Technology

Robot kill switches & legal status: MEPs endorse AI proposal

Thursday, January 12, 2017
By Paul Martin

RT.com 12 Jan, 2017 A European Parliament committee has voted in favor of a draft report that proposes granting legal status to robots, categorizing them as “electronic persons”. The draft report, approved by 17 votes to two and two abstentions by the European Parliament Committee on Legal Affairs, proposes that “The most sophisticated autonomous... »

John McAfee: US election hack was a bored ’15-year-old in his bedroom’

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By Paul Martin

CYBERSECURITY guru John McAfee has mocked the American government for blaming Russia before suggesting the US election hack was the work of an “unsophisticated hacker”. By DARREN HUNT Express.co.uk Wed, Jan 11, 2017 The FBI have claimed the Kremlin was behind hacking the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in the lead-up to the US election.... »

Mario Draghi’s Email Was Hacked By A High-Ranking Mason

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Jan 10, 2017 Earlier this morning we reported the bizarre story of how two hackers had managed to penetrate the email accounts of not only ECB head Mario Draghi, but also former Italian PMs Matteo Renzi and Mario Monti, as well as countless other highly placed politicians and executives. On... »

Twitter Sued By Families Of Terrorism Victims For “Providing Services To ISIS”

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Jan 10, 2017 Lately Twitter just can’t seem to get anything right. While Jack Dorsey’s social network has been frequently in the news for cracking down on outspoken members of the “alt-right”, or those accused of harrassment such as Martin Shkreli most recently, it has also been accused of taking... »

Energy Department warns of ‘imminent’ cyberattack on power grid

Monday, January 9, 2017
By Paul Martin

With greater integration of energy systems, there’s greater need for security, according to the department. By Chris Bing FedScoop.com JANUARY 9, 2017 Privately owned infrastructure used to deliver electricity to U.S. homes, hospitals and businesses is in ”imminent danger” of cyberattacks, the Energy Department warns in a massive new report. While advancements in energy... »

50% of All American Jobs Will Be Gone in 10 Years- What Will Follow?

Monday, January 9, 2017
By Paul Martin

By Dave Hodges TheCommonSenseShow.com January 9th, 2017 If the economy is doing so fine, then why are so many retail giants going out of business? The old way of doing things is no longer profitable. Humans cost to much money to maintain in the work force. The need and means for automation to replace... »

U.S. Caught Hacking Turkey’s Electrical Grid, Causing Blackouts

Monday, January 9, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Sean Adl-Tabatabai YourNewsWire.com January 9, 2017 Turkey has accused the US government of hacking the Turkish electrical grid, causing frequent blackouts across the country. Turkish Energy Minister Berat Albayrak confirmed that his ministry had experienced a cyber attack originating from American IP addresses that caused blackouts across Istanbul and other nearby cities. Farsnews.com... »

Google’s Self-Driving Minivans Arrive This Month

Monday, January 9, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, ZeroHedge.com Jan 9, 2017 It’s been such a hoot reading comments from people telling me that self-driving vehicles are decades away if ever. The nay-sayers have been proven laughably wrong given Google’s New Self-Driving Minivans Will Hit the Road by the End of January 2017. Waymo, the self-driving car... »

The Bitcoin Craze

Monday, January 9, 2017
By Paul Martin

By: CAPTAINHOOK GoldSeek.com Monday, 9 January 2017 Why is Bitcoin going through the roof? Some would have you believe it’s solely because of Yuan depreciation risk, with most of the buying coming out of China. This is certainly a factor, and likely chief trigger of the present melt-up, however this is not the entire... »

‘Witch hunt’: Kremlin slams ODNI report claiming Russia hacked US elections

Monday, January 9, 2017
By Paul Martin

RT.com 9 Jan, 2017 Moscow has slammed the recent ODNI report which claims Russia hacked the US elections. The Kremlin spokesman said it was “reminiscent of a witch hunt,” adding that Moscow is “tired” of “amateurish” US hacking intelligence. Moscow is “seriously tired of these accusations,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday. “It... »

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