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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Gadget Lab Podcast: The Tech We Can’t Live Without

This week, we discuss our personal relationships with our most beloved gadgets.

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How to Build Custom Alexa Skills for the Amazon Echo

The new Blueprints tool makes it easy for anyone to build custom skills for Alexa.

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Google’s New AI Head Is So Smart He Doesn’t Need AI

Colleagues joke that Jeff Dean increased the speed of light. Now he’s charged with taking Google’s artificial-intelligence efforts in new directions.

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TED 2018: Soul-Searching at the Inspiration Assembly Line

The TED conference has always been a place of high-stakes emotional manipulation. This year, it all feels darker.

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Essential Phone (PH-1) Deal: Now $350 Unlocked

One of the best flagship phones of 2017 just got a massive price cut.

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Can This Man Help Uber Recover From the Travis Kalanick Era?

CEO Dara Khosrowshahi champions everything Uber once rejected: caution, discipline, and tact. Can he reform Silicon Valley’s most audacious company?

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Facebook’s 2017 Privacy Audit Didn’t Catch Cambridge Analytica

Audit by PwC came two years after Facebook learned that a university researcher gave personal data on millions of Facebook users to Cambridge Analytica.

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Motorola Moto G6 and Moto E5: Price, Specs, Release Date

With the Moto G6 and E5, the king of budget phones has no plans to abdicate its throne in 2018.

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Welcome to the Wikipedia for Terms of Service Agreements

Terms of Service; Didn’t Read summarizes the terms you’ve blindly agreed to, and offers discussion around what they mean.

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Browser Standard WebAuthn Could Usher in a Password-Free Future

A new web browser standard may spell the end of passwords, but all the big websites will have to play along first.

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