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tech-power

Antivirus Companies Now Flag Malware China Installs on Tourists’ Phones

After a collaborative investigation found Chinese authorities were planting malware on the phones of travellers, Symantec, Malwarebytes and other cybersecurity firms have updated their products.
Joseph Cox
7.3.19
tech-power

China Is Forcing Tourists to Install Text-Stealing Malware at its Border

The malware downloads a tourist’s text messages, calendar entries, and phone logs, as well as scans the device for over 70,000 different files.
Joseph Cox
7.2.19
as told to

I Got Banned From the U.S. When Airport Security Found My Coke Texts

I was immediately sent back to the U.K. when immigration officials said they’d found a reference to cocaine on my phone.
Isabella Brazier-Jones
6.20.19
Noisey

Brujeria's Gory Deathgrind Debut Inspired a Generation of Latinx Metalheads

25 years later, Latinx band members past and present look back on 'Matando Güeros,' the group’s unflinching 1993 Satanic narco-grind LP.
Gary Suarez
8.22.18
Germany

Angela Merkel could soon be brought down — by her own coalition

The head of her junior coalition partner has threatened to resign over the immigration deal she cut at the EU summit
Tim Hume
7.2.18
Borders

Microsoft, an ICE Tech Partner, 'Dismayed' by Child Separation Policy

After Twitter users pointed out Microsoft’s relationship with ICE, the tech giant is publicly distancing itself from the agency's parent-child separations.
Joseph Cox
6.18.18
transaction failed

America Wasted $160 Million Trying to Get Afghanistan to Use E-Payments

Will that be cash, charge, or bribe?
Matthew Gault
8.22.17
Art School

Design Students Find Real-World Applications at Central Saint Martins

At Degree Show Two, it’s become fashionable to understand each another.
Catherine Chapman
6.26.17
HUMAN RIGHTS

Why Do We Have Borders, Anyway?

Trump's travel ban and the humanitarian crisis in the Middle East raise the question of whether it makes sense to divide the world into neat little packages in the first place.
Stephen Lurie
5.22.17
immigration

What happens to migrants when the U.S. closes its borders

16,000 Haitians arrived to the Mexico-U.S. border seeking asylum over the past year.
Jika Gonzalez
Brittany Ross
4.26.17
privacy

Bipartisan Bill Would Require Border Patrol to Get a Warrant to Search Your Phone

The Protecting Data at the Border Act would let you refuse to hand over your electronics at the border.
Jason Koebler
4.4.17
Interviews

How Trump’s New Border Policies Will Hurt the American Metal Scene

KEN Mode's Jesse Matthewson discusses how to cross international borders, metal masculinity, and being a "blue state" band.
Kim Kelly
3.21.17
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