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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…

 

Microsoft VP calls for U.S. to align privacy laws with GDPR

May 25 is the first anniversary of the EU’s GDPR taking effect, and in its first year, 18 million people…

 

Microsoft receives FIDO2 certification for Windows Hello

Microsoft has achieved FIDO2 certification for Windows Hello, FIDO Alliance announced today. Any compatible device running Windows 10 is now…

 

Microsoft launches machine learning computer vision toolkit

A preview of Windows Vision Skills has been launched by Microsoft to help developers implement and integrate machine learning and…

 

Microsoft has turned down California agency and foreign government contracts for facial biometrics

A California law enforcement agency was denied the use of Microsoft biometric facial recognition technology in car and body cameras…

 

Tech giants and civil society seek to institutionalize AI ethics

As artificial intelligence becomes more controversial, tech giants are putting together councils and review processes to ensure ethical uses of…

 

Microsoft denies partnership with Chinese biometric surveillance firm SenseNets

Microsoft has denied the existence of any partnership with SenseNets, and asked SenseNets to remove the Microsoft logo from its…

 

Patent filings show fingerprint sensor under Windows key and vein biometrics for Face ID

A pair of patent applications from Apple and Microsoft have been published, showing a system for adding vein recognition to…

 

New technologies support AI vision and speech recognition edge deployments

With artificial intelligence technology maturing, one of the focuses at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 is on delivering AI-based applications….

 

Dueling Washington State facial recognition bills spark regulation debate

Microsoft is lobbying against a bill with bipartisan support in the Washington State legislature that would ban the use of…

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