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Sep 05, 2018
Facebook and Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion in US Senate Intelligence Committee hearing; Jack Dorsey says he's scrubbing '200% more accounts'Facebook and Twitter executives pledged on Wednesday to better protect their social media platforms in the 2018 elections and beyond, and told Congress of aggressive efforts to root out foreign intrusions aimed at sowing divisions in American democracy.
Jun 09, 2018
Sheryl Sandberg uses Facebook's woes as lesson for MIT grads; says 'we didn't see all the risks and didn't do enough to stop them'Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg didn't shy away from her company's ongoing privacy scandal in a Friday commencement speech at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Instead, she turned it into a lesson about accountability.
Nov 16, 2017
34-year-old Massachusetts man dubbed 'spelling bee bandit' pleads guilty to robbing banksA Massachusetts man authorities dubbed the "spelling bee bandit" because the notes he passed to tellers during multiple bank robberies in the Boston area contained the same spelling error has pleaded guilty.
Sep 18, 2017
'I did the best I could in my circumstances,' Chelsea Manning hits back at traitor accusations in espionage caseThe 29-year-old Manning is a transgender woman who was known as Bradley Manning when she was convicted in 2013 of leaking a trove of classified documents.
Sep 07, 2017
15 states, District of Columbia sue Donald Trump administration over ending DACA: 'President's plan cruel, shortsighted'Fifteen states and the District of Columbia sued the US government to block President Donald Trump's plan to end protection against deportation for young immigrants who New York's attorney general labeled the "best of America."
Jul 31, 2017
An Indian-origin MIT researcher has developed a wearable sensor that can detect sexual assaultsManisha Mohan, whose research interest includes wearable technology, has developed a hydrogel sensor strip which can be attached in the inside of any clothing.
Jun 19, 2017
Study called 'Human Project' gears up to recruit and ask 10,000 people to share life's dataResearchers are gearing up to start recruiting participants from across the city next year for a study so sweeping it’s called “The Human Project".
Jun 17, 2017
Woman convicted in US for encouraging teenage boyfriend to commit suicide, not raising alarmA 20-year-old US woman was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for ordering her teenage boyfriend to follow through on his long-planned suicide.
Jun 12, 2017
Massachusetts is planning to become the leader in offshore wind powerAt least three companies have expressed interest in the bid: Rhode Island's Deepwater Wind, Denmark's DONG Energy and Vineyard Wind of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Those three have already taken the key step of securing federal leases to develop offshore wind farms miles of the coasts of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, where the state is focusing its offshore wind efforts.
Jun 10, 2017
Apple CEO Tim Cook urges MIT graduates to infuse development of technology with their own valuesSpeaking to thousands of students at MIT, Apple CEO, Tim Cook praised the benefits of new devices and social media. But he also cautioned that the same technologies.