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M. Night Shyamalan's Apple TV+ Show 'Servant' Has a Trailer

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 07:00
Also, consumers are officially overwhelmed by their streaming video options. Whoops!
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Twitter Insiders Allegedly Spied for Saudi Arabia

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 22:31
Hackers are one thing. But too few companies take the threat of an inside job seriously enough. 
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A Mind-Boggling Uber Oversight, a Firefox Scam, and More News

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 17:42
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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California Reveals It’s Been Investigating Facebook

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 17:05
As attorneys general from one state after another announced probes into tech giants this year, California’s was conspicuously silent. Not anymore.
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How Airbnb’s Fight to Overturn a New Jersey Law Imploded

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 15:19
The company spent more than $4 million opposing new rules that crack down on short-term rentals, echoing its tactics in other cities.
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Aerial Scans Help Bust California's Worst Methane Leakers

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 15:00
The state may emit much more of the greenhouse gas than expected. But a new survey has revealed the top offenders, making leaks easier to control.
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Trolling Is Now Mainstream Political Discourse

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 14:33
Opinion: Our new study on Islamophobia, xenophobia, and racism during the 2018 midterms confirms we're on a path of digital dystopia.
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Coinbase Wants to Pay Interest on Crypto Coins, Sort Of

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 14:04
By holding particular cryptocurrencies in a Coinbase account, the exchange says you’ll receive set returns independent of the market’s spikes.
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'The Outer Worlds': An Anti-Capitalist Game That's Too Much Work

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:00
Obsidian Entertainment's latest has far too many pointless quests.
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Google Enlists Outside Help to Clean Up Android's Malware Mess

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:00
The newly formed App Defense Alliance will try to solve a malware problem that has bedeviled the Play Store since inception.
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The Real Meaning Behind Arson Frog

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 11:37
The absurd meme says a lot about generational divides. OK, boomer?
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Pixel 1, RIP: Google Ends Support After Just Three Years

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 11:00
The original Google Pixel didn't make the cut for this month's Android security patches. 
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Measurements Are Often Full of Lies—and That's OK

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 10:00
Does a balance measure mass or weight? This common question reveals a core confusion about lab instruments: It's not always obvious what they measure.
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China's Sprawling Movie Sets Put Hollywood to Shame

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 10:00
Full-scale replica of the Forbidden City? Check.
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Scammers Are Exploiting a Firefox Bug to Freeze Your Browser

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 09:00
Fraudulent tech-support sites are causing the browser to lock up and display a disturbing message. Force quitting is the only way out.
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The 8 Best Robot Vacuums for Every Home and Budget (2019)

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 08:00
We've tested dozens of robot vacuums. Whether you're up against pet hair, carpet, or hardwood floors, we have a pick for you.
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Amazon Echo Buds Review: Alexa Is Ready for Your Ears

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 07:00
Amazon's first wirefree earbuds let you take Alexa anywhere.
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If You Want a Robot to Learn Better, Be a Jerk to It

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 07:00
When humans give robots “tough love” by trying to knock objects out of their hands, it actually helps them find the best ways to hold things.
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Uber’s Self-Driving Car Didn’t Know Pedestrians Could Jaywalk

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 21:22
The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday released hundreds of pages related to the 2016 crash in Tempe, Arizona, that killed Elaine Herzberg.
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TikTok Is Having a Tough Time in Washington

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 19:55
The popular video app gets slammed by lawmakers over everything from children’s privacy to national security, as well as for its ties to Beijing.
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