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Stolen CIA Hacking Tools Unleash Mayhem On Baltimore's Computer Systems

Back in 2017, the National Security Agency (NSA) lost control of one of its hacking tools called EternalBlue. Since the hacking tool slipped into the world, it has been picked up by hackers ...

17 hours ago from HotHardware

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Samsung’s Deepfake AI Can Create A Video Of You Using A Single Photo

Deepfake videos have been making their rounds on the internet, and safe to say that they are deeply disturbing at how realistic some of them are. However, it seems that Samsung has taken the ...

Fri 24 May 19 from Ubergizmo

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Some Snapchat Employees Abused Their Position To Spy On Users

The problem with online services is that your data is at the mercy of the company controlling the service. For the most part, many of us assume that there are safeguards in place to prevent ...

8 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Mona Lisa guest on TV? Researchers work out talking heads from photos, art

A paper discussing an artificial intelligence feat now up on arXiv is giving tech watchers yet another reason to feel this is the Age of Enfrightenment.

Fri 24 May 19 from TechXplore

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uTalk helps you master the wide world of languages on any device

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Fri 24 May 19 from Popular Science

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Blasting facial-recognition technology, lawmakers urge regulation before it ‘gets out of control’

A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress. Several members voiced worries about the ...

Thu 23 May 19 from The Washington Post

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How a facial recognition ban could come to your city soon - CNET

Activists across the country are pushing local governments to forbid the use of facial recognition.

Fri 24 May 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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The politics of ugly buildings

In 1984, when the British government was planning to build a flashy modernist addition to the National Gallery in London, Prince Charles offered a dissenting view. The proposed extension, he ...

Thu 23 May 19 from

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Interactive quantum chemistry in virtual reality

Scientists from the University of Bristol's Intangible Realities Laboratory (IRL) and ETH Zurich have used virtual reality and artificial intelligence algorithms to learn the details of chemical ...

Thu 23 May 19 from

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Fortnite season 9, week 3 challenges and where to find Downtown Drop letters - CNET

It's a week of extreme challenges.

Fri 24 May 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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