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Techmeme: A look at iOS 14's privacy-centric features including mic and camera access notifications, local network access control, compromised password warnings, and more (Dan Goodin/Ars Technica)
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1 min read, listed 51 minutes ago in Techmeme

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By Dan Goodin / Ars Technica. View the full context on Techmeme.

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Zain showcases AI appetite on digital transformation journey - Mobile World Live
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5 min read, listed 1 hour ago in Artificial Intelligence

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PARTNER FEATURE: As one of the largest operators in the Middle East, Kuwait-based Zain is ...

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Researchers Decode Brain Scans To Generate Text
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4 min read, listed 2 hours ago in Analytics India Magazine | Artificial Intelligence & Data Science stories

To account for the delay in fMRI scans due to blood flow, it would be desirable to have a measure of certainty for the decoded word.

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The brain's memory abilities inspire AI experts in making neural networks less 'forgetful' | EurekAlert! Science News
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3 min read, listed 4 hours ago in Google Alerts — Daily Digest

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Artificial intelligence (AI) experts at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Baylor College of Medicine report that they have successfully addressed what they call a ''major, long-standing obstacle to increasing AI capabilities'' by drawing inspiration from a human brain memory mechanism known as ''replay.''

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Amazon Alexa App Gets Hindi Language Support on Android, iOS | Technology News
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2 min read, listed 4 hours ago in Google Alerts — Daily Digest

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Alexa in Hindi was originally introduced back in September last year in India for Amazon Echo devices and other smart speakers.

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Techmeme: Report: France's centralized StopCovid tracing app only has ~2.4M downloads, with ~700,000 users having uninstalled it and under 200 notifications sent so far (Chris O'Brien/VentureBeat)
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1 min read, listed 4 hours ago in Techmeme

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By Chris O'Brien / VentureBeat. View the full context on Techmeme.

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Downloading WeChat and TikTok will be prohibited in the U.S.
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1 min read, listed 5 hours ago in reddit/ArtificialInteligence/Downloading WeChat and TikTok will be prohibited in the U.S.

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Downloading WeChat and TikTok will be prohibited in the U.S.

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Brain-scanning backpack brings neuroscience into the real world
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3 min read, listed 5 hours ago in reddit/singularity/Scientists have developed a backpack that tracks and stimulates brain activity as people go about their daily lives. The advance could allow researchers to get a sense of how the brain works outside of a laboratory

Call it neuroscience on the go. Scientists have developed a backpack that tracks and stimulates brain activity as people go about their daily lives.

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Artificial Intelligence Commission Pushes New Programs to Recruit Tech-Savvy Talent into DOD - Nextgov
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4 min read, listed 5 hours ago in Artificial Intelligence

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Adopting emerging technologies will also need a top-down push and restructured leadership, according to National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence recommendations.

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Techmeme: Sources: Google's pro-privacy plan to block online ad trackers has boosted the US' antitrust probe, as publishers argue it would create an unfair playing field (Nick Bastone/The Information)
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1 min read, listed 6 hours ago in Techmeme

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By Nick Bastone / The Information. View the full context on Techmeme.

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U.S. Senator Blumenthal demands AT&T drop push for ad-subsidized cellphone plans
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1 min read, listed 6 hours ago in Datafloq: Driving Innovation through Data

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal on Friday called on AT&T Inc <T.N> to stop pursuing

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Techmeme: Tesla wins lawsuit against former employee Martin Tripp, accused of hacking Tesla and supplying sensitive info to unnamed 3rd parties; court will seal case (Sean Szymkowski/CNET)
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1 min read, listed 7 hours ago in Techmeme

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By Sean Szymkowski / CNET. View the full context on Techmeme.

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Techmeme: Comcast reaches a deal with Roku to ensure NBCU's Peacock service is carried on Roku devices, after NBCU threatened to pull its TV Everywhere channels (Gerry Smith/Bloomberg)
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1 min read, listed 8 hours ago in Techmeme

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By Gerry Smith / Bloomberg. View the full context on Techmeme.

