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Oct 17, 2019

Showtime Is Making a Limited Series About Uber
Also, Zoë Kravitz is going to play Catwoman, and there's a new trailer for the final season of 'The Man in the High Castle'.

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Oct 17, 2019

The Quest to Get Photos of the USSR's First Space Shuttle
French photographer Jonk snuck into Baikonur spaceport in Kazakhstan to capture images of the Buran shuttle.

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Oct 17, 2019

The NFL's Helmet Tests Are Brainless
Opinion: Current testing on helmets ignores the kinds of impacts that cause most of the concussions. It's time for football to wise up.

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Oct 17, 2019

How Meme Culture Changed the PSAT
The College Board is trying to stop the proliferation of test-related memes with ... more memes.

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Oct 17, 2019

The 9 Best Soundbars For Every Budget (2019)
Every TV deserves a soundbar to call its own, and these are some of the best from Vizio, Sonos, Yamaha, and more.

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Oct 17, 2019

The Plan to Boost Drone Batteries With a Teensy Jet Engine
A Florida aviation startup wants to supplement electric power with its watermelon-sized "microturbine."

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Oct 17, 2019

What Is a Dimension? The Answer Will Bend Your Mind
Caltech physicist Sean Carroll explains dimensions in ways that even a 5-year-old can understand.

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Oct 17, 2019

Today's Cartoon: 23andBnb
I just took a DNA test. Turns out I'm 100 percent staying in this room.

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Oct 17, 2019

How Chaos Will Unfold if Trump Opens the Tongass to Logging
Tongass National Forest is a massive yet fragile treasure—logging and slicing roads into it will set off horrifying effects that will ripple through the ecosystem.

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Oct 17, 2019

How to Pick the Right Pixel 4 and Where to Preorder It
Buying an Pixel 4 or Pixel 4 XL? Here's how to choose between them—and find the best deal.

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Oct 17, 2019

An Actual Debate Over the Internet's Favorite Legal Shield
Wednesday's congressional hearing on Section 230 may have been a bit unsettling for techies: a genuinely substantive look at the future of tech platforms.

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Oct 17, 2019

Inside Olympic Destroyer, the Most Deceptive Hack in History
The untold story of how digital detectives unraveled the mystery of Olympic Destroyer—and why the next big cyberattack will be even harder to crack.

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Oct 17, 2019

The Delicate Ethics of Using Facial Recognition in Schools
A growing number of districts are deploying cameras and software to prevent attacks. But the systems are also used to monitor students, and adult critics.

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Oct 17, 2019

Russia's Cozy Bear Hackers Resurface With Clever New Tricks
Largely out of the spotlight since 2016, Cozy Bear hackers have been caught perpetrating a years-long campaign.

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Oct 16, 2019

Volvo's First Electric Car Kicks Off a Plan to Cut Emissions
The Swedish automaker introduced the XC40 Recharge, which can go from 0 to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds, and reach about 200 miles on a charge.

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Oct 16, 2019

Why Solving a Rubik's Cube Does Not Signal Robot Supremacy
OpenAI demonstrated a robotic arm successfully completing the puzzle. It didn't show the machine dropping the cube—or the 10,000 years of simulated training.

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Oct 16, 2019

An App to Help Jet Lag, the World's Oldest Tupperware, and More News
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Oct 16, 2019

NASA's New Space Suits Will Fit Men and Women Alike (for Once)
Seven months after a debacle in which the agency ran short on space suits for women, NASA is showing off a new, more flexible design.

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Oct 16, 2019

How a Bitcoin Trail Led to a Massive Dark Web Child-Porn Site Takedown
Federal investigators focused not on offensive hacking efforts or surveilling communications, but on the transactions using cryptocurrency.

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Oct 16, 2019

A New Gene Helps Explain Why Some People Need Less Sleep
The lucky devils who thrive on just a few hours' sleep may be benefiting from a gene mutation that increases wakefulness and keeps memory intact.

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Oct 16, 2019

Analogue Pocket Game Boy Player: Price, Specs, Release Date
Its upcoming portable console will play all Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance games.

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Oct 16, 2019

Giphy Joins Netflix and Tinder on the Videogames Bandwagon
The GIF gold mine is just the latest platform to offer up microgames—strange, branded, trashy microgames.

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Oct 16, 2019

Corporate America's Second War With the Rule of Law
Opinion: Uber, Facebook, and Google are increasingly behaving like the law-flouting financial empires of the 1920s. We know how that turned out.

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Oct 16, 2019

Archaeologists Found the World's Oldest Leftovers
Unearthed Tupperware from the Stone Age shows that humans had "doggy bags" before we had dogs.

