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Already facing an uphill misinformation fight, Facebook loses to scammers, too

Enlarge / A partial screenshot of one of the scam profiles pushing an adult dating scam on Facebook.

Amazon patents Alexa tech to tell if you’re sick, depressed and sell you meds

An Amazon Echo. Amazon has patented technology that could let Alexa analyze your voice to determine whether you...

Five graphics from Google show how carbon-intensive its data centers really are

Enlarge / Solar panels sit on the roof of Google headquarters in Mountain View. Google has long...

Here’s how to see if you’re among the 30 million compromised Facebook users

The attackers who carried out the mass hack that Facebook disclosed two weeks ago obtained user account...

Supermicro boards were so bug ridden, why would hackers ever need implants?

Enlarge / A Supermicro motherboard.Supermicro By now, everyone knows the premise behind two unconfirmed Bloomberg articles that have...

Robocallers “evolved” to sidestep new call blocking rules, AGs tell FCC

Getty Images | vladru The Federal Communications Commission should let phone companies get more aggressive in...

Why would Exxon donate $1 million to a carbon tax initiative?

Enlarge / MIDLAND, Tex. - JANUARY 20: A pumpjack sits on the outskirts of town at dawn in the Permian Basin oil field on January 21, 2016 in the...

European offshore wind giant buys US‘ most successful offshore wind company

Enlarge / Gode wind farm off the coast of Germany. One of the biggest offshore wind...

International Energy Agency predicts wind will dominate Europe’s grid by 2027

Enlarge / Scroby Sands offshore wind farm, Caister, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England.Photo by: Geography Photos/UIG via Getty Images

First UEFI malware discovered in wild is laptop security software hijacked by Russians

Chatri Attanatwong / Getty Images ESET Research has published a paper detailing the discovery of a...

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Curran departure leads frustrated Stewart to call for IPL cut-off date

Alec Stewart, Surrey's director of cricket, has lent his weight to calls for the ECB to consider a cut-off date for future call-ups to...

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