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Star Trek-style quantum teleportation: we are getting closer

The idea of Star Trek-style teleportation at the simple command of “Beam me up, Scotty” may well be a lifelong dream for those who have visions of an amazing future.
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Aerospace industry needs to wake up to cyber threats

Improving space cybersecurity needs to start by dealing with problems within the tech that supports aerospace infrastructure.
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Media is on hackers’ radars. Why?

Cybercriminals are eyeing media organizations, eager to get their hands on vast amounts of collected data and take advantage of the big names.
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Stock photo companies are banning AI-generated images

AI-generated images are often perceived as the 21st-century miracle. But one place you won’t encounter them in the future? Stock photo sites.
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Teenage prodigy urges other girls to take up ethical hacking

In a rapidly developing field where it seems the protagonists are getting younger and younger, one rising star is already making her mark on the cybersecurity landscape as a renowned white-hat, or ethical, hacker.
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Sinister ways that governments use video games to control you

While some lawmakers cite excessive violence as an excuse to ban video games, others exploit gaming in a far more cunning manner.
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To improve or to abandon: what should we do about racist AI?

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As bias infiltrates AI responsible for credit score monitoring, the hiring process, and even criminal analysis, a logical question arises: are we giving too much power to a discriminatory system that should be abandoned rather than improved?
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iPhone prices will continue to rise as long as consumers pay, experts say

The iPhone has weathered a previous economic crash – but are we deciding enough is enough?
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Nightmare Before Streaming: common dangers of illegal streaming

It can be tempting to risk getting free movies and TV series, but there are risks involved.
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Metaverse used to exist, but it no longer does, behavioral engineer says

While nice in theory, the metaverse is a form of escapism that will be limited by human biology. It’s augmented reality that will truly revolutionize human lives, says behavioral engineer Nils Pihl.
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Virtual kidnapping explained: got a call your loved one was kidnapped? Don’t panic

Virtual kidnapping sounds like a concept straight out of a Hollywood movie. However, it’s way closer to reality than science fiction.
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Teen cyber cartels: when world’s most prolific cybercriminals are minors

As the announcement of two teenagers charged in relation to the Lapsus$ extortion group broke, we began to wonder: how do youngsters join the world’s biggest cyber gangs in the first place?
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Amazon Prime Day: do we really need a second one?

The arrival of a second Amazon Prime sale event this week is a first for the shopping giant. But the big question is: do we need to give hackers another opportunity to scam gullible consumers? And who wins from bringing the holiday shopping season forward?
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How organizations delay data breach reports to bury bad news

Organizations may strategically time data breach reports to minimize their impact.
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BMW now charges for heated car seats. Will others follow?

BMW has taken the lead, charging drivers to heat seats in their cars. Is this the future of life?
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Here is what an ideal phishing victim looks like

There seems to be a heavy discrepancy between those who are commonly targeted and those who fall victim to phishing, research finds.
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Ransomware gangs explained: from AIDS Trojan to corporate structure

With ransomware now being a billion-dollar industry, and prolific attacks forcing countries into a state of emergency, it’s about time to discuss the growing threat of “ransomware cartels.”
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Big tech freezes hiring and threatens to cut “underperformers”

Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Amazon all reveal a dramatic slowdown in hiring new staff.
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Metaverse expansion puts virtual-reality addiction into focus

As the metaverse grows, so are concerns about the mental health implications it might have. Pathological virtual-reality use could become a big problem – both similar to and much worse than gaming disorder, which is itself still a contested condition.
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Science fiction as reality: Tesla joins Xiaomi in releasing first humanoid robots

Elon Musk will unveil Tesla’s first humanoid robot on Friday at the company's "AI Day".
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