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Amazon’s Project Zero combats counterfeit listings

Published on 03/03/2019 @ 1 AM EST

Brands that join can flag counterfeit listings directly and remove them all on their own. Project Zero is an upgrade for brands who previously had to submit a request. So far, the program is invite-only.

Arkup creates hurricane-proof floating home

Published on 03/03/2019 @ 1 AM EST

Designed to float in the ocean, this floating home from Arkup can withstand up to category 4 hurricanes. With a price tag of $6 million, the homes also boast a size of a cushy 4,350 square feet.

Twitter to announce “Hide Tweet” feature

Published on 03/02/2019 @ 1 AM EST

Users will soon be able to hide certain tweets from their feed. Instead of muting or blocking, users can opt to conceal just the single tweet. There will also be a “View Hidden Tweets” option, meaning users can see them all and unhide if they choose. This move is under scrutiny as some users may choose to selectively hide information that would be useful in a thread.

Toyota tests city-creating cameras for self-driving vehicles

Published on 03/02/2019 @ 1 AM EST

The car company is combining the efforts of their own Safety Sense-based cameras and off-the-shelf dashcams to help create city map data. The pairing of visual and digital worlds will capture more details. This is considered their first step in automated mapping.

Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origins will send people to space “this year”

Published on 03/02/2019 @ 1 AM EST

At a private event in New York, the Amazon CEO revealed New Shephard, the flagship suborbital vehicle, will take humans into space sometime this year.

Spectre – the new iOS camera app with AI

Published on 03/02/2019 @ 1 AM EST

Making the gap between smartphones and DSLRs even smaller, the Spectre app delivers exceptional long exposures. Employing AI and computational photography, Spectre is able to remove distracting objects such as crowds of people.