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The Story of Sandworm, the Kremlin's Most Dangerous Hackers

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 08:00
For three years, WIRED has tracked the elite and shadowy Russian vanguard of cyberwar.
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Report: The Government and Tech Need to Cooperate on AI

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 07:00
It also warns that AI-enhanced national security apparatus like autonomous weapons and surveillance systems will raise ethical questions.
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Do We Need a Special Language to Talk to Aliens?

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 07:00
Scientists have tried contacting extraterrestrials with a number of bespoke linguistic systems. But we might be better off using our own languages.
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Andrew Yang Is Not Full of Shit

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 07:00
The so-called Silicon Valley candidate has a habit of ripping the tech industry, but his message is catching on, he’s flush with cash, and he’s positioned to survive deep into the primaries.
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The Polestar 1 Is a Powerful Throwback Treat—Like Licorice

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 03:01
The pricey plug-in hybrid is a little retro and a whole lot of fun to drive.
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Facebook's Logo Gets a Face-Lift

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 17:40
Today's brand redesign is supposed to remind you that “Facebook” is a family of apps, with a future beyond Big Blue.
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Trump Begins Paris Accord Exit, Devices Hacked With Lasers, and More News

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 17:06
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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Leave Paid Political Ads Alone

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 16:10
Twitter's plan to get rid of them will only make things worse.
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Hackers Can Use Lasers to ‘Speak’ to Your Amazon Echo or Google Home

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 13:00
By pointing lasers tuned to a precise frequency at a smart assistant, researchers could force it to unlock cars, open garage doors, and more.
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*Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse* Is Getting a Sequel 

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 11:54
Meanwhile, *Terminator: Dark Fate* met a bad end at the box office and *Avatar* is coming to Disney\+. 
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VSCO Girls Are Just Banal Victorian Archetypes

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 11:04
The VSCO girls who rise to the top of my feed are a new version of an enduring image of piousness and demureness as the ultimate ambition.
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Microsoft Is Taking Quantum Computers to the Cloud

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 09:00
The company will allow its cloud customers to tap quantum computers made by Honeywell and two startups.
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Star Wars News: What Happens to the Franchise Now?

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 09:00
'Game of Thrones' showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have walked away from the trilogy they were supposed to make.
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Trump Can Now Exit the Paris Accord. It's Still a Bad Idea

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 08:00
Today the president can start formally withdrawing from the Paris climate pact. The biggest loser may be the US, some experts say.
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These Researchers Are Trying to Build a Better Blockchain

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 07:00
Blockchain tech enables systems where no one is in charge, and keeps them secure. But it's compute-intensive and slow, a hurdle for applications like payments. 
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Where Do Hippos Wander? An Aquatic Mystery, Solved

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 07:00
Hippos need water to survive, and water is disappearing, leading to growing social unrest among the beasts.
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Today’s Cartoon: Slow Internet

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 07:00
These pages are loading at a snail’s pace.
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WIRED Book of the Month: Carmen Maria Machado's *In the Dream House*

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 07:00
The author's new memoir, a masterpiece of genre-bending and -blending, shines all kinds of magical lights on a difficult, ignored subject.
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Here’s What Happens When You Leave Weed Up Your Nose for 18 Years

Sun, 11/03/2019 - 11:00
A man thought he had swallowed the balloon-wrapped marijuana he was smuggling. He hadn’t.
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Inside the Icelandic Facility Where Bitcoin Is Mined

Sun, 11/03/2019 - 10:00
Cryptocurrency mining now uses more of the Nordic island nation's electricity than its homes.
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