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Amazon improves face analysis tech, adds fear

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Amazon’s image recognition software is now able to detect fear. Amazon Web Services announced this as…

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New tools to detect digital domestic abuse

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Carol is locked in a custody battle with her abusive ex-husband. She has an order of…

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Microsoft halts development of Minecraft update

A panel on Minecraft at E3, a video game trade show in Las Vegas in June 2019 Microsoft has halted…

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New software brings clarity to hard-to-decipher company annual reports

New software from Lancaster University cuts through hard-to-understand financial reports, to help investors and regulators. Researchers have developed an app…

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Google Maps for tissues

Two virtual right-angled cross-sections through the complete nervous system of a fruit fly larva. The combination of expansion microscopy, light…

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A new algorithm enables more realistic sound effects in VR

Credit: Doug Jame, Stanford University When we watch movies or play video games, the right sound effects can help make…

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At Big Blue, America’s first black software engineer blazed a trail but paid a heavy price

Credit: CC0 Public Domain In the “Hidden Figures” era, when people of color and women are receiving overdue recognition for…

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