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Dec 10, 2019

Testing Tech in Public? San Francisco Says Get a Permit First
Legislation on technology testing would be the first of its kind in the U.S.

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Dec 08, 2019

SpaceX Delivers ‘Mighty Mice,' Pest-Killing Worms and a Smart Robot to International Space Station
It marks the third visit for this recycled Dragon

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Dec 07, 2019

Reddit Says Leaked U.S.-U.K. Trade Documents Posted on the Site Are Linked to a Russian Information Campaign
The site said it is banning one subreddit and 61 accounts for breaking Reddit's policies

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Dec 06, 2019

Elon Musk Not Guilty in Defamation Lawsuit Brought by British Caver Over ‘Pedo Guy' Tweet
Musk's lawyers had argued he wasn't literally calling Unsworth a pedophile

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Dec 06, 2019

Social Media Failing to Stop Manipulated Engagement and Accounts: NATO Researchers
The report found some profiles stayed online weeks later, even after reported fake

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Dec 05, 2019

Here Are the 10 Best PlayStation 4 Games to Play Right Now
From 'Bloodborne' to 'Persona 5'

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Dec 03, 2019

Apple Announced Its Picks for Best Apps of 2019
Apple's picks for best apps and games of 2019 — at least on Apple devices

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Dec 02, 2019

Thinking of Buying a 4K TV? Here's What You Should Know
It's possible to see through the cloud of jargon and buzzwords to pick the best TV for you

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Nov 28, 2019

Twitter Backs Down From Plan To Delete Inactive Accounts, Citing Dead Users
Twitter has backed off a plan to purge inactive accounts after a backlash from people pointing out that it would cull most dead people's tweet archives. The social media site had announced it would, on Dec. 11, deactivate all accounts that had not signed in at any point during the past six months. But on…

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Nov 28, 2019

TikTok Restores Account of New Jersey Teen Who Criticized China's Treatment of Uighur Muslims
The app apologized and called the suspended account a "human moderation error"

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Nov 26, 2019

Facebook Says It's Removing More Hate Speech Than Ever Before. But There's a Catch
On Nov. 13, Facebook announced with great fanfare that it was taking down substantially more posts containing hate speech from its platform than ever before. Facebook removed more than seven million instances of hate speech in the third quarter of 2019, the company claimed, an increase of 59% against the previous quarter. More and more…

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Nov 25, 2019

The Best Black Friday Tech and Gadget Deals 2019
If you're hoping to load up on iPads, AirPods, Pixel 4s, laptops and Fitbits: now is the time

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Nov 25, 2019

The Best Cyber Monday Tech and Gadget Deals 2019
If you're hoping to load up on iPads, AirPods, Pixel 4s, laptops and Fitbits: now is the time

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Nov 24, 2019

Web Inventor Has an Ambitious Plan to Take Back the Net
Tim Berners-Lee wants to combat the growing prevalence of misinformation, surveillance and censorship.

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Nov 22, 2019

The ‘Armor Glass' Windows on Elon Musk's New Tesla Cybertruck Weren't All They Were Cracked Up to Be
Elon Musk's big reveal of his new Tesla "Cybertruck" cracked up Thursday night when he tried to demonstrate the vehicle's shatterproof "armor glass." Broadcasting on a livestream, Musk talked about how strong the new Tesla was and was joined on stage by Franz von Holzhuasen, Tesla's chief designer, wielding a metal ball. Then Musk asked…

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Nov 22, 2019

The New ‘Armor Glass' Windows on Elon Musk's New Tesla Cybertruck Weren't All They Were Cracked Up to Be
Elon Musk's big reveal of his new Tesla "Cybertruck" cracked up Thursday night when he tried to demonstrate the vehicle's shatterproof "armor glass." Broadcasting on a livestream, Musk talked about how strong the new Tesla was and was joined on stage by Franz von Holzhuasen, Tesla's chief designer, wielding a metal ball. Then Musk asked…

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Nov 20, 2019

Google to Limit Who Can Be Targeted by Political Advertising
The company will no longer be able to base ads on users' political affiliations

Time: Techland
Nov 20, 2019

How We Chose the 100 Best Inventions of 2019
Every year, TIME highlights the Best Inventions that are making the world better, smarter and even a bit more fun. (See last year's list here.) To assemble our 2019 list, we solicited nominations across a variety of categories from our editors and correspondents around the world, as well as through an online application process. Then…

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Nov 20, 2019

This New JetBlue Security Question Is Proving Almost Impossible to Answer. Or Is It?
'What is the name of your favorite child?'

