Microsoft launches ambitious blockchain project to help creators get paid

June 21, 2018

It seems that Microsoft isn’t done experimenting with blockchain technology. Microsoft and Ernst & Young (EY) announced the launch of a blockchain solution for content rights and royalties management on Wednesday. The blockchain solution is first implemented for Microsoft’s game […]

Microsoft fixes Cortana flaw that let hackers bypass Windows 10’s lock screen

June 13, 2018

MICROSOFT HAS PATCHED a flaw in its Cortana virtual assistant that could enable hackers to bypass the lock screen on Windows 10 machines. The fix included in Microsoft’s latest Patch Tuesday bug fix bundle, which comprises 12 updates intended to […]

Mojave’s Dark Mode is terrific, your Mac might not be able to handle it

June 7, 2018

Via: BGR

Apple on Monday unveiled macOS 10.14 Mojave during its WWDC 2018 keynote, confirming rumors that the Mac is finally getting the Dark Mode so many people wanted — sadly, there was no Dark Mode for iOS 12. But Dark Mode […]

Development Software, Software Category, System Software

Scientists have developed a machine that can solve Rubik’s Cube without assistance

June 19, 2018

Via: TechSpot

In a paper titled “Solving the Rubik’s Cube Without Human Knowledge,” computer scientist Stephen McAleer and his team of artificial intelligence researchers discuss a technique called “Autodidactic Iteration” that allows a deep-learning computer to teach itself how to solve a […]

Software Security

Location data leak in Google Home, Chromecast is being patched

June 19, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Practical applications stemming from the bug could include the possibility for more effective extortion or blackmail campaigns and highly targeted ads (for example, an advertiser could determine if a user is at work or home and serve different ads accordingly). […]

Application Software, Software Category

Uncovering Hidden Performance: Tools for Every IT Pro

June 18, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

At a recent IT conference on becoming more strategic, the topic of machine learning and artificial intelligence kept creeping into the conversation. Whether IT professionals are using AI and ML to improve their security posture or speed business decision-making, it’s […]