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How Video Game 'Overwatch' Is Trying To Make The Leap To eSport

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FBI Warns State Election Offices To Be Wary Of Hackers

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Facebook Faces Trending News Problems After Firing Curators

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Surfers And Scientists Team Up To Create The 'Perfect Wave'

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Groups Worry About Impact Of Police Moves To Block Social Media

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When a person places a finger in the slot on the left, the robot uses an algorithm — unpredictable even to its creator — to decide whether to prick the finger with the pin on the end of its arm. Alexander Reben hide caption

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A Robot That Harms: When Machines Make Life Or Death Decisions

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Listen: 'Web Site Story,' NPR's Musical About The Internet — From 1999

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Invincible Iron Man — featuring the debut of a new hero, Riri Williams — is one five books Marvel is using to promote science, math, and arts disciplines through a series of covers. Courtesy of Marvel hide caption

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Losing Steam In Smartphones, Chinese Firm Turns To Smart Rice Cookers

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