The director of a video of showing a woman being catcalled on the streets of New York has weighed in on the seeming racial disparity of the men featured.
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is buying Face.com, a facial-recognition technology company that helps people tag photos on the Web by figuring out who is in them. Face.com says that by working with Facebook directly it will have more opportunities to develop technology that people will use.
The Israeli company announced the acquisition on its blog on Monday. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Face.com did not say whether its website will continue to run after the acquisition. Facebook commonly shutters sites that it acquires and folds in their employees to its work force. So far, Instagram, which it's buying for nearly $1 billion, has been the only exception.
In a statement, Menlo Park, Calif.-based Facebook confirmed the deal but declined to elaborate on the terms or plans for the company.
A trending viral video shows a woman enduring 10 hours of street harassment and catcalls to show what it's like to be a woman simply walking down the streets of New York City.
The carcass of a 38,000-year-old woolly mammoth went on display Tuesday in Moscow.
What would you do if you found thousands of dollars stuffed in bank bags in the middle of the street? It happened to an off-duty California Highway Patrol officer.
A motorcyclist was traveling on northbound state Route 163 when he came up on a crash scene, and as a camera attached to his helmet recorded, he sprang into action to help.
There can't be many people who pick an air carrier based solely on the quality of their inflight food, but those who do might want to pay attention to the latest awards from New York food mag Saveur.
A swarm of bees attacks a quadcopter during a flight over Miami Beach.
A YouTube video shows a group of motorcyclists challenging a police officer on a San Francisco highway.
A woman who stabbed pencils in her eyes during a suicide attempt is suing Los Angeles County, claiming her photo was snapped at a hospital and went viral online.