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ACLU Says Amazon Facial Recognition Technology May Be Abused

ACLU Says Amazon Facial Recognition Technology May Be Abused In a statement , Orlando police spokesman Sgt. Eduardo Bernal said OPD's use of Rekognition is "extremely restricted" - limited to eight city-owned cameras and using facial imaging only from a "handful" of officers who volunteered to test the technology. [Full Article...]

One dead in fresh violence in Thoothukudi Anti-Sterlite Protest

One dead in fresh violence in Thoothukudi Anti-Sterlite Protest Opposition parties slammed the government and criticised the use of force against the protesters. Residents of the port city of Thootukudi, located at the tip of the Indian subcontinent, and environmentalists have been demonstrating for more than three months against the copper plant, one of India's biggest, alleging that it is a major source of pollution and a risk to fisheries. [Full Article...]

9 anti-pollution protesters killed in south India

9 anti-pollution protesters killed in south India One of the deaths occurred near the district collectorate, where hundreds of residents had gathered even though the administration had imposed prohibitory orders in view of the scheduled protest. ADMK Government is responsible for the violence in Tuticorin . He also urged people to stay calm and said that the government respects the feelings of the people and will take appropriate action on t... [Full Article...]

Sex Abuse Victim Claims Pope Said God Made Him Gay

Sex Abuse Victim Claims Pope Said God Made Him Gay Francis DeBernardo, executive director of New Ways Ministry, which advocates for equality for LGBT Catholics, said the pope's comments were "tremendous" and would do a lot of good. "Bride and Mother. And the Fathers go further and say that even your soul is the bride of Christ and mother". God-Catholics would say-loves all of us "as we are" in the sense that He is not waiting for us to be idea... [Full Article...]

Heavy favorite Justify wins Preakness, will shoot for Triple Crown at Belmont

Heavy favorite Justify wins Preakness, will shoot for Triple Crown at Belmont Justify rounded the final turn and hit the top of the stretch winded but with the lead. "I knew this was not going to be easy". At 1 3/16 miles, the Preakness is slightly shorter than the Kentucky Derby , and Bravazo and Tenfold, both of which skipped the race two weeks ago, nearly caught Justify at the end. [Full Article...]

Nokia 7 Plus Gets Dual SIM 4G VoLTE Support as Promised Earlier

Nokia 7 Plus Gets Dual SIM 4G VoLTE Support as Promised Earlier Google had recently declared the Android P Developer Preview 2 along with the Nokia 7 Plus was among the few eligible apparatus and interested users may register for the Developer Preview two OTA upgrade on Nokia's site here. As per an image on FoneArena , the update comes with a size of 441 MB so it is recommended to download it via a secure WiFi connection to avoid failed download. [Full Article...]

YouTube Red Goes Premium; YouTube Music Becomes Paid, $9.99/Month!

YouTube Red Goes Premium; YouTube Music Becomes Paid, $9.99/Month! Recode detailed the new music service on May 16, claiming it'll be "functionally the same" as the current ones. Now listen to your favorite music artist, watch Beyonce's Livestream or discover the new music, it's all here, at a single place, YouTube Music . [Full Article...]

Solar-powered iPhone X 'Tesla' costs $4500

Solar-powered iPhone X 'Tesla' costs $4500 According to AppleInsider , the phone that was first announced in November 2017 and it will include a big solar panel on the back feeds into a dedicated battery, which can provide charge to the iPhone X's battery with a press of the power button on the rear. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk brings technology charm offensive to Los Angeles tunnel plan

Elon Musk brings technology charm offensive to Los Angeles tunnel plan According to the city, the proposed tunnel would begin with the entry/exit point at 2352-6 Sepulveda Boulevard, north of West Pico Boulevard, in West Los Angeles. SpaceX and The Boring Company CEO Elon Musk has for the first time revealed his concept for a personalised mass transit system or " Loop " that will carry 16 people and travel at 240 km per hour for a fare of just $1. [Full Article...]

PayPal agrees to buy Sweden's iZettle in US$2.2b deal

PayPal agrees to buy Sweden's iZettle in US$2.2b deal IZettle, a mobile digital-payments processor, competes with the U.K.'s Square (SQ), Canada's Shopify (SHOP) and Brazil's PagSeguro Digital (PAGS) in various markets. "The combination of iZettle and PayPal will provide tremendous benefits to our merchants who will have access to an even wider range of tools to help them get paid, sell smarter and grow". [Full Article...]

