Instagram hack reveals celebrities' contact details

A bug in Instagram’s software let cyber-attackers have access to celebrities personal information, including email addresses and phone numbers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/31/instagram-hack-reveals-celebrities-contact-details.html

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Scientists detect strange repeating radio burst on the other side of the cosmos

Fast radio bursts, or FRBs, have baffled scientists for the past decade. Until recently, we’ve only seen a FRB repeat once, and now we’ve observed another. But what does this latest discovery mean?

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Apple, Accenture Team on iOS Enterprise Apps


Apple and Accenture have partnered to develop iOS tools and services to help enterprises connect with their customers through iPads and iPhones. Accenture will create a dedicated iOS practice within Accenture Digital Studios, staffed by a range of visual and experience designers, programmers, data scientists and architects, as well as hardware and software designers. An Apple expert will be embedded in the team. “Starting 10 years ago with iPhone and then with iPad, Apple has been transforming how work gets done,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook.

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Brain-like neural networks study space-time distortions at breakneck speed

Researchers have used brain-like “neural networks” to analyze key distortions in space-time 10 million times faster than conventional methods can do so.

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Artificial intelligence is writing the next 'Game of Thrones' book

Winter is kind of here.“Game of Thrones” fans have grown so impatient for George R.R. Martin to finish the next “A Song of Ice And Fire” book – the series that the HBO show is based on – that an artificial intelligence system just wrote the beginning of the sixth book.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/30/artificial-intelligence-is-writing-next-game-thrones-book.html

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Tropical Storm Harvey: Is Twitter becoming the new 911?

Rescue efforts in natural disasters have traditionally started with a 911 call. But now as the state of Texas deals with the devastation of Tropical Storm Harvey, live-saving situations are often being handled in 140 characters or less.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/28/tropical-storm-harvey-is-twitter-becoming-new-911.html

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Ad Tech's Future Beyond Facebook and Google


Advertising technology, or ad tech, is a relatively new business segment. Both Google and Facebook have been very successful with this new advertising model. Going forward, will ad tech be important and rapidly expand to a wider segment, or will it be limited to the way certain companies show value and grow? Advertising has gone through wave after wave of change over the decades. Considering its long history, ad tech is still a new area. hen Google went public, it needed to show it could be profitable, so it started selling advertising.

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Facepalming wont save you from AI-enhanced facial recognition

Facial recognition systems regularly struggle to read faces that have been obscured by hands. Researchers from the University of Central Florida and Carnegie Mellon University are here to help.

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Tech Leaders Urge UN to Ban AI-Based Lethal Weapons


A group of the world’s top technology leaders have published an open letter urging the UN to ban the use of artificial intelligence in weapons systems, amid growing concerns that autonomous killer robots could wind up taking control. The group of 116 companies, most of which specialize in robotics or AI, argued that its growing use could revolutionize modern warfare in irreversible ways and pose a danger to nation states. “Lethal autonomous weapons threaten to become the third revolution in warfare,” the letter states.

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Google may take on Surface and MacBook laptops with the Chromebook Pixel

Google may have moved over some of its Project Bison plans to a newly rumored Chromebook Pixel laptop. If true, it would mean new competition for the likes of Apple’s MacBooks and Microsoft’s Surface range.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/23/google-may-take-on-surface-and-macbook-laptops-with-chromebook-pixel.html

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Elon Musk joins other experts in call for global ban on killer robots

Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk and other leading artificial intelligence experts have called on the United Nations for a global ban on the use of killer robots, which includes drones, tanks and machine guns, The Guardian reported on Sunday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/21/elon-musk-joins-other-experts-in-call-for-global-ban-on-killer-robots.html

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Another alleged Apple television sighting kicks off the rumor mill again

For years, analysts have predicted the coming of an Apple television. Although their prophecies have never come to pass, newly leaked photos indicate that an Apple TV may be in the works.

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UC San Diego scientists are building tiny nanobots to swim through your stomach

Nanoengineers at UC San Diego have developed tiny micromotor nanobots — around half the width of a human hair in size — capable of swimming through the body to distribute medication.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/16/uc-san-diego-scientists-are-building-tiny-nanobots-to-swim-through-your-stomach.html

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Details Leak on Intel’s Upcoming Ice Lake CPU, 10nm Schedule

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Details on Intel’s next-next-generation chip have leaked. Say hello to Ice Lake.

The post Details Leak on Intel’s Upcoming Ice Lake CPU, 10nm Schedule appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Tech execs condemn Charlottesville violence as Trump denounces KKK, white supremacists

Tech execs ranging from Apple CEO Tim Cook to Intel Brian Krzanich have tweeted their dismay and frustration regarding the Charlottesville protests that ended in violent tragedy.

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Scientists create world's first mutant ants with gene editing technology

It may sound like a script for a science fiction movie, but scientists have created the world’s first mutant ants.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/11/scientists-create-worlds-first-mutant-ants-with-gene-editing-technology.html

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