Smartphones and humans often fail to detect face morphed photos: Research
A group of researchers has demonstrated that both humans and smartphones show a degree of error in distinguishing face morph photos from their ‘real’ faces on fraudulent identity cards. Researchers at the University of York in Britain investigated what the success rate would be like if two faces were morphed together to create a “new” face. “We use photo ID all the time, not just at borders, and we know that people are not very accurate when matching the photo to th...
Smartphones and humans often fail to detect face morphed photos: Research
A group of researchers has demonstrated that both humans and smartphones show a degree of error in distinguishing face morph photos from their ‘real’ faces on fraudulent identity cards. Researchers at the University of York in Britain investigated what the success rate would be like if two faces were morphed together to create a “new” face. “We use photo ID all the time, not just at borders, and we know that people are not very accurate when matching the photo to th...
Dark Souls 3’s final DLC, The Ringed City, revealed
The Dark Souls trilogy is finally coming to a close, as From Software is about to release the second and last expansion for Dark Souls 3. Titled The Ringed City, the DLC just got a new launch trailer to get fans of the action-RPG series excited to dive back into the game’s dark and beautiful world. The video offers looks … Continue reading...
Grow nutritious microgreens fast, easily, and vertically with the EcoQube Frame
The EcoQube Frame is a vertical garden that grows nutritious microveggies fast and easily. It's built to be a low-maintenance, living decoration that grows microveggies in just over a week. The post Grow nutritious microgreens fast, easily, and vertically with the EcoQube Frame appeared first on Digital Trends....
Causes of the global water crisis and 12 companies trying to solve it
 It’s World Water Day. Time to wake up and take shorter showers. That is, if we’re fortunate enough to have them. Water scarcity and pollution are persistent global problems. According to End Water Poverty, some 663 million people around the world have absolutely no reliable access to clean, safe water year-round. And two-thirds of the world population faces water scarcity for… Read More ...
PlateIQ cooks up $4 million for restaurant management platform
 As any fan of Kitchen Nightmares may know, the restaurant business is not for the faint of heart, nor is it likely to generate fat margins. Now, a startup called PlateIQ has raised $4 million in new funding to help restaurants automate accounts payable, and nail all their other accounting work so they can focus, finally, on the food and front-of-house. Eileses Capital led the round… Read More ...
Scientists say Pluto is a planet, irrespective of whether or not it is designated as one
Is Pluto a planet or not? Giving this debate a fresh angle, Johns Hopkins University scientist Kirby Runyon wants to make one thing clear: Regardless of what people say, Pluto is a planet. So, Runyon says, is Europa — commonly known as a moon of Jupiter — and so is the Earth’s Moon and so are more than 100 other celestial bodies in our solar system that are denied this status under the prevailing definition of “planet”. The definition approved by the International A...
Scientists say Pluto is a planet, irrespective of whether or not it is designated as one
Is Pluto a planet or not? Giving this debate a fresh angle, Johns Hopkins University scientist Kirby Runyon wants to make one thing clear: Regardless of what people say, Pluto is a planet. So, Runyon says, is Europa — commonly known as a moon of Jupiter — and so is the Earth’s Moon and so are more than 100 other celestial bodies in our solar system that are denied this status under the prevailing definition of “planet”. The definition approved by the International A...
Scientists say Pluto is a planet, irrespective of whether or not it is designated as one
Is Pluto a planet or not? Giving this debate a fresh angle, Johns Hopkins University scientist Kirby Runyon wants to make one thing clear: Regardless of what people say, Pluto is a planet. So, Runyon says, is Europa — commonly known as a moon of Jupiter — and so is the Earth’s Moon and so are more than 100 other celestial bodies in our solar system that are denied this status under the prevailing definition of “planet”. The definition approved by the International A...
Scientists say Pluto is a planet, irrespective of whether or not it is designated as one
Is Pluto a planet or not? Giving this debate a fresh angle, Johns Hopkins University scientist Kirby Runyon wants to make one thing clear: Regardless of what people say, Pluto is a planet. So, Runyon says, is Europa — commonly known as a moon of Jupiter — and so is the Earth’s Moon and so are more than 100 other celestial bodies in our solar system that are denied this status under the prevailing definition of “planet”. The definition approved by the International A...
