Facebook facial recognition faces class-action suit

Image copyright Getty Images Facebook must face a class action lawsuit over its use of facial recognition technology, a California judge has ruled. The lawsuit alleges that Facebook gathered biometric information without users’ explicit consent. It involves the “tag suggestions” technology, which spots users’ friends in uploaded photos; the lawsuit says this breaches Illinois state […]

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Samsung’s latest smartphone can’t connect to the internet. Like, at all.

Run, if your parents ever buy you this phone.Image: samsung, mashable composite By Raymond Wong2018-04-14 21:45:25 UTC Well, here’s something you don’t see announced often (or ever, for that matter): A smartphone that can’t connect to the Internet. That’s right, Samsung’s new Galaxy J2 Pro (it ain’t a “pro” anything if it can’t go online) […]

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