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Techmeme: Unity raises $1.3B in its IPO, closing up 31.44% in first day of trading, giving the company a market cap of around $17B (Jessica Bursztynsky/CNBC)
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1 min read, listed 9 hours ago in Techmeme

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By Jessica Bursztynsky / CNBC. View the full context on Techmeme.

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The future is cyborg: Kaspersky study finds support for human augmentation
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2 min read, listed 9 hours ago in reddit/transhumanism/Majority of Europeans support human augmentation if it improves their lives

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LONDON – Nearly two-thirds of people in leading Western European countries would consider augmenting the human body with technology to improve their lives, mostly to improve health, according…

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Techmeme: In August Facebook said it will crackdown on QAnon, but analysis shows QAnon is flourishing on the site, at times aided by Facebook's recommendation engine (New York Times)
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1 min read, listed 9 hours ago in Techmeme

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Techmeme: Outschool, a marketplace for online classes, raises $45M Series B, says bookings grew 2,000%+ between Aug. 2019 and Aug, 2020 and it turned profitable this year (Natasha Mascarenhas/TechCrunch)
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1 min read, listed 10 hours ago in Techmeme

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By Natasha Mascarenhas / TechCrunch. View the full context on Techmeme.

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AI tool screens for heart disease using gut bacteria, study shows - UPI.com
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3 min read, listed 11 hours ago in reddit/artificial/AI tool screens for heart disease using gut bacteria, study shows

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Artificial intelligence can help screen adults for heart disease by detecting specific bacteria in the gut, according to a study published Thursday by the journal Hypertension.

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Techmeme: DOJ charges six people who allegedly bribed Amazon employees and contractors since at least 2017 in a scheme to benefit some third-party sellers (Annie Palmer/CNBC)
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1 min read, listed 11 hours ago in Techmeme

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By Annie Palmer / CNBC. View the full context on Techmeme.

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Facial Recognition Database Vendor May Not Qualify for Section 230-Vermont v. Clearview - Technology & Marketing Law Blog
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7 min read, listed 11 hours ago in Technology & Marketing Law Blog

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As you recall, Clearview AI is a facial recognition database vendor. Some law enforcement departments have adopted its service, but we aren’t sure how many. We also aren’t sure about its facial recognition accuracy (or, for that matter, how much...

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Cheetah Mobile Deploys 8,000 Shopping Mall Robots Boosting Offline Retail | Synced
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4 min read, listed 12 hours ago in SyncedReview

Cheetah Mobile has successfully deployed 8,000 AiM Robots (AiM: Attract, interact and Mindset) in 962 shopping malls across 33cities in China.

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Techmeme: Sources: mobile game maker Scopely is in discussions to raise at least $200M at a valuation of around $3B, up from a valuation of $1.9B in March (Katie Roof/Bloomberg)
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1 min read, listed 12 hours ago in Techmeme

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By Katie Roof / Bloomberg. View the full context on Techmeme.

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Techmeme: WarnerMedia's streaming service DC Universe to rebrand as DC Universe Infinite and become a comics hub, with its scripted original series moving to HBO Max (Tim Baysinger/The Wrap)
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1 min read, listed 12 hours ago in Techmeme

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By Tim Baysinger / The Wrap. View the full context on Techmeme.

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Techmeme: Ericsson acquires Cradlepoint, a wireless wide area network gear maker, for $1.1B (Bevin Fletcher/FierceWireless)
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1 min read, listed 12 hours ago in Techmeme

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By Bevin Fletcher / FierceWireless. View the full context on Techmeme.

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Game changer: NASA data tool could revolutionize Amazon fire analysis
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5 min read, listed 12 hours ago in reddit/datasets/Game changer: NASA data tool could revolutionize Amazon fire analysis

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A new automated near real time fire monitoring system could inform smarter strategies and solutions for curbing Amazon fires and reducing impacts; researchers call it a valuable tool for Amazon conservation.

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