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Did iPhone X's Face ID already get fooled?  (The 3:59, Ep. 316)     – CNET
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A security company says it was able to trick Face ID. Also: a worthy alternative to Samsung’s Galaxy S8, and Firefox’s big new upgrade.

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Hackers say they broke Apple’s Face ID. Here’s why we’re not convinced
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Enlarge (credit: Bkav) Security researchers say they used a $150 mask to break the Face ID facial recognition that locks Apple’s new iPhone X. The work may be a significant, it may be little more than a stunt with few real-world consequences, or it could possibly be something in the middle. So far, it’s impossible […]

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iPhone X review: Day one with Face ID and animojis     – CNET
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Face ID, the edge-to-edge OLED screen and life with no home button. This week we’re collecting all we learn about the iPhone X right here. Welcome to our living review.

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Apple May Have Fudged iPhone X's Face ID
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Apple reportedly has reduced the accuracy of the iPhone X Face ID feature to speed up production. It’s not clear how much the new specs will reduce Face ID’s efficacy, but if the reporting is accurate, there could be problems recognizing changes in facial hair, glasses and other ancillary features, suggested Gerrit Schneemann, senior analyst […]

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Apple answers Sen. Al Franken’s privacy concerns over Face ID     – CNET
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The tech giant reiterates points from its own report last month, including that the iPhone X doesn’t store or send biometric information.

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iPhone X: How Face ID works     – CNET
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It’s like a tiny Microsoft Kinect embedded in your phone, plus machine learning.

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How Many Ways Might iPhone X's Face ID Go Wrong?
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When Apple unveiled its iPhone X on Tuesday, officials highlighted the device’s advanced functionality, including what truly could be a game changing feature, its facial recognition technology. The new handset, which will sell for a whopping $1,000, allows users to unlock it simply by looking at it. The 10th anniversary edition of Apple’s flagship mobile […]

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iPhone 8 secrets leaked? Face ID, new AirPods and more     – CNET
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An alleged leak reveals many features expected to the unveiled at Apple’s Sept. 12 event, including new AirPods and animated emojis that react to your expressions.

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Why our brains lead us astray when we take things at face value
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Enlarge / Faces. (credit: Anna Carol / Flickr) The Industrial Revolution was a dizzying time. People were moving from small outposts to big cities; they were crossing borders and settling far from their roots. Society had been so much simpler for the past couple of million years, when everyone for the most part lived in […]

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