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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," according to th...

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 tec...
21:56 2019-07-18

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.  &#...
20:42 2019-06-16

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

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

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

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

Big Tech fears US regulation, but it may be Ireland that should scare them Ireland has become the main regulator enforcing rules on how big tech companies collect and process user data under Europe's privacy law called ...
13:14 2019-06-20

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

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

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

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

'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

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

Bury MP and fans groups call for inquiry into CVA and football regulation • FSA and James Frith raise questions with insolvency bodies• EFL says expulsion unlikely to be reversed despite late offersThe Bury North MP, James ...
04:00 2019-08-29

German cities call for stricter e-scooter regulation after drunken incidents After a weekend of injuries due to drunken operators, cities are calling for tighter safety measures. Cyclists and the disabled community have also s...
14:28 2019-08-06

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

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma: 'I worry about Europe' and its obsession with tech regulation Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma says he's worried about Europe because it's tightening regulations that restrict companies' ability to inno...
15:14 2019-05-21

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

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

Mark Zuckerberg told investors that regulation is the best cure for the tech backlash, just hours after the company was slapped with a $5 billion FTC fine (FB) Facebook The FTC has hit Facebook with a $5 billion fine over privacy issues. Later the same day, Facebook announced its Q2 earnings, and CEO Mark Z...
09:56 2019-07-25

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

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

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

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

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

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

U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP repor...
22:56 2019-07-18

UK lawmakers call for Parliament to be recalled after court says suspension was unlawful The U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament has been rules as unlawful by a Scottish court, according to U.K. media r...
05:42 2019-09-12

Lawmakers call for exemptions from NYC’s controversial congestion pricing plan Lawmakers throughout the city are calling for all kinds of exemptions to the surcharge, which is expected to be $11 to $12 for cars driving between 6...
05:00 2019-07-07

Alaska lawmakers weigh governor’s call for new session venue WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — When Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy called a special session in his hometown of Wasilla, some agreed with him that a change of venu...
08:14 2019-06-20

Boris Johnson’s call for a snap election rejected by U.K. lawmakers In a second straight day of parliamentary turmoil, the House of Commons voted by 327-299 in favor of the bill, sending it to Parliament’s upper chamb...
05:14 2019-09-05

UK Lawmakers Again Reject Call For Early Election, Narrowing PM's Options British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's dreams of an election that would clear his path to Brexit by the end of October were decisively dashed early T...
10:56 2019-09-10

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to ...
10:42 2019-06-05

Pelosi: Trump should call in lawmakers for 'urgent' session on gun control laws McConnell, the Senate majority leader, refuted Pelosi’s suggestion, but called for a bipartisan solution when Congress resumesThe House speaker Nancy...
08:00 2019-08-09

How Much Is Your Data Worth to Tech Companies? Lawmakers Want Answers New proposed legislation by U.S. senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies to disclose the “tr...
21:56 2019-07-19

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed a...
01:14 2019-07-17

Big tech behemoths face grilling from US lawmakers as hearings kick off A Senate banking committee will question Facebook on its Libra project, while the House takes aim at Google, Apple and AmazonBig tech will be in the ...
07:28 2019-07-16

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Face...
23:42 2019-07-15

Antitrust Troubles Snowball for Tech Giants as Lawmakers Join In Intense new scrutiny on companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon could last years and lead to the first overhaul of antitrust rules in decad...
04:56 2019-06-04

House lawmakers hit tech giants with wave of document requests House Judiciary lawmakers today unleashed a torrent of document requests on Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Google parent company Alphabet aimed at uncov...
18:28 2019-09-13

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed a...
02:00 2019-07-17

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demons...
05:56 2019-07-20

Big Tech is destroying America’s press industry, warn lawmakers and journalists Big Tech companies such as Google, Facebook and Apple are destroying the economic model that underpins the U.S. press industry, warn lawmakers and jo...
03:56 2019-06-12

Amid protests, U.S. lawmakers say Hong Kong rules could leak tech to China A group of U.S. senators asked President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday to assess U.S. export rules for Hong Kong, expressing concern China...
04:56 2019-09-11

Facebook, Google and other tech giants to face antitrust investigation by House lawmakers The probe announced Monday by the House Judiciary Committee's competition-minded panel, led by Rep. David Cicilline (R.I.), is expected to be far-rea...
06:28 2019-06-04

British lawmakers advance bill to block 'no-deal' Brexit, oppose Boris Johnson's call for new election British lawmakers in the House of Commons passed a bill Wednesday to block the United Kingdom from leaving the European Union without an agreement in...
01:14 2019-09-05

