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Google says China and Iran tried to hack Biden and Trump’s campaigns

Google has announced it has identified state-sponsored hacking attempts upon both Biden and Trump's campaign staff, originating from China and Iran respectively. Fortunately, both attacks appear to have failed.

Hulu’s new interface upgrades the app from terrible to usable

Hulu is one of the best streaming services out there, with its diverse and appealing selection of TV shows and movies to watch. But up until last month, it...

‘What A Day’ host Akilah Hughes on civil rights activist Constance Baker Motley

This article has been published to coincide with an episode of Mashable's new podcast, History Becomes Her. Listen here. Podcasting has a representation problem. There are more...

The Iraqi man who threw his shoes at George W. Bush is a Twitter...

"Hope you know you're an actual icon and we love you," wrote Twitter user @StreaamLightsup to Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi. "This video is my daily dose of serotonin." 

Curfews have a disturbing racist history

The curfews that rolled out across the country this week in reaction to police brutality protests mark a tragic milestone: Not since the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr....

How to blur people’s faces in protest photos — and why you should do...

With mass protests taking place across the United States and abroad, social media safety is more important than ever. Enormous crowds of people are gathering in cities around...

The FBI must be stoked about Zoom’s encryption policy

Zoom has big privacy plans — for its paying customers, that is. After getting caught falsely claiming it offered end-to-end encryption, the video-conferencing app Zoom promised to increase the privacy...

Encrypted Signal app downloads skyrocket amidst nationwide protests

When the police state comes knocking, a little bit of privacy goes a long way.  As peaceful protesters across the nation are repeatedly brutalized by law enforcement, people have...

Fitbit has developed a ventilator to help COVID-19 patients

Just like Dyson and NASA before it, Fitbit has now designed a ventilator in response to the coronavirus pandemic.  Unveiled on Wednesday, the Fitbit Flow is an "easy-to-use,...

Every police department should have to hear our rage via Zoom call

Yesterday, the Los Angeles Police Commission held a Zoom call with citizens — of Los Angeles and the surrounding areas, as well as some former residents — and watched...