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Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so

The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition technology....

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so

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Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology ...
22:14 2019-07-17

Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software Oakland, Calif. is now the third US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology. The city passed an ordinance yesterday that prohibits the u...
06:28 2019-07-18

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillan...
15:00 2019-05-21

Oakland Becomes Third U.S. City to Ban Government Use of Face Recognition Tech On Tuesday, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of facial recognition technology by the city, including its police force. It’s ...
01:00 2019-07-18

Manchester City warned against using facial recognition on fans Campaigners say scanning faces as alternative to tickets would be intrusiveManchester City have been cautioned against the introduction of facial rec...
21:42 2019-08-18

Facial Recognition Sometimes it’s nice to be recognized. Sometimes it’s not. But pretty soon almost wherever you go, it’s possible that someone will know who you are. F...
22:00 2019-05-23

What is facial recognition - and how sinister is it? As a surveillance technique it’s ubiquitous, but is still a political, legal and ethical conundrumFacial recognition technology has spread prodigious...
18:28 2019-07-31

Facial recognition… coming to a supermarket near you The technology is helping to combat crimes police no longer deal with, but its use raises concerns about civil libertiesPaul Wilks runs a Budgens sup...
10:14 2019-08-04

The Man Behind San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is Working on More. Way More. Brian Hofer, a paralegal who drafted the ordinance, is pushing for anti-surveillance measures across California. He has already gotten more than two ...
14:42 2019-05-21

Are You Ready for Facial Recognition at the Airport? Airlines and TSA are starting to scan faces to get people through security and boarding faster, as privacy advocates warn of unintended consequences....
12:56 2019-08-14

| WATCH: Facial recognition: what's in a face? Supporters of the technology argue that facial recognition systems can help police fight crime and make streets safer, but rights groups have raised ...
13:42 2019-06-15

The FBI and ICE Are Using Your DMV Photos to Run Facial Recognition Searches Records reviewed by the Washington Post show that the FBI and ICE have been scanning through Americans’ state driver’s license photos using facial re...
03:28 2019-07-08

Amazon says its facial recognition can now identify fear Amazon claimed this week its facial recognition software, Rekognition, can now detect a person's fear on top of accurately identifying other emo...
08:00 2019-08-14

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a ...
01:28 2019-05-25

Facial recognition scanners are already at some US airports. Here's what to know The next time you go to the airport, you might notice something different during the security process: A machine scanning your face.   ...
01:14 2019-08-17

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, wh...
04:28 2019-05-25

Police banned from using facial recognition in San Francisco A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is considering federal legislation to limit the use of facial recognition technologies by law enforcement agenci...
07:00 2019-05-31

Facial recognition will soon be everywhere. Are we prepared? | Dylan Curran Some companies are already testing this new technology, but it raises questions about how surveillance can be abusedImagine this: you walk into work ...
16:28 2019-05-21

The dangers of using automated facial recognition | Letters Green party peer Jenny Jones on the shocking lack of regulation around the technologyThe Guardian is right to oppose automated facial recognition (Ed...
21:28 2019-06-12

Shopping Centers Explore Facial Recognition As their struggle with store closings escalates, some U.S. mall owners and retailers are stepping up their use of technology that recognizes people’s...
06:01 2019-07-03

Activists pushing for federal facial recognition ban A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement’s use of faci...
20:56 2019-09-05

Behind the Rise of China's Facial-Recognition Giants Megvii, one of four highly valued Chinese facial-recognition startups, has filed for an IPO. Most of its revenue comes from surveillance and security...
22:00 2019-09-03

Proposal would ban use of facial recognition at apartment buildings ALBANY — New York lawmakers want to ban facial recognition technology on all rental properties, arguing it infringes on tenant privacy. New leg...
14:38 2019-05-21

Facial recognition is coming to US schools, starting in New York The Lockport City School District in New York will start testing a facial and object recognition system called "Aegis" on June 3rd. According to Buzz...
16:42 2019-05-30

Colorado students photographed for facial recognition study DENVER (AP) — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition researc...
20:28 2019-05-28

Police Use of Facial Recognition Is Accepted by British Court In a closely watched case, a judge ruled that live facial recognition does not violate privacy rights. There has been little legal precedent about it...
16:56 2019-09-04

FBI and ICE use DMV photos as 'gold mine' for facial recognition data Cities and companies might be turning away from facial recognition, but federal agents are embracing it -- whether or not the public is fully aware o...
00:28 2019-07-08

Police body-cam maker Axon says no to facial recognition, for now Facial recognition is a controversial enough topic without bringing in everyday policing and the body cameras many (but not enough) officers wear the...
00:14 2019-06-28

Facial recognition in China 'spot on' - Met Police Federation Facial recognition in China is "absolutely correct" and "spot on", the head of the Metropolitan Police Federation has said, calling for it to be depl...
21:28 2019-07-05

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," acco...
03:28 2019-05-23

Regulator looking at use of facial recognition at King's Cross site Information commissioner says use of the technology must be ‘necessary and proportionate’The UK’s privacy regulator said it is studying the use of co...
23:42 2019-08-13

Facial Recognition System for Getting Drunk More Efficiently Is Coming Facial recognition systems have, to date, proven to be biased, unjust, flawed, and deeply powerful. They’ve been deployed as tools of surveillance, o...
18:28 2019-08-01

Facebook facial recognition lawsuit can proceed, says US court Firm will appeal against action that could expose it to billions of dollars in potential damagesA US federal appeals court has rejected Facebook’s ef...
17:42 2019-08-09

Police face calls to end use of facial recognition software Analysts find system often wrongly identifies people and could breach human rights lawPolice are facing calls to halt the use of facial recognition s...
22:14 2019-07-03

The EU may give citizens more control of their facial recognition data The EU may impose strict limits on the use of facial recognition technology. According to Financial Times, the European Commission is working on laws...
18:56 2019-08-22

Facebook may owe billions after losing facial recognition appeal A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc’s effort to undo a class-action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored bio...
23:42 2019-08-09

ICO opens investigation into use of facial recognition in King's Cross Privacy watchdog is seeking details of how technology is used at central London siteThe UK’s privacy watchdog has opened an investigation into the us...
15:14 2019-08-16

Privacy campaigners warn of UK facial recognition 'epidemic' Investigation uncovers widespread use in museums and shopping centres Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic” of facial recognition use in s...
15:14 2019-08-16

UPDATE 2-Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, wh...
10:42 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a ...
02:42 2019-05-25

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can now detect fear Amazon has announced that its facial recognition system can now detect “fear” by reading a person’s face. Dubbed Rekognition, the software offers a c...
11:14 2019-08-14

Orlando won't use Amazon's facial recognition software anymore Orlando has canceled Amazon's facial recognition pilot following a series of technical problems and other issues, according to Orlando Weekly. T...
12:00 2019-07-19

Facial Recognition Tech Is Growing Stronger, Thanks to Your Face Large databases, built with images from social networks and dating services, contain millions of pictures of people’s faces. Some are shared worldwid...
11:14 2019-07-13

California Bill Would Halt Facial Recognition on Bodycams A bill approved by the state senate would set a three-year moratorium on police use of recognition algorithms. Privacy advocates want a permanent ban...
10:56 2019-09-12

AI facial recognition software now works for wild chimpanzees too Artificial intelligence can recognise individual chimpanzees from their faces, giving researchers a quicker and cheaper way to track and study the ap...
20:28 2019-09-04

A new bill could ban facial recognition in federally-funded housing Now that facial recognition is more common, so are the laws aiming to limit its scope. San Francisco, Oakland, Calif. and Somerville, Mass. have all ...
00:28 2019-07-24

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?   ...
01:01 2019-05-23

Amazon rejects facial recognition, climate change proposals NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders voted against proposals related to climate change and facial recognition technology despite p...
23:14 2019-05-22

Colorado college students were secretly used to train facial recognition Researchers used over 1,700 photos of students and others without their permission for a facial recognition study sponsored by US military and intell...
13:28 2019-05-28

Facial recognition technology scrapped at King's Cross site Surveillance software switched off at prestigious development after backlashFacial recognition technology will not be deployed at the King’s Cross de...
22:56 2019-09-02

British court rules for police use of facial recognition technology A British court ruled Wednesday that public use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement was legal, documenting one of the first legal cha...
20:56 2019-09-04

81% of 'suspects' flagged by police facial recognition innocent - report Four out of five people identified by the Metropolitan Police's facial recognition technology as possible suspects are innocent, according to an inde...
02:14 2019-07-04

Google Nest Hub Max review: Bringing facial recognition into our homes Google's Nest Hub Max smart display is now available, and combines facial recognition with Google Assistant so algorithms serve users personalized re...
16:00 2019-09-09

Facial recognition tech is arsenic in the water of democracy, says Liberty Human rights group calls on England and Wales to ban police use of AFR in public spacesAutomated facial recognition poses one of the greatest threats...
18:42 2019-06-07

Nuns are leading the charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition At the annual shareholders’ meeting, investors will vote on a proposal to ban the company from selling the technology to government agencies, unless ...
19:28 2019-05-22