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Oct 16, 2019

Facebook Portal (2019) Review: Mixed Feelings
In many ways, I like the Portal. But it's difficult to separate this family of devices from the social network that makes them.

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Oct 16, 2019

The Death of Cars Was Greatly Exaggerated
The founders of Uber and Lyft, among others, declared that people would no longer need to own cars. Instead, car ownership is rising.

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Oct 16, 2019

Today's Cartoon: Watermark Removal
This procedure is performed by a licensed professional.

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Oct 16, 2019

The Quiet, Intentional Fires of Northern California
How the Yurok nation and other indigenous communities use low-intensity burns to shape the landscape and the species that live there.

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Oct 16, 2019

Tired of Jet Lag? This App Will Help Reset Your Clock
Timeshifter cribs NASA-backed science to help you recalibrate your biorhythms after switching time zones.

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Oct 16, 2019

Tired of Jetlag? The App Timeshifter Will Help Reset Your Clock
Timeshifter cribs NASA-backed science to help you recalibrate your biorhythms after switching time zones.

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Oct 15, 2019

New Google Devices, Mouse Mind Reading, and More News
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Oct 15, 2019

UC Berkeley Was About to Launch a Satellite. Then PG&E Said It Was Cutting Power
To lower the risk of fire during a wind event, the utility cut power across Northern California. Here's how scientists launched a satellite at the same time.

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Oct 15, 2019

The 7 Must-Listen Songs for Autumn
Fall music may not have summer's maximalism, but the power in these tracks will get you through the rest of 2019. Load up your playlist.

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Oct 15, 2019

Facebook Sweetens Deal for Hackers to Catch Security Bugs
The company is turbocharging its bug bounty to try to stop the next data leak before it happens.

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Oct 15, 2019

Tips for Puking in Microgravity and Staying Healthy in Space
To avoid medical debacles in orbit, don't forget your quarantine or daily trips to the ISS's zero-g gym.

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Oct 15, 2019

Everything Google Announced Today: Pixel 4, Pixelbook Go, Nest Home Mini
New Pixel phones, a refreshed Pixelbook laptop, and some new capabilities for Google Assistant.

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Oct 15, 2019

How to Watch the Fourth Democratic Primary Debate Tonight
Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, and newcomer Tom Steyer are set to take the stage in Ohio Tuesday night.

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Oct 15, 2019

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL: Price, Specs, Release Date
The two new gesture-powered Android handsets have arrived.

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Oct 15, 2019

Beats Solo Pro Headphones: Price, Noise Canceling Details, Release Date
Apple's latest headphones bring the world-silencing capabilities of its over-ear cans into a more compact design.

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Oct 15, 2019

The Power of Wrong Answers in Science Education
The best way to teach physics? Rig your experiments to confound students' predictions.

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Oct 15, 2019

RIP Dashboard, the MacOS Feature I Don't Want to Live Without
Apple has killed off the Dashboard in macOS Catalina. At least one person will miss it dearly.

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Oct 15, 2019

How Salesforce Closed the Pay Gap Between Men and Women
In an excerpt from his new book, Marc Benioff says he initially didn't believe any pay gap was pervasive in the first place.

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Oct 15, 2019

How Salesforce Cut Pay Disparities Between Men and Women
In an excerpt from his new book, Marc Benioff says he initially didn't believe any pay gap was pervasive in the first place.

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Oct 15, 2019

Ancestry Branches Out Into Genetic Health Screening
AncestryHealth offers a test for hereditary conditions such as breast cancer or heart disease, building on the company's tools for tracking family history.

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Oct 15, 2019

This Technique Can Make It Easier for AI to Understand Videos
A staggering amount of video is shared online. Researchers are teaching artificial intelligence to process more—while using less power.

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Oct 15, 2019

Today's Cartoon: Robocall of the Wild
More mush, less spam.

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Oct 15, 2019

A Trove of Mouse Data Points Toward Brain-Computer Interfaces
Some 850 gigabytes of mouse brain data just got released. That's great for reading the minds of mice now, and for building brain-controlled computers later.

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Oct 15, 2019

Cambridge Analytica, Whistle-Blowers, and Tech's Dark Appeal
Christopher Wylie was the architect of Cambridge Analytica's big plans and also its whistle-blower. His new book explores how he ended up being both.

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Oct 15, 2019

It's Time to Push Tech Forward, and Rebuild What It Broke
Making progress means making (sometimes devastating) mistakes. And then learning from them.

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Oct 15, 2019

WIRED25: Stories of People Who Are Racing to Save Us
Humanity is facing thorny problems on all fronts. These folks are working to solve them—and trying to avoid the unintended consequences this time.

