019

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 systems at the King’s Cross development in central L...
15:17, 08/13/2019

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....
15:00, 05/21/2019

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......
02:34, 07/24/2019

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 recognition technology.Supervisors voted eight to...
06:17, 05/15/2019

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....
03:34, 05/15/2019

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 by Big Brother Watch (BBW), which tracks the use o...
08:00, 08/17/2019

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 only correct in a fifth of cases and the system was l...
23:34, 07/03/2019

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....
21:17, 08/09/2019

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”.The reigning Premier League champions are consid...
21:34, 08/18/2019

Facial recognition in China 'spot on' - Met Police Federation Facial recognition in China is "absolutely correct" and "spot on", the head of the Metropolitan Police Federation has said, calling for it to be deployed in London "on a 24-hour basis"....
20:51, 07/05/2019

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 restriction. The ban is part of broader oversight legisla...
02:34, 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, stores, stadiums and home security cameras. Gover...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Colorado students photographed for facial recognition study DENVER (AP) — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research project. The Denver Post reported Monday that professor Terrance Boult set up a long-range surveillance camera in an office window at the Colorado Sp...
20:00, 05/28/2019

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 millions of users without their consent using facial ...
12:34, 08/09/2019

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......
01:34, 05/23/2019

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 millions of users without their consent using facial ...
17:51, 08/09/2019

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 false arrests, but law enforcement experts say the...
01:34, 08/06/2019

Appeals court allows Facebook facial recognition lawsuit to proceed Facebook users now have the green light to sue the company over its use of facial recognition tech. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled in the plaintiffs' favor 3-0 after Facebook tried to block a class-action lawsuit which cla......
23:00, 08/08/2019

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...
03:17, 05/17/2019

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....
18:51, 08/09/2019

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 public places. In a country like Britain, which already...
16:51, 06/10/2019

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....
21:00, 06/14/2019

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 Illinois-based Facebook users sued the company fo...
08:34, 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......
15:34, 08/08/2019

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 provided......
02:34, 07/24/2019

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....
04:00, 07/14/2019

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?        ...
01:34, 05/23/2019

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......
11:51, 05/28/2019

Met Police's facial recognition tech has 81% error rate - 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....
20:51, 07/03/2019

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......
02:51, 07/05/2019

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 conclu......
20:34, 06/27/2019

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 forensic science regulator. My guess is that most c...
08:17, 07/28/2019

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 intends to test the app over the next three month...
02:00, 08/08/2019

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 set up a long-range surveillance camera in an offi...
23:34, 05/29/2019

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....
19:34, 08/14/2019

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....
04:17, 06/06/2019

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 ramificatio......
14:34, 06/06/2019

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....
03:17, 05/15/2019

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 the campaign group Liberty.Martha Spurrier, a human...
20:51, 06/07/2019

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 technologies in airports.Activist groups Fight for the Fut...
02:00, 06/06/2019

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 CCTV systems is legal.Sadiq Khan said he wanted to...
05:17, 08/14/2019

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.       ...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Ohio AG Yanks Access to State Facial Recognition System for Over 4,500 Officers The attorney general of Ohio, Andrew Yost, has suspended facial recognition database access for approximately 4,500 law enforcement personnel after the release of a Washington Post report in July indicating that federal agencies, including the FBI and Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE), had...
12:00, 08/15/2019

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 recognition sucks. AI simply isn’t good at recognizing fa...
03:34, 07/02/2019

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....
03:00, 08/09/2019

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....
08:01, 05/17/2019

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.       ...
13:17, 07/01/2019

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-acre site in central London. Related: London mayor ...
05:17, 08/14/2019

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 Bridges, an office worker from Cardiff, claims Sou...
18:34, 05/22/2019

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 the agency on user privacy. But the FTC still has...
10:00, 07/24/2019

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 facial-recognition software, allowing parents an in...
07:00, 08/09/2019

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 groups say it would pose a risk to privacy.The tra...
09:17, 07/11/2019

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....
04:17, 05/15/2019

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology is 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 legal battle against the use of the technology.Sup...
20:51, 05/21/2019

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 from th......
21:34, 05/21/2019

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 recognition system to access parts of the buildings, ca...
08:17, 05/30/2019

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 and other city departments....
04:34, 05/15/2019

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...
00:51, 06/05/2019

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....
23:34, 05/15/2019

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 report by the London policing ethics panel, which was...
15:00, 05/29/2019

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 received international attention. The first of its ki...
13:51, 05/30/2019

Melbourne students are guinea pigs for NEC's facial recognition fraud tech NEC's NeoFace facial recognition software will be used by Melbourne-based Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessments in a bid to ensure those sitting tests are those enrolled....
04:51, 05/20/2019

Manchester City face calls to reconsider facial recognition tech Campaigners say decision to grant fans access by facial scan ‘intrusive’ and ‘disturbing’Manchester City has been urged to reconsider introducing facial recognition technology that risks “normalising a mass surveillance tool” by a civil rights group.The Premier League winners are considering introdu...
20:00, 08/18/2019

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 of the so-called Aegis system on Monday, The Lockp...
21:00, 05/30/2019

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 private companies and have been for some time. We d...
10:51, 08/18/2019

Perth council facial recognition trial greeted with concern and scepticism Residents ‘in disbelief’ at alleged lack of consultation over installation of facial recognition technology in East Perth 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 privacy experts and...
03:34, 06/12/2019

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 the commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, told a court t...
06:34, 05/24/2019

‘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 to make arrests in the city.The news, revealed in ...
12:00, 08/17/2019

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....
00:17, 05/10/2019

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.       ...
19:17, 06/16/2019

Facebook loses facial recognition technology appeal, must face 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....
20:00, 08/08/2019

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 immense state driver’s license databases. Read more......
03:00, 07/09/2019

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....
17:51, 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....
01:00, 08/09/2019

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....
04:00, 08/16/2019

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...
03:51, 07/27/2019

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 concerns about the powerful but controversial tech...
07:17, 05/31/2019

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...
02:00, 05/18/2019

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 recognition features. It will not, however, require Fac...
23:17, 07/23/2019

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....
06:51, 05/20/2019

Both Democrats and Republicans blast facial-recognition technology in a rare bipartisan moment 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, where it contributes to the surveillance state’s s...
02:34, 05/23/2019

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.        ...
22:00, 05/30/2019

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....
04:17, 08/14/2019

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......
17:00, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 1-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....
21:34, 08/08/2019

Facial recognition software used by Scotland Yard wrong in four out of five cases, damning report warns Four out of five people identified as suspects by controversial facial recognition technology used at Scotland Yard were innocent, a damning new report has found....
05:00, 07/04/2019

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....
23:51, 07/07/2019

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 critics see as an "ask-permission-later" system, The Was...
09:00, 07/08/2019

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 with technological advancements than San Francisco, which, for the most part, has embraced both tech companies and their services in civic life. But on Tuesday, San Francisco passed an ordinance that would ban the use of one very specific technology...
00:17, 05/17/2019

Fourth U.S. City Bans Facial Recognition, Citing Threats to Free Speech and Civil Rights On Tuesday, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts unanimously voted to prohibit local government from using facial recognition, becoming the fourth city in the country to institute such a ban over concerns that the technology is biased and violates basic human rights.Read more......
21:51, 07/31/2019

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. If this is a concern you never had before, you shou...
21:34, 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....
22:34, 06/04/2019

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."...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Amazon Rekognition Can Now Identify the Emotion It Provokes in Rational People Most people familiar with face-scanning software suite Amazon Rekognition, its place in the surveillance state, and its questionable efficacy are apt to fear what the consequences of such a technology might be when deployed against civilians. As the company was delighted to point out, fear is also a...
01:17, 08/14/2019

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?        ...
13:17, 05/21/2019

Amazon's Face Recognition Tech Once Again Pegs Politicians as Criminals Facial recognition systems are still far from accurate, and yet government agencies continue to push for its deployment. To illustrate the existing flaws of the tech, the ACLU conducted another test of Amazon’s Rekognition software, which inaccurately identified one in five California lawmakers as m...
01:17, 08/14/2019

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....
15:34, 08/18/2019

Fear missing out? Amazon knows it—and uses it to make Prime Day sales Amazon's marketing for its annual Prime Day plays on our fear of missing out on deals and discounts. Experts weigh in on the consumer psychology behind Prime Day....
23:00, 07/14/2019

Amazon's Facial Analysis Program Is Building A Dystopic Future For Trans And Nonbinary People In 2017, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, just outside Portland, Oregon, wanted to find a man covered in dollar bills. The unidentified man, whose profile photo showed him lying on a bed covered in paper money, had been making concerning posts on Facebook, the sheriff’s office said. So the de...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Test of Amazon's Face Recognition by Orlando Cops Ends as a Devastating Flop Orlando has ended its pilot trial of Rekognition, Amazon’s face recognition system, with no current plans for future tests. But the city hasn’t suddenly had a change of heart due to ethical concerns about the technology—they reportedly just couldn’t get it to work.Read more......
01:00, 07/21/2019

Amazon wants to deliver crime news and fear to Ring doorbell owners Amazon is in the process of a curious hire – a Managing Editor, News – to help bring “breaking crime news alerts” to owners of Ring’s home security gadgets. It’s odd because it’s arguably the first time a security firm has required someone to fill this position within its ranks. But as Nieman Lab di...
10:17, 04/30/2019

Democratic hopeful Tim Ryan says fear of tech won't save the Rust Belt. Amazon and eBay might Tim Ryan, Democratic Party candidate for president, may not dominate the debate stage Tuesday night, but the Ohio congressman has a plan for the U.S. to look past fears and divisiveness and dominate in the 21st century....
02:17, 07/31/2019

Through the Darkest of Times hands-on — The fear of getting caught vs. the fear of doing nothing Through the Darkest of Times has the simplest of graphics. It has black-and-white hand-drawn images for its art. But it is a very moving game about the darkest period of German history, starting in 1933 when Hitler came to power. Your job is to take command of a small resistance group in Berlin. You...
19:34, 06/11/2019

