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South Sudan is a mess. Fighting between the government and a rebel militia has sent 25,000 people fleeing from a town called Kodok toward the border with Sudan—and on the road they’ve run into another 13,000 people on the run from yet more fighting. Imagine taking every person in the stands at a sold-out game …

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If you’re shopping for a new portable PC, here are 10 great options. The post Our 10 Favorite Laptops, From MacBooks to Chromebooks appeared first on WIRED. Source link

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Super-weird week for news about flying cars. Alex Davies joins the show to talk us through it. The post Fly-Curious appeared first on WIRED. Source link

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April is one of the shorter months, but it was long on hot products. The post This Month’s Must-Have Gear, From Phones to Turntables appeared first on WIRED. Source link

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The device millions of women rely on is stuck decades behind the times. Now tech entrepreneurs are hacking this essential tool of motherhood. The post The Breast Pump Finally Joins the 21st Century appeared first on WIRED. Source link

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I was 16 years old when I moved from Idaho to New York. I was chubby and insecure and hoping no one would notice me. But as I rode the subway downtown after the first day of school, a few girls from class sat down across from me. The leader of the group looked me …

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A new voice-transcription technology can tell you not only what’s being said, but who is saying it. The software, named Trint, can listen to an audio recording or a video of two or more speakers engaged in a natural conversation, then provide a written transcript of what each person said. While news organizations have invested …

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You’ve banished cable from your life. But that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on Twitter-ific live programming.L-DOPA Live television is not over. What’s over is having 14,000 impossible-to-navigate channels and a remote you need a PhD to operate, all tied to a giant overheating box that hasn’t been redesigned since the Clinton administration. …

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What if you could turn every screen, keyboard, and surface into exactly the gadget you need, for exactly as long as you need it? The post The 10-Year Quest to Make Your Phone Do Everything appeared first on WIRED. Source link

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Facebook showed off some nutty new tech this week at its annual developer conference, including social VR experiences, skin-based interfaces, and augmented reality markup for the real world. Some of these ideas are here already, and some are years away. Taken together, they show that Facebook is thinking about ways to squeeze its software into …

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