Aaron Mak
Aaron Mak

Aaron Mak writes about technology for Slate. Follow him on Twitter.

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Dec. 12 2017 3:00 PMWhat It Means That Bitcoin's Startling Rise Is Being Driven By Millions of Individual Asian Investors
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Dec. 11 2017 2:46 PMYou Can Now Buy Bitcoin Futures. Does That Make It Any Less Sketchy?
Technology
Dec. 10 2017 4:36 PMUber Charged a Customer $18,000 For a 21-Minute RideDon't worry, he's getting a refund.
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Dec. 8 2017 5:18 PMIt’s Been a Crazy Week in Bitcoin
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Dec. 6 2017 6:46 PMBitcoin Is Still Basically Useless for Making Payments
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Dec. 5 2017 4:57 PMYouTube Plans to Have More Than 10,000 People Dedicated to Monitoring Content. Will It Work?
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Dec. 4 2017 5:48 PMThe Far Right's New Toad Mascot Is a Fatter, More Racist Pepe the Frog
Technology
Dec. 1 2017 12:42 PMJames Comey Just Chose the Perfect Moment to Post His First InstagramWonder what inspired it?
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Nov. 29 2017 3:25 PMComputer Glitch Leaves Thousands of American Airlines Flights Understaffed During the Holidays    
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Nov. 29 2017 10:00 AMStudy Raises Questions About Legitimacy of Public Comments to FCC on Net Neutrality
Technology
Nov. 28 2017 3:16 PMWitness Testifies Uber Had a Unit Dedicated to Stealing Trade Secrets and Hiding EvidenceThe unit allegedly used a secret messaging system that almost immediately deleted texts.
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Nov. 22 2017 4:09 PMNet Neutrality Is Dividing Trump Supporters on Reddit
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Nov. 21 2017 6:13 PMUber Paid Hackers $100,000 to Cover Up a Breach Exposing Data on 57 Million People
Technology
Nov. 20 2017 5:55 PMDepartment of Justice Suing to Block AT&T’s Acquisition of Time WarnerOne major question: Did President Trump’s disdain for CNN play a role in the decision?
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Nov. 18 2017 8:30 AMCan You Really Learn Mandarin in 5 Minutes Per Day on This App?
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Dec. 11 2017 6:26 PMAre People Really Taking Out Mortgages to Buy Bitcoin? 
Science
Dec. 10 2017 5:51 PMA British Grocer Is Selling an Avocado Without a PitApparently a lot of people are cutting their hands while slicing the fruit.
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Dec. 10 2017 1:29 PMReport: 1,000 People Own 40 Percent of the Bitcoin Market 
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Dec. 7 2017 4:08 PMCan You Trust Waze During an Emergency Like the California Wildfires?
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Dec. 6 2017 4:58 PMAll the Ways Facebook Copied Rivals and Tried to Become the Whole Internet in 2017
Education
Dec. 5 2017 5:55 AMThe Price of AdmissionAsians shouldn’t have to hide their heritage when applying to college. I did—and I’ll always regret it.
Technology
Dec. 1 2017 5:39 PMThe Biggest Trump Subreddit Is Focused on Kate Steinle, Not Michael FlynnHow r/The_Donald is handling Friday’s news
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Nov. 30 2017 4:33 PMWe Now Know Who Shut Down President Trump’s Twitter Account for 11 Minutes. We Still Have Some Questions.
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Nov. 29 2017 11:32 AMSnapchat Unveils a Major Redesign to Try to Get New People to Use It
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Nov. 28 2017 6:58 PMHuge Security Flaw Lets Basically Anyone Log In to a Mac Running High Sierra
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Nov. 27 2017 3:47 PMReport: FBI Officials Neglected to Warn Dozens of U.S. Officials Targeted by Russian Hackers
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Nov. 22 2017 12:40 PMA Brief History of Millions of Dollars in Cryptocurrency Disappearing
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Nov. 21 2017 1:13 PMReport: iPhone X Assembled With Illegal Student Labor
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Nov. 20 2017 2:07 PMInstacart Workers Strike Over Wages That Reportedly Can Fall As Low As $1 Per Hour
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Nov. 17 2017 1:52 PMThe FCC Is Cracking Down on Robocalls. Will It Help? 

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