How to Identify Poison Ivy “Leaves of three, let it be” is a classic rhyme about poison ivy, and it’s accurate: the plant’s triple leaflets are a reliable characteristic. But if you want to know more about this itch-inducing plant, you need to learn a few more things....
03:00, 07/17/2019

German law would allow police to use DNA to identify suspects Police in Germany may soon be able to use DNA to build a more detailed picture of wanted fugitives. Under a new proposed law, authorities could be allowed to identify a suspect's age as well as skin color....
04:51, 08/02/2019

How to Identify the Blind Spots in Your Thinking All of us carry around a number of default assumptions about the world—as well as a number of hopes and beliefs through which we filter our current experiences....
02:00, 08/08/2019

How to identify and treat infected blisters If a blister breaks open, germs can enter the wound and cause an infection. In this article, we look at how to identify and treat an infected blister and provide tips for speeding the healing process....
04:00, 07/24/2019

Wyze’s $20 security cams can now identify people I’m a huge fan of Wyze’s security cameras. I’ve used them for a few months. They’re dead simple, and delightfully cheap. And now they’re getting a little bit cleverer, thanks to a software update that lets them identify people through artificial intelligence. The feature is available to the most rec...
23:34, 07/09/2019

DNA 'pregnancy test' could help identify endangered species A new DNA technique involving snow leopards and similar to a pregnancy test could provide a breakthrough in how endangered species in the wild are monitored....
00:34, 08/07/2019

Cancer biologists identify new drug combo When it comes to killing cancer cells, two drugs are often better than one. Some drug combinations offer a one-two punch that kills cells more effectively, requires lower doses of each drug, and can help to prevent drug resistance. MIT biologists have now found that by combining two existing clas...
23:34, 07/10/2019

Mexico wants U.S. help to identify white supremacist threats Mexico's government on Wednesday pressed the United States to cooperate in helping to identify white supremacists that pose a threat to its citizens after a weekend shooting in El Paso, Texas that killed eight Mexican nationals....
14:34, 08/08/2019

MIT's new robot can identify things by sight and by touch For humans, it's easy to predict how an object will feel by looking at it or tell what an object looks like by touching it, but this can be a big challenge for machines. Now, a new robot developed by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence......
13:00, 06/17/2019

Authorities identify five killed in wrong-way crash on I-40 PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say the five people killed in a wrong-way wreck on Interstate 40 in northwestern Arizona included two from a nearby Nevada town and three from New York City. Arizona Department of Public Safety identifies those killed in the crash southwest of Kingman on Friday as 82-year-...
20:00, 05/26/2019

Pulled stomach muscle: Causes, treatments, and how to identify A pulled stomach muscle or a strain can cause pain and tenderness. Learn about the causes, such as exercise and overuse, as well as other possible abdominal injuries here....
06:51, 08/02/2019

Shazam on Android Can Now Identify Songs Even When You're Using Headphones Not long after Apple acquired music recognition app Shazam last fall, the music-ID service introduced a new feature called Pop-up that allowed it to identify songs being played on the device itself, in addition to outside sources. Read more......
18:00, 06/11/2019

Blood test can identify Alzheimer's 2 decades before symptoms A new study showcases a blood test that identifies beta-amyloid proteins — a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease — 20 years before any symptoms of dementia....
02:51, 08/13/2019

Police identify second suspect in David Ortiz shooting The second suspect arrested in the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has been identified in new court documents as Oliver Moisés Mirabal Acosta. The documents also reveal that Mirabal and fellow suspect Eddy Feliz Garcia — who has already been charged as an accomplice to attempted homic...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Authorities identify 3 bodies linked to suspected killer For more than 30 years, four suspected victims of serial killer Terry Peder Rasmussen remained unidentified — only decomposed bodies found in two barrels....
05:00, 06/07/2019

The Pentagon Has a Device That Can Use a Laser to Identify Someone Based On Their Heartbeat Walking around the world anonymously is becoming increasingly more difficult as surveillance tech is developed to identify us by our faces, our gait, and now, our heartbeat.Read more......
22:00, 06/28/2019

MH17: prosecutors to identify suspects and file first charges Inquiry expected to name first four suspects over downing of flight that killed 298 in 2014Dutch prosecutors are to identify suspects and file the first criminal charges over the 2014 downing of flight MH17 over east Ukraine which killed 298 people in the worst atrocity in five years of war between ...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Authorities identify victims of Ford dealership shooting Morgan Hill police identified 59-year-old Brian Light and 38-year-old Xavier Souto as those killed, calling Light's actions "nothing short of heroic."...
20:34, 06/27/2019

New guidelines likely to identify more children with high blood pressure By widening guidelines on treatment for high blood pressure in children, researchers say they can better predict who is more likely to develop heart disease -- and to help them prevent it....
01:34, 04/29/2019

Watch the People of America Try to Identify Random Car Parts Somebody who gets paid a lot more than me decided it was a good idea to move the Jalopnik headquarters to the middle of Times Square in New York City, one of the busiest tourist destinations in the country. With this new opportunity landing in our laps, we took to the streets to find out just how mu...
22:17, 06/14/2019

Japan authorities identify Kawasaki stabbings attacker Japanese authorities have named 51-year-old Ryuichi Iwasaki as the attacker who stabbed two people to death in a rare act of public violence in Japan on Tuesday....
19:00, 05/29/2019

Researchers identify red coloring in an ancient fossil for the first time For the first time ever, researchers have detected chemical traces of red pigment in an ancient fossil. The discovery, which was published today in Nature Communications, was made using advanced X-ray imaging techniques applied to an exceptionally we......
14:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Police identify victims of biking accident COLUMBIA, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly crash between a pickup truck and several motorcycles in New Hampshire (all times local): 3:15 p.m. New Hampshire officials have released the names of the seven people killed when a truck collided with a group of motorcyclists on a rural highway. The state...
23:17, 06/23/2019

4 Your Health: A blood test could be used to identify Alzheimer’s risk A blood test could help identify people at risk for Alzheimer’s disease before any symptoms arise. The test was developed by scientists at the University of Washington in St. Louis. It measures levels of the Alzheimer related proteins in the blood to help predict whether they have accumulated in the...
11:17, 08/03/2019

Researchers identify RNA cell that speeds prostate cancer A non-coding RNA known as HULLK gives the blueprint to proteins and controls cells that cause prostate cancer to grow, which researchers say could be used as a target for new treatments of the disease....
22:51, 07/30/2019

Identify Bugs While You Help Scientists Learn About Water Quality Some insects will only live in the freshest, cleanest water. Others are happy in any dirty old bog. Scientists can use the bugs in a water source as an indicator of water quality, and in a variety of citizen science projects, you can too....
04:00, 06/21/2019

KVOA Viewers help identify Sahuarita fraud suspect SAHUARITA, Ariz. – KVOA viewers helped Sahuarita Police identify a suspected thief who used stolen credits cards throughout the Tucson vicinity. It was a Crime Trackers report that aired in April, now Sahuarita Police need your help to find Jessica Diaz Quiroz. Lt. Sam Almodova said after her identi...
05:17, 07/16/2019

Debates Identify Plenty of Democratic Divisions, but Not a Consensus Favorite Joseph R. Biden Jr. is the front-runner, but a fragile one. And now he finds himself defending his ties to Barack Obama, whose legacy drew some criticism from other Democrats....
02:17, 08/02/2019

Australian police identify remains of missing French backpacker Australian police said on Monday they believed bones recently found in waters off an east coast beach are the remains of a Frenchman missing since February....
11:17, 07/15/2019

Scientists Identify New Type of Brain Degeneration That Mimics Alzheimer’s. Here’s What to Know (WASHINGTON) — Some people told they have Alzheimer’s may instead have a newly identified mimic of the disease — and scientists say even though neither is yet curable, it’s critical to get better at telling different kinds of dementia apart. Too often, the word dementia is us...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Kamal Nath Wants To Identify "Biased" Election Officials, BJP Protests Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has instructed Congress workers and candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections to report government officials on poll duty who may be acting in a "biased"......
02:00, 05/02/2019

Police identify armed man arrested at Walmart in Springfield, Missouri Dmitriy N. Andreychenko, 20, is booked on suspicion of first-degree making a terrorist threat after allegedly carrying loaded rifle into Walmart.        ...
22:51, 08/09/2019

TPD identify officer, suspect involved in south side shooting TUCSON – Police continue to investigate an officer-involved shooting that left a man dead on Sunday. Police say Carlos Vale, 31, was shot by an officer after an altercation at Mission Park Apartments, located at 5601 S. 12th Ave. Tucson Police Department was initially investigating a burglary in the...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Special teams at U.S. universities try to identify students at risk of violence Last week's shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte that killed two students and wounded four was just the kind of tragedy a team of officials at the school was trying to prevent....
12:17, 05/06/2019

The Latest: South Korean experts helping to identify victims BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the fatal Danube River boating accident in Hungary’s capital (all times local): 1 p.m. South Korean fingerprint experts are assisting Hungarian officials in identifying the South Korean victims of last week’s tour boat accident in Budapest. Fifteen ...
13:34, 06/06/2019

Investigators identify some of the victims killed in Dallas plane crash Two crew members and eight passengers died when the Beechcraft BE-350 King Air crashed into the unoccupied building Sunday morning at Addison Municipal Airport, north of Dallas....
09:51, 07/02/2019

Kickstarter game teaches players how to identify fake news Between fake news, viral clickbait and biased reporting, it's hard to get a sense of what is really true when reading the headlines. So a new game being pitched on Kickstarter aims to take the public behind the curtain and show them how journalism wo......
15:51, 07/26/2019

Identify Tainted Officers And Compulsorily Retire Them: Anil Baijal Lt Governor Anil Baijal today directed Delhi's chief secretary, vice chairman of the DDA, police commissioner and municipal commissioners to identify "tainted" officers and "compulsorily retire them"....
22:00, 07/04/2019

