Technology

FIREFOX browsers will soon block “fake news” flagged by George Soros-linked groups
Firefox
NaturalNews | What’s become abundantly clear over the past few months is that liberals are now jumping on the anti-fake news bandwagon and using it as an excuse to censor political speech that doesn’t align with their radical agenda...
China's satellite sends unbreakable cipher from space
Satellite
XinHuaNet | BEIJING, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Chinese scientists have become the first to realize quantum key distribution from a satellite to the ground, laying the foundation for building a hack-proof global quantum communication...
Researchers Trick Self-Driving Cars into Ignoring Stop Signs
Stop
Infowars.com | Researchers have found a simple way to trick self-driving cars into misidentifying street signs, a vulnerability that could put drivers in harms way. The group’s research paper, entitled Robust Physical-World Attacks on...
Former Facebook executive says society will COLLAPSE within 30 years as robots put half of humans out of work
Robots
Sun.co.uk | Antonio Garcia Martinez worked as a project manager for the social media giant in Silicon Valley but became terrified by the relentless march of technology. He reckons that machines will have taken half of humanity’s...
YouTube will isolate offensive videos that don't violate policies
Censorship
Engadget | YouTube has been working on ways to manage offensive and extremist content that do and do not violate its policies, and some steps it has taken include AI-assisted video detection and removal as well as input from...
USAToday Propaganda: You will get chipped — eventually
Microchip
USAToday | LOS ANGELES — You will get chipped. It’s just a matter of time. In the aftermath of a Wisconsin firm embedding microchips in employees last week to ditch company badges and corporate logons, the Internet has entered...
Google Fires Author Of "Outrageous" Memo Slamming Company's Anti-Conservative Culture
Google
ZeroHedge | Yesterday we reported that a 10-page document penned by an unnamed Google engineer titled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber" which criticized the company's "left-leaning", "anti-conservative" culture and called for...
Silicon Valley “Outraged” After Google Employee Pens Viral Doc Slamming “Anti-Conservative” Culture
Google
ZeroHedge | A 10-page document penned by an unnamed Google engineer titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber“, that criticizes the company’s “left leaning”, “anti-conservative” culture and calls for replacing Google’s diversity...
Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Ransomware Detained in US After Def Con
RansomWare
Vice | On Wednesday, US authorities detained a researcher who goes by the handle MalwareTech, best known for stopping the spread of the WannaCry ransomware virus. In May, WannaCry infected hospitals in the UK, a Spanish...
Senate launches bill to remove immunity for websites hosting illegal content
Torrent
WashingtonPost | The Senate on Tuesday introduced an amendment to a law that protects the hosts of websites from liability for content posted by others to go after sites such as Backpage.com that have been criticized for facilitating...
Hackers Took Over Electronic Voting Machines In Two Hours At DEF CON
Diabold
ActivistPost | Hackers at the Las Vegas’ annual DEF CON event took over electronic voting machines in a display of a simulation run for the White House proving that rigging an election is indeed possible, something that many...
The FCC Just Got Sued Again—Now for Withholding Records About Its Alleged DDoS Attack
FCC
Gizmodo | A second lawsuit has been filed against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week over the secrecy shrouding its plans to kill off net neutrality. An investigative journalist filed paperwork suing the FCC in...
AI POLICE STATE: China to use technology to predict crimes BEFORE they happen
Minority Report
Express.co.uk | Much like in the 2002 film Minority Report, starring Tom Cruise, authorities in the east Asian country want to catch criminals before they have done any wrongdoing. The police in the surveillance state have enlisted the...
Feds Shut Down AlphaBay; Sessions Warns Criminals "You Cannot Hide" On Dark Web
Jeff Sessions
ZeroHedge | More than three years after the FBI shut down the Silk Road, the pioneering dark-web marketplace for drugs and illegal goods, the FBI and DEA – working with international law-enforcement agencies - have busted two more...
Germany tests facial recognition technology at rail station
Biometrics
AP | BERLIN (AP) -- German authorities have launched a six-month test of automatic facial recognition technology at a Berlin railway station, which the country's top security official says could be used to improve security...
Joining Apple, Amazon’s China Cloud Service Bows to Censors
Chinese Censorship
NYTimes | SHANGHAI — Days after Apple yanked anti-censorship tools off its app store in China, another major American technology company is moving to implement the country’s tough restrictions on online content. A Chinese company...
Google’s new program to track shoppers sparks a federal privacy complaint
Google
WashingtonPost | A prominent privacy rights watchdog is asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate a new Google advertising program that ties consumers’ online behavior to their purchases in brick-and-mortar stores. The legal...
Wisconsin company to be first in U.S. to implant microchips in employees
RFID
KSHB | Three Square Market, located in River Falls, Wis., will begin offering implanted microchip technology to all employees beginning on Aug. 1. The company designs software for "micromarket" vending machines for break rooms...