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Irony: Hillary Clinton To Give Keynote Speech At Cyber Security Summit

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Hillary Clinton, who used a private email server as secretary of state, will speak at a cyber defense summit later this year, it was announced on Thursday. FireEye, a cybersecurity company based in California, announced that Clinton will give the keynote speech at its annual summit in Washington, D.C. in October. “Cyber security is not any one defender’s responsibility, but ...

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REPORT: Iran-Linked Campaigns Used Social Media To Spread Misinformation And Troll Conservative Voters

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Cyberfirm FireEye published a report Tuesday showing that an Iran-based campaign sought to distribute misinformation throughout social media during the midterm elections. Facebook dinged several phony accounts connected to an Iran-backed group seeking to promote pro-Iranian messages in the U.S.  An Iran-backed campaign used Facebook and Twitter accounts to impersonate three Republican congressional candidates. An Iran-backed campaign used various social ...

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Liberals Pounce After Facebook Exec Explains Why Doctored Pelosi Video Is Staying Up

Several liberal pundits and celebrities expressed their dismay after a Facebook executive told CNN Friday night that the company has no intention of nixing a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Actresses Bette Midler and Alyssa Milano were among a handful of politicians and pundits who complained after Facebook Executive Monika Bickert told CNN’s Anderson Cooper that the company ...

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SpaceX Successfully Launches Starlink Mission

On Thursday, May 23 at 10:30 p.m. EDT SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. SpaceX’s Starlink is a next-generation satellite network capable of connecting the globe, especially reaching those who are not yet connected, with reliable and affordable broadband internet services. Falcon 9’s first stage for this mission ...

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Facebook Is Trying To Reduce Political Advertising Ahead Of 2020 Election

As the 2020 election approaches, Facebook says that it has stopped paying employees commissions for the sale of political ads on the social media platform. Political advertisements are now perceived as a “headache” to Facebook, according to former Facebook employees and digital campaign strategist, the Wall Street Journal reports. The alleged Russian meddling in the U.S’s 2016 election has raised ...

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Low complexity chatbots explained

Low complexity is one of the reasons why adoption rate went up in recent years. Yes, there is AI and other factors make it more attractive than ever, but low complexity and scalability are fundamental reasons for this improvement. Previously we discussed chatbots in relation to the US workforce. Now, let’s explore the overall idea in more detail: What is ...

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Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems: Challenges and Opportunities Ahead

Developing high-tech Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) is becoming a goal for technology companies. The automobile market still anticipates the arrival of self-driving cars, and any company that will be the first to hit the market could be in a position to reap big profits. Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems include important features such as emergency-braking systems, lane-departure warnings, forward-collision warnings, traffic-signal recognition, ...

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The American workforce, AI and chatbots in focus

In a dynamic world, US leadership in AI is paramount. Balancing this with the needs of the workforce and creating the right opportunities should be a collective responsibility. The president took aim at balancing the economy by driving the current agenda that will improve job security for the American people. This coincided with geostrategic aims at a time where national ...

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Instagram Explains Why It Effectively Shadow Banned A Pro-Life Group’s Content

Instagram said Tuesday that it inadvertently and incorrectly blocked a pro-life group from accessing a feature on the platform that users often use to make content go viral. “We investigated this issue and found that this account was incorrectly filtered from Explore and hashtags,” a source inside Instagram told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “We have removed this restriction and ...

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Al Jazeera Gets Twitter To Silence Critics Of Its Video Implying Jews Benefited From Holocaust

The Arabic network Al Jazeera posted a video that questioned the Holocaust, saying “People are divided between those who deny the annihilation, others who think that the outcome was exaggerated, and others yet who accuse the Zionist movement of blowing it out of proportion.” Al Jazeera apologized for the video. But Twitter blocked people from sharing a version of the ...

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ULA Completes Final Design Review for New Vulcan Centaur Rocket

First Flight on Schedule for 2021 Centennial, Colo., May 20, 2019 – United Launch Alliance leaders and engineers completed an important milestone with the conclusion of the system Critical Design Review (CDR) for the company’s new Vulcan Centaur rocket. The system-level CDR is the final review of the design for the overall rocket. “This is a tremendous accomplishment for the ...

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Sen Hawley Proposes Bill Allowing People To Block Tech Companies From Constantly Tracking Their Location

Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley announced a bill Monday that allows Americans to block tech companies from tracking people’s locations without direct consent. Hawley’s legislation creates a program similar to the national Do Not Call list that gives people the power to prevent online companies from collecting any more data than what is otherwise necessary for the companies’ services. It ...

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Report: Google Distances Itself From Huawei After Trump Blacklists Foreign Tech

Google suspends some business with Huawei after President Donald Trump placed restrictions on technologies from foreign adversaries, Reuters reported Sunday, citing an anonymous source familiar with the matter. Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications company that the United States believes is engaged in foreign espionage, will lose access to updates to the Android operating system, as well as the next version of ...

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DOD Cyber Leaders Assist Industry to Address Threats, Improve Resilience

A lot’s changed on the cyber front in the year since U.S. Cyber Command became a full and independent unified combatant command, and since Army Gen. Paul M. Nakasone took over as commander and as director of the National Security Agency. Nakasone and Dana Deasy, the Defense Department’s chief information officer addressed those changes to the cyber security environment and ...

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Pro-Life Group Claims Instagram Is Shadow Banning It, Suspects Pro-Choice Activist Played A Role

Pro-life group is accusing Instagram of shadow banning their content and removing their hashtags from the platform Let Them Live told The Daily Caller News Foundation that pro-choice activists likely pushed Instagram into shadow banning the group  Let Them Live is planning a rally in June at Instagram’s headquarters to protest what they believe is the company’s decision to suppress ...

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