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Undisclosed face detection code in Hong Kong app turns out to be bundling error

LeaveHomeSafe, a contact-tracing app built and deployed by the Hong Kong government to reduce cases of Covid, apparently is safe…

 

Vietnam launching digital health pass as Hawaii looks to repurpose screening investments

Well over two years into the global COVID-19 pandemic, digital health passes are still rolling out, even as authorities try…

 

Face biometrics adopted in Hong Kong, expand in US for cruise border checks

Biometric face analysis and matching solutions to verify individuals’ identities disembarking from cruise ships have been deployed separately by Hong…

 

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…

 

Contactless biometric immigration checks roll out in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has deployed a biometric “e-channel” at Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong-Zuhai Macau Bridge and Shenzhen Bay border…

 

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…

 

SenseTime seeks to break Chinese biometrics giants’ IPO stalemate with $2 billion offering

Chinese face biometrics giant SenseTime has filed to go public in Hong Kong, South China Morning Post reports. The company…

 

Facial recognition unicorn gallops back to Hong Kong for prospective IPO

Yitu has set its sights on Hong Kong for an IPO, after its attempt to list in Shanghai followed an increasingly…

 

Hong Kong ‘exploring collaboration’ with Mainland digital identity systems

Hong Kong is investigating how its digital identity platform could operate with systems in mainland China, as revealed by written…

 

The East plays a COVID shell game with biometric surveillance

Again, governments around the world are trivializing personal privacy as they build increasingly intrusive biometric surveillance networks. Officials in Hong…

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