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A realistic-looking video that seemed to show former President Barack Obama cussing and calling President Donald Trump a “total and complete dips—,” went viral on Tuesday, bringing attention to the dangers of a controversial video-editing technology that many have called “the future of fake news.”   About halfway through the video, originally published by BuzzFeed,
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The US and British governments on Monday accused Russia of conducting a massive campaign to compromise computer routers and firewalls around the world – from home offices to Internet providers – for espionage and possibly sabotage purposes.   The unusual public warning from the White House, US agencies and Britain’s National Cyber Security Center follows a years-long
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The US Army recently announced that it is developing the first drones that can spot and target vehicles and people using artificial intelligence (AI). This is a big step forward.   Whereas current military drones are still controlled by people, this new technology will decide who to kill with almost no human involvement. Once complete,
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Even if you have no idea how it works or what the letters stand for, chances are you’ve at least heard of the revolutionary technology dubbed CRISPR. Cheaper and far more precise than previous gene-editing processes, the CRISPR/Cas9 molecular toolkit continues to see new applications across the scientific world.   Here are a few ways
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An alarming study that claimed the gene-editing technique CRISPR could produce hundreds of unexpected mutations in edited genomes has now been followed up by its authors, who say they cannot replicate their controversial result.   The acknowledgment – which comes in a report of new mice experiments that didn’t introduce such mutations – isn’t technically
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The stratospheric rise of Bitcoin over the last decade has left the world struggling to keep up, breaking records, spawning rivals, and forcing us to face the epic challenges posed by a volatile crypto-universe.   Now, one LA-based artist is having his say on our obsession with cryptocurrencies, and he’s putting his money where his