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081 | Facebook wants to turn thoughts into text
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Facebook wants to turn thoughts into text In this episode, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about a lawsuit against Bose for alleging spying on its users, also, Microsoft is replacing passwords with phone sign in and Facebook wants to turn our thoughts into text. All this and more on WRLWND Radio. Show Notes: Bose lawsuit There is a new lawsuit against Bose, alleging that the company spies on users of its wireless headphones by keeping track of music, podcasts, and other audio and then using the data for financial gain. This week a complaint was filed in a federal court in Chicago, seeking millions of dollars in damages to the users of Bose products. The lawsuit claims that Bose uses its Bose Connect app to spy on users. This app is used by customers to pair headphones to devices while managing software updates. Microsoft phone sign in Our passwords getting into the wrong hands have caused severe damages and financial loses. For years, experts have looked at ways to replace passwords by using fingerprint and iris scan. Both are good alternatives but expensive to implement and not widely used. Microsoft has a new way to sign in to your accounts with just your phone—no password necessary. "With phone sign-in, we're shifting the security burden from your memory to your device," Alex Simons, director of program management for Microsoft's Identity Division. Simons said the process is "easier than standard two-step verification and significantly more secure than only a password, which can be forgotten, phished, or compromised." If you don't have your phone with you, you can choose to enter your password instead. Facebook turning thoughts into text During its F8 Developers Conference in California this week, Facebook revealed an ongoing project in which it aims to launch a product that will allow users to send emails, texts, and post status updates using only their thoughts. The launch is a few years aw
Rated 5 out of
What a great show Marcello! Glad to see you're on STITCHER!
Date published: 2016-01-14