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Cash Is Still King

Electronic forms of money won’t dethrone it any time soon.

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July 6 2015 5:38 PMMicrosoft Releases “Tossup” to Help Friends Meet Up Because No Apps Do That
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July 6 2015 3:43 PMA Company That Sells Surveillance Software to Authoritarian Regimes Got Hacked Itself
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July 6 2015 1:41 PMEvangelicals in Brazil Flock to “Sin-Free” Social Network
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July 6 2015 9:27 AMBin Laden Walks Into a BarWhy teenagers love making jokes about 9/11.
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July 2 2015 1:05 PMThe Digital DemagogueThe Greek prime minister’s faceoff with Europe is something new: a bold, imperfect, high-velocity form of mass democracy made possible by the Internet.
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July 2 2015 11:54 AMWho’s Afraid of the Big Bad Pulse?Some in Congress and the private sector want to spend a lot of time—and money—preparing for the threat of electro magnetic pulse weapons. But is that the right priority?
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July 1 2015 7:00 PMFBI Investigates 11 Optic Cable Cut Incidents Around San Francisco
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July 1 2015 3:44 PMRevisionist HistoryWhat Agent Orange and thalidomide tell us about anti-vaxxers.
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July 1 2015 8:43 AMSmart Car On Rails Offers Glimpse of Autonomous Future
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June 30 2015 2:45 PMThe Odd Ways We Twist Our Speech to Make Computers Understand Us
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June 30 2015 1:58 PMWhen Can You Take Down Your Rainbow Profile Picture Without Being a Jerk?
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June 30 2015 12:13 PMGoogle Scrambles After Software IDs Photo of Two Black People as “Gorillas”
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June 29 2015 7:02 PMMaybe Don’t Shoot Down Your Neighbor’s Drone When It’s Not Even Over Your Property
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June 29 2015 3:02 PMWhat Does It All Mean? Google’s New Philosophical Chatbot Can Take a Stab.
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June 29 2015 8:45 AMCan an Online Teaching Tool Solve One of Higher Education’s Biggest Headaches?
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July 6 2015 4:39 PMThe U.N. Now Has a Digital Privacy Investigator. The Best Candidate Didn’t Get the Gig.
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July 6 2015 3:20 PMWhat’s In a Real Name?An awful Facebook policy ensnares a trans woman who worked to make the social network inclusive for LGBTQ users.
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July 6 2015 11:39 AMWhat the Reddit Rebellion Is Really AboutInfluential moderators blacked out much of the site. Their reasons have big implications for Reddit’s future.
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July 5 2015 8:17 PMYour Wi-Fi Network’s Soft UnderbellyYou probably don’t even think about this easy way for hackers to sneak in.
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July 2 2015 11:55 AMWelcome to the Dystopian Future. Bubble Wrap Is No Longer Poppable.
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July 2 2015 11:51 AMThe Heat Is OnClimate change will make deadly heat waves like Pakistan’s and Europe’s worse than ever.
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July 1 2015 4:35 PMNetizen Report: Scholars in Colombia, Kazakhstan Face Legal Woes for Sharing Research
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July 1 2015 1:14 PMYou Absolutely Should Not Donate to the Greece-Bailout Crowdfunding Campaign
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June 30 2015 11:21 PMThe iTunes Era Is OverApple Music is here, and you might never buy a song again.
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June 30 2015 2:09 PMThe Metadata Doesn’t LieIs that why local governments are withholding it?
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June 30 2015 12:51 PMToday’s Leap Second (Probably) Won’t Break the Internet
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June 30 2015 11:56 AMWhy I Walked Out of Facial Recognition NegotiationsIndustry lobbying is shutting down Washington’s ability to protect consumer privacy.
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June 29 2015 6:24 PMBad News: Supreme Court Blocked Power Plant Rules. Good News: The Era of Coal Is Over.
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June 29 2015 1:00 PMFCC Commissioner Says Internet Access Is “Not a Necessity”
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June 26 2015 4:45 PMWant a Same-Sex Marriage? Make Sure Your County’s Software Is Up to Date.

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