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Jessi Hempel / Wired:
Baidu COO Qi Lu on company's and China's AI ambitions, Baidu's DuerOS natural language-based AI platform, why Alexa ecosystem is ahead of rivals in US, more   —  A company can have the best technology in the world.  It can have the strongest talent.  It can have the coolest product ideas.
Aug 12, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers show how malware encoded into physical strands of DNA can be used to infect computers running gene-sequencing software   —  WHEN BIOLOGISTS SYNTHESIZE DNA, they take pains not to create or spread a dangerous stretch of genetic code that could be used to create a toxin or, worse, an infectious disease.
Aug 11, 2017, 11:05 AMIn context
Mark Harris / Wired:
How Palantir made an opaque surveillance network with data from police departments and gov't agencies, locking in clients amid complaints of low transparency   —  When Sergeant Lee DeBrabander marked a case confidential in the Long Beach drug squad's Palantir data analysis system in November 2014 …
Aug 9, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context
Brendan Koerner / Wired:
How a Russian hacking team reverse-engineers slot machine pseudorandom generators, then sends agents to casinos to beat machine's odds, blackmail manufacturers   —  LATE LAST AUTUMN, a Russian mathematician and programmer named Alex decided he'd had enough of running his eight-year-old business.
Aug 7, 2017, 6:35 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / Wired:
A look at Google's Ray Kurzweil-led internal group, Kona, which is responsible for neural net-powered Smart Reply feature in Gmail   —  RAY KURZWEIL HAS invented a few things in his time.  In his teens, he built a computer that composed classical music, which won him an audience with President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Aug 6, 2017, 5:55 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
How Apple developed new Bluetooth Low Energy Audio tech to stream audio directly from iOS devices to hearing aids and cochlear implants   —  My conversation with Mathias Bahnmueller started as pretty much all my phone interviews do.  “Can you hear me?” he asked, and I replied affirmatively.
Aug 3, 2017, 8:00 AMIn context
Jessica Pishko / Wired:
Former Lily employees and contractors shed light on the camera drone maker's downfall as it struggled to meet expectations set by its viral launch video   —  In June 2016, Antoine Balaresque, the cofounder and CEO of the hot new startup Lily Robotics, stood before a room of business students …
Jul 30, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
Davey Alba / Wired:
Google files injunction in US district court against Canadian court order to globally alter search results, arguing that doing so in US violates First Amendment   —  IN JUNE, CANADA'S Supreme Court came down on Google—hard.  It ruled that the tech giant must take down certain Google search results for pirated products.
Jul 25, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Google announces Glass Enterprise Edition, which can be used with prescription lenses, has a faster processor and WiFi, an 8MP camera, and better security   —  Don't call Heather Erickson a glasshole.  —  Yes, that's Google Glass on her frames.  But she's not using it to check her Facebook …
Jul 18, 2017, 7:40 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
A look at QuantaVerse's AI tech, which is increasingly being used by some of the world's biggest banks to identify financial crimes   —  ONE THING THAT makes ISIS so hard to fight is that the terrorist network is diffuse and scattered, with small cells of operatives all over the world.
Jul 11, 2017, 5:55 AMIn context

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