Will augmented reality make lying obsolete?

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3243049/artificial-intelligence/will-augmented-reality-make-lying-obsolete.html#tk.rss_all I’m putting the liars on notice. The most underappreciated application for the combination of augmented reality (A.R.) and artificial intelligence (A.I.) is persistent lie detection. Smartphones and smart glasses will soon support apps that show you in real time whether the person you’re talking … Read more

With smartphones like these, why do we need laptops?

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3241233/smartphones/with-smartphones-like-these-why-do-we-need-laptops.html#tk.rss_all Smartphones are supercomputers. Or, at least, they’re significantly more powerful than supercomputers were ten years ago. And way more powerful than desktops were five years ago. Smartphones also offer killer benefits that laptops don’t — namely, longer battery life and biometric security. So why … Read more

When the threats get weird, the security solutions get weirder

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3239684/mobile-wireless/when-the-threats-get-weird-the-security-solutions-get-weirder.html#tk.rss_all The world of security is getting super weird. And the solutions may be even weirder than the threats. I told you last week that some of the biggest companies in technology have been caught deliberately introducing potential vulnerabilities into mobile operating systems and making … Read more

Why we can’t trust smartphones anymore

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3237952/mobile-wireless/why-we-can-t-trust-smartphones-anymore.html#tk.rss_all Your smartphone may contain secret “features” that leave you vulnerable. I’m not talking about accidental design flaws that hackers might exploit. Security issues have always existed. They represent a cat-and-mouse game between malicious actors, who try to break smartphone security, and the smartphone industry, … Read more