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An Old Instagram Hoax Fools a Bunch of Celebrities
Instagram users like Usher, Martha Stewart, and Rick Perry posted a meme warning about a new rule that doesn't actually
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A Huge Ransomware Attack Messes With Texas
A coordinated strike against 23 local governments is called the largest such hack from a single source.
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Three Years of Misery Inside Google, the Happiest Company in Tech
Sexual harassment. Hate speech. Employee walkouts. The Silicon Valley giant is trapped in a war against itself. And there’s no
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How Apple Pay Buttons Can Make Websites Less Safe
Apple Pay itself is safe. But the way websites implement it can cause serious problems.
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It's not so crazy to want Big Tech to ask for your data—and conversations with AI assistants—before they take it.
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Why Big Banks Could Soon Jump on the Quantum Bandwagon
If you’re trying to model an uncertain economic future, consider using a machine that runs on probability.
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2 Million People Streamed the ‘Fortnite’ World Cup Finals
Also, *Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood* nabbed Quentin Tarantino his best opening weekend yet.
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Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Review: A Sonos Speaker With Ikea’s Good Looks
The audio company teams up with the furniture giant on two new products: a bookshelf speaker and a combo lamp/speaker.
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GM’s Cruise Rolls Back Its Target for Self-Driving Cars
The automaker’s unit has raised billions from Softbank, Honda and others and has 1,500 employees. What it doesn’t have yet
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Ford Will Make an Electric F-150 Pickup, but Won’t Say When
Ford, which has lagged rivals when it comes to all-electric vehicles, finally shows off an all-electric pickup—towing a 1.3-million-pound train.
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Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Isn’t Cinematic
A good portion of the upcoming Marvel Studio's slate will be streaming on Disney+.
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Now We Know How the Zombie Ant Gets Its Bite
Scientists solve part of the mystery of how a murderous fungus orders an ant to bite onto a twig, sealing
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