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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 September 2018

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* 14 biggest announcements from Amazon’s surprise hardware event >>
* Alexa learns how to whisper >>
* Amazon’s Alexa-enabled microwave hands-on: it cooks but does not speak >>

* Samsung’s Galaxy S10 Plus lineup could include 5G, leak suggests >>
* High bandwidth mobile satellite internet for ships, trains, cars now >>
* Inside Facebook Dating, launching today first in Colombia >>

* Facebook Dating could become a multi-billion dollar business >>
* A pair of tiny hopping rovers are about to land on an asteroid >>
* Lunewave is pitching a new sensor offering better vision for autonomous vehicles >>

* Cycle of Doom Complete: Researchers Use AI to Generate New Levels for Videogame >>
* Attention Revolution: Your next browser will pay you >>
* AI could help drones ride air currents like birds >>

* Real-life Vulcan found 16 light-years away: Newly discovered planet orbits in star system home to Star Trek’s Spock >>
* California may ban terrible default passwords on connected devices >>
* Sky battle lines drawn as Fox, Disney and Comcast prepare for £27bn auction >>

* Amazon launches Scout, a machine learning-powered visual shopping tool >>
* Finance Law Isn’t Ready for Elon Musk >>
* NASA’s new exoplanet-hunter has spotted its first alien worlds >>

* Animals can count, but can’t read numbers – and now we know why >>
* AI could help push Neo4j graph database growth >>
* Jeff Bezos confirms Blue Origin space tourism firm will begin manned flights next year >>

* NASA’s New Planet Hunter Just Found Its 1st Alien World — an Evaporating ‘Super-Earth’ >>
* NASA’s Curiosity Rover on Mars Sidelined by Glitch >>
* Hyundai signs deal to sell 1,000 hydrogen-powered trucks in Switzerland over the next five years >>

* Scientists successfully reverse Alzheimer’s in mice by removing ‘zombie cells’ fuel the disease – but they can’t work out how to do it in humans >>
* China’s Social Credit system will track and rank all citizens by 2020 >>
* India Has Criminalized the Islamic Practice of ‘Instant Divorce’ >>

* Hologram phone calls – sci-fi or serious possibility? >>
* From Arabic to AI: the ancient roots of the algorithm >>
* Scientists discovered a great white shark lair known as the ‘White Shark Cafe’ >>

* China’s doctor shortage prompts rush for AI health care >>
* DARPA funds developing Quantized Inertia into breakthrough space propulsion >>
* Samsung’s triple-camera Galaxy A7 phone is now official >>

* Milk alternatives: Which are good for both you and the planet? >>
* Reducing false positives in credit card fraud detection >>
* AI Could Devastate the Developing World >>

* Amazon’s Echo Sub and Smart Plug leak on its website >>
* Humans Simply ‘Hardwired’ For Laziness, Study Says >>
* Google brings vulnerability scanning to its Cloud Build CI/CD platform >>

* Google’s Cloud Memorystore for Redis is now generally available >>
* Mars trips may involve less radiation exposure than previously thought >>
* Top 3 most popular programming languages in 2018 >>

* Quantum Technology Promises Practical Cryptography With Unbreakable Keys >>
* How to Know Once and For All if the Universe Began With a Bang or a Bounce >>
* Last Year’s Gravitational Wave Detections Failed to Provide a Hint of Any Extra Spatial Dimensions >>

* Polygraph tests don’t work as lie detectors and they never have >>
* Gmail users will be able to opt out of Smart Replies on desktop >>
* 18 new details about Elon Musk’s redesigned, moon-bound ‘Big F*ing Rocket’ Like why it won’t be called that for long >>

* Cloudflare Ends CAPTCHAs For Tor Users >>
* ESPN+ just over five months to hit one million subscribers >>
* Research: 83% of Executives Say They Encourage Curiosity. Just 52% of Employees Agree. >>

* MariaDB acquires Clustrix >>
* Plastic-munching caterpillars could save the planet >>
* Samsung leak suggests there may be four different Galaxy S10 versions next year >>

* Giant pandas can tell a mate from their calls >>
* 1,000bhp Mercedes-AMG Project One ‘F1 car for the road’ starts testing in UK >>
* ‘Penis bones’ an evolutionary puzzle explained using innovative 3-D scanning >>

* Why Are So Many Companies Getting Hacked, and What Can Be Done About It? >>
* A new antenna using single atoms could usher in the age of atomic radio >>
* Why The Pagani Huayra Is Worth A Cool $3 Million >>

* Mars trips may involve less radiation exposure than previously thought >>
* Why Schools Are Banning Yoga >>
* Hulu launches a new website specifically designed for watching shows on your computer >>
* A Ray-Box Intersection Algorithm and Efficient Dynamic Voxel Rendering >>

* ‘5+2’ transportation network to underpin Beijing’s new airport >>
* China wins Guinness World Record for world’s highest bridge >>
* Predicting Your Pipeline >>

* New AI Could Stop Your Bank From Freezing Your Card When You Buy Something Weird >>
* This Super Powerful Magnetic Field Puts Us One Step Closer to Nuclear Fusion >>
* New Research Shows 63% of Enterprises Are Adopting Microservices Architectures >>

* Reviewing Trends at DevOps World | Jenkins World 2018 >>
* Walmart Buys 17,000 Oculus Go Headsets For Worker Training >>
* VW’s I.D. Buzz Cargo is an electric delivery van with a hint of flower power >>

* GoPro Hero 7 Black’s Image Stabilization Feature Is Unreal >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 September 2018

