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Coinbase Acquires Distributed Systems to Double Down on Digital Identity

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 13:00
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is banking on decentralized identity to help it find long-term relevance.
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Los Angeles Is Deploying Body Scanners To Screen Metro Riders

LA's public transit system says it is the first in the U.S. to buy passive millimeter wave scanners for metro stations. The Transportation Security Administration has been doing tests for a year.

(Image credit: Richard Vogel/AP)

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Death Toll In Genoa Bridge Collapse Rises To 39

Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said a private company responsible for maintaining the Ponte Morandi Bridge did not do its job and was responsible for the collapse.

(Image credit: Antonio Calanni/AP)

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FACT CHECK: White House Apologizes For False Claim About African-American Jobs

The White House backtracked this week on claims that President Trump has overseen more job gains among African-Americans than his predecessor, Barack Obama.

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Wisconsin Reservation Offers A Climate Success Story And A Warning

Climate change is causing more severe flooding around the country, and a disproportionate number of Native American communities are on the front lines.

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FACT CHECK: Can Trump Legally Keep Former Staff Quiet? Probably Not

The Trump campaign says former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman broke a nondisclosure agreement. But an employment lawyer says, "She's going to be able to continue with what she's doing."

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Auroras: 'Mind-blowing Every Time'

NASA Image of the Day - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:28
Ever wondered what auroras look like from space?
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A Big Night For Democratic Diversity, And 3 Other Primary Takeaways

For the first time, a transgender candidate won a major party nomination for governor. Plus, a possible new chapter in the #MeToo era; education as a major theme; and high Democratic turnout.

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Catholic Sexual Abuse Crisis Deepens As Authorities Lag In Response

History, legal issues and doctrine all contribute to the continuing failure of Catholic authorities to recognize and respond more effectively to sexual abuse scandals.

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The Physics of Catching a Gnarly 80-Foot-Tall Wave

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:00
Surf's up, dude.
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Your Tweets Can Help Map the Spread of Wildfire Smoke

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:00
Social media could help monitor air pollution that physical monitors miss.
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Back to School Sales on Laptops, Google Pixelbook, and other College Essentials

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:00
Ladies and gentlemen, step right up and get your student discounts!
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How 3-D Printing Exposes the Fallacy of Federal Gun Laws

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:00
Defense Distributed sparked a controversy that has little to do with 3-D printing and everything to do with the tiny hunk of metal that makes a gun a gun.
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The Real Reason 'The Meg' Feasted at the Box Office

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 07:00
The shark flick went huge, while 'Slender Man' wasted away—because not all internet movies are made alike.
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How Nick Millington of Sonos Is Building the Audio Internet

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 07:00
In an exclusive interview, Sonos' chief product officer charts the company’s history and hints at where it could go in the future—like outside your house.
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Can't Handle MoviePass' Changes? Alternatives Are Out There

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 07:00
MoviePass' latest offer isn't for everyone, but there are other options. Here's a guide to what's right for you.
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Bikinis and TED Talks: Can This All-Asian Competition Truly Disrupt Beauty Pageants?

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 07:00
Femaleness, Asian-ness, even beauty—the Miss Asian Global pageant aims to celebrate qualities that are often barriers in Silicon Valley. But can it transport its contestants from sexist trope to beyond the bamboo ceiling?
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New Mexico Compound Members Are Granted Bail; Judge Receives Death Threats

Prosecutors allege that a child's body recovered at the site is a compound member's disabled son. Defendants' bail is set at $20,000 each.

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Overcoming A Shameful Past, VA Plans Haven For Homeless Vets In West Los Angeles

The West Los Angeles VA Medical Center was supposed to be a home for old and disabled soldiers. After decades, it's being transformed into a community for at least 1,200 chronically homeless veterans.

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Supreme Court Fight Focuses On States That Could Decide Senate Control

Judge Brett Kavanaugh meets Wednesday with Democratic Sens. Joe Donnelly and Heidi Heitkamp, who are both up for reelection in red states while under intense — and expensive — pressure by activists.

(Image credit: Sarah McCammon/NPR)

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