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MLB teams could use cameras to detect fans who don’t wear masks

In early tests, the software identified proper mask use from security cameras with 80 percent accuracy. While it might not be used to find individual infractions, the system could spot “hot zones” for mask misuse, the company’s founder Jaz Banga told Bloomberg. Teams are reportedly considering non-threatening enforcement methods, like sending out someone in a…


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Microsoft’s Surface Duo will cost $1,399 and arrive on September 10th

Microsoft’s first attempt at a dual-screen Android device is nearly upon us. In a blog post (which we’re guessing was published a tad early, given how little the company is talking about the news elsewhere) the company re-unveiled the Surface Duo and announced that it’ll be shipping on September 10th. (Pre-orders are now live, if…


Walmart tests same-day delivery with Instacart

But since the coronavirus pandemic hit the US, Instacart and other grocery delivery companies have been thriving. Instacart hired 300,000 shoppers in March and then another 250,000 shoppers in April to keep up with the demand. Today, Instacart operates at Aldi, Target, Costco, Albertsons, Kroger and Walmart’s Sam’s Club, among smaller stores. The company is…

Shroud returns to Twitch under a new, exclusive deal

Shroud’s homecoming stream will go live on August 12th at 11am PT. I’m coming homehttps://t.co/0nsby7MTHi pic.twitter.com/6qO2E4m4jy— Michael Grzesiek (@shroud) August 11, 2020 Shroud was one of many high-profile streamers who jumped ship from Twitch in fall 2019, mainly to sign exclusive deals with Microsoft’s rival streaming platform, Mixer. He was one of the most prominent…