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The Alt-Right Doesn’t Need to Be Visible to Succeed

Wired - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 04:00
It’s tempting to mock last weekend’s Unite the Right rally as an abject failure. But doing so misunderstands how the group itself has been defining success for decades.
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Meet Santiago Siri, the Man With a Radical Plan for Blockchain Voting

Wired - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 04:00
A new movement says that crypto-voting can purify democracy—and eventually eliminate the need for governments altogether.
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Impostor 'Fortnite' Android Apps Are Already Spreading Malware

Wired - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 03:00
New analysis from mobile security firm Lookout shows that malware authors are taking full advantage of 'Fortnite' ditching the Google Play Store.
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Saving Lives With Tech Amid Syria’s Endless Civil War

Wired - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 03:00
A band of activist-entrepreneurs is building a sensor network to warn when and where air strikes will hit—a constant threat under Bashar al-Assad's regime.
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People with regional accents are changing the way they talk so Alexa and Siri can understand

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 00:59
A study found those fed up with repeating requests to devices – including Google Home, Amazon’s Alexa, and Siri on the iPhone – have to use a more ‘standard’ form of English instead.
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Elon Musk's Boring Company Is Planning a Tunnel to Dodger Stadium

Wired - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 19:00
The proposed 3.6-mile route would take fans from the metro to the parking lot, saving them from hellish Los Angeles traffic.
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Why Facebook is losing the war on hate speech in Myanmar

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 18:23
Mark Zuckerberg's vow to tackle hate speech in Myanmar came after some 700,000 members of the Rohingya community had recently fled the country amid a military crackdown and ethnic violence.
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Ancient Egyptians were embalming mummies 1,500 years earlier than first thought

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 16:01
The tests were carried out on the 'Turin Mummy' which dates to between 3700BC and 3500BC and has been housed in the Egyptian Museum in Turin since 1901.
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Not just land heat waves: Oceans are in hot water, too

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 16:01
Off the San Diego coast, scientists earlier this month recorded all-time high seawater temperatures since daily measurements began in 1916 the Scripps Institution has revealed.
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Hottest planet ever detected reaches temperatures in excess of 4,000°C

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 16:00
Ateam of astronomers from the University of Bern and the University of Geneva observed the planet as it moved in front of its white-hot star and found evidence of the heavy metal vapours.
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Why your bathroom scales are LYING to you

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 15:57
Hilary Freeman was horrified to discover her weight was half stone more on her nutritionist's scale than her bathroom model. She compared a selection of professional and at home models.
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Claims Apple will launch a self driving car between 2023 and 2025

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 15:27
The Apple Car could be in the works after all. Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has predicted that the iPhone maker could release an Apple-branded car between 2023 and 2025.
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A Russian satellite displaying ‘very unusual behavior’ raises concerns for US

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 13:53
A Department of State official said that a Russian satellite launched in October has been displaying odd behavior and the US has not verified if it is possibly a space weapon.
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Jack Dorsey defends Twitter's seven day 'timeout' for Infowars' Alex Jones

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 13:36
Dorsey said he resisted banning Jones, the embattled conspiracy theorist and radio host, despite calls to do so from in and outside the firm.
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Twitch plans to take on YouTube by broadening its content to expand beyond gaming

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 13:29
Video game streaming website Twitch has just announced a new plan to broaden its content outside of video gaming. Here's everything that you need to know about their new plan.
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The Android app that can boost your phone's battery life by 30 per cent

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 13:09
A new app is able to extend an Android phone's battery life by up to an hour. It works by dialing down the brightness of 'non-critical applications,' thereby limiting energy consumption.
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Stern of World War II destroyer Abner Read found 75 years after it was ripped off by a Japanese mine

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:44
Seventy-one U.S. Navy Sailors were lost in the aftermath of the blast on August 18, 1943, although the remaining crew managed to save the ship, which was repaired after the attack.
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Why Facebook Enlisted This Research Lab to Track Its Trolls

Wired - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:40
What can the 14-person Digital Forensics Research Lab discover about fake news on Facebook that the billion-dollar company doesn't already know?
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SEC ramps up its investigation into Elon Musk's Tesla privatization plans

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:37
The 47-year old billionaire's tweet on August 7 about secured funding may have violated American federal securities law if he misled investors.
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'Crazy Rich Asians' Changes Nothing About Rom-Coms, and Everything About Movies

Wired - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:27
Jon H. Chu’s posh extravaganza is a movie of communal heart and necessary firsts.
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