Advertising makes only 18% of Tencent’s total revenue; whereas it makes up 98% of Facebook’s. Yet, Tencent is the most valuable social networking company.
The LIVELab at McMaster University is a research concert hall. It functions as both a laboratory and theater, opening up opportunities for music research.
When Neil Armstrong stepped on to the Moon, Australians saw the images first. They used a second Aussie dish to bring the historic images to the world.
Imagine a defense operation in which a drone is sent out to spy on enemy territory. The enemy identifies the drone but instead of disabling it, compromises the sensors (vision, sonar, and so on) to inject false data.
The plane uses electroaerodynamic propulsion, which was investigated as far back as the 1920s by an eccentric scientist who was researching anti-gravity.
Formula one companies have been reinventing themselves for the digital era and selling their tech know-how to other sectors.
Netherlands Police are training eagles to catch drones to prevent illegal use. They said that they will investigate the birds’ safety as safety continue.
What if we could generate electricity from the cold night sky? Researchers at Stanford and UCLA have just done exactly that.
The BBC has announced that 2020 will mark the end of the Red Button text service – the final incarnation of what was originally known as CEEFAX and Oracle.
The intended closure of Ford’s Bridgend engine plant in 2020, with the loss of 1,700 industry jobs, has sent shock waves through Wales.
Traditional passwords are something you know. Biometric features are something you are. Unlike passwords, biometric data can’t be changed if it’s stolen.
An international team of scientists is constructing the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope in Chile, which will be an essential tool for asteroids alert.
Using daily observations from 2011-2018, we created an ANN with three predictors: returns, 50-day buy-sell signal and 200-day buy-sell signal.
The Australian Classification Board has refused classification for at least four video games, effectively banning them in Australia.
People may be worried about nuclear tensions rising, but I think they’re missing the fact that a major cyberattack could be just as damaging.
Faceapp can do whatever it likes with your photos. More concerning is the range of disturbing conditions users unwittingly sign up to.
Engineers have suggested reconstructing the Golden Gate Bridge in a way that would limit ongoing maintenance and operation bills.
The question of whether or not to go for the upgrade or stick with the devil you know is an increasingly common contemporary dilemma
Some video games track your activity as you play. The aim is to create systems that can learn about the game, and coach you to become a competent player.
Facebook has unveiled libra, a controversial cryptocurrency that will enable users to make international payments over Messenger and other group platforms.
While Apollo was an example of engineering on a heroic scale, future space ventures can deliver lasting societal benefits beyond flags and footprints.
The guts of an Apple iPhone show exactly what Trump gets wrong about trade The components of an iPhone add up to a different cost than the phone itself. Poravute Siriphiroon/Shutterstock.com Jason Dedrick, Syracuse University;
“Like all enterprise DLT it is blockchain in name only and an monopoly to extract massive seignorage from billions of users. A monopoly scam” says Roubini.
In a new study, a deep neural network was trained for simple visual object detection spontaneously developed this kind of number sense.
The people of Baltimore are under an electronic siege that has prevented residents from obtaining building permits and business licenses.
Researchers from the University of Michigan have found a new way of using sound to interfere with devices containing accelerometers.
The best way to avoid privacy problems is to take the task of privacy protection away from humans and entrust it to the computers themselves.
From April 2019, Facebook will request ID verification for people who wish to advertise or promote political posts or ads.
Facebook’s ‘transparency’ efforts hide key reasons for showing ads Why is that ad targeting you? Olivier Le Moal/Shutterstock.com Oana Goga, Université Grenoble Alpes Facebook’s advertising platform was not built to help social media users understand
Millions of cryptocurrency investors have been scammed out of massive real money. In 2018, losses from cryptocurrency-related crimes were US$1.7 billion.
Unlike Bitcoin, which is not pegged to any other currency, Facecoin will need the backing of real money to maintain its fixed price.
Complications and Quandaries in the ICT Sector – Standard Essential Patents and Competition Issues Ashish Bharadwaj, Vishwas H. Devaiah, Indranath Gupta Introduction Many countries have formulated policies and re-oriented their economy to foster innovation as
To win the battle of artificial intelligence, the digital law has to increasingly integrate other disciplines especially computer science and cognitive psychology.
Algorithms are maximizing profits for online retailers by colluding to set prices above where they would otherwise be in a competitive market.
Open-source approach must be adopted by medical implants’ manufacturers. This will reduce vulnerability to attacks and faulty code.
With three million unfilled cybersecurity posts worldwide, the only way to fill such a large job gap is to employ hackers.
Whether you’re using a phone, tablet, PC or other devices, the most useful zero-cost action you can take is to uninstall unnecessary apps and add-ons.
When it comes to car hacking, you should be more worried about dodgy mechanic dealers than one-off hackers with criminal intent.
Researchers attempted to replicate what the FBI had wanted to do on an Android phone to crack it open and found some useful results.
CEO was the only one who knew the password to an encrypted offline cryptocurrency repository where the firm had enshrined the vast majority of clients.
Attackers may embed malicious software in the physical world, just waiting for unsuspecting people to scan it with a smartphone or a specialized device.
Evolutionary computation has been studied by researchers for over 60 years. Yet, the idea still isn’t used widely outside the research community.
Strong software engineering, or more usually formal methods, is a methodology that uses mathematics to ensure error-free programming.
Tanenbaum’s famous 1992 comp.os.minix newsgroup posting in which he criticizes Linux’s monolithic kernel as well as Linus Torvald’s very long response.
Initial review of the new kernel 5.0 of Linux operating system.
In the past eight years, more than a third of all cryptocurrency exchanges have been hacked. The total losses exceed US$1 billion.
Computer science and programming education must suit the needs of 21st-century learners. Otherwise, the cost will be a disillusioned workforce.
When senior executives at companies aren’t tech-savvy, they often lack understanding of what’s at stake and how to quickly protect valuable information.
Civilization VI, the latest in a popular series of video games adds new features, most notably climate change and natural disasters.