Forget Facial Recog: DHS New Amazon-Based Database Uses Scars, Tattoos, & Your Voice To ID You

Forget Facial Recog: DHS New Amazon-Based Database Uses Scars, Tattoos, & Your Voice To ID You Authored by Daisy Luther via The Organic Prepper blog, These days, you can’t .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 9th, 2019

Amazon’s Echo has a new command: Alexa, forget everything I just said! Inc. is updating its Alexa voice .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 29th, 2019

Amazon investors reject demands for action on climate change, facial recognition

Amazon shareholders on Wednesday rejected proposals including those to curb the potential harms of facial recognition technology and detail how the Seattle-based company plans to reduce dependence on climate-warming fossil fuels. The results came afte.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2019

RDX expansion with AWS allows for simpler cloud migration

RDX, Warrendale-based database and cloud services provider, announced an expansion of the largest online marketplace for Oracle database to Amazon Web Services Cloud Migration tools, according to a release. The expansion is part of clckwrk Ltd., a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2019

Amazon’s move into P2P payments faces adoption hurdles

Amazon has the scale to drive voice-based peer-to-peer payments, but consumers won't likely be ready.....»»

Category: blogSource: TradestreamingApr 9th, 2018

Match Stock Burned As Facebook Unveils Dating Feature

Forget being 'Amazon-ed', Match was just 'Zuck-ed' as the CEO announced that Facebook is rolling out a new dating feature. Facebook explains that “potential matches will be recommended based on dating preferences, thing.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 1st, 2018

Amazon-backed Vesper raises $23M, plans to have products on shelves this year

Boston-based startup Vesper Inc. has raised $23 million as it aims to capitalize on the rise of voice computing with its small, rugged, low-power microphone chips. The Series B round was led by Wisconsin-based American Family Ventures, which is bac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2018

ACLU: Amazon facial recognition wrongly identifies 28 lawmakers

The errors emerged as part of a test by the A.C.L.U. that compared the photos of all federal lawmakers against a database of 25,000 publicly available mug shots......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 26th, 2018

Amazon Rekognition Matched Lawmakers As Mugshots, Congress Demands Answer

Amazon Rekognition – a facial recog.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 27th, 2018

Chipmakers to gain from robust demand for smart voice-based devices

MediaTek is likely to land handsome orders for smart voice service chipsets from Amazon as the web giant is extending its built-in Alexa smart vo.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 26th, 2018

Healthcare startup Aiva Health gets investment from Google, Amazon

Aiva Health has received investments from Google and Amazon Inc. to help accelerate its development of a voice operating system for health care services that can be used with Alexa or Google Home.  The Los Angeles-based health care startup received sep.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2018

Amazon wants to turn Alexa into a makeshift doctor

Amazon, the tech giant based in Seattle, has obtained a patent (right) for technology which would allow Alexa (left) to detect abnormalities in the voice patterns of its users when they are ill or upset. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 16th, 2018

Ex-Twitter engineer wants to help businesses connect the database dots

TigerGraph wants to be the Amazon of business – but with a twist. Much like the online retail titan creates product recommendations assembled from multiple databases, this Redwood City-based data graphing company wants to pull information and reco.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2018

If you uploaded photos of your kids to Flickr they might have been used to train AI

The large facial-recognition database MegaFace contains the images of nearly 700,000 people, The New York Times reported. In 2014, Yahoo took photos from the photo-sharing website Flickr uploaded under Creative Commons licenses and put them in a da.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 17th, 2019

Amazon says consumer business turns off final Oracle database

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 16th, 2019

Amazon"s consumer business just shut down its last Oracle database, and says that it reduced its costs by 60% doing it (AMZN, ORCL)

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 15th, 2019

Oracle continues cloud push with new hires and more data centers

Oracle is continuing its campaign for dominance in the cloud against rivals like Microsoft and Amazon — this time by ramping up hiring. Reuters reports that Redwood City-based Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) plans to add about 2,000 new workers world.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2019

Ambarella"s stock plunges after U.S. blacklists 2 China-based customers

Shares of chip maker Ambarella Inc. plunged 14% in premarket trading Tuesday, in the wake of the Trump administration's move to blacklist Chinese technology companies that develop facial recognition and artificial intelligence technology, which the U......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 8th, 2019

NY-based group buys Amazon building in North Carolina for $110 million

Developer Seefried Properties of Atlanta has sold the new Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) fulfillment center in Kernersville, North Carolina, before distribution operations officially begin. The price was just over $110 million. According to a deed filed We.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2019

Amazon building sold New York-based group for $110 million

Developer Seefried Properties of Atlanta has sold the new Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) fulfillment center in Kernersville before the project is completed. The price was just over $110 million. According to a deed filed Wednesday with Guilford County, Se.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2019

JBG Smith submits plans to redevelop half-dozen Crystal City buildings

JBG Smith Properties (NYSE: JBGS) filed plans with Arlington County on Tuesday to redevelop a half-dozen buildings in Crystal City near where it is helping Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) establish its second headquarters. The Chevy Chase-based de.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2019