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DJI Osmo Pocket Camera Gimbal: Price, Specs, Release Date

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 14:15
For YouTubers and video influencers, this tiny face-tracking video camera might be the best thing since, well, the previous Osmo—and rival the GoPro.
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Russian Hackers Haven't Stopped Probing the US Power Grid

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 14:10
Researchers warn that utilities hackers don't need to cause blackouts to do damage.
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New Porsche 992 Listens to the Road to Weather the Wet

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 14:01
The new $113,200 911 continues the evolution of the famed model with a refined design, pepped up performance, and a trick for detecting slick streets.
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Amazon Wants You to Code the AI Brain for This Little Car

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 14:00
Inspired by do-it-yourselfers, Amazon is offering a radio controlled car that learns to drive by repeated trial and error.
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The All-New Gladiator Is Jeep’s Old-School Nod to Pickups

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:55
Americans love pickup trucks, and Jeep is happy to cater to their wishes.
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A Copy Machine Artist Creates Photos of Familiar Landscapes

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:09
Dominique Teufen uses food packaging, plastic wrap, and fabric scraps to construct natural-looking scenery on the glass.
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What's the Fastest 100 Meter Dash a Human Can Run?

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:00
History's best time, set by Usain Bolt, is 9.58 seconds. Depending on how you parse the data, he's either rather close—or worlds away—from the theoretical limit.
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Google Fi for iPhones: Fewer Features, Lower Prices

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 11:01
Google's MVNO is getting the iPhone and top Android devices, finally addressing its biggest blindspot.
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Spotify's 'Wrapped' Ads Highlight the Weird and Wonderful

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 09:00
Yanny and Laurel and yodeling and more appear in Spotify's annual celebration of quirky playlists and music streaming.
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Another Net Neutrality Day of Action Draws Fewer Big Names

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 08:00
Etsy and Tumblr will prod users to call legislators ahead of a Dec. 10 deadline for Congress to restore net neutrality protections.
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The Era of Cheap and Easy STD Treatment Is Over. What Went Wrong?

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 07:00
Better drugs and easily accessible clinics had stemmed the spread of diseases like gonorrhea and syphilis. Now, a perfect storm is tearing this system apart.
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SpaceX Is Launching a Piece of Trevor Paglen's Art Into Orbit

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 07:00
Artist Trevor Paglen has built a balloon satellite intended to evoke awe and wonder back on Earth.
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The Widely-Spoken Languages We Still Can’t Translate Online

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 07:00
People who speak languages missing from Google Translate, Siri, and Wikipedia will face future crises—leaving aid organizations scrambling.
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Rogue Scientist Says Another Crispr Pregnancy Is Under Way

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 03:30
Chinese researcher He Jiankui, who earlier claimed to have gene-edited twin baby girls, now says there's another pregnancy with a Crispr'd embryo.
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New at Amazon: Its Own Chips for Cloud Computing

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 20:12
Amazon follows Google in designing a chip to make cloud computing more efficient; the chip is based on designs typically seen in smartphones.
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GM's Job Cuts Are Another Sign of a Future With Fewer Cars

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 19:02
Preparing for a new sort of future, General Motors is cutting 14,000 jobs, closing three plants, and killing a bunch of car models.
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Scientist Who Crispr’d Babies Bucked His Own Ethics Policy

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 17:08
He Jiankiu, a Chinese researcher who claims to have edited the DNA of twin babies, now born, also published ethics guidelines directly contradicting his work.
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*SpongeBob* Creator Stephen Hillenburg Left a Legacy in Memes

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 17:04
While Hillenburg's titular creation has shown up in theme parks and parades, SpongeBob's legacy is most keenly felt online.
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Cyber Monday 2018: 40 Extended Deals You Can Still Buy

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 14:31
These are our favorite Cyber Monday deals that were extended, but they may go quick, including Roku, Echo Dot, and more.
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Google Pixel Slate Review: A Bizarre View of Your Computing Future

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 12:00
Powered by both Chrome OS and Android, Google's answer to the iPad and Surface promises a computing future where anything is possible. And it sort of delivers.
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