Researchers release Melinda dataset to train AI systems for analyzing study methods

Venture Beast

The Melinda dataset looks to establish whether state-of-the-art machine learning models could curate studies as well as human reviewers can. AI Business category-/Science/Computer Science datasets machine learning scientific research study

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PINs and text messages can be inferred from smart speaker recordings, study shows

Venture Beast

A study from researchers at the University of Cambridge shows that smartphone PINs and texts could be inferred by smart speaker recordings. Read More.

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NIST study finds that masks defeat most facial recognition algorithms

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AI Big Data Business Dev ai artificial intelligence category-/Science facial clasification facial recognition machine learning masks National Institutes of Science and Technology NIST Report study

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Study identifies thousands of Twitter bots amplifying conspiracy theories ahead of the U.S. elections

Venture Beast

AI Big Data Business Dev Social ai artificial intelligence bots Conspiracy conspiracy theories elections machine learning study Twitter U.S. Researchers at the University of Southern California found evidence of bots spreading conspiracies ahead of the U.S. elections. Read More.

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Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

Study flaws might be obscuring the role of personality in human-robot interactions

Venture Beast

Researchers at the University of Michigan find flaws in previous studies investigating the role personality plays in human-health care robot interactions.

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Study: Cloud Migration Gaining Momentum

Information Week

A new survey finds that organizations plan to migrate the majority of their applications to the cloud over the next year. Microservices and SRE are also gaining steam

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Outlandish Stanford facial recognition study claims there are links between facial features and political orientation

Venture Beast

A controversial study from Stanford-affiliated researchers claims to find links between facial features and political affiliation. Read More.

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Cybersecurity Perception Study shows increasing admiration for those in the profession

Tech Republic Security

The study by (ISC)² also finds a global shortage of 4.07 million

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Experian’s Data Breach Preparedness Study: Increased Investments in Security Aren’t Stopping Breaches

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Experian® released its seventh annual corporate preparedness study, Is Your Company Ready for a Big Data Breach?, While corporations today are more knowledgeable about security threats and prepared to respond to data breaches, there are key areas in which progress declined in 2019. revealing that cybercriminals may still be one step ahead of companies’ security […].

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Studies reveal verified social media users are fueling COVID-19 fake news

Venture Beast

A pair of new studies show that verified accounts, not necessarily bots, might be driving the spread of misinformation on social media. Read More.

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Five Essential Pieces of a Prospecting Solution

As organizations chase new revenue targets, B2B sales leaders must examine cutting edge prospecting solutions that proactively help reps identify, connect with, and close qualified buyers faster. This eBook aims to help B2B sales leaders better understand the five essential features your prospecting solution must include.

Study finds misconfigured cloud storage services in 93% of cloud deployments analyzed

Tech Republic Security

An Accurics study said cloud breaches will likely increase in velocity and scale as more enterprises move to the cloud

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Cyber security not a priority for most sectors, study finds

Computer Weekly

Despite data breaches costing UK firms nearly £30bn in 2016, cyber security is still not a priority for most UK industry sectors, a study has revealed

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Researchers: AI Behavior Should Be Studied

Information Week

As AI and underlying technologies such as machine learning and deep learning spread, we need to create a field of study that examines machine behavior

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DevOps largely failing to improve security, study shows

Computer Weekly

Despite the promise of improved application security, DevOps is failing to deliver due to some key barriers, an HPE study shows

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Enterprise adoption of encryption accelerating, study shows

Computer Weekly

Cloud adoption and escalating threats are accelerating adoption of encryption, a study has revealed

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Most businesses vulnerable to cyber attacks through firmware, study shows

Computer Weekly

Company culture and overall attitude to security is a major contribution to vulnerability to cyber attack through firmware, a study by Isaca has revealed

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PNAS Editor Acknowledges Controversy of Facebook Study

CTOvision

As a private company Facebook was under no obligation” to observe these standards, said Mr. Verma, and the editors at PNAS determined that publicizing the study was appropriate despite Facebook’s secrecy. The largest digital companies likely know much more than many Americans would think – and following the reaction to this study, companies will likely be hesitant to make public the extent of their information. By Shannon Perry.

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Study: Most enterprise IoT transactions are unencrypted

Network World

Of the millions of enterprise- IoT transactions examined in a recent study, the vast majority were sent without benefit of encryption, leaving the data vulnerable to theft and tampering. The research by cloud-based security provider Zscaler found that about 91.5 percent of transactions by internet of things devices took place over plaintext, while 8.5 percent were encrypted with SSL.

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Oxford study shows video games are "good for well-being"

TechSpot

A study out of the University of Oxford has shown that participants who play video games for long periods generally present happier than non-gamers

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Trust issues stifling digital economy growth, study shows

Computer Weekly

Businesses that have products and services based on trust have a significant opportunity to future-proof their business, but those who do not risk being side-lined, a study shows

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Scientific study reveals Bitcoin is not dominant in cryptocurrency market

Computer Weekly

Study into the ecology of cryptocurrencies has found that investors only consider market share when buying

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Businesses underprepared for GDPR, study shows

Computer Weekly

Lack of consumer and regulatory understanding, combined with low technical and cultural preparedness, represents a major threat to revenue and brand value, according to a Symantec state of privacy report

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Global spending on digital marketing nears $100 billion: study

CTOvision

44% growth is huge, especially in a market sized in billions of dollars. Spending on digital marketing grew by 44% last year in the US and Britain to $52 billion, with global spending on “martech” estimated to near a whopping $100 billion. The Moore Stephens survey covered 800 companies in North America, the Asia-Pacific, and Europe […]. News The Boardroom

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Scientists Flag 'Inconsistencies' in Russian Vaccine Study

GizModo VR

A group of scientists is questioning the only available study so far supporting a controversial vaccine candidate for the coronavirus that causes covid-19, which is being developed by the Russian government.

