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US facial recognition will cover 97 percent of departing airline passengers within four years https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/18/18484581/us-airport-facial-recognition-departing-flights-biometric-exit?utm_campaign=theverge&utm_content=entry&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter via @verge
Canada is getting sued over Sidewalk Labs’ ‘Smart City’ in Toronto https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/gy4bgj/canada-is-getting-sued-over-sidewalk-labs-smart-city-in-toronto?utm_campaign=sharebutton via @motherboard
YouTube's CEO responds to its bad content problem, exposes the core of its platform problem https://gizmodo.com/youtubes-ceo-responds-to-its-bad-content-problem-expos-1834122830?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_source=gizmodo_twitter&utm_campaign=sharebar via @gizmodo
Facebook says it 'unintentionally uploaded' 1.5 million people's email contacts without their consent https://www.businessinsider.in/facebook-says-it-unintentionally-uploaded-1-5-million-peoples-email-contacts-without-their-consent/articleshow/68930320.cms?utm_source=social_Twitter&utm_medium=social_sharing&utm_campaign=Click_through_social_share via @BiIndia
Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: Why U.S. intelligence agencies must adapt or fail https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/2019-04-16/spies-lies-and-algorithms?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter_cta&utm_campaign=cta_share_buttons via @ForeignAffairs
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Congress wants to protect you from biased algorithms, deepfakes, and other bad AI - via @techreview https://www.technologyreview.com/s/613310/congress-wants-to-protect-you-from-biased-algorithms-deepfakes-and-other-bad-ai/?utm_campaign=site_visitor.unpaid.engagement&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=add_this&utm_content=2019-04-17
First black hole photo confirms Einstein’s theory of relativity https://thenextweb.com/syndication/2019/04/17/first-black-hole-photo-confirms-einsteins-theory-of-relativity/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=First%2Bblack%2Bhole%2Bphoto%2Bconfirms%2BEinstein%25E2%2580%2599s%2Btheory%2Bof%2Brelativity via @thenextweb
Facebook and Twitter could be blocked in Russia in data storage row https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/apr/17/facebook-and-twitter-face-russian-sanctions-in-data-storage-row?CMP=share_btn_tw
Harvard Medical School’s AI estimates protein structures up to 7 times faster than previous methods https://venturebeat.com/2019/04/17/harvard-medical-schools-ai-estimates-protein-structures-up-to-seven-times-faster-than-previous-methods/ via @VentureBeat
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez quits Facebook, says social media is a health risk https://cnet.co/2DfXQGY via @CNET
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Russia supports bill to isolate the Internet, promote censorship https://zd.net/2Dil9A5 via @ZDNet & @SecurityCharlie
Far-right extremists are moving towards encrypted channels and IRL meetups https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/j5wx74/after-facebook-and-web-host-bans-far-right-extremists-are-encrypting-and-going-irl?utm_campaign=sharebutton via @motherboard
Kaspersky Lab saga grows weirder as critics of the security firm say bumbling spy tried to discredit them https://gizmodo.com/kaspersky-lab-saga-grows-weirder-as-critics-of-the-secu-1834105336?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_source=gizmodo_twitter&utm_campaign=sharebar via @gizmodo
Microsoft didn't want to sell its facial recognition tech to California police https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/17/microsoft-facial-recognition-california-police/ via @engadget
The wave of domain hijackings besetting the Internet is worse than we thought https://arstechnica.com/?post_type=post&p=1492193
European Parliament passes online platform rules placing new limits on Amazon and Google https://venturebeat.com/2019/04/17/european-parliament-passes-online-platform-rules-placing-new-limits-on-amazon-and-google/ via @VentureBeat
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A new state-backed hacker group is hijacking government domains at a phenomenal pace https://tcrn.ch/2VR05Ys via @TechCrunch
Emotionally intelligent AI will respond to how you feel https://thenextweb.com/syndication/2019/04/17/emotionally-intelligent-ai-will-respond-to-how-you-feel/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=Emotionally%2Bintelligent%2BAI%2Bwill%2Brespond%2Bto%2Bhow%2Byou%2Bfeel via @thenextweb
