IT&Software

If you're a white man

If you're a white man Face-recognition software can guess your gender with fantastic accuracy - if you are a white man. In a test to identify the sex of people from their faces, software was able to do so with more than 99% accuracy for light-skinned men. 'We have a new model now that we brought out that is much more balanced in terms of accuracy across the benchmark that Joy was looking at, ' said Ruchir Puri, chief a... [Full Article...]

Sicario 2 Director Hired To Direct Call Of Duty Film

Sicario 2 Director Hired To Direct Call Of Duty Film Stefano Sollima is known for being the main director on the crime series Gomorra and Sicario 2: Soldado will hit theaters on June 29. According to Variety , Snowden writer Kieran Fitzgerald penned the script for the Call of Duty movie, which is now without a distributor, and specific plot details are being kept tightly under wraps, though Activision Blizzard Studios co-presidents ... [Full Article...]

20-Year Sentence for Woman Linked to Former S. Korean President

20-Year Sentence for Woman Linked to Former S. Korean President Choi took advantage of "long private ties" with Park to force companies to donate funds to foundations she controlled, the judge said. Soon-sil, the former president's confidante at the centre of the case, received a 20-year sentence for charges that include abuse of power and bribery . [Full Article...]

Germany Rules Facebook's "Real Name Policy" and Use of Personal Data Illegal

Germany Rules Facebook's Back in 2015, the Federation of German Consumer Organisations ( VZBV ) kicked off a lawsuit against Facebook due to the default settings and terms of service it presented to anyone creating an account. Heiko Duenkel, litigation policy officer at the VZBV, said: "Facebook hides default settings that are not privacy friendly in its privacy centre and does not provide sufficient information about it ... [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Benchmarked With Android 8.0, 6GB RAM

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Benchmarked With Android 8.0, 6GB RAM If compared to Qualcomm Snapdragon 845's benchmark score, the Exynos 9810 version has the upper hand in both single-core and multi-core scores. In the latest leak, the Samsung Galaxy S9 has been spotted on the Geekbench in all its glory. [Full Article...]

Play Overwatch For Free

Play Overwatch For Free This new free weekend will begin on February 16th and will last until February 19th. Meaning you've got three whole days to join in the chaos. Just like in the past, players will have access to all 26 heroes, all of which have specific roles and various abilities, as well as the 16 different maps that the game has. [Full Article...]

Sam's Club Changes Membership Proposition

Sam's Club Changes Membership Proposition The retailer also is lowering membership for additional Club memberships to $40, it stated. The Walmart-owned warehouse club said in a news release that it's committed to providing "irresistible value, unbelievable items, real convenience and simple choices" to its customers. [Full Article...]

Opening ceremony of PyeongChang Winter Olympics to air Friday night

Opening ceremony of PyeongChang Winter Olympics to air Friday night During the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Hamlin became the first US athlete ever to medal in a singles luge event with a bronze. Not only is Hamlin the first female American luger to medal at the Winter Olympics , she's the first American of either gender to medal in singles competition. [Full Article...]


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