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Fri, 17 May 2013 15:36:31 +0000
Google and NASA are forming a joint research lab to look at quantum computing for things like facial recognition and understanding of disease. Their computer is from D-Wave Systems, which appears to be producing quantum computing results years earlier than many expected. Read
Wed, 27 Mar 2013 18:42:51 +0000
An internationally-spread Orwellian surveillance system uncovered by RT has been linked to a software company that collects the GPS coordinates of cell phone users in over 100 major cities.
Sun, 13 Jan 2013 21:27:31 +0000
Is TrapWire watching you?
The surveillance system known as TrapWire hit the news when Wikileaks released emails from Stratfor, a private intelligence firm. But what is TrapWire, exactly? Are claims about this system exaggerated -- or is it watching you now? Tune in to learn more.
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Wed, 26 Sep 2012 10:52:56 +0000
Residents of New Jersey aren't allowed to smile on their driver's license, but there isn't a prohibition on looking pleased. Jersey is just the latest state that's inputting identities in a vast information system running facial recognition software.
Sun, 23 Sep 2012 14:24:22 +0000
US social media giant Facebook is deleting facial recognition data collected from European users and plans to terminate the feature there soon. Meanwhile, the software is gaining traction in the US, attracting apps that now recognize faces in public.
Sun, 09 Sep 2012 07:37:02 +0000
Birthmarks, be damned: the FBI has officially started rolling out a state-of-the-art face recognition project that will assist in their effort to accumulate and archive information about each and every American at a cost of a billion dollars.
Sat, 11 Aug 2012 03:44:14 +0000
Former senior intelligence officials have created a detailed surveillance system more accurate than modern facial recognition technology - and have installed it across the US under the radar of most Americans, according to emails hacked by Anonymous.
Sat, 28 Jan 2012 03:19:26 +0000
Tue, 06 Sep 2011 14:44:58 +0000
Earlier this summer Facebook rolled out facial recognition software that identifies users even when they appear in untagged photos. Like every other time the social networking site has introduced a creepy, invasive new feature, they made it the default setting without telling anyone. Once people rea
Fri, 10 Jun 2011 09:18:20 +0000
Site under fire over lack of user consent