Monthly Archives: February 2012

Google: 850,000 Android Devices Activated Every Day

To ring in the first day of Mobile World Congress, Googlerevealed some new statistics about how far its Android mobile operating system has come. Close to a million Android devices are activated every day, the company says, and there are now 450,000 apps in the Android Market. The news comes straight from Google’s head of Android,Andy Rubin, who posted the […]

Facial Recognition Billboard Only Lets Women See the Full Ad

A new kind of outdoor advertisement is being tested on Oxford Street in London’s West End. The interactive advertisement uses a high-definition camera to scan pedestrians and identify their gender before showing a specific ad. The built-in system has a 90% accuracy rate in analyzing a person’s facial features and determining if they’re male or […]