GOTODAYNEWS.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-14, 19:52

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 conce...

Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports

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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. ...
2019-05-22, 17:26

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.   ...
2019-08-16, 14:00

The EU may give citizens more control of their facial recognition data The EU may impose strict limits on the use of facial recognition technology. According to Financial Times, the European Commission is working on laws ...
2019-08-22, 16:52

Facial recognition technology scrapped at King's Cross site Surveillance software switched off at prestigious development after backlashFacial recognition technology will not be deployed at the King’s Cross dev...
2019-09-02, 19:26

British court rules for police use of facial recognition technology A British court ruled Wednesday that public use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement was legal, documenting one of the first legal chal...
2019-09-04, 20:26

Pew survey: Majority of U.S. adults trust police to use facial recognition technology responsibly The Pew Research Center said Thursday that more than half of U.S. adults trust law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition technology responsib...
2019-09-05, 18:26

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.  ...
2019-06-16, 12:26

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 bio...
2019-08-08, 14:39

Activists launch tool to help 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 b...
2019-06-05, 18:52

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 Micr...
2019-06-11, 07:26

REFILE-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 biom...
2019-08-09, 09:39

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 po...
2019-07-09, 15:26

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 un...
2019-06-04, 16:52

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. Fa...
2019-05-23, 22:52

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 prodigiousl...
2019-07-31, 11:39

| 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 c...
2019-06-15, 08:00

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...
2019-08-08, 21:39

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 rec...
2019-07-07, 22:00

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 d...
2019-05-21, 08:38

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 conseq...
2019-08-14, 17:39

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 supe...
2019-08-04, 05:26

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 o...
2019-07-17, 14:13

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 legi...
2019-05-21, 08:38

Behind the Rise of China's Facial-Recognition Giants Megvii, one of four highly valued Chinese facial-recognition startups, has filed for an IPO. Most of its revenue comes from surveillance and security ...
2019-09-03, 20:26

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 (Edi...
2019-06-12, 18:52

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 emot...
2019-08-14, 00:13

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 agencie...
2019-05-31, 01:39

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becomes third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition tech...
2019-07-18, 12:52

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 ...
2019-07-02, 09:13

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 a...
2019-05-21, 12:52

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, whi...
2019-05-24, 20:52

Activists pushing for federal facial recognition ban A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement’s use of facia...
2019-09-05, 13:13

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 r...
2019-05-24, 20:00

AI facial recognition software now works for wild chimpanzees too Artificial intelligence can recognise individual chimpanzees from their faces, giving researchers a quicker and cheaper way to track and study the ape...
2019-09-04, 15:13

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 biom...
2019-08-09, 14:00

Stadium Weeds Out Disruptive Fans With Facial Recognition European soccer fans who throw their drinks or otherwise disrupt games are sometimes banned. If they try to sneak in, they may have to contend with a ...
2019-09-05, 15:13

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," accor...
2019-05-22, 17:13

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 so...
2019-07-03, 18:52

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. Th...
2019-07-19, 09:39

Police Use of Facial Recognition Is Accepted by British Court In a closely watched case, a judge ruled that live facial recognition does not violate privacy rights. There has been little legal precedent about its...
2019-09-04, 08:39

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 eff...
2019-08-09, 08:00

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...
2019-07-13, 05:26

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 thes...
2019-06-27, 20:26

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...
2019-07-07, 21:13

California Bill Would Halt Facial Recognition on Bodycams A bill approved by the state senate would set a three-year moratorium on police use of recognition algorithms. Privacy advocates want a permanent ban....
2019-09-12, 01:52

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 p...
2019-07-23, 18:26

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...
2019-08-16, 07:13

UPDATE 1-At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a r...
2019-05-24, 20:00

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 deplo...
2019-07-05, 14:26

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, whi...
2019-05-24, 21:13

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...
2019-05-28, 14:39

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, op...
2019-08-01, 15:39

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 sh...
2019-08-16, 17:13

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-surveillanc...
2019-05-21, 08:32

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 con...
2019-08-13, 06:52

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 reco...
2019-08-18, 14:26

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 us...
2019-07-17, 23:00

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can now detect fear Amazon has announced that its facial recognition system can now detect “fear” by reading a person’s face. Dubbed Rekognition, the software offers a co...
2019-08-14, 06:13

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 technolog...
2019-07-13, 09:13

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 appe...
2019-08-09, 11:39

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 proj...
2019-05-29, 16:52

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?   &...
2019-05-22, 18:26

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 intelli...
2019-05-28, 06:52

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 Francis...
2019-08-09, 01:13

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 indep...
2019-07-03, 14:39

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...
2019-06-14, 21:39

Facial recognition in schools leads to Sweden’s first GDPR fine The Swedish Data Protection Authority (DPA) has served a municipality in northern Sweden the country’s first GDPR fine — amounting to almost €19,000 (...
2019-08-27, 06:00

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 inst...
2019-08-07, 18:26

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 the...
2019-08-08, 02:39

Majority of Americans trust police to use facial recognition responsibly A majority of Americans trust law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition technology responsibly and say it's okay to use the controversial too...
2019-09-11, 19:26

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 o...
2019-07-04, 17:26

Nuns are leading the charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition At the annual shareholders’ meeting, investors will vote on a proposal to ban the company from selling the technology to government agencies, unless t...
2019-05-22, 13:26

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...
2019-08-06, 00:39

Facial recognition tech misidentified 26 California lawmakers as criminals The ACLU, which wants to ban facial recognition technology in police body cameras, says that its own tests of the technology mistakenly flagged 26 Cal...
2019-08-14, 12:52

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 ...
2019-08-16, 19:39

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 a...
2019-08-05, 19:39

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 direc...
2019-06-06, 14:00

Google Nest Hub Max review: Bringing facial recognition into our homes Google's Nest Hub Max smart display is now available, and combines facial recognition with Google Assistant so algorithms serve users personalized res...
2019-09-09, 08:39

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. Accord...
2019-07-23, 18:26

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...
2019-08-14, 12:52

Activists demand facial recognition ban for law enforcement in major new push A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement's use of facial reco...
2019-09-06, 01:00

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 ...
2019-06-07, 13:26

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 wh...
2019-06-05, 16:52

Facial recognition startup Megvii files IPO in Hong Kong Megvii, maker of facial recognition software Face++, has filed IPO paperwork in Hong Kong with backing from Alibaba, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs.Read...
2019-08-26, 19:13

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 -- a...
2019-06-27, 13:39

Google leaps into facial recognition with the new Nest Hub Max. Does it belong in your home? Google’s new Nest Hub Max has a camera that can identify faces and offer personalized information. The Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler asks, ‘Is this creepy...
2019-09-09, 13:52

Poll Finds Americans Trust Police Use of Facial Recognition The Pew Research Center reports 56% of Americans trust law enforcement to use the technology responsibly, despite concerns over fairness, and bans in ...
2019-09-05, 10:52

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 muni...
2019-05-30, 09:52

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 Mo...
2019-06-04, 17:39

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...
2019-05-30, 05:13

How NYPD’s facial recognition software ID’ed subway rice cooker kook NYPD detectives identified the mystery man who sparked terror by leaving a pair of rice cookers in a subway long before their bomb-squad counterparts ...
2019-08-25, 18:39

Pew survey: Americans trust police more than tech giants to use facial recognition Researchers say that facial recognition technology is "imperfect," which can lead lead to issues related to racial profiling and gender bias.  &...
2019-09-05, 12:26

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 devel...
2019-08-13, 21:39

Influential Coalition With 15 Million Members Calls for Outright Ban on Facial Recognition More than thirty organizations on Thursday called for a nationwide ban against government use of face recognition calling the technology “unreliable, ...
2019-09-05, 19:39

‘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, De...
2019-08-17, 05:00

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can identify fear in people's faces Amazon says its contentious facial recognition technology can now detect fear in people's faces. That makes it the eighth emotion it can identify...
2019-08-14, 12:52

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 th...
2019-08-15, 01:52

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 r...
2019-07-24, 11:39

AI Weekly: Detroit’s facial recognition battle is about the ends justifying the means The Detroit Police Department hopes to convince Rep. Rashida Tlaib that in its use of facial recognition software, the ends justify the means.Read Mor...
2019-08-24, 03:26

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 ...
2019-05-30, 15:13

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicat...
2019-05-22, 17:52

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology used on thousands of peopleAn office worker who believes his image was captured by facial recogn...
2019-05-21, 12:13

