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HSBC bank confirms US data breach
American customers' statement and transaction histories have been exposed.Read more.
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 couldRead more.
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.Read more.
‘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 theRead more.
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.Read more.
Robot backpack: How this Fusion bot aids collaboration
The Fusion bot shares and teaches skills by transferring body motions from one person to another.Read more.
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.Read more.
Fake Cambridge Analytica ad hits Facebook
The bogus advert purports to be for the BeLeave Brexit campaign and received more than 1,000 views.Read more.
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 anRead more.
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, cameRead more.
Teaching kids the magic of coding
Linda Liukas wants to show children that writing code for computers can be magical.Read more.
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.Read more.