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Google Is Getting Pulled Into a Fight with Russia Over RT and Sputnik
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Google Is Getting Pulled Into a Fight with Russia Over RT and Sputnik

The Russian telecom regulator said Tuesday that it will retaliate against Google if the search giant lowers the search ranking of the Kremlin-backed news outlets...

Finally, a Useful Application for VR: Training Employees
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Finally, a Useful Application for VR: Training Employees

If you've ever been inside a Walmart during the annual frenzy known as Black Friday, you know there's no way to truly prepare yourself for the crushing crowds and...

Borders in the Cloud
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Borders in the Cloud

Amazon may well be one of the companies with the strongest data security in the world.

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.

Mark Zuckerberg Is No Longer King of Social. Meet 'Pony' Ma
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Mark Zuckerberg Is No Longer King of Social. Meet 'Pony' Ma

He's one of China's richest men—THE richest, according to some rankings—with a net worth of roughly $42 billion.

Five Technologies That Will Rock Your World
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Five Technologies That Will Rock Your World

After the Russian hacking of the 2016 election, many people worry that technology has gone too far.

Meet the Winners of the Biggest Ever Face-Recognition Challenge
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Meet the Winners of the Biggest Ever Face-Recognition Challenge

The results are in from the biggest computer face-recognition contest to date.

Big Brother Isn't Just Watching: Workplace Surveillance Can Track Your Every Move
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Big Brother Isn't Just Watching: Workplace Surveillance Can Track Your Every Move

How can an employer make sure its remote workers aren't slacking off? In the case of talent management company Crossover, the answer is to take photos of them every...

Real Security Requires Strong Encryption–Even If Investigators Get Blocked
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Real Security Requires Strong Encryption–Even If Investigators Get Blocked

The FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice have been fighting against easy, widespread public access to encryption technologies for 25 years.

Sony's Aibo Robotic Dog Is Back, with Some New Tricks
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Sony's Aibo Robotic Dog Is Back, with Some New Tricks

Sony Corp. is bringing back its iconic robotic dog, aibo.

Building Tomorrow's Robots
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Building Tomorrow's Robots

When Brandon Araki arrived at MIT in 2015 as a master's candidate in mechanical engineering, he brought along the picobug, a tiny robot that can fly, crawl, and...

Does Facebook Even Know How to Control Facebook?
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Does Facebook Even Know How to Control Facebook?

Later today, executives from Facebook, Google, and Twitter will go before the Senate Intelligence Committee to testify about the ways that Russian operatives used...

Twitter Bans Russian Government-Owned News Sites RT and Sputnik from Buying Ads
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Twitter Bans Russian Government-Owned News Sites RT and Sputnik from Buying Ads

Twitter is banning two Russian government-affiliated news sites from advertising on its platform, the social network said Thursday.

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.

Researchers Expose Secret Misuse of Personal Data by Mobile Apps
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Researchers Expose Secret Misuse of Personal Data by Mobile Apps

Computer science researchers at Baldwin Wallace University have developed a novel solution to inform mobile device users about the hidden misuse of their personal...

Online Game Will Spot If You Have Hidden Cybersecurity Talents
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Online Game Will Spot If You Have Hidden Cybersecurity Talents

Studying music? Good news, you may have the skills to work in cybersecurity. An online training platform launching next week in the UK—with the backing of Robert...

Andrew Ng Has a Chatbot That Can Help with Depression
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Andrew Ng Has a Chatbot That Can Help with Depression

I'm a little embarrassed to admit this, but I've been seeing a virtual therapist.

For $1,000, Anyone Can Purchase Online Ads to Track Your Location and App Use
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For $1,000, Anyone Can Purchase Online Ads to Track Your Location and App Use

For roughly $1,000, someone with devious intent can purchase and target online advertising in ways that allow them to track the location of other individuals and...

Virtual Therapists Help Veterans Open Up About PTSD
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Virtual Therapists Help Veterans Open Up About PTSD

When US troops return home from a tour of duty, each person finds their own way to resume their daily lives.

Kitchen of the Future: Smart and Fast but Not Much Fun
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Kitchen of the Future: Smart and Fast but Not Much Fun

Wandering among the engineers and strategy directors and managers of something called "connected customer experience" at the Smart Kitchen Summit, one had to wonder...
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