Intel is using its RealSense tech for facial recognition
Intel has found another use for its RealSense depth-sensing camera. It married the tech with a neural network to develop a facial recognition system that can enable access to the likes of smart locks and ATMs with only a glance.
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Facebook’s redesigned Pages make it easier to see verified content
In its biggest refresh since it finished rolling out its new desktop website last year, Facebook showed off a new Pages design on Wednesday.
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Windows 7 is still running on at least 100 million PCs
Windows 7 appears to still be running on at least 100 million machines, despite Microsoft ending support for the operating system a year ago. ZDNet has been analyzing the proportion of PCs still running Windows 7 across various analytics reports.
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The big day has arrived for Samsung’s entire Galaxy S10 family
As awesome of a job as Samsung has managed to do in kicking off the Android 11 update for its newest and greatest flagships and then spreading the love to several older and humbler smartphones late last year, one extremely popular high-end handset family was still left waiting until 2021.
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Amazon reportedly developing radar-equipped sleep apnea tracker
Amazon is developing a new Alexa-powered device that can track and monitor for signs of sleep apnea using radar, according to a new report from Business Insider.
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US intelligence agencies say Russia was likely behind the SolarWinds hack
America’s intelligence community has issued a joint statement naming Russia as the most likely source of the SolarWinds hack.
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Google confirms plans for new Nest Cam lineup this year
The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is no longer available to buy, Google has confirmed to 9to5Google, after the site noticed that the camera was out of stock in most countries around the world.
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