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Re: 15) Internet Freedom & Computers
« Reply #60 on: July 31, 2018, 03:05:38 pm »


A new machine learning strategy that could enhance computer vision

Despite digital revolution, distance still matters

Eagle-eyed algorithm outdoes human experts

Team suggests a way to protect autonomous grids from potentially crippling GPS spoofing attacks

Disappearing messages, private phones test open records laws

Analyzing winners and losers can reveal rank within networks

Big tech firms agree on 'data portability' plan

Machine learning experiment can image-match your pose

Google to string trans-Atlantic undersea cable from France to Virginia

New magnetic anomaly map helps reveal Antarctic continent

Intel Management Engine Vulnerability - Remote Exploit Affects All Current Processors goes offline indefinitly, no explaination given

Russian hackers tricked people into giving their passwords

Apps make it easy for domestic abusers to spy

British Columbia Claims Ownership of Bitcoin seized from Alleged Silk Road vendor

US Government Will Now Allow Defense Distributed to Distribute 3D Printed Firearms Software


Do I want an always-on digital assistant listening in all the time?

Disruption tolerant networking to demonstrate internet in space

Decade of research shows little improvement in websites' password guidance

Tempted to buy an Amazon tablet or Fire TV? Read this first

Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in final three months of 2017

Using camera fingerprints to catch cybercriminals

How to protect yourself from 'spear phishing' hacking technique

New malicious email detection method outperforms 60 antivirus engines

New training platform for big data analysis

What Hollywood gets right and wrong about hacking

Kenya to get first deployment of internet balloons from Google parent [to be used for spying?]

WhatsApp curbs India service after lynchings

Social media manipulation rising globally, new report warns

Who bought websites implying US senators 'for sale' [which they are]

US households are dropping their traditional pay TV packages at a faster rate than in the past

Facebook must end discriminatory ad practice under deal with Washington attorney general

Researchers discover 'severe' bluetooth communication breach

New technology helps answer a big question about big data for educators

We asked catfish why they trick people online—it's not about money

Why restricting social media is not a solution to dangerous behaviours in India

Technology is making cities smart, but it's also costing the environment

How radio can empower women in Niger

To repair reputation, Twitter, Facebook incur investor wrath

What if the companies that profit from your data had to pay you?


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Re: 15) Internet Freedom & Computers
« Reply #61 on: August 15, 2018, 12:09:20 pm »


A new complex network-based approach to topic modeling

Memory-processing unit could bring memristors to the masses

Research identifies key weakness in modern computer vision systems

A model-free deep reinforcement learning approach to tackle neural control problems

Alternative to blurring faces on news shows for anonymity

New tool helps users decide which countries their internet traffic transits

YourPhone app for Windows 10 phone-PC sync treat coming

Facebook patent reveals plans to use 'Emotion Detection' to spy on users

City of Rome begins switch to open source office default

How a computer learns to simulate

Big Data Analytics to automatically detect events in smart cities

Researchers find flaw in WhatsApp

Evaluating creativity in computational co-creative systems

New modeling mechanism could change the way we view social networks

Researchers help close security hole in popular encryption software

A new defensive technique could hold off attackers by making software buggier

Make Slow Computer Like New Again with Xtra PC

Mobile Screen Cast lets you cast everything on your smartphone directly to your TV

VIZR turns your smartphone into a heads up traffic display on your dashboard

The newest security flaw with Intel processors

Japan website offers anonymity for variety of grievances

Google developing censor-friendly search engine for China

Broadband internet causes sleep deprivation

Googlers bristle at censoring search for China

Facebook's revelations: Real change or window dressing?

Bangladesh shuts down mobile internet to tackle teen protests

Twitter chief defends not booting Infowars

How will AI change us? [It's just computer programming; we already have that]

Turning your health data into a "wellness score" might not be good for you

Digital gig economy is bad for your wellbeing

How new fathers use social media to make sense of their roles

When moral outrage goes viral, it can come across as bullying

Gender differences at work: Relishing competence or seeking a challenge?