Researchers use drones to detect potholes, cracks, and other road damage https://venturebeat.com/2019/04/15/researchers-use-drones-to-detect-potholes-cracks-and-other-road-damage/ via @VentureBeat
Mark Zuckerberg used your Facebook data as 'bargaining chip' against rivals, report says https://cnet.co/2Zf9VFR via @CNET
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Ransomware: The cost of rescuing your files is going up as attackers get more sophisticated https://zd.net/2V179om via @ZDNet & @dannyjpalmer
US government admits it doesn’t know if Assange cracked password for Manning https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/evy4ka/us-government-doesnt-know-if-assange-cracked-password-manning?utm_campaign=sharebutton via @motherboard
Winters are only going to get worse, So researchers invented a way to generate electricity from snowfall https://gizmodo.com/winters-are-only-going-to-get-worse-so-researchers-inv-1834076615?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_source=gizmodo_twitter&utm_campaign=sharebar via @gizmodo
Washington votes to decarbonize its electricity grid https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/16/washington-votes-to-decarbonize-its-electricity-grid/ via @engadget
Hackers could read non-corporate http://Outlook.com, Hotmail for six months https://arstechnica.com/?post_type=post&p=1491071
Fifteen months of fresh hell inside Facebook https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-mark-zuckerberg-15-months-of-fresh-hell/ via @WIRED
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The most overlooked path to commercialize AI is for companies to do it themselves https://tcrn.ch/2VLgQ7F via @TechCrunch
Researchers create 3D print of heart using harvested human tissue https://thenextweb.com/science/2019/04/15/researchers-create-3d-print-of-heart-using-harvested-human-tissue/?utm_source= twitter&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=Researchers%2Bcreate%2B3D%2Bprint%2Bof%2Bheart%2Busing%2Bharvested%2Bhuman%2Btis sue via @thenextweb
Facebook urged to disable 'like' feature for child users https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/apr/15/facebook-urged-to-ditch-like-feature-in-uk-online-child-safety-drive?CMP=share_btn_tw
Google will examine new Android developer accounts more closely https://venturebeat.com/2019/04/15/google-will-take-more-time-to-review-unproven-android-developer-accounts/ via @VentureBeat
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Former Mozilla exec: Google has sabotaged Firefox for years https://zd.net/2v81UEE via @ZDNet & @campuscodi
Melting glaciers could unleash nuclear fallout trapped within the ice https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/j5wx5x/melting-glaciers-could-unleash-nuclear-fallout-trapped-within-the-ice? utm_campaign=sharebutton via @motherboard
In live address delivered 400 feet underwater, Seychelles President calls on humanity to protect the oceans https://earther.gizmodo.com/in-live-address-delivered-400-feet-underwater-seychell-1834048913?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_source=earther_twitter&utm_campaign=sharebar via @EARTH3R
Lyft will run ‘continuous’ background checks on its drivers https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/15/lyft-continuous-background-checks/ via @engadget
Twitter blocks EFF tweet that criticized bogus takedown of a previous tweet https://arstechnica.com/?post_type=post&p=1491165
What happened when the DEA demanded passwords from LastPass via @forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2019/04/10/what-happened-when-the-dea-demanded-passwords-from-lastpass/#75cd44a7ebeb
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The onlyl answer is less internet https://nyti.ms/2Uh7fUe
How do startups actually get their content marketing to work? https://tcrn.ch/2DaRQiM via @TechCrunch
6 things you should do to protect yourself from hackers (but probably won’t) https://tnw.to/Xt5lC
Silicon Valley’s self-regulating days “probably should be” over, Nancy Pelosi says https://www.recode.net/podcasts/2019/4/11/18306834/nancy-pelosi-speaker-house-tech-regulation-antitrust-230-immunity-kara-swisher-decode-podcast via @Recode
Julian Assange faces extradition to the US https://www.wired.com/story/security-news-julian-assange-wpa3-yahoo/?mbid=social_twitter_onsiteshare via @WIRED
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Gatwick drone attack could have been inside job, say police https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/apr/15/gatwick-drone-attack-could-have-been-inside-job-say-police?CMP=share_btn_tw
 
 
 
 
 
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