Lawmakers and journalism groups blast big tech for sending news industry into 'economic freefall' The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday heard testimony from a number of media activists and journalists about the harmful impact that tech giants l...
00:00 2019-06-12

House lawmakers ask four tech giants to turn over trove of sensitive records in antitrust probe The documents could shed light on whether the companies’ dominance of search, advertising, e-commerce and other digital markets is rooted in anti-com...
02:56 2019-09-14

Ads for CBD as Cure-All Are Everywhere, but Regulation Is Scant “Basically nobody” is overseeing the quality of the many cannabidiol products that have proliferated, one researcher said. The F.D.A. says it is doin...
15:14 2019-08-13

Why the future of US data regulation must come from Congress As of May 2019, over 20 US states have introduced bills seeking to regulate data privacy, data security, or some combination of the two. While many o...
18:28 2019-05-25

PSC: Electric Car Chargers In Kentucky Don’t Need Regulation FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Public Service Commission has ruled that electric car charging stations are not utilities and do not need to be su...
11:56 2019-06-17

Court rejects challenge to regulation of gun silencers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting ...
16:28 2019-06-10

UN impasse could mean killer robots escape regulation It's no longer the stuff of science fiction: Wars could soon be decided by lethal autonomous weapons systems. But a concerted effort to ban "killer r...
01:42 2019-08-21

New Zealand greenlights Bitcoin salary regulation – but it’s still a bad idea New Zealand‘s tax authorities have deemed it legal for companies to pay its employees in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Companies will also be a...
20:00 2019-08-12

Uber to limit drivers' app access to comply with NYC regulation Uber on Tuesday will begin limiting drivers' access to its app in New York City to comply with regulation aimed at boosting drivers' pay and easing c...
04:42 2019-09-17

Uber restricts drivers’ app access in NYC to comply with regulation Uber will begin limiting drivers’ access to its app in NYC to comply with regulation aimed at boosting drivers’ pay and easing congestion in Manhatta...
17:56 2019-09-17

Hammond to launch review of post-Brexit regulation Philip Hammond will lay the foundations on Thursday for an overhaul of the City's post-Brexit regulatory landscape just weeks before he expects to be...
19:00 2019-06-18

Why President Trump Cut a Methane Regulation That Even Big Oil Companies Wanted to Keep The Trump Administration announced Thursday the rollback of an important environmental regulation on methane emissions that even some of the world...
00:00 2019-08-30

UK puts mini-bond regulation under spotlight after LCF collapse Britain's finance ministry said on Monday it would look at whether the regulation regime around mini-bond investments, used to raise funds for small ...
23:28 2019-06-27

Cuomo’s rent regulation will destroy NYC’s housing market In promising to sign a dumb and destructive bill to immortalize rent regulation — a step that will keep tenants who pay artificially low rents in ove...
04:14 2019-06-13

Regulation and education are biggest barriers to digital transformation Digital transformation is not a project or one-time installation but it is an ongoing and continuous evolution, an industry expert said.It [digital t...
13:14 2019-07-09

Imagine no graffiti: new regulation to fall on Prague’s Lennon wall Extra police and surveillance cameras to arrive as protest site becomes open-air galleryPrague’s Lennon wall, long a symbol of free expression and re...
15:42 2019-08-04

| WATCH | Parents of teen vaping victim demand regulation The parents of an 18-year-old who was recently hospitalised due to what doctors described as a "sudden and severe lung illness due to vaping" are dem...
20:56 2019-09-06

Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation Messages to the Environmental Protection Agency from lobbyists show tactic of sowing doubt in science, critics say Help us reach our $150,000 goal to...
10:56 2019-05-22

What's in your kids' makeup? Asbestos recalls prompt regulation questions Health advocates and the FDA say the extent of contamination of the cancer-causing material in cosmetics remains unknown, with no laws requiring test...
10:28 2019-06-29

EPA to announce rule revising controversial water regulation from Obama era The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce a revised version of the Obama-era "clean water rule" in a move that the Trump administra...
20:56 2019-09-12

Cuomo says rent regulation bills face challenges in Albany Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signaled trouble ahead for a hotly anticipated package of rent regulation bills Albany is expected to take up before th...
00:00 2019-06-07

Trump's EPA is 'dangerously off the rails' on toxic chemical regulation, say senators Five Democrats say Trump officials have failed to ensure chemicals used in everyday products and materials are safe for humansSenate Democrats are ch...
19:14 2019-06-21

Closing arguments made in Virginia abortion regulation trial RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A lawyer for women’s health groups challenging four Virginia abortion laws has told a judge the laws are “unnecessar...
19:42 2019-06-06

