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Mark Zuckerberg Escapes Unscathed From European Parliamentary Questioning

Yet again, Facebook’s CEO avoided publicly answering tough questions from lawmakers.
Sophie Kleeman
12 hours ago
FCC
FCC

Two Senators Say Their Identities Were Stolen During Net Neutrality Repeal

A pair of Senators have written the FCC asking why the agency failed to prevent their identities from being stolen during recent efforts to dismantle net neutrality.
Karl Bode
13 hours ago
When Spies Comes Home
When Spies Comes Home

The Wayback Machine is Deleting Evidence of Malware Sold to Stalkers

The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine is a service that preserves web pages. But the site has been deleting evidence of companies selling malware to illegally spy on spouses, highlighting the need to diversify digital archives.
Joseph Cox
14 hours ago
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Trump’s iPhone Security Practices Are Awful

Anonymous White House officials say Donald Trump uses two iPhones. Apparently, Trump doesn’t take enough security precautions on them, such as swapping them every 30 days, like Barack Obama used to do.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
15 hours ago
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lock-to

How Cities Are Trying to Rein In the Scooter and Bike Share Craze

Profit-motivated mobility startups can’t be trusted to regulate themselves.
Tracey Lindeman
16 hours ago
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amazon

Amazon Is Selling Cheap, Real-Time Facial Recognition Technology to Cops

The ACLU says the technology, called 'Rekognition,' is dangerous and has demanded that Jeff Bezos stop selling it to governments. Amazon has advertised it to law enforcement for use on body cameras.
Jason Koebler
16 hours ago
Motherboard's Security Tuneup
Motherboard's Security Tuneup

Put an Extra Passcode On Your Cellphone Account

Your cellphone number is the key to your entire online identity. Criminals are increasingly targeting people's phone numbers as a way to steal their identities and break into their most sensitive accounts.
Kaleigh Rogers
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
17 hours ago
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Who's Afraid of Kaspersky?

We went to Kaspersky Lab's SAS conference, where the controversial Russian anti-virus firm showcases its best research, wines and dines competitors and journalists, and burns American espionage operations.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
17 hours ago
i am a computer
i am a computer

A Gorgeous Guide to the First Wave of Personal Computers

Stare at these animated gifs and marvel at the computers that got us where we are today.
Matthew Gault
17 hours ago
Crypto for Congress
Crypto for Congress

Anti-Bitcoin Ad Attacks Congressional Candidate for Accepting Cryptocurrency Donations

Brian Forde was a senior advisor to the Obama administration who wrote the White House memo on cryptocurrency. Now his congressional campaign is under attack by his opponent for accepting Bitcoin donations.
Daniel Oberhaus
18 hours ago
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punchline

This Twitter Bot Is Generating Jokes and It's Funnier Than You

Headlinertron is processing comedy specials to create its own jokes.
Ashwin Rodrigues
19 hours ago
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will it knife

Watch This Guy Turn Jello Into a Knife

The quest continues to create knives out of anything.
Jon Christian
a day ago
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