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Researchers Discover Two Major Flaws in the World’s Computers

Amazon told customers of its Amazon Web Services cloud service that the vulnerability “has existed for more than 20 years in modern processor architectures.” It said that it had already protected nearly all instances of A.W.S. and that customers must ...

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YouTube Hiring More Humans to Train Computers to Police the Site

This comes on the heels of a New York Times report about how inappropriate videos featuring children’s cartoon characters in violent or lewd situations slipped past its filters and appeared on YouTube Kids, an app that is supposed to present ...

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Chips Off the Old Block: Computers Are Taking Design Cues From Human Brains

For years, the central processing units, or C.P.U.s, that ran PCs and similar devices were where the money was. And there had not been much need for change. In accordance with Moore’s Law, the oft-quoted maxim from Intel co-founder Gordon ...

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Kaspersky Lab Antivirus Software Is Ordered Off U.S. Government Computers

Kaspersky’s business in the United States now appears to be the latest casualty in those spy wars. Best Buy, the electronics giant, announced last week that it was pulling Kaspersky Lab’s cybersecurity products from its shelves and website, and the ...

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Seymour Papert, 88, Dies; Saw Education’s Future in Computers

Many of Dr. Papert’s theories about children’s education were inspired by his former colleague Jean Piaget, the Swiss developmental psychologist whose study of child development has often been compared to Freud’s work in its influence on the science of human ...

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Op-Ed Contributors: Where Computers Defeat Humans, and Where They Can’t

Photo Credit Angie Wang ALPHAGO, the artificial intelligence system built by the Google subsidiary DeepMind, has just defeated the human champion, Lee Se-dol, four games to one in the tournament of the strategy game of Go. Why does this matter? ...

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Judge rules Hulk Hogan can probe Gawker’s computers

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, October 22, 2015, 6:55 PM Evan Agostini/Invision/AP A Florida judge has granted Holk Hogan’s request to investigate Gawker executives’ electronic communications after he claims they leaked a racist 2006 sex tape. Jonathan Bachman/AP Images for ...

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