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Clubhouse vows to fix its platform after tool enabled audio chat leaks

Clubhouse’s security woes are raising questions over its reliability as a private chat app. Just over a week has passed since its developers pledged to bolster safeguards over Chinese spying fears, and it’s already suffered a lapse. Bloomberg reports that an unidentified user believed to be from China was able to infiltrate multiple Clubhouse chatrooms …

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Clubhouse is tightening security to address China spying fears

Clubhouse is tightening security to address China spying fears

Clubhouse has been garnering hype through its high-profile discussions and a drop-in approach to audio chat, but there are also concerns the Chinese government might eavesdrop on nationals who got the app before it was banned in the country. The developers are promising to protect those users who got through, however. Alpha Exploration told Stanford’s …

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China probe delivers its first photo of Mars

China probe delivers its first photo of Mars

China’s plans for interplanetary exploration just took a big stride forward. The Guardian reports that the country’s Tianwen-1 probe has returned its first photo of Mars, capturing a black-and-white snapshot from about 1.4 million miles away. It doesn’t compare to the more detailed pictures from other explorers (certainly not those on the ground), but that’s …

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Boss Gifts Staff Hi-Tech Cushion, Uses It To Spy On Them Instead

Boss Gifts Staff Hi-Tech Cushion, Uses It To Spy On Them Instead

A boss gifting employees something every now and then is pretty normal, which is why when a boss of a company in Hangzhou, China, gifted employees of the company a hi-tech cushion under the guise of goodwill, nobody really thought anything of it. However, it turns out that this gift was a trojan horse used …

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Zoom Exec Accused of Conspiring with Chinese Government to Surveil, Censor Video Calls

Zoom Exec Accused of Conspiring with Chinese Government to Surveil, Censor Video Calls

Photo: Olivier Douliery (Getty Images) An executive at the videoconferencing company Zoom schemed with Beijing officials to leak user data and squash video meetings discussing the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre earlier this year, according to federal prosecutors. The Justice Department’s case races a fresh wave of concern about Zoom’s security after the company …

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China’s Chang-e 5 Has Successfully Brought Back Rocks From The Moon

China’s Chang-e 5 Has Successfully Brought Back Rocks From The Moon

While science has definitely helped explain a lot about the world, there are still plenty of things that we as human beings do not understand about the world or the universe in general. However, it seems that we might now be one step closer to learning more about our Earth’s moon. Advertising This is thanks …

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UK Will Ban the Installation of Huawei 5G Equipment After September 2021

UK Will Ban the Installation of Huawei 5G Equipment After September 2021

Photo: Patricia de Melo Moreira / AFP (Getty Images) The UK has taken another step towards removing Huawei from its 5G network. On Sunday, the British government announced that the country’s telecommunications companies would not be allowed to install new 5G equipment from Huawei after September 2021, Bloomberg reported. Advertisement According to Bloomberg, although the …

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US FCC Has Confirmed That ZTE Poses A National Security Threat

US FCC Has Confirmed That ZTE Poses A National Security Threat

For years, Chinese companies like Huawei and ZTE have supplied communications equipment to various countries around the world, but in the past few years, the attitude towards those companies have started to shift, most notably in the US where there has been a growing distrust towards these companies. Advertising It looks like ZTE could start …

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Huawei Purportedly Has a Plan to Get Around U.S. Sanctions: Build Its Own Chips

Huawei Purportedly Has a Plan to Get Around U.S. Sanctions: Build Its Own Chips

Huawei reportedly has an idea to try to get around U.S. sanctions.Photo: Kevin Frayer (Getty Images) Huawei has apparently lost all hope, or patience, that it will ever free itself from U.S. sanctions, which have effectively choked off its access to much-needed chips. The company is purportedly getting ready to do something about it. The …

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