ARM Joins Firms Shunning Huawei's Business

ARM Joins Firms Shunning Huawei's Business

National security is the stated reason for Trump's ban, but "the hardware isn't the problem," noted Chris Taylor, research director at Strategy Analytics.

Flexa Launches Crypto-Based Payment App

Flexa Launches Crypto-Based Payment App

Flexa's main commercial pitch for cryptocurrencies is that traditional payment systems are broken, overpriced and insecure, while blockchain-based systems offer superior security and efficiency, and they cost sellers and buyers less than standard credit cards, noted King.

Spring Cleaning Your Network Security

Spring Cleaning Your Network Security

Devices like IP surveillance cameras are designed to keep organizations safe and secure, but they can wind up being the weak point in a network if not carefully maintained and safeguarded. Most organizations have strict rules in place for major network access points, but it's important to remember that any connected device requires similar protections.

Reset Samsung Galaxy Watch: How to turn it off, pair to a new phone and factory reset

Reset Samsung Galaxy Watch: How to turn it off, pair to a new phone and factory reset

A 4G data connection is the one part it does not touch, so, again, skip to the last section if you want to reset that in a 4G-capable Samsung Galaxy Watch.

AI Raises the Bar for Home Network Security

AI Raises the Bar for Home Network Security

These robust emerging solutions for the connected home apply machine learning technology to identify devices on the home network, detect anomalous endpoint behavior, monitor and detect incoming threats, identify unreliable phishing websites, and enable more robust digital parenting.

Facebook’s AI extracts playable characters from real-world videos

Facebook’s AI extracts playable characters from real-world videos

The team’s approach relies on two neural networks, or layers of mathematical functions modeled after biological neurons: Pose2Pose, a framework that maps a current pose and a single-instance control signal to the next post, and Pose2Frame, which plops the current pose and new pose (along with a given background) on an output frame.

AT&T: Our 5G network is ready for 2880×1600 VR and 5ms latency games

AT&T: Our 5G network is ready for 2880×1600 VR and 5ms latency games

In partnership with 5G networking device maker Ericsson, AT&T announced today that it has developed new 5G and edge streaming solutions for virtual reality and games in collaboration with some key players, including HTC, Nvidia, PlayGiga and Arvizio.

Qualcomm: Rethinking AI in a 5G Quantum World

Qualcomm: Rethinking AI in a 5G Quantum World

The company also spoke to two Microsoft products -- HoloLens 2 and the Vision AI developer's kit -- that have been making a huge impact on how AI is applied to end devices.

WiFi, Managed Services and the Home Network: Solving In-Home Connectivity

WiFi, Managed Services and the Home Network: Solving In-Home Connectivity

The industry is driving advances in WiFi standards, along with innovations in mesh networking and 5G, to correct current wireless issues, accommodate future growth, and create new opportunities for managed services and early detection of problems.

Courant's LeCun Wins Turing Award for Breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence

Courant's LeCun Wins Turing Award for Breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence

Yann LeCun, a professor at New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences , has been awarded the ACM A.M. Turing Award for his breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and, specifically, deep learning and convolutional neural networks—the foundation of modern computer vision, speech recognition, speech synthesis, image synthesis, and natural language processing.

Facebook's data-sharing deals reportedly under criminal probe

Facebook's data-sharing deals reportedly under criminal probe

Federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation into controversial deals struck to share its users' data with dozens of tech companies without the users' knowledge, The New York Times reported Wednesday.

Spreading CRM's Message

Spreading CRM's Message

New Health Cloud Tools At the engagement level, Salesforce has been taking big steps to add CRM values to healthcare through its Health Cloud. CRM principles like systems of engagement have been changing the healthcare equation by capturing more data and moving information around to inform care decisions at every level.

Your body is your internet -- and now it can't be hacked

Your body is your internet -- and now it can't be hacked

Before the first crime happens, Purdue University engineers have tightened security on the "internet of body." Now, the network you didn't know you had is only accessible by you and your devices, thanks to technology that keeps communication signals within the body itself.

The VR Metaverse of Ready Player One Is Just Beyond Our Grasp

The VR Metaverse of Ready Player One Is Just Beyond Our Grasp

And in the tradition of reality playing catch-up to sci-fi, the OASIS has become the endgame for real-world VR developers, many of whom are actively trying to replicate its promise. Startups with OASIS-size ambitions are hampered by still other issues, whether that’s a noob-unfriendly world-building system (Sansar) or a dark-side-of- vibe that invites trollery (VRchat).

How to connect your Apple Watch to Wi-Fi

How to connect your Apple Watch to Wi-Fi

Well, even when your iPhone isn't nearby, your Apple Watch can still connect to Wi-Fi. However, in order to choose a Wi-Fi network for your Apple Watch connects to, you'll need watchOS 5 or later.

