Technology Enables ‘Fake News.’ Can It Help Stop It, Too?

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The stories that capture most people’s attention tend to contain headlines that aim for an emotional reaction, entertain, or stoke enough curiosity to click. Can AI help weed out the fake news from the real news?

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This company just launched its first 'made from scratch' rocket

With big names like SpaceX and Blue Origin stealing headlines left and right, smaller space travel startups tend to cruise under the radar.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/25/this-company-just-launched-its-first-made-from-scratch-rocket.html

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Microsoft’s new Ink Workspace is less than you’d think from the headlines

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Judging by Microsoft’s enthusiasm, and many of the headlines, you might think that Microsoft’s new Ink Workspace is something amazing. However, at least in its current form, it isn’t much more than training wheels.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/227166-microsofts-new-ink-workspace-is-less-than-youd-think-from-the-headlines

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This week on AI: FBI debate explodes, Mac & iPhone leaks, Apple patent win overturned

Article Image A single issue dominated most headlines this week: Apple’s defiance of an FBI request to help unlock an iPhone linked to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook. More news did emerge, however, on Apple’s legal battles with Samsung, and possible plans for OS X and a new 4-inch iPhone.

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This week on AppleInsider: Child labor concerns, software updates, an Irish bomb threat & more

Article Image Developments in the “real” world grabbed many headlines this week, including a bomb threat in Ireland, a new iOS development center in Italy and worries that Apple’s battery suppliers are using child labor. The company meanwhile released a bevy of software updates for OS X and iOS.

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What Apple would have to do to comply with Donald Trump's American-built mandate

Article Image Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made headlines this week with a protectionist proposal that included a vow to force Apple “to build their damn computers and things in this country” if he’s elected. It’s a suggestion that has been outright dismissed by most observers — but should it be?

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Another F for Alphabet: U.S. Marines reject Google's other android as too loud to use

Article Image Two years ago, Google made headlines when it acquired military robot maker Boston Dynamics. However, after receiving $42 million from the government to develop autonomous machine mules, the robotics group has failed to deliver anything the Marines can use and the Pentagon has ended further funding.

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Are 'Star Wars'-style fighter jets coming to the skies?

Appropriately for a time when “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is grabbing headlines across the globe, a futuristic fighter jet that looks a small starship was revealed this week

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/17/are-star-wars-style-fighter-jets-coming-to-skies.html

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Report spills major details about Apple’s game-changing 2015 Apple TV

Next week’s big Apple event will draw headlines for the iPhone 6s but the product announcement that we’re looking forward to just as much will be of the next-generation Apple TV set-top box. BuzzFeed’s John Paczkowski has a new report up that offers some more major details about this potentially game-changing product including information on pricing and key features.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/02/report-spills-major-details-about-apples-game-changing-2015-apple-tv/

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New Rombertik malware attacks hard drives, wipes MBR if detected

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A new malware, Rombertik, is making headlines for its hostile response to investigation techniques. When it detects an attempt, it attacks the master boot record of the local hard drive.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/205000-rombertik-malware-attacks-hard-drives-wipes-mbr-if-detected

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How mobile apps can be doctors’ ‘virtual assistants’

Apple’s Health app may have grabbed plenty of headlines since its recent launch, but there’s plenty of other app innovation happening across the healthcare industry.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/10/10/how-mobile-apps-can-be-doctors-virtual-assistants-834933659/

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How mobile apps can be doctors’ ‘virtual assistants’

Apple’s Health app may have grabbed plenty of headlines since its recent launch, but there’s plenty of other app innovation happening across the healthcare industry.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/10/10/how-mobile-apps-can-be-doctors-virtual-assistants-834933659/

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Sizing Up the Cloud's Risks


The iCloud security issue that’s been in the headlines all week should be a great big wake-up call to everyone. The cloud is coming; however, we are still in the very early days. Security threats keep growing, so it is important for both individuals and companies to be prepared. The news this week suggested an iCloud security allowed private nude photos to be stolen. That was terrible, but it was just embarrassing. The information theft could have been harmful to our safety or financial security. So whose fault is this particular break-in?

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80991.html?rss=1

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Grado headphones best Beats and Bose

Grado headphones don’t tend to garner headlines like flashier competitors such as Beats and Bose, but the company has been making consistently great-sounding headphones for decades out of the sam…

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/07/02/grado-headphones-best-beats-and-bose/

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