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US may ban communist Chinese app TikTok over security concerns

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TikTok, the social media app gaining popularity in the U.S. and around the world, may soon be banned. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said late on Monday that the United States is ...

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Missouri leads way in reopening with explosion of tech jobs

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Missouri is gaining a national reputation as a technology center as the state economy rebounds from the government-mandated Covid lockdown. Accenture Federal Services recently selected St. Louis for its new Advanced Technology ...

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Overwhelmed by streaming services?

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HBO Max debuted this week leaving many people reeling as they pick and choose which streaming services are best for their families. As Vulture.com points out, “Finding something to watch on TV ...

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What you need to know about China’s cyber war with the U.S.

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China’s Cyber War on America has been ceaseless, comprehensive and longstanding. In the past 15 years, China has hacked official government departments, defense contractors, utility companies, and U.S. and alliedintelligence agencies. The ...

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Podcasting shows surprising trends during pandemic

At the beginning of this year, podcasting was projected to be one of the hottest new media. After experiencing a half dozen years of 20% annual growth, this was going to be ...

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Facebook sparks controversy by naming Muslim Brotherhood activist to ‘oversight’ board

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LONDON – The name of Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Yemeni Nobel Prize winner Tawakkol Karman stood out as an odd addition to the oversight board of Facebook. The new oversight body includes four chairs: Former ...

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Digital evangelism explodes in popularity during coronavirus outbreak

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Christian Vision, a ministry that has focused on online digital evangelism for the past 10 years, has seen explosive growth in the use of its digital media. The organization is supporting churches ...

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Favorite podcast? Readers give us their suggestions

The mind is a horrible thing to waste! We have heard this slogan for many years. However, it is true these days with COVID-19. There’s only so much television one can watch. ...

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Worst passwords for 2019 – which one did you use?

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For what seems like the umpteenth time, “123456” and “password” are in the top five most commonly used passwords again this year, according to SplashData, who evaluates millions of leaked passwords each ...

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Trump signs act aimed at ending annoying robocalls

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Are the days of annoying robocalls numbered? They may be after President Donald Trump signed an act on Dec. 30 aimed at deterring the spam calls and setting penalties for those that ...

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Panel says hyperloop test track in Missouri could cost $500 million

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Will Missourians support the controversial hyperloop linking the state’s two largest cities? That’s the hope of a blue ribbon panel charged with investigating the idea. An announcement Monday afternoon by House Speaker ...

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Facebook cracks down on anti-Israel pages based in Iran

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Facebook has removed pages originating in Iran and Russia that aimed to stir up anti-Israel sentiment and hatred of Jews on the social media platform.  Nathaniel Gleichery, head of Cybersecurity Policy for ...

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Hawley sponsors bi-partisan bill giving the public control over their Facebook, other social media data

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In a bi-partisan move, Missouri Senator Josh Hawley has been joined by Democrat Senators Mark Warner and Richard Blumenthal in developing legislation designed to protect user privacy, their data and increase competition ...

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Severe burns after generic phone charger touches necklace

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A young woman suffered severe neck burns after her necklace came in contact with her generic cell phone charger, prompting experts to warn about the potential dangers of using these products. The ...

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Facebook restores post quoting theologian Augustine

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Facebook has backed down from saying a quote from a 5th century theologian was hate speech. A blogger reported on July 14 that Facebook had repeatedly banned a quote from St. Augustine ...

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Be My Eyes app lets volunteers help the blind

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A new app developed to aid the blind in completing daily tasks actually uses complete strangers to make it work. It is an example of Galatians 6:2 which reads, “Carry each other’s ...

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Is an artificial intelligence Antichrist possible?

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There was a time when most of humanity could envision some occupations that would be replaced by machines, technology or artificial intelligence. Working as a fashion model probably wasn’t one of them. ...

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Twitter suspends account for exposing Pinterest labeling pro-life group as porn

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Twitter temporarily suspended Project Veritas’s account Wednesday after the group published internal documents from Pinterest and alleged they show the company suppressing a pro-life organization. Project Veritas shared documents Tuesday on Twitter ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley takes on big tech with privacy bill

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As Attorney General of Missouri, Josh Hawley took on big tech and social media companies and Google over privacy issues. He investigated Google for potential violations of the state’s consumer-protection and antitrust ...

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Japan tests world’s fastest bullet train

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Japan has started testing its fastest-ever bullet train—capable of reaching 249 mph (400 kph)—as it continues to develop the revolutionary mode of travel. The ALFA-X version of the Shinkansen train began three years’ ...

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Feds wait too long, so state AGs begin their move against tech giants

It has become increasingly apparent over the years that the major Silicon Valley-based tech companies have tried to straddle the line between being open platforms for the sharing of information or biased ...

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‘Prophecy fulfilled” as tech leaders in Israel for global summit

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JERUSALEM, Israel – Nearly 20 thousand innovators and investors from almost every nation on earth came to see the largest tech meeting in the history of Israel, the OurCrowd global summit. Betty Wu ...

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Israel reaches for the stars, Moon launch successful

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Israel blasted into space history Thursday night (Friday Israel time) with the launch of its first-ever private spacecraft that will land on the moon. A dramatic nighttime launch from Cape Canaveral sent ...

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Church leader says smartphones could usher in anti-Christ

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The head of the Russian Orthodox Church says smartphones risk bringing humanity closer to the arrival of the anti-Christ. Patriarch Kirill said the church does not oppose technological progress but is concerned ...

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These are the worst passwords you could have this year

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For what seems like the umpteenth time, “123456” and “password” are the most commonly used passwords this year. Those combinations sit in the number one and two spots respectively, according to SplashData, who ...

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