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 2021-06-16 21:49 

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Ten-year hactivist fugitive Commander X arrested in Mexico...
 2021-06-16 21:10 

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Facebook begins tying social media use to ads served inside its VR ecosystem...

Announcement doubles down on Facebook account requirement for Oculus hardware....

 2021-06-16 20:11 

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New Picard S2 teaser taunts us with return of Q, time shenanigans...

Second season doesn't debut until 2022, but this whets our appetite....

 2021-06-16 19:01 

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Amazon blames social media companies for sales of fake Amazon reviews...

Fake Amazon reviews are bought and sold on social media, including Facebook....

 2021-06-16 18:06 

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After ruining 75M J&J doses, Emergent gets FDA clearance for 25M doses...

More than 100 million vaccine doses are still in limbo at the facility....

 2021-06-16 16:42 

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Google enables end-to-end encryption for Android’s default SMS/RCS app...

Both users need Google Messages, RCS needs to be on, and it's for 1:1 chats only....

 2021-06-16 16:30 

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Cold-War-era missile launches three modern-day spy satellites...

The small rockets are not cheap, but they are effective....

 2021-06-16 16:13 

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Lina Khan, Big Tech skeptic, named FTC chair mere hours after confirmation...

As chair, Khan could bring a new approach to antitrust enforcement....

 2021-06-16 15:11 

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Someone stabbed a cave bear in the head with a spear 35,000 years ago...

It's a rare piece of evidence of people killing cave bears during the Pleistocene....

 2021-06-16 14:44 

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Mysterious dimming of Betelgeuse is due to stardust, astronomers find...

The star ejected a gas bubble, and lower temps condensed heavier elements into dust....

 2021-06-16 14:21 

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Forget trailers: The best upcoming games we played at this year’s E3...

You can play (most of) the games on our...

 2021-06-16 14:12 

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Lordstown Motors’ new boss says the company has cash through May 2022...

The EV startup will need funds to increase production past 20,000 trucks a year....

 2021-06-16 08:56 

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Polestar picks the US to build its next electric vehicle...

The Polestar 3 electric SUV goes into production in 2022....

 2021-06-16 01:43 

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Mercury is accumulating in deep ocean trenches...

Following mercury around the environment isn't easy....

 2021-06-16 00:52 

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A guide to living at a black hole...

Living next to Ned Flanders won't teach you as much about the fundamental nature of reality....

 2021-06-16 00:12 

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Experts “extremely worried” about Delta variant as US death toll hits 600,000...

Vaccines are effective against the variant, but experts worry about low vaccination rates....

 2021-06-15 21:04 

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Starlink dish overheats in Arizona sun, knocking user offline for 7 hours...

122 F shutdown temp surprises Starlink users—one man watered dish to cool it down....

 2021-06-15 21:02 

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Medieval people suffered for fashion with their extremely pointy shoes...

Skeletons from 14th and 15th centuries had higher rate of bunions than earlier remains...

 2021-06-15 20:10 

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Researchers build a metadata-based image database using DNA storage...

Queries can take days, but it's possible to pull out specific files....

 2021-06-15 19:54 

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Nintendo deal: Buy a Switch Online Family Membership, get a free 128GB microSD card...

Dealmaster also has new early Prime Day deals, a big Xbox games sale, and more....

 2021-06-15 19:52 

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Make way for Windows 11? Windows 10 end-of-life is October 2025...

We'll find out more about Windows 10's replacement OS later this month....

 2021-06-15 19:06 

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Apple’s podcast subscriptions went live today—with a 30 percent cut...

Creators can set whatever subscription fee they choose or not take part at all....

 2021-06-15 18:11 

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Everything Nintendo announced in its E3 2021 “Direct” presentation...

New Warioware and Mario Party, remastered Advance Wars and Monkey Ball, and much more....

 2021-06-15 18:03 

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Tim Berners-Lee makes an NFT from World Wide Web’s Objective-C...

Computer scientist assembles digital collectible to capitalize on NFT craze....

 2021-06-15 18:01 

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ZFS fans, rejoice—RAIDz expansion will be a thing very soon...

Founding OpenZFS dev Matthew Ahrens merged the code into master last week....

