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Google: No Plans for Glass Facial Recognition Apps (At This Time)

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Google has told the world that it will not approve any facial recognition software for Glass until it's had time to have a good think about it. Officially, Google says it "won't be approving any facial recognition Glassware at this time." Google has told the world that it will not approve any facial recognition software for Glass until it's had time to have a good think about it. Officially, Google says it "won't be approving any facial recognition Glassware at this time." 0 Comments

Superfish Debuts ShapeRank for Visual Search; Near Matches More Exciting Than Exact

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With the explosion of visual content orientated social networks such as Pinterest, visual search seems to be back on the agenda. Visual search company, Superfish, have announced an update that could improve search on image heavy content sites. With the explosion of visual content orientated social networks such as Pinterest, visual search seems to be back on the agenda. Visual search company, Superfish, have announced an update that could improve search on image heavy content sites. 0 Comments

Facebook Settles Privacy Lawsuit, Buys Facial Recognition Company Face.com

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Facebook has been ordered to pay $10 million to charity to settle a U.S. lawsuit over Sponsored Stories for using images of users without compensation or offering an opt out. Facebook has also acquired facial recognition software company Face.com. Facebook has been ordered to pay $10 million to charity to settle a U.S. lawsuit over Sponsored Stories for using images of users without compensation or offering an opt out. Facebook has also acquired facial recognition software company Face.com. 0 Comments

Real Names: Google+, Government & The Identity Ecosystem

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Why is Google motivated to take such a hard line on identifying people by their real name on Google+? The simple answer, perhaps, is that Google and the government both want to make the Internet more about accountability, rather than anonymity. Why is Google motivated to take such a hard line on identifying people by their real name on Google+? The simple answer, perhaps, is that Google and the government both want to make the Internet more about accountability, rather than anonymity. 0 Comments

Google Buys Facial Recognition Company PittPatt

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Google has picked up a facial recognition group known as PittPatt. PittPatt's technology is likely to be used in Google+, although the potential applications are broad. Google has picked up a facial recognition group known as PittPatt. PittPatt's technology is likely to be used in Google+, although the potential applications are broad. 0 Comments

New Search App Could Make Hooking Up A Lot Easier

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Singles are always looking for bars with the right percentage of potential partners. Using facial recognition software, SceneTap is an app that can tell you the ratio of men to women at participating bars. However, will it be a hit with the ladies? Singles are always looking for bars with the right percentage of potential partners. Using facial recognition software, SceneTap is an app that can tell you the ratio of men to women at participating bars. However, will it be a hit with the ladies? 0 Comments

Google Inside Search Event Recap: What's New in Mobile, Voice & Image Search

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Mobile search took center stage at yesterday's Google Inside Search Event. In addition to debuting new technology, Google also announced that some mobile features are coming to PCs, including voice search and the ability to search by image. Mobile search took center stage at yesterday's Google Inside Search Event. In addition to debuting new technology, Google also announced that some mobile features are coming to PCs, including voice search and the ability to search by image. 0 Comments

Facebook's Face Recognition Tagging Feature Signalling Photo Search?

Facebook is currently testing a new feature for pictures that allows automatic recognition of faces and subsequent faster tagging of photos, thanks to newly-acquired technology company Divvyshot. Facebook is currently testing a new feature for pictures that allows automatic recognition of faces and subsequent faster tagging of photos, thanks to newly-acquired technology company Divvyshot. 0 Comments