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SceneTap app monitors bars and clubs, graphs likelihood of pulling

We're going out -- but where shall we go? SceneTap is a new app that uses cameras in pubs and clubs to check out a venue right down to the number of boys and girls in the place.

By June 14, 2011


SceneTap: On-site cameras find happening bars

Hate going to bars where the gander ratio is hopelessly skewed? SceneTap uses dedicated cameras to reveal happening bars.

By June 10, 2011


Why you should be worried about facial-recognition technology

Germany has issued an ultimatum to Facebook over privacy violations. Law enforcement is interested in this sort of technology, as well. It's time for you to pay attention to what they're doing.

By August 29, 2012


Friday debut of SF bar-cams stirs sour reception

With a new service called SceneTap set to put video cameras in bars, privacy advocates warn that a red line's about to get crossed.

By May 17, 2012


The 404 1,054: Where we're gonna need to see some ID (podcast)

Leaked from today's 404 show: Disney Touche project turns any object into a button, emo-haired youth more likely to develop lazy eyes, and 25 bars in San Francisco will soon employ ID customers using facial recognition technology.

By May 15, 2012


CNET UK Podcast 241: Feast your ears on our brand new sound!

The CNET UK discusses sockscriptions, the Internet in a suitcase, Sky on your iPad and the latest trend for technology biographies -- oh, and there's badges, and new music.

By June 17, 2011


Android Atlas Weekly 53: Mythical unicorn phone from the future (Podcast)

We get questionably definitive proof that someone at Google listens to the show with Google's roll out of its an app compatibility function for the Android Market, just weeks after we complained about system requirements for Android apps. You can thank us later. Also, we take a look at a free entry-level Android phone, get video proof that the Droid 3 is coming from Motorola, and speculate on what may end up being the unicorn of smartphones, the Nexus 4G---not to be confused with the Nexus S 4G--a phone with specs that you wouldn't believe. But which of these will be our next phone? All of that, plus the answers to your emails on this week's episode of Android Atlas Weekly with Antuan Goodwin and Justin Eckhouse. Note: During his answer to the last listener email, Antuan incorrectly stated that the Galaxy Tab 10.1 didn't have aGPS. It does, and so does the LG Flyer. Oops!

By June 16, 2011


This Day in Tech: Alleged hackers arrested, Spotify inks U.S. deal

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Friday, June 10.

By June 10, 2011