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heuristic

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Why 'outdated' Turing test is no longer the gold standard of AI

A chatbot pretending to be a 13-year-old boy recently passed the famous artificial intelligence test, its creators claim. But does Turing's test really tell us anything about AI?

By June 10, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus gets Jelly Bean despite Apple ban

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus has disappeared from Google's online shop -- but it's coming back stronger with Jelly Bean on board.

By July 6, 2012

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus banned in US, joins Galaxy Tab

Apple has won an injunction against the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the US, days after it got Samsung's tablet banned.

By June 30, 2012

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Judea Pearl named 2011 winner of Turing Award

UCLA professor cited for pioneering work in extending our understanding of artificial intelligence

By March 15, 2012

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AVG's challenge: Getting people to protect themselves (Q&A)

AVG CEO J.R. Smith talks to CNET about the current malware landscape, how AVG is responding to it, and the challenge in getting the average person to keep themselves protected against the latest threats.

By October 6, 2010

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Antivirus isn't dead--it's growing up

Despite longtime diagnoses that antivirus software is doomed, security will become a service for mobile devices, experts predict.

By September 8, 2010

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Corporate bank accounts targeted in online fraud

Small and medium-size businesses, governments, and school districts are targets of online bank fraud involving malicious e-mails, key loggers, and money mules, FBI says.

By November 3, 2009

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Why virus writers are turning to open source

Malware developers are going open source in an effort to make their malicious software more useful to fraudsters.

By September 18, 2009

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Symantec's Ramzan on solving the antivirus puzzle

q&a From puzzles and chess to ciphers and antivirus software, Zulfikar Ramzan talks about how he got into the computer security business and where it's headed.

By July 3, 2009

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Postini: Google's take on e-mail security

At the search giant's e-mail security unit, globally distributed automated systems and Zero-Hour software keep spam and viruses out of inboxes.

By July 1, 2009