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[l] at 10/5/22 9:45am
An inquest found content on Pinterest and Instagram contributed to the 2017 death of Molly Russell. The sites say they’ve changed—with opposing strategies.

[Category: Business, Business / Social Media]

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[l] at 10/5/22 7:00am
It’s turning me from a binge player into a savor-the-moment gamer.

[Category: Culture, Culture / Video Games]

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[l] at 10/5/22 7:00am
Digital privacy invasion isn’t just a consumer protection issue. It’s inextricably linked to equality, with urgent implications for women and minorities.

[Category: Ideas]

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[l] at 10/5/22 6:00am
A new and contentious five-year limit for getting rid of dead satellites could slow the growing orbital litter problem—if people actually abide by it.

[Category: Science, Science / Space]

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[l] at 10/5/22 5:00am
On the visual search tool's anniversary, we consider its promise and how that could play out.

[Category: Gear, Business / Computers and Software]

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[l] at 10/5/22 5:00am
An experiment tests whether the gene-editing technology can stop the virus from replicating, which would ultimately wipe out the infection.

[Category: Science, Science / Biotech]

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[l] at 10/4/22 6:45pm
Legal experts say Musk faced an “uphill battle” to prove his claims of fraud over bots on the platform, and risked damaging revelations during trial.

[Category: Business, Business / Social Media]

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[l] at 10/4/22 11:38am
The open source protocol is finally here to ensure that your devices play nicely. Here's how it could change the smart home scene.

[Category: Gear, Gear / How To and Advice, Gear / Products / Smart Home]

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[l] at 10/4/22 11:00am
Here's this month's prompt, how to submit, and an illustrated archive of past favorites.

[Category: Culture, Culture / Digital Culture]

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[l] at 10/4/22 7:00am
There’s a brand-new Nest Wifi Pro and a second-generation wired Nest Doorbell. But it’s a redesigned app that’ll catch your attention.

[Category: Gear, Gear / Gear News and Events, Gear / Products / Smart Home]

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[l] at 10/4/22 7:00am
The recorded music market is regaining its former hourglass shape—this time with platforms like Spotify at the center.

[Category: Ideas]

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[l] at 10/4/22 7:00am
In The Value of a Whale, author Adrienne Buller argues forcefully against market-based “solutions” to the climate crisis. She thinks we can do better.

[Category: Culture, Culture / Books]

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[l] at 10/4/22 6:00am
B&W has taken its already excellent Px7 S2 cans and made a luxe version. Do the material and sonic gains justify the extra outlay? Oh yes.

[Category: Gear, Gear / Products, Gear / Products / Headphones]

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[l] at 10/4/22 6:00am
The makers of some of our favorite gaming headsets have come up with equally impressive desktop speakers.

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

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[l] at 10/4/22 5:00am
The company is losing huge sums of money on cookie-cutter homes—suggesting a fundamental weakness in the US housing market.

[Category: Business, Business / Artificial Intelligence]

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[l] at 10/4/22 5:00am
Want to give your children an easy way to contact you—without giving them a smartphone? Family Setup on WatchOS can help.

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

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[l] at 10/4/22 5:00am
The draft's tenets include allowing citizens to opt out of algorithmic decisionmaking, which could reshape federal government—but not the private sector.

[Category: Business, Business / Artificial Intelligence, AI Hub]

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[l] at 10/4/22 5:00am
The ‘Er’ grouping could help doctors identify and treat some rare cases of blood incompatibility, including between pregnant mothers and fetuses.

[Category: Science, Science / Health]

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[l] at 10/4/22 5:00am
In the rapidly warming Eastern Mediterranean, water stratifies into layers, like a cake. That’s allowing carbon-spewing crystals to form.

[Category: Science, Science / Environment]

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[l] at 10/3/22 2:56pm
Tesla’s Optimus robot did not dazzle robotics experts and can’t yet walk. But if the project delivers, it could give the company an edge in manufacturing.

[Category: Business, Business / Artificial Intelligence, AI Hub]

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[l] at 10/3/22 12:34pm
Major streamers are stepping back from the Twitch grind, and smaller ones fear the platform is more interested in removing features than growing audiences.

[Category: Culture, Culture / Video Games]

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