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Feb 25, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 : Price, Specs, Release Date
The new S9 looks almost like last year's S8, and that's completely intentional.

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Feb 25, 2018

The Problem with Cryptojacking
Jackers pick so many pockets at once that the cost per victim is actually minimal. What's more, browser-based mining isn't all bad. So what gives?

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Feb 25, 2018

Online Support for the Parkland Shooting Survivors Tops This Week's Internet News
Students have taken the gun control to debate to a new level online and off.

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Feb 25, 2018

Rants and Raves: Strap On a Pair of Roller Skates and Wheel Away Your Worries
There is no bliss like owning your own pair of roller skates.

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Feb 25, 2018

How Fast Can a Tiny Van Go in *Ant-Man and the Wasp*?
Yup, this whole trailer is just an excuse to do physics.

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Feb 25, 2018

How BitTorrent Spurred the Streaming Revolution
Bram Cohen may say his file-sharing platform wasn't built for piracy, but BitTorrent quickly changed what we do online.

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Feb 25, 2018

How Cells Pack Tangled DNA Into Neat Chromosomes
For the first time, researchers can see how proteins grab loops of DNA and bundle them for cell division. The discovery also hints at how the genome folds to regulate gene expression.

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Feb 25, 2018

Peter Thiel Is a Flawed Messenger With a Crucial Message for Tech
The billionaire investor says Silicon Valley is unprepared for a coming wave of regulation.

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Feb 24, 2018

Democratic Memo: 5 Key Takeaways
House Democrats released a 10-page memo Saturday that shows just how misleading the original #ReleaseTheMemo campaign was.

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Feb 24, 2018

California Beach Culture Versus Silicon Valley Tech Money: Fight!
Vinod Khosla is worth billions, and wants to do what he wants with a beautiful Northern California Beach. So he's asking the US Supreme Court to let him.

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Feb 24, 2018

Space Photos of the Week: Juno Helps Jupiter Show Off Its Stripes
Juno completed its eleventh orbit of the planet on February 7, capturing some spectacular images in the process.

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Feb 24, 2018

Space Photos of the Week: Juno Helps Jupiter Shows Off Its Stripes
Juno completed its eleventh orbit of the planet on February 7, capturing some spectacular images in the process.

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Feb 24, 2018

The Rick Gates Plea, an Apple Watch Mess, and More Security News This Week
A Mueller probe plea, and Apple snafu, and more of the week's top security news.

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Feb 24, 2018

Aliens Would Probably Like It If You Gave them Flowers
Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker, author of 'Enlightenment Now,' argues that highly developed civilizations tend toward peace and tolerance.

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Feb 24, 2018

F1's 2018 Cars Come With a New Engineering Puzzle: The Halo
These potentially life-saving bands of titanium come with a handful of fresh potential problems.

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Feb 24, 2018

10 of This Weekend's Best Tech Deals: Dell, Vizio, Xbox One
Whether you're looking for an Xbox, a Vizio TV, or an Air Fryer, these are some great deals.

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Feb 24, 2018

Inside Bigelow Aerospace Founder Robert Bigelow's Decades-Long Obsession With UFOs
The budget hotel magnate and inflatable space habitat maker has a unique side project.

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Feb 23, 2018

The Doomsday L Train Shutdown Just Might Save New York City
A comprehensive plan to give L train riders new ways to move could offer long lasting benefits to a growing city.

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Feb 23, 2018

Gadget Lab Podcast: A Deep Dive on Apple's HomePod
We discuss the good and bad points about the HomePod, and tell you whether it's worth your Satoshis.

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Feb 23, 2018

Beware This Incredibly Silly—But Still Effective—Tax Scam
There are lots of tax scams out there, but this is the only one that pays you first.

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Feb 23, 2018

Grab Sweet Outdoor Gear Deals: Proof, Nomad, Black Diamond, LTHR
Some of the best (and priciest) outdoor gear around is now steeply discounted.

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Feb 23, 2018

The Struggle to Predict—and Prevent—Toxic Masculinity
Sociological research shows that some delinquent boys—but not all—turn into men with no regard for other people's rights.

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Feb 23, 2018

What Rick Gates' Guilty Plea Means For Mueller's Probe
Paul Manafort's longtime deputy is cooperating with the special prosecutor, so we may soon have answers to these questions hovering around the Russia investigation.

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Feb 23, 2018

Facebook's Mandatory Anti-Malware Scan Is Invasive and Lacks Transparency
Facebook is locking users out of their accounts until they download antivirus software that sometimes doesn't even work on their computers.

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Feb 23, 2018

University of Washington Researchers Can Wirelessly Charge a Phone Using Lasers
A team of electrical engineering students has a solution to all your charging problems: Lasers.

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Feb 23, 2018

Gothamist, LAist, and DCist Will Return, Thanks to a Boost From Public Radio
Months after billionaire Joe Ricketts closed Gothamist and its affiliates, a group of non-profit radio stations is getting the band back together.

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Feb 23, 2018

How Trump Conquered Facebook Without Russian Ads
WIRED contributor Antonio García Martínez on why Russia's Facebook ads were less important to Trump's victory than his own Facebook ads.

