The Catpreneur — cat techonology

Microchip Miracle

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A cat who went missing eight years ago has been reunited with her owner after she was identified with the help of a microchip. Read more at 9News

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'This Is What The Internet Was Born For'

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You really can't go wrong with a live YouTube video titled -- in all caps -- "PLAY WITH A CAT AND FEED IT ONLINE 24/7." This is what the internet was born for. What you get is a live feed of a corner of a room containing two automated cat feeders, an LED light, a cat condo and a fluffy toy on a string. If you're lucky, you'll also get an orange tabby cat. Read more at CNET

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Now You See Me

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Google updated its Photos app on Monday with a new facial recognition feature that lets users organize pictures of their family pets more easily. Since it was launched, Google Photos has employed facial recognition to identify humans and help users sort their snaps by friend or family member, similar to how Faces works in Apple Photos. Read more at Mac Rumors

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In the Eye of the Beholder

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Huawei says it has given its latest smartphones advanced object-recognition capabilities to help them take better photos than the competition. The Chinese company says the artificial intelligence-based technology can even distinguish between cats and dogs in a split-second, allowing it to automatically tweak how their fur and eyes appear. Read more at BBC News

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'Tailed Cushion That Heals Your Heart'

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Yukai Engineering Inc. has unveiled Qoobo, a pillow that resembles a fluffy and plump feline torso, capped by a tail that will swish back and forth when you pet the faux-critter. “Tailed cushion that heals your heart,” the company says on its website. Read more at CBS Chicago. 

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