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Published on: July 27, 2019

‘Deepfakes’ Trigger a Race to Fight Manipulated...

Startup companies, government agencies and academics are racing to combat so-called deepfakes, amid fears that doctored videos and photographs will be used to sow discord ahead of next year’s U.S. presidential election.

Published on: July 22, 2019

Truepic CEO Explains Future of Image Veracity i...

Watch Truepic CEO discuss the future of imagery in the Disinformation and Deepfakes era with Bloomberg Technology host Emily Chang. (35 minute mark)

Published on: July 12, 2019

Fake news is real — A.I. is going to make it mu...

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” has long been a staple on nursery room shelves for a reason: It teaches kids that joking too much about a possible threat may turn people ignorant when the threat becomes an actual danger.

Published on: July 1, 2019

Fight fake news with blockchain: How image veri...

As a diplomat in Syria, Mounir Ibrahim witnessed firsthand the power of visual truth through images captured on the smartphone. Unfortunately, he also noticed that visual truth could be corrupted and altered, and that genuine evidence can be dismissed as fabricated images. This led him ...

Published on: March 17, 2019

This San Diego startup is fighting fake news an...

Qualcomm is working with a San Diego software startup that’s trying to stamp out Internet fakery by flagging photos and videos that have been tampered with.

Published on: February 19, 2019

This image-authentication startup is combating ...

Early one morning in April 2017, a series of horrific photos and videos began hitting Facebook and YouTube showing civilians in a rebel-held area of northern Syria writhing on the ground and gasping for oxygen as deadly sarin-based gas—which witnesses said was dropped from the sky by th...

Published on: February 13, 2018

Valentine’s Day Scams? There’s An A...

Ahead of Valentine’s Day, the FBI has warned Americans to beware of romance scammers, who step up their hunt this time of year. Trolling chat rooms and social media, they often pose as Americans working or traveling abroad, romancing their victims and coaxing them into substantial loans...

Published on: January 25, 2018

How a blockchain-based digital photo notary is ...

When you listen to Jeff McGregor talk, he sounds like a skeptic: “You really just can’t trust anything you see on the internet these days,” he told Digital Trends. “But we do everything online, whether it’s meeting your future spouse or buying a home.”

Published on: January 25, 2018

The anti-fraud tech that’s gone from Tind...

With user-submitted images increasingly being used by insurers during the claims process – and sometimes even relied upon entirely – the potential for fraud is rising. But in today’s world, thousands of apps exist that allow for the manipulation of photos and videos, from editing their ...

Published on: December 22, 2017

Truepic app lets journalists instantly verify i...

This summer, the sophistication of artificial intelligence — and its grave implications for the ‘fake news’ era — went viral. The University of Washington’s Synthesizing Obama project showed it’s now possible to create highly realistic videos of public figures, replicating their voices ...