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Chrome Is Fixing the Web's Most Annoying Video Problem

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 07:00
Google has finally decided to clamp down on those intrusive autoplay video ads.
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The Best Towel Warmers (2020): Zadro and Haven

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 06:00
We toasted towels and repeatedly touched hot surfaces to find which warmers, if any, are worth your money.
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3 Ways for Big Tech to Protect Teens From Harm

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 06:00
Two psychiatrists offer key changes that social media platforms can make to stop doing harm and start doing good for those who may struggle with their mental health.
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26 Best Nintendo Switch Accessories (2020): Docks, Cases, and More

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 05:00
Own Nintendo's two-in-one console? These are our picks for the best screen protectors, chargers, controllers, and more.
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With In-Car AR, Drivers Get a New View of the Road Ahead

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 04:00
New augmented reality-equipped navigation screens are the latest in an arms race among upscale auto makers like Mercedes and Cadillac.
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Can a Database of Animal Viruses Help Predict the Next Pandemic?

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 04:00
A scientist spent years building a tool to identify coronaviruses that can jump species. Then this winter's virus emerged—and put his system to the test.
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Inside Mark Zuckerberg's Lost Notebook

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 03:00
In the early days of Facebook, Zuck kept his plans for world domination in handwritten journals. He destroyed them. But a few revealing pages survived.
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This Marsupial Dies After Marathon Mating. Now It's Got Bigger Worries

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 21:00
Antechinus has so much sex over three weeks that males go blind and die, yet it's climate change that threatens the Australian mammal.
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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Hands On: A Folding Phone With a Glass Screen

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 17:31
The company debuted a premium folding smartphone with a flexible glass screen. Here's what it's like to hold it.
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The US Fears Huawei Because It Knows How Tempting Backdoors Are

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 16:13
US officials allege that Huawei has backdoors in its technology. The US knows firsthand how powerful those can be.
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Coronavirus Has a Name: The Deadly Disease Is Covid-19

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 16:08
The virus that causes it is SARS-CoV-2. (We didn't say they were *good* names.)
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New Samsung Phones, Record Heat in Antarctica, and More News

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 14:14
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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Judge Rules That T-Mobile Can Acquire Sprint

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 13:53
The deal would reduce the number of big national carriers to three, from four. Dish Network says it will build a replacement, but skeptics doubt its commitment.
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Flipboard TV: Price, Details, Release Date

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 12:00
The news aggregator Flipboard is charging $3 per month for its ad-free video service.
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China's Hacking Spree Will Have a Decades-Long Fallout

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 11:58
Equifax. Anthem. Marriott. OPM. The data that China has amassed about US citizens will power its intelligence activities for a generation.
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Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra: Price, Specs, Release Date

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 11:00
The company unveiled three new Galaxy phones, new earbuds, and a few surprises.
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Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra Hands On: New Cameras, 8K, and 5G

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 11:00
The three new phones also have 120 Hz screens, big batteries, and tons of megapixels, but they sure are expensive. 
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A 747 Set a New Record for Crossing the Atlantic

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 09:00
Thanks to Storm Ciara, the British Airways flight made it from New York to London in just 4 hours and 56 minutes.
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Conservative News Sites Track You Lots More Than Left-Leaning Ones

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 06:00
One analysis of news outlets found that the median popular right-wing site planted 73 percent more cookies than its left-wing counterpart.
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Hurling Satellites Into Space Seems Crazy—but Might Just Work

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 06:00
A startup called SpinLaunch wants to do away with costly launch rockets. Let's look at the physics.
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