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US Senators ask India's PM to rethink strict data localization plans

Starting on October 15th, global payment giants such as Mastercard, Visa and AMEX would have to store transactions that occurred in India on servers physically located within the country. ...

14 hours ago from Engadget

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Pentagon reveals cyber breach of travel records

The Pentagon on Friday said there has been a cyber breach of Defense Department travel records that compromised the personal information and credit card data of U.S. military and civilian personnel.

Sat 13 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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Patent talk: Alexa would leverage voice data tech to pick up signs you are ill

Biometric monitoring on a new level? To what extent, in the coming years, will we be turning to the "digital health" sector of technology to manage our well-being and sickness?

2 hours ago from TechXplore

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Amazon scraps 'sexist AI' recruitment tool

Members of the team working on the system said it effectively taught itself that male candidates were preferable

Thu 11 Oct 18 from The Independent

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Recent National Academies report puts research participants' rights at risk, say law scholars

In a Policy Forum article appearing in the Oct. 12 issue of Science, leading bioethics and legal scholars sound the alarm about a recent report from National Academies of Science, Engineering, ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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The US military wants to teach AI some basic common sense

Even the best AI programs still make stupid mistakes. So DARPA is launching a competition to remedy the field’s most glaring flaw.

Thu 11 Oct 18 from MIT Technology Review

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New Pentagon weapons systems easily hacked: report

New US weapons systems being developed by the US Department of Defense can be easily be hacked by adversaries, a new government report said on Tuesday.

Tue 9 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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Dropbox Will Now Scan Your Images For Text To Make Searching Easier

Searching for text-based files in Dropbox is pretty simple and straightforward, where you just need to type what you’re looking for. However searching for images is a different story, and this ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Ubergizmo

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5 reasons to attend a Georgia Swarm game

The Georgia Swarm of the National Lacrosse League is set to begin their 2018-19 National Lacrosse League regular season on Dec. 1 when they host the Saskatchewan Rush (Tickets) ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from AXS

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Novel machine learning based framework could lead to breakthroughs in material design

Computers used to take up entire rooms. Today, a two-pound laptop can slide effortlessly into a backpack. But that wouldn't have been possible without the creation of new, smaller processors—which ...

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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