Day: November 16, 2019

Google almost made 100,000 chest X-rays public — until it realized personal data could be exposed

Google almost made 100,000 chest X-rays public — until it realized personal data could be exposed

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Douglas MacMillan & Greg Bensinger | The Washington Post | Source URL Two days before Google was set to publicly post more than 100,000 images of human chest X-rays, the tech giant got a call from the National Institutes of Health, which had provided the images: Some of them […]

Google ‘DOES blacklist sites, has targeted conservative news sites and changes its algorithms to favor big businesses,’ claims new report – despite the tech giant’s denials

Google ‘DOES blacklist sites, has targeted conservative news sites and changes its algorithms to favor big businesses,’ claims new report – despite the tech giant’s denials

iSpeech.org Sophie Curtis | The Daily Mail | Source URL Google is secretly blacklisting certain sites to prevent them appearing in search results – despite publicly denying doing so – according to an investigation. The Wall Street Journal report claims that the search giant has been blacklisting certain spam sites […]

Facebook App Is Secretly Accessing iPhone Users Camera

Facebook App Is Secretly Accessing iPhone Users Camera

Convert Text to SpeechMac Slavo  | SHTFPlan | Source URL While unsuspecting iPhone users read their daily dose of mainstream media news, the Facebook app is secretly accessing the camera on their smartphones. But Facebook says not worry: it’s only a bug… Users, however, are rightly concerned that Facebook is […]

Google Has Its Eyes On Our Health and Banking Data — Project Nightingale and Project Cache

Google Has Its Eyes On Our Health and Banking Data — Project Nightingale and Project Cache

https://www.ispeech.org Aaron Kesel | Activist Post | Source URL There has been serious backlash against Google for hoarding health data of 50 million Americans through Project Nightingale. The once social media giant is now shifting focus from just a search engine and video platform with its subsidiary YouTube, to a […]

Scientists Create Holograms You Can See, Hear, and Feel

Text to Speech Kristin Hauser | Futurism | Source URL We’ve seen holograms of human organs, circus elephants, and even long-dead musicians. But now, researchers from the University of Sussex have found a way to create cutting-edge holograms that you can not only see but also hear and even feel […]

A new smartphone app will let people identify mysterious drones flying overhead and find out who they belong to and what they’re used for

A new smartphone app will let people identify mysterious drones flying overhead and find out who they belong to and what they’re used for

Text to Speech Michael Thomsen | The Daily Mail | Source URL The world’s largest drone manufacturer has announced plans for a new smartphone app that lets users identify mysterious drones flying around their neighborhood. Developed by DJI, the Shenzhen based drone giant, the unnamed app is targeted for a […]

NOW: Digital rights activists are using facial recognition software to scan thousands of faces in Washington, DC, “searching” for members of Congress, lobbyists, and the press

NOW: Digital rights activists are using facial recognition software to scan thousands of faces in Washington, DC, “searching” for members of Congress, lobbyists, and the press

iSpeech FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 14, 2019 Contact: Evan Greer, 978-852-6457, press@fightforthefuture.org “This should probably be illegal,” Fight for the Future action will show why face surveillance should be banned Digital rights group Fight for the Future is currently conducting live facial recognition surveillance in Washington, DC, using Amazon’s commercially […]

Verizon Wants to Turn Fiber Networks into Citywide Sensors

Verizon Wants to Turn Fiber Networks into Citywide Sensors

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Skip Descant | Government Technology | Source URL A partnership between the telecommunications company and technology company NEC is looking at whether the fiber-optic networks coursing through cities can be used to glean real-world intelligence. Vehicle counts, traffic slow-downs and other pieces of data central to traffic management may […]