UK Police Identify Suspect Behind Leaked Envoy Memos: Report The suspect behind the leak of confidential memos from Britain's Washington ambassador, which sparked a major diplomatic rift with the United States, has been identified, the Sunday Times newspaper......
11:17, 07/14/2019

Cop Detains Innocent Black Man, Answers 'Fuck You Is My Name' When Asked to Identify Himself Police officers are well aware of the tremendous power and authority they wield, yet historically they’ve abused it at the cost of black lives. Time after time, instance after instance, we’ve borne witness to innocent black men who are harassed, demeaned or slaughtered simply for existing, while th...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Police identify US postal worker shot to death in Louisiana SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A coroner’s office has identified the U.S. postal worker shot to death in Louisiana on Saturday morning. A release from the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office says 52-year-old Antonio Williams was shot while making deliveries in a residential area of Shreveport, around ...
08:00, 06/23/2019

MIT’s sensor-packed glove helps AI identify objects by touch Researchers have spent years trying to teach robots how to grip different objects without crushing or dropping them. They could be one step closer, thanks to this low-cost, sensor-packed glove. In a paper published in Nature, a team of MIT scientists......
22:00, 05/30/2019

'Smart' hearing aids would identify speakers in crowded room (Reuters Health) - People wearing hearing aids often struggle to differentiate between speakers in a crowded environment, but a small experiment suggests that brain-controlled assistive hearing devices would be able to detect which voice the user is paying attention to, and enhance it....
14:00, 05/24/2019

Health Firms Use Personal Data to Identify At-Risk Patients Health insurers and providers say analyzing nonmedical information can help them identify patients who are at risk of getting ill and enable preventive steps....
07:17, 04/30/2019

Prediction tool helps identify people at high risk for HIV Researchers have developed a new tool to pinpoint patients at high risk for contracting HIV to provide them with preventive preexposure prophylaxis treatment....
02:34, 07/09/2019

Researchers identify common type of dementia similar to Alzheimer’s Researchers have identified a new type of dementia they are calling LATE. NBC News- Scientists have been puzzled by patients with signs of dementia, but whose brains don’t show the aberrant proteins that are typical biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease. Now researchers say they have an explanatio...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Reporter who refused to identify source is handcuffed as cops raid home A California journalist is accusing cops of raiding his home and shackling him after he published information from a confidential police report. Freelance reporter Bryan Carmody said officers descended Friday on his San Francisco home and office, confiscating dozens of items including his cellphone,...
19:17, 05/13/2019

DFO officials work to identify dead whale, as experts warn of more fatalities The department said Tuesday it is working to confirm whether this is yet another whale that died, or the same dead animal that was originally seen on June 24 in the same area....
16:00, 07/24/2019

New Hampshire authorities identify 7 people killed in deadly motorcycle accident CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire authorities identify 7 people killed in deadly motorcycle accident....
23:17, 06/23/2019

Astronomers Studying The Oumuamua ‘Alien Spaceship’ Identify Its Interstellar Origins The huge, strange, cigar-shaped object known as ‘Oumuamua’ originated beyond our solar system and “is consistent with a natural origin” and “probably not" an alien controlled interstellar spaceship, according to a team of scientists. ...
20:00, 07/09/2019

Google Algorithm Aims to Identify At-Risk Kidney Injury Patients Google’s artificial-intelligence unit says it has developed an algorithm that can predict who is at high risk of developing a common kidney condition....
22:17, 07/31/2019

UK police identify suspect behind leaked envoy memos: Sunday Times The suspect behind the leak of confidential memos from Britain's Washington ambassador, which sparked a major diplomatic rift with the United States, has been identified, the Sunday Times newspaper reported....
00:34, 07/14/2019

Twitch Sues To Identify People Who Uploaded Christchurch Shooting Video The popular livestream website Twitch is suing anonymous users to find out the identities of 100 people who recently violated its terms of service by uploading content including the deadly Christchurch terrorist shooting and hardcore pornography.Read more......
07:00, 06/18/2019

Dominican Republic prosecutors identify alleged man who paid for hit on David Ortiz Dominican authorities identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the motive.       ...
14:34, 06/18/2019

Cops identify man suspected of trying to rape elderly woman in Financial District Police have identified the man wanted for trying to rape an elderly woman in Manhattan earlier this month. Clarence Bradley, 23, allegedly approached the 73-year-old while she was walking on Greenwich Street near Morris Street in the Financial District around 12:45 a.m. on July 7 and demanded she ha...
00:17, 07/14/2019

Dominican Republic Officials Identify Man Who Allegedly Paid For Hit On David Ortiz Prosecutors in the Dominican Republic identified several new suspects yesterday in the David Ortiz shooting case, including the man they say planned to pay the hitmen who shot Ortiz at the Dial Bar and Lounge on June 9. Court documents obtained by the Boston Globe claim Alberto Miguel Rodríguez Mota...
22:17, 06/18/2019

Police identify man they claim paid hit men to shoot Red Sox star David Ortiz World Series champion was attacked in Dominican RepublicDR authorities say they are closing on motive Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try to kill David Ortiz. They added that they were closing in on the motive behind the shooting of the three-time Worl...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Police identify Far Rockaway drowning victims as Long Island couple The pair who drowned in the water off Far Rockaway have been identified as a Long Island couple who took a late-night swim during a pal’s birthday celebration, police said Wednesday. Cops recovered the bodies of 25-year-old Umarie Chamble and 28-year-old Keylon Ramsay around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday...
21:34, 07/10/2019

Study shows Apple devices in combo with apps could identify dementia Drugmaker Eli Lilly said on Thursday early results from a study suggest that Apple Inc devices, including the iPhone, in combination with digital apps could differentiate people with mild Alzheimer's disease dementia and those without symptoms....
18:00, 08/08/2019

Dominican prosecutors identify man accused of paying for attempted hit on David Ortiz Police are searching for the man accused of paying for the attempted hit on former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, identified as Alberto Miguel Rodriguez Mota....
06:51, 06/18/2019

DHS to start DNA testing to help identify, prosecute individuals posing as families at the border WASHINGTON (CNN) – The Department of Homeland Security will start a DNA testing pilot program next week to help identify and prosecute individuals posing as families in an effort to target human smuggling, two department officials confirmed to CNN. The Rapid DNA testing, as it’s known, i...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Virginia Beach shooting: Officials identify suspected gunman as city engineer Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera identified the gunman as DeWayne Craddock, who was employed as an engineer with the city’s public utilities department. Craddock died in a gun battle with police....
20:17, 06/01/2019

Tesla dashcam footage helps police identify and arrest suspected hit-and-run driver Tesla vehicles can do all sorts of impressive things performance-wise, but who knew that they were also adept at helping law enforcement authorities solve crimes? Just a few days after a Tesla dashcam video helped prove that a reckless driver was lying about an accident he caused, NBC Bay Area repor...
02:34, 07/09/2019

Korea's fingerprint practice helps experts identify Danube boat disaster victims South Korea's practice of fingerprinting all adult citizens has helped forensic experts identify all of the bodies recovered so far from a boat crash in Budapest that killed 28 people, most of them South Korean tourists, officials said on Thursday....
16:00, 06/06/2019

Neuroscientists identify brain region linked to altered social interactions in autism model Although psychiatric disorders can be linked to particular genes, the brain regions and mechanisms underlying particular disorders are not well-understood. Mutations or deletions of the SHANK3 gene are strongly associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and a related rare disorder called Phelan-...
10:51, 07/27/2019

New York City police identify suspect who allegedly gunned down innocent bystander with rifle Police have identified the suspect who is still on the run Friday after allegedly shooting and killing an innocent bystander with a rifle in New York City last week....
20:17, 06/21/2019

Tucson police identify victim in fatal crash involving a pedestrian on city’s east side TUCSON — The Tucson Police Department is investigating Wednesday’s fatal crash involving a pedestrian near Golf Links and WIlmot. Officers say 34-year-old Justin Boyd attempted to run across the street near the intersection, when he was hit by a vehicle. Emergency crews transported Boyd ...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Hate speech ‘on notice’ as UN chief launches new plan to ‘identify, prevent and confront’ growing scourge United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has declared war on hate speech, telling Member States on Tuesday, that we all need to “do better at looking out for each other”....
18:51, 06/18/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Two-start pitcher rankings for Week 12 identify Spencer Turnbull, Jon Duplantier as sleepers Week 12 is shaping up to be an excellent time for two-start sleepers, according to Scott White, thanks in large part to newcomers like Jon Duplantier and Cal Quantrill....
21:00, 06/07/2019

Police identify alleged gunman tackled by football coach at Oregon high school: reports Police identified the suspected gunman who was tackled by a football coach at an Oregon high school Friday as 18-year-old Angel Granados Dias who is a student at the school....
05:34, 05/19/2019

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 more here....
05:17, 05/08/2019

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a million deals with a kickoff set to begin at midnight PT...
20:51, 06/26/2019

Is Amazon Prime worth it in Australia? Amazon's subscription service explained UPDATE: Amazon has announced the dates for Prime Day 2019. In Australia, the sale will begin at 00:01am on July 15 and go on for 48 hours till July 16 ticks across midnight. However, with plenty of deals on offer from the US storefront, Aussies will be able to shop on the Global Store until the sale...
11:34, 07/02/2019

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in warehouses operated by online retailers. According to Oliver, working in such facilities can be, well, dangerous. “I didn’t know there were job...
08:17, 07/04/2019

FedEx Is Ending a Major Amazon Deal As Amazon Builds a Rival Shipping Network FedEx is snipping another tie with Amazon as the e-commerce giant emerges as a competitor by building its own shipping network. The ground-delivery contract with Amazon won’t be renewed when it expires at the end of this month, FedEx said in an emailed statement. The decision quickens the comp...
21:34, 08/07/2019

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
14:34, 05/27/2019

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
20:17, 07/09/2019

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....
22:00, 07/18/2019

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Business Insider Intelligence research through your co...
00:51, 07/08/2019

