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Women See Tech Industry as a 'Boys Club,' Report Says
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Women See Tech Industry as a 'Boys Club,' Report Says

Half of women in tech feel the industry is a boys club, but more than 60% see signs of progress in spite of that, according to a new study from AnitaB.org.

Google Reorganizes AI Teams After Months of Turmoil
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Google Reorganizes AI Teams After Months of Turmoil

Google said it is restructuring its teams that focus on the development of artificial intelligence, a shake-up that follows months of turmoil after the departure...

Federal Judge Halts Trump's H-1B Visa Rules
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Federal Judge Halts Trump's H-1B Visa Rules

A federal judge has struck down two Trump administration rules issued in October that were meant to restrict H-1B visas which the tech industry relies on for highly...

Huawei Ban Revoked by Science Publisher IEEE
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Huawei Ban Revoked by Science Publisher IEEE

The IEEE is no longer restricting Huawei scientists from peer reviewing papers in its publications, reversed restrictions it had slapped on the company last week...

Huawei Founder Says ­S Treats 5G Like 'Military' Tech
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Huawei Founder Says ­S Treats 5G Like 'Military' Tech

Huawei boss Ren Zhengfei is downplaying the idea that there's danger in his company's taking a lead role as 5G networks become a widespread reality.

Lack of Women Inventors Could Hurt Innovation, ­.S. Patent Office Says
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Lack of Women Inventors Could Hurt Innovation, ­.S. Patent Office Says

The USPTO's new report shows that women still comprise a small minority of patent inventors and highlights their untapped potential to spur U.S. innovation.

Europe's Influence Over ­.S. Tech Was More Formidable Than Ever in 2018
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Europe's Influence Over ­.S. Tech Was More Formidable Than Ever in 2018

The influence of the biggest US tech companies is as powerful in Europe as anywhere else in the world. But what sets Europe apart is that the relationship is, to...

Dress Measures How Many Times the Wearer Was Groped
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Dress Measures How Many Times the Wearer Was Groped

The Dress For Respect, a garment for the #MeToo era, has sensors sewn in that measure where on the body, and when, the wearer is touched.

Inside the Boot Camp Reforming Teenage Hackers
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Inside the Boot Camp Reforming Teenage Hackers

The program aims to offer young cybercriminals an alternative to jail and turn them into legit cyber pros.

Researchers Find Stolen Military Secrets For Sale on the Dark Web
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Researchers Find Stolen Military Secrets For Sale on the Dark Web

Military secrets on the U.S. Air Force's Reaper drone were listed for sale on the Dark Web for about $150, a security company says.

How Kaspersky Lab Got on the US Government's Bad Side
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How Kaspersky Lab Got on the US Government's Bad Side

The US government and one of the most popular and well-reviewed antivirus software companies are going through a messy breakup.

Bug Bounty Hunters Can Make Big Bucks with the Right Hack
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Bug Bounty Hunters Can Make Big Bucks with the Right Hack

Back in 2002, Tommy DeVoss had some unwanted guests at his front door: FBI agents, ready to raid his home.

Chicago Maps Its ­nderground Maze
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Chicago Maps Its ­nderground Maze

James Jackson has a problem: He doesn't know what he's getting into.

Why Am I Getting So Many Robocalls?
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Why Am I Getting So Many Robocalls?

People with landline home phones have long suffered unwanted marketing calls. Now these spam calls have made their way to our mobile phones in a big way.

Hacker Knows Best: Privacy Tips from Kevin Mitnick
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Hacker Knows Best: Privacy Tips from Kevin Mitnick

Kevin Mitnick knows all the ways your privacy could be violated through your phone, computer and tablet.

Smart Gadgets Need Security. Startups, That's Your Cue
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Smart Gadgets Need Security. Startups, That's Your Cue

At CES next week, expect booth after booth of smart devices—and a host of approaches to their security.

Why It Was So Easy to Hack the Cameras that Took Down the Web
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Why It Was So Easy to Hack the Cameras that Took Down the Web

If you were anywhere near the internet in the US on Friday, you probably noticed a bunch of your favorite websites were down for much of the day. Now experts are...

Happy 25th Birthday to the World Wide Web
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Happy 25th Birthday to the World Wide Web

Internauts, today we celebrate this glorious technology that brings us all together! On August 23, 1991--25 years ago today--the public gained access for the first...

Bitcoin's Technology Has a Surprising Fan: IBM
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Bitcoin's Technology Has a Surprising Fan: IBM

Bitcoin has a bad rap as the preferred currency of drug dealers. But that isn't stopping IBM and some of the world's most conservative businesses from tapping into...

What You Need to Know About Artificial Intelligence, and the Imminent Robot Future
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What You Need to Know About Artificial Intelligence, and the Imminent Robot Future

Do androids dream of electric sheep? That's unclear, but I know for sure that every kid dreams of intelligent, thinking robots—certainly every kid who goes on to...
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