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Three new iPhones and an Apple Watch, e Foundation OS, Pixelbook 2 leaks (MobileTechRoundup show #444)

Apple held its annual iPhone event this past week and as a result Kevin and I spent most of MobileTechRoundup show #444 talking about the three new iPhones and the Apple Watch Series 4. Image: ZDNet Three new iPhone models: Who’s upgrading and to what? And a new Apple Watch 4, which one of us pre-ordered. Find out why. Have… Read more →

EmTech MIT: Making factory robots smarter and safer

Alphas and betas may be fine for social networks. But manufacturers tend to be more conservative about technology with good reason. The industrial robots on the factory floor that hoist heavy payloads and move them around at high speeds are so dangerous that they need to be kept in separate work-cells away from human workers. “You can’t move fast and… Read more →

Critical infrastructure will have to operate if there’s malware on it or not

Getty Images/iStockphoto As threats and cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure are expected to intensify in the near future, cyber-security experts believe that companies and government agencies should be prepared to operate networks even if there’s malware or a threat actor on the network or not. The idea is that cyber-attacks should not cause downtime of any form, and networks should be… Read more →

Critical infrastructure will have to operate if there’s malware on it or not

Getty Images/iStockphoto As threats and cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure are expected to intensify in the near future, cyber-security experts believe that companies and government agencies should be prepared to operate networks even if there’s malware or a threat actor on the network or not. The idea is that cyber-attacks should not cause downtime of any form, and networks should be… Read more →

Why all three new iPhones will be a success

I’m sorry, I just couldn’t stay awake long enough. You, though, because you’re so very excitable and excited, had multiple browsers and apps whirling at midnight on Thursday to order your new iPhone XS or XS Max. Or, perhaps, your shiny new blue XR. Looking with chilled eyes, it seems clear that Apple has been very astute in the way… Read more →

Nvidia researchers generate synthetic brain MRI images for AI research

Artificial intelligence holds a great deal of promise for medical professionals who want to get the most out of medical imaging. However, when it comes to studying brain tumors, there’s an inherent problem with the data: abnormal brain images are, by definition, uncommon. New research from Nvidia aims to solve that. read this Everything you need to know about AI… Read more →

Nasty piece of CSS code crashes and restarts iPhones

A security researcher has discovered a vulnerability in the WebKit rendering engine used by Safari that crashes and restarts the iOS operating system used by iPhones and iPads. The vulnerability can be exploited by loading an HTML page that uses specially crafted CSS code. The CSS code isn’t very complex and tries to apply a CSS effect known as backdrop-filter… Read more →

EmTech MIT: Tackling "tough tech"

Graduate students at universities like MIT are doing groundbreaking work, but it often fails to make it out of the lab. Instead the best and brightest are snapped up by start-ups and tech giants hungry for AI talent. “Why are our best PhD students in really-important labs starting dating apps?” asked Katie Rae, the CEO and managing partner at The… Read more →