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Lip reading is still too hard for computers

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30 years ago, Bill Gates was checking out Nokia’s latest desktop computers

Ah, the circle of life. Thirty years ago, Bill Gates visited Nokia to check out its latest MikroMikko personal computer — competition to IBM's own line of (Microsoft-powered) PCs in the ‘80s. No one could have guessed back then that … Continue reading

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Computers reshaping global job market, for better and worse: paper

(Reuters) – Automation and increasingly sophisticated computers have boosted demand for both highly educated and low-skilled workers around the globe, while eroding demand for middle-skilled jobs, according to research to be presented to global central bankers on Friday. "(W)hile computerization … Continue reading

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Despite warnings, computers still vulnerable to hackers of start-up codes

In the latest sign that the problem persists, researchers at the federally funded MITRE lab said this week that many customers of Intel Corp still had not adopted revised security designs Intel distributed in March after the MITRE team found … Continue reading

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Brazil bandits steal $6.3 million of Samsung phones, computers

Bandits attacked a Samsung Electronics Co Ltd factory near Sao Paulo late Sunday and held workers hostage while they robbed truckloads of smartphones, tablets and notebook computers the company valued at about $ 6.3 million. The dramatic heist, carried out … Continue reading

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Scientists get a shark’s eye view using wearable computers

Sure, Sharknado and Sharktopus are fun to watch with friends on a weekend, but they also prove that sharks still get a bad rap. Clearly, what we've learned about the animal's behavior since Jaws came out isn't nearly enough, so … Continue reading

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British man charged with hacking Federal Reserve computers

A British man has been charged with hacking into computer servers belonging to the U.S. Federal Reserve, and then stealing and publicly disclosing personal information of people who use them. Lauri Love, of Suffolk, England, was charged in an indictment … Continue reading

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Apple issues fix for glaring security flaw on Mac computers

Apple Inc has issued fixes for a security flaw in its Macintosh computers that allows hackers to intercept data such as email, patching a major and embarrassing glitch that came to light several days ago. The security update for users … Continue reading

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Obamacare computers not yet equipped to fix errors: report

The HealthCare.gov website is not yet equipped to handle appeals by thousands of people seeking to correct errors the system made when they were signing up for the new federal healthcare law, the Washington Post reported on Sunday. The newspaper, … Continue reading

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Vietnamese youth pay big money on powerful computers to mine bitcoins – VietNamNet Bridge

VietNamNet Bridge Vietnamese youth pay big money on powerful computers to mine bitcoinsVietNamNet BridgeNguyen Minh Duc, a senior executive of FPT, the largest Vietnamese technology group, has confirmed that he knows a lot of people who are willing to spend … Continue reading

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