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Oct 14, 2019

Libra's Ranks Shrink Again as Crypto Group Appoints a Board
A seventh member exits the body that is supposed to administer Facebook's cryptocurrency, which has set "interim" rules and put together its board.

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Oct 14, 2019

Watch Live: Google's Pixel 4 Hardware Event
New Pixel phones are on the way, and possibly some other hardware surprises. Tune into the live video stream.

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Oct 14, 2019

MacOS 10.15 Catalina Review: More Mobile, More Security, no More iTunes
Apple's new desktop operating system makes your iPad into a second monitor, puts mobile apps on your Mac, and kills iTunes.

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Oct 14, 2019

Robot Rocket Printers, 'Fornite' Disappears, and More News
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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Oct 14, 2019

How Eliud Kipchoge Pulled Off His Epic, Sub-2-Hour Marathon
Sports physiologist Michael Joyner breaks down what it takes to run a marathon in less than two hours—and how it could happen again.

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Oct 14, 2019

'Fortnite' Disappeared Over the Weekend
The massively popular game concluded its tenth season by going offline, and leaving a string of numbers, 'Lost'-style, in its place.

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Oct 14, 2019

Listen to an Underwater Volcano Burp 750-Foot Bubbles
Microphones catch a submarine vent firing uberbubbles that floated to the surface and formed massive water domes.

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Oct 14, 2019

Devin Nunes and the Power of Keyword Signaling
Opinion: From "crisis actor" to "collusion hoax," conservatives use SEO terms gamed by right-wing media outlets, propelling a polarized internet.

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Oct 14, 2019

9 Best iPhone 11 Cases (And One Very Good Bike Mount)
I tested out 30 different iPhone 11 cases for the past month. These are my favorites.

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Oct 14, 2019

Massive, AI-Powered Robots Are 3D-Printing Entire Rockets
Relativity Space may have the biggest metal 3D printers in the world, and they're cranking out parts to reinvent the rocket industry here—and on Mars.

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Oct 14, 2019

Today's Cartoon: Cutting Out the Middleman
DIY data brokering.

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Oct 14, 2019

To Go Green, the Energy Industry Goes Open Source
Challenges around renewables are prompting players in the "traditional" sector to collaborate on software they can modify to address their changing needs.

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Oct 13, 2019

An Artist Takes an Unflinching Look at Her Own Hysterectomy
In her new book, photographer Elinor Carucci grapples with her own aging and mortality.

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Oct 13, 2019

The Vacuum That's Not a Car and Other Transportation News This Week
Dyson scrubs plans to build an EV, Tesla owners learn the cars can't power their homes, and lightning that follows shipping lanes.

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Oct 13, 2019

The Fat Bear Vote Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup
Yes, it's real, and yes, it matters. Also, here's what's up with the impeachment inquiry and the boycott against Blizzard.

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Oct 13, 2019

7 Best Keyboards for Gaming (And a Little Work, Too)
Whether you're looking to boost your productivity or kill-death battle royale stats, these are the best mechanical keyboards for the job.

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Oct 13, 2019

Is the Equal Sign Overrated? Mathematicians Hash It Out
Many of them avoid the equal sign, hoping to promote a looser relationship of "equivalence" instead. It's been controversial.

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Oct 13, 2019

Google's Pixel 3A Is On Sale at Amazon Right Now
Google's Pixel 3A is already a bargain, and it's $50 cheaper than usual.

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Oct 13, 2019

The MacOS Catalina Privacy and Security Features You Should Know
The latest macOS update is chock-full of ways to better safeguard your data.

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Oct 12, 2019

Space Photos of the Week: The Curiosity Rover is One Salty Dog
Rolling across a Martian crater, the rover finds evidence of the red planet's wet past.

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Oct 12, 2019

Stunning Mars Photos Show a Salty Landscape: Space Photos of the Week
The Mars Curiosity Rover finds evidence of the red planet's wet past.

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Oct 12, 2019

An iTunes Bug Let Hackers Spread Ransomware
FBI overreach, hacker payback, and more of the week's top security news.

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Oct 12, 2019

We Don't Need Another Live-Action 'Aeon Flux'
MTV is working on a new live-action series—but is it time we leave Aeon alone?

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Oct 12, 2019

Be Master of the Midway—With Physics\!
Don't be a chump, study angular momentum(p).

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Oct 12, 2019

6 Best Action Cameras for Any Adventure (2019)
Whether you're bombing the slopes or diving the seas, these compact, often waterproof cameras are made for danger.

