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Erin Griffith / Wired:
Behind Fitbit's gradual pivot toward personal medical devices via its b2b arm, Health Solutions, as revenue declines and competition from Apple Watch rises   —  FITBIT SPENT ITS first decade selling activity trackers.  With its latest moves, the company is starting to look less …
Dec 18, 2017, 1:40 AMIn context
Susan Crawford / Wired:
How a Koch brothers-backed campaign against KentuckyWired, a public-private project to build statewide fiber network, energized Louisville to back the project   —  THE THREE REPUBLICAN commissioners now in power at the FCC voted this week to erase the agency's legal authority …
Dec 17, 2017, 11:25 PMIn context
Garrett M. Graff / Wired:
Inside the investigation led by the FBI to identify key perpetrators behind the Mirai Botnet, which was created initially to DDoS Minecraft servers   —  THE MOST DRAMATIC cybersecurity story of 2016 came to a quiet conclusion Friday in an Anchorage courtroom, as three young American computer …
Dec 17, 2017, 6:00 PMIn context
Brian Merchant / Wired:
Email intelligence firm OMC says 19% of “conversational” email, sent by people like friends, spouses, and business partners, is subject to email open tracking   —  “I JUST CAME across this email," began the message, a long overdue reply.  But I knew the sender was lying.
Dec 17, 2017, 8:15 AMIn context
Robbie Gonzalez / Wired:
Las Vegas resort tests Patscan CMR, a hidden weapon-sensing device that combines short-range radar with machine learning to scan guests for guns, knives, bombs   —  ACTIVATE SATELLITE VIEW in Google Maps and head to the Las Vegas strip, and you'll see it: a strange smattering of Y-shaped buildings.
Dec 12, 2017, 8:55 AMIn context
Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
A look at APT 34, a hacking group targeting Middle Eastern critical infrastructure companies; FireEye says APT 34 has hallmarks of Iranian hacking activity   —  THE INTERNATIONAL INTELLIGENCE agency always has a keen interest in Iran's hacking activity.  And new research published …
Dec 9, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Jessi Hempel / Wired:
Interview with Baidu CEO Robin Li and others on how the company plans to dominate AI, especially in Asia, helped along by China's desire to be AI world leader   —  Presumably, Robin Li wanted attention last summer when he decided to launch Baidu's bid for the future of self-driving cars …
Dec 7, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Peter Rubin / Wired:
Larry Sanger, co-founder of Wikipedia, joins Everipedia as CIO as the 2yo encyclopedia moves to blockchain technology and becomes a peer-to-peer resource   —  AT THE TIME of this writing, the opening sentence of Larry Sanger's Everipedia entry is pretty close to his Wikipedia entry.
Dec 7, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context
Brian Barrett / Wired:
Cliqz's privacy-enhancing browser extension Ghostery introduces heuristic, AI-driven script blocking to complement the traditional blacklist blocking   —  Most ad blockers—and there are so, so many of them now—operate roughly the same way, comparing the scripts they encounter on a given site …
Dec 5, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
Adam Rogers / Wired:
How scientific search engines like Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic, and Semantic Scholar are helping to bring more research papers out from behind paywalls   —  ANURAG ACHARYA'S PROBLEM was that the Google search bar is very smart, but also kind of dumb.  As a Googler working on search 13 years ago …
Dec 3, 2017, 9:05 PMIn context

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