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Reports that President Trump shared highly classified intelligence with Russian officials could make US spy agencies' jobs that much harder. The post The 'Chilling Effect' of Trump's Loose Talk With Russia appeared first on WIRED.

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Their complementary sets of information on people and cars will benefit both companies. The post Waymo and Lyft Join Forces in the Obsessive Pursuit of Data appeared first on WIRED.

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A Google researcher has identified a telltale chunk of code shared between the ransomware and malware used by suspected DPRK hackers. The post The WannaCry Ransomware Has a Link to Suspected North Korean Hackers appeared first on WIRED.

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Sperm need calcium ions to drill into an egg and fertilize it. Compounds that muck up ion transport could create a new class of male birth control. The post Scientists Found Sperm’s Power Switch—And a Way to Turn It Off appeared first on WIRED.

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Delta and 20 other airlines are swapping spots at LAX—simultaneously. The post How LAX Is Pulling Off a Massive, Frenzied Terminal Reshuffle appeared first on WIRED.

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Researchers say the worst ransomware epidemic ever is also poorly run, shoddily coded, and barely profitable. The post The WannaCry Ransomware Hackers Made Some Real Amateur Mistakes appeared first on WIRED.

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Chatbots aren't very good at chatting. But Facebook's new software framework will give them lots more to talk about. The post Inside Facebook's Training Ground for Making Chatbots Chattier appeared first on WIRED.

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Hello, heartland, the tech industry is here to help! The post Silicon Valley Rebrands Itself as Good for the Rest of America appeared first on WIRED.

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But the court orders former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski, accused of stealing self-driving trade secrets, to stop working on lidar projects. The post Uber Scores a Win, But Its Brawl With Waymo Ain't Over Yet appeared first on WIRED.

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Didn't SpaceX already figure out this whole reusable rocket thing? Not when it comes to massive, fuel-gobbling payloads. The post Watch SpaceX Sacrifice a Falcon 9 in the Name of Better Internet appeared first on WIRED.

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Fidget spinners are a way to cope with our sedentary, deskbound lifestyles. They also have cognitive benefits. The post Your Fidget Spinner Is (Maybe) Making You Smarter appeared first on WIRED.

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When you look out of the window of a plane, everything looks so small. But they're all big enough to do some physics. The post How to Calculate How Fast a Plane’s Flying—While You’re on It appeared first on WIRED.

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Or it might not. The post Cantina Talk: The Last Jedi Might Begin With an Epic Showdown Between Leia and Snoke appeared first on WIRED.

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In 2017, do you really want a phone with a hardware keyboard? The post Review: BlackBerry Keyone appeared first on WIRED.

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The Louvre Abu Dhabi—set to open this year—is anchored to the seafloor. That way it won't float away before you get there. The post Pumps Ran for 6 Years to Build Abu Dhabi's New Island Museum appeared first on WIRED.

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Using math to create 1000s of new musical instruments. The post Google’s AI Invents Sounds Humans Have Never Heard Before appeared first on WIRED.

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The spread of the WannaCry ransomware was aided in part by the millions of people stuck on Windows XP. The post If You Still Use Windows XP, Prepare For the Worst appeared first on WIRED.

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Have you heard the one about the White House press secretary hiding in the bushes? The post While You Were Offline: Sean Spicer Is a Living Homer Simpson GIF, Basically appeared first on WIRED.

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The history of corporate America teaches that no dynasty lasts—the future just keeps coming. The post Even if Apple Breaks $1 Trillion, It Won't Stay on Top Forever appeared first on WIRED.

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Ian Kasnoff has created a mobile lab for his unique brand of artistic alchemy. The post This Photographer Converted a Box Trailer Into a Giant Mobile Camera appeared first on WIRED.

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Trump has shown remarkably little interest in using photography to shape the narrative of his presidency. The post Why Photos of President Trump Are So Aggressively Boring appeared first on WIRED.

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Let Mother's Day be a chance to ruminate on how pregnancy fiddles with moms' minds The post Moms: Your Kids Hijacked Your Brain for Life appeared first on WIRED.

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The ransomware that swept the internet isn't dead yet. But one researcher managed to at least slow it down. The post How an Accidental 'Kill Switch' Slowed Friday's Massive Ransomware Attack appeared first on WIRED.

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Ego isn't always a bad thing. The post Let's Be Real: Sci-Fi Needs More Awesome Space Gods appeared first on WIRED.

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Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn't break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Trump's Cybersecurity Executive Order Looks ... Pretty Good! appeared first on WIRED.

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