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Woman Gets Refund Because The iPhone X Thinks All Asians Look The Same

Her friend was able to unlock the first phone. And the new replacement phone can’t tell them apart either.

Whether you’re an Apple fan or not, you can’t deny the excitement that the latest Apple phone has generated. It doesn’t matter that the iPhone X comes at a price tag that can make you wince – those who are loyal to all things Apple and those who just wants to have the latest hot item will still hand over their cash for it!

It’s undeniably a gorgeous phone with lots of innovative features (this one is debatable, especially if you’re talking to an Android fan), which include facial recognition. Ideally, only you can unlock your phone since facial recognition depends on the uniqueness of an individual’s features.

But it looks like this is also subject to debate, when a Chinese woman’s iPhone X was unlocked by another person, a colleague who somehow looks kinda like her.

The woman, who was identified by her last name Yan, had the facial recognition software installed when she bought her iPhone X.

Source: 9gag.com

But much to her surprise, her colleague was able to unlock the phone by using her own face for identification.

Yan, who is from Nanjing in Jiangsu province in China, called Apple support, who didn’t believe her story.

Source: 9gag.com

So eventually, she went to an Apple store and showed the employees the problem with the facial recognition software. As a result, they recognized that perhaps there was a problem with the camera and agreed to give her a refund.

Yan bought a new iPhone X with the refund and installed the software. Her colleague tested the phone again and was still able to unlock it. So she went back to the store to report the problem. The store offered her a second refund.

Currently, it’s still unclear whether Yan bought a third iPhone X with the refund money.

This should serve as a warning to those who are planning to buy an iPhone X. Still, we don’t think it will keep the Apple fanboys from getting theirs.

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Bitcoin Expert Warns Investors About The Cryptocurrency’s Future

Bitcoin investors might lose a huge amount of money says Bitcoin experts.

We often hear about Bitcoin being a bubble that’s about to burst. As it reached its highest value of over $18,000 just this month, a lot of issues have been popping up on the Internet, claiming the coin will once again crash, and it seems like it’s a real deal this time. In fact, a Bitcoin expert has already spoken, warning people to keep investing but not on the said cryptocurrency.

There are numerous cryptocurrencies coming out these days. This proves that more and more people are discovering the benefits of using digital money that work on codes. Bitcoin, which is the leading cryptocurrency, though, is expected to already reach its limit and experts who invested on the coin say it’s not a good idea to keep buying coins or start putting money on it.

A bitcoin expert has already spoken, giving a warning about the dreadful future of the cryptocurrency.

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China’s Quantum Of Invisibility Cloak Stuns Internet

Is Harry Potter’s Cloak of Invisibility real after all?

Has science already broken the code of “impossibility” and created an invisibility cloak for real? A video that has gone viral in the past days stunned millions of people when a man from China showed that Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak is not just a product of special effects, but is, in fact, existing in the real world.

China’s “Quantum of Invisibility Cloak” had everyone who saw the demo video stunned. The video was pretty convincing that, in just a matter of days, it already earned over 21 million views. It was shared by the head of China’s Criminal Investigation Department at the Ministry of Public Security, Chen Shiqu, who said the cloak can be a significant weapon that can be used by the military.

Here is the cloak that caught the attention of many superhero and sci-fi film enthusiasts.

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10 Terrifying Facts About Artificial Intelligence

AI could be a lot smarter than humans one day.

If there’s one thing we can learn from the Terminator franchise, it’s that too much technological advancement is not something we should be a hundred percent on board with. What’s worse is that with the advancement we’re getting with the AI technology, the creation of Skynet can actually be not that far ahead into the future.

We’re slowly getting there, and that should terrify you. Not sold on the idea yet? In order to start the ball rolling, here are some terrifying facts about Artificial Intelligence right now.

1. Self-Driving Cars Dilemma

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