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 liv...
2019-08-08, 18:13

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 h...
2019-07-02, 02:26

California legislature bars facial recognition for police body cameras California's legislature on Thursday passed a three-year ban on state and local law enforcement from using body cameras with facial recognition softwa...
2019-09-12, 23:13

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of...
2019-06-11, 19:00

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 d...
2019-05-22, 16:13

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 t...
2019-05-29, 09:01

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 ...
2019-05-23, 16:39

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 illustra...
2019-08-13, 23:26

California lawmakers ban facial-recognition software from police body cams California lawmakers on Thursday temporarily banned state and local law enforcement from using facial-recognition software in body cameras, as the mos...
2019-09-12, 22:26

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 ...
2019-08-18, 13:13

Manchester City face calls to reconsider facial recognition tech Campaigners say decision to grant fans access by facial scan ‘intrusive’ and ‘disturbing’Manchester City have been cautioned against the introduction ...
2019-08-18, 14:00

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. ...
2019-07-01, 17:13

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 pu...
2019-07-11, 09:00

Pew: U.S. adults trust police with facial recognition more than tech companies or advertisers U.S. adults trust police over tech companies or advertisers with facial recognition software, but attitudes differ based on age, race, and political p...
2019-09-05, 12:00

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, a...
2019-05-21, 19:26

Police use of facial recognition is legal, Cardiff high court rules Ruling comes as London mayor acknowledges Met police role in its deployment in King’s Cross development Police use of automatic facial recognition tec...
2019-09-04, 21:13

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 res...
2019-05-27, 16:13

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 pri...
2019-08-09, 03:13

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 fo...
2019-08-13, 21:39

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 bio...
2019-08-08, 15:52

California's facial recognition ban for police body cameras heads to governor's desk California could soon become the largest state to ban the use of facial recognition technology in law enforcement body cameras, a significant mileston...
2019-09-13, 00:39

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 ...
2019-08-14, 20:13

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 governmen...
2019-05-22, 17:13

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 ...
2019-05-31, 01:52

Tlaib tussles with Detroit police on Twitter over 'bulls--t' facial recognition software Responding to presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders coming out against police use of facial recognition software, Rep. Rashida Tlaib likewise cal...
2019-08-22, 01:13

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. ...
2019-05-22, 18:26

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 Londo...
2019-08-16, 12:52

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 fe...
2019-07-08, 16:13

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 cont...
2019-07-23, 15:00

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...
2019-05-22, 19:13

UPDATE 2-Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicat...
2019-05-22, 15:26

Smile-to-pay: Chinese shoppers turn to facial payment technology New technology is rolling out across the country, despite concerns over privacyChina’s shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of ...
2019-09-04, 06:13

'It improves targeting’: Americans under threat from Chinese facial recognition systems, Rubio warns Chinese facial recognition technology is spreading to cities around the world, heightening the risk of travel for U.S. government officials and even p...
2019-08-27, 09:39

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 o...
2019-07-19, 21:26

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 camp...
2019-05-30, 13:39

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 biom...
2019-08-08, 16:13

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 repor...
2019-07-03, 21:00

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 o...
2019-07-19, 12:39

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 sca...
2019-07-07, 19:13

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 Tuesda...
2019-07-09, 07:52

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 li...
2019-07-08, 00:13

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 deploye...
2019-08-13, 13:39

REFILE-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 biom...
2019-08-09, 09:39

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the ...
2019-06-09, 07:39

Democrats introduce constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United ruling Senate Democrats introduced a constitutional amendment Tuesday to undo the Supreme Court's decision on Citizens United and restrict corporate politica...
2019-07-31, 16:39

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?   &...
2019-05-21, 13:52

Technology companies power broad rally for US stocks Technology companies powered stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday driving the S&P 500 to its best day in more than two months and erasing its...
2019-08-08, 17:52

Trump rally ‘send her back’ chant condemned by Democrats, Republicans NBC NEWS – Lawmakers from both parties swiftly condemned a boisterous “send her back” chant aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., durin...
2019-07-18, 18:00

Female Democrats rally around Planned Parenthood amid abortion rule dispute 2020 candidates decried restrictions as organization’s acting president and CEO predicted many will ‘delay or go without care’The Democratic party’s t...
2019-08-20, 13:00

Trump slams Democrats, press during 2020 campaign kick-off rally in Florida Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, U.S. President Donald Trump officially kicked off his r...
2019-06-19, 04:52

Trump denounces Democrats in Cincinnati rally, calls ‘The Squad’ left wing extremists But while he did not mention Omar or her three colleagues by name in the opening moments of his Ohio gathering, the target of his attacks was unmistak...
2019-08-02, 13:13

FACT CHECK: Trump rally in North Carolina, Democrats’ statements lead to heated week in U.S. politics U.S. President Donald Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn't make as he set off an incendiary week of vilification ...
2019-07-20, 11:26

Cboe Global Markets Awarded Most Innovative Exchange Technology at 2018 Fund Technology and WSL Awards CHICAGO – February 9, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced t...
2019-05-21, 18:26

THE TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY FORECAST BOOK 2019: How to navigate the quickly evolving mobile, communications, and technology space (AMZN, BABA, TCEHY, AAPL, GOOGL, SNAP, TMUS, UPS, S, VZ, ROKU, SSNLF, MSI) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business I...
2019-08-14, 09:13

World Rally Championship's Rally GB Oulton Park stage revealed MSV chief executive Jonathan Palmer has explained how the World Rally Championship will use the Oulton Park circuit for Rally GB's first return to a r...
2019-06-19, 12:26

Hero MotoSports Team Rally Finishes In Top 10 In Silkway Rally 2019 Hero MotoSports Team Rally completed the Silkway Rally 2019 in a top 10 posiiton in the overall rankings. With a consistent performance across all the...
2019-07-17, 09:39

A Look At Some Of The World's Best Airports. Watch A video by Business Insider takes a look at some of the world's best airports and the amenities they offer that make them flyer-favourites. Take a loo...
2019-08-27, 16:00

These Are the Best Airports in the United States Anyone that’s done much traveling can tell you the airports you fly to and from (and through) can often make or break your travel experience. I’ve bee...
2019-08-07, 19:00

US airports saw busiest day ever Friday before Memorial Day: TSA The Transportation Security Administration screened more passengers at U.S. airports last Friday than any other day in the agency's history, it said T...
2019-05-30, 14:39

Shocking stories of animals at airports The best (and worst!) stories about animals and air travel, from emotional support animal situations gone wrong to smuggled critters and more.  ...
2019-06-17, 17:13

Why China is building hundreds of new airports China's high speed ascendance to the jet age has prompted a massive airport building project that will plug millions of its citizens directly into int...
2019-05-25, 23:39

FAA investigating why Chick-fil-A was banned at airports The Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation into allegations that New York and Texas airports discriminated against Chick-fil-A ...
2019-05-29, 15:00

America's 10 worst airports are... The Points Guy and traffic-analysis firm INRIX rank America's 10 worst airports, based on travel time, late departures and lack of amenities. &#...
2019-08-08, 14:13

FAA will investigate whether two U.S. airports discriminated against Chick-fil-A The FAA is investigating whether airports in Buffalo and San Antonio denied Chick-fil-A because of religious beliefs.       ...
2019-05-25, 12:52

Most-shocking stories of animals at airports The best (and worst!) stories about animals and air travel, from emotional support animal situations gone wrong to smuggled critters and more.  ...
2019-08-16, 06:52

America's 10 best airports, according to new ranking The Points Guy and INRIX based their airport rankings on factors such as travel time, amenities and their connection to their communities.  ...
2019-08-09, 09:39

Why this country is building hundreds of airports When China's air industry hits the news, stories are typically centered on passengers going rogue, punching each other, trying to wrestle open emergen...
2019-05-29, 07:00

America's 10 best airports, according to The Points Guy The Points Guy and INRIX based their airport rankings on factors such as travel time, amenities and their connection to their communities.  ...
2019-08-07, 13:00

How Hackers Can Steal Your Data at Airports Ever wonder if it’s a bad idea to surf the web using a heavily trafficked public wifi network at an airport? For the most part, it’s safe; your inform...
2019-05-23, 14:26

America's 10 worst airports, according to new ranking The Points Guy and traffic-analysis firm INRIX rank America's 10 worst airports, based on travel time, late departures and lack of amenities. &#...
2019-08-07, 13:00

