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President Obama got a visit yesterday from a robot--and no, that's not a sick burn on any members of Congress. The post The President Is Now Taking Robot Visitors appeared first on WIRED.

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Chrysler has quietly released a fix for a gaping security flaw that could allow its vehicles to be remotely hacked. Here's how to get it. The post Patch Your Chrysler Vehicle Now Against a Wireless Hacking Technique appeared first on WIRED.

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Personal genetics company AncestryDNA will hand over its genetic data to Google-owned Calico. The post Another Personal Genetics Company Is Sharing Client Data appeared first on WIRED.

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Bryan Cantrill says that cloud computing is on the cusp of revolution. The post Google and Docker Recharge the Container Revolution appeared first on WIRED.

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In case you had any doubt: Your privacy is under siege. It’s top-choice, 24/7 prey for thousands of assorted predators—some benign, most not, and many invisible or unknown or not yet in business. (Full disclosure: We too are watching you at this very moment, recording your every keystroke and selling the info to marketers.) In […] The post Top 10 Ways Your Privacy Is Being Invaded (and Sold, Traded, Auctioned, Analyzed, Repackaged, and Retargeted) appeared first on WIRED.

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A long-brewing bill seeks to head off the growing threat of hacker attacks on internet-connected cars, trucks and SUVs. The post Senate Bill Seeks Standards For Cars’ Defenses From Hackers appeared first on WIRED.

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It's one of the most buzzed-about companies in Silicon Valley, raising $255 million even before launching to the public. The post Silicon Valley’s Best Hope for Beating Amazon Is Live appeared first on WIRED.

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Ford sells so many luxury pickup trucks that it's making an even more luxurious version. The post Ford Debuts an Even Pricier F-150 Because America Loves ‘Em appeared first on WIRED.

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Bright.md aims to automate as much of an online doctor's visit as possible, cutting the total time a doctor spends on each each appointment from about 20 minutes to as little as 90 seconds. The post This OkCupid for Diseases Is A Step Away from Robot Doctors appeared first on WIRED.

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A new crop of companies are betting on shuttling flocks of small satellites into space. The post The Feds Could Be Trouble for Private Rocket Launches appeared first on WIRED.

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These high-tech scooters are a new breed of transportation, but how well do they actually work? The post Rideables Are So Hot Right Now. We Put Them to the Test appeared first on WIRED.

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Are our lives interesting enough for unedited sharing? The post Beme Has a Problem: Authenticity Is Boring appeared first on WIRED.

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John Spannos' Instagram features a detached hand that's going places. The post Thing From Addams Family Had Kids, and They’re on Instagram appeared first on WIRED.

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Today's challenge is a history lesson. Time to crack open some books (or at least a few new browser tabs), you guys! The post Here Is Your WIRED Star Wars Challenge for Day 79 appeared first on WIRED.

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I was driving 70 mph on the edge of downtown St. Louis when the exploit began to take hold. The post Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It appeared first on WIRED.

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Students find Blackboard at turns frustrating, migraine-inducing, and burdensome–and its CEO knows it. The post The Reeducation of Blackboard, Everyone’s Classroom Pariah appeared first on WIRED.

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Elon Musk announced why his SpaceX rocket exploded three weeks ago on its way to the ISS–sort of. The post Broken Strut Responsible for SpaceX’s Sad Rocket Explosion appeared first on WIRED.

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Last night's episode heightened anticipation for the finale more than any other installment this season. The post True Detective Recap: Jumping Through Time to a Stare Down appeared first on WIRED.

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Can you get it back? Maybe, but probably not. The post Where Did Your Twitter Wallpaper Go? appeared first on WIRED.

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Airbnb is releasing a new set of features to capitalize on business travelers’ preference for Airbnb over hotels. The post Business Travel Is Worth $300B—And Airbnb Wants Its Share appeared first on WIRED.

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Former Google employee Erica Joy gave a tweet-by-tweet replay of exactly what happened when she tried. The post What Happens When You Talk About Salaries at Google appeared first on WIRED.

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A couple of the riders from the Trek Factory Racing team will be logging onto Zwift and leading whoever wants to join in through a short training ride. The post Take a Spin With the Pros at the Tour de France appeared first on WIRED.

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An Uber-funded study found that summoning an UberX took less than half as long as calling for a taxi in several low-income neighborhoods, and the trips themselves cost less than half as much. The post Uber Cheaper, Faster Than Taxis in Low-Income Neighborhoods appeared first on WIRED.

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Samsung has announced the Galaxy Tab S2, a pair of Android tablets that will be on sale in August. The post New Android Tablets from Samsung appeared first on WIRED.

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The signs are all there that something is amiss with the calm in the wake of Westgroup's failed acquisition of Mutiny. The post Halt And Catch Fire GIF and a Graf: Copy Protection appeared first on WIRED.

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