Day: June 21, 2019

Privacy fears after used Nest cameras were hit by bug that let their previous owner SNOOP on the person that bought it next

Privacy fears after used Nest cameras were hit by bug that let their previous owner SNOOP on the person that bought it next

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Annie Palmer | The Daily Mail | Source URL Google has reportedly fixed an issue in used Nest cameras that had fueled a wave of privacy concerns.  Used versions of Nest smart cameras were hit by a bug that could have potentially allowed the previous owner to snoop on […]

Sensitive data of more than 250 MILLION people to be handed over to Amazon as the US upgrades security on a system used to identify suspected terrorists, immigrants and criminals

Sensitive data of more than 250 MILLION people to be handed over to Amazon as the US upgrades security on a system used to identify suspected terrorists, immigrants and criminals

iSpeech Ian Randall | The Daily Mail | Source URL Amazon will be looking after biometric data on more than 250 million people as the US Department of Homeland security seeks to upgrade its identification systems. It is part of a plan to replace the department’s existing biometric/biographic database setup […]

Could Amazon spy on your home? Tech giant’s plans for neighbourhood patrol drones spark fears they could be used to collect data Big Brother-style

Could Amazon spy on your home? Tech giant’s plans for neighbourhood patrol drones spark fears they could be used to collect data Big Brother-style

iSpeech Diane Apen |The Daily Mail | Source URL Amazon is considering launching drones that patrol neighbourhoods and could even call the police if they spot something amiss, according to a patent. The company may set up a subscription service for worried homeowners that means its delivery aircrafts fly overhead […]

The real-life RoboCop! Californian police deploy crime-fighting droids to patrol the streets

The real-life RoboCop! Californian police deploy crime-fighting droids to patrol the streets

iSpeech.org Victoria Bell | The Daily Mail | Source URL California police have deployed a RoboCop style machine onto the streets to fight crime by monitoring and surveiling streets and parks. Dubbed the ‘HP Robocop’, it was unveiled this week by the Huntington Park police department to ‘keep a watchful eye […]