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Panasonic develops £200 horse blinkers for humans to help people dodge distracting colleagues

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 03:36
The headset 'instantly creates a boundary with the surroundings' and provides 'a psychological personal space', according to Japanese electronics firm Panasonic.
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Amazon employees are now being replaced by ROBOTS

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 03:25
Citi analyst Mark May claims this is due to the increased automation at Amazon as it lessens its dependence on human staff and implements more robots.
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iPad Pro (2018) Review: Laptop Killer

Wired - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 03:00
Apple's new tablet gets closer to a PC than ever before.
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Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Accuses Georgia Democrats of Hacking

Wired - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 14:08
Georgia's secretary of state is also its GOP gubernatorial candidate. And he just claimed that Democrats committed "cyber crimes."
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Astronomers Creep Up to the Edge of the Milky Way’s Black Hole

Wired - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 07:00
Hot spots have been discovered orbiting just outside the supermassive black hole at the galaxy’s center. Their motions have given us the closest look at that violent environment.
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Trump's 'Game of Thrones' Tweet Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Wired - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 06:00
But don't forget about the president's attempts to stop birthright citizenship—or Kanye West's announcement that he's quitting politics.
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Waymo's Self-Driving Cars Go Human-Free, Plus More This Week in Cars

Wired - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 06:00
California lets self-driving cars go fully robo, Tesla upgrades Autopilot, Chevy makes an electric Camaro, and more.
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Why WhatsApp Became a Hotbed for Rumors and Lies in Brazil

Wired - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 05:00
If WhatsApp lacks Facebook’s most talked-about evil features, why is it still a weaponizable conduit for misinformation?
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Cuisinart Extra-Large Rotisserie Fryer and Steamer Review

Wired - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 05:00
Fry up your holiday bird with far less risk of an oil fire.
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Tesla's 'Navigate on Autopilot' Changes Lanes—With the Human's Help

Wired - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 04:00
The newly released "Navigate on Autopilot" makes choices about when to change lanes, but depends on the human's help—help that will make the system better in the long run.
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How to Control What Websites Can Do on Your Computer

Wired - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 04:00
If you're not careful, websites can grab all kinds of permissions you don't realize or intend. Take back control in your browser.
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'Red Dead Redemption 2': Reaching for Magic on the Shoulders of Indie Games

Wired - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 07:00
The idea of using slowness and inaccessibility to push against players bears a powerful resemblance to other corners of the gaming world.
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Space Photos of the Week: Ghost Nebula, Prepare to Die

Wired - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 07:00
Radiation from neighboring star Gamma Cassiopeiae leads to nebulas’ ruin
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A New Privacy Bill, Safer White Hat Hacking, and More Security News This Week

Wired - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 06:00
A CIA debacle, a new side channel attack, and more security news this week.
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'The Haunting of Hill House' Is 90 Percent of an Amazing Show

Wired - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 06:00
That other 10 percent, however...
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Apple Abandons the Mass Market, as the iPhone Turns Luxury

Wired - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 05:00
The average iPhone sold for nearly $800 in the most recent quarter; if the price keeps climbing at that rate, the average price may soon top $1,000.
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Intricate Maps Reveal What US Public Transit Gets Wrong—and Right

Wired - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 05:00
One obsessive planner, a bunch of data, and a lot of mapping flair makes for a stirring guide to US transport.
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15 of the Best Weekend Deals From Amazon, REI, and More

Wired - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 05:00
Start your holiday shopping early with deals on Alexa-enabled devices, Legos, smart TVs, and more.
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We Need to Have an Honest Talk About Our Data

Wired - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 04:00
VR pioneer Jaron Lanier talks with WIRED about why the original architecture of the internet forced us into a kind of information trickery, and how we can fix it—to everyone’s benefit.
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Apple Will Keep Throttling iPhones. Here's How to Stop It

Wired - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 04:00
While it seemed like the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X might avoid the practice, Apple now says it will throttle them as well.
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