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Your Face Will Be Your Passport at Delta Air Check Points

Delta Air Lines Inc.is deploying facial-recognition technology to replace passports and tickets at Atlanta’s airport in a test that could lead to …

Airports

Report: Coca-Cola eyes jumping into marijuana market

The Coca-Cola Co. is in talks with Aurora Cannabis to develop a beverage infused with CBD, a non-psychoactive component of marijuana, BNN Bloomberg …

Beverages

In-flight charging gives drones unlimited autonomous range

Global Energy Transmission (GET) has pioneered a mid-air inductive recharging system that can charge up several drones at once without requiring them …

Can you guess which of these paintings was not made by a human?

Take a look at the paintings above. Five were painted by artists from around the world. One was painted by a robot. If you can’t tell the difference, you’re not alone.<p>The pieces were commissioned as part of an experiment by GumGum, a Santa Monica-based artificial intelligence company, and the Art & …

Design Thinking

Watch scientists 3D-print a human eye (What the Future)

Scientists created a 3D-printed eye that could help the visually impaired. Also, a startup owned by Volvo's parent company wants to transform on-demand travel with pods.

3D Printing

Apple seeks help giving Apple Maps an AR overhaul

Recent job listings on Apple’s hiring page suggest the company is considering giving Apple Maps an AR overhaul.<p>The move would keep pace with Google, which showed off an AR mapping feature for Google Maps at its I/O event earlier this year. It comes at a particularly interesting time for Apple, as …

Apple

Mouseper Voice AI Mouse

Price: $69Experience productivity in your grasp with the Mouseper Voice AI Mouse. So much more than a computing tool, this smart mouse actually has …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists Just Invented a More Efficient Way to Turn Sunlight Into Unlimited, Renewable Fuel

We've improved on photosynthesis.<p>Life has been soaking up sunlight and storing it as a fuel source for billions of years. But scientists have just …

Carbon Dioxide

How Faking Videos Became Easy and Why That's So Scary

A minute-long video of Barack Obama has been seen more than 4.8 million times since April. It shows the former U.S. president seated, with the …

Jordan Peele

It’s Now Possible to Telepathically Communicate with a Drone Swarm

A person with a brain chip can now pilot a swarm of drones — or even advanced fighter jets, thanks to research funded by the U.S. military's Defense …

Drones

Scientists Have Detected an Entirely New Visual Phenomenon in The Human Eye

We can see more than we thought.<p>New research suggests the human eye and brain are capable of seeing ghosted images, a new type of visual phenomenon …

Albert Einstein

Introducing Mirror, the at-home workout that’s a giant step into the future

If someone from the past time-traveled to the 21st century, they’d be astounded by many things, including A) that you can get a blood test to …

A potential boom is coming in anti-aging drugs

As the average age in developed economies rises in the coming years and decades, one of the next big economic disruptions may be in anti-aging …

Anti-aging

Auckland researchers make world-first discovery into artificial intelligence

In a world first, AUT researchers have developed an artificial intelligence model, which can predict a person's choices before they have even made up …

Artificial Intelligence

This new AI can track 200 eye movements to determine your personality traits

Anyone who's seen "2001: A Space Odyseey" will already be familiar with that nagging fear that Artificial Intelligence will one day become so intelligent, it will simply turn on us — but computer scientists from Saarbrücken and Stuttgart don't seem at all phased at the prospect.<p>According to a new …

Eye Tracking

MIT's AI can tell if you're depressed from the way you talk

The neural network model identifies patterns in speech and word choice.<p>When it comes to identifying depression, doctors will traditionally ask patients specific questions about mood, mental illness, lifestyle and personal history, and use these answers to make a diagnosis. Now, researchers at MIT …

Machine Learning

Why California's Privacy Law Won't Hurt Facebook or Google

California, that innovative economic juggernaut that so often takes the regulatory lead on matters such as automobile emissions, is once again …

AdTech

This 32-Minute Morning Routine Is the Best Way to Start Your Day, According to Science

Are you on the path to personal mastery and self-improvement? If so (and I hope you are), I want to offer you a powerful daily morning routine that has four key themes: giving, gratitude, breathing, and growing (in that order).<p>But fair warning: Sometimes when we think about self-improvement, we …

Business Strategy

Chrome OS might be getting facial recognition

So in some good news, it looks like Chrome OS will get face recognition in the future for upcoming Chromebooks. If you use Google's desktop OS, then …

Machine Perception

Phone Numbers Were Never Meant as ID. Now We’re All At Risk

On Thursday, T-Mobile confirmed that some of its customer data was breached in an attack the company discovered on Monday. It's a snappy disclosure …

Identity Theft

Terrifying reality of what actually happens when you give an app access to your camera and microphone

A tech expert has revealed the shocking truth behind what an application can do once mobile phone users gives it access to their devices.<p>Most …

Apps

Can Emsculpt Help You Get the Abs You’ve Always Wanted?

Getty Images<p>They say money can’t buy you happiness. But now thanks to a new government-approved body-sculpting treatment, it may be able to buy you …

A porn company promises to insert customers into scenes using deepfakes

A new service says it will let customers live out their fantasies with the help of AI<p>The concept of “deepfakes” hit the internet late last year like a weirdly rendered bombshell after amateur coders discovered that they could use AI to quickly and easily face-swap celebrities into pornographic …

Customers

Microchipping employees, the next terrible technology wave

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Employees with the Wisconsin-based technology firm Three Square Market have been quietly, steadily inserting microchips into their …

I Hacked a Mock Election Site. Here's Why That Matters.

The fake hack carried real lessons for the security of our election system.<p>It took me around 10 minutes to crash a simulation of the upcoming midterm elections. Once I accessed the shockingly simple and vulnerable set of tables that make up the state election board’s database, I was able to shut …

Elections

A new study suggests that Google collects more consumer data than users think (way more)

Google sucks up consumer data in ways users might find surprising—such as when browsers are in "incognito" mode—according to an analysis of the …

Naughty America Wants to Monetize Deepfake Porn

When a flood of fake celebrity pornography generated by artificial intelligence (AI) technology surfaced on the internet earlier this year, most tech …

MIT researchers are developing AI for tracking sensors inside the body with wireless signals

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science AI Lab (CSAIL) are developing methods for using wireless radio signals to detect sensors inside the human body. The ReMix system could be used to find ingestible microchip implants, a technique its creators hope can someday assist in medical imaging, …

'Hacky hack hack': Australia teen breaches Apple's secure network

SYDNEY (AFP) -<p>A schoolboy who "dreamed" of working for Apple hacked the firm's computer systems, Australian media has reported, although the tech giant said Friday no customer data was compromised.<p>The Children's Court of Victoria was told the teenager broke into Apple's mainframe -- a large, …

Apple