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Feb 23, 2018

Uber's Express Pool, GM's Super Cruise, and More Car News
Plus: the rise of electric, dockless bike-sharing, Tesla's crypto currency kerfuffle, and more car news you missed this week.

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Feb 23, 2018

Why Lighting and Makeup Were 'Black Panther''s Secret Weapons
All the filmmaking firepower in the world wouldn't make up for skin that didn't look quite right in the light of the Wakandan sun.

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Feb 23, 2018

Why We Can't Let Google Monopolize AI
WIRED contributor Robert Wright on why the government needs to stop Google from monopolizing AI.

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Feb 23, 2018

The Security Command Center Protecting the Winter Olympics
In a windowless room in Seoul, dozens of security experts train—and watch—for the worst.

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Feb 23, 2018

This Startup Is Challenging Mechanical Turk—on the Blockchain
Amazon's Mechanical Turk dominates the market for on-demand microtasks. Gems is using cryptocurrency to appeal to workers and task-requesters.

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Feb 23, 2018

'Annihilation' Review: A Thrilling, Terrifying Surrealist Trip
Alex Garland's adaptation is as monstrous as it is masterful—even more soul-shaking than the original.

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Feb 22, 2018

US Border Patrol Hasn't Validated E-Passport Data For Years
For over a decade, US Customs and Border Patrol has been unable to verify the cryptographic signatures on e-Passports, because they never installed the right software.

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Feb 22, 2018

There's No One Way to Explain How Flying Works
You can use Bernoulli's principle to explain how planes fly—but that isn't the only way.

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Feb 22, 2018

Inside the Panoptic Studio, the Dome That Could Give Robots Super-Senses
In a chilly basement room sits a giant dome that looks like part physics experiment and part like that chamber Darth Vader kicks back in.

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Feb 22, 2018

Bring Sanity Back to Your Life With These Four Affirmation Apps
These positive affirmation apps help you build a positive mindset simply by opening a push alert.

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Feb 22, 2018

Airlines Won't Dare Use the Fastest Way to Board Planes
United's latest experiment with the boarding procedure could make things better—but it's no revolution.

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Feb 22, 2018

Permafrost Experiments Mimic Alaska's Climate-Changed Future
In the permafrost zone near Denali, an expanse of tundra bristles with so many sensors and cables that it resembles an outdoor ICU ward.

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Feb 22, 2018

How 'A Wrinkle in Time' Director Ava DuVernay Became a Creator of Worlds
With "A Wrinkle in Time," director Ava DuVernay merges sci-fi's embrace of the Other with her own vision for a better, more inclusive future.

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Feb 22, 2018

As Protection Ends, Here's One Way to Test for Net Neutrality
Some states plan to uphold net neutrality principles. How will they know if telecom companies are obeying their own promises?

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Feb 22, 2018

Dockless Electric Bike-Share Companies Take on Uber
Jump Bikes, Spin, Limebike, Nere: Startups line up to transform urban mobility. It just might work

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Feb 21, 2018

Ex-Google Employee Claims Wrongful Firing For Criticizing James Damore's Memo
Former Google engineer Tim Chevalier sued the company, claiming he was fired for sharing politically liberal posts on Google's internal message boards.

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Feb 21, 2018

YouTube and Facebook Trending Tools Highlighted Parkland Conspiracy Theories
An algorithm change apparently designed to keep fake news out is precisely what put a Parkland conspiracy video at the top of YouTube's Trending section.

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Feb 21, 2018

This Startup's Test Shows How Harassment Targets Women Online
Kapwing changed the avatar on its customer-service chat widget from a woman to a man, and then a cat. The harassment stopped.

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Feb 21, 2018

You Don't Need a Personal Genetics Test to Take Charge of Your Health
That in-home DNA test won't tell you much about how to eat or exercise. Fortunately, you don't need it to.

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Feb 21, 2018

Snakelike Skin Gives a Robot the Power to Crawl
Researchers report today that they've designed an inflatable robot with its own scales that automatically pop out to get a grip.

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Feb 21, 2018

WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton Injects $50 Million in Newly Formed Signal Foundation
WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton has taken on the leadership of the non-profit behind that popular encryption app—and given it a serious injection of cash.

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Feb 21, 2018

'The Last Jedi''s User Interfaces Aren't Just Cool-Looking
Every display in the latest Star Wars film exists to help tell the story.

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Feb 21, 2018

'All Our Asias' Is a Vital Reminder That Creators Matter
The beautiful, surreal indie game about Asian heritage is made all the stronger by the self-conscious inclusion of its own maker.

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Feb 21, 2018

Ajit Pai's Plan Will Take Broadband Away From Poor People
Opinion: Gutting the FCC's Lifeline program undermines the most vulnerable Americans.

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Feb 21, 2018

Solve Genomics with the Blockchain? Why the Hell Not
Start-ups are clamoring to use cryptocurrency software to get and trade genome sequences for research and profit.

