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ICYMI: The selfie-obsessed can verify online ID with photos

Today on In Case You Missed It: Mastercard is introducing a way to verify online purchases, by sending a link to the user’s cell phone, which then walks them through taking a selfie and blinking on command to show they’re a real human. Meanwhile Google...
Drone flies as both biplane and helicopter using one propeller

Drone flies as both biplane and helicopter using one propeller

There are helicopter drones and fixed-wing drones, but creating a hybrid of both is tricky. Even Parrot’s Swing, as clever as it is, needs four propellers and elaborate wings to pull off its stunt. However, TU Delft (with backing from Parrot) has...