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The Turmoil Over ‘Black Lives Matter’ and Political Speech at Coinbase

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 11:00
The CEO of the cryptocurrency pioneer declared political discussions out of bounds—then gave employees a week to agree or leave.
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The Women Who Invented Video Game Music

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 11:00
Composers like Eímear Noone and Manami Matsumae created some of the most iconic songs in games that have defined the industry.
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Twitch Support Groups Are an Unlikely Source of Solace

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 11:00
Some folks are using the platform to build deep, meaningful communities—and not all of them are around games.
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7 Best Desktop PCs for Gaming (2020): Compact, Custom, Cheap

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 11:00
These PCs are fully armed and operational. They're also WIRED Recommended.
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A China-Linked Group Repurposed Hacking Team’s Stealthy Spyware

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 10:00
The tool attacks a device’s UEFI firmware—which makes it especially hard to detect and destroy.
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The Best Menstrual Products (2020): Period Underwear, Cups, Pads, Etc

Sun, 10/04/2020 - 13:00
If you’re spending more time at home, here are some budget- and eco-friendly products—like a cup, period underwear, or reusable pads—to explore.
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What Are Ebike 'Classes' and What Do They Mean?

Sun, 10/04/2020 - 12:00
According to your state's laws, ebikes can be designated as Class 1, 2, or 3. That determines what you can ride and where.
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At Last, Alchemy Arrives in a Burst of Light—From Lasers

Sun, 10/04/2020 - 12:00
Researchers have shown how to effectively transform one material into another using a finely shaped laser pulse.
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Many Top AI Researchers Get Financial Backing From Big Tech

Sun, 10/04/2020 - 11:00
A study finds that 58 percent of faculty at four prominent universities have received grants, fellowships, or other financial support from 14 tech firms.
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Robot Dogs Can Help Seniors Cope—Especially During Covid

Sun, 10/04/2020 - 11:00
They're not about to replace real-life therapy dogs, but research shows that motorized mutts can benefit people struggling with loneliness or dementia.
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