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DARPA Study Forecasts New Encryption Ending Intelligence Surveillance

DARPA Study Forecasts New Encryption Ending Intelligence Surveillance

A study by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) forecasts U.S. intelligence’s communication surveillance capabilities are “‘Going Dark” as AI and quantum computing move toward true “end to end encryption.” DARPA and the Center for Advanced Studies on Terrorism reported smartphones and servers with powerful processors applying “Blowfish” and other encryption algorithms and keys

You’re Still ‘Alive’ After Death Say Researchers, Who’re Studying the Conscious Mind

What happens after you die? A team of researchers in New York may have come close to solving this mystery. They’ve concluded that one remains fully conscious at the time of death. Previously, skeptics would brush aside claims of near-death experiences and often ascribe these to physiological and psychological factors. However, in a study, researchers have found that a person’s

Scholars: Using WeChat Is Like Wearing Electronic Shackles; US Should Impose Sanctions

Scholars: Using WeChat Is Like Wearing Electronic Shackles; US Should Impose Sanctions

With more than 1.1 billion users worldwide, WeChat is a popular social media and messaging app developed by Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings. While the number of its overseas users continues to increase, more and more evidence shows that WeChat is a tool of censorship, monitoring, and suppression wielded by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) at the U.S. Capitol Visitor's Center Auditorium in Washington on June 27, 2019. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senators Challenge Google for ‘Putting Profits Before Country’

Google officials are “putting profits before country” by working with Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei to develop and install “smart speakers” in the homes of millions of U.S. consumers, according to three Republican senators. “Three weeks ago, a representative from your company denied, under oath, that Google has been conducting any substantial business in China,” Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), and

7 Best Cashback Sites for Best Rewards

Everyone wants to save money with their purchases, but no one wants to scour for coupons or discount codes that don’t work – mainly because they’re either expired or just click-bait. Luckily, there are thousands of popular in-stores and online stores that now offer cashback for every purchase. This is a great way to save money

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Best Dating Apps in Singapore

Have you been single for the longest time or lost hope in finding your one true love? Or perhaps you just need to get hitched to experience what it’s like to be in a relationship?  If you don’t know where to meet your future partner, check out these Singapore dating apps that you can join

uawei And Google Have A Long History Of Partnership: Media Report

Huawei And Google Have A Long History Of Partnership: Media Report

Chinese tech giant Huawei has partnered with Google on several product development projects, according to U.S. tech news site The Information, citing several unnamed sources. The partnership came to a screeching halt in May this year, when the U.S. Department of Commerce added Huawei and 68 affiliate companies to its “Entity List,” which means U.S.

A general view of BASF at the Antwerp port in Antwerp, Belgium, on Oct. 26, 2006. (Mark Renders/Getty Images)

Taiwan Charges 5 BASF Employees for Selling Trade Secrets to China

Taiwan prosecutors on July 24 have charged five current and former senior staff members at German chemical giant BASF for stealing company secrets and selling them to its Chinese rival Jianghua Micro. BASF manager Huang Yilin, 45, and the four former employees he allegedly recruited were charged with breach of trust, and violating the Trade Secrets Act, the

Protesters hold up signs related to the recent political events in the territory, during a football match between English Premier League club Manchester City and Hong Kong side Kitchee at Hong Kong Stadium on July 24, 2019. (Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)

China’s Social Media Troll Army ‘Diba’ Disbanded Following Hong Kong Protesters’ Doxing

A major Chinese nationalist internet troll group has disbanded amid backlash over their planned online attacks directed at Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters. Diba Central Army, also known as Li Yi Bar, is a popular Chinese social media platform that boasts over 30 million subscribers and the endorsement of Chinese state media. The group emerged in 2004, initially as a fanpage for

Researcher Of Google Bias: Make Google Search Index A Public Utility

Researcher Of Google Bias: Make Google Search Index A Public Utility

A psychologist who has spent years researching Google’s massive influence has suggested a way for the tech giant to avoid potentially crippling government intervention. The solution, a significant sacrifice for Google, would be to open its entire search index to the public. Google, which controls about 92 percent of the internet search market, has been

Why China Can’t Catch Up With Chip Design

On April 16, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) announced the activation of the denial order that bans US companies from selling parts and software to China’s ZTE Corporation (ZTE) for seven years. ZTE was found to have violated US sanctions against Iran and North Korea by illegally shipping telecommunications equipment to both countries. China’s

Photo illustration of the cryptocurrency litecoin. (Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

China Aims to Use Blockchain Technology for Surveillance, Military Disruption

Deloitte’s annual Insight Global Blockchain Survey named China the top believer in blockchain disruption, but surveillance and military also seem to be prime initiatives. The latest Insight global survey polled 1,386 senior executives at large revenue companies, including 200 in mainland China, regarding blockchain’s relevance to their organization, expectation for adoption and greater investment barriers. Although 53 percent rated blockchain as a top-five

How Tall Were Giants? 5,000-Year-Old Graveyard Discovered in China Has the Answer

How Tall Were Giants? 5,000-Year-Old Graveyard Discovered In China Has The Answer

Shandong is an eastern province of China situated on the lower reaches of the Yellow River. The locals in Shandong attribute height as one of their distinctive characteristics—the average height of 18-year-old youths in the region was 175 centimeters (approx. 5 ft 7 in) in 2015. Interestingly, Confucius (551–479 BC), whose hometown was in Qufu, Shandong,

A woman uses her phone as a banner celebrating the IPO of Pinterest Inc. hangs on the front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, on April 18, 2019. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) A woman uses her phone as a banner celebrating the IPO of Pinterest Inc

Pinterest Blacklists Then Suspends Account of Pro-Life Group Live Action

Social media site Pinterest has been accused of blacklisting a pro-life movement’s website. Non-profit whistleblower organization Project Veritas believes Pinterest added pro-life group Live Action’s website to a list of prohibited domain names on Feb. 13. The project team reviewed the social network’s HTML code and discovered the string “mem add [‘liveaction.org’],” which is believed to be blocking

The Google logo adorns the outside of their NYC office Google Building in New York City on June 3, 2019. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Judge Denies Google’s Attempts to Stop Suit Alleging Political Bias

A judge in the anti-discrimination case of former Google engineer James Damore denied the company’s attempts to have the suit thrown out and allowed the plaintiffs to proceed to a phase where they can prompt the tech company to produce data and answer questions on its hiring practices. Damore and another plaintiff are alleging that Google discriminated

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AI’s Future & Its Impact on Humanity

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been hailed as a solution to the developed world’s labour shortages and a means of vastly improving our lives. What are the current trends of AI and its future impacts on mankind? The Epoch Times asked some corporate leaders for their opinions. Driverless car technologies are an application of AI that

Tech Companies Are Pouring Billions Into Building Something Smarter Than Us

Tech Companies Are Pouring Billions Into Building Something Smarter Than Us

Powerful algorithms are slowly superseding humans in different aspects of our lives – robots and powerful machines are beating us at our own game. Shouldnít we feel frustrated, at the very least? Uber CEO Travis Kalanick believes that humanoid robots will soon be delivering pizzas and chatbots will be entertaining passengers in driverless cars. Kalanick

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