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by | February 15, 2018 | 13:28

Media Lab's Joy Buolamwini published a paper entitled " Gender Shades: Intersectional Accuracy Disparities in Commercial Gender Classification" after studying the performance of three major facial recognition systems from Microsoft, IBM, and China's Megvii.

by | February 15, 2018 | 12:57

Which everybody kind of knew because the three-year project was codenamed Project Cullinan . It takes its name from the largest flawless diamond ever found, so you get the drift of where the marketing is headed. The Rolls-Royce Cullinan will arrive on United Kingdom roads some time in 2018 - but its makers are refusing to call the newcomer an SUV. This platform will underpin most new cars from the brand's future lineup.

by | February 15, 2018 | 12:54

There was one silver lining for the ride-hailing company, though, as it was able to show improvement in its fourth quarter by narrowing its loss to $1.1 billion after losing $1.46 billion in the previous three months. The surprise settlement announced Friday came as lawyers for Uber and Waymo, a company hatched from Google, prepared to wrap up the first week of a trial that had attracted worldwide attention.

by | February 15, 2018 | 12:30

Unlike most other drive-by cryptomining sites, visitors to these pages are informed of the process. So far two known domains have been corrupting Android devices with crytpojacking malware . The researchers said that redirect scripts were responsible, but they also suspect malicious apps may have played a role. "Because of the low hash rate and the limited time spent mining, we estimate this scheme is probably only netting a few thousand dollars each month", wrote Jerome Segura, lead ...

by | February 15, 2018 | 11:55

Sources tell Variety that " Sicario 2: Soldado " helmer Stefano Sollima is in negotiations to direct an adaptation of the popular video game. Ever since the launch of the Call of Duty franchise back in 2003, fans and community members have questioned the possibility of a feature film being created to depict the series on the silver screen, with numerous rumors floating around over the years.

by | February 15, 2018 | 10:44

Addressing the allegations, showrunner Simon released a statement saying: "We have no complainant or complaint or any awareness of any incident of concern involving Mr. Simon told Variety: 'Personally I can only speak knowledgeably to The Deuce. Franco became the subject of speculation after several women, including The Breakfast Club actress Ally Sheedy made accusations about him on social media during the Golden Globes Awards, where he picked up the award for Best Actor in a Musical or ...

by | February 15, 2018 | 09:22

Choi Soon-sil, who is now serving a three year jail term for using her position to solicit favours for her daughter, was convicted receiving bribes from business conglomerate including Samsung and the Lotte Group, by pressuring them to pay millions of dollars in donations to two non-profit foundations under her control.

by | February 15, 2018 | 08:20

The remaster will give each game a pretty drastic overhaul, with new assets, lighting, cinematics, a remastered soundtrack, etc., making it more of an effort than your usual remaster. Dale speculates a September release is likely, as the original Spyro launched on September 9, 1998. It seems now that I might have to take another hefty dose of humble pie, with rumours swirling that everybody's favourite purple dragon Spyro , is heading back to our screens.

by | February 15, 2018 | 06:22

Shahid shared a picture from the shoot on his instagram account captioning it, "Day 1". After the huge success of Padmaavat , Shahid Kapoor can't wait to pour all his positive energy into his next project. Shahid has already started shooting for the film. He said, "The story is based in Uttarakhand so I will be using a certain accent and dialect for the film".

by | February 15, 2018 | 06:15

Apple's upcoming 6.1-inch iPhone will be a smash hit, according to one reliable analyst. Sales were strong over the holiday quarter as the biggest iPhone fans rushed to get their hands on the latest device. Kuo not only corroborates a number of his own previous predictions about Apple's 2018 iPhone lineup - but sheds some additional light on what else we can expect.

by | February 15, 2018 | 06:12

A71 (3GB ) is equipped with OPPO-specific "AI Beauty" function, which captures more than 200 facial features and makes face recognition more accurate. The Oppo A71 (2018 ) comes with a unibody metal design with 5.2 inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) IPS display . In terms of connectivity , the phone supports dual-SIM, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, Global Positioning System (with A-GPS and GLONASS), microUSB port with OTG support, and 3.5mm audio port.

by | February 15, 2018 | 05:52

If that's the case, and these two cars really are nearly identical underneath the skin, would the Toyota be a better buy than the BMW? Rumours of a Gazoo sub-brand have been circulating, with the idea that the GRMN Yaris was testing the water.

by | February 15, 2018 | 05:40

They were killed instantly. "I love my job and I am hoping to one day fulfill my dream of becoming a Veterinary Nurse!" she wrote in the bio. The group were all from Worthing, West Sussex, and booked the United States of America trip to celebrate Mr Hill's 30th birthday.

by | February 15, 2018 | 05:35

A dispute with Apple held up the paywall tool on Facebook's iOS app. Facebook in October launched a new programme that would allow publishers to sell subscriptions to their news sites on Facebook . The idea is that users would "know where to go" when something important is happening in the world and want to get details via Facebook , she said. Typically, Apple charges a 30 percent fee on subscriptions purchased within native iOS apps.

by | February 15, 2018 | 05:17

The traditional three-strike rule is in place to ensure that content creators have a chance to learn from their mistakes and better themselves by not continuing to violate policies. Though Facebook's revenue is growing quickly and the number of users worldwide is still rising, the company is struggling to keep people spending time on the site and sees video as a possible answer, Pivotal Research Group analyst Brian Wieser said.

by | February 15, 2018 | 04:32

An Amazon advert which placed an order for cat food on a customer's Echo Dot has not been deemed socially irresponsible. Amazon's current in-home devices, such as the Echo smart speaker and Cloud Cam connected security system, require a constant connection to a power source.

by | February 15, 2018 | 04:29

The court ruled that several Facebook default data sharing settings did not count as consent from the user. Facebook has lost a court case in Germany over its terms of use and default privacy settings but has already filed an appeal. The court found another eight clauses in Facebook's terms of use to be invalid, including the pre-formulated declarations of consent which allowed Facebook to use the name and profile picture of users for commercial, sponsored or related content and to ...

by | February 15, 2018 | 04:27

In the past few days, we have seen several leaks centering the Asus ZenFone 5 series. According to the rumors so far, there could be three smartphones in the Zenfone 5 lineup, including the Zenfone 5 Max, Zenfone 5 Lite , and Zenfone 5. There is a fingerprint sensor below the camera module. It's unclear if that means we should expect a pair of 16MP cams and a 20MP pair or modest 2MP sensors supporting 16 and 20MP primary snappers respectively.

by | February 15, 2018 | 03:35

Without their help, we would not have been able to kick off this project. Kamiya also expressed his happiness of being able to develop the game, saying that the team intends to do everything in their power to make the game as good as it can be.

by | February 15, 2018 | 01:22

Blizzard will be hosting an Overwatch Free Weekend on PC, PlayStation 4 , and Xbox One this weekend, though PS4 users will still need a PlayStation subscription, and Xbox One users will still need an Xbox subscription to play online. The Overwatch free weekend will start at 11am PT (7pm if in the UK) on 16th February. That gives you three and a half days to enjoy everything that Overwatch is all about.