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Hackers Jacked Up the Value of an Obscure Cryptocurrency By Trading Other People's Money

Binance says it wasn't compromised, and phishing attacks are to blame for the irregular trades.
Jordan Pearson
3.7.18
Updates
Updates

Google Is Sorry its Sentiment Analyzer is Biased

The company’s Cloud Natural Language API rated being a Jew or homosexual as negative.
Louise Matsakis
10.25.17
bias
bias

Google’s Sentiment Analyzer Thinks Being Gay Is Bad

This is the latest example of how bias creeps into artificial intelligence.
Andrew Thompson
10.25.17
FCC
FCC

People Are Making the FCC Host 'Rick and Morty' GIFs

What is going on?
Jordan Pearson
8.31.17
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence

Hack This: How to Consult Google's Machine Learning Oracle

Artificial intelligence for the masses.
Michael Byrne
8.26.16
The Hacks We Can't See
The Hacks We Can't See

Tinder Social Lets You Stalk Your Friends’ Dating Habits

Tinder just got creepier.
Jordan Pearson
7.25.16
money
money

It's Bonkers That More Banks Don't Provide APIs

Screen-scraping remains the norm.
Michael Byrne
6.13.16
Google
Google

What an API Is and Why It’s Worth Fighting For

It's a key question on the eve of Google vs. Oracle, round three.
Michael Byrne
5.9.16
News
News

Bug in Domino's Pizza App Allowed Hackers to Get Free Pizza for Life

Well, until they 'fessed up.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.5.16
News
News

Politwoops Is Back. Is Twitter Finally Listening to Users?

After losing API access this summer, the deleted-tweet aggregator is returning.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.31.15
chip
chip

This Guy Implanted His Bitcoin Wallet and Made a Payment With His Hand

So, the future is here, right?
Jordan Pearson
10.30.15
copyright
copyright

One Reason You Might Still Be Paying $120 for a TI-89 Calculator: Copyright

There’s absolutely nothing in the operations of the calculator—the things that it does—that makes it unique.
​Sherwin Siy
10.14.15