Alan Fernandez

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It's happening: Google's AI is building more AIs

Put away your machine learning degrees -- artificial intelligence is now at the stage where it's ready to replicate and improve on itself, according to Google.<p>Googlers have designed AIs that are capable of "learning to learn," said CEO Sundar Pichai, speaking Wednesday at Google I/O, the company's …

How artificial intelligence will transform IT operations and devops

To state that DevOps and IT operations teams will face new challenges in the coming years sounds a bit redundant, as their core responsibility is to solve problems and overcome challenges.<p>However, with the dramatic pace in which the current landscape of processes, technologies, and tools are …

Best cheap Samsung phones

While Samsung is best known for its flagship Galaxy S and Galaxy Note lines, the reality is that the manufacturer offers handsets at just about every price point. We’ve already taken a look at some of the best Samsung phones currently available. But what if you only have a small amount of cash to …

Touch the sky with a 360-degree ride in a fighter jet cockpit

0:00|2:59<p>This is a 360° video experience.<br>Use your mouse or the arrow keys on your keyboard<br>to see the entire 360° view.<p>VR STORIES<p>Put Yourself Inside the Story<p>360 Video is not supported in this browser.<p>Please use Google Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge.<p>Like this 360° experience? You may also …

The 3 Best Dividend Stocks in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity stocks generally don’t pay big dividends, but Cisco, ManTech, and Symantec break that mold.<p>Cybersecurity stocks are usually considered …

A New Kind of Science: A 15-Year View

<i>Starting now, in celebration of its 15th anniversary,</i> <i>A New Kind of Science will be freely available</i> <i>in its entirety, with high-resolution images, on</i> …

Watch What Happens When You're Infected by WannaCry

Unless you're one of the unlucky people whose Windows computer was infected over the past few days by the WannaCry ransomware worm, you might have a …

Study: Seriously, Nobody Cares About Cybersecurity Despite the Risks

With hackers holding Netflix series hostage, ransoming off personal information, and generally mucking up the digital world with DDoS attacks, …

Cybersecurity

I Love Virtual Reality, But I'm Also Afraid of It

Could virtual reality be dangerous? John Hanke worries that it could. And he should know: Hanke is the CEO of Niantic, the company primarily …

A famous venture capitalist predicts big banks will fall first to artificial intelligence

Wall Street will be one of the first and largest industries to be automated by artificial intelligence, predicts Kai-Fu Lee, China’s most famous venture capitalist and former Microsoft and Google executive. Lenders, money managers, and analysts—any jobs that involve crunching numbers to estimate a …

Artificial Intelligence

WannaCry hackers now being hunted by the world's police

NCA collaborating with FBI, Europol and Interpol to hunt the cyber-criminals.<p>The hackers behind the massive WannaCry ransomware attacks are now …

Innovation Enterprise

Ooops... something went wrong!<p>Mary Ann Callahan<p>Back to normal: Ethereum as a stable investment<p>Back to normal: Ethereum as a stable investment<p>Caitlin …

Big Data

World's largest single-memory computer unveiled to revolutionise Big Data with limitless RAM

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's 160TB prototype could be scaled up to almost limitless memory one day.<p>Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has developed the …

How to travel like the 1%

The new Private Suite service treats passengers at LAX like VIPs<p>There’s a new 5-star service for Tinseltown’s boldest names.<p>If you’ve ever flown in …

What we currently know about the global cyberattack

NEW YORK (AP) — As danger from a global cyberattack that hit some 150 nations continues to fade, analysts are starting to assess the damage.<p>Hard-hit …

ATP Announces Trial Of Rule Changes & Innovation For Next Gen ATP Finals In Milan | ATP World Tour | Tennis

The ATP has announced a series of rule changes and innovations set to be trialled at the Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan this November. The …

HP Enterprise unveils The Machine, a single-memory computer capable of addressing 160 terabytes

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced what it is calling a big breakthrough — creating a prototype of a computer with a single bank of memory that can process enormous amounts of information. The computer, known as The Machine, is a custom-built device made for the era of big data.<p>HPE said it has …

10 most in-demand tech skills

Trying to land a new job or angling for a promotion? Recruiters and hiring managers are always on the hunt for ideal candidates with just the right …

High Level

How Microsoft wants us all to get creative with Artificial Intelligence

“I’m really glad we’re having all these conversations about the disruptive power of AI, and it’s a good thing that we’re being so thoughtful about the ways in which we’re designing these systems, because it’s crucial that they are designed for people, to help them do their jobs better,” says Lili …

Meet the 22-year-old tech whiz who cracked global cyberattack

ILFRACOMBE, England — As a vast “ransomware” attack raced from computer to computer, infecting tens of thousands around the world, a young tech …

22 million WannaCry ransomware attack attempts blocked by Symantec

WannaCry feeds on a particular Windows exploit and encrypts user data until they pay up.<p>Cybersecurity firm Symantec has reported that its software …

The WannaCry Ransomware Hackers Made Some Real Amateur Mistakes

The WannaCry ransomware attack has quickly become the worst digital disaster to strike the internet in years, crippling transportation and hospitals …

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …