GoFundMe is an increasingly popular way to raise money to cover medical expenses, where storytelling and personal connections often play a crucial role (Nathan Heller/New Yorker)

Nathan Heller / New Yorker:
GoFundMe is an increasingly popular way to raise money to cover medical expenses, where storytelling and personal connections often play a crucial role  —  When patients turn to crowdfunding for medical costs, whoever has the most heartrending story wins.  —  For those who want their hearts broken …

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Jetson, a new prototype developed for the Pentagon, can identify people up to 200 meters away by analyzing their heartbeat using an infrared laser (David Hambling/MIT Technology Review)

David Hambling / MIT Technology Review:
Jetson, a new prototype developed for the Pentagon, can identify people up to 200 meters away by analyzing their heartbeat using an infrared laser  —  The Jetson prototype can pick up on a unique cardiac signature from 200 meters away, even through clothes.  —  Everyone’s heart is different.

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Researchers say hackers have been stealing massive amounts of call records from over ten cell network providers worldwide to conduct targeted surveillance (Zack Whittaker/TechCrunch)

Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Researchers say hackers have been stealing massive amounts of call records from over ten cell network providers worldwide to conduct targeted surveillance  —  At least 10 cell networks have been hacked over the past seven years  —  Security researchers say they have uncovered …

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Google was never really serious about tablets, with years of scattershot reboots; its decision to stop making tablets was rational but could be shortsighted (Dieter Bohn/The Verge)

Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google was never really serious about tablets, with years of scattershot reboots; its decision to stop making tablets was rational but could be shortsighted  —  Google’s getting out of the tablet hardware business, canceling two different tablets it was building and reassigning those employees to other projects.

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NASA says it was hacked in April 2018 via an unauthorized Raspberry Pi on the network; hackers had access for nearly a year, stealing Mars mission-related data (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
NASA says it was hacked in April 2018 via an unauthorized Raspberry Pi on the network; hackers had access for nearly a year, stealing Mars mission-related data  —  NASA described the hackers as an “advanced persistent threat,” a term generally used for nation-state hacking groups.

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FATF says its members, including US and EU countries, should adopt regulations within 12 months requiring crypto exchanges share customer info when moving funds (Anna Baydakova/CoinDesk)

Anna Baydakova / CoinDesk:
FATF says its members, including US and EU countries, should adopt regulations within 12 months requiring crypto exchanges share customer info when moving funds  —  A powerful intergovernmental organization devoted to combating money laundering and terrorism financing has finalized …

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Leaked Microsoft memo says Slack, AWS, Google Docs, PagerDuty, and even GitHub are prohibited or discouraged from internal use, primarily over security concerns (GeekWire)

GeekWire:
Leaked Microsoft memo says Slack, AWS, Google Docs, PagerDuty, and even GitHub are prohibited or discouraged from internal use, primarily over security concerns  —  As Slack makes its stock market debut, there’s a major company that won’t be allowing its employees to use the business collaboration …

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