Federal court: Facebook's facial recognition violates privacy Facebook's facial recognition data, used to identify friends tagged in photos, violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, a federal app...
18:00 2019-08-09

FTC to accuse Facebook of misusing phone numbers and facial recognition The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reportedly plans to issue a complaint over Facebook's handling of phone numbers and facial recognition. Accor...
21:56 2019-07-23

Google leaps into facial recognition with the new Nest Hub Max. Does it belong in your home? Google’s new Nest Hub Max has a camera that can identify faces and offer personalized information. The Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler asks, ‘Is this creep...
16:56 2019-09-09

Axon won’t use facial recognition tech in its police body cameras Axon, a major supplier of police body cameras and software, announced today that it will not include face-matching technology in its body cameras -- ...
22:28 2019-06-27

UK police's facial recognition system has an 81 percent error rate Facial recognition technology is mistakenly targeting four out of five innocent people as wanted suspects, according to findings from the University ...
23:28 2019-07-04

Facial recognition startup Megvii files IPO in Hong Kong Megvii, maker of facial recognition software Face++, has filed IPO paperwork in Hong Kong with backing from Alibaba, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs.Rea...
19:28 2019-08-26

The Guardian view on facial recognition: a danger to democracy | Editorial We don’t want our faces stored in vast databases, whether these are public or privateThe pressure group Liberty has denounced automatic facial recogn...
16:14 2019-06-10

Fingerprints and facial recognition data exposed in major breach More than one million fingerprints and a host of usernames and passwords have been exposed on an unsecured database hosted by a security platform tha...
20:56 2019-08-14

Facial recognition tech misidentified 26 California lawmakers as criminals The ACLU, which wants to ban facial recognition technology in police body cameras, says that its own tests of the technology mistakenly flagged 26 Ca...
21:14 2019-08-14

Amazon’s facial recognition flags 1 in 5 California lawmakers as criminals In the latest test, the Rekognition software was used on photos of 120 lawmakers from California and it misidentified 26 individuals as being matches...
20:28 2019-08-16

Group calls for boycott of airlines that use facial recognition software A digital rights group on Wednesday called on passengers to fly only with airlines that don't use facial recognition technology in an effort to end w...
04:01 2019-06-06

College students secretly photographed for facial recognition study DENVER — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research pro...
03:14 2019-05-30

Facial recognition will catch sleepy taxi drivers in Russia Exhausted Russian taxi drivers may soon be forced to take breaks. Yandex.Taxi, the largest taxi service in the nation, will install devices in all th...
19:42 2019-08-08

Majority of Americans trust police to use facial recognition responsibly A majority of Americans trust law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition technology responsibly and say it's okay to use the controversial to...
03:42 2019-09-12

Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports House Democrats questioned the use of facial recognition technology in airports Friday, sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security expre...
02:14 2019-06-15

Appeals court allows Facebook facial recognition lawsuit to proceed Facebook users now have the green light to sue the company over its use of facial recognition tech. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Franci...
11:14 2019-08-09

Activists demand facial recognition ban for law enforcement in major new push A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement's use of facial rec...
14:00 2019-09-05

Amazon executive Werner Vogels on the ethics of facial recognition Amazon executive Werner Vogels tells the BBC's Dave Lee that the firm is can not be held responsible for how its artificial intelligence technology i...
02:28 2019-06-15

Poll Finds Americans Trust Police Use of Facial Recognition The Pew Research Center reports 56% of Americans trust law enforcement to use the technology responsibly, despite concerns over fairness and bans in ...
21:42 2019-09-05

On Delta, facial recognition boarding doesn't sound optional I listened as the gate agent tried to excite passengers about facial recognition boarding. He didn't mention they could opt out. This is how technolo...
15:28 2019-07-13

Facial recognition leads cops to alleged rapist in under 24 hours Police used controversial facial-recognition technology to track down an accused rapist fewer than 24 hours after he tried to force a woman into sex ...
02:42 2019-08-06

Why we should be very scared by the intrusive menace of facial recognition | John Naughton When even Microsoft starts calling for government regulation, you know the technology is a problemOn 18 July, the House of Commons select committee o...
13:56 2019-08-05

South Wales police to use facial recognition apps on phones Force testing app that lets officers run snapshot through ‘watchlist’ to identify suspectsSouth Wales police are to have a facial recognition app ins...
06:56 2019-08-08

San Francisco was right to ban facial recognition. Surveillance is a real danger | Veena Dubal Civil rights advocates are right to be leery of the technology, given the US’s history of political and racial surveillanceSan Francisco’s recent mun...
18:14 2019-05-30

‘It's techno-racism’: Detroit is quietly using facial recognition to make arrests Critics in the majority-black city point out that the technology is flawed and often misidentifies people of color and womenFor the last two years, D...
20:14 2019-08-17

Axon body-camera supplier will not use facial recognition in its products — for now Axon, which provides body cameras to law enforcement departments across the country, will not use facial recognition software in their products. ...
21:42 2019-07-01

Facial recognition is now rampant. The implications for our freedom are chilling | Stephanie Hare This new technology is being secretly used on streets and in shopping centres across Britain, making potential suspects of us allLast week, all of us...
11:14 2019-08-18

Inconvenience store: Tacoma shop’s facial recognition AI is a racist nightmare A convenience store in Tacoma has installed a facial recognition security system to deny customers entry unless they’re approved by an AI. This news ...
03:28 2019-07-02

New York tenants fight as landlords embrace facial recognition cameras More than 130 residents at a Brooklyn apartment complex oppose plan to use the cameras, whose use, experts say, is quietly expanding in cities Tenant...
11:42 2019-05-30

Pew: U.S. adults trust police with facial recognition more than tech companies or advertisers U.S. adults trust police over tech companies or advertisers with facial recognition software, but attitudes differ based on age, race, and political ...
06:00 2019-09-06

Amazon Shareholders Reject Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change an...
13:56 2019-05-23

People at King’s Cross site express unease about facial recognition One person reassured by the technology but most echo the complaint that ‘it’s unjustified’Members of the public have said there is no justification f...
23:42 2019-08-13

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology is used on thousands of peopleAn office worker who believes his image was captured by facial re...
19:14 2019-05-21

Facebook loses facial-recognition privacy appeal and could pay billions in fines Facebook lost a federal appeal on Thursday in a lawsuit over facial-recognition data. That could lead to the company paying massive fines over its pr...
20:56 2019-08-09

London mayor writes to King’s Cross owner over facial recognition Sadiq Khan raises concerns after development admits using technology in its CCTVThe mayor of London has written to the owner of the King’s Cross deve...
23:42 2019-08-13

California lawmakers ban facial-recognition software from police body cams California lawmakers on Thursday temporarily banned state and local law enforcement from using facial-recognition software in body cameras, as the mo...
09:42 2019-09-13

Report: FTC to Accuse Facebook of Using 2FA Numbers for Ads, Hiding Facial Recognition Settings The Federal Trade Commission recently attracted scorn from congressional Democrats for fining world-spanning social network Facebook just $5 billion ...
08:14 2019-07-24

Axon body camera supplier will not use facial recognition in its products — for now Axon, which provides body cameras to law enforcement departments across the country, will not use facial recognition software in their products. ...
15:56 2019-07-01

Amazon’s facial recognition mistakenly labels 26 California lawmakers as criminals As government agencies continue to push for the deployment of facial recognition systems, you needn’t look far to see why that’s bad news. To illustr...
06:00 2019-08-14

New York school district launching nation’s first facial recognition program A western New York school district will become the first in the country to launch a facial recognition system that it says will keep kids safe in the...
02:28 2019-05-31

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack...
17:00 2019-05-23

NSW suggests facial recognition could replace Opal cards in 'not too distant future' Labor says transport minister’s speech ‘curious’ and plan would carry major privacy risksFacial recognition could be used to replace swipe cards on p...
08:42 2019-07-11

Police use of facial recognition is legal, Cardiff high court rules Ruling comes as London mayor acknowledges Met police role in its deployment in King’s Cross development Police use of automatic facial recognition te...
22:28 2019-09-04

Amazon will continue selling facial recognition tech to government agencies Amazon shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a re...
01:56 2019-05-28

Ohio AG Yanks Access to State Facial Recognition System for Over 4,500 Officers The attorney general of Ohio, Andrew Yost, has suspended facial recognition database access for approximately 4,500 law enforcement personnel after t...
06:56 2019-08-15

Pew survey: Americans trust police more than tech giants to use facial recognition Researchers say that facial recognition technology is "imperfect," which can lead lead to issues related to racial profiling and gender bias.  ...
01:14 2019-09-06

Facial recognition tech prevents crime, police tell UK privacy case South Wales force defends use of technology after office worker claims rights breachFacial recognition cameras prevent crime, protect the public and ...
05:14 2019-05-23

How NYPD’s facial recognition software ID’ed subway rice cooker kook NYPD detectives identified the mystery man who sparked terror by leaving a pair of rice cookers in a subway long before their bomb-squad counterparts...
05:14 2019-08-26

Perth council facial recognition trial greeted with concern and scepticism Residents ‘in disbelief’ at alleged lack of consultation over installation of facial recognition technology in East Perth cameras Perth City council ...
05:42 2019-06-12

