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Hackers hit key ATM network in crime spree that clears $10 million

Previously undetected MoneyTaker gang is likely to strike again.

3 minutes ago from Arstechnica

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Ready Player One arrives—abundant references in tact—in its first full trailer

"Even Michael Crichton on the set of Jurassic Park couldn't be this happy," says Ernest Cline.

2 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Technique illuminates the inner workings of artificial-intelligence systems that process language

Neural networks, which learn to perform computational tasks by analyzing huge sets of training data, have been responsible for the most impressive recent advances in artificial intelligence, ...

9 hours ago from TechXplore

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Novel framework to infer microbial interactions

Inferring the underlying ecological networks of microbial communities is important to understanding their structure and responses to external stimuli. But it can be very challenging to make ...

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Will artificial intelligence become conscious?

Forget about today's modest incremental advances in artificial intelligence, such as the increasing abilities of cars to drive themselves. Waiting in the wings might be a groundbreaking development: ...

Fri 8 Dec 17 from TechXplore

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Speech recognition technology used to analyze Apollo mission tapes

There was a lot more said during the Apollo 11 missions besides "The Eagle has landed and "That's one step for man." To help preserve and make accessible the thousands of hours of recorded ...

Sat 9 Dec 17 from Gizmag

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Alpha Zero’s “Alien” Chess Shows the Power, and the Peculiarity, of AI

The latest advance from DeepMind behaves in a very surprising way. Expect other AI systems to be just as odd.

Fri 8 Dec 17 from MIT Technology Review

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Security experts hack toucan toy to say profanities

Security researchers at Pen Test Partners have demonstrated how the Teksta Toucan manufactured by Genesis can easily be taken over by hackers to play audio and even snoop.

Fri 8 Dec 17 from Daily Mail

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AI eavesdrops on dolphins and discovers six unknown click types

An algorithm uncovered the new types of echolocation sounds among millions of underwater recordings from the Gulf of Mexico.

Thu 7 Dec 17 from ScienceNews

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Researchers found a security flaw that had 10 million banking app users at risk

Researchers from the University of Birmingham have developed a tool to perform semi-automated security testing of mobile phone apps. After running the tool on a sample of 400 security critical ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from TechXplore

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