Sunday, June 25, 2017

Home Invasion: Your Smart TV Is Watching You

Over 40 million US households own smart TVs, a category that made up more than half of TVs shipped globally in the first quarter of 2016. These high-tech internet-connected displays offer...

How To Sneak Weed Pass TSA

So you’re about to hop on a plane, but you want to bring your legally acquired medical marijuana product with you on the flight. It’s a very sticky icky situation, but...

How Criminals Use Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

It has become common practice for attackers to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to link tools together so that they can be run in parallel when conducting an...

Treating Crack Addiction with A Mobile App

Using smartphone data and artificial intelligence to track and interpret behavior, a Chicago startup is attempting something extraordinary: predicting and preventing relapse into drug use. When I spoke to Tasha Hedstrom this...

Chicago Teen Arrested in Facebook Live sex Assault, Others Sought

Chicago police have arrested a 14-year-old boy and expect to charge a second youth in connection with the sexual assault of a teenage girl by multiple young men that was seen...

Who Owns Your Face?

It takes a feast of facial imagery to teach a machine how to recognize an individual person. This is why computer scientists so often use the faces of Hollywood celebrities in their research....

Police Force Recruit Drone Operators To Fight Crime

In the UK, a police force is recruiting a "drone manager" to head up a dedicated unit fighting crime with the flying devices. Devon and Cornwall Police, which covers the largest geographic area...

Smart This, Smart That, Enter The Dark Side

There have been many instances of smart appliances and personal devices being hacked, and with each instance comes more realization of the dark side of Internet-connected devices. When Vizio was fined $2.5...

Anything You Post Can And Will Be Used Against You

Sure, the CIA can hack your TV, but public posts on Facebook could really hurt you Everybody's freaking out over the Wikileaks revelations that the Central Intelligence Agency can hack Apple and...

Your Hot Hands Can Actually Give Away Your Smartphone Pin

If you were protecting your smartphone passcode from someone lurking over your shoulder, or from unseen security cameras, you might cover the screen as you tap in the PIN’s four or...

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FUTURE

A.I Can Now Predict If Someone Will Die In The Next...

This AI will tell people when theyre likely to die -- and thats a good thing. Thats because scientists from the University of Adelaide...