Gizmodo 5 April 2018

Hey, Maybe Don't Make the YouTube Shooting About YouTube Ad Revenue

Authorities have identified the suspect in the mass shooting at YouTube’s headquarters, which ended in four injuries and the death of the shooter, as YouTuber Nasim Aghdam, who made videos about topics ranging from animal rights and veganism to bodybuilding.Read more...

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Teen Monitoring Apps Don't Work and Just Make Teens Hate Their Parents, Study Finds

So-called parental control apps on smartphones might suck at actually protecting kids from iffy stuff on the internet, new preliminary research from the University of Central Florida suggests. And unsurprisingly, they also seem to drive a wedge between teens and parents.Read more...

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Stream HDTV From Your Antenna To Any Device With This $65 Box

An HDTV antenna is an important piece of equipment when you’re cutting the cord, but if you just plug it straight into your TV, you’ll be missing out on a lot of features that you’d come to expect from your cable box. Luckily, for an all-time low $65 today, you can replace a bunch of them with the SiliconDust…Read more...

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The Puerto Rican Town Left to Stew in Toxic Waste

ARECIBO, PUERTO RICO—In the six months since Hurricane Maria, 67-year-old Aileen Román Rodríguez has struggled to rebuild, to re-establish her routine, and to regain a sense of security. Her one-story, concrete-walled home in the seaside town of Arecibo remains largely uninhabitable. Up and down Rodríguez’s street,…Read more...

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Genetics Research Is Failing Most of the World's Population

In the late 1990s, as Esteban Burchard was finishing up his medical training at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, newspaper headlines blared warnings about what appeared to be a growing asthma epidemic.Read more...

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New Set Pictures Give Us Our First Look at Netflix's Sabrina Show

Simon Pegg isn’t so sure about the idea of Quentin Tarantino’s Star Trek movie actually happening. Doctor Strange screenwriter C. Robert Cargill shares some ideas for a potential sequel. Legends of Tomorrow wants to do a Trump story. Plus, tons of new Avengers: Infinity War posters, none of which feature Hawkeye.…Read more...

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How to Stream Music In Multiple Rooms Using Your Smart Speakers

Our smart speakers continue to get smarter over time, and one of the features recently added to the kit made by Amazon and Google is support for multi-room audio—in other words, the option to play the same tunes in multiple rooms at once. Here’s how to set it up with a group of Amazon Echos, Google Homes, or Sonos…Read more...

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Stock Up On Anker's Energy Monitoring Smart Plugs For Just $19 Each

Anker makes smart plugs now, because Anker makes everything, and the compact model is down to an all-time low $19 today, while supplies last. Read more...

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Winner of DARPA Robot Competition Partners with Weapons Company, AI Researchers Call For Boycott

Top researchers in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) have called for a boycott of the South Korean university KAIST after it opened a lab with the defense firm Hanwha Systems. Even if you’re not familiar with KAIST, you might know some of the school’s robots. The university won the top prize at the last DARPA…Read more...

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