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Why Google Would Drop $2.6 Billion on an Analytics Company

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 18:16
Antitrust? What antitrust? With Looker, it gains a faster way to tap into the business intelligence market.
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Google's Stadia Gaming Service, Election Security, and More News

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 17:19
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Bezos Says Amazon Will Bet Even Bigger Despite Antitrust Probes

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 17:07
In a speech at an Amazon conference, CEO Jeff Bezos sounded unconcerned by reports that regulators are eyeing the company, potentially for a break-up.
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The Spooky Symmetry of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 14:36
This week an image of the couple at Buckingham Palace provided meme fodder—and metaphors.
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How to Stream the 2019 Women's World Cup for Free

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:42
The US Women's National Team starts defending their World Cup title, and you're going to want to watch.
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Google Stadia Lands This Year—If You're Willing to Pony Up

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:20
The Founder's Edition, which includes a controller and three months of premium subscription, is the only way to use the cloud-gaming service in 2019.
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Netflix Is Making a 'Magic: The Gathering' Animated Series

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:54
'Avengers' directors Joe and Anthony Russo on the animated series.
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YouTube Has Kid Troubles Because Kids Are a Core Audience

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:45
Reports of how pedophiles use YouTube highlight how important kids have become to the site; 12 of the 20 most popular videos in April were aimed at kids.
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Gritty Postcards From the Russian Hinterland

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 10:00
Dmitry Markov's iPhone photos depict parts of Russia that haven't changed much in decades.
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This Startup Wants to Remake the Last Mile of Parcel Delivery

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 09:00
Boxbot is building self-driving delivery vans, plus an automatic loading system. Humans would still help when needed to open gates or climb stairs.
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Monterey Bay Is a Natural Wonder—Poisoned With Microplastic

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 09:00
At some depths, microplastic is swirling in Monterey Bay in concentrations greater than at the surface of the infamous Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
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'Dark Phoenix' Is Trash, But the Hand Work Is Pretty OK?

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 09:00
You've never seen heroes execute their powers with such flourish.
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Best Toothbrush Subscription Services (2019): Quip, Shyn, Goby, Burst

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 09:00
If your toothbrush head—electric or otherwise—is ragged and splayed out, you’re a candidate for a toothbrush subscription service. We round up the top choices.
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Russia and Iran Plan to Fundamentally Isolate the Internet

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 08:00
Opinion: Russia and Iran’s decisions to build isolated, domestic internets represent a new form of internet fragmentation—one that is far more physical than what we’ve seen before.
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What to Do About CO2? Try Stuffing It Into the Gulf of Mexico

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 08:00
The gulf's seabed could be an ideal place to bury Texas' carbon emissions. The state is the sixth-highest emitter in the world, behind Germany.
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*The Last Black Man in San Francisco* Searches For 'Authenticity' When There Is None

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 08:00
A new film tackles San Francisco’s gentrification problem and what it means for a displaced community.
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Inside an All-White Town’s Divisive Experiment With Cryptocurrency

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 07:00
In South Africa, a right-wing enclave turned to blockchain to cut themselves off from the black-majority state.
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Why Siri and Alexa Weren’t Built to Smack Down Harassment

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 07:00
Yes, sexism plays a role. But tech companies keep you glued to your devices by making sure their digital assistants never take offense—even at misogyny and bigotry.
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Election Security Is Still Hurting at Every Level

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:01
With the 2020 election fast approaching, too many problems from 2016 persist.
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Telemedicine as a Workaround to Abortion Regulations, and More News

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 20:22
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