Mobile

How Munich’s IDNow uses AI and biometrics to enable mobile authentication

As people increasingly rely on mobile gadgets to handle everyday chores, they frequently run into old-fashioned requirements to present paper-based forms of ID to verify a wide range of transactions. To eliminate this cumbersome step, IDnow wants to make authentication as easy as taking a selfie. The technology is particularly of interest to mobile-based financial […]

Photography

With flip-out lenses, the Vuze XR transforms from 2D to 180-degree VR camera

Previous Next The HumanEyes Vuze XR is a compact, dual-lens camera with an integrated handle and a neat party trick: The back-to-back lenses can flip forward to transition from 360-degree, two-dimensional video to 180-degree, three-dimensional video. After teasing the camera in July, HumanEyes announced the full list of features and U.S. availability on October 25. […]

Computer

Lenovo Yoga Book C930

With an E Ink display instead of a keyboard, plus an extraordinarily thin chassis, the Lenovo Yoga Book C930 ($ 949.99) comes very close to being a futuristic tablet PC of the sort you might recognize from a TV show or movie like HBO’s Westworld. But despite looking 22nd-century and having novel features like the […]

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Andy Rubin, the creator of Android, reportedly had bondage sex videos on his work computer, paid women for 'ownership relationships,' and allegedly pressured an employee into oral sex

Brian Ach/Getty On Thursday, The New York Times published more details about the allegation that led to Android founder Andy Rubin’s dismissal from Google in 2014. The Times reported that Rubin was found to have pressured a woman with whom he had an extramarital relationship into performing oral sex in a hotel room in 2013. […]

Gaming

The 13 best horror games of all time

Some people love to experience horror. Real, pure, unfiltered and unabashed horror. There are different forms of entertainment to accomplish this, and one of the most popular is through playing video games. Luckily, there’s no shortage of horror titles available designed specifically to creep out, terrify, and send you into a heart racing and adrenaline […]

Photography

Google’s Night Sight turns blurry late-night photos into Instagram gold

Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends Google’s Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones take amazing photographs, but a feature coming soon will radically improve low-light pictures via artificial intelligence. It’s called Night Sight, and it uses A.I. and the Pixel’s HDR+ processing to dramatically boost colors and brightness for photos captured in super-dark environments. Night Sight is […]

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Facebook gets maximum fine for the catastrophic Cambridge Analytica data breach

ReutersMark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO and chairman. Facebook has been stung with the maximum possible fine by Britain’s privacy watchdog for the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office fined Facebook £500,000 ($ 645,000), the highest punishment it can dish out for a data breach. More follows. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Business Insider India