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Get terrorism off the Internet? It’s (still) not so simple

Since this week’s mass murder in Brussels — yet another terrorist attack launched by locals, not foreigners — people have again been asking a simple question: Why do we allow the authors of such atrocities to keep recruiting people online? The most public and extreme expression of that came in …

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Hulu (finally) launches virtual-reality app

Streaming site Hulu launched its virtual-reality app and debuted its first VR original content on Thursday, months after its original plan for a launch last fall. Like the VR app from bigger rival Netflix, the Hulu app allows viewers to watch its standard catalog of regular shows and movies in …

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Sony announces plans to make PlayStation games for iOS and Android

Sony has created a new division within its interactive electronics business that will make PlayStation games for mobile devices. The news comes hot on the heels of Nintendo announcing it is beginning work on mobile games – an industry that has exploded in popularity as smartphones have become more powerful …

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Why you shouldn’t buy an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus

Apple’s new iPhone SE hits the market next week. With a starting price of $399 unlocked, it’s going to be one heck of a deal, especially if you’ve been looking for a new smartphone that actually fits in your hand. Of course, if you do want something larger, there’s the …

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Legendary Cartoonist Daniel Clowes Journeys Through Time With Patience

Daniel Clowes spent the first half of this decade living in the past. The longtime cartoonist helped assemble a career-spanning monograph (2012’s The Art of Daniel Clowes: Modern Cartoonist) as well as last year’s deluxe collection of his influential ’90s alt-comic series Eightball. All this looking back, however, ended up …

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Lincoln’s Yacht-Sized Concept SUV Has a Closet and Staircase

Lincoln is in the early stages of an attempted comeback, and in its quest to match the offerings from class leaders like Audi and Mercedes, the American outfit has clearly had some interesting ideas. Closets. Staircases. Wheels the size of Manhattan apartments. It packed all of them and more into the Navigator Concept, which …

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One Genius’ Lonely Crusade to Teach a Computer Common Sense

Over July 4th weekend in 1981, several hundred game nerds gathered at a banquet hall in San Mateo, California. Personal computing was still in its infancy, and the tournament was decidedly low-tech. Each match played out on a rectangular table filled with paper game pieces, and a March Madness-style tournament …

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Apple’s Recycling Robot Needs Your Help to Save the World

Somewhere in a Cupertino warehouse, a giant labors with robotic precision, its 29 arms singularly focused on one thing: an iPhone. But instead of putting pieces together, this robot is pulling pieces apart. It disassembles iPhones at the rate of one handset every 11 seconds—less time than it takes you …

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