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iPhone X Face ID Fooled on Video, Fails to Identify Between Mother and Son

While Face ID, Apple’s native facial recognition technology, is one of the key compelling features of the iPhone X, it seems to have some loopholes. Some security researchers have already claimed to have fooled Face ID with 3D-printed masks. And now, a mother and her 10-year-old son show how Face ID can be fooled, failing to secure the experience between family members. At the time ... Read More »

OnePlus Downplays Backdoor Issue on Testing App, Says OTA Update Will Remove Root Access

OnePlus received fresh criticism from experts as well as users of the OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 for leaving behind a testing app that could leave a backdoor, allowing root access to be gained without unlocking the phone. The Chinese company has finally come out and defended its move. OnePlus has downplayed the root access exploit, and said even this access ... Read More »

Here’s what Trump is doing on mental health after the Texas shooting

Illustration: Lazaro Gamio / Axios President Trump said last week that the shooting that left 26 people dead at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas was “a mental health problem,” not a gun problem. In doing so, he made mental health an issue whether mental illness was the underlying factor in the church shooting or not. Why it matters: It’s clear that Americans ... Read More »

Trump Health Agency Challenges Consensus on Reducing Costs

WASHINGTON — For several decades, a consensus has grown that reining in the United States’ $3.2 trillion annual medical bill begins with changing the way doctors are paid: Instead of compensating them for every appointment, service and procedure, they should be paid based on the quality of their care. The Obama administration used the authority of the Affordable Care Act ... Read More »

Oppo F5 4GB RAM Variant Goes on Sale in India: Price, Where to Buy, Specifications, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Only the 4GB RAM variant of Oppo F5 has been released for now It is exclusively available via Flipkart at the moment Offline sales are scheduled to commence soon Oppo F5 is on sale for the first time in the country on Thursday, a week after the Chinese brand’s new selfie phone launched in India. The highlights of Oppo F5 include ... Read More »

InFocus Snap 4 India Price Slashed in Limited Period Discount on Amazon

InFocus on Tuesday announced a limited period price cut on its Snap 4 smartphone in India. The InFocus Snap 4 will be available at a special price of Rs. 9,999 on Amazon India. The limited period Rs. 2,000 discount is applicable from November 1 to November 17. To recall, the Snap 4 was exclusively launched on Amazon India at Rs. 11,999 in September. One of the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) reaches the US on November 1, priced at $229.99

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) is almost ready to make its debut in the US. Today the Korean company has officially announced that the tablet is headed to that market, where it will be released on November 1. You’ll be able to pick one up from Samsung’s own online store, in two colors: black and silver. The Galaxy Tab A ... Read More »

Representing on the biggest stage

   Being a student and an outstanding athlete requires extreme dedication and a strong work ethic. These qualities are abundant in Geoffrey Cheah, who initially started swimming at a young age to fight his asthma. He went on to become a competitive swimmer for many years before he eventually got the chance to represent Hong Kong in the Olympic Games Rio ... Read More »

IIIT Hyderabad: Course introduced on ‘Foundations for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning’

The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) has launched a programme on artificial intelligence and machine learning. The course, Foundations for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning was launched on Tuesday. PJ Narayanan, III-H director said, “Every corporate, every company is investing very heavily into artificial intelligence and machine learning. You must have heard about the efforts by the big corporates. But, ... Read More »

HTC U-Branded Smartphone Set to Launch on November 2; More HTC U11 Plus, U11 Life Details Emerge

HIGHLIGHTS HTC has sent media invites to an event on November 2 The company teases it will bring back the ‘U’ phone at the event It is widely expected to launch the HTC U11 Plus at the event HTC on Thursday posted on Twitter that it was planning to bring back the “BrilliantU”, further teasing that it intends to unveil at least one ... Read More »