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Techies Are Trying to Turn the NBA Into the World’s Biggest Sports League


Techies Are Trying to Turn the NBA Into the World’s Biggest Sports League

While other US leagues struggle to build international interest, the NBA has leveraged social media and new technology to build a huge global following. The post Techies Are Trying to Turn the NBA Into the World’s Biggest Sports League appeared first on WIRED.

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Review: Yuneec Typhoon H


Review: Yuneec Typhoon H

How do you beat DJI at the quadcopter game? You build a hexacopter. The post Review: Yuneec Typhoon H appeared first on WIRED.

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The White House Is Finally Prepping for an AI-Powered Future


The White House Is Finally Prepping for an AI-Powered Future

The Obama administration is trying to get a handle on AI before the technology starts to think for itself. The post The White House Is Finally Prepping for an AI-Powered Future appeared first on WIRED.

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Food Has Eaten the Internet and It Tastes Like a Vampire Taco


Food Has Eaten the Internet and It Tastes Like a Vampire Taco

People compulsively watch and share videos of food they’ll never cook or eat. The reasons why may hold the secret to the future of media on the Internet. The post Food Has Eaten the Internet and It Tastes Like a Vampire Taco appeared first on WIRED.

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Bernie Won’t Get the Nomination. But His Online Army Isn’t Done


Bernie Won’t Get the Nomination. But His Online Army Isn’t Done

Clinton is set to lock up the Democratic nomination for president on June 7. But that won’t be the end of the online movement that propelled Sanders. The post Bernie Won’t Get the Nomination. But His Online Army Isn’t Done appeared first on WIRED.

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Xiaomi’s Cheap New Drone Achieves Impulse-Buy Airspace


Xiaomi’s Cheap New Drone Achieves Impulse-Buy Airspace

It’s a lot of drone for a (relatively) little price. The post Xiaomi’s Cheap New Drone Achieves Impulse-Buy Airspace appeared first on WIRED.

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Got a Beef With the Media? Pay Someone Else to Sue Them


Got a Beef With the Media? Pay Someone Else to Sue Them

The Thiel-Gawker feud isn’t about Gawker—it’s about the obscure legal tool Thiel used to win it. And that tool sets a dangerous precedent for the media. The post Got a Beef With the Media? Pay Someone Else to Sue Them appeared first on WIRED.

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Gadget Lab Podcast: Remembering a Time When Skateboarding Was Cool


Gadget Lab Podcast: Remembering a Time When Skateboarding Was Cool

Changes at Twitter, new devices from Pebble, the updated wireless sports headphones from Jaybird, and a redesigned Boosted Board. The post Gadget Lab Podcast: Remembering a Time When Skateboarding Was Cool appeared first on WIRED.

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Review: Iris Smart Home Watering System


Review: Iris Smart Home Watering System

Don’t want to install an underground irrigation system that talks to your phone? Try these low-cost connected gadgets. The post Review: Iris Smart Home Watering System appeared first on WIRED.

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It’s OK if You Don’t Understand the Billboards of Silicon Valley


It’s OK if You Don’t Understand the Billboards of Silicon Valley

Anywhere else in the world, the billboards lining Silicon Valley’s major thoroughfare would seem more like roadside Dada than a legit attempt at advertising The post It’s OK if You Don’t Understand the Billboards of Silicon Valley appeared first on WIRED.

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