mai 2017

HTC unveils the U11, a gorgeous 5.5-inch flagship phone with Amazon Alexa support

Gut reaction: You won’t want to hide the HTC U11 in a protective case. HTC’s new flagship phone is just too stunning to conceal behind a chintzy polycarb shell. Imbued with HTC’s new “liquid” design aesthetic, the U11 has an impossibly glossy finish, evoking the...

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At Google I/O, enterprises may get AI they can put to work

As Google I/O, the search giant's major developer conference, gets ready to kick off on Wednesday, enterprises will be curious to see if Google offers new artificial intelligence technology they can put to work. Google executives are expected to talk about A.I. and machine learning during...

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How to make Fully Homomorphic Encryption ‘practical and usable’

Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE) for years has been a promising approach to protecting data while it’s being computed on, but making it fast enough and easy enough to use has been a challenge. The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, which has been leading the Department of...

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Google I/O 2017: What to expect from this year’s developer’s conference

In just a few days, Google will kick off its annual I/O conference and the year of Android will finally begin in earnest. The company has been busy, but until Sundar Pichai takes the stage at the Shoreline Amphitheater, we won’t know for sure what...

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says we’re living in « a golden age of AI »

AI boon and boom For Amazon founder and Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos, artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t something to be feared. Instead, it’s to be celebrated. Speaking at the Internet Association’s annual gala in Washington D.C., the renowned tech entrepreneur told the audience that AI is...

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What is Ransomware?

What would it mean if you lost all of your personal documents, such as your family photos, research or business records? How much would you pay to get them back? There’s a burgeoning form of cybercrime that hinges on the answers to these questions. You have...

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A generation of tech natives is going to change how we manage money. Here’s why

  I vividly remember the day my dad brought home a first laptop. It was 1990, and I was eight years old. I used it for 10 hours in a row and was so excited I did not sleep the whole night. A few weeks later...

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Un amateur a créé un hologramme fonctionnel et animé de Cortana, l’IA de Microsoft

C'est Cortana, l'intelligence artificielle de Microsoft, en chair et en os. Ou plutôt en lumière et en hologramme. Un amoureux de technologies vient de donner vie à Cortana, l’intelligence artificielle de Microsoft. Il a construit une sorte de dôme de verre triangulaire où est installée une...

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Ça y est, quelqu’un a développé une voiture de course sans pilote

Tandis que Tesla et consorts s'occupent des voitures autonomes dans le cadre domestique et urbain, Roborace développe des voitures de course autonomes. Au niveau technologique, on passe à la vitesse supérieure. La course automobile restera-t-elle un sport quand il n'y aura plus de pilote derrière le...

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Google dévoile enfin Allo, son appli de messagerie instantanée avec de vrais morceaux d’AI dedans

Google a enfin dévoilé sa nouveauté tant attendue : Allo, une application de messagerie instantanée, mais surtout intelligente. Elle est dotée d'une intelligence artificielle offrant de nouvelles fonctionnalités très novatrices. Voilà, Google a lancé sa propre appli de messagerie instantanée. Allo, disponible pour iOS et Android, permet de...

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