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Google sued for allegedly violating children’s biometric privacy with classroom tools

A lawsuit has been brought against Google by a pair of children from Illinois alleging the tech giant collected biometric…

 

Pixel 4 displays nonfunctional ‘require eye to be open’ facial recognition setting

Introduced in October 2019, Google’s Pixel 4 included a vulnerability in the biometric Face Unlock feature which did not check…

 

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 responds to limitations of gender labels in facial analysis by removing them to avoid bias

Google has removed gender labels from its Cloud Vision API to avoid bias or misclassification of people with its facial…

 

Google, Apple announce biometric security upgrades for operating systems

Plenty of exciting security upgrades are expected this year for both Android and iOS. As Google is introducing upgraded biometrics…

 

Google hit with new biometric data privacy class action under BIPA

On the heels of a proposed $550 million settlement that Facebook recently agreed to settle lawsuits under the controversial Illinois…

 

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…

 

Google tapping into Autofill biometric authentication for passwords, payments

Google’s recently released Android 8.0 Oreo now supports Autofill API by letting third-party password managers insert in applications users’ passwords…

 

Google advances speech recognition technology for people with Down syndrome

The Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS) has partnered with Google’s Project Euphonia to train Google’s technology to make it more…

 

Biometric privacy lawsuits make “judicial hellholes” and Facebook Supreme Court hearing top concern

The Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) of Illinois continues to make waves, with several cases winding their way through the…

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