Thunderstorms grind area airports to a halt Area airports were slammed with hours-long delays Sunday night after severe thunderstorms battered the Tri-State. The storms packed a punch with the t...
2019-06-03, 04:01

FAA investigating two airports where Chick-fil-A restaurants were excluded The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating religious discrimination claims against two airports because plans for Chick-fil-A restaurants we...
2019-05-26, 20:39

Malls are struggling. But stores in airports are thriving Malls are passé. Brick-and-mortar stores are struggling. So retailers are focusing on winning customers at the one place where people reliably shop at...
2019-07-22, 18:39

Russia's Putin renames airports after famous Russians Poet Alexander Pushkin and Empress Elizabeth Petrovna are among the famous Russians to have airports named after them. The names were chosen by the pu...
2019-05-31, 23:00

Dorian scrubs another 800 U.S. flights at major Southeast airports Airlines have canceled another 800 U.S. flights for Wednesday due to Hurricane Dorian off the southeastern coast, bringing the total number caused by ...
2019-09-04, 15:13

Gujarat Airports To Resume Flights As Cyclone Vayu Changes Course Flight operations will resume at Diu and Porbandar airports in Gujarat from 10am tomorrow, Airports Authority of India told news agency ANI as Cyclone...
2019-06-13, 16:00

Thousands Of Travellers Delayed At US Airports By Computer Outage Thousands of travellers at US airports faced delays late on Friday because of an nationwide outage of US Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) process...
2019-08-16, 20:26

Fuel Companies Threaten To Cut Supply To Air India At 2 More Airports Air India might end up cancelling several flights after September 6 as the state-owned fuel retailers have threatened to cut off supplies to the cash-...
2019-08-31, 15:39

Cabinet Nod For Leasing Out Three Major Airports To Adani Group The Union Cabinet gave its approval on Wednesday to the proposals for leasing out three major airports -- Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru -- of the A...
2019-07-04, 00:00

Thousands of travelers delayed at U.S. airports by computer outage Thousands of travelers at U.S. airports faced delays on Friday because of an nationwide outage of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) processin...
2019-08-16, 22:00

CBI Alerts Airports To Stop Ex-Kolkata Top Cop From Flying Abroad Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar should not be allowed to leave the country, the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has said in a lookout ...
2019-05-26, 06:13

Major Railway Stations To Have Security Access Like Airports Major railway stations would have access control system at par with security arrangements seen at airports across the country to ensure top-grade safe...
2019-06-05, 04:26

Name Airports After Top Taxpayers In A Decade, Economic Survey Suggests The Economic Survey 2019, a comprehensive report presented to parliament a day before the budget, outlined a number of steps to encourage people to pa...
2019-07-04, 08:26

Oil Companies Resume Fuel Supply To Air India At 6 Airports PSU oil companies on Saturday resumed jet fuel supplies to cash-strapped Air India following talks mediated by the government, an official spokesperso...
2019-09-08, 01:52

Heavy rains ground hundreds of flights at NYC airports Severe weather in the New York region forced hundreds of flight cancellations and delays at the area’s three major airports on Wednesday. As of ...
2019-08-08, 09:52

Airports In The 1700s? Historical Flub Lands In Trump Speech Airports? In the 1700s? A historical flub landed in President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" speech on Thursday marking the US Independence Day ho...
2019-07-05, 15:13

84 Airports To Install Body Scanners By March 2020, Says Centre The Centre has directed 84 airports across the country to install body scanners by March 2020, replacing existing door frame metal detectors and hand-...
2019-06-02, 05:13

Fuel Supply To Air India Stopped At 6 Airports Over Non-Payment Of Dues Oil marketing companies (OMCs) on Thursday afternoon stopped the supply of fuel to Air India at six airports due to non-payment of dues, said a senior...
2019-08-23, 02:52

Computers coming back online after Customs outage at U.S. airports U.S. Customs and Border Protection said its computers were coming back online and travelers were being processed after a nationwide computer outage ea...
2019-08-16, 22:00

US customs outage delays thousands of travelers in airports across country Social media posts show serious congestion as ‘temporary’ issue affects hubs including JFK and LAXThousands of travelers at major US airports faced co...
2019-08-16, 20:00

British Airways says technical problems at London airports have been resolved Problems with British Airways' computer systems, which led to cancellations, delays and long queues at London airports on Wednesday have been resolved...
2019-08-07, 16:00

Donald Trump blames 'airports' gaffe on broken teleprompter President Donald Trump on Friday said he mistakenly spoke about airports being in use during the American Revolution because the teleprompter displayi...
2019-07-05, 19:26

The Latest: Egypt slams Houthi attack on 2 Saudi airports DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Egypt is strongly condemning two drone ...
2019-06-16, 06:52

Hong Kong protests force airports to cancel more than 200 flights Protesters snarled the Monday morning rush hour by blocking train and platform doors, preventing subway and commuter rail trains from leaving their st...
2019-08-05, 11:13

209 Slots Vacated By Jet Airways Lying Unused At 31 Airports, Says Centre A total of 209 slots vacated by Jet Airways are lying unused at 31 airports across the country, according to the data shared by Civil Aviation Ministe...
2019-07-11, 12:00

After thousands of delays at one of America's biggest airports, beleaguered travelers ask – how? San Francisco airport says it announced planned construction months ago. Delays raise questions about how airlines preparedRunway construction at one ...
2019-09-13, 10:39

France to impose green tax on flight tickets from French airports All tickets for outbound flights from French airports will include a green tax from 2020. It is expected to raise €180 million a year, which will pay ...
2019-07-09, 10:39

Reclaimed lakes and giant airports: how Mexico City might have looked The Mexican capital was founded by Aztecs on an island in a vast lake. No wonder water flows through so many of its unbuilt projectsEver since Mexico ...
2019-09-13, 10:39

British airports are testing 3D screening equipment to check carry-on bags New 3D screening equipment for carry-on luggage at all major British airports is being introduced and could make your airport experience much easier. ...
2019-08-25, 14:13

Aviation Body Starts Audit Of Airlines, Airports In Monsoon-Hit Areas Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Thursday it has started a special audit of all airlines and airports in monsoo...
2019-07-04, 17:52

Yemen's Houthis target two Saudi airports with multiple drone attacks Yemen's Houthi movement launched fresh drone attacks targeting Jizan and Abha airports in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Sat...
2019-06-16, 00:13

President Trump Said Revolutionary War Troops ‘Took Over the Airports’ in His Fourth of July Speech President Trump made a bit of a historical blunder during his Fourth of July “Salute to America” speech Thursday when he said that the Con...
2019-07-05, 10:39

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drones targeting Abha and Jizan airports The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen intercepted and downed three drones launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement towards the southwestern S...
2019-07-16, 19:39

Drone attacks target Jizan and Abha airports in Saudi Arabia: Al-Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi movement launched multiple drone attacks on Jizan and Abha airports in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Saturday, adding...
2019-06-15, 16:13

Yemen's Houthis Launch Drone Attacks On Saudi Airports, Airbase: Report Yemen's Houthis launched drone attacks on the airports of Abha and Najran, and the King Khalid airbase, in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV sai...
2019-08-05, 09:26

Airports are unlikely to follow Orlando's lead in banning religious services at interfaith chapels Chapels and interfaith prayer spaces, many with full or part-time chaplains, are among the amenities offered by more than three dozen airports around ...
2019-06-02, 11:52

U.S. Customs system is back online after shutdown caused major delays at airports The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's processing system is back online after a nationwide computer shutdown caused major delays Friday.  ...
2019-08-16, 22:52

Donald Trump Flys Off the Handle in July Fourth Speech, Talmbout Airports During Revolutionary War Donald Trump’s decision to insert himself in Independence Day celebrations in the nation’s capital resulted in a tale of two Fourths — and an erroneou...
2019-07-05, 16:00

America's push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year When the new terminal in New Orleans opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport, a key part of America'...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Very heterosexual couples and 18th-century airports: it's 4 July, Trump-style | Hannah Jane Parkinson Donald Trump’s Independence Day extravaganza was special. And not only for the sight of Tiffany set free from her basementI cannot wait, as a global c...
2019-07-05, 13:01

20 become citizens just in time for Independence Day Tucson, AZ – Just in time to celebrate Independence Day, 20 people from 18 countries became United State citizens Thursday. The ceremony took place at...
2019-07-04, 22:26

| OPINION | There is just so much Nigeria can do for its citizens in SA Anger in Nigeria boiled over and young Nigerians took to the streets protesting South African aggression and unleashing some of their own on South Afr...
2019-09-09, 13:00

