• Facial recognition technology best at identifying white males, study finds

    Facial recognition technology best at identifying white males, study finds

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    According to a study by researchers from MIT Media Lab and Stanford University, facial recognition technology now works best for white men, but not so well for dark-skinned women. 'We have a new model now that we brought out that is much more balanced in terms of accuracy across the benchmark that Joy was looking at, ' said Ruchir Puri, chief architect of IBM's Watson AI system, in a statement .
  • 'Call of Duty' Movie Lands 'Sicario 2' Director

    'Call of Duty' Movie Lands 'Sicario 2' Director

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    The Call of Duty franchise is huge and has been around for almost 20 years, but is the name enough to get people into the movie theater to watch a series of movies about war? Per Variety , filmmaker Stefano Sollima is in negotiations to take the helm of the first Call of Duty movie.
  • GOP congressional candidate Paul Nehlen banned from Twitter for racist image

    GOP congressional candidate Paul Nehlen banned from Twitter for racist image

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    The Cheddar Man is the fossil of the first modern Brit who had "dark skin". "Get a life. And don't go anywhere near MM - she's got more power, strength, honour and compassion in her fingernail than you'll ever know in this lifetime". Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. After the suspension, Twitter's spokesperson told reporters that Nehlen's account had, indeed, been suspended. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos , R-Rochester, said of Nehlen on Tuesday that "it looks to me like he's a racist ...
  • Friend of ousted South Korean president gets 20 years in jail

    Friend of ousted South Korean president gets 20 years in jail

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    Choi Soon-sil, who is now serving a three year jail term for using her position to solicit favours for her daughter, was convicted receiving bribes from business conglomerate including Samsung and the Lotte Group, by pressuring them to pay millions of dollars in donations to two non-profit foundations under her control.
  • Spyro Trilogy reportedly coming to the PC in 2019

    Spyro Trilogy reportedly coming to the PC in 2019

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    The remaster is also said to release for the PlayStation 4 at first after which it would head to other consoles (similar to the Crash Bandicoot N. According to a new report , Activision is thinking along the same lines for Spyro the Dragon trilogy. As for the exact release date , a source told Kotaku UK that September seems the likeliest.
  • Fb broke German privateness legal guidelines, court docket guidelines

    Fb broke German privateness legal guidelines, court docket guidelines

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    Vzbv said the social network would require "users' informed consent" in the future as a effect. VZBV said that in the Facebook smartphone app, a location service was pre-activated that revealed the user's location to the people they were chatting to and that, in the privacy settings, ticks were already placed in boxes that could allow search engines to link to a user's timeline.
  • Free Weekend Incoming; Check Out the New CTF Map & More

    Free Weekend Incoming; Check Out the New CTF Map & More

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    The result is the 4K video attached at the bottom of this news, which we advise you to watch on screens of adequate size in order to better understand the differences. We'll see you at the party this weekend! This time, it's taking place from February 16 through February 19, which should give you time to get through the Valentine's Day festivities you have planned, and then the opportunity to get in on the current Overwatch: Year of the Dog event going on right now.
  • Early Snapdragon 845 benchmarks show promise

    Early Snapdragon 845 benchmarks show promise

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    Initial benchmarks for Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 CPU, which we'll see in the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 , tip a 20-40 percent increase in web browsing performance over the Snapdragon 835 , and a 15-30 percent improvement in graphics performance.
  • Luge star Hamlin reflects on Olympic journey

    Luge star Hamlin reflects on Olympic journey

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    It had already been agreed a tie would be broken by a coin toss. The five-time Olympian was nowhere to be seen on Friday at the Olympic Stadium in Daegwalnyeong, South Korea, while scores of American athletes trailed Hamlin at the opening ceremony .
  • Android P May Feature iPhone X's Notch

