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by | May 18, 2017 | 08:57

Pichai called this "clearly at an inflection point with vision". AI unnerves many people because it conjures images of computers eventually becoming smarter than humans and eventually running the world. The new Tango-enabled Visual Positioning Service helps mobile devices quickly and accurately understand their location indoors. For instance, focus on a flower and ask Google Lens what it is and you'll be told the species and given any information you require, pulled straight from the web.

by | May 18, 2017 | 07:32

Samsung is trying some of that with its new Bixby Vision feature on the Galaxy S8 phones. Google says that it'll be able to optimize all components that way. That may make it hard for Google to convert iPhone users over, even if it is better. These devices will automatically get Android Go instead of the full version.

by | May 18, 2017 | 07:45

The letters come on the heels of a New York Times report that Comey had written a memo detailing a conversation with the president in which Trump allegedly asked him to stop the inquiry into National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Chaffetz, who until now has seemed reluctant to investigate the Trump administration, has already scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, May 24, at 9:30 am - the same day the committee is supposed to receive Comey's memos.

by | May 18, 2017 | 08:50

Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT) under the Ministry of Information and Communications has urged organizations and companies nationwide to prevent possible attacks from WannaCry ransomware. Mr Tehan said Government departments had been told to make sure they were not exposed to the ransomware and had updated their systems. Security firms have suggested that users immediately disconnect the infected device from the local network to contain the spread of infection.

by | May 18, 2017 | 08:59

The United Kingdom quickly followed with its own version of a ban. Both sides said they meant to hold more talks next week in Washington on a possible ban of such equipment. Officials did not say when a new ban might be imposed. The official spoke only on condition of anonymity to discuss the plan. Officials said the ban would only affect flights originating from select airports that do not thoroughly screen carry-on luggage.

by | May 18, 2017 | 07:56

Monolith is promising a unique world for each player thanks to the Nemesis System. As Warner Bros. previously revealed, the story of Shadow of War kicks off where the previous title left us. It'll supposedly include more worlds to explore and an expanded Nemesis system, although all I'm really crossing my fingers for is a lot less brown than Mordor's opening levels.

by | May 18, 2017 | 06:27

The Dutch police therefore advise all Dutch computer users to make sure that they are protected against ransomware by installing all updates instantly, using an anti-virus program and regularly backing up the data on their computers. "While Microsoft's release of back-ported patches is a commendable proactive action, the ACSC considers organisations running Windows XP, Server 2003 and other unsupported operating systems to be exposed to extreme risk", the organisation said in a statement.

by | May 18, 2017 | 05:56

Google has made another leap forward in the realm of machine learning hardware. Gerbils who have used Shazam to identify a music track recently may have had results provided by a Nvidia GPU that is part of Google's Compute Cloud. Training, on the other hand, is how an AI algorithm is developed, and that takes exceptional resources. Unlike the first generation TPUs, the second generation TPUs will be able to run machine learning training and inference , playing a role in both machine ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 06:12

Google kicks off its annual developer conference, Google I/O, on Wednesday at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. It also translates in real time when you point it at languages you don't understand. The search engine giant is expected to make a slew of announcements , vis-a-vis software, but some interesting hardware related news should also make it through this year's keynote, it's largely being speculated.

by | May 18, 2017 | 06:06

The overview will come Wednesday, May 17, 2017, during Google‚à "ôs annual conference for thousands of computer programmers". Google unveiled a new artificial intelligence app called Google Lens, aimed at bringing augmented reality to your camera.

by | May 18, 2017 | 04:25

Even in Iran , the globalist-nationalist theme has overtaken political discourse surrounding Friday's presidential election. Speaking in a Wednesday meeting with people from different walks of life in Tehran, Ayatollah Khamenei said those who organize Iran's upcoming elections have the nation's trust, but they still should exercise utmost care and help protect people's votes.

by | May 18, 2017 | 04:47

Details about the actual event are still forthcoming. Blizzard announced today that a Game of the Year Edition of the game will debut PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on May 23. All of those goodies were available in the initial launch of Overwatch , with the exception of the 10 Loot Boxes. On top of that, players will also have the ability to level up, earn Loot Boxes, and unlock a variety of different customization options.

by | May 18, 2017 | 04:53

Choi is one of a number of researchers around the world who have suggested a possible link between the ransomware known as WannaCry and hackers linked to North Korea. U.S. and European security officials told Reuters on condition of anonymity that it was too early to say who might be behind the attacks, but they did not rule out North Korea as a suspect.

by | May 18, 2017 | 03:48

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by | May 18, 2017 | 03:48

A screenshot of the warning screen from a purported ransomware attack, as captured by a computer user in Taiwan, is seen on laptop in Beijing, Saturday, May 13, 2017 . The effects of the attack on Turkey is unclear. Security experts said it appeared to be caused by a self-replicating piece of software that enters companies when employees click on email attachments, then spreads quickly as employees share documents.

by | May 18, 2017 | 02:26

And now it seems more such power plants are on the cards, with the Union Cabinet okaying the building of 10 PHWRs, which will have a total installed capacity of 7,000 MW. For years, India had been pushing to develop indigenous technology in nuclear power. Goyal informed that the orders will generate approximately 33, 400 direct and indirect jobs in the country.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:45

With that, let's get into predictions for what we can expect from the Google I/O 2017 keynote. Fuchsia is allegedly a totally new operating system, separate to Android. Google announced new features and new availability for Home, and we're excited. You'll soon be able to make free hands-free calls using your Google Home to any landline or mobile number in the US or Canada.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:41

North Korean officials accused the U.S. of pressuring other countries into severing or degrading diplomatic ties with it by misusing "sanction resolutions" against it. China has strongly opposed THAAD, saying it can spy into its territory, and South Korean companies have been hit in China by a nationalist backlash over the deployment.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:15

In light of the recent WannaCry ransomware attacks on a few Maharashtra government office computers, the state has come up with helpline numbers for a few days to guide organisations and institutions prevent and remedy such such cyber attacks, if any.Last Friday, several countries across the globe saw ransomware attacks made by a virus called WannaCry.

