Author pulls software that used deep learning to virtually undress women

June 29, 2019

On Wednesday, a Vice article alerted the world to the creation of DeepNude, a computer program that uses neural networks to transform an image of a clothed woman into a realistic rendering of what she might look like naked. The software attracted widespread condemnation. This is an “invasion of sexual privacy,” legal scholar Danielle Citron told Vice. The […]

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Zoho offers software to SMEs

June 25, 2019

Zoho has partnered with Tamil Nadu Small and Tiny Industries Association (TANSTIA) to offer the association members access to its software at discounted rates to improve their digital literacy. It will also counsel and train the members to automate their businesses with its suite of business software. TANSTIA members will get 15-20 per cent discount […]

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Government battles ex-CIA software engineer accused of leaking hacking tools over prison restrictions

June 18, 2019

The U.S. government filed a memorandum Monday in the Southern District of New York in the case against Joshua Adam Schulte, a former CIA software engineer accused of stealing classified national defense information, which then appeared on WikiLeaks. Schulte filed a motion to end what’s known as special administrative measures (SAMs) while being held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center […]

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Realme 3 to get a software makeover; Here is how you can install updates

June 16, 2019

Chinese smartphone company Realme launched its smartphone model Realme 3 early this year. Within a span of just three months, the company has initiated a software update in the smartphone model. The update will be rolled out over-the-air (OTA) and Realme 3 users will benefit from the same in the next few days. The update […]

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Refactoring whizz: Good software shouldn’t cost the earth – it’s actually cheaper to build

May 31, 2019

Interview ThoughtWorks chief scientist Martin Fowler has written about the curious inverse relationship between quality and cost in the field of software development. The user cannot distinguish between good or bad internal design simply by observing the user interface or the features, he observed. This means that poor-quality software appears more productive in the early stages, since […]

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HP to install Israeli cybersecurity software in next-generation computers

May 28, 2019

HP Inc., the US maker of computer and printers, will install artificial intelligence-based software developed by Israeli cybersecurity firm Deep Instinct in its next generation computers in a bid to protect them from cyber attacks. Tens of millions of HP computers worldwide will be protected by the software, Deep Instinct said in a statement on […]

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IBS to acquire Canadian aviation software major

May 20, 2019

KOCHI: IBS Software (IBS) has entered into a multi-million-dollar agreement with Massachusetts-based Kronos Incorporated to acquire AD OPT, a market leader in aviation software that provides crew management solutions to some of the biggest airlines across the world. AD OPT founded in 1987 in Montreal by a group of mathematicians and operations research experts, was […]

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‘Software update on 737 MAX complete’

May 18, 2019

US aircraft manufacturer Boeing said it has completed its updates to the flight-control software on the 737 MAX and has tested it for more than 360 hours on 207 flights, after two deadly crashes resulted in the grounding of the aircraft globally. The 737 Max 8 and 9 models were grounded worldwide after an Ethiopian […]

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Apple releases 12.3 software update for HomePod

May 14, 2019

Apple has released a minor update to HomePod alongside the launch of iOS 12.3 on Monday, adding support for “joining some types of enterprise networks that require credentials.” Asides from the updates for enterprise networks, the 12.3 software update doesn’t appear to add any new functionality or Siri capabilities to HomePod. The new update will automatically […]

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‘India’s top 100 unicorns will have more software companies than China’

May 5, 2019

Hans Tung, a highprofile investor ranked seventh on the Forbes’ ‘Midas List 2019’, has been tracking India closely, discussing early proposals with entrepreneurs to back Indian startups. The 48-year-old managing partner at venture firm GGV Capital had spotted companies such as ByteDance, Slack, Didi Chuxing, Wish, and Lime, among other unicorns. He thinks India will have […]

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