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Common Back Pain Treatment Doesn't Actually Work, Study Finds

GizModo VR

A common treatment for chronic back pain may not provide much soothing after all. A new review released Wednesday suggests that antidepressants on average provide little to no back pain relief, though they could have a modest benefit for osteoarthritis and sciatica. Read more

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NYU study: Facebook?s content moderation efforts are ?grossly inadequate?

Venture Beast

In a scathing indictment of Facebook's content moderation practices, a new study says outsourcing is a key reason the company's efforts are failing. Read More. Business Social category-/News

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Long way before AI systems take over humans jobs: Study

CTOvision

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems have a long way to go before they can take over tasks and jobs traditionally performed by people, say scientists who highlighted the severe limitations of deep learning computer networks. Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the US conducted various experiments which showed that it is easy to […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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Google's Search Engine Is Squashing Local News, Study Says

GizModo VR

When we ask who should take the rap for the decline of local news, most folks agree the blame partially lies on Google’s shoulders.

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Early Experts Study Guide for Microsoft Specialist Certification Exam 70-534, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

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This exam study guide is intended as a study reference tool to assist experienced architects with preparing for Microsoft Specialist certification via Exam 70-534, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions. These are the same study resources that I am personally using to prepare for Exam 70-534 myself, so I’ve already taken time to proof and review each and every resource.( 70-534 study guide architect Certification Microsoft Azure EarlyExperts

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Study indicates neither algorithmic differences nor diverse data sets solve facial recognition bias

Venture Beast

In a new study, researchers find evidence that facial recognition bias is pervasive across different computer vision models. Read More. AI Big Data Business Dev ai artificial intelligence category-/Online Communities category-/People & Society computer vision machine learning

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UK lags behind Europe in digital risk awareness, study shows

Computer Weekly

UK business leaders are overly optimistic and less aware of digital risks than their European counterparts, a study has revealed

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12 New Studies Show How Close Insects Are to Extinction

GizModo VR

I do not like bugs. Creepy, many-legged things make my skin crawl. But as unpleasant as they are, insects are absolutely crucial for our world’s ecosystems to function, and sadly, new research shows that the creatures populations are on the verge of collapse. Read more.

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One in four Wi-Fi hotspots vulnerable to attack, study finds

Computer Weekly

At least one in four Wi-Fi hotspots are open to attack, a study by Kaspersky Lab reveals

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In Controversial Study, Facebook Investigates Networks of Emotions

CTOvision

A recent political opinion study conducted by the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology found that altering individual news feeds has the potential to influence political opinions vis-à-vis election candidates – and could ultimately influence the outcomes of elections themselves. According to many online sources, Facebook users were not pleased by the study. His defense continued with an emphasis of the limited time-frame of the study (one week).

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University of Michigan study advocates ban of facial recognition in schools

Venture Beast

A new study from researchers at the University of Michigan advocates for a ban on facial recognition technologies in schools. Read More.

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Software Defined Perimeter, Cloud Security Alliance: Coca-Cola Case Study

CTOvision

Coca-Cola was used as a case study. On September 30 th Sierra Ventures hosted their 9th CIO summit in Palo Alto, CA. One of the many topics coved at the event was software defined perimeter and cloud security alliance. Alan Boehme , the acting CISO at Coca-Cola. Ed Steinike , the CIO at Coca-Cola, and Bob Flores , the former CTO of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and a partner at our parent firm Cognitio were the key presenters.

Bioplastic Just as Toxic as Traditional Plastic, Study Finds

GizModo VR

A new study suggests that bioplastics—plastics that are made from biological material instead of from petroleum and/or are engineered to be biodegradable—contain as many toxic chemicals as conventional plastic.

Study reveals employees’ fears over digital change

Computer Weekly

Many employees are fearful of the job risk associated with automation and company-wide digital transformation initiatives

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Two Upcoming NASA Missions Will Study Earth-Threatening Space Weather

GizModo VR

Two new missions to explore the Sun and Earth’s auroras could vastly improve our understanding of the complex interactions responsible for potentially dangerous space weather. Read more. nasa space exploration heliophysics space missions science the sun

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Oh Crap, Major UN Climate Study Finds

GizModo VR

The United Nations (UN) has a new report out that says what many of us already know in our bones: The world is on f **g fire , and it’s going to get worse unless we act. Read more. they call it global warming for a reason united nations heat

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Study reveals PlayStation users are smarter than Xbox users

TechSpot

Working with academic experts, Royal Panda developed a four-part quiz that measured verbal intelligence, logical reasoning, mathematical ability, and visual reasoning.

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