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Facial recognition payments uptake in China modest, launched in Moscow Metro

When Ant Financial announced it would spend hundreds of millions of dollars to promote the use of face biometrics for…

 

Yitu files application for major face biometrics IPO in China

Yitu Technology is the latest facial biometrics unicorn based in China to apply for an initial public offering on a domestic…

 

Alibaba and China Mobile rumored to be investing $443M in Dahua’s biometric surveillance business

Dahua may be in line for a major investment in its biometric surveillance business from Alibaba and China Mobile, with Reuters reporting…

 

China wants covid swabs. Hong Kong fears biometric spying

In a stark example of how authoritarian biometrics policies designed to enforce order can instead cause instability, Hong Kongers are…

 

China creates privacy codes with biometric data protections, but is it just for show?

China’s first civil code — ever — is scheduled to go live January 1. It will pay particular attention to…

 

Cities in China most watched by CCTV surveillance, new face biometrics systems for Moscow and Spain

There are 770 million public CCTV surveillance cameras in the world’s 150 largest cities by population, and 54 percent of…

 

G7 AI partnership seeks standards to support shared values, counter China’s influence

In terms of AI productivity, 2019 would be hard to beat. Twenty-nine new and updated political schemes were announced for…

 

China goes beyond face recognition to take DNA swabs of Hong Kong protesters

The Chinese government seems intent on demonstrating the darkest fears people have about biometric surveillance. Bloomberg is reporting on DNA confiscation…

 

U.S. DoD says Hikvision tied to China’s military

It was a secret list everyone in Washington and Beijing knew about. The list spotlighted hidden government sponsorship of firms…

 

Face and voice biometrics providers in China boosted by AI market growth, Megvii works on robot network

With $2.89 billion registered in 2019, IDC reports the AI software and application market in China is forecast to grow…

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