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IDC: Legislation to Ban Use of Facial Recognition Could Restrict Public...

By Jeff Orr, AI World Conference Content Director The City of San Francisco recently passed legislation banning the use of facial recognition by city agencies...

S.F. Passes Facial-Recognition Ban; Capitalizing on AI’s Opportunities

San Francisco passes facial-recognition surveillance ban. San Francisco on May 14 became the first U.S. city to pass a ban on the use of facial...

Chinese AI Start-up Megvii Raises $750 Million Ahead of Planned HK...

Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) provider Megvii Technology Ltd, commonly known as Face++, said on Wednesday it raised $750 million in its latest funding round. The...

Government Bans on Facial Recognition Technology May be Premature

By Daniel Castro, Center for Data Innovation Over the past year, a number of organizations have campaigned for policymakers to ban government use of facial recognition...

Product Roundup: DDN, AI-powered Drug Discovery; Frictionless Facial Authentication

By AI Trends Staff This is the first of a regular AI Trends round up of new products, partnerships and announcements in artificial intelligence for...

AI Recognition Software Making a Business of Your Face

Facial recognition software is a powerful technology that poses serious threats to civil liberties. It’s also a booming business. Today, dozens of startups and tech...

We Need to Be Smart About How Government Uses AI

One of the big misconceptions is that AI is a future technology, akin to humanoid robots that appear in television shows and movies. But...

Despite Concerns, AI Making Inroads in Human Resources

It’s no longer shocking that human resources departments use artificial intelligence. In fact, according to Littler's 2018 Annual Employer Survey, 49 percent said they use...

San Francisco Lawmaker Proposes to Ban Government Face Recognition

A San Francisco lawmaker is proposing what would be a nationwide first: a complete moratorium on local government use of facial-recognition technology. Introduced by...

Microsoft CTO: To Be a Well-Informed Citizen of 21st Century, You...

Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott believes understanding AI in the future will help people become better citizens. “I think to be a well-informed citizen in the...