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Inside Nike Breaking2, the Epic Quest for the Perfect Marathon new messages
June 29th, 2017, 04:36 AM
Nike's quest to break the two-hour marathon did not go as planned. But when you're pushing the limits of human performance, nothing ever does.
Why Victims of Facebook Censorship Don't Leave Facebook
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
When network effects mean social monopoly.
DHS Won't Extend Laptop Ban, But Its New Protocols Will Make Airport Security Extra Annoying
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
Expect more pat downs and closer inspection of your gadgets on flights into and out of the United States.
WikiLeaks Dump Reveals a Creepy CIA Location-Tracking Trick
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
By hacking into computers and tracking the Wi-Fi networks nearby, the CIA could pinpoint Windows PCs around the world.
Editor's Note: Unicorn-Making Machines
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
Behind the scenes of Backchannel's incubator week.
No, Donald Trump Isn't Calling For an Internet Tax
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
Reading too much into vague tweets (or anything, really) won't get you very far.
This Cell Phone Can Make Calls Even Without a Battery
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
University of Washington researchers have made a phone that draws what little power it needs from thin air.
Gecko-Inspired Gripper May Soon Snag Space Junk
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
It could not only help robots get a good grip on things like space debris, but supercharge robots right here on Earth.
Petya Ransomware Hides State-Sponsored Attacks, Say Ukrainian Analysts
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
Analysis shows Petya looks more like a targeted, state-sponsored attack than just ransomware.
When Russell Westbrook Won NBA MVP, Humanity Outpaced Science
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
Through sheer will and indefatigability, the point guard became more than the NBA's MVP—he became a metaphor for hope.
Eviation's Alice Commuter Is an Electric Plane for Wealthy Commuters
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
The battery-powered "private jet" could be in service by 2021.
Pentagon ‘Space Corps’ Plan Leaves Earth Science in the Dust
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
Scientists and the military have often tussled when it comes to who is more important in outer space.
Stasher Silicone Bag Review: These Reusable Silicone Bags Make for Killer Sous Vide
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
Stasher has teamed up with sous-vide company Anova to market its silicone bags to trendy home chefs.
If You're Binge-Watching 'Broadchurch,' You're Doing It Wrong
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
The creators of the British crime series made it to be watched week-to-week, so that's what you should do.
The X Prize Is Now Backing Sci-Fi Like It Backs IRL Science
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
To envision what humanity will need in the future, Peter Diamandis is turning to Neil Gaiman and Margaret Atwood.
Inside Apple's 6-Month Race to Make the First iPhone a Reality
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
This story of the 24 weeks, three days, and three hours leading up to the launch of the iPhone is excerpted from Fred Vogelstein's 2013 book, "Dogfight"
Researchers Found They Could Hack Entire Wind Farms
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
Hackers built proof-of-concept malware that can spread from turbine to turbine to paralyze or damage them.
Meet Penny, an AI That Predicts a Neighborhood’s Wealth From Space
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
Penny highlights the power and limitations of machine learning.
Y Combinator Has Gone Supernova
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
It may have started as an incubator, but under Sam Altman, Y Combinator is now trying to make the whole world think like a startup.
How the Kairos Society Is Elevating Young Techies
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
Ankur Jain is Silicon Valley's rising power broker, using his Kairos Society to elevate the youngest founders.
The Startup Incubator Was Born on This 1950s Egg Farm
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
The first-ever startup incubator wasn't trying to build unicorns—its goal was to bring jobs to the rust belt.
Silicon Valley Can't Be Replicated
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
Cities pitching themselves as the "next Silicon Valley" are missing the truth about tech jobs. The cliché has got to go.
Rural America's Future Is Riding on a Cell Signal
June 28th, 2017, 04:36 AM
Rural areas can and should benefit from the tech boom—but first, they need basic internet connectivity and cell service.
Petya Ransomware Hackers Didn't Make WannaCry's Mistakes
June 27th, 2017, 04:36 AM
The ransomware epidemic that's sweeping Europe and beyond didn't make the same mistakes WannaCry did. That's bad news.
A Murder in Kansas Shatters the New American Dream
June 27th, 2017, 04:36 AM
When Indian tech worker Srinivas Kuchibhotla is fatally shot in Kansas, the immigrant community grieves—and reconsiders its place in America.
The Real Impact of Google's Big EU Fine
June 27th, 2017, 04:36 AM
What the EU's $2.7 billion record-setting fine really means for the future of the search giant.
Petya Ransomware Outbreak Sweeps Europe
June 27th, 2017, 04:36 AM
Using the same EternalBlue NSA tool as WannaCry, Petya ransomware is taking over the world.
4 Analog Smartwatches Reviewed: Nokia, Mondaine, Fossil, Timex
June 27th, 2017, 04:36 AM
These smartwatches display the time with analog hands, but they have digital guts to track your activity.
Baby Driver Brings Your Badass Playlist Fantasies to Life
June 27th, 2017, 04:36 AM
Ever made a playlist that makes you feel like an action hero? That's basically Edgar Wright's new movie.
How to Use an iPhone and Physics to Measure the Height of a Building With an ... Accelerometer?
June 27th, 2017, 04:36 AM
The iPhone makes it easy to do all kinds of cool physics. Like, say, use the change in velocity in an elevator to measure the height of a building.