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Anonymizing personal data 'not enough to protect privacy,' shows new study

With the first large fines for breaching EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulations upon us, and the UK government about to review GDPR guidelines, researchers have shown how even ...

3 hours ago from TechXplore

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Lancaster University students' data stolen by cyber-thieves

The university, which alerted police, was subject to a "sophisticated and malicious" phishing attack.

9 hours ago from BBC Technology

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Facebook's Tasbi prototype squeezes and vibrates your wrist to feel games played in virtual reality

The wearable works by using a mixture of vibrations and squeezes that mimic the effects of haptic feedback like the kind found in popular mobile devices such as the iPhone.

22 hours ago from Daily Mail

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The Best of the Best Cosplay From San Diego Comic-Con 2019

San Diego Comic-Con 2019 has ended, leaving us with another year before returning to the San Diego Convention Center for that amazing cosplay we love so much. We’ve been sharing videos and pictures ...

Mon 22 Jul 19 from Gizmodo

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Glitches, bandwidth plagued a now defunct pilot of Amazon's facial recognition software in Orlando

The Orlando Police department ended its trial of the technology, called Rekognition, after 15 months of glitches and concerns over whether the technology was actually working.

Fri 19 Jul 19 from Daily Mail

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This deep neural network fights deepfakes

Seeing was believing until technology reared its mighty head and gave us powerful and inexpensive photo-editing tools. Now, realistic videos that map the facial expressions of one person onto ...

Fri 19 Jul 19 from TechXplore

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This AI Solves The Rubik’s Cube Way Better Than You

(Credit: rcherem/shutterstock) In 1974, an architecture professor named Erno Rubik built a movable piece of art to help his students understand three-dimensional problems. Though his own ...

Fri 19 Jul 19 from Discover Magazine

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Oakland, Calif., bars city from using facial recognition technology

Oakland police and other city departments will not use facial recognition technology under a new policy—the third of its kind in the United States.

Thu 18 Jul 19 from TechXplore

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Virtual reality glove system takes shape in digital realm

A glove focused on user experience in interacting with virtual objects is in the news. This virtual reality glove is the topic of a research article. The researchers described their virtual ...

Fri 19 Jul 19 from TechXplore

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