Mass Effect: Andromeda filled with poor animations, no day 1 patch
Mass Effect: Andromeda is now just a couple of days away from release, but early copies have already been given to reviewers and big-name streamers for promotion, not to mention playable previews via EA Access and Origin Access. Unfortunately for fans, it’s becoming apparent the game has a couple of issues, namely poor animations when it comes to characters’ movement … Continue reading...
Scientists say Pluto is a planet, irrespective of whether or not it is designated as one
Is Pluto a planet or not? Giving this debate a fresh angle, Johns Hopkins University scientist Kirby Runyon wants to make one thing clear: Regardless of what people say, Pluto is a planet. So, Runyon says, is Europa — commonly known as a moon of Jupiter — and so is the Earth’s Moon and so are more than 100 other celestial bodies in our solar system that are denied this status under the prevailing definition of “planet”. The definition approved by the International A...
Scientists say Pluto is a planet, irrespective of whether or not it is designated as one
Is Pluto a planet or not? Giving this debate a fresh angle, Johns Hopkins University scientist Kirby Runyon wants to make one thing clear: Regardless of what people say, Pluto is a planet. So, Runyon says, is Europa — commonly known as a moon of Jupiter — and so is the Earth’s Moon and so are more than 100 other celestial bodies in our solar system that are denied this status under the prevailing definition of “planet”. The definition approved by the International A...
Mass Effect: Andromeda companion app debuts for iOS, Android
Mass Effect fans are now only days away from being able to dive into the latest entry in the sci-fi RPG series, Andromeda. And with the release date nearing, it’s been revealed that the game is getting a companion app for smartphones, dubbed Apex HQ. Similar to the app for Mass Effect 3, and a growing number of other online-connected … Continue reading...
Mass Effect: Andromeda companion app debuts for iOS, Android
Mass Effect fans are now only days away from being able to dive into the latest entry in the sci-fi RPG series, Andromeda. And with the release date nearing, it’s been revealed that the game is getting a companion app for smartphones, dubbed Apex HQ. Similar to the app for Mass Effect 3, and a growing number of other online-connected … Continue reading...
Horizon Zero Dawn sales rocket to 2.6 million
For most developers, launching a brand new IP the same week a new console comes out is a no-go. Beyond that, launching a new IP the same week a new console and a new game in The Legend of Zelda series release would probably be insanity. That isn’t the case for Sony, which launched Horizon Zero Dawn for the PlayStation … Continue reading...
PlayStation 4 firmware 4.50 is causing network issues
Sony recently released PlayStation 4 firmware update version 4.50, bringing a bunch of updates and some new very welcomed features, such as external hard drive support for storing games. Unfortunately, the update also brought with it a major networking issue that is affecting many console owners, resulting in an inability to use a WiFi network. While some users have come … Continue reading...
Public sector banks are pulling their act together and aiming at getting cyber insurance policies
Public sector banks as now looking to cover themselves against damages caused by cyber, in the wake of an increasing number of customers adopting digital transactions. The banks are aiming at covering themselves against hacking attacks that include data loss and damages caused by the loss of the data. The move comes immediately after RBI ruled that every bank must report incidents related to cyber breach or frauds around digital transactions. Major private players are already covered by insuranc...
Public sector banks are pulling their act together and aiming at getting cyber insurance policies
Public sector banks as now looking to cover themselves against damages caused by cyber, in the wake of an increasing number of customers adopting digital transactions. The banks are aiming at covering themselves against hacking attacks that include data loss and damages caused by the loss of the data. The move comes immediately after RBI ruled that every bank must report incidents related to cyber breach or frauds around digital transactions. Major private players are already covered by insuranc...
With PlayStation Now, you’ll soon be able to play PS4 games on your PC
 Sony just announced that PlayStation 4 games are coming soon to the PlayStation Now cloud gaming service. It means that gamers will be able to pay a subscription fee and stream PS4 games to their PlayStation 4 or PC. There are currently 450 games in the PS Now subscription, but Sony has restricted the service to PlayStation 3 games so far. A subscription costs $15 to $20 and PlayStation 4… Read More ...