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APAC firms must transform cybersecurity approach

APAC firms must transform cybersecurity approach

With the number of data breaches escalating and threat landscape fast evolving, Asia-Pacific enterprises will have to think outside the box and transform their cybersecurity strategy, especially since current tools are no longer effective in staving off attacks.

July 18, 2019 by

Chip world tries to come to grips with promise and peril of AI

Chip world tries to come to grips with promise and peril of AI

Chip executives gathered in San Francisco to discuss what to do about the explosion in demand for deep learning forms of A.I. that is pushing at the limits of today’s chips. Possibilities include analog computing, optical circuits, and computing in memory, but it’s not clear if any of that will head off a potential warehouse-scale-computing bottleneck.

July 13, 2019 by

Machine learning goes beyond theory to beat human poker champs

Machine learning goes beyond theory to beat human poker champs

How to deal with a breakdown in theoretical support in machine learning? Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Facebook describe winning many hands against the world’s top poker players by inventing smart search strategies to counter a lack of theoretical math used in most game-playing AI.

July 11, 2019 by

Features we initially mocked, but then came to love

Features we initially mocked, but then came to love

Many tech products are introduced with great fanfare and excitement. Customers flock to buy them, even sometimes standing in line for hours. But some products, and in particular, features, just don't inspire the same kind of buzz. In this gallery, we'll look at a bunch of features that inspired more "why" than "wow," but proved to be beloved by ZDNet's contributors and editors.

March 1, 2019 by

Best of MWC 2019: Cool tech you can buy or pre-order this year

Best of MWC 2019: Cool tech you can buy or pre-order this year

Between all the 5G devices and foldable phones, it might seem like nearly everything announced at MWC 2019 is too futuristic to purchase soon. In reality, many of these new gadgets are already available to pre-order or will launch later this year. Here's the best tech we've spotted on the show floor that's releasing in 2019.

February 26, 2019 by

Tech that stole our heart or broke it

Tech that stole our heart or broke it

With Valentine's Day around the corner, ZDNet's contributors and editors were reminded of all the technology they were infatuated with, either in their past or present, as well as anything that might've left them bitter and broken-hearted.

February 12, 2019 by

9 devices with e-ink displays

9 devices with e-ink displays

The monochrome, sunlight-readable displays remain largely synonymous with e-readers, but they're moving into other devices large and small.

December 3, 2018 by

How the latest gaming AI beat world champions of poker

ZDNet's Tiernan Ray tells TechRepublic's Karen Roby that traditional theoretical math approaches break down in multi-person Texas Hold’em poker. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Facebook figured out smart search strategies to get around that problem. Read more: https://zd.net/2Y3DRbb

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How to better understand humanity

Amber Case, author and research fellow at the Institute for the Future, sits down with Tonya Hall to discuss the pace of change and how we can better understand humanity through different studies.

July 18, 2019 by

AI and China's 21st century strategy

Tonya Hall sits down with Amy Webb, quantitative futurist professor of strategic foresight at the NYU Stern School of Business and the founder of the Future Today Institute, to learn more about how AI just might warp our future.

July 10, 2019 by

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