EU citizens in UK complain of being denied right to vote People are reportedly being turned away from European election polling booths due to admin errorsA nationwide picture is emerging of EU citizens in th...
2019-05-23, 11:13

EU citizens denied vote to sue UK government A crowdfunding campaign to sue the British government over the denial of votes to UK-based European nationals has hit its initial target. Hundreds reg...
2019-05-25, 21:26

EU citizens angry at being denied a vote in UK Hundreds of EU citizens trying to cast their vote for the European Parliament elections in the United Kingdom on Friday have been turned away because ...
2019-05-23, 14:52

New citizens to be sworn in on Fourth of July TUCSON – Just in time for the Independence Day, a judge will swear in 20 new citizens in Tucson. The ceremony will take place Thursday, July 4th...
2019-07-03, 20:52

"Bow to Citizens Of Kashi, Looking Forward To Serving Them": PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today thanked the people of Varanasi as he retained the seat by a margin of over 4.79 lakh votes. In a tweet, he said, th...
2019-05-23, 13:13

Mayor Gives Out Viagra to Citizens: Start Having Sex or The School Gets It A small village in France, about 50 miles southeast of Paris is facing a population decline that has put the future of the town’s schoolhouse at risk...
2019-05-24, 18:39

More EU citizens are seeking help for stress and anxiety over Brexit Mental health service has seen Europeans suffering panic attacks and suicidal thoughts The number of EU citizens turning to therapy to cope with their...
2019-06-02, 09:00

| Xenophobic attacks: Nigeria to repatriate 600 citizens from SA Nigeria will repatriate about 600 citizens from South Africa this week following a wave of xenophobic violence that caused tensions between the countr...
2019-09-09, 13:00

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave a...
2019-06-03, 11:13

China Warns Its Citizens About Visiting or Studying in the U.S. China advised its citizens to reconsider visiting or studying in the U.S., a sign that Beijing might be targeting the lucrative tourism and education ...
2019-06-04, 12:39

The Long History of the U.S. Government Asking Americans Whether They Are Citizens Some form of the question has been asked by the Census Bureau for decades, as the Trump administration has said. But what was asked of whom, and why, ...
2019-07-12, 11:13

Iran detains 17 citizens accused of spying for the CIA Iran has detained 17 Iranian citizens accused of acting as spies for the United States Central Intelligence Agency, according to the country's Ministr...
2019-07-22, 05:39

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic Stat...
2019-05-26, 17:13

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaotic scenario, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries als...
2019-05-23, 15:26

Turkey says 6 citizens held in Libya have been freed ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish official says six Turkish nationals who were held by a Libyan force have been released. A Foreign Ministry official sa...
2019-07-01, 08:39

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place ...
2019-06-20, 14:26

EU top court throws out citizens' climate suit The European Court of Justice ruled that individuals cannot sue the EU over inaction in the climate crisis. Lawyers for the "People's Climate Case" ha...
2019-05-22, 14:00

The best – and worst – airports in the world, according to Fodor's Travel Fodor's Travel Awards has named the best airports, airlines and cruises across the U.S. and the world in a variety of categories.   &#...
2019-06-13, 16:52

The best — and worst — airports in the world, according to Fodor's Travel Fodor's Travel Awards has named the best airports, airlines and cruises across the U.S. and the world in a variety of categories.   &#...
2019-06-12, 08:26

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 f...
2019-07-18, 12:52

Three Australians, two of them dual British citizens, held in Iran Two British-Australian women believed to be in prison, while location of Australian man is unknownThree Australian citizens – two of whom also hold Br...
2019-09-11, 09:26

Stop Adding THC To E-Cigarettes, US Health Authorities Tell Citizens Americans who use e-cigarettes should avoid adding substances like cannabis and buying products off the street -- or consider refraining altogether --...
2019-08-31, 22:13

Meet The IAS Officer Who Was In-Charge Of Assam Citizens' List Prateek Hajela, the officer tasked with supervising the gigantic National Register of Citizens updation in Assam, must be a relaxed man after the fina...
2019-09-01, 02:00

Meet The IAS Officer Who Was In-Charge Of Assam Citizens List Prateek Hajela, the officer tasked with supervising the gigantic National Register of Citizens updation in Assam, must be a relaxed man after the fina...
2019-08-31, 14:26

"The War Isn't Over": BJP's Himanta Sarma On "Faulty" Assam Citizens List Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today termed the National Register of Citizens list released this morning as "faulty", and said that the ruling BJ...
2019-08-31, 11:13

Citizens on Patrol: What if Your Neighbor Could Give You a Parking Ticket? The Washington city government is considering giving some residents the power to enforce parking regulations, freeing the police for other duties. But...
2019-06-20, 17:13

"Own Up To NRC Fiasco": Mamata Banerjee Slams BJP Over Citizens List West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today termed the National Register of Citizens exercise in neighbouring Assam as a "fiasco", claiming that ...
2019-08-31, 14:26

EU citizens in UK demand clarification of status as no deal looms EU nationals cancel travel plans amid confusion over potential sudden end to free movementCitizens from other EU member states living in Britain have ...
2019-08-20, 19:13

Australia lobbies for release of three citizens held by Iran Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said she met last week with her Iranian counterpart, seeking to secure release of three citizens held by Tehr...
2019-09-13, 01:00

"Transparent, Non-Discriminatory": India Defends Citizens List Before UN India defended its move to compile a National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam before the United Nations Human Rights Council today, terming it as ...
2019-09-10, 16:13

China warns citizens in U.S. about risks of crime, harassment The Chinese government on Tuesday warned its citizens in the United States to raise their safety awareness and respond "actively and appropriately" to...
2019-06-04, 08:52

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and c...
2019-07-16, 08:13

EU citizens denied vote in European elections to sue UK government Exclusive: Campaign groups prepare legal challenge following ‘systemic denial’ of suffrageThe government is facing the prospect of being sued by campa...
2019-05-25, 10:13

Iraqi court sentences three French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic Stat...
2019-05-26, 14:00

Shanghai citizens out of sorts over new trash separation rules Household trash has occupied the minds of Shanghai residents this week: specifically, are the contents of their bins "wet", "dry", "hazardous" or "rec...
2019-06-28, 05:00

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese polic...
2019-07-12, 05:52

UK, Germany Warn Citizens Not To Travel To Jammu And Kashmir The United Kingdom and Germany on Saturday asked their citizens to avoid all travel to Jammu and Kashmir a day after the government asked tourists and...
2019-08-03, 09:26

| Australia to bar return of citizens who fought for Islamic State Australia is poised to bar its citizens who have fought for the Islamic State militant group from returning home for up to two years, under new laws d...
2019-07-24, 02:13

Six Turkish citizens detained in Libya now released -ministry Six Turks detained in Libya by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have been released, Turkey's foreign ministry said on Monday, a day after it w...
2019-07-01, 08:52

Can green pioneer Costa Rica get citizens on their bikes? Costa Rica gets 98% of its power from renewables, yet has one of the biggest carbon footprints in Central America. Now, it wants to clean up transport...
2019-05-21, 09:01

NASA to allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station NASA is planning to allow private astronauts to fly to the International Space Station, the agency announced Friday, as well as open up the orbiting l...
2019-06-07, 11:13

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for...
2019-06-17, 06:39

Those Excluded From Citizens List May Get More Time To Approach Tribunals Those left out of the final NRC may get an extended period of time to approach a tribunal to prove their Indian citizenship as authorities are yet to ...
2019-09-04, 19:13

| China warns its citizens of police harassment, crime in US China issued a pair of travel alerts to its citizens going to the United States, warning them of police harassment and crime as tensions soar between ...
2019-06-04, 15:52

NHS prepares to charge EU citizens for treatment after a no-deal Brexit Getty EU citizens in the UK will reportedly have to produce documentation to prove their right to access free healthcare under the NHS after a no-dea...
2019-08-14, 16:39

Non-recognition gives Kosovo a headache It is 11 years since Kosovo declared independence from Serbia, and even now, only about half of the UN recognizes it as a free-standing sovereign stat...
2019-09-12, 10:39

Full Assam Citizens' List With All 3.30 Crore Applicants Published The individual statuses of the 3.30 crore people who were part of the NRC exercise in Assam that was meant to root out illegal immigrants in the state...
2019-09-14, 03:00

