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Google Nest hacker finds evidence of Google considering getting rid of 'Hey Google' hot words

Jan Boromeusz is a recognized Nest Home hacker with what many in the press describe as a proven track record in discovering new Google Nest features before they are announced or released by Google. He makes his announcements ...

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Adobe unveils authentication tool in battle against deepfakes

Adobe Inc. debuted a software tool to help media creators prove their images are real, the latest move by the maker of Photoshop to combat the spread of deepfake technology.

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Bluetooth flaw in Linux kernel allows nearby hackers to execute code

Google engineer Andy Nguyen is reporting via a Twitter thread that a new security vulnerability has been found in Linux operating systems that run a Bluetooth software stack called BlueZ. Nguyen has named the vulnerability ...

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Creating software that will unlock the power of exascale

Leading research organizations and computer manufacturers in the U.S. are collaborating on the construction of some of the world's fastest supercomputers—exascale systems capable of performing more than a billion billion ...

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ESports fights cheating bugs, bots and hacks

The rapid growth of eSports has increased the financial gains at stake and created a pressing need to fight the cheats and maintain the booming sector's integrity.

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TetGen 1.6 Release: new version of the successful mesh generator

Electromagnetic fields in magnetic resonance imaging, groundwater flows, charge carriers in semiconductors and numerous further spatially distributed physical processes have one thing in common: they can be modeled by means ...

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New method enables automated protections for sensitive data

Just as people need to protect their sensitive data, such as social security numbers, manufacturing companies need to protect their sensitive corporate data. There are currently fewer protections for proprietary manufacturing ...

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How mobile apps grab attention

As part of an international collaboration, Aalto University researchers have shown that our common understanding of what attracts visual attention to screens, in fact, does not transfer to mobile applications. Despite the ...