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Thuy Ong / The Verge:
Delta SkyMiles customers who are enrolled in CLEAR can now use fingerprint as boarding pass at Reagan Washington National Airport   —  But only at DCA for now  —  Customers flying Delta can now board using just their fingerprints at Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) if they wish.
Jul 22, 2017, 12:20 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Intel-owned Movidius debuts $79 USB Compute Stick with 12-core Myriad 2 VPU that increases host hardware's AI capabilities   —  The Neural Compute Stick from Movidius makes it easy to add a machine vision processor to any device  —  Step by step, artificial intelligence is moving down from the cloud and into the device in your hand.
Jul 20, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
YouTube collaborates with Jigsaw to launch Redirect Method, responding to certain keyword searches with videos that discredit extremist recruiting narratives   —  YouTube is taking its next step in countering extremism and terrorist content on its platform.  Today the company announced …
Jul 20, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Department of Justice and Europol announce takedown of dark web marketplaces AlphaBay and Hansa Market, both focused on drugs and fraudulent IDs   —  AlphaBay and Hansa Market are gone, dealing a major blow to the online drug trade  —  An international law enforcement effort has brought …
Jul 20, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter says it's taking action on 10x the number of abusive accounts as it did last year, and 65% of disciplined accounts don't commit second infraction   —  But real data is in short supply  —  A sustained push to reduce abuse on Twitter has shown promising results, the company said …
Jul 20, 2017, 9:25 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft unveils Cortana-powered thermostat called GLAS, in partnership with Johnson Controls, which will run on Windows 10 IoT Core   —  Built by Johnson Controls  —  Microsoft is partnering with Johnson Controls to build a thermostat.  The software giant unveiled the new GLAS thermostat in a YouTube video today.
Jul 19, 2017, 11:25 PMIn context
Sam Byford / The Verge:
Nintendo's Switch Online app, which provides access to voice chat, game invites, and game-specific services, is now available on iOS and Android   —  After launching the Switch without an online service to speak of, Nintendo has released the iOS and Android app that will be required for much of the system's internet functionality.
Jul 19, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Google's search app on Android and iOS gets an algorithmic news feed of articles, videos, and other links; feed allows topic follows and other customizations   —  Searching for relevance  —  Google today is rolling out its take on the news feed, a personalized stream of articles, videos, and other content.
Jul 19, 2017, 4:05 AMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Snap is now selling its Spectacles on Amazon, at the same $129.99 price   —  Remember when people waited in long lines for them?  —  After introducing them to the world with buzzy, pop-up vending machine drops and then eventually expanding to direct web orders, Snap has begun selling its Spectacles camera glasses through Amazon.
Jul 18, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Bluetooth SIG releases the specification for Bluetooth Mesh, which allows Bluetooth 4 and 5 devices to communicate in a mesh network   —  Yay, another smart home standard  —  There's a long-running fight between wireless standards to be the one and only to connect all the smart devices in your home.
Jul 18, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context

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