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 2018-01-21 14:00 

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President Trump's Fake News Awards Top This Week's Internet News Roundup...

Last week, President Trump announced the winners of the Fake News Awards—with a website that was (briefly) not real....

 2018-01-21 13:00 

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Want to Avoid Malware on Your Android Phone? Ditch Google's App Store...

Opinion: Researchers from Yale Privacy Lab argue that the scourge of trackers in Android apps means users should stop using the Google Play store....

 2018-01-21 12:00 

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Andreessen Horowitz's Spin Master Built Silicon Valley As You Know It...

For decades Margit Wennmachers has quietly shaped the world's hottest startups. Now Andreessen Horowitz's secret weapon must reckon with the era of big tech....

 2018-01-21 12:00 

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Self-Driving Cars Mean New Love for the Auto Industry...

When Aptiv teams up with BMW, it's like...

 2018-01-21 02:06 

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Rocket Lab Test Flight Launches Three CubeSats to Orbit...

The launch company Rocket Lab sent three small satellites to orbit during a test flight from New Zealand....

 2018-01-20 15:00 

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Android Malware, Free Speech, and More Security News This Week...

False alarms, free speech, and more of the week's top security news....

 2018-01-20 15:00 

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Space Photos of the Week: *You* Just Try to Snap a Pic at 100,000 MPH...

When NASA's Juno spacecraft whizzes by Jupiter's poles, it manages to snap clear photos at astounding speeds....

 2018-01-20 14:00 

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Why Aren't There More Smart Americans?...

In the latest 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' podcast, author David Ignatius discusses the shortcomings in US education....

 2018-01-20 13:00 

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USC's New Class Shows It's All in on Patents...

A look at one of the nation's first classes for undergraduates on intellectual property....

 2018-01-20 12:00 

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Trump's First Year in Office: The Lasting Impacts on Tech...

Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration. And while he may not have his border wall yet, he's done plenty to impact innovation for years to come....

 2018-01-20 12:00 

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Ford, GM Go All in on Electric Cars, but How Clean Are They?...

We did the math....

 2018-01-20 12:00 

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How to Pre-Order Both of Nintendo's Labo Kits...

Our guide to what's in the Nintendo Labo Variety Kit and Robot Kit for Switch, and how to pre-order....

 2018-01-20 01:39 

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Facebook's Latest Fix for Fake News: Ask Users What They Trust...

Facebook said it will prioritize news sources by surveying users about their trust in media brands....

 2018-01-19 22:52 

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We Put The Entire Internet On The Blockchain—and You Can Too...

A reporter's suggestion prompts a startup executive to create a browser extension that adds the words...

 2018-01-19 16:11 

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Newark's Amazon HQ2 Bid Reveals What's at Stake For Every Finalist City...

Newark, New Jersey has the highest unemployment rate of any Amazon HQ2 finalist—and the highest tax incentives....

 2018-01-19 16:00 

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The Magnetohydrodynamic Drive Is Real—and You Can Build One...

All you need is a battery, a magnet, and some wires to build your own quasi-fictional submarine drive....

 2018-01-19 15:30 

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Why This Quantum-Encrypted Video Hangout Is a Big Deal...

Just what we all wanted: super secret, super long meetings that span the entire world....

 2018-01-19 14:00 

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Amazon's New Home, Ford's Electric Plan, and More This Week in the Future of Cars...

Plus lots of news from CES and the Detroit Auto Show....

 2018-01-19 14:00 

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This Year's Sundance Lineup Might Be Its Most Crucial Yet...

With slate full of movies by and about women, the festival is poised to start a lot of conversations....

 2018-01-19 13:00 

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Gadget Lab Podcast: Navigating Facebook's News-Free Future...

News consumption habits are changing, and not only because of Facebook. But mostly because of Facebook....

 2018-01-19 13:00 

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Lil Uzi Vert and the Rest of Soundcloud Rap Will Continue to Dominate Music in 2018...

Call it...

 2018-01-19 12:00 

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For Contraception, Natural Cycles' Guess Is as Good as Yours...

When use of a contraceptive app results in an unwanted pregnancy, don't blame the technology....

 2018-01-19 12:00 

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The Lightning Network Could Make Bitcoin Faster—and Cheaper...

A new layer of code could address two problems that inhibit use of bitcoin in transactions....

 2018-01-19 12:00 

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Why Airports Rename Runways When the Magnetic Poles Move...

Magnetic north changes by as much as 40 miles per year, and that means signage updates....

 2018-01-19 02:00 

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How Did President Trump Do on His Physical? It's Complicated...

The answers to impolite but salient questions about personal health aren't, it turns out, straightforward—for anyone, not just a president....

 2018-01-19 00:17 

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Triton Malware Details Show the Dangers of Industrial System Sabotage...

New details about Triton malware should put industrial systems and critical infrastructure on notice....

 2018-01-18 23:41 

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FCC Won't Redefine 'Broadband;' Move Could Have Worsened Digital Divide...

The FCC backed away from an earlier proposal that would have lowered the threshold for connections to be considered...

