Rush hour traffic in the data center? Bring it on!
by admin on 12 September 2019 at 10:03
Rush hour traffic is an unpleasant fact of life for commuters in most big cities worldwide. The problem stems from too many people wanting to travel at the same time each day. Networks in today’s modern data centers are increasingly prone to this same kind of congestion. Think of your network as a highway system
What can businesses do to help reduce AI bias?
by admin on 12 September 2019 at 09:55
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being lauded as the most critical trend across a number of industries, from healthcare to manufacturing Such is its meteoric rise, that its adoption among businesses increased by 60% between 2017 and 2018. Despite the obvious potential, recent events have exposed how automated systems can both intentionally and unintentionally lead to bias.
It’s not easy going green – but the Internet of Things can help
by admin on 12 September 2019 at 09:53
Businesses are under more pressure than ever to cut emissions and become more energy efficient
Protecting Smart Cities
by admin on 3 September 2019 at 12:36
Our cities are becoming smarter, and technology will continue playing a more central role in city development in the future The benefits are clear: Smart cities will be more convenient, more efficient, and more pleasant to live in and visit. However, smart cities are also a bit of a double-edged sword, as with the benefits
Prioritising Proper Protection: Managing Big Data and Open Source Workloads
by admin on 3 September 2019 at 10:10
Organisations are dealing with more diverse data forms than ever before Ranging from images to videos to social media posts, this data is often untagged, unknown, and unstructured. However, new data forms are only a part of the new data management challenge. As organisations grow in size, complexity and the services they offer, so too
Two’s a party – why collaboration can help you to avoid privacy pitfalls
by admin on 3 September 2019 at 10:06
More than a year after coming into effect, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has transformed the data landscape and its effects look set to extend into the future, as nations worldwide adopt similar laws. Furthermore, big tech companies are leading the way with assurances of greater privacy for customers, in the form of increased
Waymo’s robotaxi pilot surpassed 6,200 riders in its first month in California
by Kirsten Korosec on 16 September 2019 at 22:10
Waymo transported 6,266 passengers in self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans in its first month participating in a robotaxi pilot program in California, according to a quarterly report the company filed with the California Public Utilities Commission. In all, the company completed 4,678 passenger trips in July — plus another 12 trips for educational purposes. It’s a
What startup CSOs can learn from three enterprise security experts
by Zack Whittaker on 16 September 2019 at 19:09
How do you keep your startup secure? That’s the big question we explored at TC Sessions: Enterprise earlier this month. No matter the size, every startup is an enterprise. Every startup will grow in size as it builds out. But as a company expands, that rapid growth can lead to a distraction from the foundational
I hope Apple Arcade makes room for weird, cool shit
by Matthew Panzarino on 16 September 2019 at 19:04
Apple Arcade seems purpose-built to make room in the market for beautiful, sad, weird, moving, slow, clever and heartfelt. All things that the action, shooter and MOBA-driven major market of games has done nothing to foster over the last decade. I had a chance to play a bunch of the titles coming to Apple Arcade,
Apple Arcade is now available for some iOS 13 beta users
by Romain Dillet on 16 September 2019 at 18:51
If you’re running a beta version of iOS 13 or 13.1, chances are you can now open the App Store and subscribe to Apple Arcade. The company has been rolling out its new subscription service, as MacRumors spotted. It works on my iPhone running a public beta version of iOS 13.1. Apple Arcade requires iOS
California bill looks to close data gaps in the criminal justice system
by Megan Rose Dickey on 16 September 2019 at 18:36
The California state legislature has passed AB 1331, a criminal justice data bill that aims to improve the quality of criminal justice records and creates a pathway for courts to share data with researchers. The bill is awaiting a signature of approval by California Gov. Gavin Newsom. Authored by Assemblyperson Robert Bonta, the bill seeks
Netflix acquires global streaming rights for ‘Seinfeld’ starting in 2021
by Sarah Perez on 16 September 2019 at 18:10
Netflix has just scored a major content deal that could help it stem the loss of subscribers as competition among streamers heats up. The company announced it has acquired the global streaming rights to the popular sitcom “Seinfeld,” which will bring all 180 episodes of the Emmy winner to Netflix subscribers starting in 2021. The
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A Buzzkill Physics Discovery, a Deadly Miracle Drug, and More News
by Alex Baker-Whitcomb on 16 September 2019 at 21:48
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
James Gunn Tweeted 'The Suicide Squad' Cast and It's Insane
by Angela Watercutter on 16 September 2019 at 15:51
Also: J.J. Abrams just signed a multimillion-dollar deal, and RIP, MoviePass.
After 6 Years in Exile, Edward Snowden Explains Himself
by Andy Greenberg on 16 September 2019 at 14:00
In a new memoir and interview, the world’s most famous whistle-blower elucidates as never before why he stood up to mass surveillance—and his love for an internet that no longer exists.
The 11 Best New TV Shows Coming This Fall—From 'Watchmen' to 'Mandalorian'
by WIRED Staff on 16 September 2019 at 13:00
In the streaming age, there are always new shows. But this fall in particular has some unique treats. (Hello, Disney+!)
6 Best Smartphones That Still Have a Headphone Jack (2019)
by Brian Barrett on 16 September 2019 at 12:00
3.5-mm audio jacks are endangered, but they're not extinct yet. Some of our favorite smartphones still have them.
Artificial Intelligence Confronts a 'Reproducibility' Crisis
by Gregory Barber on 16 September 2019 at 11:00
Machine-learning systems are black boxes even to the researchers that build them. That makes it hard for others to assess the results.