Cboe Europe Approved as Benchmark Administrator under the EU Benchmarks Regulation (BMR) LONDON – 8 March 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today ann...
23:14 2019-05-21

Withings Didn't Forget the Move ECG—It's Just Been Trapped in Regulation Hell Withing’s long-promised budger rival to the Apple Watch is shipping. Back at CES, Withings gave us a peek at the Move ECG, a $130 activity tracker t...
18:28 2019-09-05

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset t...
16:42 2019-07-18

Many Speak Out Against Proposed Regulation Prohibiting The Tattooing Of Scarred Skin FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Dozens of tattoo artists attended a hearing at the Department of Public Health and spoke out against the proposed ban ...
23:00 2019-05-28

If you care about migrants to the US, don’t call for humane detention – call for an end to it | Brianna Rennix and Nathan Robinson The conditions in the border cells are shocking – but the right will use public outrage to build more jailsIt has long been obvious that migrants in ...
20:14 2019-07-03

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pi...
06:28 2019-05-23

Dutch ministers push for cryptocurrency regulation to fight money laundering Dutch ministers want to regulate cryptocurrencies as part of a wider effort to tackle money laundering in the country. According to a note sent to pa...
12:14 2019-07-01

Cannabis industry calls for legalization and regulation to snuff out underground vapes The recent rash of vaping-related illnesses and deaths could represent a crisis for the legal cannabis industry, which relies on vaping for an estima...
23:28 2019-09-14

CAPP CEO says Trump’s methane regulation reversal widens U.S. competitive advantage A U.S. proposal to ease regulations aimed at cutting methane emissions will create another competitive advantage for American producers over Canadian...
01:14 2019-08-31

Mexico's top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays Mexico's supreme court ordered the health ministry on Wednesday to issue regulation within six months on medical marijuana use, saying its failure to...
05:14 2019-08-15

Sask., Whitecap Dakota First Nation sign environmental regulation agreement A historic environmental regulation agreement, the first of its kind in Canada, signed between the Saskatchewan government and Whitecap Dakota First ...
20:14 2019-05-28

It’s time for tighter regulation of how Facebook and Google use our data | Peter Lewis Big tech’s power has reached a tipping point. Governments must set some ground rulesIn his trademark disingenuous response to the latest wave of mass...
04:56 2019-08-07

Revealed: Mobil sought to fight environmental regulation, documents show Oil giant looked to make tax-exempt donations to universities and civic groups in the early 1990s to promote the company’s interestsOil giant Mobil s...
10:56 2019-06-12

Elizabeth Warren attacks the private equity industry with new regulation proposals Warren wants to make private equity firms responsible for debts and pension obligations of companies they buy and change executive compensation rules...
15:56 2019-07-18

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and w...
00:00 2019-07-13

Daily on Energy: Looking to head off regulation, oil & gas industry touts voluntary methane reductions Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:01 2019-07-31

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researcher...
01:42 2019-06-07

Daily on Energy: EPA won’t regulate methane in latest Obama climate regulation rollback Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
06:28 2019-08-30

CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES AT SEC-CFTC JOINT MEETING ON HARMONIZATION OF REGULATION CHICAGO, September 2, 2009 - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies at a joint meeting on...
06:28 2019-05-23

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government inte...
06:28 2019-05-30

CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO PARTICIPATE IN SEC-CFTC JOINT MEETINGS ON REGULATION HARMONIZATION CHICAGO, September 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August was the most active month of trading during 2009.Averag...
06:28 2019-05-23

EPA pursues new cost-benefit analysis for regulation that critics fear will undermine climate rules The Environmental Protection Agency is pursuing new rules for regulatory cost-benefit analysis that critics fear could undermine the agency's regulat...
01:14 2019-05-22

Trump administration expected to roll back regulation on methane, a major climate change contributor The rule would be the latest move by the Trump administration to roll back Obama-era emission regulations on major oil and gas industries, which are ...
16:00 2019-08-29

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it,...
12:42 2019-05-28

Want to Talk Tech, one to one? Join our free text group, Talking Tech Sign up for new 90-day free group chat texting experiment. You have questions? We have answers. Talking Tech from USA TODAY direct to your phone. ...
22:56 2019-08-05

US tech spending slowdown amid rising cloud adoption will squeeze tech budgets US CIOs and other tech decision makers will face a more challenging economic environment in 2019 and 2020 as the growth surge in 2018 from the 2017 t...
20:28 2019-08-28

Sex Tech In, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Tech Gadget Seeks Diversity CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category ...
13:28 2019-07-17

