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 2021-09-17 22:23 

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Valve moves Dota 2 International to Romania, adds mask-and-vax rules...

Valve's championship is the latest gaming event to implement strict pandemic rules....

 2021-09-17 22:11 

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FDA advisors greenlight Pfizer boosters for people 65+ and at-risk groups...

The committee roundly rejected approving boosters for everyone 16 and up....

 2021-09-17 21:10 

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Astronomers solve centuries-old mystery of supernova observed in 1181...
 2021-09-17 21:01 

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SpaceX’s Starlink will come out of beta next month, Elon Musk says...

With 600,000 orders, SpaceX boosting dish production to (hopefully) meet demand....

 2021-09-17 20:43 

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A new app helps Iranians hide messages in plain sight...

Nahoft uses encryption to turn chats into a random jumble of words....

 2021-09-17 20:18 

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Google is getting caught in the antitrust net...

One case in Turkey cuts to the heart of the search giant's power....

 2021-09-17 20:01 

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The FAA releases initial report on Boca Chica launches, and it’s not terrible...
 2021-09-17 19:44 

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Volkswagen’s electric ID.4 was already good—does AWD change that?...

We test out the new AWD version of the electric VW and visit its new factory....

 2021-09-17 19:24 

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The iPhone 13, 13 mini, 13 Pro, and 13 Pro Max are available to order today...

Ship dates for some configurations are already slipping to late October, though....

 2021-09-17 18:43 

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Apple and Google cave to Putin’s censors, block Navalny app as election begins...

Navalny app designed to boost opposition candidates deemed...

 2021-09-17 18:26 

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RIP Sir Clive Sinclair, creator of UK’s famed ZX Spectrum gaming computer...

Began his career as a mail-order radio salesman; failed to launch 1980s electric cars....

 2021-09-17 18:09 

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Google is backporting an Android 11 privacy feature to Android 6...

Google Play Services update will soon strip unused apps of their permissions....

 2021-09-17 17:30 

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Facebook forced troll farm content on over 40% of all Americans each month...

Report blames Facebook's prioritization of engagement over all else....

 2021-09-17 16:46 

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36,000 gigatons of carbon heralded history’s biggest mass extinction...

New insights into the end-Permian mass extinction 252 million years ago....

 2021-09-17 14:10 

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Cryptocurrency launchpad hit by $3 million supply chain attack...

SushiSwap's MISO launchpad hacked via a malicious GitHub commit....

 2021-09-17 13:43 

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Telegram emerges as new dark web for cyber criminals...

Growing network of hackers sharing data leaks on encrypted messaging app....

 2021-09-17 13:18 

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Dell XPS 15 9510 review: A gorgeous, well-balanced workstation laptop...

Limited ports and a midrange GPU don't detract much from an excellent laptop....

 2021-09-17 02:18 

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Rocket Report: Virgin Galactic delays flight, Falcon Heavy nets NASA mission...
 2021-09-16 23:52 

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Study confirms superior sound of a Stradivari is due to the varnish...

Chemicals used to soak the wood include borax, zinc, copper, alum, and lime water....

 2021-09-16 23:03 

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Apple sunsets the 256GB iPhone SE...

The change makes the iPhone SE compete less directly with the iPhone 13 mini....

 2021-09-16 22:56 

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Billionaire Sacklers’ immunity threatened as DOJ moves to block opioid deal...

The DOJ argues the immunity is unconstitutional and expects the deal to be overturned....

 2021-09-16 22:30 

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Nintendo’s “thing after the Switch”: How an overheard convo sent me reeling...

Shocking? Absolutely not. Yet this freak encounter has plenty worth chewing on....

 2021-09-16 22:08 

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Battlefield 2042 joins recent game-delay frenzy, moves to November...

Fans left wondering whether all announced modes will land on launch day....

 2021-09-16 22:04 

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Man once called world’s “largest facilitator of child porn” sentenced to 27 years...

Freedom Hosting spread millions of images, including...

 2021-09-16 19:01 

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Lost Judgment impressions: 15 wild hours in Yokohama...

The sequel to 2019's Yakuza spinoff Judgment shines in our extended hands-on....

