Capital Gazette shooter ID’d by facial recognition, but tech has its critics

From CNET A memorial for the victims. Mark Wilson/Getty Images A controversial facial recognition system let police quickly discover the name of the captured suspect in Thursday’s shooting at a Maryland newspaper,... Read more »

Ex-CIA employee ID’d but not charged in Vault 7 leak of hacking tools

From Ars Technica Federal authorities have identified a suspect behind last year’s Vault 7 leak of Central Intelligence Agency hacking tools. The trove published to WikiLeaks included exploits and documents for infecting... Read more »

Here’s the leaked Apple memo about how leaks don’t pay

From CNET Apple wants employees to know that leaks are bad. Leaks will get you caught, fired, and even arrested.  Remember that epic superleak that totally spoiled the iPhone X surprise? According... Read more »

Hiya, a Whitepages spinout, nabs $18M to for its smart caller ID technology

From Techcrunch Hiya came to life a year ago when it was spun out by Whitepages to take on TrueCaller and others in the world of smart caller ID services. Using machine... Read more »

Equifax hack included nearly 11 million US driver’s licenses

From Techcrunch The latest news from the enormous Equifax hack is that the stolen records included 10.9 million driver’s licenses from US citizens, according to the Wall Street Journal’s sources. This isn’t... Read more »