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The data centers of today, the infrastructure that forms the physical foundation of the "cloud," aren't equipped to process the kind of data demanded by voice control. The post Voice Control Will Force an Overhaul of the Whole Internet appeared first on WIRED.

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When your music needs to be mobile, the best prescription is a quality pair of ear pills. The post Rock Your Noodle With These Killer New In-Ear Buds appeared first on WIRED.

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Logitech's MX Master wireless mouse is some seriously next-level click. The post Logitech’s New Wireless Mouse Is a Fistful of Awesome appeared first on WIRED.

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The competition for paying other people with your phone has just become dicey for everyone else now that Facebook is in the mix. The post Square Opens Cash to Businesses as Facebook’s Shadow Looms appeared first on WIRED.

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Boeing has a patent to protect humans from shockwaves caused by explosions. Is this a sci-fi force field? No, not really. The post That Boeing Force Field? It Probably Won’t Ever Work appeared first on WIRED.

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Facebook's emphasis on experiences instead of material goods is giving us a new way to worry that we may not be keeping up with the Joneses. Here's why that's still a good thing. The post The Weird Way Facebook and Instagram Are Making Us Happier appeared first on WIRED.

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A new report from Doctors Without Borders excoriates the international response to Ebola, and at the annual TED conference, Bill Gates outlines how to do better next time. The post “We Are Not Ready”: Ebola Analysis from Front-Line Workers (And Bill Gates) appeared first on WIRED.

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Glee's legacy is a crapload of fantastic GIFs we can use long after its characters are but a distant memory. The post Glee Is Gone, But Its GIFs Will Live Forever appeared first on WIRED.

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If you're still printing things to hard copy instead of just using a screen, you're probably using this stuff–the powders that make printed colors pop. The post Inside Laser Printer Toner: Wax, Static, Lots of Plastic appeared first on WIRED.

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Facebook's new tool lets developers simulate the slow, unreliable mobile networks that far too many people are still stuck using. The post Facebook Has a Way to Make All Apps Faster—Not Just Its Own appeared first on WIRED.

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The building of customer trust has always been the mark of a good business, and its importance has only become more pronounced with the widespread ubiquity of the internet. But the amount of innate trust we place in our technology has grown tenfold since the early days of AOL and Yahoo!, when hardware could hardly […] The post An Economy of Trust: How Transparency Is Changing the Tech Industry appeared first on WIRED.

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The American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) is the largest reptile in North America. They live in freshwater wetlands in the southeastern United States. The American alligator is a conservation success story. Once endangered, they have now made a remarkable recovery. State and federal conservation measures, habitat preservation, and reduced demand for alligator products have resulted in […] The post The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the American Alligator appeared first on WIRED.

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There’s one thing just about every company has in common right now. Without even necessarily meaning to, they have in some way become the proprietor of a new kind of wealth. I’m referring of course to their customers’ data. But the flipside to acquiring that data is your customers now hold you to certain expectations: […] The post The Privacy Revolt: The Growing Demand For Privacy-as-a-Service appeared first on WIRED.

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Layout, Instagram's new collage app, lets you painlessly arrange smartphone shots in all sorts of configurations. The post New Instagram Collage App Lets You Take Wild Mirrored Shots appeared first on WIRED.

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Chevy has developed a new "Teen Driver" nanny mode to keep young drivers from getting into too much trouble---or at least to report them when they do. The post Chevy’s Helping Parents Spy on Their Terrible Teen Drivers appeared first on WIRED.

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This week's best trailers are a pretty mixed bag—from Avengers to Tangerines. The post Pac-Man’s a Meanie Head in the Week’s Best Trailers appeared first on WIRED.

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Instead of bureaucracy and mainframes, Stripe offers a few lines of code. The post Stripe’s Next Step in Moving Money Everywhere appeared first on WIRED.

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Eruptions at Chile's Villarrica march onwards while Ngauruhoe shows sign of new unrest. The post Eruption Update for March 23, 2015: Villarrica and Ngauruhoe appeared first on WIRED.

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The Russian motorcycle czars at Ural—who've been making sidecar bikes since World War II—specifically designed the new cT to be the ultimate city ride. They succeeded: It's small and maneuverable, with legit-comfy seating for two and a 2.9-cubic-foot trunk to stow your groceries. It fits into parking spots a Smart car wouldn't dare, zips adeptly […] The post Sidecar-Equipped Motorcycle Is the Perfect Urban Outrigger appeared first on WIRED.

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Hwang Woo-Suk, the disgraced molecular biologist, is trying to clone a mammoth. But his plan was probably foiled 30,000 years ago by cosmic radiation. The post This Bad-Boy Geneticist Wants to Clone a Mammoth appeared first on WIRED.

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As the gleaming European Central Bank’s new headquarters rose in Eastern Frankfurt, a tide of upscale development swept the city, toppling scores of older buildings. The post The Violence of Frankfurt’s Frantic Construction Boom appeared first on WIRED.

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The Adult Novelty Expo is the CES of sex toys: booth after booth of dildos, toys, and equipment of all kinds. It’s part of Adult Video News’ annual porn industry convention in Vegas. We decided to check it out for our 2015 sex issue. It’s a scene. An overwhelming scene—especially without a guide. So we […] The post An Expert Critiques the Sex Toys at an Adult Novelty Expo appeared first on WIRED.

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Researchers at Ben Gurion University have found a way to transmit or receive data between an air-gapped computer and another system nearby using only heat emissions. The post Stealing Data From Computers Using Heat appeared first on WIRED.

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The whole point of movies and TV is to take you to places you've never been before. If those fantasy places were real, these are the postcards they'd have. The post The Perfect Postcards for Your Mordor Getaway appeared first on WIRED.

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It’s not a real car, but it does a wonderful—and important—job of reminding us that self-driving technology will fundamentally change how we get around. The post The Mercedes Robo-Car That Made Me Want to Stop Driving appeared first on WIRED.

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