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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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254286-technology-enables-fake-news-can-help-stop?source=Computing

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WannaCry ransomware attack: How average computer users contributed to global spread of malware

As cybersecurity experts clamored to contain and explain the massive global ransomware attack that infected several hundred thousand computers over the weekend in more than 150 countries, it’s the average computer user who should be concerned, multiple experts said.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/15/wannacry-ransomware-attack-how-average-computer-users-contributed-to-global-spread-malware.html

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Scientists may have discovered the oldest evidence of life on land

Ancient rocks found in a remote stretch of Western Australia may contain the world’s oldest known evidence of life on land, a new study finds.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/11/scientists-may-have-discovered-oldest-evidence-life-on-land.html

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Report claims Intel CPUs contain enormous security flaw

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A new report is claiming that the majority of Intel x86 processors contain a potentially devastating security flaw — but is it true?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/230342-report-claims-intel-cpus-contain-enormous-security-flaw

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Pendleton Marines Evacuated Due to Fires

Pendleton has been battling its own wildfires while providing help to firefighters trying to contain the blazes around San Diego.,More than 350 families have been evacuated from their homes on Camp Pendleton, Calif., as a safety precaution to escape the spreading wildfires around San Diego, Marine and Pentagon officials said Friday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/05/16/pendleton-marines-evacuated-due-to-fires/

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