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Companies Look To Algorithms To Hire More Diverse Staff

Looking to remove biased human decisions, companies are looking to systematic data patterns, or algorithms, to hire more diversity in the workplace.

06/24/2015

Gmail now lets you undo emails up to 30 seconds after you send them.

Google Protects Gmail Users From Sending Regrettable Notes

Google is making it easier to avoid getting into trouble with a misdirected or inappropriate email.

06/23/2015

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Ex-FBI Official: Hackers Outpacing Cyber Defenses

Following a cyberattack against Polish airline LOT that grounded 11 flights and nearly 1,400 passengers Sunday, company and government officials say that hackers are outpacing cyber defense tactics.

06/23/2015

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Study: Largest ISP Companies Slowing Data For 75 Percent Of US

Massive internet providers such as AT&T, Time Warner, Verizon and Comcast are purposefully slowing data from popular websites to thousands of businesses and residential users across the country.

06/23/2015

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Time Warner Cable First Company To Have Net Neutrality Complaint Filed Against Them With FCC

The first official net neutrality complaint has been filed with the Federal Communications Commission and it’s against Time Warner Cable.

06/23/2015

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Once The Stuff Of Science Fiction, Jetpacks May Soon Go On Sale In Stores

New Zealand company Martin Aircraft says it is 12-18 months away from selling individual jetpacks to consumers…for a hefty price.

06/19/2015

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Wikileaks To Release 500,000 Saudi Arabia Diplomatic Documents

The transparency website WikiLeaks says it’s in the process of publishing more than 500,000 Saudi diplomatic documents, a move that echoes its famous release of U.S. State Department cables in 2010.

06/19/2015

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Report: Russian Military Developing Anti-Drone ‘Microwave Gun’

The state-owned Russian defense firm, United Instrument Manufacturing Corp., reported to state-owned news site Sputnik that they’d developed a microwave-based weapon they plan to show off privately at the Russian Defense Ministry’s Army-2015 expo June 16-19.

06/17/2015

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Emoji Might Soon Replace Your Passwords

UK online banking service Intelligent Environments says it’s invented the “world’s first emoji passcode.”

06/16/2015

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Password Web Service Warns Hackers May Have Obtained User Information

A popular web service that promises to help people keep their passwords secure has reported hackers may have obtained some user information — although not actual passwords — from its network.

06/16/2015