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How to Protest Safely in the Age of Surveillance
Law enforcement has more tools than ever to track your movements and access your communications. Here's how to protect your privacy if you plan to protest.
47 minutes ago
WIRED
How to Protest Safely in the Age of Surveillance
Should We Purposely Infect Healthy Volunteers With Covid-19?
Such studies could speed up the development of a vaccine?but would mean deliberately giving people a disease that could kill them.
6 hours ago
WIRED
Should We Purposely Infect Healthy Volunteers With Covid-19?
The Women of Ukraine's Railroads Keep the Trains Running
The under-sung heroes of the country's rail system keep vigilant watch from colorful mini-castles.
6 hours ago
WIRED
The Women of Ukraine's Railroads Keep the Trains Running
How to Add a Weighted Vest to Your Workouts at Home
Why the weighted exercise vest is the best piece of home workout gear you're not using.
7 hours ago
WIRED
How to Add a Weighted Vest to Your Workouts at Home
A Taylor Swift, 'Killing Eve' Mystery Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup
Last week, social media did some sleuthing to figure out who recorded a haunting cover of the singer's "Look What You Made Me Do" for the BBC America show.
7 hours ago
WIRED
A Taylor Swift, 'Killing Eve' Mystery Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup
Covid-19 Is History's Biggest Translation Challenge
Services like Google Translate only support 100 languages, give or take. What about the thousands of other languages'spoken by people just as vulnerable to this crisis?
9 hours ago
WIRED
Covid-19 Is History's Biggest Translation Challenge
The Station: Amazon eyes Zoox, Aurora goes back to school and Cabana hits the road
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2 hours ago
TechCrunch
The Station: Amazon eyes Zoox, Aurora goes back to school and Cabana hits the road
6 VCs share their bets on the future of work
As tech companies like Twitter and Facebook gear up for longer-term remote work solutions, the future of work is becoming one of the more exciting opportunities in venture capital, Charles River Ventures general partner Saar Gur told TechCrunch. And as loneliness mounts with shelter-in-place orders implemented ...
5 hours ago
TechCrunch
6 VCs share their bets on the future of work
SpaceX's first crewed spacecraft successfully docks with the International Space Station
SpaceX's Crew Dragon 'Endeavor' successfully docked with the International Space Station as planned on Sunday morning, marking another key milestone during this historic Commercial Crew demonstration mission it's conducting with NASA. On board Crew Dragon were NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, ...
5 hours ago
TechCrunch
SpaceX's first crewed spacecraft successfully docks with the International Space Station
Watch live as SpaceX's first astronaut-carrying spacecraft docks with the International Space Station
Today at around 10:30 AM EDT (7:30 AM PDT), SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule will dock with the International Space Station, with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on board. The two have been in flight on orbit since launching from Kennedy Space Center in Florida yesterday at 3:22 PM EDT, a historic ...
6 hours ago
TechCrunch
Watch live as SpaceX's first astronaut-carrying spacecraft docks with the International Space Station
Our grimdark meathook cyberpunk now
Jon Evans Contributor Jon Evans is the CTO of the engineering consultancy HappyFunCorp; the award-winning author of six novels, one graphic novel, and a book of travel writing; and TechCrunch's weekend columnist since 2010. More posts by this contributor Living and working in a worsening world Why are ...
7 hours ago
TechCrunch
Our grimdark meathook cyberpunk now
SpaceX's astronaut launch marks the dawn of the commercial human spaceflight industry
SpaceX on Saturday launched two NASA astronauts aboard its Crew Dragon spacecraft, and the accomplishment is a tremendous one for both the company and the U.S. space agency. At a fundamental level, it means that the U.S. will have continued access to the International Space Station, without having to ...
22 hours ago
TechCrunch
SpaceX's astronaut launch marks the dawn of the commercial human spaceflight industry
Jake Paul filmed looting, but denies being a part of it
Eric Espada/Getty Images Jake Paul is denying that he took part in looting captured on video at an Arizona mall after backlash about his appearance sprung up online. In multiple videos posted to Instagram and Twitter, Paul and members of his crew are seen outside and inside an Arizona mall where ...
2 hours ago
The Verge
Jake Paul filmed looting, but denies being a part of it
Caught on camera, police explode in rage and violence across the US
Photo by Mostafa Bassim/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Over the past 72 hours, people across the US have captured what may be the most comprehensive live picture of police brutality ever. Any one of the videos we've seen could have sparked a national discussion, with people picking apart their ...
4 hours ago
The Verge
Caught on camera, police explode in rage and violence across the US
SpaceX's Crew Dragon successfully docks with the space station
Crew Dragon Endeavour approaches the ISS. | Image: NASA / SpaceX This morning, SpaceX's new Crew Dragon capsule successfully docked with the International Space Station, bringing the company's first crew to the orbiting outpost. Their arrival marks another major milestone for SpaceX's first crewed ...
