Entries by Ankur Agarwal

Andrew Ng launches ‘AI for Everyone,’ a new Coursera program aimed at business professionals

Andrew Ng, a computer scientist who led Google’s AI division, Google Brain, and formerly served as vice president and chief scientist at Baidu, is a veritable celebrity in the artificial intelligence (AI) industry.

After leaving Baidu, he debuted an online curriculum of classes centered around machine learning — Deeplearning.ai — and soon after launched Landing.ai, a startup with … Read more...

Netflix Just Revealed It’s Developed Truly Eye-Opening Technology That Could Literally Change Everything

It’s like Netflix and chill, but to the nth degree.

Suppose you want to watch Netflix, but you think tapping a screen on the Netflix app is too much work?

Is this really a problem? Well, if so, does Netflix ever have a surprise for you! The company revealed a truly amazing new technology that they’re calling EyeNav. It lets

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APPLE WILL KEEP THROTTLING IPHONES WITH OLD BATTERIES. HERE’S HOW TO STOP IT

LAST YEAR, CONTROVERSY stirred as Apple acknowledged that it had, in fact, purposefully inhibited iPhone performance when the battery neared the end of its useful life. The good news: It wasn’t just in your head! The less-good news: Apple will continue the practice with the iPhone 8, 8 Plusand X.

While reports of the throttling first surfacedRead more...

Google’s reCaptcha v3 arrives, detecting bots without using tests

Why it matters: Captcha, or Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart, has long been used to stop bots from performing nefarious activities on websites. While they do their job, Google’s reCaptcha tests can be annoying. Thankfully, the company has now introduced version 3, which requires no interaction from users.

The famously irritating reCaptcha v1 asked … Read more...

As digital threats grow, will cyber insurance take off?

Cyberattacks cost the world more than natural disasters – US$3 trillion in 2015, a price that may climb to $6 trillion annually by 2021 if present trends continue. But most people – and even most businesses – don’t have insurance to protect themselves against this rising threat.

Insurance against all kinds of risks – disease, disaster, legal liability and more … Read more...

REVIEW: MICROSOFT SURFACE PRO 6

Microsoft’s pro-level portable Surface is back—this time, in black.

RATE – 8/10                                                                                       PRICE-  $899

 

IT’S BEEN NEARLY a year since the last version of the Microsoft Surface Pro 2-in-1 arrived. With the holidays around the bend, the annual refresh was inevitable, and the sixth version of the Pro—formally carrying a version number, unlike last year’s release—is here just in … Read more...

Britain has reportedly practiced a cyberattack to send Moscow into total blackout

  • Britain’s military just underwent a $130.5 million (£100 million) exercise, part of which focussed on what to do if Russia attacks the West.
  • If Russia does, Britain will send Moscow into total darkness by launching a cyberattack on its electricity supply, Military sources told the Sunday Times.
  • The two-day training exercise took place on Saturday and Sunday deep in a

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