Can artificial intelligence help thwart ransomware?

In the future, security systems could use artificial intelligence to monitor user behavior, track activity, suggest when there may be a danger, and even mount an attack against the ransomware purveyors, effectively rendering the deadline malware client inoperable.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/18/can-artificial-intelligence-help-thwart-ransomware.html

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What Is Mixed Reality, and Can It Take Augmented Reality Mainstream?

Microsoft's Mars demo is one of the most compelling MR demos

In a quest to stand out from the crowded field of VR and AR vendors, many companies are hyping what they call Mixed Reality, a mashup of the best of both. We take a look at how they are doing and where they need to go from here.

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China plans asteroid base for interstellar travel and mining

In an effort to mine precious metals worth potentially trillions of dollars and aid interstellar travel, China has plans to build a base on an asteroid, likely to happen “in the near future.”

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Reinventing Online Marketplaces in the Cloud


In the world of the cloud, showcasing the partner ecosystem in an online marketplace has become an imperative. Salesforce has been in the vanguard of this trend. Since its inception in 2005, the AppExchange has grown to include more than 3,000 partner solutions that augment Salesforce’s growing portfolio of cloud services. AppExchange has strengthened significantly Salesforce’s position in the marketplace by cataloging the company’s rapidly expanding ecosystem of ISV and consulting partners.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84510.html?rss=1

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After 'real detective work,' a theory on Goya's mysterious illness

In 1793, when acclaimed Spanish painter Francisco Goya was 46, he was bedridden for months with a mysterious illness that brought on headaches, dizziness, hallucinations, and even vision and hearing problems.

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Student's tweet perfectly calls out cynical stepfather

In a moment of reflection on the eve of graduating from Eastern Michigan University, student Daivon Reeder struck a chord on social media with a tweet that has since gone viral.

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Experts discuss the exponentially worsening space debris problem

In under 25 years, the amount of junk big enough to destroy a spacecraft has more than doubled, according to scientists who met at the seventh European Conference on Space Debris in Germany this week.

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AMD announces low-power processor for tablet, smartphone markets

In the wake of Ryzen’s successful launch, fans have been asking when AMD would create a custom APU for the smartphone and tablet market. Well, folks, the wait is over.

The post AMD announces low-power processor for tablet, smartphone markets appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Twitter is trying to do something to boost its business, but is it too little too late?

In life, the saying goes “better late than never.” When it applies to a publicly traded company though, the phrase becomes “where was this years ago?”

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Tim Cook believes that augmented reality could be as big as the smartphone

In an interview with The Independent during his visit to the U.K. this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook likened the emerging technology to the very established and ubiquitous technology of the smartphone.

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Meet the 'Bat Bot': Scientists unveil robot that flies just like a bat

In what might make an excellent sidekick for Batman, scientists have built a fascinating, unconventional flying robot that moves its wings and flies just like a bat.

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