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A cyberattack on Illuminate Education, exposing the personal data of 1M+ students, highlights the dangers of stockpiling school children’s sensitive information (Natasha Singer/New York Times)

Natasha Singer / New York Times:
A cyberattack on Illuminate Education, exposing the personal data of 1M+ students, highlights the dangers of stockpiling school children’s sensitive information  —  At a moment when education technology firms are stockpiling sensitive information on millions of school children, safeguards for student data have broken down. … […]

Internet

This Free AI Tool Restores Family Photos With a Bit of Guesswork

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A look at the GOP’s escalating pressure campaign against Google over Gmail’s filters allegedly marking fundraising emails from right-wing candidates as spam (Washington Post)

Washington Post:
A look at the GOP’s escalating pressure campaign against Google over Gmail’s filters allegedly marking fundraising emails from right-wing candidates as spam  —  As fundraising slows, the GOP is blaming Gmail’s spam filter.  The tech giant rejects claims of bias but is moving to placate Republicans, anyway. … […]

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The Best Phone Chargers of 2022

Suphaksorn Thongwongboot/Shutterstock.com Update, 07/27/2022: We’ve reviewed our recommendations and are confident these are still the best phone chargers you can buy. What to Look For in a Phone Charger in 2022 You might be wondering […]

Gadgets

Google is not shutting Stadia down

Contrary to what you may have heard in the past few days, Google says it’s not shutting down its Stadia gaming service. The company issued the statement after a rumor began circulating earlier this week […]