Tuesday, October 24, 2017

What If A Cop Forced You To Unlock Your Phone With Your Face

Customers who shell out $999 for an iPhone X when it comes out in November will have a new party trick in their pockets: They’ll be able to unlock the phone...

American Pay Attention: China’s Is Planning To Use AI To Stop Crime Before It...

 data analysis can predict patterns which could stop terror attacks of social unrest before they happen China’s top security officer has revealed plans to use artificial intelligence to predict crime, terrorism and social unrest before it...

Look for Military Drones To Replace Police Helicopters by 2025

By 2025, enormous military-style drones—close relatives of the sort made famous by counterterrorism strikes in Afghanistan and Iraq—will be visible 2,000 feet above U.S. cities, streaming high-resolution video to police departments below. That...

Meet The Companies That Will Track Any Phone on the Planet

Tracking or tapping phones across the planet used to be a niche capability. Now, a myriad of for-profit spy companies sell border-crossing surveillance of mobile phones. As soon as the target switches the...

Trump: Even If You Built A Wall, Drones Will Deliver Us Drugs

President Donald Trump is still struggling to find someone willing to pay for the southern border wall he wants to keep immigrants and drugs out of the US. In the meantime, smugglers have...

To Fix Algorithmic Bias, We First Need To Fix Ourselves

In 2014, two 18-year-old girls found an unlocked kid’s bicycle and a Razor scooter in a residential area of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Sade Jones and Brisha Borden decided to ride them...

Voice Biometrics Presents A Effective New Weapon Against Fraud and Crime

Advanced voice biometrics tools offer multiple new ways to mitigate fraud and risk Voice biometrics, now coming into its own as a highly accurate means of authenticating users, presents multiple new opportunities...

Neo Nazi Site’s Publisher Pissed He Got No Home On Internet

A neo-Nazi website's publisher said Wednesday that he has "effectively been completely banned from the internet" after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in...

Tech Companies Are Caught In The Middle of Fire On White Supremacy And Freedom...

The neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer had its internet domain registration revoked twice in less than 24 hours in the wake of the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, part of a broad...

Teen’s Death At Chinese Internet Addiction Camp Sparks Anger

A Chinese teenager has died days after he was sent to an internet addiction treatment centre, reigniting criticism of these controversial institutions. The 18-year-old had allegedly sustained multiple injuries, and the centre's...

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FUTURE

Apple Is Hiring a Psychologist To Help Siri Have ‘Serious Conversations’

  Apple is on the hunt for a Siri software engineer with a background in counselling or psychology, according to a job listing spotted by CNBC's Christina Farr. The...