Subcontractors from Microsoft have listened to conversations recorded by Xbox One

Microsoft outsourcers committed to improving the console’s voice analytics capabilities have been listening to private user conversations for five years, a Motherboard survey found. Confidential sources cited in the survey…

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Ransomware attacks sweep into US cities

Computer systems in 22 small towns in Texas have been paralyzed for almost a week following a coordinated ransomware attack. A situation that is becoming increasingly common in the United…

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The wreck of Titanic disappearing

The Titanic, which has been resting for 107 years on the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, is in a state of advanced degradation, as shown by unseen images captured by…

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Too much social media hurts girls’ mental health, study finds

The frequent use of social media by adolescent girls can compromise their mental health by reducing their sleep time and time spent on physical activity, and by increasing their exposure…

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Facebook was aware of Cambridge Analytica’s practices earlier than announced

Documents submitted to the US Attorney General show that Facebook staff knew that Cambridge Analytica had obtained unauthorized data from social network users as early as September 2015, three months…

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