HIGH-END STORES USE FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY TO IDENTIFY CELEBRITY CLIENTS

The facial-recognition software reportedly works even if the person is wearing sunglasses or a hat, has gained weight, aged, changed hair colors, or grown facial hair

High-end stores using facial recognition technology to identify celebrity customers Continue reading

$8.2 BILLION GOOGLE SECRET LOVE RAT: GOOGLE CEO ERIC SCHMIDT HAS EXOTIC MISTRESSES INSIDE HIS ‘OPEN MARRIAGE’ WITH WIFE WENDY

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The £5.4billion Google love rat: How boss, 58, of internet giant resisting online porn crackdown has a string of exotic lovers in his ‘open marriage’… but DOESN’T want you to know about it Continue reading

QUANTUM COMPUTING BY QUANTUM MECHANICS: THE 9 FACTS ABOUT QUANTUM COMPUTING THAT WILL MELT YOUR MIND

9 Facts About Quantum Computing That Will Melt Your Mind

Dylan Love Jul. 16, 2013 Business Insider

quantum computerjurvetson The inside of this computer has been cooled to approximately -460 degrees Fahrenheit.

Quantum computers aren’t for browsing the Internet, checking email, or running standard software.

 

Instead, they rely on the underpinnings of quantum mechanics, a branch of physics that’s defied conventional understanding for about 100 years, to manipulate individual particles and solve previously unsolvable problems. Continue reading

REAL GEEK SUMMIT: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON QUANTUM TECHNOLOGIES HELD IN MOSCOW ATTENDED BY TODAY’S GREAT MINDS IN SCIENCE

Here’s Why Some Of The World’s Most Brilliant People Are In Moscow This Weekend

Dylan Love Jul. 20, 2013 Business Daily
We’re at this year’s International Conference On Quantum Technologies in downtown Moscow to rub elbows with some of science’s finest contemporary minds and hear what they have to say about how the quantum world can make our lives better. Continue reading

THE TWITTTER GUIDE: THE 100 TECH PEOPLE TO FOLLOW ON TWITTER

PRESENTING: The 100 Tech People You Have To Follow On Twitter

Jay Yarow Jul. 19, 2013 Business Insider

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Twitter!

 Where would we be without it? You can hate on it if you want, but it’s a great place to shoot the breeze, pick bits of news, and look at photos. 

To help you get the most of Twitter, we put together a list of the 100 tech people you should be following to stay on top of the conversation of the day.  Continue reading

CAPITOL HILL HACKED BY HACKER GROUP ANONYMOUS, 2,000 USERNAMES AND PASSWORDS OF STAFFERS POSTED ONLINE

Hackers on the Hill: The hacktivist group Anonymous claims to have posted hundreds of email addresses and passwords of Congressional staffers onilne

Hackers on the Hill: Hundreds of Capitol Hill staffers’ email passwords are publicly revealed

  • Hackers claim to have accessed the user names and passwords of Capitol Hill staffers
  • Around 2,000 are thought to have been posted online Continue reading

LERNSTIFT: THE DIGITAL PEN THAT CHECKS SPELLING ERRORS ON PAPER, EVEN GRAMMAR IN THE FUTURE, HAS BUILT-IN Wi-Fi AND CAN CONNECT TO YOUR SMARTPHONE OR PC

The refill of the Lernstift can be replaced to turn it from a ballpoint pen, pictured, to a fountain pen or pencil

The pen that checks for spelling errors on PAPER and vibrates when you make a mistake

UNITED AIRLINES SPLIT SCIMITAR WINGLET TO HELP SAVE THEM $200 MILLION PER YEAR

 

A Sword-Like Attachment For Planes Will Save United Airlines $200 Million Per Year

Alex Davies Jul. 17, 2013 Business Insider

There’s a new United Airlines plane in the skies, with a dangerous-looking feature that will actually make it more efficient.

The Boeing 737-800, which took its maiden test flight in Washington on Tuesday, is the first aircraft fitted with the new Split Scimitar Winglet, a curved attachment to the tip of the wing that is appropriately named for a sword. Continue reading

NEW APPLE TV IS ADVERT-FREE AND ITS REMOTE CONTROL A RING ON YOUR FINGER

 Yanko Design has created these concept images of what the iRing and Apple TV's set could look like.

