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The Cameras That’ll Make the Super Bowl Way More Interesting This Year

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 3:00pm

This might make you less sad you're watching it at home.

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What Debate? Bing Predicts Trump Will Win Iowa Anyway

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 2:48pm

Hillary Clinton, too.

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Imagining Football’s Future Through the Super Bowl of 2066

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 2:00pm

At the first Super Bowl, ushers tore tickets. At Super Bowl 50, they scanned them. At Super Bowl 100, fans were retina-scanned on the way in.

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Telecoms Look Past Cisco and HP to Open Source Hardware

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 2:00pm

The companies whose infrastructure connects the world is looking to Facebook's open source model for building better data centers.

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The ‘Memoire’ Typeface Changes Like a Memory as You Use It

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 1:00pm

Memoire is a typeface that degrades with every use.

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How Fast Did Blue Origin’s Rocket Accelerate on Launch?

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 1:00pm

Blue Origin just relaunched the New Shepard rocket. Here is an analysis of the acceleration both for the launch and the landing.

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Pigs, Pythons, and Other Animals People Call Their Pets

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 12:00pm

Areca Roe delves into the wild world of unique pets, capturing everything from pythons to pot-bellied pigs.

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NYC’s Finally Trying a Subway Design That Cuts Crowding and Delays

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 12:00pm

New York's MTA plans to try out a design that's been used all over the planet to reduce crowding and delays.

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The Unprecedented, Unstoppable Fandom of Steph Curry

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 12:00pm

The NBA's reigning MVP might be the first post-sports sports hero.

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Proposed State Bans on Phone Encryption Make Zero Sense

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 12:00pm

Legal and tech experts argue a New York or California ban on smartphone encryption would be a futile and possibly unconstitutional "logistical nightmare."

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The Death of General Relativity Lurks in a Black Hole’s Shadow

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 12:00pm

Scientists are compiling a picture of the shadow of the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, and it could reveal general relatively breaking down.

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Lyft Drivers Settle Suit But Still Aren’t Employees

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 8:17am

Under terms of the settlement, Lyft would pay more than $12 million to its drivers.

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How The Birth of a Nation Became Sundance’s Biggest Sale Ever

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 1:36am

A great movie, Netflix and Amazon moving into the acquisition game, and the Oscars' lack of diversity may have all been factors in the record-setting deal.

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Tim Cook Blames the Dollar for Not Making More Dollars

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 1:23am

Despite a record quarter, Apple apparently feels like it has some explaining to do.

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Apple Still Didn’t Say How Many Watches It Sold

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 1:04am

This is the third consecutive quarter Apple hasn't offered specific figures for how well its Watch is selling.

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Walmart Doesn’t Want You to Get Locked Into Amazon’s Cloud

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 12:46am

No, Walmart isn't getting into the cloud computing business. But it has open sourced some of its own cloud infrastructure software.

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Apple Sold A Record Number of iPhones—But Just Barely

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 11:49pm

Compared to the same time last year, iPhone sales saw their slowest growth since the product was launched in 2007.

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Run the Jewels Has Officially Killed the Cat Video

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 11:41pm

Good luck unseeing this one.

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Apple Posts Largest Profit Ever, But It’s Still Not Good Enough

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 11:02pm

Apple just reported the largest quarterly profit in history—its own or anyone else's.

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