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indica...
22:28 2019-05-22

California's Senate may ban facial recognition tech in police body cameras The state of California's legislature is considering a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras, ...
03:42 2019-05-22

AI Weekly: Detroit’s facial recognition battle is about the ends justifying the means The Detroit Police Department hopes to convince Rep. Rashida Tlaib that in its use of facial recognition software, the ends justify the means.Read Mo...
15:14 2019-08-24

Blasting facial-recognition technology, lawmakers urge regulation before it ‘gets out of control’ A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress....
21:28 2019-05-22

As summer camps turn on facial recognition, parents demand: More smiles, please Debate may be raging about government uses of facial-recognition technology, but the technology already is an accepted part of Americans’ everyday li...
02:56 2019-08-09

Influential Coalition With 15 Million Members Calls for Outright Ban on Facial Recognition More than thirty organizations on Thursday called for a nationwide ban against government use of face recognition calling the technology “unreliable,...
03:42 2019-09-06

FBI facial recognition accuracy and policy still fall short, GAO tells Congress The FBI's facial recognition system was called to task today by the GAO and Congress. The TSA was also critiqued for its airport pilot program.Read M...
10:00 2019-06-05

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can identify fear in people's faces Amazon says its contentious facial recognition technology can now detect fear in people's faces. That makes it the eighth emotion it can identif...
21:14 2019-08-14

California legislature bars facial recognition for police body cameras California's legislature on Thursday passed a three-year ban on state and local law enforcement from using body cameras with facial recognition softw...
03:14 2019-09-13

New tool helps travelers avoid airlines that use facial recognition technology Companies such as JetBlue began utilizing the technology after Trump issued an executive order pushing for its use in US airportsA new tool launched ...
04:42 2019-06-06

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they ...
16:56 2019-05-29

Privacy watchdog investigating King's Cross facial recognition system The UK data and privacy watchdog has said it is launching an investigation into the use of facial recognition cameras at King's Cross in central Lond...
21:14 2019-08-16

New York school district's facial recognition system sparks privacy fears Plan for cameras to track students in Lockport’s schools called ‘unprecedented invasion of privacy’ and ‘colossal waste of money’A school district in...
18:14 2019-05-31

Tlaib tussles with Detroit police on Twitter over 'bulls--t' facial recognition software Responding to presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders coming out against police use of facial recognition software, Rep. Rashida Tlaib likewise ca...
06:00 2019-08-21

California could become first to limit facial recognition technology, police aren't happy Police want to use facial recognition software as a tool, but some California lawmakers say such technology represents a threat to privacy.  &#...
17:14 2019-06-16

Amazon’s facial recognition system flags dozens of California lawmakers as criminals Facial recognition technology has come a long way in recent years, and today many smartphone users rely on face unlock features to keep their devices...
04:56 2019-08-15

Sweden's First GDPR Fine Goes to a High School Piloting Facial Recognition Attendance A school in northern Sweden experimented with facial recognition as a system to document student attendance, and the Swedish Data Protection Authorit...
21:00 2019-08-27

Facebook deceived users about the way it used phone numbers, facial recognition, FTC to allege in complaint The FTC will allege Facebook was not clear that advertisers could target users who submitted their numbers as part of a security feature and will con...
22:00 2019-07-23

Facebook loses facial recognition appeal, must face privacy class action A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc's effort to undo a class action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored bi...
00:00 2019-08-09

California could become first to limit facial recognition technology; police aren't happy Police want to use facial recognition software as a tool, but some California lawmakers say such technology represents a threat to privacy.  &#...
20:42 2019-06-16

Amazon facial recognition exec joins start-up using the tech to make ads more appealing After two years working on Amazon's Rekognition technology, Humphrey Chen left to become product chief at VidMob and put the software into actio...
15:56 2019-09-17

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Mic...
11:56 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indica...
20:42 2019-05-22

Pew survey: Majority of U.S. adults trust police to use facial recognition technology responsibly The Pew Research Center said Thursday that more than half of U.S. adults trust law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition technology responsi...
22:56 2019-09-05

Amazon Shareholders Fail to Limit Company's Sale of Facial Recognition Software Long-simmering concerns over Amazon’s facial recognition software came to a head today during the company’s annual shareholder meeting, where activis...
23:56 2019-05-22

Documents Reveal How ICE Agents Exploit DMV Photos for Shady Facial Recognition Searches Facial recognition is a powerful surveillance tool, one that is deeply unregulated, unjustly biased, and dangerously abused. And yet, over the last f...
20:28 2019-07-08

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales Amazon shareholders have voted against a proposal to limit the company from selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement and governme...
03:28 2019-05-23

California's facial recognition ban for police body cameras heads to governor's desk California could soon become the largest state to ban the use of facial recognition technology in law enforcement body cameras, a significant milesto...
06:00 2019-09-13

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement. ...
01:01 2019-05-23

Digital Rights Group Calls for a 'Complete' Federal Ban on Government Use of Facial Recognition Tech Against a backdrop of U.S. government agencies abusing unproven and potentially unjust facial recognition technology, a digital rights group on Tuesd...
12:56 2019-07-09

Public school district in New York starts using facial recognition to stop mass shootings Lockport City School District began testing the Aegis system on Monday. It's an early warning system to inform staff of threats like guns on cam...
18:56 2019-05-30

Facial recognition software used by Scotland Yard wrong in four out of five cases, damning report warns Four out of five people identified as suspects by controversial facial recognition technology used at Scotland Yard were innocent, a damning new repo...
03:14 2019-07-04

State driver’s license databases prove valuable for FBI, ICE for facial-recognition searches: report Federal authorities have had access to millions of Americans’ photos without their consent or approval from Congress by tapping into state driver’s l...
09:56 2019-07-08

Privacy campaigners call for review of King's Cross facial recognition cameras Privacy campaigners today called for a national review of facial recognition technology as it emerged the controversial CCTV cameras have been deploy...
20:28 2019-08-13

'It improves targeting’: Americans under threat from Chinese facial recognition systems, Rubio warns Chinese facial recognition technology is spreading to cities around the world, heightening the risk of travel for U.S. government officials and even ...
15:00 2019-08-27

Orlando cancels Amazon's controversial facial recognition pilot program after technical glitches Orlando's pilot of Amazon's facial recognition program is coming to an end after being plagued by technical issues, bandwidth problems and criticism ...
19:28 2019-07-19

FBI, ICE find state driver’s license photos are a gold mine for facial-recognition searches The state DMV databases form the bedrock of an unprecedented surveillance infrastructure, allowing federal investigative and immigration agents to sc...
04:28 2019-07-08

Orlando ends Amazon's controversial facial recognition pilot program after technical glitches Orlando's pilot of Amazon's facial recognition program is coming to an end after being plagued by technical issues, bandwidth problems and criticism ...
21:28 2019-07-19

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the p...
00:28 2019-07-10

California Temporarily Bans Face Recognition Tech on Police Body Cams California became the largest state to ban police from using body cameras with facial recognition software after lawmakers passed a three-year morato...
09:42 2019-09-13

America's Biggest Police Body-Cam Manufacturer Bans Face Recognition Surveillance—for Now Axon, America’s biggest police body camera manufacturer, is currently banning the use of face recognition technology in its products after its indepe...
20:56 2019-06-27

Oakland Becomes Second U.S. City to Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms For people who have not been following the fight to legalize psilocybin, it may seem like the movement to decriminalize magic mushrooms sprung up fro...
20:14 2019-06-05

Oakland becomes 2nd U.S. city to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' Oakland, Calif., passed a resolution late Tuesday that makes the city the second in the United States to decriminalize "magic mushrooms," a hallucino...
15:42 2019-06-05

Oakland becomes second US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms City resolution cited research linking psychedelics and natural hallucinogens to a range of mental health benefitsOakland has become the second city ...
20:28 2019-06-05

Oakland becomes 2nd US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms Oakland became the second city in the United States to decriminalize magic mushrooms and other natural psychedelic drugs after the City Council passe...
22:00 2019-06-05

Oakland becomes 2nd US city to legalize magic mushrooms SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland on Tuesday became the second U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms after a string of speakers testified that psychedelic...
13:42 2019-06-05

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of u...
22:42 2019-06-04

'Sanctuary city for the unborn': All-male city council in Texas town bans most abortions Waskom, Texas, has no abortion services available, but supporters of the measure wanted to prevent a clinic from being able to open in the city. ...
21:56 2019-06-13

If facial recognition is good enough for Taylor Swift, is it good enough for you? Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?   ...
14:38 2019-05-21

‘The city has changed beyond all recognition': Derelict London – in pictures Paul Talling photographs the land of long-forgotten tube stations, burnt-out mansions and gently decaying factoriesDerelict London, all new edition, ...
16:14 2019-07-17

Face Recognition Surveillance Banned by Second American City One day after the biggest police body camera manufacturer in America banned the use of face recognition technology, Somerville, Massachusetts became ...
21:00 2019-06-28

San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials voted in favor of an ordinance that prohibits ...
19:14 2019-06-27

