Five Tips For Protecting Your Home While On Vacation

Sep 2 2016 | Written by : Larry Alton| 11 | Share
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When you go on vacation you leave your home vulnerable. With no one there you could risk a break in, arson, or even simply just some vandalism. However, with a few precautions you can work to avoid having these things happen. Your home is supposed to be a safe place, a sanctuary for you and your family,

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New Program DeepFace Will Allow Facebook Amazingly Accurate Facial Recognition

Mar 23 2014 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

As you might well know, Facebook has the largest stockpile of photos in the world. Soon they will be able to find and identify a photo with remarkable accuracy with a new program called DeepFace. What do you think about the ability for Facebook to use facial recognition to identify users? Are we crossing

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Facebook’s Next Big Privacy Change | Social Media Today

Oct 31 2013 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

  A great piece from Social Media Today on Facebook privacy concerns. Somewhere along the line it seems that profits at the super mega social site have trumped everything else. My opinion is such that I feel the worst is yet to come. Facebook just recently acquired the facial recognition company

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Facebook Acquires Facial Recognition Technology Company

Oct 28 2013 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

Happy Monday! Well here you have it, Facebook will soon have the ability to recognize your face. Looks like they have just acquired the technology to do so with another acquisition. From the article: After rumors of a deal have swirled for weeks, Facebook has officially acquired facial recognition technology

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Facedeals: Check-In On Facebook With Facial Recognition. Creepy or Awesome?

Sep 26 2012 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

Now you can check-in to a location on Facebook through facial recognition scanning. The Redpepper ad agency claims to be beta testing a camera on the outside of a “Nashville business” that automatically checks patrons in to a location and offers them deals, after users have given the company access

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Regulation of facial recognition may be needed, US senator says

Jul 19 2012 | Written by : Jake Cmarada| 0 | Share

See on – Technology In Media The growing use of facial recognition by law enforcement agencies and companies raises privacy concerns, Franken says… See on Tags: Al Franken, Facebook, Facial recognition system, Federal Trade Commission, Franken, Google, Law enforcement

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Facial recognition: the case for and against ‘total surveillance’

Jun 25 2012 | Written by : Jake Cmarada| 0 | Share

See on – Technology, Social Media and the Law Facial recognition: the case for and against ‘total surveillance’… See on Tags: Biometrics,, Facebook, Facial recognition system, Photograph, Security, Social Media, Social network 0

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Facebook rumored to buy facial recognition tech startup for up to $100 million

May 28 2012 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

See on – Social Media Curated Ready for another post-IPO Facebook acquisition rumor? Israeli business publication Calcalist reports (in Hebrew) that the social networking giant is eyeing a purchase of face recognition technology company Newsgeek reports that the deal size could

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Google+ Gets Face Recognition, Deeper Gmail Integration

Dec 9 2011 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

Google is on fire today: besides introducing the new activities recommendation engine Schemer, and the news aggregator Currents, the company also improved Google+with several nifty features, including face detection.The new feature is called Find my Face, and it helps tag photos of people in pictures,

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Privacy and Security Fanatic: Augmented Reality Research: ‘Offline to Online Recognition’

Aug 11 2011 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

Via – internetbillboards Augmented Reality Research: ‘Offline to Online Recognition’ “Offline to online recognition” starts with one photo taken in real life. Researchers then used “augmented reality” and data-mined social networks to link cyber faces

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Your Facebook Photos Can Identify You In Real Life

Aug 6 2011 | Written by : Tom George| 0 | Share

Via – internetbillboards Well, this is scary. Researchers have created software that uses public information to ID basically anybody just walking down the street. Stalkers, rejoice. Everyone else, time to find a comfortable mask that you’ll never take off. Using facial recognition

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