    Android P May Feature iPhone X's Notch

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    It isn't uncommon for Google to drop the internal code name for the official naming of its latest Android operating system. Moreover, Google might include native support for foldable displays as well with Android P. Although Google makes the Android operating system, a lot of other manufacturers make Android devices and often modify the software according to their requirements.
  • YouTube TV adds Turner networks, boosts price to $40

    YouTube TV adds Turner networks, boosts price to $40

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    For premium subscriptions, NBA League Pass and MLB.TV will soon be available for purchase within YouTube TV. Good news and bad news, cord-cutters: YouTube TV is filling in several of the most noticeable gaps in its channel lineup, but such a shift will also come with a significant price hike.
  • Apple meeting: CEO Cook downplays repatriation dividend

    Apple meeting: CEO Cook downplays repatriation dividend

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    In a strangely transcendental moment during Apple's annual shareholder meeting, CEO and quinquagenarian Tim Cook told the company's investors today that he is "hoping to be alive to see the elimination of money". Apple to gain market share? However, Apple also has a business-to-business strategy, CNBC reports. According to Cook, the combined revenue from all those products is nearing that of a Fortune 300 company.
  • Epic unveils roadmap for near future of Fortnite

    Epic unveils roadmap for near future of Fortnite

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    The game developer made a decision to start putting guns into the Vault , which means that some guns will be removed from the game. "We've been using multiple data points (including your feedback) to iterate our existing LTM's and to build brand new LTM's".
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 vs Redmi Note 4: Camera comparison

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 vs Redmi Note 4: Camera comparison

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    Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with a 5.99-inch full HD+ 18:9 display with a 2.5D curved glass on top. The Mi TV 4 will be available to buy from Mi.com, Flipkart , and Mi Home stores, starting February 22 . It comes with Fingerprint sensor on its back side. It sports a 12-megapixel primary sensor at the back accompanied by a 5-megapixel secondary sensor.
  • BMW X4 Expands With More Interior Space, Tech

    BMW X4 Expands With More Interior Space, Tech

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    Debut models are the 2019 X4 xDrive30i and the X4 M40i . BMW slightly revised the exterior of the X4 and stretched the dimensions, similar to the X3 that was new for previous year. Two powertrains will be offered in the US. The 30i is powered by a new turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine producing 248 hp, up from 240 hp for the engine in the outgoing 28i.
  • Sea of Thieves Releases PC Specs

    Sea of Thieves Releases PC Specs

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    Sea of Thieves hits its stride when playing together as group and exploring the maps aboard a ship, says Wired . Rare's executive producer, Joe Neate, revealed this news during an interview with IGN . "But it'll kind of benefit everyone socially and emotionally". "And you'll always know what you're getting - so that means no loot crates". For starters, the game will not launch with any loot-boxes or pay to win-like features.
  • Google Shipped 3.9 Million Pixel Units Last Year

    Google Shipped 3.9 Million Pixel Units Last Year

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    The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL launched previous year to no shortage of enthusiasm from Android fans, replacing handsets that had been equally lauded by vocal users. One thing that's clearly impacting sales is distribution. Google seems to have improved its supply line issues with the Pixel 2, which has consistently been in stock.
  • Mercedes confirms plan to skip 2019 Detroit auto show

    Mercedes confirms plan to skip 2019 Detroit auto show

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    The new generation G-Class will be headlined with the next iteration of Mercedes-AMG's G63. So this is the G-Class we've been waiting for: the new Mercedes-AMG G63. The G63 also gets three new off-road driving modes, Sand, Trail, and Rock, which are available when you lock the truck's center differential. The interior gets the familiar pair of 12.3-inch displays, plus an AMG-specific steering wheel wrapped in perforated leather and squared off at the bottom like a single-seater racing ...
  • Google to expand Smart Reply feature to third party apps

    Google to expand Smart Reply feature to third party apps

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    Plus it will have an advanced do not disturb mode that will silence your phone and tell people you can't chat right now , but also scan incoming messages for important stuff so that " Reply can make sure to get your attention even when your phone is silent ".