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Protect your privacy during Trump’s reign: A hacker’s guide to being cyber-safe

Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation.</i><p>Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy. In 1604, the attorney general of England, Sir Edward Coke, …

Donald Trump Says He Doesn't Need Daily Intelligence Briefings Because He's a 'Smart Person'

Donald Trump said he doesn’t need daily intelligence briefings because he’s a “smart person.”<p>Trump, who currently receives the presidential daily …

Trump takes fresh swipe at China after controversial Taiwan call

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump has taken a fresh swipe at China just two days after a controversial phone call with Taiwan's president that upended decades of diplomatic protocol.<p>Trump, in two tweets late Sunday, accused China of keeping its currency artificially low and of military …

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Cybersecurity CEO fired after threatening to kill Trump on Facebook

A San Diego CEO was fired after saying on Facebook that he would get a "sniper rifle" and "kill the president-elect."<p>Matt Harrigan, CEO of the …

Obama will not restrict drone strike 'playbook' before Trump takes office

Trump administration will inherit Obama’s signature counter-terrorism tactic, known as ‘targeted killing’, the controversial rules of which new book reveals<p>Barack Obama will not tighten the rules governing US drone strikes ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Guardian has learned.<p>Trump will …

Surveillance

Trump already analyzing how to quickly withdraw from global climate deal.

Donald Trump isn’t wasting any time and is already analyzing numerous options to withdraw from the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit climate change, a …

Now you can see NFL highlights in virtual reality

NextVR will be showing highlights of three NFL games this season. Is the Super Bowl next?<p>Hey, NFL fans, you'll soon get a chance to see All-Pro wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. make spectacular catches in virtual reality.<p>The league is partnering with NextVR to show postgame highlights of three games …

Virtual Reality

The Simpsons’ Writer Explains Why He Predicted Donald Trump As The Future US President

The Simpsons family is everyone's favourite. But little do its fans realise that this dysfunctional family got a thing or two right about the future …

8 Trends Driving Innovation In The Auto Industry

A quarter billion connected cars will be on the road globally by 2020. With new in-vehicle and automated driving capabilities taking shape every day, opportunities for automotive companies to innovate abound.<p>Twenty-six experts from the automotive industry who attended the SAP sponsored Best …

Mobile Devices

Canada confirms panicked US citizens were behind immigration site crash

It wouldn’t be an election season without threats of ‘moving to Canada’ if the the candidate you don’t like wins. This year, however, the fight-or-flight response seems to have kicked in full force.<p>On election night, we reported a rather humorous scoop that the Canadian immigration website was …

Canada

Residential Clusters Unveiled for Moscow's New Silicon Valley

In the beginning of 2010, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev announced the creation of a “Silicon Valley for Russia,” to be located in a southern …

Architecture

How climate experts appraise a Trump administration

Environmentalists and climate experts share their views on Donald Trump’s stance on global warming<p><i>This article originally appeared on Climate Central.</i><p>The election of Donald Trump as the nation’s next president spurred celebration in some quarters and dismay in others, including among those …

Republican Battles Won't End With Election Night Victories

Just seven hours after Donald Trump became president-elect, House Speaker Paul Ryan called for unity.<p>He was referring to the divided country, but he could have just as easily have been talking about his own Republican Party.<p>Until Tuesday, Ryan had been the central figure trying to handle a …

Republicans

NASA to launch 'swarms' of small, Earth-observing satellites

NASA plans to launch a suite of tiny, next-generation satellites into Earth's orbit to study weather patterns and climate change. These missions will conduct important scientific research while also advancing the technology needed to launch smaller, cheaper satellites, NASA said.<p>The space agency …

Donald Trump's Victory Is Some of the Best Foreign News China Could Have Hoped For

As the world digested the reality of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, the glee among China’s political establishment was hard to contain. “China is …

Silicon Valley Is Panicking About a Donald Trump Presidency

As the 2016 presidential election nears its close, Republican candidate Donald Trump’s claim on the White House is looking likelier and likelier.<p>With …

Supreme Court Probes Whether Miami Can Sue Banks Over Foreclosure Crisis

Should Bank of America and Wells Fargo be on the hook for potentially billions of dollars in tax revenue Miami and other cities lost after property values plunged in minority neighborhoods due to shoddy lending practices and foreclosures?<p>And if so, why can’t Miami sue for lost tourist revenue? …

Bank of America

NASA to Launch 'Swarms' of Small, Earth-Observing Satellites

NASA plans to launch a suite of tiny, next-generation satellites into Earth's orbit to study weather patterns and climate change. These missions will …

Alleged mastermind behind attack that 'almost broke the internet' goes on trial

A Dutchman accused of launching an unprecedented cyberattack that reportedly “almost broke the internet” in 2013 goes on trial on Tuesday.<p>Sven Olaf Kamphuis, 39, denounced the case against him, and told the AD daily newspaper in a Skype interview that he would not appear in court in the southern …

Cyber-attacks

How to Make a Mirror That Tells You the Weather

Build a cool mirror that tells the time and the weather while you look at your reflection.<p>Normal mirrors are pretty great, but we live in the future now and so everything needs to be Wi-Fi-compatible. If you've got a boring normal mirror, it's time to turn it into a cool smart mirror that can tell …

China’s Secret Weapon in Space

An American analyst first translated the Chinese word <i>shashoujian</i> (殺手鐧) as meaning “Assassin’s Mace” in 1999, though linguists ascribe it multiple, often innocuous, meanings. By 2004, the Pentagon and security analysts speculating on China’s weapons development ambitions and strategies had fully and …

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Saudi's "Silicon Desert" Ambition, Long Way Ahead

[Dr. Ibrahim Al-Assaf, Minister of Finance for Saudi Arabia, talks with an advisor after arriving to a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) meeting in Riyadh on Oct. 26./ Source: <i>AFP, Yonhap News</i>]<p>By <i>AsiaToday</i> reporter Jina Koh - Silicon Valley, the Mecca of the startup world, is facing a new challenger …

It’s not you, it’s them: 10 signs your technical cofounder is struggling

As a startup founder who doesn’t code, you’re dependent on your technical cofounder. (They need you too, but that’s for another post.) Even in larger Silicon Valley, engineers often run companies and cultures, and the rest of us often need support from them on a day-to-day basis, especially those …

Communication Skills

Inaudible Soundwaves Expose a Spooky New Pathway for Hackers

In a presentation scheduled for this week’s Black Hat conference in London, security researchers from University College London will outline how new …

A real-life David and Goliath: the Indian 'web warrior' who took on Facebook and won

Subscribe to WIRED<p><b>Facebook launched its Free basics programme in India in</b> February 2015, promising to give millions of people free access to the …

More than 5,000 children have been strip-searched, figures reveal

More than 5,000 children have been strip-searched by police in two years, figures revealed, as South Wales Police paid compensation to an innocent 12-year-old who was searched without escort.<p>According to figures released by 13 police forces in England and Wales, requested by the BBC’s 5 live …

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