Cities are getting more crowded. Already, more than half the world’s population lives in urban areas and this number is expected to increase to two thirds by 2050. With pressure increasing on public services and infrastructure, cities have been looking for innovative, future-proofing solutions.
By Matthew Field Facebook shut down a pair of its artificial intelligence robots after they invented their own language. Researchers at Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research built a chatbot earlier this year that was meant to learn how to negotiate by mimicking human trading and bartering.
By Swati Khandelwal A team of hackers at the CIA, the Central Intelligence Agency, allegedly used a Windows hacking tool against its targets to gain persistent remote access. As part of its Vault 7 leaks, WikiLeaks today revealed details about a new implant developed by the CIA, dubbed AngelFire, to target computers running Windows operating system. AngelFire framework implants […]
Local and national level governments across the Middle East have digital transformation high on their agenda, driven by smart nation ambitions across the region. Governments in the Middle East and North Africa will spend on $11.6 billion on IT products and services in 2017, according to a report from Gartner.