Canning Town murder probe: Police say it will take days to identify women found in freezer in east London flat Detectives investigating after the bodies of two women were found in a freezer in east London have said it will take days to identify them due to the "conditions in which they were found"....
19:17, 05/01/2019

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Two-start pitcher rankings identify Wade Miley, Griffin Canning as sleepers While there's no shortage of useful two-start options in Week 11, most of them are owned already. Scott White unearths the few gems who might still be available....
04:17, 06/01/2019

Fantasy Baseball Week 8 Preview: Two-start pitcher rankings identify Brad Peacock, Kyle Gibson as sleepers Week 8 is one where you'll want to be especially active on the waiver wire, according to Scott White, at least as far as your pursuit of two-start pitcher goes....
15:34, 05/13/2019

Fantasy Baseball Week 21 Preview: Two-start pitcher rankings identify Brendan McKay, Alex Wood as sleepers A full week of Coors Field action eliminates a couple two-start sleeper possibilities, but there are a few lefties who meet the need, says our Scott White....
01:17, 08/10/2019

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 shower. The hot water and steam softens the hair and op...
18:34, 05/12/2019

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

Adobe trained AI to detect facial manipulation in Photoshop A team of Adobe and UC Berkeley researchers trained AI to detect facial manipulation in images edited with Adobe Photoshop. The researchers hope the tool will help restore trust in digital media at a time when deepfakes and fake faces are more common......
20:17, 06/14/2019

UK's controversial use of face recognition to be challenged in court The first legal battle of the UK's use of face recognition technology begins today, the police today it helps them find suspects but critics say it is unlawful...
12:51, 05/21/2019

Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Just a year after the online Western Governors University launched its Ohio affiliate, state lawmakers are considering eliminating recognition that lets its students benefit from certain state-funded aid, including need-based grants. That’s part of the budget bill passed ...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Taiwan to vote on formal recognition of same-sex marriage TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese legislators are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia. Lawmakers pressured over the past two years by LGBT groups as well as church organizations opposed to same-sex marriage will choose between bills that broadl...
10:17, 05/16/2019

San Francisco Becomes First U.S. City to Ban Face Recognition Surveillance San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in America to ban the use of facial recognition technology by police and other government agencies.Read more......
01:00, 05/15/2019

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were wary of the governing party’s lack of details....
15:00, 07/10/2019

We Don't Need to 'Pause' Police Use of Face Recognition—We Need to Ban It Forever Facial recognition experts called to testify before a congressional hearing on Wednesday found themselves in broad agreement: Citing a litany of abuses, each pressed federal lawmakers to respond to the widespread, unregulated use of the technology by law enforcement at every level across the country...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Rohingya tell Myanmar they refuse to return without recognition Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to return to Myanmar unless they are recognized as an ethnic group in their home country, leaders told visiting Myanmar officials on Sunday as fresh repatriation talks started....
20:17, 07/28/2019

Volkswagen Ameo Cup Receives National Recognition The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of India (FMSCI) has recognised the Volkswagen Ameo Cup as a National Championship. Newly christened as the Ameo Class in the National Championship, the series will......
00:34, 06/12/2019

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......
15:51, 07/15/2019

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...
18:51, 06/06/2019

Genealogy Sites Have Helped Identify Suspects. Now They’ve Helped Convict One. A new forensic technique sailed through its first test in court, leading to a guilty verdict. But beyond the courtroom, a battle over privacy is intensifying....
10:17, 07/01/2019

How to Disable Facebook's Automatic Face Recognition Setting (If You Can) For all its posturing that privacy is a major concern, Facebook sure does keep undermining itself. The latest gaffe: Some users are reporting that the automatic facial recognition setting is conspicuously absent from their Facebook settings. This feature, which rolled out in late 2017, uses machine ...
07:34, 05/22/2019

This major airline is expanding its face recognition technology While we all love technology, I’m not sure we thought we’d see the day where airports are scanning our faces to verify our identities. B        ...
15:51, 04/30/2019

‘The city has changed beyond all recognition': Derelict London – in pictures Paul Talling photographs the land of long-forgotten tube stations, burnt-out mansions and gently decaying factoriesDerelict London, all new edition, is published by Penguin Random House Continue reading......
15:17, 07/17/2019

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Australia's first inhabitants to have a greater voice in decision-making....
09:17, 07/10/2019

You Won't Believe All the Stupid Ways Cops Are Using Face Recognition Tech There’s plenty of evidence indicating that facial recognition tech is far from serving as a fair and accurate identification tool but because the sector is mostly lawless, this technology is easily weaponized. And according to a new report, in the hands of many cops, it is being used in profoundly d...
00:17, 05/17/2019

Oakland Becomes Third U.S. City to Ban Government Use of Face Recognition Tech On Tuesday, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of facial recognition technology by the city, including its police force. It’s the third ban of the tech by a U.S. city since May.Read more......
06:00, 07/18/2019

San Francisco to vote on banning face recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors will vote on surveillance oversight legislation Tuesday that includes a ban on the use of facial recognition technology by police and other city departments. If approved by the full board, San Francisco would become the first U.S. city to outlaw the tech at ...
09:00, 05/14/2019

New York Proposal Would Ban Face Recognition Surveillance By Landlords In the same week that San Francisco voted to become the first city in the United States to ban government use of face recognition surveillance, two New York State legislators introduced a bill to ban the use of facial recognition surveillance by residential landlords.Read more......
13:51, 05/16/2019

Face Recognition Surveillance Banned by Second American City One day after the biggest police body camera manufacturer in America banned the use of face recognition technology, Somerville, Massachusetts became the second city in the United States to ban the tech after San Francisco broke new ground with a ban last month, Vice reported.Read more......
22:00, 06/28/2019

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an expert climber says. “It’s recognition instead of significance,” explained Adrian Hayes, a British mountaineer who has scaled Mount Everest, K2 and ...
04:34, 05/28/2019

San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates....
12:34, 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’re looking at the snappily named Light Therapy Go...
10:51, 06/04/2019

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....
17:17, 06/07/2019

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....
06:51, 06/26/2019

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....
19:34, 04/30/2019

Ilford fire: Police appeal to identify homeless man who died after suffering 100% burns in 'arson attack' A man who died in a suspected arson attack in Ilford was living in a makeshift tent on the roadside and sustained nearly 100% burns in the incident, police have said....
22:17, 06/21/2019

Google improves speech recognition for Contact Center tools A series of new and improved features for Google's contact center AI should make it easier for developers to build high-quality voice bots and generate more accurate transcriptions....
18:00, 07/23/2019

On-device speech recognition may make smart assistants more appealing Google unveiled the next-generation Google Assistant at I/O 2019, featuring an on-device speech recognition model-bypassing the need to upload voice samples to cloud systems....
21:17, 05/09/2019

The future of voice recognition: meet your AI-controlled 'digital twin' This is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals.Speech is a much more natural way of interacting with devices than poking at buttons and screens, and its popularity has exploded in recent years, with voice-enabled d...
00:34, 05/13/2019

"Fitting Recognition": PM Congratulates Pranab Mukherjee On Bharat Ratna Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the Bharat Ratna conferred on former president Pranab Mukherjee is a fitting recognition for his service to the nation....
10:00, 08/09/2019

This IBM Code Pattern makes it easy to create your own object recognition AI IBM developer Nicholas Bourdakos recently created a new Code Pattern that lets just about anyone develop and train an AI model to recognize objects using computer vision. Bourdakos’ Code Pattern, called “Create a real-time object detection app using Watson Machine Learning,” relies on a tool called ...
21:17, 06/25/2019

2 Peterborough eateries earn recognition for sustainability, new green routines The Peter Gzowski College dining hall and Tiny Greens Plant Cafe say they have been cracking down on food waste for a while and now have the credentials to prove it....
21:34, 05/31/2019

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include same-sex union announcements in its alumnae magazine. But the pastor of a nearby Catholic parish calls the move by Georgetown Visitation Preparatory Sch...
14:51, 05/29/2019

San Francisco bans police and city use of face recognition technology San Francisco on Tuesday became the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments.        ...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Alice Roberts: UK dragging its feet on recognition of humanist weddings TV scientist calls for government to speed up process of changing the lawThe government is dragging its feet on legal recognition of humanist weddings despite growing demand for such ceremonies, the television scientist Alice Roberts has said.Roberts, who is president of Humanists UK, called for the...
17:17, 06/16/2019

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......
17:17, 06/28/2019

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...
14:34, 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 and, if it is good enough for them, you may as wel...
12:00, 06/18/2019

In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
22:17, 05/23/2019

Identify Fake News With the 'Bad News' Web Game Last year we told you about Bad News, a web game that teaches you about misinformation by putting you in the role of a trolling media tycoon. Now, the game’s creators have evidence that the game works as a “vaccine” against misinformation—and they’ve created a simplified version for kids....
06:00, 06/28/2019

Amidst furor over face recognition, Veritone promotes software’s use in law enforcement The world is in an uproar about the use of facial recognition software by police to identify suspects. But five-year-old software vendor Veritone believes the software can be used for good, to "change the job of law enforcement." Police in the city of Anaheim, Calif., have been impressed with the re...
18:34, 05/29/2019

Opinion: Brooks Koepka deserves more recognition for the way he has dominated golf world Brooks Koepka is making history in front of our eyes with four major wins in the last 23 months. It's time he got the recognition he deserves.        ...
04:51, 05/20/2019

New PS4 Controller revealed as Sony PlayStation patents next-gen face recognition tech New Sony patents have emerged that suggest the company may be targetting face recognition in its next-generation pads - here's everything you need to know....
09:00, 06/02/2019

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 of two counts of second-degree murder in a 2017 do...
06:51, 08/11/2019

In Tehran, specter of war met with more defiance than fear People in Tehran speak in hushed tones about what the coming days may bring. As geopolitical tensions crank up, talk of imminent conflict with the United States is widespread on the streets of Iran's capital....
07:51, 05/17/2019

