22 February 2018

Crude, Expensive And Effective: How Russia Impacted The Election

A Russian campaign aimed to spend a million dollars a month to destabilize American democracy. But the money didn't pay for sophisticated hackers. Instead, it bought Facebook ads and Twitter accounts.

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News Brief: Shooting Survivors Meet Trump, Students Protest For Gun Control

President Trump met with survivors of school shootings Wednesday. Also, students in Florida protested in support of gun control and Mashable's Kerry Flynn discusses Twitter's purge of alleged bots.

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As Washington Gears Up To Tackle Foreign Influence, How Effective Can It Be?

Leaders in Congress and elsewhere in D.C., including top DOJ officials, want to start taking concrete steps to defend the 2018 elections from another foreign attack. But it's a big, broad challenge.

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21 February 2018

What to do when you see green dots on your PlayStation screen

What to do when you see green dots on your PlayStation screen: Every now and then in the life of an...

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Motorola study sheds light on how addicted we really are to our phones

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Google will begin certifying Android devices for business use

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Russian Trolls Are Flooding Social Media With Messages Meant To Increase Tensions In U.S.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., about how Russian bots are still flooding social media, including fomenting American tension over the Florida school shootings, and what he thinks should be done about it.

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Doctors In China Lead Race To Treat Cancer By Editing Genes

More than a third of patients with cancer of the esophagus responded to experimental treatment in China with the gene-editing technique CRISPR. Several CRISPR studies are underway there.

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20 February 2018

Russian Bots Are Spreading False Information After The Florida Shooting

It's known that Russian groups used Facebook and other social media platforms to spread false information during the 2016 election, but now Russian bots are doing the same after the Florida shooting. So, how are tech giants thinking about tackling these issues and making sure the same thing doesn't happen in this year's midterm election?

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Michio Kaku Predicts "The Future of Humanity"

The futurist and physicist talks about mankind's next giant leap.

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Facebook Is Counting On Postcards To Prevent Future Election Interference

Under fire for its role in the presidential election, the social network giant unveiled plans involving snail mail to verify the identity of advertising buyers and stop future foreign manipulation.

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At The Winter Olympics, Robots Are Here To Help. But Don't Assume They Work All Hours

Directions, weather reports and water bottles are a few things robots are delivering at the Olympics. They're also helping South Korea present itself as a tech-savvy nation with an eye on the future.

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Artists And Criminals: On The Cutting Edge Of Tech

Sci-fi authors like William Gibson foresaw what the Internet would bring. Inspired by their visions, NPR's Laura Sydell set out to see what artists and criminals think about and do with technology.

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The Father Of The Internet Sees His Invention Reflected Back Through A 'Black Mirror'

The titans of Silicon Valley have a grand vision of the future. But they have a tendency to miss the downside of their inventions — think cybercrime and online harassment.

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