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Concern over IoT security rises after recent attacks

Concern over IoT security rises after recent attacks

At the end of last year, Intel’s 2017 security report painted a grim picture, warning the New Year would see the world confronted by botnets, malware and international cyber-attacks. At the time, it was accused of promulgating doom and gloom, but perhaps its critics were wrong. The warnings turned out to be prescient in light of the recent ransomware attack …

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IoT Storage: Considerations and Recommendations

IoT Storage: Considerations and Recommendations

The first thing that increasingly comes to mind of an IT professional for Internet of Things (IoT) is—a lot of data. For medium and large organizations, on the other hand, IoT is about the potential business outcomes. The reason is simple; more connectivity of devices to the internet will enable the business operation for greater intelligence and bolstered efficiency and …

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Weather again delays launch of Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket

Weather again delays launch of Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket

Rocket Lab’s launch site on Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand. Credit: Rocket Lab Weather again delayed the first launch of Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket. Wind conditions at the company’s New Zealand launch site subsided to allow the rocket to roll out to the launch pad, but the company said concerns about “triboelectrification,” or static electric charges as the rocket passed …

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Google’s Plan for the Post-Typing World

Google’s Plan for the Post-Typing World

Google wants to make it easier to navigate the world, just by pointing your smartphone at an object. Google makes money by showing people ads after they type in search queries. But who will take the time to type when they can find an answer simply by pointing a smartphone or asking a question to a voice assistant? Google is …

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Technology taking over: Google’s artificial intelligence beats Chinese master in Ancient game of Go

Technology taking over: Google's artificial intelligence beats Chinese master in Ancient game of Go

The victory over the world’s top player, which many thought would take decades to achieve, underlines the potential of artificial intelligence to take on humans at complex tasks. Photo: Reuters A Google artificial intelligence program defeated a Chinese grand master at the ancient board game Go on Tuesday, a major feather in the cap for the firm’s AI ambitions as …

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Google’s AlphaGo A.I. beats world’s number one in ancient game of Go

Google's AlphaGo A.I. beats world's number one in ancient game of Go

Wuzhen, China — Computer 1, human 0. The rise of the machine was fully evident Tuesday when a Google computer beat the world’s number one player of the ancient Chinese board game Go, signifying a major breakthrough in artificial intelligence. Global champ Chinese player Ke Jie , lost his first game against Google DeepMind computer program AlphaGo in Wuzhen. With …

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Nuance and DFKI Jointly Advance Cognitive and Conversational AI for Autonomous Driving

Nuance and DFKI Jointly Advance Cognitive and Conversational AI for Autonomous Driving

New study one of many projects underway as Nuance opens office at DFKI as part of expanded partnership for automotive, healthcare and enterprise solutions BURLINGTON, Ma. and SAARBRUECKEN, Germany, May 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN ) announced it has expanded its partnership with Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI GmbH), the German Research Center …

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When artificial intelligence botches your medical diagnosis, who’s to blame?

When artificial intelligence botches your medical diagnosis, who’s to blame?

Artificial intelligence is not just creeping into our personal lives and workplaces—it’s also beginning to appear in the doctor’s office. The prospect of being diagnosed by an AI might feel foreign and impersonal at first, but what if you were told that a robot physician was more likely to give you a correct diagnosis? Medical error is currently the third …

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Microsoft made the Surface Pro both lighter and quieter

Microsoft made the Surface Pro both lighter and quieter

Microsoft has mostly left the Surface Pro line untouched since late 2015, but the company is finally giving it a long overdue refresh today. Announced at an event in Shanghai earlier, the new machine — now simply dubbed Surface Pro — packs Intel’s 7th-gen Core processors ( Kaby Lake ; m3, i5 and i7 flavors), an enhanced PixelSense display, optional …

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Is Cybersecurity A Second Coming For AI?

Is Cybersecurity A Second Coming For AI?

Grab A Retirement Saver’s Tax Credit Artificial intelligence (AI) is all over the technology headlines lately. It seems to be the latest buzzword to take hold, yet the question remains: Will this be a quick fad, or are we actually seeing the second coming of AI? Most recently, there has been a heavy surge of artificial intelligence thinking applied to …

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