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Saving Lives With Tech Amid Syria’s Endless Civil War

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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Elon Musk's Boring Company Is Planning a Tunnel to Dodger Stadium

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 Enlisted This Research Lab to Track Its Trolls

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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'Crazy Rich Asians' Changes Nothing About Rom-Coms, and Everything About Movies

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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How Rude Humanoid Robots Can Mess With Your Head

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:00
A pair of clever studies show how the development of advanced social robots is far outpacing our understanding of how they’re going to make us feel.
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Coinbase Acquires Distributed Systems to Double Down on Digital Identity

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:00
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is banking on decentralized identity to help it find long-term relevance.
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The Physics of Catching a Gnarly 80-Foot-Tall Wave

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 06:00
Surf's up, dude.
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Your Tweets Can Help Map the Spread of Wildfire Smoke

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 05:00
Social media could help monitor air pollution that physical monitors miss.
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Back to School Sales on Laptops, Google Pixelbook, and other College Essentials

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 05:00
Ladies and gentlemen, step right up and get your student discounts!
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How 3-D Printing Exposes the Fallacy of Federal Gun Laws

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 05:00
Defense Distributed sparked a controversy that has little to do with 3-D printing and everything to do with the tiny hunk of metal that makes a gun a gun.
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How Sonos Is Building the Audio Internet

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:00
In an exclusive interview, Sonos' chief product officer Nick Millington charts the company’s history and hints at where it could go in the future—like outside your house.
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The Real Reason 'The Meg' Feasted at the Box Office

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:00
The shark flick went huge, while 'Slender Man' wasted away—because not all internet movies are made alike.
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A Guide to Finding Your Ideal Movie Ticket Subscription

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:00
MoviePass' latest offer isn't for everyone, but there are other options. Here's a guide to what's right for you.
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Bikinis and TED Talks: Can This All-Asian Competition Truly Disrupt Beauty Pageants?

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:00
Femaleness, Asian-ness, even beauty—the Miss Asian Global pageant aims to celebrate qualities that are often barriers in Silicon Valley. But can it transport its contestants from sexist trope to beyond the bamboo ceiling?
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Elon Musk's Tesla Tweets Could Spark a Fight With the SEC

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 17:31
A fight the CEO would have trouble winning, according to experts.
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Why Saudi Arabia Would Want to Invest in Elon Musk and Tesla

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:35
Spending on electric cars is a great way to diversify an economy built on the back of Big Oil.
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7 Ways to Group Video Chat While You Wait for That FaceTime Update

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:40
Bring up to 50 people into the conversation with these group video chat apps from Facebook, Snapchat, Google, and more.
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Everything You Need to Know About the 'Avengers: Infinity War' Heroes

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:44
WIRED asked the Russo brothers themselves to offer up character profiles.
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'Foreshadow' Flaw Undermines the Intel CPU Secure Enclave

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:00
In the spirit of Meltdown and Spectre, a new vulnerability called Foreshadow could expose Intel's secure enclave to attack.
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Health Care Is Broken. Oscar Health Thinks Tech Can Fix It

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 08:00
Mario Schlosser, the CEO of Oscar Health, wants technology to cure what ails the health care industry. And now Alphabet, Google's parent company, is betting $375 million on this digital panacea.
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