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Can Victims of the Equifax Breach Simply Ignore It?

September 14 An identity theft expert weighs in.

Analysts Are Quitting the State Department’s Anti-Propaganda Team

September 14 The Global Engagement Center is struggling to keep up with its missions: countering ISIS recruitment and Russian disinformation.

Can Cops Force You to Unlock Your Phone With Your Face?

September 13 Apple’s new Face ID technology raises questions about constitutional protections for personal devices.

If You Value Your Privacy, Be Careful With Online Translation Tools

September 13 Some translation requests—including the text to be translated—might be indexed by search engines.

MIT Crowdsourcing Project Helps Florida Residents Track Irma Flooding

September 11 People can share flooded areas with chatbots that do the mapping.

Technology Could Enable Better Suicide Prevention for Veterans

September 11 To better take care of high-risk patients, the Veterans Affairs Department needs to get technology that frees up caregivers' time.

Artificial Intelligence Is Great at Predicting the Size of Hurricanes, But Humans Still Need to Figure Out Their Impact

September 10 One of the modern computer’s first killer apps was predicting the weather.

Federal Government Needs a Gatekeeper for Data-based Reform

September 8 The government will likely need a data-centric agency and new positions to protect privacy as it expands the use of confidential data, the Commission on ...

What the CIA’s Tech Director Wants from AI

September 7 Dawn Meyerriecks says staying ahead of Russia and China isn’t as hard as getting U.S. leaders to listen to their own artificial intelligence analysis.

NASA’s Next Head Wants it to Do Less Climate Science and More Weather Science, But You Can’t Separate Them

September 7 Trump’s NASA nominee is Jim Bridenstine, a congressman from Oklahoma.