BrainChip partners with Edge Impulse for a platform that mimics the brain

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! BrainChip and Edge Impulse have announced a partnership to deliver next-gen platforms for machine learning. The companies are aiming to make BrainChip’s neuromorphic technology … Read more

Facebook issues $397 checks to Illinois residents as part of class-action lawsuit

Amrita Khalid

More than a million Illinois residents will receive a $397 settlement payment from Facebook this week, thanks to a legal battle over the platform’s since-retired photo-tagging system that used facial recognition. It’s been nearly seven years since the 2015 class-action lawsuit was first filed, which accused Facebook of breaking a state privacy law that forbids … Read more

How optimized object recognition is advancing tiny edge devices

How optimized object recognition is advancing tiny edge devices

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! Emza Visual Sense and Alif Semiconductor have demonstrated an optimized face detection model running on Alif’s Ensemble microcontroller based on Arm IP. The two … Read more

Acer unveils a pair of portable, glasses-free 3D monitors

Jon Fingas

Acer’s no-glasses 3D is finally available beyond a laptop. The company has trotted out SpatialLabs View and SpatialLabs View Pro portable monitors that bring the more immersive screen tech to gamers and creators. Both 15.6-inch displays deliver stereoscopic 3D for content that either has a profile (for over 50 games) or the right export plugin. … Read more

Survey shows Netflix is losing more long-term subscribers

Netflix tried and failed to build fandom with Tudum

More long-term Netflix subscribers are canceling their subscriptions, according to a report from The Information. Survey data viewed by the outlet revealed that subscribers who have been with the service for more than three years accounted for 13 percent of cancellations in the first quarter of 2022. The Information says it got its data from … Read more

Acer brings OLED screens to its ConceptD creator laptops

Jon Fingas

Acer’s creativity-oriented ConceptD laptops are joining the wave of OLED upgrades. The PC maker has updated its ConceptD 5 and ConceptD 5 Pro portables with a 16-inch, 3,840 x 2,400 OLED screen that promises very high contrast while preserving the all-important color accuracy for visual editing. You can expect 100 percent DCI-P3 coverage, Pantone Matching … Read more

Tesla tests Supercharger use by non-Tesla EVs in the UK, Spain, Sweden, and Austria

Tesla tests Supercharger use by non-Tesla EVs in the UK, Spain, Sweden, and Austria

Tesla is expanding its open Supercharger pilot program in Europe that lets owners of non-Tesla EVs take advantage of the company’s extensive charging network. Previously, the pilot consisted of select stations in The Netherlands, Norway, and France, but now it’s also available in the UK, Spain, Sweden, Belgium, and Austria. Non-Tesla owners in both Belgium … Read more