Campaigners fear US could be on brink of all-out abortion ban Seeking an abortion in Alabama is already hard. Outside the Reproductive Health Services clinic in the city of Montgomery, protesters harangue approaching patients....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Phil Neville: ‘I’ve seen nothing in this tournament that gives me fear’ The England coach’s rotation policy, so successful so far in the World Cup, is a matter of common sense rather than scienceThe hotel’s breakfast buffet is still doing brisk trade when Phil Neville takes a seat in a quiet corner and reflects on the night before. England’s coach reveals that his rewar...
04:51, 06/23/2019

Will Smith goes from fear to joy as Aladdin's new genie Will Smith was initially worried about playing the genie in Disney's live action version of "Aladdin" after the celebrated performance by the late Robin Williams more than 25 years ago, but says it eventually became a joy....
22:34, 05/21/2019

ICE raids spark fear, protests Immigration advocates took to the streets in protest Friday ahead of mass deportation raids planned this weekend in ten major cities. President Trump says the thousands of families targeted have already been given deportation orders. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the ...
05:17, 07/13/2019

‘It could get very serious’: Why some analysts fear a U.S.-China currency war Trump's trade actions may be responsible for lowering the value of renminbi, although the president lashed out against "currency manipulation" on Monday on Twitter....
07:34, 08/06/2019

Stocks Bounce but Fear Remains Near-dated futures contracts tracking the Cboe Volatility Index, or VIX, continue to hover above those expiring later, a sign that investors are still girding for turbulence in stocks ahead in the near-term....
20:34, 08/15/2019

The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
18:51, 05/14/2019

America's Biggest Police Body-Cam Manufacturer Bans Face Recognition Surveillance—for Now Axon, America’s biggest police body camera manufacturer, is currently banning the use of face recognition technology in its products after its independent ethics board said Thursday that the “technology is not yet reliable enough to justify its use on body-worn cameras” due to “unequal and unreliabl...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Google Assistant just got its biggest upgrade ever: Real-time on-device voice recognition It’s the first day of Google’s I/O 2019 developers event, which means the main keynote of the show is well underway. Google started the show with a few neat Search tricks, including brand new AR and camera features, and then proceeded to unveil its next advancements in Duplex and Assistant. Don...
19:51, 05/07/2019

Facebook AI study: Major object recognition systems favor people with more money Facebook AI researchers found object recognition systems for major companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM work better for people with more money.Read More...
02:00, 06/08/2019

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....
00:17, 08/01/2019

Can you afford to retire? Most Americans fear they can't Many Americans lack confidence in their ability to afford retirement, an emergency expense or even their daily living costs.       ...
15:00, 07/10/2019

The Knicks’ Zion Williamson ‘hangover’ is nothing to fear Once the Zion Williamson “hangover” subsides, the Knicks are poised to get a “really, really good player” with the third overall pick in the 2019 draft. So says ESPN NBA draft analyst Mike Schmitz, who believes the Knicks still should be excited about the likelihood of landing either Murray State po...
21:17, 05/16/2019

We Are NOT Scaremongering, But You Should Be Gripped By Fear of a Global Recession Right Now Is a recession coming? The very nature of time assures us that, yes, sooner or later, a recession—like all events—will come. But should you be riddled with anxiety about a recession coming soon? Also yes....
00:00, 08/15/2019

| Liverpool rediscovering fear factor, says Van Dijk Virgil van Dijk believes Liverpool are close to rediscovering the fear factor that made the club such a dominant force for nearly two decades as they target European glory....
15:17, 05/09/2019

How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five With a new Netflix series revisiting the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys, a writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
11:17, 05/30/2019

Germans fear return of 'scary' surveillance A hidden audio recorder built to fit inside a bedroom door. A tiny camera stashed in a garden birdhouse. Secret odour-samplers embedded into living rooms sofa to collect signature body scents, to be stored for future use so sniffer dogs can track surveillance targets....
07:17, 06/09/2019

India's minorities fear return of Modi "It's not even been one year. I really miss him," says Sahila Khan, her head bowed and sitting in a small room that belonged to her father, Rakbar, a Muslim farmer who was lynched by a group of Hindu men in India's Rajasthan state....
03:17, 05/23/2019

After caliphate's fall, IS insurgents still spread fear It was a chilly January evening, and Khadija Abd and her family had just finished supper at their farm when the two men with guns burst into the room....
10:00, 05/13/2019

Dodgers fear Seager has serious hamstring strain Corey Seager pulled up lame while attempting to score in the ninth inning Tuesday, and Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said "early indications" were that Seager has a Grade "2-plus" strain....
11:17, 06/12/2019

Terrorism survivors: ‘I lived in fear that I would be killed’ To mark the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism this coming Wednesday, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North region of Cameroon in West Africa to interview people who have personal stories to tell about how terrorism has shattered their lives....
18:34, 08/17/2019

Learning to overcome my fear of singing was as easy as do-re-mi I thought I couldn’t sing. Then I discovered there’s no such thing as ‘tone deaf’ – and that singing is not very different to speakingIt’s lunchtime on a sunny day in early June. I’m standing on London’s Fleet Street outside an imposing door that’s sandwiched between a solicitor’s office and Ye Olde...
19:34, 06/15/2019

Fear Flares Up as Investors Brace for More Volatility Many investors fear that the recent volatility in markets is here to stay. The VIX, known as Wall Street’s “fear gauge,” jumped almost 30% on Monday, on track for its biggest one-day advance since October....
22:00, 05/13/2019

Employees fear layoffs after CBS and Viacom merger The merger of CBS and Viacom has staffers bracing for layoffs — but the companies are keeping mum about when and where they’ll wield the ax. “The bigwigs are concerned for their jobs,” said a CBS source, explaining that corporate-level execs, like those with human resources, communications and ad sa...
07:17, 08/14/2019

Fear not, parents: Your middle kids are going to be just fine. Our kids’ desires for engagement and attention fluctuate based on their age, personality and how a given day happens to be going. But are these things also impacted by birth order? Not necessarily, experts say....
16:00, 07/02/2019

Fear, Misinformation, and Measles Spread in Brooklyn Measles is back, health care workers are racing to contain it, and parents of vulnerable children are frantic. How a fever spread in a tight-knit community....
12:34, 06/24/2019

Fear of Intensifying Trade War Ricochets Through Economy Stocks fell for a second day after the Trump administration repeated its pledge to raise tariffs on Chinese imports this week. Business owners braced for fallout....
01:34, 05/08/2019

Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly....
23:51, 06/05/2019

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush scandal....
14:51, 05/30/2019

Instill Fear In Your Opponents With This $50 Gaming Headset Have you ever wanted to own a headset designed by a Xenomorph? Well, buddy, you should check out the $50 Logitech G633 Artemis Spectrum headset....
06:34, 05/07/2019

Hedonism, sex and fear – why the Weimar republic is in vogue From Fritz Lang to Brecht, 1920s German culture is being celebrated in print and on stage – perhaps because it has clear echoes todayIt was one of the most febrile and fascinating periods in the 20th century. A time when cultural creativity and technical innovation walked hand in hand with political...
18:00, 05/25/2019

Other Parties Trying To Create Fear Among People Of Kashmir, Says BJP The BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit on Saturday accused leaders of the National Conference, PDP and the Congress of deliberately trying to trigger panic among the people as they themselves were......
08:17, 08/04/2019

EXPLAINER-Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly....
07:17, 06/06/2019

Google’s Cassie Kozyrkov on why we shouldn’t fear AI At TNW2019, Google’s Chief Decision Scientist Cassie Kozyrkov took to the main stage to share her thoughts on humans’ responsibility behind creating and using AI tools. In a talk titled “Automating Beyond Human Expression,” Kozyrkov explained why she believes we shouldn’t fear AI, but the humans bui...
11:17, 05/10/2019

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Gareth Bale’s massive wages. The 2018-19 season was not a good one for Real Madrid, who saw their streak of three straight (and four out of the last five)...
20:34, 06/13/2019

These Airplane Facts Will Help Cure Your Fear of Flying For some people, air travel is just another part of everyday life. But for others, it’s a major source of stress and anxiety. The good news is that most fears boil down to a lack of understanding, and in those situations knowledge really is power. If the thought of flying in a plane makes you anxiou...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Jack Monroe: ‘I’m still haunted by the fear of being hungry’ The food writer and activist, 31, on internet insults, living in a shoebox, teaching at Sunday school and heckling Ed MilibandWhen I was born my parents lived in a flat so small that it now legally can’t be rented out as a dwelling. A bit later, when we moved out of that shoebox, they started foster...
19:34, 06/15/2019

Artificial Intelligence: 3 Reasons to Fear a b-A.I.-r Market You name the industry -- from cyber-security to healthcare, telecom to transportation, big data to... baby diapers! -- high growth companies across the globe are investing in Artificial Intelligence technology at an astounding rate. But could there be a reason to fear a boom-bust cycle ahead? No... ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

The Londoner: Fisticuffs fear in Politics Live row Jo Coburn says Francois vs. Self row was "my fault"/ Labour MPs resist House of Lords offer by Lib Dems/ Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid rivalry finds new front...
14:00, 06/28/2019

| Ajax fear no-one as they hunt unlikely European glory Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana says that the flamboyant European dreamers aren't afraid of anyone as they prepare to continue their wild ride in the Champions League....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Anglophone journalists in Cameroon fear for their lives The crisis in Cameroon's Anglophone regions has led numerous journalists in affected areas to quit their careers for their safety. Those who stay and insist on reporting on the crisis face threats from all sides....
01:00, 08/07/2019

NBA’s fear of Drake shows how cowardly sports have become It’s not difficult to figure why the dish ran away with the spoon. They’d had enough. Monday, after the second period of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, NBC intermissions regular Mike Milbury reprised his playing days reputation for incivility, which likely originally appealed to NBC. Milbury was w...
05:51, 06/07/2019

Fear and defiance among Pakistan’s Hazaras - in pictures High walls around the neighbourhoods of the country’s embattled Hazara community in the south-western city of Quetta are designed to protect them from extremist militants. However, they also serve as a constant reminder of the threat they face from groups such as Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Islamic State ...
11:51, 07/31/2019

