Posts in tag

London


LONDON (AP) — As night falls in London, Georgina Rowlands and Anna Hart start applying makeup. Instead of lipstick and eyeliner, they’re covering their faces with geometric shapes. Rowlands has long narrow blue triangles and thin white rectangles criss-crossing her face. Hart has a collection of red, orange and white angular shapes on hers. They’re …

LONDON—Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, the ruler of Dubai, ordered his henchmen to abduct two of his daughters and force them into captivity after they tried to flee from his controlling grasp, according to a British court. One of the women was subjected to inhumane treatment amounting to torture in the view of a British High …

The Metropolitan police commissioner, Cressida Dick, has attacked critics of facial recognition technology for using arguments she has claimed are highly inaccurate and ill-informed. The Met began operational use of the technology earlier this month despite concerns raised about its accuracy and privacy implications by civil liberties groups, including Amnesty International UK, Liberty and Big …

US defence secretary Mark Esper has said using Huawei’s 5G technology in the UK communications network could ‘jeopardise alliances’. The US-European divisions were on stark display in the spat over the Chinese tech giant during Mr Esper’s speech at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday. He again discussed security concerns that ‘reliance on Chinese 5G vendors …

BREAKING > Armed police evacuate London’s Euston station after ‘person is stabbed in mass brawl’ Commuters took to social media to describe chaotic scenes at the station One said armed police were racing towards escalators as passengers fled Reports that Underground station was closed as well as Euston bus station  By James Mills for MailOnline …

Hundreds of young people have been removed from a controversial police list of alleged gang members after claims that it is discriminatory and blighted their life chances, the Guardian has learned. The Metropolitan police’s gangs matrix, which the force says is a vital tool in tackling violence in London, has been found to be breaking …

LONDON (AP) – London police have started using facial recognition cameras to automatically scan for wanted people, as authorities adopt the controversial technology that has raised concerns about increased surveillance and erosion of privacy. London police are using the technology despite warnings from rights groups, lawmakers and independent experts. (Source: CNN) Surveillance cameras mounted on …

Image copyright Arianespace Image caption This year will see Soyuz rockets launching for OneWeb on a near monthly basis The UK-based OneWeb company has sent 34 satellites into orbit on a single Soyuz rocket from Baikonur in Kazakhstan. The start-up is building a mega-constellation in the sky to deliver broadband internet to all corners of …

London, UK – Multiple people were stabbed in London on Sunday before police intervened in what Metropolitan police are calling a terrorist-related incident. BBC reported that several people were stabbed on Streatham High Road on Feb. 2 before officers shot the armed suspect. Witnesses reported hearing three gunshots when police intervened. Videos filmed by bystanders …

Company reimagines the player experience with content and advanced solutions across gaming, iGaming and sports betting LAS VEGAS, Jan. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) will Reimagine Play™ as a global leader in gaming and entertainment with an impressive showing of the industry’s broadest portfolio at ICE London from …