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Marvel’s Iron Fist won’t get a third season on Netflix

Marvel’s Iron Fist won’t get a third season. Disney has confirmed that it has canceled the show, but hinted that it might not be the end of the road for the superhero. Iron Fist is one of several in a joint Marvel/Netflix shared universe, set alongside Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron …

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How Facebook Hackers Compromised 30 Million Accounts

After two weeks of investigation, Facebook announced additional details on Friday of how attackers carried out a massive breach of the social network that compromised accounts for tens of millions of users. The company downgraded its estimate of how many users had their access tokens stolen from an original estimate …

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Free Speech in the Age of Algorithmic Megaphones

Yesterday Facebook took down 559 domestic political pages and 251 accounts for violating its terms of service on coordinated inauthentic behavior—“networks of accounts or Pages working to mislead others about who they are, and what they are doing.” While Facebook has been frequently critiqued for hosting and inadvertently aiding foreign …

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The Future of Work Might Actually Be … Good?

The machines are coming for us—or at least for our jobs. From a bot that’ll whip you up the perfect cheeseburger, to a flurry of cameras and scanners designed to make checkout lines a thing of the past, automation is already chipping away at middle-skill jobs in multiple industries. So …

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Fake Adobe Flash Installers Come With a Little Malware Bonus

The good news: A recent scourge of fake Adobe installers really does provide an update to the latest version of Flash. The bad news: It places cryptomining malware on your machine too. The hack Researchers at Palo Alto Networks warned this week of the latest evolution in both cryptojacking and …

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Tech Backs Away From Saudis After Journalist's Alleged Murder

In recent years, the Saudi Arabian monarchy has poured billions of dollars into Silicon Valley, promoting the image of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as a savvy reformer, eager to modernize the country. But after recent allegations that Saudi agents killed journalist and critic Jamal Khashoggi, some of those companies …

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