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam calls for dialogue with citizens Leader says she hopes calm will now be restored, but protesters dismiss offer as trapHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has said she will “imme...
2019-08-20, 13:00

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 ...
2019-08-13, 16:13

Assam Citizens' List Exercise Raised Fear Among People: CPI(M) The CPI(M) on Saturday said the exclusion of over 19 lakh people from the National Register of Citizen in Assam had evoked fear in legitimate citizens...
2019-08-31, 11:13

IRCTC Ticket Concession Rules For Senior Citizens: Five Things To Know Concessions on fares are available for male senior citizens of minimum 60 years and female senior citizen of minimum 58 years. The element of concessi...
2019-06-08, 07:52

Assam Citizens' List Shouldn't Be Politicised: Ashok Gehlot The National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam is a sensitive issue and it should not be politicised, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said on ...
2019-08-31, 15:39

British citizens born in US risk having UK bank accounts frozen Britons who left US as children being chased by their banks for a US tax ID they do not haveTens of thousands of British citizens born in the US but w...
2019-08-25, 13:26

China issues citizens US travel alert, warns of harassment China has issued a travel warning for the U.S., saying Chinese visitors have been interrogated, interviewed and subjected to other forms of what it ca...
2019-06-04, 09:52

| Somalia urges South African govt to protect its citizens Somalia has called on the South African government to protect its citizens in the country as a wave of attacks targets foreigners and their businesses...
2019-09-05, 14:52

Original Petitioner Unhappy With "Flawed" Assam Citizens' List The Assam Public Works (APW), the original petitioner in the Supreme Court which led to the updation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) six ye...
2019-08-31, 11:13

Spanish police detain 4 British citizens ahead of CL final MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have detained four British citizens on the eve of the Champions League final. Authorities say the four were deta...
2019-05-31, 21:13

Citizens List On Priority In Areas Affected By Infiltration: President The central government has decided to implement the National Register of Citizens (NRC), currently being updated in Assam, on priority basis in areas ...
2019-06-20, 13:26

Scalpers are using senior citizens to score Shakespeare in the Park tickets The theme for this summer’s Shakespeare in the Park might be everything to do about scamming the system. On opening night of the Public Theater’s prod...
2019-06-01, 17:13

Congress Top Leaders Meet, Say Will Help People Left Out Of Citizens List Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi held discussions with top party leaders on issues related to the National Register of Citizens, after the updated ...
2019-08-31, 14:26

Assam Citizens List: Top Court Extends Deadline To August 31 The deadline for the final publication of Assam's citizen's list, National Register of Citizens (NRC), has been extended by a month, the Supreme Court...
2019-07-23, 06:52

2 Police Complaints Against Assam Citizens List Incharge For Exclusions Days after the final National Register of Citizens list was published, at least two police complaints have been filed against the NRC coordinator of A...
2019-09-04, 19:13

India Not "Dharamshala", Citizens' List Needed For Entire Country: BJP The BJP has said it will update the National Register of Citizens across the country after the exercise is complete in Assam to weed out illegal migra...
2019-08-03, 02:39

BJP Has Turned Assam Citizens' List Into Wastepaper: Tarun Gogoi The Congress party in Assam has hit out at the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accusing it of turning the National Register of Citizens (NRC) into...
2019-08-20, 23:39

Trinamool Protests Against Implementation Of Citizens List In West Bengal The Trinamool Congress on Sunday organised rallies and street corner meetings at various places in West Bengal, as part of its "mass protests" against...
2019-09-08, 15:00

Retired Army Officer Excluded From Citizens List, He Is "Not Surprised" A retired Army officer who was detained a few months ago on charges of being an illegal immigrant has been left out of the National Register of Citize...
2019-08-31, 11:13

Assam Doctor, Out Of Citizens List, Tweets Of Being "Responsible Indian" Assam NRC List: As the final citizens list was published today, leaving the futures of over 19 lakh people in doubt, a number of stories have come pou...
2019-08-31, 14:26

India's top court allows a month longer for citizens' list in Assam India's Supreme Court on Tuesday gave authorities in a northeastern state an extra month to complete a citizenship list to identify illegal immigrants...
2019-07-23, 08:52

2020 Population Register To Lay Foundation For Nationwide Citizens' List The government has decided to prepare a National Population Register (NPR) by September 2020 to lay the foundation for a citizens' register across the...
2019-08-03, 08:52

Police Case Filed Against 10 In Assam Over Poem On Citizens' List The Assam Police have reportedly contacted several social media websites to verify the authenticity of a poem - that alleged Muslims were being target...
2019-07-13, 06:13

Governments Shut Down the Internet to Stifle Critics. Citizens Pay the Price. Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at home...
2019-09-02, 09:26

California leads nation -- by far -- in naturalized citizens, data show If you’re a naturalized citizen in the United States – a person born elsewhere who has become a legal U.S. citizen – there’s a good chance you live in...
2019-07-20, 04:00

| Now Zimbabwe considers repatriation plan for affected citizens in SA - reports The Zimbabwean government has become the second to announce the voluntary evacuation of some citizens from South Africa after two of their nationals d...
2019-09-12, 14:52

Bahrain instructs citizens to leave Lebanon over security incidents Bahrain's Foreign Ministry on Sunday instructed its citizens to leave Lebanon immediately, citing "security events and developments", after a week of ...
2019-09-01, 13:26

"Want It By August 31": Supreme Court Firm On Citizens Register Deadline The Supreme Court today reiterated that Assam authorities must publish the final version of the National Register of Citizens, which aims to identify ...
2019-08-08, 13:52

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through soc...
2019-06-17, 09:52

France calls on Iraq to spare six of its citizens from death penalty Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said France was intensifying diplomatic efforts to prevent six of its citizens being executed in Iraq a...
2019-05-28, 16:39

Russia's Putin extends passport offer to Ukraine citizens Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order on Wednesday further expanding the number of Ukrainian citizens who can apply for fast-track Russian ...
2019-07-17, 15:01

China Bans Citizens From Traveling to Taiwan as Individual Tourists In its latest effort to increase pressure on Taiwan, Beijing said it will suspend a program that allowed individual tourists from 47 Chinese cities to...
2019-07-31, 14:13

"Never In Bengal": Mamata Banerjee Marches Against Assam Citizens List West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday took out a rally in Kolkata against the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam that excl...
2019-09-12, 17:00

Iraq sentences three French citizens to death for joining Isis Human rights groups have criticised the country’s trials of fighters captured in SyriaAn Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death afte...
2019-05-26, 09:13

New citizens to experience camping in Saskatchewan through Parks Canada program An excursion planned to Prince Albert National Park this summer aims to pass on knowledge and experience regarding camping-related skills to new Canad...
2019-06-18, 17:39

Turkish rappers call on citizens to speak up with music video #Susamam has had more than 20 million clicks on YouTube. The musicians' message to their fellow citizens: "Don't remain silent!" The ruling AKP party ...
2019-09-12, 11:00

Exclusion From Assam Citizens' List Won't Make Anyone "Stateless": Centre NRC Final List: The Centre today said exclusion from the citizen's list in Assam will not make a person "stateless" or a "foreigner" and they would no...
2019-09-01, 14:13

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet the country's newly strengthened emissions targets, parliament announc...
2019-06-20, 19:00

Centre Gives Month-Extension To Complete Enumeration Of Citizens Register The Centre has given a one-month extension to complete the enumeration process for updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam by August...
2019-08-01, 09:26

After Assam Citizens List, Plans Of Detention Centre Near Mumbai: Sources The Maharashtra Home Ministry has reportedly written to the Navi Mumbai planning authority asking for land to build a detention centre for illegal imm...
2019-09-08, 15:00

Crucial Hearing On Assam Citizens' List In Supreme Court Today The Supreme Court, which is monitoring the updating of the controversial National Register of Citizens or the NRC in Assam, will today once again hear...
2019-08-08, 02:13

Assam NRC List 2019: How To Check Names In National Register Of Citizens Assam NRC 2019: The Centre has said people whose names don't appear in the final NRC cannot be declared foreigners till all legal options are exhaust...
2019-08-30, 03:13

"Award Wapsi Gang Active Again": Giriraj Singh On Citizens' Letter To PM Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Wednesday said ''award wapsi'' gang has become active again to destabilise the Narendra Modi government after 49 emine...
2019-07-24, 16:26

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam calls for 'dialogue' with citizens to find 'way out' Territory’s leader says she will ‘immediately’ set up platform to tackle complaints against policeHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has said s...
2019-08-20, 03:39

