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Chrome 70 adds fingerprint login support for Web Authentication, enables TLS 1.3, and more [APK Download]

Article Contents Chrome 69 was a massive update, as it brought a brand new interface to both desktop and mobile. Now that v69 is on stable, the beta channel has been updated to version 70. This isn’t as big of an update as the previous release, but it still has a few important improvements – […]

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Google promises to stop suggesting ‘my face’ when you type ‘sit on’ in Gboard

Applying machine learning to everything under the sun can be tricky. Case in point: Gboard’s text prediction has been suggesting people type “my face and” after the words “sit on,” resulting in a reference to a sexual act. Google says it’s an accident, though, and it’s working on a fix for the errant suggestion. The keyboard […]

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Facebook’s Push for Facial Recognition Prompts Privacy Alarms

When Facebook rolled out facial recognition tools in the European Union this year, it promoted the technology as a way to help people safeguard their online identities. “Face recognition technology allows us to help protect you from a stranger using your photo to impersonate you,” Facebook told its users in Europe. It was a risky […]

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Newspaper Shooting Shows Widening Use of Facial Recognition by Authorities

SAN FRANCISCO — When the police apprehended a suspect for the shootings at The Capital Gazette’s newsroom in Annapolis, Md., on Thursday, he refused to divulge his name. So the authorities identified the man, Jarrod Ramos, using a different method: facial recognition technology. The revelation shone a spotlight on just how easily and how quickly […]

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When the Robot Doesn’t See Dark Skin

When I was a college student using A.I.-powered facial detection software for a coding project, the robot I programmed couldn’t detect my dark-skinned face. I had to borrow my white roommate’s face to finish the assignment. Later, working on another project as a graduate student at the M.I.T. Media Lab, I resorted to wearing a […]

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AssistENT offers an anti-snoring device you stick in your nose

If you sleep next to someone who snores you know that the endless horking and honking isn’t very fun… and it makes the snorer’s life even worse. Some students and doctors in Baltimore, Maryland, however, have created something that acts like an internal breathing strip to help you breathe better and snore less. Called assistENT, […]

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