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used...
17:28 2019-06-08

Trump meets with top US tech leaders to discuss sales to Huawei as he moves to soften restrictions against the Chinese tech giant ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump met with executives of top US tech companies on Monday — including Google, Intel, and Qua...
20:00 2019-07-23

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is st...
14:32 2019-05-21

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of...
14:32 2019-05-21

Report: Juul's Meaningless Attempts at Self-Regulation Just Led to Explosion in Knockoff Juul Pods Juul pulled almost all of its flavored nicotine pods other than menthol and mint off the market last year under pressure from the Food and Drug Admin...
17:42 2019-08-14

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

'Call of Duty' gamer Casey Viner solicited a fatal 'swatting' call. He was sentenced to 15 months in prison Casey Viner, a 19-year-old gamer who planned a hoax 911 call resulting in an innocent Kansas man's death, was sentenced to 15 months in prison F...
03:56 2019-09-16

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

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

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

You Call it Craft, I Call it Art Weavers, sculptors and visionary eccentrics at the International Folk Art Market have liberated traditional definitions of craft. Social media is cha...
16:28 2019-08-23

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Taiwan president accuses China of ‘dollar diplomacy’ after country loses recognition from largest Pacific ally Taiwan’s president on Monday accused China of “dollar diplomacy” after the Solomon Islands, one of the few remaining countries to recognize Taiwan, s...
23:28 2019-09-17

Black transgender woman found 'burned beyond recognition' in Florida, officials say Bee Love Slater was found badly burned in a car in Florida earlier this month. Advocates believe she is the 18th transgender person killed this year....
03:56 2019-09-16

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 is actually called Call of Duty Modern Warfare, apparently Try not to be confused because apparently the next game in the long-running Modern Warfare series, largely expected to be MW4, is actually called Mod...
07:56 2019-05-25

New York lawmakers ban cat declawing New York lawmakers passed a ban on cat declawing Tuesday, taking the state one step closure to being the first in the nation to outlaw the controvers...
15:42 2019-06-05

Explainer: What can Mueller tell U.S. lawmakers that we do not already know? When Robert Mueller testifies to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, Democratic lawmakers are expected to try to pin down the former special counsel on a...
13:28 2019-07-23

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down r...
03:42 2019-06-08

Three Lawmakers From Haryana Get Ministerial Berths Rao Inderjit Singh and Krishan Pal Gurjar were among the three MPs from Haryana who found their place in the council of ministers in the new Modi gov...
04:42 2019-05-31

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘te...
18:14 2019-06-18

‘Recess Rallies’ across the U.S. demand lawmakers act NBC- Over the weekend demonstrations in all 50 states with frustrated Americans calling on congress to take action on gun control. It’s been tw...
20:56 2019-08-19

U.K. Parliament Closes, but Lawmakers Don’t Go Quietly In the early hours of Tuesday morning, the country’s elected body was shut down in a ceremony that featured a rod, a mace and a few lines of Norman F...
16:56 2019-09-10

Lawmakers Keep Close Eye on Huawei Concession President Trump’s decision to let Huawei buy technology equipment again from the U.S. is emerging as a fresh source of tension between the administra...
16:28 2019-07-01

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg rep...
23:42 2019-06-05

"Pak Must Refrain From Retaliatory Aggression": US Lawmakers On J&K Two powerful Democratic lawmakers have urged Pakistan to refrain from any "retaliatory aggression" against India and take "demonstrable action" again...
05:42 2019-08-08

107 Bengal Lawmakers Will Switch To BJP "Very Soon", Says Mukul Roy As many as 107 legislators of Trinamool Congress, the Left and the Congress are in touch with the BJP, party leader Mukul Roy claimed on Saturday, vo...
23:14 2019-07-13

Lawmakers will hear from pilots who have criticized Boeing The president of the pilots’ union at American Airlines says Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and not telling pilots about new...
06:14 2019-06-19

Lawmakers aim for Pulse to be designated national memorial Members of central Florida's congressional delegation are introducing legislation that would designate as a national memorial the gay nightclub where...
21:00 2019-06-10

Two Former Lawmakers From Congress, Mayawati's Party Join BJP Two former lawmakers, including ex-president of the Bahujan Samaj Party's Delhi unit Chaudhary Surendra Kumar, joined the BJP in presence of its stat...
03:42 2019-07-02

Judge rules NY lawmakers can get raises — and keep outside jobs New York State Legislators will be able to keep both their fat raises and outside gigs, an Albany judge ruled Thursday. It’s the second decisio...
04:28 2019-08-30

