Facial-Recognition App Could Summon Profiles of Olympians on TV

Sweden’s Ken Sema competes for the ball with Nigeria’s Stanley Amuzie during the 2016 Summer Olympics. (Photo by Bruno Zanardo/Getty Images) A facial-recognition app developed for a Japanese university student competition that can immediately access athlete profiles has caught the attention of Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Committee. Eisuke Sugitani, 20 and a junior at Doshisha University […]

Introducing Xbox Ideas, Driven by You

Hello Insiders! Those of you who have been following the blog for the last few months will recognize me from previous posts about Xbox Feedback, our site dedicated to using your suggestions to direct new features and updates based on your ideas. Today I’m here to announce that Xbox Feedback is improving and moving: Xbox […]

USGA Will Transport Fans to 1895 in New US Open Experience

The U.S. Golf Association will host an interactive experience at the U.S. Open this year featuring a 117-year history of golf as told through historical media content and data. Fans entering the experience will be taken through the sport’s most storied moments and championships in the form of immersive videos, photos, articles, scoring and player […]

Gina Haspel confirmed as CIA’s first female director

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Haspel oversaw a secret US facility where terror suspects were tortured The US Senate has approved the CIA’s first female director, despite her role in the spy agency’s post-9/11 interrogation programme. Gina Haspel’s confirmation in a 54-45 vote follows a partisan fight among senators about the CIA’s Bush-era use […]

Steem Blockchain Hits 1 Million Accounts

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Steem, a blockchain rewards platform that allows content publishers to monetize their work, announced today that the project has reached one million registered accounts. An update from the official Steemit blog confirms the one millionth registration on the blockchain, and shows […]

Why we do this… : Bitcoin

Bitcoin is the currency of the Internet: a distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital money. Unlike traditional currencies such as dollars, bitcoins are issued and managed without any central authority whatsoever: there is no government, company, or bank in charge of Bitcoin. As such, it is more resistant to wild inflation and corrupt banks. With Bitcoin, you […]

Rick Hoffman Plays Coy About Attending Meghan Markle’s Wedding

Rick Hoffman and Meghan Markle attend USA Network Upfront 2012 after party at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City. Stephen Lovekin/USA/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images The royal wedding is going to be Litt. Rick Hoffman dropped hints about attending former Suits costar Meghan Markle’s Saturday, May 19, nuptials to Prince Harry. How to […]

Did She Tweet Something To Him? – Hollywood Life

It appears Ariana Grande sent some advice to Mac Miller. After he got out of jail following his DUI arrest, the ‘Dangerous Woman’ tweeted a cryptic message. “Pls take care of yourself,” Ariana Grande, 24, tweeted on May 17, around the time TMZ reported that Mac Miller, 26, had been released from jail following his […]