Digital Life 19.8.2017 10:36 am

AI revolution will be all about humans, says Siri trailblazer

It’s 2050 and the world revolves around you.

From the contents of your fridge to room temperature -- digital assistants ensure your home runs smoothly. Your screens know your taste and show channels you want to see as you enter the room. Your car is driverless and your favourite barman may just be an android.

AI revolution will be all about humans, says Siri trailblazer
AI revolution will be all about humans, says Siri trailblazer

AI revolution will be all about humans, says Siri trailblazer

It’s 2050 and the world revolves around you.

Accused Yahoo hacker to be handed over to US marshals
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Accused Yahoo hacker to be handed over to US marshals

A Canadian man accused of carrying out devastating cyberattacks on Yahoo waived his right to an extradition hearing on Friday and will soon be handed over to US marshals.
Uber’s ousted CEO calls investor lawsuit unfounded
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Uber’s ousted CEO calls investor lawsuit unfounded

Uber’s ousted chief executive and company founder Travis Kalanick is asking for the dismissal of an investor lawsuit against him, calling it part of a personal attack aimed at sidelining him.
China opens its first ‘cyber court’
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China opens its first ‘cyber court’

China’s first “cyber court” was launched on Friday to settle online disputes, as the legal system attempts to keep up with the explosion of mobile payment and e-commerce.
Australia to regulate virtual currency exchanges like Bitcoin
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Australia to regulate virtual currency exchanges like Bitcoin

Australia is set to regulate virtual currency exchanges such as Bitcoin and strengthen the powers of its financial intelligence agency AUSTRAC as it cracks down on money laundering and terrorism financing.
Alibaba profit nearly doubles on robust revenues
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Alibaba profit nearly doubles on robust revenues

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday its net profit almost doubled in the latest quarter on the back of solid revenue growth in its core shopping business and in cloud computing.
Internet doors slammed on white nationalist extremism
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Internet doors slammed on white nationalist extremism

White extremists are having doors to the internet slammed on efforts to promote violent and bigoted agendas.
Forget oil, Russia goes crazy for cryptocurrency
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Forget oil, Russia goes crazy for cryptocurrency

Standing in a warehouse in a Moscow suburb, Dmitry Marinichev tries to speak over the deafening hum of hundreds of computers stacked on shelves hard at work mining for crypto money.
Web firm fights US government over protester data in fresh clash on data
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Web firm fights US government over protester data in fresh clash on data

A web hosting firm is fighting a demand by US prosecutors for data on visitors to a site organizing a protest during the inauguration of President Donald Trump in a fresh clash over digital privacy rights.
After Merck, CEOs of Intel, Under Armour quit Trump panel over rally
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After Merck, CEOs of Intel, Under Armour quit Trump panel over rally

The chief executives of Merck, Intel and Under Armour resigned Monday from a White House advisory panel on manufacturing after President Donald Trump’s initial failure to explicitly condemn a white supremacist rally.
Chinese teen internet addict dies after rehab
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Chinese teen internet addict dies after rehab

A Chinese teen has died after spending less than 48 hours at a centre that treats internet addicts, shining a spotlight on the controversial facilities that seek to unlatch people from their screens.

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