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Hanna Kozlowska

CIO Briefing

Facebook’s Workplace Is Gaining Ground as it Prepares to Pounce on Slack

Facebook has started crawling into the last space in your life it hasn’t yet dominated.

CIO Briefing

US Government Agencies Are Buying Ads on Facebook—in Russian

Basically everyone can buy ads on the platform to push their agenda.

CIO Briefing

Travelers Coming Into America Are Now Seeing Beefed-Up Security

The security measures apply to roughly 280 airports in 105 countries and do not affect domestic flights.

CIO Briefing

Is the US Ready for Police Drones Outfitted With Tasers, Tear Gas and Lethal Weapons?

A new Connecticut bill would allow officers, not civilians, to use weaponized drones.

Cybersecurity

Russian Hackers Suspected in Cyberattack Causing Huge Ukraine Blackout

Experts say they have established the world’s first known case of a cyberattack on a power grid.

Data

Google’s Chairman Wants Algorithms to Censor the Internet for Hate Speech

We should build tools to help de-escalate tensions on social media—sort of like spell-checkers, but for hate and harassment.”

Emerging Tech

The UN Using Virtual Reality, Immersive ‘Wormhole’ to Connect Diplomats with Syrian Refugees

The hub uses virtual reality to allow the UN attendees to see Jordan’s Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees through the eyes of a little girl.

CIO Briefing

US Officials Warn That Medical Devices Are Vulnerable to Hackers

This new vulnerability could enable hackers to change the dosage of critical medicines.

CIO Briefing

Drones Make it Harder for California to Fight Giant Wildfire

Only you can prevent wildfires—but using a drone could make one even worse.

Cybersecurity

FBI Investigates Whether St. Louis Cardinals Hacked Houston Astros

The alleged hacks center around former Cardinals executive Jeff Luhnow, who left the team to become the Astros general manager in 2011.

Emerging Tech

President Obama Gets Official Twitter Account

The account gained more than 730,000 followers in less than three hours.

Emerging Tech

Will 1 in 10 Cars Sold in 2035 be Self-Driving?

In one survey 44% of US drivers said they would consider buying a fully automated car in the next 10 years.

CIO Briefing

Report: Air Force Drone Program at ‘Breaking Point’

The force has enough drones, but so few pilots that it may not be able to fulfill the growing demand for air patrols.

Data

Here’s What People Did Before They Could Google Things

Before there was Google, there were librarians.