Tag: Microsoft

Microsoft Wins $10 Billion Pentagon Cloud Contract, Beating Amazon

Microsoft Wins $10 Billion Pentagon Cloud Contract, Beating Amazon

iSpeech John Harney & Naomi Nix | Bloomberg | Source URL Microsoft Corp. has won the sought-after JEDI cloud computing contract with the Pentagon valued at as much as $10 billion over a decade, dealing a blow to the market leader, Amazon.com Inc., which had been the front-runner. The decision, […]

Facebook and Microsoft team up on $10 million Deepfake Detection Challenge to fight the growing threat of deceptive AI-altered videos

Facebook and Microsoft team up on $10 million Deepfake Detection Challenge to fight the growing threat of deceptive AI-altered videos

Powered by iSpeech The Daily Mail | Source URL As concerns grow over the threat of AI-generated ‘deepfakes’ videos, some of the top names in tech have revealed a plan to fight fire with fire. Deepfakes can, quite literally, put words in a person’s mouth; in recent examples, footage of […]

CBP Claims Its Airport Facial Recognition Isn’t A Surveillance Program; FBI Has 640M Photos According To Watchdog; Congress Wants Rules

CBP Claims Its Airport Facial Recognition Isn’t A Surveillance Program; FBI Has 640M Photos According To Watchdog; Congress Wants Rules

iSpeech Aaron Kesel | Activist Post | Source URL The Customs And Border Protection (CBP) has hilariously claimed that its facial recognition in airports across the U.S. isn’t a surveillance program, Nextgov reported. Meanwhile, a government watchdog organization has made the horrifying claim that the FBI has 640 million photographs it can rummage […]

Microsoft calls for regulation of facial-recognition technology

Microsoft calls for regulation of facial-recognition technology

text to speech Steven Musil | cNet | Source URL The tech giant warns the technology could be used to create a 1984-like dystopia. Microsoft is urging governments to enact legislation next year that requires facial-recognition technology to be independently tested to ensure accuracy, prevent unfair bias and protect individuals’ […]

The Top Cloud-Based AI Services

https://www.ispeech.org Datamation | Source URL | Originally Published: Sept 11, 2018 The major cloud providers have each rolled out a cloud-based AI service. We take a deep dive on the big players, whose AI services are markedly different from one another. Businesses that want to use AI run into a major roadblock: […]

IBM Used NYPD Surveillance Footage to Develop Technology That Let’s Police Search by Skin Color

iSpeech The Intercept | Source URL IN THE DECADE after the 9/11 attacks, the New York City Police Department moved to put millions of New Yorkers under constant watch. Warning of terrorism threats, the department created a plan to carpetManhattan’s downtown streets with thousands of cameras and had, by 2008, centralized its video surveillance […]