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May 22, 2019

Judge Finds Qualcomm's Pricing Policy Violates Antitrust Law
The US joins China, the European Union, and South Korea, in ruling that Qualcomm violated laws in how it licenses its smartphone chips.

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May 22, 2019

Social Issues Raised by Amazon Investors Aren't Going Away
Amazon's shareholder resolutions on climate change and facial recognition technology didn't pass. Here's why they matter anyway.

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May 22, 2019

Scientists Go Back in Time to Find More Troubling News About Earth's Oceans
A clever study finds communities of foraminifera, a hard-shelled kind of plankton, have transformed dramatically since the Industrial Revolution.

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May 22, 2019

A Rocket Built by Students Reached Space for the First Time
A USC team won the collegiate space race by sending a rocket above the Kármán line, the imaginary boundary that marks the end of Earth's atmosphere.

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May 22, 2019

If Huawei Loses ARM's Chip Designs, It's Toast
ARM designs the chips that power everything from smartphones to data centers. Without it, Huawei has few good options.

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May 22, 2019

Logan Broadbent Show Us How to Throw a Boomerang Like a Pro
A world champion thrower explains how a boomerang flies, and how to augment its performance.

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May 22, 2019

Logan Broadbent Shows Us How to Throw a Boomerang Like a Pro
A world champion thrower explains how a boomerang flies, and how to augment its performance.

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May 22, 2019

Netflix's 'See You Yesterday' Challenges the Meaning of Time Travel
Director Stefon Bristol's Netflix feature isn't concerned with the past or the future—it's worried about the present.

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May 22, 2019

Measles Had Been Eliminated. Now It's Nearly a Daily Threat
The US declared measles eliminated in 2000, but it could lose that status in September—entering a darker era of heightened infectious disease risk.

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May 22, 2019

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections
Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report.

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May 21, 2019

Apple's MacBook Update, a Self-Driving Mail Truck, and More News
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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May 21, 2019

How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions
The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its products.

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May 21, 2019

Google Has Stored Some Passwords in Plaintext Since 2005
On the heels of embarrassing disclosures from Facebook and Twitter, Google reveals its own password bugs—one of which lasted 14 years.

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May 21, 2019

Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public
Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans.

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May 21, 2019

As Social VR Grows, Users Are the Ones Building Its Worlds
Three years in, Rec Room has become a robust hub of user-generated content.

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May 21, 2019

Apple MacBook Pro 2019: Keyboard Fix, Price, Specs
Apple's flagship laptop line gets a speed bump.

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May 21, 2019

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019
Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings.

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May 21, 2019

The Basic Physics of the Kilogram's Fancy New Definition
The kilogram is now based on energy changes in the quantum world rather than a physical object. Here's how that works.

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May 21, 2019

A Stunning Quest to Photograph Australia's 10 Deserts
Six down. Four to go.

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May 21, 2019

Cannondale Treadwell 2019: Price, Details, Release Date
The Treadwell is a simple, inexpensive bike for getting around. And it has a sensor built into the wheel that lets you log (and study) all of your rides.

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May 21, 2019

Vizio P-Series Quantum TV Review (2019): The Best for Less
Vizio's almost-top-end 4K TV is a dazzling testament to the power of quantum dots in a LCD display. Our full review of the 65-inch and 75-inch models.

Wired News
May 21, 2019

The True Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel
The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own.

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May 21, 2019

The Unseen Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel
The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own.

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May 21, 2019

Can Tech 'Objectively' Assess Pain?
Some combination of data and machinery may finally provide an objective marker of pain—but beware of bias.

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May 21, 2019

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare
Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and children.

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May 21, 2019

The USPS Tests Out Self-Driving Trucks for Hauling Mail
In a two-week test, startup TuSimple will transport mail for the US Postal Service between Phoenix and Dallas.

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May 20, 2019

GM's Big Upgrade, ‘Game of Thrones'' Unsatisfying End, and More News
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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May 20, 2019

Political Parties Still Have Cybersecurity Hygiene Problems
Three years after the DNC hack, a new report finds that political parties around the world have ongoing security flaws that leave them vulnerable to attack.

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May 20, 2019

James Holzhauer's 'Jeopardy!' Greatness, in Charts
How good is 'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer? You have to see it to believe it.