How 'story maps' redraw the world using people's real-life experiences

How young people choose their news impacts how they participate in politics

How to find and delete where Google knows you've been

Is social media making us less civil?

Ten reasons teachers can struggle to use technology in the classroom

Password managers vulnerable to insider hacking


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Re: 15) Internet Freedom & Computers
« Reply #62 on: August 31, 2018, 09:11:27 pm »


Researchers showed remote style hack for new Macs

Google tracks your movements, like it or not

App that will extend your smartphone battery life

Security gaps identified in internet protocol IPsec

ShareBackup could keep data in the fast lane

More efficient security for cloud-based machine learning

Hackers target smartphones to mine cryptocurrencies

Applying deep learning to motion capture with DeepLabCut

Researchers compile a new database of executable Python code snippets on GitHub

Teens today spend more time on digital media, less time reading

Technology hasn't killed public libraries – it's inspired them to transform and stay relevant

As internet 'spoofing' gets better, you may surf into a sea of sharks

Cubans getting early taste of mobile internet in system test

New study reveals why women take sexy selfies

Detecting 'deepfake' videos in the blink of an eye

Novel architecture boosts energy and spectrum efficiency for Internet of Things wireless communication


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Re: 15) Internet Freedom & Computers
« Reply #63 on: September 15, 2018, 10:08:30 am »


Brown University team trying to hack a robot

A new coded caching scheme to improve online video delivery

Public reports will show Firefox user activity, behavior

Useful or creepy? Machines suggest Gmail replies

Microsoft patch awaited for zero-day vulnerability

Lab unveils the world's first rollable touch-screen tablet

Study finds your brain tries to change focus four times per second

Canadian hospital first to treat patients with virtual reality

Announcing quartet of wireless charging products for home, office, car

Identifying deep network generated images using disparities in color components

Neural network to extract knowledgeable snippets and documents

New real-time localization and mapping tools for robotics, VR, and AR

Facial recognition touted as 'user friendly' system for airports

Get ready for the splinternet: The web might not be worldwide much longer

Scientists increase internet speed up to one and a half times

Research takes proactive approach to defending computer systems

The strangest gadgets at Berlin's IFA tech show


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Re: 15) Internet Freedom & Computers
« Reply #64 on: September 29, 2018, 09:24:41 pm »


Hacker steals roughly $220,000 from blockchain-based online gambling app by exploiting vulnerability in EOS smart contract (game's source code)

EU Copyright Directive Passed: Is This How It [the internet] Ends?

SapFix eliminating debugging-code drudgery

Internet-connected surveillance cameras vulnerable to hackers

Ex-Google CEO Schmidt predicts two separate internets, led by US & China

Big Tech is overselling AI as the solution to online extremism

AI could help drones ride air currents like birds

Spray-on antennas could unlock potential of smart, connected technology

Trump weighs draft order targeting Google, Facebook

Chip ramps up artificial intelligence systems' performance

Google tunes search for prescience and pictures

Report outlines keys to election security

A US privacy law could be good for Google—but bad for you

India's billion-strong biometric database

Photonic chips harness sound waves to speed up local networks

Scientists crunch social media data to explain how communities affect friendships

Online harassment a problem for many US teens

The scandals bedevilling Facebook


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Re: 15) Internet Freedom & Computers
« Reply #65 on: October 14, 2018, 11:29:48 pm »


BrainNet allows three people to communicate using brainwaves to play Tetris

A new convolutional neural network model to detect abuse and incivility on Twitter [pure BS; End the damn thought police]

China used tiny chips on US computers to steal secrets

How a machine could mark the turning point for DNA data storage

A font that helps you remember what you read

Did Apple secretly add a 'beauty mode' to new iPhones that can't be turned off?

