Wikipedia goes data-free in Iraq

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Mobile internet is available everywhere but the price can be expensive. As part of the Wikipedia Zero scheme that has operated in 59 countries around the world since 2012, the organization has announced that Access to Wikipedia will not incur mobile data charges to customers of the Asiacell mobile phone provider in Iraq The community curated content website says it wants to “bring the sum of human knowledge” to as many people as possible by removing one of the biggest hurdles to access to knowledge: data charges. However some argue…

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AI Threat Prediction Platform Detects Cyberattacks in Real Time

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AI has made great strides in things like computer vision. A new artificial intelligence SaaS application was introduced at the RSA Conference 2017. The new Threat Prediction Platform by PatternEx is human-assisted. It’s been proven that this approach produces around five times less false positives while at the same time detecting ten times more the attacks than other detector solutions Trendin Tech reports. What makes PatternEx’s solution so different is that it uses technology known as “Active Contextual Modeling (ACM).” This technology has the ability to synthesize analyst intuition into…

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Higher 5G Internet Speeds Coming To 11 Cities

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5G technology innovation is rapidly evolving. The wireless connectivity within the IoT may be receiving a boost in speed as soon as new efforts launch to implement and leverage 5G connectivity. As the network density is increases to meet the demands of customers, the time is right to deliver the next generation of broadband services with the higher internet speed reports The media post. The New 5G-networks are expected to provide speeds at least 10 times and maybe 100 times faster than today’s 4G networks. Verizon on the other hand…

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Samsung introduces its new Galaxy Book family of tablets running Windows 10

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Samsung has introduced a couple of new devices running Windows 10. The company introduced its new Galaxy Book which comes with two different devices: the Galaxy Book 10 and the Galaxy Book 12. Samsung’s new Galaxy-Book family can be taken as a successor to last year’s Galaxy TabPro S line, as the new devices pack similar features and design. The Galaxy-Book 10 comes with a 10.6-inch display with a resolution of 1920×1280 pixels, while the bigger Galaxy Book 12 packs a 12-inch Super AMOLED HDR display. According to the PC World,…

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Amid cyberattacks, ISPs try to clean up the internet

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Antivirus software is not what it used to be. The sneaky, sophisticated security threats your PC faces now have gone far beyond what traditional software can do. The future of protecting your PC will require a multi-pronged approach involving vigilant updates, bug bounties, and artificial intelligence. If your computer’s been hacked, Dale Drew might actually know something about that. Dale Drew, the chief security officer at a major internet backbone provider that’s routinely on the lookout for cyberattacks on the network level has led the company to linked more than…

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New Update Makes Twitter Look Like Tweetdeck on Windows 10

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Twitter’s Windows 10 app has now received a useful feature with its latest update as the company has now added Tabs to make it more like TweetDeck PC Tech reports. Apart from the Tabs, with the latest update, pinned tweets can now be viewed and created inside the app, the number of replies for each tweet will now be visible, and Direct Messages can now display rich content instead of just plain text links. TweetDeck, which was launched in 2008 and acquired by Twitter three years later and , has…

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Apple expands in Microsoft’s backyard

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Apple is growing its team in Seattle by creating a new hub for artificial intelligence research reports CNBC. Apple’s expansion will also bolster a relationship with researchers at the University of Washington, which on Thursday announced a $1 million endowment named after Carlos Guestrin, a member of the machine learning team at firm. In a statement, Guestrin noted the “amazing talent” that comes out of the university — who have plenty of options, with Amazon and Microsoft headquartered nearby. Luring top artificial intelligence researchers to big companies has become so…

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Uber ’s self-driving cars are now picking up passengers in Arizona

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Almost two months to the day after the Uber loaded its fleet of self-driving SUVs into the trailer of a self-driving truck and stormed off to Arizona in a self-driving huff, the company is preparing to launch its second experiment in autonomous ride-hailing reports The Verge. The ride shairing platform rolled out its pilot self-driving car program first in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and then in San Francisco mid-December with 16 self-driving vehicles but ran into issues with the state of California when the California DMV insisted Uber cars needed to get…

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Windows 10 privacy settings still worrying European Union

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European Union data protection authorities continue to have windows 10 privacy-related concerns, despite microsoft’s efforts to make some tweaks to privacy settings for users of the OS after raised criticism and concerns  last year. Reuters reports that a group known as Article 29 Working Party, which is made up of the EU’s 28 authorities for protecting data, wrote to Microsoft with its concerns last year. The issues raised involve the default settings in Windows 10 and a lack of control over how Microsoft processes the data it collects. According to Tech crunch, Microsoft…

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Intel promises gigabit speeds with new LTE modem for phones

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Intel is announcing a new modem, under the catchy name “XMM 7560,” that includes support for download speeds up to 1 Gbps and upload speeds up to 225 Mbps. The modem is supposed to be suitable for smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other mobile devices. The Intel modem is supposed to be suitable for smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other mobile devices. It ought to be faster than traditional LTE when connecting to networks that include support for advanced LTE features . The new modems are also a stepping stone to 5G,…

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