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Beware of the Smart Device: Ways to Stay Private and Safe

NEW YORK — Did someone invite a spy into your home over the holidays? Maybe so, if a friend or family member gave you a voice-controlled speaker or some other smart device. It's easy to forget, but everything from internet-connected speakers with voice assi...
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Iran Awards Prestigious Prize to 2 US-Educated Scientists

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Monday awarded a top prize in the study of science and technology to two U.S.-educated scientists. Vice President Sourena Sattari granted the Mustafa award to five scientists, three Iranians and two Turks, during a ceremony. Among ...