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Hackers Hijacked an Internet Provider to Mine Cryptocurrency with Laptops In Starbucks

This is an evolution of a popular scheme.
Jordan Pearson
12.14.17
ARA San Juan

‘Really Bad’ Wind and Waves Are Pummeling Rescuers Trying to Find That Lost Argentine Sub

What search crews need is calm weather—and any hint of the location of the sub and its 44 crew members.
David Axe
11.21.17
Trolls All The Way Down

When Your Women’s Movement Hashtag Gets Co-Opted By The Enemy

Ahead of an international women’s strike on March 8, Argentine feminists tell Motherboard about the trouble with using social media.
Meaghan Beatley
2.27.17
argentina

Why Some Argentine Nutritionists Don’t Think Ultra Processed Foods Are That Bad

The World Health Organization recommended South American countries reduce their ultra-processed food consumption. Some Argentine nutritionists disagree.
Meaghan Beatley
1.16.17
argentina

How Argentina’s Political Crisis Gave Rise to Hacker Culture

Argentines have always had to make things work with fewer and lesser resources—a prime environment for hackers.
Elizabeth King
12.14.16
argentina

Why Women Could Be the Key to Uber’s Success in Argentina

Newly decriminalized in Buenos Aires, Uber may benefit from the bad reputation that traditional taxis have with women.
Meaghan Beatley
11.11.16
short circuit

Argentine Soccer Club Wanted to Implant Microchips in Fans, Until They Revolted

The surgically implanted microchip was designed to curb violence among the sport's more... passionate supporters.
Meaghan Beatley
10.21.16
short circuit

Clandestine Raves in Buenos Aires Thrive Thanks To Facebook, WhatsApp

Party all the time, party all the time.
Meaghan Beatley
10.11.16
short circuit

A Falkland Islands Twitter Account Is Argentina’s Biggest Troll

The account has a knack for getting underneath the skin of Aregentine Twitter users.
Meaghan Beatley
10.5.16
Twitter

Porn Chatbot Tricks Argentinians Into Thinking They’re Chatting With President

Tricking people into believing they’re chatting with a President is easier than convincing them they’re chatting with almost-naked women.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.6.16
argentina

Paleontologists Have Found New ‘Megaraptor’ Dinosaur

Murusraptor barrosaensis lived about 80 million years ago in what is now Patagonia.
Becky Ferreira
7.20.16
News

Hacking Team Is Back In Business, But Struggling To Survive

Despite publicly bragging about a comeback, the surveillance tech company has been struggling to recover after last year’s massive hack.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.24.16
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