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The Verge:
The 84 biggest flops, fails, and dead dreams of the 2010s, from the Fire phone and Google Glass to the undoing of net neutrality in the US   —  A decade of failures  —  The world never changes quite the way you expect.  But at The Verge, we've had a front-row seat while technology …
Dec 22, 2019, 2:05 AMIn context
Kit Chellel / Bloomberg:
The story of Daniel Kaye, aka Spdrman, who was one of the most wanted hackers when he took down Liberia's internet in 2016 and will soon be released from prison   —  Daniel Kaye, also known as Spdrman, found regular jobs tough but corporate espionage easy.  He's about to get out of prison.
Dec 22, 2019, 12:55 AMIn context
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
Sources detail FBI's IDLE program to help companies fight data theft by deploying decoy data to hide real data from hackers and insider threats   —  Newly surfaced doc outlines FBI's IDLE program—which teases thieves with “decoy data.”  —  The Federal Bureau of Investigations is in many ways …
Dec 21, 2019, 1:50 PMIn context
BuzzFeed News:
A look at the global trade in hacked links, where hackers compromise websites and charge to add links to sites to improve SEO   —  This August, Molly Stillman logged on to her lifestyle blog to update a few popular old posts, freshening them up so they would continue to attract traffic from Pinterest and search engines.
Dec 21, 2019, 8:10 AMIn context
Rani Molla / Vox:
A look at the biggest tech trends of 2019, a year marked by antitrust investigations, consumer protests against big companies, and tough IPOs for startups   —  A year-end look back at the tech trends that ended the decade.  —  It's been a year of shattered expectations in tech.
Dec 20, 2019, 8:15 PMIn context
Davey Alba / New York Times:
Facebook and Twitter shut down a network of fake accounts using AI-generated faces to “masquerade” as Americans; Facebook links the network to Epoch Media Group   —  Researchers said the profiles, linked to the Epoch Media Group, used photos generated by artificial intelligence in a preview of an …
Dec 20, 2019, 4:30 PMIn context
Makena Kelly / The Verge:
Facebook and Twitter shutter pro-Trump network reaching 55 million accounts   —  Its accounts used AI-generated faces to ‘masquerade’ as Americans  —  On Friday, Facebook and Twitter shut down a network of fake accounts that pushed pro-Trump messages all while “masquerading” as Americans with AI-generated faces as profile photos.
Dec 20, 2019, 2:35 PMIn context
Song Jingli / KrASIA:
Hipac, a Chinese B2B e-commerce platform for maternal and baby products, raises $100M Series D led by Anchor Equity Partners   —  Hangzhou-based B2B e-commerce platform Hipac has closed its USD 100 million Series D financing round led by Anchor Equity Partners, 36Kr reported on Friday.
Dec 20, 2019, 4:20 AMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Apple opens its bug bounty program to security researchers, publishes eligibility criteria, bounty categories, and report and payout guidelines   —  Apple opens its previously-closed bug bounty program to all security researchers.  —  Apple has formally opened its bug bounty program today …
Dec 20, 2019, 1:00 AMIn context
Claire Stapleton / ELLE:
Claire Stapleton, a Google Walkout organizer, recalls Google execs supporting the activism initially, then slowly pushing her out of the company in retaliation   —  Claire Stapleton didn't just buy into the lore of Google—she helped write it.  What happened when the bard of Google became one of its most vocal critics?
Dec 19, 2019, 7:15 PMIn context

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