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Hand-Crafted Bentleys, a Climate Bill, and More Car News This Week

Sun, 08/04/2019 - 09:00
A $287 billion transportation bill approved by a Senate committee includes $10 billion for preventing and mitigating the effects of climate change.
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5 Best Compact Cameras for 2019: Cheap, Rugged, 10x Zoom

Sun, 08/04/2019 - 08:00
Your phone's portrait mode is no match for a real point-and-shoot camera's portrait lens. These are the best small pocket cameras we've tested.
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A Decades-Old Computer Science Puzzle Was Solved in Two Pages

Sun, 08/04/2019 - 07:00
With a stunningly simple proof, a researcher has finally cracked the sensitivity conjecture, "one of the most frustrating and embarrassing open problems."
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Digital Textbooks Are Forcing a Radical Shift in Higher Ed

Sun, 08/04/2019 - 07:00
Digital-first. Open source. Subscription. The way textbooks are bought and sold is changing—with serious implications for higher education.
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Space Photos of the Week: A Trip for Thee to Galaxies Three

Sat, 08/03/2019 - 10:00
Plus: The Hubble, the ISS, and a red moon rising.
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Netflix's 'Dark' Is Mind-Melting Sci-Fi at Its Very Best

Sat, 08/03/2019 - 09:00
The show may not be a cultural juggernaut like 'Stranger Things,' but the multigenerational saga is one of the most rewarding things on TV.
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Apple Contractors Will Stop Listening to Your Siri Recordings—For Now

Sat, 08/03/2019 - 09:00
Facial recognition hits minors, Facebook takes down Saudi accounts, and more security news this week.
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Specialized Turbo Creo SL Expert EVO Review: An Electric Gravel Grinder

Sat, 08/03/2019 - 08:00
This high-performance electric bike is built to meet the demands of long trips across gravel roads and trails.
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5G Is Here—and Still Vulnerable to Stingray Surveillance

Sat, 08/03/2019 - 07:00
5G was supposed to offer new protections against so-called stingray surveillance devices. New research shows it's anything but.
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19 Best Weekend Deals: Camping Gear, Games, Accessories

Sat, 08/03/2019 - 07:00
August is the start for end-of-summer sales on everything from camping stoves to affordable headphones.
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This Startup Wants to Tame the Chaos of City Street Parking

Sat, 08/03/2019 - 07:00
Everyone vies for curb space: taxis, Ubers, delivery trucks, buses, bicycles, and residents. In Washington, DC, CurbFlow is testing spots reserved via app.
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Facebook Puts Its Stamp—and Name—on Instagram and WhatsApp

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 22:07
Facebook has long allowed Instagram and WhatsApp to operate independently. Now, it's "Instagram from Facebook."
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Cops Are Offering Ring Doorbell Cameras in Exchange for Info

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 20:31
Amazon-owned Ring has cozied up to law enforcement, and critics say it's using police departments to help market its surveillance cameras.
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A Voracious Vineyard-Killer, Apple's Siri Snoopers, and More News

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 16:41
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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'Opt Out' Is Useless. Let People Opt In

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 16:32
It's not so crazy to want Big Tech to ask for your data—and conversations with AI assistants—before they take it.
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Americans Trust Scientists, Until Politics Gets in the Way

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 14:01
A report from Pew Research Center shows that Americans have great confidence in scientists—except for Republicans when the issue is the environment.
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Don't Ask How to Pay for Climate Change. Ask Who

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 09:00
Opinion: Asking presidential candidates *how* they'll pay for the cost of climate change is naive. We should be asking, “*who* is going to pay?” and “how much?”
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Ninja Is Leaving Twitch. What's Next?

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 09:00
The pro gamer is going to Mixer. Also, the tenth season of 'Fortnite' will have giant robots and a classic open-world game finally gets an English version.
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Gadget Lab Podcast: Charting Our Robocar Future

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 08:00
WIRED writer Alex Davies joins us to discuss the challenges companies face as they race to get self-driving shuttles and delivery vehicles onto streets.
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Sony Xperia 1 Review: Big, Tall, and Expensive

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 08:00
Sony's latest flagship Android phone is nice—just not nice enough to justify its $950 price tag.
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