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How to protect your PC against the major ‘Meltdown’ CPU security flaw

Everything we know so far<p>Details have emerged on two major processor security flaws this week, and the industry is scrambling to issue fixes and secure machines for customers. Dubbed “Meltdown” and “Spectre,” the flaws affect nearly every device made in the past 20 years. The Meltdown flaw …

Information Security

Kia and Hyundai cars will include AI assistants starting in 2019

Vehicles made by Korean carmakers Hyundai and Kia will include built-in virtual assistants with AI-powered smarts beginning in 2019 (via Engadget). The plan to build smart assistants into vehicles will make use of tech created by SoundHound, the music identification company that has recently been …

Google Assistant

2017: Going all in with AI

Last year, we stated 2016 was the year of artificial intelligence as tools and solutions became smarter and more advanced. This past year, artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Can Tell If You're Lying

One of the most powerful aspects of artificial intelligence is that it can see things that humans can’t.<p>More precisely, it can analyze data and find …

Where VC's Will Invest in 2018: Blockchain, AI, Voice, Pets

Venture capital isn’t a monolith, but startup investors are compared to lemmings for a reason. Once a trend gets hot, every firm needs to make a …

Venture Capital

Facebook Just Pushed Its Facial Recognition Into a Creepy New Future

You can't hide.<p>It happens all the time. A little red blip in Facebook directs you to a notification that a friend tagged you in a photograph somebody …

Ultra-fast 5G wireless service declared national security priority by White House

Who would have thought that the president who writes in 140-character missives would suddenly be interested in 70 Gbps wireless internet access?<p>The White House released its congressionally-mandated National Security Strategy report (warning: PDF) yesterday. Tucked away in a section on improving …

The White House

MIT's automated machine learning works 100x faster than human data scientists

Auto Tune Models (ATM) is an automated system that beats human-designed machine learning solutions for 30% of datasets tested.<p>Building a slide deck, …

Machine Learning

How Blockchain, A.I. And Other Tech Trends Will Disrupt Healthcare In 2018

The increased use of artificial intelligence and machine learning is shifting the paradigm of medical research and treatment. These advanced technologies are providing researchers real-time access to every white paper and clinical case study conducted on a genetic disorder.<p>Being able to develop …

Artificial Intelligence

How Will AI Shape The Future of Search Engine Marketing

Where is artificial intelligence taking us and what do new search apps have to offer?<p>In this day and age, one of the major appeals of the internet is …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence | The Next Web

All stories in Artificial Intelligence<p>Robot takeover stalls in worst slump for AI funds on record<p>(Bloomberg) -- Chalk one up for the humans. Hedge funds that use artificial intelligence and machine ...<p>Dani Burger<p>We should be getting paid to use Facebook and Google<p>Technology companies are making …

Thorough Introduction to Apache Kafka™

Introduction<p>Kafka is a word that gets heard a lot nowadays… A lot of leading digital companies seem to use it as well. But what is it actually?<p>Kafka …

Software

Amazon Web Services, Inc.

On June 15, Forrester published the Big Data Warehouse, Q2 2017, in which AWS is positioned as a Leader. According to Forrester, “With more than …

Data is the new oil, but how do you invest in it?

Data is the world’s hottest commodity– but which companies are going to last the course and become enduring, profitable businesses?<p>As with a physical commodity such as oil or metal, data needs to be collected, stored, transported, refined and protected. An ecosystem of companies engaged in all …

Profit

How the Internet of Things Has Impacted Small Businesses

Televisions, smartphones, cars, and even elevators — the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem is bigger than ever before. Not only does it impact the …

Making Sense of Bitcoin and Its Wild Price Ride: QuickTake Q&A

The initial price of bitcoin, set in 2010, was less than 1 cent. Now it’s crossed $19,000. Once seen as the province of nerds, libertarians and drug …

Bitcoin

Why GDPR Will Fast Track the Fourth Industrial Revolution

By Adam Corey, Chief Marketing Officer at Tealium<p>Artificially intelligent chatbots are dispensing online therapy, virtual reality is transporting us into far away galaxies, and the internet of things is making vehicles smart enough to drivethemselves — we are hurtling at astonishing speed into the …

GDPR

A Check-Up for Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise

As organizations get ready to invest (or further invest) in AI, some recent research efforts offer insight into what the status quo is around AI in …

Artificial Intelligence

Hadoop Big Data Analytics Market 2017 Global Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2022

“Hadoop Big Data Analytics Market”<p>Hadoop Big Data Analytics Market, by Solution (Managed Software, Application Software), by Service (Consulting and …

Battle for ‘True’ Bitcoin Is Just Getting Started

In August, the bitcoin world split in two when bitcoin cash broke away from bitcoin. It was the culmination of years of growing tension about how to …

Bitcoin

WhatsApp announces free Business app, will charge big enterprises

WhatsApp is gearing up to finally monetize its messaging app by charging large enterprise businesses for tools to better communicate with customers. WhatsApp will also offer a free app to small-to-medium sized businesses, though it hasn’t outlined the specific functionality of the app. The …

Apps

A.I. bots just dropped a black metal album that will make your head explode

We tend to think of robots as suitable for repetitious and mundane mechanical tasks, and that creative endeavors like art or music are things only …

Machine Learning

How to realise the potential of blockchain in developing economies

Joel John, lead researcher for Blockchain-focused VC firm Outlier Ventures, looks at the history of blockchain's promise of financial inclusion.<p>The …

Cracking genomic codes with the cloud

With the genome of half the world’s population expected to be sequenced by 2025, scientists are bracing themselves for the staggering volume of data …

InsurTech Gateway is a new insurance tech accelerator backed by Hambro Perks

Insurance tech features on an increasing number of VC decks lately. On the surface at least, the insurance industry presents an almost perfect storm for disruption.<p>On the one hand it is a legacy industry in drastic need of digitisation and yet paralysed by innovator’s dilemma. On the other hand new …

Startups

Facebook's now using artificial intelligence to remove terror content

Facebook has revealed more about how it is now using artificial intelligence to remove terror related content that appears on its platforms.<p>The tech …

MIT and Harvard create cheap artificial muscles with super strength

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory has teamed up with Harvard’s Wyss Institute to create a super strong, affordable artificial muscle that could be used to create soft robots with “superpowers,” including the ability to lift up to 1000 times their weight.<p>The new soft …

Robotics

Infrastructure 3.0: Building blocks for the AI revolution

By any measure, we’ve entered the age of machine learning and artificial intelligence. The confluence of massive data, cheap storage, elastic compute, and algorithmic advances, particularly in deep learning, has given rise to applications that previously were confined to the pages of science …

Artificial Intelligence

12 myths of data analytics debunked

In IT, the bigger the hype, the greater the misconceptions, and data analytics is no exception. Analytics, one of the hottest facets of information …

Big Data