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Las Vegas Orders Up a Boring Company Loop Which means Elon Musk’s “mass transit” tunneling company has its first official customer. wired.com/story/las-vegas-orde /CitiesandInfrastructure

A Critical Hit to Huawei, the Student Space Race, and More News Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less. wired.com/story/huawei-trump-a /NationalAffairs

Facial Recognition Has Already Reached Its Breaking Point Facial recognition technology has proliferated unchecked in the US so far. Congress finally seems ready to do something about it. wired.com/story/facial-recogni /Privacy

Judge Finds Qualcomm's Pricing Policy Violates Antitrust Law The US joins China, the European Union, and South Korea, in ruling that Qualcomm violated laws in how it licenses its smartphone chips. wired.com/story/judge-finds-qu /Telecoms

Social Issues Raised by Amazon Investors Aren't Going Away Amazon's shareholder resolutions on climate change and facial recognition technology didn't pass. Here's why they matter anyway. wired.com/story/amazon-shareho /TechCulture

A Rocket Built by Students Reached Space for the First Time A USC team won the collegiate space race by sending a rocket above the Kármán line, the imaginary boundary that marks the end of Earth’s atmosphere. wired.com/story/a-rocket-built /Space

Scientists Go Back in Time to Find More Troubling News About Earth's Oceans A clever study finds communities of foraminifera, a hard-shelled kind of plankton, have transformed dramatically since the Industrial Revolution. wired.com/story/foraminifera-p

If Huawei Loses Access to ARM's Chip Designs, It's Toast ARM designs the chips that power everything from smartphones to data centers. Without it, Huawei has few good options. wired.com/story/huawei-loses-a /NationalAffairs

Logan Broadbent Shows Us How to Throw a Boomerang Like a Pro A world champion thrower explains how a boomerang flies, and how to augment its performance. wired.com/story/logan-broadben /HowToandAdvice -to

Netflix's 'See You Yesterday' Challenges the Meaning of Time Travel Director Stefon Bristol's Netflix feature isn't concerned with the past or the future—it's worried about the present. wired.com/story/netflix-see-yo /Movies

Measles Had Been Eliminated. Now It’s Nearly a Daily Threat The US declared measles eliminated in 2000, but it could lose that status in September—entering a darker era of heightened infectious disease risk. wired.com/story/measles-had-be

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report. wired.com/story/far-right-prop /SocialMedia

Apple's MacBook Update, a Self-Driving Mail Truck, and More News Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less. wired.com/story/apple-macbook- /GearNewsandEvents -DrivingCars

How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its products. wired.com/story/how-huawei-mig /NationalAffairs

Google Has Stored Some Passwords in Plaintext Since 2005 On the heels of embarrassing disclosures from Facebook and Twitter, Google reveals its own password bugs—one of which lasted 14 years. wired.com/story/google-stored- -factorauthentication /SecurityNews

Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans. wired.com/story/t-mobile-sprin /PolicyandNetNeutrality

As Social VR Grows, Users Are the Ones Building Its Worlds Three years in, Rec Room has become a robust hub of user-generated content. wired.com/story/social-vr-worl

Apple MacBook Pro 2019: Keyboard Fix, Price, Specs Apple's flagship laptop line gets a speed bump. wired.com/story/apple-macbook- /GearNewsandEvents

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings. wired.com/story/what-tech-comp /TechCulture

The Basic Physics of the Kilogram's Fancy New Definition The kilogram is now based on energy changes in the quantum world rather than a physical object. Here's how that works. wired.com/story/the-basic-phys /PhysicsandMath

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