AI solves Rubik’s cube in under a second

DisclosureEvery product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Solving Rubik’s cubes at inhuman speeds might be a worthwhile hobby for algorithms. Image: Amy T. Zielinski/Redferns via Getty Images By Alex Perry2019-07-16 15:23:52 UTC If civilization as we know…

‘Superhuman’ AI Crushes Poker Pros at Six-Player Texas Hold’em

Illustration: Chelsea Beck (Gizmodo)Computer scientists have developed a card-playing bot, called Pluribus, capable of defeating some of the world’s best players at six-person no-limit Texas hold’em poker, in what’s considered an important breakthrough in artificial intelligence.Two years ago, a research team from Carnegie Mellon University developed a similar poker-playing system, called Libratus, which consistently defeated…

The Morning After: Google Assistant can read out your WhatsApp replies for you

Attackers reportedly stole records from 6.8 million customers.StockX confirms it was hackedSneaker trading site StockX’s warning of “suspicious activity” appears to have stemmed from a serious data breach. TechCrunch learned through a black-market data seller that a hacker stole 6.8 million records from StockX in May, including names, email addresses and (thankfully hashed) passwords.It’s continuing…