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Uber attempts to patent drunk detection technology

5 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

We recently covered a story detailing how the Pentagon was funding a project to track soldier's health status via mobile device. The technology would be used to detect certain illnesses and even when the user was under the influence or acting inappropriately. According to a patent application, Uber is now also pursuing such technology, albeit with a different motive. The technology is meant to show when customers are intoxicated. Uber says they have no current intention on implementing such technology and is not even sure how it would be used if they were to move forward with it. As one...
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Facebook Tells Congress It Hasn't Used Eye Tracking Patents

Facebook Tells Congress It Hasn't Used Eye Tracking Patents

5 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Facebook recently responded to Congressional questioning with a 452-page document which turns out to have also covered the company's use of its two eye-tracking patents filed last year. According to the company, neither of those patents have been used yet, as both were associated with possible security features for its subsidiary Oculus. More directly, the Facebook's report states that one of the patents was part of the company's search for viable security options for the Oculus Rift VR platform. That likely means the social media giant had planned to use the eye tracking software detailed...
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