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Google Researchers Are Teaching Their AI to Build Its Own, More Powerful AI

Google Researchers Are Teaching Their AI to Build Its Own, More Powerful AI

Google has announced another big push into artificial intelligence, unveiling a new approach to machine learning where neural networks are used to build better neural networks – essentially teaching AI to teach itself. These artificial neural networks are designed to mimic the way the brain learns, and Google says its new technology, called AutoML, can […]

Apple’s cash reserves swell to $250bn, greater than the combined foreign reserves of the British government and Bank of England

Apple’s cash reserves swell to $250bn, greater than the combined foreign reserves of the British government and Bank of England

Apple’s cash pile has swelled to over $250bn (£194bn), a sum greater than the combined foreign reserves of the British government and Bank of England. The technology giant will reveal on Tuesday that its reserves have been boosted once again after making a quarterly profit of over $10bn. Its holdings have more than doubled in […]

Pre-installed malware stealing data from mobiles

Pre-installed malware stealing data from mobiles

A cyber security firm Check Point has detected a malware that is not downloaded due to users’ use but is already present in Android device. According to the company’s blog post last week, the pre-installed malware was detected in 38 Android devices, belonging to a large telecommunications company and a multinational technology company. “The malicious apps […]

#Vault7: CIA, MI5 turned Samsung TVs into spying devices, even when switched off

#Vault7: CIA, MI5 turned Samsung TVs into spying devices, even when switched off

The CIA and MI5 have the ability to hack certain Samsung smart TVs which can then be operated as a listening device even when the televisions are switched off, the latest WikiLeaks dump has revealed, raising privacy questions for homes across the world. The high-tech cyber espionage capabilities were detailed in WikiLeaks’ latest data release […]

Google’s AI-based virtual assistant to come to Nougat and Marshmallow smartphones

Google’s AI-based virtual assistant to come to Nougat and Marshmallow smartphones

G0ogle has announced that its voice controlled virtual assistant software Google Assistant will be rolling out on Android Nougat 7.0 and Marshmallow 6.0 devices as well. Google Assistant was exclusive to Google Pixel phones till now and the company announced few days ago that the software will be rolled out on other smartphones as well […]

Facebook Prioritizes What Makes You ‘Sad’ Or ‘Angry’ Over What You ‘Like’

Facebook Prioritizes What Makes You ‘Sad’ Or ‘Angry’ Over What You ‘Like’

By: Jenna Amatulli Facebook just revealed a really intriguing secret behind their “like” button options. The company’s algorithm weighs your “reactions” to posts ― love, haha, wow, sad and angry ― over just regular “likes” to determine what sort of content to put in your News Feed. In conjunction with the first anniversary of reactions, Facebook has […]

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