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Nov 20, 2019

Artificial Intelligence Could Help Solve America's Impending Mental Health Crisis
Five years from now, the U.S.' already overburdened mental health system may be short as many as 15,600 psychiatrists as the growth in demand for their services outpaces supply, according to a 2017 report from the National Council for Behavioral Health. But some proponents say that, by then, an unlikely tool—artificial intelligence—may be ready to…

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Nov 18, 2019

What We Can Learn From the Near-Death of the Banana
Monocultures, when only a single variety is cultivated, are foreboding for more than just bananas. Here's how computer scientists have learned from their dangers as well.

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Nov 15, 2019

Disney Adds Disclaimers, Content Warnings to Movies Featuring Racist Characters and Tropes
'This program is presented as originally created,' the disclaimer reads. 'It may contain outdated cultural depictions.'

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Nov 15, 2019

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Carry the Franchise to a New Plateau
Welcome to the Galar Region

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Nov 11, 2019

A Viral Tweet Accused Apple's New Credit Card of Being ‘Sexist.' Now New York State Regulators Are Investigating
Goldman Sachs, who issues the credit card, has denied wrongdoing

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Nov 08, 2019

Microsoft's Surface Pro X Is Pretty But Not Ready for Primetime
It's an ambitious effort, but the idea needs more work

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Nov 08, 2019

‘We're Not Thinking About Others.' What Hideo Kojima Wants You to Learn From Death Stranding
'We're not thinking about others'

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Nov 06, 2019

The ‘OK Boomer' Meme Has Officially Entered Parliamentary Record in New Zealand
Twenty-five-year-old Chlöe Swarbrick, a Green party MP in New Zealand, was delivering a speech on a Zero Carbon Bill

Time: Techland
Nov 06, 2019

It's Official: President Trump Has Tweeted More Words Than James Joyce's ‘Ulysses'
In the grand catalogue of President Trump's Twitter stream, this one barely registered: At 1:23 p.m. on Nov. 3, 2019, Trump fired off a jab at two of his favorite Democratic targets: The Democrats are Fixers, and they are working overtime to FIX the Impeachment "Process" in order to hurt the Republican Party and me.…

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Nov 05, 2019

Female 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates Face a ‘Gender Penalty' Online, Study Finds
A new analysis of Twitter and news coverage surrounding the Democratic primary candidates for the U.S. 2020 presidential elections shows that female candidates are attacked significantly more often than male candidates by trolls and fake news accounts. The report, published Nov. 5 by Lucina Di Meco, Global Fellow at The Wilson Center, used artificial intelligence…

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Nov 04, 2019

Smartphone Voting Could Expand Accessibility, But Election Experts Raise Security Concerns
Election technology experts are raising serious security concerns about mobile voting systems

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Nov 04, 2019

The Real Reason Google Is Buying Fitbit
It's more than user data

Time: Techland
Nov 01, 2019

Death Stranding Is the Weirdest Game I've Ever Played, and I Loved Every Minute
It's not for everybody, but you should absolutely try it

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Nov 01, 2019

Google Is Buying Fitbit in a $2.1 Billion Deal to Fight Against the Apple Watch
The move could shore up the internet giant's hardware business

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Nov 01, 2019

These Researchers Are Using AI Drones to More Safely Track Wildlife
'It's very much an idea that's time has come'

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Oct 31, 2019

Apple's Noise-Canceling AirPods Pro Are Quietly Excellent
They're expensive but worth the price of admission

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Oct 30, 2019

Google's Pixelbook Go Is the Best-Looking Chromebook Out There — But There Are Better Options for the Money
Google's newest Chromebook is a looker, but it's too expensive considering its limitations

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Oct 29, 2019

Facebook Was Used to Incite Violence in Myanmar. A New Report on Hate Speech Shows It Hasn't Learned Enough Since Then
'Facebook is asleep at the wheel'

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Oct 28, 2019

Apple Debuts AirPods Pro, With ‘New Design' and Noise Canceling Capabilities
The new model will begin shipping Oct. 30

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Oct 25, 2019

A Study Analyzed 10 Million Online Posts Over 3.5 Years. It Found a Torrent of Transphobic Abuse
'You have to be dead inside to not let it bother you,' says one transgender activist

