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The Warriors and the Myth of the Silicon Valley-Driven Team

Wired - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 04:00
The team might operate like a fast-moving startup, but Golden State's rise and fall proves the influence of tech insiders hasn't revolutionized the NBA all that much.
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This Company Hires Gig Workers—as Employees

Wired - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 04:00
A California law requires many contractors to be treated as employees. One temp agency startup might stand to benefit, by taking the workers onto its payroll.
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Today's Cartoon: Learn to Code

Wired - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 04:00
Incubating a startup right in the nest.
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Millions of PCs will stop receiving security updates tomorrow as Microsoft ends Windows 7 support

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 03:28
PCs running Windows 7 will still function but the Redmond, Washing based Microsoft will no longer provide technical support, software updates or security fixes.
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Mussels will be growing in ANTARCTICA in the next decade

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 03:19
Researchers studied hundreds of research papers on Antarctic Peninsula Region to find the species of plant and animal which are most likely to invade in the next decade.
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Vodafone 5G goes live in Belfast, Edinburgh and Leeds

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 02:59
Vodafone has expanded its next generation mobile network to more locations in the UK including Belfast, Edinburgh and Leeds. It has also expanded to Cheadle, rochdale and Stockport.
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Leaked photos confirm Samsung's next flagship phone will be called the Galaxy S20

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 02:53
The revealed images of the South Korean firm's Galaxy S20+ shows that the handset will feature a four-camera setup on the back along with a flat screen and thin bevels.
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Funeral Tech Startups Expand Your Posthumous Possibilities

Wired - Sun, 01/12/2020 - 07:00
You can’t choose when your time runs out, but you *can* opt to transmute your ashes into diamonds or be buried in fungus. 
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A Sony Concept, Flying Taxis, and More Car News This Week

Wired - Sun, 01/12/2020 - 06:00
It's déjà vu all over again at CES, where the future of transportation isn't that different from what we have now.
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Big Announcement Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Wired - Sun, 01/12/2020 - 06:00
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced last week that they will “step back” as senior royals. Social media went nuts.
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Computers Are Learning to See in Higher Dimensions

Wired - Sun, 01/12/2020 - 05:00
New artificial intelligence techniques can spot patterns not only in 2D images but on spheres and other curved surfaces, lifting AI out of “flatland.”
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All the Ways Facebook Tracks You—and How to Limit It

Wired - Sun, 01/12/2020 - 04:00
If you have a Facebook account—and even if you don't—the company is going to collect data about you. But you can at least control how it gets used.
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Space Photos of the Week: Swooning for the Swan Nebula

Wired - Sat, 01/11/2020 - 10:00
New imagery provides insight into how the giant cloud got its distinct shape.
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The Mandalorian Could Use a Watson

Wired - Sat, 01/11/2020 - 06:00
Now that the first season of 'The Mandalorian' is done, one thing is clear: Its protagonist needs more sidekicks.
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The FBI Wants Apple to Unlock iPhones Again

Wired - Sat, 01/11/2020 - 06:00
Snooping Ring employees, Skype contractors, and more of the week's top security news.
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This Government-Subsidized Phone Comes With Malware

Wired - Sat, 01/11/2020 - 05:00
The Android devices are a part of the FCC's Lifeline Assistance Program, which makes free or subsidized phones available to millions of low-income users.
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The 10 Most Anticipated Games of 2020

Wired - Sat, 01/11/2020 - 05:00
From *Final Fantasy VII Remake* to *Halo Infinite*, here's everything you need to play this year. 
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10 Best CES 2020 Devices You Can Buy Right Now: Earbuds, E-Bikes, Toys, and More

Wired - Sat, 01/11/2020 - 04:00
Most of CES’s flashy tech is months, maybe years, from hitting store shelves. Here are a few devices you can order now—and some extra deals we like.
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Public Blast or Private Chat? Social Media Maps a Middle Way

Wired - Sat, 01/11/2020 - 04:00
Companies like Twitter and Facebook have begun to carve out a space for users that’s more like real life—with more options between shouts and whispers.
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CES 2020 in Photos: Living in a Material World

Wired - Sat, 01/11/2020 - 04:00
WIRED photographer Amy Lombard captures the glory, chaos, and optimism of the consumer tech extravaganza.
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