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Android phone lock patterns easy for criminals to crack, warn researchers

Criminals can use finger-tracking software to work out how to unlock your handset

8 hours ago from The Independent

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Australia plans biometric border control

Australia begins to search for biometrics to automate passport control at its airports.

7 hours ago from BBC Technology

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Overcoming 'cyber-fatigue' requires users to step up for security

As a new presidential administration takes over, it will need to pay significant attention to cybersecurity. Indeed, we've already been told to expect "a comprehensive plan" for cybersecurity ...

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Medical, scientific image analysis vastly improved by new software

Many current medical and scientific practices involve the analysis of highly complicated images, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) in ...

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Why Poker Is a Big Deal for Artificial Intelligence

Playing poker involves dealing with imperfect information, which makes the game very complex, and more like many real-world situations.

Mon 23 Jan 17 from MIT Technology Review

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Mummy visualisation impresses in computer journal

Using visualisation technology developed at Linköping University under the auspices of Visualization Center C, visitors to the British Museum can reveal the murder of the mummified Geberlein ...

Mon 23 Jan 17 from

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'Twilight' Star Kristen Stewart Co-Authors Artificial-Intelligence Paper

Actor Kristen Stewart co-authors computer science research, revealing how artificial intelligence could be used to create moody shots in her movie "Come Swim."

4 hours ago from Livescience

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Saudi Telecoms authority says cyber attacks have targeted websites

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's telecommunications regulator, the Communication and Information Technology Commision (CITC) said on Monday cyber attacks had targeted several ...

Mon 23 Jan 17 from Reuters Technology

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AI Could Transform the Science of Counting Crowds

The rise of deep learning AI could enable computers to automatically count the crowds at future Inauguration Days

1 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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Data Mining Solves the Mystery of Your Slow Wi-Fi Connection

Chinese researchers have worked out the reasons for why Wi-Fi can take so long to connect.

Fri 20 Jan 17 from MIT Technology Review

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