Kelsey D. Atherton
at 09:47 AM Aug 8 2016

Seven machines entered the competition, and Mayhem won. The field of battle was the Cyber Grand Challenge put together by the Pentagon's future projects wing DARPA, a variation on a traditional computer security tournament. Normally, in computer security Capture the Flag, humans work to repair flaws on their own network while exploiting security weaknesses on the competition. For DARPA's latest grand challenge, the humans let the machines do the work on their own.

G. Clay Whittaker
at 10:46 AM Jun 22 2016

Instagram hit 500 million users today. The milestone brought some self-congratulatory posts out of both Instagram and Facebook (which owns Instagram), but something infinitely more revealing was noticed in the background of one of the images.

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