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2 hrs ago | Slashdot

UK Computing Student Jailed After Failing To Hand Over Crypto Keys

Wilson has been accused of "phoning in a fake warning of an impending cyber attack against Northumbria Police that was convincing enough for the force to temporarily suspend its site as a precaution once a small attack started."


Related Topix: Prison, Science, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Social Software, Criminal Defense Law, Law

6 hrs ago |

'Extant' review: Halle Berry's CBS series puts the 'A.I.' in artificial intelligence

"Extant" has the credentials of greatness. Executive produced by Steven Spielberg, starring Halle Berry and coming in the event series wake of CBS' successful "Under the Dome," there are big expectations for the show's premiere Wednesday .


Related Topix: Science

9 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Algorithm Predicts An End To Apple's 12-Month Run

There are unrealistic expectations for the iWatch and if the iWatch fails to impress, it will leave investors feeling that Apple has lost its magic touch.


Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Financial Markets, iPhone, Steve Jobs

13 hrs ago | Cult of Mac Blog

Lowdown uses artificial intelligence to take the pain out of meeting prep

Turning up to a meeting unprepared can be a big mistake, but who really enjoys meeting preparation? No one, that's who.


Related Topix: Science, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, LinkedIn, iPhone App, iPhone

18 hrs ago | InformationWeek

Google CEO: Fight Unemployment With Job Sharing

In the future, we will work less and enjoy more leisure time, while being shuttled around in self-driving cars, attended by artificial intelligence that makes better decisions than we do.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science, Sergey Brin

18 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Why We Can't Yet Build True Artificial Intelligence, Explained In One Sentence

Buried in Maureen Dowd's latest column for the New York Times is a perfect one sentence explanation of why true artificial intelligence for machines isn't coming any time soon.


Related Topix: Science

20 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Algorithmic Forecast Is Bullish On Las Vegas Sands

Las Vegas Sands has recently seen a slight rebound in its stock price, gaining approximately four percent in the past month, as shown in Figure 1. LVS is the largest US-based integrated resort developer and operator.


Related Topix: Las Vegas Sands, Gaming, Science

22 hrs ago | Skift

Yahoo's New Maps Put 'Emotionally Pleasant' Routes Before Fast Ones

Great idea but a few hurdles: 1) making people care about Yahoo, 2) trading speed for beauty on the road is a hard proposition for some.


Related Topix: Science, London, CA, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, us Travel, Travel

23 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

So tell me, how well do you interact with robots?

Buy this photo Wayne Tubby, an engineer from Rutherford Appleton Space Laboratory, with Bob, a robot used to develop and test software for rover robots sent to explore Mars SPOUTING Shakespeare and acting out a scene from The Terminator, Artie the robot was the star of a science and technology fair in Oxford yesterday.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Science, Inventions

Yesterday | InformationWeek

Facebook Mood Experiment Draws FTC Complaint

Electronic Privacy Information Center files a complaint against Facebook alleging that its news feed experiment deceived users and violated a 2012 Consent Order.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Science, UC San Francisco

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CNet News

Five Trends Show Why Cloud Computing Is Far From Mature

NEWS ANALYSIS: Here are five trends that are apparent at 2014's midpoint that show that customers face a lot of difficult questions and choices when selecting cloud computing services.


Related Topix: Science, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

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Ipanema Technologies and Zscaler Announce New Partnership to Enable...

Ipanema Technologies - the leading provider of Application Performance Guarantee solutions over the WAN and Zscaler, the Internet security company, announced a partnership that will enable companies to enjoy unprecedented application performance over hybrid networks and uncompromising security along with significant network cost savings.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, WAN, Science, Cloud Computing


Blocks' modular smartwatch concept is ambitious to a fault

As one of the Blocks smartwatch team reminded us today, modularity has played an integral role in modern computing.


Related Topix: Science, ITA Software, Gadgets


Google Glass creator sees something smaller, faster and less awkward

Google has big hopes for its Glass head-mounted computer, chief among them a desire to make the unit smaller and more comfortable to wear.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science


Python bumps off Java as top learning language

Python has surpassed Java as the top language used to introduce U.S. students to programming and computer science, according to a recent survey posted by the Association for Computing Machinery .


Related Topix: Science, Programming Languages, Science / Technology

Data Center Knowledge

Data-Center-In-a-Box Startup NIMBOXX Raises $12M, Launches Product

NIMBOXX , one of the startups trying to bring hyper-scale computing to the masses, has raised $12 million in funding and launched what it calls an 'atomic unit' of the software-defined data center.


Related Topix: Science


Burned By Snowden, Former NSA Official Now Helps Finance Industry Avoid 'Insider Threats'

As the highest-ranking civilian employee of the National Security Agency, Chris Inglis was just as surprised as anyone else last year by the leaks from Edward Snowden, a contractor with a top-secret security clearance.


Related Topix: Science, Naval Academy, MD, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, US Politics, Representative Alan Grayson, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Information Technology

Nutanix Named Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track Partner

Windows Azure Pack, Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V and System Center. Customers can use any model of the Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform to create their own Microsoft Private Cloud.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science, Marketing


Is Linux Dead for the Desktop?

For executives in charge of desktop deployments in a large company, Linux OS was once hailed as a savior for corporate end users.


Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Ubuntu, Laptops/Notebooks, Perot Systems, Google, Startups, Science


Sex, spies, and the cloud: NSA revelations continue to weaken confidence

According to a four-month investigation by the Washington Post based on information provided by Edward Snowden, ordinary Internet users far outnumber legally targeted foreigners in the communications intercepted by the National Security Agency from U.S. digital networks.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science, Cloud Computing


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