Axon’s AI Ethics Board resigns over plan to surveil schools with armed drones

Nine of 12 members of an ethics board appointed by Axon to advise its technology decisions have resigned, citing the company’s plan to install Taser-equipped drones and pervasive surveillance at

Axon (formerly Taser) grows like a weed as it refocuses on body cams

Taser's decision to relaunch itself as Axon and give away thousands of body cameras could have been interpreted either as a growing company looking to expand or a desperate one scrambling for purchase

With AI investments, Taser could use its body camera division for predictive policing

After announcing that it would shift some of its emphasis away from non-lethal weapons to police body cameras, for a fleeting moment it felt like the company synonymous with sticks that electrocute pe

Taser rebrands as Axon and offers free body cameras to any police department

Taser is now Axon. The brand has been a household word for years, but the company felt it was time to leave that identity behind and double down on the body camera and digital evidence management side

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Taser Adds Former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor To Its Board

Taser, the public safety company probably best known for its eponymous electric stun-guns used by law enforcement people to immobilise suspects, is announcing a new board appointment that points t

Photo-Sharing Service Familiar Gets Acquired By Taser’s Evidence.com For An Enterprise Turn, After Offers From Twitter And More

The consumerization of enterprise services is one of the more persistent trends in the world of IT today, and today it's gaining yet more ground by way of an acquisition: <a target="_blank" href="http

Taser, Taser, FUN: Reporter Gets Shot By The Guts Of The Taser Grenade

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/01.jpeg">Sure this is a permutation of the old old news chestnut, "Reporter gets shot by Taser, falls to ground," but this one involves t

Taser Shockwave will take out a herd of charging rhinos

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/tasermaster.jpg" /> <em>Taser, taser, burning bright in a show of force tonight</em> When I posted that <a href="http://www.crunchgear.c

Because the world needed a semi-automatic Taser

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/x3_01-web.jpg" alt="x3_01-web" title="x3_01-web" width="630" height="420" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-103369" />Thugs the world

Jack Cover, inventor of the Taser, dies at 88

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/45036223.jpg">Taser inventor Jack Cover died of pneumonia last Saturday at 88 years of age. A life-long inventor, Cover began work on the

Taser may have affected man's heartbeat, which they're not supposed to do

Sure, we all get a laugh at someone else’s expense when watching taser videos on YouTube, but did you know that the device may affect your heartbeat? That’s not cool, especially since Tase

Tasers are all the rage with consumers these days

Do you own a man-stopping Taser? According to today’s New York Times magazine—where’d I put my elitist latte and copy of Harper’s Bazaar?—more and more consumers are buyi

Taser to Sell Tasing Shotgun Shell

All we are saying/Is give potentially lethal shots to the head with an electronic shotgun shell a chance Taser is one of our least favorite companies — they make weapons and then deny their leth

CrunchGear Week in Review: Mixed MMORPGs

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Tampon Taser

Want to freak out an unshaven man with a flashlight and black watch cap? Shock him with the leads of the Tampon Stun Gun, a pink Taser-like device designed for ladies — or the men who dress up l