After previously denying they had used a controversial facial-recognition app that harvested billions of personal photos from social media, Calgary police now say some officers did, in fact, use the Clearview AI software."The Calgary Police Service does not use Clearview AI in any official capacity
Regina Police Chief Evan Bray said he's heard the claims that Regina Police Service (RPS) email addresses were provided to the company behind a controversial facial recognition technology, but that his force is not using the technology."We're a big police service with 600 men and women that
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Boeing acknowledged Friday it failed to conduct full and adequate software tests before the botched space debut of its astronaut capsule late last year.A software error left the Starliner capsule in the wrong orbit in December and precluded a docking with the International Space
Canadians are frustrated by the high prices they pay for wireless internet and the problem will only get worse unless the industry's regulator makes a dramatic move to increase competition, a consumer advocacy group said Friday."Mobile services are at a crisis point," OpenMedia executive
Scientists have released new images of a mysterious object that has joined Earth’s orbit.The object created excitement earlier this week when it was announced that it appeared to be a new “minimoon” that had arrived in Earth’s orbit.
OTTAWA — The federal privacy commissioner is investigating the RCMP's use of cutting-edge facial-recognition software.The technology made by American company Clearview AI gathers huge numbers of images from various sources that can help police forces and financial institutions identify people.Yet
Plan to drain Congo peat bog for oil could release vast amount of carbonDrilling in one of the greatest carbon sinks on the planet could release greenhouse gases equivalent to Japan’s annual emissions, experts warn
More than two million acres worth of crops from last year remain on the ground throughout Saskatchewan, according to the president of the Agricultural Producers of Saskatchewan.Todd Lewis says farmers who already have their combines out on the fields in February is a good — albeit unusual — occurrence
Astronomers have detected the biggest explosion ever seen in the universe.The vast blast came from a supermassive black hole and left a crater so big that it could hold 15 Milky Ways, according to the researchers behind the discovery.
Scientists have discovered something they didn't think existed: an animal that can't breathe oxygen, and obviously doesn't need to.That animal is a parasite called Henneguya salminocola, distantly related to jellyfish. It lives in the muscles of salmon and trout, causing unsightly little
Facebook has cancelled its F8 developer conference due to fears around the spread of the coronavirus. The event, which is the social media giant’s biggest of the year, was due to take place in San Jose on May 5 and 6. More than 5,000 developers and entrepreneurs attended the conference last year. However
The RCMP has for the first time acknowledged using controversial facial recognition technology that has raised privacy concerns, saying it was used in the Mounties' efforts to crack down on online child sexual abuse.The RCMP acknowledged use of Clearview AI's facial recognition technology in
A mobile text messaging service, successfully used in Kenya to support HIV positive patients, may soon be available to British Columbians where it could be adopted for those self isolating at home to prevent transmission of the coronavirus.Richard Lester, an infectious diseases physician with Vancouver
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronomers have discovered the biggest explosion seen in the universe, originating from a super-massive black hole.Scientists reported Thursday that the blast came from a black hole in a cluster of galaxies 390 million light-years away.The explosion was so large it carved out
Biggest cosmic explosion ever detected left huge dent in space. Eruption in black hole 390m light years away punched cavity the size of 15 Milky Ways
Earth has a tiny new companion in its journey around the sun — at least for now.The new "mini-moon" is an asteroid called 2020 CD3. It's about 1.9 to 3.5 metres in diameter, roughly between the size of a cow and a hippopotamus.It was confirmed to have been captured and "temporarily
The new Xbox will be able to leap straight back into games – even if the console has been rebooted.The latest feature to be revealed will mean that usual problems like updates won't kick players out of games, and they will be able to pick up back where they started.
Common toxin made in gut can cause bowel cancer, scientists findDiscovery suggests screening for bug that creates toxin could prevent thousands of cases