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Midstate Mysteries: New DNA technology may help track down a killer in 1987 Nashville cold case | News

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – New DNA technology may help track down a cold case killer from more than thirty years ago.

The focus of the murder investigation centers on cigarette butts from the 1980s.

The Kroger where the deadly shooting happened is still there.

A woman by the name of Carolyn Phillips finished up her grocery shopping and was escorted to her car by a worker. Soon after, she ran into trouble.

“She started blowing the horn to try and draw attention,” Detective Matthew Filter with the Metro Nashville Police Department said.

Phillips drew attention to the man who pointed

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Global Contactless Biometrics Technology Market Report 2020: Market is Expected to Reach $22.44 Billion by 2026, Growing at a CAGR of 18.3% from 2019 to 2026 | News

DUBLIN, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The “Global Contactless Biometrics Technology Market Analysis 2020” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The Global Contactless Biometrics Technology market is expected to reach $22.44 billion by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 18.3% from 2019 to 2026.

Biometrics can be defined is the technique used to recognize and record a person’s unique traits by an electrical device. Contactless biometric technology offers the use of touchless authentication technology, which provides a safer mode based on hygiene and convenience.

Factors such as rising demand for the high level of security, increasing focus on

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U.S. Lawmakers Aim to Curtail Face Recognition Even as the Technology IDs Capitol Attackers | Technology News

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers are moving ahead with efforts to ban facial recognition software even as the technology helps identify supporters of President Donald Trump who ransacked their workplace and forced them to evacuate this month.

Researchers and law enforcement have been running photographs from the Jan. 6 siege of the Capitol through facial recognition, which looks for similar faces in databases of mugshots, social media headshots or other images.

“It’s a great tool,” said Michael Sheldon, research associate at the nonprofit Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab, whose mission includes protecting democratic institutions.

Sheldon said he provided

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Stressed Out? Blame Bad Technology | Investing News

NEW YORK (Reuters) – There is no question that we are all more dependent on technology than ever. So what happens when that tech does not work?

In the past, Emily Dreyfuss used an old-school strategy: She yelled.

When Amazon’s Alexa spat out wrong answers or misunderstood questions, Dreyfuss let the virtual assistant have it.

“I used her as a scapegoat for my feelings,” said Dreyfuss, a writer and editor for Harvard’s Shorenstein Center. “When you have a non-sentient and annoying device in your home, who isn’t doing what you want, I talked to her in not the nicest terms.

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Fox News, Newsmax air statements debunking voter-fraud claims they pushed on air

NEW YORK — Two election technology companies whose names have come up in President Donald Trump’s false charges of widespread voter fraud in the presidential election are fighting back, prompting unusual public statements from Fox News and Newsmax.

The statements, over the weekend and on Monday, came after the companies Smartmatic and Dominion raised the prospect of legal action for reporting what they said was false information about them.

Both companies were referenced in the campaign’s suggestion that vote counts in swing states were manipulated to the advantage of President-elect Joe Biden. The companies deny several statements made about them,

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