Hackers could use AI to automate attacks, crash cars and drones

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Rapid advances in artificial intelligence are raising risks that malicious users will soon exploit the technology to mount automated hacking attacks, cause driverless car crashes or turn commercial drones into targeted weapons, a new report warns. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Ottawa family finds 1930s homemade sled at museum

When Bruce Dudley walked into the Canada Science and Technology Museum, he wasn’t expecting to see his family’s history front and centre. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Federal budget looks ready to help protect more lands, inland waters, oceans

The federal government appears poised to earmark funds in next week’s budget aimed at meeting United Nations’ targets on protecting more of Canada’s lands, inland waters and oceans. Powered by More...

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By admin On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Ancient human, giant sloth remains found in world's biggest flooded cave

Archaeologists exploring the word’s biggest flooded cave in Mexico have discovered ancient human remains at least 9,000 years old and the bones of animals that roamed the earth during the last Ice Age. Powered More...

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By admin On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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How vampire bats survive on an 'extreme' diet of just blood

By examining vampire bats’ DNA, scientists say they have uncovered some of the ways vampire bats survive on their ‘extreme’ germ-laden, low-carb, vitamin-deficient diet of just blood. Powered More...

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By admin On Sunday, February 18th, 2018
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Neptune's mysterious storm shrinking out of existence

Like Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, Neptune has had its own raging storm. Astronomers using Hubble have discovered that this once-enormous storm is rapidly shrinking. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Borneo's orangutans at risk of extinction after population decreases by 148,500 in 16 years

Partly due to deforestation and the rise of industrial plantations, Borneo’s orangutans are at risk of one day disappearing for good. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Winners of $950M 'supercluster' competition include Saskatchewan protein and Atlantic Oceans clusters

The Trudeau government has unveiled the winners of a competition to form technology “superclusters” — a title that will guarantee the victors a piece of up to $950 million in federal funding. Powered More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Google's Chrome browser starts blocking 'disruptive' ads

On Thursday, Google will begin using its Chrome browser to eradicate ads it deems annoying or otherwise detrimental to users. It just so happens that many of Google’s own most lucrative ads will sail through More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Feds to unveil 'supercluster' winners of $950 million for innovation

The Trudeau government is poised to unveil the winners of a competition to form technology “superclusters” — a title that will guarantee the victors a piece of up to $950 million in federal funding. Powered More...