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Oct 25, 2019

12 Innovations That Will Change Health Care and Medicine in the 2020s
Pocket-size ultrasound devices that cost 50 times less than the machines in hospitals (and connect to your phone). Virtual reality that speeds healing in rehab. Artificial intelligence that's better than medical experts at spotting lung tumors. These are just some of the innovations now transforming medicine at a remarkable pace. No one can predict the…

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Oct 24, 2019

Employees Accuse Google of Developing ‘Surveillance Tool' to Prevent Unions
A Google representative says the claims about the tool are "categorically false"

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Oct 24, 2019

AI and Health Care Are Made for Each Other
Artificial intelligence has the potential to radically change health care. Imagine a not too distant future when the focus shifts away from disease to how we stay healthy. At birth, everyone would get a thorough, multifaceted baseline profile, including screening for genetic and rare diseases. Then, over their lifetimes, cost-effective, minimally invasive clinical-grade devices could…

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Oct 23, 2019

Google's Pixel 4 Dominates the Smartphone Camera Battle — But Otherwise it's Pretty Boring
Unless you want the best camera possible, it's probably not worth the upgrade

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Oct 23, 2019

Google Has Achieved ‘Quantum Supremacy.' Just What the Heck Is That?
Quantum computing is the future, but it's confusing. Here's how to understand it

Time: Techland
Oct 23, 2019

Google Says it Has Achieved ‘Quantum Supremacy,' a Major Landmark in the Tech World
It built a computer that can perform a 10,000-year computation in 200 seconds

Time: Techland
Oct 23, 2019

Google Says it Has Achieved ‘Quantum Supremacy,' a Major Tech Milestone
It built a computer that can perform a 10,000-year computation in 200 seconds

Time: Techland
Oct 22, 2019

Annie Leibovitz on the Democratization of Photography, Her Influences and Her Google Pixel Campaign
Annie Leibovitz, who has been photographing the world's most influential figures for the past 49 years, revealed last week a new campaign called "Face Forward" shot exclusively on the Google Pixel smartphone. The new series done in partnership with Google features portraits of James Turrell, Megan Rapino, Chase Strangio, and others. "Face Forward" has been…

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Oct 22, 2019

Shuntaro Furukawa Is Ready to Take Nintendo to the Next Level
Nintendo's president on the company's ambitions beyond video games

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Oct 22, 2019

The Outer Worlds Makes Doing the Right Thing Both Fun and Impossible
'Fallout' fans will find a lot to like here

Time: Techland
Oct 21, 2019

‘No One Who Is 18 These Days Believes That War Is Easily Won.' With Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Gaming's Most Successful Franchise Grows Up
It's nighttime in London, and you're with a group of counter-terrorism agents advancing on a house. Intelligence reports suggest there's a cell of assailants inside who carried out an attack against the city. Your team breaks down the door and moves from room to room, killing anybody who poses a threat. But it's not just…

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Oct 21, 2019

You're Gonna Break a Sweat Playing Nintendo's Ring Fit Adventure
The spiritual successor to Wii Fit is out now for Nintendo Switch

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Oct 21, 2019

What to Know About Blizzard, Hong Kong and the Controversy Over Politics in Esports
Outrage over Blizzard's reaction swiftly came from players, industry titans and politicians

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Oct 16, 2019

How Fortnite Turned a Routine Server Outage Into a Minor Media Phenomenon
The move put the game back into the spotlight at a critical moment

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Oct 15, 2019

Yahoo Could Owe You Up to $358 for Data Breaches. Here's How to File Your Claim
Yahoo has reached a $117.5 million class-action settlement after data breaches that affected 3 billion users accounts

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Oct 15, 2019

Sega's Throwback Genesis Mini is Packed With Good Vibes
It's one of the best retro consoles out there

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Oct 15, 2019

Google Just Unveiled a New Pixel Smartphone, an AirPod Rival and More. Here's What to Know
Here's everything the company announced today

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Oct 14, 2019

Facebook Moves Forward With Digital Currency ‘Libra' Despite High-Profile Defections
Facebook has faced criticism since it unveiled plans to create a separate currency system

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Oct 14, 2019

Facebook Officially Launches Libra, Its Digital Currency
Facebook has faced criticism since it unveiled plans to create a separate currency system

