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RMV backlog leads to driving test delays
Caitlin Taft braked smoothly as she approached a stop sign in downtown Uxbridge Thursday afternoon, the car’s right directional clicking quietly while she…
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14 hours ago
The case for Apple to finally just make a TV
If you’ve been following tech for a while, you know that rumors about Apple building a TV ran rampant for years — mostly driven by former analyst Gene Munster,…
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15 hours ago
How to Survive the Apocalypse
Leo Acadia President Trump threatens to “totally destroy North Korea.” Another hurricane lashes out. A second monster earthquake jolts Mexico. Terrorists strike…
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15 hours ago
Toys ‘R’ Us Might Be Dying, but Physical Retail Isn’t
The recent bankruptcy filing at Toys “R” Us has roiled the toy industry. Yet the struggles at the company are not new. The firm was taken private in a $6.6…
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16 hours ago
From Louis Armstrong to the N.F.L.: Ungrateful as the New Uppity
Trump’s invective toward N.F.L. players who kneel during the national anthem (such as members of the Jacksonville Jaguars, above) highlights the racially…
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There's one good reason to update to macOS High Sierra
Apple's new version of macOS comes out today, and while almost every upgrade is under the hood and out of sight, there is one really great new feature inside…
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Trump administration changes travel ban countries
An international passenger arrives at Dulles International Airport on Sunday as a man waits for loved ones. (James Lawler Duggan/Reuters) The Trump…
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Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new restrictions expected
International passengers arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport on June 26, 2017 after Supreme Court granted parts of Trump administration's…
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Locked arms, kneeling dominate NFL anthems
Over a dozen Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars players knelt during the U.S. national anthem before Sunday's game at Wembley Stadium. It is believed to…
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Ikea still on track to make its smart bulbs compatible with Google Home, Alexa, and HomeKit in the fall
Correction 8/10, 12:45 PM ET: A previous version of this article stated that HomeKit, Alexa, and Google Home compatibility is already available for Ikea's…
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Apple HomeKit devices are suddenly booming
LIFX just announced HomeKit compatibility for its Wi-Fi smart lighting devices. Not just for new LIFX and LIFX+ lighting that you can buy from today on, but for…
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HDMI hub for people with too many devices
Most new TVs have three or four HDMI sockets these days. But what if yours has fewer than you need? That's not as uncommon as you might think, especially if you…
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2 days ago
This is what happens when gender roles are forced on kids
Story highlights A first-of-its-kind study looks at early adolescent gender identity development around the world Enforced gender expectations could lead to…
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2 days ago
Trump picks fights with the NFL and the NBA — and top athletes fight back
President Trump has picked fights with two of the nation’s most popular professional sports leagues, setting off a Twitter war with top athletes who were quick…
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What does Google's $1 billion deal with HTC mean?
It isn't fun watching an old love suffer. On Wednesday, Google announced it's casually dropping $1.1 billion on a deal with HTC that will allow it to hire some…
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Graham-Cassidy Health Bill Would Shift Funds From States That Expanded Medicaid
Senate Republicans' latest plan to overhaul the U.S. health care system ends with a massive shift of federal money from states that expanded Medicaid — and are…
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Google sets its sights on the iPhone with HTC deal
Of the three most influential companies in smartphone design, Nokia fragmented into a million pieces after being bought out by Microsoft, Apple is still going…
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Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking
The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year’s presidential election. The…
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Star Trek: Discovery: everything you need to know before the series launches Sunday
Star Trek: Discovery is the first new Trek show in more than a decade, and fans will be watching this weekend’s premiere closely to see how it manages the…
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3 days ago
Empty Your Cup: A Zen Proverb on Accepting Feedback
photo credit: Cole Hutson There is a famous proverb about a teacup. Although there are multiple versions, here is my favorite one: Once upon a time, there was a…
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3 days ago
Analysis | How well does Jimmy Kimmel understand the GOP health-care bill?
