Fool facial recognition software
A group of Chinese computer boffins has published a paper claiming that you can mess up facial recognition software by shining hat brim mounted infrared LEDs on the user's face, projecting CCTV-visible, human eye invisible shapes designed to fool the face recognition software.
So it probably was a dodgy short-selling move
Last week AMD was hit by claims that its chips had a security flaw which would take years to fix, however it is starting to look like the security outfit which identified the flaws was singling out the chipmaker.
No surrendering this time
French President Emmanuel Macron touts artificial intelligence as the next technological frontier France cannot afford to miss, and will launch a major “offensive” this week.
Failed to keep people safe
After failing to meet an expectation that it would prioritise public safety as it tested its self-driving technology, Uber has been ordered to take its self-driving cars off Arizona roads.
Spending reaching $19.1 billion in 2018.
Tarot readers at IDC have shuffled their decks and decided that worldwide spending on cognitive and AI systems will reach $19.1 billion in 2018.
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MSI Gaming has gone into damage control mode after its official Facebook page for India waded into AMD Radeon graphics cards, saying that "Nvidia currently are ahead in the GPU experience" and suggesting the competition is sub-par.
Best not to rule it out
The European Union holds “grave suspicions” about the dominance of internet giant Google and has not ruled out breaking it up, according to the EU’s antitrust chief.
One slip up has given the game away
While most people have suspected Guccifer 2.0 works for Russian intelligence and is not the peace-loving Romanian activitist he claimed, actual evidence has been thin on the ground.
Gear is failing to live up to expectations
Uber's self-driving car gear consistantly lived up to expectations before it killed a Tempe pedestrian, according to US reports.
High Court will not extradite hacker
The UK's High Court will not send Lauri Love to face trial in the US for hacking government computer systems. Instead it has issued a final refusal to overturn Love's successful appeal of his extradition which kills the US attempt to sentence the hacker for a hundred years in one of its private prisons down the loo.