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When Trump strips a former CIA director's security clearance, the impact is more than just symbolic.

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Elon Musk’s public and sometimes-controversial tweets have triggered a cascade of events in recent weeks. We discuss on the Gadget Lab podcast.

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Whether you’re hunting for Monster Hunter or looking to play Star Wars: Battlefront II, these are the PlayStations to buy.

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Concerned social scientists turned their analytical skills onto one of their most widely used research tools this week: Amazon's Mechanical Turk.

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In this week's Replay column we've got a plagiarism scandal, 'Diablo III' on the Nintendo Switch, and other disruptions. Let's dive in.

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The notch. The biometrics. The animoji. Apple's flagship smartphone is the one everyone's trying to copy this year.

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Google's sister company intends to rethink how cities work, and that means adding some flexibility to how their public spaces are designed.

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If the unconfirmed claims of a room temperature superconductor are real, this is _bonkers_.

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Just 12 percent of machine learning researchers are women—a worrying statistic for a field supposedly reshaping society.

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SpaceX's first crew is starting training on cockpit simulators and replicas of the spacecraft that will take them to the ISS.

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The Note 9 comes with a spiffed up camera, more storage than you'll ever need, and a stylus that doubles as a remote control.

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Your phone can measure acceleration, magnetic field, sound, location, and maybe more—which turns it into a portable data collector for science projects.

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The first high-quality, complete sequence of the bread wheat genome could support the creation of the first genetically modified wheat.

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In everything from cameras to batteries, researchers are pursuing biomimicry—basically, copping nature’s secrets.

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For a roguelike, *Dead Cells* is highly addicting. Thank sleek design and appreciation for the past for that.

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If you’re on the fence about folding bikes, try this one.

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On YouTube, the personal moment has transformed from bare-bones confessional to something unabashedly public.

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It’s tempting to mock last weekend’s Unite the Right rally as an abject failure. But doing so misunderstands how the group itself has been defining success for decades.

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A new movement says that crypto-voting can purify democracy—and eventually eliminate the need for governments altogether.

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New analysis from mobile security firm Lookout shows that malware authors are taking full advantage of 'Fortnite' ditching the Google Play Store.

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A band of activist-entrepreneurs is building a sensor network to warn when and where air strikes will hit—a constant threat under Bashar al-Assad's regime.

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The proposed 3.6-mile route would take fans from the metro to the parking lot, saving them from hellish Los Angeles traffic.

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What can the 14-person Digital Forensics Research Lab discover about fake news on Facebook that the billion-dollar company doesn't already know?

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Jon H. Chu’s posh extravaganza is a movie of communal heart and necessary firsts.

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A pair of clever studies show how the development of advanced social robots is far outpacing our understanding of how they’re going to make us feel.

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