Samsung admits Galaxy S10 fingerprint access flaw

Tech giant Samsung Electronics on Friday acknowledged a major flaw with its fingerprint system that allows other people to open its top-end smartphones, advising users to delete all registered prints. Samsung is the flagship subsidiary of the giant Samsung Group and crucial to South Korea's economic health. The conglomerate is [...]

October 19th, 2019|

Google’s AI-powered camera product bites the dust

The US based search engine giant Google has quietly retired its AI-powered camera product 'Google Clips', because the actual product listing has been removed from the company's online store. Google Clips was launched in 2017 for $249. It features a 12-megapixel sensor, 130-degree field-of-view lens and 8GB of internal memory. [...]

October 17th, 2019|

Facebook researchers use maths for better translations

Source: The Peninsula Qatar Facebook researchers say rendering words into figures and exploiting mathematical similarities between languages is a promising avenue -- even if a universal communicator a la Star Trek remains a distant dream. Powerful automatic translation is a big priority for internet giants. Allowing as many [...]

October 15th, 2019|

Is gaming more important than artificial intelligence?

It is not surprising that Herman Narula thinks video games are important. He is, after all, cofounder and CEO of Improbable, a London-based company that has created a distributed, cloud-based computing platform for game development. But are video games the most important technology of our time? The entrepreneur made his [...]

October 8th, 2019|