Oakland City Council looks to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' after Denver vote The Oakland City Council will vote June 4, possibly setting a psilocybin ruling precedent that activists feel could echo nationwide.   ...
18:14 2019-06-02

Another U.S. City Moves to Ban Face Recognition, Citing Threats to Free Speech and Civil Rights [Corrected] On Tuesday, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts moved one step closer to prohibiting local government from using facial recognition. Three other cit...
04:14 2019-08-01

Canada bans Hong Kong consulate staff from travelling outside city after British worker detained in China It comes as the Chinese government announced that British Consulate employee Simon Cheng Man-kit has been held in neighbouring mainland city of Shenz...
19:14 2019-08-23

Can This Man Keep the A’s in Oakland? Dave Kaval, the Athletics’ president, has become the face of the franchise by campaigning for a new stadium. But not everyone is lining up behind him...
11:28 2019-05-24

Even If The Warriors Win, Oakland Loses This is the real NBA Finals, the one that transcends Larry O’Brien, Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, Doris Burke, Woj, Adam Silver, dynasties, the next W...
20:28 2019-05-29

Oakland could decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’ Oakland, California, could become the second city in the United States to decriminalize natural hallucinogenics, including “magic mushrooms,” a...
14:00 2019-05-28

Matt Harvey has an opt-out in his Oakland A’s contract Matt Harvey could be on the move again, only this time he’s in control of his fate. Harvey has an opt-out in his minor-league contract with the A’s o...
22:56 2019-08-28

MLB notebook: Oakland's Montas gets 80-game PED ban Oakland Athletics right-hander Frankie Montas was suspended 80 games without pay on Friday after testing positive for Ostarine in violation of Major ...
03:56 2019-06-22

Oakland's Past Is Brighter Than The Warriors' Future OAKLAND — The nostalgia in the building was thick enough to cut with DeMarcus Cousins, so much so that many of the last 19,596 humans shoved into wha...
15:42 2019-06-14

Oakland weighs decriminalizing magic mushrooms SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oakland would become the second U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms under a proposal before the City Council. Council mem...
22:56 2019-06-04

How Antonio Brown came to be released by the Oakland Raiders: What we know now Antonio Brown forced his way out of Pittsburgh to join the Raiders. So far, that hasn't worked out too well. Here's a recap of all the dram...
12:00 2019-09-08

Former Oakland Raiders LB Neiron Ball dies at age 27 Former Oakland Raiders linebacker Neiron Ball, who played college football at Florida after recovering from brain surgery, has died at age 27.  ...
06:28 2019-09-11

'Nobody knows who we are': These anonymous Oakland Athletics roll towards MLB postseason Lacking any household names, the Oakland Athletics have been hot for months and are primed to earn a spot in the AL wild-card game.   ...
00:42 2019-09-17

Raptors take second crack at title in Warriors' Oakland farewell OAKLAND, Calif. - - The Toronto Raptors hope to celebrate the closing of Oracle Arena with a party of international magnitude when they take a second...
04:28 2019-06-13

Lynch to launch Oakland arena team as co-owner Marshawn Lynch will be the co-owner of a new professional arena football team in Oakland, California, that will play in the former Oracle Arena start...
10:28 2019-09-10

Antonio Brown's kid during Oakland Raiders practice: 'Where's Roethlisberger?' The Oakland Raiders acquired Antonio Brown from the Pittsburgh Steelers in the offseason and it appears that the wide receiver’s kids still need to g...
19:42 2019-08-07

Yankees vs. A’s: Sean Manaea’s return will lift Oakland The A’s made some moves at the trade deadline, but one of their key acquisitions for the home stretch is someone who was neither traded for or signed...
00:56 2019-09-02

Marshawn joins Oakland arena team as co-owner Marshawn Lynch will be the co-owner of a new professional arena football team in Oakland, California, that will play in the former Oracle Arena start...
17:14 2019-09-10

The Warriors gamble their soul as they swap Oakland for San Francisco Franchises relocate all the time, but what Golden State are doing this summer by moving across the Bay Area matters in ways that go beyond sportsTher...
10:42 2019-05-30

Oakland sets season highs for runs, hits in 19-4 win over KC Marcus Semien homered, tripled and drove in a career-high seven runs as the Oakland Athletics set season highs for runs and hits in a 19-4 thrashing ...
10:42 2019-08-27

Golden State Warriors forgot where they came from, Oakland A's pitcher says Oakland Athletics pitcher Liam Hendriks slammed his former neighbors, the Golden State Warriors, in an interview published Tuesday, claiming the NBA ...
19:42 2019-08-28

Look: New Balance places Kawhi Leonard billboard in Oakland Shoe company New Balance placed a billboard of client and Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard in Oakland, Calif., as he faces the hometown Golden Stat...
22:28 2019-05-31

Oakland A's pitcher Frankie Montas suspended 80 games Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Frankie Montas was suspended 80 games after testing positive for Ostarine, a banned performance-enhancing substanc...
03:56 2019-06-22

NBA asked Drake to not attend games in Oakland: report The NBA asked Drake not to attend any games at Oakland’s Oracle Arena during the league finals, according to a report. Officials were afraid that cra...
15:42 2019-06-15

A requiem for Warriors basketball in Oakland, on the canvasses of East Bay artists The East Bay art scene captured the Warriors' many highs and lows over 47 years at Oakland’s Oracle Arena. As the team leaves for San Francisco, thes...
14:00 2019-06-13

'It hurts to see them go': Oakland's sorrow over losing the Warriors to wealthy San Francisco The team’s championship run is bittersweet this time as they prepare to leave their home of 47 yearsIn the days leading up to the final series of pro...
11:01 2019-06-02

The campaign to rename Oakland Airport after a trailblazing female pilot No major US airport is named after a woman. One activist wants to change that, with a campaign to rename Oakland Airport after aviation pioneer Maggi...
19:28 2019-07-17

Fan tries his hardest to snag foul ball during Oakland Athletics game Catching a foul ball is one simple pleasure a fan can have at a baseball game and one man tried his hardest to grab a ball that was hit toward him at...
21:28 2019-05-30

Oakland A's starter Frankie Montas hit with 80-game PED suspension Oakland A's starter Frankie Montas has been suspended 80 games for PED use, MLB announced on Friday. He is 9-2 with a 2.70 ERA and 97 strikeouts...
05:28 2019-06-22

Twins vs. Athletics: Jose Berrios and Minny will skirt Oakland We got the gig! Filing our selections from the International Space Station, where we will be tending bar this weekend. Party time on the ISS as we ce...
01:14 2019-07-21

Oakland A's Sign Pitcher After He Throws 96 MPH At A Ballpark Speed Test Nathan Patterson hasn’t played high-level baseball since his senior year of high school, but after an impressive round at the speed pitch challenge a...
21:28 2019-08-02

'There's no way to stop this': Oakland braces for the arrival of tech firm Square Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has signed a deal to move his payments company to Oakland – which activists say will only exacerbate an already brutal housin...
10:28 2019-07-02

With Raptors on verge of NBA history, Canadians in Oakland and beyond react to Game 5 win Cheers in support of the Warriors heard inside Oracle Arena during that first half faded as the second went on. Chants of "We the North" and "MVP" fo...
08:56 2019-06-08

Rays drop 1½ games back of Oakland for top AL wild card Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer off Ryan Yarbrough in the fifth inning and drove in four runs, leading the Los Angeles Angels over Tampa Bay 6-4 ...
04:42 2019-09-16

Antonio Brown unhappy with Oakland Raiders for fines; unveils new helmet Star wide receiver Antonio Brown expressed his displeasure with the Oakland Raiders after receiving a letter from the team that detailed about $54,00...
01:42 2019-09-05

Antonio Brown called Oakland Raiders GM a 'cracker' during confrontation: reports Details behind the incident between Antonio Brown and Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock began to emerge Friday as the wide receiver’s statu...
06:28 2019-09-07

Oakland's Antonio Brown reportedly felled by frostbite in cryotherapy gaffe Brown, 31, reportedly burned feet in cryotherapy machineStar wideout has not practiced with Raiders since 30 JulyOakland Raiders wide receiver Antoni...
22:00 2019-08-07

Police Investigate Possible Noose at Oakland Elementary School: ‘It Was Triggering and Hurtful’ Early Wednesday morning, parents and school administrators came across a tangle of heavy rope hanging from a chainlink fence at Chabot Elementary Sch...
20:28 2019-08-22

Watch: Oakland's Matt Chapman hits walk-off home run against Rays Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman's second walk-off home run of the season gave the Athletics a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bays at RingCen...
00:14 2019-06-22

Oakland cops collected $30M in overtime pay last year; one officer logged 2,600 OT hours Oakland police officers logged more than $30 million in overtime pay last year despite more than 80 percent of cases missing proper documentation tha...
14:14 2019-06-13

Oakland Raiders WR Antonio Brown files new helmet grievance against NFL, per reports The Antonio Brown helmet saga continues. The Oakland Raiders WR has filed a new grievance against the NFL, according to reports.    &...
11:14 2019-08-20

Oakland's Ghost Ship fire: one man acquitted of 36 deaths but jury deadlocked on second Mistrial declared in case of master tenant, who had faced 39 years in prison after 2016 fireAlmost three years after a fire tore through Oakland’s Gh...
03:42 2019-09-06

