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UCR researchers have built a tech-based solution to the dissemination of malicious misinformation. (Image: University of California — Riverside)

Taking Up the Fight Against Fake News

In February, the Justice Department charged 13 Russians with stealing U.S. citizens’ identities and spreading “fake news” with the intent to subvert the last U.S. presidential election. The case is still unfolding, and may do so for years. In the…

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Are Our Minds Being Reshaped by Online Reality?

For decades, science fiction authors have envisioned a future where digital technology has caught up with the complexity of physical existence, creating a virtual world parallel to the real one.

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Taking Up the Fight Against Fake News

In February, the Justice Department charged 13 Russians with stealing U.S. citizens’ identities and spreading “fake news” with the intent to subvert the last U.S. presidential election. The case is…

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Playing Pokémon Go in China Is Not Easy, But Many Are

Pokémon Go has not been officially released in China, but Chinese players are finding creative ways to access the record-breaking augmented reality game that has captured the imaginations of millions of mobile…

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Facebook Leaves Microsoft in Its Dust

In case you didn’t know, Microsoft and Facebook have officially ended their relationship, again. In what started out as a good partnership, Facebook has officially disabled Facebook Connect, which was…

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Founder of ‘Silk Road’ Sentenced to Life in Prison

The mastermind behind “Silk Road,” Ross Ulbricht, has been found guilty on seven charges, including drug trafficking, computer hacking, and money laundering. He was handed five sentences that include two for…