An anonymous reader quotes the South China Morning Post: Since last year, many Chinese cities have cracked down on jaywalking by investing in facial recognition systems and AI-powered surveillance cameras. Jaywalkers are identified and shamed by displaying their photographs on large public screens… Developments are also underway to engage the country’s mobile network operators and […]
Enlarge / (L-R) Nathaniel Popper and Charlie Shrem attend Tribeca Talks: After The Movie: The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at the SVA Theater on April 23, 2014, in New York City. (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival) Two of the world’s most famous bitcoin […]
Netflix is starting to play nice to get a better shot at prestigious filmmakers and awards.
World Mental Health Day 2018: Men are less likely than women to discuss mental health issues and far more likely to attempt suicide. Can mobile apps help men save their own lives?
It’s not just about the filters anymore. Snapchat now wants to help you shop.
Amazon.com is investigating internal leaks as it fights to root out fake reviews and other seller scams from its website, the company told WSJ. From the report: Employees of Amazon, primarily with the aid of intermediaries, are offering internal data and other confidential information that can give an edge to independent merchants selling their products […]
Enlarge / Lactobacillus acidophilus and L. casei cultured from a commercial probiotic food gel sold in health food stores. (credit: Getty | Scimat) There’s a pungent cloud of hype and hope around probiotics—and researchers have long tried to clear the air about what the bowel-blasting products can ( and mostly can’t) do. Now, a new […]
Vizio is reportedly working on a way to let TV owners know when it spies on their viewing habits. According to The Verge, the company is developing a “notice program with direct notification to the class through Vizio Smart TV displays.” The Hollywood Reporter first spotted the news. From the report: The news popped up […]
The A4 and the A5 were the last holdouts, but the take rate for the stick shift was hilariously low.