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China speeds up its subway with palm scanners and facial recognition

China speeds up its subway with palm scanners and facial recognition

1 hour ago   |   Digital Trends

The Chinese capital of Beijing is now considering the introduction of "bio-recognition technology" to its subway stations. This technology would include palm scanners and...
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Beijing subways may soon get facial recognition and hand scanners

1 day 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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Using mobile money in Afghanistan, researchers develop product that helps people to save

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   3 articles

Billions of people worldwide, particularly those in developing countries, face challenges saving money. They may already hold a device that can assist them in the palms of...
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Palm oil: The carbon cost of deforestation

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

A recent study by EPFL and the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research shows that intensive farming of palm oil has a major impact on the environment...
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Beijing subway to get 'bio-ID' tracking systems: China Daily

1 day ago   |   Reuters

SHANGHAI - The Chinese capital, Beijing, is looking at introducing "bio-recognition technology", including palm scanners and facial recognition cameras, to speed up passenger...
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The EU Says A New Law Will Expel Palm Oil From Europe. The Evidence Suggests Otherwise

5 days ago   |   Forbes

Lawmakers say the change will make palm oil disappear from European fuel within ten years. Biofuel proponents and foes alike are both sceptical.
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E3 2018: Captain Spirit is a Significant Piece of Content, Not a Quick Throwaway

5 days ago   |   N4G   |   2 articles

Dontnod Entertainments The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit is a significant piece of content, says Toby Palm.
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How Logitech brings sophistication to PC gaming accessories

How Logitech brings sophistication to PC gaming accessories

5 days ago   |   TechRadar

Gaming hardware these days seems to be louder than ever, with exaggerated designs and enough RGB lighting to make the Vegas strip look dull. Thankfully, that doesn't apply to...
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Sustainable certified palm oil scheme failing to achieve goals

7 days ago   |   Phys.org

There is little evidence that a certification scheme for palm oil plantations is improving protection of critically endangered orangutans in Borneo, researchers say.
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Check out this adorable bluetooth controller for the Nintendo Switch

Check out this adorable bluetooth controller for the Nintendo Switch

7 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

8bitdo debuted a bunch of gaming controllers at E3 this week, but honestly, we only care about one. The Zero 2 is an adorable little bluetooth controller that fits in the palm...
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Review: Mario Tennis Aces review - Anyone for doubles?

Review: Mario Tennis Aces review - Anyone for doubles?

The Mario Tennis series is a bit like that former tennis prodigy who never quite broke through to the big time. Early signs of spontaneous genius appear to have been gradually... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S10 prototype shows off an almost bezel-free design

Samsung Galaxy S10 prototype shows off an almost bezel-free design

We might have just had our first look at the Samsung Galaxy S10 , or at least a prototype of it, and if so then next year's phone could be very different to the Samsung Galaxy... Read more ...

EU takes first step in passing controversial copyright law that could...

EU takes first step in passing controversial copyright law that could ‘censor the internet'

The European Union has taken the first step in passing new copyright legislation that critics say will tear the internet apart . This morning, the EU's Legal Affairs Committee... Read more ...

Nokia X6 shortly appears on global website, taken down quickly

Nokia X6 shortly appears on global website, taken down quickly

The Nokia X6 has surely crossed Chinese borders as all evidence points to a launch in Taiwan soon. We're also aware that the handset should go global after a Taiwan launch... Read more ...

There's an Amazon deal of the day on a 3-qt Instant Pot, but this 6-qt...

There's an Amazon deal of the day on a 3-qt Instant Pot, but this 6-qt cooker costs even less

The Instant Pot Ultra is one of the most popular multi-use cookers on Amazon for so many good reasons. That's why it's such great news that one of Amazon's deals of the day on... Read more ...

Logitech's one-day sale has discounted mice, keyboards, speakers, and more

Logitech's one-day sale has discounted mice, keyboards, speakers, and more

These prices won't last long! As part of its Gold Box deals of the day, Amazon has a variety of Logitech PC accessories on sale, with prices starting at $14. Some of these... Read more ...

Microsoft News launches on Android and iOS as rebranded MSN app

Microsoft News launches on Android and iOS as rebranded MSN app

Microsoft is launching rebranded Microsoft News apps for both iOS and Android today, alongside using its news engine to power news across a variety of Microsoft products. While... Read more ...

Report: AT&T backed committee chairman aims to water down California's...

Report: AT&T backed committee chairman aims to water down California's 'tough' net neutrality bill

At the end of last month, the California State Senate passed a bill that would impose a version of net neutrality on ISPs and wireless carriers in the state. The bill calls for... Read more ...

PUBG is copying Fortnite's smartest feature with its new seasonal Event Pass

PUBG is copying Fortnite's smartest feature with its new seasonal Event Pass

Battle royale game Playerunknown's Battlegrounds is releasing its new, smaller Sanhok map on Friday , and with it will come a new type of subscription service that will feel... Read more ...

Up close with the Galaxy S9 in 'Sunrise Gold'

Up close with the Galaxy S9 in 'Sunrise Gold'

Samsung teased a gold color variant of the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus two days ago, and now it's officially announced the availability. Starting June 24th, you'll be able to get the... Read more ...