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May 22, 2019

Jeff Bezos Wouldn't Even Come On Stage to Listen to His Employees Who Want Amazon to Address Climate Change
At Amazon's shareholder meeting today, employees and investors voted on a wide-ranging spate of proposals, from banning the practice of selling facial recognition technology to adopting a serious plan to address climate change. Each of the proposals ultimately failed, but they were undeniable signs of a paradigm shift…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

How Are Doves and Sparrows Ending Up Inside Baby Sharks?
Back in 2010, scientists were monitoring a shark population on the Mississippi-Alabama border. They had hauled up a small tiger shark to tag when something strange happened: It puked up feathers. A DNA analysis revealed that the shark had eaten a brown thrasher, a speckled migratory songbird related to the…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

Segregation Has Left a Legacy of Asthma and Pollution in California Cities
Lots of elements factor into whether a community suffers higher rates of asthma. There's air pollution, access to healthcare, and even a genetic component. When Anthony Nardone, a medical student in the University of California at San Francisco and Berkeley's Joint Medical Program, first began learning about the…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

Amazon Shareholders Fail to Limit Company's Sale of Facial Recognition Software
Long-simmering concerns over Amazon's facial recognition software came to a head today during the company's annual shareholder meeting, where activist investors put forward several agenda items that would increase oversight of the software and limit who could use it.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

This Puckheaded Robot Won't Be Delivering Your Packages Anytime Soon
That bipedal humanoid robot is named Digit. Say goodbye now, because you'll never see one in person.


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May 22, 2019

Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical
The recovery of the ozone hole has been a quintessential environmental success story, as the world has worked largely in harmony for decades to phase out ozone-depleting chemicals. So last year's discovery that emissions of CFC-11, one of those banned chemicals, was suddenly reversing course came as a shock.


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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

New Paper Confirms Near-Room-Temperature Superconductivity in Wild, Hydrogen-Rich Material
A team of physicists has published peer-reviewed results documenting near-room-temperature superconductivity in the hydrogen-rich compound lanthanum hydride.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

This $600 Sleep Robot Is Only Worth it if You're Tired and Alone
If you've suffered the throes of chronic insomnia, you'll do almost anything to fall asleep. Pills, guided meditation apps, vigorous exercise, melatonin, screen dimmers, aromatherapy diffusers, sleep tracking via fitness tracker, smart beds, bedtime calculators—at some point or another, I've tried them all and…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over
On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government's computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102,310) to cut the computers loose. The hackers claimed the price would go up every day after four days, and after the…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

Amazon's Taking Up to $70 Off the Apple Watch Series 4
The Apple Watch as a product line may have had a rocky launch, but its latest iteration, the Series 4, is a seriously impressive leap forward. So whether you're finally upgrading your original model, or even getting your very first wearable, it's the one you should buy, especially on sale.


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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

FTC Shows No Mercy to Qualcomm in Antitrust Ruling
While Qualcomm may have chalked up a big win in settling its global feud with Apple, it didn't fare quite as well against the Federal Trade Commission. Late Tuesday, Judge Lucy H. Koh ruled that Qualcomm had violated antitrust laws, charged high royalties for its patents, and ordered Qualcomm submit to monitoring for…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

With Time Running Out, Hayabusa2 Spacecraft Fails to Drop Target Marker on Asteroid
Japan's Hayabusa2 probe aborted an attempt to drop a highly reflective target marker on the surface of Ryugu in preparation for its second sample extraction mission. But with surface temperatures rising steadily on the asteroid, the probe is running out of time.


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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

New Star Wars Characters, Funky Planet Names, and Teases of Rey and Kylo's Force Bond in The Rise of Skywalker
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker centers around closing the decades-long Skywalker saga and paving the way for a new generation of heroes. Therefore, it only makes sense that the film is bursting with new and returning characters, including Keri Russell's Zorri Bliss and Kylo Ren's infamous Knights of Ren. But the…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

This $20 Charging Cube Clicks Includes a Clever Under-Desk Mount
This isn't the only charging cube on the market, but it might just be the most clever.


