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Spanish authorities raid Google over possible tax evasion, fraud

Members of the Spanish tax office have raided Google’s Spanish headquarters at the Picasso Tower in Madrid, whilst conducting investigations into possible tax evasion/fraud regarding Google’s VAT payments and its tax submissions as a non-residential entity in the country. According to El Mundo (Spanish language), Google, whose European operation is retains its headquarters in Dublin… Read More


Gait recognition made possible for very low-resolution video

A group of Spanish researchers have used the power of neural networks to create an effective system of fingerprinting the way that people walk – even at resolutions as astonishingly low as 80 x 60 pixels. The emerging biometric technology of gait recognition is among the most controversial methods of ‘fingerprinting’ individuals – ironically because… Read More