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Jan 23, 2020

A 'Captain Marvel' Sequel Is in the Works
The movie could hit theaters in 2022.

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Jan 23, 2020

Spot the Robot Dog Trots Into the Big, Bad World
Boston Dynamics' creation is starting to sniff out its role in the workforce: as a helpful canine that still sometimes needs you to hold its paw.

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Jan 23, 2020

Hyundai's Luxury SUV Mixes Mics and Math for a Silent Ride
The Genesis GV80 comes with noise-canceling tech to do away with the annoying hum of rolling rubber.

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Jan 23, 2020

Could You Bungee-Jump Using Only Magnets?
Jumping off a high ledge without a cord … maybe we better run a simulation first.

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Jan 23, 2020

Don't Break Up Big Tech
It won't protect small businesses, it won't preserve our data privacy, and it won't help promote democracy.

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Jan 23, 2020

How to Buy Used on eBay: A Beginner's Guide
Gracefully avoid sketchy situations and score a deal on the post-holiday gadget turnover.

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Jan 23, 2020

Bad Math, Pepsi Points, and the Greatest Plane Non-Crash Ever
How calculation errors and misunderstandings led to a very silly lawsuit—and a very lucky landing.

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Jan 22, 2020

Would the Coronavirus Quarantine of Wuhan Even Work?
It's almost impossible to shut down a megacity. And even if you do, people (and their germs) would find a way out.

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Jan 22, 2020

The UN Warns Against the Global Threat to Election Integrity
A new report calls for safeguards to reduce the dangers posed by misinformation, online extremism, and social media manipulation.

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Jan 22, 2020

Elections Globally Are Under Threat. Here's How to Protect Them
A new report calls for safeguards to reduce the dangers posed by misinformation, online extremism, and social media manipulation.

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Jan 22, 2020

The 737 MAX Delay Is Just One of Boeing's Many Problems
Issues inside the company aren't limited to its commercial airliner business—even the space and defense divisions are suffering.

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Jan 22, 2020

Jeff Bezos' Hacked Phone, Coronavirus Hits the US, and More News
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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Jan 22, 2020

Experts Can't Agree If the Wuhan Virus Is a Global Crisis
As the death toll and infection numbers climb, international health officials struggle to make sense of sparse data on the coronavirus from China.

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Jan 22, 2020

Feds Want to Rein In 'Emotional Service' Animals on Planes
The viral photos of mini-horses in cabin seats may be numbered, as the Transportation Department announces an effort to ground "Noah's Ark in the Air."

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Jan 22, 2020

Netflix's Big Viewership Numbers Mean Very Little
The streaming service now defines anything watched for at least two minutes as a "view." Wait, what?

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Jan 22, 2020

Everything We Know About the Jeff Bezos Phone Hack
A UN report links the attack on Jeff Bezos's iPhone X directly to Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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Jan 22, 2020

The Most Complete Brain Map Ever Is Here: A Fly's 'Connectome'
It took 12 years and at least $40 million to chart a region about 250 micrometers across—about the thickness of two strands of hair.

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Jan 22, 2020

The Science Behind Crafting a Perfect Espresso
A computational chemist unlocked the secrets of the time-grind-water axis—and developed a model for making an impeccable cup of joe.

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Jan 22, 2020

The Real Genius of *Love Island* Is Its Money-Making App
The British network behind the hit series has made millions by selling merch via a companion app. Its success hints at the future of the broadcasting business.

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Jan 22, 2020

This Indie Horror Game Made Me Confront My Fear of Death
The Space Between expertly plays with connections between intimacy and the human body.

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Jan 22, 2020

The Next Campaign Text You Get May Be From a Friend
Apps for relational organizing—which use personal connections to get out the vote—are the latest political tech arms race. So far, Democrats have the edge.

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Jan 22, 2020

Best Amazon Echo and Alexa Speakers (2020): Which Models Are Best?
Here are our favorite speakers from Amazon and its partners, including the Echo Dot, Sonos One, and more.

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Jan 22, 2020

Cats, Once YouTube Stars, Are Now an ‘Emerging Audience'
They're addicted to channels like Little Kitty & Family, Handsome Nature, and Videos for Your Cat—provided their owners switch on the iPad first.

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Jan 22, 2020

Laser Headlights Can Make Roads Brighter—and Cars Smarter
The new lamps in BMW's M5 are more precise and efficient than their predecessors, and could someday broadcast data.

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Jan 22, 2020

Microsoft Looms Over the Privacy Debate in Its Home State
The software company helped torpedo a facial recognition bill last year, though a state senator—who's also a Microsoft program manager—has a new bill in the works.

