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Alarming examples of the dangers from chemical weapons have been seen recently in the use of industrial chemicals and the nerve agent sarin against...
Facebook will changed its News Feed algorithm to demote content that comes close to violating its policies prohibiting misinformation, hate speech, violence, bullying, clickbait...
facebook removed a lot of spam violence and fake accounts this year
Facebook’s latest transparency report shows a big jump in spam and violent content takedowns, some advances in proactively identifying hate speech, and the first...
Alarming examples of the dangers from chemical weapons have been seen recently in the use of industrial chemicals and the nerve agent sarin against civilians in Syria, and in the targeted assassination operations using VX nerve...
bombshell facebook report raises new campaign finance questions
At a Senate Judiciary markup on Thursday morning, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) said she will send a letter to Facebook...
hackers win 60 000 for finding iphone safari exploit at tokyo pwn2own contest
Richard Zhu and Amat Cama, two white hat hackers, recently teamed up at the Mobile Pwn2Own contest in Tokyo and ended up earning a...
The European Parliament voted Wednesday to limit prices for phone calls and text messages between EU countries and to set up an alert system during natural disasters or...
In hopes of solving a double homicide case, a judge is turning to Amazon's Alexa, who may have captured the...
Governments and police forces around the world need to beware of the harm caused by mass and social media following terror events. In a new report, leading counter-terrorism...
A New Hampshire judge has ordered Amazon to turn over two days of Amazon Echo recordings in a double murder case. Prosecutors believe that...
netflix is testing cheaper mobile only subscription tiers
The number of people who use mobile devices as a primary option to stream Netflix is growing worldwide, which makes it no...
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VIDEO Violent and destructive, active volcanoes ought to be feared and avoided. Yet, these geological cauldrons expose the pulse...
The 25-year-old had fooled police into thinking a father-of-two had murdered a family member.
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Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered a drug that might work like a truth serum and force terror suspects to give up information about potential attacks against the United States
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Next April will be dark and full of terrors.
Bombs and guns aside, a smartphone can be a powerful weapon in the hands of a terrorist—but it can also provide intelligence services with the tools to track them down.
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Prosecutors believe an Amazon smart speaker may have captured evidence of a double murder, according to a local TV station.
New partnership helps communities act on anonymous data.
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Prosecutors believe an Amazon Echo smart speaker may have captured evidence of a double murder.
New partnership helps communities act on anonymous data.
A US judge asks Amazon to hand over audio recordings from an Echo device in a house where two women died.
paypal is canceling accounts used by the proud boys gavin mcinnes and antifa groups
PayPal said today that it will cancel accounts...
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Pulse oximetry sensors have been playing a key role as devices to monitor elemental yet critical human health states. Conventional pulse oximetry...
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UK police believe the Swede sent the "potentially lethal" bomb after a password reset request was refused.
In the second quarter (April-June) 2018, Facebook took action on 9.4 million pieces of terror content, the majority of which was old material surfaced using specialised...
The social network removed 3 million posts tied to terrorism in the third quarter.
Facebook must exert constant vigilance to prevent its platform from being taken over by ne'er-do-wells, but how exactly...
the tidal app is now available on samsung wearable devices
Music streaming service Tidal has announced that it is launching its app on Samsung Wearable devices,...
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A new reconfigurable security solution outperforms currently available ones in protecting Internet of things (IoT) devices and data by exploiting edge computing.
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The site says it made a mistake when it wiped videos of a women's vote campaigner being murdered.
Agent 47 is back in business. Unlike stealth series such as Dishonored or Thief, Hitman is all about hiding in plain sight. Instead of completely going unnoticed, you can walk right in...
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Philippine survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan recalled their terror and loss while gathered Thursday at a mass grave for thousands killed five years ago in the country's worst storm on record.
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Approximately 20 percent of homicides of children 2 to 14 years of age in the United States may be related to intimate partner violence,...
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Our universe is capable of some truly frightening scenarios, and in this case we have an apparent tragedy: two stars, lifelong companions, decide to...
Advances in the materials needed for spintronics devices could enable new computational systems, including neuromorphic systems inspired by the human brain that promise to dramatically improve the efficiency...
