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Declassified DoD/IG report shows US missile defense cybersecurity was a mess

The DoD conducted an audit of five random BMDS locations. These installations are where the Missile Defense Agency houses and controls interceptor missiles. The IG found that most of the sites ...

13 hours ago from Techspot

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Tonsser scores €5.5M Series A to help discover the next soccer star

Tonsser, the Copenhagen-based startup that offers a “football performance app” aimed at youth soccer players who want to build their own online profile and potentially get discovered ...

23 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Baidu taps Unity's game engine to test its self-driving cars

Unity, the same company whose 3D gaming engine brought you Cuphead and Hearthstone is now helping Chinese internet giant Baidu develop the next generation of autonomous vehicles, the ...

Tue 18 Dec 18 from Engadget

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These incredibly real fake faces show how algorithms can now mess with us

A new approach to AI fakery can generate incredibly realistic faces, with whatever characteristics you’d like.

Fri 14 Dec 18 from MIT Technology Review

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Become an ethical hacker today with this course bundle

What if we told you that you could become a modern-day superhero from the comfort of your couch? You can, with the 2019 Ethical Hacker Master Class Bundle. If fighting hackers sounds like your ...

21 hours ago from Techspot

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Law professor suggests a way to validate and integrate deep learning medical systems

University of Michigan professor W. Nicholson Price, who also has affiliations with Harvard Law School and the University of Copenhagen Faculty of Law, suggests in a Focus piece published in ...

Thu 13 Dec 18 from Medical Xpress

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Patent application looks at smart doorbell sniffing, ACLU reacts

Facial recognition tech added to video-laden doorbells to track "suspicious" people? Sounds like a thorny concept, as people are still reeling over privacy and the lack thereof in very recent ...

Mon 17 Dec 18 from TechXplore

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Facial recognition at a Taylor Swift concert raises privacy concerns

Taylor Swift’s team set up hidden cameras inside of display kiosks throughout the venue. According to Rolling Stone, the screens were showing behind the scenes clips of her rehearsal. As viewers ...

Thu 13 Dec 18 from Techspot

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Kit Harington Gets Goofy in ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Audition Tape

Game of Thrones won’t be back until 2019, but Kit Harington gave the goofiest performance in a new How to Train Your Dragon audition tape. On Thursday, DreamWorks TV debuted a new How ...

Fri 14 Dec 18 from

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Researchers discover computer chip vulnerabilities

A Washington State University research team has uncovered significant and previously unknown vulnerabilities in high-performance computer chips that could lead to failures in modern electronics.

Thu 13 Dec 18 from TechXplore

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