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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

How to Remap the Buttons on Your Android Device to Do Nearly Anything You Want
Like a well-chosen keyboard shortcut, a button combination can save you some serious time on your phone—whether you want to snap a photo, launch a digital assistant, or take a screenshot. What you might not know is that you can change these button combinations to suit your own needs.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

Wednesday's Best Deals: Instant Pot, Sonos, Purina Pet Food, and More
An Everlane sale, Crocs, Anker Qi charger, and a vitamin Gold Box lead off Wednesday's best deals.


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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

ARM Reportedly Directs Staff to Stop Working with Huawei, Leaving Company In Awkward Position
After the Trump administration placed Huawei on the U.S. Entity List due to concerns that Huawei poses a national security risk, that meant Huawei would be banned from buying products from U.S. tech organizations including big names such as Google, Qualcomm, Intel, and others.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

Amazon Goes Full Black Mirror by Turning Grueling Warehouse Work Into a Video Game
Amazon is currently experimenting with a pilot program that turns warehouse jobs into a sort of video game, a system the company claims is meant to break up the monotony of the day-to-day tasks required of its workers but has, conveniently, led to competition among employees to outperform their colleagues, according…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

The Best New Features in Windows 10's May 2019 Update
Microsoft officially launched the Windows 10 May 2019 update today for all to consume—all who haven't already been beta-testing it for months, that is. Acquiring said update is easy. Click the Start button, type in "Updates," click on the "Check for Updates" option that pops up, and click on the can't-miss-it "Check…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

Meet the Guy Who Spends Months in the Antarctic Collecting Penguin Poop
Stef Bokhorst has spent a number of Christmases in the South Pole. He's never come across Santa Claus, but he has spotted some orcas, penguins, and elephant seals over the years. And he's seen a lot of poop.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

HBO Gives Official Updates on Game of Thrones' Prequel Series and Potential Spinoffs
Child's Play is taking more jabs at the poor toys from Toy Story 4. Even more new looks at The Dark Crystal, plus Swamp Things' first episode and Doom Patrol's last. Spoilers set sail!


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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

Aladdin Made Me Feel Like a Kid Again
When I think of the animated Aladdin, I think back to being about 14-years-old, jumping up and down on my bed, and singing along to its soundtrack. At that exact moment, my friends see me doing this through the window and laugh hysterically at me. You see, I love Aladdin. I always have. And I feel this distinct…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

New York Has a Supervillain Pulling Emergency Brakes and Destroying Subway Commutes
"This is a nutcase who is addicted to fucking with the trains."

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

Stanford Students Built This Adorable, Bouncy, Open-Source Robot Dog
If you've always dreamed of having a low-maintenance, vaguely dog-shaped companion, well, you're in luck. A group of undergraduate and graduate students at Stanford University have just unveiled Doggo, a relatively cheap, light, four-legged robot with the bouncing ability of a typical toy breed. Best of all, they've…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

Spend $20 On Stuff You Need to Buy Anyway, Get a $30 Mrs. Meyer's Gift Set For Free
Here's your no-brainer deal of the day. If you visit this page and enter your email, Grove Collaborative will give you $30 worth of Grove and Mrs. Meyer's products for free when you spend $20 on anything else on the site. I was also given a free glass spray bottle and concentrated cleaner, for seemingly no reason at…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

This Family-Sized Ninja Foodi Is Like An Instant Pot, Steamer and An Air Fryer In One (and It's Never Been Cheaper)
Whether you need to steam rice, fry up a chicken, or whip up an Instant Pot recipe, this Ninja Foodi XL Multi-Cooker can get the job done.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

U.S. Considers Export Ban on Surveillance Company That Helps Send Muslims to China's Concentration Camps: Report
The U.S. government is considering a tech export ban that would target Hikvision, a Chinese video surveillance company that's been instrumental in sending anywhere from 1 million to 3 million Muslims into China's network of secretive concentration camps, according to a new report from the New York Times.


