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The rise of artificial intelligence could spark a worker rebellion

The rise of artificial intelligence threatens to eliminate jobs once considered impossible to automate.<p>One series of papers by Oxford researchers ranks jobs by their estimated susceptibility to automation. Among those most rated likely to vanish - because they involve work that AI can increasingly …

Artificial Intelligence

Virtual reality headsets could put children’s health at risk

Leeds University scientists found 20-minute game risked vision and balance problems for players aged eight to 12<p>Researchers have warned that virtual reality headsets could pose risks to users, particularly children. The scientists, based at Leeds University, believe continued use of VR sets could …

Virtual Reality

This artificial intelligence may start tracking you soon

It’s already 1984 in China.<p>For the last year, the people of Hangzhou, China – a city of more than nine million – have had every moment of their lives tracked.<p>“City Brain,” an artificial intelligence system that interlinks with a city’s infrastructure was installed in October 2016, through a …

Check out these photos of all the different iPhone prototypes Apple created

One of the most bitter legal fights in modern technology history got new life earlier this week after a judge ordered a new trial in the battle between Samsung Electronics and Apple over whether the Korean company copied the look of the original iPhone.<p>The U.S. Supreme Court ordered a $399 million …

Saudi Arabia grants citizenship to robot Sophia

Saudi Arabia claims to be the first country to have granted citizenship to a robot. But the decision has garnered mockery from social media users as …

Little-Known Facts About Symbolist Master Gustav Klimt

To coincide with a new exhibition of his beguiling paintings in San Francisco, we present our guide to the notoriously secretive artist<p>Austrian …

Art

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Saudi Arabia bestows citizenship on a robot named Sophia

Saudi Arabia just made a non-human woman a citizen, making it the first country to grant a robot the right to citizenship, at least as far as we know. Why it did so isn’t immediately evident, but the irony of a nation infamous for denying basic rights to its female citizens imbuing a robotic Audrey …

Change Your Password as Soon as You Read This

In all likelihood, your current jumbled password is easy to crack.<p>The official government guidelines for creating an unhackable password were established in 2003 by a man named Bill Burr. In an 8-page guide, he decreed that passwords should be made from strange mixes of capital and lowercase …

Cybersecurity

Square's personalized prepaid card is available to everyone

Digital payment service Square has been inviting customers to sign up for its prepaid debit card since May, and is now opening up the program to everyone. On Thursday, the company announced the Square Cash Card is available to order via the Square app or website.<p>The card essentially cuts out the …

Car companies have learned little from smartphones

An industry begging for disruption<p>With all this 10th anniversary talk of the iPhone going on sale, I can't help but look back at all the devices disrupted by that rectangular slab of software and silicon, with one notable exception. The list includes wristwatches and bedside alarm clocks; remote …

Leaked Facebook docs explain why it protects white men, but not black children

“All white people are racist. Start from that reference point, or you’ve already failed,” read a Facebook post by Black Lives Matter activist Didi Delgado. The post earned her a temporary ban from the social network. “Racist,” according to Facebook, is a racial slur, and using it to refer to a …

MAPPED: The richest person in every state

We've mapped out each state to show you every state's richest resident, along with a breakdown of his or her individual net worth.<p>The list includes leaders from several industries including tech (Bill Gates), retail (Jim and Alice Walton), and finance (Warren Buffett).<p>It's worth noting that some of …

This Ethereum flash crash shows how cryptocurrency markets are super risky

The cryptocurrency market for Ethereum plummeted late Wednesday. This wasn't a quick dip, but a flash crash that sent the price from $317 to a low of …

Supreme Court Overturns Lower Court On Grounds For Stripping U.S. Citizenship

A naturalized U.S. citizen should not have been stripped of her citizenship for the sole reason that she lied to U.S. officials, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday, vacating a lower court's decision. The plaintiff, an ethnic Serb who entered the U.S. as a refugee, had argued that false answers she …

Immigration

The Holo app is a tease of what's to come with AR on the iPhone

Get ready to fill the digital version of your world with lots of weird stuff<p>The most exciting thing about Apple’s recent announcement of iOS 11 at WWDC, to me, was ARKit. The idea that augmented reality is going to be baked into the mobile operating system means all sorts of weird stuff is on the …

YouTube is launching a new format that will let you shoot VR footage in 2-D

You can view it on an ordinary screen or in a VR headset.<p>YouTube is releasing a new video format called VR180 so creators can have an easier time creating video for virtual reality. It’s part of YouTube’s ongoing bid to make itself the leading depository for VR footage.<p>VR footage is typically …

How to Fall Asleep So You're Not a Wreck

Counting sheep isn't cutting it.<p>In the future, we might be able to program a good night’s sleep, thanks to cutting edge technology. Maybe everyone …

3 common iPhone battery problems and how to fix them

Sudden shutdowns got you down? Battery life next to nil? iPhone feels like it's on fire while charging? I've got fixes.<p>Is your iPhone slowing down with age? Or, in the case of its battery life, speeding up? One of the first signs of age on an iPhone is the battery not holding a charge as long as it …

App Store

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Italy

Caltech's 'lensless camera' could make our phones truly flat

Even as our phones get thinner, there's one spot that keeps sticking out: the camera lens. Taking good pictures and being able to focus at multiple distances requires a layer of glass that's a certain size, but there's really no getting around it -- or is there? Researchers at Caltech have devised …

Uber's trucking ambitions in lower gear after Otto deal

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc’s drive to become a major player in the trucking business is off to a bumpy start, with analysts and industry executives questioning what exactly the company can bring to the sprawling $700-billion industry.<p>The San Francisco ride-services giant had …

Trucking

How, When, & Why to reset the PRAM & SMC on your Mac

Is your Mac acting just…<i>odd</i>? Stuff like drives not appearing, screens not adjusting correctly, Bluetooth problems, AirPort non connecting? Maybe your fan is running non-stop or your battery has said that it is 50% charged…for two days…and your MacBook is <i>plugged in</i>. Yeah, these aren’t problems that …

Operating Systems

Apple softens its stance on developers using iOS as a platform for coding

Apple recently changed the terms of service for its App Store. One new paragraph caught the attention of John Voorhees at MacStories:<p>This is huge. It plays into Apple’s educational ambitions by making iOS a more viable platform to learn software development, as students will be able to import and …

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

New York Times is using Google’s AI to expand online comments

Google is helping the <i>New York Times</i> expand its online article comments with an advanced tool designed to fight internet trolls.<p>Using Google's …

Ideo Designs A Sleep System To Help Athletes Get More Shut-Eye

Through flawless UX, Rise Science is helping players improve their game. Next stop: the corporate world.<p>The better athletes sleep, the better they perform on the field. One startup wants to help.<p>Rise Science is using its expertise in sleep science–paired with player-centered user experience design …

Facebook’s AI crosses language barrier to assist in Spanish

Any technology that only works in English neglects 75% of the world. That problem is especially severe for Facebook with its global userbase. Yet most languages are being left out by the advances in artificial intelligence centered around natural language processing led by researchers in the U.S. …

Venezuela’s slide into chaos is splintering the Chávez movement

CARACAS, Venezuela — For more than a dozen years, Hugo Chávez led a socialist-inspired movement that transformed Venezuela, winning one presidential election after another with the support of an army of red-shirted “chavistas.”<p>But four years after Chávez’s death, the movement he founded is …

Venezuela

This tool exposes browsing habits on Capitol Hill

A new browser tool will now allow citizens to monitor the online activities of federal government employees, including elected officials.<p>Created by …