Time: Techland
Oct 14, 2019

The Presidential Candidates Need a Plan for Big Tech That Isn't "Break Up Big Tech"
On October 15 the Democratic presidential candidates will once again have the opportunity to debate their positions on a range of issues affecting this country. Let's hope that this go-round we hear their visions for Digital America. Yes, health care, immigration, climate change and other topics that consumed the previous debates are important. Yes, impeachment…

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Oct 14, 2019

How Microsoft's Newest PC Could Pave the Way for the Future of Computers
The Surface Pro X has a mobile processor that Microsoft promises will deliver high performance and excellent battery life, a combination that's long been challenging for the industry to achieve

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Oct 11, 2019

Police in Japan Arrest Pop Star's Stalker After He Analyzed Her Selfies, Used Reflections in Her Eyes To Find Her Address
(TOKYO) — A man arrested on suspicion of stalking a female pop idol used the reflections of her pupils in photos she shared on social media and Google Street View to find where she lived. Tokyo police declined comment on the specifics of the investigation but confirmed Friday that 26-year-old Hibiki Sato was arrested Sept.…

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Oct 11, 2019

Ghost Recon Breakpoint Is Just Too Frustrating to Love
The latest Tom Clancy game is marred by bugs and a disappointing story

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Oct 11, 2019

How to Play Your Favorite PlayStation 4 Games On Your Computer, Tablet or Phone
Your guide to the PS4's Remote Play feature

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Oct 10, 2019

7 Tips From Pro Photographers On Using Your New Phone's Ultrawide Lens
Here's how to make your ultrawide photos look stunning

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Oct 10, 2019

The Final Fantasy VII Remake Promises to Please Longtime Fans and Newcomers Alike
Here's what we learned after giving it a try

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Oct 09, 2019

Apple's New Mac Update Is Here (and Free). But You Might Want to Wait
MacOS Catalina is causing headaches for some Apple users

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Oct 09, 2019

These Are the 10 Best Nintendo Switch Games to Play Right Now
From longtime favorites like 'Breath of the Wild' to new indie platformers

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Oct 09, 2019

China Criticizes Apple For App That Tracks Hong Kong Police Movements
HKmap.live allows users to report police locations and the use of tear gas amid protests

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Oct 08, 2019

‘The Capabilities Are Still There.' Why Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Christopher Wylie Is Still Worried
In March 2018, Christopher Wylie blew the whistle on Cambridge Analytica, a political consultancy that worked for the Trump campaign. Cambridge Analytica, the Canadian data scientist revealed, had illegally obtained the Facebook information of 87 million people and used it to build psychological profiles of voters. Using cutting-edge research, Cambridge Analytica — which was funded…

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Oct 08, 2019

Blizzard Entertainment Bans Professional Gamer for Supporting Hong Kong Protestors
"Blitzchung" Wai Chung shouted 'Liberate Hong Kong. Revolution of our age!'

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Oct 08, 2019

Sony's Next Console Is Officially the ‘PlayStation 5.' Here's Everything We Know So Far
It's expected out in 'holiday 2020'

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Oct 03, 2019

U.S., U.K. and Australia Ask Facebook Not to Extend Encrypted Messaging Program
Facebook plans to extend end-to-end encryption protection to Messenger and Instagram Direct

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Oct 03, 2019

We Asked Microsoft's Devices Boss About the New Surface Lineup. Here's What She Said
Robin Seiler on the Microsoft's design philosophy, approach to AI and more

Time: Techland
Oct 02, 2019

Microsoft Just Stunned the Tech World With a Foldable Phone and More
Nobody saw the Surface Neo or Surface Duo coming

Time: Techland
Oct 02, 2019

3 Hospitals in Alabama Forced to Turn Patients Away After Ransomware Attack
"A criminal is limiting our ability to use our computer systems"

Time: Techland
Oct 01, 2019

I Spent 2 Weeks With the New Apple Watch. Here's What I Think About It
It's the smartwatch to beat, but there's still room for improvement

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Oct 01, 2019

‘You Go to the Mat and Fight.' Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Address Elizabeth Warren's Break-Up Calls in Leaked Audio
Zuckerberg later called them an "unfiltered version" of his thoughts

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Sep 30, 2019

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening Is a Nostalgia Trip Worth the Price
Nintendo Switch owners shouldn't miss this one

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Sep 30, 2019

Everyone's Tapping Into Their Horrible Side Thanks to the Consequence-Free Untitled Goose Game
"It's a lovely day in the village, and you are a horrible goose"

