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May 25th and GDPR goes live... What happens next? dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-24 20:13:41

Here’s my predictions for what will happen in a world where GDPR is 'live' -- out in the wild so to speak. The EU’s mythical caged dragon of GDPR is set loose to wreak havoc upon mere mortal humans and their humble businesses. Can you see what I’m doing here? A movie magnate was once purported to have said  "I want a movie that starts with an earthquake and the builds up to a climax." I’m...

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All you need to know about IoT Botnets [Q&A] dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-11-02 16:06:55

Connected devices like smart TVs and webcams aren't new -- but since their inception 30 years ago, the number of humans connected to the internet has been surpassed by the number of devices connected to it. In fact, industry analysts estimate the number of connected devices will reach 50 billion by 2020. And as the number of connected devices increases exponentially, so the number of security...

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DeepMind AlphaGo: AI Teaches Itself 'Thousands of Years of Human Knowledge' Without Help - Newsweek dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2017-10-18 19:00:13


Newsweek
DeepMind AlphaGo: AI Teaches Itself 'Thousands of Years of Human Knowledge' Without Help
Newsweek
DeepMind researchers have developed an artificial intelligence program that has taught itself “thousands of years of human knowledge” from scratch in just a few days. The AlphaGo Zero algorithm, created by the Alphabet (formerly Google)...

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As much as 2.6% of your DNA is from Neanderthals. This is what it's doing - Los Angeles Times dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2017-10-06 01:29:37


Los Angeles Times
As much as 2.6% of your DNA is from Neanderthals. This is what it's doing
Los Angeles Times
Modern humans are a little more Neanderthal than we thought. A highly detailed genetic analysis of a Neanderthal woman who lived about 52,000 years ago suggests that our extinct evolutionary cousins still influence our risk of having a heart attack, ...
Neanderthal...

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Humans Have Even More Neanderthal DNA Than We Realized - Gizmodo dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2017-10-05 21:36:00


Gizmodo
Humans Have Even More Neanderthal DNA Than We Realized
Gizmodo
A international team of researchers has completed one of the most detailed analyses of a Neanderthal genome to date. Among the many new findings, the researchers learned that Neanderthals first mated with modern humans a surprisingly long time ago, ...
Neanderthals Weren't As Incestuous As We Thought,...

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New Clues to How Neanderthal Genes Affect Your Health - National Geographic dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2017-10-05 20:23:28


National Geographic
New Clues to How Neanderthal Genes Affect Your Health
National Geographic
A genome from a female found in Croatia shows how conditions from schizophrenia to arthritis are influenced by our ancient human cousins. Picture of a reconstruction of a neanderthal female. View Images. This reconstruction of a Neanderthal female ...
As much as 2.6% of your DNA is...

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Equifax was aware of vulnerabilities prior to data breach dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-10-04 21:03:37

The total number of people affected by the recent Equifax breach has risen after more details came to light. According to new reports, the number of affected customers has now hit 148 million -- meaning that an additional 2.5 million people have been impacted. However the number of customers hit in some markets may be less than previously thought -- as the report claims that only 8,000 Canadians...

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Elon Musk's Mars colonization update: start time, streaming, and what to expect - The Verge dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2017-09-29 05:51:00


The Verge
Elon Musk's Mars colonization update: start time, streaming, and what to expect
The Verge
One year after Elon Musk unveiled his grand plans to send humans to Mars, the SpaceX CEO is ready to make some refinements. Musk is returning to the same annual space conference where he made that original announcement, the International ...
Hey, Elon Musk, what about toilet...

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New dating of Neanderthal remains from Vindija Cave finds them older than thought - Phys.Org dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2017-09-05 14:30:08


Phys.Org
New dating of Neanderthal remains from Vindija Cave finds them older than thought
Phys.Org
Vindija Cave in Croatia, which was occupied by Neanderthals more than 40,000 years ago. Credit: Ivor Karavanic. (Phys.org)—An international team of researchers has conducted a new test of Neanderthal remains found at Vindija Cave in Croatia and found ...
Neandertals and early...

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Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX's Sleek New Spacesuit on Instagram - Space.com dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2017-08-23 21:14:09


Space.com
Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX's Sleek New Spacesuit on Instagram
Space.com
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has revealed the first public photo of the ultra-sleek spacesuits that astronauts will wear when the company sends humans into space. In a post on Instagram today (Aug. 23), Musk revealed an image of a person sitting in what looks ...
SpaceX just teased a chic new...

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