Facebook Must Face Class Action Over Facial Recognition: US Judge

A US federal judge ruled on Monday that Facebook must face a class action lawsuit alleging that the social network unlawfully used a facial recognition process on photos without user permission. The ruling adds to the privacy woes that have been mounting against Facebook for weeks, since it was disclosed that the personal information of millions of users […]

Honor 7A With Dual Cameras, Dual Speakers, Face Unlock to Launch on April 2

Huawei sub-brand Honor will launch a new mid-range smartphone in the market next week – the Honor 7A. The company has reportedly sent out invites for an event to be held on April 2 where it will officially announce the handset. Ahead of the launch, some of its specifications and features have surfaced online and they suggest minor […]

Lava Z91 With 18:9 Display, Face Unlock Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Lava on Wednesday expanded its Z-range of smartphones with the launch of a new model – the Lava Z91. The company has four smartphones in its Z-series- Lava Z60, Lava Z70, Lava Z80, and Lava Z90 – which it had launched in October last year. The Lava Z91 price in India has been set at Rs. 9,999. The dual-SIM Lava Z91 runs […]

Android Smartphone Makers Looking at iPhone X-Like Face ID Feature: KGI’s Kuo

Apple’s Face ID, the new biometric feature that Apple introduced with the iPhone X, could soon trickle down to Android smartphones. According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, Android smartphone makers are increasingly inquiring about 3D-sensing technologies. Without identifying any of these OEMs, Kuo said that before Apple officially unveiled the iPhone X, Android smartphone makers were looking […]

With Selfie Safety, Your Password Will be Written All over Your Face

The selfie is about to get severe. Already ubiquitous at parties and for capturing Instagram- worth landscapes, the act of raising asmartphone to your face and finding the appropriate picture angle ought to take on a whole newfunction in human beings‘s finances. A few banks, tax businesses and tech organizations are making the selfie an […]

Trolls Who Impersonate Others Online Could Face UK Charges

Britain’s prosecution service says people could be charged if they create fake online profiles in order to harass or humiliate others. The Crown Prosecution Service says it is updating its guidelines to reflect “new and emerging crimes” in the social media age. Director of Public Prosecutions Alison Saunders said Thursday that “we are seeing more […]

Shots Fired as Flipkart and Snapdeal CEOs Face Off on Twitter

Twitter users on Friday were witness to an ugly sight as CEOs of rival Flipkart and Snapdeal traded barbs on the social network. It all started with a tweet by Flipkart’s founder and Executive Chairman, Sachin Bansal. Reacting to news that Chinese giant Alibaba would step up its India operations, Bansaltweeted that Alibaba starting operations […]

‘Syrian Electronic Army’ Members Face Hacking Charges

US authorities Tuesday unveiled criminal charges against three members of the so-called “Syrian Electronic Army,” which gained notoriety for hacking into news media outlets and making bogus social media posts. The Justice Departments said criminal indictments named Ahmad Umar Agha, 22; Firas Dardar, 27; and Peter Romar, 36, all Syrian nationals. Arrest warrants were issued […]