In TV shows, detectives search a database of faces at lightning speed to make a match to a photo or video footage — something that a new high performance camera and software system has made reality. It can capture a face and then search up to 36 million faces in one second to find a match in selected databases.
If you think those Terminator style facial recognition cameras that can scan a whole crowd are a creepy invasion of your privacy, here's simple way to foil them.
We've all seen videos where security personnel use an inappropriate tool to stop a perpetrator, and often it's simply because they don't have something more suitable with them. This arm-worn weapon is designed to avoid that, by giving them a choice between four different non-lethal weapons.
After getting arrested by the FBI last June, Hector Xavier Monsegur aka "Sabu" — leader of the Louise Boat hacker group LulzSec that rained terror on the CIA, Fox and Sony has apparently been forced into helping the agency catch his ex-fellow hackers and Anonymous members.
The community at Kickstarter has done it again, this time giving rise to something every urban cyclist has dreamed of: a truly theft-resistant, yet cool, bike light.
Not only was stealing a laptop not a crime in this story, students successfully lifting the laptops from University of Twente in the Netherlands could count as university credit. Who says crime doesn't pay?
So let's say it's Black Friday and you're calling up a friend to join you at the store for some awesome savings, when all of a sudden you see a stampede of rabid shoppers headed your way. Well have we got an iPhone case for you.
Since last week, Apple's been under fire over iPhone apps that secretly upload a user's contact list without notifying them first. What started out as a hackathon brainstorm on how to port a Path app to OS X turned into a full-on PR disaster, not just for app creators, but Apple, too. So what the hell is going on?
The "smart-ification" of everything needs to stop. It was fun with smartphones, smart TVs, but now everything with an LCD is being dubbed "smart." Even these new recycling bins in London. LCDs on trash trash receptacles. I'm so psyched!.
Leigh Van Byran and Emily Banting were on their way to Los Angeles from England. Instead of partying like rockstars in Hollywood, they ended up in the back of a truck full of illegal immigrants and Mexican drug dealers because of some seemingly nefarious tweets that they sent out. Watch out, tweeting can land you in jail.