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ID CEO Backtracks on Claims Company Doesn"t Use Powerful Facial Recognition Tech

Identity verification company ID.me uses a type of powerful facial recognition that searches for individuals within mass databases of photos, CEO Blake Hall explained in a LinkedIn post on Wednesday. From a report: The post follows a news release fro.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJan 26th, 2022

The weekend’s best deals: Epic PC games sale, 1Password subscriptions, and more

Dealmaster also has discounts on Hulu memberships, AirPods, and LG OLED TVs. Enlarge (credit: Ars Technica) It's the weekend, which means the time has come for another Dealmaster. Our latest roundup of the best tech deals from.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News51 min. ago

Apple talks to suppliers to increase manufacturing efforts outside of China

Apple is intending to decrease its reliance on suppliers working in China, a report claims, with the iPhone maker telling some contract manufacturers it wants to expand production outside of the country.The Apple supply chain in China is having to de.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News5 hr. 21 min. ago

Everything we know so far about a new HomePod model

With Apple discontinuing the original HomePod last year, users were eager for a new iteration of the company’s bigger smart speaker. Although its mini version is slowly expanding globally, it feels that Apple’s audio ecosystem is lacking a more.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 48 min. ago

American Axle to explore sale of company, report says

The supplier has been a stalwart supplier of axles and drivetrain components to automakers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News12 hr. 50 min. ago

Boeing docks crew capsule to space station in test do-over

With only a test dummy aboard, Boeing's astronaut capsule pulled up and parked at the International Space Station for the first time Friday, a huge achievement for the company after years of false starts......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News17 hr. 22 min. ago

Nexteer, Tactile Mobility partner to help cars detect road conditions

Software developed by steering supplier Nexteer and Israeli tech startup Tactile Mobility allows vehicles to detect hazardous road conditions, and even the health of a tire......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News20 hr. 22 min. ago

Best Buy’s deal of the day is $100 off this Dyson cordless vacuum

Best Buy is selling the Dyson V7 Animal, a powerful cordless vacuum, for a more affordable $300 after a $100 discount that's only available for a limited time......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 50 min. ago

iFixit On Right To Repair"s Remaining Obstacles, Hope

iFixit CEO Kyle Wiens sat down with Ars Technica to discuss the fight for the right to repair. Here's an excerpt from their report: Tech repairs got complicated in 1998 when Congress passed the Digital Millennium Copyright Act [PDF]. Section 1201 of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 50 min. ago

Mysterious Firm Seeks To Buy Majority Stake In Arm China

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Register: The saga surrounding Arm's joint venture in China just took another intriguing turn: a mysterious firm named Lotcap Group claims it has signed a letter of intent to buy a 51 percent stake in Arm.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 21st, 2022

Apple"s Headset Said To Feature 14 Cameras Enabling Lifelike Avatars

Citing a report from The Information's Wayne Ma (paywalled), MacRumors reports Apple's long-rumored AR/VR headset is said to feature 14 cameras that enable lifelike avatars with accurate facial expressions. The company is also working with former des.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 21st, 2022

Unique quantum material could enable ultra-powerful, compact computers

Information in computers is transmitted through semiconductors by the movement of electrons and stored in the direction of the electron spin in magnetic materials. To shrink devices while improving their performance—a goal of an emerging field call.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Match Group and Google Reach an Interim Compromise Over App Payments

Match Group, the parent company of dating apps Tinder, Hinge and OkCupid, is getting along better with Google, just by a little bit. From a report: On Friday, Match withdrew its request for a temporary restraining order against the company, which it.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

European Union looks to block Apple’s hardware ‘gatekeeping’

New legislation by the European Union puts Apple in a tough spot as the company will be forced to share previously exclusive hardware and software frameworks......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Modular, DIY-Friendly Framework Laptop Gets Updated With 12th-Gen Intel CPUs

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: An upgradeable laptop is only worthwhile if you can actually upgrade it [...], and Framework is making that possible starting today: The company is introducing a new iteration of the Framework La.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Canada Bans Huawei Equipment From 5G Networks, Orders Removal By 2024

Canada has banned the use of Huawei and fellow Chinese tech giant ZTE's equipment in its 5G networks, its government has announced. From a report: In a statement, it cited national security concerns for the move, saying that the suppliers could be fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Amazon Is Using Gig Economy Drivers To Deliver From Malls

Amazon.com is testing a service that uses the company's sprawling network of gig drivers to fetch packages from mall-based retailers and deliver them to customers. From a report: The program, should it become a permanent part of the e-commerce giant'.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Elon Musk denies sexual harassment claims

Elon Musk denies sexual harassment claims.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Apple Support scam cons woman out of $1500, here’s how to identify fakes

The next time you look for help with one of your devices, beware of Apple Support scams. With multiple tech support scams out there, bad actors are looking to take your money. One Denver woman found out the hard way after seeking help with her new i.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Boeing Is Ready to Launch Starliner, a Rival to SpaceX’s Dragon

The company’s uncrewed spacecraft will fly to the International Space Station, and if successful, will give NASA astronauts another way to get to orbit......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Nuclear Fusion Is Already Facing a Fuel Crisis

It doesn’t even work yet, but nuclear fusion has encountered a shortage of tritium, the key fuel source for the most prominent experimental reactors......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022