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Skynet (I mean Google Deepmind) has access to 1.6 mil health records

According to New Scientist, Google has access to 1.6 million United Kingdom, National Health Service (NHS) records. Documents obtained by New Scientist shows that “The tech giant’s collaboration with the UK’s National...
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New Microsoft AI and Research Group

Microsoft Corp. announced it has formed the Microsoft AI and Research Group, bringing together Microsoft’s world-class research organization with more than 5,000 computer scientists and engineers focused on the company’s AI product efforts. The new group will be led by computer vision luminary Harry Shum, a 20-year Microsoft veteran whose career has spanned leadership roles across Microsoft Research and Bing engineering.
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Tesla Autopilot Upgrade: Seeing the World in Radar

While there are dozens of small refinements with Version 8 of Tesla's software, described in addendum below, the most significant upgrade to Autopilot will be the use of more advanced signal processing to create a picture of the world using the onboard radar. The radar was added to all Tesla vehicles in October 2014 as part of the Autopilot hardware suite, but was only meant to be a supplementary sensor to the primary camera and image processing system.
Facebook and Google blocking extremist propaganda

Facebook and Google blocking extremist propaganda

Some of the web’s biggest destinations for watching videos have quietly started using automation to remove extremist content from their sites, according to two people familiar with the process. The move is a major step forward for internet companies that are eager to eradicate violent propaganda from their sites and are under pressure to do so from governments around the world as attacks by extremists proliferate, from Syria to Belgium and the United States.
Wendy's Payment Card Security Incident

Wendy's Payment Card Security Incident

The Wendy’s Company updated its customers today regarding malicious cyber activity experienced at some Wendy’s restaurants. The Company first reported unusual payment card activity affecting some franchise-owned restaurants in February 2016. Subsequently, on June 9, 2016, the Company reported that an additional malware variant had been identified and disabled. Today, the Company, on behalf of affected franchise locations, is providing information about specific restaurant locations that may have been impacted by these attacks, all of which are located in the U.S., along with support for customers who may have been affected by the malware variants.
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Apple iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus

Apple today introduced iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the best, most advanced iPhone ever, packed with unique innovations that improve all the ways iPhone is used every day. The new iPhone features new advanced camera systems that take pictures like never before, more power and performance with the best battery life ever in an iPhone, immersive stereo speakers, wide color system from camera to display, two new beautiful finishes, and is the first water and dust resistant iPhone. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available in more than 25 countries beginning Friday, September 16.
Ten of the longest featured articles on Wikipedia

Ten of the longest featured articles on Wikipedia

English Wikipedia today released 10 of it's longest articles from more than 4,700 featured articles. Featured articles are known to the Wikipedia community as "FAs" and undergo a "rigorous assessment process where...
WhatsApp is now on the Desktop

WhatsApp is now on the Desktop

WhatsApp today released a desktop version of their very popular app. This new desktop app could push the companies growth even further; according to Statista, as of February of this year,...
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Canon EOS Rebel SL1 Deal-of-the-Day

SiNGLE DEAL OF THE DAY Canon EOS Rebel SL1 "The EOS Rebel SL1 Digital SLR Camera represents a new era in DSLR versatility: ultra-portable, full-featured DSLR cameras," said Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and...
Gear Fit2 has increased flexibility, better Resolution and fit

Gear Fit2 has increased flexibility, better resolution and fit

In 2014, Samsung Electronics introduced the Gear Fit, the industry’s first wearable device with a Flexible AMOLED display. Yet, with the release of the Gear Fit2, the company has brought some improvements to its display to better fit your wrist—and your workout experience.
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Giphy for Android gets an update

Giphy is updating its Android app to follow the app’s progress on the iOS platform. Today, Giphy for Messenger will be phased out via an update to become a standard Giphy app....

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