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A lesser known new feature in iOS 6: Its tracking you everywhere

Posted in Software on 21st Oct, 2012 10:47 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple has enabled user tracking of its customers once again, with the recently released iOS 6 enabling advertisers to see which apps users have run, and which adverts theyve seen
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Googles Field Trip now has an iOS competitor: Wanderous

Posted in Software on 20th Oct, 2012 09:21 PM
by AlexMuller
Android has Field Trip, an app that connects you to interesting sights and information, wherever you are. Now iPhone has Wanderous.
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+3

IBM Watson Jeopardy champ expands commercial applications and aims to go mobile

Posted in Software on 16th Oct, 2012 05:36 PM
by AlexMuller
The cybernetic prodigy is now Jeopardy! champ and doctor in training. Whats Up next?
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Are We Living Inside A Computer Simulation?

Posted in Software on 14th Oct, 2012 10:36 PM
by AlexMuller
A team of researchers is going down the theoretical rabbit hole with a test to find out if our universe is nothing more than a computer program.
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Scientists to simulate human brain inside a supercomputer

Posted in Software on 13th Oct, 2012 08:16 PM
by AlexMuller
Those involved hope their ambitious goal of simulating the tangle of synapses that power our thoughts could offer solutions to tackling conditions such as depression
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Eye movements could be our new passwords

Posted in Software on 13th Oct, 2012 08:14 PM
by AlexMuller
The amount of different future password methods seems to be growing at an exponential rate, but this is easily one of my favorites.
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Google pays hacker Pinkie Pie $60K for cracking Chrome

Posted in Software on 11th Oct, 2012 08:12 PM
by AlexMuller
A youngster who goes by the name Pinkie Pie made $60,000 for hacking into Google today. In fact, Google was the one who paid up.
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Cloud based operating system in the works

Posted in Software on 10th Oct, 2012 07:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers in China are now aiming to go one step further and take the operating system to the cloud with TransOS
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Self braking cars will save thousands of lives

Posted in Software on 8th Oct, 2012 09:03 PM
by AlexMuller
How effective are systems that warn a driver about an impending front collision, then slam on the brakes if the driver doesnt act quickly enough?
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Google uses its artificial intelligence to improve speech recognition

Posted in Software on 8th Oct, 2012 09:01 PM
by AlexMuller
The neural network, which processes data similar to the way the brain works and learns, is based on simulating groups of connected brain cells that communicate with each other.
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Google simulates brain networks to recognize speech and images

Posted in Software on 5th Oct, 2012 11:13 PM
by AlexMuller
This summer Google set a new landmark in the field of artificial intelligence with software that learned how to recognize cats, people, and other things
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Apple reportedly using its retail employees to improve iOS 6 Maps data

Posted in Software on 4th Oct, 2012 09:15 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple got itself in a pickle with iOS 6 Maps. The company put together its own backend to Maps, only to have it universally panned.
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Field Trip, New Google App, Predicts The Info You Want To Know On The Go

Posted in Software on 30th Sep, 2012 09:41 PM
by AlexMuller
The dream of seamlessly blending technology with everyday life just got a little more realistic.
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Tim Cook issues a public apology for Apple Maps

Posted in Software on 28th Sep, 2012 06:39 PM
by AlexMuller
He suggests Bing, Google, and other alternatives
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Java Vulnerability Could Affect a Billion Macs and PCs

Posted in Software on 26th Sep, 2012 07:05 PM
by AlexMuller
Every currently supported version of Java is vulnerable to a new exploit. That could include up to a billion computers, according to instillation statistics.
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Self Driving Cars Are Now Legal in California

Posted in Software on 26th Sep, 2012 06:40 PM
by AlexMuller
For a US state that relies more heavily on cars than any other, this is hugely significant when it comes to traffic and road congestion, and for the future of the autonomous car.
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