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Gizmodo
May 22, 2019

HQ Trivia's Last-Ditch Attempt to Win You Back Is More Cash Prizes—With Strings Attached
Those who still play HQ Trivia and plan to tune in for Season 4 may have more chances to win some of that sweet free cash. But there's a catch. (Isn't there always?)


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Both Maisie Williams and Lena Headey Wanted Arya to Finish Her List
For years, Arya Stark was focused on one thing: killing every person on her death list. But it ended a couple of names short, as other people, old age, or falling rocks got to her intended targets first. However, Game of Thrones actors Maisie Williams and Lena Headey both agree that there was one name Arya should've…

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Google Failed to Fully Secure G Suite Passwords For 14 Years
Google revealed a bug on Tuesday that left enterprise G Suite passwords stored incorrectly for the last 14 years so that they were encrypted but unhashed. It's a bug that could have allowed Google employees to access credentials — but Google was quick to point out no such access was detected.


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Airbnb Partners With 23andMe to Make It Easier for People to Get In Touch With Their Roots or Something
Airbnb and DNA-testing company 23andMe announced on Tuesday the two companies have partnered to help people "connect with their ancestry" through a heritage travel program.


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Amazon's Echo Wall Clock Is On Sale For the First Time Ever
Amazon's Echo Wall Clock is a revelation for the specific subset of people who:


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

A Collision With a Dwarf Planet Likely Caused Our Moon to Become Lopsided
Our Moon features a nearside and far side with dramatically different geological features. This anomaly has puzzled scientists for years, but new computer simulations suggest the Moon's asymmetric disposition can be traced back to an ancient collision with another object—possibly a dwarf planet.


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

AT&T Gave $200,000 to Politicians Leading Abortion-Ban Efforts in Six States: Report
AT&T has donated nearly $200,000 to politicians who've helped pass state-level laws either banning abortion or restricting women's access to the medical procedure, according to a recently compiled list of contributions.


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Apple Finally Did the Right Thing (Sort of)
About a week ago, the "a" key on my MacBook Pro broke. Once flat and useful, the poor little guy now looks like a mini ski slope and barely works. Several of my friends have similar keyboard problems on their overpriced laptops. So it felt like a relief earlier today when Apple announced an expansion of Keyboard…

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

CBD Might Help People Struggling With Opioid Addiction, Small Trial Shows
A new study out Tuesday is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might help people struggling with addiction. It found that people with opioid use disorder experienced less symptoms of craving when given cannabidiol, or CBD, over a placebo. CBD also helped them calm down and reduced…

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

The 10 Best Deals of May 21, 2019
We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'?
How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate change as a "climate emergency, crisis or breakdown" and using "global…

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

The New Updated 8-Core MacBook Pro Is Apple's Fastest Laptop Yet
When Intel announced a new line of 9th-gen CPUs a few weeks ago, it was sort of expected that those processors would find their way into a wide range of new and refreshed laptops like those from Asus and Razer. However, since Apple sometimes skips over entire generations of silicon, being able to get those chips in a…

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Peak Design Finally Got Around to Perfecting the Tripod
When Peak Design launches a new product, we take notice, and their latest Kickstarter campaign goes back to the company's photographic roots.


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Comcast Working on Health Monitoring Device For the Elderly But Don't Call it an Alexa
Comcast is working on a new in-home device that will monitor your health, according to a new report from CNBC. A source familiar with the product confirmed its existence to Gizmodo but clarified that much of CNBC's early reporting on the device today was inaccurate—namely that Comcast was working on anything close to…

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

8 Questions Game of Thrones Will Never Answer
Game of Thrones has ended, and the results were mixed. The series did wrap up some of its biggest storylines—some a bit more confusingly than others—but a few were also abandoned early. Here's a list of some of the mysteries we'll never see solved...unless the showrunners pull a Russo Brothers and start…

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

New Legislation Would Help National Committees Improve Candidates' Cybersecurity
In advance of the 2020 elections, a new federal law proposed on Tuesday seeks to remove impediments faced by national political committees when seeking to help shore up the cybersecurity of their state-level counterparts.


