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Google's New AI Head Is So Smart He Doesn't Need AI

Google’s heavy investment in artificial intelligence has helped the company’s software write music and beat humans at complex board games. What …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence accelerates discovery of metallic glass

If you combine two or three metals together, you will get an alloy that usually looks and acts like a metal, with its atoms arranged in rigid …

Machine Learning

Facebook board member Reed Hastings says companies like Facebook are trying to ‘grow up quickly’

Also, why Hastings considers Netflix to be “the anti-Apple.”<p>Facebook board member Reed Hastings offered his first public comments on the scandal that has gripped Facebook over the last month — and cast the concerns about Facebook’s algorithms and data as part of how any young company matures over …

Social Media

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

How Android Phones Hide Missed Security Updates From You

Google has long struggled with how best to get dozens of Android smartphone manufacturers—and hundreds of carriers—to regularly push out …

Information Security

Report: Google remains interested in military cloud & AI contracts despite employee opposition

News emerged last month of a Google partnership with the U.S. military on machine learning to analyze drone footage. This set off a fierce internal debate among employees, but it appears that the company is continuing with plans to win lucrative contracts.<p>In recent years, Google has aggressively …

Artificial Intelligence

​Open Container Initiative nails down container image distribution standard

The OCI is building on the Docker Registry distribution specification to standardize container image distribution.<p>Read this<p>Docker is hotter than hot …

Microservices

Ontology & Linked Data

Ontology - Linked Data<p><b>What is Linked Data?</b><br>The Web enables us to link related documents. Similarly it enables us to link related data. The term Linked …

Databases

The purpose of UX: You don’t know what you don’t know.

We are developers, designers, marketers, managers, or any other title one may hold — we’re all stakeholders in our product. We have been into this …

UX Design

How 3 Businesses Are Using Autonomous IT Right Now

To understand the tectonic shift that autonomous IT will cause in the IT industry, consider the case of setting up a data warehouse, which companies use to collect and crunch tons company data. It takes days, weeks, or longer for an IT expert to set up a data warehouse, and then constant monitoring …

Big Data

What India's Data Protection Committee Can Learn from Cambridge Analytica Case

The glaring misuse of data in the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica case is unfortunate. But there is a lot to learn from the revelations.<p>It is also …

Privacy

Augmenting creativity: how brands can use AI to fuel creative experiences

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are bringing about fundamental changes to the ways in which humans work as they move into the mainstream.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

How Machine Learning is changing the BFSI Industry

Machine learning a constituent of AI (Artificial Intelligence) is aThe post How Machine Learning is changing the BFSI Industry appeared first on …

Machine Learning

Microsoft is helping specialists at Apollo Hospitals accurately predict cardiac diseases using artificial intelligence- Technology News, Firstpost

Microsoft's Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) technologies are helping Apollo Hospitals predict and suggest preventive steps for …

Artificial Intelligence

2.6 Billion-Plus Data Records Breached Last Year

Most exposed data records caused by human error.<p>Every minute, nearly 5,000 data records are lost or stolen somewhere around the globe: that’s more …

Information Security

Blaming Russia for NotPetya was coordinated diplomatic action

Australian is developing international partnerships to help deter 'inappropriate behaviour' in cyberspace. Naming and shaming is part of its …

Cybersecurity

Facebook is the least-trusted tech company by a country mile

While Mark Zuckerberg spent all day yesterday answering awkward questions about Facebook from his booster seat, <i>Recode</i> published a new poll showing …

Social Media

UK carries out cyber-attack on Islamic State

<b>The UK has conducted a "major offensive cyber-campaign" against the Islamic State group, the director of the intelligence agency GCHQ has revealed.</b><p>The operation hindered the group's ability to coordinate attacks and suppressed their propaganda, former MI5 agent Jeremy Fleming said.<p>It is the first …

Cyber-attacks

IBM Research’s shift from Indian back-office to frontline innovation hub

In the early 1990s, IBM, one of the world’s largest technology companies, launched its research arm in India just to provide back-end support to its global business. Two decades on, IBM Research is at the heart of innovation that the New York-based firm is working on.<p>At its offices in Bengaluru and …

Cognitive Computing

Myanmar activists welcome Zuckerberg's 24-hour target to block hate speech on Facebook

WASHINGTON/YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar civil society groups welcomed a commitment by Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to tackle hate speech within 24 hours as the social media giant fights messages inciting violence, but urged it to deploy more resources in the country.<p>Zuckerberg said on …

Social Media

Zuckerberg denies knowledge of Facebook shadow profiles

The fact that Facebook probably has a profile of you whether you’re a Facebook user or not might come as a surprise to some users, though today even the company’s chief executive denied knowledge of the practice — or at least the term used to describe it.<p>In this morning’s hearing with the House …

Social Media

Six Takeaways From Zuckerberg’s Time in the Senate Spotlight

In some ways, Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg might be relieved. He prepared for harder questions than he got during his first …

Social Media

How tall is Mark Zuckerberg, how much is he worth and is he Jewish?

<b>If anybody knows what it’s like to harness the power of the internet, it’s Mark Zuckerberg.</b><p>The 5ft 6in, fair-haired Harvard dropout is the main …

Social Media

Instabridge, the Wi-Fi sharing community, scores $3M more funding for Asia expansion

Sweden’s Instabridge, the Wi-Fi sharing community and mobile app that has proved particularly popular in Brazil and Mexico, has scored $3 million in further funding — money it’s pegged for Asia expansion, starting with India.<p>The new round is led by Luminar Ventures (headed up by Magnus Bergman and …

Wi-Fi

Microsoft Pledges to Let Joint Venture Partners Keep the Patents

Microsoft Corp. President Brad Smith said customers don’t have to worry that the company will help them develop new products and then set up a …

Enterprise Tech

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: “I Take Responsibility For This”

"As we find more Cambridge Analyticas, we’re going to find a comprehensive way to put them out and make sure people see them. So far, we don’t have another clear case to share.”<p>Facebook hasn’t yet discovered another Cambridge Analytica–esque data leak, its COO Sheryl Sandberg told BuzzFeed News in …

Social Media

Automating Ethics for Cybersecurity

Having a code of ethics and enforcing it are two different things.<p>Doctors, accountants, and lawyers all operate under a code of ethics, but what …

Information Security

Reconstructing Work

Automation, artificial intelligence, and the essential role of humans<p>Discussions about the future of work often coalesce around one major point of contention: the impact of automation on the workforce. Pessimists believe that humans will be made redundant by artificial intelligence (AI) and robots, …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft granted “protected” clearance for classified Govt data

​Microsoft Australia is the latest cloud services provider to be awarded the Federal Government’s “protected” status.

Amazon Web Services

The workplace of the future

ARTIFICIAL intelligence (AI) is barging its way into business. As our special report this week explains, firms of all types are harnessing AI to …

Artificial Intelligence