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Sidewalk Labs Launches Coord, a City-Planning Platform

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 07:00
The Alphabet company is the latest to offer an "operating system" for the age of urban mobility.
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Elon Musk says Boring Co. has sold out of flamethrowers

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:44
The firm sold 20,000 of its flamethrowers retailing at $500 (£351) each. The Boring Company is a firm Elon Musk founded to dig tunnels under Los Angeles to relieve traffic congestion.
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YouTube could be forced to stop free music streaming

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:39
Facebook-owned streaming giant YouTube (main) is coming under fire from a group of rightsholders that have appealed to the European council for tougher regulations.
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Self-Driving Cars: The Complete Guide

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:31
How a chaotic skunkworks race in the desert launched what's poised to be a runaway global industry.
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iPhone: The Complete History—and What's Next

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:29
Its influence goes far beyond other phones—the infrastructure that made the iPhone also enabled drones, smart-home gadgets, wearables, and self-driving cars.
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Climate Change: The Complete Guide

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:27
The world is getting warmer, the weather is getting worse. Here's everything you need to know about what humans can do to stop wrecking the planet.
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Star Wars: The Complete WIRED Guide

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:27
How the impossible, sprawling, everlasting universe came to be.
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Bitcoin: The Complete Guide

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:26
The cryptocurrency represents amazing technological advances. Bitcoin has a way to go before it's a a true replacement for, or even adjunct to, the global financial system.
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Hyperloop: The Complete History

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:26
Everything you ever wanted to know about Elon Musk's fever-dream train-in-a-tube.
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Drones: The Complete Guide

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:25
Everything you need to know about the tiny flyers that are going to fill the skies, transforming entire industries for the better—and worse.
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Blockchain: The Complete Guide

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:24
It's super secure and slightly hard to understand, but the idea of creating tamper-proof databases has captured the attention of everyone from anarchist techies to staid bankers.
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Emoji: The Complete History

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:23
More than just cute pictures, these digital icons are a lingua franca for the digital age.
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Artificial Intelligence: The Complete Guide

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:22
Supersmart algorithms won't take all the jobs, But they are learning faster than ever, doing everything from medical diagnostics to serving up ads.
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Why Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs Really Wants to Transform Toronto

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:22
WIRED’s new columnist Susan Crawford on the risks that accompany Alphabet subsidiary Sidewalk Labs’ bid to develop Toronto’s waterfront.
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Flu Vaccines Won’t Improve Without a Massive Incentive for Big Pharma

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:21
WIRED’s new columnist Maryn McKenna on why this year’s flu season is so bad—and why we need to do more about it.
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Bitcoin, Blockchain, and the Trouble with ICOs

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:20
WIRED’s new columnist Joi Ito on the many things that could go wrong with cryptocurrencies.
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The Era of Data Without Borders Is Under Threat

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:19
WIRED’s new columnist Antonio García Martínez on the battle between global cloud services and national borders.
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How Dockless Bikes From Mobike and Ofo Could Fix America’s Cities

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:18
WIRED’s new columnist Felix Salmon on broken cities, Chinese dockless bikes, and a new golden age of urbanism.
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Welcome to WIRED Ideas

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:17
Introducing a brand-new section dedicated to intellectual exploration, provocative writing, and a whole lot of mind grenades.
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Editors' Letter: The Next 25 Years of WIRED Start Today

Wired - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 06:16
We're launching a paywall to ensure we can keep publishing great journalism well into the future.
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