Oakland star Antonio Brown could quit NFL over helmet standoff, report says Brown, 31, insisting on wearing helmet disallowed by NFLStar wideout has not practiced with Raiders since 30 JulyOakland Raiders wide receiver Antoni...
02:00 2019-08-10

Warriors honor Oakland, Kevin Durant with souvenir towel for fans Golden State's creative Game 6 giveaway to fans is a rally towel with the letters K and D highlighted in the word "Oakland."    ...
07:28 2019-06-14

What we know about Antonio Brown's absence from Oakland Raiders, beef about helmets with NFL Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown appears to be in the middle of a few controversies right now. Here's what you need to know about the...
00:28 2019-08-12

Oakland Raiders' rookie leaves lasting impact on face mask Oakland Raiders rookie Johnathan Abram will miss the rest of the season with a shoulder injury but made one lasting impression Monday night against t...
19:42 2019-09-11

Fan who scored Oakland A's contract with viral 96-mph pitch makes professional debut The baseball fan who landed a contract with the Oakland A’s after his 96-MPH pitch at a speed-pitch radar booth at Coors Field went viral brought the...
18:00 2019-08-19

Oakland Raiders' Jon Gruden: Antonio Brown practiced in certified helmet Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown participated in Tuesday's practice at the team's facility while wearing a certified helmet, according to ...
09:14 2019-08-21

Cliff Branch, receiver from Oakland Raiders glory years, dies at 71 Cliff Branch, a wide receiver who was a key player for the NFL’s Oakland Raiders during their glory years of the 1970s and early 1980s, died Saturday...
15:42 2019-08-04

Oakland Raiders' Jalen Richard vows to keep children unvaccinated, cites his own 'research' Oakland Raiders running back Jalen Richard opened up a conversation about vaccines on social media Wednesday after he vowed he would not get his chil...
18:56 2019-07-11

Oakland’s Ghost Ship fire: mistrial declared in manslaughter case after 36 killed Jury hung in case of master tenant as his alleged right-hand man acquittedAlmost three years after a fire tore through an Oakland warehouse, killing ...
00:00 2019-09-06

Warriors edge Raptors with late surge to force Game 6 back in Oakland Steph Curry and Klay Thompson hit clutch 3-pointers late to help the Warriors beat the Raptors 106-105 to cur Toronto's series lead to 3-2. ...
07:00 2019-06-11

'Steps for peace': Oakland residents take stand against gun violence after 36th death this year Dozens gather two days after shooting as Operation Ceasefire program helps save livesTwo days after 66-year-old Thomas Romerson was fatally shot near...
22:28 2019-06-21

Oakland Raiders' Jon Gruden approved Antonio Brown video before release, producer says Toward the end of Antonio Brown’s short stint with the Oakland Raiders, he released a professionally produced video of a private conversation between...
00:28 2019-09-11

Southwest adding new $99 Hawaii flights in January: Sacramento-Honolulu, Oakland-Kona Tickets for Southwest's new Hawaii flights, including nonstop service from California to the Big Island, go on sale Thursday for as low as $99. ...
13:14 2019-08-16

NFL suspends Oakland Raiders guard Richie Incognito two games for personal conduct The NFL will suspend four-time Raiders Pro Bowl guard Richie Incognito two games for a violation of the league's personal conduct policy.  ...
06:42 2019-07-13

Oakland Athletics' ad in Australian newspaper congratulating All-Star appears to have derogatory meaning Oakland Athletics pitcher Liam Hendriks appeared in his first All-Star Game on Tuesday and to celebrate the team took out a full-page ad in The Austr...
21:42 2019-07-12

Oakland Raiders' Antonio Brown shares gruesome photos of blistered feet Oakland Raiders star Antonio Brown has missed a few practices at the start of training camp but pictures shared on social media last week showed the ...
17:00 2019-08-05

Deadspin Oakland’s Past Is Brighter Than The Warriors’ Future | Jezebel A Valedictorian Gave the Spe Deadspin Oakland’s Past Is Brighter Than The Warriors’ Future | Jezebel A Valedictorian Gave the Speech We All Wrote in Our Heads Every Shitty Day of...
18:56 2019-06-14

Oakland Raiders' Antonio Brown offers trade to anyone who finds him certain kind of helmet Oakland Raiders star Antonio Brown appears to be turning over a new leaf regarding his helmet situation and is asking social media users for some hel...
02:56 2019-08-14

NFL flameout compares own career with Antonio Brown's after latest drama with Oakland Raiders Antonio Brown’s latest drama with the Oakland Raiders has raised eyebrows with the start of the season days away and one NFL flameout is starting to ...
06:28 2019-09-07

Oakland A's Unwittingly Feature Naughty Australian Slang In Ad Thanking Liam Hendriks Oakland Athletics reliever Liam Hendriks made his first All-Star team this season, and the native of Perth, Australia, pitched a three-strikeout inni...
20:28 2019-07-11

Oakland Raiders spring shock by signing troubled guard Richie Incognito 35-year-old was suspended over bullying former teammateIncognito also accused of threatening funeral home workersThe Oakland Raiders have agreed to a...
18:14 2019-05-28

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be ...
00:56 2019-06-13

The Mysterious Midas City: 2,800-Year-Old City with Monumental Facades and Strange Inscriptions A being named Midas has been immortalized in Yazılıkaya, Turkey. Many people think the famous inscription dedicated to this person referred to the ki...
04:28 2019-09-11

Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city. The post Virginia Beach city manage...
17:42 2019-06-01

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving fo...
06:56 2019-07-19

Oakland Raiders WR Antonio Brown on helmet, feet issues: I felt like enemy of the state The Oakland Raiders wide receiver addressed his ongoing battle with the NFL as he tries to wear the helmet he has worn his entire career.  ...
01:42 2019-08-21

Oakland Raiders general manager defends signing Richie Incognito despite controversial past The Oakland Raiders signed offensive lineman Richie Incognito to a one-year deal Tuesday, despite a controversial past that includes a bullying scand...
19:28 2019-05-29

Oakland Raiders' Gareon Conley suffers scary neck injury, taken off field on stretcher Oakland Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley was carted off the field on a stretcher Monday night in a game against the Denver Broncos after suffering an...
00:28 2019-09-11

Judge orders jury to restart deliberations in deadly Oakland warehouse fire case A judge ordered jurors to restart deliberations Monday in the trial of two men charged with involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of 36 partygoers w...
08:28 2019-08-20

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr wants Adidas to give Nathan Peterman a shoe deal Two days after Raiders coach Jon Gruden said Nathan Peterman was "growing on me," Derek Carr vouched for a shoe deal for the historically bad QB. &#...
03:14 2019-08-02

Ex-Oakland Raiders linebacker Neiron Ball, 27, dies almost year after suffering brain aneurysm Former Oakland Raiders linebacker Neiron Ball, who played college football at Florida after recovering from brain surgery, died Tuesday, his family a...
18:00 2019-09-11

Watch: Pitcher Nathan Patterson signs contract with Oakland A's after hitting 90s in viral video Nathan Patterson, a 23-year-old fan, signed a contract with the Oakland A's after a video showed the pitcher throwing mid-90s fastballs while doing t...
02:56 2019-08-03

Oakland Raiders' Antonio Brown loses grievance over older helmet, looking to get back on field Oakland Raiders star Antonio Brown lost his grievance with the NFL on Monday in his battle to use an old helmet that is no longer certified to use fo...
02:56 2019-08-14

Opinion: Oakland Raiders only ones who didn't see latest Antonio Brown saga coming There’s a reason the Pittsburgh Steelers were happy to get rid of such a spectacular talent. Antonio Brown hasn't changed his personality....
21:42 2019-08-19

The Oakland Raiders Grabbed an Openly Racist Player Out of Retirement and Colin Kaepernick Still Doesn't Have a Job If a raccoon crawled out of the woods and vomited onto a Confederate flag and that pile of Confederacy raccoon vomit was next to newly signed NFL gua...
21:56 2019-05-29

Oakland Raiders' Antonio Brown expresses frustration over fines for missed practice, walkthrough Oakland Raiders star Antonio Brown expressed his frustration Wednesday with a notice that the team reserves the right to fine him for missing a pract...
15:14 2019-09-05

Raiders owner Mark Davis goes on expletive-laced rant at Oakland A's, then apologizes Since Raiders broke lease, Athletics have made changes to Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum that have displaced 2,500 football season ticketholders. &...
21:14 2019-08-10

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of th...
19:56 2019-05-22

Maryland man allegedly rams truck into City Hall because city turned off his water after he didn't pay bill A Maryland man was arrested last week after he allegedly rammed his truck repeatedly into the local City Hall building — because the city turned his ...
22:00 2019-09-04

Norwich City 3-2 Manchester City: Premier League – as it happened Norwich stunned the champions at Carrow Road. 7.58pm BST No word from Pep, who is presumably busy kicking Otamendi and Stones around the dressing roo...
02:42 2019-09-15

Ex-Nebraska City clerk reaches $325K settlement with city NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska City clerk who sued after he was essentially fired by the City Council in 2015 has agreed to a $325,000 ...
18:14 2019-05-28

