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The Land Rover Defender Is Back—With a Softer, Smarter Look

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 08:00
The angular off-roader returns to Land Rover’s lineup with a few rounded corners and a lot of tech-heavy features.
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Best iPads (2019): Which New iPad Should You Actually Buy?

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 08:00
Choosing an iPad is more complicated than it needs to be, but we're here to help with our complete guide to all of Apple's tablets, from the new 2019 models all the way back to the original.
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The Biggest iPhone News Is Apple's New U1 Chip Inside It

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 07:00
By embracing ultra-wideband location tech, Apple has a chance to reshape experiences way beyond AirDrop.
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Would the Internet Be Healthier Without 'Like' Counts?

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 07:00
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube have moved to hide or obscure measures of popularity, in the name of less toxic dialog. Users give a thumbs-down.
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Why Uber Thinks It Can *Still* Call Its Drivers Contractors

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 07:00
A pending California law was designed to make ride-hail companies classify drivers as employees. Uber says it can evade the requirement.
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The WIRED25 Festival Is Back—Get Ready to Fix Things

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 06:00
Join us for four days of lively stage chats and workshops with luminaries and icons, from Chris Evans and N. K. Jemisin to Stewart Butterfield and NSA cybersecurity head Anne Neuberger.
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California Bill Would Halt Facial Recognition on Bodycams

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 19:06
A bill approved by the state senate would set a three-year moratorium on police use of recognition algorithms. Privacy advocates want a permanent ban.
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Chinese Scientists Try to Cure One Man's HIV With Crispr

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 17:14
For the first time, a patient got treated for HIV and cancer at the same time, with an infusion of gene-edited stem cells. The results? Mixed.
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A New Water Vapor Discovery in Space, SFO Delays, and More News

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 17:02
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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In California, Gig Workers Are About to Become Employees

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 14:29
A bill would change the rules for classifying workers as employees, rather than contractors. It would affect Uber and Lyft, but also truckers and musicians.
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College, Calculus, and the Problem With the SAT

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 14:11
In his new book, The Years That Matter Most, Paul Tough explores whether higher education offers students true social mobility.
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Scientists Find Water Vapor on the Most Habitable Exoplanet Yet

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 13:38
A so-called super-Earth with water in its atmosphere has many appealing attributes. But that doesn't mean it hosts life.
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'Avengers: Engame': How Marvel Made Smart Hulk, Old Cap, and Lebowski Thor

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 12:33
A video breakdown of the studio's genius combination of digital and practical effects.
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Adam Savage’s New VR App Lets You Visit Maker Workshops

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 12:00
Strap on an Oculus headset and approach the workbench as the world's best makers show you how they craft their creations.
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Margaret Atwood's 'The Testaments' Is Done With Handmaids

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 09:00
'The Handmaid's Tale' sequel is upon us, but it might not be exactly what you're expecting.
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It's Time for IoT Security's Next Big Step

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 08:00
Connected devices are more secure than ever. That's still not nearly enough.
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5 Great Ways to Trade In or Sell Your iPhone

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 08:00
So you’re planning to buy a new iPhone. Don’t forget to cash in on your old one through sites like Decluttr and Gazelle, or Apple’s Trade-In program.
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Why Your Flight to San Francisco Was Three Hours Late

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 08:00
San Francisco International Airport is rebuilding one of its four runways, down to the gravel under the asphalt. Throw in some wind, and it's hard to keep planes on time.
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What Happened to Urban Dictionary?

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 07:00
The crowdsourced dictionary once felt like a pioneering tool of the early internet era. Now in its 20th year, it has become something much more inhospitable.
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Pagers, Pay Phones, and Dialup: How We Communicated on 9/11

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 07:00
The world was a different place when the 9/11 attacks happened 18 years ago. Imagine how social media would fuel—and befoul—the reaction to a similar event today.
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