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Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Profile of Gavin Andresen, who succeeded Satoshi Nakamoto as Bitcoin Core's chief developer   —  Meet Gavin Andresen, the Most Powerful Person in the World of Bitcoin  —  In March, a bewildered retired man faced journalists yelling questions about virtual currency outside his suburban home in Temple City, California.
Aug 15, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
SigFox Installing a Cellular Network for the Internet of Things in San Francisco and Silicon Valley   —  A French company plans to build a wireless slow lane for small, low-power devices.  —  San Francisco is set to get a new cellular network later this year, but it won't help fix the city's spotty mobile-phone coverage.
May 20, 2014, 8:45 PMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Facebook's AI research group reports major improvement in face recognition software DeepFace   —  Facebook Creates Software That Matches Faces Almost as Well as You Do  —  Facebook's new AI research group reports a major improvement in face-processing software.
Mar 18, 2014, 10:40 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Yahoo Launches $10 Million Research Effort to Invent a Smarter Siri   —  Academics at CMU will try to extend Yahoo's services with mobile apps that act like personal assistants.  —  Yahoo's future mobile apps could come with a dash of intelligence that lets them act like personal assistants.
Feb 20, 2014, 12:05 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Datacoup will pay you $8/month to track your social media accounts and credit-card transactions   —  Startup Datacoup Will Pay You $8 a Month If You Feed It Data from Facebook, Twitter, and Your Credit Card  —  A startup called Datacoup is far from the only tech company hoping to get rich …
Feb 12, 2014, 11:40 PMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Yahoo Expands Research Labs in Search of Personalized, Mobile Experiences   —  The rejuvenated research labs at Yahoo are investigating ways to predict what users want and new forms of mobile hardware.  —  There are many conflicting opinions about what troubled Web giant Yahoo must do to turn itself around …
Feb 11, 2014, 7:40 PMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Intel Robot Puts Touch Screens through Their Paces   —  A robot able to play touch screen games like Cut the Rope can judge whether humans will find a new device responsive.  —  In a compact lab at Intel's Silicon Valley headquarters, Oculus the robot is playing the hit game Cut the Rope on a smartphone.
Dec 21, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Anonymity Network Tor Needs a Tune-up to Protect Users from Surveillance   —  Fixes are planned for Internet anonymity tool Tor after researchers showed that national intelligence agencies could plausibly unmask users.  —  When reports published earlier this month revealed …
Oct 27, 2013, 6:25 PMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
The Decline of Wikipedia: Even As More People Than Ever Rely on It, Fewer People Create It   —  The sixth most widely used website in the world is not run anything like the others in the top 10.  It is not operated by a sophisticated corporation but by a leaderless collection of volunteers …
Oct 25, 2013, 5:25 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Facebook Launches Advanced AI Effort to Find Meaning in Your Posts   —  Facebook Launches Advanced AI Effort to Find Meaning in Your Posts  —  A technique called deep learning could help Facebook understand its users and their data better.  —  WHY IT MATTERS
Sep 20, 2013, 1:20 PMIn context

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