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‘Disney’ character photo app adds filters, privacy concerns

Large eyes, soft lines and vibrant coloring: You, too, can look like a character straight out of a Disney movie.  The Voilà AI Artist app has taken social media by storm by providing users with AI-powered photo filters. But what happens to those images once uploaded to the web?  The app features four different options, including 2D… Read More »

Citizen crime-tracking app, funded by Peter Thiel, scraps plans for on-demand police force

The crowdsourcing crime-tracking app Citizen, whose earliest backers include the venture capitalist billionaire and Palantir co-founder Peter Thiel, is ditching plans to develop a private police force that could be summoned by users via the smartphone app, CBS MoneyWatch has learned.  The company began offering the service in Los Angeles last month as a pilot… Read More »

OnePlus’ Digital WellPaper visualizes your app usage as a funky live wallpaper

OnePlus’ new Digital WellPaper app turns your app usage into one of three live wallpapers on Android. Apps are simplified into six categories — social, lifestyle and communication, entertainment, gaming, information and business, and tools — which translate to six colors within each wallpaper that become more or less prominent as you use the apps.… Read More »

Leaked Emails Show Crime App Citizen Is Testing On-Demand Security Force

Image: TWITTER VIA BRANDON WENERD Hacking. Disinformation. Surveillance. CYBER is Motherboard’s podcast and reporting on the dark underbelly of the internet. Crime and neighborhood watch app Citizen has ambitions to deploy private security workers to the scene of disturbances at the request of app users, according to leaked internal Citizen documents and Citizen sources. The… Read More »