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Pot, meet kettle. As Britain joins other Wassenaar nations in calling to prevent spying against human rights workers, it turns out it has been spying on Amnesty International. The post UK Gets Ironic by Spying on Amnesty International appeared first on WIRED.

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Businesses that scale up quickly based on the assumption that its workers will remain contractors risk backing themselves into a corner. The post Shyp Makes Couriers Employees Before It’s Too Big to Change appeared first on WIRED.

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Facebook has a new logo. It is, unfortunately, a bit plain. Turns out, that was the idea. The post Facebook’s Vanilla New Logo Is About Business, Not Design appeared first on WIRED.

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Knowing who's responsible for coverage and when can be a life-and-death matter. The post California Forces Uber and Its Rivals to Bolster Insurance appeared first on WIRED.

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A new earthquake swarm started off the coast of Iceland, the radius around a Japanese volcano has been evacuated, and the Fuego volcano in Guatemala has a plume more than three miles high! The post Eruption Update: Explosions at Hakone and Fuego, Swarm off Iceland appeared first on WIRED.

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To try to cut down on accidents, the Federal Railroad Administration is sharing data on all the country's grade crossings with Google Maps. The post Google Maps Could Make Train Crossings Less Deadly appeared first on WIRED.

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Was the Blockbuster Fourth of July Weekend a moviegoer myth all along? Our WIRED Entertainment Podcast team is on the case. The post Entertainment Podcast: The Biggest Blockbuster This July 4th Is…Magic Mike XXL appeared first on WIRED.

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Strap in for one of the most radically entertaining shows ever. The post WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Queer as Folk appeared first on WIRED.

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Yesterday's leap second caused "sporadic outages" in more than 2,000 networks that link machines across the internet. The post Leap Second Causes ‘Sporadic Outages’ Across the Internet appeared first on WIRED.

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For the first time, researchers are able to link comet activity---the tendency for their jets to spew ice, dust, and gas into the cosmos---to features on a space rock's surface. The post Rosetta Found Sinkholes on the Surface of Its Comet appeared first on WIRED.

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And this time around, Steve speaks. The post Michael Fassbender Fully Commits to This Steve Jobs Thing in New Trailer appeared first on WIRED.

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The real wave of innovation in wearable technology will be when our clothes will do everything our smartphones do. The post The Man Who Wants to Turn Our Clothes Into Modular Gadgets appeared first on WIRED.

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Proving the artist’s case could come down to the minutiae of the shades of colors, and the angles of the shapes. The post Brooklyn Artist Says Starbucks Ripped Off Her Paintings appeared first on WIRED.

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If watching the same thing at the same time is becoming rarer and rarer, though, what about the viewing party? Attending three of them gave us some insight. The post Watching TV Together Sucks appeared first on WIRED.

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What’s a healthy baby worth? A pristine lake? How about the market value of a life without cancer? The post How the EPA Puts a Price Tag on Pollution appeared first on WIRED.

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It's designed to use a radio connection to add a physical layer of obfuscation to an internet user’s location. The post This Online Anonymity Box Puts You a Mile Away From Your IP Address appeared first on WIRED.

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As PayPal steps out on its own, Google could vie with Amazon in online retail by making it way easier for searchers to buy. The post One Way Google Could Really Take On Amazon: Buy PayPal appeared first on WIRED.

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Banks, credit card companies, and brokers are watching fintech startups encroach on their turf. And their next target may be the juiciest prey yet: insurance. The post Tech Has Upended Banks and Stock Trading. Insurance Is Next appeared first on WIRED.

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A pool party goes awry in Ryan Shude's meticulously crafted photo. The post This Epic Party Shot Took 60 Frames and Lots of Champagne
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Scientists have figured out how to see through just about anything using subatomic particles from space. The post Space Particles Are Helping Map the Inside of Fukushima appeared first on WIRED.

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Cornell Tech's 12-acre estate will feature buildings designed to spur spontaneous interaction between students and industry leaders. The post Cornell Wants People to ‘Collide’ on Its New NYC Tech Campus appeared first on WIRED.

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Choosing the right stick depends on the player you already are—and the player you want to be. The post Ace Hardware: 2 New Tennis Racquets to Improve Your Game appeared first on WIRED.

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As economies break down, so does trust in the digital ways we pay. Cash inspires confidence---at least until the ATMs dry up. The post Greece’s Empty ATMs Show the Surprising Power of Cash—Even in 2015 appeared first on WIRED.

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After a couple of false starts, Solar Impulse 2 is finally crossing the Pacific, the hardest part of its around-the-world journey. The post Solar-Powered Plane Begins a Risky Trip Across the Pacific appeared first on WIRED.

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Dear Apple: You booted me off Beats with the promise my music would follow me. So where is it? The post If You Paid for Beats, Apple Music Is a Broken Promise appeared first on WIRED.

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