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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

I tried a $235 custom K-beauty facial for my acne scars

Savor Spa, located in New York City, incorporates K-beauty practices into all of its organic skin-care treatments.  The $235 Champagne Couture facial is a completely customizable treatment based on skin concerns. Insider produ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 13th, 2019

Amazon’s Echo has a new command: Alexa, forget everything I just said!

Amazon.com 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

Raleigh company partners with Amazon to support thousands during Covid-19

A Triangle tech company already seeing a massive spike in demand during the pandemic has a new initiative alongside a global tech giant to roll out its product to thousands more seniors. This week, Raleigh-based K4Connect, announced a new .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals53 min. ago

Amazon Studios’ Hope leaves movies co-head role for producer gig

Amazon Studios co-Head of Movies Ted Hope is stepping down from his role to enter a producing deal with the company. Beginning June 2, Hope will enter a multi-year, first-look deal with Culver City, California-based Amazon Studios, reported.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals11 hr. 22 min. ago

Contractors building massive Amazon fulfillment center on Albuquerque"s Westside

Seattle-based Amazon plans to open a 465,000 square-foot, multi-level fulfillment center in Albuquerque next year near I-40 and Atrisco Vista. The facility is expected to open in late 2021, according to a news release from Bernalillo County posted on .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 26th, 2020

How voice assistants will soon alter the way we work

Voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Google Assistant are embedded in tens of millions of devices today. As of the second quarter of 2019, U.S. smart speaker ownership rose to 76 million, with the devices finding their way into.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 19th, 2020

How voice assistants will soon alter the way we work

Voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Google Assistant are embedded in tens of millions of devices today. As of the second quarter of 2019, U.S. smart speaker ownership rose to 76 million, with the devices finding their way into.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 19th, 2020

"Does Nest work with Alexa?": How to connect Nest devices to Alexa for various at-home commands

Shutterstock Yes, your Nest device can work with Alexa to control your Amazon Echo speaker using voice command. You can connect Alexa to Nest video doorb.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 18th, 2020

Popular café and bakery chain Specialty"s closing for good

The California-based chain's decision leaves landlords, including Amazon and Vulcan, in the lurch......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2020