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Tropical Storm Barry Pits New Orleans Against Water—Again

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 15:55
In the forever war between the Big Easy and the deluge, engineering keeps coming up short. Climate change is making it worse.
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How Dogs Help Cancer Research, an Amazon Email Scam, and More News

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 15:09
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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FTC Reportedly Hits Facebook With Record $5 Billion Settlement

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 13:44
The devil's going to be in the details, but for now Facebook owes big for its privacy violations.
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Ford and VW Hitch Their Self-Driving Efforts Together

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 12:04
Volkswagen said it is investing $2.6 billion in Argo, a self-driving-car startup in which Ford has a big stake. The companies are jointly developing pickups and an EV.
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This Chrome Extension Calls Out Sponsored YouTube Videos

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 11:59
Researchers last year found that many YouTube influencers don't disclose ties to affiliate marketing. A new browser extension will show you the hidden connections.
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Amazon Is Making a 'Lord of the Rings' MMO Game

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 06:00
Soon anyone will be able to play in J.R.R. Tolkien's world.
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How Elite Tennis Players Crank Out Serves at 150 MPH

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 06:00
Serve speeds have been climbing for decades—topping out at 163.7 mph. Here’s how players store all that energy in their bodies to release it in a coordinated strike.
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Can Sci-Fi Writers Prepare Us for an Uncertain Future?

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 06:00
Businesses and public policy makers are tapping novelists to imagine the path forward. But how much stock should we put in the predictions of storytellers?
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An Amazon Phishing Scam Hits Just in Time For Prime Day

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 06:00
Some deals are too good to be true, even on the most made-up holiday of all.
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Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 05:00
Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is very bad news.
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Why the Momo Challenge Film Might Beat the Meme Movie Curse

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 05:00
There's a good chance the movie featuring the taut-skinned, bulgy-eyed freak won't be the next 'Slender Man'.
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Logitech G Pro X Review: A Classy Gaming Headset

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 05:00
With professional build quality and robust sound, the G Pro X headset runs circles around many 3.5mm gaming headsets, especially on PC and Mac.
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Why Dogs Now Play a Big Role in Human Cancer Research

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 04:00
There’s a strong chance your aging dog will get cancer—but your pupper could also help humans survive it.
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On TikTok, Teens Meme Life360, the Safety App Ruining Their Summer

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 04:00
Parents can use Life360 to track their teen’s location in real time. The company can use that data to sell car insurance.
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President Trump Is the Latest Critic of Facebook's Libra

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 19:46
In a series of tweets late Thursday, the president attacked cryptocurrencies and said Libra "will have little standing or dependability."
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On 'Pose', the Past Is the Present

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 14:43
The most recent episode dealt with the deaths of black trans women—deaths still common today.
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A $700 Million Amazon Pledge, Credit Card Hackers, and More News

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 14:00
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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This New Poker Bot Can Beat Multiple Pros—at Once

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 11:00
Software designed by a Carnegie Mellon professor and Facebook researcher beat five human pros in No Limit Texas Hold 'Em.
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'John Wick' Writer Heading to Marvel's 'Falcon & Winter Soldier'

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 09:10
The show will eventually air on the Disney+ streaming service.
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Amazon Pledges $700 Million to Teach Its Workers to Code

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 07:30
The tech giant wants to position itself as a positive force for US workers, but it's not clear whether retraining will be effective.
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