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Twitch is now blocked in China

After a flurry of downloads as Chinese netizens wanted to catch the Asian Games e-sports competition<p>Twitch is now blocked in China. The major game streaming site is largely no longer accessible and its app has been removed from Apple’s local App Store, after it saw a noticeable boost in popularity …

eSports

IBM's Discrimination Lawsuit: Here's One Huge Issue That's Being Overlooked | Inc.com

If you are over 40 years old are your skills irrelevant? Are you less inclined to collaborate because you were "raised" in an era that once advocated and promoted individual effort over team effort? Or perhaps those over 40 are nearly technological-Luddites and incapable of working in today's …

London Business School

Senators' Gmail accounts targeted by foreign hackers

<b>(CNN) —</b> The personal Gmail accounts of an unspecified number of US senators and Senate staff have been targeted by foreign government hackers, a Google spokesperson confirmed to CNN on Thursday.<p>On Wednesday, Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, wrote in a letter to Senate leadership that his office …

Hillary Clinton

Hackers Steal $59 Million In Cryptocurrency From Japanese Exchange

Last week, hackers stole an estimated $59 million from a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange called Zaif, according to a statement released Thursday by the owners of the exchange.<p>According to Cointelegraph, the Tech Bureau Corp. said the breach occurred on September 14. The company discovered …

Cryptocurrency Exchange

Documenting climate change - with a drone

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Reuters photographer Lucas Jackson headed to Greenland in June, he traveled with a heavy, oversized rolling bag containing a crucial piece of equipment to document climate change.<p>Jackson, one of a handful of Reuters photographers licensed to operate a drone, spent seven …

FAA

Christine Blasey Ford has become the target of a social media disinformation campaign after accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the California psychology professor who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when the two were in high school in the 1980s, has become the target of a disinformation campaign on social media.<p>False rumors meant to discredit Ford are …

Brett Kavanaugh

UK government could police social media with internet regulator

The British government could be preparing to set up an internet regulator that would police the actions of social networks and sanction them if they failed to comply with rules.<p>Buzzfeed News reported on Thursday that it had obtained details of government proposals, which form part of legislation …

Codes of Conduct

A middle school teacher turned himself in after police say he used his toddler to steal prizes from inside a mall game machine

A Massachusetts teacher was charged and put on leave from school after police say he was filmed using his toddler-aged daughter to steal prizes from a game machine in a New Hampshire shopping mall.<p>Andrew Helinski, a 34-year-old middle school teacher in Andover, turned himself into police after …

Middle School

Former Employee Accuses Google Of “Manipulating Human Nature”

Has the tech giant spiraled out of all control?<p>One of Google’s former managers has accused the tech giant of “manipulating human nature” reports <i>The</i> …

Logging

About $60 million stolen in crypto hack, Japanese exchange operator says

Japanese startup Tech Bureau said on Thursday its cryptocurrency exchange Zaif had been hacked, with losses of Bitcoin and two other digital …

Cryptocurrency Exchange

John Hancock makes fitness tracking 'mandatory' for insurance

<b>One of the largest life insurance providers in North America will no longer offer policies that do not include digital fitness tracking.</b><p>John Hancock will now sell only "interactive" policies that collect health data through wearable devices such as a smartwatch.<p>Policyholders can earn discounts and …

Fitness Technology

Artificial Intelligence + Blockchain = Passive Income (Forever?)