Customs and Border Protection Tells Congress It's Totally Legal to Use Face Recognition on Americans U.S. Homeland Security officials faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday from House lawmakers frustrated—as several put it—over the alleged lack transparency exhibited by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) when it comes to the legally murky use of face recognition tools at U.S. ports of entry.Rea...
03:17, 07/11/2019

Microsoft’s Azure Cognitive Services adds reinforcement learning for recommendations and doodle recognition AI Microsoft's Azure Cognitive Services introduced new AI tools today, including Personalizer, which uses reinforcement learning to improve recommendations.Read More...
02:34, 05/03/2019

Leaked Huawei Mate 30 Pro images show front display, face recognition tech Unofficial shots of the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Pro have leaked out on Chinese social media site Weibo, giving us one of our clearest looks yet at what Huawei's next flagship phone could have in store.The images, reposted at Tme.net, show a large, curved front display and what seems to be some ...
16:17, 07/14/2019

One-third of Americans have cut back on spending, and some fear a recession is coming A third of Americans are spending less, according to the CNBC/Acorns Invest in You Spending Survey released on Monday. The reasons they cite include fear of a job loss, high medical bills and fear of a recession....
23:00, 07/01/2019

Shaken by the El Paso shooting, Latinos across the US fear they'll be targeted next Miles beyond the Walmart's walls and days after the gunman pulled the trigger, the massacre that ended 22 lives here has jolted communities that were already on edge....
19:34, 08/07/2019

A Third of Americans Avoid Certain Places Because They Fear Mass Shootings A third of U.S. adults are so stressed by the prospect of mass shootings that they avoid visiting certain places or attending certain events, according to a new survey from the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Harris Poll. The survey, released shortly after a pair of mass shootings i...
06:34, 08/16/2019

"Nobody Is Not Afraid": Chernobyl Pilot Recalls His Fear 33 Years Ago More than three decades after he flew his helicopter above the radioactive volcano that was Chernobyl's nuclear reactor number four, the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, Mykola Volkozub......
14:34, 08/16/2019

Justin Bieber Encourages Fans to Not Let "Fear and Anxiety Win" Justin Bieber has an uplifting message for you. The star took to social media on Thursday with lengthy comments for his 111 million fans with his faith in mind. "Don't......
23:00, 05/02/2019

Trump says he has 'no' fear China trade war could lead to recession President Trump said Thursday that he had no fear that Chinese economic retaliation in the ongoing trade war would lead to a recession in the U.S. He argued that China was unlikely to retaliate in the first place and it would do more damage to the itself if it did....
02:00, 08/16/2019

Federal Borrowing Soars as Deficit Fear Fades Borrowing by the federal government is set to top $1 trillion for the second year in a row as higher spending outpaces revenue growth and concern about budget deficits wanes in Washington and on Wall Street....
08:51, 07/30/2019

Pro-impeachment Dems fear Al Green's renegade push House Democrats methodically working to build support for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump fear that a rogue move by a Texas Democrat could scramble their best efforts. It’s unclear whether Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) will seek Trump’s immediate impeachment or simply the launch of ...
20:34, 07/16/2019

Tesla shares, bonds take a hit as investors fear 'code red' Tesla's stock price and bonds tumbled Monday as investors worried about the automaker's cash burn, sales outlook and problems with an Autopilot system that CEO Elon Musk has held out as key to the electric carmaker's future. One analyst called the company's predicament a "code red situation."...
20:51, 05/20/2019

3 reasons to fear America's $70 trillion debt pile America's debt load is about to hit a record. The combination of cheap money and soaring debt helped fuel the decade-long economic expansion and bull market, but America's gluttony of loans could work against it if its fragile economic balance shifts....
05:34, 07/18/2019

Fear of humans influences behavior of predators, rodents When the presence of humans is palpable, pumas and medium-sized carnivores keep a lower profile, according to a new study, allowing rodents to take a more brazen approach to foraging....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Climate hawks fear Tom Steyer's presidential run could backfire Environmentalists are not enthusiastic about California billionaire Tom Steyer’s late entrance into the presidential race and worry his campaign could backfire....
08:17, 07/13/2019

Families fear for their relatives in India-administered Kashmir The Kashmir conflict has split families apart for decades. Now as tensions have been reignited, families in Pakistan-administered Kashmir are worried about their relatives on the Indian side of the border....
06:34, 08/16/2019

Hal Steinbrenner’s biggest fear about Yankees’ pursuit for starter LONDON — Standing in the middle of Finsbury Park at the start of a clinic for the London Meteorites Baseball Club on Thursday, Hal Steinbrenner reiterated his desire to upgrade the pitching staff of the rampaging Yankees. Having spent beyond the first two luxury-tax thresholds with a third one of $2...
11:34, 06/28/2019

U.S. Farmers Brace for Aid Package Some Fear Will Fall Short Stalled trade talks between Beijing and Washington are exacerbating a slump in the U.S. Farm Belt, and many farmers don’t believe an aid package being assembled by the Trump administration will be enough....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Thai musicians in exile for their songs fear for their lives A group of Thai musicians is living in Laos in daily fear of abduction and murder by people they believe want to eliminate them for songs seen as disrespectful toward the monarchy...
06:00, 05/30/2019

Fear the Man in the Middle? This company wants to sell quantum key distribution Enlarge / That's a lofty promise you got there, quantum key distribution company. (credit: Quantum XChange) When reviewing the WireGuard VPN last fall, one of the things that came up was WireGuard's support for an optional, additional PSK (Pre Shared Key) layer of security. Like most modern crypto...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Why developers shouldn’t fear Friday code deployments I’ve seen the advice of not deploying products on Fridays over and over in my Twitter feed and internet memes. I even stumbled upon a job offer that mentions ‘no Friday deployments’ policy as one of their perks. Most of the industry is now sold on the idea that pushing code to production on a Friday...
19:00, 08/14/2019

How the new Nissan Leaf helped me conquer my fear of driving I’m not a confident driver, so I almost turned down the opportunity to test the new Nissan Leaf for three days – but I’m very glad I didn’t.I learned to drive when I was 19 on the distinctly un-mean streets of Milton Keynes – a town 50 miles from London, known for ...
22:00, 06/05/2019

WhatsApp confirms it's been targeted by spyware. That's exactly its customers fear The Financial Times reported Monday that an Israel-based company was able to successfully install malware that could have been used for surveillance on phone calls made over the app....
06:17, 05/14/2019

After the Sri Lanka Terror Attacks, Muslims Fear Backlash As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into more violence....
00:00, 04/29/2019

Along with racetrack deaths, horse racing now has another fear: slaughterhouses HBO's report sheds light on racing's darkest dynamic as thousands of failed and retired thoroughbreds are slaughtered for meat every year.        ...
18:51, 05/23/2019

Government Of India Spreading Fear On Kashmir, Says Congress The Congress has hit out at the government after its advisory on Friday asking tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to leave the Kashmir Valley "immediately" because of new intelligence about terror......
15:17, 08/03/2019

Experts fear deserted oil tanker off Yemen could explode ‘Floating bomb’ holding 1m oil barrels could create environmental disaster in Red Sea A deserted oil tanker described as a “floating bomb” that is currently anchored off the coast of war-torn Yemen has the potential to create an environmental disaster, according to experts.A byproduct of the battle ...
06:51, 07/23/2019

TV station to continue reporting 'without fear' after offices raided An Australian TV station has been raided by police over a story alleging special forces had been involved in the unlawful killing of civilians in Afghanistan....
14:34, 06/05/2019

Video: The fear Mercedes is playing with its Formula 1 rivals Lewis Hamilton's late fastest lap runs on old tyres during the British and French Grands Prix raises the prospect that Mercedes has not fully demonstrated its underlying speed in 2019...
13:51, 07/24/2019

If everyone else is worried about stocks, capitalize on the fear and make a fortune Markets often pre-price widely known information, especially the bad stuff. Invest in the stock market when others pull out, and you won't regret it.       ...
22:17, 07/07/2019

'Nobody is not afraid': Chernobyl pilot recalls his fear 33 years ago More than three decades after he flew his helicopter above the radioactive volcano that was Chernobyl's nuclear reactor number four, the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, Mykola Volkozub recalls how he feared for his life....
14:34, 08/17/2019

Paper Round: United fear Pogba will go AWOL "Manchester United worry over Paul Pogba, Arsenal want Ryan Fraser, Newcastle set Rafael Benitez departure in May, and Chelsea aim to keep Callum Hudson-Odoi."...
10:34, 07/07/2019

Confusion, fear reigns on Mexico border with new US policy Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans meant for their bids to find a better life in America...
11:51, 07/17/2019

Climate of Fear: When Part of a Country Bans Abortion Northern Ireland’s draconian rules, separate from the system in the rest of Britain and in Ireland, may provide a foretaste of life in some American states if Roe v. Wade is overturned....
11:01, 08/11/2019

| Kiwis worry All Blacks' 'fear factor largely gone' The All Blacks' record loss to the Wallabies in Perth left the proud rugby nation struggling to find positives with an increasing suggestion their golden days may be over....
08:51, 08/11/2019

Where ISIS Ruled in Syria, Fear and Uncertainty Reign The Islamic State lost control of eastern Syria, but a visit there found cities in shambles, an uncertain future and ISIS still carrying out deadly attacks....
17:00, 04/29/2019

Fear a Weak Yuan, but No Repeat of the Last China Crisis It’s rare that anything labeled as a psychologically important level in markets actually matters. But seven yuan to the dollar—breached on Monday—really does....
21:00, 08/05/2019

