Sunday, February 18, 2018

California congressman wants to ask Intel, AMD and ARM about Meltdown and Spectre

A California congressman wants to meet with the Top 3 microchip makers to better understand the implications of two security flaws that affect almost...

Microsoft, Alibaba AI programs beat humans in a Stanford reading test

First, it was chess. Then it was Go. Now it’s basic reading comprehension. The robots are coming. Two artificial intelligence programs created by Chinese...

Silicon Valley reels after two chip flaws puts world’s computers and smartphones at risk

Tech companies around the world are reeling and rushing fixes for two microprocessor flaws that have put nearly all the computing devices in the...

Peter Thiel’s venture capital firm bets on at least $15 million in bitcoin: report

It’s a Silicon Valley marriage like no other: One of the most controversial figures in Silicon Valley made a massive gamble on one of...

Guess what the hottest Google searches were for 2017?

Boy do we have a deep-seated fascination with boys behaving badly. The top trending Google searches for what’s been a roaringly raucous calendar year...

Apple, Stanford Medicine team up to research heart rhythm via Apple Watch

Got an Apple Watch and have irregular heart rhythms? Then you might be in luck. Apple and Stanford are partnering on a new health study...

Warriors must go to court over eavesdropping app suit, judge rules

Amid their run for a third basketball championship in four years, the Golden State Warriors now face an off-the-court challenge in a lawsuit over...

Tesla is a racism hotbed, where bosses called black worker the n-word, new lawsuit...

Tesla’s production process has deeper problems than an inability to meet targets for getting cars to owners — a new lawsuit alleges the company’s...

Apple Watch, Fitbit can diagnose hypertension and sleep apnea: study

A new study from the University of California, San Francisco and a health startup suggests that Apple Watch and Fitbit can accurately diagnose common...

Amazon’s talking delivery drone would ask for help if it fell out of the...

What’s nice about Amazon’s new drone patent is the prospect of having a little chat with your aerial-delivery vehicle when it’s dropping off your...

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