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China blocks online broadcast of computer go match

China blocks online broadcast of computer go match

The summit, which will be attended by AI experts from Google and China, will "explore how the technologies behind AlphaGo, machine learning and artificial intelligence, are bringing solutions to some of the world's greatest challenges" such as energy and medical usage, Demis Hassabis, CEO and co-founder of DeepMind, said in a blog post. Read More

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Microsoft Purchases Cybersecurity Firm Hexadite for $100 Million

Microsoft Purchases Cybersecurity Firm Hexadite for $100 Million

The company, which has raised $10.5 million to date, employs 35 people, Calcalist said. The multi-billion tech company Microsoft announces that it is going to acquire an Israel-based company Hexadite. In December, Hexadite spearheaded the creation of a cybersecurity industry group-the Automated Security Alliance Program, or ASAP-that aims to more tightly integrate the members' products and advance efforts to automate key security processes. Read More

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WannaCry attacks likely linked to North Korea, experts say

Symantec was able to determine that hacking tools used by the Lazarus Group, the same group that the hacked Sony pictures, were likely used to install early versions of Wanna Cry. Lazarus has also been linked to attacks on banks using their SWIFT messaging network. Michael Madden, a visiting scholar at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and founder of North Korea Leadership Watch, says if North Korea were behind it, it would be an entirely new type of ... Read More

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Rumor: Mass Effect Andromeda Developer Downsized Following Poor Reception

Rumor: Mass Effect Andromeda Developer Downsized Following Poor Reception

Mass Effect: Andromeda was not as well received by critics and the public as its predecessors, and that reaction is reportedly having some lasting effects at BioWare. BioWare Montreal will still be working on patches and fixes for Mass Effect: Andromeda's multiplayer. However, it would seem that the fallout from the side that hated " Mass Effect: Andromeda " was more severe than the studio let on. Read More

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Rumour: New Assassin's Creed is called Origins

Rumour: New Assassin's Creed is called Origins

Furthermore, players will supposedly be given the opportunity to take control of two different main characters as they progress through the game. The AC game taking place in an Egyptian setting was previously referred to as Empire , which is its alleged code name In October previous year, screenshots surfaced online hinting the development of the game. Read More

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Boeing Co signs defense, commercial deals with Saudi Arabia

The central achievement of Trump's visit was almost $110-billion in deals sealed on Saturday in which Riyadh will buy US arms to help it counter Iran, with options running as high as $350-billion over 10 years. Trump has also retreated from a campaign pledge to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, bending to the same diplomatic and security concerns as other presidents who have made similar promises. Read More

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GTI of the future? 300kW+ AWD hybrid concept

GTI of the future? 300kW+ AWD hybrid concept

The most prominent aspect of the First Decade Concept is of course, its aesthetics. That means it can be operated conventionally in front-wheel drive, or pure electric with rear-wheel drive, or combined for an all-wheel-drive setup. The GTE estate concept packs a prototype battery with a capacity of 16.8 kWh, up from the standard item's 8.8 kWh, a development which Volkswagen says "doubles the car's range in electric operation". Read More

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Two Chinese nationals abducted in Pakistan

Balochistan government spokesperson Anwarul Haq Kakar said that the men pretending to be "police officers" kidnapped the Chinese teachers and wounded a passerby who tried to stop them. It has been reported that the armed men pretended to be policemen and forced the two Chinese nationals to come with them. Provincial Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri ordered local police to investigate and rescue the hostages, and Chinese consulates in Pakistan were also responding to the incident, ... Read More

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Donald Trump holds Vatican meeting with Pope Francis

Pope Francis (R) poses with US President Donald Trump (C), US First Lady Melania Trump and the daughter of US President Donald Trump Ivanka Trump (L) at the end of a private audience at the Vatican on May 24, 2017 . The U.S. president and the leader of the world's Catholics had got off on the wrong foot. The president appeared to be moved by the historic occasion, telling the Pope he "won't forget what you said". Read More

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James Wan and Greg Russo Helming Resident Evil Reboot

James Wan and Greg Russo Helming Resident Evil Reboot

The reboot will feature an all-new cast, and Variety are reporting that six films are now planned. We'll be very much looking forward to seeing the first trailer for this bad boy. The over-the-top nature of the final few Resident Evil films does create a bit of a problem for the rebooted franchise, however. They've been wanting to reboot Resident Evil for a long time, and listen: I love the Resident Evil world. Read More

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Senate Intelligence Committee Presses For Flynn Documents

Intelligence committee chairman Sen. This time, they are targeting his businesses , Flynn Intel LLC and Flynn Intel Inc., Committee Chairman Senator Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) said on Tuesday. "We'd like him to tell his story because he publicly said 'I've got a story to tell.' We're allowing him that opportunity to do it". Flynn has been at the center of the allegations of Trump campaign collusion with Russian efforts to interfere in last year's presidential elections. Read More

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Fallout 4 Free on Xbox & Steam This Weekend

If you've been wanting to get Fallout 4 , but either haven't had the money to play it or aren't sure that you'd like it, a Fallout 4 free weekend is going to be available on Steam starting tomorrow. You'll be able to try all of Fallout 4's "base content" and mess around with mods. Discounts on the Steam, PlayStation, and Xbox Stores include Fallout 4's base game and Season Pass for up to 67% off. Read More

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Instagram worst for mental health

Instagram worst for mental health

The report published by the researchers is called #StatusOfMind . The report quotes one respondent as saying, " Instagram easily makes girls and women feel as if their bodies aren't good enough as people add filters and edit their pictures in order for them to look 'perfect'". Read More

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June 2017 Xbox Games With Gold Lineup Announced

