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The High-Stakes Race to Build More Ventilators

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 16:13
The US is short of ventilators to help Covid-19 patients breathe. Ford, GM, and satellite-launch company Virgin Orbit are trying to fill the gap.
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For Homeless People, Covid-19 Is Horror on Top of Horror

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 12:43
As the coronavirus spreads, unhoused people are among the most vulnerable to infection.
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The (Political) Science Behind Trump's Coronavirus Approval Ratings

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 12:15
The president is presiding over a public health nightmare and a mounting economic crisis. So why are voters warming up to him?
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5 Comics to Catch Up on While Self-Quarantined

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 09:00
Are you being a good citizen and staying at home? Good. Here are some comics to pass the time.
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HTC Vive Cosmos Elite Review: One Step Forward, Several Steps Back

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 08:00
I had hoped the high-end headset would provide an escape from the real world. It didn’t.
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How a Crispr Lab Became a Pop-Up Covid Testing Center

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 08:00
As the government fumbled Covid-19 testing, researchers at UC Berkeley's Innovative Genomics Institute stepped up—with their own time and funding.
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China Flexes Its Soft Power With ‘Covid Diplomacy’

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 08:00
Initially criticized for covering up and failing to control the virus, China is rebranding its response as a symbol of leadership and strength.
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The Coronavirus Lockdown Is a Threat for Many Animals, Not a Blessing

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 07:00
You may have seen recent videos of goats roaming an empty town. But for more vulnerable species, like rhinos, this shutdown poses a great danger.
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Disney Is Donating 100,000 N95 Masks to Covid-19 Relief

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 07:00
Meanwhile, J.K. Rowling has some new treats for Potterheads stuck quarantining at home. 
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T-Mobile Swallows Sprint, Leaving 3 US Cellphone Giants

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 19:02
Consumer advocates fear that the deal will lead to reduced competition and higher prices. But regulators and a federal judge let it proceed.
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A Brief History of the Census—and How Covid-19 Could Change It

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 16:58
Census-taking used to spur innovation. Now, the pace of technology, and the challenge of going go door to door, could force it to adopt existing systems instead.
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Apple Buys Dark Sky in an Android Worst-Case Scenario

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 15:01
The best, most beautiful weather app is about to be an iOS exclusive.
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The Zoom Privacy Backlash Is Only Getting Started

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 10:30
A class action lawsuit. Rampant zoombombing. And as of today, two new zero-day vulnerabilities.
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The Quieter Side of Preparing for Disaster

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 10:00
For some longtime preppers, it's not all about bunkers and power generators.
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One Free Press Coalition Spotlights Journalists Under Attack - April 2020

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 09:00
Mohammad Mosaed, a reporter who criticized the Iranian government's response to the coronavirus pandemic, has been arrested and banned from social media.
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The Dangers of Moving All of Democracy Online

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 09:00
To protect governments as well as people’s rights from coronavirus, we need to use tech as a scalpel, not a sledgehammer.
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Now Might Be the Time People Need ASMR Most

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 09:00
It can replicate a sense of being touched, even when there’s no one around. As the world self-isolates, that feeling is more important than ever.
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Whether it's a Roku, Vizio, or Yamaha, Just Get A Soundbar Already

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 09:00
If you're also streaming movie after movie, trying to forget that we’re living in a housebound half-life, there's no better time to try one.
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The State of Coronavirus Testing in the US

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 08:00
Many Americans who may need a Covid-19 test still can't easily get one. What's going on?
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The 5 Best Posture Correctors (2020): Upright Go 2, Wyllielab, and More

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 08:00
You're hunched over your desk and phone for hours. So we rounded up the gear to help you straighten up—including a DIY trick.
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