Controversial startup to continue supplying police with facial-recognition tech

[ad_1] Image: Alexander Zemlianichenko / AP / Shutterstock Michael Kan for PCMag 2020-06-11 23:41:31 UTC Follow @https://twitter.com/PCMag PCMag.com is a leading authority on technology, delivering Labs-based, independent reviews of the latest products and services. Our expert industry analysis and practical solutions help you make better buying decisions and get more from technology. Not every tech…

Twitter shuts down huge Chinese network with a coronavirus bent

[ad_1] Hey, maybe you were arguing with a bot after all.  On Thursday, Twitter reveled an effort to dismantle three separate “state-linked information operations” that, according to the San Francisco-based social media company, worked to spread misinformation and attack political dissidents. One such effort, allegedly run by the People’s Republic of China, reportedly focused on…

PS5: PlayStation 5 console and games revealed

[ad_1] Sony has given gamers a first look at the design of its next console as well as some of the titles it will play. The PlayStation 5 has a black core surrounded by white edging, and was pictured in a vertical position. Sony’s machine will launch alongside Microsoft’s rival Xbox Series X before the…

Sony announces PS5 accessories, including HD Camera with dual 1080p lenses, Pulse 3D headset, media remote, and DualSense charging station for controllers (Jon Fingas/Engadget)

[ad_1] Jon Fingas / Engadget: Sony announces PS5 accessories, including HD Camera with dual 1080p lenses, Pulse 3D headset, media remote, and DualSense charging station for controllers  —  Sony’s PlayStation 5 won’t launch by its lonesome — there will also be a host of official (not to mention matching) accessories to go with it. [ad_2]…

Sources: Palantir is preparing to register an S-1 filing confidentially, with plans to go public in the coming weeks and start trading as early as fall (Bloomberg)

[ad_1] Bloomberg: Sources: Palantir is preparing to register an S-1 filing confidentially, with plans to go public in the coming weeks and start trading as early as fall  —  Palantir Technologies Inc., the secretive big-data firm, plans to file to go public in the coming weeks and could start trading as early as the fall…

The hidden detectors looking for guns and knives

[ad_1] Image copyright Evolv Technology Image caption Scanners were used to screen VIPs at this year’s Brit Awards at London’s O2 centre Peter George calls it the protection paradox. People want to have safety, but they don’t want to spend a long time queuing for a security inspection. He is the chief executive of Evolv…

Why the social network of systemic racism is ripe for change

[ad_1] It took two weeks of explosive, transformative national upheaval on race and policing before the head of America’s hyperlocal social network finally took a stand. “Let me say it unequivocally,” Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar said in a statement sent to millions of members in 200,000 U.S. neighborhoods Thursday. “Racism has no place on Nextdoor.” …

Jim Keller, SVP of Intel's Silicon Engineering Group, has resigned from the company due to personal reasons, will remain as a consultant for next six months (Dr. Ian Cutress/AnandTech)

[ad_1] Dr. Ian Cutress / AnandTech: Jim Keller, SVP of Intel’s Silicon Engineering Group, has resigned from the company due to personal reasons, will remain as a consultant for next six months  —  Intel has just published a news release on its website stating that Jim Keller has resigned from the company, effective immediately, due…