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18/06 1:00 pm 'Westworld' Recap, Season 2 Episode 9: The Many Lives of the Man in Black - Wired

As the series's second season wraps up, the wall between his real-life self and Westworld persona comes crashing down.

17/06 9:00 pm Trump's Meeting With Kim Jong-Un Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup - Wired

Last week, social media was awash in commentary about the historic meeting between the US president and the North Korean leader.

 Elon Musk Digs Chicago, Byton's Tesla-Fighter, and More Car News This Week - Wired

Plus: Volvo gets some lidar, Seattle's high-tech tunnel, and Boeing tries to make the future of flight a lot more fun.

17/06 8:00 pm This Crazy Slide Is Either Evil or Funny - Wired

It's like the designer *wanted* people to crash in excellent viral videos.

17/06 7:00 pm The Dark Side of the Crypto Revolution - Wired

As the trustless, decentralized world of digital tokens expands, fraudsters, gamblers, sex workers, and drug dealers are cashing in.

 When 'Fornite''s Biggest Stars Congregated Under the LA Sun - Wired

The 'Fortnite' Pro-Am event, held during the E3 videogame show this week, brought together titans and fans of the world's biggest game.

 The Powerful Groups Stonewalling a Greener Way to Die - Wired

"Aquamation," a greener form of body disposal, is gaining acceptance in America. But some groups are fighting to stop it.

17/06 12:00 am A Rare Bird's-Eye View of Hong Kong's Vanishing Rooftop Culture - Wired

Romain Jacquet-Lagrze captures daily life unfolding atop buildings in the crowded district of Kowloon.

16/06 9:00 pm Tech Deals: Vizio, 23andMe, iPad Mini, Amazon Devices - Wired

Go shopping for DNA testing kits, fancy robot vacuums, gaming hardware and software, this weekend.

 A Snooping Soccer App, a Decades-Old Bug, and More Security News This Week. - Wired

Encrypted email, a 20-year-old bug, security news this week.

 The Key to Triumphing Over Star Wars Trolls - Wired

Former *Mythbusters* host Kari Byron has a few suggestions for handling toxic fans.

16/06 8:00 pm Instant Film Cameras From Fujifilm and Lomography Prove It's Hip to Be .. - Wired

We look at two cameras that approach the iconic quadrilateral instant photo from new angles.

 Space Photos of the Week: Mars Attacks Opportunity - Wired

The huge cloud blocks out the sun, sending Oppy into low power mode.

16/06 7:00 pm Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work Done - Wired

One cautionary point: Pro-leisure science does not give permission to trance out on Twitter or graze Netflix endlessly.

 The Universe Is Not a Simulation, but We Can Now Simulate It - Wired

Computer simulations have become so accurate that cosmologists can now use them to study dark matter, supermassive black holes, and other mysteries of the real evolving cosmos.

16/06 7:25 am The Theranos Indictments Expose the Soul of Silicon Valley - Wired

Embattled Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes faces 11 counts of wire fraudbut will continue to chair the company's board.

16/06 5:28 am Gadget Lab Podcast: Why Apple, Google, Microsoft Are Stirring the Software .. - Wired

This weeks podcast is all about the software that points to the future of our how we'll use our gadgets even if they infuriate us in the interim.

16/06 4:59 am Protect My Head? Soccer Pros Shrug and Carry On - Wired

New tests find that certain headbands cut risk of head injuries, but officials are reluctant to mandate their use.

16/06 4:11 am Trump Says He Gave Kim Jong Un His Direct Number. Never Do That. - Wired

If Trump actually followed White House protocol for secure calling, it's probably fine. But what are the odds?

16/06 3:07 am Alleged Silk Road Adviser Roger Clark Extradited To the US - Wired

Roger Clark allegedly served as Ross Ulbricht's Silk Road consigliere. Friday, the feds announced his extradition from Thailand.

16/06 2:19 am On the New Season of 'Queer Eye,' Learning Goes Both Ways - Wired

Since the show's original Bravo incarnation, the conversation around gender and sexuality has evolved in fundamental waysand in new episodes is refreshingly nuanced.

16/06 12:44 am Can Verizon Build a Strong Brand From the Bones of Yahoo and AOL? - Wired

Verizon has united two faded names from internet 1.0 under its Oath brand. Now it needs a strategy.

16/06 12:00 am Huawei MediaPad M5 Review: 8.4-inch, 10.8-inch, and M5 Pro - Wired

All three of Huawei's M5 Android tablets are worth your time, but which is best for you?

15/06 10:55 pm The US Should Pay Attention to Foreign Cambridge Analytica Probes - Wired

Opinion: The UK and Canada are uncovering the unsettling reach of Cambridge Analytica. So why aren't Americans interested?

15/06 8:00 pm E3 2018's Most Surprising Trends, From Calendar Shifts to the Rise of .. - Wired

The giant videogame show is wrapping up, which means it's prediction time. Here's what we noticed.

