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Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook

For as long as I can remember, the go-to option for resurrecting an old PC was to install Linux. The open-source operating system has lower system requirements than Windows, so it's better suited to older hardware.<p>However, could it also be overkill? If you're not looking to run sophisticated …

Linux

How to choose a Linux distro for your old PC

Ready to give your old computer a new lease on life? Even if it's several years old and slow as molasses, you don't have to consign it to the junk heap. Instead, install a new operating system and put it back into the rotation.<p>Forget Windows, though: Linux is an open-source (and free) OS that's …

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Tinder's competitors are banking on its sleazy image

But those matches are no longer quite as exciting. Oftentimes, they lead to quick hookups, sleazy come-ons, or nothing at all. That leaves a big opening for Tinder's dating app competitors .<p>Although Tinder has a huge user base (an estimated 50 million worldwide), other dating apps, like Bumble and …

AI isn't coming for our jobs, it's coming for our planet and will one day 'colonise the galaxy'

Jürgen Schmidhuber is painting an image of the future of our Universe. And it’s plain to see, we are neither a real part of it, nor is it our …

Artificial Intelligence

AI predicts outcome of human rights cases

<b>An artificial intelligence system has correctly predicted the outcomes of hundreds of cases heard at the European Court of Human Rights, researchers have claimed.</b><p>The AI predicted the verdicts to an accuracy of 79%, according to the scientists involved.<p>AI is increasingly being used in fields such as …

Stephen Hawking: AI will be 'either best or worst thing' for humanity

Professor praises creation of Cambridge University institute to study future of artificial intelligence<p>Professor Stephen Hawking has warned that the creation of powerful artificial intelligence will be “either the best, or the worst thing, ever to happen to humanity”, and praised the creation of an …

Artificial Intelligence

DeepMind's new computer can learn from its own memory

DeepMind, an artificial intelligence firm that was acquired by Google in 2014 and is now under the Alphabet umbrella, has developed a computer than can refer to its own memory to learn facts and use that knowledge to answer questions.<p>That’s huge, because it means that future AI could respond to …

Here is a map highlighting the wi-fi passwords of 130 airports across the world

Everyone's traveling life just got much easier and we have computer security engineer and travel blogger Anil Polat to thank for that.<p>In a strike of …

The future is AI, and Google just showed Apple how it’s done

After decades of showing us the best ways to interact with computers, Apple is lagging on the UI of the future — voice controls powered by smart, conversational AI.<p>Google, on the other hand, is placing artificial intelligence, in the form of Google Assistant, at the center of its new Pixel …

6 Virtual Phone Number App For iOS And Android Smartphones

How to add a second number to your smartphone for business purpose and stop carrying two phones? Some smartphones comes with dual sim card, most …

Facebook, Google, Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft created a partnership to make AI seem less terrifying

The Justice League of artificial intelligence is finally here.<p>Nearly every major tech company with a large investment in AI—namely Facebook, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, and Google—has joined to create a non-profit organization to educate the public about the technology and share industry best-practices …

Artificial Intelligence

WiFi Passwords Breaking Android Apps

“Top 10 WiFi Passwords Breaking Android Apps” because our many readers and also Android users requested me to write about most active Top 10 WiFi …

Google's AI is scary good at depicting what's in your photos

Watch out IBM Watson, Google has its own kickass ‘Show and Tell’ AI and it’s getting pretty damn good at depicting what it sees in photos – and now everyone can use it.<p>Today, the tech giant announced it’s open-sourcing its automatic image-captioning algorithm as a model in TensorFlow for everyone …

Top 10 Best Wifi Hacking Tools in Kali Linux OS

Top 10 Best Wifi Hacking Tools in Kali Linux OS<p>How to hack WiFi is second popular search after how to hack a Facebook. Most of the routers are not …

Watch wall-walking spiderbots weave ‘impossible’ structures with carbon fiber

Normally, the notion of setting a pair of spiderbots free in your house would seem alarming. But if you knew that they were weaving you a strange and mathematical hammock while you were gone? Suddenly that fear turns to wonder — and eventually, a nap.<p>The Mobile Robotic Fabrication System for …

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50 must-have Google Chrome extensions (and they're all free) | ZDNet

Get more done with free privacy and productivity extensions for Google Chrome<p>Here are 50 extensions that focus on privacy and productivity. With …

Research shows deleted WhatsApp messages aren’t actually deleted

Chat logs from WhatsApp linger on your phone even after you’ve deleted them, according to new research published by iOS expert Jonathan Zdziarski.<p>Forensic traces of chats linger on the phone even after a user archives or deletes them, Zdziarski found, and could be accessed by someone with physical …

Privacy

Microsoft’s new iPhone camera app, Pix, takes gorgeous photos powered by machine learning

One of Microsoft’s primary points of emphasis on its ill-fated smartphones was the camera. Windows Phone may essentially be dead, but the computing …

Edward Snowden's Designed a Phone Case That Warns if You're Being Spied On

Even airplane mode can be hacked.<p>Notorious whistle-blower Edward Snowden has helped design an open-source smartphone device that warns people when …

Surveillance

Hackers can access your iPhone by sending an image in a text

According to security research firm Cisco Talos, the bug lies in Apple's handling of TIFF image files received in messages. TIFF is a file format …

Information Security

Redmond Pie

WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum has announced that he will be leaving the company that he helped build, and while he has not gone into detail as to the …

Edward Snowden designed an iPhone attachment that detects unwanted radio transmissions

Edward Snowden thinks about phone security a lot more than the average person. And with good reason, as the world-famous whistleblower revealed methods of government data collection on phone calls, and even from his exile in Russia, still remains a major advocate for digital privacy.<p>Snowden, …

Surveillance

Best wireless Bluetooth headphones for iPhone X

Could we upload a brain to a computer – and should we even try?

People have always dreamed about going beyond the limitations of their bodies: the pain, illness and, above all, death. Now a new movement is …

This Cyborg Stingray Is the Coolest Thing You'll See All Day

An international team of researchers has developed an eerily realistic robotic stingray that blurs the line between animal and machine. Fueled by …

This cup won’t spill over…not even if you slap it

By Joseph Carey<p>Let's face it, everyone's had a drink at some point and somehow managed to spill it either down themselves or on something valuable. …

DeepMind’s Work With The NHS Shows It Is Google’s Best Purchase | Articles | Big Data Innovation Magazine

When Google bought DeepMind for $500 million in 2014, it was just one of a number of artificial intelligence (AI) acquisitions, albeit a highly …

Artificial Intelligence

From Big Data to Artificial Intelligence: The Next Digital Disruption

There is a set of important emerging digital trends I track as a futurist that are together converging very fast. These digital trends are all potentially disruptive, unless we plan ahead for the impact and change that is coming. More agility, smarter business processes and better productivity are …

Now TV Smart Box: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know - Pocket-lint

Sky has now set into motion a new stage for Now TV, its internet streaming service that has grown massively over the last couple of years.<p>Not only …