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Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Warby Parker's app is using face mapping from iPhone X's TrueDepth camera to recommend glasses   —  The iPhone X has only been out for a few days, but we're already seeing people take advantage of the face mapping technology on the phone in numerous ways.  Some, like Animoji karaoke …
Nov 9, 2017, 7:35 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft tests AirDrop-like Near Share feature in latest Windows 10 Insider build for file sharing between Windows 10 PCs via Bluetooth   —  Microsoft is introducing its own version of Apple's AirDrop feature in Windows 10.  The software giant has started testing its “Near Share” …
Nov 9, 2017, 12:20 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber partners with NASA for its Elevate flying car project, aims to launch aerial taxis in Los Angeles by 2020   —  Los Angeles will be the third test city, and NASA will provide logistical support  —  Uber's “flying car” project Elevate came whizzing back into view today with a number …
Nov 8, 2017, 6:50 AMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Snap says it will start paying top creators over the next year and that it's “neglected the creator community”   —  Snap says it's going to pay top creators, similarly to how YouTube incentivizes people to create videos in exchange for ad revenue.
Nov 7, 2017, 5:55 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Evan Spiegel says Snap is redesigning Snapchat to make it easier to use and expects that it will be “disruptive to our business in the short term”   —  New version of the Android app also in the works  —  In today's earnings letter to Snap investors, CEO Evan Spiegel revealed …
Nov 7, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter to roll out 280-character tweets around the world, in all languages except Chinese, Japanese, and Korean   —  Double trouble  —  In most of the world, the iconic 140-character tweet is now officially a thing of the past.  Twitter said today that after a global test …
Nov 7, 2017, 3:58 PMIn context
Patrick Sisson / The Verge:
How WearWorks' wearable haptic navigation device Wayband helped Simon Wheatcroft, a blind athlete, navigate and run unassisted, at the New York Marathon   —  Photography by Abbie Trayler-Smith, Andrew White, and Amelia Krales  —  It's a literal road to nowhere.
Nov 7, 2017, 7:55 AMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google patches Wi-Fi KRACK flaw in Android, adds new saturated color display option in Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, releases fix for Pixel 2 “clicking” noise   —  It's also fixing the clicking problem on the Pixel 2  —  The regular, monthly patches for the Pixel are one of the main reasons …
Nov 6, 2017, 11:45 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
French driverless vehicle company Navya extends autonomous shuttle tests in Las Vegas with free rides to the public over a half-mile loop in yearlong trial   —  Three stops on a 0.6-mile loop downtown  —  The city of Las Vegas is expanding its experiment with autonomous technology …
Nov 6, 2017, 10:30 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Researchers build real-world objects to fool neural nets into classifying them as different objects, trick Google classifier into thinking a toy turtle is a gun   —  New research shows how machine vision systems of all kinds can be tricked into misidentifying 3D objects
Nov 4, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context

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