Apple Watch helps cops catch man lying about synagogue stabbing

Apple Watch helps cops catch man lying about synagogue stabbing

A 26-year-old man faked his own stabbing at the West Bloomfield synagogue where he worked and then reported he was attacked because of his Jewish faith, authorities say.

Siri ‘regularly’ records sex encounters, sends ‘countless’ private moments to Apple contractors

Siri ‘regularly’ records sex encounters, sends ‘countless’ private moments to Apple contractors

They claimed accidental activations are much more frequent than Apple lets on, especially with Apple Watch users – and wants the company to own up to the problem.“There have been countless instances of recordings featuring private discussions between doctors and patients, business deals, seemingly criminal dealings, sexual encounters and so on.

Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook at Congress antitrust hearing: How to watch

Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook at Congress antitrust hearing: How to watch

Getty Images Congress on Tuesday will be tackling one of the biggest questions facing the tech industry in decades: Have companies like Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon become so big that they need to be broken up ?Already, the battle lines have been drawn.

Guide On How To Unlock Mac With Apple Watch – Setapp

Guide On How To Unlock Mac With Apple Watch – Setapp

Well, when you connect Apple Watch to MacBook, it allows you to bypass the need to enter a password before you can start using your Mac. Unfortunately, it’s possible to run into instances where your Apple Watch won’t unlock Mac products that are sitting on your desk, throwing out infuriating error messages like “Your Mac was unable to communicate with your Apple Watch.”.

Why do they think they have rights to your data

Why do they think they have rights to your data

And you don’t care?’ Today, every digital service you use (like application or mobile app) and every smart piece of hardware you buy (smart TV, your mobile phone or that fancy gym gadget…), is almost surely watching you.

Artificial Intelligence Experts Issue Urgent Warning Against Facial Scanning With a “Dangerous History”

Artificial Intelligence Experts Issue Urgent Warning Against Facial Scanning With a “Dangerous History”

But AI Now, which was established last year to grapple with the social implications of artificial intelligence, expresses in the document particular dread over affect recognition, “a subclass of facial recognition that claims to detect things such as personality, inner feelings, mental health, and ‘worker engagement’ based on images or video of faces.” The thought of your boss watching you through a camera that uses machine learning to constantly assess your mental state is bad enough, while the prospect of police using “affect recognition” to deduce your future criminality based on “micro-expressions” is exponentially worse.

Apple Watch’s new auto-911 calls after falls may tumble into legal trouble

Apple Watch’s new auto-911 calls after falls may tumble into legal trouble

In other words, if police are alerted by an Apple Watch of a possible injury, they do not need a warrant to enter a home under the "community caretaking" exception to the Fourth Amendment.

Activity tracker like iPhone or Apple Watch now mandatory for John Hancock life insurance

Activity tracker like iPhone or Apple Watch now mandatory for John Hancock life insurance

It will no longer be possible to buy a life insurance policy from John Hancock – one of the largest insurers in the US – without agreeing to use an activity tracker. What about an activity tracker logging a strenuous hike as a risk factor?