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China: “Beijing orders state offices to replace foreign PCs and software…”

“…. The Financial Times (FT) recently ran a story highlighting the fact that the Chinese Administration orders all government offices and public institutions to remove foreign personal computer (PC) equipment and software within three years. Key quotes China’s administration has … Continue reading

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“Quantum leap in computing as Google claims ‘supremacy'”

” Scientists claimed Wednesday to have achieved a near-mythical state of computing in which a new generation of machine vastly outperforms the world’s fastest super-computer, known as “quantum supremacy”. A team of experts working on Google’s Sycamore machine said their quantum … Continue reading

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“…Facebook Buys Startup Focused On ‘Controlling Computers With Your Mind’”

“But given all of the scrutiny surrounding the company and its acquisition, Facebook has reportedly agreed to buy CTRL-Labs, a tech startup working on software to let people control a digital avatar using only their thoughts, for somewhere between $500 … Continue reading

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“…Google creates world’s most powerful computer, NASA ‘accidentally reveals’…”

“Google’s new quantum computer reportedly spends mere minutes on the tasks the world’s top supercomputers would need several millennia to perform. The media found out about this after NASA “accidentally” shared the firm’s research. The software engineers at Google have … Continue reading

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“Bipartisan bill aims to tackle rampant child porn sharing on Pentagon computers”

“Congress is weighing a bipartisan bill to crack down on the sharing of child porn on Defense Department computers after a watchdog group found the Pentagon’s network ranked among the top US ISPs in sharing the vile content. “The notion … Continue reading

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“Florida city pays $600,000 to hackers who seized its computer system”

“A Florida city agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses. The Riviera Beach City Council voted unanimously this … Continue reading

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The Future Of Blackmail “…humans in this AI-created video look jaw-droppingly real”

“For all the scary talk about what nefarious deeds AI will be capable of one day, a geeky fight that tends to spark debate about whether the technology is a net positive or could eventually bring about the destruction of … Continue reading

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