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eBay ramps up developer strategy with series of API updates

The e-commerce player has been focused on the developer community for the last couple of years as part of its growth plan.<p>eBay is ramping up its …

eCommerce

WebQoof: Old Video Shared as Hindu Procession Attacked by Muslims

“<i>बिहार के भागलपूर मे मुसलमानो ने शोभायात्रा पर पत्थर फेके और आग लगा दिया। हिन्दुओ तूम बस सोते रहो । हिन्दु कि औलाद हो तो 1,2,3 जितने भी Group है</i> …

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eBay opens access to new APIs for image search, machine translation, and marketplace

eBay made a handful of developer-focused announcements today, as the ecommerce giant looks to open up third-party access to its own back-end technology.<p>Over the past year, eBay has added a bunch of new computer vision features to its shopping platform. Last October, for example, it rolled out new …

Business

eBay opens up its AI image recognition and translation features to developers

EBay Inc. today introduced two new application programming interfaces that will enable developers to add some of the online marketplace’s artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Well This Takes The Fun Out Of Finding Waldo Or Does It?

Just Now<p><b>AI-powered robot is here to spoil your Where's Waldo hunt</b><p>The folks at creative agency Redpepper developed a robot that is capable of sifting …

Baton Rouge

LogiGear TestArchitect for Oracle apps, Accusoft FormSuite for Structured Forms 5.1, and NVIDIA’s Material Definition Language SDK

LogiGear has announced its test automation solution TestArchitect is now available for Oracle E-Business Suite apps and Oracle JD Edwards.<p>“Our …

Apps

'Catfishing' is more common than you think

Who could fall for that? I wondered. Donovan never laid eyes on Campbell, although he ostensibly lived in a block of flats nearby. She bought his …

Relationships

Gardening lessons from the 1920s.

More Headlines<p>↩︎ The Associated Press<p>4m<p><i>The Meg</i> is... one of the last of its species: A movie made, in no small part, because the fans wouldn't let it …

Blue Cheese

Chancellor Vitter should hire a real football furry mascot

It’s time for a change.Football season is getting close so it’s time to fill that last position on the roster. Chancellor Vitter has announced he’s …

Ole Miss

Where's Waldo? AI software can now tell you in seconds.

If you've spent countless hours pouring over the pages of Martin Handford's <i>Where's Waldo</i> books looking for a certain bespectacled wanderer clad in …

Comic Books

No, this video does not show a Saudi man spitting on a woman in London

<b>For the past few weeks, a video that supposedly shows a Saudi man spitting in the face of a woman at a London veterinary clinic has been circulating on British social media. After this video was shared by a far-right group known to have anti-Muslim views, many people responded with racist and</b> …

Social Media

Comic Legends: Did a Bondage Fetish Artist Help Co-Create Spider-Man?

Welcome to Comic Book Legends Revealed! This is the six hundred and ninety-second installment where we examine comic book legends and whether they …

Comic Books

Why is it still so hard to find women CEOs on Google Images?

“You can’t be what you can’t see,” Marie Wilson of the White House Project said back in 2010. According to a new study, Google Images may not be helping to improve the situation.<p>AdView analyzed employment data to determine the number of women in various jobs (baker, call-center worker, CEO), and …

CEOs

The problem with social numbers driving self-worth

In its current exhibition entitled ‘😹 LMAO’ works have been selected for their playful yet critical approach to data and its uses. Irreverent, …

Self-awareness

This Robot Can Find Waldo Faster Than a 5-Year-Old

If a confident match of 95 percent or higher is found, the robot arm is instructed to extend to the coordinates of the matching face and point at it …

Michigan State University

9 paid iPhone apps you can download for free on August 9th

We were too busy to round up yesterday’s best paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, so we did some extra digging on Thursday and came up with …

Apps

This Robot Uses Computer Vision to Find Waldo In 4.5 Seconds

An arm-and-camera pointer uses Google AutoML to spot Waldo way faster than a kid can.<p>Now even Waldo is subject to surveillance from artificially intelligent robots.<p>“There’s Waldo,” a robotic arm built by creative agency Redpepper, serves one purpose: To find and point at that elusive cartoon-man of …

Demonstration

Chinese Gaming Giant Appears To Rip-Off Zelda, Mocking Nintendo Fans And Lying In The Process

NetEase, one of the largest video game companies in China - and the world - has been causing all sorts of trouble online recently, seemingly ripping …

Social Media

Here’s How You Can Fight Back Against Disinformation

Disinformation is becoming increasingly widespread—and troubling. From Russian attempts to influence the 2016 elections to Facebook’s most recent …

Social Media

Catfish: Max Joseph Leaving Reality Show

Okay, let's get this out of the way early on: non-fans of <b>Catfish</b> aren't going to give a monkey's uncle about this news, and yes, reality shows, in …

Catfish

Inside Google's plan to stalk your social media accounts

Google, once again, is excited about social media. But not in the ways you might think; this isn’t about another in a failed string of chat apps, or the knockout success that never was in Google Plus. Instead, it’s an entirely new way of recognizing human faces, and one made possible by — you …

Social Media

Me and You and My Browser History: How Cookies Haunt Our Relationships

These are dark times for human-device relations. Nosey robot assistants like Alexa and Siri are eavesdropping on us and our cookies—the small pieces of data that collect our preferences and cater advertisements to us—are messing with us. Like that time a pair of sold-out shoes I desperately wanted …

Relationships

Nic Levels And Vaping

Nicotine is frequently the centre of arguments as to why people shouldn’t vape. Emeritus Professor Peter Killeen, in a 2014 talk titled “Reefer …

Nicotine

How minimalism got a maxi makeover

If you took a Google image search as gospel, then everyone in Scandinavia would have a capsule wardrobe filled with grey, navy and camel classics in wool, cotton and cashmere. The stereotypes of minimalist Scandi style are just as vivid as that effortless Parisian chic touted by Coco Chanel, or la …

Coco Chanel

Don't Get Left Behind: Optimize Image Search Ranking To Increase Organic Traffic

A few months ago, Google made changes in regards to how it treats image searches. Up until February, Google allowed users to select “view image,” which would open the image individually in a separate tab. Presumably, despite trademark laws, many users then saved the image on their computers. …

Google Search

How to be a better fact-checker in 8 videos

Ask any fact-checker and they’ll tell you: Finding the truth is hard.<p>It’s time-consuming, money is tight and the potential blowback can be severe. …

Social Media

Video of Child’s Murder From Thailand Passed on as Indian on FB

A disturbing video of a man hanging himself and a kid to a pole has been circulating on Facebook over the past few days. In the video, a man and a …

Social Media

Check the fine print: Woman discovers her face used in ads around the world

Six years ago Shubnum Khan received a strange Facebook message from a friend saying she noticed her picture being used in an advertisement for …

Hobbies

Two Best Tools to Make Ease for You: Reverse Image Search & Word Count Checker

The world has changed in recent times, and there has been the technological advancement that has made the life of people more comfortable, faster, …

Image Search

3 Ways to Spend Your Money Wisely as an Actor

We live in a capitalist society, and money is everything. It doesn’t matter if your politics slant left or right, this is a true statement.<p>Acting …

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