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These solar glass blocks would make great skylights for your solar roof

 If you’re going to be decking your roof out with solar tiles, there’s a possibility that you may forgo what might be the… more »

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This 3D-printed robotic arm is built for sign language

 While we usually see robotics applied to industrial or research applications, there are plenty of ways they could help in everyday life as… more »

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Code chunk in Kronos malware used long before MalwareTech published it

Enlarge / Marcus Hutchins, security researcher for Kryptos Logic. In May, he registered a domain name that neutralized the WCry ransomware worm. In… more »

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Wisconsin lawmakers vote to pay Foxconn $3 billion to get new factory

Enlarge / House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, greets Terry Gou, president and chief executive officer of Foxconn, before President Donald Trump announces… more »

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Google Home now works with Spotify free accounts

 For all the talk of how voice assistants could be the future of IoT or computing in general, the only consistently engaging use… more »

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Trump’s DOJ not trying to stop AT&T/Time Warner merger

Enlarge / AT&T will own a bunch of new media properties if it is allowed to buy Time Warner. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Despite… more »

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Secret chips in replacement parts can completely hijack your phone’s security

Enlarge (credit: Omer Shwartz et al.) People with cracked touch screens or similar smartphone maladies have a new headache to consider: the possibility… more »

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Scorching heat, rolling blackouts: The West is changing how it does summer

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) This June, we received a letter from a reader asking why it seemed like there are fewer summer blackouts,… more »

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OkCupid bans white supremacist “for life,” asks daters to report others

Enlarge (credit: OkCupid) Dating site OkCupid made the unusual move of announcing that it had given a single member a “lifetime” ban on… more »

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How the tech sector can legally justify breaking ties to extremists

Enlarge / CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA—A woman leaves a note on the ground as people gather at a memorial for Heather Heyer after her funeral… more »