Author: Marvelous Iwendi

US Agencies Hacked in Cyberespionage Campaign

The networks of the Treasury and Commerce departments were hacked as part of a monthlong global cyberespionage campaign that. This was revealed on Sunday just days after FireEye— a popular cybersecurity firm— reported that it had been breached in an…

Artificial Visual System for the Next-Gen of AI

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) led a research that developed an artificial visual system that consumes low power to imitate the human brain. During an experiment, it successfully carried out some data-intensive cognitive tasks. The results of that experiment…

New App Alerts Users About Data Collection Around Them

Billions of IoT gadgets including microphones, smart cameras and others are hidden in plain sight and are tracking our movements, activities and even facial expressions. Fortunately, there is an app and digital infrastructure that allows users to discover such devices,…

Police Drones are Starting to Have a Mind of Their Own

In a city in Southern California, drones using artificial intelligence are assisting investigations, while presenting a somewhat controversial question on civil rights. In Chula Vista, California, when the police receive a 911 distress call, with just the press of a…

New Algorithm for Disease Simulation

Researchers from WSU and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have engineered a novel computer algorithm which can determine regions where vaccines should be dispensed to increase immunization. This algorithm makes use of computer-simulated populations to determine the possibility of a disease…