NASA to make aviation history with UAV mission on Mars

NASA to make aviation history with UAV mission on Mars The image was taken by one of the CubeSats , known as MarCO-B or Wall-E CubeSat. "Both are CubeSats are healthy and functioning properly". Namely, they are the first of their kind to travel in deep space. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter will be communicating with InSight as well in case MarCO doesn't work out. Since they're cubesats , each one fits inside a standard frame measuring 14.4 x 9.... [Full Article...]

Star formation underway 250 million years after Big Bang

Star formation underway 250 million years after Big Bang Within the galaxy, the team was surprised to discover faint signals of ionized oxygen that were emitted nearly 13.3 billion years ago (or 500 million years after the Big Bang). "This detection pushes back the frontiers of the observable Universe". After figuring out the age of the signal, the astronomers worked backwards to determine when the galaxy's first stars fired up. [Full Article...]

RED's Hydrogen One will be available at AT&T and Verizon this summer

RED's Hydrogen One will be available at AT&T and Verizon this summer YouTube personality Marques Brownlee saw a prototype of the phone previous year and was impressed by the holographic screen despite some rough edges that Red will presumably smooth over before the phone launches. Only AT&T is giving the public a first look at the future of entertainment through a demo at AT&T SHAPE at Warner Bros. In its press release for the announcement , Verizon also pla... [Full Article...]

Moon sighted, first Ramazan today

Moon sighted, first Ramazan today Secretary Ruet-e-Hilal committee research council has said that the moon can be sighted across the country. The first fast of the month of Ramazan is likely to be observed on Thursday. Ramazan-ul-Mubarak Moon has been sighted in many Countries of the World including in Pakistan on Wednesday evening, marking the advent of the Holy Month of Ramazan. [Full Article...]

Utah Tesla driver had hands off wheel before crash

Utah Tesla driver had hands off wheel before crash At the time, she told the police that the vehicle was on Autopilot and later admitted that she was on her phone. The 28-year-old driver, who was not identified, suffered a broken foot. She re-enabled Autopilot 1m22s before the crash, let go of the wheel two seconds later and then didn't touch the wheel again before hitting the truck at 97km/h. [Full Article...]

The Crew 2 closed beta set for May 31 to June 4

The Crew 2 closed beta set for May 31 to June 4 The Crew 2 is the follow up to Ubisoft's open-world "CARPG" that featured a fully drivable map of the United States. Players can sign up now for a chance to have beta access at the official website . For those of you with an Xbox One X or PS4 Pro, the beta will utilize all of the enhancements in the final game so you'll be able to see how much of the power the game takes advantage of. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Announces Xbox Adaptive Controller For Disabled Gamers

Microsoft Announces Xbox Adaptive Controller For Disabled Gamers This follows Microsoft's past attempts at bringing gaming to all possible audiences. Gamers' charity SpecialEffect are proud to confirm their involvement in the design and testing of Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller , a customisable Xbox Wireless Controller designed primarily for gamers with limited mobility. [Full Article...]

Is this Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding gift list?

Is this Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding gift list? Three-year-old Princess Charlotte of Cambridge , who, of course, is the daughter of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Kate Middleton , Duchess of Cambridge. "And there was my mom, caramel in complexion with her light-skinned baby in tow, being asked where my mother was since they assumed she was the nanny", wrote Meghan in the 2015 essay. [Full Article...]

Unknown source ramps up ozone-destroying CFC production

Unknown source ramps up ozone-destroying CFC production The discovery is likely to encourage the worldwide investigation of a mysterious source. Though production of CFCs was phased out by the Montreal Protocol , a large reservoir of CFC-11 exists today primarily contained in foam insulation in buildings, and appliances manufactured before the mid-1990s. [Full Article...]

Apple seeks $1 billion from Samsung at retrial for patent violations

Apple seeks $1 billion from Samsung at retrial for patent violations Two expert witnesses , called by Apple , testified to the sums being reasonable. During the earlier trial, Apple lawyer Seth Waxman argued that the design patent referred to "the thing to which the design is applied", meaning the entire smartphone. [Full Article...]


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