The benefits of artificial intelligence are no longer limited to high-profile corporations, movie supervillains, and programmers performing fruitless …

Artificial Intelligence

Informatics, Data Science, and Artificial Intelligence

Biomedical research includes studies from the molecular level through population health and generates a wide range of data. To attain deeper insights …

Artificial Intelligence

Cloud State Machines: The Future of IoT and Edge Computing

Although the burgeoning paradigms of IoT and Cloud Computing allow seemingly immaculate technological implementations, we mustn’t forget the …

Internet of Things

Remove yourself from people search sites and erase your online presence

Here is a step-by-step guide to reducing your digital footprint online, whether you want to lock down data or vanish entirely.<p>There is now a very …

Social Media

Hacked Alaska Airlines frequent flier miles for sale on the dark web

Criminals are getting smarter and are stealing frequent flyer rewards instead of money — it’s easier to get away with. Frequent flier miles with …

British Airways

Newegg users’ credit card info was exposed to hackers for a month

The same group behind the British Airways and Ticketmaster UK attacks<p>Hardware retailer Newegg suffered a month-long data breach that exposed users’ credit card information to the same hackers who targeted British Airways and Ticketmaster UK earlier this year. The exact scope of the attack is still …

British Airways

John Deere Just Swindled Farmers Out of Their Right to Repair

The fight for our right to repair the stuff we own has suffered a huge setback.<p>As anyone who repairs electronics knows, keeping a device in working …

Repairs

Hackers Are Targeting Bitcoin With a Leaked NSA Software Tip, Report Says

Hackers are illegally generating Monero, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by exploiting a software flaw that was leaked from the U.S. government, …

Cybersecurity

This Windows file may be secretly hoarding your passwords and emails

A little-known Windows feature will create a file that stores text extracted from all the emails and plaintext-files found on your PC, which …

Online Privacy

Hackers have planted credit card stealing malware on local government payment sites

Security firm FireEye has confirmed that a widely used web payment portal used to pay for local government services, like utilities and permits, has been targeted by hackers.<p>Hackers have broken into self-hosted Click2Gov servers operated by local governments across the US, likely using a …

City Politics

Suzy Welch: These are the only 4 reasons to get an MBA right now

Earning a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) was once an essential part of building a career in business.<p>But getting an MBA can be a huge …

Business Administration

Parents Learn About Teen Social Media Dangers

<i>BROOMALL, Pa. (CBS) —</i> Hours after news broke that two dozen men, including a firefighter and officer, were arrested in a New Jersey sting operation, …

New Jersey

Louisiana AG Jeff Landry wants to break up social media giants

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry would like to see Google, Facebook and other major social media behemoths broken up like the federal …

Antitrust Laws

Call for smart home devices to bake in privacy safeguards for kids

A new research report has raised concerns about how in-home smart devices such as AI virtual voice assistants, smart appliances, and security and monitoring technologies could be gathering and sharing children’s data.<p>It calls for new privacy measures to safeguard kids and make sure age appropriate …

Personal Data

KHNL : Forget hacking into your accounts. Scammers are now hijacking your phone

Top Stories<p>Forget hacking into your accounts. Scammers are now hijacking your phone<p>Posted: 09/18/2018 2:40 PM<p>HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hackers are …

Hijacking

Sen. Harris tells federal agencies to get serious about facial recognition risks

Facial recognition technology presents myriad opportunities as well as risks, but it seems like the government tends to only consider the former when deploying it for law enforcement and clerical purposes. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) has written the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Trade …

African-American News

An Intel drone fell on my head during a light show

It didn’t hurt. I thought someone dropped a small cardboard box on my head. It felt sharp and light. I was sitting on the floor, along the back of the crowd and then an Intel Shooting Star Mini drone dropped on my head.<p>Audi put on a massive show to reveal its first EV, the e-tron. The automaker …

Tech Trends

SF drone startup burns through $118 million, shuts down

A stake of $118 million in investment funds wasn't enough for San Francisco-based drone startup, Airware, to stay in business. The drone-operating system firm, founded in 2011, crashed after it ran out of money earlier this week.<p>The company's announcement was abrupt, according to TechCrunch, which …

Mining

Machines Will Do Half of All 'Work Tasks' By 2025. Here's Why You Shouldn't Worry

By the year 2025, robots will do half our work—but they won’t won’t take our jobs, say experts. More machines completing more so-called work tasks …

World Economic Forum