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A New Wave of Gadgets Gives Us Fresh Ways to Spy on Ourselves

Move over Fitbit. These new devices go beyond counting steps to track everything from fat to fear to fertility
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Activists Say Beverly Hills Cops Are Playing Music to Keep Themselves Off Instagram

The department tells Vice that one particularly incident featuring Sublime's hit "Santeria" is "currently under review"
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California’s COVID-19 Exposure Notification App Is Now Live

Opting-in could give you a heads up that you've been exposed
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Outmoded Tech Is Making Mountains of Waste. Is There Any Stopping ‘Upgrade Culture’?

Artist Julia Christensen takes a closer look at our e-waste and what drives us to keep producing more and more

USC Is Using 3D Tech to Keep Doctors Safe—and It Needs Your Help

Keck Medical Center is asking for people with printers to pitch in
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Live-Streamed Concerts, Virtual Museum Tours, and Other Ways to Stay Sane

Enjoy some culture and feel connected to the world–without actually going outside
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Quibi Is Almost Here. Will Audiences Bite?

Short-form streaming app Quibi is betting on bite-sized attention spans
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The Lawmaker Behind AB 5 Wants to Change How Food Delivery Apps Operate

Lorena Gonzalez's AB 2149 seeks to snuff out practices that prey on mom-and-pop restaurants—but the tech industry is pushing back
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Delivery Apps Are Forcing L.A. Restaurants to Adjust to a Take-Out World—or Risk Starvation

As technology turns ordering in into the new dining out, many local restaurateurs are slinging food from "ghost kitchens" throughout the city
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Elon Musk Has Quietly Been Buying Up an Entire Cul-de-Sac in Bel-Air for Years

The Tesla billionaire claims to be cash poor, but he sure is rich in L.A. real estate