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Google is helping design an open source, ultra-secure chipHackers seem to launch new attacks every day, but a new kind of chip could provide some protection. Google has partnered with a group of companies, nonprofits, and academic institutions to begin a project called OpenTitan, which sets out to make a more secure chip that lifts the curtain on the secret information that chips are usually built upon.
Facebook's logo gets a face-lift
Facebook has had a rough few years, but now the company is taking a step to spruce up its logo and rebrand—OK, maybe not quite rebrand. The company announced Monday it would change from Facebook to FACEBOOK (that's not a typo), and says that its new "subtle softening of corners and diagonals" will add "a sense of optimism."
Fast Fact: $3 TrillionThat's about how much it would cost per year to deploy presidential candidate Andrew Yang's "freedom dividend," which would give every American $1,000 a month. Our editor in chief Nicholas Thompson sat down with him this week to play foosball and talk about everything from automation to Reddit.
As part of this internal advocacy work, Fong-Jones had become attuned to the way discussions about diversity on internal forums were beset by men like Cernekee, Damore, and other coworkers who were “just asking questions.” To her mind, Google's management had allowed these dynamics to fester for too long, and now it was time for executives to take a stand.
WIRED Recommends: iRobot Roomba S9+
If you need a super-smart, self-emptying robot vac that edges like a boss, this little guy is the right one for you. The catch: It'll cost you $1,400. But it did score a whopping 9/10 from our reviewers.
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