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January 13 2019

The Federal Trade Commission thinks you’re paying too much for smartphones. But it doesn’t blame handset makers like Apple and Samsung or wireless carriers. Instead, the agency blames Qualcomm, which owns key wireless-technology patents and makes chips that can be[…]

January 12 2019

Sometimes in space, what we’re gazing out on is but a beautiful corpse. Consider these leftovers from a violent death some 20,000 light years away, a supernova remnant called G54.1+0.3. What once was a star has collapsed upon itself and[…]

January 12 2019

We love, love, love CES. But amidst all the press previews and preorders at CES 2019, it’s hard to come home and realize that you have months to wait until you can even click “buy” on any of the amazing[…]

January 12 2019

When award-winning novelist MacKenzie Bezos and her husband Jeff Bezos, the chief executive and founder of Amazon, announced on Twitter Wednesday they were getting divorced, public discussion over the uncoupling quickly centered on the impact it might have on Jeff’s[…]

January 12 2019

WIRED photographer Amy Lombard captures the glory, chaos, and optimism of CES 2019. Source link

January 11 2019

At the tech world’s glitziest gala, the massive Consumer Electronics Showcase held in Las Vegas this week, you could find rows of devices only for women: breast pumps, fertility trackers, breast massagers, skin care gizmos. This embrace of women’s health[…]

January 11 2019

The promise of digital cryptocurrencies like bitcoin is that you don’t need to trust the people to whom you send or receive money, because the software makes it technically impossible for anyone to cheat the system. Instead of relying on[…]

January 11 2019

Follow along to see reports from Thursday at CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, with the newest updates appearing at the top. Goodnight, CES. That’s a wrap for Thursday’s liveblog, which means our live CES 2019 coverage is coming to an[…]

January 10 2019

A shareholder lawsuit filed Thursday claims that Alphabet’s board of directors, including Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Eric Schmidt, covered up sexual harassment by numerous Google executives, including Andy Rubin, whose $90 million exit package was approved by the board[…]

January 10 2019

Late last month, just around the part of the holidays when everyone stops tracking the day of the week, Chicago launched its new 311 service, branding the effort “CHI 311.” The city’s existing call center dates back to 1999, when[…]

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