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Tom McKay / Gizmodo:
Pentagon spokesperson says there has been a “2,000% increase in Russian trolls in the last 24 hours”, following Syria air strikes on Friday night   —  As Donald Trump's administration, backed by France and the UK, launched a series of missile attacks on Syrian installations allegedly used …
Apr 15, 2018, 1:15 AMIn context
Melanie Ehrenkranz / Gizmodo:
Oregon governor signs bill mandating state bodies only contract with ISPs that operate under net neutrality; ISPs likely to sue to strike down new law   —  In February, three middle school students helped push a statewide net neutrality bill.  Today, Gov. Kate Brown is headed to the girls' middle school …
Apr 9, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Rhett Jones / Gizmodo:
Facebook disables email and phone number search after malicious actors abused the features to scrape public profile data; company says most accounts affected   —  Since the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal first broke last month, Facebook has tried out a number of PR strategies to address the growing outcry.
Apr 5, 2018, 2:03 PMIn context
Dell Cameron / Gizmodo:
Delta and Sears say malware attack at chat vendor [24]7 last year led to data breach that included credit card details of “hundreds of thousands” of customers   —  Delta Air Lines and Sears Holding Corp. on Thursday disclosed a data breach that may have exposed the payment card details …
Apr 5, 2018, 1:20 PMIn context
Dell Cameron / Gizmodo:
Sources: Canadian data firm AggregateIQ created election software platform marketed by Cambridge Analytica, raising UK election law questions around payments   —  A little-known Canadian data firm ensnared by an international investigation into alleged wrongdoing during the Brexit campaign created …
Mar 26, 2018, 3:05 PMIn context
Melanie Ehrenkranz / Gizmodo:
Amnesty International publishes 77-page report, based on 16-month investigation, detailing extensive abuse of women on Twitter and calls for more transparency   —  On Tuesday, Amnesty International released its findings from a 16-month investigation into the experiences women face on Twitter—namely, online abuse.
Mar 21, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Gizmodo:
How conservative activists from Project Veritas use hoax job recruitment and seduction to catfish tech giants like Twitter; experts question legality   —  Mo Norai has worked in Silicon Valley for a decade.  He's done stints at Google, Twitter, Facebook, and Apple, but only as a contract worker …
Mar 13, 2018, 1:51 PMIn context
Dell Cameron / Gizmodo:
Facebook's Onavo has removed Bolt App Lock from Google Play after criticism of app's data collection practices, says it was “a small, brief test”   —  It's becoming clear that at some point in the not-so-distant past, a group of assholes at Facebook dreamt up a plan to prey on users …
Mar 9, 2018, 8:25 PMIn context
Gizmodo:
Google says it provides TensorFlow APIs to US Defense Dept. to help interpret drone footage, is working on policies and safeguards for use of machine learning   —  Google has partnered with the United States Department of Defense to help the agency develop artificial intelligence for analyzing drone footage …
Mar 6, 2018, 11:59 AMIn context
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
Fired Google engineer who worked at the company for seven years files lawsuit against Google alleging “bro culture” led to repeated sexual harassment   —  Loretta Lee, a software engineer who worked at Google for seven years before being fired in February 2016 …
Mar 1, 2018, 12:20 AMIn context

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Testing a datacenter under the sea  —  Envisioned to be resilient and self-sustainable, Project Natick enters a new research phase off the Scottish coast.
IBM:
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