Month: July 2019

Apple contractors ‘regularly hear confidential details’ on Siri recordings

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Alex Herb | The Guardian | Source URL: Apple contractors regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of couples having sex, as part of their job providing quality control, or “grading”, the company’s Siri voice assistant, the Guardian has learned. Although Apple does not explicitly disclose it in […]

California Is Launching a Creepy “Cradle to Career” Data System to Track EVERYTHING About Children

California Is Launching a Creepy “Cradle to Career” Data System to Track EVERYTHING About Children

english text to speech Daisy Luther | The Organic Prepper | Source URL Just in case we haven’t provided you with enough creepy dystopian news lately, the nation’s leader in Creepy Dystopia, California, has a brand new program. The “Cradle to Career Data System” will study and document everything about […]

US Navy’s Energy Weapon Gets First “Kill,” Shoots Iranian Drone

US Navy’s Energy Weapon Gets First “Kill,” Shoots Iranian Drone

iSpeech.org Futurism | Source URL Firing Back In June, Iran’s military shot down one of the U.S. Navy’s $130 million Global Hawk drones, claiming it had veered out of international airspace and into the nation’s territory. Now, the U.S. Navy has returned the favor, using a new directed-energy weapon to disable an […]

A US Navy ship used a new drone-defense system to take down an Iranian drone

A US Navy ship used a new drone-defense system to take down an Iranian drone

iSpeech Andrew Liptak | The Verge | Source URL On Thursday, a US Navy ship in the Persian Gulf reportedly used a new, anti-drone system to take down an Iranian drone that came within a thousand yards, according to Military.com. In a statement, the Department of Defense confirmed that the USS Boxer […]

Orlando police department scraps Amazon’s facial recognition software after a year struggling to fix glitches and bandwidth problems that made it unreliable

tts James Pero | The Daily Mail | Source URL A police department in Orlando has terminated its trial of Amazon’s AI-powered facial recognition for the second time, citing costs and complexity. According to a report from Orlando Weekly, the department ended its trial of the technology, called Rekognition, after […]

Deaf people could get ‘almost perfect’ quality hearing with cochlear implant which breaks sound signals down and rebuilds them, scientists say

Deaf people could get ‘almost perfect’ quality hearing with cochlear implant which breaks sound signals down and rebuilds them, scientists say

iSpeech Sam Blanchard | The Daily Mail | Source URL Deaf people could get ‘almost perfect’ quality hearing from a cochlear implant which deconstructs sounds as it hears them. Researchers are developing a device which they say could significantly improve the quality of what people hear through the hearing aids. […]

Google’s sister company launches Pampers ‘smart nappy’ that monitors when babies sleep, eat and need changing amid privacy fears

Google’s sister company launches Pampers ‘smart nappy’ that monitors when babies sleep, eat and need changing amid privacy fears

Powered by iSpeech Joe Pinkstone | The Daily Mail | Source URL Pampers has worked with Google’s sister firm to release a ‘smart nappy’ that monitors babies’ sleeping, eating and changing patterns amid growing concerns about privacy. ‘Lumi’ comes with two packs of nappies, two reusable detachable sensors and a WiFi-connected […]

UK expands laser and radio frequency directed energy weapons program

UK expands laser and radio frequency directed energy weapons program

iSpeech.org David Szondy | New Atlas | Source URL The UK’s Ministry of Defence has ordered three laser and radio-frequency weapons demonstrators for the country’s Armed Forces. Today’s announcement promises £130 million (US$162 million) to test and evaluate the next generation of Directed Energy Weapons (DEWs) with field trials expected […]