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter t...
08:56 2019-07-17

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” init...
05:14 2019-08-12

Manchester City Unable To Overcome The Irrepressible Might Of Norwich City In what could end up being the most stunning upset of season, recently-promoted Norwich City took down defending Premier League champions on Saturday...
00:14 2019-09-15

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City. ...
05:42 2019-07-15

We Tried 50 Facial Sunscreens to Find the Best City-friendly sun block that’s light and untacky has become an entire skin care category, but the selection is daunting. Here are the most palatable ...
22:28 2019-07-18

Antonio Brown released by Oakland Raiders after fractured off-season, reported feud with GM over fines, money Antonio Brown’s future with the Oakland Raiders has become even murkier after the wide receiver called on the organization to release him following r...
18:56 2019-09-07

New Orleans Saints' Michael Thomas criticizes Oakland Raiders GM amid Antonio Brown drama New Orleans Saints star Mike Thomas took a subtle shot at Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock in the midst of drama involving wide receiver A...
06:28 2019-09-07

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Frid...
21:00 2019-07-12

Michigan city council candidate says city should be as white ‘as possible’ MARYSVILLE, Mich. — A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said...
05:42 2019-08-24

Non-recognition gives Kosovo a headache It is 11 years since Kosovo declared independence from Serbia, and even now, only about half of the UN recognizes it as a free-standing sovereign sta...
19:42 2019-09-12

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purcha...
17:14 2019-05-21

Adobe trained AI to detect facial manipulation in Photoshop A team of Adobe and UC Berkeley researchers trained AI to detect facial manipulation in images edited with Adobe Photoshop. The researchers hope the ...
23:00 2019-06-14

We Don't Need to 'Pause' Police Use of Face Recognition—We Need to Ban It Forever Facial recognition experts called to testify before a congressional hearing on Wednesday found themselves in broad agreement: Citing a litany of abus...
23:56 2019-05-22

Volkswagen Ameo Cup Receives National Recognition The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of India (FMSCI) has recognised the Volkswagen Ameo Cup as a National Championship. Newly christened as the Ameo C...
15:56 2019-06-11

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were ...
15:14 2019-07-10

UK's controversial use of face recognition to be challenged in court The first legal battle of the UK's use of face recognition technology begins today, the police today it helps them find suspects but critics say it i...
18:00 2019-05-21

Kate Middleton's Many Facial Expressions Are the True Winners of Wimbledon While there were several champions at Wimbledon this weekend, Kate MIddleton's candid facial expressions have emerged the ultimate winners. The Duc...
18:56 2019-07-15

Little girl has life-changing surgery to remove facial tumor By Rachel Paula Abrahamson, TODAY  U.S. Army veteran Joe Nunez would go to the ends of the earth to help his children. So, the California father of f...
03:14 2019-08-30

'I gave a blueberry facial to a vegan dog': inside the pet pampering boom From cat spas to dogs Fitbits, pets are more fussed over than ever. What’s behind the mini-me phenomenon?Jane Lawlor is giving me a tour of her Essex...
16:14 2019-09-14

Smile-to-pay: Chinese shoppers turn to facial payment technology New technology is rolling out across the country, despite concerns over privacyChina’s shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of...
09:42 2019-09-04

Spa of the week: We put The Ned's acne-busting fire and ice LED facial to the test The Ned Club Spa is one seriously stylish escape from the city. But, Rosie Fitzmaurice discovers there's more to this spa than its sparkling serene p...
17:28 2019-06-06

Solomon Islands switches recognition from Taiwan to China The decision is a major win for China as it seeks to turn a dwindling number of countries that recognize Taiwan. The loss leaves Taiwan recognized by...
15:28 2019-09-17

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an exp...
03:42 2019-05-28

German victims of Stalinism get recognition with Last Address initiative A Russian human rights group has unveiled its first Last Address plaque in Germany. The memorial, located outside a home in Thuringia, is part of an ...
06:00 2019-09-04

Employee recognition a vital part of workplace culture: Ask HR Recognizing team members is one of the most basic and fundamental things we as business leaders, people managers and HR professionals do.  ...
17:14 2019-09-10

Facebook: Guess We'll Disclose the Whole Face Recognition Thing (Since We Have To) Facebook says it’s giving the ax to one face-scanning tool and introducing a wider rollout for another—this time by giving users a heads up about it ...
02:56 2019-09-04

How to Disable Facebook's Automatic Face Recognition Setting (If You Can) For all its posturing that privacy is a major concern, Facebook sure does keep undermining itself. The latest gaffe: Some users are reporting that th...
21:56 2019-05-21

Chile’s dictatorship-era children demand legal recognition The “posthumous children” of the Chilean dictatorship lost one or both of their parents during the 1973-1990 era regime, and some have fought for dec...
06:56 2019-06-24

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Aus...
16:00 2019-07-10

UK court backs police use of face recognition, but fight isn't over A UK court has ruled that a police force's use of facial recognition technology was lawful. But whether the tech should be used needs greater scrutin...
20:28 2019-09-04

How to watch 'Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Oakland Raiders' on HBO The Oakland Raiders will be the featured team for the 14th season of HBO's "Hard Knocks," which debuts Tuesday night and runs through Sept. 3. ...
17:42 2019-08-06

New Mexico AG issues health warning after 'vampire facial' clients contract HIV at spa “I am highly concerned that these procedures are not being regulated at the State and Federal level and am announcing a criminal investigation into t...
20:42 2019-06-07

Spa of the week: the UK's first camel milk facial at New York Laser Clinic With three times the amount of vitamin C than in cow's, camel milk promises to leave your skin plumper and brighter. Laura Hampson puts it to the tes...
13:14 2019-08-20

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture...
12:28 2019-06-04

Oakland Athletics pitcher Liam Hendriks on Warriors: 'They treated us like (expletive)' Athletics pitcher Liam Hendriks isn't sad the Golden State Warriors are leaving Oakland. "They treated us like (expletive)" he said.  ...
03:42 2019-08-30

Alice Roberts: UK dragging its feet on recognition of humanist weddings TV scientist calls for government to speed up process of changing the lawThe government is dragging its feet on legal recognition of humanist wedding...
15:42 2019-06-16

Facebook brings face recognition to all users, discontinues 'Tag Suggestions' Facebook said on Tuesday its face recognition technology will now be available to all users with an option to opt out, while deciding to discontinue ...
00:56 2019-09-04

Facebook opens face recognition tech to all users with opt-out option Facebook is opening up its face recognition technology to all users with an option to opt out, as it discontinued a related feature called Tag Sugges...
10:28 2019-09-04

Facebook brings face recognition to all users, discontinues ‘Tag Suggestions’ NBC – Facebook said on Tuesday its face recognition technology will now be available to all users with an option to opt out, while deciding to ...
03:14 2019-09-04

TSA Is Testing Face Recognition at Airport Security Checkpoints in Las Vegas Now The Transportation Security Administration will use face recognition technology at security checkpoints at McCarran International Airport in Las Vega...
01:14 2019-08-29

2 Peterborough eateries earn recognition for sustainability, new green routines The Peter Gzowski College dining hall and Tiny Greens Plant Cafe say they have been cracking down on food waste for a while and now have the credenti...
23:00 2019-05-31

Google improves speech recognition for Contact Center tools A series of new and improved features for Google's contact center AI should make it easier for developers to build high-quality voice bots and genera...
04:28 2019-07-24

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include s...
14:28 2019-05-29

Amazon's Face Recognition Tech Once Again Pegs Politicians as Criminals Facial recognition systems are still far from accurate, and yet government agencies continue to push for its deployment. To illustrate the existing f...
00:56 2019-08-14

Katharine McPhee's Secrets to Being a "Calm and Collected" Bride Include a Facial and Xanax (Maybe) Katharine McPhee's wedding is approaching and she's staying calm. The actress is set to tie the knot with her longtime beau, famed record producer ...
17:14 2019-06-28

SwiftKey now lets you send 3D animated animal emojis that mimic your facial expression SwiftKey is embedding a new animated animal emoji feature directly into its mobile keyboard app, one that replicates a person's detailed facial expre...
17:42 2019-07-04

Herbivore Jade Facial Roller – can it improve my skin and bring me peace and harmony? I’m not sure it is doing much for my complexion, but it is certainly a gorgeous addition to any bathroomI have no idea what facial rolling with gemst...
11:28 2019-06-18

Braves infielder Charlie Culberson has multiple facial fractures after pitch to the face Atlanta Braves infielder Charlie Culberson sustained multiple facial fractures when he was hit by a 91 mph pitch from Washington's Fernando Rodn...
01:28 2019-09-16

Noah Centineo's Blonde Facial Hair Sparks a Social Media Frenzy Noah Centineo is blonde! Well, his at least his facial hair is. The To All the Boys I've Loved Before actor has fans in frenzy over his new blonde b...
21:28 2019-09-17

Ex-Lions lineman T.J. Lang blasts Antonio Brown for Oakland Raiders drama: 'Total diva' Former Lions offensive lineman T.J. Lang wrote that he believed Antonio Brown was being held accountable "for the first time in his career."  &...
02:56 2019-09-06

