Watch AI-controlled virtual fighters take on an Air Force pilot August 18th

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DARPA held the second trial in January this year and pitted participants’ greatly improved algorithms against AI adversaries developed by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Both trials were hosted in person at the APL.

The third trial will be streamed from the APL, as well, with eight teams flying against the lab’s AI adversary algorithms on the first day and then against each other in a round robin tournament on the second. It’s the first time the participants are pitting their AIs against one another in public. On the last day, the top four AIs will compete in a single-elimination tournament for the championship title. The last team standing will then get the chance to fly against an Air Force fighter pilot controlling a virtual plane.

Col. Dan “Animal” Javorsek, program manager in DARPA’s Strategic Technology Office, said in a statement:

“Regardless of whether the human or machine

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Jeff Bezos will be an open target when he’s questioned by Congress for the first time. These are the big flash points to watch for.

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

  • Amazon CEO will testify before a congressional antitrust committee for the first time on Wednesday, alongside Sundar Pichai, Tim Cook, and Mark Zuckerberg. 

  • While experts told Business Insider they expect the questioning to mostly pertain to matters of competition, Bezos will likely be grilled on everything from how Amazon treats third-party sellers to the company’s approach to acquisitions. 

  • The hearing may come at a challenging time for Bezos, who recently added $13 billion to his net worth in a single day as the coronavirus still surges in parts of the US, contributing to widespread job losses. 

  • Bezos will need to downplay Amazon’s size and power in favor of highlighting the benefit the company provides to small businesses and the communities it operates in. 

  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

He’s appeared in a Star Trek movie, built a $42 million, 10,000-year clock in

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MLB to lay groundwork for in-game gambling during a season fans must watch from home

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MLB plans to tempt fans to bet on the results of games, and on plays within those games, with contests that offer cash prizes. <span class="copyright">(Courtesy of Major League Baseball)</span>
MLB plans to tempt fans to bet on the results of games, and on plays within those games, with contests that offer cash prizes. (Courtesy of Major League Baseball)

When the Dodgers open their season Thursday, Major League Baseball would you like to watch with your phone in hand.

With ballparks closed to the public because of the coronavirus, at least for now, fans will experience the 2020 season almost entirely through television. What better time, the league believes, to get fans hooked on betting on baseball?

Not actual betting, of course, at least not through MLB. But the league plans to tempt fans to bet on the results of games, and on plays within those games, with contests that offer cash prizes.

Will the Dodgers win, or will the San Francisco Giants? How many batters will Clayton Kershaw strike out? In his next at-bat, will Cody Bellinger hit a

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Three things to watch this week to manage your fantasy fund

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Fantasy Fund Manager – Article Puff

The FTSE 350 managed to make a 2pc increase last week, meaning more Telegraph Fantasy Fund Manager portfolios will be in the green compared to last week’s downturn. Luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin Lagonda and silver & gold specialist Hochschild Mining were among the top performers, with online retailer AO World struggling along with Dixons Carphone. This week we will get half year results from Unilever and a quarterly-update from Vodafone.

Unilever first-half results: Thursday 23 July

Despite the relative defensive nature of its business, Unilever’s shares are down year-on-year. This is partly down to a weak end, by Unilever’s high standards at least, to 2019. Back in December the company dished out a mild profit warning, noting that sales for the year would come in below guidance. Underlying revenues ultimately rose 2.9pc year-on-year, below the company’s long-term target range of 3pc 

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Remote Working Drives PC Peripheral Demand: 5 Stocks to Watch

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The coronavirus pandemic has radically changed the work environment. With more employees forced to work remotely to maintain social distancing, there has been a surge in demand for computer and computer peripherals. People are equipping their home offices as the work-from-home trend is here to continue for an uncertain period of time.

Home to Office Transformation Boosts PC Peripheral Sales

In March, Shopify provided a $1,000 stipend to its employees for buying office supplies. While several companies have allowed employees to take their computers and laptops home, there was a spike in demand for peripherals like pointing devices, webcams, speakers, microphones and storage devices.

In fact, per NPD data, mice and keyboard sales grew 10% in the first two weeks of March. The report also said that shift to working from home has also boosted sales of webcams. Additional sales of big screens and dual monitor setups surged with 80,000

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3 Cybersecurity Stocks to Watch

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Organizations across the world have been fretting over the issue of cybersecurity for long. The ever-evolving nature of cyberattacks makes it difficult for organizations to keep pace. Cyberattacks are responsible for massive losses and are likely to cost companies almost $5.2 trillion annually, per Absolute Markets Insights data.

Cybercriminals use various ways to attack systems, including ransomware, denial-of-service, SQL injection attack, etc. Notably, ransomware is the most profitable malware, causing maximum financial damages to an individual or organization. It infects a computer to encrypt files or systems. Typically, the victim has to cough up a ransom amount for data retrieval.

Markedly, per Coveware, ransomware is estimated to have caused global damage worth $11.5 billion to organizations in 2019.

We had got an idea about the gravity of damages caused by a ransomware when organizations were affected by two back-to-back ransomware attacks — WannaCry in May and Petya in June 2017.

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Release Calendar for July 3, Plus Where to Watch the Latest Films

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Staying home? Good. Looking for something new to watch while you do it? Even better! As the world shifts to accommodate a wide range of in-home viewing options for movie lovers, it’s not just platforms that are expanding, it’s the very type of films they host. There’s more than ever to sift through, and IndieWire is here to help you do just that.

This week’s new releases include Netflix Originals, fresh VOD offerings, new studio releases now available in the comfort of your own home, and a variety of exciting virtual cinema picks. Browse your options below.

“Family Romance, LLC” (directed by Werner Herzog)
Distributor: MUBI
Where to Find It: Streaming on MUBI

A scrappy drama shot on the fly during a stopover in Japan, Werner Herzog’s minor-key story revolves around Japan’s bizarre rent-a-family business, a concept so Herzogian it’s a wonder the filmmaker didn’t dream it up on his … Read More

Free events and services to watch online while self-quarantining

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As novel coronavirus spreads throughout the United States, millions of Americans are spending more time at home.

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But whether you’re doing so because of a job loss, working from home situation or otherwise taking part in the mass effort to stay safe, chances are you’ve been bored once or twice while living under quarantine.

MORE: How to have fun with friends during quarantine: Online games to play

Thankfully, some very talented people have been creating extra-special performances and experiences that you can enjoy to help you cope with the new normal and that don’t break any social distancing rules. Additionally, some services are extending their free trial periods or dropping their paywalls in order for you to access their content.

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To help navigate the Golden Age of “Quaranstreaming,” “GMA” presents this guide of

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Can I Watch TV From My Computer? Yes, You Can

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Computer forensics is the process of investigating computer techniques by amassing and analyzing computer-associated proof and data to determine their illegal or unauthorized involvement in crimes or frauds. Applications and services burn up memory. Enter devices are computer elements with the help of which we enter packages, information and so forth. As the macro language has turn into more and more powerful the specter of some of these computer viruses has graduated to more crucial types of computer viruses.

Pls share some suggestions that how can I join one USB system to two LAPTOP and entry that system at a time on each LAPTOP. I have made a hardware which we are able to join two LAPTOP to One usb system, however One LAPTOP is detecting n other exhibiting “USB not Detected” error.

The 1335 error will most typically be attributable to a corruption with the Home windows registry settings … Read More