Day: March 21, 2019

Artificial intelligence and the future of smartphone photography

3-D sensors coming to this year’s smartphones are just the tip of a wave of machine learning-driven photography that will both correct shortcomings of smartphone pictures and also provide some stunning new aspects of photography. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus will be used to film entire episode of Tonight Show – CNET

Because shooting with professional cameras is just too basic. …read more Source:: CNet

Free iPhone XR on T-Mobile when you trade in an old iPhone – CNET

Technically it’s bill credits, but hey it works out in the end. …read more Source:: CNet

The majority of scooters in LA are going to share your location with the city – CNET

For every three scooters that don’t share GPS data, 10 will. …read more Source:: CNet

Photos of Huawei P30 Pro next to a Sonos One leak ahead of Paris launch event – CNET

This could foreshadow a Huawei/Sonos One deal. …read more Source:: CNet

Vessel at Hudson Yards updates photo policy after online criticism – CNET

The company previously said it had the right to use any pictures taken at the structure. …read more Source:: CNet

WordPress Plugin Removed After Zero Day Discovered

The plugin, Social Warfare, is no longer listed after a cross site scripting flaw was found being exploited in the wild. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Facial recognition can speed you through airport security, but there’s a cost – CNET

A growing Customs and Border Protection program pits convenience and security against privacy. …read more Source:: CNet

Cable Lobby Seeks Better Reputation By Dropping ‘Cable’ From Its Name

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Cable lobbyists don’t want to be called cable lobbyists anymore. The nation’s top two cable industry lobby groups have both dropped the word “cable” from their names. But the lobby groups’ core mission — the fight against regulation of cable networks — remains unchanged. The National…

Old Wireless Switches Join The Internet of Things

Just about any appliance comes in an internet enabled version nowadays. However, even the oldest gear can be switched on and off with an Internet connected power socket. [Bill] is in the process of automating his home, and found some old radio controlled power sockets that badly needed to join the 21st Century. Hacking ensued….