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Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and society. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
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Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and society. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com

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A Rocket-Catchin' Copter and More News

8/17/2019
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Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and society.

Duration:00:01:45

A Rocket-Catchin' Copter and More News

8/17/2019
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Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and society.

Duration:00:02:03

A Rocket-Catchin' Copter and More News - Tech in Two

8/16/2019
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Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and society.

Duration:00:02:03

India Shut Down the Internet in Kashmir – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

8/15/2019
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The government in India has shut down the internet in Kashmir for 11 days. It’s a reminder that—as much as we talk about social media fueling chaos—governments primarily shut down the Internet as a technique of control and oppression.

Duration:00:02:35

Arctic Plastic Pollution and More News: Tech In Two

8/15/2019
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Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and society.

Duration:00:01:22

Three Years of Misery Inside Google, the Happiest Company in Tech – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

8/14/2019
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The employee revolt at Google has shaken the company over the past three years. Read the full story here: https://www.wired.com/story/inside-google-three-years-misery-happiest-company-tech/

Duration:00:02:55

Google's Hellish 3 Years, and More News - Tech in Two

8/14/2019
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Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less. Get even more news you can use with the Tech in Two newsletter. Sign up here: https://www.wired.com/tt

Duration:00:01:33

WordPress Acquires Tumblr – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

8/13/2019
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WordPress has acquired Tumblr for next to nothing. It’s a reminder about the perils of network effects: the same forces that can make a social network suddenly boom can make everything drop rapidly away

Duration:00:02:23

Huawei Debuts Its Own OS – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

8/9/2019
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Huawei has a new operating system, Harmony OS. That was fast! But there are a couple of important things that have to happen before it can be a legitimate Android replacement. More here: https://www.wired.com/story/huawei-harmonyos-no-android-replacement/

Duration:00:02:59

The Black Hat Security Conference – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

8/8/2019
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We’re learning this week about all kinds of digital vulnerabilities this week—in our airplanes and in our phones. What can we do? Update our software for one, and hope to the high heavens that the companies we rely on protect their mission critical software in every way.

Duration:00:02:55

A Crashed Israeli Lunar Lander Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

8/7/2019
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Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and society.

Duration:00:03:15

Are Apple Contractors Listening to You? – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

8/2/2019
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Apple now wants to make it harder for contractors to hear you talking to your doctor or having sex. Read more about their policies here: https://www.wired.com/story/hey-apple-opt-out-is-useless/

Duration:00:02:33

The FTC Is Looking at Facebook's Acquisitions – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

8/1/2019
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The FTC is looking into Facebook's acquisitions of Instagram and WhatsApp. Is it time to unwind them?

Duration:00:03:02

AI Might Be Able to Predict Kidney Disease – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

7/31/2019
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AI algorithms are showing promise in identifying kidney damage before it occurs. This isn't just one success. If this truly comes about, it shows a new way forward for medicine. Read more here: https://www.wired.com/story/alphabets-ai-predict-kidney-disease/

Duration:00:03:05

The Crazy Story of the Capital One Hack – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

7/30/2019
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The mysterious, bizarre, frightening — but not too frightening — story of the Capital One hack. Read more: https://www.wired.com/story/capital-one-hack-credit-card-application-data/

Duration:00:03:18

The West Has China's Social Credit System All Wrong – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

7/29/2019
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China's social credit system — it's real, it's important, but it's not nearly as dystopian or pervasive as you probably think. Read more here: https://www.wired.com/story/china-social-credit-score-system/

Duration:00:02:29

DoorDash Changes its Tipping Policy – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

7/24/2019
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DoorDash changes its controversial tipping policy. Before today, your tips didn’t go directly to your delivery person. Now they will.

Duration:00:02:46

Another Antitrust Investigation – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

7/23/2019
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Yet another antitrust investigation. This one is broad and sweeping, and handled by the DOJ.

Duration:00:02:02

A Big Day for Artificial Intelligence – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

7/22/2019
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Finally, real data on how biased AI is. And also, massive money going into the field. Read more here: https://www.wired.com/story/best-algorithms-struggle-recognize-black-faces-equally/

Duration:00:02:49

Netflix's Falling Subscription Numbers – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

7/18/2019
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Netflix numbers are going down for the first time in a decade. What the heck just happened? Here are four theories.

Duration:00:03:21