Will Go By Rules On Resignation of Lawmakers, Says Karnataka Speaker Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar said this morning that no legislator has sought any appointment with him and if someone wants to meet him, he is av...
10:56 2019-07-09

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Lawmakers Face Off Over Brexit As British lawmakers head back to Parliament and attempt to find a way to block a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatens to call snap...
15:14 2019-09-03

Connecticut lawmakers move to ban ‘gay panic defense’ HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Criminal defendants in Connecticut would be barred from claiming as their sole legal defense that they panicked after learning...
02:42 2019-06-05

Anti-Brexit Lawmakers Try Cooperating, for a Change Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, agreed to shelve his plan to topple Prime Minister Boris Johnson next week in favor of a legislative challenge to a...
19:00 2019-08-27

UK lawmakers to ask for emergency Brexit debate on Monday: ITV British opposition lawmakers are due to request an emergency debate in parliament on Monday to try to force the government to publish a no-deal Brexi...
22:56 2019-09-08

4 Former Congress Leaders Who Won On BJP Tickets Take Oath As Lawmakers The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Gujarat has improved its strength to 104 in the 182-member House with four MLAs, who were previously with the Co...
14:14 2019-05-28

LIVE From Parliament: PM Modi, Other Lawmakers Take Oath On First Day Live Updates: The parliament's first session after the constitution of the new government at the Centre began today, during which the the Union budge...
08:28 2019-06-17

Two US Lawmakers Seek Immediate End Of Communication Blackout In Kashmir Two US lawmakers have expressed concerns over the situation in Kashmir, and urged US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to convince India to immediately ...
07:42 2019-09-12

BJP Had Called 2 TDP Lawmakers "Andhra Mallyas". Now, A Warm Welcome The BJP, fresh from a gigantic win in the national elections, got a further boost as four of the six parliamentarians from N Chandrababu Naidu's Telu...
14:28 2019-06-21

Lawmakers From Bundelkhand Fail To Get Ministerial Berths Unlike eastern Uttar Pradesh which bagged a lion's share of ministerial berths in the Union Council of Ministers, MPs from Bundelkhand region of the ...
08:42 2019-06-02

Days After Win, War Of Words Between BJP Lawmakers In Madhya Pradesh Within weeks of a landslide Lok Sabha win for the BJP in Madhya Pradesh, rifts have surfaced in the party. Ganesh Singh, the four-time parliamentaria...
06:56 2019-06-04

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contra...
09:28 2019-05-30

Lawmakers sign off on Cuomo’s MTA ‘transformation director’ A new “transformation director” will be hired at the MTA to ride herd on the much-maligned regional transit agency. State lawmakers signe...
07:14 2019-06-22

US lawmakers: Nord Stream 2 'a terrible mistake' The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will run straight through the Baltic Sea, delivering Russian natural gas directly to Germany. For once, Democrats and Repu...
20:28 2019-06-23

Ukrainian lawmakers vote against Cabinet resignation KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian lawmakers have refused to accept the Cabinet’s resignation in a snub to the nation’s newly sworn-in presid...
15:01 2019-05-30

"We Have 52 Lawmakers, Will Fight BJP Everyday," Says Rahul Gandhi Congress parliamentarians will meet today to elect leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party or CPP exactly a week after party chief Rahul Gandhi to...
10:28 2019-06-01

100 Trinamool Lawmakers In Touch, Says BJP's Mukul Roy As 3 More Sign Up More than 100 legislators of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress are in touch with the BJP, Mukul Roy claimed today as three more lawmakers joined t...
16:42 2019-05-29

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has...
18:14 2019-05-28

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional ...
02:42 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomber...
02:56 2019-06-06

In "Discipline Sessions", PM Modi's Advice For BJP Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi advised BJP parliamentarians to "attend parliament regularly" and focus on their constituencies in the first of a series...
09:28 2019-07-04

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Turkey Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian miss...
05:56 2019-07-19

Here are the lawmakers who are not seeking reelection to Congress in 2020 The battle for control of Congress is more than a year away but some lawmakers are already deciding not to run for reelection, setting up a few poten...
18:56 2019-08-02

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A F...
05:00 2019-07-17

U.S. lawmakers will delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question hi...
03:28 2019-07-13

Trump Inspires California Lawmakers to Go on Offense California Democrats have been energized by a wave of anti-Trump sentiment to enact a sweeping liberal agenda that in almost every way offers a count...
11:28 2019-09-14

The Latest: Lawmakers to get vote on new Brexit referendum LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s political debate as it attempts to leave the European Union (all times local): 4:30 p.m. British Prime Mi...
18:00 2019-05-21

