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Gadget Lab Podcast: Put Down Your Phone

Gadget Lab Podcast: Facial Recognition Is Coming to a School Near You

Despite a lack of evidence that more technology makes kids safer, facial recognition technology may soon be coming to a school near you....
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The Delicate Ethics of Using Facial Recognition in Schools

To Salazar, adding her face to the watchlist without telling her was a sign of the district’s creeping authoritarianism. “Doing this without notifying...
Facial Recognition Tool: Reducing Teen Vaping

Facial Recognition Tool: Reducing Teen Vaping

In 2015, Juul spent over a million dollars on branding campaigns to give vaping a cool image. These campaigns,...
Facial Recognition, a 2-Hour Marathon, and More News

Facial Recognition, a 2-Hour Marathon, and More News

Cities struggle to regulate facial recognition technology, Eliud Kipchoge prepares for an epic race, and Tern's new folding bike makes getting around a...
Trump's Latest Salvo Against China Targets AI Firms

Trump’s Latest Salvo Against China Targets AI Firms

The Trump administration Monday banned six Chinese companies that work on artificial intelligence from doing business with US firms, accusing the companies of...
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California Bill Would Halt Facial Recognition on Body Cams

Last month, members of the California legislature were subject to a surveillance experiment, courtesy of the ACLU. Their portraits were fed into Amazon’s...
Google's Nest Hub Always Scanning for Faces

Google’s Nest Hub Always Scanning for Faces

Google’s New Nest Hub Max Smart Display Adds a Camera That’s Always Scanning for Faces Google Home and Nest Hub...
Facebook expands use of face recognition – Naked Security

Facebook expands use of face recognition – Naked Security

On Tuesday, Facebook said that it’s dumping “tag suggestions” – the technology it’s used since 2015 to automatically recognize people’s faces and suggest...
Poll Finds Americans Trust Police Use of Facial Recognition

Poll Finds Americans Trust Police Use of Facial Recognition

In May, San Francisco banned city agencies like the police and sheriff’s departments from using facial recognition technologies over concerns they would be...
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Behind the Rise of China’s Facial-Recognition Giants

Unfamiliar faces aren’t welcome at Beijing public housing projects. To prevent illegal subletting, many have facial recognition systems that allow entry only to...
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