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Overlooked No More: Alan Turing, Condemned Code Breaker and Computer Visionary

New York Times - Fri, 07/06/2019 - 11:11am
His ideas led to early versions of modern computing and helped win World War II. Yet he died as a criminal for his homosexuality.

Election Rules Are an Obstacle to Cybersecurity of Presidential Campaigns

New York Times - Fri, 07/06/2019 - 8:41am
Security experts warn that time is running out for campaigns to create protections against the cyberattacks and disinformation seen in recent elections.

Google to Buy Data Analytics Company Despite New Antitrust Scrutiny

New York Times - Fri, 07/06/2019 - 6:05am
Google said it would acquire Looker for $2.6 billion in a bid to catch rivals in the cloud-computing industry.

In China, a Viral Video Sets Off a Challenge to Rape Culture

New York Times - Fri, 07/06/2019 - 5:05am
The images were meant to exonerate Richard Liu, the e-commerce mogul. They have also helped fuel a nascent #NoPerfectVictim movement.

Cloud Hadoop Competition Hits MapR, Cloudera

Infomation week - Fri, 07/06/2019 - 12:00am
MapR has filed a notice that it could shut down in mid-June, and Cloudera said that customers are holding off on signing new deals.

Humans' Fascination with Artificial General Intelligence

Infomation week - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:00pm
Is transhumanism our destiny? One thing that everyone seems to agree on is the inherent risk to humanity when (or if) it happens. And that we should be scared.

Tech Giants Amass a Lobbying Army for an Epic Washington Battle

New York Times - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:04am
Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, facing the growing possibility of antitrust action and legislation to rein in their power, are spending freely to gain influence and access.

Uber Copter to Offer Flights From Lower Manhattan to J.F.K.

New York Times - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 10:31am
For an 8-minute, one-way flight, the average ride will cost between $200 and $225 per person and include private ground transportation on both ends of the trip.

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Videos Pushing Extreme Views

New York Times - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 8:26am
The decision by YouTube, which is owned by Google, is the latest action by a Silicon Valley company to stem the spread of hate speech and disinformation on their sites.

IoT and Predictive Analytics: What We're Driving Toward

Infomation week - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:00am
Learn how research of predictive analytics can impact models used in the transportation sector.

Taking First Steps Toward the Intelligent Workplace

Infomation week - Wed, 05/06/2019 - 11:00pm
CIOs must focus on smarter workplace experiences with technologies such as artificial intelligence and digital assistants -- or risk being left behind.

In China, a Reuters Partner Blocks Articles on the Tiananmen Square Massacre

New York Times - Wed, 05/06/2019 - 4:49pm
The 30th anniversary of the pro-democracy protests has prompted a censorship wave in China. Refinitiv, a data company partly owned by Reuters, complied.

Come for the Deep-Sea Selfies. Stay to Learn About Sustainability.

New York Times - Wed, 05/06/2019 - 4:12pm
“Ocean Cube,” an exhibition of five Instagramable dreamlike rooms, offers commentary on pollution.

Your Instagram Feed Is About to Have More Ads From Influencers

New York Times - Wed, 05/06/2019 - 3:17pm
On Tuesday, the photo platform announced that advertisers could promote influencer-created content in people’s feeds, even if those people do not follow the influencer.

Vice Media Parts With 2 Top Editors, After Layoffs and Before an Expansion

New York Times - Wed, 05/06/2019 - 9:13am
Under the company’s new digital leader, Katie Drummond, Vice.com’s editor in chief and managing editor are leaving, with Erika Allen, formerly of Vice Magazine, arriving to replace them.

IBM Db2 Joins the AI Age

Infomation week - Wed, 05/06/2019 - 5:00am
IBM's anchor database technology's new infusion of AI support comes years after the company's Watson AI famously beat Jeopardy champion Ken Jennings.

Imagine a World Without Wires

Infomation week - Wed, 05/06/2019 - 5:00am
Will 'charging' become as foreign as going to the phone booth? The next decade filled with AI and other emerging technologies will show us the answer.

Apple’s WWDC Highlights: the Death of iTunes and $6,000 Macs

New York Times - Wed, 05/06/2019 - 2:10am
Apple rolled out ambitious updates to its apps and smartwatch at its annual developer conference.

Data Science: A Guide to Careers and Team Building

Infomation week - Wed, 05/06/2019 - 1:00am
A collection of information to help IT professionals learn how to make a career out of data science or how to build a team of data scientists.