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Just a Pair of These $11 Radio Gadgets Can Steal a Car

QIHOO 360 TEAM UNICORN FOR YEARS, AUTOMAKERS and hackers have known about a clever attack that spoofs the signal from a wireless car key fob to open a vehicle’s doors, and even drive it away. But even after repeated demonstrations—and real thefts—the technique still works on a number of models. Now a team of Chinese researchers has not only demonstrated ... Read More »

There Will Always Be Limits to How Creative a Computer Can Be

Jennifer Maravillas for HBR Artificial intelligence is disturbing the workforce, and will continue to do so as its capabilities increase. Inevitably, “artificial intelligence will soon be able to do the administrative tasks that consume much of managers’ time faster, better, and at a lower cost.” But, when it comes to more complex and creative tasks such as innovation, the question ... Read More »

Liberia is outsourcing education. Can it work

High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article. See our T&Cs and Copyright Policy for more detail. Email [email protected] to buy additional rights. The children were doing tests in the government school in the town of Smell No Taste. The soupy air was thick with ... Read More »

New technology that can help the 360 million people with hearing loss

For the 360 million people worldwide who lack some or all of their ability to hear, technological interventions have already come a long way. But still, they’re not perfect. Hearing aids don’t translate certain frequencies as well as regular hearing, and some users find hearing interventions uncomfortable or are ideologically opposed to them. Soon that might all change. Scientists are ... Read More »

 Betsy DeVos’s Education Agenda Can Be Overturned. This City Shows How.

Demonstrators in Philadelphia protest “doomsday budget” that would cut funding for assistant principals, guidance counselors, music and athletics programs, May 30, 2013.(AP / Matt Rourke)  Last month, with the help of a tie-breaker vote, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos squeaked through one of the most humiliating confirmations ever for a cabinet official. In the weeks leading up to the vote, millions ... Read More »

Google Assistant can now share personal info in Allo, but only if you let it

One of the coolest features of Allo is the ability to bring Google Assistant into any conversation. Just type @google and you can ask Assistant questions like “What’s my schedule like today” or “Show me the latest Cars 3 trailer,” and it will happily oblige, saving you the trouble of opening Chrome or Calendar and searching yourself. Now Google is ... Read More »

What else can you buy for the price of a 2017 Honda City

The 2017 Honda City has been launched in India for Rs 8.49 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). It is mid-life update for the Big H’s C-segment fighter which is now in its fourth generation. Over the last few years, the City has had to fight some major battles for its survival especially during the dieselisation period from 2011 to 2014. Now In ... Read More »

Zero-day Windows file-sharing flaw can crash systems, maybe worse

The implementation of the SMB network file sharing protocol in Windows has a serious vulnerability that could allow hackers to, at the very least, remotely crash systems. The unpatched vulnerability was publicly disclosed Thursday by an independent security researcher named Laurent Gaffié, who claims that Microsoft has delayed releasing a patch for the flaw for the past three months. Gaffié, ... Read More »

What Can a Pain Management Doctor Can Do for Me?

Who is a Pain Management Doctor? If you are somebody, who is in excruciating pain, then a pain management doctor is somebody who will diagnose why you are experiencing pain. The pain management doctor will also, provide you with a treatment plan that you can follow to be relieved from the pain. In most of the cases, the pain management ... Read More »

What else can you buy for the price of a Tata Hexa?

The Tata Hexa has been the talk of the town for the last few days. With some decent (not amazing) pricing it will surely boost Tata’s stature and for the first time in terms of having a sure-footed D-segment competitor. Yes, this is the successor to the Aria MPV and to a large extent will have to battle its legacy ... Read More »