At the moment in the US, surveillance cameras are in many public places like stores, college campuses and even on street corners. However, most are used without face recognition behind them.
U.S. immigration cops just spent a record amount on iPhone hacking equipment, amid an outcry about warrantless border searches of travelers’ mobiles.
From Facebook’s standpoint, moving its content moderation to users’ own devices will allow it to continue enforcing its acceptable speech regulations even as user content is increasingly encrypted and takes the form of user-to-user private communications rather than public posts.
A recent survey indicated that only 16% of business leaders surveyed are getting significant value from advanced artificial intelligence (AI) in their companies.
Sound waves can be hacked for everything from ad targeting to bioterrorism. But the first step is understanding that the risks exist.
Even as users worldwide battled to connect to their Facebook and Instagram accounts overnight, the New York Times broke the news that “federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation into data deals Facebook struck with some of the world’s largest technology companies.”
"Not Trying to Be the Drone Police": Colorado Towns Writing UAV Rules Strive to Balance Privacy, Freedom
As unmanned aerial vehicles – or drones – multiply in number, more Colorado communities are putting in place regulations to control how and where the devices are used. But crafting those rules is not easy, as cities and towns strive to balance public safety and privacy with a burgeoning consumer industry that one market research firm estimates could be worth more than $9 billion by 2024.
A possible solution to prevent drones and planes from meeting by accident is geofencing. Geofencing, essentially an invisible barrier that tells compliant drones to stay away from a particular area, has been set up in drone “no-fly zones”.
A career that involves drone technology is worth considering, especially since new FAA rules are expected to create 100,000 new jobs in this field.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said on Wednesday that a naval facility in Rhode Island is doing what the entire Defense Department should do: develop technology more quickly.