Uncle Sam drags feet on govt data center cull

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Not enough agencies tightening their belts, say auditors This according to a report from the US Government Accountability Office, which found that just three agencies have made up the bulk of data center closures as part of the Data Center Optimization Initiative. Back in 2014, Congress passed a measure called the Federal Information Technology Read More

Brain-Hacking Tech Gets Real: 5 Companies Leading the Charge

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There’s been a lot of hype coming out of Silicon Valley in recent months about technology that can meld the human brain with machines. But how will this tech help society, and which companies are leading the charge”http://www.livescience.com/58443-elon-musk-wants-to-computerize-your-brain.html”>Neuralink, which will design so-called brain-computer interfaces (BCIs). Initially, the BCIs will be used for medical research, but Read More

Your job might be automated within 120 years, AI experts reckon

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Even AI researcher jobs at risk by the year 2105 A survey run by the Future of Humanity Institute, a research center that studies existential risks at the University of Oxford in the UK and Yale University in the US, asked 352 machine learning researchers to predict how AI will progress. “Researchers believe there is Read More

Bitcoin exchange Coinbase crashes after Asian buying frenzy

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Japanese investors rush in after cryptocurrency was made legal “Coinbase has experienced unprecedented traffic and trading volume this week,” the exchange warned. “As a result, Coinbase.com has suffered a few outages and downgraded performance for some users this week. Our engineering and support teams are working around the clock to restore the site to normal Read More

Yu Yureka Black to Launch Today: All You Need to Know

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After a brief hiatus, Yu Televentures from Micromax is set to launch a new smartphone today. The Yu Yureka Black will be exclusively available on e-commerce site Flipkart. Yu Televentures is making a comeback in the market with the Yu Yureka Black. As the name suggests, the new smartphone is expected to sport an all-black Read More

Cisco, IBM Join Hands to Tackle Growing Cyber Threats

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As cyber security threats grow globally, Cisco and IBM Security have come together to work through technology integration across products, services and threat intelligence to safeguard the customers. Cisco security solutions will integrate with IBM’s ‘QRadar’ enterprise security solution to protect organisations across networks, endpoints and Cloud. “The Cisco and IBM Security relationship is focused Read More

Rainbow Village in Indonesia Becomes Internet Sensation

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An Indonesian hamlet dubbed “the rainbow village” after being given a makeover in a kaleidoscope of colours is attracting hordes of visitors and has become an internet sensation. The collection of about 200 modest homes on a hillside above a river used to be a typical, low-income Indonesian neighbourhood that was filthy and gloomy. But Read More

Asus Zenfone Live Review: Doesn’t Live Up to The Mark

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The latest budget Android smartphone from Asus is the Zenfone Live that lets you ‘beautify’ with the hardware-optimised live streaming beautification technology. It works on live videos on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube. The Zenfone Live carries the design language of other Android smartphones in this price segment but, is quite lightweight Read More

IT Job Cuts: Karnataka Minister to Meet Employees Union

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The Karnataka government has assured members of a united front of IT employees associations to look into their problems, including layoffs. Karnataka IT Minister Priyank Kharge has informed All India IT Employees Association he will meet them ‘soon’ to discuss the issues. “We are here to listen to them and will do all possible to Read More

Icon recruits IBM Watson in cancer fight

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Queensland-based Icon Group has signed up with IBM to implement an ‘augmented intelligence’ platform to put critical information at the fingertips of oncologists across the country. Icon’s partnership will see the IBM Watson for Oncology platform make its debut in Australia and Icon co-founder and digital adviser Cathie Reid said that the solution will help Read More