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13 Amazon Prime Perks You Might Not Be Using

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 07:00
Your membership gets you more than free two-day shipping. Here's what you may be missing.
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What’s This? A Bipartisan Plan for AI and National Security

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 12:00
Republican Will Hurd and Democrat Robin Kelly want more Pentagon spending, a Cold War-style “hotline,” and a curb on chip exports to China.
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Children Stream on Twitch—Where Potential Predators Find Them

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 09:05
A WIRED investigation found dozens of channels belong to children apparently under 13, and anonymous chat participants sending inappropriate messages their way.
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Don't Be Fooled by Big Tech's Anti-China Sideshow

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 09:00
During Wednesday's antitrust hearing, tech CEOs leaned into the same pernicious argument to distract from the fact that US tech companies do bad things too.
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How Do You Make Movies in a Pandemic? Ask Horror Directors

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 09:00
With Hollywood productions largely shut down, more filmmakers are making use of computer screens—something genre films have been doing for years.
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Netflix's Fake-News Thriller 'The Hater' Is Way Too Real

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 08:00
The Polish crime flick represents a shift in how filmmakers imagine the role of the internet in the stories they tell.
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How to Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 08:00
No Purell? No problem! When disinfecting gel sells out everywhere, you can just make some yourself with stuff you (maybe) already have at home.
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Bose Headphones and Bluetooth Speakers Are on Sale

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 07:00
Looking for a great pair of noise-canceling cans or workout earbuds? A ton of audio devices from the brand are discounted right now.
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There's No Such Thing as Family Secrets in the Age of 23andMe

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 07:00
DNA tests are cheap and ubiquitous. For some donor-conceived people, they can unearth long-buried truths about their ancestry—and lead to unorthodox reunions.
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Covid-19 Data in the US Is an ‘Information Catastrophe’

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 07:00
The order to reroute CDC hospitalization figures raised accuracy concerns. But that's just one of the problems with how the country collects health
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AI Is All the Rage. So Why Aren’t More Businesses Using It?

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 07:00
A big study by the US Census Bureau finds that only about 9 percent of firms employ tools like machine learning or voice recognition—for now.
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The Big Tech Hearing Proved Congress Isn't Messing Around

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 22:08
Partisan antics aside, lawmakers on the antitrust subcommittee dished out some serious, probing questions to the CEOs of Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Apple.
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The Facebook and Amazon Documents That Captivated the Hearing

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 21:49
Here’s a look at how Mark Zuckerberg plotted the Instagram acquisition. Plus: Inside Amazon’s plan to take down Diapers.com.
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Hackers Broke Into Real News Sites to Plant Fake Stories

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 15:35
A disinfo operation broke into the content management systems of Eastern European media outlets in a campaign to spread misinformation about NATO.
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How to Make a CDC-Approved Cloth Face Mask (and Rules to Follow)

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 14:30
A fabric face covering helps prevent you from spreading Covid-19 when you leave the house. Here’s how to make one.
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How to Watch NASA Launch Its New Perseverance Mars Rover

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 14:23
NASA’s newest rover is its biggest, most autonomous yet and may lead us to the first signs of ancient life on the Red Planet.
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The Fantasy and the Cyberpunk Futurism of Singapore

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 09:00
Revisiting William Gibson’s 1993 essay on the city-state took me back to my home, where future is past.
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How to Spot—and Avoid—Dark Patterns on the Web

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 09:00
You've seen them before: the UX ploys designed to trick you into spending money, or make it nearly impossible to unsubscribe. Here's what to look out for.
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Fujifilm X-T4 Review: The Best of Both Worlds for Hybrid Shooters

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 08:00
The company's latest APS-C mirrorless camera marries still photo pedigree with new video smarts, giving hybrid shooters the best of both worlds.
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Cloud Support: Why Do I Keep Refusing OS Updates?

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 08:00
I seem to get some weird pleasure from dismissing them. Please advise.
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