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Brian Barrett

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Senior Editor at Wired Magazine, a design and technology blog that's part of the Gawker Media network

Brian Barrett on KCRW

Wikileaks released thousands of documents Tuesday claiming to show how the CIA can hack into personal devices such as smartphones, computers, even some internet-connected TVs.

Wikileaks exposes alleged CIA hacking secrets

Wikileaks released thousands of documents Tuesday claiming to show how the CIA can hack into personal devices such as smartphones, computers, even some internet-connected TVs.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Media conglomerates were quick to cheer today’s Supreme Court decision in the Aereo case this morning.

Is a Secure Future of Broadcasting, an End to Innovation?

Media conglomerates were quick to cheer today’s Supreme Court decision in the Aereo case this morning.

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Ambassador Wendy Sherman admits she “lost it,” and broke down in “tears of anger and frustration” as lead negotiator for the Iran Nuclear Deal.

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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced this morning he’s running for president in 2020. He almost won the democratic nomination in 2016. Can he do it in 2020?

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The gig economy has made it easy and fast to order food, groceries, or a ride.

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