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Robot Lawnmowers Are Killing Hedgehogs

3 hours 23 min ago
With grass-cutting robots growing increasingly popular in Europe, hedgehogs are more often getting trapped under their blades.
Categories: Business News

How to Build a Floating Bridge in 12 Minutes

3 hours 23 min ago
When war and natural disasters like Hurricane Florence call for a quick crossing, military engineers hop to with one of their favorite tools—the improved ribbon bridge.
Categories: Business News

What's Left for Congress to Ask Big Tech Firms? A Lot

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 18:57
Executives from Amazon, Twitter, Google, and other tech companies head to Washington for another hearing on privacy, but this time the threat of regulation carries new weight.
Categories: Business News

With Instagram Cofounders Out, It’s Facebook All the Way Down

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 17:33
Instagram cofounders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger quit the social media company Monday amid reports of clashes with Mark Zuckerberg.
Categories: Business News

Cody Wilson Leaves Defense Distributed, But 3-D Printed Guns Roll On

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 17:31
Even after the DIY gunsmith's arrest on sexual assault charges, the fight for and against 3-D printed guns still rages.
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How Twitter’s New Safety Policies Are Created

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 17:12
Del Harvey has spent a decade fighting abuse and harassment on Twitter. She spoke with WIRED about Trump, trolls, and the company’s new focus on safety.
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Amazon’s New Echo Show Hints at the Company’s Vision for TV

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 15:15
The 10-inch, $230 Echo Show works more like tiny TV than ever—and shows how Amazon thinks we’re going to interact with video content in the near future.
Categories: Business News

Even If Rod Rosenstein Stays, the Mueller Investigation Status Quo Won't Last

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:00
Much of the speculation around deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein's fate misses how disruptive a post-midterms shake-up could be.
Categories: Business News

Flummoxed by Force and Motion? Try This Physics Experiment

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 10:00
Physics class can get painfully abstract. But you can collect your own data to see Newton's second law in action.
Categories: Business News

Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller Gives Disabled Gamers a Power-Up

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 09:00
Other game companies also are scrambling to introduce their own accessible hardware. But a customer base of more than 30 million gamers may give developers the push they need.
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Twitter Releases New Policy on 'Dehumanizing Speech'

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 09:00
The social network is also soliciting public feedback for the first time in updating its rules.
Categories: Business News

Learn From These Bugs. Don't Let Social Media Zombify You

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 09:00
The idea of "zombie scrolling syndrome" has legs, after all. From worms to wasps, nature has figured out mind control—in ways that bring to mind social media.
Categories: Business News

Neato's Botvac D4 Connected Is Our New Midrange Fave

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 08:00
Neato's new midrange offering gives Roomba a run for its money.
Categories: Business News

We Need to Talk About Amazon's Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen Comedy *Forever*

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 08:00
But not too much. We don’t want to spoil the twist.
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The Creepy-Cute Robot that Picks Peppers With its Face

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 07:00
Researchers have developed a robot that roams a greenhouse, eyeballing peppers to determine if they’re mature enough before sawing them off the plant.
Categories: Business News

How to Use Apple’s Screen Time Controls on iOS 12

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 07:00
The latest update includes a report of the time spent on your iPhone, app time limits, and new parental controls.
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Google Is Getting a Lot More Visual to Keep You on Its Site

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 19:51
Google announces changes to visual searches, aimed partly at Instagram.
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The Ice Cream Factory and the Rise of the Made-for-Instagram Museum

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 19:42
Art in the age of the selfie.
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A Small Google Chrome Change Stirs a Big Privacy Controversy

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 17:07
The latest update to Google's browser has riled privacy advocates by appearing to log people in without their explicit permission.
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The Clever Engineering Behind the New iPhone XS Battery

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 13:42
The iPhone XS has a unique shape, designed to squeeze in as much juice as chemistry and physics will allow.
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