Facepalming wont save you from AI-enhanced facial recognition

Facial recognition systems regularly struggle to read faces that have been obscured by hands. Researchers from the University of Central Florida and Carnegie Mellon University are here to help.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/23/facepalming-wont-save-from-ai-enhanced-facial-recognition.html

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3D TV is officially dead, but a band of fanatics won't let go

Manufacturers seem to be finally phasing out 3D after years of letting it struggle for any kind of relevance. Fans of the technology are protesting the decision, but it might be time to let it go.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/27/3d-tv-is-officially-dead-but-band-fanatics-wont-let-go.html

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FTC Debates Cybersecurity Injury Standard


The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is engaged in an internal struggle over how it should assess the effect on consumers when businesses fail to provide proper e-commerce security. The outcome of the debate, which surfaced last month, will have a significant impact on the commission’s ability to initiate cybersecurity violation cases. Depending on the outcome, in fact, the legal issue could spill over to federal courts or even Congress for resolution.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82932.html?rss=1

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Can laws keep up with tech?

There’s a massive power struggle going on right now between traditional companies and new Internet companies, and we’re all in the blast radius.


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Netflix now feels HBO’s pain as it battles rampant ‘Orange Is The New Black’ piracy

Over the past few months we’ve documented HBO’s ongoing struggle to battle Game of Thrones piracy, an arguably winless battle that has seen the cable television network go after not only bars, but individual pirates as well.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/15/netflix-now-feels-hbos-pain-as-it-battles-rampant-orange-is-new-black-piracy/

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Researchers: SSDs struggle in virtual machines thanks to garbage collection

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New research shows that consumer SSDs struggle to maintain high IOPS in scenarios where multiple simultaneous VMs are installed — and enterprise SSDs may perform little better.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/206638-researchers-ssds-struggle-in-virtual-machines-thanks-to-garbage-collection

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