INTERNET (NOVEMBER 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the personal information of about 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider, the company said on Tuesday (November 22). Continue reading
Artificial Intelligence is a hot topic at a web summit in Portugal, with scientists warning of the risks of creating powerful autonomous machines that are smarter than we are. Emily Wither reports. Continue reading
A UK survey of 2,000 people has found that more than half are positioning routers near objects that can weaken wifi signals.
At a hearing in Washington, D.C.on Wednesday, former Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer apologized for a pair of massive data breaches at the internet company, blaming Russian agents. Continue reading
Sprint and T-Mobile said on Saturday they have called off merger talks to create a stronger U.S. wireless to rival to market leaders, leaving No. 4 provider Sprint to engineer a turnaround on its own. Jonah Green reports. Continue reading
TOKYO, JAPAN (OCTOBER 31, 2017) (TV TOKYO) – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday (October 31) laughed off the notion that researchers can use artificial intelligence to analyse his facial expressions and predict changes in monetary policy.
Apple gave Uber’s iPhone app access to a secret backdoor that potentially allows the company to record a user’s screen and access other personal information without his or her knowledge. Continue reading
Google said news websites no longer have to provide users with three free articles per day or face less prominence in search results. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
Japanese cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has published a white paper detailing how hackers can remotely control ATMS. Continue reading
Twitter says it’s testing tweets that are as long as 280 characters with a random sample of users. Grace Lee reports. Continue reading