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"Whether a man is a criminal or a public servant is purely a matter of perspective." -- Tom Robbins, Another Roadside Attraction

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I was warned in August 2020. A source told me to meet him at six o’clock at night in an empty parking lot in San Salvador. He had my number, but he contacted me through a mutual acquaintance instead; he didn’t want to leave a trace. When I arrived, he told me to leave my phone in the car. As we walked, he warned me that my colleagues at El Faro, the Salvadoran news organization, were being followed because of a story they were pursuing about negotiations between the president of El Salvador and the notorious MS-13 gang.

The computer developer who created Gmail is predicting search engine Google may only have a year or two left before 'total disruption' occurs following the release of a sophisticated chatbot that uses artificial intelligence (AI).

Last week ChatGPT was released by the OpenAI company which was started by Elon Musk in 2015. 

Taiwanese iPhone maker seeks to restore production after protests MikeRivero Tue, 12/06/2022 - 06:40

Taiwanese tech giant and key Apple supplier Foxconn said Monday it was hiring new workers and moving towards "restoring production capacity to normal" following violent clashes at its central China plant last month.

Foxconn, also known by its official name Hon Hai Precision Industry, is the world's biggest contract electronics manufacturer and assembles gadgets for many international brands.

To better control the thoughts and actions of modern humans, tech giant Google has announced the launch of a new brainwashing propaganda scheme called “Info Interventions.”

The project aims to “teach” Google users which information to avoid as “false” while training them to spot and accept only information that Google deems as “true.” If used as intended, Google users will be “immunized” against online “misinformation.”

Eufy's claims to keep "privacy in your own hands" have been rendered null, after a researcher caught the security camera company uploading local-only footage to the cloud without user authorization or knowledge. To top it all off, users have also been made aware that you can watch camera streams using VLC without authentication.

A new set of Android malware, phishing, and adware apps have infiltrated the Google Play store, tricking over two million people into installing them.

The apps were discovered by Dr. Web antivirus and pretend to be useful utilities and system optimizers but, in reality, are the sources of performance hiccups, ads, and user experience degradation.