Internet

Why false news snowballs on social media

The spread of misinformation on social media is a pressing societal problem that tech companies and policymakers continue to grapple with, yet those who study this issue still don't have a deep understanding of why and how ...

Computer Sciences

Automatic image retouching on your phone

The data captured by today's digital cameras is often treated as the raw material of a final image. Before uploading pictures to social networking sites, even casual cellphone photographers might spend a minute or two balancing ...

Security

Hacker claims to breach Uber, security researcher says

Uber said Thursday that it reached out to law enforcement after a hacker apparently breached its network. A security engineer said the intruder provided evidence of obtaining access to crucial systems at the ride-hailing ...

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