Day: November 14, 2018

Strange Looking ‘Tesla Tower’ In Texas Aims To Transmute Electricity Wirelessly

Strange Looking ‘Tesla Tower’ In Texas Aims To Transmute Electricity Wirelessly

Arjun WaliaCE | Collective Evolution | Source URL Is it possible to transmit electricity wirelessly? Some claim yes, that this type of technology was not only utilized in ancient times, like in Egypt for example but also by 19th-century scientists and mystic Nikola Tesla. Although Tesla has become quite a […]

USSOCOM, Army look to biometrics industry for new technologies for SOF of the future

A Request for Information (RFI) on methods of continuously authenticating user identity by a person’s distinctive characteristics using software-based biometrics or behavioral profiling is being sought by the Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG), Huachuca Division, Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Meanwhile, under a continuing Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), the US Special […]

DHS-wide biometrics programs, issues, detailed in data mining report to Congress

The comprehensive, legally mandated new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Privacy Office’s Data Mining Report to Congress provides detailed updates on modifications, additions, and other developments to numerous department-wide programs that involve extensive data mining of biometric information to support DHS’s mission to protect the homeland, and provides examples of […]

Google’s “Smart City of Surveillance” Faces New Resistance in Toronto

Ava Kofman | The Intercept | Source URL The world’s most ambitious “smart city,” known as Quayside, in Toronto, has faced fierce public criticism since last fall, when the plans to build a neighborhood “from the internet up” were first revealed. Quayside represents a joint effort by the Canadian government agency […]

National facial recognition database to use loyalty rewards to identify American shoppers

Mass Private I | Source URL For years, I have been warning people about facial recognition in retail stores, but this story might convince you to avoid retail stores altogether. A recent article in Biometric Update. com (BU) reveals that retail stores have a master plan to convince Americans to […]