Verizon Event Showcases Potential for AR and VR in 5G

Verizon Event Showcases Potential for AR and VR in 5G

Recently, Verizon opened the doors of its 5G Labs in Chelsea, to showcase companies working in everything from smart glasses to AR-optimized home improvement.

Hands-on: HTC’s ‘5G Hub’ Demonstrates VR Cloud-rendering is on the Horizon

Hands-on: HTC’s ‘5G Hub’ Demonstrates VR Cloud-rendering is on the Horizon

Edge computing is an important part of the cloud-based gaming of the near future: ideally apps should be rendered as close to the person as physically possible to minimize latency across the board, including user input over the realistically assumed 100 Mbps 5G data transfer speed and near instant delivery of the compressed image to the headset.

The Latest Efforts to Make the iPhone Obsolete Could Have Teeth

The Latest Efforts to Make the iPhone Obsolete Could Have Teeth

I'll close with my product of the week: the nReal Light mixed reality glasses -- one of the headsets that will be announced as connecting to Qualcomm's big extended reality initiative at MWC.

AT&T to Demonstrate Cloud-rendered SteamVR Content Streamed Over 5G

AT&T to Demonstrate Cloud-rendered SteamVR Content Streamed Over 5G

To that end, AT&T says it has developed a proof-of-concept demonstration that renders SteamVR content in the cloud and delivers it to a VR headset quickly enough to stay within the critical latency thresholds necessary for a visually comfortable VR experience.

Xplora Go is a wearable that's built for pets, kids and the elderly

Xplora Go is a wearable that's built for pets, kids and the elderly

Xplora, the Norwegian company best known for its kids smartwatches has officially announced its new Go wearable that's designed for all ages. Xplora already offers smartwatches for children and its Care watch for the elderly, so those uses cases are not new territory for the company.

E-Ticketing Flaw Exposes Airline Passenger Data to Hackers

E-Ticketing Flaw Exposes Airline Passenger Data to Hackers

The e-ticketing systems of eight airlines, including Southwest Airlines and Dutch carrier KLM, have a vulnerability that can expose passengers' personally identifiable information (PII), mobile security vendor Wandera reported Wednesday.

Apple Banishes Facebook Data Reaper From iPhones

Apple Banishes Facebook Data Reaper From iPhones

"Finally," she added, "less than 5 percent of the people who chose to participate in this market research program were teens -- all of them with signed parental consent forms." Spying on Competitors Since 2016, Facebook has been paying users in the 13 to 35 year-old age bracket $20 a month, plus referral fees, to install the Facebook Research app, TechCrunch reported.

AT&T to Switch On 5G in 12 Cities

AT&T to Switch On 5G in 12 Cities

"The rubber is really going to meet the road when the carriers begin offering a retail experience, and customers can buy off-the-shelf 5G services," said Jason Leigh, a senior research analyst for mobility with Framingham, Massachusetts-based IDC , a market research company.

Why the Web Won't Be Nirvana

Why the Web Won't Be Nirvana

The truth in no online database will replace your daily newspaper, no CD-ROM can take the place of a competent teacher and no computer network will change the way government works.

Network orchestration: Researcher uses music to manage networks

Network orchestration: Researcher uses music to manage networks

In both a real and virtual network test environment, the researchers explored how music could be used for several network tasks, including datacenter server fan failure detection, authentication, load balancing and congestion notification.

256GB+ on your Oculus Go?

256GB+ on your Oculus Go?

There is a simple and free solution to your woes though – use your cell phone as a wireless media server! There are several ways to do this and it’s easy-peasy, your media server will just automagically show up in most of your player apps.

Apple Watch cellular guide: How to get LTE on your smartwatch

Apple Watch cellular guide: How to get LTE on your smartwatch

The first step you need to take is to remove the service plan already set up on your Apple Watch and add a new one.

AI Meets VR in New Nvidia Tech

AI Meets VR in New Nvidia Tech

A team led by Nvidia Vice President Bryan Catanzaro discovered a way to use a neural network to render synthetic 3D environments in real time, using a model trained on real-world videos.

How to Set Up a Microwave Internet Link Over Distance

How to Set Up a Microwave Internet Link Over Distance

Step 4: Set up the access point network (the side with Internet) Tip: Ubiquiti recommends some point-to-point mode changes for long distances, like one called No Ack. Access these settings in the first tab on the dashboard.

Novel machine learning technique for simulating the every day task of dressing

Novel machine learning technique for simulating the every day task of dressing

Computer scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology and Google Brain, Google's artificial intelligence research arm, have devised a novel computational method, driven by machine learning techniques, to successfully and realistically simulate the multi-step process of putting on clothes.