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Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is backpedaling from his quip last week on the Winging It podcast endorsing a classic conspiracy theory: that NASA's... [Read More]
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At a meeting in Canada in July 2018, espionage chiefs from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the U.K. and the U.S.—all signatories to a treaty on... [Read More]
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Cydia, a store for applications that run on jailbroken iPhones and other Apple devices, is shutting down the ability to buy and sell apps on... [Read More]
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The government of New Zealand "admonished" search giant Google for publicizing the name of a man charged in the killing of backpacker Grace Millane in... [Read More]
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke—who, when he's not wearing ranger hats backwards and insisting he's a geologist has worked diligently to undermine environmental policies and rack... [Read More]
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg—who has (reluctantly) become the face of the company's response to the Cambridge Analytica data-sharing scandal—will testify not just in front of... [Read More]
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Internal Google documents obtained by the Guardian warn full-time Google staff to treat temps, vendors, and contractors (TVCs)—which comprise just short of half of the... [Read More]
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Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer has launched a cryptocurrency mining program named Razer SoftMiner to put spare graphics card capacity to work—for them, not for you. [Read More]
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Verizon disclosed on Tuesday that Oath, the subsidiary company which it created to manage acquisitions like its $4.5 billion takeover of Yahoo in 2017 and... [Read More]
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai finally swung by the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday for a real clown show of a hearing which—including a denial that... [Read More]
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The Huawei executive detained in Canada for extradition to the U.S. over allegations of financial fraud and sanctions violations, Meng Wanzhou, has been released on... [Read More]
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Often new technology is good, whether it's a spectacular advancement in medical science or just a new gadget that brings you hours of joy. Sometimes,... [Read More]
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Gavin McInnes, the onetime Vice Media bigwig and more recently the creator of the violent, far-right "Western chauvinist" Proud Boys organization, isn't having such a... [Read More]
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Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei (and daughter of its founder, Ren Zhengfei) detained by Canadian authorities for extradition to... [Read More]
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I have determined the precise upper boundary of how many monitors it is okay to have hooked up to the same computer. I do not... [Read More]
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Intelligence agencies in the UK are preparing to "significantly increase their use of large-scale data hacking," the Guardian reported on Saturday, in a move that... [Read More]
The tech and science world has had a very interesting week: Researchers have discovered what happens when you give our favorite tentacled, ocean-dwelling friends MDMA,... [Read More]
Fast-food chain Wendy's is facing down a lawsuit in Illinois over its use of fingerprint scanners to track employees at work in retail locations, according... [Read More]
The government of Ecuador, whose embassy in London has served as a refuge from UK authorities for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange since 2012, has been... [Read More]
Two landers from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have successfully touched down on the Ryugu asteroid after separating from the Hayabusa2 probe in orbit,... [Read More]
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