Fear-based apps have us fretting about crime even as it declines Paranoia has never been so social. A slew of community apps meant to inform locals of crime in their area are helping encourage a false sense of rising danger in America — despite the fact that crime rates have plummeted over the past two decades, according to Bureau of Justice statistics and the FB...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Mets, Yankees may need to finally overcome their trade fear June was defining in New York baseball. The Yankees posted the best record in the AL to surge to the overall best record in the AL. The Mets produced the worst record in the NL to fall 11 under .500 and 12 out of first place. Their first games of July were against each other......
02:17, 07/03/2019

| Afghan presidential candidates fear for safety after attacks Candidates jockeying to become Afghanistan's next president lashed out at the incumbent Ashraf Ghani on Monday after deadly violence cast a shadow over the first official day of campaigning....
19:17, 07/30/2019

The Londoner: Pond swimmers fear City charges In today The Londoner: Pond swimmers fear City charges | Jada Pinkett Smith's talk show screening | Bercow's favourite mouser | Gavin Williamson's pet tarantula...
01:17, 08/03/2019

Some House members want pay raise -- while others fear political cost After a decade without a pay raise, a handful of House members are considering accepting an annual automatic wage hike, but most lawmakers are worried about the politics of looking out of touch with voters not making six figures....
15:17, 05/09/2019

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
03:34, 07/19/2019

Danish fishing communities fear Brexit could sink them In the small fishing town of Thyboron on the northwestern coast of Denmark, many fishermen worry the British waters they have become increasingly dependent on will be out of reach when Britain leaves the European Union....
11:17, 04/30/2019

| Why Afghan refugee women in Pakistan fear repatriation Female refugees in Pakistan have told Al Jazeera that they are reluctant to return to Afghanistan because they fear violence and the forced recruitment of their children as child soldiers....
17:34, 05/09/2019

"People Should Celebrate Eid Without Fear": J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik Sringar District Magistrate Shahid Choudhary tweeted to say "restrictions have been eased" as the centre slowly relaxes the security lockdown that blanketed Jammu and Kashmir after its decision to......
13:17, 08/10/2019

"Speak Up Without Fear", Says UK Foreign Minister After Envoy To US Quits Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking "without fear or favour" following the resignation of the ambassador to the United States over leaked memos that criticised the......
08:51, 07/12/2019

Run-in with Pamplona bull made American ‘fear for my life’ The desire to have a selfie as a souvenir from running with the bulls in Spain turned into a near-death experience an American lawyer says he’ll never forget...
21:51, 07/08/2019

Teammates give Yankee slugger parrot in recognition of trademark trot after launching milestone homer What do you get for the guy who has everything and just hit 30 home runs for the eighth straight year? If it's New York Yankee slugger Edwin Encarnacion, you get him a stuffed parrot....
14:51, 07/25/2019

Another U.S. City Moves to Ban Face Recognition, Citing Threats to Free Speech and Civil Rights [Corrected] On Tuesday, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts moved one step closer to prohibiting local government from using facial recognition. Three other cities in the country have already instituted such bans over concerns that the technology is biased and violates basic human rights.Read more......
00:17, 08/01/2019

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms sapped investor appetite while steep losses in oil prices hit trading houses....
08:00, 05/24/2019

'We will lose any hope of going home': Rohingya live in fear of resettlement Plans to relocate Rohingya people in Myanmar’s Rakhine state promise to dash their dreams of returning to traditional lifeFor the past seven years, Mohammad has been able to see the beach on the outskirts of Sittwe, and the Indian Ocean beyond, only through a barbed wire fence.“The only difference b...
08:34, 05/02/2019

Australians fear China but want its technology: Lowy Institute poll Despite rising fears of China, more Australians want the government to focus on getting the best or cheapest technology rather than protecting against foreign state intrusion -- but it's close....
03:51, 06/26/2019

Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It Thousands of people are speaking out in support of the Affordable Care Act by sharing testimonials with Congress and holding rallies across the country....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Next online battle will play on fear of bots, says Facebook official New ‘influence operations’ will openly advertise participation in debate instead of hiding itThe next wave of “influence operations” like those that Russia used to target the 2016 US election will aim to destabilise debate by making voters think bots are everywhere, Facebook’s head of cybersecurity ...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong’s elite fear extradition law could harm their reputation Business leaders in the region take tentative steps in face of contentious billDays after Hong Kong’s first major protest against its stalled extradition law, a property firm decided to take a £2.5m hit and abandon an option to develop a slice of prime city land, blaming “social contradiction and ec...
09:34, 06/23/2019

On PM's "Minorities' Fear" Remark, Asaduddin Owaisi Cites Cow Vigilantes Asaduddin Owaisi, the leader of AIMIM (All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen) has joined issue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his comment that the minorities have been "deceived" and "made to......
13:51, 05/26/2019

Weathering months of flooding, residents fear Mississippi town will never be the same Some homes in the Mississippi Delta have been flooded since February. Damage could total tens of millions of dollars.        ...
19:00, 06/27/2019

'Storm approaching': firms fear for deliveries in shipping shakeup U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport disruption that it brought forward the shipment of arm chairs and sofas from China by two months....
09:00, 06/25/2019

Immigrant victims of abuse stay silent for fear of US deportation Police in a number of US cities say women are not reporting sexual assault and domestic violence since Donald Trump became president because they fear attracting the attention of immigration authorities....
06:51, 04/29/2019

Wächtersbach: German town lives in fear after racist shooting On Monday, a young Eritrean man was shot and gravely wounded in a small German town. The racially-motivated shooting has left the residents of Wächtersbach living in fear. DW's Miodrag Soric reports....
01:51, 07/26/2019

Obama: Leaders who 'feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts' Former President Barack Obama appeared to take a tacit swipe at President Donald Trump on Saturday, saying leaders who "feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts."...
22:51, 04/30/2019

Czechs protest justice appointee, fear meddling in PM's case Thousands protested around the Czech Republic on Monday against a justice minister nominee they fear might meddle with a criminal case involving the prime minister....
22:00, 04/29/2019

China hawks fear Trump is ready to deal on Huawei At G-20 meeting, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to ask the U.S. president to lift a ban on U.S. companies supplying Huawei. Trump faces a GOP backlash if he agrees....
03:34, 06/28/2019

The Dispatch: Muslims in Sri Lank Now Fear Their Own Safety in the Wake of Attacks As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into more violence....
06:17, 05/01/2019

Walton Goggins had to overcome his greatest fear for his role in Them That Follow When Walton Goggins signed on to play Them That Follow’s Lemuel, the snake-handling pastor of a devout Pentecostal sect deep in Appalachia, you would think he’d have been okay with handling a snake or two. That was not the case. Ahead of the film’s release, we sat down with Goggins to discuss why he...
23:00, 08/05/2019

Iraq weighs captives' rights against fear of new Islamic State Iraqi farmer Shaker Salih says he feared Islamic State, but feared its defeat even more. His problem is persuading people to believe that he did not support the jihadists....
12:51, 05/23/2019

Pakistan Man Murders HIV Positive Wife As Outbreak Spreads Fear A man killed his HIV positive wife on Wednesday in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus in recent weeks, stirring panic and casting a light on the country's......
20:17, 05/29/2019

Germaine de Randamie no longer fighting 'never-ending' fear narrative She was ridiculed by fans for refusing to take a fight, then spent a year sidelined by injury. But Germaine de Randamie never lost sight of what MMA means to her....
16:51, 07/11/2019

MotoGP Brno: Marquez pushed "100%" because of Yamaha pace fear MotoGP Czech Grand Prix winner Marc Marquez says he "pushed 100% from the beginning" as he was "afraid" of an attack from Yamaha duo Maverick Vinales and Fabio Quartararo...
04:51, 08/05/2019

Pete Alonso shuts up Mets fans’ biggest fear MINNEAPOLIS — Jinx? Did someone say jinx? Well … there weren’t a lot of people using that word inside the Mets’ clubhouse the past few days. But it has certainly been a subject of conversation in those places where Mets fans gather to ruminate and restlessly wait for the sky to fall and the other......
04:51, 07/18/2019

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin. WATCH NOW....
12:17, 06/07/2019

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling pharmaceutical firms to keep prices high....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed National Guard might be going to far....
19:17, 07/11/2019

Meet the YouTube Mortician teaching people not to fear death Growing up, I watched Disney movies on repeat where a mermaid gave up her voice for a man and was taught I should be a damsel in distress until my Prince Charming rescued me. But I was sheltered from movies like Bambi and Lion King where, for once, the evil character didn’t die, the loved parent did...
22:00, 08/06/2019

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
02:17, 06/08/2019

Fear and Anger Over Construction of International Airport For Machu Picchu Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in Peru is being put under threat of ‘irreparable damage’ as work to build an international airport to cater for ever increasing numbers of tourists begins. Land has been cleared in readiness for the construction workers to move in. With over 1.5 million visitors a...
16:34, 05/16/2019

Fear of ICE raids prompts warnings, advice to undocumented residents The Trump administration's threat of immigration raids after the Fourth of July has prompted a surge of fear in minority communities across the country....
01:51, 07/04/2019

NASCAR Cup drivers fear Dover speeds are in 'danger zone' Leading NASCAR Cup Series drivers expressed concerns after nearly two dozen cars went faster than the Dover qualifying record in Friday afternoon practice...
23:00, 05/03/2019

US-Canada border transfers raise fear of delayed crossings DERBY LINE, Vt. (AP) — Some along the northern U.S. border are worried the temporary transfer of hundreds of border agents south could cause backups of people seeking to enter the United States from Canada during the busy summer tourist season. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says 731 U.S.-Canada...
18:00, 05/12/2019

Wayne Rooney says Manchester United’s players must feel the fear • Team need to be afraid of Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Rooney says• Rooney criticises current players’ lack of accountabilityWayne Rooney believes Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s coaching team need to strike fear into those Manchester United players that have shown they are happy to hide.After enjoying a remarkable...
15:34, 05/17/2019

Crowds at Venezuela protests diminish as fear of crackdown grows A modest crowd of Venezuelans took to the streets Saturday to show support for the opposition-led congress which is coming under increasing pressure from the government of President Nicolas Maduro....
22:34, 05/11/2019

