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Apple MacBook Pro 2018: Price, Specs, Release Date

Apple leans in on the high end of the laptop market, rather than going light and cheap.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/macbook-pro-with-touch-bar-2018

Inside the Test Chamber for NASA's Astronaut Vehicle Double

In Denver, engineers have built an architecturally identical twin for Orion, NASA’s next next launch vehicle—and they're putting it through its paces.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/inside-the-test-chamber-for-nasas-astronaut-vehicle-double

BlackBerry Key2 Review: A Comfy Keyboard and Long Battery Life

This keyboard-packing smartphone is the best kind of throwback. Our full review.
Source: https://www.wired.com/review/review-blackberry-key2

Einride's T-log Is a Self-Driving Truck Made for the Forest

The Swedish robo-truck ditches the engine for batteries, the human for software, and the container for a big pile of logs.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/einride-t-log-electric-autonomous-self-driving-truck

FCC Retracts a Plan to Discourage Consumer Complaints

A proposal that critics said would have forced consumers to file formal complaints, at a cost of $255, appears to have been dropped from Thursday's agenda.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/fcc-retracts-a-plan-to-discourage-consumer-complaints

The Untested Drugs at the Heart of Nevada's Execution Controversy

A sedative, an opioid, and a paralytic sit at the core of legal and ethical debates over the state-sanctioned killing of death row prisoner Scott Dozier.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/the-untested-drugs-at-the-heart-of-nevadas-execution-controversy

Live on ESPN: Will the Overwatch League Usher in Esports’ Crossover Moment?

Thanks to a new agreement, ESPN will be broadcasting esports live in primetime for the first time.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/overwatch-league-disney-espn

The Engineering Behind Elon Musk's Bid to Save Thailand's Cave Boys

The SpaceX and Tesla CEO's work to help the rescue operation captivated the internet and reinforced the most flattering image of Musk, as a brilliant engineer with a nose for unexpected solutions to pressing problems.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/elon-musk-thailand-cave-boys-rescue-engineering

Senators Fear Meltdown and Spectre Disclosure Gave China an Edge

By not informing the US government of two industry-wide hardware flaws, Intel may have inadvertently given ammo to China's hackers.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/meltdown-and-spectre-intel-china-disclosure

Colorful Circuit Cities Built From Motherboards, Processors, and Microchips

Photographer Heiko Hellwig envisions a world made of silicon.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/silicon-cities

Source: https://www.wired.com/
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