Category Archives: Technology

China plays God: Gene-Edited Babies

“The twins, called Lulu and Nana, reportedly had their genes modified before birth by a Chinese scientific team using the new editing tool CRISPR. The goal was to make the girls immune to infection by HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. … Continue reading

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“Chinese, Iranian hackers escalate cyberattacks against US entities: report”

“Iran and China have been carrying out increasingly more aggressive cyberattacks in recent months, The New York Times reported Monday. Dozens of U.S. entities — including banks, businesses and government agencies — have been targeted in what experts have attributed as an Iranian hacking campaign, multiple sources told … Continue reading

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“US, Facebook negotiating record multibillion-dollar fine after privacy lapses”

“The Federal Trade Commission and Facebook are negotiating over a multibillion-dollar fine that would settle the agency’s investigation into the social media giant’s privacy practices, according to two people familiar with the probe. The fine would be the largest the … Continue reading

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“Facebook uses its apps to track [Spies on] users…” Makes Up Lame Excuse

Facebook maintains a list of individuals that its security guards must “be on lookout” for that is comprised of users who’ve made threatening statements against the company on its social network as well as numerous former employees. The company’s information … Continue reading

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Amazon Spying: “Your Smart Light Can Tell Amazon and Google When You Go to Bed”

“For several years, Amazon and Google have collected data every time someone used a smart speaker to turn on a light or lock a door. Now they’re asking smart-home gadget makers such as Logitech and Hunter Fan Co. to send … Continue reading

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“China… killer… stealth drones… airstrikes without a human…”

“US national security think tank Center for a New American Security (CNAS)… Gregory C Allen, the author of the report, said China is rushing to integrate ever more sophisticated artificial intelligence into weapons and military equipment… One example is the … Continue reading

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Google Intends To Ban Websites At the URL Level: “Google Takes Its First Steps Toward Killing the URL”

“In September, members of Google’s Chrome security team put forth a radical proposal: Kill off URLs as we know them. The researchers aren’t actually advocating a change to the web’s underlying infrastructure. They do, though, want to rework how browsers … Continue reading

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