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 2018-09-20 21:54 

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Everything Amazon Announced: Echo Plus, Alexa Microwave, Echo Sub...

Today, Amazon announced more Alexa-powered products than you'll ever need—with the hopes you'll get at least one....

 2018-09-20 21:35 

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Amazon's Alexa Can't Know Everything, But It Can Go Everywhere...

A heap of new Alexa devices—a microwave! a wall clock!—show Amazon's strategy to put its voice assistant in everything....

 2018-09-20 19:02 

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The Science Behind Home Disaster Preparedness Kits Is a Disaster...

Officials are pushing for extreme self-sufficiency when the next hurricane, earthquake, or other catastrophe hits, but the advice can be unclear and impractical....

 2018-09-20 19:00 

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Books: DeRay Mckesson and Michiko Kakutani Reckon With Trump and Truth...

The writers explore, in essay and memoir, the crucial ways reality has crumbled....

 2018-09-20 18:15 

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Amazon's Alexa Upgrades Give the Voice Assistant New Listening Powers...

Amazon announced new listening features for Alexa, part of a suite of upgrades to the voice assistant that will expand its ability to understand the world around it....

 2018-09-20 15:00 

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Invisible Swarms of Particles Envelop Us All. Come Have a Look...

Scientists have demonstrated a promising technique for measuring and mapping your exposome—the flecks of animate and inanimate stuff that surround you at all times....

 2018-09-20 13:00 

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Best Running Gear (2018): Shoes, Headphones, Lights, and More...

Whether you're pounding the pavement or cheering your friends on, we have the gear for you....

 2018-09-20 13:00 

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Want a Robot to *Really* Get a Grip? Make It Like Baymax...

Inflatable graspers don't have to be taught how to hold something, the way robo-hands do....

 2018-09-20 13:00 

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Here's What to Expect from Today's Amazon Hardware Event...

Amazon is about to announce a some hardware at an event in Seattle, where Alexa will be the star of the show....

 2018-09-20 12:00 

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Amazon Kindle Sale (Fall 2018): Get a Paperwhite For $40 Off...

If you've been holding off on that new Kindle, now's a great time....

 2018-09-20 11:00 

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Porsche's Sleek Chargers Will Power up EVs in Just 15 Minutes...

The German automaker's "electric pit stops" promise to put 250 miles of range on the Taycan's batteries nearly three times faster than a Tesla Supercharger....

 2018-09-20 11:00 

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If VCs Aren't Socially Responsible, the Robots Will Win...

Social impact in the age of AI must take on a new dimension: the creation of large numbers of service jobs for displaced workers....

 2018-09-20 10:00 

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Facebook Dating Is Rolling Out. Here's How It Differs From Tinder...

Facebook starts publicly testing its dating service with users in Colombia today....

 2018-09-20 01:30 

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How the HTC Exodus Blockchain Phone Plans to Secure Your Cryptocurrency...

HTC starts filling in the details of its so-called blockchain smartphone, expected to launch later this year....

 2018-09-19 18:23 

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Wildlife Detective Uses DNA to Link Stolen Ivory to Big Cartels...

A new method looks at the DNA of elephant tusks to pinpoint the crime networks behind disparate stashes of poached ivory....

 2018-09-19 18:09 

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DIY Gun Activist Cody Wilson Accused of Child Sexual Assault...

A Texas court issued a warrant for the Defense Distributed founder's arrest on Wednesday....

 2018-09-19 17:56 

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Jon M. Chu Shot This Short Film Entirely on an iPhone XS Max...

The Crazy Rich Asians director shot a kinetic short for WIRED titled Somewhere, and he did the whole thing on a new iPhone....

 2018-09-19 17:12 

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John Deere Just Cost Farmers Their Right to Repair...

The California Farm Bureau has given away the right of farmers to fix their equipment without going through a dealer....

 2018-09-19 15:39 

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The Alt-Right Are Savvy Internet Users. Stop Letting Them Surprise You...

A new study from Data & Society reveals how reactionary, far-right commentators have built an alternative media ecosystem on YouTube: by using the platform exactly as intended....

 2018-09-19 15:34 

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PlayStation Classic: Release Date, Price, Specs, How to Pre-Order...

Sony's upcoming throwback console promises to include such hits as Final Fantasy VII and Ridge Racer....

 2018-09-19 14:00 

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The Physics of a Star Wars Bomber Dropping Bombs in Space...

The Empire Strikes Back brought us the TIE bomber—and new physics questions to try to solve....

 2018-09-19 13:16 

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Captain Marvel and the Long, Strange History of Female Superhero Names...

Captain Marvel used to be a dude. Captain Marvel also used to be Ms. Marvel. It's comics; it's complicated....

 2018-09-19 12:00 

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Why Animal Extinction Is Crippling Computer Science...

Opinion: As the work of biologists and computer scientists converge, algorithmic secrets are increasingly found in nature...

 2018-09-19 12:00 

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Ferrari's Monza SP1 and SP2 Mix 21st Century Tech With 1950s Cool...

