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#MeToo becomes a rallying cry for survivors of sexual assault

Yesterday, a campaign geared towards demonstrating just how common sexual assault and harassment are began to spread on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Alongside the hashtag #MeToo, ...

11 hours ago from Engadget

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Justices to hear government's email dispute with Microsoft

The Supreme Court is intervening in a digital-age privacy dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft over emails stored abroad.

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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Russia may launch its own state-issued cryptocurrency

At a private meeting in Moscow, Vladimir Putin has advocated for Russia to begin issuing its own cryptocurrency. Dubbed CryptoRuble, the Russian cryptocurrency will not be open for mining and ...

8 hours ago from Techspot

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German envoy voices concerns about China web restrictions

A potential ban in China on software to avoid the country's censors could make it "impossible" to communicate privately online, the German ambassador warned Monday.

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Fact-checking fake news on Facebook works - just too slowly

Facebook's effort to limit the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having an effect—though that finding comes with a major caveat.

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Yahoo can provide dead man's emails to family, court says

Massachusetts' highest court says federal law does not prohibit Yahoo from providing a deceased man's family members access to his email account.

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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North Korea likely behind Taiwan SWIFT cyber heist: BAE

TORONTO (Reuters) - Cyber-security firm BAE Systems Plc said on Monday it believes the North Korean Lazarus hacking group is likely responsible for a recent cyber heist in Taiwan, the latest ...

8 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Russia fines Telegram for not giving backdoor access

A Russian court on Monday fined the popular Telegram messenger app for failing to provide the country's security services with encryption keys to read users' messaging data.

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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UK TV drama about North Korea hit by cyber-attack

The TV series Opposite Number was cancelled following a cyber-attack in 2014.

12 hours ago from BBC Technology

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Google Photos can pick your pet out of a furry lineup

Google Photos has long been adept at recognizing animals in a generic sense. But let's be honest: the real reason you're digging through photos is to find shots of your specific ...

8 hours ago from Engadget

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