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President Trump Calls 5-Year Prison Sentence for NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner 'Unfair'

President Donald Trump said NSA whistleblower Reality Winner‘s five-year prison sentence for leaking a classified document to the media was “unfair” …

Donald Trump

China’s New Frontiers in Dystopian Tech

Facial-recognition technologies are proliferating, from airports to bathrooms.<p>Dystopia starts with 23.6 inches of toilet paper. That’s how much the dispensers at the entrance of the public restrooms at Beijing’s Temple of Heaven dole out in a program involving facial-recognition scanners—part of …

Machine Learning

China Is Going to Outrageous Lengths to Surveil Its Own Citizens

New tech—including drones disguised as birds—can be a nightmare for Muslims in particular.<p>China has reportedly begun deploying flocks of drones disguised as birds to surveil its citizens. The drones have wings that flap so realistically they’re difficult to distinguish from actual birds. In fact, …

Human Rights

Ex-Tesla employee Martin Tripp posted dozens of photos that he alleges came from inside of Tesla

"Are you ready," Martin Tripp tweeted on Wednesday evening, before sending out dozens of photos that he alleges came from inside of Tesla.<p>Tripp told Business Insider he feels the photos are central to the legal battle between he, a former process technician at the company's Nevada Gigafactory, and …

The Best Back Exercises: The Only Workout You Need for That Perfect V-Shape Torso

The muscles you can't see in the mirror matter just as much as the ones in front. Here are the exercises to keep you looking good from all angles.<p>Sometimes you forget things: Where the remote is. Where you left your keys. Grandma’s birthday. (Put that one in your calendar already). At the gym, it’s …

How could an airport ground crew employee steal and fly an airliner?

How did an airliner get stolen from Sea-Tac International Airport on Friday evening?<p>That’s the main question investigators and airline officials will …

Get Ready for Rolling Background Checks at Work

Jay Cradeur takes pride in his 4.9 driver rating on Uber Technologies Inc.’s five-star scale and the almost 19,000 rides he’s given in the capital of …

Tesla whistleblower retains law firm famous for winning $22.5 million Monsanto suit

Martin Tripp, the Tesla technician who CEO Elon Musk accused of sabotage, has filed a formal whistleblower complaint about the electric vehicle maker …

Ex-Apple Employee Accused of Stealing Self-Driving-Car Tech

Federal prosecutors have charged a former Apple employee with stealing trade secrets related to Apple's autonomous vehicle program.<p>Xiaolang Zhang …

The Next Generation of Security Screening Tech

Live on Bloomberg TVBELT & ROAD: The ChallengeFull Schedule<p>TV Shows<p>Bloomberg Technology<p>AC Global Risk is a Silicon Valley-based startup, using voice …

David Rubenstein

Trump’s plan to reshuffle government strikes familiar notes

President Donald Trump today proposed reorganizing parts of the federal government in ways that should sound very familiar to those who follow U.S. …

How Salmon and Pizza Figure Into White House’s Government Reorganization Plan

Past efforts against duplication have sparked turf-battles among Capitol Hill overseers.

The White House Apparently Forgot to Tell NOAA Not to Mention Climate Change

“Sea level rise” and “climate change” are not phrases Trump appointees typically use to describe anything but hoaxes. But on Monday, the acting head …

Sea Level

Report: Trump's pick to lead NOAA riddled with conflict of interests

For nearly a year and a half, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has operated without a Senate-confirmed leader, setting a record …

NOAA won't drop climate and conservation from its mission, agency says

The United States' top weather, climate and ocean science agency – NOAA – will not drop "climate" from its mission statement nor will it de-emphasize research into climate change and resource conservation, the agency said Monday.<p>This follows a report Sunday from a science advocacy group, the Union …

Tesla Sues Former Employee Amid Crackdown on ‘Sabotage’

In a lawsuit, car maker says former employee hacked into computer system to steal company data and send it to an unnamed third party<p>By<p>Tim Higgins<p>Tim Higgins<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@timkhiggins<p>tim.higgins@wsj.com<p>Tesla Inc. TSLA 1.98% in a lawsuit Wednesday accused a former employee of …

