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In this episode of the Song Exploder podcast, Bono and The Edge talk about how they came up with the music and lyrics for U2's "Cedarwood Road." The post Bono and The Edge Take You Inside U2’s ‘Cedarwood Road’ appeared first on WIRED.

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Let’s just get this out of the way: There’s nothing here you haven’t seen before. The post Apple Music’s Here, and It Probably Won’t Change Everything appeared first on WIRED.

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There's no such thing as a free lunch or a free music service trial. The post How to Keep Apple Music From Billing You After the Free Trial appeared first on WIRED.

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Today, the European Commission announced an agreement that claims to promise to protect net neutrality, while simultaneously allowing for exceptions that would threaten its very existence. The post The EU Could Kill Net Neutrality With a Loophole appeared first on WIRED.

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It might seem obvious, but understanding how to use Lego can help you be a better architect. See how in this clip from A Lego Brickumentary. The post Lego Brickumentary Clip: Using Blocks for Better Architecture appeared first on WIRED.

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Didi Kuaidi looks ready to do everything Uber's doing to get ahead. Which in China at least, could wind up leaving Uber behind. The post The Chinese Ride-Hailing Startup That’s Out-Ubering Uber appeared first on WIRED.

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We in the Western media inadvertently helped condemn workers and their families to forcible eviction. The post An Infamous E-Waste Slum Needed Us. It Got Razed Instead appeared first on WIRED.

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Technology may change in the wink of an eye, but the core values upon which a company is built can keep the turbulence of constant transformation manageable. Nokia, the Finland-based mobile technology company, is more familiar with that continuum than anyone: It just celebrated its 150th year in business. “We’re here to understand people and […] The post Barry French: ‘Technology May Actually Enable Humans to Survive’ appeared first on WIRED.

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"I see myself, within Nintendo, as sort of an outsider," says Kensuke Tanabe. The post This Nintendo ‘Outsider’ Isn’t Making the Metroid You Expect appeared first on WIRED.

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The past few years have seen a race to create the perfect VR video-capture solution; now, an early frontrunner is offering its solution to filmmakers. The post The Wild Camera Rig That Could Finally Crack VR Filmmaking appeared first on WIRED.

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Joel Pomerantz has spent decades hunting for hidden springs and streams in San Francisco. Now he's made a map that shows a surprising abundance of freshwater sources inside the city. The post Mapping San Francisco’s Surprising Abundance of Springs and Streams appeared first on WIRED.

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Formlabs' new resin can be turned into cyan chains strong enough to hoist cinder blocks. The post Nifty New Resin Solves a Major Problem With 3-D Printing appeared first on WIRED.

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The leap second adds one second to a day to keep the year and a second synced. But do we really need it? The post What Is a Leap Second Anyway, and Why Do We Use It? appeared first on WIRED.

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MIT says it's found a new, more efficient way to blend data mining with the privacy protections of encryption. The post MIT’s Bitcoin-Inspired ‘Enigma’ Lets Computers Mine Encrypted Data appeared first on WIRED.

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Accessing a surveillance camera, Andrew Hammerand becomes Big Brother over one small Midwestern town. The post Man Spies on a Suburban Town With Its Own Security Camera appeared first on WIRED.

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Here's why rape storylines are a bad idea---and just plain lazy. The post Rape Scenes Aren’t Just Awful. They’re Lazy Writing appeared first on WIRED.

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With Apple Music’s new social network, Connect, indie artists may finally have the definitive place to interact directly with their fans---like MySpace a decade ago, but way better. The post Indies Think Apple Music Will Finally Make Streaming Pay appeared first on WIRED.

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We've gotten our first look at the inside of Aston Martin's $2.3 million Vulcan supercar and it is glorious. The post Peek Inside Aston Martin’s Totally Bonkers, $2.3M Hypercar appeared first on WIRED.

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The latest leap second couldn't have come at a worse time. The post We Should Drop the Leap Second Before It Causes Real Damage appeared first on WIRED.

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Ebola survivors' immune systems now make antibodies to the virus. Those antibodies are, essentially, the ideal medicine. The post Ebola Survivors May Be the Key to Treatment—For Almost Any Disease appeared first on WIRED.

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Push around this skateboard that's been designed to ride more like a surfboard. The post Bad Beach Day? This Skateboard Rides Just Like a Surfboard appeared first on WIRED.

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Poke around Gotham as the Joker, Harley Quinn, Bruce Wayne and many more in this Batman: Arkham Knight PC mod. The post Mod Lets You Play as Everybody In Arkham Knight PC appeared first on WIRED.

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Once the immediacy of the news wears off, what next? When should companies revert back to their old identities? The post How Long Should Brands Keep Their Rainbow Logos? appeared first on WIRED.

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Critics want to see True Detective's creator fail, so they can't see it for what it is: an anthology series, and thus one that fluctuates in scope and quality. The post True Detective Has Lost Its Way, But Give It Time appeared first on WIRED.

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There was so much wrong with the first iPhone. It also represents a societal shift. Both of these things are mostly true, but also a little not. The post The First iPhone Was and Wasn’t What You Think appeared first on WIRED.

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