Silicon Valley has its guard down when it comes to the threat posed by state-sponsored hackers and snoops. That was the consensus of a group of cybersecurity experts in a roundtable discussion at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colo., on Tuesday. “I think people in the Valley are naïve to the foreign nation-state … Read more
The number of Americans who regard the threat to online privacy as a “crisis” is growing—61% share this view, according to recent polls by SurveyMonkey, which is a 10% jump from a year ago. All of this has fueled momentum from both ends of the political system to regulate companies like Facebook and Google. But … Read more
One of Twitter’s top executives said President Donald Trump’s controversial tweet attacking a group of diverse congresswomen a couple of days ago was not against the rules. “If you see something on Twitter, it means it didn’t violate our policy,” Ned Segal, Twitter’s chief financial officer, said in response to how Twitter handled the president’s … Read more
Away, the purveyor of colorful rolling suitcases whose valuation surpassed $1 billion this spring, credits its success to a key decision: Not selling its luggage on Amazon. “What I am glad we never did and that we’ve avoided so far is being on Amazon,” said Jen Rubio, co-founder and chief brand officer of Away, at … Read more
Intel was too ambitious in trying to create a better class of processors in recent years, leading to major delays that have created an opportunity for competitors to grab more of the market for PC chips, the company’s new CEO acknowledged on Tuesday. Bob Swan, in one of his first public appearances since being named … Read more
TechInAfrica – In the modern day, robotic automation technology has changed the manufacturing industry. As a matter of fact, technology has evolved from time to time and artificial intelligence will eventually revolutionize the sector of industry. So, if we compare the robotic systems in the past to the current ones, it is definitely quite different … Read more
Bitpoint, a licensed cryptocurrency exchange based in Japan, has reportedly shut down operations following a hack that caused the platform to lose ¥3.5 billion yen ($32 million) in cryptocurrency. According to Bloomberg, The exchange revealed about 2.5 billion yen of stolen funds belonged to customers, while Bitpoint owned the rest. Remixpoint, the owner of the … Read more
Multiplayer poker is the latest game to fall to artificial intelligence—and the techniques used could be vital for trading, product pricing, and routing vehicles.