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Why has Google bought an AI company? – BBC News

BBC NewsEarlier this week Google spent £400m buying a UK firm that specialised in artificial intelligence. DeepMind is a privately-held company founded by Demis Hassabis, a 37-year-old neuroscientist and former teenage chess prodigy, along with…





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Google buys artificial intelligence firm DeepMind – ZDNet

ZDNetGoogle has confirmed the acquisition of artificial intelligence company DeepMind, reportedly spending over $400 million in the process. Founded by neuroscientist Demis Hassabis, Shane Legg and Mustafa Suleyman, the company specializes in algorithms …Google buys…








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Six more US retailers hit by Target-like hacks – Computerworld

ComputerworldIDG News Service – Cybercriminals have stolen payment card data from six more U.S. retailers using similar point-of-sale malware that compromised Target, a computer crime intelligence company said Friday. The conclusion comes from a study…





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London rolls out smart parking sensors – BBC News

London rolls out smart parking sensorsBBC NewsIf the Westminster-wide trial with firm Smart Parking is successful, it could be rolled out across London. Previously the council tested the system on a smaller scale, putting 189…


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Security startup Impermium joining Google – PCWorld

PCWorldSecurity company Impermium has joined Google to help boost the Internet giant’s already considerable expertise in countering spam and abuse. Impermium’s CEO and cofounder Mark Risher said in a post Wednesday on the startup’s website…





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FireEye acquires Mandiant in $1bn deal – BBC News

BBC NewsCyber security company FireEye has acquired Mandiant, a firm known for responses to network breaches, in a deal worth more than $1bn (£608m). Mandiant rose to prominence last year after it alleged that a…















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Four tips for creating stronger passwords – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCybersecurity firm Trustwave says more than 2 million accounts for services such as Facebook, Google and Twitter have been compromised. Although several of the companies have already contacted affected users, the most interesting bit…





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Apple buys Twitter analytics firm Topsy for $200m – Inquirer

InquirerSOFTWARE DEVELOPER Apple acquired its second company in as many weeks on Monday by picking up Twitter analytics specialists Topsy. Following its acquisition of Primesense, the company behind Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Kinect sensor last week,…


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