The Veritone Platform creates searchable data from media files for faster processing and actionable intelligence Big Data is everywhere, and it keeps getting bigger. It’s estimated that 90 percent of all data on the internet has been generated in the past two years, more than three-quarters of i...
There's been heaps of controversy associated with Microsoft's latest operating system Windows 10 since it was launched, but the latest issue takes the cake – apparently Windows has been quietly logging every single keystroke users make on their keyboards from the beginning. Even better, that data ...
Master cyber criminals, super-trojans, workforce shifts, advanced analytics and more – CBR talks to the experts about how 2017 could prove an even bigger, smarter year for artificial intelligence. AI certainly arrived with aplomb in 2016 with chatbots, digital assistants, Pokemon, Watson, and ...
It is hard to predict the future but not impossible. The experts of their respected field are predicting its future so does the tech-geeks. Their predictions were partially right then, and they might be right in the future. We are in the first half of the 2017 and all the predictions for this year a...
IGOR MORDATCH IS working to build machines that can carry on a conversation. That’s something so many people are working on. In Silicon Valley, chatbot is now a bona fide buzzword. But Mordatch is different. He’s not a linguist. He doesn’t deal in the AI techniques that typically rea...
Matt Brittin's appearance at a London advertising conference could not have been better timed - for the watching journalists at least. Google's European boss took to the stage at Advertising Week Europe just as the storm over adverts appearing next to extremist videos on YouTube hit new he...
At the Apple AAPL -0.53% WWDC event this year Tim Cook made an absolute statement about user privacy and Apple's stance. It was meant to draw a definite line in the sand to distinguish Apple from its main rival, Google GOOGL +0.28%, in how it applies privacy and control to c...
The Chinese search giant’s Deep Voice system learns to talk in just a few hours with little or no human interference. by Emerging Technology from the arXiv March 8, 2017 In the battle to apply deep-learning techniques to the real world, one company stands head and shoulders above the com...
THE first steps of merging humans’ minds with machines are underway as a Canadian company hopes to create artificial intelligence (AI) capable of performing complex dextrous tasks.is the most powerful to date. By holding motion-tracking controllers and wearing virtual reality headsets, humans will...
When Larry Page and Sergey Brin invented PageRank back in 1996, they had one simple idea in mind: Organize the web based on “link popularity.” In short, in the universe of pages existing in a (at the time almost) shapeless web, Page and Brin wanted to organize that information to make it be...
Personal data, misinformation (or as it's now been dubbed, fake news) and online political advertising: these are the three major problems of the modern internet that keep the inventor of the World Wide Web up at night. Sir Tim Berners-Lee has shared his thoughts on the 28th anniversary of...
Using the best browser for longer battery life is extremely important for older devices. To determine which browser consumes less battery you really have to test several of them. You'll notice faster loading and downloading speeds, quicker search results, even smoother streaming. Popular browsers ...
The "Vault 7" documents published by WikiLeaks show us how the "Internet of Things" (IoT) has great potential, yet is also susceptible to remote espionage. So how do I get the internet out of the devices? The "Vault 7" leaks are the latest revelations to be published by the WikiLeaks websi...
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It has become an undeniable fact of life that people are going to Google their health symptoms. However, as most physicians are reminded every day by patients who come to the hospital or office armed with their smartphones or printouts of their search results, the internet often leads people to draw...
We've made it to the end of another week, which means it's time for And finally — your place to catch up on the best rumours from the past seven days. This week, we've heard whispers of Alexa growing smarter, a bizarre Google broadcasting hat and an Amazon security camera. Amazon prepari...
THE BOTTOM LINE We can largely avoid the hazards if we protect people’s privacy and fight unfairness. In the last 15 years, we have witnessed an explosion in the amount of digital data available — from the internet, social media, scientific equipment, smartphones, surveillance cameras, and many ...
Apple products have created major cottage industries for accessory makers over the years, but it always seems a little strange when a company makes an accessory for an Apple accessory. That's the case with Pad & Quill's Leather Apple Pencil Grip, which is exactly what it sounds like: a leat...
A huge data breach that may have exposed users' private information and log-in details for thousands of websites was uncovered last week, in what looks to be the most significant internet leak of 2017 so far. Dubbed 'Cloudbleed' in reference to the notorious 'Heartbleed' breach in 2014, th...
American business publication Fast Company has released its list of the most innovative companies of 2017. The annual list ranks enterprises that “tap both heartstrings and purse strings and use the engine of commerce to make a difference in the world” according to its website. Amongst the top ...
The internet is a pool of information and knowledge openly available to all. The possibilities are endless. This information is aided by a platform wherein you input your keywords to be able to get what you are searching for. Google is a multinational, publicly-traded organization built around the...
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All due respect to NASCAR fans, but this is the sort of race we’d rather watch: Companies competing to be the first to unleash the world’s first global internet. Because, hey, we need to be able to surf porn check our fantasy baseball team from anywhere on the planet. It would also be useful t...
Websites can track people acros the internet by checking your device battery life - and may even be hoping to panic you into spending money.  This is according to researchers at Princeton University in the US, who crawled across the top million websites to see what type of tracking they used.&n...
In the course of our day-to-day lives, we produce vast amounts of data. Whether gathered through online communications platforms, tracking devices, or other sources, these data reveal information about our behavior, decisions, and preferences. Researchers can ultimately use the data to improve syste...
With mobile phones becoming the primary source of Internet access for most of us (and for many, the only source), it's no surprise that Google's focus when it comes to Search has also come to rest on our small pocket computers. Shashidhar Thakur, Vice President Engineering at Google, was visiting...
Angela Lawrence, senior lecturer in marketing in Staffordshire Business School at Staffordshire University, reflects on how the internet has not only changed our day-to-day working lives, but the way we live, and how it is important to be connected. "I remember the first tim...

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