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The UK's Tech Backlash Could Change the Internet

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 07:00
A British white paper suggests requiring tech giants to remove content that's "harmful," as well as illegal, a far-reaching proposal for a western democracy.
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A Brief History of Porn on the Internet

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 07:00
Pornographers developed many early innovations in internet marketing, like pop-up ads and subscriptions. And women were among the most successful entrepreneurs in the business.
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How Android Fought the Chamois Botnet—and Won

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 02:30
The Chamois botnet once infected 20 million Android devices. Here's how Google finally tore it up.
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Why the Audi E-tron’s Range Came Up Short

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 19:27
The new electric SUV is yet another with a dispiriting EPA range rating.
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An IOS App That Secretly Spies on You, And More News

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 18:22
Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less.
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'Apex Legends' Succeeds By Keeping It Simple

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 16:32
There's a reason it can compete with massively popular games like *Fortnite* and *PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds*.
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'Exodus' Spyware Posed as a Legit iOS App

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 15:49
Researchers had already found a spyware app called Exodus plaguing Android. Now it's shown up on iPhones, too.
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The Plan to Save the Rhino With a Cervix-Navigating Robot

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 13:14
To perform IVF on the white rhino, researchers are developing a special robot to navigate the females' complex cervixes and deposit an embryo.
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Beyoncé's New Film 'Homecoming' Is Headed to Netflix

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 13:03
The movie launches April 17. In other news, AMC just ordered another 'Walking Dead' spinoff.
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Ikea and Sonos Symfonisk Range Includes a Speaker That’s a Lamp

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 11:00
This release marks the first set of products in a collaboration where scale meets sound.
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Coding Is for Everyone—as Long as You Speak English

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 10:00
Code depends on English—for reasons that are entirely unnecessary at a technical level.
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A Fight Over Specialized Chips Threatens an Ethereum Split

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 07:00
The Ethereum community is divided over whether some chips are too powerful, pricing out small miners. The dispute also reflects heightened US-China tensions.
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Tesla’s Disappointing Numbers and More Car News This Week

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 09:00
Tesla's deliveries fell 31 percent in the first quarter compared with the fourth quarter of 2018. New York moves toward congestion pricing. And trucking futures.
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The Quest for Mueller's Report Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 09:00
Last week the internet spent a lot of time discussing the Mueller report—because it's still not public.
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7 Best Socks for Running (2019): Trails, Workouts, and More

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 08:00
Leave the cotton behind in favor of technical fabrics and constructions that help you pile on the miles.
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Want to Know How to Build a Better Democracy? Ask Wikipedia

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 07:00
With its insistence on fairness, neutrality, and community consensus, the online storehouse of knowledge is a model for a more perfect union.
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The Robocall Crisis Will Never Be Totally Fixed

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 07:00
Believe it or not, the robocall crisis has stabilized. But like email spam, it's never going to go away entirely.
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Space Photos of the Week: YORP Effect, Cosmic Ducks, and More

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 10:00
The mellifluously named Yarkovsky–O'Keefe–Radzievskii–Paddack effect is tearing an asteroid apart, and it could also save the Earth from asteroid strikes.
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The Construction Industry Needs a Robot Revolution

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 09:14
Opinion: The average big construction project is overdue and over budget. A dose of automation could help.
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‘Change My View’ Reddit Community Launches Its Own Website

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 09:00
Changeaview.com, the new home for the 700,000-member discussion group, adds custom features that go beyond Reddit's capabilities.
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