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20 Best Buys From Best Buy’s Anniversary Sale

Best Buy is in the midst of its anniversary sale, giving you the chance to upgrade your gadget game. As a tech nerd, my husband’s…

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The US Offers a $10M Bounty for Intel on Conti Ransomware Gang

Many members of Conti are believed to be based in Russia or surrounding regions. For years, the Kremlin has largely turned a blind eye to…

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Gabrielle Zevin Believes Games Show People Who They Really Are

That was the thing I wanted to explore with Solution. Also just thinking: What could an enterprising undergraduate in 1995 make? What’s the other aspect…

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Sloppy Software Patches Are a ‘Disturbing Trend’

The whole purpose of vulnerability disclosure is to notify software developers about flaws in their code so they can create fixes, or patches, and improve…

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A Bioengineered Cornea Shows It Can Improve People’s Sight

After their transplants, the researchers followed the volunteers for two years. They concluded that the implants were safe to use and restored the thickness and…

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This Man Built His Own ISP. Now He’s Getting $2.6M to Expand It

Jared Mauch, the Michigan man who built a fiber-to-the-home internet provider because he couldn’t get good broadband service from AT&T or Comcast, is expanding with…

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How Can Society Prepare for the Moral Norms of Tomorrow?

One way of embracing this uncertainty is to adopt a stance of axiological open-mindedness toward the future. We can get a sense of what this…

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Welcome to the Weird Phone Future

Samsung’s mobile phone design philosophy could best be described as “if it ain’t broke, bend it.” The company—one of the top smartphone manufacturers in the…

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Meta Just Happens to Expand Messenger’s End-to-End Encryption

A Nebraska woman and her 17-year-old daughter are facing felony and misdemeanor charges related to allegedly performing an abortion after 20 weeks, which has long…

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Swarms of Mini Robots Could Dig the Tunnels of the Future

There’s no shortage of work out there, either. China recently completed a 20-kilometer railway tunnel in the Longmen Mountains after a decade of construction. There’s…

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