Headteacher says parents fear rise in state pupils at Oxbridge The headteacher of an independent school is facing a backlash after saying a rise in state school pupils being accepted by Oxford or Cambridge has caused parents to fear "social engineering"....
15:51, 05/11/2019

‘They have free rein’: Rio residents fear police violence under far-right rule New governor promised ‘slaughter’ of gangsters, drawing comparisons with bloody Philippines drug warThe residents were chatting outside when the police helicopter swooped over the polluted river at the end of their street in Rio’s sprawling Maré favela complex. They fled as the officers riding in it...
10:34, 05/17/2019

Sources: Fear of Lakers dynasty drove Clips' deal As fears mounted that the Lakers had pushed to the cusp of creating an unprecedented Big Three, the Clippers made a blockbuster trade for OKC's Paul George and cleared the path for Kawhi Leonard to sign a four-year, $141 million contract....
17:18, 07/06/2019

Fear Of Counterfeit Money Leaves No Takers For Rs 10 Coin In Manipur If you happen to board a bus or visit a grocery store in Manipur with Rs 10-denomination coins in wallet, chances are there that you might be shown the door....
10:17, 05/17/2019

Lampard has no fear of player power threatening Chelsea return Dressing room manoeuvres thought to have been behind previous sackings but new incumbent is scornful of the ideaTo those on the outside it was the thing that drove Chelsea to titles during Frank Lampard’s playing days at the club but also what did for a clutch of their managers. Player power: it was...
03:51, 07/07/2019

Fear and loathing in cricket's fraying heartland | Andy Bull There is a cost to tinkering with formats and selling the game to Sky – cricket’s very life is at stakeThe barman at the Bat and Ball isn’t sure whether or not he likes cricket. “Never seen it,” he says, “never played it.” It’s a pity, because the game grew up by his pub. It’s a hook over the road f...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Exiled Thai activists fear for their lives in Southeast Asia After years of exile in Laos for lese-majeste violations, the Thai protest band Faiyen arrived in France, seeking asylum and singing songs forbidden at home. The group's escape comes as more activists are disappearing....
10:51, 08/13/2019

My wife gave birth two weeks ago. Here's how I handled the fear that she would die. Our memories differ on which doctors said what, and when, but we both grasped the you-could-die-here message.        ...
03:00, 05/14/2019

The True Story of How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five “When They See Us” revisits the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys. A writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
03:34, 06/02/2019

Buffalo Bills offensive lineman retires over 'fear of the unknown' Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Isaac Asiata announced his retirement Tuesday, citing anxiety and “fear of the unknown” in a heartfelt message posted on social media....
17:51, 07/31/2019

Nightmares, flashbacks and constant fear: how a stalker brought me to my wits’ end I blocked them, threatened legal action and finally informed the police. But my stalker’s persistence made me afraid for my lifeIt started with an email. My brother-in-law had died of cancer and I posted a tribute on Facebook. Shortly afterwards, an email arrived from someone I didn’t know, expressi...
18:51, 07/03/2019

Citizens line up for Mississippi jobs but fear the impact of ICE raids The workers’ efforts to explore jobs at the meatpacking plants go against the notion that Americans have no interest in the gritty jobs often held by undocumented workers....
01:17, 08/14/2019

| Protests, fear, gunfire in Kashmir after India strips autonomy Fear has gripped Indian Kashmir as residents leaving the restive territory spoke of a tense military crackdown and protests breaking out against the shock government move to scrap its autonomous status....
01:34, 08/08/2019

Pelosi holds firm as some fear impeachment window closing Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team are nowhere close to launching impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump — with the chances diminishing as the 2020 election moves ever closer.Democratic lawmakers and senior aides say Pelosi and her deputies are unmoved despite a groundswell...
18:51, 05/02/2019

‘Why do I fear to go out in my own country?’ In Modi’s India, rising unease among Muslims. As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks reelection in polls concluding this month, the result is being closely watched by the country’s nearly 200 million Muslims....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Yewande reveals fear of holes on Love Island – so what is trypophobia? WHAT is trypophobia? Love Island star Yewande recently revealed her fear of holes on the ITV2 series. Here's all you need to know about the quirky phobia....
20:17, 06/12/2019

Richie Incognito Will Get Work As Long As The NFL Mistakes Fear For Strength Three teams worked out Richie Incognito during the 2014 NFL season. They probably could have used him, both because Incognito had by then become a pretty good NFL guard after an early career marked by bad penalties and bullshit and because teams wouldn’t invite a player in for a workout if they didn...
20:51, 06/03/2019

Climate Could Be an Electoral Time Bomb, Republican Strategists Fear A growing number of young voters, including conservatives, identify climate change as a top priority. Republican strategists fear that could soon pose a big problem....
20:51, 08/02/2019

‘Every day, it is a risk’: immigrant communities paralyzed by fear of impending Ice raids Mayors in major cities have pledged to support those targeted by Sunday’s ‘enforcement operations’When CG heard that Donald Trump had announced raids by the immigration enforcement agency Ice a few weeks ago, she turned to her husband. Get groceries, she told him, like a storm is coming.“Bananas, mi...
09:51, 07/13/2019

With Fear Street, R.L. Stine emerged as YA’s preeminent teen slasher Only one person dies in The New Girl, R.L. Stine’s first proper Fear Street volume, released in 1989. She dies right in the first chapter, but the next time we see her she’s alive, so the question of whether or not she actually did die is a big one. Nowhere else does Stine shoot, stab, or dismember ...
20:51, 07/30/2019

U.S. retailers' halting outlook reveals scale of tariff fear The first half of 2019 was expected to be a boon for U.S. retailers, buoyed by solid consumer sentiment at home and expansion in China - the market many of them have targeted for the future....
18:00, 06/13/2019

'I live in constant fear' Bulgaria data breach victim says Mariana Krasteva, a 55-year old engineer, is one of more than four million Bulgarians, whose personal data was stolen in the country's biggest-ever cyber breach, leaving her fearful of what fraudsters might do with the information....
11:51, 07/30/2019

| As migrants wait in fear, no sign of large-scale US raids Thousands of undocumented immigrants waited in uncertainty, fearful of the nationwide raids promised by President Donald Trump, but there were no immediate signs of any large-scale operations....
19:00, 07/15/2019

Fear ''Threat'' To Life: Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers To Mumbai Top Cop Ten rebel lawmakers from the Congress-JD(S) combine have written to the Mumbai police commissioner expressing fears of threat to their lives during visits of Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy......
02:00, 07/10/2019

Inside Kashmir, Cut Off From the World: ‘A Living Hell’ of Anger and Fear A firsthand look inside Kashmir, the contested region the Indian government has all but cut off from the outside world, found a population that is feeling besieged and furious....
22:17, 08/10/2019

West Ham bid £20m for Barcelona’s André Gomes but fear Everton interest • Midfielder’s preferred outcome is move to Goodison Park• Barcelona believed to want at least £25m for GomesWest Ham fear they will miss out on André Gomes to Everton despite lodging a £20m bid for the Barcelona midfielder.While West Ham are unlikely to be as busy as they were when they spent £100m...
00:17, 06/04/2019

Idaho music event canceled amid immigration enforcement fear A music festival in southern Idaho has been canceled because organizers say they feared potential raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.        ...
18:17, 07/21/2019

The 'fear gauge' shows the market could be headed for 'choppy waters,' Jim Cramer says "The averages haven't really digested these latest gains, and like we saw last week, big moves higher can result in some serious stock market reflux," he says....
01:17, 08/14/2019

'Without fear': U.S. bill aims to protect athletes after Nassar sex-abuse scandal Two U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday to prevent sexual assaults against athletes by increasing oversight and legal liability for U.S. Olympic and sports officials following the Larry Nassar scandal....
16:51, 07/30/2019

Fear and Trembling: LG Display faces the axe for OLED burn-in and market squeeze After seven years of ignoring the warning signs, LG Display's OLED TV panel business is facing a reckoning by LG Group's leadership and the market as rival Samsung jumps to MicroLED and QD-OLED panels....
16:34, 05/15/2019

ABC vows to continue reporting 'without fear' after police raid Sydney offices Broadcaster’s managing director says AFP raid over 2017’s The Afghan Files series ‘raises legitimate concerns over freedom of the press’The ABC has vowed to continue to report on national security issues without fear amid a raid by the Australian federal police over a series of articles the broadcas...
16:34, 06/05/2019

Man let massive head tumor grow for 20 years over alleged fear of surgery Surgeons successfully removed an 11-pound tumor from a man’s head after he finally sought help for the mass that had been reportedly growing for 20 years....
15:34, 05/23/2019

Guatemalans fear Trump threats on migration accord could cripple their economy Leaders say new tariffs, visa bans could destabilize the Central American country, already the largest source of migrants detained at the U.S. border....
00:51, 07/25/2019

Fuck church: Keanu Reeves has a very special message for those who fear death What happens when we die? It’s a question that’s plagued humanity since the dawn of time (I assume). Do we go to some fluffy cloud sparkle palace filled with winged things that look like us, only hotter? Perhaps we are reincarnated as slimy little infants that grow into bigger humans and repeat the ...
22:17, 05/15/2019

Big Pharma won't like Trump's next move after rebate rule is abandoned, investors fear Another way President Trump could make a push to lower drug prices is with a proposal announced last year that would allow Medicare to create an "international pricing index."...
01:34, 07/12/2019

Slaughter Beach, Dog announces new album, Safe And Also No Fear, with 2 excellent singles Slaughter Beach, Dog began as a lo-fi side project for Modern Baseball’s Jake Ewald, but has since evolved into a full-band affair on the verge of its third LP. Safe And Also No Fear, due out August 2 via Lame-O Records, follows the empathetic character sketches of 2016's Welcome and the caffein...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Watch the Opening Few Minutes of the Fifth Season Premiere of Fear the Walking Dead Fear the Walking Dead premieres its fifth season this Sunday, but if you’re eager to dig your teeth into some zombie action, you can see the first few minutes early.Read more......
17:00, 06/02/2019