The first car's in the...

 2018-09-19 11:00 

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This Supple, Squishy Robo-Jellyfish Can Explore Ocean Reefs...

A new robotic jellyfish can squeeze through holes smaller than its body size....

 2018-09-19 11:00 

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The Case for Expensive Antibiotics...

A rogue pharmaceutical company ramped up the cost of a common antibiotic by 400 percent. While the medical community is irate, could high prices make antibiotics worth investing in?...

 2018-09-19 11:00 

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For JavaScript Developers, More Choices Mean Hard Choices...

A wave of new programming tools promises to make developers' lives easier. But the turbulence makes it hard to stay current....

 2018-09-19 11:00 

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The Best Accessories for the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR...
 2018-09-18 23:15 

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A DOJ Probe Into Elon's Tweets Could Spell Yet More Trouble for Tesla...

The reported criminal probe is likely in its early stages, but darkens an already gloomy sky gathering over Elon Musk's automaker....

 2018-09-18 22:01 

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Twitter's Chronological Timeline Will Save Us From Ourselves...

Twitter announced it's giving users more control over their timelines just in time for tweets about Toad....

 2018-09-18 21:06 

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The Collateral Damage of Trump's Extreme Declassifications...

Trump has the legal right to make public whatever documents he chooses. But he's going to cause untold damage in the process....

 2018-09-18 20:45 

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'Captain Marvel' Trailer: The Next MCU Movie Will Pummel You with '90s Nostalgia...

The MCU wants to take you back to the days of Blockbuster and beepers....

 2018-09-18 19:42 

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QAnon Is Trying to Trick Facebook's Meme-Reading AI...

How should Facebook balance transparency about its automated systems with security?...

 2018-09-18 17:10 

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The Mirai Botnet Architects Are Now Fighting Crime With the FBI...

In 2016, three friends created a botnet that nearly broke the internet. Now, they're helping the feds catch cybercriminals of all stripes....

 2018-09-18 14:46 

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It's the Emmy Awards That Need a 'Popular' Category, Not the Oscars...

A lot of great shows came up empty-handed last night; others weren't nominated at all. Here's an idea: Let's celebrate TV we talk about....

 2018-09-18 13:00 

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ACLU Says Facebook Ads Let Employers Favor Men Over Women...

Charge filed with the EEOC says employers can discriminate by targeting ads at men and excluding women....

 2018-09-18 12:00 

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How Audi's Electric E-tron SUV Stacks Up to Its Competitors...

From kilowatt-hours to horsepower to acceleration times, see how the E-tron SUV compares to similar offerings from Tesla, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, and others....

 2018-09-18 11:00 

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Still Smarting From Uber, Cities Wise up About Scooter Data...

Most cities felt powerless to extract concessions from Uber and Lyft. Now that scooters are here, they've learned their lesson—and toughened up....

 2018-09-18 10:30 

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Gillette's Heated Razor Warms Your Face While You Shave...

Costing $150 and launching on Indiegogo, the Heated Razor isn't anything like what you're used to....

 2018-09-18 10:00 

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Edward Snowden on Protecting Activists Against Surveillance...

"Turnkey tyranny" has never been closer. For some communities, it feels like it's already here....

 2018-09-18 10:00 

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WIRED 25th Anniversary: Who's Shaping Tech's Next 25 Years?...

Special Issue: For 25 years, technology has turned the world upside down and inside out. Now the icons of the digital revolution tell us who will shake up the next 25....

 2018-09-18 10:00 

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Jack Dorsey on Propublica's Experimental Journalism...

The way they use Twitter is a paradigm that could point to the future of media....

 2018-09-18 10:00 

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Just Outta Beta: 8-Bit Astronomy, Solar Yacht, and More...

A WIRED retro item, from the 25th anniversary issue....

 2018-09-18 10:00 

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Palmer Luckey Is Just Getting Started...

The Oculus founder on virtual reality, defense tech, biohacking an injured toe....

 2018-09-18 10:00 

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E.T. Hunters Join Forces to Probe the Heavens...

SETI Institute cofounder Jill Tarter doesn't want her former intern to forget about intelligent aliens....

 2018-09-18 10:00 

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3 Smart Things About Gorilla Glass...

A Wired retro item, from the 25th anniversary issue....

 2018-09-18 10:00 

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Things Break and Decay on the Internet—That's a Good Thing...

The Wayback Machine reveals that the internet is frail and unsteady, like all human endeavors. And when things fail, they are replaced....

 2018-09-18 10:00 

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Marc Benioff Bets on Cleanup Tech for Ocean Trash...

Boyan Slat's tubular new contraption is designed to take on the oceans' garbage gyres....

 2018-09-18 10:00 

Wired

Real or Fake: YouTube Sensations...

A WIRED retro item, from the 25th anniversary issue....

 2018-09-18 10:00 

Wired

The Dawn of Twitter and the Age of Awareness...

Status update: We are all now sci-fi telepaths, deafened by the blaring thoughts of humanity....

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