This fake iPhone charging cable will hijack your computer

August 13, 2019

A fake Apple charging cable has been developed that could allow attackers to trick their way into a victim’s devices. Security researcher Mike Grover, also known as MG, has developed a fake Lightning-esque cable similar to those used to charge up iPhones that he says could be use to hijack a laptop or PC just […]

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Human Q&A with AI Displays Computer-Generated Thinking Weaknesses

August 9, 2019

You’ve most likely watched Jeopardy! or some such trivia game show, where opponents standing behind bright podiums have to answer trivia questions as fast and as accurately as possible. These are great fun, not to mention educational. Now imagine a human vs. a computer system playing against each other, and the clock. It seems like […]

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County computer upgrades welcome news

July 29, 2019

A county’s residents expect that services provided by their local government offices are delivered promptly and efficiently, and without problems. Because so many services rely on computer systems for their delivery, local government has to make sure that its systems operate as problem-free as possible. So, we’re glad to hear that Bartholomew County has already […]

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Elon Musk’s Neuralink Set to Reveal ‘Computer-Brain Interface’ on Tuesday

July 14, 2019

Not many people know that Tesla Founder and CEO Elon Musk owns a startup called Neuralink that is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces, existing only in sci-fi movies at the moment, to connect humans and computers. The least visible Elon Musk company is set to reveal its progress in developing the technology to connect computers to human […]

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Apollo Guidance Computer Restored, Used to Mine Bitcoin

July 13, 2019

Some people change the world with technology. Some people use technology to change the world. And some people find ways to mine Bitcoin on really, really, really old computers. Ancient Computer Restorer and obvious Bitcoin programming enthusiast Ken Shirriff has turned this into something of a habit, having previously worked out how to perform Bitcoin mining on […]

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First Apple Computer Heads to Auction

May 13, 2019

A rare Apple-1 computer made by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in 1976, a harbinger of the personal computing and internet age, could fetch up to £500,000 (US$630,000) at a Christie’s online auction from May 16-24. The computer, still in working condition, is accompanied by a group of Apple-related artifacts, including the first manual ever […]

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