Taxi firm introduces facial recognition

A ride-hailing service called Careem (similar to Uber but operating in more than fifty cities in the Middle East and North Africa) is adding facial recognition software to its driver app to help with customer safety. Is the actual driver the authorized driver? The...

Team Dragon vs AI programme

In a series of poker matches totaling 360,000 hands and hosted in Hainan island (China) over a five-day period, a group of engineers, computer scientists and investors called “Team Dragon” played an AI programme for prize money. Team Dragon, led by a...

Possible Russian involvement in Brexit vote

A UK lawmaker’s committee report appears to imply that a website (used to register for voting in the EU ‘Brexit’ referendum) may have been caused to crash by a cyber attack carried out by a foreign power. DDoS attack? The Public Administration and Constitutional...