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A suicide hotline's use of data echoes Silicon Valley's privacy debates

1 hour ago   |   Politico

Crisis Text Line is one of the world's most prominent mental health support lines, a tech-driven nonprofit that uses big data and artificial intelligence to help people cope...
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The Battle for the World's Most Powerful Cyberweapon

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

A Times investigation reveals how Israel reaped diplomatic gains around the world from NSO's Pegasus spyware - a tool America itself purchased but is now trying to ban.
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What We Learned About Pegasus, the Smartphone Cracker

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Israel used the NSO Group's cyberweapon as a tool of diplomacy. The F.B.I. tested it for domestic surveillance. Then everything soured. Here are highlights of a New York Times...
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Chinese elite have paid some $31 million to Hunter and the Bidens

Chinese elite have paid some $31 million to Hunter and the Bidens

11 hours ago   |   New York Post

The Biden family has done five deals in China totaling some $31 million arranged by individuals with direct ties to Chinese intelligence - some reaching the very top of China's...
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How a new bill aims to counter the growing economic threat of China

14 hours ago   |   NPR

NPR's Asma Khalid speaks with Republican Sen. Todd Young of Indiana, about the America Competes Act of 2022, which the House introduced. He was a co-sponsor of the bi-partisan...
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Gen Z investors gravitate toward penny stocks for a cheap way to start building wealth, says S&P Global

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

ViewApart/Getty Images Gen Z investors are driving interest in penny stocks, S&P Global Market Intelligence said in a report this week. Penny stocks are cheap to buy for young...
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OpenAI says its making progress on “The Alignment Problem”

17 hours ago   |   Fortune

How to keep A.I. from running amok is a key concern as the technology gets more powerful.
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Artificial intelligence could be used to detect heart disease from an eye scan, scientists say

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Researchers said eye tests could revolutionize the way people are screened for heart disease. Getty Eye scans could be used to predict the likelihood of a heart attack...
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‘Mortal Kombat' writer is adapting another iconic game for screen

‘Mortal Kombat' writer is adapting another iconic game for screen

20 hours ago   |   RT

The ‘System Shock' franchise to be adapted into a TV series for the upcoming Binge streaming service One of the writers behind last year's ‘Mortal Kombat' reboot, Greg Russo...
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Walmart-backed fintech is building a super-app, complete with a neobank

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Walmart-backed fintech Hazel is making two key acquisitions that will help it become a neobank . The super-app space is a promising and logical one for a superstore like...
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Medvedev wins explosive grudge match to reach Australian Open final

Medvedev wins explosive grudge match to reach Australian Open final

Daniil Medvedev won a bad-tempered semifinal in Melbourne to set up a showdown with Rafael Nadal Daniil Medvedev will face Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final after the... Read more ...

Light snow showers and flurries today

Light snow showers and flurries today

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WATCH: Football fan drives 24 hours round-trip to watch playoff game at...

WATCH: Football fan drives 24 hours round-trip to watch playoff game at father's graveside

If his team advances to the Super Bowl, John Lynch and his siblings plan to return to the cemetery and watch it together as a family. Read more ...

Nothing snaps up ex-Dyson design chief to spearhead new London design hub

Nothing snaps up ex-Dyson design chief to spearhead new London design hub

"My mission at this early stage is to build a team and develop a design culture so we can create iconic products that will change the consumer tech landscape." What you need to... Read more ...

Musk Calls Biden ‘A Damp Sock Puppet' As Tesla Shares Tank

Elon Musk's lack of restraint on Twitter is, as the saying goes, a feature not a bug, having landed in legal hot water multiple times for careless social media posts. Read more ...

Why Silicon Valley Investors Are Injecting Millions Into The City's DA...

In June 2022, voters will decide: Should “progressive” District Attorney Chesa Boudin stay or go? Read more ...

Tonga's Diaspora Confronts Daunting Challenge of Disaster Response

Tens of thousands of overseas Tongans, intimately tied to their homeland, are contending with the pandemic, snarled supply chains and limited communications. Read more ...

Alarming Levels of Mercury Are Found in Old Growth Amazon Forest

The findings, related to gold mining in Peru, provide new evidence of how people are altering ecosystems in dangerous ways around the world. Read more ...

Man Held for Five Days in Jail Over Mistaken Identity, His Lawyer Says

Leonardo Silva Oliveira, 26, was arrested last week on a warrant out of Palm Beach County for a man with the same name and similar age who was wanted for probation violation... Read more ...

Chances of absolute majority look slim for all in Portugal vote

Incumbent PM's Socialist Party is expected to win Sunday's snap polls, but the absolute majority remains elusive. Read more ...