Wrongful Arrest In Detroit Linked To Facial Recognition

Countries like China have implemented technology like facial recognition to help with law enforcement, and we’ve seen how it has actually come in handy, like when the tech helped police spot a suspect in a crowd during a pop concert. However, this does not mean that facial recognition is reliable.There have been multiple reports and studies done that suggests that facial recognition tech is far from accurate and tends to […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

Amazon Forms Counterfeit Crimes Unit To Tackle Its Fake Products Problem

It isn’t particularly difficult for people to sell products on Amazon. Also, given the sheer number of products being listed, we imagine that it would be rather difficult for Amazon to keep track of everything. While more choices are great for customers, unfortunately, this has also created a product with counterfeit products.So much so that after years of being inundated with complaints of fake products being sold on its platform, […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

US Senators Propose A Bill To End ‘Warrant-Proof’ Encryption

In the past, companies would have to fight requests from law enforcement agencies whenever they are asked to hand over information about their customers. These days, it has gotten a lot easier in the sense that tech companies are handing the encryption keys over to their customers.This means that if law enforcement agencies were to go to Google or Apple and ask for access to a device or information of […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

Drone Caught Trying To Smuggle Drugs From Singapore Over To Malaysia

Drones are great for photography and videography, and since they’re relatively inexpensive, they’re easily accessible to many. However, some have also taken the opportunity to use drones for illegal activity, such is the case where over in Singapore, four suspects were arrested after it was discovered they were trying to smuggle drugs from Singapore across the border to Malaysia.According to Singapore’s Central Narcotics Bureau, local police detected what they claimed […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

US Customs Seize $4,000 Worth Of Fake AirPods

Fake Apple products aren’t exactly new. Given their high-desirability, it’s not surprising that many counterfeiters are hoping to take advantage of that and profit off unsuspecting customers. Thankfully though, it seems that the US will now have slightly less fake Apple products in the market.This is thanks to the US Customs and Borders Protection who have recently announced that they have seized about $4,000 worth of fake AirPods. According to […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

UK Judge Hands Down Jail Sentence Via Skype On The iPhone

With the coronavirus pandemic still ongoing, it means that social distancing has to be practiced. This also means that certain activities that would involve many people being in the same room are no longer possible, at least for now. This includes judicial hearings and court appearances, but it does not mean that the law is put on hold.Over in the UK, Judge Nicholas Barker has conducted what could be considered […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

Wild Lawsuit Sees A Man Sue Apple For $1 Trillion

Every now and then, we see people file lawsuits against Apple for all kinds of grievances. However, it seems that the latest lawsuit filed by a man from Missouri could be one of the wildest lawsuits we’ve seen to date, where he is seeking an eye-watering $1 trillion in damages from the Cupertino company.According to the filing, “On October 29, 2018, Raevon Parker went to the Apple Store in the […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

Rumor Claims iOS 14 Could Introduce Call Recordings

One of the things that Apple loves to sell itself on, would be the company’s commitment to the user’s privacy, which is why we have to question and wonder how accurate a recent rumor is surrounding an alleged upcoming feature of iOS 14. This rumor, coming from IT Home, claims that one of the features of the iOS update is the ability to record phone calls.For those who might be […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

Apple Watch ECG Feature Could Be Launching In Brazil And Japan Next

One of the newer features of the Apple Watch is its built-in ECG monitoring tool. However, due to the nature of the tool, it requires it to be approved by medical bodies in the countries they launch in. As a result, the ECG tool while present in the Apple Watch, is not enabled for various countries around the world.The good news for those living in Brazil and Japan is that […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

Instagram Will Require You To Get Permission Before Embedding Posts On Your Website

Copyright laws can sometimes be a bit confusing, especially with the digital medium that we work with these days. For some, the idea is that if you’re going to publicly share things on social media like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, technically you should also expect it to be reused or reposted.However, the other side of the coin claims that since it is still technically your work, you should be able […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology