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facial-recognition software

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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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Are you a VIP? This facial recognition tech knows it

New NEC software can identify celebrities and other glam customers in real time, sending an alert to retail or hospitality staff that someone is in immediate need of doting service.

By July 18, 2013

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Google nixes facial recognition in Glass for now

The company declares it won't approve facial recognition in software for its high-tech specs "at this time" -- saying strong privacy protections will need to be in place first.

By May 31, 2013

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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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Al Franken gives thumbs-down to facial recognition tech

During a Senate hearing, the U.S. senator voiced unease about facial recognition software used by Facebook saying it infringes on users' privacy and could lead to abuse by the police.

By July 18, 2012

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Google denies working on facial-recognition app (update)

Disputing a report on CNN, Google says it's not developing facial-recognition technology for cell phones that would be able to identify who's in a photo.

By March 31, 2011

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Facebook photos get facial recognition: Cool or creepy?

Photo recognition is coming to Facebook's photo-tagging tool, so when you upload photos, it will trawl through its database of tagged images to find your friends' faces.

By December 16, 2010

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Facebook adding facial recognition to photo tagging: Whose face is this?

Facebook has announced it will change the way you tag photos by spotting faces in your pics and prompting you: "Whose face is this?"

By July 5, 2010

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Facial recognition face-off: Three tools compared

This post initially misstated the lack of a feature to bulk accept or reject facial recognition matches in iPhoto. The software does contain the feature.

By September 30, 2009

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Facial recognition face-off: Three tools compared

We pit the newly-released Picasa with facial recognition against Apple's iPhoto, and Microsoft's Windows Live Photo Gallery software to see which one did the best job at recognizing faces, and making it easier to organize big photo libraries.

By September 30, 2009