Articles By Jim Nash

Jim Nash is a business journalist. His byline has appeared in The New York Times, Investors Business Daily, Robotics Business Review and other publications. You can find Jim on LinkedIn.

Having already sanctioned an Eastern European maker of facial recognition tools for their use in political oppression, the European Union…

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Age verification protecting children online is OK, but too little for most in UK

An app, called Report Remove, has been launched in the UK that enables children to report nude photographs of themselves…

 

Using real-time biometric data to bet on intense sports is almost here

Squash is fast and entertaining to watch, but is it cool enough for the Olympics? It might be if players…

 

Not smarting from US sanctions, SenseTime says its IPO is on again

Face biometrics giant SenseTime is again pushing forward with a planned IPO. Expected to raise as much as $2 billion…

 

Radically oversimplified AI skin-tone tool could be out at Google

It can be hard for some to understand that one of the most commonly referenced (yet still obscure) skin tone…

 

SIA sees trust in supporting role for avoiding biometric moratorium

There is nothing wrong with U.S. biometric surveillance that cannot be solved with government funds for private-sector R&D, bias tests…

 

Going where few imagined AI would go — on a solar-powered chip

A Swiss R&D organization says it has an AI system on a chip that will cut operating costs and electricity…

 

Reverse-engineering deepfakes to pry out telling secrets

Scientists at Facebook and Michigan State University are describing their reverse-engineering method for identifying deepfakes and learning what was used…

 

Loose lips, indeed. AI system hears when people only mouth words

Lip reading, a dreamed-of utility feature for uncounted AI use cases, appears near commercial availability. The news buoys the hopes…

 

New biometric sensor can discern 9 voices in a package small enough for a phone

Granularity is being brought to acoustic sensors for phones. A team of South Korean researchers have created small, flexible piezoelectric…

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