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

New Legislation Would Help National Committees Improve State Candidates' Cybersecurity
In advance of the 2020 elections, a new federal law proposed on Tuesday seeks to remove impediments faced by national political parties when seeking to help shore up the cybersecurity of their state-level counterparts.


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Stop Wasting Money On Terrible Backpacks and Get This Under Armour Bag for $27
Looking for a backpack that could work for either you or your kids? Under Armour has a versatile bag that won't break after a few months of use. The Under Armour Boy's Storm Scrimmage Backpack is almost $20 off on Amazon right now. The One Sizes Fits All sizing means that it is a functional backpack for kids, but…

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Game of Thrones Star Joins Board of Cryptocurrency Startup for Vegans, and No We Didn't Just Throw Darts at a Wall Covered in Buzzwords
In a post Thrones pivot, Jerome Flynn, better known as the Bronn of the Blackwater and one half of Robson & Jerome, has taken on an advisory position with a cryptocurrency startup aimed at promoting vegan lifestyle choices and ethical food production, because every single headline has to sound like it was produced by…

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

New Firefox Competes With Chrome on Speed And Privacy
Mozilla launched a new version of Firefox on Tuesday spotlighting its speed and privacy features as the San Francisco-based open source upstarts continue to compete against Google Chrome's global browser dominance.


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Julian Assange's Belongings Reportedly Shared With U.S. Authorities, Despite Pending Extradition Hearing
WikiLeaks editor in chief Kristinn Hrafnsson has issued a warning that any information recovered by U.S. authorities from Julian Assange's devices—seized following his expulsion from London's Ecuadorian embassy in April—is likely to be tampered with, claiming that chain-of-custody procedures have already been violated.


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Julian Assange's Electronics Reportedly Shared With U.S. Prosecutors, Despite Pending Extradition Hearing
WikiLeaks editor in chief Kristinn Hrafnsson has issued a warning that any information recovered by U.S. authorities from Julian Assange's devices—seized following his expulsion from London's Ecuadorian embassy in April—is likely to be tampered with, claiming that chain-of-custody procedures have already been violated.


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

New Breakthrough Means We Can Finally Detect the Color Red in Ancient Fossils
Some 3 million years ago, a tiny mouse featuring reddish fur on its back and a white belly scurried across the landscape of what is now Germany. We know this thanks to a remarkable new breakthrough in which reddish color pigment was detected in an ancient fossil—a scientific first.


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

I Pitted Canon's 'Affordable' EOS RP Against My Beloved Sony A7 III
The $1,300 Canon RP is not the best camera made or even the slickest mirrorless camera. It will win no awards for dynamic range or color rendition, and if you've got strong feelings about the number of megapixels available in post-production, it will leave you uninspired. But the Canon RP is the cheapest full-frame…

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

The Biggest Sonos Refurb Sale Ever Is a Great Chance to Start or Expand Your Collection
We occasionally see deals on individual Sonos refurbished products, but we've never seen a refurb sale like this.


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

TikTok Maker Reportedly Set to Take on Spotify With New Music Streaming App
The most valuable startup in the world is planning to launch a streaming music app.

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

You Can Kayak in Europe for Free, If You Pick Up Trash
All over the world, our oceans, lakes, and rivers are full of trash. There's a heap of plastic garbage swirling around in the Pacific Ocean right now and much of it is the result of our own littering and improper trash disposal. Some waterways in Europe suffer the same littering problem, which led to the EU banning …

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Game of Thrones Author George R.R. Martin Has a Lot to Say About His Books After the Big Finale
Now that Game of Thrones' series finale has come and gone, even more attention is being paid to author George R.R. Martin. He's mostly been minding his own business and living his life while the rest of the world harangues him about the final two entries in the series of novels that started it all.

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Huawei Might Already Have Its Own App Store to Counter Google Ban
Despite the Department of Commerce recently granting U.S. tech companies a 90-day extension to continue working with Huawei, due to increased security concerns and the threat of being banned from using U.S. tech, Huawei is being forced to prepare for a future without access to Google and apps hosted on Play Store.

