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The Best Place to Make Undersea Cables Might Be ... in Space

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 07:00
A startup plans to manufacture fiber optic cable on the International Space Station and then ship it back to customers on Earth. Easy!
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281 Alleged Email Scammers Arrested in Massive Global Sweep

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 18:46
The most sweeping takedown yet of so-called BEC scammers involved arrests in nearly a dozen countries.
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Apple iPhone Event 2019: Everything That Was Announced

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 16:04
New iPhones, of course, plus quite a bit more.
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iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro: Price, Specs, Release Date

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 15:26
The company showed off three new models of iPhone on Tuesday. The new flagship, called iPhone 11 Pro, has a camera that looks truly nutty.
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Apple Event Breakdown, a Honkin’-Huge Car Screen, and More News

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 15:22
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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Apple Watch Series 5: Price, Specs, Release Date

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 14:42
The new Apple Watch is here, with new cases and a face that never turns off.
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Apple TV+ Launches November 1; Subs Will Cost $5 a Month

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 13:39
Another giant joins the streaming fray.
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Do Our Faces Deserve the Same Protection as Our Phones?

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 10:00
Facial recognition technology raises a vital question: What role do we want this form of artificial intelligence to play in our society?
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McDonald's Acquires Apprente to Double Down on Tech

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 09:31
The Golden Arches will acquire Apprente, a "sound-to-meaning" voice assistant, to speed up its drive-thru.
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If Computers Are So Smart, How Come They Can’t Read?

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 09:00
Deep learning excels at learning statistical correlations, but lacks robust ways of understanding how the meanings of sentences relate to their parts.
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Fighting Instagram's $1.3 Billion Problem—Fake Followers

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 08:00
As influencers strive for ever-higher engagement numbers, the battle between fake followers and fake-follower-detection tools is turning into an arms race.
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Sean Carroll Thinks We All Exist on Multiple Worlds

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 08:00
In his book *Something Deeply Hidden*, the physicist explores the idea of Many Worlds, which holds that the universe continually splits into new branches.
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Three Ways to Fix the Drug Industry's Rampant Dysfunction

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 07:00
Big Pharma has come under fire for mislabeled drugs, price spikes, and life-threatening shortages. Now a handful of startups hope to clean up the industry.
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Apple Event Liveblog: All the iPhone News as It Happens

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 06:03
Join us for live commentary beginning at 1 pm Eastern, 10 am Pacific.
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AI Can Pass Standardized Tests—But It Would Fail Preschool

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 06:00
Opinion: Sure, an AI aced an 8th-grade science test, but the method it used highlights its lack of common sense or anything resembling human understanding.
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Forget Driving. You’ll Wish You Could Watch TV in This Car

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 05:50
An electric SUV from Chinese startup Byton features a 4-foot-wide curved screen, as well as 270 horsepower and a 224-mile range.
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Should AI Researchers Get Special Access to Visas?

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 05:30
An industry group proposes that countries create a special visa for AI specialists, to foster the exchange of ideas.
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FDA Says Juul Can't Claim to Be Safer Than Cigarettes

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 19:27
Regulators say Juul hasn't proved its claim that e-cigarettes are safer than tobacco, and uses misleading appeals to kids.
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The Myth of Processed Foods, an Amazon Walkout, and More News

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 18:07
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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States Are Turning Up the Heat on Google and Facebook

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 18:00
State attorneys general revealed investigations into possible anticompetitive behavior by tech giants, adding to probes by Congress and federal agencies.
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