Late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel inserted himself into the health-care debate in May by telling a harrowing story of the birth of his son, Billy, who was born…
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3 days ago
Opinion | Undercover With the Alt-Right
Last September, Patrik Hermansson, a 25-year-old graduate student from Sweden, went undercover in the world of the extreme right. Posing as a student writing a…
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3 days ago
iOS 11 Available for Download, But Upgrade with Caution
The day has arrived! Apple has made iOS 11 available for download for iDevice owners. But don’t panic if your friend is able to upgrade before you, the update…
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3 days ago
These Are the iOS 11 Features that Will Make You Want to Upgrade
Today’s the day; iOS 11 becomes available for download, and if you didn’t check some of our earlier articles about Apple’s new mobile operating system, this…
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3 days ago
Safari Extensions move to the Mac App Store
(New link to Safari Extensions in the Mac App Store.) Safari Extensions are add-ons that work within Apple’s Safari web browser to add functionality not found…
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3 days ago
HDMI ARC is the coolest TV feature you’re not using (here’s how)
If you’re the owner of a newer HDTV, A/V receiver, sound bar, or home theater in a box, you may have noticed (and then promptly forgotten) a little symbol on…
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4 days ago
Halo Top Wants Us to Feel Good About Bingeing on Ice Cream. I Will Happily Swallow This Lie.
Halo Top’s Instagram-friendly aesthetic signals it’s cool and not a boring diet product. Halo Top T his has been the summer of Wonder Woman , of “Despacito,” of…
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6 days ago
As Promised, the Trump Administration Is Quietly Undermining the ACA’s Plan to Innovate Health Care
President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn of the White House on Sunday. His administration is actively reversing America’s progress in health care.…
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6 days ago
Andrew Sullivan’s Simplistic Diagnosis—and Unrealistic Cure—for What Ails Us
An anti-Trump protester and a Trump support clash outside a campaign rally on May 25, 2016, in Anaheim, California. David McNew/Getty Images I n a…
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Trump’s U.N. Speech Cemented His Dark Vision for the World
President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Drew Angerer/Getty Images P resident Trump’s address to the U.N. General…
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6 days ago
Is there a single food that you can survive on forever?
For all of 2016, Andrew Taylor ate only potatoes. There were a few caveats: He ate both white potatoes and sweet ones, and sometimes mixed in soymilk, tomato…
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6 days ago
See How Food Trends Have Changed Over the Years
If You Are What You Eat, America Tastes Like Chicken By Alan Bjerga Alan Bjerga , Dorothy Gambrell Dorothy Gambrell , Cindy Hoffman Cindy Hoffman and Cedric Sam…
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Best Buy’s Secrets for Thriving in the Amazon Age
A Best Buy store in Downers Grove, Ill. The company’s chief executive, Hubert Joly, said the number-one strategy to compete with Amazon was to match the online…
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6 days ago
Opinion | A chilling study shows how hostile college students are toward free speech
Demonstrators march during a free speech rally in Berkeley, Calif. (Josh Edelson/AP) Here’s the problem with suggesting that upsetting speech warrants “safe…
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6 days ago
Not drinking or driving, teens increasingly put off traditional markers of adulthood
Chiara Power, 15, of San Juan Island, WA. She’s not interested in drinking, driving, dating or working for pay; she already has nightmares about paying for…
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6 days ago
Why is it so hard to swat a fly?
Try to swat a fly and it will soon become clear that they're faster than you. Much faster. But how on Earth do these tiny creatures - with their minuscule…
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6 days ago
Groundhog Day for Obamacare Repeal
Two things can simultaneously be true about the latest, back-from-the-dead attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. One, Republicans are very close to passing…
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7 days ago
John McCain might have just received permission to vote for Obamacare repeal
Alex Wong / Getty Images The Senate’s longshot Obamacare repeal bill is starting to look possible. It gained more momentum Monday after receiving a big…
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7 days ago
In first visit, Trump urges reform so U.N. can meet full potential
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the United Nations for bloated bureaucracy and mismanagement on his first visit on Monday to…
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7 days ago
The Equifax Data Breach: What to Do
Vea esta página en español Share This Page September 8, 2017 by Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC If you have a credit…
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7 days ago
iPhone X: The Demo Gods Are Cheeky
by Jean-Louis Gassée The latest Apple product unveiling, with its overly-reported Face ID glitch, reminds us that the demo isn’t the product. That can be good…
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8 days ago
The homecoming
Connie Phillips, from left, Hannah Ross, Emily Reyes — formerly Phillips — and Emily's husband, Cristian Reyes, chat in the concession stand. The Clark County…
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9 days ago
Encoding vs. encryption
Security Brian Sletten differentiates encoding and encryption by explaining the goals and techniques of each system. Video by July 6, 2016 This is an excerpt…
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9 days ago
.NET Documentation
.NET Guide Get Started Tour of .NET .NET Architectural Concepts .NET Core Guide Get Started Tutorials Porting from .NET Framework ASP.NET Core EF Core .NET…
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9 days ago
Welcome to .NET
See Getting Started with .NET Core to learn how to create .NET Core apps. Build many types of apps with .NET, such as cloud, IoT, and games using free…
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9 days ago
Choose a process
VSTS | TFS 2018 | TFS 2017 | TFS 2015 | TFS 2013 Anytime you create a team project, you must choose a process or process template based on the process model you…
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9 days ago
Version Control - Effective TFVC branching strategies for DevOps
Are you planning to embrace DevOps using the Team Foundation Version Control ( TFVC )? You probably have a few questions, such as: How do I decide on the right…
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9 days ago
Version Control - Effective feature isolation on TFVC
Are you planning to implement Team Foundation Version Control‘s feature isolation strategy ( TFVC ? You probably have a few questions, such as: Is it practical…
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9 days ago
Microservices — Rules of Engagement
Overview Rules of Engagement is a set of principles and best practices that are valuable to follow to ensure an efficient microservices environment. Treselle…
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10 days ago
Docker for noobs: A short and gentle introduction to Docker.
