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Razer Blade Stealth Review (2019): Better Graphics and Battery

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 09:00
One of our favorite laptops for portable playtime now offers improved graphics performance and battery life.
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Gaze Upon the Black Magic of Electrical Discharge Machining

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 08:00
Ever seen GIFs of metal parts fitting together so precisely that the boundaries between them seem to disappear? That's the joy of EDM. (Um, the other EDM.)
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Twitter Still Can't Keep Up With Its Flood of Junk Accounts, Study Finds

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 07:00
Meanwhile, two Iowa researchers built an AI engine they say can spot abusive apps on Twitter months before the service itself.
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The Green New Deal Shows How Grand Climate Politics Can Be

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 07:00
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her allies' sprawling plan leans heavily on what local governments are already doing to fend off climate change.
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Republicans in Congress Are Talking Net Neutrality, at Least

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 21:06
Three Republicans plan bills to restore some version of net neutrality, but they are a far cry from the Obama-era rules, or what many Democrats want.
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Jeff Bezos Escalates the Feud with the National Enquirer

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 20:00
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, publishes emails purportedly from the National Enquirer urging him to call off an investigation of the tabloid publisher.
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German Regulators Just Outlawed Facebook's Whole Ad Business

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 18:55
The country’s antitrust regulator told Facebook it couldn't demand so much data from users simply to have an account. Experts say it’s a big deal.
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Amazon Joins Microsoft's Call for Rules on Facial Recognition

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 18:47
Amazon, which offers facial recognition services, asks Congress to regulate how the technology can be used appropriately.
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Senators Grill Facebook, Google, and Apple Over Invasive Apps

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 15:30
Lawmakers want more information about Facebook’s Project Atlas program, which collected data from teens and sidestepped device makers’ privacy policies.
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This Jagged Little Pill Could Make Diabetes Easier to Treat

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 14:54
A tortoise-inspired, needle-carrying pill promises to let people swallow drugs that currently have to be injected.
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Go Update iOS Right Now To Fix That Very Bad FaceTime Bug

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 13:11
Apple has just released iOS 12.1.4, which fixes a group chat FaceTime bug that let callers eavesdrop on targets.
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Google's Making It Easier to Encrypt Even Cheap Android Phones

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 12:00
Adiantum will help millions of low-end Android smartphones receive the same encryption protections as flagships.
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Amazon Moves Into Self-Driving Cars, Invests in Aurora

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 11:00
The tech titan just announced it's investing in autonomous technology developer Aurora.
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Disney Won't Stop Deadpool From Dropping F-Bombs

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 10:14
The merc will still have a mouth in the Mouse House. Also, *The Walking Dead* is getting another season—surprise!
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Is That a Hand? Glitches Reveal Google Books' Human Scanners

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 10:00
Google Books exist in an intangible digital realm—one propped up by manual labor.
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Now You Can Join the Search for Killer Asteroids

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 09:00
A Hawaii observatory just put the largest astronomical data trove ever online, making it free and accessible so anyone can hunt for new cosmic phenomena.
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'Apex Legends' Is a Surprising Threat to the Dominance of 'Fortnite'

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 09:00
The battle royale field is crowded with competitors, but some inventive game mechanics help this one stand out.
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It's Not too Late for Social Media to Regulate Itself

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 09:00
Opinion: A self-regulatory organization for search and social media—like the financial industry's FINRA—would protect the public interest without enacting overly blunt laws that discourage innovation.
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Zavor Lux 6-Quart Multicooker Review: A Nudge Better Than the Instant Pot

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 08:00
You may not recognize the name, but you'll be instantly impressed with this multicooker's capabilities.
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Moto G7, G7 Plus, G7 Play, and G7 Power: Specs, Price

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 08:00
Bigger power cells and more efficient components are helping smartphone manufacturers give consumers what they really want: phones that don't require frequent charging.
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