Tech companies’ facial recognition bans unlikely to affect federal agencies
The missions of the Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, and Transportation Security Administration are broader than that of police, and the market is far bigger than a few companies.
CBP seeks info on body-worn cameras for use by Border Patrol
The agency is also curious about whether these cameras have facial recognition capabilities.
Navy wants info-sharing software to help prevent violent attacks in the DC area
The Navy is looking for software to increase information sharing and to "crowdsource" uploading of suspicious activity.
Many workers at AI companies have reservations about law enforcement use, survey finds
Slightly more than half of the Microsoft, Google and Amazon employees said they "are willing to create AI software used by law enforcement."
DHS’s opioid detection challenge yields 8 finalists
Could measuring how X-rays are diffracted when they pass through a parcel help find illicit drugs?
The FBI is looking to the cloud to stop the next terrorist attack
The bureau is looking to the cloud to solve its ongoing data crisis.