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facial-recognition

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Facial recognition tech leads feds to fugitive after 14 years

A cold case comes back to life after facial recognition software recognizes an alleged US outlaw who'd been hiding out in Nepal.

By August 12, 2014

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NSA said to collect millions of images for facial recognition

Surveillance agency collecting millions of images daily for identifying and tracking intelligence targets, documents obtained by The New York Times reveal.

By June 1, 2014

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Facial-recognition tech played no role in ID'ing bomb suspects

Despite images of the suspects at the scene and in official databases, the software could not put names to their faces, Boston's police commissioner tells the Washington Post.

By April 21, 2013

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Ep. 1431: Where we hide our philtrum

Not all drones are bad! Today on the show we'll talk about drones and future of sports photography, the death of Moviefone and Seth Rogen's part in a film about the console wars of the 1990s.

By February 24, 2014

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FTC releases guidelines for facial-recognition use

Among its many recommendations is that companies should be transparent about collecting data and what the information is used for.

By October 22, 2012

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With FaceСrypt iPhone app, your face unlocks Web sites

The latest version of FaceCrypt’s iPhone app adds its own browser so you can more easily access password-protected Web sites with facial recognition.

By March 31, 2014

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'Mind-reading' technology can reconstruct faces from the viewer's brain

Researchers at Yale have developed a method of reconstructing faces locked in the memories of other people.

By March 31, 2014

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Facial recognition app matches strangers to online profiles

See someone on the train you'd like to date? NameTag, an upcoming app for Android, iOS, and Google Glass uses facial recognition technology to match passersby to their social-media and dating info.

By January 7, 2014

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Why you should be worried about facial-recognition technology

Germany has issued an ultimatum to Facebook over privacy violations. Law enforcement is interested in this sort of technology, as well. It's time for you to pay attention to what they're doing.

By August 29, 2012