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ONCE the stuff of dystopian science-fiction, facial recognition is fast becoming part of everyday life.

CHECKING in to a hotel can be a laborious process involving hotel staff manually examining travel documents but a new automated system under way here promises to get guests their room keys much...

[WASHINGTON] IBM weighed in Tuesday on the policy debate over facial recognition technology, arguing against an outright ban but calling for "precision regulation" to protect privacy and civil...

[WASHINGTON] A civil liberties watchdog on Thursday sued the FBI and other federal agencies claiming the government is improperly withholding information on how it uses a facial recognition...

[PENANG, Malaysia] As Asian cities turn to technologies such as facial recognition and artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver social welfare and public services, urban experts on Thursday urged...

NO CASH, no cards, no wallet and no smart phone: China's shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods by looking into a screen as the country embraces facial-recognition technology.

[BEIJING] No cash, no cards, no wallet, and no smartphones: China's shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of their heads as the country embraces facial payment technology....

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook on Tuesday said facial recognition technology applied to photos at the social network will be an opt-in feature.

[PINGDINGSHAN] In a village in central China's Henan province, amid barking dogs and wandering chickens, villagers gather along a dirt road to trade images of their faces for kettles, pots and tea...

[SAN FRANCISCO] San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate tools that local Silicon...

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