5 hours ago
The Verge
SpaceX's Crew Dragon successfully docks with the space station
Amazon removed racist images that appeared on some listings for headphones
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon says it has removed images with racist language from some listings for headphones on its UK site, The Financial Times reported. Users posted screenshots to Twitter of search results for "AirPods" and "bluetooth headphones" that appeared on the e-commerce ...
6 hours ago
The Verge
Amazon removed racist images that appeared on some listings for headphones
Trump vs. Twitter: The president takes on social media moderation
Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images Twitter finally flagged several of Trump's tweets that violated its policies Continue reading…
6 hours ago
The Verge
Trump vs. Twitter: The president takes on social media moderation
How to watch SpaceX's first crew dock with the International Space Station
On Saturday afternoon, SpaceX launched its first human crew to space for NASA on the company's new Crew Dragon spacecraft – but the mission isn't over yet. After spending nearly a full day in orbit, the two passengers on board SpaceX's vehicle, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, will attempt ...
11 hours ago
The Verge
How to watch SpaceX's first crew dock with the International Space Station
Amazon pulls racist images from AirPods listings
Online shoppers in the UK got an ugly dose of racism this weekend. Amazon has removed images in listings for AirPods and similar products that contained repeated use of racist language. It's not certain how the images got there, how long they've been...
57 minutes ago
Engadget
Amazon pulls racist images from AirPods listings
Modified Cessna is the 'largest' electric aircraft to take flight
Electric aircraft are ever so slightly closer to becoming a practical reality for travel. Magnix and AeroTEC have flown what they say is the world's largest all-electric aircraft. Their modified Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, the "eCaravan," flew for 30...
2 hours ago
Engadget
Modified Cessna is the 'largest' electric aircraft to take flight
After Math: Playing around on the PS5 while Blizzcon goes bye-bye
We had a mixed bag in terms of gaming news this past week. On one hand, Sony announced an hour-long gameplay showcase for its upcoming PS5 console and the NFL reupped its licensing agreement with EA through the 2026 season. On the other hand, BLizzar...
4 hours ago
Engadget
After Math: Playing around on the PS5 while Blizzcon goes bye-bye
SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with the International Space Station
SpaceX just completed another milestone in Crew Dragon's historic journey. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley have successfully docked the capsule with the International Space Station just under 19 hours after launch from Cape Canaveral. The larg...
5 hours ago
Engadget
SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with the International Space Station
Samsung's next Galaxy Watch gets spoiled by the FCC
If Samsung was hoping to keep plans for a Galaxy Watch sequel under wraps, it's probably disappointed. Droid-Life (via 9to5Google) has discovered a series of FCC filings that not-so-subtly reveal the next version of Samsung's flagship smartwatch. It?...
7 hours ago
Engadget
Samsung's next Galaxy Watch gets spoiled by the FCC
Amazon sellers use 'collectible' label to dodge price gouging rules
Amazon's measures to prevent price gouging have a relatively simple workaround. The Verge has learned that some third-party sellers are marking products as "collectible" to evade Amazon's automated price controls. The internet retailer reportedly has...
11 hours ago
Engadget
Amazon sellers use 'collectible' label to dodge price gouging rules
How to help Black Lives Matter: 9 things you can do for the George Floyd protesters right now
Mass demonstrations erupted in cities across the country this weekend to protest the death of George Floyd and draw attention to the ongoing systemic issue of police violence. Tens of thousands of people poured into the streets of cities big and small–Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Atlanta, Philadelphia, ...
10 hours ago
Fast Company
How to help Black Lives Matter: 9 things you can do for the George Floyd protesters right now
The fans guide to the healing Instagram "battle" between Kirk Franklin and Fred Hammond, featuring TD Jakes
A lot has happened in the world since we experienced the last two Verzuz battles over Memorial Day Weekend. Beenie Man and Bounty Killer kicked the weekend off, and 112 versus Jagged Edge finished it up last Monday. As usual, people began expressing who they wanted to see next, with TLC vs. Xscape ...
13 hours ago
Fast Company
The fans guide to the healing Instagram "battle" between Kirk Franklin and Fred Hammond, featuring TD Jakes
The gender gap in cybersecurity puts us all at risk for online crime
Women are highly underrepresented in the field of cybersecurity. In 2017, women's share in the U.S. cybersecurity field was 14%, compared to 48% in the general workforce. The problem is more acute outside the U.S. In 2018, women accounted for 10% of the cybersecurity workforce in the Asia-Pacific ...
