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A French Photographer Finds Magic in the Streets of China

French photographer Marilyn Mugot longs for dépaysement. The word doesn’t have a direct English translation; some dictionaries define it as …

Inside The New Black Panther Party

Creepy new browser-tracking technique means there's nowhere left for you to hide

These days, everyone on the internet already knows if you're a dog. Thanks to a newly developed tracking technique, they may soon know even …

Information Systems

How to Plan Your Week for Maximum Impact

For those of you who’ve never heard of him, Jack Dorsey is the co-founder of Twitter as well as the CEO of Square. Even more impressive: He once led …

Apple patent hints facial recognition and 3D selfies are coming to iPhone 8

All signs seems to suggest Apple is gearing up to bring an innovative face recognition functionality to its next-generation iPhone.<p>The US Patent and Trademark Office has granted the Cupertino heavyweight a patent for a mysterious technology that enables “enhanced face detection using depth …

Trump Tells Planned Parenthood They Can Keep Federal Funding If They Stop Providing Abortions

Even though federal funding has never paid for PP's abortion services.<p>Following House Speaker Paul Ryan's promise to defund Planned Parenthood earlier this year, President Donald Trump on Monday attempted to strike a deal with the organization that would allow them to keep their federal funding if …

Hacking Your Phone

<i>The following script is from “Hacking Your Phone” which aired on April 17, 2016. Sharyn Alfonsi is the correspondent. Howard L. Rosenberg and Julie</i> …

NYPD Sued After Refusing to Reveal Its Stingray Surveillance Budget

Privacy advocates are suing the secretive police department to find out how much it’s spending on cellphone surveillance devices.<p>The New York Police Department is still refusing to release basic information about quasi-secret cellphone mass-surveillance devices colloquially known as Stingrays, …

Use your eyes, voice -- and thoughts -- to replace passwords

From CNET Magazine: Password protection is so last century. Take a look at the future of security.<p>I'm sitting in an office at the University of California, Berkeley with an electrode strapped to my head. A black headband holds a connector to my forehead and presses another to my earlobe, beaming my …

James Martin

Apple issues urgent security update after hack turns Mac computers into spying devices

Apple has released an urgent update to its desktop operating systems and the Safari web browser to block a hack that could have turned the machines into spying tools.<p>The security flaw affects the El Capitan and Yosemite Mac operating systems, and is the same that could have let hackers take …

Spying

Government spies can see everything you’re doing with your phone on a plane

If you like your privacy, don’t fly the friendly skies with your phone connected to in-flight networks. American and British intelligence have been surveilling phone use aboard civil aircraft since at least 2005, according to a new investigation by Le Monde based on secret documents from former …

Donald Trump raises 'conspiracy theory' after CIA concludes Russia intervened in election to help him win

With the CIA concluding that Russia intervened in order to help him win the White House, Donald Trump has claimed that if he lost the election and made similar accusations they would be dismissed as a "conspiracy theory".<p>Calls for a Congressional investigation into Russian hacking during the …

Donald Trump

Protect your phone from secret spyware

The smartphone has become one of the most important tools in millions of Americans’ lives. It tracks your movements, displays emails and text messages, and notifies you of every birthday and appointment. Every second, information floods your smartphone. Unless you switch them off, your apps work …

Is the Privacy of Europeans at Risk?

Are the privacy and other rights of European internet users at risk when US companies transfer their data to the United States? Undeniably yes – …