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Patent application looks at smart doorbell sniffing, ACLU reacts

Facial recognition tech added to video-laden doorbells to track "suspicious" people? Sounds like a thorny concept, as people are still reeling over privacy and the lack thereof in very recent times. "Face" it, facial recognition ...

Security

How many passwords can you remember? Get ready to remember more

Got too many passwords to remember? Just wait. It's going to get a lot worse.

Computer Sciences

A new technique for synthesizing motion-blurred images

Researchers at Google have recently developed a new technique for synthesizing a motion blurred image, using a pair of un-blurred images captured in succession. In their paper, pre-published on arXiv, the researchers outlined ...

Internet

Bug may have exposed photos from 7M Facebook users

Facebook's privacy controls have broken down yet again, this time through a software flaw affecting nearly 7 million users who had photos exposed to a much wider audience than intended.

Energy & Green Tech

How wireless recharging works – and doesn't, yet

Though the days of hardwired wall-mounted phones are ending and wireless internet connections are common at home and on the go, people are still dependent on cords to charge their mobile devices. My research, and that of ...

Hardware

Foveros, Sunny Cove are two big markers in Intel's future

Intel Architecture Day has come and gone but five hours of presentations have left lasting impressions that Intel is all fired up on innovation. "Intel covered a good amount of ground at the Architecture Day," wrote AnandTech.

Security

Researchers discover computer chip vulnerabilities

A Washington State University research team has uncovered significant and previously unknown vulnerabilities in high-performance computer chips that could lead to failures in modern electronics.

Computer Sciences

A new approximate computing approach using CNNs

Researchers at Fukuoka University, in Japan, have recently proposed a design methodology for configurable approximate arithmetic circuits. As part of their study, published on ResearchGate, they applied their method to a ...

Computer Sciences

Team develops mathematical solver for analog computers

Your computer performs most tasks well. For word processing, certain computations, graphic arts and web surfing, the digital box on your desk is the best tool for the job. But the way your computer works, with its style of ...