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China Now Requires Facial Scans for Buying a New SIM Card

China is taking its widespread use of facial recognition technology a step further with its new rule, which went into effect from December 1...

Chaayos Capturing Facial Data of Customers Without Explicit Consent

Fast food and beverage retail chain, Chaayos, has found itself in a midst of controversy after journalist and MediaNama founder, Nikhil Pahwa, uploaded a...
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This Software Protects Your Identity from Facial Recognition

One of the major problems faced by companies for efficiently commercializing facial recognition technology is that the input data contains personal information that could...

Facebook Testing Facial Recognition to Verify User ID, Raising Privacy Concerns

Amidst a deluge of data breaches and persistent violation of user trust, Facebook has confirmed that it is working on facial-recognition software that might...
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India Reportedly Building World’s Largest Facial Recognition System

Adding to the worries of privacy advocates and civil right activists in India, the country's government is reportedly creating what is being described as...

Pixel 4 Facial Recognition Allegedly Works Even if You’re Asleep

Google's Pixel 4, which was unveiled to a relatively muted response earlier this week, brings hardware-based facial recognition, but a tweet from a BBC...
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India Is Planning to Implement Facial Recognition for Police

According to recent reports, India could be following the footsteps set by the Chinese government on mass surveillance for the sake of law enforcement....

Google Pixel 4 to Feature Next-Gen Facial Recognition: Report

Online speculations suggest that the next-gen Pixel handsets will ship with some sort of a hardware-based 3D facial recognition feature that will be more...

Hyderabad Airport is India’s First Airport to Use Facial Recognition for Passengers

Facial recognition is a feature that has a lot of positive potentials if implemented in an efficient way and it appears like the Indian...
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Google Patents Facial Recognition System Based on Users’ Social Media Data

Google has access to more user data than the company cares to acknowledge but according to a recent report from The Next Web, the amount of data...

Vivo Could Unveil 3D Facial Recognition Camera Module at MWC Shanghai Next Week

Once Apple made facial recognition in smartphones a 'thing' by introducing the feature in the iPhone X last year, most Android vendors jumped on...
Biometrics and Facial Recognition to Soon Make Air Travel Paperless

You Could Soon Be Using Your Face As Your Only Passport at Airports

Imagine being able to walk through an airport's security check with a single token -  without needing a ticket, a boarding pass or a...
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Facial Recognition Software Is Biased Based on Gender and Race: Study

Facial recognition technology is no longer a gimmick. It's increasingly being used in more pedestrian ways and is showing no signs of slowing down....
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Over A Billion Phones Will Have Facial Recognition By 2020: Counterpoint

Facial recognition technology has been around for some time, but most people were never encouraged to use it in their everyday life until...
Chinese Police Uses High-Tech Glasses to Catch Suspects

Chinese Police Are Using Facial Recognition Glasses to Identify and Catch Suspects

In what seems like a sci-fi movie scene, officials of Chinese police have been found to be wearing high-tech glasses to catch suspects using...
China is Using Facial Recognition to Restrict the Movement of Minorities

China Reportedly Using Facial Recognition to Restrict Movement of Minorities

China is predicted to produce nearly half of the global video surveillance equipment and three-fourths of deep learning servers by the end of 2018....

UIDAI Introduces Facial Recognition as Additional Aadhaar Security Measure

The Indian government's biometric identification system, Aadhaar, has recently been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Following reports of a massive leak...

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Could Employ Facial Recognition Technology on a Massive Scale

Facial recognition technology is still in its early stages of mass adoption, as it has so far remained exclusive to intelligence operations and high-security...
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