Apple’s new TV set ‘will have NO adverts and could be controlled by remote control ring worn on a viewer’s finger’

 -Apple said to be in talks with broadcasters about an advert-free TV model Continue reading

THE $25 GADGET THAT CAN HACK YOUR CAR AND CONTROL IT USING A $1 CHIP TO BREAK ENCRYPTION…IT’S TIME TO KEEP YOUR OLD CARS FOLKS FOR SECURITY REASON

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 17 July 2013 by Paul Marks New Scientist Magazine issue 2926. Subscribe and save 

After journalist Michael Hastings‘s death, there were rumours that his car had been hacked. Now two researchers say they can do it for real

IN THE early hours of 18 June, a Mercedes coupé travelling at extremely high speed along a Los Angeles street smashed into a palm tree. It exploded into flames, killing the driver; the impact ejected the engine 50 metres clear of the car. Was it an accident? Or was the car hacked, allowing it to be driven off the road by remote control? Continue reading

GPS GUIDED ‘FAR OUT’ SOFTWARE TO PREDICT WHERE A PERSON WILL BE YEARS FROM NOW

A screenshot taken from the Far Out mapping software. A pair of researchers from Microsoft are able to predict where a person will be years from now using this system.

New tracking software knows exactly where you’ll be on a precise time and date YEARS into the future (even if you don’t)

  • Program called Far Out tracks people using GPS to learn their routine
  • It then makes predictions about where that person will be in future years Continue reading

THE FUTURE ATM: DIEBOLD MILLENIAL ATM TO REPLACE BANK CARDS WITH FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY…WOULD IT STILL RECOGNIZE YOU AFTER YOU HAD A BOTOX?

After a user scans the QR code on the Diebold machine, it syncs with the mobile device through a cloud-based service.

Next-generation cash machines set to replace bank cards with facial recognition

  • The Diebold Millennial ATM uses facial recognition instead of bank cards
  • Unique one-time security codes are sent to the phone by text message Continue reading

GOOGLE BILLIONAIRE LARRY PAGE WEARS HIS GOOGLE GLASS DURING WEDDING OF HIS BROTHER-IN-LAW IN CROATIA

Capturing the moment: Larry didn't miss a beat at the ceremony as he wore his Google Glass which has a built-in video camera

Is this the most embarrassing groomsman ever? Tech billionaire Larry Page wears his Google Glass at the altar during brother-in-law’s glitzy wedding in Croatia Continue reading

DEADLY iPHONE 5: CHINESE FLIGHT ATTENDANT AND BRIDE-TO-BE MA AILUN DIES ‘ FROM MASSIVE ELECTRIC SHOCK WHILE ANSWERING HER iPHONE 5’

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Apple launches probe after Chinese bride-to-be, 23, dies ‘from massive electric shock while answering her iPhone 5

$6,000 PHONE BILL: BRITISH TEEN CASEY SNOOK HIT WITH $6,000 BILL BY UPLOADING PHOTOS TO FACEBOOK WHILE ON VACATION IN NEW YORK CITY

Teen Hit with $6,000 Bill After Using Facebook During NYC Vacation

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Michael Lloyd/SWNS.com)Casey Snook, a 14-year-old girl from England, unknowingly racked up a $6,000 phone billby uploading photos to Facebook while on vacation in New York City, according to a story published Friday in the New York Post

During the five-day trip with her mother, Kate Snook, Casey snapped photos of the Empire State Building, Times Square, Grand Central Station, and Central Park. Eager to share her travels with her friends, she uploaded the photos to Facebook. But since Casey hadn’t blocked her “data roaming” function, all that time spent on the Internet added up.  Continue reading

JAWBONE UP: THE HIGH-TECH WRISTBAND HEALTH TRACKER THAT CAN ALSO BE USED BY COUPLES TO MONITOR IF SPOUSE JUST HAD SEX

The UP device markets itself as a way to 'KNOW YOURSELF LIVE BETTER'

The high-tech wristband that can tell when you are having sex (and could even be used by your wife or husband to make sure you’re behaving!) Continue reading