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Facebook's New Data-Sharing Policies Are Crashing Tinder

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 14:31
Users can't log into the dating app after Facebook adjusted its app integration policies.
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Police Say YouTube Policies Motivated Shooter Nasim Aghdam

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:35
San Bruno police identified the attacker as Nasim Najafi Aghdam, a woman in her late thirties from San Diego.
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Experimental Controllers Could Change Gaming for Good

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:32
New methods of controller use are merging the gaming world and the real one—and Nintendo is leading the charge.
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Fin7: The Billion-Dollar Hacking Group Behind a String of Big Breaches

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:04
Fin7, also known as JokerStash, Carbanak, and other names, is one of the most successful criminal hacking groups in the world.
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With Some Structure, Stem Cells Might Still Stop Vision Loss

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:00
Poorly regulated stem cell treatments have blinded some macular degeneration patients. But a new technique is showing therapeutic promise.
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Too Much Engineering Makes Mississippi River Floods Worse

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 10:00
New research confirms that the river's worst floods aren't just the result of bad weather—they're the result of bad engineering.
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Cheap PS4 and PS4 Pro Bundles and Deals (2018)

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 07:00
If you're hunting for a PS4 or PS4 Pro, these are the cheapest bundles you're going to find.
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As Shared Scooters Invade, San Francisco Decides Who Belongs Where

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 06:00
San Francisco is just the latest city dealing with a horde of new vehicles—from dockless bikes to electric scooters—and struggling to figure out how to best allocate limited space.
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The Cryptocurrency Industry Might Actually Benefit From an Ad Ban

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 05:00
Google, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Snap, and MailChimp have all decided to shut out cryptocurrency advertising, but some blockchain enthusiasts say that might not be such a bad thing.
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How To Build a PC

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 04:00
Building your own computer yourself is a lost art—one due for a revival.
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Meet the Astronomer Who Has Chronicled the Field for 16 Years

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 04:00
For 16 years, Virginia Trimble read every astronomy paper in 23 journals. Now, her review papers are part of the canon.
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Spotify Subscriptions Helped The Streaming Company Win Listeners

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 16:55
The streaming company proved it could get the Napster generation to subscribe. But will Spotify's paywall make it profitable?
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YouTube Shooting Spree Injures 4, Kills 1

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 15:01
Police say one dead and four wounded in shooting at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, Calif., Tuesday afternoon.
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2001: A Space Odyssey Predicted The Future—50 Years Ago

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:39
Stanley Kubrick's iconic film gave us Hal and other sci-fi elements. Here's how they stack up against reality.
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New NASA X-Plane Could Bring Supersonic Flight to the Masses

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:35
Lockheed Martin's Low Boom Demonstrator joins the ranks of NASA's famed X-planes—and could bring back the age of supersonic civilian aviation that ended when the Concorde retired in 2003.
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For Apple, Quitting Intel Won't Come Easy

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:43
It makes all the sense in the world that Apple wants to leave Intel behind. Where it gets tricky is how it gets there.
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Spotify Shunned an IPO. Now It's Just Another Public Company

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:16
The music-streaming service listed its shares Tuesday without the traditional bankers or ceremony.
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Tesla Starts to Climb Out of Model 3 Production Hell

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 09:52
The latest numbers from Elon Musk's automaker show slow but encouraging progress in its fight to deliver history's most anticipated car.
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Paul Nakasone Will Have to Balance NSA Needs With US Cyber Command Background

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 09:00
The appointment of Paul Nakasone raises the question again: Should the NSA and Cyber Command be controlled by one man?
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Why These Bumblebees Are Wearing Itty-Bitty QR Codes

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 08:00
Researchers have been super-gluing little barcodes to bumblebees in order to track their movements in unprecedented detail.
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