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Sep 29, 2019

Tesla and Elon Musk's Tweet Violated Labor Laws Protecting Unions, Judge Rules
Judge Amita Tracy ordered the company to cease and desist a litany of actions

Time: Techland
Sep 26, 2019

The First Google Doodle in 1998 Was a ‘Bit of a Joke.' Here's the Story Behind the Design That Started it All
When Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin were headed to Nevada's Burning Man festival in August of 1998, they wanted users and employees to know they wouldn't be at the search engine's helm for a while. The Ph.D. students at Stanford University decided to replace the second ‘O' in Google's homepage logo with a…

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Sep 25, 2019

Facebook Says It Isn't Fact Checking Politicians on the Social Platform
It said it doesn't want to act as a "referee" for political debates

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Sep 25, 2019

Amazon Is Making it Easier to Delete Your Alexa Recordings
Amazon is trying to fight back against privacy concerns

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Sep 25, 2019

Algorithms, ‘Limbless Chickens,' Fridges Beeping For Cheese: British Prime Minister Offers Wild, Spirited Speech on Future Tech to United Nations
(UNITED NATIONS) — Things the beleaguered British prime minister said in his astonishing speech to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday night: "Pink-eyed Terminators from the future." "Terrifying limbless chickens." "Your fridge will beep for more cheese." Things Boris Johnson didn't address with any substance: Brexit (though he mentioned it in a quip). The British…

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Sep 24, 2019

I Tried the Cheaper iPhone 11 After Reviewing the Pro. Here's What I Missed
Is the iPhone 11 good enough, or should you splurge for the iPhone 11 Pro?

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Sep 23, 2019

After a Few Glitches, Samsung's Folding Phone Finally Hits the U.S.
The launch had been on hold for months after reviewers encountered problems with the folding screen.

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Sep 23, 2019

Australia Is Using New Technology to Catch Drivers on Phones
New South Wales is the world's first jurisdiction to use the technology

Time: Techland
Sep 20, 2019

Facebook Says ‘Tens of Thousands' of Apps Suspended Over Malware, Data Misuse Concerns
The company said it has banned a few apps completely and has filed lawsuits against some

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Sep 20, 2019

The Nintendo Switch Lite Is Ideal for Gamers on the Go
It makes frustrating compromises, but it's a great choice for commuting or traveling

Time: Techland
Sep 20, 2019

With Apple's iPhone 11 Pro, Cameras are the Killer App
Most of the other upgrades are coming to other iPhones through a software update

Time: Techland
Sep 19, 2019

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Visits Lawmakers To Discuss Tech Industry Regulation
Zuckerberg testified to Congress before about privacy and election interference

Time: Techland
Sep 18, 2019

Gears of War Fans Who Love Multiplayer Are Going to Love Gears 5
There's a compelling story, but let's face it, you're here for multiplayer

Time: Techland
Sep 18, 2019

Borderlands 3 Is Just Fun Enough To Ignore its Mediocre Story
Don't come here expecting narrative genius

Time: Techland
Sep 16, 2019

What Apple Risks By Doing Momentous Events Without Momentous News
Apple made the whiz-bang tech event world-famous. But are they still worthwhile?

Time: Techland
Sep 12, 2019

Facebook Expands the Reach of a Tool That Exposes Users to More Local News
It is expanding the service to 6,000 U.S. cities and towns, up from 400 before

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Sep 12, 2019

The Next Generation of Airbus Aircraft Will Track Your Bathroom Visits
At each seat, your belt will signal red for unbuckled and green when fastened

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Sep 12, 2019

The Tech Innovations We Need to Happen if We're Going to Survive Climate Change
In the 1970s, the U.S. Department of Energy poured money into making practical a miraculous technology: the ability to convert sunlight into electricity. Solar energy was a pipe dream, far too expensive and unreliable to be considered a practical power source. But yesterday's moon shot is today's reality. The expense of solar power has fallen…

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Sep 10, 2019

Here's Everything Apple Announced Today, From New iPhones to its Netflix Competitor
From new iPhones to its Apple TV Netflix competitor

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Sep 10, 2019

How to Decide Between Apple's New iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max
Want a new iPhone? Here's the difference between the new models

Time: Techland
Sep 09, 2019

Almost Every State Is Investigating Google for ‘Potential Monopolistic Behavior'
Antitrust regulators could force Google to spin off search as a separate company, experts say

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