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Former Senior Pentagon Official Says China is Beating Us in AI

Screenshot: Lucas Ropek/U.S. Air Force A former senior Pentagon official not too long ago stop his job over frustrations with the federal government’s obvious incapacity to make significant headway on synthetic intelligence and cybersecurity—two areas he says China will possible surpass us in if we don’t get our shit collectively. Nicolas Chaillan, who previously labored…

Why Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram All Went Down on Monday

A girl checks her Instagram account as she stands on a road in New York metropolis on October 4, 2021.Photo: Ed Jones (Getty Images) Facebook, your uncle’s favourite supply for info on how 5G is making everybody communist, skilled a six-hour outage Monday. And it wasn’t simply Facebook—the corporate’s different main platforms, Instagram and WhatsApp, had…

Crypto Researcher Pleads Guilty to Advising North Korea

Photo: INA FASSBENDER / AFP (Getty Images) An American cryptocurrency researcher has admitted to violating U.S. legislation by attending a blockchain convention in North Korea in 2019, the place he gave recommendation on how to elude U.S. sanctions. Virgil Griffith, 38, has pleaded responsible to conspiring to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, which…

Salesforce Will Help Workers Worried About Abortion Access Move

Photo: Stephen Lam (Getty Images) Salesforce made one of many greatest strikes within the tech business in mild of a extremely restrictive Texas abortion regulation on Friday. In a message to workers on Slack, the corporate stated it might assist them and their rapid households relocate if they’re anxious about entry to reproductive healthcare of…

Amazon Tells FCC SpaceX Is Breaking the Rules With Starlink

Photo: Mandel Ngan (Getty Images) The ongoing pissing match between Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin and Elon Musk’s SpaceX reached new ranges of pettiness on Wednesday with a letter filed by Amazon to the Federal Communications Commission concerning Musk’s plans to expand its rising satellite tv for pc community. “Whether it is launching satellites with unlicensed…