International students face immigration hurdles under Trump – gpgmail

Xiao Wang is CEO at Boundless, a technology startup that has helped thousands of immigrant families apply for marriage green cards and U.S. citizenship while providing affordable access to independent immigration attorneys. More posts by this contributor Why you should naturalize — now, not later This fall, nearly half a million international students will begin […]

Backup service IDrive launches a face recognition API for developers – gpgmail

I did a bit of a double take when I first saw this announcement. IDrive, an online cloud storage and backup service, is launching a face recognition API today that goes up against the likes of AWS Rekognition and others. That seems like a bit of an odd move for a backup company, but it […]

Facebook could face billions in potential damages as court rules facial recognition lawsuit can proceed – gpgmail

Facebook is facing exposure to billions of dollars in potential damages as a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook’s arguments to halt a class action lawsuit claiming it illegally collected and stored the biometric data of millions of users. The class action lawsuit has been working its way through the courts since 2015, when […]

Amazon quietly adds ‘no human review’ option to Alexa settings as voice AIs face privacy scrutiny – gpgmail

Amazon has tweaked the settings for its Alexa voice AI to allow users to opt out of their voice recordings being manually reviewed by the company’s human workers. The policy shift took effect Friday, according to Bloomberg, which reports that Alexa users will now find an option in the settings menu of the Alexa smartphone […]

Google Reveals Pixel 4 Face Unlock, Soli-Based Hand Gestures

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The last few Pixel phones have leaked in great detail before launch, and the upcoming Pixel 4 looks like no exception. Google already tried to get ahead of the leaks with a recent tweet, but now it’s providing numerous details […]

Google’s Pixel 4 smartphone will have motion control and face unlock – gpgmail

Google’s Pixel 4 is coming out later this year, and it’s getting the long reveal treatment thanks to a decision this year from Google to go ahead and spill some of the beans early, rather than saving everything for one big final unveiling closer to availability. A new video posted by Google today about the […]