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Chinese police are using smart glasses to identify potential suspects

China already operates the world’s largest surveillance state with some 170 CCTV cameras at work, but its line of sight is about to get a new angle thanks to new smart eyewear that is being piloted by police officers.

The smart specs look a lot like Google Glass, but they are used for identifying potential suspects. The device connects to a feed which taps into China’s state database to root out potential criminals using facial recognition. Officers can identify suspects in a crowd by snapping their photo and matching it to the database. Beyond a name, officers are also supplied with the person’s address, according to the BBC.

Chinese state media reports that the technology has already facilitated the capture of seven individuals, while 35 others using fake IDs are said to have been found.

The glasses have been deployed in Zhengzhou, the capital of central province Henan, where it has been used to surveil those traveling by plane and train, according to the Wall Street Journal. With …

The Secrets To Facebook confirms test of a downvote button for flagging comments

How can Facebook promote meaningful interaction between users? By letting them downvote inappropriate comments to hide them. Facebook is now testing a downvote button on a limited set of public Page post comment reels, the company confirms to TechCrunch. But what Facebook does with signals about problematic comments could raise new questions about censorship, and its role as a news editor and media company.

A Facebook spokesperson tells TechCrunch Facebook that the motivation behind the downvote button is to create a lightweight way for people to provide a signal to Facebook that a comment is inappropriate, uncivil, or misleading.

Here’s the statement Facebook provided: “We are not testing a dislike button. We are exploring a feature for people to give us feedback about comments on public page posts. This is running for a small set of people in the U.S. only.”

This is what the downvote button looks like up close:



When tapped, the downvote button hides a comment, and gives users addit…

Android smartphone maker Wileyfox confirms it has entered into administration in the UK

It’s been more than a year since the well-funded startup Cyanogen announced that it would shut down its mobile OS development, and since pivoted to self-driving technology. Yet we’re still seeing some fallout among the companies that had pinned their hopes on the original plans of that shooting star.

Wileyfox, a smartphone maker that was one of the earliest companies to build a handset based on Cyanogen before it then pivoted to Android in the wake of the shut down, has filed for administration after it ran out of money, TechCrunch has learned and confirmed. About 30 people have been laid off as a result, a source close to the company also tells us.

Here is the statement that the company has supplied to us:

On the 5th February 2018 Smartphone manufacturer, Wileyfox (‘Wileyfox Group’) placed one of its European subsidiaries, Wileyfox Europe Limited (‘WFE’) into administration and appointed Andrew Andronikou and Andrew Hosking of Quantuma LLP as joint administrators.

The purpose of the…

Amazon begins offering Whole Foods deliveries via its Prime service

Amazon has taken a big step forward with Whole Foods after it began offering grocery delivery from the retailer through its Prime service.

The option is open to Prime Now customers, who get free two-hour deliveries of their products when they spend over $35. An “ultra-fast” one-hour delivery option costs $7.99 for orders of $35 or more.

The integration is limited to four regions this point — Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia Beach — but the online commerce giant said it plans to expand the program across the U.S. this year. A representative told the Wall Street Journal that it will continue to strike similar deals with other retailers, with Sprouts Farmers Market being one such partner.

Amazon announced a deal to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion back in June of last year, and the transaction closed in August. It quickly got to work integrating the two businesses. In November, it introduced deep discount at Whole Foods for Prime customers and pushed its own devices to the retai…

Google to acquire Xively IoT platform from LogMeIn for $50M

Google announced today that it intends to buy Xively from LogMeIn for $50 million, giving Google Cloud an established IoT platform to add to their product portfolio.

In a blog post announcing the acquisition, Google indicated it wants to use this purchase as a springboard into the growing IoT market, which it believes will reach 20 billion connected things by 2020. With Xively they are getting a tool that enables device designers to build connectivity directly into the design process while providing a cloud-mobile connection between the end user app and the connected thing, whatever that happens to be.

“This acquisition, subject to closing conditions, will complement Google Cloud’s effort to provide a fully managed IoT service that easily and securely connects, manages and ingests data from globally dispersed devices,” Antony Passemard from Google wrote in the blog post.

LogMeIn stated in a company blog post announcing the deal that they believed Google is a better fit for Xively. “W…