 The Physics of the One Goal You *Won't* See at the 2018 FIFA World Cup - Wired

A soccer player rarely scores directly off a corner kick. It's called an Olympic goal, and when it does happen, it's usually an accident. Here's why.

15/06 7:00 pm Puerto Rico's Observatory Is Still Recovering From Hurricane Maria - Wired

Arecibo Observatory's 1,000-foot telescope was damaged in last year's storm, and the recovery money is only just beginning to flow in.

 Four Reasons We Dont Have Flying CarsYet - Wired

The technological hurdles facing the development of aircraft for urban mobility systems like UberAIR are massive, but not insurmountable.

15/06 6:00 pm The 19th-Century Crank Who Tried to Tell Us About the Microbiome - Wired

Todays understanding of the importance of microbes to health was anticipated by a rival to Louis Pasteur.

15/06 6:41 am Senators Demand Answers From Amazon on Echo's Snooping Habits - Wired

Jeff Flake and Chris Coons sent Jeff Bezos a letter Thursday with nearly 30 questions about how the company handles user data and privacy.

15/06 6:00 am 'Ninjabot' Reveals the Mantis Shrimp's Wily Snail-Hunting Scheme - Wired

The mantis shrimp wields one of the fiercest strikes on Earth. With the help of a robot, researchers show that the predator is a master strategist, too.

15/06 5:30 am Elon Musks Boring Company Wins a Big Boring Contract in Chicago - Wired

Pods in the tunnel will speed people to OHare Airport in less than 15 minutes.

15/06 5:23 am Googles Employee Diversity Numbers Havent Really Improved - Wired

The share of Google employees who are women, black, or Latinx barely budged last year, as the company was riven by internal debate over its diversity policies.

15/06 4:34 am Inspector General Criticizes FBI and James Comey, But Some Want More - Wired

The report found no evidence that politics influenced the outcome of the 2016 probe, frustrating those on the right hungry for proof of corruption.

15/06 4:19 am SEC Says Ether and Bitcoin Cryptocurrencies Aren't Securities - Wired

Top officials from the SEC have publicly stated that the world's two most popular cryptocurrencies are *not* like stocks and bonds, a relief for people who own them.

15/06 1:44 am World Cup 2018: How to Secure Your Devices When Traveling in Russia - Wired

Russia expects as many as 2 million visitors during the 2018 World Cup, most of whom should take extra precautions against the country's many cyber risks.

14/06 10:00 pm Boeing's $2 Million GoFly Challenge to Make Flying Fun Again - Wired

In a Boeing-sponsored competition, teams designed personal flying machines that look more like jetpacks and flying motorbikes than the boring planes we use today.

14/06 9:44 pm Encrypted Messaging Apps Have Limitations You Should Know - Wired

As recent events have shown, using an encrypted messaging app like WhatsApp or Signal is no privacy panacea.

14/06 9:00 pm Vivobarefoot Primus Trail Swimrun Review: Wear Anywhere - Wired

Congratulations! Youve just found the perfect go-anywhere summer travel shoe.

 Why Battle Royale Games Like 'Fortnite' Are Everywhere - Wired

Juggernaut franchises like 'Call of Duty' and 'Battlefield' are trying to capitalize on the success of Epic's phenomenon, but battle-royale games tap into something deeper than just skins and emotes.

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Bloomberg 1MDB Scandal Turns Funds Cool on Malaysia Bloomberg ... 3 percent of gross domestic product, Wee said. Rating agencies are likely to downgrade Malaysia sooner rather than later if its fiscal health deteriorates significantly due to liabilities arising from 1MDB , Brown Brothers ..[GC - Google Cache]
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Warisan files election petitions to challenge GE14 .. - FMT
Free Malaysia Today Warisan files election petitions to challenge GE14 results Free Malaysia Today We are confident with the evidence we have, he said, adding that today was the last day to file the election petitions. Yesterday, Warisan president Shafie Apdal said he had given the party's ..

At least three dead, dozens injured, after strong .. - Straitstimes
New York Times At least three dead, dozens injured, after strong earthquake hits Osaka in western Japan The Straits Times Water flows out from cracks in a road damaged by an earthquake in Takatsuki, Osaka, on June 18, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS. Train guide electric boards tilt following an earthquake ..

Japan Paces Asia Stocks Drop on Trade; Oil Falls: .. - Bloomberg
Bloomberg Japan Paces Asia Stocks Drop on Trade; Oil Falls: Markets Wrap Bloomberg Japan's stocks led Asian declines amid investor concern the exchange of threats between China and the U.S. is the precursor of a full-blown trade war. Oil dropped, while the dollar edged higher as Treasury yields ..[GC - Google Cache]

Asus Zenfone Ares launched with 8GB RAM, AR, VR .. - Moneycontrol
Moneycontrol.com Asus Zenfone Ares launched with 8GB RAM, AR, VR capabilities: Price and specs Moneycontrol.com Asus has unveiled the all-new Zenfone Ares in Taiwan. The phone features advanced augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) capabilities and has specifications akin to Asus ZenFone ..