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Uncovering the intersection of art and technology - Nov 14, 2017
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Apple and Samsung are headed back to court... again
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Apple and Samsung are headed back to court... again

The patent infringement case initially settled in 2012 will be retried and $400 million is at stake.

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The life of an elite 'Super Mario 64' speedrunner
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The life of an elite 'Super Mario 64' speedrunner

Allan Alvarez can get 120 stars in 99 minutes (and 28 seconds).

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ is returning for a second season
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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ is returning for a second season

Clearly, all those threads about who Ash Tyler really is justifies the studio's faith.

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Patreon moves to restrict adult content on its crowdfunding site
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Patreon moves to restrict adult content on its crowdfunding site

An updated privacy policy now prohibits the selling of webcam sessions and financing erotic movies.

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How Netflix keeps ‘Stranger Things’ lo-fi in a high-tech world
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How Netflix keeps ‘Stranger Things’ lo-fi in a high-tech world

Director of Photography Tim Ives talks about what it’s like to film the show.

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France and China will study ocean-based climate change next year
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France and China will study ocean-based climate change next year

The CFOSAT satellite will improve forecasting of hurricanes and cyclones.

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Android is getting a feature that encrypts website name requests
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Android is getting a feature that encrypts website name requests

Support for DNS over TLS will encrypt DNS requests and prevent hackers from spying on a site's traffic.

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Essential cuts the price of its phone to $499

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Prying eyes from up above

10.18.17

Los Angeles police will test drones despite privacy concerns

— By Jon Fingas
Los Angeles police will test drones despite privacy concerns
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Judge says drone was invading the privacy of the man who shot it

 By Jon Turi
Judge says drone was invading the privacy of the man who shot it
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DOJ lays down some privacy rules for feds flying drones

— By Mariella Moon
DOJ lays down some privacy rules for feds flying drones
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02.24.15

Ad outlet tries using drones to track your phone's location

— By Jon Fingas
Ad outlet tries using drones to track your phone's location
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08.03.14

Los Angeles police don't want you flying drones over their stations

— By Jon Fingas
Los Angeles police don't want you flying drones over their stations
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Sonos One review: The best-sounding smart speaker you can buy
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Sonos One review: The best-sounding smart speaker you can buy

If you want clearer music than you can get from an Echo or Google Home, look no further.

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Laptops

Surface Laptop
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Microsoft
Surface Laptop

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Macbook Pro 15-inch (late 2016)
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Apple
Macbook Pro 15-inch (late 2016)

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Phones

Galaxy S8
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Samsung
Galaxy S8

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iPhone 7
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Apple
iPhone 7

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Consoles

PlayStation 4 Pro
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Sony
PlayStation 4 Pro

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Switch
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Nintendo
Switch

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Wearables

Charge 2
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Fitbit
Charge 2

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Watch Series 2
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Apple
Watch Series 2

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VR

Daydream View
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Google
Daydream View

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PlayStation VR
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Sony
PlayStation VR

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Smart Home Speakers

Echo Dot 2nd-gen
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Amazon
Echo Dot 2nd-gen

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Home
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Gear

FBI tried and failed to unlock 7,000 encrypted devices

Security — 26m ago
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What is the future of Puerto Rico’s energy grid?

Green — 40m ago
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Gaming

Nintendo's next Direct is all about 'Animal Crossing' on your phone

Internet — 56m ago
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The life of an elite 'Super Mario 64' speedrunner

AV — 2h ago
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The Morning After: Monday, October 23rd 2017

Gadgetry — 7h ago
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Entertainment

'Stranger Things 2' basically gives everyone a cellphone

Mobile — 10m ago
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Amazon's 'Pilot Season' returns November 10th

Services — 1h ago
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Bringing a shipwreck back to life with photogrammetry

Cameras — 1h ago
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Tomorrow

Stephen Hawking makes his doctoral thesis available online

Space — 14h ago
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Blue Origin’s BE-4 rocket engine completes first hot-fire test

Space — 10.20.17
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