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Many of today's methods of purifying water rely on filters and chemicals that need regular replenishing or maintenance. Millions of people, however, live in areas with limited access to such...
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Many of today's methods of purifying water rely on filters and chemicals that need regular replenishing or maintenance. Millions of people, however, live in areas with limited access to such...
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Senegal on Tuesday inaugurated a cyber-security school to strengthen West Africa's defences against computer hackers and use of the internet for terror funding and propaganda.
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deracine is a short somber vr story from the creators of dark souls
VIDEO The first virtual reality experience created by From Software, the...
Fortnite’s monstrous “Fortnitemares” event concluded over the weekend with a dramatic explosion that not only changed the island, but it also rid...
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Drones are becoming ubiquitous—they help bridge inspectors examine otherwise inaccessible spaces, monitor crop health for farmers, and assist search and rescue teams. They are also a boon to bad guys, from drug runners to terrorists. That's where David Kovar, F17,...
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In the wake of #MeToo, the hashtag #HowIWillChange asked men to come forward on Twitter to discuss ways in which they would change their own behavior to prevent sexual violence and mitigate harm for...
The outcry over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi has put Softbank's ties with Riyadh under scrutiny.
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From the 1980s to the present day, many of the field's most influential scholars have lamented that a majority of articles rely on literature review-based methodologies and do not present any new,...
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SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son says the company won’t walk away from its existing commitment with the Saudi Arabian royal family — the...
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New research found that protagonists in superhero films engage in more violent acts, on average, than the villains.
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blizzard announces full fledged diablo game for mobile devices
At today's Blizzcon event, Blizzard announced the upcoming launch of Diablo Immortal, a full-fledged action RPG that's set in the...
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Microsoft has been exploring a range of inking solutions on the exterior of devices recently, and this new...
NASA has enjoyed a nice run of success landing robots on Mars lately, but that doesn't mean the...
New directed energy propulsion systems may enable the first interstellar missions, with small, robotic...
Societal acceptance of domestic violence against women is widespread in developing countries, with 36 per cent of people believing it is justified in certain...
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Security researchers have found two severe vulnerabilities affecting several popular wireless access points, which — if exploited — could allow an attacker...
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Electromagnetic interference (EMI), which can harm smartphones, tablets, chips, drones, wearables, and even aircraft and human health, is increasing with the explosive proliferation of devices that generate it. The market...
Managing Apple devices in the enterprise is something I think a lot about, so I am always happy to learn about new companies who...
ios 12 1 exploit bypasses the lockscreen for access to contacts
VIDEO Apple released its latest iOS 12.1 update to devices earlier this week, and security researchers have...
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Societal acceptance of domestic violence against women is widespread in developing countries, with 36 per cent of people believing it is justified in certain situations.
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Fear is a universal human experience. In this Spotlight, we ask why fear evolved, what happens in the body, and why some people enjoy it.
Fear is a universal human experience. In this Spotlight, we ask why fear evolved, what happens in the body, and why some people enjoy it.
Artificial intelligence can help us to better understand the causes of religious violence and to potentially control it,...
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facebook has started banning accounts affiliated with far right group the proud boys
Facebook has started banning both individual accounts and pages, as well as associated groups, that are affiliated with the far-right extremist group the Proud...
Oxford University researchers have created a simulation designed to help prevent religious conflict.
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Bringing the terror. Call of Cthulhu is a game inspired by the classic pen and paper adventure. According to developer Cyanide Studio, players uncover chilling mysteries, descending deep into a...
In addition to the physical and psychological harm done to victims of domestic violence, domestic violence costs U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars each year....
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why social media is friend to far right politicians around the world
It was an awful weekend of hate-fueled violence, ugly rhetoric, and worrisome retreats from...
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In the United States, suicide is twice as common as...
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Dim the lights, grab yourself a blanket and prepare for pure terror. In video game form.
Dim the lights, grab yourself a blanket and prepare for pure terror. In video game form.
Following an alarming week or domestic terrorism, the U.S. Department of Justice has consolidated resources and reporting tools for hate crimes into a single online hub. According to...
