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    This Drone Maker Is Swooping In Amid US Pushback Against DJI

    Skydio is best known for “selfie drones.” Now, it's seeking government contracts, as American officials shun...

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    How to Automatically Mute Yourself in Zoom Meetings

    One checkbox is all it takes to make everyone's life–including yours–easier.

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    You Don't Need Single-Use Plastic Bags. You Need a Mask

    Honestly, you should just be disinfecting your reusable bags—the real issue is airborne virus, not infected...

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    The Intersection Between Self-Driving Cars and Electric Cars

    New research suggests that the tradeoffs for electric autonomous vehicles aren’t as painful as once thought,...

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    Inside the Milan Hotel That Housed Covid-19 Patients

    Photographer Alberto Bernasconi donned full protective gear to capture the scene of "guests" isolating in the...

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    How to Trick Your Brain to Remember Almost Anything

    Four-time USA Memory Champion Nelson Dellis and psychological scientist Julia Shaw explain how to boost your...

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    Hybrid Remote Work Offers the Worst of Both Worlds

    Post-pandemic, many companies plan to allow employees to work from home and a main office. But...

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    The Tricky Math of Herd Immunity for Covid-19

    When will a disease stop spreading through a population? The formula is simple, but the variables...

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    These Black Founders Succeeded In Spite of Silicon Valley

    Spurned by traditional venture capital firms, three businesspeople turned to other funders, government contracts, and their...

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    How Two-Factor Authentication Keeps Your Accounts Safe

    Here are some of the best authenticator apps and options. It may take a moment to...

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    15 Billion Stolen Logins Are Circulating on the Dark Web

    Plus: Facebook's Roger Stone takedown, the BlueLeaks server seizure, and more of the week's top security...

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    What Happens After a ‘Million-Mile Battery’ Outlasts the Car?

    Electric vehicle makers hope to roll out super long-lasting batteries. That raises interesting questions about resources,...

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    The 19 Best Weekend Deals: Tech, Home Gear, and More

    Heatwave and quarantine got you stuck indoors? These deals might help you spruce up your space...

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    The Best Gear to Make Beer, Wine, Cider, and Mead at Home (2020)

    Your homegrown tomatoes won't help you forget how terrible everything is right now. Here's what you...

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    Prepare for Artificial Intelligence to Produce Less Wizardry

    A new paper argues that the computing demands of deep learning are so great that progress...

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    How Mysterious Protest Messages Have Filled the Skies

    A WIRED investigation reveals how artists and skytypers are pioneering a new type of tech-fueled activism—and...

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    The 'Super Smash Bros.' Community Reckons With Sexual Misconduct Allegations

    Dozens of people have come forward over the past week, many pointing to a culture that...

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    Amazon Says It Didn’t Mean to Ban Employees From Using TikTok

    US lawmakers have repeatedly raised security concerns over the app's Chinese ownership. Are US businesses next?

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    What It's Like to Work at Studio Ghibli

    Steve Alpert worked at the animation house for 15 years, a time he details in his...

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    Where Are the Adults in the Clubhouse?

    Plus: A tough review of IBM’s PCjr, fresh questions on Covid-19, and government help for the...

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    Best Unlimited Data Plans: T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon

    All the major US carriers have options that let you stream as much as you want....

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    Microsoft Halts a Global Fraud Campaign That Targeted CEOs

    A sophisticated scheme was designed to trick businesses in more than 60 countries into wiring large...

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    Covid-19 Immunity May Rely on a Microscopic Helper: T Cells

    Researchers have been looking beyond antibodies to understand how immunity to the new virus might work—and...

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    Defending Black Lives Means Banning Facial Recognition

    What’s happening in Detroit should be a wakeup call for the nation. We can’t stop police...

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    The Ways We’re Fighting Back Against Doomscrolling

    This week, Angela Watercutter joins us to talk about why it's hard to unglue your eyes...

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    13 YouTube Channels We Geek Out Over in Quarantine

    From flying a plane to restoring art, YouTubers can truly teach you anything. Here are the...

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    The Triumphant, Complicated Return of 'Hamilton'

    The musical, which debuted on Broadway in 2015, is now on Disney+. And it's ready to...

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    How a ‘Heat Dome’ Forms—and Why This One Is So Perilous

    A massive, intense heat wave is settling over the continental US. The ravages of the Covid...

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    An Algorithm Set Students’ Grades—and Altered Their Futures

    The International Baccalaureate program canceled its high-stakes exam because of Covid-19. The formula it used to...

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    Will We Recognize Life on Mars When We See It?

    If NASA's Perseverance rover finds life on the Red Planet, there's a good chance our first...

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    'Palm Springs' Is a Timely Comedy About Being Stuck in the Now

    In Hulu’s new romantic comedy, every day feels the same. Sound familiar?

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    Neo-Nazis Are Running Out of Places to Hide Online

    Telegram booting far right groups from their hub disproves the idea that rampant Neo-Nazi terrorist recruitment...

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    Dear Joe Biden: Don't Listen to Silicon Valley

    Unlike 20 years ago, today’s Silicon Valley culture is elitist and authoritarian. Its leaders are part...

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    DoNotPay Unsubscribes You From Spam—and Tries to Get You Paid

    There's finally a way to get off of email lists with your privacy intact.

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    Covid Kills More Men Than Women. Experts Still Can’t Explain Why

    A new tracker from Harvard’s GenderSci Lab is the first to consolidate sex-separated data from across...

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    Alienware M15 R2 Review: A Powerful Gaming Laptop

    Packed with powerful hardware, this second-gen gaming laptop runs circles around the competition—for a short while.

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    Larry Brilliant on How Well We Are Fighting Covid-19

    Three months ago, the epidemiologist weighed in on what we must do to defeat this new...

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    Linkin Park T-Shirts Are All the Rage in China

    The band hasn't been cool for years. But its Minutes to Midnight logo is everywhere in...

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    Uber Moves Stealthily to Gain Allies in a Fight With Cities

    Nonprofits and advocacy groups signed on to an organization called Communities Against Rider Surveillance—without knowing that...

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    How to Use Slack Without Driving Your Coworkers Crazy

    Many of us use it at work, but here are some tips on how to make...

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    An Audit Slams Facebook as a Home for Misinformation and Hate

    In a meeting and an unusual report, activist groups that instigated an ad boycott of the...

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    Hong Kong's Security Law Puts Big Tech at a Crossroads

    As China exerts more power over the city, companies like Facebook and Google have stopped handing...

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    Is It Game Streaming's Turn for a Labor Revolution?

    After the demise of Mixer, livestreamers are taking a closer look at what their platform partnerships...

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    America Has a Sick Obsession with Covid-19 Polls

    Scholars have long warned that constant polling is bad for democracy. In a pandemic, it’s also...

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    The Best Veterinary Telemedicine Services for Your Pet (2020)

    These days, your pet can get medical help without leaving home—but first, you need to understand...

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    How to Read Covid-19 Research (and Actually Understand It)

    Confused? Surprised? Wondering where the good parts are? Here are a few tips on reading scientific...

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    Citizen Science Projects Offer a Model for Coronavirus Apps

    Americans don't like when their data is taken—but research shows they would be willing to donate...

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    Kai-Fu Lee Gives AI a B-Minus Grade in the Covid-19 Fight

    Robots and computer programs can help with social distancing and food delivery, but have been less...

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    The Media Monsters in the National Dialog

    Journalists are the bane of your existence. Which is why we need to talk about spelling...