June 2017 Xbox Games With Gold Lineup Announced

First released for the Xbox 360 , the game is now playable on the Xbox One due to backward compatibility support, and it can be downloaded from June 1 to June 15. Microsoft will update the catalogue each month with new titles, while cycling a few games out of the service to make space. Unlike Sony's PlayStation Now , Game Pass will let you download the included games - no streaming necessary. Read More

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Duterte declares martial rule in southern Philippines

Senate minority leader, Frank Drilon, said the government "should not allow our country to be bullied and threatened ", while former foreign minister Albert del Rosario said Manila should do joint maritime patrols with traditional ally the United States , an idea he said Duterte had jettisoned as part of his "full embrace of China ". Read More

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Snapchat rolls out new custom stories feature

Snapchat rolls out new custom stories feature

Instagram had a hit on their hands as soon as they started their story option for the users. In addition, users can add a Geofence to the story for location. A mere hour after Snapchat revealed its latest features , Instagram has followed suit. For Instagram , which has put Stories front and center within its app since the feature's launch, the update signals that they aren't done doubling down on the already immensely popular feature. Read More

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Graduation day bittersweet for slain black scholar's friends

Graduation day bittersweet for slain black scholar's friends

Richard Collins III , 23, was killed two days after he was commissioned as a US Army lieutenant. Chambers says the school plans a moment of silence during Tuesday's commencement, when 23-year-old Collins was to graduate. "When I sat with the victim's father, who is a military veteran, and his pastor and we shed tears together". "It was then that (the suspect) stabbed the victim in his chest". Read More

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McIlroy (rib injury) to skip European Tour flagship event

The post BMW PGA Championship - 2017 Players Purse & Payouts appeared first on Golf and Course . "I will now continue the process of preparing my game for the U.S. World number one Maguire came agonisingly close to winning the coveted NCAA title when she finished joint-second on 218 (+2) with Jennifer Kupcho (Wake Forest), just a shot behind victor Monica Vaughn of Arizona State. Read More

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Windows 7 hardest hit by WannaCry worm

Windows 7 hardest hit by WannaCry worm

And while some businesses are said to be simply unplugging themselves from the world wide web and sticking to paper and pen, Bogdan Boezatu, senior e-threat analyst at cybersecurity firm Bitdefender, says that approach is unrealistic in today's business world. Read More

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South Korea Fires Warning Shots at Flying Object From North

The launch came just one week after the North fired a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range missile, which according to Pyongyang flew nearly 800 kilometres and was capable of carrying a "heavy" nuclear warhead. After that launch, the Security Council met to discuss tightening sanctions but there was no immediate concrete action. In January past year, a North Korean drone flew over the MDL into the western section of the demilitarized zone that separates South and North Korea . Read More

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Watch The Voice season 12 finale, part 1 online

Watch The Voice season 12 finale, part 1 online

Lauren Duski of Blake Shelton's team finished in second place while Aliyah Moulden of Blake's team finished third and Jesse Larson of Adam Levine's team was fourth. Meanwhile, Blake Shelton's other finalist , Aliyah Moulden , will be duetting with Alessia. Chris Blue sang opposite Usher , dedicating their duet of Everybody Hurts to the victims of recent tragedies. Read More

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Trump unveils first budget with $3.6-trillion spending cut

The budget proposes $193 billion over 10 years in cuts to food stamps , $143 billion in 10 years from student loan programs and at least $600 billion over the same time frame from Medicaid . Mick Mulvaney , director of the White House Office of Management and Budget , emphasized Tuesday that President Donald Trump and the White House aren't messing around when it comes to border wall funding - even though the president's budget only allows for a fraction of the wall's required ... Read More

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The UO is taking steps to protect campus from ransomware

The UO is taking steps to protect campus from ransomware

The attack was a remarkable global event. The higher risk of being encrypted lies at those Microsoft computers that are not patched with the update . The result paralyzed the computers of massive organizations across the globe and demanded an unlocking ransom of $300 in bitcoins . In Andhra Pradesh, to follow the advisory by the CERT-In a few systems of the Police Department impacted. Read More

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UK Police: 'A Number of Fatalities' at Grande Concert

UK Police: 'A Number of Fatalities' at Grande Concert

The Late Late Show host honored the people of Manchester whose community was rocked by a terrorist attack that killed 22 people and injured 59-including children and young adults. The bombing is now under investigation by British authorities as more details of the horrific event surface. Taxis offered to give stranded people free rides home while some residents opened their homes to provide lodging. Read More

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Apart from online shopping trend, Google is also watching your offline activity

Apart from online shopping trend, Google is also watching your offline activity

Clients can inform its results by uploading marketers' own first-party data as well as data from Google's AdWords and DoubleClick. Google has also announced that it is adding new local ads options to YouTube . "More importantly we'll have the same store visit technology for the video ads so advertisers can measure all the way from a video view to store visits", he added. Read More

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Billy Horschel Golfer reveal anguish behind victory tears

Billy Horschel Golfer reveal anguish behind victory tears

Billy Horschel captured his fourth career PGA Tour victory on Sunday at the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship, and after his win, he talked about how deeply emotional this triumph was. "I saw that now without shame". But, Brittany felt the timing was right. It's nothing to be frowned upon, it's nothing to be ashamed of. "It's a disease. Read More

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Sony announces E3 2017 live stream plans

Sony announces E3 2017 live stream plans

PT, followed by the E3 2017 event proper from June 13 to June 15. 15 hours of live content planned across four days. From there, Sony's will be offering live developer interviews, new and extended trailers, game demos and more on top of the press impressions coming from the show floor. Read More

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