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New face recognition algorithm knows you better than you know yourself


Every now and then, something comes along that promises to reboot the debate on a hot button issue. A new algorithm developed at the Chinese University of Hong Kong looks set to do just that, pitting privacy advocates against technologists in a fresh fight over facial recognition technology.

Dubbed GaussianFace,...

Is face recognition firm Viewdle on Google’s wishlist?


Could improved facial recognition technology be on the way for Google products like Android, Google+ and Picasa? So suggests CNET news, reporting on a planned purchase of computer vision company Viewdle by the Internet giant. According to yesterday's CNET article, the deal is expected to close today, with Google...