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Jennifer Lawrence Will Play an Astronomer for Netflix

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 07:45
Meanwhile, Reed Hastings is working on a book about the streaming giant. 
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HTC Vive Cosmos VR Headsets (2020): Price, Details, Availability

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 07:00
By giving you the ability to easily upgrade your headset using snap-on faceplates, HTC lowers VR's biggest barrier to entry: price.
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ILM Used 'Fortnite' Tech to Make Virtual Sets for 'The Mandalorian'

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 06:00
Those beautiful landscapes Baby Yoda played in? They were created on a virtual production platform called StageCraft. Now any director can use it.
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Governments Are Clamping Down On Foreign Tech Investments

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 06:00
China, Israel, Russia, and the US are among the many countries blurring the line between prudence and paranoia.
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The US Blames Russia's GRU for Sweeping Cyberattacks in Georgia

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 05:10
By calling out Russia for digital assaults on its neighboring country, the US hopes to head off similar efforts at home.
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The Best iPad (2020): Which Apple Tablet Should You Buy?

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 05:00
Choosing an iPad is more complicated than it needs to be, but we're here to help with our complete guide to all of Apple's tablets.
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How a Princess Cruise Became a Coronavirus Catastrophe

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 05:00
The 2,666 passengers signed up for a two-week vacation. They ended up at the heart of a global epidemic.
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Bluetooth-Related Flaws Threaten Dozens of Medical Devices

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 04:00
Hundreds of smart devices—including pacemakers—are exposed thanks to a series of vulnerabilities in the Bluetooth Low Energy protocol. 
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Cities Fighting Climate Woes Hasten 'Green Gentrification'

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 04:00
Seawalls, parks, and elevated buildings can protect against rising tides. But they can also push the price of housing up, and longtime residents out.
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How to Watch Tonight's Nevada Democratic Primary Debate  

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 17:10
Six candidates take the stage in Las Vegas tonight, including Mike Bloomberg with his DNC debate debut.
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The Democratic Debate, a New Plan for Student Debt, and More News

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 15:07
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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The Broadband Industry Is Suing Maine Over a Web Privacy Law

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 12:00
Groups claim the state law, scheduled to take effect in July, violates First Amendment protections and the Supremacy Clause of the constitution.
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Physicists Take Their Closest Look Yet at an Antimatter Atom

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 08:00
Scientists at CERN found a way to trap hydrogen’s mirror twin, antihydrogen, long enough to study it in greater detail than ever before.
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What If ‘Planetary Alignment’ Really Could Make Brooms Balance?

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 06:00
Celestial bodies aren't the reason broomsticks can stand up on end. If they were, it would unleash gravitational chaos.
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'Beat Saber' Is a VR Workout for People Who Don't Like Exercise

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 05:00
The game turns music and sword-fighting into a hardcore fitness activity.
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Algorithms Were Supposed to Fix the Bail System. They Haven't

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 05:00
A nonprofit group encouraged states to use mathematical formulas to try to eliminate racial inequities. Now it says the tools have no place in criminal justice.
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How the Pink Princess and the Pink Congo Scam Flourished Online

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 04:00
The pink princess philodendron is the ultimate Instagram plant, with three-digit price tags to match. The following it cultivated was also ripe for deception.
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Cheap Nanoparticles Pave the Way for Carbon-Neutral Fuel

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 04:00
A new way to produce nanoparticles—which convert carbon dioxide emissions into fuel—may help a niche green-energy technology go mainstream.
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Do Fans of Cartoon Porn Stars Hate (Real) Women?

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 04:00
The fanbase of Projekt Melody—an anime camgirl and the next step in digital sexuality—may overlap with the more misogynistic corners of the internet.
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A Coding School Tuition Model Spreads to 4-Year Colleges

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 03:00
Income share agreements first gained popularity with tech bootcamps. Now some traditional universities are offering the tools as substitutes for student loans.
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