Emotion artificial intelligence (AI) systems are becoming so sophisticated that Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2022, personal devices will know more about an individual’s emotional state than his or her own family. AI is generating multiple disruptive forces that are reshaping the way we interact with personal technologies.  “Emotion AI systems and affective...

By Joie Salvio, Threat Researcher, ‎Fortinet There is no doubt that cryptocurrency has been on a steady rise. According to a research paper by the University of Cambridge, the market capitalization of cryptocurrency has increased more than three-fold since early last year and it’s not likely to stop there. With more and more people realizing that cryptocurrency...

Apple released iMac Pro, an entirely new product line designed for pro users who love the all-in-one design of iMac and require workstation-class performance. With Xeon processors up to 18 cores, up to 22 Teraflops of graphics performance, and a brilliant 27-inch Retina 5K display, iMac Pro is the fastest, most powerful Mac ever made. iMac Pro delivers incredible compute power for real-time 3D rendering, immersive VR, intensive developer workflows, high megapixel photography, complex simulations, massive audio projects and real-time 4K...

By Symantec Security Response security Symantec has released the following detection for attempts to exploit the Multiple CPU Hardwares Information Disclosure Vulnerability (CVE-2017-5753/Spectre): Exp.CVE-2017-5753 A series of newly discovered vulnerabilities affecting processor chips could permit attackers to gain unauthorized access to a computer’s memory. Dubbed...

Kaspersky Lab Asia Pacific announced the appointment of Naina Parhar to the position of head of channel sales to drive growth and spearhead the channel transformation. One of Parhar’s immediate areas of focus will be enhancing the cybersecurity company’s distribution framework and taking over Kaspersky Lab’s new telesales business, which is expected to be...

Don’t forget our public schools and state universities and colleges (SUCs). Senator Bam Aquino issued this call as the government prepares the rollout of Republic Act 10929 or the Free Internet Access Program in Public Places, which he pushed in the Senate as principal sponsor and co-author, saying Filipino students will benefit from free internet as a vital...

In Frost & Sullivan’s recent survey seeking end-user perspectives on navigating digital transformation globally, 32 percent of IT professionals cited security concerns as their top challenge. This includes cybercrime and espionage, malware, and cloud services.  Aligning IT with business strategy and/or lacking a clear IT strategy were also top concerns....

Nissan unveiled research that will enable vehicles to interpret signals from the driver’s brain, redefining how people interact with their cars. The company’s Brain-to-Vehicle, or B2V, technology promises to speed up reaction times for drivers and will lead to cars that keep adapting to make driving more enjoyable. B2V is the latest development in Nissan Intelligent...

Of the industrial companies that participated in the IT Security Risks Survey, every fourth has faced a variety of cyberattacks. Worryingly, one of the fastest growing types of threat among the multitude targeting industrial organizations in 2017 was targeted attacks. To make factory floors more secure in 2018, it’s critical to eliminate targeted attacks from cybersecurity...

Strengthening partnership with Robinsons Retail, GCash scan to pay feature is now available at all Robinsons Department Stores nationwide to provide another hassle-free cashless shopping. At the same time, Robinsons Specialty Stores Inc. has also started accepting GCash scan to pay in its brands Topshop/Topman, Dorothy Perkins, Warehouse, and G2000 in Ayala malls. ...