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Worried about AI taking over the world? You may be making some rather unscientific assumptions

,Should we be afraid of artificial intelligence? For me, this is a simple question with an even simpler, two letter answer: no. But not everyone agrees – many people, including the late physicist ...

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Blowing the whistle on referee decisions

It's one of the hardest jobs in sport that every armchair fan thinks they can do better.

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Virobot: How to say your PC is toast, in French?

A ransomware-flavored Virobot with keylogger capabilities was found to be capable of enslaving personal computers in a botnet, reported a number of sites including HotHardware. It was affecting ...

23 hours ago from TechXplore

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A Grocery List in 1968 Changed Computer History Forever

A version of this article originally appeared on The Conversation. On a crisp California afternoon in early December 1968, a square-jawed, mild-mannered Stanford researcher named Douglas Engelbart ...

7 hours ago from Discover Magazine

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Combining multiple CCTV images could help catch suspects

Combining multiple poor quality CCTV images into a single, computer-enhanced composite could improve the accuracy of facial recognition systems used to identify criminal suspects, new research ...

Fri 21 Sep 18 from Phys.org

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Facial recognition scans are expanding to Delta flights in Atlanta International Airport

Delta will soon use facial recognition for international flights at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport later this year. Biometric face scanning will be optional, ...

Thu 20 Sep 18 from The Verge

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The future of enterprise VPN will be software-defined

The VPN of the future will center on a few key properties.

Sun 23 Sep 18 from Techradar

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IBM: If AI decision needs closer look, stay woke, and here's how

OK we get it. The gee-whiz feeling of artificial intelligence as shown in its developmental glory is with us and we ride the wave willingly.

Fri 21 Sep 18 from TechXplore

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HTC Talks Security for Its Upcoming ‘Exodus’ Blockchain Phone

It pre-announced the blockchain-powered HTC Exodus several months ago, and now HTC's Phil Chen is talking more about how the phone will work. The post HTC Talks Security for Its Upcoming ‘Exodus’ ...

Thu 20 Sep 18 from Extremetech

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Reducing false positives in credit card fraud detection

Have you ever used your credit card at a new store or location only to have it declined? Has a sale ever been blocked because you charged a higher amount than usual?

Thu 20 Sep 18 from TechXplore

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