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Chinese citizens will soon need to scan their face before they can access internet services or get a new phone number

Visual China Group via Getty Images/Visual China Group via Getty Images China's 854 million internet users will soon need to use facial identification in order to apply for new internet or mobile services.  The Chinese government announced last mont.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 10th, 2019

Chinese Citizens Will Be Required To Scan Their Faces To Use The Internet

Chinese Citizens Will Be Required To Scan Their Faces To Use The Internet Authored by Aaron Kesel via ActivistPost.com, The Chinese government continues its Orwellian practices with the announcement that citizens will have to u.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 8th, 2019

Future demand for elderly care services like assisted living & in-home care are rife for digital disruption

As the Baby Boomer population ages, society is on the cusp of dealing with an unprecedented number of senior citizens who will need elder care. Business Insider Intelligence The Un.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 1st, 2019

Altice USA"s stock jumps toward 2-year high after CEO says he"s "absolutely open" to talks to be bought out

Shares Altice USA Inc. rose 1.2% toward a 2-year high in midday trading Wednesday, after the cable, internet and phone services company's chief executive said he was " absolutely open" to discuss a potential acquisition of the compan.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 18th, 2019

Three UK rolls out 5G home internet access in London

Yet another carrier is offering 5G in the UK -- although it's not on your phone. Three has launched 5G home broadband in parts of London, giving people "fibre-like speeds" (the carrier hasn't given specif.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 18th, 2019

Equifax ordered to find alternatives to Social Security numbers to verify identity — why your face and heartbeat could be next

‘A bank could ask what was the last number you called on this phone or what was the last purchase you made.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 27th, 2019

Equifax ordered to find alternatives to Social Security numbers to verify identity — your face and heartbeat could be next

‘A bank could ask what was the last number you called on this phone or what was the last purchase you made.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 23rd, 2019

Amazon gives Fire TV devices a section devoted to live television

Fire TV devices now have access to plenty of live television services, and Amazon wants to be sure you know what's playing regardless of what services you prefer. The internet giant is rolling out a dedic.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 1st, 2019

Verizon, Amazon Web Services outages reported throughout northeastern U.S.

Most of Verizon's phone and internet issues were concentrated in Washington, Baltimore, New York City and Philadelphia......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 24th, 2019

Iridium GO! Turn any smartphone into a satellite phone with internet access

If you're planning to go off the grid over the summer, here's how you can still get access to phonecalls, text, and internet by accessing the Iridium satellite network......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 15th, 2019

U.S. must have access to U.S.-listed Chinese firms" audit documents, lawmakers say

A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill on Wednesday to force Chinese companies listed on American stock exchanges to submit to regulatory oversight, including providing access to audits or face delisting......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 6th, 2019

The internet is changing Africa, and the results are complicated

Cheap smartphones are flooding Africa, giving many of its citizens access to the internet for the very first time......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 27th, 2019

Huawei unwanted: Asian shops shun phone trade-ins on Google suspension worries

Mobile phone retailers in some Asian countries are refusing to accept Huawei devices for trade-ins, as more consumers look to offload their device on worries Google suspending business with the Chinese firm will disrupt services......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2019

Why Was the ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale Blocked In China?

Democracy? Technology? Trade War? While the Internet squabbles over the merits of the series finale of Game of Thrones, many Chinese citizens are still trying to avoid spoilers after T.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 20th, 2019

Chinese researchers try brain implants to treat drug addicts

Patient Number One is a thin man, with a scabby face and bouncy knees......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 7th, 2019

Wireline Revenue Woes to Hurt Verizon"s (VZ) Q1 Earnings

Verizon (VZ) is likely to face a decline in legacy wireline services in Q1 due to competitive pressure from voice-over-Internet protocol service providers and aggressive triple-play.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 22nd, 2019

Huawei presents flagship smartphone in Paris during Chinese leader"s visit

Huawei, the world's third-largest smartphone maker, presented its new flagship phone in Paris on Tuesday with the hope of making further gains in Europe, a region where its other products could face in-depth scrutiny for security reasons......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2019

The iPhone 11 could scan the veins in your face to unlock

Patents from Apple show a form of Face ID that would scan the veins in your face to let you into your phone......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 20th, 2019

American Express Advances in Effort to Access China Market

American Express cleared a hurdle in its yearslong effort to operate in China, potentially becoming the first U.S. card network to offer services in the Chinese market......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 25th, 2018

Comcast to Bundle Rival Netflix in Plans

Comcast will begin bundling Netflix with plans for cable TV, phone and internet starting this month. The integration effectively allows customers to pay for both Netflix and Comcast services on one bill, through Comcast......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 13th, 2018

Ford to Work With Baidu as It Seeks to Stop Slide in Chinese Sales

Ford plans to team up with Chinese internet-search provider Baidu to develop new AI technology and digital services, as the auto maker looks to regain footing in the world’s largest auto market......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 27th, 2018