Where are 'burqa bans' in Europe? After a bitter legal fight, the Netherlands has put a limited burka ban into force. DW takes a look at European countries that have had similar restr...
18:28 2019-08-01

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its ...
15:00 2019-06-14

Facebook Rolls Out Face Recognition Feature, Kills Tagging Option In a much-needed relief for 2.41 billion users, Facebook is rolling out Face recognition feature to all which will replace the earlier "Tag Suggestio...
14:00 2019-09-04

Australia promises national vote on recognition of indigenous people by 2022 Australia will hold a national vote within three years on whether to include recognition of indigenous people in its constitution, the government sai...
06:56 2019-07-10

Amidst furor over face recognition, Veritone promotes software’s use in law enforcement The world is in an uproar about the use of facial recognition software by police to identify suspects. But five-year-old software vendor Veritone bel...
18:28 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Facebook brings face recognition to all users, discontinues 'Tag Suggestions' Facebook Inc is opening up its face recognition technology to all users with an option to opt out, the social media company said on Tuesday, as it di...
01:14 2019-09-04

New PS4 Controller revealed as Sony PlayStation patents next-gen face recognition tech New Sony patents have emerged that suggest the company may be targetting face recognition in its next-generation pads - here's everything you need to...
11:28 2019-06-02

Opinion: Brooks Koepka deserves more recognition for the way he has dominated golf world Brooks Koepka is making history in front of our eyes with four major wins in the last 23 months. It's time he got the recognition he deserves. ...
03:01 2019-05-22

Amazon's Facial Analysis Program Is Building A Dystopic Future For Trans And Nonbinary People In 2017, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, just outside Portland, Oregon, wanted to find a man covered in dollar bills. The unidentified man, w...
18:42 2019-06-27

Man who feared his facial tattoos would affect chances for fair trial convicted of double murder BATON ROUGE, La. — A heavily-tattooed man who feared his facial art might affect his chances at a fair trial has been convicted of two slayings. News...
00:00 2019-08-11

NBA bans 'ninja-style headwear' You won't see LeBron James, Jimmy Butler, De'Aaron Fox and other NBA stars sporting "ninja-style" headwear this season after the league banned the fa...
21:42 2019-09-10

FAA bans some Apple MacBooks from planes Apple has recently recalled batteries installed in some of the 15-inch MacBooks, which are now banned from airplanes.      ...
00:28 2019-08-15

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city,...
04:28 2019-08-22

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting ...
16:14 2019-05-22

Atlanta bans e-scooters at night Atlanta is banning electric scooters in the nighttime hours during what's been a deadly summer for riders. The ban will be from 9 p.m. until 4 a...
15:14 2019-08-09

M&S bans glitter from Christmas cards Retailer’s glitter ban comes amid concern about microplastics polluting the environmentMarks & Spencer has joined the effort against microplastics by...
00:28 2019-08-31

New California law bans hairstyle discrimination Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people ...
04:28 2019-07-04

MLB bans players from Venezuelan league Major League Baseball players will be barred from playing in a Venezuela’s winter league because of economic sanctions against the country. Earlier t...
06:56 2019-08-23

LDS church bans weapons in meetinghouses The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its handbook to bar all "lethal weapons" from meetinghouses, which strengthens past langu...
19:56 2019-08-27

Test of Amazon's Face Recognition by Orlando Cops Ends as a Devastating Flop Orlando has ended its pilot trial of Rekognition, Amazon’s face recognition system, with no current plans for future tests. But the city hasn’t sudde...
23:28 2019-07-19

Facebook AI study: Major object recognition systems favor people with more money Facebook AI researchers found object recognition systems for major companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM work better for people with more...
07:42 2019-06-08

Barcelona Burger King's ban on facial hair violates employees' constitutional rights, labor union says Burger King employees in Barcelona will finally be able to grow the beard of their dreams - if they so choose - after Catalan authorities ruled that ...
18:42 2019-07-31

Woman claims C-section complication caused daughter’s facial scar: 'I worry what the future may hold for her' A United Kingdom mom claims doctors cut her daughter’s face with a scalpel while performing an emergency cesarean section (C-section), leaving her ba...
21:42 2019-08-20

NBA 2K League bans player for gambling violation The NBA 2K League announced on Thursday that Heat Check Gaming power forward Basil "24K Dropoff" Rose was dismissed and disqualified from joining any...
02:56 2019-09-13

Rome bans McDonald's from ancient site McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another rest...
15:56 2019-08-01

Google Bans Ads for 'Experimental Medical Treatments' Google plans to crack down on ads for bogus medical treatments, as the company has observed a rise in predatory scams that target desperate patients....
00:00 2019-09-07

Arizona bans coyote killing contests PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted to ban organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other pre...
01:28 2019-06-23

FAA bans some Apple MacBooks from airplanes after recall Apple has recently recalled batteries installed in some of the 15-inch MacBooks, which are now banned from airplanes.      ...
22:28 2019-08-14

Dutch museum bans 'Golden Age' from exhibitions Not all that glitters is gold, the Amsterdam Museum has decided as it opts for '17th century' instead of 'Golden Age.' The move to ban the term has r...
00:56 2019-09-14

Google bans ads for unproven medical treatments In an attempt to remain trustworthy, Google will no longer allow ads for "unproven or experimental medical techniques." Under the new Healthcare and ...
03:14 2019-09-07

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have...
20:28 2019-08-14

After six deaths in the US and bans around the world – is vaping safe? In Britain, e-cigarettes are seen as central to the fight against smoking, but many experts believe the evidence is contradictoryIn politically fract...
11:28 2019-09-15

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, t...
00:42 2019-06-06

TSA bans Star Wars drink souvenir TSA says Star Wars fan won't be able to take their "thermal detonator" Coke and Sprite bottles home from Disney.      ...
20:00 2019-08-29

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of ...
22:14 2019-05-23

Israel bans far-right candidates for racism against Arabs Benzi Gopstein and Baruch Marzel of the Jewish Power party have been barred from the snap general elections in September. Prime Minister Benjamin Net...
22:14 2019-08-26

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to it...
23:28 2019-05-29

NBA bans players from using ‘ninja-style’ headwear Fans won’t see the Nets’ Jarrett Allen in his “ninja-style headwear,” or any other player for that matter. The NBA has banned players from wear...
01:14 2019-09-10

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gen...
03:00 2019-06-02

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League Major League Baseball says its players will be banned from participating in the Venezuelan Winter League because of recent U.S. economic sanctions ag...
06:00 2019-08-23

Tunisia bans niqab in government offices Tunisia's prime minister has banned the full-face veil in all government buildings due to security concerns. It comes after a deadly double suicide b...
20:56 2019-07-05

Punjab Bans Celebrations, Protests Over Article 370 After the Centre on Monday revoked Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the government in neighbouring Punjab prohibited an...
17:00 2019-08-05

Sudan bans Al Jazeera as protests continue Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country,...
09:42 2019-05-31

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose tough abortion bans...
00:28 2019-05-22

| eSwatini bans 'witchcraft and magic' competition A competition pitting witchdoctors against each other in a battle of skills this weekend in eSwatini -- formerly known as Swaziland -- has been banne...
12:00 2019-07-11

Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to refo...
20:42 2019-07-16

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another pers...
23:56 2019-07-16

Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Paci...
17:56 2019-06-11

Gun Makers Adjust Rifles to Skirt Bans The proliferation of guns sold legally that operate nearly identically to banned models shows how difficult it can be to make firearm restrictions ef...
21:42 2019-06-21

US bans North Korea visits for another year Team Trump on Monday extended a ban on Americans traveling to North Korea by forbidding the use of US passports to gain entry to the hermit kingdom f...
04:00 2019-08-20

Leaked Huawei Mate 30 Pro images show front display, face recognition tech Unofficial shots of the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Pro have leaked out on Chinese social media site Weibo, giving us one of our clearest looks yet at wh...
16:56 2019-07-14

Customs and Border Protection Tells Congress It's Totally Legal to Use Face Recognition on Americans U.S. Homeland Security officials faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday from House lawmakers frustrated—as several put it—over the alleged lack tr...
23:14 2019-07-10

Atlanta Braves’ Culberson suffers facial fractures after taking pitch to face on bunt attempt, team says Atlanta Braves utility player Charlie Culberson suffered "multiple facial fractures" after a 91 mph pitch struck him in the face during a bunt attemp...
21:28 2019-09-15

Jon Gruden kept 12 rookies on Oakland Raiders' roster, but not one 'Hard Knocks' star Jon Gruden's 53-man Oakland Raiders roster features 12 rookies. However, one "Hard Knocks" rookie standout isn't among them.   &...
12:28 2019-09-04

Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes, becoming the first state to do so, governor says In a move to discourage teens and other young people from vaping, Michigan will become the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes, the governor sai...
01:42 2019-09-05

Reds-Pirates brawl results in 40 games of bans Six players and both managers have been suspended by Major League Baseball for their roles in Tuesday's benches-clearing brawl between the Reds and P...
00:42 2019-08-02

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at th...
15:42 2019-06-14

Israel bans entry to two Muslim US congresswomen over their criticism The decision to bar Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib is likely to deepen a rift within the Democratic Party over Israel. President Donald...
13:14 2019-08-16