GOP lawmakers want water attacks against cops to be a felony A pair of GOP legislators ripped Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday over the recent burst of water attacks on cops as they proposed a law that would m...
21:42 2019-07-31

Lawmakers ask CBP for documents on 'secret' Facebook group The House oversight committee asked for documents Wednesday connected to a scandal involving U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, over a Facebook group wh...
20:42 2019-07-31

Snake chases Nigerian lawmakers out of chamber Lawmakers in Nigeria's Ondo state have postponed sessions indefinitely after a snake was found in their chamber, a spokesman for the legislators said...
18:56 2019-07-31

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public...
10:42 2019-05-24

Lawmakers considering one-week delay in Mueller testimony Two U.S. House committees are considering a one-week delay for former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony to allow more time f...
18:42 2019-07-12

Appear Before Speaker At 6 PM: Top Court To 10 Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers The 10 Karnataka lawmakers who have alleged that their resignations hadn't been accepted in an attempt to help the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalit...
09:14 2019-07-11

U.S. lawmakers see tamping down of Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Te...
23:14 2019-05-21

PM Modi Meets BJP's Women Lawmakers Over Breakfast Prime Minister Narendra Modi met women lawmakers of the BJP over breakfast at his residence today, the fifth in the series of meetings with a cross-s...
12:56 2019-07-12

3 Former Congress Lawmakers, One From BJP May Join Goa Cabinet: Report Four Goa legislators, including three Congress rebels who joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recently, would be inducted in the state cab...
12:56 2019-07-12

UK lawmakers back bid to hamper a no-deal Brexit British lawmakers on Thursday backed proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliame...
17:00 2019-07-18

Lawmakers want probe after EPA allows some refineries to stop using ethanol U.S. lawmakers are calling for an investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to exempt 31 small refineries from using ethanol ...
03:14 2019-08-23

12 Congress Lawmakers Joined TRS As Per Constitutional Norms: KCR Dismissing the Congress's criticism about merger of 12 party lawmakers with the ruling TRS, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday ...
01:56 2019-07-19

Von der Leyen courts EU lawmakers in bid to become Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European lawmakers on Wednesday to be the next head of the EU executive, promising to focus on promo...
16:42 2019-07-10

Trump: Lawmakers are interested in gun control measures Will Congress act? President Trump claims he can coalesce reluctant Republicans around passing gun control measures. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the st...
13:14 2019-08-11

How California lawmakers are trying to allow college athletes to get paid The ‘Fair Pay to Play Act’ would let student athletes in the state generate income before graduation through endorsements and sponsorships. If signed...
09:56 2019-09-15

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim...
03:42 2019-07-10

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to s...
01:42 2019-07-10

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Specify When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party fa...
18:28 2019-05-23

Calif. lawmakers OK exemption to data law for recalls The California auto dealers association sought the exemption to the data privacy law so customers could continue to be notified of recalls or warrant...
22:28 2019-09-13

"BJP Scaled New Heights Due To Ideology, Not Family": PM To Lawmakers The BJP is an "organic entity" that has achieved political prominence through its ideology, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at a two-day orientatio...
20:56 2019-08-03

Mayawati's Dig At BJP's "Brand Of Politics" After TDP Lawmakers Switch A day after four Telugu Desam Party lawmakers decided to switch to the BJP, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati ridiculed the Narendra Modi-led party ...
17:28 2019-06-21

Huawei to Answer Questions on 5G From British Lawmakers on Monday A senior Huawei official will face questions from British lawmakers next week amid an ongoing furore over the role it should play in next-generation ...
14:42 2019-06-07

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmake...
12:56 2019-06-21

Pelosi slams Trump for ‘xenophobic’ tweets about Dem lawmakers House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rebuked President Trump for his “xenophobic comments” when he called on four female Democratic lawmakers to &#...
18:28 2019-07-14

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze mpg rules The congressional hearing comes as the administration prepares to finalize a dramatic rewrite of fuel efficiency standards through 2026 and strip Cal...
20:00 2019-06-20

US Lawmakers Concerned Over Spike In Request For Evidences For H-1B Visas US lawmakers and experts have expressed concern over the US immigration agency's increasing demand for "irrelevant" or previously furnished informati...
12:28 2019-07-18

UK lawmakers prepare to vote on bid to hamper no-deal Brexit British lawmakers will vote on Thursday on a beefed-up proposal aimed at making it harder for the next prime minister to try to force through a no-de...
14:28 2019-07-18