India leaves nearly two million people off citizens' list, fate uncertain Nearly 2 million people have been left off a list of citizens released on Saturday in India's northeastern state of Assam, after a mammoth years-long ...
2019-08-31, 04:26

North Korea tells citizens to ‘fully mobilize’ after deadly typhoon PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korean state media urged citizens on Monday to “fully mobilize” to rebuild after powerful Typhoon Lingling lashed the c...
2019-09-09, 16:13

25 Lakh People In Assam Seek Re-Verification Of Draft Citizens Register After nearly 41 lakh people in Assam were left out of the draft National Register of Citizens, about 25 lakh people have sent a petition to the Centre...
2019-07-20, 04:39

Number of EU citizens coming to UK for jobs halves since 2016 Brexit vote The number of EU citizens moving to this country for jobs has halved since the Brexit referendum despite continuing levels of high overall net migrati...
2019-08-22, 12:52

BJP Worried As Many Bengali Hindus Missing From Draft Assam Citizens List Umakanta Bhowmik, 52, is busy at his small eatery in Garchuk, on the outskirts of Guwahati. He's a Bengali Hindu and a supporter of the BJP from the d...
2019-08-27, 04:00

"Can Be Enormous Blow": UN Refugee Body Chief On Assam Citizens List The controversial citizenship list in Assam that has left almost 19 lakh people facing statelessness has drawn criticism from the UN High Commissioner...
2019-09-01, 14:13

"Ridiculously Small": BJP's Assam Ally Unhappy With Final Citizens List Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), a member of the ruling alliance in Assam, on Saturday expressed dissatisfaction over the final NRC in the state and said the...
2019-08-31, 11:13

Mexico considers the El Paso shooting an 'act of terrorism' against Mexican citizens, official says Mexico's government considers the shooting in El Paso, Texas, an act of terrorism against Mexican citizens and will be participating in the investigat...
2019-08-06, 02:52

Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open space station to private citizens NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the U....
2019-06-07, 14:26

Single typo in state bill would have automatically registered non-citizens to vote A typo in the state’s automatic voter registration bill would have forced non-citizens to register despite their ineligibility — but lawmakers v...
2019-06-21, 00:26

Assam BJP Slams Citizens' List Officer For Rejected Re-Verification Plea The BJP in Assam lashed out at the official overseeing the National Register of Citizens, a list to weed out illegal settlers, accusing him of working...
2019-07-25, 00:39

Centre Extends Deadline To Update Assam Citizens' List NRC To July 31 The centre has extended the deadline to complete the ongoing exercise for updating the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam by one more month...
2019-06-29, 12:26

Google, Apple, and Mozilla won’t budge on Kazakhstan’s sneaky plot to spy on citizens Google and Mozilla stepped up their efforts to block Kazakhstan’s government from intercepting web traffic within the country. In a joint announcement...
2019-08-21, 09:39

Trump ditches census question; will find other methods of counting non-citizens President Donald Trump on Thursday backed away from asking a question about citizenship on the 2020 census, but instead directed agencies to provide d...
2019-07-11, 21:00

Nigeria Plans to Airlift Its Citizens Out of South Africa After Xenophobic Riots The announcement is the latest effort to respond to anti-immigrant violence in South Africa that has consumed leaders and citizens of the continent’s ...
2019-09-10, 07:52

Venezuela, Uruguay, Japan warn citizens about traveling to the US because of mass shootings Venezuela, Uruguay and Japan have warned their citizens about traveling to the United States after this weekend's mass shootings.   &#...
2019-08-06, 23:13

Assam Outs New Citizens' List Data, Says Counting Process Compromised Draft data of the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam showed many people in the border districts had been included through "'rampant misuse ...
2019-08-01, 15:13

China's Leaders Are Penned In as Citizens Stomach High Pork Prices Beijing has tried a variety of measures in recent weeks to bump up the pork supply and bring down prices after a yearlong outbreak of African swine fe...
2019-09-11, 07:39

Top Court Orders Aadhaar-Like Secrecy On Citizens List, Firm On Deadline The Supreme Court today rejected any extension to the August 31 deadline for the publication of the final National Register of Citizens list, and orde...
2019-08-13, 10:00

"If Trinamool Doesn't Bite...": Dilip Ghosh's Warning Over Citizens List West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh Saturday demanded implementation of NRC in the state to drive out Bangladeshi Muslims for the sake of internal s...
2019-08-31, 14:26

Tech assistance: the rush to design apps and devices for senior citizens Companies are creating new technology to mine baby boomers’ golden years and address the challenges of growing olderSilicon Valley has long sought to ...
2019-09-03, 01:26

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 purchas...
2019-05-21, 08:32

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 t...
2019-06-14, 14:39

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 abuse...
2019-05-22, 19:13

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...
2019-05-21, 10:26

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 Cl...
2019-06-11, 15:00

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 w...
2019-07-10, 13:39

Trump discusses China's 'wrongful detention' of Canadian citizens in call with Trudeau U.S. President Donald Trump spoke to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday and discussed "the wrongful detention" of two Canadian citizens ...
2019-08-18, 00:39

Nigeria Plans to Airlift Its Citizens Out of South Africa After Anti-Immigrant Riots The announcement is the latest effort to respond to xenophobic violence in South Africa that has consumed leaders and citizens of the continent’s two ...
2019-09-09, 19:00

Oro Valley Parks, Rec hopes to make its programs, online resources more accessible to citizens ORO VALLEY – The Town of Oro Valley partnered with CivicRec to implement a new management software solution. The software will give citizens acc...
2019-07-24, 04:26

Local senior citizens rock out at Wacken Open Air heavy metal festival Breaking stereotypes, and showing that you are never too old to rock and roll, a group of senior citizens is attending the world's biggest heavy metal...
2019-07-31, 17:52

BJP, Nitish Kumar's Party Spar Over Assam-Style Citizens' List In Bihar Serious differences between Bihar's ruling alliance partners, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United and the BJP, over an Assam-style Nationa...
2019-09-05, 07:39

Amid Security Alert, Israel Asks Its Citizens To Leave Jammu And Kashmir Israel, in its travel advisory, said the National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Bureau reiterates the existing travel warnings for Jammu and Kash...
2019-08-04, 08:00

Taiwan warns citizens not to travel to Hong Kong and China after businessman detained Taiwan's ruling party has warned citizens against traveling to Hong Kong or mainland China, saying the situation is "severe," after a Taiwanese busine...
2019-09-12, 19:26

UPDATE 1-Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open space station to private citizens NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the U....
2019-06-07, 13:13

Call center scammer who extorted millions from U.S. citizens sentenced to 7 years in prison An Indian man was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for allegedly extorting US citizens out of thousands of dollars during his time runnin...
2019-06-02, 13:26

UN chief pays tribute to the courage of DR Congo citizens, and the sacrifice of blue helmets On the second day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres saluted the courage of the...
2019-09-01, 12:39

California’s Newsom signs bill allowing citizens to refuse to help a police officer California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, on Tuesday signed a bill that no longer requires any "able-bodied person 18 years of age or older" in the st...
2019-09-04, 09:00

Being a black tree hugger has taught me that we must engage all citizens to fight climate crisis Activists, journalists, politicians and voters must transcend the cultural, racial and political differences to work together“You’re a black tree hugg...
2019-09-04, 10:00

Israeli court halts park entry ban deemed racist by Arab citizens A court on Sunday ordered a predominantly Jewish town in northern Israel to lift a ban on non-resident visitors to its parks, a prohibition that a rig...
2019-07-14, 07:26

| Mugabe Memorial: Family say they weren't expecting stadium to be 'this empty', citizens say work kept them away While the Zimbabwean government and former President Robert Mugabe's family had indicated plans to take his remains to Zvimba, his home village follow...
2019-09-16, 00:52

Mexico says El Paso massacre was terrorism aimed at Mexican citizens, vows probe Mexico's top diplomat said he considers Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, to be an act of terrorism against Mexican citizens and said his go...
2019-08-06, 20:52

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 Duch...
2019-07-15, 10:39

Little girl has life-changing surgery to remove facial tumor By Rachel Paula Abrahamson, TODAY  U.S. Army veteran Joe Nunez would go to the ends of the earth to help his children. So, the California father of fo...
2019-08-29, 12:52

