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Homeland Security Head: Colorado Tops U.S. in Vote Security

Homeland Security Head: Colorado Tops U.S. in Vote Security

| By James Anderson | Sep 10
Colorado was the only one among 21 targeted states to report to Homeland Security - not the other way around - that Russian interests attempted to hack into its systems in 2016.

As Google Turns 20, Questions Over Whether It's Too Powerful

As Google Turns 20, Questions Over Whether It's Too Powerful

| By Michael Liedtke | Sep 9
Twenty years after Larry Page and Sergey Brin set out to organize all of the internet's information, the search engine they named Google has morphed into a dominating force in smartphones, online video, email, maps and much more.

North Korean Charged in Crippling Sony Hack, WannaCry Virus

North Korean Charged in Crippling Sony Hack, WannaCry Virus

| By Brian Melly and Michael Balsamo | Sep 9
A computer programmer working for the North Korean government was charged with devastating cyberattacks that hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment and unleashed the WannaCry ransomware virus.

Virtual Immersion: Using AI to Teach Mandarin

Virtual Immersion: Using AI to Teach Mandarin

| Sep 9
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and IBM are developing a different way to teach Mandarin that relies on artificial intelligence and immersive scenes.

Boxers or Briefs? Beto O'Rourke Livestreams His Laundry

Boxers or Briefs? Beto O'Rourke Livestreams His Laundry

| By Will Weissert | Sep 8
For those facing uphill fights like O'Rourke, using Facebook Live is an easy way to get free media and make low-stakes connections with voters. It's also fitting in the era of President Donald Trump.

Twitter Permanently Bans Alex Jones, Infowars, Citing Abuse

Twitter Permanently Bans Alex Jones, Infowars, Citing Abuse

| By Barbara Ortutay | Sep 8
Twitter permanently banned right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars show for abusive behavior, a day after CEO Jack Dorsey testified before Congress about alleged bias against conservatives on the platform.

Wired Icelanders Seek to Keep Remote Peninsula Digital-Free

Wired Icelanders Seek to Keep Remote Peninsula Digital-Free

| By Egill Bjarnason | Sep 8
Internet service soon could be reaching the Hornstrandir Nature Reserve, one of the last digital-free frontiers in what might be the world's most-wired nation.

Major Hotels Give Panic Button to Staff Nationwide

Major Hotels Give Panic Button to Staff Nationwide

| By Dee-Ann Durbin | Sep 8
Tens of thousands of employees at more than 18,000 U.S. hotels will soon carry panic buttons to help protect them from harassment and assault in an era of heightened awareness around the #MeToo movement.

Expert Panel Calls for Sweeping Election Security Measures

Expert Panel Calls for Sweeping Election Security Measures

| By Frank Bajak | Sep 7
An expert panel of the National Academy of Sciences called for fundamental reforms to ensure the integrity of the U.S. election system, which is handicapped by antiquated technology and under stress from foreign destabilization efforts.

Before Parental 'Screen Time' Concerns: Radio, Even Novels

Before Parental 'Screen Time' Concerns: Radio, Even Novels

| By Barbara Ortutay | Sep 6
Today's grandparents may have fond memories of the "good old days," but history tells us that adults have worried about their kids' fascination with new-fangled entertainment and technology since the days of dime novels and radio.

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