U.K. Lawmakers Move to Block Johnson From No-Deal Brexit British lawmakers will vote Tuesday on whether to begin steps aimed at preventing Prime Minister Boris Johnson from delivering an abrupt split with t...
22:28 2019-09-03

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's suppo...
20:56 2019-05-23

Lawmakers split over O’Neill’s decision to fire Pantaleo The firing of Officer Daniel Pantaleo on Monday drove a wedge between city lawmakers — with Republicans slamming the decision and Mayor de Blasio and...
05:14 2019-08-20

California Lawmakers Move to Protect Gig-Economy Workers The California Assembly passed a bill that would require services such as Uber and Lyft to classify their workers as employees, rather than contracto...
02:00 2019-05-31

British Lawmakers Upset Johnson's Brexit Plan U.K. lawmakers delivered a blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy with a vote aimed at delaying the country’s exit from the European ...
07:42 2019-09-04

GOP lawmakers say Trump's Mexican tariffs endanger USMCA Republican lawmakers warn that President Trump has imperiled the ratification chances of his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade by announcing a 5%...
22:56 2019-05-31

'I don't think you should launch Libra': US lawmakers hammer Facebook over currency House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intens...
23:42 2019-07-17

'Unreasonable' for UK lawmakers to bind PM's hands on Brexit: spokesman It would be entirely unreasonable for British lawmakers to try to bind the hands of Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he seeks a new Brexit deal with t...
13:42 2019-09-02

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications prov...
07:00 2019-05-23

Trinamool Lawmakers Protest In Parliament Against Use Of Voting Machines Demanding use of ballot papers, Trinamool Congress (TMC) lawmakers today staged a demonstration in Parliament complex against the use of Electronic V...
11:00 2019-06-24

Sonia Gandhi Elected Leader Of New Congress Lawmakers Sonia Gandhi has been elected chairperson of the Congress's parliamentarians who won the national election, sources said after a meeting of the parli...
10:28 2019-06-01

U.S. lawmakers threaten to subpoena Trump aide Conway A U.S. House of Representatives panel warned in a letter it could subpoena the testimony of Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Tr...
07:00 2019-06-24

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the curr...
01:01 2019-05-23

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will ...
00:56 2019-07-17

In Republican-Leaning Districts, Lawmakers Shy Away From Broaching Impeachment A key group of lawmakers in Republican-leaning districts are staying cautious, and many of their constituents — even impeachment supporters — appear ...
16:00 2019-09-01

British PM Challenges Lawmakers To Deliver Brexit With Or Without Deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson challenged lawmakers to deliver on the Brexit vote and not thwart his plans to take Britain out of the European ...
15:14 2019-09-01

| Louisiana lawmakers pass foetal heartbeat abortion ban Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected, joining a string of other US states restricting the terminat...
10:14 2019-05-31

UK's Boris Johnson warns lawmakers against blocking no-deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged his own Conservative MPs not to support an opposition maneuver to block a "no-deal" Brexit. The UK Par...
08:56 2019-09-03

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parti...
18:14 2019-07-17

British PM Johnson challenges lawmakers to deliver Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson challenged lawmakers to deliver on the Brexit vote and not thwart his plans to take Britain out of the European ...
06:28 2019-09-01

Motown legend has Alabama lawmakers ‘Dancing in the Street’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — When Motown legend Martha Reeves sings her 1964 hit “Dancing in the Street” in the Alabama House of Representativ...
00:28 2019-05-23

BJP Lawmakers Sleep Over At Karnataka Assembly To Protest "Bias" Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa staged a night-long protest along with party lawmakers in the state assembly on Thursday, alleging that the Congre...
01:56 2019-07-19

"Bharat Mata Ki Jai", "Jai Shri Ram" Slogans As Lawmakers Take Oath Many newly-elected members on Tuesday raised slogans after concluding their oath in Lok Sabha, with some even engaging in raillery and heated exchang...
20:42 2019-06-18

Romanian government survives no-confidence vote by lawmakers BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s government has survived a no-confidence vote by lawmakers, as opposition parties did not gather enough supp...
20:28 2019-06-18

Alabama Lawmakers Approve "Chemical Castration" For Sex Offenders A bill in Alabama awaiting the governor's signature would require people convicted of certain sex offenses to undergo "chemical castration" as a cond...
08:28 2019-06-06

"Yeh Shaam Mastani...": How 4 BJP Lawmakers Prepped For Party Workshop Saturday morning began on a musical note for BJP lawmakers Rajyavardhan Rathore, Babul Supriyo, Manoj Tiwari and Ravi Kishan, who gave a "high energy...
14:14 2019-08-03

