• 'That will leave the U.S. behind': Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei speaks with Yahoo Finance
    Finance
    Akiko Fujita and Krystal Hu

    'That will leave the U.S. behind': Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei speaks with Yahoo Finance

    Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei sat down with Yahoo Finance’s Akiko Fujita in an exclusive interview from his company's headquarters in Shenzhen. This is the transcript of the conversation.

  • Do body cameras make the police and the public safer?
    Politics
    Mike Bebernes

    Do body cameras make the police and the public safer?

    In theory, the use of police body cameras is easy to endorse, offering an unvarnished account of what happens when police and citizens interact. In practice, however, the technology's rollout in recent years has been complicated and rife with conflict.

  • Privacy vs. security: The fight over facial recognition
    News
    Mike Bebernes

    Privacy vs. security: The fight over facial recognition

    Facial recognition technology is suddenly everywhere. Whether you're at the airport, at a sporting event or even just walking the streets of your city, there's a decent chance you're not only being watched, but also identified from your image. Last week, San Francisco became the first U.S. city to ban its government, including the police, from using facial recognition technology.

  • Concern over facial recognition technology unites progressives and conservatives in Congress
    News
    Casey Darnell

    Concern over facial recognition technology unites progressives and conservatives in Congress

    More than half of Americans are unwittingly included in facial recognition systems nationwide.

  • In the Middle East, a booming market for spy technology
    Politics
    Jenna McLaughlin

    In the Middle East, a booming market for spy technology

    As weapons sales to Gulf countries soar, defense companies flocked to last month’s bi-annual International Defense Exhibition in Abu Dhabi. But amid the usual displays of machine guns, helicopters, and tanks, in the quieter corners of the showroom floor, purveyors of intelligence and surveillance products also hawked their wares to governments and law enforcement agencies worldwide.