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 2018-04-26 16:00 

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A New Startup Wants to Use Crispr to Diagnose Disease...

Genetics pioneer Jennifer Doudna has launched the first commercial Crispr platform for detecting disease-causing DNA....

 2018-04-26 13:00 

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Ominous Views of Japan's New Concrete Seawalls...

Can these 41-foot-high walls protect the country from another tsunami?...

 2018-04-26 12:00 

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Snapchat Spectacles (2018): Hands On, Price, Release Date...

The social network Snap, Inc has refreshed its Spectacles wearable camera. They're improved—and more expensive....

 2018-04-26 11:00 

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If Scott Pruitt Leaves, Will EPA Science Change Course?...

Advocates say attacks on science and deregulation would continue under the agency's number two....

 2018-04-26 11:00 

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BMW's Self-Driving Cars Get Lidars From Israel's Innoviz...

The German automaker struck a deal to purchase lidar laser sensors from the solid state startup....

 2018-04-26 10:00 

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No Job for Humans: The Robot Assault on Fukushima...

The 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan triggered a devastating catastrophe in one of the country's largest nuclear power plants. The cleanup will take decades, and it's no job for humans....

 2018-04-26 00:26 

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Why Facebook's Troubles Haven't Dented Its Profits...

Facebook's growth accelerated, despite concerns about the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the #deletefacebook movement, and potential advertiser defections....

 2018-04-25 23:59 

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BMW's New Electric iX3 SUV Looks Shockingly Normal...

After the ultra-funky i3 and i8, the German automaker is bringing its batteries into the mainstream....

 2018-04-25 22:37 

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The Lab Making Robots Walk Through Fire and Ride Segways...

Benefits of robots: 1. They never get tired. 2. They can lift very heavy things. 3. They can walk through (controlled) conflagrations at the University of Michigan....

 2018-04-25 20:04 

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Facebook's Targeted Ads Are More Complex Than It Lets On...

Facebook's vice president of ads described a simple picture of how advertising works on the platform. The reality is far more complicated....

 2018-04-25 19:46 

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Google Tasks: Hands On With Google's New To-Do List App...

The newest Google app is a simple and easy to-do list named Tasks....

 2018-04-25 19:05 

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Some Startups Use Fake Data to Train AI...

Startups building artificial intelligence software don't have millions of images like Google, Apple, or Facebook; so they fabricate images to train the algorithms....

 2018-04-25 14:00 

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The Future of Snapchat Looks a Lot Like Magic Leap...

Snapchat isn't just introducing games. It's building the next computing platform, one piece at a time....

 2018-04-25 13:00 

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'God of War' Is a Messy, Beguiling Take on Fantasy Violence and Toxic Masculinity...

The new PlayStation 4 sequel is conflicted, both reveling in its star's violence and trying to distance itself from it....

 2018-04-25 13:00 

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Turning an Amazon Echo Into a Spy Device Only Took Some Clever Coding...

Researchers didn't have to hack Amazon's Alexa voice assistant to use it for eavesdropping. They just took advantage of the system in place....

 2018-04-25 12:00 

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'Handmaid's Tale' Season 2 Looks Eerily More Familiar Than Season 1...

The writers are moving beyond Margaret Atwood's book—and into familiar territory for news junkies....

 2018-04-25 12:00 

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USC Wide Receiver Josh Imatorbhebhe's Crazy Floating Jump...

Is this normal physics, some type of optical illusion, or just plain magic?...

 2018-04-25 12:00 

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A One-Minute Attack Let Hackers Spoof Hotel Master Keys...

Researchers found—and helped fix—a flaw in Vingcard RFID locks that would let hackers break into any room in hotels around the world....

 2018-04-25 11:00 

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Here's How to Photograph a Lightning Bolt...

Storm chaser Jason Weingart has mastered the art....

 2018-04-25 10:00 

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Can This System of Unlocking Phones Crack the Crypto War?...

Ray Ozzie thinks his Clear method for unlocking encrypted devices can attain the impossible: It satisfies both law enforcement and privacy purists....

 2018-04-25 10:00 

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What Happens When Science Just Disappears?...

When one of the first online science journals went under, its papers all disappeared. Enter: Portico, the Wayback Machine for scholarly publications....

 2018-04-25 07:01 

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Gmail Will Get Long-Overdue Management and Security Upgrades...

Google is adding new features to Gmail, including a snooze button, and soon, the ability for messages to self-destruct....

 2018-04-24 21:15 

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NYC Is Redesigning Its Slow, Old, and Unpopular Bus System...

It's also introducing double-decker buses and all-door boarding....

 2018-04-24 17:17 

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Spotify Bolsters Free Service in Defense Against Apple Music...

