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Fancy New Suspension Could Make Car Rides a Lot Smoother

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 04:00
It works sort of like noise-cancelling headphones, eliminating bumps with movement in the opposite direction.
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Groups Allege YouTube Is Violating Law That Protects Kids

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 21:00
In complaint to the FTC, child-health, privacy, and consumer groups say YouTube is targeting kids improperly.
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FlyNYON Helicopter Crash: Inside the Safety Issues of the Fatal Flight

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 09:54
I was a passenger onboard a companion flight on March 11. Locked to the downed craft, the victims didn't stand a chance.
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The Backlash Over Sinclair Broadcast Group's Conservative Content Tops This Week's Internet News

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 06:00
Last week social media spent an awful lot of time talking about old media. Twist!
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The Facebook Debacle Proves It’s High Time for Stronger Privacy Laws

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 05:00
Opinion: The Cambridge Analytica scandal makes it clear: The US needs to pass a privacy law that gives consumers the protections they deserve.
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When Will Self-Driving Cars Be 'Ready'?

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 04:00
The vehicles will need updates—forever.
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New Brain Maps With Unmatched Detail May Change Neuroscience

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 04:00
A technique based on genetic bar codes can easily map the connections of individual brain cells in unprecedented numbers. Unexpected complexity in the visual system is only the first secret it has revealed.
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Space Photos of the Week: The Case of the Missing Dark Matter

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 07:00
Galaxy NGC 1052-DF2 doesn't seem to contain any dark matter, and scientists have no idea why.
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The World Needs More Funny Fantasy

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 06:00
Most modern fantasy leans toward the "grimdark," 'Game of Thrones' style. Author Craig Shaw Gardner has the antidote.
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US Sanctions, Spectre Fixes, and More Security News This Week

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 06:00
Russia sanctions, Spectre fixes, and more security news this week.
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8 Great Weekend Tech Deals: Nintendo, Apple, Tile, Eufy, Vive Pro

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 05:00
This weekend, ramble around a VR world of your choosing or smartify your coffeemaker with these tech deals.
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Why Winning in Rock-Paper-Scissors Isn’t Everything

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 04:00
What does John Nash’s game theory equilibrium concept look like in Rock-Paper-Scissors?
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New York’s L Train Shutdown Inspires Bizarre, Beautiful Transit

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 04:00
How a disastrous 15-month shutdown on one of the city's busier subway lines un-bottled its creativity.
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Feds Seize Backpage.com, Site Linked to Sex Trafficking

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 17:40
A notice on the website of Backpage.com said it had been seized by multiple federal agencies. The site was at the center of a debate over amending a bedrock internet law.
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Facebook Messenger's 'Unsend' Feature Is What Happens When You Scramble

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 15:46
It's good that Facebook is addressing its many privacy woes, but reacting rather than planning leaves some fixes feeling half-baked.
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Why Mark Zuckerberg’s 14-Year Apology Tour Hasn’t Fixed Facebook

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 12:32
The Facebook CEO's constant apologies aren't a promise to do better. They're a symptom of a profound crisis of accountability.
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Gadget Lab Podcast: The (Near) Future of PCs

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 12:23
Laptops are getting mobile processors and behaving more like phones. How will that change the way we use them?
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Facebook Imposes New Restrictions on Ads and Popular Pages

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:00
The social network will now require ads about political issues, not just elections, to be verified. It will also begin vetting Pages with large numbers of followers.
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An Atmospheric River Will Hit California With a Month's Worth of Rain

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 10:30
An atmospheric river means this weekend is going to be as wet as an entire typical April.
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One Woman Got Facebook to Police Opioid Sales On Instagram

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 09:55
After years of media reports and complaints, Instagram recently moved to restrict hashtags related to opioids and deleted some accounts.
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