Is BabyX the Future of Silicon-Based Life Forms?

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Mark Sagar, the creator of BabyX, has chosen no less a goal than simulating the neural machinery of an infant human in silico.

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Federal Agencies Mirror Commercial Websites for Encryption


Private and public sector organizations share a common goal in hosting Internet websites: making sure that connections with customers and citizens are secure. However, complete security is not yet universal in either sector. Google and Mozilla are among many entities promoting Internet security via the adoption of Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure technology, or HTTPS, versus the basic and less secure HTTP technology that underpins Internet service. Within the public sector, the federal CIO and the GSA are promoting HTTPS as well.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84377.html?rss=1

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Ambulances in Sweden will be able to 'hijack' car radios during emergencies

The new Swedish system is entering testing in Stockholm in 2017 with the goal of making the roads much safer for emergency professionals and everyday drivers alike.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/18/ambulances-in-sweden-will-be-able-to-hijack-car-radios-during-emergencies.html

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CNBC's Password Security Lesson Fails Spectacularly


CNBC earlier this week published a piece with the goal of helping users strengthen their password security, but the attempt backfired badly. An interactive tool provided to help readers detect the strength of their passwords was to blame. Readers were asked to enter potential passwords into a field, and see how long it would take the system to crack them. They were told that adding capital letters, numbers and symbols would help strengthen a password, and they were assured that no passwords were being stored.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83305.html?rss=1

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Reviled People-Rating App Slithers Into Action


With its reputation preceding it, Peeple on Monday launched on the iTunes App Store. The goal of the app is to help people better understand each other, according to the company. It was designed for people who need to display their reputation to others, including freelancers, business owners, employees, teachers and coaches. Peeple users can leverage social media platforms to share the recommendations they receive. Users also can link their profiles to their resumes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83208.html?rss=1

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Apple to open 33rd Chinese Apple Store in Qingdao on Jan. 30

Article Image Apple is closing in on its goal of opening 40 new Apple Stores in Greater China by mid-2016, on Sunday announcing a 33rd location that will commence operations later this month in Qingdao.

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Apple to open 26th Chinese Apple Store in Chengdu on Nov. 21

Article Image Pushing closer toward its goal of opening 40 Apple Stores in China by mid-2016, Apple on Thursday announced its newest regional outlet in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, will start accepting customers on Nov. 21.

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A ‘memory foam’ approach to machine learning could reboot artificial intelligence

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Towards the goal of creating a more robust system of unsupervised learning, a team at Loughborough University in the UK has been perfecting an artificial intelligence model based on “memory foam.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/216080-a-memory-foam-approach-to-machine-learning-could-reboot-the-field-of-artificial-intelligence

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Apple's 'Project Titan' car faces manufacturing roadblocks, could necessitate partnership

With an internal goal of 2020 to begin building its own car, Apple faces a number of roadblocks in automotive manufacturing, which could lead it to partnering with another company in its vehicular venture, a source has indicated to AppleInsider.

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Eight pounds of computing muscle car: Hands on with the HP ZBook 17 G2

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What do you get if mobile performance is your goal, and you’re willing to pay up for it? An HP ZBook 17 G2 with high-end GPU. We go hands on with one and share our findings.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/204337-eight-pounds-of-computing-muscle-car-hands-on-with-the-hp-zbook-17-g2

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Editorial: Google, Microsoft claiming Apple's crown, albeit from 1994

Google and Microsoft have virtually achieved their goal of becoming Apple, albeit twenty years behind today’s Apple. Which is sort of a beleaguered achievement.



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Potato-salad rookie cashes in on Kickstarter

Zack Brown of Columbus, Ohio, posted his Kickstarter project with a goal of $10 and a desire to make potato salad for the first time. As of Monday morning, more than 800 backers had pledged $8,000 for a chance to taste Brown’s creation.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/i6sXZYjHOCg/index.html

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World Cup: Biggest social event ever?

Clint Dempsey may have scored the go-ahead goal for the United States in what would ultimately be a gut-wrenching tie with Portugal in Sunday’s World Cup game. But on social media, Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo was three times as popular as the American striker.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/Rt9YQ7cZpuA/index.html

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OpenWorm, the first complete simulation of an entire organism, is coming to your web browser

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Its stated goal of the new OpenWorm kickstarter project is nothing less than to simulate the entire c. elegans organism down to level of each individual cell. Like other crowdsourced initiatives, anyone can get involved, and looking at what they have accomplished so far, perhaps everyone should.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/181940-openworm-the-first-complete-simulation-of-an-entire-organism-is-coming-to-your-web-browser

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