Elon Musk thinks artificial intelligence could cause World War III

Renowned for his concerns over artificial intelligence and its potential negative impact on humanity, tech titan Elon Musk has made his most concerning comments yet surrounding AI.It could be the cause of World War 3.

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Take a look at the USS Gerald R. Ford, America's new $13B aircraft carrier

The USS Gerald R. Ford is set to go into active duty on July 22, after concerns about its technology and costs have caused politicians to criticize the aircraft carrier’s new technology.

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China's Business-Unfriendly Cybersecurity Stance

China’s parliament earlier this month passed a law aimed at addressing the country’s concerns about hacking and terrorism, which has spiked concerns among foreign businesses and human rights advocates. One interpretation of the new law is that it only codifies China’s existing cybersecurity practices. However, 46 global business groups across a variety of industries didn’t see it that way. They outlined potential problems in a letter sent to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this summer, when the measure was pending.

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DoL Suit Highlights Asian Glass Ceiling in Tech

Longstanding concerns about hiring and diversity issues in Silicon Valley recently returned to the fore. The Labor Department recently filed suit against big data firm Palantir, alleging that it had engaged in a pattern of denying jobs to Asian applicants. Race is a greater impediment than gender when it comes to breaking through corporate glass ceilings, suggests research conducted by Ascend. “Overlooked in the popular diversity discussion has been the issue of an Asian glass ceiling at the highest management levels,” said Ascend EVP Anna Mok.

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WatchOS 3 Offers New Hope for Smartwatch Category

Apple finally responded to concerns that were threatening to scuttle its once-promising wearables category. Its introduction of watchOS 3 at this week’s WWDC has drawn high praise. The Apple Watch represented the company’s attempt to marry the ultimate Dick Tracy smart gadget with the genius of the iPhone, but it fell short. Instead of a convenience, it was far too slow and complicated for many consumers to navigate. WatchOS 3 is a “significant and welcome upgrade,” said Jitesh Ubrani, senior research analyst at IDC.

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Apple fixes iOS exploit that granted access to iPhone 6s Contacts & Photos

Article Image Apple allayed customer concerns over a recently discovered iOS bug on Tuesday, noting an exploit that leveraged Siri and 3D Touch to gain unauthorized access to a user’s Contacts and Photos has been fixed. However, the apparent server-side Siri update now requires a passcode or Touch ID authentication to search Twitter.

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Building unlock tool for FBI could create dangerous international precedent, says Apple lawyer

Article Image One of Apple’s major concerns about creating a tool to unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook is that doing so for the FBI would set a precedent in other countries, a lawyer for the company said on Monday.

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Apple Pencil UI navigation functions to return in next iOS 9.3 beta, Apple says

Article Image Responding to concerns over the crippling of Apple Pencil of usability features in iOS 9.3 beta, namely the ability to navigate iPad Pro’s user interface, Apple on Tuesday confirmed such functionality will be restored in the next beta build.

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Facebook app still an iPhone battery hog, testing shows

Article Image Though Facebook has been trying to address power usage concerns through software updates, its main iOS app is still a drain on the iPhone’s daily battery life, a report claimed on Monday.

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3 new military-grade home defense guns revealed at SHOT Show

Home defense and close quarters capable … two concerns on the minds of many Americans in light of recent events. SHOT Show featured a range of new options for consumers looking for an answer – and one that meets rigorous law enforcement and military standards.

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Wells Fargo cuts Apple price target as stock hovers just above $100

Article Image The price of of Apple stock has been driven lower by concerns over demand for the iPhone 6s lineup, dropping near $100 per share in early trading on Wednesday as investment firm Wells Fargo Securities cut its own outlook, predicting a short-term “road bump” before a return to growth.

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Brean Capital tells investors to ignore 'noisy' supply chain, focus on longterm iPhone success

Article Image Recent concerns stemming from Apple’s supply chain haven’t swayed Brean Capital, which believes iPhone sales will continue to grow another 5 to 10 percent in calendar 2016.

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FBR is latest firm to cut iPhone 6s estimates, but expects 'mega product cycle' for 'iPhone 7'

Article Image Concerns over iPhone 6s sales continue to grow on Wall Street, as FBR & Co. became the latest firm to revise its estimates downward, calling on Apple to sell 75.5 million total iPhones in the current December quarter and cutting its price target to $150.

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Was 2015 the beginning of the end for SSDs?

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NAND flash had some hiccups this year, with a number of issues and concerns related to best practices and enterprise deployments. These problems, however, largely represent growing pains — not the end of the industry as some have claimed.

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America's new high-tech aircraft carriers are more important than ever, experts say

Sophisticated anti-ship weapons and concerns about the U.S. Navy’s global ‘reach’ highlight the importance of America’s new state-of-the-art aircraft carriers, according to naval experts.

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Twitter plans to make money off 500 million logged-out visitors

There have been questions and concerns surrounding Twitter’s potential to grow and earn revenue as far back as its launch in 2006.

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Wall Street relieved by Apple's strong guidance for holiday quarter

Article Image Concerns that the iPhone 6s upgrade cycle could post first-ever year over year sales declines were alleviated this week, when Apple indicated it expects iPhone sales will grow yet again this holiday quarter. Analysts on Wall Street reacted to the news positively, advising investors to buy in.

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