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The latest update for your iPhone and iPad will make them safer than ever.

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An NYU team thinks it's finally unlocked the secret to how these mysterious landforms get their interesting shape.

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Indictments against Iranian hackers, a Veterans Affairs data breach, and more of the week's top security news.

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The former chair of the Federal Election Commission argues that the integrity of the 2020 election is largely in the hands of Facebook and Twitter.

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Help your back and posture by raising your computer screen up to eye level.

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Thousands of migrating birds have died, perhaps starved by drier conditions related to climate change or by having to fly inland to avoid wildfire smoke.

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The outage resulted in a significant delay in treatment. German authorities are investigating the perpetrators on suspicion of negligent manslaughter.

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Conspiracies like Pizzagate are all over the social media platform. Here’s why they’ve found an audience there.

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Not into Safari or Apple Mail? With the next update, you can (finally) customize your preferences. Here’s what to know before you get started.

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Scientists want public confidence. The White House wants an October Surprise. The FDA wants to avoid looking political. Big Pharma wants a win. You’re in the middle.

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The new 8th-generation iPad is already slightly discounted, alongside headphones, laptops, and PS4 titles like 'Ghosts of Tsushima'.

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The larger issues around China’s technological rise aren’t going away.

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Anyone who's seen David Lynch's 1984 film knows Frank Herbert's book doesn't translate easily to the screen.

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A principled, hands-off approach to the internet was easier to defend in the 1990s. Today it makes no sense.

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Poll workers, who skew elderly, are in short supply during the pandemic. Meet some of the young people trying to make up the gap.

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The show attempts to address flaws in the health care system—and in failing to do so, proves how much more attention mental illness needs.

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In the beginning, there was ESPN+, then Disney+. Now that CBS All Access is becoming Paramount+, it’s time to call a moratorium.

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Blazes on the West Coast are spewing a haze clear across the country. Along the way, the complex chemistry of what we inhale gets even more complex.

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This week, we break down Apple’s latest announcements, from new hardware to its push into bundles and home workouts.

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