Tesla

Elon Musk Accuses Tesla Employee of Sabotage

In scrambling to ramp up production of its Model 3 electric car, Tesla has run into trouble with robots and automated machinery, a need for more workers and a shortage of battery packs.<p>Now Tesla’s chief executive, Elon Musk, suspects his company might have a more unusual problem: sabotage.<p>In an …

How a Powerful Spy Camera Invented at Duke Ended Up in China’s Hands

High-tech camera, conceived by scientists for the Pentagon, finds light by moving east<p>KUNSHAN, China—Five years ago, a group of Duke University scientists developed a pioneering gigapixel camera to provide long-range surveillance for the U.S. Navy through a sponsorship from the Pentagon.<p>The …

Duke University

In charging Senate staffer and seizing reporter’s records, Justice Dept. ignites debate over leak crackdown

By Matt Zapotosky ,<p>Matt Zapotosky<p>National security reporter covering the Justice Department<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Shane Harris ,<p>Shane Harris<p>Intelligence and national security reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Lynh Bui and<p>Lynh Bui<p>Reporter focusing on public safety and criminal justice<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Karoun …

News

Cola-Cola breach: ex-employee stole hard drive with 8,000 workers’ data

By CarolinaThe world-renowned carbonated soft drink producer Cola-Cola has announced that it hasThis is a post from HackRead.com Read the original …

Chrome and Firefox will support a new standard for password-free logins

One small step towards a world without phishing<p>Web browsers are building a new way for you to log in, announced today by the W3C and FIDO Alliance standards bodies. Called WebAuthn, the new open standard is currently supported in the latest version of Firefox, and will be supported in upcoming …

Minneapolis FBI agent charged with leaking info to news outlet

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed charges against an FBI agent for allegedly leaking secret documents to a reporter, the Minneapolis …

FBI

‘Oh my God…It’s fake’: Far right falls for hoax about Broward County sheriff

In the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre, the far-right fever swamps buzzed with false information and conspiracy theories about student “crisis actors” who were paid to lie about the mass shooting.<p>But ironically, conspiracy-minded conservatives fell for a political hoax …

U.S. Politics

Ex-C.I.A. Officer Suspected of Compromising Chinese Informants Is Arrested

WASHINGTON — A former C.I.A. officer suspected by investigators of helping China dismantle United States spying operations and identify informants has been arrested, the Justice Department said on Tuesday. The collapse of the spy network was one of the American government’s worst intelligence …

Surveillance

Census enters 2018 facing more questions than answers

Spotlight on the Census<p>After a 2017 filled with uncertainty and slipped deadlines, the coming year could make or break the constitutionally mandated …

Every Day, This Satellite Company Takes A Snapshot Of The Entire Planet

Planet wants to analyze and index its 1.4 million daily photos to enable researchers to track Earth’s physical changes over time.<p>Six years ago, a group of scientists and engineers, among them three former NASA employees, gathered in a garage in Cupertino, California, with a goal: to found a company …

Trump taps AccuWeather CEO to head NOAA, breaking with precedent of nominating scientists

By Jason Samenow<p>Jason Samenow<p>Editor and writer covering weather and climate<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>(This story has been updated.)</i><p>Barry Myers, the chief executive of the private weather forecasting company AccuWeather, is President Trump’s pick to run the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.<p>The …

NOAA

Down hundreds of staff, Weather Service ‘teetering on the brink of failure,’ labor union says

By Jason Samenow<p>Jason Samenow<p>Editor and writer covering weather and climate<p>Email Bio Follow<p>After the onslaught of devastating hurricanes and wildfires, the United States is enduring one of its most costly years for extreme weather. A near-record 16 billion-dollar weather disasters have ravaged the …

Security

AIP FYI: New NOAA Leadership Reveals Priorities Focused on Weather Prediction, Ocean Economy

Status Report From: American Institute of Physics<br>Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017<p>At the fall meeting of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric …

Twitter responds after Trump’s account briefly deactivated by departing employee

Twitter is putting new safeguards in place Friday after an outgoing employee was able to shut down President Donald Trump's account briefly, the …

Donald Trump