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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Amazon adds fear detection and age ranges to its facial-recognition tech as the Border Patrol looks to award a $950 million contract

Amazon has been adding more features to its facial recognition technology and shrugging off growing protests about use of the tech by law enforcement.
If CT scanners become popular at US airports, travelers would likely not have to remove laptops from their bags.

Hackers stole photos of travelers’ faces and license plates collected by the US Customs and Border Protection agency

The agency wouldn't say how many photos had been stolen. But it blamed the breach on a subcontractor, which had transferred the images to its network.
The LG G8.

LG’s latest flagship phone is a solid alternative to Samsung’s Galaxy S10e, but only if you can get it at a discount

The LG G8 is LG's flagship phone, and it's more like the cheapest of Samsung's new phones. But that's not a bad thing.
The Galaxy S10e's capacitive fingerprint sensor works better than the Galaxy S10's in-display sensor.

The new Galaxy S10 has a fancy new fingerprint sensor — but the old-fashioned version on the cheaper S10e is significantly better

Samsung is using the latest technology for the Galaxy S10's fingerprint sensor, but it doesn't always work as well as older tech.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft’s CEO says that facial recognition technology can be ‘terrible’ and detrimental to society, even as Amazon sells it to law...

Microsoft has been calling for regulation of facial recognition tech after its arch rival Amazon landed in the hot seat.

Microsoft President Brad Smith says these are the 10 biggest challenges facing tech in 2019

Microsoft CEO Brad Smith predicts tech will have to tackle artificial intelligence, US/China relations, state-sponsored cyberattacks, and more.
Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and chief legal counsel.

Microsoft president calls for government regulation of facial-recognition technology to ‘ensure that the year 2024 doesn’t look like a pag...

Microsoft president Brad Smith warned that if government use of facial-recognition tech wasn't regulated, our future could become Orwellian.
Immigration activists march outside of the Department of Justice in DC last month.

ICE officials met with Amazon this summer to discuss using its controversial facial recognition surveillance technology

Amazon met with ICE officials in June to discuss the potential use of its real-time facial recognition surveillance technology known as "Rekognition," according to a report by The Daily Beast. The meeting was held at a McKinsey & Company office in Redwood City, California.
Snapchat has come up with a way of monitoring people's emotions at events via their selfies.

Snapchat figured out how to analyse people’s selfies to score their emotions

A new Snap patent outlines how the firm could use facial recognition on selfies to determine how people are feeling at an event. The company could then charge companies money for information on the 'aggregate mood' at their events.