Not all digital threats are created equal

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Digital Dark Matter: The Unseen Forces That Influence Innovation

Around AD 150, the Egyptian astronomer Claudius Ptolemy compiled a model of the universe that accurately predicted the movements of the sun, moon, planets, and stars. It was a remarkable achievement, diminished only by the fact that it happened to be entirely wrong.

#Gamergate Shows Tech Needs Far Better Algorithms

If Gamergate teaches us anything — beyond, of course, vastly obvious observations about the toxicity of certain Internet demographics (which is hardly new news) — it’s that algorithms and formulaic behaviour can and are being gamed. Read More

iTunes Radio does not justify Pandora rate hike, judge says in major royalty decision

Are digital services like Pandora paying their fair share to support musicians? A new ruling will add fuel to the debate: here's all the details.    

A Connected Planet, Digital Telepathy And Other Passions Of Ramez Naam

Ramez Naam started his career in technology at Microsoft in 1995, where for six years, he worked on early versions of Internet Explorer and Outlook before launching a nanotechnology company in 2001.

The First Battle In The Mobile Payments War Is Over

While the war to control mobile payments has been broadly covered over the last several years, it seems that the tactical warfare that has been at play is less understood by most observers. It’s been a tale of conflict, closed door bargaining,

Apple’s Tim Cook Delivers Blistering Speech On Encryption, Privacy

“I’m speaking to you from Silicon Valley, where some of the most prominent and successful companies have built their businesses by lulling their customers into complacency about their personal information,” said Cook.

This Cool Kinetic Sculpture, and Everything Else You Missed This Weekend

Sculptures that make your brain feel stupid, more and more smartwatches, a security-conscious tablet that looks pretty familiar. All the news and rumors you missed while lax-ing the weekend away.Read more...

Infrared Search And Track Systems And The Future Of The US Fighter Force

Lockheed has a new modular sensor system for combat aircraft dubbed the "Legion Pod" that aims at plugging a major hole in US air warfare capability. It provides a bolt-on Infrared Search and Track (IRST) system for optically hunting down enemy aircraft, especially stealthy ones,

Interview: John McAfee Answers Your Questions

A while ago you had a chance to ask John McAfee about his past, politics, and what he has planned for the future. As usual, John answered with extreme frankness, with some interesting advice for anyone stuck at a checkpoint in the third world.

10 Reasons an Artificial Intelligence Wouldn't Turn Evil

We all know the story. The moment that computers with their lightning-quick processing power and interlinked systems gain sentience - it's judgment day. But would that really happen? Here are some psychological reasons why digital super-intelligence isn't going to be evil intelligence.Read more...

Huawei unveils Mate20 and Mate20 Pro with boosted AI and in-screen fingerprint sensor

New Mate20 and Mate20 Pro devices look to target “young entrepreneurs” with souped-up AI power.

MoD secrets exposed in major cyberattack

Secrets of the Ministry of Defence have been exposed in numerous cyber security incidents last year.

The future of commerce will be the human touch

Bringing emotion and empathy to the online experience will be the defining characteristic of a successful eCommerce retailer.

Contactless becomes most popular form of in-store payment

Worldpay study sees 30 per cent increase in contactless as consumers drop cash payments.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies

Allen died in Seattle due to complications caused by the non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

The future of the fintech will require security, not just innovation

To stand a chance of remaining successful in the future banking market, financial services companies must ensure IAM policies are thorough, while guaranteeing API security. Any lapses here will cost a company dearly.

GCHQ demands companies shape up their IoT security

Security protector publishes rules to be followed by tech firms, with the likes of Hive already on board.

Creating the right culture and environment for employees to thrive in a digital age

A more human approach is needed to hire and retain employees as we move into a completely digital era.

Huawei and ZTE could be banned from US government

A proposed Senate bill would ban all devices made by the Chinese firms from being used by government employees.

Google Chrome will name and shame insecure websites

Chrome 68 will continue the push for sites to use HTTPS encryption by default.

YC-Backed One Degree Is A “Yelp For Social Services” That Helps Low-Income Families

When Rey Faustino migrated from the Philippines to Southern California as an eight-year-old, he saw his family hustle to make ends meets in their new homeland. “I grew up in a working-class family and I watched my family struggle for resources,” he said.

Stephen Colbert Visits Letterman as Himself: 'I'm Going to Do Whatever You've Done'

Stephen Colbert — very much the man, and not the character — made his first appearance Tuesday night on the Late Show With David Letterman, his first visit since being named the late-night legend's successor on CBS.Colbert was deferential in his entrance,

传Yahoo有意收购提供流媒体视频解决方案的RayV,交易细节不明

WSJ 的消息称,Yahoo 与视频流创业公司RayV 就收购事宜展开了早期讨论,但Yahoo 的发言人和RayV 的联合创始人Omer Luzzatti 均拒绝对此发表评论,交易细节不明。

iOS根据坐标数据点所在的坐标区域来动态显示到可视范围 - 不追浮云的人

在地图上标注很多点之后,地图的中心点可以设置,但是缩放级别用起来就有点囧了,所以,就需要根据坐标数据点所在的坐标区域来动态计算,把所有点都刚好显示到地图的可视范围内。

[多图+动图]同学们来降降火:清新扁平化的世界杯电视转播界面

这几天,同学们一定看世界杯看得上火,天台很挤的还是冷静下先。相比电视转播信号提供的古老样式图形元素,一起来看看小清新风格的扁平设计图形元素消消火。

音乐版权新规定可能影响苹果Beats Music

威锋网 8 月 16 日消息,美国司法部目前在商议是否修改与音乐版税率相关的法律——这个变化将会直接影响到苹果的流音乐服务,包括 iTunes Radio 以及新收购的 Beats Music。  美国音乐行业的授权规则多是由政府规定的。

Study: Ad-Free Internet Would Cost Everyone $230-a-Year

Several readers sent word of research into the cost of internet content without ads. They looked at the amount of money spent on internet advertising last year in the U.K.,and compared it to the number of U.K. internet users. On average,

[图]微软:将尽快解决Core i7版Surface Pro 3处理器过热问题

据用户反馈日前开始发货的Core i7版Surface Pro 3出现处理器过热情况,导致设备进入安全模式,自动关闭一切应用程序和运算一直到设备冷却下来。针对这个问题微软承认确实问题存在,并尽快会公布相关的补丁来解决这个问题。

苹果创始人回忆早期日子:快乐的车库时光

作为苹果公司的联合创始人,史蒂夫·沃兹尼亚克一直都对苹果充满信心。近年来,外界对于苹果的一些早期产品越来越感兴趣——尤其是苹果成立之后的第一款产品 Apple I,沃兹对此并不感到惊讶。

Woman picks worst shoes ever for graduation, falls for 15 solid seconds

This woman wore Lady Gaga-style platform shoes for her graduation, and then spent a legit 15 seconds straight tumbling over. You're going to watch this video. You're going to laugh at her falling. You're going to feel bad for laughing at her falling. You're human.

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