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Submission + - HP Webcam fails to track black people (

Simmeh writes: DVICE has reported on a hilarious youtube video demonstrating HP's face-tracking webcam, showing how it works perfectly on a white women, and fails on a black man. Its more likely the lighting has caused this failure, rather than HP racism as the article declares but at least HP are looking into the issue.

Submission + - Boy Floats Away In flying saucer looking Balloon 1

ls671 writes: FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A 6-year-old boy is floating over northeastern Colorado in a homebuilt balloon and authorities are racing to try and rescue him.

The balloon, in the shape of a flying saucer is covered in foil and filled with helium. It has a compartment for a passenger underneath. It lifted the boy into the air near Fort Collins Thursday morning after the balloon became untethered at the boy's home.

San Fran Hunts For Mystery Device On City Network 821

alphadogg writes "With costs related to a rogue network administrator's hijacking of the city's network now estimated at $1 million, city officials say they are searching for a mysterious networking device hidden somewhere on the network. The device, referred to as a 'terminal server' in court documents, appears to be a router that was installed to provide remote access to the city's Fiber WAN network, which connects municipal computer and telecommunication systems throughout the city. City officials haven't been able to log in to the device, however, because they do not have the username and password. In fact, the city's Department of Telecommunications and Information Services isn't even certain where the device is located, court filings state."

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