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Apple introduces the AI phone – TechCrunch

By | 2018-06-08T00:48:55+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Apple|

At Apple’s WWDC 2018 — an event some said would be boring this year with its software-only focus and lack of new MacBooks and iPads — the company announced what may be its most important operating system update to date with the introduction of iOS 12. Through a series of Siri enhancements and features,

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Bloomberg Media Group’s chief product officer sees big opportunities in audio – TechCrunch

By | 2018-06-08T07:20:04+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Android|

Julia Beizer joined Bloomberg Media Group as its first chief product officer in January — and since then, she said, “Audio has been a big part of my world.” Specifically, Beizer’s team has been releasing products for different smart speakers, including Apple’s HomePod, Amazon’s Echo Show and, most recently, Google Home, with the

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How Facebook’s new 3D photos work – TechCrunch

By | 2018-06-07T23:52:46+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Facebook|

In May, Facebook teased a new feature called 3D photos, and it’s just what it sounds like. However, beyond a short video and the name, little was said about it. But the company’s computational photography team has just published the research behind how the feature works and, having tried it myself, I can

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Facebook Admits Privacy Settings ‘Bug’ Affecting 14 Million Users

By | 2018-06-08T07:37:07+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: CyberSecurity|

Facebook acknowledged Thursday a software glitch that changed the settings of some 14 million users, potentially making some posts public even if they were intended to be private. The news marked the latest in a series of privacy embarrassments for the world's biggest social network, which has faced a firestorm over the hijacking

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Does “Glen” makes consumers think of GI-protected Scotch whisky?

By | 2018-06-08T08:07:35+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Intellectual Property News|

07 June 2018   |   Patrick Wingrove, London The CJEU tells a Hamburg regional court which factors to consider when deciding if the German whisky Glen Buchenbach can keep its name The Hamburg regional court is to decide if the German whisky Glen Buchenbach can keep its name, after a CJEU ruling today. The

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Google’s new ‘AI principles’ forbid its use in weapons and human rights violations – TechCrunch

By | 2018-06-07T22:23:51+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Google|

Google has published a set of fuzzy but otherwise admirable “AI principles” explaining the ways it will and won’t deploy its considerable clout in the domain. “These are not theoretical concepts; they are concrete standards that will actively govern our research and product development and will impact our business decisions,” wrote CEO Sundar

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Google Won’t Use Artificial Intelligence for Weapons

By | 2018-06-08T06:30:19+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: CyberSecurity|

Google announced Thursday it would not use artificial intelligence for weapons or to "cause or directly facilitate injury to people," as it unveiled a set of principles for these technologies. Chief executive Sundar Pichai, in a blog post outlining the company's artificial intelligence policies, noted that even though Google won't use AI for

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Stitch fix blows out Wall Street’s expectations and announces the launch of Stitch Fix Kids – TechCrunch

By | 2018-06-08T06:17:13+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Android|

Stitch Fix, one of last year’s high-profile IPOs, has had a bumpy ride for the past few quarters — but it blew out expectations this afternoon for its most recent quarter, and the stock went absolutely nuts. There’s also a ton of news coming out from the company today, including the hire of

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Zero-Day Flash Exploit Targeting Middle East | Threatpost

By | 2018-06-08T08:09:39+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Vulnerabilities | Alerts | Solutions|Tags: , |

A zero-day vulnerability is being exploited in the wild in targeted attacks against Windows users in the Middle East, researchers warned Thursday. The Flash Player vulnerability (CVE-2018-5002), a stack-based buffer overflow bug that could enable arbitrary code execution, was patched earlier today by Adobe. The vulnerability “allows for a maliciously crafted Flash object

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Facebook launches Fb.gg gaming video hub to compete with Twitch – TechCrunch

By | 2018-06-08T02:55:39+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Facebook|

Facebook wants a cut of the 3+ hours per week that young adult video gamers spend watching other people play. So today it launched Fb.gg — as in the post-competition courtesy of saying “good game” — a destination where viewers can find a collection of all the video games streaming on Facebook. Fb.gg will

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