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Georgia Tech releases 2015 Emerging Cyber Threats Report

In its latest Emerging Cyber Threats Report, Georgia Tech warns about loss of privacy; abuse of trust between users and machines; attacks against the mobile ecosystem; rogue insiders; and the ...

Wed 29 Oct 14 from

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How to leak sensitive data from an isolated computer (air-gap) to a near by mobile phone

Tomorrow at MALCON 2014, security researcher Mordechai Guri with guidance of Prof. Yuval Elovici from the cyber security labs at Ben Gurion University in Israel will present a breakthrough method ...

Wed 29 Oct 14 from

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Beyond Oculus, the VR boom is everywhere—from classrooms to therapy couches

From trauma treatment to space exploration, VR is more than just fun and games.

3 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Free urban data—what's it good for?

Cities around the world are increasingly making urban data freely available to the public. But is the content or structure of these vast data sets easy to access and of value? A new study of ...

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Saving lots of computing capacity with a new algorithm

The control of modern infrastructure such as intelligent power grids needs lots of computing capacity. Scientists of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at ...

Wed 29 Oct 14 from

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Researchers use cellphone data to construct population density maps

( —A team of researchers made up of members with diverse, multi-national backgrounds has found a way to construct population density maps using cellphone data. In their paper published ...

Tue 28 Oct 14 from

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Learning To Be A Computer

We have recently seen how much neural networks can learn, but the latest example is very strange. Google has succeeded in teaching a neural network to be a computer simply by showing it programs ...

20 hours ago from iProgrammer

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Tesla boss Elon Musk warns artificial intelligence development is 'summoning the demon'

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has described artificial intelligence as a "demon" and the "biggest existential threat there is", in his latest dramatic statement about technology.

Sun 26 Oct 14 from The Independent

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The Replicator Is Still Sci-Fi, But Here's A Start

The dream of the Replicator—a machine that can create or copy any object—has mesmerized us ever since Star Trek used one to conjure a glass of water out of thin air. Yet, like so much other ...

Tue 28 Oct 14 from Gizmodo

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Fear of a cloud planet

Ars UNITE experts agree—cloud privacy starts with you. (Sorry.)

Tue 28 Oct 14 from Arstechnica

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