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BrandPost: Intel’s Student Ambassador Program: Artificial Intelligence for College Students

Are you a college student interested in machine learning, deep learning, and artificial intelligence? If yes, you have an opportunity to engage with Intel...

BrandPost: Teaching Parallel Programming: Teach Early and Often, and Try These...

Recently, I had the good fortune to present a class at the ACM Conference for Computer Science Educators (SIGCSE). While I definitely shared my...

BrandPost: Let’s Make ‘Adaptive’ a Programming Technique

Let’s think about making programs themselves adapt.This has been called adaptive computing by some.And no, I’m not talking about agile programming or adaptive programming.Thinking...

IDG Contributor Network: Puerto Rico is becoming the onshore destination of...

Did you know that Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory? Surprisingly, in a recent poll, fewer than half of Americans knew that Puerto Rico...

How to control what data your Android apps transmit

If you are concerned about what personal information apps want from your Android, here are some settings you can tweak to send only the...

IDG Contributor Network: Apple AirPods are to IoT what iPhone was...

In the world of IoT (internet of things) Apple AirPods are the best things since sliced bread. That may sound a bit of an exaggeration.It...

How to protect your Apple iCloud account

Worried about hackers destroying your iCloud music, pictures and documents? You should be. However, there are three things you can do right now: Backup...

Apple: Macs and iPhones are safe from newly revealed CIA exploits

The Mac and iPhone exploits described in new documents attributed to the U.S.Central Intelligence Agency were patched years ago, according to Apple.WikiLeaks released a...

Microsoft delays tools for third-party Cortana integrations

Microsoft has delayed the release of its tools for connecting other services to the Cortana virtual assistant, a decision that could cause it to...

GiftGhostBot scares up victims’ gift-card cash with brute-force attacks

Software nasty can burn through 1.7 million account numbers per hour Cybercrooks are using a bot to automate the process of breaking into and...

Google Play faces cat and mouse game with sneaky Android malware

What’s the best way to avoid Android malware? Downloading all your apps from the Google Play store -- where software is vetted – is...

Analysis of meta-analyses identifies where sciences’ real problems lie

(credit: Harvard University) Science is in a phase of pretty intense soul-searching. Over the past few years, systemic problems that lead to unreliable...