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May 20, 2019

'Game of Thrones' Recap, Season 8 Episode 6: The Endings We Choose to Believe
HBO's drama will always have alternative interpretations, debates about its meaning, and revisionist histories—especially now that it's over.

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May 20, 2019

FCC Chair Backs Sprint/T-Mobile Merger, Clearing One Hurdle
Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts.

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May 20, 2019

FCC Chair Backs T-Mobile and Sprint Deal, Clearing Hurdle for Merger
Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts.

Wired News
May 20, 2019

'Game of Thrones': The Fans Were the Biggest Losers
The series finale was better than some expected—but still wildly disappointing.

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May 20, 2019

'John Wick' Shot Down 'Avengers' at the Box Office
Also, here's your first look at the third season of 'Westworld'.

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May 20, 2019

GM Gives All Its Vehicles a New Soul
GM's new "electronic platform" offers five times the bandwidth and compute power of its predecessor, to deliver better maps and new accessories.

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May 20, 2019

The Physics of Mississippi Flood Control
Louisiana's Bonnet Carré Spillway diverts some of the Mississippi's floodwaters. But it also offers up a wealth of good physics questions.

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May 20, 2019

Star Wars News: The 'Game of Thrones' Showrunners Are Helming the Next Movie
It'll come out in three years, which is about how long it'll take people to forgive them for that series finale.

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May 20, 2019

Can Baze's Blood Test Tell You Which Vitamins to Pop With Just a Prick?
A company called Baze is offering a bespoke mail-order vitamin service that crafts a plan just for you based on the results of an at-home blood test.

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May 20, 2019

Inside Facebook's New Robotics Lab, Where A.I. and Machines Friend One Another
The social network has a plan to merge the worlds of artificial intelligence and real-world machines, so that both may grow more powerful.

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May 20, 2019

Inside Facebook's New Robotics Lab, Where AI and Machines Friend One Another
The social network has a plan to merge the worlds of artificial intelligence and real-world machines, so that both may grow more powerful.

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May 20, 2019

Inside Swamp Works, the NASA Lab Learning to Mine the Moon
NASA's Swamp Works may be humans' best hope for figuring out how to live and work on other planets.

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May 20, 2019

Inside the Hybrid Digital-Analog Lives of Children
For our kids, the digital world is as much their native environment as the physical world. It's up to parents to help them thrive in this often mystifying existence.

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May 20, 2019

It's the World Slime Convention! Let's Goo!
Welcome to the World Slime Convention, where fans and purveyors of the internet's gloppiest trend gather to network and talk shop—many with their parents in tow.

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May 20, 2019

Ingenious Audio Designs From Audeze, Bang & Olufsen, Devialet, and Cambridge Audio
Wireless technology is helping audio gear explore new horizons in form and functionality.

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May 20, 2019

Hearing Aids Get a Tech-Minded Upgrade
Spurred by regulations that will allow over-the-counter sales, hearing-aid companies are pushing the limits of what their products can be.

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May 20, 2019

HobbyKidsTV, YouTube, and the New World of Child Stars
One family's video empire shows what it takes to shield young YouTube stars from the platform's dark side.

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May 20, 2019

Q Acoustics' Concept 300 Speakers Kill Sound-Smearing Vibrations
Errant sound waves can keep speakers from delivering their best performance. Q Acoustics neutralizes sonic invaders in three ways.

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May 20, 2019

Moondust Could Cloud Our Lunar Ambitions
It's superfine. It's sharp. It sticks to everything. Before we return to the moon, we'll have to conquer one of the weirdest substances in the solar system.

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May 20, 2019

Build a Raspberry Pi GoBot With Your Kids
With just $60 worth of hardware and 10 lines of code, you and your child can build a simple wheeled droid that can drive around the house.

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May 20, 2019

Facing the Ubiquity of Fortnite in Our Kids' Lives
About a week after the *L* dance was decoded, and 72 hours after the carpool surveillance, my wife and I convened the Fortnite security council again.

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May 20, 2019

5G Is Coming, and It's Fortified With Fiber
Countless new wireless transmitters will relay all that data to your phone, and many will connect to the internet through endless miles of new fiber-optic cable.

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May 20, 2019

A Food Pyramid for Kids' Media Consumption
Researchers are beginning to study screen-based media in all its forms. We've distilled their findings into some handy recommendations.

