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Scaled-back $767M SenseTime IPO launches in Hong Kong

The much-anticipated SenseTime initial public offering, set to be the largest-yet for a China-based facial recognition firm, has a target…

 

SenseTime opens Macau office, plans diverse projects

SenseTime has opened an office and launched a series of facial recognition and computer vision projects in Macau, as the…

 

Western nations not as focused on offensive/defensive use of face biometrics

Spies of the Western democracies are being hemmed in by adversaries’ biometric surveillance while their governments are being outspent and…

 

Chinese province to use facial recognition to track foreign journalists and others

Chinese firm Neusoft, backed by Huawei’s cloud services, has won a tender from the government of China’s central Henan province…

 

AI ethics keeps getting more complex and surprising

Talk about international curbs on face biometrics typically ignore two massive areas — China and Africa. As China continues to…

 

SenseTime approved for potential $2B facial recognition IPO in Hong Kong

SenseTime has been approved for an initial public offering on the Hong Kong stock exchange that could bring in up between…

 

Facial recognition deployments with lax regulation under scrutiny worldwide

Several facial recognition projects around the world have recently come under scrutiny, spurred by concerns of privacy advocates that the…

 

Nigeria to try again on data protection regulation, India seeks further consultation

Moves to put Data Protection Regulation (DPR) in place in Nigeria, China, and India have seen different developments this week….

 

British member of parliament linked to SenseTime through advisory job – UK media

A member of parliament for Britain’s governing Conservative Party has received hundreds of thousands of pounds working for a company…

 

China’s biometrics sector faces interesting hurdles but it’s not slowing soon

An investigative article out of China indicates that four biometrics unicorns in that country face substantial problems meeting earlier market…

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