Category Archives: Science And Technology

U.S. Govt Agencies Capable Of Hacking Autos

U.S. government agencies have spent record amounts of money on car forensic technologies in recent years. iVe, a tool made by Berla allows a user to obtain data from vehicles designed for law enforcement and the military. Moves like this have raised concerns among privacy advocates. The group Surveillance Technology Oversight Project said in a report released in October: “Cars collect much more detailed data than our cellphones, but they receive fewer legal and technological protections.”

Read More:  Newsmax

Chinese Scientists Claim Success Controlling Pigeon Brains

According to a recent report by the Chinese media, a team of researchers in their country, recently claimed to have utilized a solar-powered brain control gadget to lead a pigeon in flight for almost two hours.  Allowing for applications in espionage, bomb-sniffing, weapon transport in anti-terror ops, among others.

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Twitter And Facebook Met With DHS On Censoring Americans

Executives from Facebook and Twitter, including the recently-fired head of trust & safety Vijaya Gadde, held regular meetings with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to discuss censorship on a wide range of topics, including the withdrawal from Afghanistan, coronavirus, and “racial justice,” according to leaked documents.

Read More:  Breitbart

Boston Lab Creates A New Deadly Covid Strain With An 80% Kill Rate

Boston University scientists were today condemned for ‘playing with fire’ after it emerged they had created a lethal new Covid strain in a laboratory.

DailyMail.com revealed the team had made a hybrid virus — combining Omicron and the original Wuhan strain — that killed 80 per cent of mice in a study.

The revelation exposes how dangerous virus manipulation research continues to go on even in the US, despite fears similar practices may have started the pandemic.

Read More:  Daily Mail

Computer Algorithms Could Be The Cause For Sky-Rocketing Rent Prices

Texas-based RealPage’s YieldStar software helps landlords set prices for apartments across the U.S. With rents soaring, critics are concerned that the company’s proprietary algorithm is hurting competition.

On a summer day last year, a group of real estate tech executives gathered at a conference hall in Nashville to boast about one of their company’s signature products: software that uses a mysterious algorithm to help landlords push the highest possible rents on tenants.

Read More:  Propublica