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16 million Americans will vote on hackable paperless machines

Experts agree that paper ballots are needed, but eight American states will use completely paperless machines in the 2020 elections.

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How phishing attacks trick our brains

Why you’re more of a sucker than you think.

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Why smartphones’ “cop mode” might not keep cops out for much longer

The debate over “compelled decryption” is likely headed for the US Supreme Court.

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Is AI the next big climate-change threat? We haven’t a clue

Dire warnings are being issued about AI’s energy needs, but new chip technologies and even AI itself could help keep demands for more electrical power in check.

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