China Hijacked an NSA Hacking Tool—and Used It for Years

More than four years after a mysterious group of hackers known as the Shadow Brokers began wantonly leaking secret NSA hacking tools onto the internet, the question that debacle raised—whether any intelligence agency can...

New technology could give swimmers a better idea of deadly stingers – 4BC

There could be a simple and easy way to detect deadly jellyfish in beaches and bays in north Queensland.  The EDNA based technology is able to detect the presence of box jellyfish and irukandji in...

Mobilaris & Luleå University of Technology working together to improve AI-based positioning in mining...

Mobilaris recently initiated a collaboration with Luleå University of Technology’s project Applied AI DIH North. The purpose is to identify, apply and demonstrate different AI methods regarding positioning information. The goal is to develop...

Sites Have a Sneaky New Way to Track You Across the Web

This week saw the first known appearance of malware written specifically for Apple's M1 processors, in inevitable but still somewhat concerning development, especially given how little time it took the bad guys to adjust...

Facebook’s news ban in Australia is draconian. But it might not be wrong.

Facebook’s sudden move on Wednesday to cut Australians off from the news (and the rest of the world from Australian news) was as surprising as it was draconian. It blocked Australians from sharing...

What we can learn from the Facebook-Australia news debacle

Democracies around the world are all mired in one crisis or another, which is why measures of their health are trending in the wrong direction. Many look at the decline of the news industry...

Technology in Ancient History, the Renaissance Period, Modern History, and in the New Digital...

Business, Finance, Technology February 20, 2021 In Collaboration With Technology is defined by Cambridge as “the use of scientific knowledge or processes in business, industry, manufacturing, etc.” In Chinese, technology《技术》 is made up of two...

A Second AI Researcher Says She Was Fired by Google

For the second time in three months, a prominent researcher on ethics in artificial intelligence says Google fired her. On Friday, researcher Margaret Mitchell said she had been fired from the company’s AI lab, Google...

A leaked report shows Pfizer’s vaccine is conquering covid-19 in its largest real-world test

Pfizer did not confirm the authenticity of the study document. Its lead authors are Sharon Alroy-Preis, head of public health for Israel’s health ministry, and Eric Haas, a ministry researcher. In addition, the study...

The government failed Texans—so people on the internet stepped in

Mutual aid is not a new concept, long flourishing in marginalized communities. But a year of pandemic-induced crises has trained such groups to react quickly: they know that the first place people will turn...

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