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    How to Turn Your Camera into a Webcam: Canon, Fujifilm, GoPro, and More

    Months into the pandemic, webcams are still hard to find. But if you're a shutterbug, you...

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    Microsoft Duo: Price, Details, Release Date

    Microsoft has had to shift its sales pitch from a “work” product to “staying home indefinitely”...

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    Cannondale Quick Neo SL Review (2020): A Fast, Fun E-Ride

    This is a powerful electric bike for fun, mostly on-road romps around town.

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    Google Is Launching a Global Earthquake-Detection Network

    A new feature will allow Android devices to collect readings from smartphone sensors and warn users...

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    AI Magic Makes Century-Old Films Look New

    Denis Shiryaev uses algorithms to colorize and sharpen old movies, bumping them up to a smooth...

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    Scientists Put Masks to the Test—With an iPhone and a Laser

    When it comes to blocking germs, not all cloth masks are created equal. A new, low-cost...

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    How Facebook and Other Sites Manipulate Your Privacy Choices

    Social media platforms repeatedly use so-called dark patterns to nudge you toward giving away more of...

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    How to Make Remote Learning Work for Your Children

    If you're preparing for yet another round of homeschooling, we've identified a few ways to make...

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    The Furious Hunt for the MAGA Bomber

    Scarred by trauma and devoted to Trump, a man began mailing explosives to the president’s critics...

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    With VP Pick Kamala Harris, Joe Biden Gets a Digital Juggernaut

    The senator and her team have earned a reputation for savvy online organizing. That could come...

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    When Private Security Cameras Are Police Surveillance Tools

    Civil rights activists warn of "mission creep," as cameras installed to prevent break-ins are increasingly used...

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    How Google Meet Weathered the Work-From-Home Explosion

    In the early months of Covid-19, Google's video conferencing platform grew exponentially. Keeping the lights on...

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    Maybe Netflix and Amazon Should Just Buy Theater Chains

    The rules banning movie studios from owning cinemas have been overturned—just in time for theaters in...

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    A New Survey Links Vaping to Higher Covid-19 Risk

    A Stanford University report shows that teens and young adults who use e-cigarettes are five to...

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    Foodies and Factory Farmers Have Formed an Unholy Alliance

    Their swipes at fake-meat products—Impossible Burgers, Beyond Meat, and all the rest—are pretty much the same.

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    Solve the Covid-19 Testing Crunch, Win $5 Million

    For decades, governments and private organizations like Xprize have put up prizes to spur scientific innovation....

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    San Francisco Was Uniquely Prepared for Covid-19

    Why did an American city beset by inequality and dysfunction face the onset of the pandemic...

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    The White House Announces a Plan to Speed the Rollout of 5G

    The Pentagon will share part of the wireless spectrum, allowing telecom carriers to reach more areas...

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    Google's Pixel 4 Is One of the Best Phones, and It's $250 Off

    Google's discontinued handset likely won't be available much longer, but it will still get years of...

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    Belarus Has Shut Down the Internet Amid a Controversial Election

    Human rights organizations have blamed the Belarusian government for widespread outages.

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    Over a Billion Android Devices Are at Risk of Data Theft

    Qualcomm has released a fix for the flaws in its Snapdragon chip, which attackers might exploit...

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    BLM Supporters More Likely to Combat Hate in Videogames, Too

    But our new survey found that just 20 percent of gamers say they stand up to...

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    Moog Music Subharmonicon Review: A Strange but Wild Musical Escape

    Moog Music's Subharmonicon is a mashup of two legendary synths that can help unblock your stifled...

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    Why Wikipedia Decided to Stop Calling Fox a ‘Reliable’ Source

    The move offered a new model for moderation. Maybe other platforms will take note.

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    Why Do Solar Farms Kill Birds? Call in the AI Bird Watcher

    Solar facilities kill tens of thousands of birds every year, and no one is quite sure...

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    Covid-19 Drug Research Is a Big Huge Mess

    Scientists have been studying treatments for the disease for half a year. Lack of coordination and...

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    Bill Gates Is Still Optimistic

    On the Get WIRED podcast, the philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder tackles everything from Covid-19 vaccine development...

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    Field Trip's App Wants to Guide Your Next Psychedelic Journey

    Field Trip offers supervised, in-clinic drug experiences to treat some mental illnesses. But if you want...

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    A British AI Tool to Predict Violent Crime Is Too Flawed to Use

    A government-funded system known as Most Serious Violence was built to predict first offenses but turned...

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    What If the Big Bang Was Actually a Big Bounce?

    New computer simulations model an alternate way of thinking about the cosmos: as a cyclic universe...

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    How to Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning & Prevent Heat Exhaustion

    If you don't have AC at home, or are stuck in the heat outdoors, we have...

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    Flaws Could Have Exposed Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Hackers

    Researchers found troubling bugs in open-source libraries used by financial institutions.

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    How to Install Apps From Outside Your Phone's App Store

    You don't have to stay inside Google and Apple's walled gardens. But if you choose to...

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    Trump's WeChat Ban May Alienate His Chinese Supporters

    Not only is the app many Americans' primary means of communicating with China, it's also been...

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    The NSA's Tips to Keep Your Phone From Tracking You

    Plus: A Canon ransomware hack, a nasty Twitter bug, and more of the week's top security...

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    How to Use Nearby Share on Android

    Just like with AirDrop on Apple devices, you're now able to send almost anything to your...

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    Intel Is Investigating How Confidential Data Ended Up Online

    The leak contains information that the company makes available to partners and customers under NDA. A...

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    A Satellite Spots 11 New Emperor Penguin Colonies

    Good news! An orbiter saw signs of almost a dozen previously uncounted colonies in Antarctica, boosting...

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    15 Best Weekend Deals: Headphones, Phones, TVs, and More

    From $5 iPhone cases to a discounted LG OLED, we've rounded up sales on some of...

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    As Restaurants Move to the Cloud, Something Is Missing

    Thousands of eateries are closing amid the pandemic. Delivery specialists are popping up, but some observers...

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    How to Plan a Road Trip During the Pandemic: Gear and Tips

    You might have had to cancel your trip to Hawaii, but you can still go on...

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    Hackers Flood Reddit With Pro-Trump Takeovers

    By apparently compromising moderator accounts, the attackers were able to post MAGA materials all over at...

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    Trump’s Executive Orders Hurt More Than TikTok and WeChat

    The president’s latest actions against China may affect US tech firms, and Americans who communicate overseas...

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    'Ultima' Fandom Is Still Going Strong

    Need proof? 'Spam Spam Spam Humbug,' a podcast dedicated to the computer role-playing games, is now...

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    Burgers Won't Save the Planet—but Fast Food Might

    Fast food joints are cheap, convenient, and widely available. And if they swapped out beef for...

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    Will TikTok Lead Trump to Build America’s Own Great Firewall?

    Plus: Absurd takes from the archives, a tribute to small devices, and another setback for Covid...

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    Hulu Cancels 'High Fidelity' Right When We Need It Most

    At the beginning of quarantine, it was a lifeline for folks missing the thing people used...

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    The End Is Nearer for ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Food Wrappers

    Your takeout may come with a dose of chemicals known as PFAS—but the FDA’s push to...

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    No, Really—These Republicans Are Serious About Big Tech Antitrust

    Last week’s hearing with Silicon Valley CEOs provided a rare glimmer of hope that Congress can,...

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    Do You Really Need to Spend More Than $400 on a Phone?

    This week, we discuss the growing trend of mid-range smartphones, why they’re good, and why they’re...