'I gave a blueberry facial to a vegan dog': inside the pet pampering boom From cat spas to dogs Fitbits, pets are more fussed over than ever. What’s behind the mini-me phenomenon?Jane Lawlor is giving me a tour of her Essex ...
2019-09-14, 18:26

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 po...
2019-06-06, 13:26

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 Aust...
2019-07-10, 07:52

Employee recognition a vital part of workplace culture: Ask HR Recognizing team members is one of the most basic and fundamental things we as business leaders, people managers and HR professionals do.   ...
2019-09-10, 15:00

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...
2019-05-21, 16:26

Facebook: Guess We'll Disclose the Whole Face Recognition Thing (Since We Have To) Facebook says it’s giving the ax to one face-scanning tool and introducing a wider rollout for another—this time by giving users a heads up about it f...
2019-09-04, 02:52

German victims of Stalinism get recognition with Last Address initiative A Russian human rights group has unveiled its first Last Address plaque in Germany. The memorial, located outside a home in Thuringia, is part of an i...
2019-09-04, 01:26

‘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, i...
2019-07-17, 09:39

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 t...
2019-07-17, 19:39

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 t...
2019-06-28, 14:39

‘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 expe...
2019-05-28, 05:00

UK court backs police use of face recognition, but fight isn't over A UK court has ruled that a police force's use of facial recognition technology was lawful. But whether the tech should be used needs greater scrutiny...
2019-09-04, 15:13

How Mozilla is crowdsourcing speech to diversify voice recognition The immediate future of human-machine interaction lies in voice control, what with smart speakers, home appliances, and phones listening for commands ...
2019-08-27, 12:52

Apple HomePod now has voice recognition for multiple users Starting soon, Apple HomePod will be able to pick up on who's speaking and give them personalized recommendations and notifications for Apple Mus...
2019-06-03, 19:00

Terrorist watchlist ruled unconstitutional after lawsuit by Muslim US citizens; next steps remain unclear A group of nearly two dozen Muslim U.S. citizens won a major victory in federal court on Wednesday in their suit against the FBI and other federal age...
2019-09-05, 17:39

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government inter...
2019-05-29, 22:00

Luxury brands must show they are 'good Chinese citizens' after T-shirt territory anger, expert says Western luxury labels will need to demonstrate that they are good Chinese citizens in the face of territorial sensitivities, according to an expert on...
2019-08-19, 10:13

Uruguay just warned citizens against visiting the US after the El Paso shooting that reportedly targeted Hispanic people Go Nakamura/Getty Images Uruguay cautioned citizens against traveling to the US, The Washington Post reported, citing hate crimes and "the indiscrimi...
2019-08-06, 01:13

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and margi...
2019-05-29, 12:26

US airstrike kills Al Qaeda fighters ‘plotting external attacks’ against American citizens: military A U.S. military airstrike Sunday struck an Al Qaeda leadership and training facility in northern Syria where militants were “plotting external attacks...
2019-07-01, 13:26

Spa of the week: the UK's first camel milk facial at New York Laser Clinic With three times the amount of vitamin C than in cow's milk, camel milk promises to leave your skin plumper and brighter. Laura Hampson puts it to the...
2019-08-20, 13:39

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 ...
2019-06-04, 06:13

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 th...
2019-06-07, 10:13

TSA Is Testing Face Recognition at Airport Security Checkpoints in Las Vegas Now The Transportation Security Administration will use face recognition technology at security checkpoints at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas...
2019-08-29, 00:13

Alice Roberts: government should step up humanist wedding recognition TV scientist wants government to speed up process of changing the law in England and WalesThe government is dragging its feet on legal recognition of ...
2019-06-16, 18:39

Facebook brings face recognition to all users, discontinues 'Tag Suggestions' Facebook Inc is opening up its face recognition technology to all users with an option to opt out, the social media company said on Tuesday, as it di...
2019-09-03, 18:26

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 credentia...
2019-05-31, 16:13

Facebook opens face recognition tech to all users with opt-out option Facebook is opening up its face recognition technology to all users with an option to opt out, as it discontinued a related feature called Tag Suggest...
2019-09-04, 15:13

Amazon may launch a hand recognition payment system for Whole Foods Time may come when you can walk out of a Whole Foods store without having to pay cash or to swipe your card -- that is, if you're willing to give...
2019-09-04, 05:39

Facebook brings face recognition to all users, discontinues ‘Tag Suggestions’ NBC – Facebook said on Tuesday its face recognition technology will now be available to all users with an option to opt out, while deciding to d...
2019-09-04, 06:39

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 generat...
2019-07-23, 15:00

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 fl...
2019-08-14, 04:39

The Indian Government Insists All Is Well in Kashmir. But As the Communications Shutdown Continues, Its Citizens Are Struggling to Reach the Outside World As I write this piece for TIME, I’m standing furtively amid a clump of tall, itchy weeds behind an office in the outskirts of Jammu, a city in n...
2019-08-23, 14:13

Being a black tree hugger has taught me that we must engage all citizens to fight climate crisis | Justin Onwenu Activists, journalists, politicians and voters must transcend the cultural, racial and political differences to work together“You’re a black tree hugg...
2019-09-04, 16:39

Automakers unite on hot car technology NBC NEWS-Major automakers are uniting to develop technology to combat the problem of hot car deaths. General Motors, Ford, Fiat, Chrysler and Toyota ...
2019-09-06, 00:39

Capital One now needs to double down on technology Banks perform threat analyses on brick-and-mortar branches; cybersecurity needs the same scrutiny, writes David Murphy, Lifehacker's senior tech ...
2019-08-08, 06:39

AI technology will decide who's next in line at the bar The battle to elbow rivals away and get to the front of the bar is a proud weekend tradition stretching back generations — but it causes headaches for...
2019-08-02, 16:26

Nintendo is ‘investigating’ 5G technology Nintendo has told shareholders that it’s “investigating” advancing technologies such as 5G and cloud streaming but has explained ...
2019-07-07, 10:39

Podcast: AVL testing technology in F1 and beyond The latest edition of The Autosport Podcast sheds some light on the remarkable test technology used to enhance cars in Formula 1 and the rest of motor...
2019-07-08, 10:13

AI Powers 'Self-Healing' Technology Companies are tapping artificial intelligence to automate the care of their operations and information-technology infrastructure, finding that AI can ...
2019-07-01, 23:13

What Technology Is Most Likely to Become Obsolete During Your Lifetime? Certain Boomer basements are little shrines to obsolescence, untidy stockrooms of the one-time cutting-edge: VCRs, corded telephones, immense beige PC...
2019-07-22, 08:26

| WATCH: What is 5G? A look at the new technology coming our way The era of 5G is upon the UK, with faster speeds not only expected to transform everyday smartphones but also everything from virtual reality to healt...
2019-08-03, 16:26

Technology That Could End Humanity—and How to Stop It Oxford philosopher Nick Bostrom says technology often has unintended consequences, and that we may have to choose between totalitarianism and annihila...
2019-05-21, 08:32

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 gemsto...
2019-06-18, 06:39

Braves infielder Charlie Culberson has multiple facial fractures after pitch to the face Atlanta Braves infielder Charlie Culberson sustained multiple facial fractures when he was hit by a 91 mph pitch from Washington's Fernando Rodne...
2019-09-15, 17:00

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 D...
2019-06-28, 14:26

Apple files patent for mixed reality headset that can track your facial expressions Apple has filed a new patent for a mixed reality headset that could feature an array of sensors to track the eyes, gestures and even facial expression...
2019-07-23, 05:39

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 expres...
2019-07-04, 13:00

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 ...
2019-06-02, 05:26

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. &...
2019-05-21, 09:52

Australia promises national vote on recognition of indigenous people by 2022 Australia will hold a national vote within three years on whether to include recognition of indigenous people in its constitution, the government said...
2019-07-10, 01:26

UPDATE 1-Facebook brings face recognition to all users, discontinues 'Tag Suggestions' Facebook Inc is opening up its face recognition technology to all users with an option to opt out, the social media company said on Tuesday, as it dis...
2019-09-03, 19:13

Facebook Rolls Out Face Recognition Feature, Kills Tagging Option In a much-needed relief for 2.41 billion users, Facebook is rolling out Face recognition feature to all which will replace the earlier "Tag Suggestion...
2019-09-04, 04:52

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 beli...
2019-05-29, 11:00

UN chief pays tribute to the courage of DR Congo citizens facing Ebola and insecurity, and the sacrifice of blue helmets On the second day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres saluted the courage of the...
2019-09-02, 15:39