15 hours ago
Fast Company
The gender gap in cybersecurity puts us all at risk for online crime
The definitive 'Insecure' friendship status rankings heading into the season finale
Insecure fans have been dealing with Issa Dee's drama for the past few years. We started season one watching her live an awkward and unfulfilled life–uncertain about love, uncertain about her job, and constantly unsure of her life choices. The one constant had always been her friendships, especially ...
1 day ago
Fast Company
The definitive 'Insecure' friendship status rankings heading into the season finale
Here's how Silicon Valley can avoid Detroit's fate
In the 1950s, the cutting-edge technology of the day was automobiles, not computers. At the time, Detroit was on top of the world. The top three global car companies were headquartered there. The world's leading entrepreneurs flocked there for access to talent, capital, and culture. Detroit was leading ...
1 day ago
Fast Company
Here's how Silicon Valley can avoid Detroit's fate
Peloton goes from marketing punchline to ESPN programming with new 'All-Stars Ride'
Back on November 12, Peloton posted a new holiday ad that lit the internet up like the Griswold's house. If you can remember back that far, a husband presents his wife with the gift of a tech-enabled stationary bike, and she proceeds to document her journey embarking on the interactive fitness platform. ...
1 day ago
Fast Company
Peloton goes from marketing punchline to ESPN programming with new 'All-Stars Ride'
Good podcast vibes for the nerdy set: Our recent faves in science, research
From the outer reaches of space to the inner workings of regional language.
6 hours ago
Ars Technica
Good podcast vibes for the nerdy set: Our recent faves in science, research
Electrifying West Africa with a renewable grid
New study shows how to expand and manage a grid to limit fossil fuel use.
7 hours ago
Ars Technica
Electrifying West Africa with a renewable grid
Can we save the night sky from satellite streaks?
Legal comment launches as constellation companies scramble to satisfy astronomers' concerns.
8 hours ago
Ars Technica
Can we save the night sky from satellite streaks?
Walmart employees are out to show its anti-shoplifting AI doesn't work
The retailer denies there is any widespread issue with the software.
9 hours ago
Ars Technica
Walmart employees are out to show its anti-shoplifting AI doesn't work
"The trampoline is working?"SpaceX returns human spaceflight to America
"SpaceX really delivered something that is magnificent, and that is speed."
18 hours ago
Ars Technica
"The trampoline is working?"SpaceX returns human spaceflight to America
Dearth of women in classic Hollywood was result of studio system, study finds
The post-system presence of more female producers, directors helped break the cycle.
21 hours ago
Ars Technica
Dearth of women in classic Hollywood was result of studio system, study finds
SpaceX finally sent humans to space. What happens next?
The SpaceX Dragon Capsule Demo-2 sent two NASA astronauts to orbit on Saturday, the first time a private company has ever sent a crewed mission to space. | Getty Images Privately owned orbital human spaceflights are here. A new era of commercialized space travel begins. SpaceX's Crew Dragon ...
24 hours ago
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SpaceX finally sent humans to space. What happens next?
Watch Elon Musk's private space company try to send humans to space
Astronauts Robert Behnken, left, and Douglas Hurley, right, will be the first humans to ride SpaceX's Crew Dragon into space. | SpaceX Watch Elon Musk's private space company try to send humans to space. Elon Musk is about to send humans into space. The billionaire's rocket ship company SpaceX ...
1 day ago
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Watch Elon Musk's private space company try to send humans to space
Feds flew an unarmed Predator drone over Minneapolis protests to provide 'situational awareness?
Customs and Border Protection regularly uses Predator surveillance drones to surveil the border, but on Friday, one took a detour. | Gary Williams/Getty Images The US has a long history of surveilling protesters, but the technology used to do so has grown more powerful. On Friday, a Predator ...
1 day ago
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Feds flew an unarmed Predator drone over Minneapolis protests to provide 'situational awareness?
Why Big Tech isn't fighting Trump in public this time
Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office before signing an executive order that's supposed to regulate social media, on May 28. | Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Apple, Google, and Amazon fought loudly against Trump over immigration. Now he's attacking them and they're quiet. Earlier this week, the ...
1 day ago
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Why Big Tech isn't fighting Trump in public this time
Facebook and Twitter have similar policies. But only Twitter is fighting Trump.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has been alone among his social media CEO peers in using his platform to fact-check Trump. | Burhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times/Getty Images The two tech giants are divided on how to handle Trump's escalating war on social media. Twitter's decision to fact-check President Donald ...
1 day ago
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Facebook and Twitter have similar policies. But only Twitter is fighting Trump.
Oh great, now we're running out of bikes
Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images Demand for bikes is surging, but the supply chain is still catching up. Last week, I realized my decade-old Mongoose bike was falling apart. Its brakes honked like an aggrieved bird, and the back frame had bent enough that a repair shop called ...
2 days ago
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Oh great, now we're running out of bikes
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