• Thousands of US police officers and public servants have reportedly used Clearview's controversial facial recognition tech without approval

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Over 7,000 police officers and public servants in the US have been using or testing Clearview AI's facial recognition software without authorization from their departments, according to a report from BuzzFeed News .
    The outlet reviewed data and found that those individuals were taking advantage of the tool through free trials that Clearview sent to them. Clearview's marketing strategy included distributing free trials to email addresses of not only agencies but to individual employees. Officers and public employees would then use it, without their superiors knowing...
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  • US Air Force hypersonic weapon test ended in failure after the missile failed to launch

    US Air Force hypersonic weapon test ended in failure after the missile failed to launch

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement A US Air Force bomber tried and failed to launch a test missile for a new hypersonic weapon during a long-awaited first flight test Monday.
    The Air Force said in a statement that it suffered "a setback in demonstrating its progress in hypersonic weapons on April 5 when its first booster vehicle flight test encountered an issue on the aircraft and did not launch."
    A B-52H Stratofortress bomber was unable to complete the launch sequence when it tried to release the booster test vehicle for the AGM-183 Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon in the skies above the Point Mugu...
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