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Military intelligence buys location data instead of getting warrants, memo shows

A long and growing list of agencies are using money to bypass Carpenter ruling. Enlarge / If your phone knows where you are, the feds can, too. (credit: Luis Alvarez | Getty Images) The Defense Intelligence Agency, which provides military inte.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJan 22nd, 2021

Deliveroo posted narrowed loss of $309M, with gross transactions surging to $5.7B in 2020, EITF shows

The clock has officially started ticking on Deliveroo’s plans to go public in April. After announcing last week that it planned to list on the London Stock Exchange, today the on-demand food delivery company backed by Amazon and others publish.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 29 min. ago

Pickups largely shielded from chip shortage

Automakers appear to have minimized the production impact on their most profitable vehicles during the global microchip shortage. Here’s the latest data from AutoForecast Solutions......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 58 min. ago

Facebook’s new AI teaches itself to see with less human help

This new approach eliminates the need for picture labeling. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Most artificial intelligence is still built on a foundation of human toil. Peer inside an AI algorithm and you’ll find something constructed using dat.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

Can Users Poison the Data Big Tech Uses to Surveil Them?

"Algorithms are meaningless without good data. The public can exploit that to demand change," argues a new article in MIT's Technology Review (shared by long-time Slashdot reader mspohr): Data is fed into machine-learning algorithms to target you wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

With unfair police treatment, the tragedy is not limited to the incident itself

New research using a nationally representative sample of more than 12,000 participants shows the collateral consequences victims are likely to confront following unfair treatment by police......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

US Blacklisted China"s Xiaomi Because of Award Given To Its Founder

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Wall Street Journal: U.S. officials blacklisted Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi Corp. as a company with military ties partly due to an award given to the company's founder for his service to the state, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Samsung’s 3-nm Tech Shows Nanosheet Transistor Advantage

Nanosheet devices allow tuning of memory cell design in a way FinFETs can’t The logic chip industry is heading toward a fundamental change in the structure of transistors. Today’s transistors, called FinFETs, will give way to devices variou.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Study shows cactus pear as drought-tolerant crop for sustainable fuel and food

Could cactus pear become a major crop like soybeans and corn in the near future, and help provide a biofuel source, as well as a sustainable food and forage crop? According to a recently published study, researchers from the University of Nevada, Ren.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Artificial intelligence reveals current drugs that may help combat Alzheimer"s disease

Researchers have developed a method based on artificial intelligence that rapidly identifies currently available medications that may treat Alzheimer's disease. The method also reveals potential new treatment targets for the disease......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Fine particulate matter from wildfire smoke more harmful than pollution from other sources

Researchers examining 14 years of hospital admissions data conclude that the fine particles in wildfire smoke can be several times more harmful to human respiratory health than particulate matter from other sources such as car exhaust. While this dis.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Is the OSI Model Still Relevant?

For decades the OSI Model has been the standard framework to understand how data flows. Will it survive as new internet models emerge?.....»»

Category: networkSource:  enterprisenetworkingplanetRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

How Data Centers Must Evolve in the Cloud First Era

Data centers are looking more like public clouds. New infrastructures will transform how they are managed......»»

Category: networkSource:  enterprisenetworkingplanetRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Early-stage investor Mayfield shows how to scale up your biotech startup at TC Early Stage in April

Early-stage investor Mayfield shows how to scale up your biotech startup at TC Early Stage in April.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Study finds no link between gender and physics course performance

A new data-driven study from Texas A&M University casts serious doubt on the stereotype that male students perform better than female students in science—specifically, physics......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Instrument at BESSY II shows how light activates molybdenum disulfide layers to become catalysts

MoS2 thin films of superposed alternating layers of molybdenum and sulfur atoms form a two-dimensional semiconducting surface. However, even a surprisingly low-intensity blue light pulse is enough to alter the properties of the surface and make it me.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

"Fungal ghosts" protect skin, fabric from toxins, radiation

The idea of creating selectively porous materials has captured the attention of chemists for decades. Now, new research from Northwestern University shows that fungi may have been doing exactly this for millions of years......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Study shows that the GW190521 event could be explained by primordial black holes

In September 2020, the LIGO/Virgo collaboration, a large team of scientists working at different universities worldwide, announced that they had detected most massive gravitational wave binary signal observed to date, which they called GW190521. In a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

MicroStrategy Buys Another 205 Bitcoins, Now Owns 91,064 Bitcoins

Business intelligence firm MicroStrategy disclosed on Friday that it just spent $10 million in cash to buy 205 bitcoins. From a report: The enterprise software and bitcoin holder said it paid an average price of $48,888 for each bitcoin, including fe.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Early-stage investor Mayfield shows how to scaleup your biotech startup at TC Early Stage in April

Early-stage investor Mayfield shows how to scaleup your biotech startup at TC Early Stage in April.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN DIGITAL FORENSICS

Artificial intelligence is a very prominent field having the major focus on solving the real time complexities of the issues that could have been raised. Digital forensics basically involves the computation of the data thus given intelligently. Using.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021