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Intel 9th gen mobile processors are here

Published on 04/24/2019 @ 8 AM EST
The 9980HK is the flagship which Intel says can offer “up to 18 percent higher fps” for gaming than last year’s release. Going into laptops and smartphones, Intel is paving the way for ultra-fast speeds.

This drawing is like an AI invisibility cloak

AI
Published on 04/24/2019 @ 8 AM EST
Looking like an abstract drawing, this square makes it near impossible for AI to detect humans, according to engineers from the University of KU Leuven in Belgium. A discovery like this shows what’s coming up for a world with more AI.

Facial recognition being used for taxi ads

AI
Published on 04/24/2019 @ 8 AM EST
The cameras in the back of Japanese taxies can now determine a rider’s age and gender and then change the ads accordingly. The video isn’t shared with the company, but only the data about the rider.

Tesla working on robotaxi service

Published on 04/23/2019 @ 8 AM EST
Looking to launch in 2020, their ride-sharing app will include an Uber-like service with drivers and supplement the business with a robotaxi network. The details are scarce, but the app is already available.

Samsung postpones Galaxy Fold

Published on 04/23/2019 @ 8 AM EST
Due to structural issues, the foldable smartphone’s release date will be pushed back as the brand “take[s] measures to strengthen the display.” There’s no confirmed date for the $2,000 device, but they will announce the date in a few weeks.

Teen sues Apple for $1 billion

Published on 04/23/2019 @ 8 AM EST
Ousmane Bah claims his picture-less ID was used by the assailant to rob Apple stores and the brand then used facial recognition software to link the perpetrators face with Bah’s information, resulting in his false arrest. Bah was out of town during the $1,200 robbery of a Boston Apple store.