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Steven Spielberg's classic 1977 alien contact film remains awe-inspiring.

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From LCDs to fancy OLED models, these are our favorite televisions at every price point.

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[l] at 1/28/22 7:00am
As the experience of virtual worlds grows richer, virtual crimes such as assault and theft may become as serious as their counterparts in the physical world.

[Category: Ideas]

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Director Joe Hunting’s documentary, shot entirely in VRChat, could also be the metaverse’s swan song.

[Category: Culture, Culture / Culture News]

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[l] at 1/28/22 6:26am
The ruling by the UK’s High Court could also lead to Lynch’s extradition to the United States, where he faces further charges.

[Category: Business, Business / National Affairs]

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[l] at 1/28/22 6:00am
You’ve seen them a million times. You might be wearing one right now. But how do they work to block a potentially virus-carrying respiratory blob?

[Category: Science, Science / Physics and Math]

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Plus: The rescue of healthcare.gov, a glimpse into an alternate universe, and more trouble in Russia.

[Category: Business, Business / Tech Culture]

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[l] at 1/28/22 6:00am
This week, we talk about differing visions for the metaverse and whether it’s a good place for your little ones.

[Category: Gear, Gear / Gadget Lab Podcast]

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[l] at 1/28/22 6:00am
Audio jacks are endangered, but they’re not gone. Here are some of our favorite smartphones that still let you plug in.

[Category: Gear, Gear / Buying Guides, Gear / Products / Phones]

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[l] at 1/28/22 5:00am
As countries declare endemicity and drop restrictions, how does a battered and bruised society embrace a sudden return to normality?

[Category: Science, Science / Health]

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[l] at 1/28/22 5:00am
A controversial new program that uses facial recognition is part of a national effort to verify identities and reduce fraud.

[Category: Business, Business / Artificial Intelligence, AI Hub, AI Hub / Application / Face recognition, AI Hub / End User / Government, AI Hub / Source Data / Images, AI Hub / Source Data / Video, AI Hub / Technology / Machine vision]

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[l] at 1/28/22 5:00am
This top-end Android smartphone brings many of the best features from last year's flagship, but is it too late?

[Category: Gear, Gear / Products / Phones, Gear / Reviews]

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[l] at 1/27/22 3:56pm
Neil Young removed his music from the platform to protest Rogan's vaccine disinformation. But Spotify is unlikely to cave on its star.

[Category: Culture, Culture / Digital Culture, Culture / Music]

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[l] at 1/27/22 2:13pm
The US Department of Transportation wants to shift the focus from the actions of individual drivers to the role of street layouts and local policies.

[Category: Business, Business / Transportation]

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[l] at 1/27/22 12:31pm
Google has scrapped FLoC, its controversial cookie replacement. Now it’s back with Topics—but rivals and privacy experts are still nervous.

[Category: Security, Security / Privacy]

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[l] at 1/27/22 7:00am
Advances in artificial intelligence and other technology allow machines to be operated from far away. The trend could spell trouble for workers.

[Category: Business, Business / Artificial Intelligence, AI Hub, AI Hub / End User / Big company, AI Hub / Sector / Automotive, AI Hub / Source Data / Video, AI Hub / Technology / Machine learning, AI Hub / Technology / Machine vision]

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[l] at 1/27/22 7:00am
Penny-pinch your way to financial peace of mind.

[Category: Gear, Gear / How To and Advice]

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[l] at 1/27/22 6:00am
Picking the right phone has gotten so much harder. Our breakdown of Apple’s lineup can help.

[Category: Gear, Gear / Buying Guides, Gear / Products / Phones]

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[l] at 1/27/22 6:00am
Second Life creator Philip Rosedale wants to prevent the Facebook-ization of virtual reality.

[Category: Business, Business / Startups]

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[l] at 1/27/22 5:00am
Whether you’re into snowboarding or curling, here’s how to follow the big events in Beijing.

[Category: Gear, Gear / How To and Advice]

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