YouTube bans videos that promote superiority and discrimination Google is engaged in an ongoing battle against the misuse of its YouTube video platform, with the tech giant changing its policies around what conten...
05:42 2019-06-06

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese ...
14:56 2019-06-07

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in filings published by the Wor...
15:14 2019-07-02

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end ...
05:56 2019-06-17

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into fo...
23:00 2019-06-14

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and ch...
14:42 2019-05-21

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from it...
20:28 2019-06-05

New Florida law bans release of mass shooting recordings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida’s government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio...
04:00 2019-05-24

Stinky shoppers unoffended after Mississippi store bans them The convenience store has a sign on its door stating, “Notice: Bad Smelling Oil Mill People Please Do Not Enter.”    ...
06:42 2019-09-16

Leslie Jones bans Trump from her standup special Leslie Jones says she picked Washington, DC as the city where she'll film her upcoming comedy special because it has one of the "best comic crowds" i...
22:00 2019-08-09

China bans solo tourists from visiting Taiwan The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-st...
21:42 2019-07-31

FCC bans spoofed text messages and international robocalls This week the FCC voted to approve rules that ban spoofing text messages and international robocalls. The new rules close long-standing loopholes in ...
22:14 2019-08-02

New York law bans teachers from carrying guns in schools New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday that bars teachers from carrying guns on school grounds -- arguing that introducing more firear...
20:42 2019-07-31

Italy bans McDonald’s near ancient Roman monument Italy’s Culture ministry announced the decision after the municipal administration loudly protested against the notion of serving burgers in the arch...
20:42 2019-08-01

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protest...
13:28 2019-05-22

Climate of Fear: When Part of a Country Bans Abortion Northern Ireland’s draconian rules, separate from the system in the rest of Britain and in Ireland, may provide a foretaste of life in some American ...
12:28 2019-08-11

NCAA bans BYU's Childs 9 games for draft errors The NCAA said BYU's Yoeli Childs did not submit appropriate paperwork and received impermissible expenses when he worked with an agent while testing ...
00:56 2019-08-11

Rally at Supreme Court to stop abortion bans Activists were joined by members of Congress to rally near the Supreme Court on "National Day of Action to Stop the Bans" on abortion. (May 21) ...
21:14 2019-05-21

Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution Paris has banned more than half of the cars registered in the region from its roads as a record heatwave worsens air pollution, the most drastic rest...
01:14 2019-06-28

Google bans advertising of experimental medical techniques Google announced Friday it will no longer allow advertising for "unproven or experimental medical techniques," such as stem cell, cellular and gene t...
09:14 2019-09-07

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping th...
13:42 2019-06-07

Bolsonaro bans land-clearing fires in Amazon Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has banned the use of fire to clear land throughout the country for 60 days, in response to the massive increase in...
08:28 2019-08-30

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions ATLANTA (AP) — A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it’s unconstitutional. Lawy...
17:42 2019-06-28

New York state bans sales of flavored e-cigarettes New York isn't waiting for the federal government to take action on teen vaping. Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced an "emergency executive ac...
05:56 2019-09-16

China bans Uighur textbooks, imprisons academics The family of a literary critic jailed in China is speaking out to bring attention to their fathers imprisonment and Beijing’s crackdown agains...
19:00 2019-08-27

Proposed fracking bans may hurt Democrats in 2020 Democratic presidential contenders are promising to swiftly ban fracking, the drilling technique responsible for cheap natural gas, but it's a plan t...
14:00 2019-09-13

Facebook bans ads from The Epoch Times after huge pro-Trump buy By hiding its multimillion-dollar dark money ad spend, the organization bypassed Facebook's political advertising transparency rules, NBC News r...
13:14 2019-08-23

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League due to U.S. sanctions MLB said Thursday it is in contact with the U.S. government to determine how to proceed under the new sanctions against President Nicolás Maduro’s ad...
15:42 2019-08-23

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to Malta's territorial waters to prevent it from docking at Maltese ports. The shi...
23:00 2019-07-07

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its...
02:00 2019-05-30

Palestinian Authority Bans Activities by Gay Rights Group The Palestinian group, Al Qaws, vowed to continue its work. A police spokesman said its activities violated the “ideals and values of Palestinian soc...
01:14 2019-08-20

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like rac...
09:14 2019-07-10

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Env...
00:14 2019-06-02

Facebook bans self-harm images in fight against suicide Facebook Inc will no longer allow graphic images of self-harm on its platform as it tightens its policies on suicide content amid growing criticism o...
18:28 2019-09-10

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to ki...
04:56 2019-05-30

Outdoor watering and fire bans in effects in Tay Township, Ont. With temperatures expected to remain in the mid- to high 20s over the next week or more, the township expects that the bans will remain in place thro...
22:28 2019-07-08

End of Golden Age: Dutch museum bans term from exhibits Debate over Netherlands’ colonial past resurfaces with switch to ‘17th century’ as alternativeOne of the Netherlands’ most prestigious museums has fu...
16:28 2019-09-13

Exclusive: Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to refo...
18:42 2019-07-16

MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order Major League Baseball has told players they cannot compete in the Venezuela winter league this season, a response intended to comply with President D...
03:42 2019-08-23

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum of...
06:56 2019-05-31

Latest Gucci show wades into debate on US abortion bans Alessandro Michele says his focus was on women’s right to respect and freedom of choiceIf fashion is becoming an increasingly politicised space, Gucc...
15:56 2019-05-29

Twitter bans advertising from state-controlled news outlets Twitter announced today that it will no longer accept advertising from state-controlled news outlets. Those accounts will still be able to use the pl...
00:28 2019-08-20

'It's much bigger than abortion': five state lawmakers who fought against six-week bans A wave of Republican-backed laws severely restricting abortions has swept statehouses this year – but not without voices raised in oppositionSo far i...
11:56 2019-07-08

Canada bans the captivity and breeding of orcas, dolphins and other whales Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by...
06:28 2019-06-11

Athletics: IAAF bans former Diack lawyer Cisse for life Habib Cisse, former legal adviser to disgraced IAAF ex-president Lamine Diack, has been banned for life for corruption and fined $25,000, the IAAF Et...
17:14 2019-09-09

Samoa bans Elton John film 'Rocketman' over gay scenes The country's chief censor said the movie "doesn't go well with Christian beliefs here." However, some in Samoa have pointed out what they claim is h...
13:14 2019-06-11

US aviation regulator bans select MacBook Pro laptops from flights U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select...
06:00 2019-08-14

| Bangladesh bans mobile phone access in Rohingya camps Bangladesh on Monday ordered operators to shut down mobile phone services to almost one million Rohingya refugees living in camps in the country's so...
05:42 2019-09-04

China Bans Citizens From Traveling to Taiwan as Individual Tourists In its latest effort to increase pressure on Taiwan, Beijing said it will suspend a program that allowed individual tourists from 47 Chinese cities t...
18:14 2019-07-31

Dutch court bans Hells Angels motorcycle gang BRUSSELS (AP) — A Dutch court has outlawed the Hells Angels motorcycle gang, calling it a violent organization that is a danger to public order. Wedn...
14:28 2019-05-29

Tunisian PM bans face veils in public institutions after bombing Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab, the full face veil, in public institutions for security reasons, an offic...
16:28 2019-07-05

| Malawi court bans planned airport, border protests A Malawi court has ordered a ban on protest at the country's airports and border crossings as authorities try to avert new post-election demonstrati...
14:28 2019-08-24

London Metal Exchange Bans Daytime Drinking by Traders The London Metal Exchange, a 142-year-old trading venue where traders set prices for metals by shouting orders across a ring of red sofas, has banned...
17:00 2019-06-14

Tracking online hate groups reveals why they’re resilient to bans Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Social networks have struggled to figure out how to handle issues like threats of violence and the prese...
04:00 2019-08-25

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim,...
16:14 2019-06-08

Tunisia Bans Full-Face Veils for Security Reasons The decision came amid a growing effort to fight terrorism, and met with little public criticism. “Society is aware of the necessity of security,” an...
03:28 2019-07-06

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on cruises, in a bid to furthe...
19:56 2019-06-04

Tunisia PM Bans Niqab In Public Institutions "For Security Reasons" Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab face veil in public institutions "for security reasons", an official sourc...
18:14 2019-07-05

Arizona bans hunting contests for killing wildlife predators PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has banned organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other wildlife predators for prizes such as cash o...
01:42 2019-09-06

YouTube bans Holocaust denial videos in policy reversal YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust, school shootings and other "well-documented violent events," a major revers...
23:00 2019-06-05

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the a...
16:14 2019-05-21

Bayer's Roundup Woes Deepen as Germany Bans Key Chemical Bayer’s efforts to fend off thousands of lawsuits against its Roundup herbicide were dealt a symbolic blow when Germany, the company’s home country, ...
19:14 2019-09-04

Smash Event Bans Competitor Who Got In Fight At Previous Tournament Super Smash Con, a Super Smash Bros. tournament and convention, has announced they will no longer be permitting a controversial competitor to attend ...
09:42 2019-08-07