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L'un des pionniers de la reconnaissance faciale s'inquiète de l'usage de cette technologie

<b>Le professeur Joseph J. Atick, l'un des pionniers de la technologie de la reconnaissance faciale, s'inquiète des dérives du système qu'il a contribué</b> …

We come from the future.

If you want to send something deep, deep into space, it’s impractical to load it up with lots of heavy propellant. Scientists with their eyes on …

Valley heavyweight Vinod Khosla says replacing doctors with data crunchers is good medicine

One day venture capitalist Vinod Khosla gets in a fight with surfers over access to a beach with sweet waves, and the next he’s over at Stanford saying that he thinks the healthcare system would be a lot better off if most doctors were replaced by Big Data crunchers. Wow. Lose friends …

Cox will start its gigabit internet rollout in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Omaha

Bandwidth-hungry internet users can register a few new cities as potentially acceptable places to live. Following Google Fiber and AT&T, Cox Communications is one of the first big cable companies to announce plans for internet service at gigabit speeds, and the initial areas on its list are …

Hands-on with the Muse brain sensing headband — the most important wearable of 2014 (exclusive)

I got my hands on an early version of Interaxon’s brainwave reading headband, the Muse, and I think this could be the most important wearable of the year.<p>And that’s saying a lot, considering I’ve seen 2014’s entire lineup for health tech at the Consumer Electronic Show as well as a few undisclosed …

Selling Through Customer Service: Turn Customers into Evangelists

<i>John-Paul Narowski is the founder of</i> <i>karmaCRM</i><i>, a simple Web-based CRM software focused on small businesses.</i><p>The days of high-pressured sales pitches by suave looking salespeople are over. You can thank the Internet for that. Nowadays, sales competition is fierce across industries, and a popular way …

Are virtual desktops the new battleground for cloud providers?

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is as old as virtualization technology. VMware announced VDI alliance way back in 2006. While IaaS, PaaS and …

5-Tiles Keyboard Targets Wearables To Hunt The Post-Qwerty Holy Grail

Meet the 5-Tiles Keyboard, (yet) another contender taking aim at disrupting Qwerty — and hoping to increase its chances by first targeting smaller wearable devices, such as smartwatches. The rational being that’s a more realistic way to drive a wedge between Qwerty and its users’ fingers.<p>As …

Military shutting down facility targeted by conspiracy theorists

A US military research facility long at the center of conspiracy theories will be dismantled and shut down this summer, if all goes according to plan. HAARP, an acronym for High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, has been implicated in everything from mind control to extreme weather like …

Amazon plays hardball -- and puts the hurt on consumers

If the average Amazon-loving book buyer were to go to the company's website and attempt to order a book from publishing house Hachette, they'd find everything from price increases to availability issues to overt roadblocks to buying those titles.<p>The reason: Amazon is in a negotiations standoff with …

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Google Glass Fans Fight Restaurant Ban With Bad Reviews

It's only been a few months since the infamous anti-Google Glass bar incident in San Francisco, and now it looks like some users of the device are …