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The EU’s Interrogation of Mark Zuckerberg Was a Waste of Everyone’s Time

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May 22 2018 3:57 PMWhy Is It OK for Cellphone Companies to Sell Your Location Data to Third Parties?We shouldn’t be complacent about this.
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May 22 2018 2:59 PMWhat Will It Take to Combat Disinformation in the Digital Age?A Future Tense event recap.
Users
May 22 2018 2:20 PMIs Skam Austin an Innovative Teen Drama or an Advertisement for Facebook?Actually, it’s both.
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May 22 2018 1:40 PMWhat Is GDPR and How Will It Affect You?
Users
May 22 2018 11:56 AMInstagram’s New Mute Button Means You Can Ignore People Without Them Knowing
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May 22 2018 9:14 AMWhose Dystopia Is It Anyway?We throw the word around a lot, but the dystopic is in the eye of the beholder.
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May 21 2018 6:04 PMThis School District’s Facial Recognition Software Will Not Prevent a Mass Shooting
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May 21 2018 2:22 PMProgressive Groups Launch Ad Campaign to Break Up Facebook
Medical Examiner
May 21 2018 5:55 AMHow the C-Section Went From Last Resort to OverusedThe history of the surgery is rife with horror, but today, 1 in 3 American babies are delivered via the procedure, twice what the World Health Organization recommends.
Users
May 19 2018 10:50 AMWhy We Loved Harry’s Wedding-Aisle Lip Bite—and Can’t Resist Overanalyzing Couples’ Body Language
Users
May 18 2018 6:32 PMHow to Watch the Royal Wedding Online if You Don’t Have Cable
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May 18 2018 4:30 PMHow a Star Wars Crab Became a Federal Agency’s Twitter Avatar
Users
May 18 2018 3:03 PMPinterest Has Already Turned Harry and Meghan’s Wedding Into a Bland Inspiration Board
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May 18 2018 1:35 PMVirginia Police Caught an Assault Suspect Using His Strava Record
The Industry
May 17 2018 8:26 PMGoogle What?Waymo. G Suite. YouTube Red. Why is the search giant so bad at naming its products?
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May 22 2018 3:22 PMThe Trump Administration’s Astounding Hypocrisy on Cybersecurity Goes Well Beyond “But Her Emails”
The Industry
May 22 2018 2:58 PMThe Case for Fearing the AT&T–Time Warner MergerA former DOJ antitrust lawyer explains how a union between a telecommunications giant and a media giant could harm consumers.
The Industry
May 22 2018 2:08 PM“We’d Spend Hours Each Week Unpacking and Throwing the Food Away”Amazon has been a generous neighbor to a Seattle homeless shelter. Why is its generosity such a pain?
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May 22 2018 1:30 PMFor the BirdsI spent two weeks trying to charge electric scooters for extra cash. What I got was a lot of headaches.
Medical Examiner
May 22 2018 10:55 AMJordan Peterson Seems Like a Terrible TherapistTherapists are supposed to empower their clients, not use them to support their own worldview.
Users
May 21 2018 6:28 PMGmail’s New Nudge Feature Is a More Efficient Way to Feel Guilty About Your Inbox
The Industry
May 21 2018 3:50 PMTesla’s Model 3 Might Not Be the Perfect, Affordable Electric Car After All
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May 21 2018 12:51 PMThe Privacy Scandal That Should Be Bigger Than Cambridge AnalyticaWireless carriers are sharing your real-time location with shady third parties—and a bug lets anyone use that data to track you.
Gizmos
May 20 2018 8:00 AMWhy It Matters That Alexa and Google Assistant Finally Have Male VoicesIt’s more than just John Legend.
The Industry
May 19 2018 8:00 AMWhy Would You Want to Switch to YouTube Music?Google’s new music streaming service sounds a lot like Spotify and Apple Music. Its music recommendation engine is its best shot at breaking through.
Users
May 18 2018 6:24 PMWhat Twitter’s Nosiest Brits and Yanks Are Saying About the Royal Wedding
Science
May 18 2018 3:36 PMWe’re Only Beginning to Truly Understand Laurel vs. YannyHere’s what we know so far, how explanations of the phenomenon have fallen short, and how you can help us understand what’s really going on.
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May 18 2018 2:09 PMElon Musk Explains More About How He’s Going to Get You From LAX to Downtown Los Angeles in Eight Minutes
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May 18 2018 12:43 PMWhere Are Our Useful Futuristic Clothes Already?Today’s connected clothing brings new meaning to the phrase “smartly dressed.”
Medical Examiner
May 17 2018 3:01 PMThe Problem With California’s Coffee-May-Cause-Cancer SignsTheir misrepresentation of what the science says, and how that science should be properly interpreted, will likely fuel more misunderstanding of risk, without clarifying much.

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