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'18Dec
05

UK Documents Suggest Facebook Traded User Privacy For Growth

In an unprecedented move Wednesday, British lawmakers published hundreds of pages of internal Facebook emails and other documents that previously had been ordered sealed as part of an ongoing legal case between...
'18Nov
01

The Privacy Battle to Save Google From Itself

Over two days during the summer of 2009, experts from inside and outside Google met to forge a roadmap for how the company would approach user privacy. At the time, Google was under fire for its data collection...
'18Nov
01

The Privacy Battle to Save Google From Itself

Over two days during the summer of 2009, experts from inside and outside Google met to forge a roadmap for how the company would approach user privacy. At the time, Google was under fire for its data collection...
'18Oct
01

Inside The Black Mirror World of Polygraph Job Screenings

Christopher Talbot thought he would make a great police officer. He was 29 years old, fit, and had a clean background record. Talbot had military experience, including a tour of Iraq as a US Marine, and his...
'18Sep
18

The Mirai Botnet Architects Are Now Fighting Crime With the FBI

The three college-age defendants behind the the Mirai botnet—an online tool that wreaked destruction across the internet in the fall of 2016 with powerful distributed denial of service attacks—will stand in an...
'18Aug
22

What Is Quantum Computing? The Complete WIRED Guide

Big things happen when computers get smaller. Or faster. And quantum computing is about chasing perhaps the biggest performance boost in the history of technology. The basic idea is to smash some barriers that...
'18Aug
14

Samsung to host grand Galaxy Note9 launch event in India on this date: Quick facts

After the global unveiling, Samsung is reportedly planning to host local Galaxy Note9 launch event in New Delhi later this month.Samsung is expected a splurge a huge cash for the Galaxy Note9 India launch, touted...
'18Aug
10

Feature-rich Samsung Galaxy Note9, Galaxy Watch LTE unveiled: Quick facts

After weeks of speculations, Samsung has finally the pulled the wraps off the flagship Galaxy Note9 with a boatload of new features taking a notch up over last year's impressive Galaxy Note8.The design language is...
'18Jul
09

The Worst Cybersecurity Breaches of 2018 So Far

Looking back at the first six months of 2018, there haven't been as many government leaks and global ransomware attacks as there were by this time last year, but that's pretty much where the good news ends....
'18Jun
26

The New Satellite Arms Race Threatening to Explode in Space

In the midafternoon of January 11, 2007, US Air Force major general William Shelton sat at the head of a table in a command center at California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base, holding a telephone to each ear. Shelton...

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