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San Francisco’s Trump Protest Sums Up Election 2016 in One Flaming Piñata


San Francisco’s Trump Protest Sums Up Election 2016 in One Flaming Piñata

Donald Trump’s latest visit to California was met with an hours-long protest in front of the Hyatt Regency hotel in Burlingame—and much of it was covered live by old and new media outlets. The post San Francisco’s Trump Protest Sums Up Election 2016 in One Flaming Piñata appeared first on WIRED.

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Why Facebook Is Killing It—Even When Nobody Else Is


Why Facebook Is Killing It—Even When Nobody Else Is

As other major tech companies stumble, Facebook is golden. And, for that, you can thank Mark Zuckerberg. The post Why Facebook Is Killing It—Even When Nobody Else Is appeared first on WIRED.

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Gunning for Google, Comcast Preps Gigabit Internet That Works With Regular Cable


Gunning for Google, Comcast Preps Gigabit Internet That Works With Regular Cable

The Internet provider everyone loves to hate is gearing up to offer one gigabit per second Internet service in five U.S. cities. The post Gunning for Google, Comcast Preps Gigabit Internet That Works With Regular Cable appeared first on WIRED.

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Gadget Lab Podcast: The Pink MacBook Waltzes Into Our Hearts


Gadget Lab Podcast: The Pink MacBook Waltzes Into Our Hearts

This is a laptop designed for today, so we’d better get used to more just like it. Also, it’s rose gold, a trend that’s eating the gadget industry. The post Gadget Lab Podcast: The Pink MacBook Waltzes Into Our Hearts appeared first on WIRED.

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Leica’s New Digital Rangefinder Has No LCD Screen, Still Costs $6K


Leica’s New Digital Rangefinder Has No LCD Screen, Still Costs $6K

No screen, no menu system, no video, and no JPEGs: For a mere $6,000, the Leica M-D is a high-end throwback. The post Leica’s New Digital Rangefinder Has No LCD Screen, Still Costs $6K appeared first on WIRED.

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How Domino’s Put Automagic Pizza on Every Device. Like, Every Device


How Domino’s Put Automagic Pizza on Every Device. Like, Every Device

AnyWare you want it, that’s the way you eat it. The post How Domino’s Put Automagic Pizza on Every Device. Like, Every Device appeared first on WIRED.

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Larry and Sergey Have Passed the Crown to Google’s New King


Larry and Sergey Have Passed the Crown to Google’s New King

Bucking tradition, Larry Page and Sergey Brin have let new Google CEO Sundar Pichai write the company’s annual Founders’ Letter. The post Larry and Sergey Have Passed the Crown to Google’s New King appeared first on WIRED.

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You’re Asking Too Much of Chat Bots. Just Let Them Grow Up


You’re Asking Too Much of Chat Bots. Just Let Them Grow Up

For now, talking to a bot is like, well, talking to a robot. And maybe that’s good enough. The post You’re Asking Too Much of Chat Bots. Just Let Them Grow Up appeared first on WIRED.

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HP’s New Laptop Is a Whole Lotta Chromebook for $550


HP’s New Laptop Is a Whole Lotta Chromebook for $550

The HP Chromebook 13 looks like a $1,000 Pixel, feels like a $1,000 MacBook Air, and acts like a browser. The post HP’s New Laptop Is a Whole Lotta Chromebook for $550 appeared first on WIRED.

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NFL Sunday Ticket Adds Live Streaming to Its Base Package


NFL Sunday Ticket Adds Live Streaming to Its Base Package

You’ll still probably need a DirecTV satellite to stream live NFL games this year, but at least it’s getting cheaper. The post NFL Sunday Ticket Adds Live Streaming to Its Base Package appeared first on WIRED.

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