As many as 800 million workers worldwide may lose their jobs to robots and automation by 2030, equivalent to more than a fifth of today’s global labor force, according to a new study by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI).
Stanford researchers were able to determine a neighborhood’s political leanings based on analysis of Google Street View images by computer algorithms with the ability to see and learn.
Comcast and Verizon are demanding telecom regulators to ensure that the FCC’s rollback on net neutrality will overrule any state and local regulatory attempts to preserve internet freedom.
The British anti-terrorism measure ‘Schedule 7’ has just been used to convict Muhammad Rabbani for an offense that has nothing to do with terrorism: refusing to give authorities his computer password.
During his plane ride extradition from Romania to the United States in 2016, the original hacker known as “Guccifer” told Fox News’ Pamela Browne that one of his handlers asked slyly: “what would your opinion be if another Guccifer showed up?” He then went on to declare that “Guccifer 2.0 is an inside job” by U.S. government agencies.
New forensic evidence supports Julian Assange’s repeated assertions that the DNC emails (containing damning proof that the party had rigged the 2016 primary election against Bernie Sanders) published by Wikileaks came from a leak, challenging claims that Russia had “hacked” the DNC.
CNN tracked down and threatened to reveal the personal identity of a Reddit user after the user took credit for creating a meme that portrays Donald Trump body-slamming a man with the CNN logo superimposed over his head. The network may have actually committed a federal felony, having acted in violation of 18 U.S. Code § 241.
Google’s Gmail service will no longer scan the contents of user emails, relying instead on other data for personalized ads
UN report says pesticides are having ‘catastrophic impacts’ on human health and environment while failing to end hunger.
Scientists at NASA and the International Potato Center (CIP) in Lima, Peru, have successfully grown tubers in an experiment that recreates the extreme conditions on the surface of Mars, in a NASA-backed project called “Potatoes on Mars.”