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March 8 2016 6:12 PMReport: North Korea Hacked South Korean Officials’ Smartphones
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March 8 2016 11:52 AMAll You Need to Dupe a Fingerprint Sensor Is Paper, Conductive Ink, and an Inkjet Printer
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March 8 2016 7:00 AMHow Politicians Should and Shouldn’t Use Twitter BotsThey aren’t necessarily a bad thing—but we need rules to govern their use.
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March 7 2016 7:18 AMWriting Is Not a GameA new app called Flowstate promises to make writing easier. But it ultimately suggests that we’re approaching the process all wrong.
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March 4 2016 5:27 PMThe Social Media CureHow people with chronic illnesses use memes, selfies, and emojis to soothe their suffering.
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March 4 2016 2:18 PMAmazon Dropped Fire Encryption, but It’s Not Because of the FBI/Apple Fight
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March 4 2016 9:30 AMWhy Solar Power Doesn’t Threaten Electric UtilitiesSome claim that huge swaths of people can install panels on their roofs and unplug from the grid. They’re wrong. 
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March 3 2016 5:10 PMForcing People to Change Their Passwords Isn’t Just Annoying. It’s Counterproductive.
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March 3 2016 1:16 PMMassachusetts Court: A Warrant for Any Data Is a Warrant for All Data
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March 3 2016 10:47 AMNetizen Report: Facebook VP Arrested in Brazil for Refusing to Give Police WhatsApp Data
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March 2 2016 4:51 PMDonald Trump’s Internet BunkerWelcome to the GOP front-runner’s online playground, where reality is negotiable.
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March 2 2016 11:39 AMFuture Tense Newsletter: An Algorithmic Education
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March 1 2016 6:52 PMFBI Director Seemed Pretty Lost at Congressional Hearing About iPhone Unlocking
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March 1 2016 1:12 PMFacebook Is Becoming Less Like a Newspaper ... and More Like Cable News
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March 1 2016 10:30 AMWhat’s the Deal With Cyberwar?Your 101 guide to attempts to take political conflicts online.
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March 8 2016 3:16 PMIn 2007 the John Edwards Campaign Had a Virtual HQ—Until Cyber Vandals Wrecked It
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March 8 2016 9:45 AMA Brief Guide to the Weapons of CyberconflictThe software behind the headlines.
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March 7 2016 4:25 PMRansomware Strikes Mac OS X. It’s Not the First Time, but It Is the Worst Yet.
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March 7 2016 5:56 AMInside “Eligible Receiver”The NSA’s disturbingly successful hack of the American military.  
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March 4 2016 2:57 PMWhat Slate Readers Think About the Power of Algorithms
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March 4 2016 1:40 PMA Proposed Connecticut Law to Ban Putting Guns on Drones Has a Really Big Hole
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March 4 2016 8:00 AMKnow Thy EnemyBecause cyberwar isn’t so different than conventional war.
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March 3 2016 1:44 PMIt’s Been So Warm in Anchorage, They’re Bringing in Snow by Train for the Iditarod
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March 3 2016 10:50 AMTeacher Forced to Resign After Student Shared Nude Photos From Her Unlocked Smartphone
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March 3 2016 8:00 AMThe Real ZootopiaWill Denmark’s cutting-edge zoo restore a sense of the spectacular—or is it just another spectacle?
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March 2 2016 1:41 PMCosmo the Actual Dog Does Not Care For Spot the Robotic Dog
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March 2 2016 10:05 AMWhat the Past of Robotics Law Says About Its Future
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March 1 2016 5:02 PMWondering Why the FBI Didn’t Ask the NSA to Hack That iPhone? Apparently It Did.
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March 1 2016 12:23 PMThe Trollable Self-Driving CarHumans are pretty good at guessing what others on the road will do. Driverless cars are not—and that can be exploited.
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March 1 2016 10:30 AMYour Cyberwar Cheat SheetWho are the key players? What are the big debates? And what’s WarGames got to do with it?

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