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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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Deep Sea Mining for a Green Economy — Most Interesting Thing in Tech

1/24/2020
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Should we mine the deep seas? There are precious metals that could help transitioning to a green economy. But we know so little of the science of life down there and the risks are huge. I hadn't studied the issue deeply before this week; but now I'm in favor of a moratorium.

Duration:00:02:44

Advances in Drone Delivery – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

1/23/2020
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There is fascinating innovation in drones that deliver medicine and humanitarian supply. But it’s a new and emerging technology and it’s very important that we get the rules and regulations right from the start. It’s an industry that would be easy to overregulate and mess up—but also one where you do need smart rules to keep people safe and to protect their privacy.

Duration:00:02:32

Jeff Bezos’ Hacked Phone, Coronavirus Hits the US, and More News - Tech in Two

1/23/2020
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Duration:00:02:11

Apple's iCloud Encryption and the FBI – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

1/22/2020
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Apple has not been encrypting icloud backups. This is a surprise to me! It's particularly a surprise given all of Apple's statements in recent years about the paramount importance of privacy and encryption.

Duration:00:03:04

A Handy Chrome Feature, a Sonos Update Warning, and More News - Tech in Two

1/22/2020
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Duration:00:02:01

Microsoft's Carbon Pledge – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

1/17/2020
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Microsoft pledges that their carbon emissions will be net zero by 2030, and that, by 2050, they will have pulled as much carbon out of the air as they have emitted since their founding. This is hugely ambitious! And good! And other companies should follow their lead.

Duration:00:03:16

A Smart Contact Lens, Trouble for Water Bears, and More News - Tech in Two

1/17/2020
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Duration:00:02:44

A Feral Cat Infestation, Swarms of Snake Emoji, and More News - Tech in Two

1/16/2020
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Duration:00:02:35

An Alarming Windows Bug, a Triumph for Tesla, and More News - Tech in Two

1/15/2020
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Duration:00:02:38

Big Tech and the Government – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

1/14/2020
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Yesterday: Apple and the FBI go to war again. Today: Microsoft and the NSA break bread.

Duration:00:03:54

Big Tech and the Government – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

1/14/2020
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Yesterday: Apple and the FBI go to war again. Today: Microsoft and the NSA break bread.

Duration:00:03:56

A Virus Outbreak, Netflix's Oscar Nod Dominance, and More News - Tech in Two

1/14/2020
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Duration:00:01:51

A Virus Outbreak, Netflix's Oscar Nod Dominance, and More News - Tech in Two

1/14/2020
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Duration:00:02:15

Amazon Takes a Swipe at PayPal's $4 Billion Acquisition – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

1/11/2020
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Why is Amazon messing with the coupon extension Honey? Is it because Honey is a real security risk? Or is it more that Amazon doesn't want PayPal to get data on shopping behavior? Or perhaps that Amazon doesn't like how easy Honey makes it to get coupons?

Duration:00:03:09

An Iranian Hacking Campaign, Social Media Surveillance, and More News - Tech in Two

1/10/2020
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Duration:00:02:31

How Tweets Could Prevent War, an App Store Dilemma, and More News - Tech in Two

1/9/2020
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Duration:00:02:00

Pingpong with a Robot at CES – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

1/8/2020
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What I learned at #CES2020 by getting crushed in pingpong by a robot.

Duration:00:02:34

Iran’s Nuclear Capability, Australia’s Smoke Clouds, and More News - Tech in Two

1/8/2020
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Duration:00:02:12

Ivanka Trump's Future of Work Isn't for Workers – Most Interesting Thing in Tech

1/7/2020
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Ivanka Trump is at CES. A lot of people are mad about this, but I'm not. But I also don't think the government is living up to the ideals she laid out. More here: https://www.wired.com/story/ivanka-trump-ces-future-of-work/

Duration:00:03:41

Neat CES Gadgets, a Deadly Cobra's Genome, and More News - Tech in Two

1/7/2020
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Duration:00:01:43