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WIRED Awake: 10 must-read articles for 14 March

Your WIRED.co.uk daily briefing. Today, the US Justice Department is reported to be debating how to enact a wiretapping order made impossible by WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption, the ExoMars satellite is ready to launch on its mission to detect methane-emitting life on Mars, Lee Sedol has won his first Go victory against Google DeepMind's AlphaGo AI and…
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SteamVR Desktop Theater mode will let you play your games library in VR

Virtual Reality is the next big thing for PC gaming, with the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift both hitting consumers hands (or faces) this year. But as with any new hardware platform, software is always going to be the real selling point.Which is why Valve's confirmation over the weekend that it has created the SteamVR…
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Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe

 The idea of student loans is still a relatively new one in many parts of Europe, where university education in several countries is either entirely or largely subsidised by the government. But as that begins to change, and more young people and their families are being required to pony up academic and living fees, a new startup hopes to…
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New iPhone 7 leak shows larger camera, redesigned antenna band

It's likely to be a busy year, iPhone-wise: we're expecting a cheaper, smaller handset to be unveiled at an event later this month and then the full-fat iPhone 7 is probably going to appear on schedule in September.We've seen plenty of leaks for both phones but there's a new shot of the rear of the…
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