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Jan 22, 2020

Release the Kratom: Inside America's Hottest New Drug Culture
Many use kratom to quit opioids; others just want to get high. There's a push to regulate the plant-derived drug—but experts disagree on its safety.

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Jan 22, 2020

Today's Cartoon: An App for That
Tired: After-school snacks. Wired: After-school tracks.

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Jan 22, 2020

Today's Cartoon: Joint Tweet Custody
Breaking up is hard to do.

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Jan 21, 2020

GM's Latest Has Sensors and Room for 6, but No Steering Wheel
Cruise reveals the Origin, its planned self-driving vehicle, meant to be shared by riders in a ride-hail service.

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Jan 21, 2020

Could China's New Coronavirus Become a Global Epidemic?
Scientists are racing to understand just how bad things could get with a pneumonia-like disease that first appeared in China and has now spread to the US.

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Jan 21, 2020

Free Press Advocates Decry Cybercrime Charges Against Glenn Greenwald
Brazil has accused journalist Glenn Greenwald of aiding a hacking ring, with seemingly scant evidence.

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Jan 21, 2020

A Handy Chrome Feature, a Sonos Update Warning, and More News
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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Jan 21, 2020

Donald Trump's 'National Security' Impeachment Defense Is a Red Herring
The president's cry-wolf strategy is straight from Richard Nixon's playbook.

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Jan 21, 2020

How to Watch Donald Trump's Impeachment Trial
The Senate gets set to debate the rules for Trump's trial today. Tomorrow, the opening arguments begin.

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Jan 21, 2020

The 7 Best Messenger Bags: Peak Design, Mission Workshop, and More
We rounded up the best hip packs, rainstorm-ready work packs, and more.

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Jan 21, 2020

Sonos Will Soon End Software Support for Its Older Speakers
The company will also launch a trade-in program if you want to upgrade your soon-to-be-obsolete Sonos hardware.

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Jan 21, 2020

Maps Are Biased Against Animals
Protecting the ecosystems we share starts with acknowledging that humans aren't the only species with pathways and landmarks.

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Jan 21, 2020

Making Public Transit Fairer to Women Demands Way More Data
Most transit systems aren't designed for women, who tend to run errands and care for children. But cities can't fix a problem they don't understand.

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Jan 21, 2020

The Macabre Science of Animal Mass Die-Offs
Researchers are replicating "mass mortality events" with pig carcasses. The ecological consequences could hint at what's happening in Australia right now.

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Jan 21, 2020

The Macabre Science of Mass Animal Die-Offs
Researchers are replicating "mass mortality events" with pig carcasses. The ecological consequences could hint at what's happening in Australia right now.

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Jan 21, 2020

The Tiny Brain Cells That Connect Our Mental and Physical Health
A new understanding of long-overlooked cells called microglia is challenging the assumption that body and brain function are completely independent.

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Jan 21, 2020

Today's Cartoon: Silver Screens
Watch movies the way they're meant to be seen: on your lap.

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Jan 21, 2020

AI Can Do Great Things—If It Doesn't Burn the Planet
The computing power required for AI landmarks, such as recognizing images and defeating humans at Go, increased 300,000-fold from 2012 to 2018.

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Jan 21, 2020

All the Cool Kids Are Using Tiny Clackety Keyboards
People love mechanical keyboards for their tactile springiness, but their size can overwhelm your desk space. Try a compact version instead.

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Jan 21, 2020

Angry Nerd: YouTube Can't Help You
All I wanted was some advice on fixing my Xbox voice chat. I'm never getting that time back.

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Jan 21, 2020

Dyson's New Task Light Is Easy on the Eyes
The sleek, internet-connected lamp uses real-time data to illuminate your workspace and protect your precious peepers from strain.

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Jan 21, 2020

Behind the Scenes at Rotten Tomatoes
Humans, not algorithms, determine those ubiquitous scores. Good ingredients, imperfect recipe.

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Jan 21, 2020

ASMR and the Soothing Power of Experts
Come for the tingly auditory triggers, stay for the existential coping mechanism.

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Jan 21, 2020

Automated Solar Arrays Could Help Incinerate Global Warming
Software-driven systems can produce enough searing heat to power manufacturing processes that now gorge on fossil fuels.

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Jan 21, 2020

The Blurred Boundaries of Work-From-Home Parenting
The same technology that's made working from home easier than ever has fundamentally changed what "home" means to me.

