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Why Companies Like Google And Facebook Pay Hackers Millions

Why Companies Like Google And Facebook Pay Hackers Millions

Think about hackers. The term probably brings to mind hooded figures operating in the dark, probably in a basement, definitely in secret. They’re exploiting vulnerabilities, stealing our money or our personal information, and costing companies millions. In fact,…

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Interpreter Breaks Down How Real-Time Translation Works | WIRED

Interpreter Breaks Down How Real-Time Translation Works | WIRED
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The Hype Over Quantum Computers, Explained

The Hype Over Quantum Computers, Explained

Quantum computers use the natural world to produce machines with staggeringly powerful processing potential. I think it’s gonna be the most important computing technology of this century, which we are really just about one fifth into. We could…

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Who Makes Money From Tear Gas?

Who Makes Money From Tear Gas?

You’ve seen these images. Huge chemical clouds covering crowds of demonstrators. Riot police firing off rounds and rounds of tear gas canisters, especially in places like Hong Kong, where riot police have been violently clashing with pro-democracy protesters…

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Why Don’t We Have Self-Driving Cars Yet?

Why Don’t We Have Self-Driving Cars Yet?

More companies are trying to bring self-driving cars to the masses than ever before. Yet a truly autonomous vehicle still doesn’t exist. And it’s not clear if, or when, our driverless future will arrive. Proponents like Elon Musk…

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