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Wild Observation Shows White Dwarf Stars Merging Into Something New
Astronomers have observed evidence of a hot, spinning star blasting winds outwards at 10,000 miles per second, which seemed to have formed from a relatively recent collision of white dwarf stars. It's some of the clearest evidence to date of these stars colliding and merging.


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

The USPS Is Testing Self-Driving Trucks to Deliver Your Mountain of Packages
The famous United States Postal Service motto says, "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." Well, that's never been truer now that the USPS is testing self-driving trucks to deliver mail.

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Here's a Rare Chance to Save Big on a 65" Samsung QLED TV
If you want a big TV that looks great, but don't want to shell out for an OLED set, Samsung's QLED TVs strike a nice middle ground. They offer some of the best color reproduction of any LCD set thanks to quantum dot tech, and hold their own on the black level front as well. Today at Walmart, you can score a  65" Q6…



Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Google Says It Will Fix Its Misleading Abortion Ads Problem
This month, Google came under fire after a report revealed that it had given about $150,000 in free advertising tools to an anti-abortion organization. Google has a thorny history when it comes to providing these types of organizations with powerful platforms to reach and mislead women seeking abortion services, but…

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Beyond the Hype of Lab-Grown Diamonds
Billions of years ago when the world was still young, treasure began forming deep underground. As the edges of Earth's tectonic plates plunged down into the upper mantle, bits of carbon, some likely hailing from long-dead life forms were melted and compressed into rigid lattices. Over millions of years, those lattices…

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Black Mirror Just Dropped 3 New Trailers for Season 5
Netflix already gave us a trailer for its next installment of Black Mirror but I guess they were feeling generous because they just gave us three more.

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Tuesday's Best Deals: Wayfair, Gaming Gold Box, Tile Pro, Nebula Capsule II, and More
An Atmos sound bar, Anker true wireless headphones, Apple

Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

The Camera-Packed Honor 20 Pro Could Be the First Gadget Casualty of the Trade War
Earlier this year, Honor followed Samsung's footsteps and quickly jumped on the hole punch selfie cam trend with the Honor View 20. And now, Honor has returned to refine that design with a new phone sporting what the company is calling a holographic glass back and even more cameras. But as slick as it looks, the…

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Banish Wires With Anker's Newest True Wireless Earbuds, Now Just $45
Anker just keeps on iterating on its true wireless earbuds, and now, you can get the new Soundcore Liberty Neos for an all-time low $45, down from the usual $60-$65.


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Google Photos Fixed the Bad Photo Organization That I Spent Years Creating
If you've lived long enough to remember the early days of digital photography, you may well have hundreds of thousands of pictures squirreled away on your computer, from various cameras and phones and the web, all terribly organized and almost beyond hope as far as sorting and cataloging goes. That was my…

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Updates From The Dark Crystal, John Wick, and More
The cast of Stranger Things heads into summer while Swamp Thing goes back to its comic book roots. A familiar face from Star Trek is headed to Penny Dreadful's City of Angels. Plus what's to come on The 100, Aggretsuko, and more as you head to Spoiler Town.


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Google to Provide Huawei Software and Security Updates For 90 Days, Reversing Earlier Decision
Google will continue to work with Huawei for the next 90 days, effectively reversing its decision over the weekend to completely cut business ties with the Chinese tech giant in the wake of an American ban.


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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Save $50 On Anker's New Pint-Sized HD Portable Projector
Anker's Nebula Capsule II addressed just about every shortcoming from the original soda can-sized Capsule projector, and now you can save $50 on it for the first time (if you don't count the Kickstarter preorder discounts) with promo code CAPSULE2.

