A tech startup in Tokyo, Japan has developed an artificial intelligence software that detects potential shoplifters.
Vaak, based in Chiyoda, calls its software Vaak Eye, which harnesses deep learning from more than 100,000 hours of surveillance data.
The UCLA basketball trio who were detained in China for shoplifting thanked Donald Trump for aiding them in their release, but the U.S. president urged them to show their gratitude to Chinese leader Xi Jinping as well.
President Trump initially took credit for the release of three UCLA students — LiAngelo Ball, Jaden Hill and Cody Riley — who were caught shoplifting in Hangzhou, China.
A foreigner in Japan was recently caught stealing tea at a Japanese convenience store. Twitter user @domoboku witness the drama unfold after he walked into the store and saw the store clerk and the man arguing.
The non-Japanese Asian man had been drinking a bottle of tea he grabbed form the shelf without paying for it. This prompted a heated argument where the man eventually shouted “What did I do that was wrong?”