British lawmakers willing to go to court to enforce Brexit delay: BBC British lawmakers, including Conservatives expelled this week from the party, are preparing legal action in case Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuses...
10:56 2019-09-07

Cuomo rips judge’s ruling on lawmakers’ outside income ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Friday’s ruling by a state judge that struck down outside income limits for lawmakers with outside gigs, calling it ...
02:28 2019-06-11

U.S. lawmakers blast Iran, wary of war, after Saudi oil attack Members of the U.S. Congress blasted Iran after the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, but expressed wariness about U.S. military action, especi...
21:56 2019-09-16

Bevin writes to lawmakers to outline changes to pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has reached out to lawmakers to outline changes he’s agreed to make in the pension relief propos...
00:14 2019-06-06

Ivanka Trump quietly talking to lawmakers about gun reform Ivanka Trump has been quietly reading up on gun reform proposals and meeting with their congressional advocates following the deadly mass shootings i...
06:56 2019-08-14

Democrats step back from plans to hike lawmakers’ pay WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan push to increase lawmakers’ salaries after a decade-long pay freeze could be close to unraveling. Some freshman ...
16:56 2019-06-11

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. ...
20:42 2019-06-10

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full h...
02:28 2019-06-10

U.S. lawmakers push back against possible Trump foreign aid cuts Republican and Democratic foreign policy leaders in the U.S. Congress came out on Friday against a Trump administration review of foreign aid that cr...
03:42 2019-08-10

Trump says wants lawmakers to take meaningful steps on gun background checks U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is on board with taking legislative action to address gun backgroun...
22:28 2019-08-09

UK Labour lawmakers unlikely to back May's Brexit deal: McDonnell Lawmakers from Britain's opposition Labour Party are unlikely to be persuaded to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal when she puts it to a ...
14:42 2019-05-21

At Def Con, hackers and lawmakers came together to examine holes in election security In three years since its inception, Def Con’s Voting Village has become a destination not only for hackers but also lawmakers and members of the inte...
22:28 2019-08-12

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged wit...
15:00 2019-05-21

UK lawmakers launch new group to try to secure Brexit deal Several British lawmakers launched a new group on Tuesday to bolster efforts to secure a deal to leave the European Union, hoping to persuade parliam...
14:56 2019-09-10

When Will Mass Shooting Victim(s) Be Worthy Enough For Our Lawmakers To Take Action? At least 20 people are dead after a shooting at a Wal-Mart in El Paso, Texas. Among them, according to The Associated Press, was Jordan Anchondo. She...
03:56 2019-08-05

Lawmakers expect to grapple with gun reform when Congress returns Congress comes back to Washington Monday with a packed agenda — but few common causes between Democratic and Republican lawmakers. “We’ve got a...
10:28 2019-09-09

Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse Four female state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Times Square Tuesday, unveiling a new video encouraging others to com...
07:14 2019-08-14

If Democratic Lawmakers Get Their Way, 1 Million Convictions in California Could Be Expunged After being released from prison, those who were once incarcerated often experience tremendous difficulty getting re-acclimated to society, but if De...
20:28 2019-06-12

EU lawmakers see higher risk of no-deal Brexit with PM Johnson The European Union lawmakers dealing with Brexit said on Wednesday there was an increased risk of a disorderly British exit from the bloc after Boris...
14:14 2019-07-24

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers: Lam, not Xi, to blame for unrest Hong Kong's progressive lawmakers say they are seeking reform within the policy of "one country, two systems" that binds their city-state to mainland...
14:56 2019-08-16

UK lawmakers reject PM Johnson's request for early election British Prime Minister Boris Johnson failed on Wednesday to win the approval of enough lawmakers to go ahead with his plan to hold an early election....
00:28 2019-09-05

UK lawmakers approve Brexit delay law, defeating PM Johnson British lawmakers on Wednesday approved a piece of legislation designed to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government taking the country out o...
22:28 2019-09-04

Some of British PM May's lawmakers try to oust her even earlier: BBC political editor Lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have begun a new push to oust her even earlier so that she doesn't have the chance to pu...
09:01 2019-05-22

"40-50 Crore Bribe To Lure Lawmakers," HD Kumaraswamy Blasts BJP As the Karnataka political crisis deepens, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has today launched stinging allegations against the BJP of bribing Congress ...
17:56 2019-07-19

UK delay on Huawei 5G decision harming ties, lawmakers say A powerful committee of British lawmakers on Friday urged the next prime minister to decide quickly on the role China's Huawei will have in next-gene...
16:56 2019-07-19

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to...
18:28 2019-05-21