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Why Dropbox decided to drop AWS and build its own infrastructure and network

There is always a tension inside companies about whether to build or to buy, whatever the need. A few years ago Dropbox decided it was going to move the majority of its infrastructure requirements from AWS into its own data centers. As you can imagine, it took a monumental effort, but the company …

Equifax confirms Apache Struts security flaw it failed to patch is to blame for hack

The company said the March vulnerability was exploited by hackers.<p>Equifax has confirmed that a web server vulnerability in Apache Struts that it …

This battery-free cellphone runs on light and radio waves

Who cares about an OLED and a notch when your phone can sip power from its surroundings, allowing you to make calls without ever having to charge your phone.<p>This wild cellphone is part of a Google Faculty Research program and received three U.S. National Science Foundation grants for total …

Nintendo is having an amazing year

From the Switch and Zelda to Metroid and Mario, the company is firing on all cylinders<p>In March, Nintendo released quite possibly the best entry yet in its revered <i>Legend of Zelda</i> series. This week, the iconic <i>Metroid</i> returns with an excellent new title on the 3DS, while an inventive new <i>Super Mario</i> is …

AR glasses are giving airport ground staff superpowers on the runway

The world's best airport is getting an augmented reality upgrade.<p>Passengers at Singapore's Changi airport could soon see shorter waiting times for …

Augmented Reality

A New Cancer Treatment Could Be More Effective Than Chemotherapy

Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD)<p>Scientists have discovered a new process to kill cancer cells, called Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD), …

The quantum internet is just a decade away — here's what you need to know

The word "quantum" sounds so advanced and complex that people tend to get hyped up about anything attached to it. While not every quantum breakthrough elicits a positive response, in the case of a so-called quantum internet, people have a reason to be excited.<p>In the simplest of terms, a quantum …

Lindacoin Bursts onto the Cryptocurrency Scene

Named after a beautiful and sweet name that almost everyone admires, Lindacoin is a cryptocurrency offering passive daily income. As a new entrant to …

Reviewers of Tesla’s Newest Vehicle Are Unanimous: “The Model 3 Has No Competition”

A Peerless Ride<p>As the Tesla Model 3 launch was imminent, Jack Stewart of <i>Wired</i> wrote, “The arrival of Tesla’s Model 3 signals a new chapter in …

Electric Vehicles

Artificial intelligence is not as smart as you (or Elon Musk) think

In March 2016, DeepMind’s AlphaGo beat Lee Sedol, who at the time was the best human Go player in the world. It represented one of those defining technological moments like IBM’s Deep Blue beating chess champion Garry Kasparov, or even IBM Watson beating the world’s greatest <i>Jeopardy!</i> champions in …

MS Paint is here to stay

Today, we’ve seen an incredible outpouring of support and nostalgia around MS Paint. If there’s anything we learned, it’s that after 32 years, MS …

Photo Editing

Amazon Australia's first warehouse appears to be in Melbourne

Business Insider attempted to contact Amazon Australia for comment.<p>There are currently eight other Amazon Australia positions advertised for …

Chinese brands have invaded Indonesia’s fast-growing smartphone market

If you’re looking for a market with smartphone sales growth potential then India usually comes to mind, but the market is moving forward with much promise in Indonesia, the world’s fourth largest country.<p>A new report from IDC shows that smartphones sales in the country accelerated by 13 percent …

Mobile

India could become the first digital, cashless society

It's called India Stack.<p><b>The Foundations of a New Financial System</b><p>Before 2009, half of all Indians didn't have any form of identification, not even a birth certificate.<p>Without a form of identification, citizens couldn't access services like banking, insurance, or even get a driver's license. As …

13 books on science Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

It's no wonder the man loves science.<p>Over the years, Gates has recommended a number of science-related books to the public. Some deal with the environment, others with the cosmos, and others with stopping tiny biological invaders.<p>Here are some of his favorite titles.

Google's neural network is a multi-tasking pro

Neural networks have been trained to complete a number of different tasks including generating pickup lines, adding animation to video games, and guiding robots to grab objects. But for the most part, these systems are limited to doing one task really well. Trying to train a neural network to do an …

A Breakthrough AI Can Now Predict Which Babies Will Develop Autism

Identifying Autism<p>A study published in <i>Science Transitional Medicine</i> has found that doctors can predict which babies will develop autism spectrum …

I thought I knew JavaScript …

<i>… until I failed a technical interview I thought I aced!</i><p>The first time I got in touch with JavaScript was when it was still cool to use ViewSource to …

Alibaba to open cloud data centres in Indonesia, India

Chinese tech giant's cloud computing arm will open data centres in Jakarta and Mumbai by March 2018, pushing its global footprint to 17 including …

The creator of Android explains how his new phone can take on Apple and Samsung

But Rubin left Google back in 2014, and now he's on his own.<p>His latest gig is Essential, a startup he runs as CEO that's trying to become a new kind of gadgets company. It starts with a phone, called the Essential PH-1, and the plan is to expand into smart appliances and cars from there.<p>Rubin spoke …

Apple Store

Google Sheets adds machine learning chart creation, sync with Docs and Slides, and more

I get it - spreadsheets aren't the most exciting thing in the world. Still, Google has continued to improve the mobile and desktop apps, most …

Artificial Intelligence: A Free Online Course from MIT

Today we're adding MIT's course on Artificial Intelligence to our ever-growing collection, 1,300 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. That's …

Samsung Leak Reveals Massive Galaxy Note 8

The Galaxy Note has always been Samsung’s largest premium smartphone, but in 2017 it is set to get a <i>lot</i> bigger…<p>A new leak reported by SamMobile, claims to have uncovered the first video of the Galaxy Note 8 front panel and its display measures a massive 6.3-inches. That’s 0.6-inches larger than the …

Phones

Kotlin: Everything you need to know about Android's newest development language

Google announced support for Kotlin in Android at Google I/O 2017. It reinforced how important Kotlin is for app development again in 2018, but many …

Programming

This computer language is teaching kids to code

When Zuckerberg entered the room, many of the young students had a hard time pulling themselves away from their projects, even to gawk at one of the world's richest men. Facebook's founder instead came to them.<p>"What are you making?" he'd ask. And they would proudly say, "A game!" or whatever it …

Google’s latest platform play is artificial intelligence, and it’s already winning

Google has always used its annual I/O conference to connect to developers in its sprawling empire. It announces new tools and initiatives, sprinkles in a little hype, and then tells those watching: choose us, and together we’ll go far. But while in previous years this message has been directed at …

Machine Learning

Microsoft 'Confirms' Plans For Its New Surface Phone

Once more Microsoft is teasing its new Surface Phone hardware. Previously CEO Satya Nadella declared that 2017 would see Microsoft launch the ultimate mobile device: “We will continue to be in the phone market not as defined by today’s market leaders, but by what it is that we can uniquely do in …

Mobile

Hands-on with Microsoft’s Surface Laptop

It feels bizarre — the polyester and polyurethane coating that lines the interior of Microsoft’s new $999 Surface Laptop. But the device, the first normal laptop Microsoft has ever made, actually looks good — a hell of a lot better than my dinged-up four-year-old MacBook Air.<p>The upcoming Surface …

MacBook Air

Fishermen claim that Siri saved their lives after their boat began sinking

While we love to hate Apple's virtual assistant, Siri, she has been hailed a hero by some fishermen in Florida, who claim that it saved their …