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Biden Wants the FCC to Fix Net Neutrality—but It Can’t Yet

The FCC won’t be able to do most of the things the president encouraged in his executive order until he nominates a fifth commissioner. Source:…

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What You Need to Edit Sizzling Special Effects on Your PC

Want to make the next Avatar at home? Here are some tips on how to beef up your personal F/X rig. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/what-you-need-video-editing-special-effects-pc-tips/ Proactive Computing found this story…

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El Salvador’s Race to Be the Bitcoin Capital of the World

After China’s crackdown, the cryptocurrency crowd is looking for a new haven. The Central American nation thinks it’s the answer. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/el-salvador-bitcoin-race/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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A Mystery Malware Stole 26 Million Passwords From Windows PCs

The credentials were part of a trove containing 1.2 terabytes of sensitive data extracted between 2018 and 2020. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/mystery-malware-stole-26-million-passwords-from-windows-computers/ Proactive Computing found this story…

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The All-Seeing Eyes of New York’s 15,000 Surveillance Cameras

Video from the cameras is often used in facial-recognition searches. A report finds they are most common in neighborhoods with large nonwhite populations. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/all-seeing-eyes-new-york-15000-surveillance-cameras/…

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Meet the Disabled Streamers Who Are Transforming the Industry

Gamers with disabilities aren’t waiting for big companies to catch up: They’re forming their own communities and making gameplay more accessible than ever. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/disabled-streamers-transforming-games-industry/…

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A Zombie-Fire Outbreak May Be Growing in Alaska and Canada

“Overwintering” fires smolder under the snow, reigniting vegetation in the spring. New research shows the zombies may proliferate in a warmer world. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/a-zombie-fire-outbreak-may-be-growing-in-the-north/ Droolin’…

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Everything You’ve Heard About Section 230 Is Wrong

These hallowed 26 words shield internet companies from being held responsible for what people post and share. But the web’s most sacred law is a…

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Turns Out, Spock Is Kinda Bad at Logic

For her new book, Julia Galef cataloged the Vulcan’s predictions and found events he describes as “impossible” actually happened 83 percent of the time. Source:…

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The Best Music Streaming Apps to Get Your Groove On

These services share similar music libraries, but some offer up a much better experience than others. Source: https://www.wired.com/gallery/best-music-streaming-apps/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared…

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Satellites Can Help Detect When a Volcano’s About to Blow

Researchers used thermal radiation data to find patterns in recent eruptions—providing another metric to help get ahead of a potentially deadly blast. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/satellites-can-help-detect-when-volcanos-about-to-blow/ Droolin’…

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TikTok Played a Key Role in MAGA Radicalization

The platform’s absorbing endless scroll and karaoke features have built an overlooked disinformation machine. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/opinion-tiktok-played-a-key-role-in-maga-radicalization/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with…

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A Quarter of Known Bee Species Haven’t Been Seen Since 1990

A global study finds that species numbers reported in the wild fell sharply between 1990 and 2015. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/a-quarter-of-known-bee-species-havent-been-seen-since-1990/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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How to Back Up Your Most Important Emails

Google, Microsoft, or Apple may deliver and store your emails, but the most valuable ones deserve a second home, just in case. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-back-up-email/ Proactive…

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Scientists Have Sequenced Dire Wolf DNA. Thanks, Science!

The creatures made famous by Game of Thrones went extinct some 13,000 years ago. Now geneticists know a little more about where they come from….

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The Mystery of the World’s Loneliest Penguins

A small group of king penguins have appeared on Martillo Island in Argentina. How they got there, and whether they will stay, is unknown. Source:…

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No, You Don’t Need a New TV for the PS5 and Xbox Series X

This round of next-gen gaming consoles comes with features that make the most of 4K and HDR. But you’ll still get some benefits without shelling…

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For the Second Time Ever, an Asteroid Sample Returns to Earth

The Japanese Hayabusa2 mission to asteroid Ryugu marks a major milestone this weekend with the return of pristine space rock. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/for-the-second-time-ever-an-asteroid-sample-returns-to-earth/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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The Quest to Unearth One of America’s Oldest Black Churches

First Baptist Church was founded in secret in 1776. It’s been hidden under a parking lot in Colonial Williamsburg for decades—a metaphor for the failures…

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What Is a Super Typhoon, and Why Are They So Dangerous?

Massive storms like Goni, which hit the Philippine islands on Sunday, could be a glimpse of our future. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/what-is-a-super-typhoon-and-why-are-they-so-dangerous/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Zoom Finally Has End-to-End Encryption. Here’s How to Use It

You can lock down your meetings like never before—even if you have to give up a few features to do so. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-enable-zoom-encryption/ Proactive Computing…

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Russia’s Laptev Sea Should Have Started to Freeze by Now

Normally, the ‘birthplace of ice’ freezes by late October. For the first time in recorded history, it hasn’t. That could have knock-on effects across the…

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