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Trump Delays Tariffs on Smartphones and Laptops

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 17:30
The administration said it would delay planned 10 percent tariffs on a range of electronics until Dec. 15, meaning they should not affect holiday shopping.
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The Fight Over Section 230—and the Internet as We Know It

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 15:18
Mass shootings and executive orders have dragged the web's most consequential law back into the spotlight.
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Nate Mitchell Exits Facebook, Taking Oculus Era With Him

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 15:05
The executive, in announcing his departure, was the last of the Oculus founders still at the company.
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Apple 'Service' Alerts for DIY iPhone Battery Swaps Are a Blow Against Right to Repair

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:32
A report from iFixIt finds that a "Service" alert pops up if you try to swap your own iPhone battery, even if that battery works perfectly fine.
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Penn Jillette Performed a Séance at a Steven Spielberg Party

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:02
Then the 'E.T.' director came really close to screwing it up.
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Allbirds Steps Into Apparel with Sustainable Socks

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 09:00
They’re made from a new proprietary yarn and meant to keep your feet sweat-free, whether you're wearing Allbirds' ubiquitous shoes or not.
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The Desperate Race to Neutralize a Lethal Superbug Yeast

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 09:00
*Candida auris* spreads explosively in hospitals, but little is known about its origins. Figuring that out could help prevent a pandemic.
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Snap Bets Its Future on a Stylish New Pair of Spectacles

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 09:00
The camera-enabled sunglasses get a face-lift, a second camera, and a few new viewing powers. It's all part of Snap's plan to dominate augmented reality.
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Why Lightning Strikes in an Arctic Gone Bizarro

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 08:00
Some rather peculiar weather over the weekend struck 300 miles from the North Pole. Here’s why that may be the new normal.
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The Biomechanical Perfection of Simone Biles in Flight

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 07:00
Behold the triple double: The gymnast’s precise control of her body as she moves through space sets her apart. Add tremendous strength and speed, and you’ve got a champion.
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WFH: Chinese Engineers Abroad Come Back

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 07:00
As companies like Alibaba and apps like WeChat took off, China’s startup scene began to exert a growing pull on Chinese engineers overseas.
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Three Years of Misery Inside Google, the Happiest Company in Tech

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 06:00
Sexual harassment. Hate speech. Employee walkouts. The Silicon Valley giant is trapped in a war against itself. And there’s no end in sight.
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How Many Uber and Lyft Drivers Are in Recalled Cars?

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 06:00
The Center for Auto Safety wants ride-hail companies to crack down on drivers whose cars have been recalled.
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A Cure for Ebola, A Home-Speaker Cyberattack, and More News

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 18:01
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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The Twisty Physics of Simone Biles' Historic Triple-Double

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 17:27
The star gymnast appears to defy physics in her epic tumbling pass. Here’s how she managed to jump, twist, and flip her way into sports legend.
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Ebola Is Now Curable. Here’s How the New Treatments Work

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 15:28
Officials cut short a clinical trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo after two treatments appear to greatly increase patients' survival rates.
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People Are Tweeting About Videogames Now More Than Ever

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 13:44
Also, here's the first trailer for Apple TV+'s Jennifer Aniston-Reese Witherspoon show.
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A Newfound Neuron Might Help Keep the Brain's Cells in Sync

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 12:23
The discovery of a clock-like cell in mouse brains adds a new twist to the debate over how information travels across neurons.
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Star Wars News: But Really, What Are Sith Troopers?

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 09:00
One fan site has a theory. Also, the onslaught of rumors about the ending of 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' continues.
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10 Best Wirefree Earbuds WIRED Has Tried (True Wireless Buds)

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 08:00
The best true wireless earbuds, fully wireless earbuds, completely wireless earbuds. No matter what you call them, if you're ready to cut the cord between your ears, these are the best buds WIRED has tested.
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