 2021-09-16 19:01 

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Office 2021 will be available for non-Microsoft 365 subscribers on October 5...

New release won't get new features like the subscription versions of Office....

 2021-09-16 17:47 

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Hospital staff must swear off Tylenol, Tums to get religious vaccine exemption...

Hospital CEO aims to educate staff on the full scope of what they're claiming....

 2021-09-16 17:32 

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Alphabet’s laser-Internet system has sent 700TB of data with 99.9% uptime...

Alphabet is bridging the Congo River with a 20Gbps laser beam....

 2021-09-16 17:04 

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Locast’s free TV service ordered to shut down permanently after copyright loss...

Locast must decide whether to appeal as ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC win copyright case....

 2021-09-16 16:58 

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Near-death of anti-vaccine cardinal is an “irony of life,” says Pope Francis...

Humanity used to be such good friends with vaccines!...

 2021-09-16 16:51 

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Self-sustaining solar house on wheels wants to soak up the Sun...

Students from the Netherlands will take their new solar ride 3,000 km to Spain....

 2021-09-16 15:40 

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Cherry-picking data was routine practice at Theranos, former lab worker says...

Theranos' Edison device failed at least 25 percent of the time, court hears....

 2021-09-16 13:53 

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NASA takes step toward maintaining competitiveness in Moon lander program...

The announcement comes as one of the winners, Blue Origin, is suing NASA....

 2021-09-16 12:07 

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Lucid gets its official EPA range ratings, and they’re astounding...

The Air Dream Edition is rated at 520 miles on a full charge....

 2021-09-15 22:59 

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US hospitals buckling under delta surge: 25% of ICUs are over 95% full...

The burden on hospital ICUs has more than doubled since June....

 2021-09-15 22:04 

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Shocking Pixel 6 rumor lists Google SoC with two ARM X1 CPU cores...

Google blazes its own trail for its first SoC design....

 2021-09-15 21:40 

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How the Le Mans hydrogen racer is shaping up...

In preparation for a hydrogen-powered category, Le Mans saw laps from prototypes....

 2021-09-15 20:57 

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The iPhone 13 is thicker and heavier than the iPhone 12...

Plus, more new details revealed by Apple's website....

 2021-09-15 19:49 

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Walmart to begin driverless deliveries with Ford and Argo AI...

Deliveries will begin in Austin, Miami, and Washington, DC, later in 2021....

 2021-09-15 19:32 

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Recent Ebola outbreak emerged from someone infected 5 years earlier...

We knew the virus could go dormant but not that it could do so for five years....

 2021-09-15 18:53 

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Backpage founders get mistrial because US overplayed child sex trafficking claims...

US focused too heavily on child sex trafficking in case with no trafficking charges....

 2021-09-15 17:44 

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“Melting face,” “pregnant person,” and 35 other emoji approved for Unicode 14.0...

838 new characters bring Unicode's total to a whopping 144,697....

 2021-09-15 17:01 

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Anonymous leaks gigabytes of data from alt-right web host Epik...

Clients include 8chan, Parler, and Gab, among others....

 2021-09-15 16:06 

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Theranos burned through $2M a week as investors were given rosy projections...

Jurors heard about mounting losses, fudged data from first witnesses....

 2021-09-15 15:06 

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Starting today, you can remove your password from your Microsoft account...

Passwordless accounts rely on MS Authenticator or a security key for login....

 2021-09-15 15:01 

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The era of orbital private spaceflight truly begins with today’s launch...

SpaceX promised to make spaceflight available to the masses. This is a good start....

 2021-09-15 12:33 

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Nintendo Switch finally supports Bluetooth audio—but beware the lag...

Firmware 13.0 delivers mostly good Bluetooth news—along with one weird menu update....

 2021-09-14 22:58 

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Globally, climate change drives a willingness to change lifestyles...

In most countries, partisan and age differences shape attitudes....

 2021-09-14 22:58 

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Storage galore: New PS5 update finally lets users add more space for games...

The most-wanted feature from a July beta gets a public release soon....

 2021-09-14 22:49 

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Xiaomi shows off smart glasses with an all-green, microLED, waveguide display...

Xiaomi calls this a...

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