This technology represents the end of privacy and the most advanced assault on the environment.
Carlsbad is expanding its use of automated license plate readers creating a virtual gateway at the city’s borders.
To avoid the draconian locks that John Deere puts on the tractors they buy, farmers throughout America’s heartland have started hacking their equipment with firmware that’s cracked in Eastern Europe and traded on invite-only, paid online forums.
The first 24-hour police drone unit is to be launched, amid fears that forces may have to rely on them because of falling officer numbers.
Biometric authentication is moving from phones to laptops and onward to… public bathrooms. Chinese authorities in Beijing are now combating a toilet paper stealing epidemic by locking the supplies away behind a dispenser powered by facial recognition software, according to a report from The New York Times.
Maybe someday it will menacingly order citizens to drop their weapons — or else — a la Robocop.
German carmaker BMW (BMWG.DE) is on track to deliver a self-driving car by 2021, the company’s senior vice president for Autonomous Driving, Elmar Frickenstein, said on Thursday.
Technocrats have built a hotel that is staffed exclusively with robots, from service to maids to window washers. They built it, but will anyone come?
A superhuman skill once the preserve of comic book heroes could soon become a reality. Scientists have used a combination of brain scanning and artificial intelligence to read the minds of ‘criminals’ to determine whether they are guilty of knowingly committing a crime. This is the first time that neurobiological readings alone have been used to determine guilt, according to the study, and the findings could impact how we judge criminal responsibility in the future.
Boeing’s plan to deploy a constellation of V-band satellites in non-geostationary orbit has prompted at least five companies, including SpaceX and OneWeb, to file me-too proposals with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. The FCC had given companies until March 1 to disclose whether they also had plans to use the same V-band that Boeing had applied for in November of last year.
University of Washington engineers show how “smart” posters can send a message via FM radio waves to smartphone or car radio
Are They building electronic dossiers on as many of us as they can? I don’t know, but it sure looks that way.
Privacy is over. Creepy new app uses facial recognition to identify strangers from their Facebook pictures.