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Eye Tracking Is Coming to Virtual Reality Sooner Than You Think. What Now?

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 17:09
This week made it clear that the technology is racing into to our consumer immersive-tech devices. But with great power comes great responsibility.
Categories: Business News

Craigslist Shuts Personal Ads for Fear of New Internet Law

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 15:57
The online classified site, and others, say they fear increased liability for content posted by others under law intended to curb sex trafficking.
Categories: Business News

Everyone Knows How to Secure Elections. So Do It

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 15:49
With $380 million in the spending bill earmarked for securing digital elections, the time for talk is over.
Categories: Business News

Gadget Lab Podcast: More Questions Than Answers in Uber's Fatal Arizona Crash

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 15:37
This week, Alex Davies and Aarian Marshall join us to discuss the latest news in self-driving car safety.
Categories: Business News

Spending Bill Gives Green Energy Its R&D Budget—But That's Not All It Needs

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 15:14
Trump stands for coal. Congress doesn't.
Categories: Business News

Tumblr Names Russian Propaganda Accounts After Long Silence

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 13:51
On Friday, after months of silence, Tumblr named 84 accounts it says were devoted to spreading propaganda and disinformation on the platform.
Categories: Business News

DOJ Indicts 9 Iranians For Brazen University Cyberattacks

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 11:49
A new indictment asserts a long string of attacks against hundreds of universities and private companies, in which Iran pilfered more than $3 billion worth of intellectual property.
Categories: Business News

Best Travel Gear: Mophie, Amazon Kindle, Allbirds, Lululemon, Hex

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 11:00
Fit everything for your trip into a bag that slides under the seat in front of you.
Categories: Business News

How Much Energy Can You Store in a Rubber Band?

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:00
On a scale from "light thwack" to "geez, watch it with that thing!"
Categories: Business News

The Ryan Coogler Effect: What the Success of 'Black Panther' Means for Black Directors

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:00
Ryan Coogler’s massive Marvel movie has the potential to kick down doors for scores of other directors, with Ava DuVernay helping to lead that charge.
Categories: Business News

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:00
All of WIRED's coverage on the scandal plaguing the social media giant.
Categories: Business News

Uber’s Fatal Crash, a Model 3 Review, and More Car News

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 09:00
Plus, Elon Musk gets a nice Tesla compensation package, and everything else you missed this week.
Categories: Business News

How a Boise, Idaho Company Thrives in the Global Chip Business

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 08:00
Micron Technology is the only remaining US maker of DRAM, the short-term memory chips found in computers and smartphones.
Categories: Business News

Uber's Fatal Crash and the Ethics of Testing Self-Driving Cars

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 07:00
The true ethical dilemma with driverless cars isn't the trolley problem—it's whether we should be testing them on public streets at all.
Categories: Business News

Montecito Is Everything Bad About Climate Change in a Single California Town

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 07:00
In four months, the southern California town has seen mudslides, the largest wildfire in state history, and now flash floods.
Categories: Business News

'Pacific Rim: Uprising' Review: A Big, Loud Movie That Needs Guillermo del Toro

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 20:52
For all its scale and sound, the kaiju sequel packs none of the punch of the 2013 original.
Categories: Business News

Facebook’s New Data Restrictions Will Handcuff Even Honest Researchers

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 20:24
It was already hard for researchers to use Facebook's data. It looks like it's about to get harder.
Categories: Business News

Trump’s Latest China Tariffs Could Hurt Tech—and Even Social Media

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 19:19
President Trump says he will impose tariffs on about $60 billion of Chinese goods in response to "tremendous intellectual property theft."
Categories: Business News

The Best Alternative For Every Facebook Feature

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 16:01
If you're ready to quit Facebook, here's how to replace everything you might miss.
Categories: Business News

The 'Pacific Rim: Uprising' Cast Answers Kaiju Trivia

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 15:31
They know a fair bit about monsters. They also know if their movie passes the Bechdel Test or has a post-credits scene.
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