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Folding Screens, 5G Phones, and AR Advances Unveiled at MWC 2019

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 11:13
The mobile showcase in Spain set the table for this year's biggest phone trends.
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Hackers Can Slip Invisible Malware into 'Bare Metal' Cloud Computers

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 10:57
Researchers point a tough-to-fix in some cloud computing setups: hackable firmware.
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Calculate How Fast Quicksilver Is Moving in *X-Men Apocalypse*

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 10:00
To save two dozen people from an exploding building, Quicksilver must have moved at roughly 280 km/s—if you believe speed is in fact his superpower.
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Why 4-Panel Comics Now Dominate Our Screens

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 09:00
Blame the death of Google Reader. Or Twitter. Or phones! But more than anything, webcomics have exploded because we're used to looking at squares.
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This Viral Therapy Could Help Us Survive the Superbug Era

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 08:00
When one man fell into a coma, his wife sought out a Soviet-era medical technique called phage therapy that ended up saving his life.
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What Ryan Murphy's Netflix Show Should Say About Hollywood

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 08:00
The showrunner's upcoming series is about the Golden Age of Tinseltown—it could be about a lot more.
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No, Data Is Not the New Oil

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 07:00
Proposals to "pay" users for the value of their data don't reflect how internet giants like Facebook and Google really operate.
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Polio Is Nearly Wiped Out—Unless Some Lab Tech Screws Up

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 07:00
The world is close to declaring the total containment of polio, but several labs could still, accidentally, be storing samples of the deadly virus.
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HTC Exodus 1 Review: Blockchain Dreams

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 03:01
A smartphone that doubles as a crypto wallet, the Exodus makes for a solid device—as long as you level your expectations.
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Elon Musk’s Latest Tweets Could Land Him in Contempt of Court

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 22:46
The SEC has asked a judge to hold the Tesla CEO in contempt of court, but even that didn't stop Musk's tweeting.
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Microsoft CEO Defends Army Contract for Augmented Reality

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 20:43
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella rebuffed a call from employees to terminate a contract making HoloLens augmented reality headsets for the US Army.
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Infared Photos Reveal Dubai's Green Space

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 17:24
The city's plant life still has a ways to go.
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Tariffs, BAT, and Social Credit: A US-China Debate

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 16:10
Intelligence Squared U.S. gathers five foreign policy experts to debate and discuss China's tech ascension.
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Your Weather Tweets Are Showing Your Climate Amnesia

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 15:00
A database of 2 billion tweets shows people get so used to weather extremes they might stop noticing them. That's bad for action on climate change.
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How Zero Built the SR/F, Its All-New Electric Motorcycle

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 11:00
The streetfighter bike delivers 110 horsepower, 140 pound-feet of torque, a 120 mph top speed, and 161 miles of range.
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'Black Panther' Won Three Oscars—and Made History

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 10:47
Also: Netflix makes a new play for Best Picture and the Carrie Fisher dedication no one expected.
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Best Trail Running Shoes (2019): Hiking, Barefoot, and More

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 08:00
Trail running is one of the most affordable outdoor sports, but you still need a pair of light, nimble shoes.
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Android Is Helping Make Passwords Obsolete on a Billion Devices

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 06:00
By officially embracing the FIDO2 standard, Android will soon let you log into sites and services without having to remember a password.
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This Telecom Upstart’s 5G Tech Gets a Boost From Facebook

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 04:00
Common Networks taps Facebook's Terragraph design and millimeter-wave technology to offer home broadband for $50 a month.
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