AI Maxers Thrilled with Trump’s Vice President Pick JD Vance
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AI Maxers Thrilled with Trump’s Vice President Pick JD Vance

AI maxers coming out in support of Vance and Trump more than they already have is not surprising given their libertarian bent.
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AI Maxers Thrilled with Trump’s Vice President Pick JD Vance
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AI Maxers Thrilled with Trump’s Vice President Pick JD Vance

AI maxers coming out in support of Vance and Trump more than they already have is not surprising given their libertarian bent.
Dunking on J.D. Vance’s ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Is ‘Unusual Behavior,’ Goodreads Says
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Dunking on J.D. Vance’s ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Is ‘Unusual Behavior,’ Goodreads Says

Goodreads attempts to protect Vance's "poverty porn" memoir from review-bombing, now that he's the vice presidential candidate.
Sticker Mule in Marketing Email: ‘Donald Trump Was Shot … Btw, get 1 Shirt for $4 (normally $19)’
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Sticker Mule in Marketing Email: ‘Donald Trump Was Shot … Btw, get 1 Shirt for $4 (normally $19)’

Artists, bands, and small businesses are vowing to never use the company again, and have been posting links to competitors.
'AI Employees' Managed Through HR Software Is a Capitalist Fever Dream
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'AI Employees' Managed Through HR Software Is a Capitalist Fever Dream

Lattice’s now-canceled software would have allowed AI bots to be onboarded, trained, and evaluated “just as any person would be.”
FBI Gains Access to Suspected Trump Shooter’s Password Locked Phone
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FBI Gains Access to Suspected Trump Shooter’s Password Locked Phone

The FBI announced on Monday it had successfully gained access to the phone used by Thomas Matthew Crooks, the suspected shooter in the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump.
Inside the Face Fraud Factory
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Inside the Face Fraud Factory

An underground site is selling videos and photos of real people to bypass selfie checks for online services. In essence, these individuals have been turned into stock models for services specifically designed for fraud.
DDoSecrets Mirrors Wikileaks Data After Assange Plea Deal
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DDoSecrets Mirrors Wikileaks Data After Assange Plea Deal

Distributed Denial of Secrets, the de facto heir to Wikileaks, has now mirrored data Wikileaks previously published to ensure it stays available.
American Hacker in Turkey Linked to Massive AT&T Breach
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American Hacker in Turkey Linked to Massive AT&T Breach

John Binns, who was previously arrested in Turkey, is linked to the newly announced breach of AT&T which impacted “nearly all” of the company’s customers, multiple sources told 404 Media.
Goldman Sachs: AI Is Overhyped, Wildly Expensive, and Unreliable
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Goldman Sachs: AI Is Overhyped, Wildly Expensive, and Unreliable

One of the world's largest investment banks wonders if generative AI will be worth the huge investment and hype: "will this large spend ever pay off?"
Behind the Blog: Embargoes and Epic Reel Pulls
Behind The Blog

Behind the Blog: Embargoes and Epic Reel Pulls

This is Behind the Blog, where we share our behind-the-scenes thoughts about how a few of our top stories of the week came together. This week, we discuss embargoes, research papers, terminology and epic Reel pulls.
Hackers Steal Text and Call Records of ‘Nearly All’ AT&T Customers
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Hackers Steal Text and Call Records of ‘Nearly All’ AT&T Customers

In one of the most significant data breaches in recent history, hackers stole AT&T customers’ call and text metadata spanning several months.