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10 Best Wireless Earbuds for Working Out (2019)

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 04:00
Looking for a pair of sturdy, sweatproof, buds to help you rock your inner jock? We have you covered.
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The Pentagon Launched Another Space Agency. Do We Need It?

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 04:00
By going big on small satellites, the new Space Development Agency plans to defend the country against all manner of orbital attacks.
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GitHub ‘Sponsors’ Now Lets Users Back Open Source Projects

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 01:30
GitHub’s new Patreon-like service aims to reward developers for maintaining free software, and bolster the open source ecosystem.
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Las Vegas Orders Up a Boring Company Loop

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:26
Which means Elon Musk’s “mass transit” tunneling company has its first official customer.
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A Critical Hit to Huawei, the Student Space Race, and More News

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 15:58
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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Facial Recognition Has Already Reached Its Breaking Point

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:46
Facial recognition technology has proliferated unchecked in the US so far. Congress finally seems ready to do something about it.
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Judge Finds Qualcomm's Pricing Policy Violates Antitrust Law

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 11:55
The US joins China, the European Union, and South Korea, in ruling that Qualcomm violated laws in how it licenses its smartphone chips.
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Social Issues Raised by Amazon Investors Aren't Going Away

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 11:45
Amazon's shareholder resolutions on climate change and facial recognition technology didn't pass. Here's why they matter anyway.
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A Rocket Built by Students Reached Space for the First Time

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:00
A USC team won the collegiate space race by sending a rocket above the Kármán line, the imaginary boundary that marks the end of Earth’s atmosphere.
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Scientists Go Back in Time to Find More Troubling News About Earth's Oceans

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:00
A clever study finds communities of foraminifera, a hard-shelled kind of plankton, have transformed dramatically since the Industrial Revolution.
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If Huawei Loses ARM's Chip Designs, It's Toast

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 09:33
ARM designs the chips that power everything from smartphones to data centers. Without it, Huawei has few good options.
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Logan Broadbent Shows Us How to Throw a Boomerang Like a Pro

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 09:09
A world champion thrower explains how a boomerang flies, and how to augment its performance.
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Netflix's 'See You Yesterday' Challenges the Meaning of Time Travel

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 05:00
Director Stefon Bristol's Netflix feature isn't concerned with the past or the future—it's worried about the present.
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Measles Had Been Eliminated. Now It’s Nearly a Daily Threat

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 04:00
The US declared measles eliminated in 2000, but it could lose that status in September—entering a darker era of heightened infectious disease risk.
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Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 22:00
Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report.
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Apple's MacBook Update, a Self-Driving Mail Truck, and More News

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 16:31
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:31
The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its products.
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Google Has Stored Some Passwords in Plaintext Since 2005

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:14
On the heels of embarrassing disclosures from Facebook and Twitter, Google reveals its own password bugs—one of which lasted 14 years.
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Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:02
Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans.
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As Social VR Grows, Users Are the Ones Building Its Worlds

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 13:08
Three years in, Rec Room has become a robust hub of user-generated content.
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