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Artificial Intelligence: What You Need to Know

By Arinze Okigbo Artificial Intelligence, also known as AI, is human-like intelligence in a machine that is programmed and created to mimic human thinking and actions. It has advanced over the years and has become better as people are learning more about it and improving on it. Artificial intelligence dates back to

50 Journalists Lose Job to Robots at Microsoft

About 50 journalists working with Microsoft are set to lose their jobs, as the American multinational tech giant reportedly moves to replace them with robots. According to local media reports, those affected are contract employees working as curators for the company’s news website, MSN. They perform functions such as selection of stories,

CyberNews: Design flaw compromises CIA agents in China

Editor's note:  The insight from Sean Kanuck, IISS Director of Cyber, Space and Future Conflict states... The US President Donald Trump has reportedly rescinded Presidential Policy Directive 20 (PPD-20), an Obama-era policy governing how offensive cyber operations are approved by the federal government. The move is arguably designed to make it easier for

Facebook, Microsoft exceed revenue expectations

By Barry Eitel The Facebook and Microsoft both released quarterly earnings reports Wednesday, with both companies beating analyst expectations for revenue. Facebook revenue for its fourth fiscal quarter of 2017, which ended Dec. 31, hit $12.97 billion, up 48 percent from $8.8 billion for the same period in 2016. Revenues bested Wall

Microsoft set to cut thousands of jobs worldwide

Microsoft looks set to lay off a significant number of employees across the world, in a bid to reorganise its sales force. An anonymous source told TechCrunch that Microsoft is poised to cut "thousands" of staff across the globe. These changes are expected to be announced later this week. These restructuring

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