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A Google engineering director who is black said he would be accosted less at work if he dressed like a janitor

"I will always get challenged because people look at me and think of me as a threat," Miley said on…

Melia Russell   


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How to lock your Samsung Galaxy S10 in 4 different ways, including with biometric security

After you set up one (or both) of the biometric options, your Galaxy S10 will try to scan your face…

Dave Johnson   


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Startup Snyk raises $70 in new funding to push forward its 'fanatical focus' on developers and unique approach to cybersecurity in open source software

It settled on a very particular niche: The Snyk tool automatically finds and fixes known security f…

Rosalie Chan   


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Apple just put Google on blast for trying to stoke 'fear among all iPhone users that their devices had been compromised'

Apple has taken security and privacy very seriously in recent years, even leaning on those features…

Dave Smith   


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Big data company Palantir renews its controversial contract with ICE that is worth nearly $50 million

The total contract amount and amount per year were redacted, but the selected text shows that it's …

Rosalie Chan   


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How to change your Instagram password on desktop or mobile, or reset it if you've forgotten it

Whether it's because you've heard about a data breach, you simply want to do a routine password cha…

Dave Johnson   


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Capital One was hacked and people on social media are slamming the bank's response

Takeaways from #CapitalOne: 4. Read everything you post in the worst possible light. These stateme…

Antonio Villas-Boas   


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Microsoft is acquiring a startup that will help its cloud customers control how their data is being used

"The IP and talent acquired through BlueTalon brings a unique expertise at the apex of big data, se…

Rosalie Chan   


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Millions of people signed up to storm Area 51 in September - here's a look at what the invaders will find when they hit the small Nevada town

The page went from silly goof to viral meme in a shockingly short time, and it's easy to understand…

Ben Gilbert   


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Since going viral again for making people look old, FaceApp has been downloaded by 12.7 million new users

Since it first launched in the spring of 2017, FaceApp has been downloaded by an estimated 86 milli…

Paige Leskin   


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Some Logitech wireless mice and keyboards are vulnerable to a significant security flaw that the company first fixed three years ago

Logitech confirmed to The Verge that the company hadn't recalled products that were in transit, on …

Antonio Villas-Boas   


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Why Facebook's stock jumped despite facing a record-breaking $5 billion FTC penalty: 'A slap on the wrist'

This is likely because, despite the penalty's unprecedented size, it's still just a drop in the oce…

Rob Price   


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The FTC's $5 billion fine for Facebook is so meaningless, it will likely leave Mark Zuckerberg wondering what he can't get away with

Of course, Zuckerberg's felt he could act with impunity for years. When Harvard students uploaded p…

Troy Wolverton   


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Heart-pounding video shows a badass Coast Guardsman running down a narco-sub loaded with cocaine and pounding on the hatch

The Coast Guardsmen repeatedly yelled "Stop the boat!" in Spanish. The semi-submersible vessel,…

Jessica S. Lee,Arielle Domantay   


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Kim Jong Un's elite bodyguards run beside his car because of a Clint Eastwood movie

Potential recruits are chosen from the military, and must pass through several tests to judge their…

Ellen Ioanes,Ellen Ioanes   


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Facebook had to invent a totally new programming language, Move, for its Libra cryptocurrency project because no other language was up to the task

Less noticed was the fact that Facebook also launched a new programming language to use with Libra,…

Rosalie Chan   


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The tech lead of Facebook's new cryptocurrency subsidiary explains Move, the programming language it designed specifically for Libra

Less noticed was the fact that Facebook also launched a new programming language to use with Libra,…

Rosalie Chan   


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The US government has leaked the names of child abuse victims by failing to hide Facebook account IDs in court documents

In the DOJ's "Justice Manual," which outlines policies US attorneys should abide by, there's a spec…

Paige Leskin   


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Hackers stole photos of travelers' faces and license plates collected by the US Customs and Border Protection agency

The agency released a separate copy of the statement as a Microsoft Word document that was entitled…

Troy Wolverton   


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A scary new hack created by researchers can accurately guess your password by listening to the sound of your fingers tapping the phone screen

In order for hackers to exploit the vulnerability researchers found, they'd have to get their targe…

Troy Wolverton   


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How to change your Apple ID and device passwords on an iPhone, and better protect your device

Your iPhone probably has at least two passwords (or passcodes) that you regularly use: your Apple I…

Dave Johnson