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Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
The kernel of iOS 10 preview released last week was not encrypted, puzzling researchers   —  When Apple announced a new version of its mobile operating system in San Francisco last week, executives boasted of features such as a smarter Siri and improved copy and paste.
Jun 21, 2016, 5:11 PMIn context
Konstantin Kakaes / MIT Technology Review:
Why no high tech, high volume gadget like the iPhone can be made entirely in the US: cost, manufacturing capacity, and China's hold on rare earth elements   —  Political candidates opposed to free trade say Apple should make phones in the United States.  Let's see what that would look like.
Jun 12, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
MIT Technology Review:
Google unveils PlaNet neural network that outperforms humans at guessing the location of an image   —  Google Unveils Neural Network with “Superhuman” Ability to Determine the Location of Almost Any Image  —  Guessing the location of a randomly chosen Street View image is hard, even for well-traveled humans.
Feb 26, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Censys is a free search engine powered by Google's infrastructure that helps security researchers find vulnerable devices on the Internet   —  A Search Engine for the Internet's Dirty Secrets  —  Google is helping to power a new search engine built on a daily scan of the whole Internet.
Dec 6, 2015, 5:20 PMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Wikimedia Foundation announces a new machine learning tool aimed at helping Wikipedia editors differentiate between honest mistakes and intentional vandalism   —  Artificial Intelligence Aims to Make Wikipedia Friendlier and Better  —  The nonprofit behind Wikipedia is turning to machine learning …
Dec 1, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Facebook to start using browsing data from Like and Share buttons in its ad targeting system next month, opt-out setting available   —  Facebook's Like Buttons Will Soon Track Your Web Browsing to Target Ads  —  Facebook's “Like” buttons have been logging data on our browsing for years …
Sep 17, 2015, 8:15 PMIn context
Rachel Metz / MIT Technology Review:
NASA to send another HoloLens to ISS on Dec. 3 after losing first one in June SpaceX explosion   —  Why NASA Wants Microsoft's HoloLens in Space  —  The rocket carrying two HoloLens headsets to the International Space Station blew up in June, and NASA is planning another launch.
Sep 14, 2015, 6:40 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Q&A with Bitcoin Foundation's chief scientist, Gavin Andresen, on the imminent technical challenges facing Bitcoin   —  The Looming Problem That Could Kill Bitcoin  —  The man who took over stewardship of Bitcoin from its mysterious inventor says the currency is in serious trouble.
Aug 28, 2015, 5:20 PMIn context
Robert D. Hof / MIT Technology Review:
Why Google's Alphabet Is Nothing like Berkshire Hathaway - and Much Riskier   —  Google's new structure has few historical precedents, in tech or outside it.  —  Before Apple's Steve Jobs died in 2011, he told Google cofounder and CEO Larry Page that his company was trying to do too much.
Aug 12, 2015, 9:05 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Study suggests Google's ad-targeting system discriminates based on gender and other personal traits   —  Probing the Dark Side of Google's Ad-Targeting System  —  Researchers say Google's ad-targeting system sometimes makes troubling decisions based on data about gender and other personal characteristics.
Jul 7, 2015, 10:50 AMIn context

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