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Nissan's EV Hints at World Where Can Auto Designers Go Wild

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 06:00
A back seat that transforms into a throne, front seats that swivel to face one another—Nissan's IMs concept shows what designers do when tech liberates them.
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My Search for a Boyhood Friend Led to a Dark Discovery

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 06:00
A surfeit of ugly knowledge is a feature of our age. But when information is everywhere, some things are better left buried.
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How Recommendation Algorithms Run the World

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 06:00
Companies use recommendation engines to tell you what to buy, read, and watch. But those algorithms aren’t your friends.
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The Mueller Report Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 09:00
Also, 'Game of Thrones' is back, y'all!
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Punny SUVs at the NY Auto Show and More Car News This Week

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 09:00
Genesis shows off an electric two-seater it may never build, Elon Musk takes a step toward a really big tunnel, and Uber gets another $1 billion investment.
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A Blazing Hot Coal Seam Shows How Microbes Can Spring to Life

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 08:00
A decades-long fire in Pennsylvania revealed some unexpected twists in how microbes survive in harsh environments.
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AI Could Predict Death. But What If the Algorithm Is Biased?

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 08:00
Opinion: Researchers are studying how artificial intelligence could predict risks of premature death. But the health care industry needs to consider another risk: unconscious bias in AI.
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Hackers Can Tell What Netflix 'Bandersnatch' Choices You Make

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 07:00
Researchers have shown that even though Netflix encrypts its traffic, hackers can figure out your interactive movie choices.
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How to Watch 'Game of Thrones' Online

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 07:00
From HBO Now to Hulu to good ol' fashioned cable, you've got no shortage of ways to get your Winterfell fix.
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Why I've Never Mixed Weed With Virtual Reality

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 13:27
VR and cannabis might seem like natural complements, but to combine them strips both of their transformative power.
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Space Photos of the Week: Mooooooon Shadow, Moon Shadow

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 10:00
Plus a Martian crater, a nebula in transition, and a glorious cluster.
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The Wilsons From 'Us' Are Our New Favorite Horror Family

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 09:00
More horror films should have families like theirs in the future.
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Facebook Fails, Russian Hacks, and More Security News This Week

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 09:00
The Mueller report, Facebook goofs, and more of the week's top security news.
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18 Best Easter Sales for 2019: Apple, Amazon, and More Tech

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 08:00
To escape from under that cumulus cloud of candy-colored chocolate, browse the best Easter tech deals on the Echo Dot, iPad, Garmin Fenix, and more.
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British Beach-Goers Could Get a Bigger Road Through Stonehenge

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 07:00
Well, a tunnel that passes underneath it, to be more specific. But conservationists have reservations.
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Ancestry.com’s Racist Ad Tumbles Into a Cultural Minefield

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 17:48
A slavery-themed ad for Ancestry.com exposes the awkward relationship between America's darkest history and the current boom in family-tree building.
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An Insane 'Jeopardy!' Run, How to Prep for 4/20, and More

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 17:28
Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less.
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Gadget Lab Podcast: Your Right to Repair Your Gadgets

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 17:12
We talk with right-to-repair advocate Nathan Proctor. Also: Samsung’s Galaxy Fold woes, and a preview of the next Sony PlayStation.
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Uber Recruits Some Rich Friends to Drive Its Autonomous Cars

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 15:27
Toyota, Japanese auto supplier Denso, and the Softbank Vision Fund are investing $1 billion in Uber's self-driving car unit.
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Mueller Report Fallout Pressures Democrats to Impeach Trump

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 13:42
Congressional Democrats have punted on the question of impeaching Donald Trump. The Mueller report makes that calculus much harder.
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