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3D Printing Is the Future of Factories (for Real This Time)

A technology that for years has been good for making prototypes and tchotchkes promises to usher in a new industrial revolution.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/ideas-jason-pontin-3d-printing

How a Startup Is Using the Blockchain to Protect Your Privacy

Oasis Labs is working with Uber as it aims to cure some of the ills of the internet.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/how-a-startup-is-using-the-blockchain-to-protect-your-privacy

Best Wireless Headphones for Working Out (2018): Bose, Sennheiser, Beats, and More

Looking for a pair of sturdy, sweatproof, wireless buds to help you rock your inner jock? We have you covered.
Source: https://www.wired.com/gallery/best-wireless-workout-headphones

Uber and Lyft's Never-Ending Quest to Crush Price Comparison Apps

Apps like Bellhop and RideGuru allow riders to find the best deal—highlighting the uncomfortable truth that price is the bottom line for ride-sharing companies
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/uber-and-lyfts-never-ending-quest-to-crush-price-comparison-apps

Cheap, Portable Sensors Are Democratizing Air-Quality Data

A new generation of air-quality sensors is making it easier for citizen groups and residents to monitor the air around them.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/cheap-portable-sensors-are-democratizing-air-quality-data

The Good and Bad of Ride-Sharing When It Comes to Race

Research conducted in LA shows that Lyft reaches almost every neighborhood, regardless of race or income, but black riders still wait longer to be picked up.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/race-good-and-bad-ride-share

Inside X, the Moonshot Factory Racing to Build the Next Google

Loon and Wing, X's internet balloon and drone delivery ventures, are emerging from the super-secret incubator—and demonstrating what an ever expanding Google means for the world.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/alphabet-google-x-innovation-loon-wing-graduation

Ex-Apple Employee Accused of Stealing Self-Driving-Car Tech

Xiaolang Zhang allegedly took more than 40 GB of Apple intellectual property with him when he left in April to work for China’s Xpeng Motors.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/ex-apple-employee-accused-of-stealing-self-driving-car-tech

UK Regulators May Fine Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica

Of course, $664,000—the maximum penalty under UK law—isn’t much of a punishment for a company like Facebook, which is valued at more than $584 billion.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/uk-regulators-may-fine-facebook-over-cambridge-analytica

Mercedes Will Launch Self-Driving Taxis in California Next Year

Mercedes parent company Daimler has struck the partnerships it thinks it needs to keep up in the race for autonomy.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/mercedes-will-launch-self-driving-taxis-in-california-next-year

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