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Bark, The App That Sees All Your Kids' Sexts, Has Scanned Over 2 Million Phones

Bark, a firm that sells parental smartphone-monitoring software, claims to have scanned more than a billion messages from 2 million children since it launched in 2016. The app, which monitors kids’ devices for dangers like cyberbullying or communication with predators, has helped prevent dozens of potential suicides as well as school shootings and bomb threats, […]

Emerging Tech

MIT’s Skinbot is a wearable robot that’s designed to scamper all over your body

[embedded content] Thanks to smart artificial intelligence assistants like Siri and Alexa, we’re used to having a personal A.I. on hand whenever and wherever we might need it. However, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab have been working on the next iteration of this kind of personalized tech: A palm-sized personal […]

Photography

Drooling over the newest full-frame cameras? You might not need one after all

Nikon’s new Z7 full-frame camera with sensor exposed, unveiled at the Z7’s launch event in Tokyo. Les Shu/Digital Trends Full-frame cameras are making headlines again. With Nikon and Canon recently announcing new lineups of full-frame mirrorless cameras, you might be asking yourself, what’s the big deal? In truth, full-frame digital cameras are nothing new, but with these […]

Gaming

Nintendo’s Switch has been hiding a buried “VrMode” for over a year

A previous, browser-based proof-of-concept test from YouTuber Nintendrew shows how Switch-based VR could work. YoutTube / Nintendrew Hackers have uncovered and tested a screen-splitting “VR Mode” that has been buried in the Switch’s system-level firmware for over a year. The discovery suggests that Nintendo at least toyed with the idea that the tablet system could […]

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This British startup thinks it has a crucial competitive advantage over Google, Uber, and Apple in the race to launch driverless cars in Europe

FiveAIFiveAI car on the road in London. Driverless car startup FiveAI is sending out bright blue cars to gather information about London’s roads this week. The cars will be driven by humans, but FiveAI CEO Stan Boland said the company is preparing for its first driverless test on public roads before the end of 2018. […]