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AnyVision facial biometrics not powering mass surveillance in West Bank but Microsoft to divest stake

Microsoft is divesting its stake in AnyVision, due to a change in its investment policy and despite an audit finding…

 

The Vatican and Big Tech, Pentagon release overlapping AI commandments

It is hard to know what it means when a global religious figure, two iconic technology giants and the Pentagon…

 

Tech giants pressured to follow Google in removing gender labels from computer vision services

Google’s move to eliminate gender labels from its artificial intelligence-powered computer vision services has put pressure on Microsoft, Amazon, and…

 

Google CEO backs facial biometrics moratorium and calls for AI regulation

The EU’s proposed temporary moratorium on biometric facial recognition technology use is being supported by Alphabet and Google CEO Sunder…

 

Microsoft patent filing shows new 3D facial biometric technology with multi-spectral camera array

Microsoft has developed a 3D facial recognition technology that could be integrated into smartphones and other mobile devices, based on…

 

BioCatch behavioral biometrics join Microsoft Azure Marketplace, Acceptto verified Citrix Ready

A pair of behavioral biometrics offerings have become more widely available to enterprises, as BioCatch’s platform is now available on…

 

Former U.S. Attorney General to audit AnyVision for possible violations of Microsoft facial recognition principles

Following reports of a facial recognition surveillance implementation inside the West Bank and an erratic response to a media inquiry,…

 

Patent filings show multi-biometric conference calls from Microsoft and Apple Watch with Touch ID

The potential value of biometric voice and speech recognition for enterprise conference call tools has long been recognized, but a…

 

AuthenTrend launches biometric MFA keys and targets Korean enterprise market

Taiwan-based AuthenTrend has launched a new fingerprint biometric product, joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association and signed a distribution partnership…

 

AnyVision exec responds to facial recognition controversy

As biometric companies, particularly those providing facial recognition technology, face scrutiny over their practices and ethics against the backdrop of…

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