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Four popular media players are vulnerable to attack because of flaws, a security firm warns. [...]
26.05.2017 10:56  (BBC News)     More...
The PM says the fight against so-called Islamic State is "moving from the battlefield to the internet". [...]
26.05.2017 10:44  (BBC News)     More...
Chief executive Bob Iger said the company doesn't believe a ransom demand was genuine as "nothing has happened". [...]
26.05.2017 09:13  (BBC News)     More...
Artificial intelligence will have a huge impact on jobs - so are the parties still committed to it? [...]
26.05.2017 05:54  (BBC News)     More...
An industry outsider will help Ford navigate an altered car industry and compete with the likes of Google and Uber. [...]
26.05.2017 04:00  (MIT News)     More...
They met on Bumble and fell into a fun, one-night-a-week, nonexclusive routine — until she realized she liked him. [...]
26.05.2017 04:00  (New York Times)     More...
A new product from Google will link the clicks on ads with offline spend to prove digital ads work. [...]
26.05.2017 02:19  (BBC News)     More...
Share Lab uses flow charts and data analysis to map one of the greatest forces shaping our world - Facebook. [...]
25.05.2017 23:09  (BBC News)     More...
The Facebook chief plans to visit every state in the union and learn more about a sliver of the nearly two billion people who use the social network regularly. [...]
25.05.2017 20:25  (New York Times)     More...
The search giant wants to know how online ads translate into offline sales, but says it is taking steps to ensure users’ privacy isn’t breached. [...]
25.05.2017 18:40  (MIT News)     More...
A prosecutor wants to use data to inform outcomes in the criminal justice system in the United States. And a virtual-reality filmmaker explains what she thinks the medium is and isn’t for. [...]
25.05.2017 17:55  (MIT News)     More...
A pioneer of modern robotics talks about deep learning and what robots will really be doing in a future not far away. Hear from John Dabiri on what drives his work on the design of novel wind turbines and wind farms. [...]
25.05.2017 17:55  (MIT News)     More...
In the second match of a three-game series on Thursday, the computer program beat the 19-year-old Chinese prodigy Ke Jie in the strategy board game Go. [...]
25.05.2017 17:33  (New York Times)     More...
Google keeps a record of your searches and other activity across its sites, but you can delete the information, even with your phone or tablet. [...]
25.05.2017 15:36  (New York Times)     More...
Three employees claim service still suffering from the effects of the global ransomware attack. [...]
25.05.2017 15:29  (BBC News)     More...
The genealogy service says it is changing its terms and conditions after being criticised. [...]
25.05.2017 15:19  (BBC News)     More...
Thousands of bugs have been found in the code used to keep pacemakers functioning, say researchers [...]
25.05.2017 15:05  (BBC News)     More...
Lidar, the sensing technology, is the centerpiece of an intense court fight in California between two key players on the road, Uber and Waymo. [...]
25.05.2017 14:26  (New York Times)     More...
With a selfie and some audio, a startup called Oben says, it can make you an avatar that can say—or sing—anything. [...]
25.05.2017 12:00  (MIT News)     More...
The UK should keep its doors open to global talent after Brexit, Sir Jonathan Ive tells the BBC. [...]
25.05.2017 11:24  (BBC News)     More...
Chinese Go player Ke Jie has lost two games of Go to Google's artificial intelligence. [...]
25.05.2017 10:35  (BBC News)     More...
A Google program called AlphaGo won a best-of-three match against a Chinese Go master, rattling his nerves and showing the power of new artificial intelligence technologies. [...]
25.05.2017 10:06  (New York Times)     More...
Sir Jonathan Ive says Britain must keep its doors open to top talent if tech firms are to thrive. [...]
25.05.2017 09:43  (BBC News)     More...
The first ever launch from New Zealand is a step towards making it cheaper to get cargo into space. [...]
25.05.2017 08:41  (BBC News)     More...
But they are accurate at measuring heart rate, a study of seven devices has found. [...]
25.05.2017 07:39  (BBC News)     More...
The wedge-tailed eagle sent the drone crashing to the ground at a farm in Western Australia. [...]
25.05.2017 06:27  (BBC News)     More...
A dexterous multi-fingered robot practiced using virtual objects in a simulated world, showing how machine learning and the cloud could revolutionize manual work. [...]
25.05.2017 04:00  (MIT News)     More...
A self-taught industrial designer, Mr. Fresco promoted an alternative society where resources would be distributed equitably by computers. [...]
25.05.2017 00:34  (New York Times)     More...
Silicon Valley, which once favored enterprises that didn’t require much capital, is flush with cash, and entrepreneurs are tackling big — some would say crazy — ideas. [...]
24.05.2017 21:49  (New York Times)     More...
A service called Opendoor, which will make an offer on your house sight unseen, illustrates a new breed of start-up and Silicon Valley’s ever-widening ambitions. [...]
24.05.2017 21:35  (New York Times)     More...
Officials say it shouldn’t be illegal for the government to track and shoot down drones it deems threatening. [...]
24.05.2017 20:15  (MIT News)     More...
India appears to be embracing coal and moving away from coal all at once—what’s going on? [...]
24.05.2017 19:30  (MIT News)     More...
As the case of the Seth Rich murder shows, uncorroborated stories will spread as long as some people want to tell them, and others want to believe. [...]
24.05.2017 16:31  (New York Times)     More...
A tool in Apple’s iOS 10 software can save you a lot of password typing to stream video, but it doesn’t work with every TV provider or app. [...]
24.05.2017 16:25  (New York Times)     More...
Why you should buy a case for your smartphone, and maybe a screen protector, but pass on an extended warranty. [...]
24.05.2017 15:56  (New York Times)     More...
The New York Times’s Tech Tips columnist describes the arsenal of gadgets at her disposal, and her special love for iPhone. [...]
24.05.2017 15:51  (New York Times)     More...
A change in how cancer is treated means more people will benefit from immunotherapy. [...]
24.05.2017 15:08  (MIT News)     More...
The investment in the start-up 99 comes despite recent political turmoil in Brazil. [...]
24.05.2017 14:24  (New York Times)     More...
If a new investment round closes, it could bring Unity, which makes software at the heart of video games, $400 million and value it at about $2.6 billion. [...]
24.05.2017 06:00  (New York Times)     More...
Todd Holmdahl says that starting from behind won’t keep Microsoft from winning the race to commercialize quantum computing. [...]
24.05.2017 04:00  (MIT News)     More...
Tesla gets the headlines, but big battery factories are being built all over the world, driving down prices. [...]
23.05.2017 18:35  (MIT News)     More...
Chinese grandmaster Ke Jie tried to outfox DeepMind’s AI player with some unusual moves, but the computer prevailed with surprises of its own. [...]
23.05.2017 13:49  (MIT News)     More...
Making machines inquisitive could improve their ability to perform important complex tasks. [...]
23.05.2017 04:00  (MIT News)     More...
Complicated technical and political challenges stand in the way of the president’s wish for a “dramatic” reduction in botnet attacks. [...]
22.05.2017 19:32  (MIT News)     More...
It’s another blow to an industry that has been hammered in the U.S. and Europe, leaving a huge opportunity for China to emerge as a global leader in nuclear technology. [...]
22.05.2017 18:40  (MIT News)     More...