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NYT

Elon Musk wants to reach your brain

By CloudBuzz | July 17, 2019

An implant that can be inserted into the brain is just some of the technology Elon Musk-backed company Neuralink plans to create. In a first, the company publicly revealed some of its product ideas, including a device that could allow

Protect Your Small Business

NCSC Issues Alert About Active DNS Hijacking Attacks

By CloudBuzz | July 14, 2019

Following recent reports about mass-scale attacks aimed at modifying Domain Name System records, UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) released an advisory with mitigation options for organizations to defend against this type of threat. The Domain Name System (DNS) is

HyperFoods: Machine intelligent mapping of cancer-beating molecules in foods

By CloudBuzz | July 14, 2019

Machine Intelligent Mapping Recent data indicate that up-to 30–40% of cancers can be prevented by dietary and lifestyle measures alone. Herein, we introduce a unique network-based machine learning platform to identify putative food-based cancer-beating molecules. These have been identified through

Oracle News

Judge rules against Oracle in $10 billion military cloud computing dispute

By CloudBuzz | July 13, 2019

A federal judge has ruled against Oracle’s motion to block the Pentagon’s 10-year, $10 billion cloud computing contract, siding with the Defense Department and Amazon Web Services in a contentious eight-month-long legal battle. The Friday decision in the Court of

Cloud Flare

Cloudflare Registers Trademark for The Network is the Computer®

By CloudBuzz | July 12, 2019

Former Sun Microsystems phrase highlights Cloudflare’s leadership in serverless edge computing San Francisco, CA, July 11, 2019 — Cloudflare, a leading Internet security, performance, and reliability company, today announced that it has successfully registered with the United States Patent and

Amazon to Retrain a Third of Its U.S. Workforce

By CloudBuzz | July 12, 2019

U.S. companies are increasingly paying up to retrain workers as new technologies transform the workplace and companies struggle to recruit talent in one of the hottest job markets in decades. Amazon.com Inc. is the latest example of a large employer

Protect Your Small Business

25 Million Android Devices Infected by ‘Agent Smith’ Malware

By CloudBuzz | July 10, 2019

25 Million Android Devices Infected Malware researchers discovered a new malicious campaign for Android devices that replaces legitimate apps with tainted copies built to push advertisements or hijack valid ad events. Around 25 million devices have already been infected with

QZ

How much is your data worth?

By CloudBuzz | July 8, 2019

Today’s wealth lies in data. It’s how relatively young companies like Facebook or Google have grown to be among the biggest and most profitable in the world. It’s the fuel that drives business in countless industries that allows them to

Venture Beat

IBM’s Hypertaste is an artificial tongue that can classify liquids

By CloudBuzz | July 7, 2019

AI that can generate new flavor combinations from scratch is nothing novel, but what about models that can taste those flavors like a human? In a recently published paper (“A portable potentiometric electronic tongue leveraging smartphone and cloud platforms“) and an accompanying blog post, researchers at IBM’s

NYT

Selling Your Private Information Is a Terrible Idea

By CloudBuzz | July 6, 2019

We don’t allow people to sell their kidneys. We shouldn’t let them sell the details of their lives, either. “Claim Your 31st Right,” declares the #My31 app’s splash screen. “Review, share, and confirm your HUMAN right to your data as

The Guardian

Facebook ads funded by ‘dark money’ are the right’s weapon for 2020

By CloudBuzz | July 5, 2019

In the weeks leading up to a tightly contested 2018 midterm election in Virginia, a Facebook page called…

capgemini

Organizations must address ethics in AI to gain public’s trust and loyalty

By CloudBuzz | July 5, 2019

Paris, July 5, 2019 – The ethical use of AI is becoming fundamental to winning people’s trust, a new study from the Capgemini Research Institute has found. As organizations progress to harness the benefits of AI, consumers, employees and citizens