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Facial Recognition Tech to Be Used in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

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The Japan Times has reported that organizers of the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 will be using facial recognition technology “to streamline the entry of athletes, officials, and journalists” to the venues. The Tokyo Olympics would be held from July 24 to August 9 while the Paralympics would be from August 25 to September 6. Security Measure According to sources “close …

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EtherDelta Suspends Service After Hack

EtherDelta

  Famous cryptocurrency exchange company EtherDelta has suspended its operations after being hacked. Hackers replaced the company’s website with a fake portal that steals money, according to a Mashable article. EtherDelta Statement EtherDelta reported that “at least 308 ETH” (equivalent to $266,789) were stolen, along with “a large number of tokens potentially worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.” TechCrunch said …

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Eric Schmidt Stepping Down as Alphabet Executive Chairman

Eric Schmidt

Alphabet has announced on Thursday that Eric Schmidt, one of the company’s long-time officers, is stepping down as executive chairman and become a technical advisor on science and technology. Alphabet is Google’s parent company. In a press release, Alphabet said: “As of its next regular board meeting in January 2018, Eric Schmidt will be transitioning from his position as Executive …

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