Heathrow launches airport-wide facial recognition tech – but will it affect your privacy?

Heathrow Airport will be launching the hub’s first end-to-end biometrics trial next summer, bringing facial recognition to each point of the departing passenger’s journey. It will be the first time Heathrow has carried out a full-scale rollout of the new technology and will mean the London airport will have the world’s largest deployment of biometric […]

Khabib launches explosive Conor McGregor conspiracy theory – The UFC would be in trouble

Khabib Nurmagomedov thinks the Conor McGregor bus attack was set up (Image: GETTY) Khabib and Conor McGregor met in Las Vegas at UFC 229 earlier this month in a battle for the UFC Lightweight title. Khabib retained the belt with a fourth round submission but sparked chaotic scenes when he jumped out of the Octagon […]

Gary Neville launches stunning tirade against Man Utd – EVERY word of Jose Mourinho rant

Gary Neville launched a passionate tirade at Manchester United (Image: AFP*GETTY*EPA) Jose Mourinho is under huge pressure and could be sacked by the Manchester United board this weekend. It has been reported he will be sacked regardless of the result against Newcastle tonight. United have gone four games without a win and Mourinho has alienated […]

Fast.ai launches fastai v1, a deep learning library for PyTorch

Fast.ai today announced the full 1.0 release of fastai, a free, open-source deep learning library that runs on top of Facebook’s PyTorch framework. The project has been under development for 18 months and launches the same day as PyTorch 1.0, which includes deeper integrations with Caffe2, ONNX, and a series of integrations with cloud provide…Read […]

Nissan Launches Punchier e-Powered Note Nismo S for Japan

Nissan’s performance arm, Nismo, is wetting its beak on electrified powertrains. Last week, the company launched the Note e-Power Nismo S — upping the model’s performance output by roughly 25 percent. Sold in Japan since December of 2016, the Note e-Power Nismo offered 109 horsepower and 187 lb-ft. The new Nismo S brings those specs to 134 horsepower and […]

Sikur launches high-security phones based on Sony hardware

Sikur garnered attention with its reportedly hack-resistant GranitePhone back in 2015, but the follow-up has been a long time in coming — it only just announced a follow-up in February. The sequels are here, however, and they’ll look more than a little familiar. The company has released the SIKURPhone XZ1 and SIKURPhone XA2, both of […]

Kayak Launches Virtual Bag Measurement App Feature

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EU Launches Emissions Collusion Investigation Against German Automakers

Roughly one year ago, German automakers were confronted with a crisis. Following Volkswagen’s diesel emissions fiasco, European antitrust regulators became suspicious that BMW, Daimler, and VW Group were involved in a longstanding automotive cartel that cooperated on decisions regarding technical issues, development, supplier management, and illegal price fixing. Investigators were also concerned manufacturers worked together […]

Amazon launches local ecommerce site for Turkey

Amazon has launched its ecommerce business in Turkey, the company’s seventh market in Europe and sixteenth globally. Reports first emerged a few months back that Amazon was preparing a new localized business for the Turkish market, and today the company officially opened a new domain at Amazon.com.tr. While Amazon has been available globally…Read More