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Today's HeadlinesA YouTuber turned her Tesla into a pickup truck Tesla doesn't technically make a pickup truck yet, so YouTuber and maker of "shitty robots" Simone Giertz transformed her Tesla Model 3 into one herself. It's called the "Truckla," and you really have to see it to believe it. And yes, it can do a donut.
The ambitious plans behind Facebook's new cryptocurrencyFor the past two years, Facebook has been working on building a global cryptocurrency that is finally coming to fruition. It's called Libra, a new crypto coin and payment infrastructure with the mission of being "a simple global currency and infrastructure that empowers billions of people.” As is standard for Facebook, though, it may be more dream than reality, and there's a whole lot of work ahead .
Cocktail ConversationRecent reports have divulged that US Cybercommand has penetrated more deeply than ever into Russian electric utilities. That capability might make you feel safer, but the act of it may actually be bringing on more danger than it dissuades, according to security experts. The Kremlin is already threatening to strike back, and getting involved in attacks of our own doesn't just invite retaliation, it invites the possibility of accidents or mishaps that could toss the countries into a full-on cyberwar .
WIRED Recommends: Roli LumiThis brightly colored keyboard may seem like it's just good looks, but actually its multicolored lights are its best function: teaching novice piano players how to play. Each key on the Roli Lumi can light up a different color, and a companion mobile app uses those colors to teach you how to play your favorite songs .
More News You Can UseInside Backpage.com's vicious battle with the Feds .
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