Mobile

How Munich’s IDNow uses AI and biometrics to enable mobile authentication

As people increasingly rely on mobile gadgets to handle everyday chores, they frequently run into old-fashioned requirements to present paper-based forms of ID to verify a wide range of transactions. To eliminate this cumbersome step, IDnow wants to make authentication as easy as taking a selfie. The technology is particularly of interest to mobile-based financial […]

Computer

Lenovo Yoga C930

One of the few things the otherwise-excellent Lenovo Yoga 920 2-in-1 convertible laptop is missing is a convenient place to store its digital stylus. That’s fixed with the Yoga 920’s replacement, the Yoga C930 (starts at $ 999, $ 1,299 as tested). Instead of an awkward plastic stylus holder that plugs into a USB port, […]

Smart Home

Tim Cook Warns That Personal Data Is Being 'Weaponized Against Us'

Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, warned Wednesday that personal data is being “weaponized against us” and called for more regulation of digital privacy. Speaking at the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Brussels, Cook said: “As far back as 1890, future Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis published an article in the Harvard […]

Gaming

The 13 best horror games of all time

Some people love to experience horror. Real, pure, unfiltered and unabashed horror. There are different forms of entertainment to accomplish this, and one of the most popular is through playing video games. Luckily, there’s no shortage of horror titles available designed specifically to creep out, terrify, and send you into a heart racing and adrenaline […]