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Geosynchronous
Geosynchronous

The Dangerous Downside to DARPA’s New Repair Satellite

One country's orbital mechanic could be another’s saboteur.
David Axe
1.8.18
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

Tech Companies' Transparency Efforts May Be Inadvertently Causing More Censorship

When should American companies comply with government censorship requests?
Jillian York
12.8.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Ex-NSA Hackers Worry China And Russia Will Try to Arrest Them

The US government has been indicting foreign government hackers, and American government hackers are worried China and Russia might start doing the same to them.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.1.17
All Fronts
All Fronts

You Can't Fight a War Without Twitter

Journalist David Patrikarakos believes the rise of social media now demands a redefinition of warfare as we understand it.
Matt Suckley
11.29.17
search engines
search engines

How Russia Polices Yandex, Its Most Popular Search Engine

Google said it would demote Russia Today and Sputnik, but the Russian government has tried to control what news appears on Yandex for years.
Louise Matsakis
11.24.17
rsvp
rsvp

I Unknowingly Went to a Trump Protest Organized by Russian Agents

My understanding of protests changed after recently discovering the origins of a “Not My President” march I attended a few days after Trump’s election.
Caroline Haskins
11.22.17
fake news
fake news

Eric Schmidt Says Google News Will 'Engineer' Russian Propaganda Out of the Feed

“It’s basically RT and Sputnik,” he said on Saturday.
Justin Ling
11.20.17
ancient siberia
ancient siberia

Giant Extinct Sea Cow Found Buried Beneath Siberian Beach

The megafauna’s remains tell a grim story about humans and extinction.
Sarah Emerson
11.20.17
All Fronts
All Fronts

The US Army’s Robot Revolution Has Stalled

Following a high-profile screw-up in Iraq a decade ago, the Army has been reluctant to deploy armed ground robots.
David Axe
11.16.17
backdoor
backdoor

Internal Kaspersky Investigation Says NSA Worker’s Computer Was Infested with Malware

The Russian cybersecurity firm released a new report that pushes back against accusations that it helped leak sensitive NSA materials and suggests that a backdoor found on worker’s machine could have allowed others to take files from his machine.
Kim Zetter
11.16.17
RIP
RIP

Watch a Robot Eulogize Its ‘Brother’ at Moscow’s New Cemetery for Dead Machines

The project brings abiotic graveyards to life after many science fiction depictions of the concept.
Becky Ferreira
11.8.17
the russian investigation
the russian investigation

Twitter Re-Activated an Account It Told Congress Was Connected to a Russian Troll Farm

Robert Delaware got his account back after the company misidentified him as a Russian troll, but Twitter won't say if this could have happened to others.
Louise Matsakis
11.6.17