Computer Sciences

DUAL takes AI to the next level

Scientists at DGIST in Korea, and UC Irvine and UC San Diego in the US, have developed a computer architecture that processes unsupervised machine learning algorithms faster, while consuming significantly less energy than ...

Computer Sciences

Tricking fake news detectors with malicious user comments

Fake news detectors, which have been deployed by social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook to add warnings to misleading posts, have traditionally flagged online articles as false based on the story's headline or content. ...

Business

The Kiwi media mogul challenging online giants

Tucked away in Sinead Boucher's sock drawer is the one-dollar coin that transformed the former journalist into New Zealand's biggest media mogul, giving her a platform to challenge Facebook and other social media giants.

Telecom

Italy's 5G stumbles after a shining start

Italy's 5G project, launched to great fanfare in October 2018 with frequencies going for top dollar at auction, has since fallen victim to sky-high costs and red tape.

Internet

Who shares the most fake news? New study sheds light

Facebook is a more fertile breeding ground for fake news than Twitter, and those on the far ends of the liberal-conservative spectrum are most likely to share it, according to new CU Boulder research.

Internet

EU wants tech giants to report monthly on virus fake news

A senior European Union official warned online platforms like Google and Facebook on Wednesday to step up the fight against fake news, coming notably from countries like China and Russia, but she praised the approach of Twitter ...

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