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Indistinguishability Obfuscation

Quanta magazine recently published a breathless article on indistinguishability obfuscation — calling it the “‘crown jewel’ of cryptography” — and saying that it had finally been achieved, based on a recently published paper. I want…

4 nonprofits teaching disadvantaged students to code

Computing and information technology should be egalitarian. Sadly, the real world doesn’t always operate on the principle of equal opportunity. Aspiring developers often face social barriers because of their ethnicity or economic circumstances. Some of our…

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Tehtris, a Paris-based startup that offers an XDR…

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Amazon will give its US frontline workers a…

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Many of us here would love to turn hacking into a full-time career. To make that dream come true, you need to master your subject and earn some key certifications. To speed up this process,…

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Square, the fintech stock led by Twitter billionaire and beard-of-the-people Jack Dorsey, is on fire. In the past three days, Square‘s share price has set three consecutive all-time highs, both intraday and closing. It peaked…

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How To Stay Safe While Shopping Online This Holiday Season I’m pleased to report that I’ve achieved a number of personal bests in 2020 but the one I’m most proud about is my achievement in…

Filing: Xerox PARC accuses Facebook and Twitter of…

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‘My family voted for Trump. He threw us…

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks during a news conference on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in Atlanta. Georgia election officials have announced an audit of presidential election results that will trigger a full hand…