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Feb 21, 2018

xView Detection Challenge: Help the Pentagon Analyze Satellite Images
The Defense Department is offering $100,000 for artificial-intelligence algorithms that can identify items such buildings and trucks in satellite images.

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Feb 21, 2018

Uber Launches 'Express Pool' to Conquer the Commute
The company's bid to see more of its occasional users could threaten public transit.

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Feb 21, 2018

Uber Launches Express Pool to Conquer the Commute
The company's bid to see more of its occasional users could threaten public transit.

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Feb 20, 2018

Watch a Human Try to Fight Off Boston Dynamics' Door-Opening Robot Dog
A human with a hockey stick does everything in his power to stop a robot from opening a door.

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Feb 20, 2018

Why Artificial Intelligence Researchers Should Be More Paranoid
Report highlights risks of AI. A robot-turned-assassin?

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Feb 20, 2018

Hackers Hijacked Tesla's Cloud to Mine Cryptocurrency
The recent rash of cryptojacking attacks has hit a Tesla database that contained potentially sensitive information.

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Feb 20, 2018

What the Record-Setting Success of 'Black Panther' Means for the Future of Movies
After this weekend, everything is different.

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Feb 20, 2018

The Motorola Moto X4 is Almost Half-Off Right Now
Moto X4 is a fantastic phone at $400, and it's a steal at $250.

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Feb 20, 2018

The Math Behind Pennsylvania's Gerrymandered Map Getting Overturned
Pennsylvania's Supreme Court issued a new congressional map on Monday. These are the experts who helped make it happen.

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Feb 20, 2018

In Los Angeles, Dreamscape Immersive's Location-Based VR Brings You Into a New World
There's far more immersive potential in a dedicated VR facility than what's currently possible in your living room.

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Feb 20, 2018

Work From Home Tips: Videoconferencing, Standing Desk
Whether you're Zooming it in or not sitting down on the job, here's how to do it right.

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Feb 20, 2018

Winter Olympics 2018: The Physics of Blazing Fast Bobsled Runs
Four-person bobsled teams go faster than two-person teams—but why?

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Feb 20, 2018

APT37: Inside the Toolset of an Elite North Korean Hacker Group
Security researcher at FireEye break down the arsenal of APT37, a North Korean hacker team coming into focus as a rising threat.

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Feb 20, 2018

Big Data Suggests Big Potential for Urban Farming
A global analysis finds that urban agriculture could yield up to 10 percent of many food crops—good news for its future as a force for sustainability.

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Feb 20, 2018

Thank Maps for the Cadillac CT6's Super Cruise Self-Driving
Cadillac's answer to Tesla Autopilot uses a massive mapping database to rein in badly behaving drivers.

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Feb 20, 2018

Inside the Mueller Indictment: A Russian Novel of Intrigue
The cast of characters revealed in the special counsel's epic indictment is drawn from the overlapping circles of oligarchs, spooks, and mob figures.

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Feb 20, 2018

This Computer Uses Light—Not Electricity—To Train AI Algorithms
Startup Fathom Computing thinks optical computing can extend the gains of Moore's Law and light the way to the future of artificial intelligence.

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Feb 20, 2018

Crispr Gene Editing Will Transform How We Eradicate Invasive Species
A conservationist wants to use Crispr to eliminate island predators. It's not brutal like poison, but it could transform our power over nature.

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Feb 20, 2018

How Podcasts and Voice Technology Are Changing How We Navigate the World
WIRED columnist Antonio García Martínez on how podcasts and smart speakers like Google Home and Alexa are revolutionizing communications.

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Feb 20, 2018

For Women in Cryptocurrency, a New Effort to Grow Their Ranks
Signers of the Blockchain Inclusive and Diversity Pledge commit to seek out underrepresented groups for investment, hiring, and mentorship opportunities.

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Feb 19, 2018

Facebook Executive Rob Goldman Apologizes After Russia Tweets
When Facebook ad executive Rob Goldman sounded off about Russia's use of the platform, he went against the company line—and Robert Mueller's indictment.

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Feb 19, 2018

'Black Panther' Discussion: This One's Gonna Be Fun
We've seen it. You've seen it. It's time we all talked it out.

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Feb 19, 2018

Could Scientists Use Silver Iodide to Make Snow for the Olympics?
You can theoretically "seed" snow in the atmosphere, but it's really hard to tell if it actually works.

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Feb 19, 2018

Mechanical Keyboards: Aukey, Logitech Orion, Das Keyboard
Serious typists deserve a responsive keyboard. Here are three steps to tactile heaven.

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Feb 19, 2018

Apple's Move to Bring Health Care Records to the iPhone Is Great News
Opinion: The company's decision to include an open API in its mobile phone OS has great promise for electronic health records.

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Feb 19, 2018

The Ongoing Battle Between Quantum and Classical Computers
The quest for "quantum supremacy"—unambiguous proof that a quantum computer does something faster than an ordinary computer—has paradoxically led to a boom in quasi-quantum classical algorithms.

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Feb 19, 2018

What Wannabe Smart Cities Can Learn From Ski Resorts
Why the Winter Olympics should inspire more than your next vacation.

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