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Garrett M. Graff / Wired:
How US got China to scale back cyber espionage in 2015 by publicly charging Chinese hackers, arresting a spy in Canada, and taking a firm stance in negotiations   —  For years, China has systematically looted American trade secrets.  Here's the messy inside story of how DC got Beijing to clean up its act for a while.
Oct 13, 2018, 11:10 PMIn context
Angela Watercutter / Wired:
How some climate scientists use a Fortnite channel on Twitch to discuss and disseminate information about climate change to a young audience   —  I KNOW VERY little about climate change.  I know even less about Fortnite.  And Twitch.  (Yes, I know; I should be fired.)
Oct 11, 2018, 4:40 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / Wired:
Google says Duplex AI coming to Pixel phones in NYC, Atlanta, Phoenix, and SF by year's end as part of Assistant, will only make restaurant reservations for now   —  “Uhm,” said the female voice.  “Can I book a table for tomorrow?”  The question came not from a person …
Oct 9, 2018, 8:25 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Wired:
After troubles in Myanmar, a look at how Facebook has evolved its approach in getting people online in Africa by working with civil society groups and more   —  OVER THE PAST year, Facebook has faced a reckoning over the way its plan to connect the next billion users to the internet has sown division …
Oct 8, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context
Molly McKew / Wired:
Tracing the “information terrorists” who fuel conspiracy theories and battles from Gamergate and QAnon to attacks on Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford   —  The network architecture built in Gamergate helped propel Trump to the presidency and fuel conspiracies like Pizzagate and QAnon.
Oct 8, 2018, 2:45 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
US DOJ and the Dutch intelligence agency MIVD detail how recently indicted GRU officers infiltrated Wi-Fi networks at hotels and offices to hack their targets   —  FOR YEARS, THE Kremlin's increasingly aggressive hackers have reached across the globe to hit targets with everything …
Oct 7, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Tom Simonite / Wired:
Interview with Bram Cohen, creator of BitTorrent, on his new cryptocurrency startup Chia, which aims to be more eco-friendly than Bitcoin and launches next year   —  IN 2001, A 25-year-old unemployed college dropout named Bram Cohen crafted an elegant protocol for moving data around the internet.
Oct 3, 2018, 9:10 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Paper published in August shows how sites implementing Facebook's Single Sign-On feature poorly may have greatly increased severity of the recent data breach   —  FACEBOOK HAS RECEIVED ample blame for the historic data breach that allowed hackers to not only take over the accounts …
Oct 2, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Scott Thurm / Wired:
New CA law mandates all public companies based there, like Apple, have at least one woman on their board by 2019 and two by end of 2021 or 3+ for boards of 6+   —  SEVERAL MAJOR TECH companies—including Apple, Google parent Alphabet, and Facebook—will likely have to add women to their boards …
Oct 2, 2018, 11:30 AMIn context
Brett Solomon / Wired:
Digital ID systems, as they are being developed today, are ripe for exploitation and abuse; citizens must advocate for principles that shield fundamental rights   —  THERE ARE SIGNIFICANT, real-world benefits to having an accepted and recognized identity.  That's why the concept of a digital identity …
Sep 30, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context

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