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IBM ends all facial recognition business as CEO calls out bias and inequality

IBM CEO, Arvind Krishna, has announced that the company will end all its facial recognition business following criticism over privacy concerns and racial bias. Even with the advances that have been made in recent years, the technology still demonstrates bias. This has been attributed to, in part, private companies with little regulation or federal oversight […]

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5 Technology Trends Disrupting the Airport Industry

Airports have seen a substantial increase in the number of people flying over the last ten years, presenting a wide variety of challenges from security to efficiency. The processing of people, their luggage, as well as the growing requirements for aircraft, has spurred on progress in a number of smart technologies. From artificial intelligence to […]

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China introducing facial recognition test requirement to obtain a new mobile number

The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has passed a new law whereby all citizens applying for new mobile and data services are required to have their faces scanned using facial recognition technology to verify their identity. The law, which is due to come into effect on December 1, 2019, is an upgrade […]