Facial-recognition technology has received scrutiny from plenty of privacy experts. Now something much bigger — and much more powerful — is taking a look at this oft-controversial technology: the federal government.
The top searches reveal our obsession with celebrities, memes, and video games.
Affectiva, a technology start-up company based in Waltham, Mass., will start offering a face-reading software to mobile developers starting in mid-January.
Just in time for the holiday season, pop star Lady Gaga has partnered with BitTorrent, Inc., and Vice Magazine to release a special treat for her fans: behind the scenes video from her recent album, Artpop.
Now you can relive your childhood home movies on your iPhone with YesVideo’s new app.
People crying, talking animals, feats of daring, poop jokes. It’s all here, folks.
Taboola is raking in the moola. (Aren’t bad rhymes the best?)
Teads provides a customizable ad tech platform for buyers and sellers. Its tools not only make it easier to create video ads, but also to serve them to a large audience.
Back when cable visionaries foretold the age of 500 channels, did anyone ever expect they’d have to buy them in big bundles at a time? Canada is now reaching for that unrealized Promised Land, where 500 channels means 500 choices.
Sponsored Post Leawo’s Blu-ray Ripper is a professional Blu-ray ripping and converting program to decrypt, rip, and convert Blu-ray/DVD movies to videos and extract audio.
Socratic is an online open community where teachers share educational video content. Anyone can add or suggest videos and the best videos for each topic rise to the top.
A Creative Cloud expert demonstrates some of the simple but powerful potential of Adobe’s latest apps in this exclusive video.
The mobile companion app for Disney Infinity is the entertainment megagiant’s first dive into user-generated content.
Mobile phones and tablets will be first-class citizens in the Disney Infinity universe.
Guest Post As video becomes the most popular way to share information, companies are vying to be the top platform.
Guest Post Earlier this week, Mo Al Adham, CEO of Telly, wrote that the death of pre-roll video ads is looming. I disagree: Pre-roll ads have the ability to positively impact customer-centric brands and drive customer engagement and acquisition strategies.
YouTube has renewed its agreement with music video service Vevo and is making an estimated $50 million investment. This investment gives Google a 10 percent stake in the company and puts Vevo’s valuation at about $500 million.
Justin.tv has raised $8.3 million of an intended $20 million round. It was one of the first live streaming platforms, and it continues to be one of the most popular.
The new numbers mean that Apple’s users are increasing their spending at the same time that Apple is increasing its number of users. Just a month ago, Dediu’s estimate was $40/year, with the iTunes and app stores running at a $16 billion run rate.
The new game will feature a first-ever multiplayer mode.
Producer Alan Murray tells us how PvZ 2 will be different from the gameplay of the original.
What’s it like to try to design a new triple-A game from scratch?
Total War: Rome II’s latest revelations show it will have a deep turn-based game experience on top of real-time combat.
The Halo franchise moves to the tablet for the first time with a playable game.
Gran Turismo 5 took Sony to 70M units sold. Will the next version of the realistic racing game series score another 10M units?
Game designer Ricky Cambier tells that the Lincoln chapter in the game has many possibilities for exploration.
One of the more unique offerings in VentureBeat’s Mobile Summit event are breakout sessions where executives can talk off the record about some of the most pressing problems in the mobile world. Here’s what they took away from the last Mobile Summit.
Nvidia is investing around $10 million in the project for mobile gaming.
T-Mobile is finally getting the iPhone next month — and it looks like the beleaguered carrier’s customers can expect speeds similar to the competition.
Nvidia’s Danny Shapiro shows us the cool touchscreen inside the Lamborghini Aventador.
Imgembed, a new service from Singapore-based company The Creative Finder, aims to make it easier for photographers and other image creators to share their work — while getting full credit and even revenue.
I’ll admit, I’m no fan of big phones. But with the Galaxy S IV, which Samsung announced tonight in New York City, the company shows you can make a large screen fit into a surprisingly thin and light device.
Here are the winners for days 3 and 4 of our South by Southwest contest. Watch their 30-second pitch videos and vote on your favorites by March 15.
This suggests that the video game community is becoming hooked on live events and watching other gamers play.
Produced in Association with UKTI We Are Pop Up aims to make a platform to lower the costs and increase the efficiency of the market for short-term commercial and retail real estate.
The seeds of Lord British and the Ultima universe were planted in a D&D dungeon that Richard Garriott turned in as a high school English paper.
Michael Nankin has directed a number of the episodes in the upcoming SyFy transmedia TV show and game, Defiance.
Nick Bliaeff has headed development for Trion Worlds’ massively multiplayer online game.
Richard Garriott shows how his old style of making hex-based maps carries over to the new fantasy role-playing game universe.
The company has been setting revenue records for six quarters in a row.