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Critical Flaw Undermines Intel CPUs’ Most Secure Element

Reported by WIRED: In cybersecurity circles, this has been the year of Spectre and Meltdown, not only…

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Programming Languages May Finally Be Reaching a Status Quo

Reported by WIRED: Apple’s programming language Swift and the Android developer favorite Kotlin are two of the…

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Cantina Talk: Disney Would Like Its ‘Star Wars’ Movies Back, Please

Reported by WIRED: First and foremost, buckle up, kids: According to director J.J. Abrams’ Twitter feed, the Star…

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Fax Machines Are Still Everywhere, and Wildly Insecure

Reported by WIRED: It’s tempting to think of fax machines as a relic, every bit as relevant…

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The Techies Turning Kenya Into a Silicon Savannah

Reported by WIRED: People hunched over greasy computer screens, crunching data, writing code: The scenes in Janek Stroisch’s…

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Stealing a Plane Is Not Easy, So How Did It Happen in Seattle?

Reported by WIRED: Seattleites got a serious scare on Friday evening when an airport employee stole a large…

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Vladimir Putin Is Basically Tywin Lannister

Reported by WIRED: Former chess champion Garry Kasparov sounded the alarm about Vladimir Putin’s regime in his 2015 book…

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At DefCon, the Biggest Election Threat Is Lack of Funding

Reported by WIRED: Now in its second year, the Voting Machine Hacking Village at the DefCon security conference…

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Machine Learning Can Identify the Authors of Anonymous Code

Reported by WIRED: Researchers who study stylometry—the statistical analysis of linguistic style—have long known that writing is a…

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The President Wants a Space Force. He Might Get One.

Reported by WIRED: If policymaking is never easy, and military policymaking is very difficult, it stands to reason…

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