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 […]

LG V30 2018 Version Launch Set for MWC 2018, to Offer AI-Based Image Recognition

LG on Tuesday announced that it is set to launch the 2018 version of the original V30 flagship at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. The announcement follows another from earlier this year, when the company said it would be abandoning its annual smartphone cycle, and only launch phones when needed, with a focus on new variants of its […]

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Tipped to Come With 3D Facial Recognition Feature

Xiaomi is expected to unveil its Mi Mix 2 smartphone later this year and alleged screenshots from the smartphone have now surfaced on the Internet. Interestingly, the leaked screenshots reportedly suggest that the next generation of the bezel-less display smartphone will come with a 3D facial recognition feature. The alleged Mi Mix 2 screenshot, shared by a user […]

Samsung Galaxy S8’s Bixby Assistant Will Be Able to Do Visual Search, Text Recognition: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S8 to come with a virtual assistant called Bixby It will be integrated into native apps It is pegged to use the camera to do visual search as well If all the leaks are true, there’s a lot to be excited about in the Samsung Galaxy S8. One of the big additions […]

Google Now on Tap Gets Optical Character Recognition to ‘Read’ Photos

Google has quietly pushed out a new feature to its Google Now on Tap service – optical character recognition (OCR). The search giant additionally rolled out a small but useful feature in an update forGoogle Docs. Initially spotted by some users on Reddit, the OCR feature on Google Now on Tap seems to be in […]