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May 20, 2019

Angry Nerd: Kickstarter Has Become No Fun at All
Unless you're Kickstarting a promise to stop bugging me—or the end of capitalism—I'm not interested in your relentless notifications.

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May 20, 2019

Parents and Kids Weigh in on Their Family's Tech Protocol
What's your screen time scheme?

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May 20, 2019

The Quiet Power of Sound Design
Our lives are increasingly entangled with our devices; great sound design could make that a more perfect union.

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May 20, 2019

We Are Tenants on Our Own Devices
It's time to assert our sovereignty over our own stuff.

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May 20, 2019

What Online Chess Taught One Teen About Digital Life
High school is hard; the internet is messing with our self-esteem. Then my friends insisted I download Chess Time.

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May 20, 2019

What the College Scandal Shallowfakes Reveal About the Rich
The leisure class got tired of looking like jackasses in garish watches—they decided to spare no expense to seem like striving bourgeois warriors.

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May 20, 2019

Why Software Needs to Escape from San Francisco
Think of every city as a platform—each new platform opens up the possibility to explore new ideas. It's time to give other platforms a chance to change the world.

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May 19, 2019

How to Watch the 'Game of Thrones' Finale Online
From HBO Now to Hulu to good old-fashioned cable, you've got no shortage of ways to get your Winterfell fix.

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May 19, 2019

Ted Cruz's Space Pirates Comments Top This Week's Internet News Roundup
Yes, seriously.

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May 19, 2019

The Mystifying Case of the Missing Planets
There's a puzzling lack of planets slightly bigger than Earth, which is making astronomers rethink how planets form in the first place.

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May 19, 2019

12 Best Android Phones of 2019 (New, Unlocked, and Cheap)
Wonder what the absolute best Android phone is right now? We have the answer, and some alternatives, including Google Pixel, OnePlus, Samsung Galaxy, LG, Moto, and more.

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May 19, 2019

Another Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash and More Car News This Week
The NTSB said a Tesla Model 3 had its Autopilot engaged when it collided with a truck in Florida in March, killing the driver.

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May 19, 2019

Bluetooth's Complexity Has Become a Security Risk
Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy are incredibly convenient—but increasingly at the center of a lot of security lapses.

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May 19, 2019

How the US-China Trade War Could Hike iPhone Prices
As the US and China slap tariffs on each other's goods, some tech companies are shifting production to India, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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May 19, 2019

How All of the Surviving 'Game of Thrones' Heroes Got Here
The series premiere, "Winter Is Coming," may provide some hints of what's to come in the series finale.

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May 19, 2019

Want to Bike Cross Country? Some Old Rails Could Get You There
The Rails to Trails Conservancy is trying to assemble a 3,700-mile route that crosses 12 states. It needs help in Wyoming.

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May 19, 2019

Want to Bike Cross-Country? Some Old Rails Could Get You There
The Rails to Trails Conservancy is trying to assemble a 3,700-mile route that crosses 12 states. It needs help in Wyoming.

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May 18, 2019

Like *Game of Thrones* Languages? Here's How to Make Your Own
We got pro tips from the master—like, the actual guy who created Dothraki and High Valyrian.

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May 18, 2019

Space Photos of the Week: The Shrinky, Wrinkly, Seismic Moon
PLUS: A cleansing wind for Mars and a new star for Orion (eventually).

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May 18, 2019

The Satanic Temple Is No Laughing Matter
It's often presented as a joke religion, but that's a misconception.

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May 18, 2019

Google Tracks What You Buy Online With Gmail
Adobe fixes, an executive order, and more of the week's top security news.

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May 18, 2019

5 Best Keyboards for 2019 (Cheap, Gaming, Mechanical)
Whether you're looking to boost your productivity or your kill-death battle royale stats, these are the best keyboards for the job.

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May 18, 2019

A 'Game of Thrones'-Themed Menu for Your Sunday Viewing Party
No one will hear you crying if your mouth is full of meat pie.

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May 18, 2019

Building a Bus Map When There Are No Fixed Routes—or Stops
Citizen groups in Beirut, Nairobi, Cairo and other cities are crowdsourcing maps of informal bus networks to encourage transit use.

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May 18, 2019

REI Anniversary Sale: 26 Best Summer Outdoor Deals for 2019
REI is holding its Anniversary Sale from now through Memorial Day. It's the best time of the year to pick up all the wetsuits, mountain bikes, and coolers that you'll need.

