First and foremost, Astro is a spybot.
Three top Dutch laboratories have been working together with Chinese scientists to develop sensitive DNA techniques for years.
Digital ID systems are a powerful development tool, providing a legal identity to millions, but their misuse can be deadly.
Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn said this week they had moved to secure the accounts of Afghan citizens to protect them against being targeted amid the Taliban’s swift takeover of the country.
Law enforcement officials are encouraging private homeowners’ associations to install license plate reader cameras from startup Flock Safety. But are they really keeping neighborhoods safer?
Leaked records show dissidents and those who help them prominent among those under threat from NSO spyware.
The company tested out giving users the ability to summon their own personal police force. Last week it pulled the plug.
The proposed system uses a reliable form of facial biometric identification but would need to control for variables like weather and low light.
Cars are increasingly equipped with cameras to monitor driver behavior, but Tesla’s use of the technology raises safety and privacy questions.