New Boss of US Digital Service: Mina Hsiang

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Mina Hsiang will lead the U.S. Digital Service, the Office of Management and Budget told Axios Thursday, as the Biden administration beefs up its cadre of technological special forces tasked with solving problems across the federal government. From the report: Washington is preparing to spend trilli...

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Introducing “apkeep,” EFF Threat Lab’s new APK Downloader

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To track state-sponsored malware and combat the stalkerware of abusive partners, you need tools. Safe, reliable, and fast tools. That’s why EFF’s Threat Lab is proud to announce our very own tool to download Android APK files, apkeep. This enables users to download an Android APK or number of APKs d...
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Shale natural gas production in the Appalachian Basin sets records in first half of 2021

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By CORRINA RICKER AND WARREN WILCZEWSKIclick here to read the original article*this article was not written by Roseland Oil & Gas Dry natural gas production from shale formations in the Appalachian Basin that spans Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio has been growing since 2008, and monthly pr...

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Study – Misinformation on Facebook got six times more clicks than factual news during the 2020 election

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Washington Post: “A new study of user behavior on Facebook around the 2020 election is likely to bolster critics’ long-standing arguments that the company’s algorithms fuel the spread of misinformation over more trustworthy sources. The forthcoming peer-reviewed study by researchers at New Yor...

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Seemingly Normal Lightning Cable Will Leak Everything You Type

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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: It looks like a Lightning cable, it works like a Lightning cable, and I can use it to connect my keyboard to my Mac. But it is actually a malicious cable that can record everything I type, including passwords, and wirelessly send that data to a h...

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