Google acquires Pointy to help local retailers compete against Amazon

Google acquires Pointy to help local retailers compete against Amazon

Google has acquired Dublin-based Pointy, which developed a solution to help traditional retailers compete with ecommerce giants like Amazon. The companies did not disclose the sale price, but the two had developed a growing relationship around ecommerce. “Over the past several years, we’ve developed a very close partnership with Google,” Pointy founders Mark Cummins and …

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Intel researchers propose AI that recognizes faces from thermal images

Fight for the Future launches campaign to keep facial recognition off U.S. college campuses

Fight for the Future, the Boston-based nonprofit promoting causes related to copyright legislation, online privacy, and internet censorship, today announced that it will team up with advocacy group Students for Sensible Drug Policy in an effort to ban facial recognition on university campuses in the U.S. To kickstart the grassroots movement, the organizations this morning …

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New York Airport Systems Suffered Sodinokibi Ransomware Attack

The GandCrab’s replacement Sodinokibi has been into the news a lot recently. The evil (or REvil) ransomware has hit numerous high-profile targets. And now, the latest Sodinikobi attack has affected systems of New York Airport. Sodinokibi Attack On New York Airport Reportedly, the Albany County Airport Authority has disclosed a cyberattack on their systems. The …

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Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook - Dot-Grid Eco-Friendly Notebook with 1 Pilot Frixion Pen & 1 Microfiber Cloth Included - Midnight Blue

Gadget: Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook – Dot-Grid Eco-Friendly Notebook with 1 Pilot Frixion Pen & 1 Microfiber Cloth Included – Midnight Blue

Price: (as of – Details) The Rocketbook notebook provides a classic pen and paper experience, yet is built for the digital age. Although it feels like a traditional notebook, the Rocketbook is endlessly reusable and connected to all of your favorite cloud services. When you write using any pen from the Pilot Frixion line, your …

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Amazon plans counterfeit crackdown by giving more data to law enforcement

Amazon plans counterfeit crackdown by giving more data to law enforcement

(Reuters) — Amazon is planning to give more data on counterfeit goods to law enforcement in a further crackdown on fakes listed on its ecommerce sites, a person familiar with the program told Reuters. The move comes as Amazon faces public scrutiny over how it polices counterfeits and allegedly unsafe products on its platform. Fakes …

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