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Sit Back, Relax, and Enjoy This Zero Gravity Chair For Just $30
Amazon is offering up Sunjoy's Zero Gravity Chair in the Gold Box today for just $30. This lounger features a lockable reclining system that adjusts to fit your body perfectly, plus a folding mechanism for when it's time to put it in storage for the winter. The chair is available in six colors, so there's almost…

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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Build, Upgrade, or Augment Your PC With Today's Amazon Gold Box
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Gizmodo
May 21, 2019

Nearly Half of Juul's Followers on Twitter Last Year Were Teens, Report Claims
Juul says that it has aggressively attempted to curb the use of its products by teens amid ongoing pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, but youth may have made up a significant percentage of the brand's social following on Twitter in 2018, according to a new report.

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Gaming Surge Pricing to Protest Getting Screwed Over on Pay?
Despite policies that prohibit the manipulation of rideshare apps, drivers for Uber and Lyft are reportedly working together to coordinate price surges at Reagan National Airport to earn a higher fare.


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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

This Is Easily the Best Correction in Science Publishing This Month
Science journalists around the world received one of the silliest corrections yet in our inbox over the weekend, and I would like to share it here with you.

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Google Researchers Trained an Algorithm To Detect Lung Cancer Better Than Radiologists
Algorithms have screwed up in horrifying, hilarious, and unfortunate ways, so it's nice when one with the potential to save lives nearly nails it. On Monday, Google AI researchers along with healthcare researchers published research showing that they've successfully trained a deep learning algorithm to detect lung…

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Scammers Are Using Facebook to Trick People Into Thinking They Accidentally Donated Money to ISIS
Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps in an attempt to convince Americans that they accidentally gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS, according to a new warning from the Department of Homeland Security's Office of the Inspector General.


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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Scientists Think They Know How Pluto's Hidden Ocean Stays Liquid
Recent results suggest that Pluto has a liquid water ocean buried beneath its icy shell. But how could such a thing be possible at the frigid outer edges of the solar system? Scientists from Japan and the United States might have an answer.

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Vaping Could Make It Harder For Your Body to Fight the Flu, Preliminary Research Suggests
Anyone who's regularly smoked knows that colds and flus can hit them harder than they would a non-smoker. But people who vape could be in for the same sort of trouble, according to some new (and very preliminary) research out today. It suggests that e-cigarettes can weaken the body's ability to fend off the flu virus,…

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Senator Introduces Do Not Track Bill to Block Companies From Collecting Your Data
A new bill is trying to create a program similar to The Do Not Call list, except it would stop companies from tracking your online activities.

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Why This Character's Game of Thrones Ending Was the Most Satisfying
The final episode of Game of Thrones gave us closure for many beloved characters, with some of them getting to fulfill a destiny they may not have even known they had. None of them stood out more than the person who started out as a child, but became a champion.

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Social Media Censorship Is Hurting Those on the Margins, EFF Project Contends
Bias on social media has become a highly politicized topic in the US—started mainly by right-wingers crying foul at having their accounts suspended or banned, and snowballing in a series of congressional hearings on the subject. The White House itself spun up a website last week for people to report incidents of…

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

The 10 Best Deals of May 20, 2019
We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Amazon's Taking $60-$100 Off Every eero Router Bundle
If Amazon's recent acquisition of eero didn't scare you off the pioneer in mesh networking, the retailer is celebrating its new networking play-thing with big discounts across the board, for a limited time.


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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Be Getting a Head Start This Week
Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1, but the ocean and atmosphere are paying the calendar no heed. A swirl of clouds and thunderstorms off the Florida coast has a 70 percent chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

DJI Drones Could Be the Latest Target of Trump Administration's Offense Against China
In the middle of a rapidly intensifying fight between the United States and Beijing over Chinese telecom giant Huawei, the Department of Homeland Security warned companies on data security risks if they use commercial drones made in China, according to reports from CyberScoop and Politico.


