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Pentagon wants to invest $2 billion for more AI in weapons

Pentagon wants to invest $2 billion for more AI in weapons

The U.S. Department of Defense has promised to invest $2 billion over the next five years in artificial intelligence (AI) systems for weapons. The systems should therefore increase the confidence of commanders in the army and become more acceptable. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DAR... Read more

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Tor Project launches first mobile browser for Android

Tor Project launches first mobile browser for Android

The Tor Project, the organization behind the privacy oriented Tor network, has launched the first mobile version of its Tor browser for Android. It replaces the unofficial Orfox browser, which is being discontinued. The Tor-browser for Android is available for free in the Google Play Store and is cu... Read more

date4 years ago
New service of Rigetti Computing to bring quantum computer closer

New service of Rigetti Computing to bring quantum computer closer

Rigetti Computing says to be closer to its goal of making a working quantum computer. This computer has to solve problems faster for less money, or with better quality results than traditional machines. Quantum computers process computations by means of so-called "qubits". These are many times more ... Read more

date4 years ago
Oracle chief executive Thomas Kurian takes extended leave

Oracle chief executive Thomas Kurian takes extended leave

Thomas Kurian, senior executive at Oracle, has announced a "extended leave" to take the company. Kurian has been in charge of expanding the cloud computing business. According to a spokesman, he's expected to return soon. Why Kurian has decided to take leave is unknown. "He's taking some time off. W... Read more

date4 years ago
Thales and Gemalto get permission to acquire in the US

Thales and Gemalto get permission to acquire in the US

Thales and Gemalto have obtained approval from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to acquire Gemalto. The acquisition involves an amount of 4.8 billion euros. The two market leaders in security hardware will become one company after the acquisition. Previously, the comp... Read more

date4 years ago
Very popular macOS app turned out to contain spyware

Very popular macOS app turned out to contain spyware

A number of apps have been found in the MacOS App Store that are used to spy on consumers and steal their data. The apps have been removed by Apple, but would have been very popular. Security firm Malwarebytes reported this yesterday. Security researcher Patrick Wardle also wrote an extensive blog a... Read more

date4 years ago
Apple builds website where governments can request consumer data

Apple builds website where governments can request consumer data

Apple is working on a site that can handle the many data requests it receives from governments around the world. That would make it easier for both Apple and the applicant governments to process the requests. That's what the MacRumors site reports today. Currently, such data requests take place via ... Read more

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