Shareholders say NO to an Amazon facial recognition ban

Amazon’s facial recognition tech has been under controversy for quite some time now. There are a mixture of opinions about the patent with some people having no problem whatsoever with it but with some raising concerns over it when Amazon revealed they would sell the facial recognition tech to government agencies. There are others whose… Read More Shareholders say NO to an Amazon facial recognition ban

NYPD is the first Police department to use AI to help solve crimes

The New York Police Department is making history by being the first to use an artificial intelligence program to help solve crimes. The system, called Patternizr, was first introduced in 2016 but has only recently been revealed seen as it was being developed for the past 2 and a bit years. Patternizr helps officers search… Read More NYPD is the first Police department to use AI to help solve crimes

CenturyLink outage brings 911 services across the US to a halt

The 911 emergency services that every citizen in the US is reliant upon went down across several states after CenturyLink data centres started experiencing issues. The outage happened on Thursday, some time after 12.00pm ET, and continued through to Friday evening. With 911 services getting an influx of 3,500-4,000 per day in San Francisco alone,… Read More CenturyLink outage brings 911 services across the US to a halt