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Jan 21, 2020

Worried About Privacy at Home? There's an AI for That
How edge AI will provide devices with just enough smarts to get the job done without spilling all your secrets to the mothership.

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Jan 21, 2020

Upgrade Your Business Trip With These In-Flight Essentials
Stay productive, comfortable, and entertained while you wing your way to another very important meeting.

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Jan 21, 2020

These Standing Desks Rise Above the Competition
Get up, get down. Get your work done at a flexible desk. Here are two outstanding options.

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Jan 21, 2020

The Unbearable Softness of Engineered Fabrics
The human senses never cease detecting things the brain finds a way to dread.

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Jan 21, 2020

Six-World Sci-Fi: Reboot Democracy for the Digital Age
Each month we publish a six-word story—and it could be written by you.

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Jan 21, 2020

The Secret History of Facial Recognition
Sixty years ago, a sharecropper's son invented a technology to identify faces. Then the record of his role all but vanished. Who was Woody Bledsoe, and who was he working for?

Wired News
Jan 20, 2020

Pop Culture May Evolve at the Same Rate as Birds and Bugs
How quickly do music and literature change? Evolutionary biology could give us a hint.

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Jan 20, 2020

404: The City Left Behind by China's Nuclear Ambitions
An artist goes looking for his past in a Cold War ghost town.

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Jan 20, 2020

A Surge of New Plastic Is About to Hit the Planet
A world awash in plastic will soon get slammed by more, as major oil companies ramp up their production.

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Jan 20, 2020

A Practical Guide for Building Ethical Tech
Companies are hiring "chief ethics officers," hoping to regain public trust. The World Economic Forum's head of technology policy has a few words of advice.

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Jan 20, 2020

HBO Probably Won't Make a Second Season of *Watchmen*
Meanwhile, NBC finally offered up details about Peacock, its feathered contender in the streaming service arena.

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Jan 20, 2020

How Aid Groups Map Refugee Camps That Officially Don't Exist
Workers from Switzerland-based Medair use clipboards, cell phones, and GIS software to locate informal settlements of Syrian refugees across Lebanon.

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Jan 20, 2020

4 Best Handheld Vacuums (2020): Cordless, Pet Hair, Portable
From Dustbuster to Dyson, we tried a bunch of hand vacs, and were surprised by just how powerful they've become.

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Jan 20, 2020

A Move to Make Auto-Safety Features Speak the Same Language
Super Cruise? Traffic Jam Assist? Autopilot? Translation for all of the above: Keep your eyes on the road\!

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Jan 20, 2020

An Open Source Effort to Encrypt the Internet of Things
IoT is a security hellscape. One cryptography has a plan to make it a little bit less so.

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Jan 20, 2020

Today's Cartoon: Turing Tested
Check this box for an existential crisis.

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Jan 19, 2020

These Photos Bend Time and Space. Literally
A special panoramic camera allows artist Jay Mark Johnson to distort reality.

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Jan 19, 2020

Electric Delivery Vans, Tesla Stock, and Other Car News
Home delivery is where the action is for real estate developers and EV startups.

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Jan 19, 2020

Sanders and Warren's Big Debate Dust-Up Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup
Last week, news of the Democratic debate was all over social media.

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Jan 19, 2020

How Long Do We Have Before Arctic Ice Melts Away?
With the frozen top of the world melting to liquid, an expedition set out to untangle the physics and help forecast its future.

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Jan 19, 2020

Fujifilm X-Pro3 Review: A Nod to the Era of Film Cameras
Fujifilm's latest X-Pro leans into its eccentricities, bringing film-era aesthetics to the digital present.

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Jan 19, 2020

He Wanted a Unicorn. He Got ... a Sustainable Business
Gumroad founder Sahil Lavingia finds a way to thrive outside Silicon Valley's cult of big riches.

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Jan 19, 2020

Don't Ignore Chrome's New Password Checkup Feature
It could help save you when the next big breach hits.

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Jan 18, 2020

At Last, Physicists Confirm the Fastest Way to Board a Plane
Turns out, letting slower passengers—like travelers with small children, or who need extra assistance—board first really is faster.

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Jan 18, 2020

Space Photos of the Week: Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse\!
We're not sure when this star will go supernova, but one thing is certain: It'll be spectacular.

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Jan 18, 2020

FBI Takes Down Site With 12 Billion Stolen Records
Turkey gets Wikipedia back, Mayor Pete loses his cyberguy, and more of the week's top security news.

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Jan 18, 2020

This Philosopher Dreams of Writing Low-Budget Sci-Fi
Philosophy professor Peter Boghossian would much rather be working on screenplays.