THEY KNEW Windows 10 1809 DELETED YOUR FILES (and released it anyway)

Space-borne quantum source to secure communication

Why your online data isn't safe

9th generation processors

Can wireless challenge cable for home internet service?

Kids with cellphones more likely to be bullies – or get bullied

Young Americans say online bullying is a serious problem

Study details link between social media and sex trafficking

The social implications of teens leaving Facebook

Sight-impaired people want to use technology but are excluded by cost and accessibility

New study finds consumers wary of manipulated photos

Betting with a smartphone? The casinos know who you are, and where you are located

Storm left wide swath of Florida a communications dead zone


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Re: 15) Internet Freedom & Computers
« Reply #66 on: October 31, 2018, 09:49:02 pm »


Zero-day bug found in Windows 10, disclosed on Twitter

AI algorithm being developed to identify people in CCTV footage without using facial recognition

Researchers find that multitasking with multimedia is dulling our brains

From magnets to sex toys, biohackers are implanting everything

Once kings of TV, US broadcast networks face reckoning

Facebook makes reality TV its new weapon for web supremacy

Social media buffers depression among older adults with pain

UTSA creates web-based open source dashboard of North Pole

Some cybersecurity apps could be worse for privacy than nothing at all

Is that new doll spying on your kids?

Apple CEO backs privacy laws, warns data being 'weaponized'

New technology advances protection of critical systems from insider-assisted attacks

Groundbreaking new technology could allow 100-times-faster internet by harnessing twisted light beams

Trump complains about Twitter removing his followers

From streaming TV to Gmail, it's all about the cloud

GoFundMe scams: 'I don't think anyone's got their arms around it'


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Re: 15) Internet Freedom & Computers
« Reply #67 on: November 15, 2018, 09:50:56 pm »


DRM: Right-to-repair your phone

These new techniques expose your browsing history to attackers

To fight email scammers, take a different view. Literally.

Finding people in video based on height, cloth color, gender

Using deep neural networks to hunt malicious TLS certificates

New AI program makes breakthrough in transcribing medieval texts

Kaspersky Labs warns neural implants will lead to 'brain-hacking

Chinese 'gait recognition' tech IDs people by how they walk

Why some Wikipedia disputes go unresolved—Study identifies reasons, offers predictive tools

Researchers discover security flaws in widely used data storage devices

Object detection in 4K and 8K video using GPUs

Samsung folding screen lets smartphone open into tablet

New Supercomputer with 1 Million Processors Is World's Fastest Brain-Mimicking Machine

Japan anti-trust authorities to investigate tech giants

Photos in social media reveal socio-cultural value of landscapes

Phubbing (phone snubbing) happens more in the bedroom than when socialising with friends

Highly secure physically unclonable cryptographic primitives based on interfacial magnetic anisotropy

Web pioneer wants new 'contract' for internet

Explicit anti-piracy warnings are best deterrent

Researchers find most fantasy sports are based on skill, not luck

Live-streaming a marshland for fun—and science

Securing IoT connections by edge computing

Online labour platforms offer growing alternative to traditional offshoring

Tech leaders call for greater social media regulation

How research is helping to reduce prejudice between people online

EU to curb phone costs, set up emergency alert system

A world without brick-and-mortar stores? Even avid online shoppers say, 'no, thanks'

Innovative method leads to smaller, cheaper IoT sensors


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Re: 15) Internet Freedom & Computers
« Reply #68 on: November 30, 2018, 06:47:56 pm »


Researchers create first-of-its-kind composable storage platform for high-performance computing

Researchers discover how routers may be recruited into botnet army

USB form neural compute stick makes debut at developer event

Merging memory and computation, programmable chip speeds AI, slashes power use

Innovative approach to controlling magnetism opens route to ultra-low-power microchips

Exploring the resurrection of digital consciousness [nonsense] using AI

S.Africa coding clubs plug township youth into future

What is augmented reality, anyway?

