MongoDB dedicated 24 engineers to the project, which took two years. Its open-source software is popular -- it's been downloaded more than 80 million times -- because it can be used to build virtual databases that run on lots of platforms, including Windows and Linux machines. It's compatible with the processors in laptops and mobile phones, and it's interoperable with more than a dozen programming languages. … [Read more...] about How encryption could stop personal data exposures on the cloud
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A personal computer that is completely silent, can sit snuggly below your TV or monitor and provide you with the latest entertainment. That is exactly what the Mecool K7 is promising, even if it doesn't quite hit the mark. It is a bit more expensive than similarly configured Android boxes, but the tuners are an absolute godsend for those who know how to use them. … [Read more...] about This Android box has one very compelling feature, shame about the execution
The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention dispatched a team of scientists to Wuhan to gather information about the new disease and perform testing in patients, hoping to isolate the virus. Their work, published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Jan. 24, examined samples from three patients. Using an electron microscope, which can see in nanometers, and studying the genetic code, the team were able to visualize and genetically identify the novel coronavirus for the first time. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus death toll jumps above 80, five US cases confirmed: Everything we know
Its eight far-field microphones have been improved to be able to hear your voice commands better when the TV is in use (rather than being drowned out by the TV speakers). It can be used as a stand-alone Echo device to control your smart home, it can be paired with other Echos for a multi-room speaker system, and you can speak to it without needing to use your remote. All-in-all, a pretty useful streaming box. … [Read more...] about Amazon Fire TV Cube (2019) vs. Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K: Which should you buy?
Three factors had to be considered: which images the trigger was injected into, where, and what it looked like. Duke University's tool was able to scan images within the dataset to peel away different layers of the image, searching for indicators of tampering. … [Read more...] about The US Army uses facial recognition to train AI. Now, it needs to protect it