Frúgberg Johnson

19 Added | 1 Magazine | 7 Likes | @FrgbergJohnson | Keep up with Frúgberg Johnson on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Frúgberg Johnson”

AT&T begins testing high-speed internet over power lines

NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc has started trials in Georgia state and a non-U.S. location to deliver high-speed internet over power lines, the No. 2 wireless carrier said on Wednesday, marking its latest push to offer faster broadband service to more customers.<p>AT&T aims to eventually deliver speeds …

A hands-on tutorial for Houdini, the iOS 10.x "semi-jailbreak" tweaking tool

If you’ve heard of the new tool Houdini but haven’t got around to trying it out yet, then let us show you how in this quick guide. If you haven’t …

Army leaders launch program to recruit more cyber warriors

The U.S. Army is officially launching a new program aimed at recruiting more cyber operators in order to fill existing gaps in the force.<p>The service …

Elon Musk Wants To Send His Red Sports Car To Mars

SpaceX chief Elon Musk wants to ship his red Tesla roadster to Mars orbit on the first launch of a new jumbo rocket in January. He seems to be serious.<p>Some rich men buy a red sports car when they hit middle age. Elon Musk wants to ship his to Mars.<p>In January, Musk’s SpaceX rocket corporation plans …

First Human Embryo Editing Experiment in US Corrects Gene For Heart Condition

An epic breakthrough.<p>Scientists have successfully edited the DNA of human embryos to erase a heritable heart condition, cracking open the doors to a …

Sony and IBM stuffed 330TB into a palm-sized cartridge

While you weren’t looking, the storage industry has been working on some pretty crazy stuff. Sony announced that it teamed up with IBM Research in Zurich to create a new magnetic tape that can fit 330TB of files in a single palm-sized cartridge that typically could hold only about 15TB.<p>For …

WannaCry ransomware: Hackers behind global cyberattack finally cash out bitcoin windfall

Three months on from the global WannaCry cyberattack, someone has withdrawn funds acquired when victims paid ransoms.<p>Almost three months on from the …

Hyperloop One: Passenger pod tested successfully

Hyperloop One has carried out its latest test of a futuristic high-speed transport system in the Nevada desert.<p>The creators hope to carry passengers at speeds of up to 650mph in pods propelled through very low air-pressured tubes.

High-speed Rail

Bitcoin splits in 2

Bitcoin power brokers were unable to come behind a single solution that would have preserved a unified cryptocurrency by Tuesday morning's deadline.<p>As such, the digital currency has officially forked and split in two: bitcoin cash and bitcoin.<p>Miners were able to seek out bitcoin cash beginning …

Bitcoin

Facebook shuts down robots after they invent their own language

Facebook shut down a pair of its artificial intelligence robots after they invented their own language.<p>Researchers at Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research built a chatbot earlier this year that was meant to learn how to negotiate by mimicking human trading and bartering.<p>But when the social …

Artificial Intelligence

The data that transformed AI research—and possibly the world

In 2006, Fei-Fei Li started ruminating on an idea.<p>Li, a newly-minted computer science professor at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, saw her colleagues across academia and the AI industry hammering away at the same concept: a better algorithm would make better decisions, regardless of the …

Deep Learning

Dispel’s Privacy-As-A-Service Platform Keeps Your Internet Connection Secret And Safe

Most security services today give you virtual private networks that encrypt your connections (if you work for any sizable company, you probably use some kind of VPN client to log in to your intranet). New York-based Dispel, which is now coming out of stealth after more than two years of …

Buy a $30 Chromecast and Google will give you $20

Google announced a new promotion for its Chromecast line on Monday: Buy one of the $30 devices, get $20 in Google Play store credit. What's more, you don't have to buy it directly from Google to qualify for the deal. Pick up one from either Best Buy or Walmart if that's more convenient, you'll …

This robot hand will read your desires and swipe Tinder profiles for you

It’s easy for Tinder to become a robotic process. You spend four or five seconds looking at someone’s profile, and quickly decide to swipe left, …

SocialRank Helps You Understand Your Followers — And Now It’s Getting Collaborative

Hey, it’s great that you’re trying to get more followers, but what about understanding the followers you already have? That’s what New York City startup SocialRank aims to provide, and today it launched a new feature called SocialRank for Teams.<p>If you haven’t used it, SocialRank analyzes your …

Kids under 16 could be 'banned from the internet' by EU lawmakers

Parents could soon be made to approve their teenagers’ use of social media and chat apps if a last-minute change to data protection laws makes the cut in final discussions starting in the EU tomorrow.<p>The law would make it illegal for companies to handle data from anyone aged 15 or under without …

Data Protection

NASA's using PlayStation VR to train its space robots

Virtual Reality tricks the human brain. With a headset strapped on your face, you can pet a dino, visit restricted sites or even experience the horror of being devoured by a shark. But outside the realms of entertainment and news, the immersive visual medium is proving to be a significant tool for …

Virtual Reality

Offline navigation is now available for Google Maps on iOS

Google is bringing one of its most useful Maps features to iOS.<p>The company began adding support for offline navigation to its iOS app, Google …

Samsung Galaxy S7 To Get Pressure Sensitive Screen, Faster Charging Port, Says WSJ

In the cut-throat battle for smartphone buyers in increasingly saturated global markets it’s become a game of clones for device makers.<p>To wit: Samsung is set to take a leaf out of Apple’s playbook for the next iteration of its flagship Galaxy smartphone. According to the WSJ — quoting “people …