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Liveblog: Hillary Clinton Fights for Her Presidential Future

Liveblog: Hillary Clinton Fights for Her Presidential Future | WIRED 1 / 1 The 2016 Democratic National Convention in PhiladelphiaCharles Mostoller/REUTERS The 2016 Democratic National Convention in PhiladelphiaCharles Mostoller/REUTERS Here’s The Thing With Ad Blockers We get it: Ads aren’t … Continue reading

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Liveblog: Hillary Clinton Fights for Her Presidential Future

Liveblog: Hillary Clinton Fights for Her Presidential Future | WIRED 1 / 1 The 2016 Democratic National Convention in PhiladelphiaCharles Mostoller/REUTERS The 2016 Democratic National Convention in PhiladelphiaCharles Mostoller/REUTERS Here’s The Thing With Ad Blockers We get it: Ads aren’t … Continue reading

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The DNC Skips the Networks to Stream All-Clinton 24/7

The cameras pointed at the tidy and tasteful set, and the host donned a mic. The ‘On Air’ sign lit, and the studio fell silent, save for the sound of Kristen Bell. But the Veronica Mars and Frozen star wasn’t … Continue reading

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Security Bots Will Battle in Vegas for Darpa’s Hacking Crown

Tim Bryant and Brian Knudson spent two years preparing for the Cyber Grand Challenge, a $55 million hacking contest cooked up by Darpa, the visionary research operation inside the U.S. Defense Department. But when the contest begins next Thursday evening in … Continue reading

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Obama: “We Don’t Fear the Future—We Shape It”

There’s not much overlap between the America that President Obama described on stage at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night and the one Donald Trump outlined in Cleveland last week. The country Trump painted during his turn in the … Continue reading

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The Internet Was Saving Its Best Dad Jokes for Tim Kaine

In the beginning, there was just “Uncle Joe” Biden. But tonight, as Virginia Senator Tim Kaine accepted the Democratic party’s vice presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention, the Internet welcomed a new member into the family—and showered him with … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Bizarro World of Trump Supporters on Reddit

For a presidential candidate who hasn’t pursued a sophisticated tech strategy, Donald Trump has a huge base of support online. Facebook and Twitter have helped to showcase the Republican nominee’s incessant self-promotion. But it’s on Reddit where his supporters are fully in charge. … Continue reading

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The Netflix of China Just Bought Vizio to Conquer the US

When I sat down with Mark Li last spring, he didn’t like it when I casually referred to his company, Letv, as the Netflix of China. “It’s the other way around,” he said. “Netflix is the Letv of the US.” … Continue reading

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The DoD Brings on Tech’s Brightest Minds—and Problems

The government is sick of people thinking it is old and lumbering and bogged down in bureaucracy. Sure, it is all those things. But it wants to change. So it’s looking at the blazing-fast ying to its octogenarian-on-horse-tranquilizers yang: Silicon … Continue reading

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#BlackLivesMatter Cuts to the Heart of the Democratic Convention

Most liberal activists and politicians would give anything for a chance to speak at the Democratic National Convention. But as she stood center stage—hundreds of cameras trained on her, dozens of spotlights shining down, a canopy of red, white, and … Continue reading

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