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Mass downloads of Deepfake’s Zao

A Chinese app download has exploded over the past 24 hours. The app — developed by Momo, has become an overnight sensation after it began circulating. Hashtags related to the app quickly became some of the hottest on microblogging sites. One Chinese tweep tweeted that he downloaded it and created himself as Leonardo diCaprio: The […]

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Me, snooping?

Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you have a problem with that. This article entitled Hi, Alexa. How Do I Stop You From Listening In On Me? by Brian X. Chen, makes suggestions on how to stop […]

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Internet blackout in Ethiopia

Netblocks, a nonprofit organization that monitors the internet in real time, is reporting an Internet cut across Ethiopia today, Saturday June 22nd, 2019, amid reports of coup attempt targeting Amhara regional state government. Nationwide connectivity currently now at 10% with capital and most states offline. The incident is ongoing. Netblocks says that it is as […]

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