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 2021-07-14 11:54 

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We’re getting a Wheel of Time prequel film trilogy to augment Amazon series...

Films will focus on history of Robert Jordan's fictional world before events of books....

 2021-07-14 02:31 

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SolarWinds 0-day gave Chinese hackers privileged access to customer servers...

Hackers IDed as DEV-0322 have a fondness for defense contractors and software makers....

 2021-07-13 22:20 

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Museum obtains rare demo of id Software’s Super Mario Bros. 3 PC port...

1990 demo was rejected by Nintendo but led to id's own Commander Keen....

 2021-07-13 21:53 

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Tennessee has gone “anti-vaccine,” state vaccine chief says after being fired...

Vaccine chief says she was fired for noting state's 34-year-old policy for vaccinating teens....

 2021-07-13 21:34 

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How much do you pay your ISP? Consumer Reports wants to see your bill...

Your bill and a speed test can help Consumer Reports analyze Internet prices....

 2021-07-13 20:50 

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A Neanderthal carved a geometric design in bone 51,000 years ago...

Here's more evidence that Neanderthals were as creative and cultured as us....

 2021-07-13 20:35 

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Apple introduces MagSafe Battery Pack to charge the iPhone 12 on the go...

It costs $99 and ships this month....

 2021-07-13 19:50 

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If we want to look for life on Europa, we’d better bring a drill...

Impacts and radiation ensure any interesting chemicals won't last at the surface....

 2021-07-13 18:50 

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Firefox 90 ramps up Private Browsing with new SmartBlock 2.0...

Mozilla's browser continues ramping up its speed and blocking efforts....

 2021-07-13 17:53 

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BMW abandons the i3, the car that could have birthed a bright electric future...

BMW's forsaken i3 was exceptional, underwhelming, and far too ahead of its time....

 2021-07-13 17:09 

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AT&T will let unlimited-data customers pay more to avoid the slow lane...

AT&T says users can soon...

 2021-07-13 16:51 

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Russia’s space chief wishes his oligarchs invested in space like Branson and Musk...

Dmitry Rogozin called the Virgin Galactic flight a...

 2021-07-13 16:30 

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Google Meet puts the clamps on free users, imposes 1-hour meeting limit...

Google's pandemic promo let free users video chat for 24 hours, but now it's over....

 2021-07-13 16:11 

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Google tries to attract Stadia publishers with better revenue sharing...

Platform will take 15 percent cut on first $3 million in sales for new titles....

 2021-07-13 11:49 

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Our brains “read” expressions of illusory faces in things just like real faces...
 2021-07-12 23:55 

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Better performance for pirates: Crack removes stutters from Capcom PC game...

This time, Denuvo doesn't appear to be the culprit... entirely....

 2021-07-12 21:55 

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F1 2021 reviewed: Codemasters adds story, keeps the racing sim feeling fresh...

Get ready for the return of Devon Butler, the most hated man in racing....

 2021-07-12 21:51 

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Startup hopes the world is ready to buy quantum processors...

Quantum processors are mostly used via cloud services; QuantWare will ship you one....

 2021-07-12 21:24 

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Google’s new Drive app replaces Backup and Sync with Drive File Stream...

The new Drive desktop app is available for Windows and Mac only....

 2021-07-12 20:55 

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Health officials rail against Pfizer’s push for COVID boosters—for many reasons...
 2021-07-12 20:36 

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The best version of FIFA 22 won’t be on PC...

PC and last-gen consoles lack machine-learning-powered...

 2021-07-12 20:27 

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Maybe not so fast with the phage therapy?...

Even though viruses attack harmful bacteria, the immune system attacks viruses....

 2021-07-12 19:52 

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Bone-conduction headphones: Long-term test and review of AfterShokz...

After four months of testing, we love these for podcasts—not so much for music....

 2021-07-12 19:39 

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FCC speed standard that Ajit Pai never updated is too slow, GAO report says...

FCC raised its standard to 25/3Mbps in 2015 and hasn't changed it since....

 2021-07-12 19:24 

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Microsoft discovers critical SolarWinds zero-day under active attack...

Flaws allow attackers to run malicious code on machines hosting Serv-U products....

