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Microsoft contractor reveals Skype human annotation of user conversations

Microsoft contractors working on Skype’s translation function have been discovered to be listening to recordings of user conversations, in the…

 

Google street teams likely collecting facial recognition data for unlocking new Pixel 4

Google representatives have been collecting facial biometric data from people in various cities, offering them $5 gift cards in return…

 

Antitrust action could doom U.S. in AI race, Hong Kong academic argues

Any antitrust investigations by the U.S. government of Google, Facebook, and Amazon could have unintended consequences, including stifling the ability…

 

Iflexion examines ‘cautious adoption curve’ of facial recognition in blog post

Biometric facial recognition adoption is increasing, but impacted by multiple privacy concerns across different application areas, according to an extensive…

 

Infant biometrics in the spotlight at ID4Africa 2019

Among the highlights of the second day of ID4Africa 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa, was a packed and at time…

 

Google building impaired speech dataset for speech recognition inclusivity

Google has partnered with the ALS Therapy Development Institute and the ALS Residence Initiative (ALSRI) to gather voice samples from…

 

NY Police Chief argues facial recognition improves safety without infringing rights

Policing has changed a significantly over the past few decades, and biometric facial recognition has become a highly valuable tool…

 

MS Celeb and other facial biometrics datasets taken down

Several public facial recognition data sets have been deleted, including a Microsoft database of 10 million faces which is reported…

 

Ever AI under fire for using photo app images to train facial biometrics without adequate transparency

Photo storage app Ever used images uploaded by customers to create albums in the cloud were used to develop Ever…

 

Data collection practices of voice and facial biometrics companies criticized

A pair of biometrics providers are drawing criticism for their data collection practices, and the secrecy with which they are…

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