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AI RESEARCH IS IN DESPERATE NEED OF AN ETHICAL WATCHDOG

ABOUT A WEEK ago, Stanford University researchers posted online a study on the latest dystopian AI: They'd made a machine learning algorithm that essentially works as gaydar. After training it with tens of thousands of photographs from dating sites, the algorithm ...

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HOW ONE OF APPLE’S KEY PRIVACY SAFEGUARDS FALLS SHORT

FOR THE PAST year, Apple has touted a mathematical tool that it describes as a solution to a paradoxical problem: mining user data while simultaneously protecting user privacy. That secret weapon is "differential privacy," a novel field of data science that ...

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11 Things You Can Do in Android Oreo That You Couldn’t Before

Android Oreo has at last been fully baked, and given a name, and is now rolling out to those of you with a Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, or Pixel C; Google says a bunch of other handsets will ...

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Here’s a list of phones that will get Android Oreo this year

As always, the make and model dictate how long you'll be playing the waiting game.

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Android Oreo Updates – How To Make Sure Your Phone Is Always As Great As Possible

The latest version of the operating system is here, but you might not be able to access it for a little while

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Are ‘Vapor Wake’ Dogs the Future of Concert Security?

For years, the idea of bomb-sniffing dogs has been pretty straightforward: A trained canine walks up and down rows of people, sniffing every person in a crowd to suss out any bomb-making material or explosive devices. But the floppy-eared Labradors posted ...

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The MUST-HAVE device every car owner needs to possess

Synchronizing this tiny device with your smartphone, you will be able to see its position on the map. It’s perfect for your car, bike, backpack, wallet, handbag, pets … Only weighs 30 grams and you can get it for $29 (single ...

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Tech – Google blocks Android spyware

Spyware blocked. Google found and blocked Android spyware that can monitor and capture calls, photos, texts, location data and other files, the company said Wednesday.

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Roomba maker iRobot plans to sell digital maps of your home

While iRobot may have originated as a bomb-disposal robot maker at MIT in 1990, the company is probably better known as a robot vacuum company. So much so that it has taken to suing competitors like Bissell and Hoover, who sell ...

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VOLTERMAN – world’s most powerful smart wallet, ever

As stated above - VOLTERMAN - the world's most powerful smart wallet, ever...

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10 Futuristic Wallets for Man You Must Try

10 Best Futuristic Wallets You Must Try.. The design is elegantly simple and the materials used lend the wallet a futuristic feel, something sure to be appreciated by any sci-fi-loving guy.

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5 Futuristic Smart Wallets We Can’t Wait To Try

We’ve had smartphones, smartwatches, and even smart luggage, but there’s another deeply personal piece of equipment that’s currently smartening up: the wallet.

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Two essential Wi-Fi network tips for smart homes

Learn the keys to getting robust Wi-Fi in every corner of your home

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Pablo Escobar and ‘El Chapo’ Guzman – How 2 of the world’s most powerful and dangerous drug lords compare

While a direct comparison of Escobar's Medellín cartel and Guzman's Sinaloa Federation is difficult — they've dealt with different products, competition, and markets — looking at the groups' leaders side by side gives some idea of their power and influence.

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TOP 10 THINGS YOU SHOULD NEVER GOOGLE

When that cursor is blinking in that little magic box that sits beneath the Google logo there are billions upon billions of possibilities waiting. What you type in can bring you some incredible results but it could also bring you results ...

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Alexa, don’t talk to strangers!

The Amazon Echo, a smart helper running Alexa (I know I’m going to make some of my friends at Amazon angry by writing it, but Alexa is Amazon’s Siri), is a very cool device that can ...

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Why Android is likely safe from a WannaCry-like attack

Android users are no strangers to outdated systems -- a key component to how WannaCry spread so quickly. But Google's software has different safeguards.

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Is Microsoft to blame for the largest ransomware attacks in internet history?

When software outruns hardware...

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Anti-net neutrality spammers are impersonating real people to flood FCC comments

This week, thousands posted comments on the FCC’s website in response to a proposed rollback of net neutrality internet protections, weighing in on whether and how to defend the open internet. John Oliver encouraged viewers to post to a public comment ...

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Security Check – The Hidden Data On A Boarding Pass

What do you do with your boarding pass after your flight lands?

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