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Monitor your Linux VMs in Azure

How to monitor virtual machines in Azure<p>5 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>You can take advantage of many opportunities to monitor your VMs by collecting, …

JuiceBox Zero, Raspberry Pi Zero Battery Management Board

Raspberry Pi enthusiast Samuel Anderson has created a new add-on board specifically designed for the Raspberry Pi Zero to help make managing …

Japanese scientists just created an AI that can “read” human minds

Nope, this isn’t just fodder for the new series of Black Mirror<p>As computer scientists attempt to make machines think and learn like humans, the …

Machine Learning

Visual Studio Code Can Do That?

About two years ago, I begrudgingly opened Visual Studio Code (VS Code) for the first time. The only reason I even did so is that I was working on a …

Web Design

These are the two books that are helping Xi Jinping understand AI

China’s president Xi Jinping is an avid reader. He peppers his speeches with quotes from his favorite writers, including Charles Dickens, Victor Hugo, and Paulo Coelho. His annual New Year’s Day greetings offers a rare look into the secrets of his office bookshelf—something Chinese netizens …

Artificial Intelligence

In 6 Words, Elon Musk Explained Why So Many People Are Afraid to Take Risks and Achieve Greatness | Inc.com

<i>This series examines the stories behind some of the best inspiring quotes of all time. Check out the full list: the best inspirational quotes for 2018.</i><p>The most powerful threat to greatness isn't evil. It's mediocrity.<p>Of all the colorful ways to articulate that truth, one of the best is what Elon …

Motivation

AI will fuel a new cybersecurity race: Experts

MONTREAL -- Technological advances in artificial intelligence are fuelling a new race between hackers and those toiling to protect cybersecurity …

Russia Is Now Providing North Korea With Internet: What That Could Mean For Cyber Warfare

Amid diplomatic fallout between North Korea and China, its only major trade partner, Russia is positioning itself to be a stronger North Korean ally, reaching out to provide North Korea with an internet connection. As a result, Russia may embolden North Korea to launch more destructive …

North Korea

Google's artificial intelligence built an AI that outperforms any made by humans

An AI That Can Build AI<p>In May 2017, researchers at Google Brain announced the creation of AutoML, an artificial intelligence (AI) that’s capable of …

HubSerialixed Raspberry Pi Zero W USB Hub And UART

Vikas Shukla has created a new Raspberry Pi Zero W USB hub and UART called HubSerialixed, specifically designed for the affordable pocket PC which …

Testing an API Against its Documentation

This article covers how to run tests based on the API docs against an Express NodeJS API documented with API Blueprint using Dredd testing tool.<p><i>Note:</i> …

This Startup's Artificial Voice Sounds Almost Indistinguishable From A Human's

An Irish startup has claimed a breakthrough in text-to-speech synthesis that improves on public demonstrations by Google’s DeepMind and Facebook.<p>The result is an artificial voice that lacks many of the glitches in intonation heard from digital assistants like Siri or Amazon’s Alexa. It sounds …

Artificial Intelligence

Uber AI Labs releases a programming language, its first public project

Uber is sharing the fruits of its research into self-driving cars and artificial intelligence in general, releasing a new programming language called …

AWS Batch Event Stream for CloudWatch Events

You can use the AWS Batch event stream for CloudWatch Events to receive near real-time notifications regarding the current state of jobs that have …

Cloud Computing

Amazon's Jeff Bezos sells over $1B in company stock

The world's richest man unloads a few shares. Is the money bound for space?<p>Hey, Alexa, how many trips to Mars can you buy with a billion bucks?<p>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos might be musing over that question this weekend, after selling more than $1 billion worth of stock in his company on Friday.<p>The sale …

Bill Gates

Homegrown cyber-security workforce

by Adam P Henry<p>Australian universities need to rethink how and what they teach about security in cyberspace.<p>In April 2016, the Australian government …

Cybersecurity

Microsoft Uses AI to Tighten Word's Translation Tool

The latest batch of Microsoft Office updates includes a built-in translator in Word and search capabilities that help users connect with co-workers …

Enterprise Tech

Homeland Security cyber unit on alert for Election Day

Russia’s intervention in the 2016 presidential election yielded an unexpected result for officials at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS): it …

Homeland Security

New Northrop Grumman drones to take over Navy ocean surveillance

A high-flying drone with surveillance sensors and a wingspan longer than that of a Boeing 737 will be the newest way for the U.S. Navy to monitor the …

SAS Blogs

Hello, loyal All Analytics readers. Whether you're a data scientist, a statistician or a decision maker with an analytical bent, we welcome you to …

Hide your CloudWatch alarms that you use for Auto Scaling actions

Amazon CloudWatch is excited to announce that you can now hide your Auto Scaling Alarms in the CloudWatch console. Auto Scaling Alarms are CloudWatch …

Cloud Computing

Kaspersky Lab CEO acknowledges that the company's antivirus software sometimes copies harmless files to its servers

Eugene Kaspersky said his company’s widely used antivirus software has copied files that did not threaten the personal computers of customers, a …

DIY Multi-Touch All the Surfaces

Ever wanted to build a touch table or other touch-input project, but got stuck figuring out the ‘touch’ part? [Jean Perardel] has your back with his …

Multi-Touch

Kaspersky Struck References to 67 'Tech Partners' Like Amazon and Microsoft From Website

The position of Kaspersky Lab, a lately beleaguered Moscow-based maker of antivirus software, has been slipping in the U.S. since allegations arose …

Kaspersky Lab

Massive shortage of cyber security personnel poses risks

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Cyber crime is a growing industry.<p>The recent data breaches at Equifax, Yahoo and the Democratic National Committee are just a …

Keeping computers secure is becoming a nearly impossible task

Imagine a lethal form of bird flu in the wild.<p>To prevent infestation, your solution is to station sharpshooters along the border to shoot each bird that flies into your territory and also analyze each bird already within that territory to determine if it is a carrier. But it only takes one breach …

Information Security

Just in Case You Missed It: Catching Up on Some Recent AWS Launches | Amazon Web Services

So many launches and cloud innovations, that you simply may not believe. In order to catch up on some service launches and features, this post will …

Cloud Computing

Dark Overlord strikes, North Korea hacks and rogue apps lurk: The week in cybersecurity

The best cybersecurity news of the week from the IBTimes UK technology desk.<p>This week in cybersecurity, notorious hacking group The Dark Overlord …

Will the next Mozart be an artificial intelligence?

The Creative AI<p>Humankind has done a great deal in terms of making exquisite art, whether through its paintings, songs, or performance art. Museums …