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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Google Glass Gets a Fresh Update With More Powerful Guts—Still Look Dorky as Hell
Almost two years ago, Google parent Alphabet reminded the world that Google Glass wasn't dead—it just wasn't for regular consumers. Rebranding Google Glass as an enterprise tool for blue-collar factory workers and doctors was a savvy move that breathed new life into the smart glasses. Today, Alphabet is building on…

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

The Best Things The Phantom Menace Brought to Star Wars
Say what you will about The Phantom Menace, but it's crucial to what makes Star Wars great. Sure, it introduced lots of not-so-popular characters and concepts, but it balanced that out with even more things that, in the 20 years since its release, have aged quite gracefully. Things that improved and expanded the…

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Upgrade Your Home Theater With This $600 Samsung TV
Yes, Game of Thrones is over, but there's still a lot of TV you can watch on this discounted Samsung TV. I mean, have you even tried watching Barry? It's so good—just like this $598 65" 4K smart TV.

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

The Bullshit Reason Ajit Pai Is Using to Back the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger
The merger of T-Mobile and Sprint looks increasingly inevitable on Monday after Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said he'll recommend approving the $26.5 billion deal due in large part to the idea that it will hasten 5G deployment around the United States. But critics say that reasoning…

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Dell Is Experimenting With Foldable Display Devices, But Don't Expect a Product Anytime Soon
Folding is hot, my friends. Small phones that fold out into big tablets and small laptops that fold out into bigger tablets. First, a whole slew of phone manufacturers showed off folding phones at CES and Mobile World Congress, and last week, Lenovo showed a prototype dual-screen PC. All the major players in the…

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber
Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board's top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general counsel's office determined that Uber's drivers are independent contractors, not employees. If drivers are legally determined to be employees, it would throw Uber's entire…

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

This Week, Amazon Has a Chance to Prove It Can Do the Right Thing on Its Own
On Wednesday, during an Amazon shareholder meeting, investors will vote on proposals pushing for more oversight on the tech giant's facial recognition efforts. But there are a number of caveats.


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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

What's The Best Under-Seat Bag For Low Cost and Basic Economy Air Travel?
As air travel sheds its final vestiges of dignity and customer service, we're all going to have to start getting used to either paying more, or traveling with nothing but a personal item to stow under our seat. Low cost airlines have charged extra for full-sized carry-on bags for years, and now, the big guys like…

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Stop Using Homemade Sunscreen Recipes You Found on Pinterest
Those looking to stay safe from the sun should steer far clear of do-it-yourself sunscreens, a new study out Monday suggests. The study looked at recipes of homemade sunscreens shared on the popular website Pinterest and found these concoctions were woefully worse at actually protecting our skin from UV radiation than…

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Texas Set to Become 11th State to Ban Red Light Cameras
Texas is poised to ban red light cameras after the state Senate approved House Bill 1631 by a 23 to 8 vote on Friday, the Dallas News reported. Republican Governor Greg Abbott just needs to sign the bill, which is almost a certainty, given the fact that he campaigned on the issue last year.

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Journey to the Pink Heart of a Salt Cave, a Wellness Trend You Can Breathe
On the ninth floor of an unremarkable building in NoMad near SoulCycle, Sweetgreen, and an aggressively pink cafe named Cha Cha Matcha, is one of the only rooms in Manhattan made entirely of Himalayan salt.

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

The Southern Plains Is at High Risk of 'Violent' Tornadoes on Monday
The South saw a few dozen tornadoes over the weekend, but Monday's conditions are ripe for something much worse. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a high alert forecast for tornadoes across parts of Texas and Oklahoma, including Oklahoma City. The storms that could spawn them will also unleash damaging…

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Lutron Teamed Up With Philips to Solve One of the Most Annoying Things About Smart Lights
After living with smart lights—especially smart lights connected to a voice assistant—it's hard to go back. However, one of the most annoying things about smart lights is when guests who aren't familiar with your lighting system come over and start messing things up.

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Game of Thrones Ends Its Watch With Plastic Water Bottle in Plain Sight
After eight seasons of watching Game of Thrones, last night's series finale left many thirsting for resolution. Including some cast members.

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Gizmodo
May 20, 2019

Captain Marvel Inspires Kree Kids in This Exclusive Deleted Scene
"With great power comes great responsibility" doesn't just apply to Spider-Man, it applies to any superhero who can use their powers to infuse good in the world. That's the theme of an exclusive deleted scene io9 is excited to share from Marvel Studios' Captain Marvel.

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