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A Merger That Would Have Made Crypto Investing Easier Fails

Wired - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 04:00
The deal would have united a a risk-averse financial trust in Kentucky with a venture-backed startup in Silicon Valley.
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How Oprah’s Network Finally Found Its Voice

Wired - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 04:00
In the new golden age of TV, success is all about finding a passionate niche audience. With "Love Is___" and a slate of scripted shows, OWN has cracked that code.
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Space Really Does Need Traffic Cops

Wired - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 04:00
Trump’s new space directive spreads out the responsibility for Earth’s congested orbital thoroughfares.
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Apple Deals: Sale on Watch, iPad, Mac, and More Happening Now

Wired - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 04:00
Apple Watch, iPad Pro, Macs, Beats, and more are on sale this week!
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The Man Who Saw the Dangers of Cambridge Analytica Years Ago

Wired - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 04:00
Researchers at the Psychometrics Centre knew better than most how Facebook data can be manipulated, but investigations and suspensions have halted their work.
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How to send and receive Android Messages from a desktop computer

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 03:58
The new feature, which rolled-out worldwide last night, means Android users can continue to send and receive text messages in their conversations when their phone isn’t to hand.
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Elon Musk sends several emails to Tesla staff saying an employee tried to 'sabotage' the company

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 03:02
Elon Musk is claiming a Tesla employee sabotaged the company’s manufacturing operations and leaked sensitive information to third parties.
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Ellen Pao on the Perverse Incentives Helping Incels Thrive at Tech Companies

Wired - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 03:00
Incels are well-represented at tech companies, raising challenging ethical issues for leaders who want to create a safe workspace.
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The Olympic Destroyer Hackers May Have Returned For More

Wired - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 03:00
A recent spate of attacks against biological and chemical threat protection agencies bears the hallmarks of the group hacker group behind Olympic Destroyer.
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Now the Computer Can Argue With You

Wired - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 22:31
IBM shows off an artificial intelligence program that can engage in a debate, possibly pointing the way to the future of talking machines.
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Trump says he is directing the Pentagon to create a 'Space Force'

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 21:20
President Donald Trump pledged to revive the US space program, pledging to revive the country's flagging efforts, return to the moon and eventually send a manned mission that would reach Mars.
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Trump Hasn't Signed a Space Force Into Being—Yet

Wired - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:58
A brand-new sixth military branch lacks political support.
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Microsoft's Ethical Reckoning Is Here

Wired - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:00
Revelation of contract with US immigration agency sparks criticism amid family separations
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Male peacocks can make females’ heads vibrate from a distance

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 16:15
In the study researchers conducted the first measurements of the biomechanical properties of female peacocks’ crest – or the wispy feathers atop their heads.
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The Pepper v. Apple Supreme Court Case Will Decide If Apple's App Store Is a Monopoly

Wired - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:59
*Apple Inc. v. Pepper* could have wide-reaching implications not only for the Cupertino giant, but also for other companies like Amazon.
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Is the right playlist the key to winning the World Cup? Study finds music can boost teamwork

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:57
A newly released study from Brunel University London found that the right music can play a role in how prepared elite soccer players feel for an upcoming match.
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People who don't believe climate change is real are more likely to hold racist beliefs, study finds 

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:36
A study published in Environmental Politics found that people who don't believe in climate change are more likely to be of older age, white and Republican
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Don't mess with pizza rat: Animals in 'arms race' to outsmart humans

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:30
The Wyoming study has warned the ever increasing ability of urban creatures is leading to an 'arms race' with humans - and that more conflict between species in inevitable.
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Earliest known domestic dogs suggests Americans kept canine companions more than 10,000 years ago

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 14:36
A new analysis on a trio of dog skeletons discovered in Illinois found that the remains are nearly 1,000 years older than previously thought. This makes them the earliest known domestic dogs in the US.
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Google kills off ability to order Uber in Maps app

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:58
Google removed the ability to book an Uber from its Maps app. It added the function in January 2017, but posted a statement that says 'You can no longer book Uber rides directly in Google Maps'.
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