Following Twitter, Google and YouTube have become the latest companies to send a cease-and-desist letter to Clearview AI, the startup behind a controversial facial recognition program that more than 600 police departments across North American use.
EXCLUSIVE: The founder of a facial recognition company described as both “groundbreaking” and “a nightmare” is speaking out.
So while we know a good deal about how this laser works, what it’s for—and what types of targets it will attack—remains a mystery. And that's likely on purpose. “We cannot comment on specific R&D efforts due to classification level,” Tim Pietrack of the Navy Office of Information told Popular Mechanics...
Included among several different images from the past four years in Bloomberg’s ad targeting Trump was an image of the Pulse club logo. On June 12, 2016, more than seven months before Trump took office, Omar Mateen, a domestic terrorist, opened fire in the club and murdered 49 people. An estimated 53 others were left wounded as a result of Mateen’s actions. Prior to the shooting, Mateen had been investigated for connections to terrorism by the FBI in both 2013 and 2014.
In a statement on Wednesday afternoon, Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley and Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson said they "requested Hunter Biden’s official travel records from the U.S. Secret Service as a part of their ongoing probe into potential conflicts of interest."
After Epstein's death last August in a Manhattan jail cell, $15.5 million was transferred to the bank from his estate in December. $2.6 million was then transferred back to the estate, leaving $12.9 million in the mysterious bank. Two weeks later, all but $499,759 had vanished...
She's set to arrive back on Earth on Feb. 6, after almost a full year of working at the International Space Station. In December, Koch set the record for longest spaceflight by a woman, after completing her 289th day on the ISS. She stayed on the spacecraft for 328 days, just short of Scott Kelly's 340-day record.
It also includes a detector that spots deepfakes of the type created using StyleGAN, an algorithm that can generate realistic imaginary faces. These detection techniques feed into a master model that tells users how likely it is that an image has been manipulated...
The only party defection was on the abuse of power charge from Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah... Romney voted not guilty on the obstruction charge. By a final vote of 52-48 against conviction on the abuse of power charge and 53-47 on the obstruction charge, the Senate fell far short of the two-thirds majority needed to convict and remove the president. Swing-vote Republican senators -- including Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Susan Collins of Maine, and Lamar Alexander of Tennessee -- voted to acquit.