At March for Science, Federal Researchers Weather Trump Storm

Attendance at this weekend’s March for Science is expected to be lower than last year’s, when hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets across the country to protest the Trump administration and its science policies. Many anti-Trump protesters say their attention is now focused on other forms of …

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Why the Music Industry Hasn't Had Its #MeToo Moment

When a man turns himself in to authorities for allegedly punching a woman in the face enough times to knock out her front teeth, there are various ways to respond. Claiming a conspiracy might be the most peculiar option to exercise. Yet, that’s what singer Lil’ Mo did when asked …

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Gadget Lab Podcast: How Facebook Will Change After This

Even though Facebook’s massive success will likely continue unabated after this week’s Congressional hearings, things are going to be very different for the social networking company in the future. One of the most impactful things this week’s hearings did was expose millions of Americans to the depth and scope of …

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Within Facebook, a Sense of Relief Over the Zuckerberg Hearings

About two hours, or 20 percent, into Mark Zuckerberg’s marathon testimony before Congress this week, the Facebook CEO had a slightly awkward exchange with senator John Cornyn (R-Texas). Cornyn wanted to know what happens to people’s data when they delete their accounts. Zuckerberg responded that Facebook deletes their data. But …

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It’s not clear when Apple will make a cheaper HomePod

The blogs have activated, and they say a cheaper HomePod might be in the works. That sounds like a reasonable expectation. Apple would hopefully reduce its smart speaker’s price eventually, especially considering that it might be selling fewer than 10 HomePods a day in some retail locations. But still, Ming-Chi …

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