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 ...
2019-08-10, 15:39

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, wh...
2019-06-27, 15:13

Technology allows NBC to add new elements to Tour de France Phil Liggett remembers the early days of Tour de France coverage in the United States, which would involve him traveling to Paris at the end of a stag...
2019-07-04, 08:26

U.S. Government Urged to Boost Technology R&D The federal government needs to do more to support the development of innovative technology as U.S. productivity falls and foreign tech hubs gain clou...
2019-05-23, 08:52

Technology alone won't make your kids smarter Ever plop your kids in front of some purportedly educational screen-based thing because you need 15 minutes of peace? Maybe, like me, you say to yours...
2019-08-20, 13:00

US took down Iranian drone using new jammer technology When the USS Boxer took down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, it apparently represented a baptism by fire for new technology. The Wall Stree...
2019-07-21, 05:13

Samsung’s deepfake technology is getting scary Deepfake technology has been getting insanely good, with just the last few days and weeks chock-a-block with examples of everything from the Mona Lisa...
2019-06-23, 11:26

Autonomous Technology Is Changing the Way Cars Look By now it’s pretty clear that, despite what the Silicon Valley startups have told you, fully self-driving cars and taxi cabs are not just one or two y...
2019-07-24, 14:39

NXP to Buy Marvell Technology's Wi-Fi Products Business Dutch semiconductor maker NXP agreed to purchase Marvell Technology’s suite of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth products, a deal the company hopes will bolster its...
2019-05-29, 15:26

5G just part of technology's 'new Cold War frontline' As nations search for technology that 'confers a decisive strategic advantage' in controlling the 'global digital commons', the global political trend...
2019-06-17, 02:52

Gigabyte’s new SSD is over 40% faster than previous technology Gigabyte had plenty to show off over at Computex, including a blazing fast new solid-state drive (SSD), alongside new high-end motherboards and a numb...
2019-05-29, 13:39

Technology and parenting: addressing the friction Raising children has always been tough work. Whether in ancient Greece or modern America, there have always been distinct cultural challenges that com...
2019-05-22, 12:39

The 2020 Audi S8 Is Here With a 563-HP V8 and Hybrid Technology The newest iteration of the Audi S8 is finally here, and while it looks like just another Audi on the outside, it’s packing the expected power underne...
2019-07-02, 19:00

These are the 8 top technology trends to watch in China This is a preview of 2019 Technology Trends Report in China from Business Insider Intelligence and EqualOcean. EqualOcean is offering this report for ...
2019-06-09, 18:00

5G in the IoT: How the next generation of wireless technology will transform the IoT This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business I...
2019-06-09, 18:00

Forced or Not? Why U.S. Says China Steals Technology It’s one of the most contentious fronts in the U.S.-China trade war: so-called forced technology transfers. The term refers to a spectrum of practices...
2019-06-16, 00:26

Samsung to Use AMD's Graphics Technology in Its Smartphones AMD will license its mobile graphics design and IP to Samsung for use in its mobile devices, including smartphones, as a part of a multiyear partnersh...
2019-06-04, 07:26

AWS AI VP: Developers drive all innovation in technology AWS AI VP Swami Sivasubramanian believes developers drive innovation in technology, which is part of why Amazon created Machine Learning University.Re...
2019-07-11, 23:39

#DeniedMyVote: Campaigners explore legal action against government after EU citizens complain of being turned away from polling stations in European elections Campaign groups are exploring legal action against the government after EU citizens complained of being turned away from polling stations in the Europ...
2019-05-25, 14:13

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 sudden...
2019-07-19, 19:26

California Temporarily Bans Face Recognition Tech on Police Body Cams California became the largest state to ban police from using body cameras with facial recognition software after lawmakers passed a three-year morator...
2019-09-13, 09:52

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 indepen...
2019-06-27, 15:13

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 ...
2019-06-08, 00:52

Woman claims C-section complication caused daughter’s facial scar: 'I worry what the future may hold for her' A United Kingdom mom claims doctors cut her daughter’s face with a scalpel while performing an emergency cesarean section (C-section), leaving her bab...
2019-08-20, 15:39

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 t...
2019-07-31, 13:52

Are dogs better at detecting cancer 'than advanced technology?' In a new study, beagles were able to detect the presence of cancer with extremely high accuracy. Could their 'sniff skills' lead to novel screening te...
2019-06-19, 11:00

New Renault Zoe to pioneer innovative car sharing technology Car sharing is integral to Renault's plans to tackle emissions As well as more electric vehicles, car sharing will be vital in helping car makers hi...
2019-06-13, 01:13

BMW teases M concept car blending technology and performance Can you make out what you're looking at in the obscure teaser above? Neither can we -- but it does represent the future of BMW's performance...
2019-06-15, 16:52

Technology that changed us: The 1970s, from Pong to Apollo In this 50-year retrospective, we're not just looking at technology year by year, we're looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the wa...
2019-06-28, 15:39

What is OLED? The premium panel technology explained OLED panels are everywhere these days, as manufacturers increasingly throw their weight behind the panel tech for today's high-end televisions &#...
2019-06-27, 14:00

US Firms Can Sell Technology to Huawei, Trump Says "US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," Trump told reporters in Osaka hours after sealing a tariff truce with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
2019-06-29, 11:00

Is it time for technology conferences to ditch meat? Last night, I stumbled on an interesting tweet thread from Manchester-based PHD student Oli Clark, who argued that conferences should serve vegetarian...
2019-06-27, 14:26

CANADA STOCKS-Technology pressures TSX at the open Canada's main stock index opened lower Friday, amid a broader global sell-off in technology shares after Broadcom warned of a slowdown in chip demand,...
2019-06-14, 11:00

Smartphone displays could become more efficient with a new OLED technology One of the biggest enemies of smartphone batteries are the phones' displays. They keep getting bigger, as demonstrated by the OnePlus 7 Pro'...
2019-07-04, 15:26

BMW, Daimler team up to develop self-driving technology BMW and Daimler said they finalized an agreement to jointly develop self-driving systems and they expected the Level 4 technology to be deployed in ma...
2019-07-04, 07:52

U.S. excludes new panel technology from solar tariffs U.S. trade officials on Wednesday said bifacial solar panels, a new technology through which power is produced on both sides of a cell, would be exclu...
2019-06-12, 16:39

Raytheon to retrofit U.S. Air Force F-15s with surveillance technology Raytheon Co. will retrofit F-15 fighter planes with identity and surveillance units in a $14.9 million contract modification, the U.S. Air Force annou...
2019-06-07, 16:39

The Taycan EV takes Porsche into a new world of technology We're sideways. Again. After a blistering takeoff that pushed my internal organs towards my spine, the driver behind the wheel of the pre-product...
2019-09-04, 10:26

Reddit’s r/technology goes dark as part of #SocialMediaStrike Reddit’s r/technology subreddit has gone dark on US’ Independence Day as part of a social media strike. “Following on from the announcement by Larry S...
2019-07-04, 06:26

QLED TV: Samsung's panel technology explained So, what is QLED? If you're on the lookout for a new television, you'll likely have come across the odd QLED TV from TV maker Samsung ȁ...
2019-08-12, 12:39

RPT-Nissan's technology could pay in Renault-FCA deal -sources Nissan's advanced technologies including platforms and electric powertrains could give it leverage in a merger involving Renault and Fiat Chrysler, th...
2019-05-30, 22:00

Old technology can solve a modern crisis | Letters Dr Peter Hounsell writes that the electric bin lorries currently being trialled are nothing new, while Richard Ellam says that it used to be common fo...
2019-09-06, 12:52

Technology Drives Deals Because No One Wants to Be the Next Blockbuster Video Fiat Chrysler‘s pursuit of a merger with Renault is the latest deal motivated by corporate executives’ desire to avoid becoming the next Blockbuster V...
2019-05-29, 15:26

Army develops new drone-killing technology They can form swarms of hundreds of mini, precision-guided explosives, overwhelm radar or simply blanket an area with targeting sensors. They can pain...
2019-09-10, 19:00

What to wear on Mars: A look at the future of spacesuit technology Extraterrestrial travel is all the rage: Elon Musk's SpaceX has pledged to put the first humans on Mars. Amazon chief Jeff Bezos has his sights set on...
2019-05-31, 11:52

Seven basic questions about quantum technology, answered In a new story, we look at the intense competition between China and the United States to develop quantum technology, which is based on the field of q...
2019-08-18, 22:00