Sen. Jerry Moran (R., Kan.), chairman of the Senate’s consumer protection subcommittee, said he was considering joining in an effort by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D., Conn.) to pass a privacy bill of rights in Congress. Read full Article

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Cybersecurity specialist is set to become one of the information sector’s leading professions in near future, researchers have predicted. This trend in the job market will largely be driven by the Internet of Things (IoT), which will see some 47 billion devices connected to the internet. Read full Article

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The frightening truth about increasingly common cyber-attacks is that most businesses and the cybersecurity industry itself is not prepared. Beyond the lack of preparedness on the business level, the cybersecurity workforce itself is also having an incredibly hard time keeping up with demand. Read full Article

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The reason you’ve been receiving a steady stream of privacy-policy updates from online services, some of which you may have forgotten you ever subscribed to, is that the European Union just enacted the General Data Protection Regulation, which gives users greater control over the information that Read full Article

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American liberals, Samuel Moyn wrote last year in Dissent, have never broken ‘with the exceptionalist outlook that cast the United States as uniquely virtuous’, but having Trump in the ‘cockpit of American power’ will reveal ‘just how terrifyingly normal a nation we are, with our populist Read full Article

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Police searching for a long-lost person or fugitive sometimes have little more to go on than an old photograph. Artists or computer programs can attempt to predict what these individuals look like today, but both approaches have flaws. Read full Article

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Máquinas dominando o homem, carros autônomos e até voadores, viver eternamente. Seria o fim dos tempos? Muitas pessoas acreditam em um futuro caótico, mas na visão do futurista e CEO da Agência do Futuro, Gerd Leonhard, o dia de amanhã é melhor do que pensamos. Read full Article

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Back in the 90s, before the internet ruled every facet of social life, Americans possessed a ready-made stereotype of what a “neighbor” archetype might look like: nosy, yet endearing; occasionally nettlesome, yet happy to loan a cup of sugar. Read full Article

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Aja Huang dips his hand into a wooden bowl of polished black stones and, without looking, thumbs one between his middle and index finger. Peering through wire-rim glasses, he places the black stone on the board, in a mostly empty zone, just below and to the left of a single white stone. Read full Article

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SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg thought his fellow Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk was behaving like an alarmist. Mr. Read full Article

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No doubt you’ve been hearing a bit lately about artificial intelligence (AI), but what relevance does AI and associated technologies have for business advisors, coaches, and professional service firms? Is AI a potential competitive advantage, just another distraction, or a replacement for the adv Read full Article

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STOCKTON, Calif. — This town in California’s Central Valley has long functioned as a display case for wrenching troubles afflicting American life: The housing bust that turned Stockton into an epicenter of a national foreclosure disaster and plunged the city into bankruptcy. Read full Article

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Europe implemented a sweeping overhaul of digital-privacy laws on Friday that has reshaped how technology companies handle customer data, creating a de-facto global standard that gives Americans new protections and the nation’s technology companies new headaches. Read full Article

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Hollywood has a history of drawing on collective fears. The dawn of the atomic age saw a boom in world-ending disasters, James Bond battled Russians all throughout the cold war, and the post-9/11 era saw a grimly predictable rise in Arab and Muslim bad-guys. Read full Article

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The state of Washington said on Monday it had sued Facebook Inc (FB.O) and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google, accusing the technology companies of violating state campaign finance law by failing to maintain public information about who buys election ads. Read full Article

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Facebook has been hit with another data-sharing scandal, again over the access that it gives or gave third parties to the data not only of its users, but also of their friends. Here’s what you need to know. Read full Article

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Der Report „State of the Future“ ist in seiner 19. Ausgabe erschienen und fokussiert auf die Zukunft der Arbeit und größere und perspektivische Zusammenhänge (cooppa, Heiner Benking, 01.06. Read full Article

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers Partner Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends Report is out. Big themes in the 294 slides this year: Privacy, ecommerce, China and work. Here’s a closer look at the year, according to Meeker: Read full Article

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This story is part of our special coverage, The News in Crisis. When Republican Steve King beat back Democratic challenger Kim Weaver in the race for Iowa’s 4th congressional district seat in November, The Washington Post snapped into action, covering both the win and the wider electoral trend. Read full Article

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From improving medicine to better search engines to assistants that help ease busy schedules, artificial intelligence is already proving a boon to society. But just as it can be designed to help, it can be designed to harm and even to kill. Read full Article

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