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Big Tech starts mass layoffs of employees

Giant tech corporations and well-known startups are cutting their staff in a bid to prepare for a “storm” to come – a feared recession.
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The good, the bad, and the ugly of deepfakes, explained

For anyone holding a grudge, it’s never been easier to stage compromising or even incriminating pictures to bring down a rival, destroy reputations, and kill military morale.
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Will robots replace human workers? Musk thinks humans are "underrated"

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As robots come to take over many aspects of manual labor, many start worrying that human workers are a thing...
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Are passwords obsolete?

We’ve all been there – tearing our hair out because we just can’t remember our password. And with these becoming ever more complex series of alpha-numeric digits, the process has become even more frustrating. But thanks to AI-driven machine learning, there may finally be some light at the end of the tunnel for jaded computer users.
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How likely are you to become a victim of misinformation on Telegram?

When hearing the words “misinformation” and “disinformation,” most of us are inclined to brush them off, convinced that obvious propaganda only affects a handful of gullible readers.
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Do right-to-repair programs go far enough?

With legislation looming, leading manufacturers are introducing right to repair programs, but critics say they're still too restrictive. Ask a...
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Mom Friend author’s top cyber tips for keeping kids safe

With 2.3 million TikTok followers, Cathy Pedrayes is a social media influencer who gives mothers expert safety tips for the cyber world and the real one, too. Because in the course of her career, she has found that – especially for women and children – security in both realms tends to overlap.
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Do Zoom and Microsoft Teams destroy creativity or enhance it?

The time employees typically spend in meetings has risen steadily by 10% every year since 2000, resulting in over a...
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US offers $5 million reward to disrupt North Korea’s illicit activity overseas

Kim Jong-un is building weapons of mass destruction with Western money. The US offers up to $5 million for information leading to disruption of any activity supporting the regime.
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Working in the automated world: a blessing in disguise?

As almost 200,000 people ask Google whether a robot will take over their job every month, many start wondering whether...
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Russia's road to sovereign internet: from Russian app store to Runet

Growing digital isolation has pushed Russia to introduce a variety of alternatives to Western digital products. But the story about...
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Here’s how Elon Musk’s control of Twitter could change moderation policies

Free speech is often a moderation headache – but it signals a shift in tone for Twitter. When Elon Musk’s...
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The future of food tech: meat from thin air and fish made from plants

Our news feeds have been filled with horrific stories from the Ukraine war, hyperinflation, and rising fuel costs in the...
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Russia’s “troll factory” working overtime to misinform

Nearly three months into the Ukraine war, a clearer picture is emerging of the array of cyber forces the Kremlin has deployed against the country it invaded on February 24 and its allies.
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Will big tech aggravate or solve the climate change problem?

It seemed like the Paris Agreement might have finally turned the tide of climate change. Enforced back in 2015, it...
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How cyberwarfare is playing out in Ukraine

For almost three months since Russia first set foot on Ukrainian soil as part of its latest invasion into the...
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Ransomware decline: cause for worry or celebration?

Extortion gangs are going through some tectonic changes, but they are masters of reinventing themselves and will be back, just as happened with REvil.
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The journey to Web3 from Web2 or a path to digital authoritarianism?

Securing a meal, flight, or hotel can take just a few minutes with the world at our fingertips. But where...
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Rise of the machines: when a computer beats a chess master

While computational supremacy of digital devices seems like a given in 2022, the debate was far from settled not so long ago.
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How retail is embracing digital twins

With retailers setting their sights on enhancing operations in ways that traditional analytics or simulations can no longer deliver, digital...
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