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PopUps: 'ANTM' Winner Nyle DiMarco's Old Man FaceApp Transformation Goes Viral

PopUps: 'ANTM' Winner Nyle DiMarco's Old Man FaceApp Transformation Goes Viral

| Jul 15
Nyle DiMarco, the queer winner of "America's Next Top Model" and "Dancing with the Stars," is the latest celeb to use the popular FaceApp — an app that radically transforms selfies — and his pics are going viral.

AP Exclusive: New Election Systems Use Vulnerable Software

AP Exclusive: New Election Systems Use Vulnerable Software

| By Tami Abdollah | Jul 15
Pennsylvania's message was clear: The state was taking a big step to keep its elections from being hacked in 2020. But there's a problem: Many of these new systems still run on old software that will soon be outdated and more vulnerable to hackers.

More to Come: FTC Fine Doesn't Spell Closure for Facebook

More to Come: FTC Fine Doesn't Spell Closure for Facebook

| By Barbara Ortutay | Jul 15
Facebook may be close to putting a Federal Trade Commission investigation behind it. But it faces a variety of other probes in Europe and the U.S., some of which could present it with even bigger headaches.

UK Health Service to Use Amazon Alexa to Give Medical Advice

UK Health Service to Use Amazon Alexa to Give Medical Advice

| Jul 14
Alexa will see you now. Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon's digital voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official website.

Human Workers Can Listen to Google Assistant Recordings

Human Workers Can Listen to Google Assistant Recordings

| By Rachel Lerman | Jul 13
Google contractors regularly listen to and review some recordings of what people say to artificial-intelligence system Google Assistant, via their phone or through smart speakers such as the Google Home.

Japan Crypto Exchange Loses $32 Million of Virtual Money

Japan Crypto Exchange Loses $32 Million of Virtual Money

| Jul 13
A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money.

Gay Man Slain, Another Wounded After Contacted on Dating App

Gay Man Slain, Another Wounded After Contacted on Dating App

| Jul 13
A 26-year-old Detroit man has been charged in an attempted robbery and shooting that left one gay man dead and another wounded after they were contacted through a dating app.

Amazon to Train Third of U.S. Workforce with Technical Skills

Amazon to Train Third of U.S. Workforce with Technical Skills

| Jul 12
Amazon will provide technical training to about one-third of its U.S. workforce at a cost of more than $700 million.

Trump Applauds Far-Right Social Media Provocateurs

Trump Applauds Far-Right Social Media Provocateurs

| By Kevin Freking and Marcy Gordon | Jul 12
President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them are extreme in their views.

Virgin Orbit Conducts Drop-Test of Rocket from Boeing 747

Virgin Orbit Conducts Drop-Test of Rocket from Boeing 747

| By John Antczak | Jul 11
Virgin Galactic's sister company Virgin Orbit conducted a drop test of its air-launched satellite booster over California on Wednesday, a key step toward space missions.

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