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Islamic State’s Hacking Skills Are ‘Garbage,’ Says Senior Security Researcher

Islamic State group hackers hinder the group because of their poor coding abilities, according to security researchers. Kyle Wilhoit, a senior security researcher at...

Despite Disavowals, Leading Tech Companies Help Extremist Sites Monetize Hate

Because of its “extreme hostility toward Muslims,” the website Jihadwatch.org is considered an active hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the...

Net neutrality: where do we go from here?

The FCC voted to repeal net neutrality. What does that mean for us? Mignon Clyburn FCC commissioner Mignon Clyburn gave a powerful message of...

Fake News Tweets Outnumbered Real Ones Before Election

Twitter users in swing states got more fake news than real news in the days leading up to the 2016 presidential election—and the misinformation...

11 lies you may have heard about net neutrality

Talking about net neutrality is hard when there's misinformation everywhere. The internet Thursday's FCC vote could profoundly change the internet, but there's a lot...

Google Doodle Honors Structural Engineer Fazlur Rahman Khan

Monday's Google Doodle featured a drawing of a man standing behind skyscrapers and high-rise buildings. That man is Fazlur Rahman Khan, a Bangladeshi-American structural...

Privacy Experts Say CIA Compromised Cyber Security

WikiLeaks release of the latest cache of confidential C.I.A. documents as part of an ongoing "Vault 7" operation exposed some of the U.S. government's...

New, cheap artificial photosynthesis scrubs the air and produces fuel

A research team from the University of Central Florida has found a way to trigger photosynthesis in an inexpensive synthetic material. The technology could...

Microsoft takes $13.8 billion tax charge, but results still beat expectations

SEATTLE — Microsoft reported a $6.3 billion loss in its second quarter, reflecting a huge charge stemming from last year's tax reform legislation. Without...

Social media is making you miserable. Here’s how to delete your...

So long, and thanks for all the Likes. Ditch your social apps—for good. Rahul Chakraborty via Unsplash In theory, social media promises to connect...

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