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Google Chrome Revealed As Cause of Mass Mac Pro Failure

Earlier this week, studios and video shops in Hollywood and around the country went into collective panic mode when their Mac Pro workstations refused to reboot. News started hitting Twitter September 24 as Mac Pros started slowly crashing and refusing to boot up again. Almost immediately, keen-eyed users started noticing that affected systems were running …

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U.S. Government Investing in AI Research

The U.S. has been at the head of AI research since its inception but, in recent years, China has made significant headway and narrowed the gap. Now, according to a report in U.S. News & World Report, non-military AI research is set to get a significant boost by the U.S. government. In fact, in the …

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Microsoft Patches Serious Flaw In Internet Explorer

Microsoft has released an emergency fix for Windows 10, following the discovery of a serious flaw in Internet Explorer. The flaw is a remote code vulnerability—one of the most dangerous types of security flaws, as it opens the way for a hacker to remotely take control of an affected system. At the root of the …

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Google Scores Win In “Right to Be Forgotten” Case

Google received a welcome victory in the European Union’s highest court in relation to the EU’s “right to be forgotten” rules. For the past five years, EU citizens have enjoyed the right to have search engines remove embarrassing or outdated information from their indexes. At the heart of the case was whether the right to …

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Amazon Announces Voice Interoperability Initiative—Leaves Out Apple and Google

There’s no doubt that virtual assistants and AI-based voice services are one of the next big things in the technology industry. Long the stuff of science fiction, voice-based computing represents the next leap in computer interface and usability paradigms. As a result, virtually all the major players are pushing ahead with development. It should come …

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Akamai Acquires KryptCo, Makers of Authentication Technology

Akamai Technologies, one of the world’s premier content delivery networks (CDN), just announced its acquisition of KryptCo. KryptCo is the creator of a mobile, multi-factor authentication mechanism that, unlike many competing solutions, doesn’t require a pin number for authorization. As a result, KryptCo’s technology is resistant to phishing attempts. Akamai has a long-standing reputation as …

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