Facial recognition is often discussed as a method law enforcement or private companies could use for identifying anyone from criminal suspects to loyal customers, but it can also be a powerful tool for consumers.
Apple’s soon-to-be released iOS 11 is generating some fairly significant anxiety in ad tech circles due to how Apple’s Safari browser will treat cookies.
The feature, called intelligent tracking prevention (ITP), will bolster Apple’s efforts to block tech companies from capturing browsing data across sites for ad targeting. The feature ensures that cookies are generally only available for a 24-hour window after the user has visited a site.
One of the European Union’s leading regulators is making a house call to Silicon Valley this week. Her agenda: A series of meetings with the likes of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg to press the tech industry on privacy, hate speech and consumer protection.
Wired reported that, last Tuesday, Apple unveiled a new line of phones with one feature immediately falling under scrutiny: FaceID, a tool that would use facial recognition to identify individuals and unlock their phones. So why all the anxiety?
Apple has boasted of its use of a cutting-edge data science known as “differential privacy.” Researchers say they’re doing it wrong.
A feature in Apple’s upcoming browser makes it harder for advertisers to track us online. That will “sabotage” the internet, advertisers say.
Sen. Al Franken wants to know how Apple will handle law enforcement requests.
Apple’s new smartphone will unlock using face recognition, thanks to infrared and 3D sensors. This technology is spreading – and complacency is not an option.
Apple Inc.’s refusal so far to approve the Indian government’s anti-spam iPhone app is infuriating regulators, potentially harming the company’s efforts to sell more products in the country.
An Ottawa mother with no legal training is hauling billion-dollar tech giants Apple, Google, Facebook and Bell into court to help answer a basic but haunting question.