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West Virginia will try mobile voting for troops serving abroad

12 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Despite our skepticism of applying tech to the electoral process, CNN reports that after limited tests earlier this year , West Virginia is planning to roll out mobile voting...
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Congress seeks more info on Amazon's facial-recognition tech

24 days ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

Yesterday, the ACLU published a report showing that Amazon's Rekognition facial mapping software could have some serious problems with accuracy. A test scanned every current...
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Amazon's facial recognition identified lawmakers as lawbreakers

24 days ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

The ACLU put Amazon's Rekognition facial scanning software to the test and the results were more than a little troubling. Comparing "every current member of the House and...
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Microsoft calls on Congress to regulate facial recognition

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   5 articles

In a blog post today, Microsoft President Brad Smith called for Congress to begin considering regulation of facial recognition technology, calling it "the technology of the...
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MLB is bringing biometric ticketing to select ballparks

1 month ago   |   Engadget

Clear announced a new partnership today with Major League Baseball and Tickets.com that will let fans opt for biometric ticketing at certain MLB ballparks. Those who link their...
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Australian airport begins passport-free biometric check-in trials

Australian airport begins passport-free biometric check-in trials

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Qantas passengers who travel through Sydney Airport will be among the first groups of travelers to use facial recognition in automated check-ins, bag drop, lounge access and...
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Microsoft improves facial recognition across skin tones, gender

Microsoft improves facial recognition across skin tones, gender

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   5 articles

Facial recognition is everywhere. The technology is used in China to make kids pay attention and in California to order burgers. You can of course use your face to unlock your...
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Orlando didn't renew its facial recognition contract with Amazon

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

The Orlando Police Department is one of the law enforcement groups that has been testing Amazon's facial recognition service Rekognition, using it in its headquarters and in...
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Employees ask Amazon not to sell face recognition to law enforcement

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

A group of Amazon employees has penned a letter to company chief Jeff Bezos, asking him to stop selling facial recognition to law enforcement. They said that "in the midst of...
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Beijing subways may soon get facial recognition and hand scanners

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget

A bio-ID surveillance framework that can recognize subway users may soon come to Beijing. China Daily reports two forms of bio-recognition being put forward - palm touch and...
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The next 'Rainbow Six: Siege' update shakes up a familiar formula

The next 'Rainbow Six: Siege' update shakes up a familiar formula

Ubisoft has revealed the full details for Rainbow Six: Siege's upcoming Operation Grim Sky update, and it's clear that this is as much about changing the mechanics of the game... Read more ...

Forza Horizon 2 to be delisted from Xbox Store next month

Forza Horizon 2 to be delisted from Xbox Store next month

Say goodbye to Forza Horizon 2. Forza Horizon 2 is an open-world racing game for Xbox One and Xbox 360 which takes you all over Italy. The title launched in 2014 and garnered... Read more ...

À 16 ans, un jeune australien pirate des fichiers sécurisés à Apple

À 16 ans, un jeune australien pirate des fichiers sécurisés à Apple

Un jeune adolescent de Melbourne de 16 ans est parvenu à pirater durant une année les systèmes d'Apple, ce qui constitue une sacrée prouesse. Pour le défendre, son avocat... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Watch: Everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy Watch: Everything you need to know

Samsung has finally introduced a sequel to the Galaxy Gear S3 smartwatch - called the Samsung Galaxy Watch. The new device features a slick design, Samsung's Tizen operating... Read more ...

Google testing revised Pixel launcher that features one change to the search bar

Google testing revised Pixel launcher that features one change to the search bar

Google is apparently considering a new version of the Pixel launcher that will presumably debut on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. XDA has obtained a version of the launcher that... Read more ...

Des news du robot Opportunity, toujours en pleine tempête martienne ?

Des news du robot Opportunity, toujours en pleine tempête martienne ?

La Nasa est sans nouvelle d'Opportunity. La faute à une grosse tempête qui a tout obscurci, et qui a poussé le Rover à se mettre en mode panne depuis le 12 juin dernier... Read more ...

This 64GB Samsung Galaxy S8 for T-Mobile is down to $350 today

This 64GB Samsung Galaxy S8 for T-Mobile is down to $350 today

Replace your current device with this sleek smartphone at a discount. Samsung is offering the T-Mobile edition of the Galaxy S8 smartphone for just $350 today. As it regularly... Read more ...

Microsoft to bring its Windows 10 note-taking app to Android and iOS this year

Microsoft to bring its Windows 10 note-taking app to Android and iOS this year

Microsoft has a nifty note-taking app for Windows 10 users, Sticky Notes, but that won't remain a desktop affair for too long, as the Redmond-based company plans to bring it to... Read more ...

Adidas is partnering with Twitter to stream high school football games

Adidas is partnering with Twitter to stream high school football games

Twitter and Adidas are partnering to launch a new series called “Friday Night Stripes,” an eight-game series of high school football games that will stream live on the social... Read more ...

Cover your home in smart devices with three Echo Dots for just $25 apiece

Cover your home in smart devices with three Echo Dots for just $25 apiece

The ultimate smart home. If you add three Echo Dot smart devices to your cart and use the code DOT3PACK during checkout, the price will drop from $119.97 down to $74.97. That's... Read more ...