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:21

In her remarks, Hailey warned nations around the world not to economically assist the nation, CNN reported. While Pyongyang's nuclear and missile capabilities have advanced rapidly, the South is also ready and capable of striking back at the North should it launch an attack, he added .

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:51

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by | May 18, 2017 | 00:40

Microsoft is actively rolling out patches for vulnerable operating systems, despite having officially stopped supporting them, as far back as the year 2014. "The governments of the world should treat this attack as a wake-up call", Smith wrote while also noting how "cybersecurity has become a shared responsibility between tech companies and customers".

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:34

Although the ransomware continued to spread at a more subdued pace yesterday, many companies and government agencies were still struggling to recover from the first attack. "At that point, it will be harder to stop new variants". But a new version of the malware may already have been released, according to the head of the Europol , which helps the European Union fight crime and terrorism.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:24

In April, the Shadow Brokers leaked several cyber weapons online after reportedly hacking the NSA's Equation Group. WannaCry, which gets its name from a password hard-coded into the exploit, is also known as WCry. "As disruptive as WannaCry has been to vulnerable organizations, more deadly attacks that don't announce their presence like the cryptocurrency miner Adylkuzz go undetected", Brian Vecci from Varonis said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:51

Another had Rouhani at 29%, Qalibaf at 12% and Raisi at 11%, with 28% respondents undecided and 20% declining to answer. More than 60 "violations" linked to Friday's presidential and regional elections in Iran have occurred and two people have been arrested, the judiciary said , at a time of mounting tension between moderate and hardline factions.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:23

Officials in the western state of Tachira said a second man, Luis Alviarez, 18, died from a bullet to the chest amid the protests . At least 38 people have been killed and hundreds injured in protests that erupted after the Supreme Court issued a ruling on March 29 nullifying the opposition-controlled National Assembly - a decision the court later reversed amid a storm of worldwide criticism and outrage among Venezuelans.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:44

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by | May 17, 2017 | 23:33

Wednesday's announcement is one of many expected from Google's I/O developer conference in Mountain View, California. Smart Reply , available for Android and iOS , uses machine learning to suggest responses to emails. It's also a feature that showcases Google's machine learning chops, since that's what's powering the system behind Smart Reply . It's also become popular with Inbox users - 10 percent of all emails sent with Inbox's app were generated using Smart Replies , Dean said in ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:51

Google claims now the service has 500 million monthly active users worldwide, and about 1.2 billion photos and videos are uploaded to Google Photos every day. Lens uses image recognition to detect objects like the flower or restaurant in an image and show relevant information. If one of them doesn't have Google Photos installed on their device (the app is available for Android and iOS), they'll be sent a message prompting them to download the app and see the photos you've shared with them.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:08

For the 2017-2018, season the Pelicans owe Cousins $18 million and change in basic salary. However, the club has struggled to maintain a stable lineup, largely because of injuries. That pick is slated to go to Sacramento as part of the Cousins trade - unless New Orleans wins one of the top three picks in the draft lottery. There just isn't enough in the lengthy track records of Gentry and Demps to hold confidence they're up to this task.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:00

Ransomware encrypts important files and demands payment to prevent the entire system from being deleted. IT experts were working on these systems. It wasn't only user PCs affected here, it was hospitals. FedEx confirmed in a statement to Reuters on Friday that it had been affected by the prominent malware attack that targeted businesses around the world.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:02

Microsoft over the weekend also released patches targeting out-of-support versions of Windows including Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Windows 8. Railway stations, mail delivery, gas stations, hospitals, office buildings, shopping malls and government services also were affected, China's Xinhua News Agency said, citing the Threat Intelligence Center of Qihoo 360, a Chinese internet security services company.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:47

The ransomware in question, WannaCry , relies on a hole in the Windows 10 code which Microsoft issued a patch on March 14. Cybersecurity experts have been talking about ransomware for many years, but attacks have really taken off in the past year or two, because of economics and access to tools.

by | May 17, 2017 | 20:57

Berizzo's team was just one goal far from the final and John Guidetti missed a very clear chance in the very last minute. Real Madrid have gambled on the Spanish soccer association's appeals committee ruling in their favour by naming suspended defender Nacho in a 20-man squad for the crucial trip to Celta Vigo on Wednesday, hoping his ban will be overturned.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:27

The attack disrupted at least 16 hospitals in England as well as large worldwide companies including FedEx, telecom companies Telefónica of Spain and Megafon of Russian Federation and auto maker Nissan. Shadow Brokers's identity still remains a mystery, albeit security experts think the group could be tied to the Russian government. "The massive malware attack that hit multiple countries has caused chaos and has shut down vital institutions such as hospitals", U.S.