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More Than 480 Web Firms Record 'Every Keystroke'
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More Than 480 Web Firms Record 'Every Keystroke'

The technique—known as session replay—is used by companies to gain an understanding of how customers use websites.

The Female Code-Breakers Who Were Left Out of History Books
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The Female Code-Breakers Who Were Left Out of History Books

Picture this. In 1917, the United States is just entering World War One. But to begin with, its military is small and its capacity for intelligence gathering is...

The Ghostly Radio Station That No One Claims to Run
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The Ghostly Radio Station That No One Claims to Run

In the middle of a Russian swampland, not far from the city of St Petersburg, is a rectangular iron gate.

Apple Defends Complying with China Over VPNs
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Apple Defends Complying with China Over VPNs

Virtual Private Networks are often used to skirt censorship and surveillance in countries with tight restrictions on internet use.

Why is Russia So Good at Encouraging Women Into Tech?
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Why is Russia So Good at Encouraging Women Into Tech?

Irina Khoroshko, from Zelenograd near Moscow, had learned her times tables by the age of five.

Vector Institute Is Just the Latest in Canada's AI Expansion
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Vector Institute Is Just the Latest in Canada's AI Expansion

Canadian researchers have been behind some recent major breakthroughs in artificial intelligence. Now, the country is betting on becoming a big player in one of...

Most Scientists 'Can't Replicate Studies by Their Peers'
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Most Scientists 'Can't Replicate Studies by Their Peers'

Science is facing a "reproducibility crisis" where more than two-thirds of researchers have tried and failed to reproduce another scientist's experiments, research...

Grace Hopper's Compiler: Computing's Hidden Hero
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Grace Hopper's Compiler: Computing's Hidden Hero

One, zero, zero, one, zero, one. Zero, one, one…

Can Your Voice Reveal Whether You Have an Illness?
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Can Your Voice Reveal Whether You Have an Illness?

Our voices are amazing things.

What If the State Provided Everyone with a Basic Income?
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What If the State Provided Everyone with a Basic Income?

This month Finland is embarking on a radical economic experiment. Its government is giving 2,000 people free money for two years, guaranteeing them a minimum income...

Maths Becomes biology's Magic Number
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Maths Becomes biology's Magic Number

"If you want a career in medicine these days you're better off studying mathematics or computing than biology."

The Artist Revealing New York's Secretive, Hidden Network
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The Artist Revealing New York's Secretive, Hidden Network

Ingrid Burrington has spent the last two years looking for the internet. Now she sees it wherever she goes.

The Myths and Reality About Interstellar Travel
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The Myths and Reality About Interstellar Travel

Science fiction writers and moviemakers have shown us countless visions of humanity spread out across the Universe, so you might be forgiven for thinking that we've...

Meeting Cellebrite - Israel's Master Phone crackers
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Meeting Cellebrite - Israel's Master Phone crackers

Cellebrite was in the headlines earlier this year when it was rumoured to have helped the FBI to crack an iPhone used by the San Bernardino shooter.

Cybathlon: World's First 'Bionic Olympics' Gears Up
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Cybathlon: World's First 'Bionic Olympics' Gears Up

Switzerland in October will host the world's inaugural Cybathlon, with 50 teams participating in sporting events to showcase bionic technologies. 

US Ready to 'Hand Over' the Internet's Naming System
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US Ready to 'Hand Over' the Internet's Naming System

The US has confirmed it is finally ready to cede power of the internet's naming system, ending the almost 20-year process to hand over a crucial part of the internet's...

Virtual Reality: The Hype, the Problems and the Promise
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Virtual Reality: The Hype, the Problems and the Promise

I'm sitting in the dark. It's pitch black, apart from a circular spot of light on the wall in front of me.

How 'Robo Recruiters' Could Affect Your Job Prospects
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How 'Robo Recruiters' Could Affect Your Job Prospects

Next time you apply for a job, it could be a computer algorithm deciding whether or not you fit the bill.

Juries 'Could Enter Virtual Crime Scenes' Following Research
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Juries 'Could Enter Virtual Crime Scenes' Following Research

Virtual reality technology used in the gaming industry could be adapted to recreate crime scenes for juries, researchers have claimed.

TED 2016: HoloLens Unveils 'Teleportation' to Mars
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TED 2016: HoloLens Unveils 'Teleportation' to Mars

HoloLens creator Alex Kipman has shown off Microsoft's augmented reality technology at the TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference.
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