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How the CIA Trains Spies to Hide in Plain Sight

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:35
It's not just about putting on a fake mustache. Disguise is about changing the way you carry yourself.
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Australia's Encryption-Busting Law Could Impact the World

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:45
Australia has passed a law that would require companies to weaken their encryption, a move that could reverberate globally.
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Tweets Cost Kevin Hart the Oscars. His Apology Made It Worse

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:12
When the comedian's past homophobic tweets surfaced, he could've used it as an opportunity for dialogue. But he didn't.
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New 'Avengers: Endgame' Trailer Promises 'Fight of Our Lives'

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 09:51
The surprise new clip also reveals the movie's spring release date.
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Data Breaches: The Complete WIRED Guide

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 09:00
Everything you ever wanted to know about Equifax, Mariott, and the problem with social security numbers.
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Best Bluetooth Speakers of 2018: Portable, Waterproof, Good Battery Life

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 09:00
WIRED's favorite portable Bluetooth speakers of all shapes and sizes, from clip-ons to a massive boombox.
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What Causes Hangovers, and How Can I Avoid Them?

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 09:00
No one really knows how drunkenness works, and hangovers are poorly understood, no matter what your friend tells you. Still, there are a few things you can try.
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iPhone: The Complete History—and What's Next

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 08:00
Its influence goes far beyond other phones—the infrastructure that made the iPhone also enabled drones, smart-home gadgets, wearables, and self-driving cars.
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'Fortnite' Season 7's Winter Wonderland Tops the Week's Game News

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 08:00
Ziplines, planes, and a peaceful new mode are just part of the newest update—and they top gaming news this week.
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Even China Roundly Condemns Editing the Genes of Babies

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 08:00
Chinese scientists and regulators alike are censuring the rogue biophysicist who allowed two Crispr-edited babies to be born.
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How SpaceX Launched 64 Satellites Into Orbit on a Falcon 9

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 07:00
Go behind the scenes with Spaceflight Industries, the space travel agency of sorts that coordinated a jam-packed Falcon 9 flight earlier this week.
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Tumblr’s Porn Bloggers Eye Pillowfort and Dreamwidth

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 07:00
Pillowfort and Dreamwidth look poised to inherit at least some of Tumblr's NSFW community, but they also face some challenges.
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My Befuddling Dinner With Facebook Empress Sheryl Sandberg

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 07:00
A breathless meal of scallops and feminist bona fides exposed her vulnerability: No one, not even Sandberg, has what it takes to tame Facebook.
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Electric Scooters Are Better for Cities Than Cars

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 07:00
The vehicles made by Bird, Lime, and the like can slash emissions, reinvigorate mass transit, and address America’s dependency on cars.
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Canada, France Plan Global Panel to Study the Effects of AI

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 22:59
The International Panel on Artificial Intelligence will be modeled on a group formed in 1988 to study climate change and recommend government policies.
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Amazon Has a History of Bear Repellent Accidents

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 19:36
Dozens of Amazon warehouse workers in New Jersey were sickened after a robot punctured a can of bear repellent on Wednesday.
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A Huawei Exec’s Arrest Complicates the US-China Trade Dispute

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 18:50
Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's CFO and the daughter of its founder, was arrested in Canada the same day that Presidents Trump and Xi met to discuss tariffs.
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Microsoft Retools Its Edge Browser, But Internet Explorer Is Forever

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 17:06
Major changes are coming to Edge—but remember that it's only Microsoft's second-biggest browser.
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Microsoft Wants to Stop AI's 'Race to the Bottom'

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 15:43
Microsoft President Brad Smith calls for regulation of facial-recognition technology, to curb potential bias and invasions of privacy.
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Golden Globes Nominations: From 'Homecoming' to 'Handmaid's,' Streaming Rules

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 14:32
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominees this morning, and—no surprise—Amazon and Netflix cleaned up in the TV categories.
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