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Amazon Fire TV Cube: Details, Price, Release Date

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 06:00
Alexa knows: it's hip to be square.
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Britannica Insights Is a Chrome Extension to Fix False Google Results

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 06:00
Encyclopedia Britannica released a Chrome extension designed to fix Google's sometimes inaccurate "featured snippets."
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Can This State Finally Put a Price on Carbon?

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 06:00
After a decade of failed carbon taxes, Washington state is pushing to pass the country's first "carbon fee." Will this time be different?
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'Vampyr' Review: A Game Whose Messiness Doesn't Weaken Its Bite

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 05:00
The game manages to mechanize something that role-playing games have broadly bungled: ulterior motives.
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Alternatives to Cobalt, the Blood Diamond of Batteries

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 05:00
Can scientists find a way to power our phones, robots, and electric cars without cobalt?
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Yuba Electric Boda Boda Review: An E-Bike for Parents

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 04:00
It's as easy and convenient to ride the electric Yuba Boda Boda as it is to drive a car.
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We Need to Talk About Robots Trying to Pass as Humans

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 04:00
Robots that mimic humans are getting so entrancing, it’s easy to forget how ethically problematic they could be one day if we’re not careful.
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Elections Don’t Work at All. You Can Blame the Math

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 17:44
San Francisco still doesn’t have a new mayor. But that’s democracy for you.
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Former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix Testifies Before Parliament

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:38
Alexander Nix testified before Parliament, but provided more bluster than answers.
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Star Wars and the Battle of the Ever-More Toxic Fan Culture

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:18
The Force is weak with the trolls who harassed 'The Last Jedi' actress Kelly Marie Tran on Instagram.
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Sonos Beam Soundbar: Price, Details, Release Date

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:30
The latest smart speaker from Sonos plays music and works as a soundbar for your TV. It also lets you control your smart home with your voice.
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Apple's Plans to Bring Artificial Intelligence to Your Phone

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 08:26
New tools for developers make it easier to integrate machine learning into apps; it's like training wheels for AI.
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Motorola Moto Z3 Play: Price, Specs, Release Date, Mods

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 06:30
Motorola's modular dreams are alive and well with the latest Z series phone.
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12 Killer Deals on Google Devices, Amazon Echo, and Headphones We Love

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 06:00
Four different Google devices are on sale this week, along with several more WIRED Recommends products!
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The Dawn of Mobile Convenience Stores—and (Maybe) Free Car Rides

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 05:00
Startups like Cargo, which allow you to buy convenience-store items from ride-hailing drivers, point to a future where your commute doesn’t cost a cent—because you, friend, are the product.
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Does It Matter If China Beats the US to Build a 5G Network?

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 04:00
The rivalry to build the next-generation wireless network is partly a matter of national ego, but faster speeds and greater data capacity will give businesses real advantages.
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An Encryption Upgrade Could Upend Online Payments

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 04:00
While ditching TLS 1.0 encryption will benefit the payments ecosystem, it'll be rough going for those with older devices.
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Crispr Fans Fight for Egalitarian Access to Gene Editing

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 04:00
The applications of gene editing tech will be shaped by the values of the societies that wield it.
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Solar Panels Power New Schools—and New Ways of Learning

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 03:00
Nationwide, K-12 schools are leading an oh-so-green zero-energy building boom.
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Elon Musk Calms Down, and More From Tesla's Shareholder Meeting

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 17:53
At the automaker’s annual shareholder meeting, the CEO struck a conciliatory note while providing updates on Model 3 production, Autopilot, Tesla's Supercharger network, veganism, and more.
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