'Gaping security holes' in millions of AT&T modems, researchers claim

A security research firm claims to have found “gaping security flaws” in most AT&T U-verse cable modems — you know, the type used by most every AT&T customer to get online.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/05/gaping-security-holes-in-millions-at-t-modems-researchers-claim.html

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Consumers' Embrace of Mobile Apps Is Limited to a Choice Few


Mobile app use has become a powerful habit among U.S. consumers, based on new research findings from comScore. An increasing number of users have been spending their time consuming video, music and social media on smartphones and other mobile devices, but many are set in their ways and reluctant to try new apps. The report shows that a large percentage of mobile app users’ time is spent on social media apps like Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter or Instagram; watching videos on YouTube; or listening to music on apps like Spotify or Pandora.

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The iPhone 8 isn't even here yet and Android owners are already switching to Apple

In a report published on Tuesday, market research firm CIRP revealed that Apple attracted more Android switchers in the most recent quarter than at any other time in the past year.

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Hundreds of NASA archive videos are being uploaded to YouTube

Recovered from the archives of NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) in Edwards, California, the footage covers decades of pivotal research and development undertaking by the agency and the Air Force.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/19/hundreds-nasa-archive-videos-are-being-uploaded-to-youtube.html

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Alien ships near Saturn? Ex-NASA scientist claims of their existence

A former NASA engineer at the Ames Research Center claims aliens are in our solar system and they are creating rings around planets like Saturn.

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Google’s DeepMind Teaches AI to Navigate a Parkour Course

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A new research project from DeepMind shows just how far a learning AI can go by teaching a simulated humanoid how to navigate a parkour course.

The post Google’s DeepMind Teaches AI to Navigate a Parkour Course appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/252242-googles-deepmind-teaches-ai-navigate-parkour-course?source=Computing

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Nvidia Considers Multi-Chip GPUs for Future Designs

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A new research paper from Nvidia suggests the company is looking to new designs for future cards — including non-monolithic GPUs that would communicate with each other via MCM-like signaling.

The post Nvidia Considers Multi-Chip GPUs for Future Designs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/252022-nvidia-considers-multi-chip-gpus-future-designs?source=Computing

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This new technology can help predict if you're going to die

New research has indicated that “future” predicting computers could be coming to hospitals in the near future. Researchers are hoping that the technology could be used to predict serious illnesses and medical conditions such as heart attacks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/14/this-new-technology-can-help-predict-if-youre-going-to-die.html

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DARPA is having Boeing build its amazing, experimental spaceplane

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Boeing a contract to build its spaceplane in an effort to make launching space satellites cheaper and easier.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/25/darpa-is-having-boeing-build-its-amazing-experimental-spaceplane.html

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Americans can't put down their phones, shut off the TV

A new report from market research firm eMarketer reveals that US adults are now spending more than half their day a total of 12 hours and 7 minutes, on average consuming media.

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Drone swarms deployed in aerial dogfight test

Experts at the Georgia Tech Research Institute and the Naval Postgraduate School have deployed drone swarms in a first-of-its-kind aerial dogfight test.

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Next Downturn Could Have Silver Lining for IoT


Although nearly every research study and industry survey suggests the Internet of Things market is growing rapidly, plenty of companies are holding back from pursuing IoT opportunities. Ironically, the possibility of a long-overdue financial downturn in the next few years could force executives to put aside their apprehensions and finally launch new IoT initiatives. The vast majority of current IoT deployments are limited in scope and are mostly in trial or development phases, according to a recent Strategy Analytics report.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84443.html?rss=1

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Google reduces JPEG sizes by 35 percent

Google’s research team managed to combine excellent compression density with high visual quality resulting in a significant reduction of file sizes for JPEG images.

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Meet RAMBO, the Army's new 3D-printed grenade launcher

Researchers at the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Center last week announced they successful developed and fired a 3D-printed grenade from a 3D-printed grenade launcher.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/13/meet-rambo-armys-new-3d-printed-grenade-launcher.html

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Graphene-coated copper could dramatically boost future CPU performance

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New research into a copper-graphene interconnect design could dramatically boost performance and cut waste heat.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/244693-graphene-coated-copper-dramatically-boost-future-cpu-performance?source=Computing

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PC gaming surges, while the rest of the PC market declines

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Jon Peddie Research reports that spending on PC gaming surged in 2016, thanks to pent-up demand for 14nm products and an ongoing strong market for PC titles.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/243272-pc-gaming-surges-rest-pc-market-declines?source=Computing

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Can robots write a song in the style of the Beatles? Yes, apparently

There’ll never be a bona fide Beatles reunion, but scientists at Sony’s CSL research lab have come up with an alternative: a song written by artificial intelligence that sounds like something that could’ve been penned by the Fab Four, TNW reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/27/can-robots-write-song-in-style-beatles-yes-apparently.html

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Amazon Sets Up New Auto Research Shop


Amazon on Thursday launched Amazon Vehicles, a research and community site that will let users compare new and used cars, and shop for auto parts, among other things. The site will let customers view everything from specs, images, videos and customer reviews of thousands of brand new to classic vehicles, potentially offering stiff competition to Edmunds, Kelley Blue Book and Autotrader.com. Amazon Vehicles will take advantage of certain features that long have been a hallmark of the Amazon customer experience.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83841.html?rss=1

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