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Are Social Media Sites Doing Enough To Combat Rumors And False News?

Sonoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano updates the media on evacuation and search-and-rescue efforts on Oct. 11, as wildfires devastate the…

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The Evil Within 2 Puts Gamers Right In The Middle Of A Scary Story

The big-budget video game can be a powerful medium for telling scary stories. To wit: the new survival horror game…

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Britain Says North Korea Was Likely Behind WannaCry Attack That Hit Hospitals

The WannaCry ransomware attack that crippled Britain’s National Health Service and hit thousands of computers around the world in May…

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Twitter Says It Will Ban Ads From Russian News Agencies After Interference In 2016 Election

Twitter has said it will ban all ads from Russian news agencies effective immediately. The company made the decision as…

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‘Distracted Walking’ Law Bans Texting While Crossing Streets In Honolulu

  If you’re walking across a street in Honolulu, you’ll want to put your phone away. A new law went…

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Like Magic: The Tech That Goes Into Making Money Harder To Fake

The redesigned U.S. $100 bills that went into circulation in 2013 incorporate technology that features several visual illusions, all designed…

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The Russia Investigations: Interference Impacted Real Life; Senators Propose New Law

Black Lives Matter activists march in front of Trump Tower on January 14, 2017, in New York City. Kevin Hagen/Getty…

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Troubled By Flint Water Crisis, 11-Year-Old Girl Invents Lead-Detecting Device

Gitanjali Rao, 11, says she was appalled by the drinking water crisis in Flint, Mich. — so she designed a…

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Computer Learns To Play Go At Superhuman Levels 'Without Human Knowledge'

According to the researchers, there are 10 to the power of 170 possible board configurations in Go — more than…

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Denver Failed To Land Boeing. Now It's Using Lifestyle To Woo Amazon

Denver is pitching its high quality of life to draw Amazon to build a new headquarters there. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images…

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The Russia Investigations: Facebook Makes Nice, Imbroglio Sucks In More Tech Firms

Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, walks with Rep. Tony Cardenas, D-Calif., on their way to a meeting with…

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Ali Velshi: In An Age Of "Alternative Facts," How Do We Know What's True?

YouTube Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode Manipulation. About Ali Velshi’s TED Talk Journalist Ali Velshi began his…

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