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Cryptographers Just Got Closer to Enabling Fully Private Internet Searches
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Cryptographers Just Got Closer to Enabling Fully Private Internet Searches

Three researchers have found a long-sought way to pull information from large databases secretly. If the process can be streamlined, fully private browsing could...

The GitHub Black Market That Helps Coders Cheat the Popularity Contest
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The GitHub Black Market That Helps Coders Cheat the Popularity Contest

Popularity on GitHub can open valuable doors for developers and startups. Underground stores sell "stars" on the platform, offering coders a way to literally fake...

More People Are Going Blind. AI Can Help Fight It
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More People Are Going Blind. AI Can Help Fight It

Early detection is crucial for treating eye disease. AI-enhanced eye scan analyses could spot warning signs quicker—and reach patients at scale.

The U.S. Is Openly Stockpiling Dirt on All Its Citizens
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The U.S. Is Openly Stockpiling Dirt on All Its Citizens

A newly declassified report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence reveals that the federal government is buying troves of data about Americans...

How To Delete Your Data From ChatGPT
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How To Delete Your Data From ChatGPT

OpenAI has new tools that give you more control over your information—although they may not go far enough.
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