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August 22 2018

02:08

Facebook and Twitter Eye Iran in Latest Fake Account Crackdown

The social media companies removed hundreds of fake accounts with links to Iran and Russia that were engaged in "coordinated inauthentic behavior."

August 21 2018

19:34

China Gets Another Crispr First With Embryo Base Editing

Scientists in China have used a cutting-edge Crispr technique to repair a disease-causing mutation in viable human embryos.
19:11

How Microsoft Tackles Russia's Fancy Bear Hackers—And Why It's Never Enough

Microsoft has once again taken down Russian phishing sites, but that won't deter them for long.
18:14

How to Share an Instagram Account With Your Significant Other

As far as we can tell, this is not a trend. This is, instead, a warning.
13:00

Hear Music Clearly With Sennheiser's $2,400 Glass-Capped HD 820 Headphones

In an elegant touch, Sennheiser's HD 820 headphones are capped with Gorilla Glass panels, which aid in improving the sound.
13:00

How to Prove That the Earth Orbits the Sun

With simple tools, there are three things you can observe to support the heliocentric model of the solar system.
12:00

The Missed Connections of San Francisco's Gleaming New Transit Station

The newly opened, $2.26 billion Salesforce Transit Center is shiny and bright, but could do much more to guide residents and tourists into the city.
12:00

Firewire Omni Surfboard Review: Ride the Eco-friendly Waves

Firewire's merino wool Omni Woolight board is so good, you won’t even notice it’s made of wool!
12:00

To Confront Climate Change, the Modern Automobile Must Die

If we want to solve climate change, there's no other option.
11:00

An Adorable Rodent Gives a Glimpse Into Earth’s Climate Chaos

Scientists track in incredible detail how the giant kangaroo rat and over 400 other species struggled and triumphed amid a punishing drought.
11:00

The Wildest Lawsuits Facing Tesla Right Now

The beleaguered electric automaker is finally cranking out Model 3s, but it has a few other issues to handle, too.
11:00

Airbnb Wants to Find a Home in China

But success in the notoriously difficult and cloistered market will be hard.

August 20 2018

23:50

MTV Wants Young People to Guilt Their Friends Into Voting

+1TheVote is an election drive for the social media era, but can MTV really mobilize young voters in 2018?
19:54

We Need to Talk About 'Crazy Rich Asians'

The movie's impressive debut is a big deal.
19:27

Before Using Birth Control Apps, Consider Your Privacy

All your industrious tracking of periods, sex, and basal body temperature is also valuable as a database.
15:00

Think Rivers Are Dangerous Now? Just Wait

Climate change could increase river flooding damage by as much as 1,000 percent, an ambitious new study finds.
13:00

Fitbit's Charge 3 Offers a New Take on an Old Tracker

The Charge 3's build, guts, and software features have changed enough to warrant serious consideration if you’ve been thinking about updating your Fitbit.
13:00

The SurfSafe Browser Extension Will Save You From Fake Photos

Two UC Berkeley undergrads developed SurfSafe to alert people that their media diet is infected with misinformation, right when it happens.
12:00

Drive.ai Is the Self-Driving Startup Teaching Cars to Talk

Silicon Valley-based Drive.ai relies on machine learning to make its robots drive—and smart design to make them communicate.
12:00

Zippin's Checkout-Free Retail Store Uses Cameras to Watch You Shop

A new startup is offering a new kind of retail experience. Instead of humans handling cash, it's all apps, smartphones, sensors, and computer vision.
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