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Jan 18, 2020

This Philosopher Dreams of Writing Sci-Fi
Philosophy professor Peter Boghossian would much rather be working on screenplays.

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Jan 18, 2020

The 7 Best Portable Coffee Makers: Aeropress, Delter, And More
Whether it's Aeropress, French press, or faux espresso, we've found the best ways to make a great cup of Joe anywhere.

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Jan 18, 2020

In Paris, Ecommerce Warehouses Get a Chic Makeover
Online ordering means more deliveries to more places. One Paris hub sports a data center, offices, sports facilities like tennis courts, and an urban farm.

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Jan 18, 2020

14 Best Tech Deals on WIRED's Favorite Gear (Jan. 2020)
Great deals on gear our team has tested, and loves—TVs, Android phones, camera bags, cold-brew coffee makers, and more.

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Jan 18, 2020

Watch SpaceX Blow Up a Falcon 9 Rocket to Prove It's Safe for People
On Saturday, Elon Musk's space company will attempt its last big test before it can begin launching humans from US soil.

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Jan 17, 2020

PopSockets, Sonos, and Tile Ask Congress to Rein in Big Tech
At a congressional hearing Friday, smaller companies including PopSockets, Tile, Sonos, and Basecamp criticized Apple, Facebook, Google, and Amazon for having power over them.

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Jan 17, 2020

'Cyberpunk 2077' Is Being Delayed
Fans will have to wait a few more months for a videogame version of Keanu Reeves.

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Jan 17, 2020

Real or Fake: New NBC Peacock Shows
Is the new streaming service literally going to offer a TV show about Twitter?

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Jan 17, 2020

How Much Superpower Does It Take to Bash a Bullet in Midair?
In the upcoming movie 'Wonder Woman 1984,' our hero is able to knock a bullet off to the side with just her arm. Let's look at the physics.

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Jan 17, 2020

The Disturbing Case of the Disappearing Sci-Fi Story
A young writer wrote a controversial bit of military science fiction about sexual politics. The fallout was nuclear.

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Jan 17, 2020

The Best Gaming Mouse for Every Kind of Player (2020)
Whether you're into esports or casual fragging, these are the best corded and wireless gaming mice we've tested at a variety of price points.

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Jan 17, 2020

SpaceX Will Blow Up a Falcon 9 Rocket to Prove It's Safe for People
On Saturday, Elon Musk's space company will attempt its last big test before it can begin launching humans from US soil.

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Jan 17, 2020

Nature Will Triumph—and Reclaim All Our Gadgets
A new art exhibit, "The World After Us," shows the power and ingenuity of nature to make use of machines in a world without humans.

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Jan 17, 2020

Seriously, It's Time to Lean Into Monowheels
Call them fanciful, or a faceplant waiting to happen. But one-wheeled vehicles are how we'll roll into the future.

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Jan 17, 2020

Gadget Lab Podcast: One Wheel, Zero Buttons
This week, the hosts debate whether one wheel is better than two, and whether having a few buttons on a smartphone is better than having none at all.

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Jan 17, 2020

Apple's Latest Deal Shows How AI Is Moving Right Onto Devices
The iPhone maker's purchase of startup Xnor.ai is the latest move toward a trend of computing on the "edge," rather than in the cloud.

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Jan 17, 2020

This Week's Cartoons: Buggy Vows, Data Frontier, and Do Not Calls
You can't choose your family, but you can ignore their calls.

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Jan 16, 2020

A Windows 10 Vulnerability Was Used to Rickroll the NSA and Github
A researcher demonstrated the attack less than a day after Microsoft disclosed one of the most critical Windows vulnerabilities ever.

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Jan 16, 2020

A Smart Contact Lens, Trouble for Water Bears, and More News
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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Jan 16, 2020

Even Ultra-Tough Water Bears May Be Vulnerable to Climate Change
Tardigrades are known for their ability to survive extreme temperatures. But new research suggests they might be more sensitive than previously thought.

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Jan 16, 2020

Artist Refik Anadol Turns Data Into Art, With Help From AI
He sees pools of data as raw material for visualizations that he calls a new kind of "sculpture."

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Jan 16, 2020

'1917' VFX Artists Had to Completely Rethink How Films Are Made
Sam Mendes' war epic is presented as one continuous shot. Making the illusion work was no small feat.

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Jan 16, 2020

Apple TV\ Nabs Spike Jonze's Beastie Boys Doc
Meanwhile, Netflix is about to unleash Miss Americana, its documentary about Taylor Swift .

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