September 20, 2018 Leave a comment

* Amazon could open 3,000 cashierless Go stores by 2021 >>
* Programmable ‘skins’ turn any household object into a robot >>
* Smart pills can transmit data to your doctors, but what about privacy? >>

* North Korea agrees to inspections in bid to salvage nuclear talks >>
* When Power Lines Break, a New Control System Keeps the Sparks From Flying >>
* A mind-reading headset lets people fly drones using their thoughts >>

* Satellite uses giant net to practice capturing space junk >>
* Amazon shopping test recommends products based on your likes >>
* Alibaba Cloud to support live broadcast of 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo >>

* Carnegie Mellon is Saving Old Software from Oblivion >>
* Python 2 support for runbooks slithers out of preview >>
* Ai That Grows Your Plants For You >>

* AWS claims Storage Gateway appliance doesn’t need you to manage it >>
* Microsoft Azure gains Availability Zones and Immutable Blobs >>
* Amazon is now the third largest digital ad platform in the U.S. >>
* Amazon launches in Turkey >>

* SpaceX’s New BFR Spaceship Really Does Look Like Tintin’s Moon Rocket >>
* SpaceX to livestream private BFR Moon mission “in high-def VR” with Starlink satellites >>
* Why the SpaceX Lunar Tourists Won’t Walk on the Moon >>

* NASA’s New Planet-Hunter TESS Beams ‘First Light’ Image to Earth >>
* Password bypass flaw in Western Digital My Cloud drives puts data at risk >>
* China’s Leaders Soften Their Stance on AI >>

* Could rockets powered by light someday soon be launched into space? >>
* Scientists recreate images of people’s memories from brain activity >>
* How Breakthrough Listen Trained AI to Spot Elusive, Mysterious Radio Bursts >>

* Wasps are being wiped out just as fast as bees but nobody cares >>
* Implantable Drug-Making Cells >>

* The Physics of a Star Wars Bomber Dropping Bombs in Space >>
* Cloudflare wants internet route leaks to be a thing of the past >>
* For JavaScript Developers, More Choices Mean Hard Choices >>

* Linux On Windows 10: Running Ubuntu VMs Just Got a Lot Easier, Says Microsoft >>
* Thinking Like a Human: What It Means to Give AI a Theory of Mind >>
* High blood pressure breakthrough: Over 500 genes uncovered >>

* IBM launches cloud tool to detect AI bias and explain automated decisions >>
* GitLab raises $100M >>
* Chinese government announces it will begin genetic testing of Olympic hopefuls >>

* Clearing out old cells might help the brain >>
* Killing ‘zombie’ brain cells can prevent memory loss in mice >>

* Alibaba will build its own AI chip to support self-driving cars >>
* IKEA designs future autonomous cars that work as hotels, stores, and meeting rooms >>
* The biology of Alzheimer’s – and how we might find a cure >>

* Lab-Grown Meat >>
* Reimagining of Schrödinger’s Cat Breaks Quantum Mechanics—and Stumps Physicists >>
* TV lovers rejoice! Sky and Netflix join forces to create an ultimate streaming package >>

* Most mammals need a BONE in their penis because they mate so frequently for long time it ensures their genitals survive the encounter >>
* Aerial surveys over Arctic released as scientists ramp up efforts to track melting ice >>

* Drug Fights Liver Cancer With Fewer Side Effects >>
* Children ‘need protection’ from AI home devices that collect and share their data >>
* A $100, mini version of original PlayStation is on way with 20 games >>

* Amazon is introducing at least 8 new Alexa devices by the end of the year >>
* Artificial intelligence can transform the economy >>
* ‘Robotic Skins’ turn everyday objects into robots >>

* Introducing AI Fairness 360 >>
* Trust and Transparency for AI on the IBM Cloud >>
* Onzo expands ride-sharing business, 2,500 e-scooters set to hit Auckland’s streets >>

* AI can identify objects based on verbal descriptions >>
* Solving the mystery of sleep >>

* Microsoft is putting HoloLens to work with new Dynamics 365 applications >>
* Microsoft adds two more Dynamics 365 AI apps to its roadmap >>
* Microsoft launches new AI applications for customer service and sales >>

* Google launches new AI initiatives in Japan >>
* Sony’s reborn Aibo robot is available for pre-order in the US >>

* QAnon Is Trying to Trick Facebook’s Meme-Reading AI >>
* Chrome OS revamp delivers a new look and Linux app support >>
* Mosquitoes are eating plastic and spreading it to new food chains >>

* ‘Flying taxis’ could become a reality – if the public says it wants them >>
* The Application Of AI To Augment Physicians And Reduce Burnout >>
* Save time and money by filtering faces during indexing with Amazon Rekognition >>

* SpaceX would support space weapons race >>
* Gold Nanomaterials Make Photoelectrode Shine Bright >>
* Running Chrome in a Docker container >>

* Alibaba will no longer bring 1 million jobs to the US, citing tariffs >>
* ‘Made In China 2025’: a peek at the robot revolution under way in the hub of the ‘world’s factory’ >>
* Japan eager to be on board vertical take-off ‘flying cars’ >>
* Tencent releases open platform to help drive AI projects at other companies >>

* Alphabet AI Is Helping Release Sterile Mosquitoes in Singapore >>
* Microservices on Kubernetes >>
* API Gateway vs. Service Mesh >>
* Jenkins Configuration as Code: Migration >>
* Use a Voice Assistant as a Dictation Machine for a CMS >>
* Malware Detection With Convolutional Neural Networks in Python >>

* Some Lessons From Elon Musk >>
* Angry Birds Is Coming To Magic Leap One Creator Edition >>

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