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Google CEO confirms DragonFly Project Analyses & Assessments

Google CEO confirms DragonFly Project

Google CEO Sundar Pichai said a censored version of its search engine being developed for China has undergone several successful internal tests. The...

IBM brings AI to the heart of cybersecurity strategies Analyses & Assessments

IBM brings AI to the heart of cybersecurity strategies

On Monday, the New York-based technology company, IBM launched it’s IBM Security Connect, a new platform designed to bring vendors, developers, AI...

Facebook purges over 800 US accounts spewing political spam Analyses & Assessments

Facebook purges over 800 US accounts spewing political spam

Facebook said it has removed hundreds of United States-based accounts and pages for violating its anti-spam policies. The social media giant’s...

Amazon discards ‘sexist’ AI recruiting tool Analyses & Assessments

Amazon discards ‘sexist’ AI recruiting tool

Amazon reportedly scrapped an internal recruiting tool that used artificial intelligence to sort through applications after the company’s machine-...

DARPA’s new defensive bioweapon Analyses & Assessments

DARPA’s new defensive bioweapon

The Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) wants insects to spread genetically modified viruses to save crops. According to the DARPA...

Google Confirms Project Dragonfly Analyses & Assessments

Google Confirms Project Dragonfly

After months of speculation about a search service specifically for China, Google has confirmed that this service – Project Dragonfly – has been...

Is Bitcoin Actually Innovative? Analyses & Assessments

Is Bitcoin Actually Innovative?

Bitcoin’s trading frenzy and rising prices have attracted a great deal of attention and lured an increasing number of investors. However, widespread...

Facebook could face Sanctions from EU Analyses & Assessments

Facebook could face Sanctions from EU

Facebook has yet to fully enact the stringent data protection regulations for its EU users. The EU Commission has threatened them with sanctions if...

EU Investigates Anti-Competitive Practices by Amazon Analyses & Assessments

EU Investigates Anti-Competitive Practices by Amazon

The EU Competition Commission has initiated an investigation into Amazon’s marketplace and the potential misuse of sales data from third party...

Franco Japanese auto major partners with Google Analyses & Assessments

Franco Japanese auto major partners with Google

Google will partner with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the largest auto alliance in the world by vehicle sales, to put Android-based infotainment...

Kalashnikov unveils electric car Analyses & Assessments

Kalashnikov unveils electric car

Russian defense firm Kalashnikov has unveiled a retro-looking electric car it says will give Elon Musk's Tesla a run for its money. Concern...

Apple ‘hacky hack hack’: hacked Analyses & Assessments

Apple ‘hacky hack hack’: hacked

A Melbourne private schoolboy who repeatedly broke into Apple’s secure computer systems is facing criminal charges after the technology giant called...

AI : threat to computer security Analyses & Assessments

AI : threat to computer security

A team of security researchers at IBM corp have warned that, AI programs are now capable of evading the best defenses of computer software. This...

 China tests new hypersonic aircraft Analyses & Assessments

China tests new hypersonic aircraft

China claims to have successfully tested its first hypersonic aircraft, a big step forward in aerospace technology that could intensify pressure on...

Google’s China project Analyses & Assessments

Google’s China project

Google is reportedly planning to launch a censored version of its search engine in China, raising questions about its cooperation with a country that...

 The 5G revolution Analyses & Assessments

The 5G revolution

The superfast “fifth generation " mobile internet could be launched as early as next year in some countries, promising download speeds 10 to 20...

Submarines weaponized with AI Analyses & Assessments

Submarines weaponized with AI

China is currently developing a relatively low-cost "smart" unmanned submarines that can perform a wide variety of tasks, from surveillance to the...

Tickets to Space: On sale now Op-Eds

Tickets to Space: On sale now

In May, Blue Origin (and Amazon) CEO Jeff Bezos told GeekWire the company was still trying to figure out what to charge for New Shepard tickets....

Using the Internet to stop Tsunamis Op-Eds

Using the Internet to stop Tsunamis

A technique described online in Science this week promises to detect and potentially locate earthquakes using Seafloor fiber optic cables. Tsunami’s...

Facebook Suspends Data Firm Analyses & Assessments

Facebook Suspends Data Firm

Facebook has suspended another American data analytics firm Friday in an ongoing investigation on the collection and sharing of user data over...