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Inside Fitbit’s Quest to Make Fitness Trackers Invisible


Inside Fitbit’s Quest to Make Fitness Trackers Invisible

Now that everyone knows what a Fitbit looks like, the company wants to make Fitbits that don’t look like anything. The post Inside Fitbit’s Quest to Make Fitness Trackers Invisible appeared first on WIRED.

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You Too Can Invest In Lawsuits. But Not Quite Like Peter Thiel


You Too Can Invest In Lawsuits. But Not Quite Like Peter Thiel

Legalist is an online service that lets you pump money in lawsuits. But that’s not a new thing. And it doesn’t make you the new Peter Thiel. The post You Too Can Invest In Lawsuits. But Not Quite Like Peter Thiel appeared first on WIRED.

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A Chopper Just Projected Video Onto a Giant Screen Towed by Another Chopper


A Chopper Just Projected Video Onto a Giant Screen Towed by Another Chopper

Using two helicopters, a 250-foot-wide banner, and a stack of 4K projectors, Branding By Air and MTV established a Guinness world record. The post A Chopper Just Projected Video Onto a Giant Screen Towed by Another Chopper appeared first on WIRED.

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Canon’s 5D Mark IV Is Here, With 4K Capability and Improved Autofocus


Canon’s 5D Mark IV Is Here, With 4K Capability and Improved Autofocus

The versatile 5D Mark IV has plenty of useful upgrades compared to its well-loved predecessor. The post Canon’s 5D Mark IV Is Here, With 4K Capability and Improved Autofocus appeared first on WIRED.

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White House Proposes a New Immigration Rule for Entrepreneurs


White House Proposes a New Immigration Rule for Entrepreneurs

The Startup Visa failed in Congress. A new rule is the Obama Administration’s last chance to pave the way for immigrant entrepreneurs. The post White House Proposes a New Immigration Rule for Entrepreneurs appeared first on WIRED.

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Gadget Lab Podcast: Privacy on the High Seas


Gadget Lab Podcast: Privacy on the High Seas

This week: WhatsApp privacy changes, the sale of Instapaper to Pinterest, and we say so long to our good friend Joe. The post Gadget Lab Podcast: Privacy on the High Seas appeared first on WIRED.

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On Women’s Equality Day, More Tech Companies Promise Change


On Women’s Equality Day, More Tech Companies Promise Change

Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft have signed the White House Equal Pay Pledge. But now comes the real work. The post On Women’s Equality Day, More Tech Companies Promise Change appeared first on WIRED.

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Linux Took Over the Web. Now, It’s Taking Over the World


Linux Took Over the Web. Now, It’s Taking Over the World

25 years after Linus Torvalds unveiled Linux, the free operating system is still finding new uses. The post Linux Took Over the Web. Now, It’s Taking Over the World appeared first on WIRED.

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Hopsy’s Mini Keg Only Spits Out Delicious Local Microbrews


Hopsy’s Mini Keg Only Spits Out Delicious Local Microbrews

It’s just like boxed wine! But more delicious. The post Hopsy’s Mini Keg Only Spits Out Delicious Local Microbrews appeared first on WIRED.

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Area Filmmaker Not So Thrilled Trump Used His Footage in an Ad


Area Filmmaker Not So Thrilled Trump Used His Footage in an Ad

He filmed a train carrying desperate people hoping for a new life. Then Trump used the footage to send a different message. The post Area Filmmaker Not So Thrilled Trump Used His Footage in an Ad appeared first on WIRED.

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