How Signal hacked the device that claimed to hack Signal

Ivan Mehta 2021-04-22 02:50:46 thenextweb.com The founder of security-focused messenger Signal, Moxie Marlinspike, revealed today that he found and exploited vulnerabilities in software from Cellebrite, a company that specializes in digital forensics tools that have been used by authorities around the world to…

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EU’s proposed AI regulation has some major loopholes

Thomas Macaulay 2021-04-21 10:39:12 thenextweb.com The European Commission plans to ban the use of AI for social credit scoring, exploitation of the vulnerable, and subliminal manipulation, as part of new proposals for regulating artificial intelligence in the EU.Police use of…

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Yes, exoplanets can have oxygen without alien life

The Cosmic Companion 2021-04-20 06:38:35 thenextweb.com The discovery of life on another world would be a monumental moment in the history of human civilization. The most likely way we will, one day, find alien life will be discovering chemical…

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A closer look at Polestar’s 2030 climate neutral car

Polestar 2021-04-19 09:19:29 thenextweb.com An electric vehicle successfully takes tailpipe emissions out of the environmental equation. Fact. Charge it with renewable energy and its impact flatlines. Great. But while all this is preferable to a traditionally fuelled vehicle that…

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Oh great, Apple is letting Parler back onto the App Store

Thomas Macaulay 2021-04-19 12:45:13 thenextweb.com In wonderful news for far-right extremists and conspiracy theorists, Apple is letting Parler back onto the App Store.The iPhone maker banned the controversial app in January after receiving complaints that the service had been…

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A love letter to Eve Online’s tutorial

Tristan Greene 2021-04-16 19:08:05 thenextweb.com “Don’t be afraid to die!” Eve Online player “Grey Gal.”Eve Online is an immense game with nearly two decades of player-driven history and lore behind it. To the uninitiated, beginning your life in New Eden…

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How a theoretical mouse could crack the stock market

Tristan Greene 2021-04-16 14:35:58 thenextweb.com A team of physicists at Emory University recently published research indicating they’d successfully managed to reduce a mouse’s brain activity to a simple predictive model. This could be a breakthrough for artificial neural networks. You…

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