 2021-06-15 17:10 

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Metroid Dread brings Nintendo’s classic back as a 2D sequel on October 8...

Includes flashy 3D cinematics, mechanics from 2017's 2D revival Samus Returns....

 2021-06-15 17:02 

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New trailer shows first gameplay footage for Breath of the Wild sequel...

Game takes 2017 original to the skies, now due in 2022....

 2021-06-15 16:43 

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BMW finds its mojo again with the $55,400 i4 electric sedan...

The car looks good, the specs look good, and the price looks good....

 2021-06-15 16:20 

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US warns EU against anti-American tech policy...

NSC has some strong opinions ahead of Biden's first presidential trip to Brussels....

 2021-06-15 16:09 

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OnePlus announces the 90 Hz, $240 “Nord N200” for North America...

It has a Snapdragon 480, 4GB of RAM, a headphone jack, microSD slot, and more....

 2021-06-15 16:06 

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Health care CEOs raked in cash as pandemic raged, taking home $3.2 billion...

CEOs' median pay rose to $9 million despite record layoffs of health workers....

 2021-06-14 22:08 

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Todd Howard is finally ready to share some Starfield details...
 2021-06-14 21:52 

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Gmail’s big merger with Google Chat, Meet, and Docs launches for everyone...

Gmail's new do-it-all interface is thankfully optional....

 2021-06-14 21:09 

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Halo Infinite multiplayer news: Bots, split-screen, free-to-play clarified...

Hints of new announcer system, new firepower, and multiplayer-specific tweaks....

 2021-06-14 20:09 

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The Apple Watch Series 7 will have a new design, report says...

Some big features, like a blood sugar sensor, are at least a year away, though....

 2021-06-14 19:30 

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Pai’s legacy lives on for now as Biden fails to nominate Democrat to FCC...

Biden's failure to fill empty FCC slot has consumer advocates increasingly worried....

 2021-06-14 18:56 

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Judge tosses “reprehensible” lawsuit comparing COVID vaccine to Nazi atrocities...

Health care workers sued hospital over a vax mandate they say violates Nuremberg Code....

 2021-06-14 18:23 

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Chip shortages lead to more counterfeit chips and devices...

Industry analysts recommend businesses take extra care with the supply chain....

 2021-06-14 17:54 

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We have another highly effective COVID vaccine, based on different tech...

While not needed for the US, it should help with the global vaccine push....

 2021-06-14 17:07 

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Five new bills aim to break up Big Tech platforms, force them to play nice...

Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon would struggle to evade new regulations....

 2021-06-14 15:07 

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Beats Studio Buds review: Another true wireless contender for $150...

Beats' latest true wireless earbuds have tiny design, active noise cancelation....

 2021-06-14 15:00 

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Hands-on with Amazon’s brand-new Echo Show 8...
 2021-06-14 14:40 

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Metals from space descend on Boulder, Colorado, at dusk and dawn...

Sodium and other metals from space make regular—and irregular—landfall on Earth....

 2021-06-14 14:09 

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Electric work truck startup Lordstown Motors just lost its CEO and CFO...

The resignations follow a...

 2021-06-14 03:19 

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16 games to keep an eye on from Sunday’s E3 2021 trailer showcases...

From shooters to puzzles to mail delivery sims, these concepts stood out from the crowd....

 2021-06-14 01:31 

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The Ars Technica Father’s Day 2021 gift guide...

We give a few gifting prompts for the guy who won't say what he actually wants....

 2021-06-13 20:56 

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Raiders of the Lost Ark turns 40 and it’s still an unqualified masterpiece...

Paramount released a 4K Blu-Ray collection of first four films to mark the occasion....

 2021-06-13 20:05 

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Every trailer and announcement from Microsoft and Bethesda’s E3 showcase...

Halo! Forza! Psychonauts! Age of Empires! And dozens of other games, too!...

 2021-06-13 18:54 

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Ticket for space flight with Jeff Bezos is auctioned for $28 million...

Unnamed passenger will pay more than $9 million per minute of zero gravity....

 2021-06-13 17:08 

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Starfield reveal: Coming November 11, 2022, exclusively to PC, Xbox Series X/S...

Brief, gorgeous trailer:...

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