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Inside Backpage.com’s Vicious Battle With the Feds

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 06:00
For years, it was the largest portal for sex on the internet. Now its fate could shape the future of Silicon Valley.
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The Ambitious Plan Behind Facebook’s Cryptocurrency, Libra

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 05:00
Facebook designs a cryptocurrency that it won't fully control, but that will uniquely benefit Facebook.
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Nuro’s Pizza Robot Will Bring You a Domino’s Pie

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 20:24
It’s about half the size of a sedan, and for now it needs a chase car with a babysitter. For now.
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Huawei Says US Sanctions Will Reduce Revenue by $30 Billion

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 19:01
The Trump administration last month barred shipments of any US technology to Chinese telecom giant Huawei.
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Your Google Calendar Isn't Safe, an Eye-Controlled TV, and More News

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 18:09
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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Lawyers in a Murder Trial Clash Over a DNA Forensics Method

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 17:34
The first trial in which genetic genealogy helped identify a suspect is now underway, and the two sides are sparring over the limits of the new technique.
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Stunning Photographs Created With a Flashlight Lightsaber

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 16:43
"Liquid light painter" Denis Smith invented his own LED tools to shoot these photographs.
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Pete Buttigieg Enlists a Silicon Valley Vet to Bring in the Money

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 14:07
Swati Mylavarapu worked at Square and Kleiner Perkins before pivoting to progressive startups. Now she applies lessons from the tech world to Pete Buttigieg's campaign.
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'Men in Black: International' Disappoints at the Box Office

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 11:27
Also, Taylor Swift dropped a video for "You Need to Calm Down." Watch it here.
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Neptune Is a Windy, Chilly, and Baffling Planet. Let's Go!

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 09:00
Scientists are building a case for a mission to Neptune, an ice giant that's only been visited by a spacecraft once. But the window to act is closing.
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Hey Alexa, Why Is Voice Shopping So Lousy?

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 09:00
A new study suggests smart speaker owners aren’t using those devices to buy things on the internet—because it’s a bad shopping experience.
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'Star Wars' News: 'The Rise of Skywalker' Got Made On the Run

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 09:00
One of the movie's editors was cutting it together while it was being shot.
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Comcast’s Xfinity X1 Eye-Tracking Remote Lets You Control a TV With Your Eyes

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 09:00
The new web-based interface for Comcast's television software was developed for people with visual or physical impairments.
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Tricky Scam Plants Phishing Links in Your Google Calendar

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 07:00
Scammers are taking advantage of default calendar settings to try to trick users into clicking malicious links.
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Tidy the F*ck Up: A Conversation With Messie Condo

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 07:00
It’s time to put some big girl pants on and deal with your crap.
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Change Your Life: Bestride the Bidet

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 07:00
A cheap bottom-washer from Tushy transformed my relationship to my nethers.
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Tame Your Picture Overload With These Google Photos Hacks

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 07:00
There are dozens of life-transforming features hidden inside the unassuming image-keeper—features you're likely not using.
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Are Rare Earths the Next Pawn in the US-China Trade War?

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 07:00
China is the world's largest producer, and processor, of 17 elements that are key ingredients in smartphones, airplanes, medical devices, and military gear.
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The Best Cleaning Products, Supplies, and Tech (2019)

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 07:00
Your house is a mess, and everything is a disaster. Start by vacuuming your floors.
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These Protein Picker-Uppers Keep Your Cells Clean and Healthy

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 07:00
New drugs based on proteasomes could treat previously undruggable diseases.
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