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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.

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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.

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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.

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Secrets of the Samsung Galaxy S5: MWC daily round-up

The fat lady hasn't sung yet. We've uncovered a ton of goodies at Mobile World Congress, including secrets of Samsung's Galaxy S5.

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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.

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<p>Officially the K5 Autonomous Data Machine, Knightscope's new security robot was designed, according to CEO William Santana Li, with the Sandy Hook Promise in mind -- with its own spin that robotic surveillance can help public spaces like schools, malls, and business campuses regain a sense of safety. After a year-long beta program that starts in January, Knightscope hopes to roll out its finished product by 2015.  

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"Our plan is to be able to cut crime by 50 percent in an area. When we do that, every mayor across this planet is going to be giving us a call," Li said.

Meet K5, your friendly neighborhood robo-cop (pictures)

Can a 300-pound R2-D2 lookalike make schools, malls, and workplaces safer? Robot maker Knightscope sure thinks so.

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PS4 will have voice controls, Sony confirms

Sony's PS4 will have voice controls and facial recognition, but you'll have to shell out £55 for an accessory.

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If you've ever lost a dog, you know that your search options are fairly low-tech -- posting fliers, filing a report at your local shelter, knocking on neighbors' doors. Now finding your dog may be a snap, or rather, a snapshot. CNET's Sumi Das shows how a new app uses doggie facial recognition to reunite pets and families.

Finding your lost dog is now a snap(shot)

If you've ever lost a dog, you know that your search options are fairly low-tech -- posting fliers, filing a report at your local shelter, knocking on neighbors' doors. Now finding your dog may be a snap, or rather, a snapshot. CNET's Sumi Das shows how a new app uses doggie facial recognition to reunite pets and families.

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Fill 'er up -- and pay using facial recognition

A Finnish company claims to be developing an instant checkout system that snaps your mug to access your cloud-based wallet. All you have to do is hit a button confirming the purchase.

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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.

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Google co-founder Sergey Brin wearing Google Glass.

Google Glass privacy concerns persist in Congress

U.S. representative says he's "disappointed" by Google's response to Congress members who have expressed privacy worries over the wearable tech.

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They may not be stylin', but they are a privacy enhancement.

Privacy glasses screw with facial recognition systems

Prototype glasses equipped with near-infrared LEDs can fend off facial recognition systems by blinding them with science.

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