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Hackers Aren’t the Only Ones Defending Your Right to Federal Data

Tue, 02/05/2017 - 11:00am
On Thursday, two senators introduced a bill that would make it much, much harder for any administration to disappear public data. The post Hackers Aren't the Only Ones Defending Your Right to Federal Data appeared first on WIRED.
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Look to Zuck’s F8, Not Trump’s 100 Days, to See the Shape of the Future

Tue, 02/05/2017 - 11:00am
While the fate of the Trump administration matters, it may shape the world much less decisively than the changes rapidly altering the digital landscape. The post Look to Zuck's F8, Not Trump's 100 Days, to See the Shape of the Future appeared first on WIRED.
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India’s Silicon Valley Is Dying of Thirst. Your City May Be Next

Tue, 02/05/2017 - 10:00am
Bangalore was once the icon of a globalized, high tech, utopian future. Now it's the thirsty sign of a global catastrophe The post India’s Silicon Valley Is Dying of Thirst. Your City May Be Next appeared first on WIRED.
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That Orange Is the New Black Leak Was Never Going to Pay Off

Mon, 01/05/2017 - 6:36pm
Putting an unreleased series on the Pirate Bay unless Netflix pays up? Good luck with that. The post That Orange Is the New Black Leak Was Never Going to Pay Off appeared first on WIRED.
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American Gods Gives ‘Faithful Adaptation’ All New Meaning

Mon, 01/05/2017 - 3:14pm
Feeling disoriented by Starz's new show? Readers of Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel felt the same. You just have to believe. The post American Gods Gives 'Faithful Adaptation' All New Meaning appeared first on WIRED.
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Senseless Government Rules Could Cripple the Robo-Car Revolution

Mon, 01/05/2017 - 3:00pm
Opinion: The government is driving automotive innovation into the past. The post Senseless Government Rules Could Cripple the Robo-Car Revolution appeared first on WIRED.
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This Drone Once Fought Wars. Now It’s Fighting Climate Change

Mon, 01/05/2017 - 2:30pm
This drone served in Iraq and Afghanistan—and it's going to take atmospheric data in Alaska next year. The post This Drone Once Fought Wars. Now It's Fighting Climate Change appeared first on WIRED.
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Cantina Talk: Could Episode IX Mark the End of Annual Star Wars Movies?

Mon, 01/05/2017 - 2:00pm
Oddly, Disney hasn't announced any Star Wars movie release dates beyond 2019. The post Cantina Talk: Could Episode IX Mark the End of Annual Star Wars Movies? appeared first on WIRED.
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5 Super-Fancy Desk Chairs to Upgrade Your Workday

Mon, 01/05/2017 - 1:00pm
You probably spend more time in your desk chair than in your bed. Might as well make it comfortable. The post 5 Super-Fancy Desk Chairs to Upgrade Your Workday appeared first on WIRED.
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Upworthy’s Quest to Engineer Optimism for an Anxious Age

Mon, 01/05/2017 - 11:00am
In its quest to rise above internet antagonism, Upworthy is marrying a lexicon of idealism to an almost metronomic pursuit of substantive clicks The post Upworthy's Quest to Engineer Optimism for an Anxious Age appeared first on WIRED.
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Red Light Cameras May Issue Some Tickets Using the Wrong Formula

Mon, 01/05/2017 - 11:00am
A citizen scientist points to traffic light problems that have long vexed the professionals. The post Red Light Cameras May Issue Some Tickets Using the Wrong Formula appeared first on WIRED.
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SpaceX Launches a Super-Secret Payload for the Feds

Mon, 01/05/2017 - 11:00am
*Cough cough* spy satellite *cough cough.* The post SpaceX Launches a Super-Secret Payload for the Feds appeared first on WIRED.
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While You Were Offline: Hey Please Don’t Call Trump’s New Hotline to Report UFOs

Sun, 30/04/2017 - 1:00pm
The hotline was set up to help people report crimes allegedly committed by undocumented immigrants. The post While You Were Offline: Hey Please Don’t Call Trump's New Hotline to Report UFOs appeared first on WIRED.
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A Cosmic-Ray Hunter Closes in on Super-Energetic Particles

Sun, 30/04/2017 - 12:00pm
Angela Olinto's new balloon experiment takes her one step closer to the unknown source of the most energetic particles in the universe. The post A Cosmic-Ray Hunter Closes in on Super-Energetic Particles appeared first on WIRED.
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Neil Gaiman Wishes American Gods Wasn’t Quite So Relevant Right Now

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 1:00pm
The bestselling author says he'd "trade some of the politics and importance for a slightly more comfortable world to live in." The post Neil Gaiman Wishes American Gods Wasn’t Quite So Relevant Right Now appeared first on WIRED.
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Security News This Week: Yeah, About That Carrier Steaming Toward North Korea

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 12:00pm
Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn't break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Yeah, About That Carrier Steaming Toward North Korea appeared first on WIRED.
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Here’s What Comes Next in the Fight to Save Net Neutrality

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 11:00am
The FCC this week released the first details of its long-anticipated plan to roll-back Obama-era net neutrality protections. But the fight isn't over. The post Here’s What Comes Next in the Fight to Save Net Neutrality appeared first on WIRED.
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Our 10 Favorite Laptops, From MacBooks to Chromebooks

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 11:00am
If you're shopping for a new portable PC, here are 10 great options. The post Our 10 Favorite Laptops, From MacBooks to Chromebooks appeared first on WIRED.
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What’s Inside the Badass Backpack That’s Saving Lives in South Sudan

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 11:00am
Blocked from major operations in South Sudan, Doctors Without Borders deploys caregivers with small backpacks full of medicine on the road to the border. The post What’s Inside the Badass Backpack That’s Saving Lives in South Sudan appeared first on WIRED.
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Space Photos of the Week: Ain’t Nobody Outshining This Sassy Star

Sat, 29/04/2017 - 11:00am
Martian gullies, dark matter, and the final journey of Cassini. The post Space Photos of the Week: Ain't Nobody Outshining This Sassy Star appeared first on WIRED.
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