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HSBC bank confirms US data breach
American customers' statement and transaction histories have been exposed.
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Midterm Elections 2018: What the Election Results Mean for Big Tech
The tech industry faces a notably less cozy environment in the Senate after election night, but the biggest changes could
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Twitter: Fake Elon Musk scam spreads after accounts hacked
Matalan, Pathe UK and Pantheon Books are all targeted to promote an ad using the Tesla boss's name.
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‘Red Dead Redemption 2’: Reaching for Magic on the Shoulders of Indie Games
The idea of using slowness and inaccessibility to push against players bears a powerful resemblance to other corners of the
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Private messages from 81,000 hacked Facebook accounts for sale
The perpetrators told the BBC Russian Service they had details from a total of 120 million accounts.
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Robot backpack: How this Fusion bot aids collaboration
The Fusion bot shares and teaches skills by transferring body motions from one person to another.
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Will ‘Deepfakes’ Disrupt the Midterm Election?
Advances in machine learning allow almost anyone to create plausible imitations of candidates in video and audio, potentially sowing confusion.
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Fake Cambridge Analytica ad hits Facebook
The bogus advert purports to be for the BeLeave Brexit campaign and received more than 1,000 views.
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YouTube’s Push to Counter Toxic Videos With ‘Good’ Creators
Through Creators for Change, YouTube gives a small group of tolerance-building filmmakers funding, training, and publicity. The hope? That an
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How Boston Dynamics’ Robot Videos Became Internet Gold
CEO Marc Raibert shares the backstory of his company's viral videos and how the internet's favorite robot dog, SpotMini, came
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Teaching kids the magic of coding
Linda Liukas wants to show children that writing code for computers can be magical.
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How to Watch Apple’s (Second!) Fall Hardware Show
We're expecting new iPads and a new MacBook. Here’s how you can watch all the action, from wherever you are.
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