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Apple Acquired Faceshift, The Company Behind The Motion Capture In Star Wars

Faceshift's software enhances Apple's existing portfolio of facial recognition and augmented reality technology.

Apple just made an unexpected purchase: The tech giant has acquired Faceshift, the startup responsible for the motion capture technology used to make characters in the new Star Wars movie look more realistic, TechCrunch reports. Apple has not disclosed how much it spent on the Zurich-based company, but TechCrunch reports that "several Faceshift employees are now working for Apple now out of Europe."

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At This Year's Thanksgiving Day Parade, The NYPD Will Be Watching You

At this year's Thanksgiving Day parade, the NYPD is protecting tourists in visible—and invisible—ways.

In the wake of the Paris attacks, expect extra security at this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. There will be more uniformed cops than usual, who are more likely to keep their eyes on the crowds than to joke with them. And then there are all the things that attendees probably won't see: The snipers, the radiation detectors, the helicopters equipped with sensors, and the monitoring centers keeping tabs on the parade on CCTV.

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How Well Do You Know The News? Take Our Quiz!

What happened this week? Here's our quiz for November 25, 2015.

Did you follow the news this week? Research says that one of the best ways to solidify new information is to be tested on it. Here's a chance to bolster your knowledge of current events—and earn a special emoji badge. cool-face

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Bezos wint de raketrace van Musk? Nee hoor

Jeff Bezos is Elon Musk niet per se te snel af met zijn verticale raketlanding.

Honeycomb Lockers Might Be Better Solution for TSA Security Conveyor Belts
Levi's Stadium guest placing purse in Qylatron.jpgThe Transportation Security Administration is testing new security checkpoints: Qylatron is a five-cell set of lockers that should make the screening process more efficient
Power an iPhone With a Bowl of Soup or a Cup of Coffee
heat-harvest-table.jpgA Space10 innovation concept enables you to turn heat from around the house into electricity
Facebook’s “Slack Killer” Is a Work-Only Messenger
shutterstock_268450019The social networking platform also wants to be an office tool as evidenced by its Facebook Work Chat app rollout
How To Design An Escape Room

The rapidly evolving escape room industry is adopting practices from engineering, theater, and film—and coming up with some of its own.

Imagine being locked in a roomful of strangers, where the only exit has been hidden by a raving mad scientist who's muttering half-incomprehensible clues under his breath. It sounds like the start of a horror movie—but for customers in hundreds of "escape rooms" around the country, it's just another fun night out.

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Store Lets Customers Rent Designer Pieces—And Wash Them In-Shop, Too
house of bubbles laundromat psfk As one-fourth of a group of collaborative houses, House of Bubbles intends to foster community through an environmentally-friendly subscription model
Zo vermijd je Star Wars-spoilers op het web

Het is aan: er gaat geen dag meer voorbij zonder Star Wars-spoiler. Zo wapen je jezelf er tegen.

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