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Tostitos tortilla chip bags use NFC to order an Uber when consumers are too drunk to drive

Tostitos Party Safe

US consumers can now order a discounted Uber ride by tapping their NFC smartphone against a bag of Tostitos tortilla chips when they have had too much to drink. The bag detects the presence of alcohol on a person’s breath and shows either a green or red steering wheel to alert the consumer of whether or not they are safe to drive home. More








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Tattoos confound Apple Watch wrist detection, making Apple Pay “unusable”

Apple Watch encounter problems with wrist tattoos

Apple Watch owners with tattooed wrists have been reporting that their smartwatches are not functioning properly as the LED-based heart monitor built into the devices experiences difficulty detecting that the watch is being worn — an issue which impacts the use of Apple Pay among other features such as receiving notifications, placing phone calls and using some applications. More







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