Google Releases New AI Tool That Spots Internet Child Abuse

Google just released a new AI tool that aids companies and organizations when searching for inappropriate images of child sexual abuse. The tool was released on Monday and is gaining recognition within the internet policing community. Lead Engineer Nikola Todorovic issued the following statement: “Quick identification of new images means that children who are being […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • September 4, 2018
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DNC warns Dems about Huawei, ZTE

Huawei, ZTE face more backlash The Democratic National Committee told Democrats not to use technology from Chinese-based smartphone manufacturers Huawei or ZTE. The DNC learned that an organization close to the party had considered purchasing ZTE phones for its democrats, which sparked the warning sign. They are the most recent organization to denounce the legitimacy […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 6, 2018
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NYSE exchange operator will start crypto exchange

Crypto continues to climb New York Stock Exchange operator International Exchange announced that it is establishing a company called Bakkt which will manage people’s cryptocurrencies. Bakkt will operate under Microsoft’s cloud technology and will allow users to trade cryptocurrencies and also convert them to dollars and other forms of currency. In fact, stores like Starbucks […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 6, 2018
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Huawei becomes second largest smartphone seller

Huawei is thriving…for now Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei announced this week that it has surpassed Apple as the second largest mover of smartphones. The company reported that in the second quarter of this year, they sold roughly 54 million phones, which represents a 40 percent year-over-year increase according to various research firms. In fact, last […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 2, 2018
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Facebook stock plummets

Facebook face-palm Before Facebook’s announcement late Wednesday, their stock was doing well. It rose just under one percent to give the company a new record high stock value of $216.30. But then, Facebook shocked investors, warning that sales will slow in the coming quarters as they continue to tackle privacy issues. Because of this, their […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 26, 2018
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3D airport scanners could make travelling even easier

Baggage check may be speeding up soon In London’s Heathrow Airport, security is testing new 3D scanners that would permit passengers to keep all of their belongings in their carry-on bags. The technology allows Transportation Security Administration workers to see all individual items in your bag, including liquids, laptops, and potential explosives. This means that […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 24, 2018
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Connecticut Higher Education Trust hacked

CHET hacked The Connecticut Office of the State Treasurer announced that hackers stole roughly $1 million from the Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET), a state-sponsored college savings plan. CHET is a 529 plan, in which citizens set aside money to save for steep college tuition costs. Only 21 customers were harmed by the security breach, […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 30, 2018
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Retail Stores in NYC Gets Hacked

Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor have experienced a breach in security.  These stores lack security in its card payment systems. Technology has done wonders to the world and has undoubtedly made many of our daily tasks easier. Nonetheless, we cannot deny the fact that it has also complicated several aspects […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • April 4, 2018
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US Lifts Laptop Ban for Emirates and Turkish Airlines

Emirates and Turkish Airlines have both reported that the U.S. ban on carry-on laptops has been lifted, and will no longer apply to passengers traveling to the U.S. using either of the two airlines. The ban has been in practice since March, forbidding passengers from bringing on laptops or any other electronic carry-on luggage larger […]
  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • July 6, 2017
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