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May 17, 2019

So Long to Grumpy Cat, Amazon's Special Warehouses, and More News
Catch up on the most important news today in two minutes or less.

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May 17, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: YouTube's Latest Makeup Drama, Explained
WIRED's Emma Grey Ellis joins this week's Gadget Lab podcast to explain the latest YouTube drama and discuss the implications of "cancel culture."

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May 17, 2019

Amazon Is Building Special Warehouses for Hazardous Items
Everything from glitter hair spray to nail polish remover to bear repellent will soon ship out of specially designed fulfillment centers.

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May 17, 2019

Grumpy Cat's Death Marks the End of the Joyful Internet
Tardar Sauce was an avatar of the days of the goofy web.

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May 17, 2019

Now Ocean Plastics Could Be Killing Oxygen-Making Bacteria
The toxins that plastics leach into seawater severely affect the bacteria that provides perhaps 20 percent of Earth's oxygen. That's when things get complicated...

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May 17, 2019

You Can Now Play 'Fortnite' as John Wick
Ahead of the release of 'John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum' this weekend, players in the battle royale game can now play as the cinematic assassin.

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May 17, 2019

Minecraft Earth Wants to Be the Next Pokémon Go—But Bigger
Ten years after the original Minecraft swept the planet, Microsoft unveils an ambitious, global, augmented-reality version.

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May 17, 2019

'Game of Thrones': Who's Died So Far in Season 8
A lot of blood has been shed, and surely there's more to come.

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May 17, 2019

Climate Adaptation Isn't Surrender. It's Survival
Yes, the world needs to reduce carbon emissions, but that's not enough. Technologists need to step in and start developing work-arounds of all kinds.

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May 17, 2019

In Alabama, 'The Handmaid's Tale' Is a Haunting Metaphor
As the state passed its anti-abortion bill, protestors evoked Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel.

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May 17, 2019

Sony Alpha A7II Mirrorless Camera Deal: $600 Off Right Now
Sony's Alpha A7II is a mirrorless, full-frame workhorse of a camera, and a steal at less than $1,000.

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May 17, 2019

What We Need From the 'Game of Thrones' Finale
It's a lot to ask of one episode, but here's what should happen.

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May 17, 2019

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance
Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems.

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May 17, 2019

5G Networks Could Throw Weather Forecasting Into Chaos
The FCC is clashing with scientists who argue that 5G networks could interfere with weather sensors and compromise weather predictions.

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May 17, 2019

#YouKnowMe Is Hashtag Activism at Its Most Galvanizing
Thousands of women have joined actress Busy Phillips in sharing abortion stories on social media, fighting stigma by force of mass testimony.

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May 16, 2019

Documents Suggest Google Did Not Investigate Major Leaks
Google has been known to fire employees for leaking company information. But it hasn't investigated several recent high-profile leaks.

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May 16, 2019

A Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash, Rising Methane Levels, and More News
Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less.

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May 16, 2019

Tesla's Latest Autopilot Death Looks Just Like a Prior Crash
A Florida man was killed March 1 when his Tesla collided with a tractor trailer that was crossing its path. A government report says the Autopilot feature was activated.

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May 16, 2019

The False Promise of "Lawful Access" to Private Data
Opinion: As online extremism migrates to real-world violence, some suggest letting law enforcement intercept encrypted messages. But that's a dangerous proposition.

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May 16, 2019

Why the Writing in Season 8 of 'Game of Thrones' Feels Off
A philosophy professor explains that it all comes down to the machinations of two very different types of writers: plotters and pantsers.

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May 16, 2019

The New 'Black Mirror' Trailer Has 'Mortal Kombat'-Style Fighting
The next season comes to Netflix on June 5. Also, Fox has a new show about a wicked Alexa device.

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May 16, 2019

Goznym Takedown Shows the Anatomy of a Modern Cybercriminal Supply Chain
Charges against 10 men across Eastern Europe associated with the Goznym malware crew reveal global law enforcement's reach—and its limits.

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May 16, 2019

New Balance 5280 Review: The Faster You Go, the Better They Feel
The New Balance 5280 shoe is designed to deliver top performance in a particular type of competitive event: a high-speed, one-mile road race.

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