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Oct 12, 2019

6 Best Action Cameras for Your Dangerous Adventures (2019)
Whether you're bombing the slopes or diving the seas, these compact, often waterproof cameras are made for danger.

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Oct 12, 2019

REI End of Season Sale: 18 Best Autumn Outdoor Deals (2019)
REI's big outdoors sale is here. Our favorite deals on socks, snow pants, slacklines, and more for all your fall hijinks.

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Oct 11, 2019

Facial Recognition, a 2-Hour Marathon, and More News
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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Oct 11, 2019

Facebook Is Losing Its Cover for Libra As More Members Flee
The departures of Visa, Mastercard, and three others mean that more than ever, Libra is Facebook's cryptocurrency project.

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Oct 11, 2019

Turkish ISP Blocks Social Media Sites Near Syrian Border
Partially government-owned Türk Telekom restricted access to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and WhatsApp for about 48 hours as Turkey attacked the Kurds.

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Oct 11, 2019

Eliud Kipchoge Is Set to Break the 2-Hour Marathon Barrier
On Saturday, the best marathoner on Earth could make history on a straight, flat course, aided by controversial shoes and a phalanx of 41 pacers.

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Oct 11, 2019

Silicon Valley Cynicism in the Age of Trump and Zuckerberg
The new reality is all too clear and corrosive: The world is a ceaseless battle for dominance in which you take advantage of anyone foolish enough to trust you.

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Oct 11, 2019

Cities Examine Proper—and Improper—Uses of Facial Recognition
From New York City to Portland, Oregon, officials consider regulating how government and private businesses deploy the technology.

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Oct 11, 2019

7 Best Cheap Smartphones for (Almost) Every Budget
Why pay four figures? The absolute best Android phones and iPhones you can buy for $200 - $600.

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Oct 11, 2019

Google Stadia Could Reach 'Negative Latency'—We'll See!
That may sound like "time travel" but its not.

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Oct 11, 2019

Tern HSD S8i and P9 Review: Our Fave New Cargo E-Bike
Tern's folding, electric commuter bikes have gotten even better.

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Oct 11, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Put Down Your Phone
Webby founder and filmmaker Tiffany Shlain joins us to talk about her weekly tech Shabbat, a day in which her family abstains from modern technology.

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Oct 11, 2019

This Week's Cartoons: Pac-Man, Instagram, and Robot Vacuums
Our dark dystopian domestic future.

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Oct 10, 2019

California's Power Outages Are About Wildfires—but Also Money
PG&E turned off the power for more than 700,000 customers to keep them safe from wildfires. But its bankruptcy likely also played a role.

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Oct 10, 2019

Hong Kong Is the Latest Tripwire for Tech Firms in China
Blizzard, Apple, and Google remove signs of support for pro-democracy protesters, in apparent concessions to the politics underlying the Chinese market.

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Oct 10, 2019

The Queer Rights Movement Faces Down the Supreme Court
Photographer Tasos Katopodis captures a historical effort for civil rights in America's capital.

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Oct 10, 2019

The ‘Forever Chemicals' You Eat, a $200 Spy Setup, and More News
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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Oct 10, 2019

Dyson Sucks the Air Out of Its Electric-Car Dreams
The British household-products maker had promised to invest $2.5 billion in EVs. Now, it says it can't produce one that's "commercially viable."

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Oct 10, 2019

USB-C Has Finally Come Into Its Own
"The port of the future" has become the port of right now—with one big exception.

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Oct 10, 2019

Andy Rubin's Essential Gem Isn't Just a New Phone
The Essential Gem makes clear that it's becoming harder to disassociate new products from the people making them.

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Oct 10, 2019

Planting Tiny Spy Chips in Hardware Can Cost as Little as $200
A new proof-of-concept hardware implant shows how easy it may be to hide malicious chips inside IT equipment.

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Oct 10, 2019

13 Best PS4 Accessories to Up Your Game (2019)
Stretching another couple years out of your PlayStation 4 console? Try some of these lovely extras, including headsets, controllers, chargers, cables, and more.

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Oct 10, 2019

Brie Larson Says Marvel's Superheroines Want an All-Female Movie
Also: The new 'Matrix' flick might have found another cast member.

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Oct 10, 2019

High Schools Need to Get Over It and Embrace Esports
Opinion: Rather than bucking the trend, politicians and educators should help students avoid gaming addiction and build healthy, productive team play.

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Oct 10, 2019

Make Your Own Vinyl Records With the $1,100 Phonocut
The Phonocut is an at-home vinyl lathe, allowing anyone with a digital audio file and a dream to cut a 10-inch record.

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