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Uber Sues NYC to Kill Its Ride-Hail Car Cap

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 19:42
New York's mayor says the rule, which halts the granting of new licenses, is vital for reining in congestion. Uber says the city is overreaching.
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Hacks, Nudes, and Breaches: It's Been a Rough Month for Dating Apps

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 16:44
Trouble at OKCupid, Coffee Meets Bagel, and Jack'd have made February a bad stretch for romantics online.
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Trump Declared an Emergency Based on Data That Doesn’t Exist

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 16:12
As he declared a national emergency Friday, President Trump repeatedly dismissed statistics and reports produced by his own government.
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Gadget Lab Podcast: The Allure of OG Usernames

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:24
Product designer Chris Messina snagged @chris as his Instagram name. It’s been awesome—and terrible. Plus: Amazon splits with NYC, on the Gadget Lab podcast.
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With HQ2, New York and Amazon Played a Zero Sum Game—And Everyone Lost

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:20
With the HQ2 split, New York lost a chance for a more diverse economy. Amazon lost a chance to engage with critics. And in it all, America lost out too.
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California's Rain Was a 'Cat 4' Atmospheric River. Wait, What?

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 14:56
All that rain drenching California this week came from an atmospheric river. A new rating scale would tell you how much water is fueling the system.
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A 7-Year Journey Across the US, One Highway at a Time

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 11:00
Joshua Dudley Greer traveled 100,000 miles up and down US interstates for his new book 'Somewhere Along the Line'.
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'Metro Exodus' Brings the Series' Grim Atmosphere Aboveground

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:00
By taking the 'Metro' titles out of the Metro, 4A Games is conducting a massive experiment—one that mostly succeeds.
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The Fallout of the Activision Layoffs Will Last a While

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 09:00
Outcry about the layoffs has continued throughout the week.
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See All the Tools and Tricks That Make Nascar Go

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 09:00
If bullet journals, perfectly arranged drawers, and heart-stopping car racing is your thing, you'll be glad to meet the crews who make it happen.
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The Eye-Popping Alita: Battle Angel Never Ends—Literally

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 08:00
The James Cameron-produced movie is a lot of fun, but it's trying so hard to turn into a franchise it forgets to have a third act.
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7 Best Cold Brew Coffee Makers (2019)

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 08:00
Learn how to make fantastic cold brew with our picks for the best cold brew coffee makers, best cold brew coffee grounds, and our advice.
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Netflix's 'Umbrella Academy' Is Your New X-Men—Ugh

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 08:00
Sure, it's derivative. That's what you'll love about it—and what might drive you crazy.
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Darpa Wants to Solve Science's Replication Crisis With Robots

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 07:00
Social science has an image problem—too many findings don't hold up. A new project will crank through 30,000 studies to try to identify red flags.
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Personal Data Collection: The Complete Wired Guide

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 07:00
Information about you, what you buy, where you go, even where you look is the oil that fuels the digital economy.
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Au Revoir, Airbus A380

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 20:53
It was so huge that it required a whole special bespoke transportation logistics setup, but no one wanted to buy it.
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How Do I (Safely) Use Dating Apps?

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 18:30
Happy Love Day! (Ugh) Here's how to get started with Tinder, Bumble, and so on
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Before There Was Internet Paranoia, There Was Lyndon LaRouche

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:38
He was considered a wacko and denied access to a broad audience. Today, anyone can spread wild ideas online.
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Trump's Wall Won't Solve a National Emergency. It Is One

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:05
President Trump has signaled that in addition to signing a Congressional spending bill, he will declare a national emergency to fund his misbegotten border wall.
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Amazon Won't Build Its HQ2 in New York City

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:01
The company says it will no longer build its highly anticipated office in Queens, after the deal faced backlash from politicians, taxpayers, and activists.
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