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Live the Maddening Life of a Traffic Engineer with a $3 Game
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Live the Maddening Life of a Traffic Engineer with a $3 Game

The air sings with four-letter words. The iPad sits stoic as fingers poke, jab, and prod at its screen.

Conservatives, Liberals Unite Against Silicon Valley
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Conservatives, Liberals Unite Against Silicon Valley

The days of unqualified praise from Washington are over for the country's biggest tech companies, whose size and power are increasingly drawing attacks from both...

Why It's a Real Mistake to Count on a Cellphone When You Go Hiking
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Why It's a Real Mistake to Count on a Cellphone When You Go Hiking

Sarah Savage was alone in the woods and didn't know which way to turn.

You Are Already Living Inside a Computer
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You Are Already Living Inside a Computer

Suddenly, everything is a computer. Phones, of course, and televisions. Also toasters and door locks, baby monitors and juicers, doorbells and gas grills. Even ...

DHS Bars Government from Using Russia-Based Kaspersky Software
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DHS Bars Government from Using Russia-Based Kaspersky Software

In a move likely to escalate tensions between Washington and Moscow, the Department of Homeland Security has ordered all federal agencies to stop using software...

Scientists are Analyzing Your Tweets and FB Posts: Is It Ethical?
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Scientists are Analyzing Your Tweets and FB Posts: Is It Ethical?

Researchers are reading and analyzing your tweets and Facebook posts in the name of science. Is it legal? Is it ethical?

The Only Safe Email Is Text-Only Email
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The Only Safe Email Is Text-Only Email

It's troubling to think that at any moment you might open an email that looks like it comes from your employer, a relative or your bank, only to fall for a ...

China's Ever-Tighter Web Controls Jolt Companies, Scientists 
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China's Ever-Tighter Web Controls Jolt Companies, Scientists 

Frank Chen's e-commerce business has nothing to do with politics but he worries it might be sunk by the Communist Party's latest effort to control what the Chinese...

How Facebook Changed the Spy Game
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How Facebook Changed the Spy Game

Any doubt that Russia has been running a strategically targeted disinformation campaign in the United States was erased on Wednesday, when Facebook revealed that...

Hurricane Irma Just Made a Digital Walkie-Talkie the No. 1 App Online
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Hurricane Irma Just Made a Digital Walkie-Talkie the No. 1 App Online

As Hurricane Harvey dropped anchor over Southeast Texas last week, Zello became the go-to app for rescuers working to save thousands of people trapped by floodwaters...

Tweets on Academic Papers 'Mechanical and Devoid of Original Thought'
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Tweets on Academic Papers 'Mechanical and Devoid of Original Thought'

Academics are often encouraged to use social media sites to disseminate their research findings, but a new study says that most tweeting on academic research is...

In Silicon Valley, the Right Sounds a Surprising Battle Cry: Regulate Tech Giants
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In Silicon Valley, the Right Sounds a Surprising Battle Cry: Regulate Tech Giants

A year ago, Andrew Torba would have balked at the idea of regulating the Internet.

The Enduring Legacy of Zork
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The Enduring Legacy of Zork

In 1977, four recent MIT graduates who'd met at MIT's Laboratory for Computer Science used the lab's PDP-10 mainframe to develop a computer game that captivated...

Robot Monk Learns to 'Speak' English
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Robot Monk Learns to 'Speak' English

The WeChat account of a robot "monk" in Beijing that uses artificial intelligence to speak with the public is communicating in English — although it still refers...

The World's Biggest Tech Companies Are No Longer Just American
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The World's Biggest Tech Companies Are No Longer Just American

The technology world's $400 billion-and-up club—long a group of exclusively American names like Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon—needs to make room...

Chatbot Helps Prospective Students Find the Right Courses
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Chatbot Helps Prospective Students Find the Right Courses

Leeds Beckett University has launched a chatbot to help prospective students find the right courses.

Meet the Company That's Using Face Recognition to Reshape China's Tech Scene
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Meet the Company That's Using Face Recognition to Reshape China's Tech Scene

In China, face recognition is transforming many aspects of daily life.

'I Get Called a Russian Bot 50 Times a Day' 
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'I Get Called a Russian Bot 50 Times a Day' 

After the full repeal of Obamacare stalled in the Senate last month, one of the sharpest and most-shared online rebukes of the Republican turncoats came from one...

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.

New Web Tool Tracks Russian 'Influence Ops' on Twitter
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New Web Tool Tracks Russian 'Influence Ops' on Twitter

The Alliance for Securing Democracy, a bipartisan project backed by the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), has launched a Web tool to keep tabs on...
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