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The 2016 Election Wasn’t Hacked, But the 2020 Election Could Be

And fixing the hardware would be really hard.
Joseph Cox
12.28.16
Twitter
Twitter

Can Online Voting Help Rebuild Trust in the Political System?

A Spanish tech company wants to fix our “obsolete political system” by opening a continuous channel of dialogue between politicians and voters between election cycles.
Sam Edwards
12.14.16
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Doomsday Prepper Supply Companies Are the Real Winners of the Election

Many “preppers” are stocking emergency survival food with decades-long shelf lives, just in case all hell breaks loose on November 8.
Breena Kerr
10.30.16
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Donald Trump Is Running Some Really Insecure Email Servers

TrumpOrg.com servers are using Windows Server 2003, which Microsoft no longer supports.
Joseph Cox
10.18.16
politics
politics

How to Be Your Own Fact-Checker During the Presidential Debate

Sometimes, if you want something done right, you need to do it yourself.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.26.16
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Bookie Odds Favor a Clinton Win, But they Also Predicted Brexit Wouldn’t Happen

Trump currently has similar bookie odds to what Brexit did just before the vote.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.20.16
Social Media
Social Media

Harper Reed, Obama's Former CTO, Says Data Isn't Everything

Motherboard spoke to Reed at The Next Web conference in Amsterdam.
Wester van Gaal
5.27.16
politics
politics

Even the Presidential Candidate Who Believes in Sasquatch Thinks Trump Is Crazy

Andrew Basiago is a practicing lawyer, an advocate for single-payer health care, and says the government has been hiding secret time travel technology from the public for decades.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.25.16
News
News

How a Hacker Found The Personal Information of All Mexican Voters

A security researcher found a Mexican voter registration database of more than 100 gigabytes on Shodan.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.23.16
Social Media
Social Media

How Ugandans Overturned An Election Day Social Media Blackout

An election day shutdown of mobile apps vital to communication and commerce became a lightning rod for angry, young voters, who found ways to keep tweeting.
G.S. Phillips and Grace Atuhaire
2.24.16
Bitcoin
Bitcoin

The First Bitcoin Voting Machine Is On Its Way

Blockchain-based voting machines could be more secure and transparent than current systems.
Alyssa Hertig
11.5.15
News
News

If We Knew What Caused Autism, Would Anti-Vaxxers Finally Stop Blaming Vaccines?

The autism/vaccine idea reared its head during this week's GOP debate. What will it take to put this idea to bed?
Kaleigh Rogers
9.17.15