Microsoft's crime-fighting tech for saleMicrosoft and NYPD launch a smart surveillance system, a texting competition gives touch screens the cold thumb, and McKayla is not impressed with this show.
We're fighting crime and screening our -- I'm Bridget Carey in the -- -- net update. Microsoft has helped develop a surveillance system for New York. Analyzes video camera footage -- when one calls radiation detectors and license plate readers. And pulls all that data into one Smart processing hub in real time. To better fight crime and terrorism. New York mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the program it's called the -- awareness system and this -- will be available to law enforcement agencies around the world. With New York taking 30% cut of the sales. This all sounds like something from the CBS show person of interest. But the system does not use facial recognition software that is kept for thirty days and -- -- to only monitor public areas. But still some critics are worried that this could be abused -- officers who want to track citizens. Without having to get a warrant and Bloomberg says the system is just using the existing cameras and sensors to help officers see it trend and respond more quickly. Jamaican sprinter with same -- may have the fastest -- in the world but the -- stunts. Belong to seventeen year old. Austin where -- from Wisconsin the two time champ of the LG national texting competition. Has been telling reporters that he has abnormally fast thumbs and -- about 500 times a day practice. To win -- fifty Graham prize got a copy freezes quickly no text shorthand speed and even text blindfolded. But -- are using algae optimistic zit that has a full QWERTY keyboard so what are -- gonna bring touch screen -- into the -- not. Yes sorry -- Austin Kayla it's not impressed. -- -- online store will be selling more than just eating downloads in September steam also sells software applications and the service has been praised for making it easy to install games on windows and Mac computers. Interest has opened registration to everyone -- right -- hasn't already been on this online and board but those you currently to the trend. Can sign up -- not having to wait for admin approval. Every Apple on FaceBook now can sell -- a subscription. You've seen payments subscriptions and games -- soon gonna be more ways that businesses can take your money your FaceBook. If you've used the pulse reader app to keep up with news now you can use it from the web. Pulse and now has at HTML five web site that makes it look like -- app and it also sinks with your existing account. Gosh not and and that -- Michaela but he should check out what other things on oppressor and this week's hottest Tumblr mean about the -- You can finally in the CNET video player that your tech news update in get more details on the stories -- today's show at cnet.com slash update. Our -- is in New York I'm pretty scary -- --