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Researcher says 90+ Facebook groups linked to the illegal trade of Middle Eastern antiquities are still active after Facebook said it shut down 49 such groups (Karen Zraick/New York Times)

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Karen Zraick / New York Times: Researcher says 90+ Facebook groups linked to the illegal trade of Middle Eastern antiquities are still active after Facebook...
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Loyalty programs, which are collecting tons of personal data, are easy to sign up for and often have flimsy passwords, making them very attractive to hackers (Tiffany Hsu/New York Times)

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Tiffany Hsu / New York Times: Loyalty programs, which are collecting tons of personal data, are easy to sign up for and often have flimsy...
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A non-profit Mined Minds came into West Virginia promising to teach miners and others coding skills and get them well paid jobs, but left many of them worse off (Campbell Robertson/New York Times)

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Campbell Robertson / New York Times: A non-profit Mined Minds came into West Virginia promising to teach miners and others coding skills and get them...
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Electric motorbike startups in India such as Bounce and Vogo are competing with Uber and Ola by serving people who cannot afford current ride-hailing services (Vindu Goel/New York Times)

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Vindu Goel / New York Times: Electric motorbike startups in India such as Bounce and Vogo are competing with Uber and Ola by serving people...
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Symantec: a Chinese state-sponsored hacker group co-opted and repurposed NSA hacking tools to attack US allies and private companies in Europe and Asia in 2016 (New York Times)

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New York Times: Symantec: a Chinese state-sponsored hacker group co-opted and repurposed NSA hacking tools to attack US allies and private companies in Europe and...