Everything must be connected right now! Go! Do it! It’ll be great….
Then I’ll be able to order my Iced Half Caff Ristretto Venti 4-Pump Sugar Free Cinnamon Dolce Soy Skinny Latte so I can pick it up on the way to work as I cycle past the coffeee shop without breaking a sweat… Marvelous!
In the last few years, several groups have announced that their facial recognition systems have achieved near-perfect accuracy rates, performing better than humans at picking the same face out of the crowd.
But those tests were performed on a dataset with only 13,000 images—fewer people than attend an average professional U.S. soccer game. What happens to their performance as those crowds grow to the size of a major U.S. city?
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick tackled two of his company's biggest controversies on Thursday: It's treatment of drivers and its refusal to fingerprint.
Kalanick sat down with Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to President Obama, at the seventh annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Palo Alto, California. He was one of a number of successful startup founders who came to give advice to aspiring entrepreneurs. Airbnb's Brian Chesky, LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman and 23 and Me's Anne Wojcicki also spoke.
Isis hackers release new 'random' kill list with 4000 names from database previously available online
An Islamic State (Isis)-affiliated hacker group called the Caliphate Cyber Army (CCA)has released a new "kill list" on social media, with names, addresses and emails of over 4,000 people from across the globe. While almost half of the names in the list are of Americans, residents of the UK, France, Canada and India have also reportedly made it to the list.
It looks like Blackberry has placed its handsets production onto death row and, failing a last minute appeal, could be headed for silicon heaven soon.
Chief Executive John Chen said a decision would be made by September on the future of the unit, which has suffered a sustained drop in sales in recent quarters.