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Google Turns to Retro Cryptography to Keep Datasets Private

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 09:00
Google's Private Join and Compute will let companies compare notes without divulging sensitive information.
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Olympus Tough TG-6 Review: A Durable Point-and-Shoot Camera

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 08:00
The latest Olympus TG is a go-anywhere camera that soars where smartphones crash.
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Hospitals Aren’t Ready for a Mass-Casualty Wildfire

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 07:00
With wildfires intensifying, the number of burn victims is likely to rise. But hospitals have been losing their burn treatment expertise, leaving the country unprepared.
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How Facial Recognition Is Fighting Child Sex Trafficking

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 07:00
A nonprofit called Thorn is using Amazon Rekognition to scan online ads for underage sex-trafficking victims.
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What the Google-Genius Copyright Dispute Is Really About

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 20:20
Genius says it caught Google red-handed. Then the evidence disappeared. The real story is even more complicated.
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Daniel Rozen Makes Kinetic 'Mirrors' That Echo Your Movements

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 18:55
Walk up to one of Daniel Rozin's "mechanical mirrors" and see yourself reflected back at you in rippling waves of light and shadow.
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A Shitty Robot Tesla Truck, Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, and More News

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 18:02
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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Companies Don’t Need Conventions Like E3. They Should Go Anyway

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:49
More and more companies are skipping E3 and other industry conventions. They might be missing out.
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Weather Forecasts Will Soon Use Weird, Bendy GPS Signals

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:33
SpaceX will soon launch weather-prediction satellites that track how GPS signals bend as they travel through the atmosphere.
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The YouTubers Who Changed the Landscape for #NaturalHair

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 13:03
“It’s just hair, but it’s more than that. Every culture has held meaning in hair."
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The Midwest's Farms Face an Intense, Crop-Killing Future

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:59
The flooding that struck the Midwest is just one way climate change is causing plants to fail, complicating life for the region's growers.
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MTV's 'Most Meme-Able Moment' Honors Internet Culture—Barely

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:18
Was *The Bachelor*'s Colton Underwood jumping over a fence the biggest thing online in the last year? Uh, maybe?
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How Not To Prevent a Cyberwar With Russia

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 11:30
Former cybersecurity officials warn against a path of aggression that could inflame cyberwar rather than deter it.
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YouTube's 'Shitty Robot' Queen Made Her Own Tesla Pickup Truck

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 11:00
Simone Giertz hacked her Model 3 into a ride she calls the "Truckla," and it does donuts.
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A Plan to Stop Breaches With Dead Simple Database Encryption

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 09:00
Database giant MongoDB has a new encryption scheme that should help slow the scourge of breaches.
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Are E-Bikes and Scooters Doomed?

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 09:00
Opinion: China's e-biking masses offer a model for our struggling scoot-scape
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What Adam Savage Needs to Know to Fly an Iron Man Suit

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 08:00
In the first episode of Savage Builds, Adam Savage tries to build and control an Iron Man flying suit. But he didn't quite figure out the controls.
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Review: Gocycle's GX Is a Fast, Foldable, and Spendy Ride

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 08:00
Gocycle’s folding electric bike is fun and stable, but its high price tag puts it out of reach for most people.
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Roli Lumi Keyboard: Price, Specs, Release Date

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 08:00
The keys on the Roli Lumi light up different colors, and a companion mobile app uses those colors to teach you how to play a song.
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US to Russia on Nuke Experiments: Do as We Say, Not as We Do

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 07:00
The US is quietly ramping up its plutonium experiments even as Washington raises concerns about Russian testing.
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