Spotify, under attack from bigger rivals Apple, Google, and Amazon, adds features to its free service....

 2018-04-24 16:00 

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5 Comics to Read Before You See 'Avengers: Infinity War'...

Marvel fans have had Thanos thirst for years. These comics reveal why....

 2018-04-24 15:00 

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How to Clean Your Computer Inside and Out...

Scrub down those keys, wipe the fingerprints off your screen, and delete all the files that have been clogging your tubes....

 2018-04-24 13:00 

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Flipboard's Answer to Fake News: More Human Curation...

The news aggregator is focusing on human curation at a time when people distrust the news....

 2018-04-24 13:00 

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Delivery Bots Have Awkward Sidewalk Interactions, Too...

Marble wants to make these things proficient enough to find their own way around the people and the buskers and the intersections....

 2018-04-24 12:00 

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Competition is at the Heart of Facebook's Privacy Problem...

Opinion: Until consumers can easily control their data, competitors to Facebook won't thrive....

 2018-04-24 12:00 

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10 Best Android Phones of 2018 (New, Unlocked, and Cheap)...
 2018-04-24 11:00 

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Lyft Delivers Carbon-Neutral Rides...

The ride-hailing company announced last week that it plans to become one of the largest voluntary purchasers of carbon offsets in the world....

 2018-04-24 11:00 

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When John Doerr Brought a 'Gift' to Google's Founders...

In an excerpt from his book,...

 2018-04-24 11:00 

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Handpicked Tech Deals: Samsung, Echo Spot, Playstation 4 Pro, Nintendo...

Add Alexa to your home, or accessorize your GoPro Hero camera on the cheap this week....

 2018-04-24 09:00 

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Here's What Facebook Won't Let You Post...

Facebook's newly public, 27-page community standards document reveals the hard work of balancing toxic content with free speech....

 2018-04-24 08:00 

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Mercedes' Electric Maybach SUV Has a Built-In Tea Kettle...

A tea kettle surrounded by rose gold, white leather, and lots of swanky features....

 2018-04-24 00:55 

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Atlanta Spent $2.6M to Recover From $52,000 Ransomware Scare...

Whether to pay ransomware is a complicated—and costly—calculation....

 2018-04-23 16:00 

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Augmented Reality Is Transforming Museums...

There are lots of possibilities when it comes to bringing AR into museums like MoMA—but will they embrace them?...

 2018-04-23 15:13 

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'Westworld' Recap, Season 2 Episode 1: No More Heroes...

The second season of the HBO show opens on a world where the moral truths of the first are gone....

 2018-04-23 15:00 

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California's Water Whiplash Is Only Going to Get Worse...

Get ready for more dramatic shifts between severe drought and record-breaking rainfall....

 2018-04-23 13:00 

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Star Wars News: 'Solo' Isn't Really an Origin Story...

It's more of a tale of how Han became Han, you know?...

 2018-04-23 12:00 

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Corals Are in Serious Trouble. This Lab Could Help Save Them...

Scientists reach a milestone in establishing a captive coral population that could reproduce year after year, allowing researchers to perform crucial studies....

 2018-04-23 11:00 

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What's Not Included in Facebook's 'Download Your Data'...

Facebook says users own their data and touts its...

 2018-04-23 11:00 

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Silicon Valley's Latest Revolution: Cutting Out Wall Street...

Companies like Uber and Spotify don't need IPOs anymore, and that's turning the finance industry on its head....

 2018-04-22 13:00 

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James Comey's Media Tour Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup...

Last week fired FBI director James Comey went on a massive media tour—and the internet followed every minute of it....

 2018-04-22 12:00 

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Earth Day 2018: 7 Great Eco-Friendly Products...

Seven products that'll let you sip, munch, wrap, and lunch without producing waste....

 2018-04-22 11:00 

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After Uber's Fatal Crash, Self-Driving Cars Should Aim Lower...

Stop talking about saving the world, and focus instead on making tangible improvements to people's lives....

 2018-04-22 11:00 

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Why So Many People Make Their Password 'Dragon'...

The mythical creature's popularity says a lot about the psychology of password creation....

 2018-04-21 21:00 

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All You Need to Saddle up for Westworld Season 2...

Whether you're a black or a white hat, this is all stuff you'll want....

 2018-04-21 14:00 

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Space Photos of the Week: Light a Candle for Hubble, Still Gazing Strong...

The best way to mark the space telescope's birthday is by looking at nebulae....

 2018-04-21 13:00 

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What If Aliens Were Totally Obsessed With Us?...

Author Mercurio D. Rivera's extraterrestrials have a soft spot for humanity....

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