 2018-01-18 21:28 

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Forget the Robot Singularity Apocalypse. Let's Talk About the *Multiplicity*...

The robot revolution we're in the midst of is way more interesting and way less murder-y than science fiction. Call it the multiplicity....

 2018-01-18 20:52 

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What's Inside Squishy, Tasty-Looking Tide Pods?...

What exactly is happening when you wash your clothes with fatty acid salts in a candylike package?...

 2018-01-18 20:35 

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AI Beat Humans at Reading! Maybe Not...

Microsoft and Alibaba claimed software could read like a human. There's more to the story than that....

 2018-01-18 19:04 

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Cancer Diagnosis from a Blood Draw? Liquid Biopsies Are Still a Dream...

Blood tests can detect eight of the most common cancers—but their accuracy still isn't high enough to be used clinically....

 2018-01-18 16:00 

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A New Way to Track Down Bugs Could Help Save IoT...

New research advances techniques for finding and exploiting known vulnerabilities in IoT devices automatically....

 2018-01-18 14:00 

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'CS:GO' in Your Facebook Feed: One of the Biggest Esports Leagues Is Moving to Facebook. Why?...

ESL is bringing two of its leagues exclusively to Facebook Watch. Are no-scope 360 headshots the new...

 2018-01-18 12:00 

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What CES and Detroit Taught Us About The Future Of Cars...

Both CES and the Detroit Auto Show happen early in the year, and while they suggest an electric and autonomous future, there's mileage left in gas....

 2018-01-18 11:00 

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Why a $38 Billion Tax Payment Is a Good Deal for Apple...

Apple said it will pay an estimated $38 billion in tax to bring back to the US some of the $252 billion it has stashed overseas, following passage of the new tax law....

 2018-01-18 11:00 

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The GE9X Jet Engine Is About to Get a Blast of Ice (For Safety's Sake)...

When temperatures drop below -6 degrees F, engineers in Manitoba will bring the freeze to Boeing's new engine....

 2018-01-18 11:00 

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YouTube's Latest Shake-Up Hits Up-and-Coming Creators the Hardest...

YouTube has taken new steps to limit who can profit from views—which may leave the next generation of creators in the lurch....

 2018-01-17 22:58 

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Nintendo Labo: Price, Details, Release Date...

Labo is a set of cardboard, build-it-yourself accessories for Nintendo's super-popular Switch gaming console....

 2018-01-17 22:29 

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Startups Race to Create Cancer Screens from DNA...

Entrepreneurs are selling VCs a vision of cheap, surgery-free cancer screening based on blood tests, even before symptoms appear....

 2018-01-17 19:16 

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A Popular Crime-Predicting Algorithms Performed Worse Than Mechanical Turks in One Study...

When researchers put a popular criminal justice algorithm up against a bunch of Mechanical Turks, they came out about even....

 2018-01-17 19:00 

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Global Warming Predictions May Now Be a Lot Less Uncertain...

Researchers claim they've reduced the uncertainty in a key metric of climate change by 60 percent. That could have implications for how humanity arrives at climate goals like it did in Paris....

 2018-01-17 14:00 

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Gadget Lab Podcast: How 'Shine Theory' Improves Diversity in Design...

A discussion about diversity in product design with Google's Lilian Rincon. Recorded live at CES 2018....

 2018-01-17 13:00 

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Nissan's Brain Wave Project Could Help You Drive by Reading Your Mind...

Just put on this goofy helmet, and the car could know what you'll do before you do it....

 2018-01-17 13:00 

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The Physics of the 69-Degree Intersection That Kills Cyclists...

Set up an intersection the wrong way, and an oncoming car can be completely blind to an oncoming biker—with fatal consequences....

 2018-01-17 11:00 

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NASA Just Proved It Can Navigate Space Using Pulsars. Where to Now?...

For years it's been the stuff of science fiction. Now NASA's shown that pulsar navigation works....

 2018-01-17 11:00 

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Ford Is Finally Getting Serious About Making Electric Cars...

Starting with an $11 billion investment and an SUV to rival Tesla's Model X, called the Mach 1....

 2018-01-16 16:16 

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The Project Veritas Twitter Videos Show the Conservative Backlash Against Moderation...

James O'Keefe's Project Veritas has targeted Twitter, after the social media giant took steps to curb abuse on its platform....

 2018-01-16 14:00 

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Now On Nintendo Switch, 'Furi' Embraces The Power of a Good Boss Fight...

The devious rhythmic combat game is a grueling meditation on what a boss fight is worth....

 2018-01-16 13:00 

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The Astrophysicist Who Wants to Help Solve Baltimore's Urban Blight...

Vacant buildings are more than just an economic threat. They're also a public safety concern. And it turns out they have their own sort of gravitational pull....

 2018-01-16 12:00 

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Ex-Uber Engineer Accused of Spying on Tesla, Stealing Trade Secrets...

A lawsuit from a former nanny brings new allegations against Anthony Levandowski, the engineer at the heart of the Uber/Waymo dispute....

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