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Cheating Death: Inside the Cryonics Institute, Where Your Body Is Frozen With Hopes of Revival

Until the day he died, in 2011, Robert Ettinger hoped humanity would figure out a way to cheat death. Today, his body is stored in a cryonic vessel filled with liquid nitrogen and frozen to –196 degrees Celsius. He lies in cryopreservation at the Cryonics Institute in Michigan—which he founded—alongside …

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Apple iPhones and iPads are still missing a feature that’s critical for parents and workers. And it’s even more baffling now that it’s available on Apple TV.

Apple CEO Tim CookJustin Sullivan/Getty Images Apple’s latest version of iOS and its new iPadOS still lack a key feature – support for multiple user profiles. The company announced on Monday that it’s bringing the feature to Apple TV – but not to iPhones and iPads. This reporter has for …

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Apple is taking on Facebook and Google by doubling down on privacy, but the plan could backfire in an epic way

Apple CEO Tim Cook.Lucy Nicholson/Reuters If you’ve been paying attention to Apple over the past year, you probably weren’t surprised to see it tout its privacy bona fides at its annual developers conference on Monday, or to see it gleefully disparage the failings of other tech companies. Privacy has been …

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Facebook’s shareholder meeting was a sad display of impotent groveling, and it’s the future in store for many other investors

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.AP Facebook shareholders expressed frustration with Mark Zuckerberg’s running of the company at its annual shareholder meeting Thursday. They could do little about the situation, though, because Zuckerberg’s shares give him the ability to determine the outcome of any shareholder vote and to control Facebook’s board. The …

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Facebook’s sluggish response to the WhatsApp hack shows it’s still not learning from catastrophic errors in the past

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.AP WhatsApp was hacked, exposing a “serious security vulnerability” first reported on by the Financial Times on Monday. More than 12 hours after the story broke, Facebook has not blogged about the issue or notified users directly that WhatsApp needs to be updated. It brings to mind …

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