What do you do when you need an isolated, development environment? Did you say something like: virtualization tool (VMWare)? Oh! Oh!! Here’s another one You’ve…
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10 days ago
The Lessons and Questions of the iPhone X and the iPhone 8
It’s tempting — and easy — to be cynical about the richest company in the world beginning its annual unveiling of new products with what effectively amounted to…
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11 days ago
Trump Humiliated Jeff Sessions After Mueller Appointment
President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the Oval Office in February. Doug Mills/The New York Times WASHINGTON — Shortly after learning in May that…
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11 days ago
How to Upgrade to macOS High Sierra
Apple introduced macOS 10.13 “High Sierra” at its 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference in June. On Tuesday, we learned we don’t have long to wait — the new OS…
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11 days ago
The Internet of Things is sending us back to the Middle Ages
Internet-enabled devices are so common, and so vulnerable, that hackers recently broke into a casino through its fish tank . The tank had internet-connected…
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12 days ago
Release engineering - Wikipedia
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to:, Release engineering , frequently abbreviated as RE or as the clipped compound Releng , is a sub-discipline in…
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12 days ago
Introduction to release engineering
Wide-angle Optical Multi-channel Probe (WOMP) (source: Energy.gov ) This is an excerpt from " Release Engineering ," written by Dinah McNutt and edited by Betsy…
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12 days ago
There's Blood In The Water In Silicon Valley
BuzzFeed News; Getty Images The blinding rise of Donald Trump over the past year has masked another major trend in American politics: the palpable, and perhaps…
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12 days ago
Two Ex-Googlers Want To Make Bodegas And Mom-And-Pop Corner Stores Obsolete
While it sometimes feels like we do all of our shopping on the internet, government data shows that actually less that 10% of all retail transactions happen…
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12 days ago
Trump, Bannon Moves Ahead Of 2018 Could Threaten GOP Senate Majority
Enlarge this image President Trump has already criticized Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., while praising one of his primary challengers. Pool/Getty Images President…
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12 days ago
Wireless carriers are eager to connect the Apple Watch Series 3 to their networks
Apple Inc. ( AAPL - Get Report ) Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams gave AT&T Inc.. ( T - Get Report ) a plug during the tech company's special event on…
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13 days ago
The Man the Presidency Changed
Getty What a forgotten commander in chief can teach Donald Trump. Eight months in, it’s hard to argue that the presidency has changed Donald Trump. The…
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13 days ago
Opinion | Equifax’s Maddening Unaccountability
Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters Last week, Americans woke up to news of yet another mass breach of their personal data. The consumer credit reporting agency Equifax…
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13 days ago
Just The Good Stuff From Today's iPhone Event
Apple ​Fall is nearly upon us, which means three things: foliage, flannel and brand new iPhones. Today, on the 10th anniversary of the original iPhone, Apple…
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13 days ago
The 4K Apple TV is here
Apple has just unveiled a long anticipated upgrade to its Apple TV set-top box, which is now capable of playing movies and TV shows at 4K Ultra HD resolution.…
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13 days ago
Famous Viking Warrior Was a Woman, DNA Reveals
View Images Bristling with spears and swords, Viking and Slav reenactors face off in a mock battle during a festival in Wolin, Poland. What began as small…
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13 days ago
Two new ways to turn ‘garbage’ carbon dioxide into fuel
Two new electrolysis techniques efficiently use electricity to split carbon dioxide molecules. Charles D. Winters/Science Source WASHINGTON, D.C.— Carbon…
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13 days ago
A Weird MIT Dorm Dies, and a Crisis Blooms at Colleges
As classes got underway this week, something was missing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Something weird. The sidewalks of Cambridge were jammed…
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14 days ago
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