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Qualcomm has pulled the covers off a new ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint scanner that is an improvement over its predecessor that was introduced in the Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 families. The new sensor is called 3D Sonic Max, and it has a significantly larger surface area for scanning. While the original in-screen 3D Sonic Sensor only had enough scanning space to scan a single finger, the new one is large enough to scan two fingers. Qualcomm says that the new scanner is 17x larger than the old one and will enable advanced security features. The new sensor uses the same ultrasonic scanning techniques that the smaller sensor used last year, and you can now scan two fingers at once... Read more...
According to a new report that was published today, there are some big concerns surrounding Google's efforts to further expand its reach into the healthcare sector. The report, which comes to us via The Washington Post, says that Google was on the verge of making over 100,000 chest X-rays of patients public before having to back down over serious privacy concerns. Back in 2017, Google partnered with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to analyze 112,000 chest X-rays from over 30,000 patients. According to the Post, many of these patients were afflicted with some form of lung disease. Google's aim was to host these images publicly, then use TensorFlow machine learning to identify... Read more...