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A brief overview of all the security bugs that surfaced last week.

Cybercriminals do not sit idly by and continue to organize malicious campaigns that pursue different goals. Last week, it became known at once about several such operations, including campaigns to distribute a powerful rootkit for Android the malware Zyklon. After the New Year's calm.  Obth these and many more vulnerabilities were discovered this week, leading [...]

By | 2018-01-22T16:05:02+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on A brief overview of all the security bugs that surfaced last week.

Tesla to Overhaul GPS System

Elon Musk, the head SpaceX and Tesla  actively uses social media to not only to publish news, but also to communicate with subscribers. Often from such conversations users can learn something new. For example, the other day Tesla announced a major software refresh that will establish a new navigation system in their cars. One of the subscribers [...]

By | 2018-01-22T10:40:38+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on Tesla to Overhaul GPS System

Windows and Linux Servers Vulnerable to Virus-Mining

Specialists in cybersecurity from the IT Check Point companies, Ixia and Certego found that more than 700 servers on Windows and Linux are infected with the malicious software RubyMiner, used for the latent mining of cryptocurrency. The first attacks were noticed last week, but the epidemic took on a new face only a few days ago. Cybersecurity [...]

By | 2018-01-18T11:10:29+00:00 January 18th, 2018|IT news and stories, IT Security|Comments Off on Windows and Linux Servers Vulnerable to Virus-Mining

IOS 11 and Battery Degradation

The scandal surrounding Apple in which they deliberately slow down old iPhone models as their batteries deteriorate, is rapidly gaining momentum. The company has repeatedly made official statements, apologized to its users and even reduced the cost of replacing batteries in their smartphones from $79 to $29. However, the avalanche only seems to be starting. One by one, Apple has had [...]

By | 2018-01-18T10:58:31+00:00 January 18th, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on IOS 11 and Battery Degradation

Neural Networks and Reading Comprehension

Tests for speed reading and understanding of concepts is no longer for first-graders. Recently, the AI ​​algorithm created by the Chinese company Alibaba successfully coped with the Stanford test for reading and understanding text, and a day later its successes were surpassed by the American neural network from Microsoft, setting a new record in reading among AI. The [...]

By | 2018-01-17T11:12:45+00:00 January 17th, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on Neural Networks and Reading Comprehension

Wireless charging comes to the world of gaming mice

As with all things on the cutting edge of technology, you'll have to pay a premium price for it, but if you truly hate wires and batteries, Razers new product line might be just for you. The two products are Mamba (mouse) and Firefly (mat), which utilize the Razer HyperFlux Wireless Power Technology. Razer says [...]

By | 2018-01-12T11:41:12+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Hardware News, IT news and stories|Comments Off on Wireless charging comes to the world of gaming mice

The biggest computer bug…ever?

Well this should be one to go down for the ages.  Usually, if a problem arises if it only affects a small percentage of users and can quickly be fixed with a small patch.  But, if I were to say, for example, that all Dell computers were suddenly hit with a bug that left kernel [...]

By | 2018-01-04T14:34:41+00:00 January 4th, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on The biggest computer bug…ever?

AI integration in Cars

The largest car manufacturer in Korea Hyundai Motor Company (makers of Hyundai and Kia vehicles) will begin to equip their cars, trucks and SUV's with a virtual assistant created on the basis of artificial intelligence starting in 2019. The AI-assistant will be able to help drivers and passengers in a variety of situations, making their [...]

By | 2017-12-29T11:25:35+00:00 December 29th, 2017|IT news and stories|Comments Off on AI integration in Cars

Tacotron 2

Specialists from the search engine giant Google have published an article in which they stated that they have "created a speech generator capable of speaking indistinguishable from a living person." The development is called Tacotron 2 and has the ability to convert text to speech and sound as lifelike as humanly possible. The program is [...]

By | 2017-12-28T10:48:06+00:00 December 28th, 2017|IT news and stories, Software News|Comments Off on Tacotron 2

WattUp: The End of Wires.

Engineers have been trying to create a charger which would allow people to get rid of wires once and for all and end the constant need to be near an outlet. Considering how many gadgets and electronic devices exist in our lives, we still have to regularly recharge them to stay in touch, keep up with the latest [...]

By | 2017-12-28T10:30:28+00:00 December 28th, 2017|IT news and stories|Comments Off on WattUp: The End of Wires.