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Wisconsin Tech Company to Implant Microchips in Employees 

A Wisconsin-based vending company says it’s set to become the first U.S. company to implant microchips into its employees. (GETTY IMAGES)  An American tech company will soon offer its employees microchip implants – a move being hailed as the first of its kind in the United States. Three Square Market (32M), a Wisconsin-based modern vending company that outfits break rooms with “micro... Read More

How to improve your Mac notebook's battery life for free with Chargeberry

How to improve your Mac notebook's battery life for free with Chargeberry
How to improve your Mac notebook’s battery life for free with Chargeberry Many laptop users, including Mac professionals, are surprised to learn notebook batteries are considered consumables whose life spans don’t always match the intended life span of the laptop’s other components. Laptop batteries possess known maximum cycle counts and, as a result, lose effectiveness once they complete so many... Read More

Microsoft's next HoloLens will have dedicated AI chip, boosting on-board processing

Microsoft's next HoloLens will have dedicated AI chip, boosting on-board processing
Microsoft’s next HoloLens will have dedicated AI chip, boosting on-board processing The second version of Microsoft’s HoloLens, the firm’s “mixed-reality” headset, will feature an on-board AI coprocessor designed by Microsoft itself, Microsoft’s AI lead Harry Shum announced in a keynote address at CVPR 2017 on Sunday. The coprocessor will exist as part of the HoloLens’s multiprocessor known as the Holographic... Read More

Three Square Market becomes first US company to offer implanted microchips to all employees

Three Square Market becomes first US company to offer implanted microchips to all employees
Three Square Market becomes first US company to offer implanted microchips to all employees Employees at Three Square Market (32M) will soon be getting a tech upgrade: Biochips, imbedded in their hands. The company will become the first in the US to offer implanted microchip technology to all employees, essentially replacing ID badges and allowing users to open doors, log... Read More

iCloud Keychain encryption bug exposes iOS passwords, credit card numbers

iCloud Keychain encryption bug exposes iOS passwords, credit card numbers
iCloud Keychain encryption bug exposes iOS passwords, credit card numbers A largely unreported iOS security flaw undermined iCloud’s end-to-end encryption capability, and could have allowed attackers to steal passwords, credit cards, and any other information on file, according to security firm Longterm Security. iCloud Keychain enables users to store passwords and credit card numbers across all of their devices, while... Read More

New Microsoft cloud service uses AI to find bugs in your code

New Microsoft cloud service uses AI to find bugs in your code
New Microsoft cloud service uses AI to find bugs in your code Microsoft Security Risk Detection, made publicly available Friday, uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help software developers find bugs in their code and other vulnerabilities. The cloud-based tool, previously known as Project Springfield, is meant to complement the work being done by developers and security experts, according to a... Read More

What It’s Like Living in the Land of Natural Disasters

What It’s Like Living in the Land of Natural Disasters
What It’s Like Living in the Land of Natural Disasters Indonesia is a gorgeous archipelago of 13,700 islands dotting the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It’s also incredibly vulnerable to natural disasters. There are 150 active volcanos, plus countless earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, wildfires, and floods. But for the 260 million people who call the islands home, living under constant threat of... Read More