New satellite’s camera can see inside your apartment | Daily Mail Online

A new satellite that is orbiting the Earth can create high resolution images of nearly any place on our planet using radar – and is powerful enough to penetrate the walls of buildings. Capella-2, designed by Capella Space, uses Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), which can view the Earth regardless of air visibility, cloud covering or time …

Smallest Super Bowl – 70 agencies heavy security

As the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kansas City Chiefs take their marks on the 50-yard line Sunday at Super Bowl LV, 70 federal, state and local agencies will be flanking Raymond James Stadium. Hundreds of law enforcement officers, including 500 personnel from the Department of Homeland Security, are descending on the most sparsely attended National …

China Creates ‘Database of Its Citizens Voices’ to Boost Surveillance | Time

The Chinese government has collected tens of thousands of “voice pattern” samples from targeted citizens and is inputting them into a national voice biometric database, according to a Human Rights Watch report published Monday. The idea is that an automated system, thought to still be in development, will use the database to pick out individual …

‘Predictive policing’ algorithm monitors and harasses families

A Florida sheriff's office deployed a futuristic algorithm that uses crime data to predict who is likely to commit another crime. In a sweeping six-month investigation published this week, The Tampa Bay Times found that the algorithm relies on questionable data and arbitrary decisions, and leads to the serial harassment of people without any evidence of specific …

Creepy ‘Geofence’ Finds Anyone Who Went Near a Crime Scene | WIRED

Police increasingly ask Google and other tech firms for data about who was where, when. Two judges ruled the investigative tool invalid in a Chicago case. IN 2018, 23-YEAR-OLD Jorge Molina was arrested and jailed for six days on suspicion of killing another man. Police in Avondale, Arizona, about 20 miles from Phoenix, held Molina …

Singapore drones to enforce social distancing

Singapore implements the use of drones to enforce social distancing measuresSource: Singapore drones to enforce social distancing TEL AVIV/SINGAPORE, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Beware, Singaporeans standing too close, automated drones might be keeping an eye on you from above. Singapore's police have been trialling two pilotless drones developed by Israel's Airobotics to help enforce social …

Singapore:  Electronic tags to enforce quarantine

The devices will track wearers' movements, and any attempt to leave home will trigger an alert to the authorities Coronavirus is changing the world in unprecedented ways. Subscribe here for a daily briefing on how this global crisis is affecting cities, technology, approaches to climate change, and the lives of vulnerable people. SINGAPORE, Aug 3 …