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How Electric Dreams updates Philip K. Dick’s Cold War stories

Cold War paranoia drips from Dick’s work, but the series’ writers twist that into new fears about drones and smartphones
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai says he does not regret firing James Damore

Google CEO Sundar Pichai responded today to the firing of employee James Damore over his controversial memo on workplace diversity, stating that while he does not regret the decision, he regrets that people misunderstood it as a politically motivated event.
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Trump just basically said he's anti-childbirth

At the anti-abortion "March for Life" rally, President Donald Trump seemingly made a verbal slip up when he condemned childbirth instead of abortion.
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Facebook and WhatsApp malware attack is yet another stark reminder: Be wary of links

The cybersecurity firm Lookout and digital rights group the Electronic Frontier Foundation released a report revealing a sophisticated phishing campaign.
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BMW to challenge Tesla with super long-range electric SUV

BMW plans to produce a futuristic all-electric vehicle with a whopping 435 miles of range.
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Trump struck net neutrality down — and kickstarted the movement that will save it

This is a war on multiple fronts -- and there are many reasons to believe the people will win.
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This new chat app only works when your phone's battery is under 5%

Die With Me is not your typical chat app. It only works when your phone's battery is under 5%, and it only lets you chat with people with dying phones.
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The 2018 Detroit Auto Show in pictures

Photos from around the show floor and events of the 2018 Detroit Auto show, including the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, the Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept, and more.
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Is BMW going to make you pay for Apple CarPlay every year?

Subscription-based CarPlay would join Alexa, Google Assistant in 2019 models
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YouTube is taking down Tide Pod Challenge videos and oh my god don’t eat laundry pods

THEY’RE MADE OF POISON WHY IS THIS A THING
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I can’t stop looking at this wonderfully bad Google Photos panorama stitch

Sometimes technology fails and we get upset. Sometimes it’s a comedy of errors.
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Not even $197,000 of diamonds can save this Tag Heuer smartwatch from Android Wear

Tag Heuer announced a new version of its Connected 45 Modular smartwatch with 589 diamonds on the case, lugs, and bracelet, costing $197,000
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Watch this spectacular meteor explode over the night sky in Michigan

NASA estimates it traveled between 40,000 to 50,000 miles to get to Earth
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Twitter says it exposed nearly 700,000 people to Russian propaganda during US election

From more than 50,000 automated accounts
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The Jamboxx is a MIDI instrument you control with your breath

Making music accessible
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The long, strange history of the backlash against women in tech

The backlash against women in tech should come as no surprise. We need to persist in our calls for equality.
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This drone rescued two people from rough seas off the coast of Australia

This drone rescued two people off the coast of Australia
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South Korea prosecutors are investigating Apple’s iPhone battery controversy

Apple faces more scrutiny for an update that slowed down iPhones with old batteries.
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Buying headphones in 2018 is going to be a fragmented mess

Wireless headphones dominated CES 2018, but they’re going to fragment rather than unify the market.
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You can assemble this paper booklet to create electronic music toys

An interactive booklet called Papier Machine is making beautiful STEM toys that are actually fun and accessible, by combining paper with electronic circuitry.
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The return of Ford Mustang Bullitt tugs at auto lovers’ heart strings

Something new, in the the spirit of something old
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Quit annoying your roommates and sing into this soundproof mask

Raise your voice.
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LG patents a folding phone that morphs into a tablet

Foldable phones are the holy grail for smartphone manufacturers
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You could be fined and jailed for drunk droning in New Jersey

New Jersey becomes the first to pass a statewide law banning the operation of a drone while under the influence.
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This Ikea magazine ad is also a pregnancy test

You have to pee on it.
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Facebook Messenger chief admits the app has gotten too cluttered

Facebook Messenger has gotten too cluttered, its leader said today. David Marcus, Facebook’s vice president of messaging products, said in a blog post of 2018 predictions today that the company had gone overboard in the past two years as it brought new features to the app.
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In the age of algorithms, would you hire a personal shopper to do your music discovery for you?

Would you hire a personal shopper to do your music discovery for you?
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This electronic skin lets you manipulate objects without touching them

Is that you, Magneto?
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Why Apple's upcoming iPhone battery update is a bad idea

Tim Cook says Apple will release a software update for the iPhone for users to choose between performance or battery life. But that's not such a great idea.
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Instagram now shows when users were last active

People you follow or have messaged can see exactly how long ago you were on Instagram.
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Google’s new cloud service lets you train your own AI tools, no coding knowledge required

The company’s new Cloud AutoML lets you create an image recognition tool just by dragging and dropping
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Ferrari will make an electric supercar (and an SUV)

Giving Tesla a run for its money
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Contraceptive app hit with complaints after being blamed for 37 unwanted pregnancies

The Natural Cycles app uses an algorithm to determine when women are fertile
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Steve Jobs changed the future of laptops 10 years ago today

10 years of the MacBook Air
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Lifehack: Delete Twitter from your phone, because it sucks

Let's finally just (mostly) call it off.
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Samsung's Galaxy S9 could be in your hands by mid-March

Samsung's Galaxy S9 will launch at Mobile World Congress. And now a new leak might have revealed pre-order and ship date details.
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Facebook’s first non-white board member is American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault

Longtime AmEx CEO is first appointee since 2014
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Disney hits reset on mobile games with new development partners | GamesBeat

Disney executive Kyle Laughlin announced today that the entertainment giant has hit reset on its game strategy and formed new relationships with four game development partners.
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