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[l] at 4/18/24 7:00am
Having a smart TV built into a computer monitor was more convenient—and enjoyable—than I expected.

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

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[l] at 4/18/24 6:30am
GE’s drip coffee maker is expensive, not dishwasher-safe, and makes a so-so cup of joe.

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

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[l] at 4/18/24 6:00am
This week, we talk about the buzzy new social media app where there’s no typing allowed.

[Category: Gear, Gear / Gadget Lab Podcast]

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[l] at 4/18/24 5:30am
Influencers like Jake Paul can offer Donald Trump inroads to audiences beyond his base—and prime seats at a major spectacle.

[Category: Politics]

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[l] at 4/18/24 5:00am
Watch how smooth-talking scammers known as “Yahoo Boys” use widely available face-swapping tech to carry out elaborate romance scams.

[Category: Security, Security / Security News, Business / Artificial Intelligence]

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[l] at 4/18/24 4:45am
The third generation of Nothing’s clear-plastic AirPod clones is here, and they’re some of the best wireless earbuds for Android.

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

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[l] at 4/17/24 12:56pm
Before the dear old model could even power down, Boston Dynamics unleashed a stronger new Atlas robot that can move in ways us puny humans never can.

[Category: Gear, Gear / Gear News and Events, Gear / Trends, Science / Robots]

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[l] at 4/17/24 12:11pm
One of Silicon Valley’s most influential lobbying arms joins privacy reformers in a fight against the Biden administration–backed expansion of a major US surveillance program.

[Category: Security, Security / National Security, Security / Privacy, Security / Security News, Politics / Policy]

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[l] at 4/17/24 10:00am
OLED takes a step back as the brand embraces the brightness wars with some powerful new weapons.

[Category: Gear, Gear / Products, Gear / Products / Televisions, Gear / Trends]

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[l] at 4/17/24 8:00am
This behemoth of a laptop is ultrapowerful with great battery life, but it has some quirks and a scary price.

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

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[l] at 4/17/24 6:00am
Nike’s reputation—and sales—are both in trouble. The Paris games could be the aging brand’s chance to turn its fortunes around.

[Category: Gear, Gear / Gear News and Events, Gear / Products, Gear / Products / Lifestyle, Gear / Products / Outdoor]

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[l] at 4/17/24 5:00am
Airbnb is encouraging developers to build condo towers purposefully designed to be listed for short-term rentals. Units are selling fast in Miami and coming soon to other US cities.

[Category: Business, Business / National Affairs]

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[l] at 4/17/24 4:30am
Elisa Shupe was initially rebuffed when she tried to copyright a book she wrote with help from ChatGPT. Now the US Copyright Office has changed course—but there’s a catch.

[Category: Business, Business / Artificial Intelligence]

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[l] at 4/17/24 4:00am
Cyber Army of Russia Reborn, a group with ties to the Kremlin’s Sandworm unit, is crossing lines even that notorious cyberwarfare unit wouldn’t dare to.

[Category: Security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks, Security / National Security, Security / Security News]

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[l] at 4/17/24 3:41am
Heavy rain has triggered flash flooding in Dubai. But those who blame cloud seeding are misguided.

[Category: Science, Science / Environment]

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[l] at 4/16/24 10:41pm
Videos show nine Google workers being removed by police from offices in New York and Sunnyvale, California, after occupying them in protest against a cloud deal with Israel’s government.

[Category: Business, Business / Tech Culture]

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[l] at 4/16/24 5:03pm
The company HMD, known for making Nokia phones, has partnered with Heineken and Bodega on “The Boring Phone,” and there will be only 5,000 of them.

[Category: Gear, Gear / Gear News and Events, Gear / Products / Phones]

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[l] at 4/16/24 1:09pm
A cybercriminal gang called RansomHub claims to be selling highly sensitive patient information stolen from Change Healthcare following a ransomware attack by another group in February.

[Category: Security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks, Security / Privacy, Security / Security News]

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