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Twitter expands threats ban, may lock accounts in aim to limit abuse

Social network says previous policy on violent threats was "unduly narrow." Also, it will suspend accounts or force users to delete tweets if they engage in abusive behavior.

By April 21, 2015

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US will use cyberattacks to defend against threats -- report

The Defense Department is expected to announce a modification to the nation's strategy that will result in the use of cyberattacks as a defense tactic.

By April 23, 2015

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Homeland Security Department to open Silicon Valley office

The government is increasingly turning its attention to hacking and cybersecurity issues. Now it's opening a new office in hopes of working with the talent that powers Silicon Valley's biggest tech firms.

By April 21, 2015

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If you're so smart, why is your brain convinced you're invisible?

Tricking the brain into thinking its body can't be seen is easier than you might think. That can be helpful in stressful situations, but does it make virtual reality more dangerous?

By April 23, 2015

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Comcast calls off Time Warner Cable merger

Scrutiny from regulators proves too much for a proposed $45 billion deal to combine the two biggest US cable operators. However, the merger frenzy may start back up, thanks to Charter Communications.

By April 24, 2015

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Twitter founder, employees face new death threats from ISIS

A message allegedly posted on behalf of the terrorist group vows that "your virtual war on us will cause a real war on you."

By March 2, 2015

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Boffins join Musk, Hawking in saying AI is threat to humanity

Technically Incorrect: Releasing a list of 12 threats to human civilization, academic researchers put artificial intelligence as an emerging and powerful risk.

By February 18, 2015

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School suspends boy for alleged Hobbit Ring invisibility threats

Technically Incorrect: In Texas, they do not take kindly, it seems, to fantasy threats from 9-year-olds. In this case, Aiden Steward allegedly threatened another child that he could make them disappear with his One Ring.

By February 2, 2015

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Teen arrested after alleged Facebook emoji threats

Technically Incorrect: A Brooklyn teen posts little emojis of guns pointing at little emojis of police officers. His lawyer says he didn't actually intend to act out the implication.

By January 25, 2015

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Obama: Sony wrong to pull movie over hackers' threats

President Obama addresses the Sony cyberattack and vows to respond to North Korea. Also, T-Mobile settles cramming lawsuit, and Facebook releases the Stickered for Messenger app.

By December 19, 2014