Tactile Excel sheets and graphics to boost job prospects for blind people

Blockchain systems are tracking food safety and origins

Utilities encourage energy savings with smart thermostats

Broadband researcher believes lack of access offers opportunity

What skills does a cybersecurity professional need?

Computing faces an energy crunch unless new technologies are found

Augmented reality promises to rescue dying museums


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Re: 15) Internet Freedom & Computers
« Reply #69 on: December 15, 2018, 07:46:12 am »


Making it easier to transform freeform 2-D sketching into 3-D models

New attack could make website security captchas obsolete

Nvidia explores the what-if of training a model to draw new worlds

The privacy risks of compiling mobility data

The web really isn't worldwide: Every country has different access

Leak site's launch shows dilemma of radical transparency

Spending too much time on your phone? Behavioral science has an app for that

Cuba to begin full internet access for mobile phones

AI's huge potential to transform education

Location data as an 'identifier' of personal data

Protecting our digital heritage in the age of cyber threats

Australia passes cyber snooping laws with global implications

The web really isn't worldwide: Every country has different access

Why Tumblr's ban on adult content is bad for LGBTQ youth

How new media platforms have become powerful across Africa

Teenage sexting: We're letting young people down by not talking about it

The next great leap forward? Combining robots with the Internet of Things

The 'gilets jaunes' movement is not a Facebook revolution

California texting tax: What we know about the proposal

How to plan your smart home—and weigh privacy risks

New models sense human trust in smart machines

In 1968 Engelbart dropped idea bomb of knowledge work via screen and mouse

A new approximate computing approach using CNNs

Team develops mathematical solver for analog computers

Researchers discover computer chip vulnerabilities

How wireless recharging works – and doesn't, yet

Bug may have exposed photos from 7M Facebook users

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Re: 15) Internet Freedom & Computers
« Reply #70 on: December 31, 2018, 12:37:56 pm »


Artificial intelligence for better computer graphics

Facebook's Latest Leak Is a Timely Reminder That Your Data Is Snagged Even Before You Hit Publish

Android phone facial recognition system broken into with 3D printed head

Self-organizing molecules could store data in individual atoms

Hardware-software co-design approach could make neural networks less power hungry

5G: a revolution not without risks

Shenzhen, China's reform pioneer, leads tech revolution

France to push ahead with digital tax starting January 1

Czech warning over Huawei, ZTE security 'threat'

Three tonnes of Australian beef bound for China is being tracked and verified using blockchain and Internet of Things technologies

Slack: Some accounts mistakenly deactivated during update

Connected cars accelerate down data-collection highway

Did 2018 usher in a creeping tech dystopia?

As TikTok videos take hold with teens, parents scramble to keep up

Researchers link realism to blockchain's promise

US investigating CenturyLink internet outage, 911 failures


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Re: 15) Internet Freedom & Computers
« Reply #71 on: January 15, 2019, 09:58:19 pm »


A step closer to a data superhighway for future internet

Next generation photonic memory devices are 'light-written,' ultrafast and energy efficient

Study details how today's high school cliques compare to yesterday's

Is cutting the cord part of your New Year's Resolution?

Smartphones: The cultural, individual and technical processes that make them smart

Blacklisted Kaspersky tipped NSA on security breach

Court orders Amazon to end Wi-Fi button purchases in Germany

"Family tech" gadgets appeal to parental anxiety

Researchers design a new computing system that can reduce delays on smart devices

How to improve communication between people and smart buildings

Hyperlocal radio and do-it-yourself networks bring information closer to home

Roll-up screens and 8K resolution: What the future of television looks like

A step closer to a data superhighway for future internet

The quiet threat inside 'internet of things' devices

Will talking to AI voice assistants re-engineer our human conversations?

