• Microsoft will no longer invest in facial recognition technologies

    2 monthes ago - By Digital Trends

    It will end its investment in controversial Israeli company AnyVision
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  • Microsoft ends investments in facial recognition startups

    Microsoft ends investments in facial recognition startups

    2 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    Microsoft is ending its minority investments in facial recognition startups and is pulling its stake in AnyVision, which is an Israeli startup that is facing controversy.
    AnyVision has been facing backlash after reports detailed how it has been using facial recognition to surveil Palestinians around the West Bank. This report infringed on Microsoft's promise that it would not use facial recognition to impede on democratic freedoms.
    Although it was revealed that AnyVision limited the facial recognition technology to border crossing, Microsoft is backing out to ensure that it remains clear...
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