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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 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

China"s facial recognition rollout reaches into mobile phones, shops and homes

China on Sunday put into effect new regulations that require Chinese telecom carriers to scan the faces of users registering new mobile phone services, a move the government says is aimed at cracking down on fraud......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 2nd, 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

Code words, chaos, sky-high prices in China"s mask market

Desperate to find a new supply of protective face masks, executives at an American health-care services company last month began poring over videos shot inside Chinese factories -- and listening closely for gibberish......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 15th, 2020

Code words, chaos, sky-high prices in China"s mask market

Desperate to find a new supply of protective face masks, executives at an American health-care services company last month began poring over videos shot inside Chinese factories -- and listening closely for gibberish......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 15th, 2020

Chinese police reportedly put a professor under house arrest, cut his internet, and kicked him off social media after he criticized President Xi over the coronavirus

Reuters A Chinese professor who wrote a scathing essay criticizing President Xi Jinping's handling of the novel coronavirus was placed under house arrest and had his internet services cut, The Guardian reported, citi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 17th, 2020

Huawei cyber security chief says no operator gives it access to intercept equipment

Huawei's cyber security chief said on Friday that he was not aware of any mobile operator ever having given the Chinese company access to the equipment used to intercept calls when required to do so by security services......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. says China’s Huawei can gain ‘back door’ access to mobile networks around the world

U.S. officials say Huawei Technologies Co. can covertly access mobile-phone networks around the world through “back doors” designed for use by law enforcement, as Washington tries to persuade allies to exclude the Chinese company from their networks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 11th, 2020

Huawei P40 release date in March, to launch without Google support

This year hasn’t been a smooth ride for Huawei. Due to the U.S.-China trade war, the Chinese tech giant lost access to Google services. Despite... The post Huawei P40 release date in March, to launch without Google support appeared first on ValueWalk......»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 18th, 2019

Huawei"s next major P40 flagship phone will reportedly launch in March 2020 without any Google apps

Huawei's next major flagship phone, the Huawei P40, will reportedly arrive in March 2020 without Google's mobile services. Huawei consumer boss Richard Yu told French tech publication Frandroid that the Chinese tech fir.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 18th, 2019

Dow Jones Newswires: Vodafone to collaborate with Amazon Web Services

The U.K. telecommunications group said it will make AWS’s wavelength service available in Europe, to provide access to edge-computing capabilities to developers, Internet of Things, devices and end users......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 4th, 2019

Australia’s government is floating an idea to scan internet users" faces before they can watch porn online

Morris MacMatzen/Getty Images Australia's Department of Home Affairs is floating an idea to use a facial recognition system called "The Capability" to access age verification on porn and gambling .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 29th, 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