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Apple revokes Fb’s developer certificates over recordsdata-snooping app—Google would possibly maybe maybe additionally very effectively be subsequent

oh snap, no app — Both bypassed the App Store to distribute their data-collection apps to users. Samuel Axon - Jan 30, 2019 9:16 pm UTC Enlarge / Google and Facebook circumvented the App Store to distribute VPN apps that collected user data against Apple's policies.Aurich / Getty Both Facebook and Google have used Apple's…

Kingdom mixes zombie outbreak with political intrigue in a hit combo

A plague on your house — New Netflix series adapted from Kim Eun-hee's popular webcomic Kingdom of the Gods. Jennifer Ouellette - Jan 30, 2019 8:51 pm UTC Enlarge / Not your typical "Romero" zombies: the undead in Kingdom turn fast, move fast, and seem to only come out at night.YouTube/Netflix A disgraced crown prince…

In-automobile AI assistants are coming whether you enjoy it or now no longer

What if my car knows I'm angry with it? — From Alexa and Nuance to personal AI helpers that learn your moods, it's happening. Jonathan M. Gitlin - Jan 30, 2019 8:24 pm UTC Aurich / Getty LAS VEGAS—Like it or not, CES has now become a car show, for the same reason we cover…

San Francisco lawmaker: Our cops ought to be banned from the utilization of facial recognition

Oro en paz, fierro en guerra — Bill says risk to civil liberties "substantially outweighs its purported benefits." Cyrus Farivar - Jan 30, 2019 7:51 pm UTC If a new proposed municipal ordinance passes in the coming months, San Francisco could become the first city in America to outright ban the use of facial recognition…

Trump’s industry-pleasant within secretary has pivoted to blockchain

Blockchain — "There is some suspicion that blockchain does not really work," Zinke admits. Timothy B. Lee - Jan 30, 2019 7:21 pm UTC Enlarge / Interior secretary turned blockchain booster Ryan Zinke.William Campbell-Corbis via Getty Images Ryan Zinke spent most of the last two years pursuing an industry-friendly agenda as secretary of the interior.…

Earth’s magnetic area nearly died all the scheme thru severe transition

The biggest forge — Late formation of the inner core might have revived magnetic field. Scott K. Johnson - Jan 30, 2019 6:35 pm UTC You’ve almost certainly seen the diagram—the layers of the Earth exposed like a slightly more complicated hard-boiled egg. The crust we live on is actually a thin shell, with the…

The Roomba lawnmower is lastly occurring

Weaponized roombas! This will go well — 17 years after the Roomba, iRobot tackles the great outdoors. Ron Amadeo - Jan 30, 2019 5:56 pm UTC The iRobot Terra. Check out that huge antenna. iRobot The antenna has lights! iRobot Step one: Jam some of these beacons in your lawn. iRobot The beacons communicate with…

An AI crushed two human pros at StarCraft—but it wasn’t a just correct fight

Enlarge / Two groups of Stalkers controlled by AI AlphaStar approach the army of Grzegorz "MaNa" Komincz in the decisive battle of the pair's fourth game.DeepMind DeepMind, the AI startup Google acquired in 2014, is probably best known for creating the first AI to beat a world champion at Go. So what do you do after…