Human Presence

Ellipsis Technologies teams with Bill Mahoney and WTM Development

GREENVILLE, SC – Ellipsis Technologies, which launched its Human Presence technology in 2015, announced that Bill Mahoney, former CEO of SCRA and current CEO of WTM Development, will join Ellipsis as a Senior Advisor to the Board of Directors. Mr. Mahoney will assist the Ellipsis board and team with both capital structure and strategic partner relationships. […]

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There could be more of these suits in the coming years, Ellipsis helps you avoid this annoyance

Google Ducks Gmail CAPTCHA Class Action SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – A federal judge said a woman is not entitled to compensation for time spent entering a single CAPTCHA word to verify her identity when opening a Google email account. U.S. District Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley sternly dismissed Gabriela Rojas-Lozano’s class action, finding no evidence that […]

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5 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2016

As cyberattacks become more frequent and sophisticated, RSM advisors discuss how to protect your organization against 2016’s emerging cyberthreats. As companies become increasingly reliant on technology to improve efficiency, productivity and mobility, vulnerabilities to cyberattacks are growing. While breaches at large organizations make headlines, no organization is too small to be a valuable target, and […]

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America’s Tallest Man Has World’s Smallest Problem

It’s annoying when websites require you to prove you’re human — and not a robot — by asking you to type a word or phrase. But we do it all the time because it’s a part of modern living. But what if you were asked to type a word or phrase that offends you? That’s […]

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The Current State of Machine Intelligence

(the 2016 update to this post can be found at: https://medium.com/@shivon/the-current-state-of-machine-intelligence-2-0-a9e0bab95511#.ffmh59x3o) I spent the last three months learning about every artificial intelligence, machine learning, or data related startup I could find — my current list has 2,529 of them to be exact. Yes, I should find better things to do with my evenings and weekends but until […]

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Deloitte’s top 8 business technology trends of 2015

‘Report also includes six exponential technologies, including artificial intelligence, robotics and additive manufacturing’   Across industries and geographies, business strategy is being transformed by the rapidly changing technology landscape, according to Deloitte’s sixth annual tech trends report, released today. As technology and business become ever more intertwined, the report outlines the top macro technology developments that […]

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Is security really stuck in the Dark Ages?

By Taylor Armerding Follow CSO | May 22, 2015 3:32 AM PT Amit Yoran’s colleagues didn’t agree with everything the RSA President said at his keynote last month. But most say he got the essentials right – things are bad and getting worse, and the industry needs a new mindset It had to be a […]

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The origins of ‘Bad Bots’: Which countries to worry about

This is a contributed piece from Rami Essaid, Co-Founder and CEO of Distil Networks Almost 60% of today’s internet traffic is non-human, up more than 30% in the past year alone, and more than a third of that non-human bot traffic is malicious. The Distil Networks 2015 Bad Bot Landscape Report revealed that certain countries […]

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Most hated internet innovations of all time: Pop-ups, spams, captchas, cookies and more

By Jerin Mathew May 15, 2015 10:30 BST 1 7 A man types on a computer keyboard(Reuters) While they are noteworthy inventions from technology geniuses, pop-ups, viruses, spams and captchas are widely considered as headaches for the internet community. Despite the fact that some of the innovations are used by marketers to generate more revenue, […]

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Podec is 1st trojan to trick Captcha into thinking it’s human

From Asia One. SINGAPORE – Kaspersky Lab has said it has discovered the first malware that can outwit the Captcha image recognition system into thinking that it is a human, so that it can subscribe a person’s infected smartphone to premium-rate services. The Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.Podec reportedly forwards Captcha requests to real-time online human translation service Antigate.com, […]

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