VR gets reality check with significant decline in investment

Free tools empower public in bid for online privacy


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Re: 15) Internet Freedom & Computers
« Reply #72 on: January 31, 2019, 09:55:15 pm »


Where is George? Ask this software to look at the crowd

A decentralized trajectory generation algorithm for multi-robot systems

Researchers create an application that ensures anonymity and trustworthiness

Tool for nonstatisticians automatically generates models that glean insights from complex datasets

Engineers develop powerful tool to help semiconductor manufacturers spot defects

Finders spot Dark Mode in Android Q leak

Free tools empower public in bid for online privacy

Transparency and privacy: Empowering people through blockchain

On Facebook and Twitter your privacy is at risk—even if you don't have an account

A new method to detect false data injection (FDI) attacks

Researchers develop a dynamic keyboard character recognition system

Tactile Internet a step closer to reality

Enhanced video quality despite poor network conditions

Hidden dangers when young people use apps to buy illicit substances

Why the Internet hasn't killed off books

Consumer-led research gives a voice to disadvantaged

All-photonic quantum repeaters could lead to a faster, more secure global quantum internet

Putting free energy to good use with minuscule energy harvesters

Three ways that big data reveals what you really like to watch, read and listen to

Beyond 5G: The next generation


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Re: 15) Internet Freedom & Computers
« Reply #73 on: February 16, 2019, 11:11:29 pm »


Campaign in image-based malware spotted

Defending against cyberattacks by giving attackers 'false hope'

iPhone FaceTime bug lets callers eavesdrop

An AI that 'de-biases' algorithms

Bluetooth 5.1 will improve location accuracy

AI use may mask racial disparities in credit, lending, study suggests

A step closer to self-aware machines [That's BS]

New AI smashes Google DeepMind in video game challenge

Clever timing makes computers produce less heat—even below Landauer's limit

Love it and leave it: Social media effects explored by researchers

A new approach for low-resource machine transliteration using RNNs

Circular all-or-nothing: A new approach to protect data from key exposure

Will moving to the commercial cloud leave some data users behind?

Picture-guessing game play with computer will help AI effort grow some common sense

The real problem with posting about your kids online

Don't click that link! How criminals access your digital devices and what happens when they do

Three ways that big data reveals what you really like to watch, read and listen to

Operator of Tonga's internet cable can't rule out sabotage

Is your VPN secure?

New progress toward chip-based ghost imaging

Researchers raise awareness about interconnectedness, privacy risks of online services

Most Americans don't realize what companies can predict from their data

Data science is a growing field. Here's how to train people to do it

Social media doesn't need new regulations to make the internet safer

A secure relationship with passwords means not being attached to how you pick them

Study finds multitasking increases in online courses compared to face-to-face

How far should organizations be able to go to defend against cyberattacks?


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Re: 15) Internet Freedom & Computers
« Reply #74 on: March 01, 2019, 06:53:05 pm »


Researchers unveil Internet of Things security feature

New platform acts as a gatekeeper to ensure web services adhere to a user's custom data restrictions

3-D-printed mechanical logic gates for the future

Could blockchain ensure integrity of clinical trial data?

Report finds uh-oh issues in popular password managers

Apps send intimate user data to Facebook

How do we conserve and restore computer-based art in a changing technological environment?

Tech could unite Europe's populists ahead of EU vote in May

App-based delivery men highlight India's growing gig economy

Shutting down the internet doesn't work — but governments keep doing it

Big data is being reshaped thanks to 100-year-old ideas about geometry

Don't be fooled by fake images and videos online

Cellphone internet access bringing changes fast to Cuba

Why are TVs so cheap now? Well, your smart TV is watching you and making extra money, too

Warning issued over attacks on internet infrastructure

Robocalls are unstoppable – 3 questions answered about why your phone won't quit ringing

AT&T's Time Warner takeover has already reshaped media world

Sprint's 5G network will go live this May in Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas and Kansas City

Gig economy platforms causing 'unpaid labour' among workers in developing world

Political parties risk undermining democracy with technology

'Don't call me before you text': The new rules of communicating in the digital era
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