All posts tagged with Privacy & surveillance
03/13/2017 / By Daniel Barker

Amazon’s voice-activated virtual assistant, Alexa, may soon have the capability to identify who is speaking to it – a feature

http://www.robotics.news/2017-03-13-big-brother-amazons-alexa-programmers-are-working-on-voice-identification-software.html

03/06/2017 / By D. Samuelson

According to a 2013 report from The Washington Times, it was predicted that by 2018 the skies over America would be populated

http://www.robotics.news/2017-03-06-department-of-transportation-using-drones-to-spy-on-motorists.html

12/28/2016 / By D. Samuelson

Uber blames it on the humans who must be behind the wheel while Uber’s test automobiles are learning to drive themselves on California roads, says The

http://www.robotics.news/2016-12-28-ubers-self-driving-car-runs-red-light-raises-questions-on-safety.html

08/30/2016 / By D. Samuelson

Looking down. It’s become a social construct in this transhuman trending age. Cervical spine and neck surgeons may be in

http://www.robotics.news/2016-08-30-terminator-in-the-sky-a-i-systems-to-surveil-human-activity-and-report-to-the-cia.html

06/14/2016 / By Greg White

Would you trust a robot cop over an actual cop? That is the dilemma Chinese citizens are facing with the

http://www.robotics.news/2016-06-14-new-riot-police-robots-emerge-in-china-armed-with-electronic-shock-capabilities-as-the-world-moves-to-let-machines-establish-order.html

05/23/2016 / By Jennifer Jablonski

The possibility of drones being fitted with firearms and explosives has forced the NYPD to crack down on illegally operated

http://www.robotics.news/2016-05-23-nypd-might-be-adding-drone-pilots-to-terrorist-database.html

03/24/2016 / By Greg White

Renault-Nissan has confirmed plans to release more than 10 autonomous cars by 2020. The vehicles will be equipped with cutting

http://www.robotics.news/2016-03-24-renault-nissan-confirms-10-plus-autonomous-cars-by-2020.html

01/11/2016 / By Greg White

As technology continues to grow, our expectation of privacy unfortunately shrinks with it, especially in the wake of the development

http://www.robotics.news/2016-01-11-new-counter-uav-system-destroys-drones-by-severing-connection-between-the-aerial-vehicle-and-its-pilot.html

12/16/2015 / By John Allen

Do you know what “RFID” stands for? If not, you should, because you probably carry it around with you everywhere

http://www.robotics.news/2015-12-16-your-drivers-license-passports-and-credit-cards-are-all-subject-to-electronic-surveillance-protect-your-privacy-with-this-exclusive-powerful-tool.html

11/18/2015 / By Greg White

Walmart has recently tested a facial recognition software, known as FaceFirst, which can purportedly stop shoplifters dead in their tracks. The system

http://www.robotics.news/2015-11-18-walmarts-anti-theft-facial-recognition-software-sparks-privacy-concerns.html

11/12/2015 / By Chris Draper

The University of California, San Diego, has just launched a robotics institute that intends to create machines capable of interpreting body language,

http://www.robotics.news/2015-11-12-new-robotics-institute-to-develop-machines-that-can-know-your-thoughts-and-feelings.html

11/11/2015 / By Chris Draper

Two distinguished senators are now examining the use of secret cellphone tracking systems by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The

http://www.robotics.news/2015-11-11-senators-demand-to-know-why-the-irs-is-using-secret-cellphone-systems.html

10/29/2015 / By Greg White

As the sale of civilian drones continues to skyrocket in Latin America, so do the crime rates. Like all kinds of

http://www.robotics.news/2015-10-29-drone-use-and-crime-rates-skyrocket-in-latin-america.html

10/22/2015 / By roboticsnews

Remember those guys you knew in high school who played World of Warcraft zealously, aspired boldly to work as a

http://www.robotics.news/2015-10-22-new-tsa-blunder-leads-to-lockpickers-3d-printing-master-keys-to-government-approved-locks.html