 2021-07-12 17:34 

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Android 12 will default to a play-as-you-download scheme for newer games...

No developer support needed: Android 12 will do...

 2021-07-12 16:54 

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$11 billion in 9 days—Texas natural gas sellers cashed in on deep freeze...

State's gas supplies halved during deep freeze, but sellers made record profits....

 2021-07-12 16:47 

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Is our machine learning? Ars takes a dip into artificial intelligence...

In the first part of a new series, we look at matching the problem to the tool....

 2021-07-12 14:39 

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Here’s why Richard Branson’s flight matters—and, yes, it really matters...

"I absolutely believe this is that moment....

 2021-07-12 11:51 

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Soil samples show that Britain’s “Rude Man” dates back to medieval period...
 2021-07-10 17:39 

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Creepypasta and the search for the ghost in the machine...

Stories of haunted video games have circulated for decades....

 2021-07-10 17:11 

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Quest for “green” cement draws big name investors to $300B industry...

Startups and venture capitalists are joining concrete makers against a hard problem....

 2021-07-10 16:48 

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How much shipping can we get through a warming Arctic?...

Research discusses the logistic, social and ecological impacts of a warm Arctic...

 2021-07-10 15:47 

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The weekend’s best tech deals: Nintendo Switch Lite, MacBook Air, and more...

Dealmaster also has deals on Dell monitors, good board games, and portable SSDs....

 2021-07-09 22:17 

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Feds indict “The Bull” for allegedly selling insider stock info on the dark web...

Data allegedly sold individually or through weekly or monthly subscriptions....

 2021-07-09 21:54 

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Cheat-maker brags of computer-vision auto-aim that works on “any game”...

Capture cards, input hardware, and machine learning get around system-level lockdowns....

 2021-07-09 21:43 

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When science breaks bad: A rogue gallery of history’s worst scientists...

A new book catalogs some of the greatest ethical lapses done in the name of science....

 2021-07-09 21:31 

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Rupert Murdoch’s answer to Google News is dead after only 18 months...

The shuttered news aggregator offered stories mainly from right-leaning sources....

 2021-07-09 21:04 

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The FBI’s honeypot Pixel 4a gets detailed in new report...

FBI honeypot phones are now public—and showing up on the secondary market....

 2021-07-09 21:03 

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NYC ePrix: It’s time for Formula E’s annual visit to America...

We check in with one of our favorite series ahead of this weekend's races....

 2021-07-09 19:15 

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How to watch Branson’s flight, which Jeff Bezos is still hopping mad about...
 2021-07-09 18:58 

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World record for most expensive video game auction is now $870,000...

Leapfrogs past April 2021's previous world record auction for boxed SMB1 by 24 percent....

 2021-07-09 18:45 

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With little remaining of Champlain Towers, how will we find answers?...

Researchers discuss the methods NIST can use to find the cause of a tragedy....

 2021-07-09 17:01 

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Biden urges FCC to undo Pai’s legacy—but it can’t until he picks a third Democrat...

Biden wants FCC to lower prices and protect consumers, but he must break 2-2 deadlock....

 2021-07-09 16:42 

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Amid firestorm of criticism, FDA narrows use of $56,000 Alzheimer’s drug...

FDA now says drug should only go to those with mild disease—the only patients tested....

 2021-07-09 16:33 

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“Bad mergers” and noncompete clauses targeted in Biden executive order...

Sweeping order tries to counter rising corporate consolidation....

 2021-07-09 11:27 

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Google’s Nest Hub is the best bedside smart display—and sleep tracking helps...

Adding sleep tracking bolsters its bedside utility, but the feature could use more depth....

 2021-07-09 11:11 

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Rocket Report: SLS not available for science, OneWeb reaches milestone...
 2021-07-09 01:25 

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Black Widow review: ScarJo’s sendoff is MCU’s best standalone film yet...

Florence Pugh's scene-stealing turn caps a tremendous MCU mix of action, acting....

 2021-07-08 23:40 

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Early Windows 11 builds show Microsoft has lots of work ahead...

Windows 11 looks to be a decent upgrade, but not one to lose sleep over missing....

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