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will google s homepage news feed repeat facebook s mistakes
I woke up this morning to two pieces of news that I couldn’t help but see as two sides of...
Arachnophobia is the technical term for the fear of spiders. Approximately 3.5 to 6.1 percent of the population suffer from this phobia. Exposure therapy is the most common form of treatment. However,...
China’s largest ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing is entering the hotel-booking business as it strives to recover from two highly publicized murders of female passengers by drivers on its...
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The social network says it should've responded differently when a user flagged a threatening tweet she says turned out to be from...
VIDEO Apple’s relatively budget friendly iPhone XR launched yesterday, and we’ve got a hands-on look...
At least two Twitter accounts linked to the man suspected of sending explosive devices to more than a dozen prominent Democrats were suspended on Friday afternoon. Facebook moved fairly quickly to suspend...
In insulating materials with ordered magnetic spiral phases, ferroelectricity can emerge owing to the breaking of inversion symmetry....
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sean bean is excited to see how he dies in hitman 2
VIDEO For Hitman 2, developer IO Interactive is once again bringing back “elusive targets,” the tough-to-assassinate characters that are only available for a limited time,...
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mail bombs don t need to explode to be destructive
This week, federal authorities have been investigating a series of bombs sent through the mail to high-profile critics...
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Brining the terror. Call of Cthulhu is a game inspired by the classic pen and paper adventure. According to developer Cyanide Studio, players uncover chilling mysteries, descending deep into a world of cosmic horrors,...
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From an angry political divide to domestic terrorism, times are stressful.
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instagram deletes milo yiannopoulos bomb post after struggling to enforce its own guidelines
Right-wing figure and Gamergate instigator Milo Yiannopoulos has repeatedly advocated...
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It’s been painful, the silence of Silicon Valley with regards to Saudi...
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how authorities look for a mail bomber
Panic unfolded yesterday after a series of pipe bombs were mailed to CNN and prominent critics of Trump. As of Thursday morning,...
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mail bombing is a generational form of american terrorism
This week, someone in America has taken it upon themselves to mail bombs to George Soros, Barack Obama,...
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how police use a total containment vessel to haul away explosive devices
On Wednesday, explosive devices were sent to CNN headquarters at the Time Warner Center in Manhattan. Bombs were also sent to former President Barack...
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University of Michigan researchers have refined a gas-sniffing device so that it can detect poisonous gases and explosives in less than half a second.
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Suri may have been defending herself against unwanted sexual advances.
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The website of the Saudi government’s upcoming Future Investment Initiative conference was hacked and defaced with images of the murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Several reporters tweeted...
saudi conference site apparently hacked to display image of murdered journalist
The website for the Future Investment Initiative, the annual Saudi investment forum, was shutdown...
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By merging the ancient art of origami with 21st century technology, researchers have created a one-step approach to fabricating complex origami structures whose light weight, expandability,...
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An omnipotent data infrastructure and knowledge-sharing tech organization has spread across the planet. Global conspiracies to disseminate propaganda and rig elections are ever present. Algorithms determine...
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In the development of topological photonics, achieving three-dimensional topological insulators is of notable interest since it...
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The latest crime figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) offer a grim outlook on the state of criminal justice in England and Wales. Almost as if...
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The little sea monster used its mouth full of scissor teeth to rip flesh from other fish.
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tech reckons with saudi cash after journalist s brutal murder
Last week, news surfaced that Saudi Arabian officials were suspected to have killed US journalist Jamal Khashoggi, allegedly...
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this political thriller brings murder to the moon
I’ve always found Kim Stanley Robinson’s futures intriguing. In recent years, he’s published some of my favorite science fiction novels:...
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How Earth volcanoes offer a window into the evolution of life and the solar system
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Déraciné is a short, somber VR story from the creators of Dark Souls
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iOS 12.1 exploit bypasses the lockscreen for access to contacts
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Sean Bean is excited to see how he dies in Hitman 2
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How Hitman 2’s developers turned its gigantic levels into ever-evolving playgrounds
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The role of traumatic stress in the violent and romanticized Old West
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