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Updated 2018-02-25 19:30
Samsung’s Galaxy S9 is official with a dual aperture camera and AR Emojis
The S9 ships with a Snapdragon 845, a new camera, and AR Emoji.
The stunning new Volvo V60 proves Sweden still knows station wagons
The mid-size station wagon will be the centerpiece of the Volvo lineup.
The state of iOS game development, according to the creators of Alto’s Odyssey
From Metal to differences with Android, Ryan Cash and Eli Cymet talk shop.
Nokia’s latest nostalgia-bait feature phone is the 8110 “Banana Phone”
Nokia revives the 8110, the phone made famous in The Matrix.
Ancient DNA rules out archeologists’ best bet for horse domestication
Ancient genome analysis leaves horse ancestry as one giant question mark
The meatless Impossible Burger bleeds and sears, but wasn’t a crowd pleaser
The reviews were mixed, but mostly we weren’t impressed.
Can you build an entire town off-the-grid? Babcock Ranch wants to find out
A trip to Babcock Ranch, a "living laboratory" that may be the town of the future.
Developer gets prison after admitting backdoor was made for malice
Full-featured trojan catered to password thieves, Peeping Toms, and ransomware scammers.
Huawei’s answer to laptop privacy: A keyboard with a pop-up webcam
The Matebook X Pro laptop takes a unique approach to webcam placement.
What happened after the US moved to chip-embedded payment cards?
Card-Not-Present fraud is still a problem, however.
AI trained to spot heart disease risks using retina scan
The blood vessels in the eye reflect the state of the whole circulatory system.
Silicon Valley pub that helped birth PC industry to close because of high rent
The Oasis Beer Garden will serve its final pizza and pour its last pint on March 7.
Annihilation is a gorgeous movie that went terribly wrong
This is what happens when you combine great actors with an incoherent plot.
XPS 13 2018 review: Dell’s improvements propel this laptop forward
The XPS 13 laptop isn't stale anymore, but it still forces a few compromises.
Science after hours: Barney’s aquatic traits and how pregnant women stay upright
At this annual science conference, even humor has thorough research methods behind it.
Nintendo finally catches up to other console makers, allows user game reviews
Requires jumping through simple hoops; sees Nintendo catch up with rivals' review systems.
A battle between the sexes in a single gene
Male and female fruit flies both need one gene, but they need it to do different things.
NRA gives Ajit Pai “courage award” and gun for “saving the Internet”
Killing net neutrality helps Pai win award for "standing up under pressure."
FBI warns taxpayers to beware of new scams to steal W-2 info
Taxpayers could be especially vulnerable this year.
Feds have spent 13 years failing to verify whether passport data is legit
Data is read off e-passports, but CBP lacks software to verify digital signatures.
Can gaming’s own “academy awards” become a cultural event?
Academy president says attracting the "wider gamer audience" isn't a priority.
Tesla’s new “workplace charging” program would corner office parking spots
Apartment dwellers are an untapped market for EVs. Creative solutions are needed.
Dealmaster: Get a Dell desktop PC with an 8th-gen Core i5 and GTX 1060 for $650
Plus deals on PlayStation VR, Roku TVs, SSDs, wireless charging pads, and more.
Find out if your password has been pwned—without sending it to a server
1Password uses first five characters of a hash to compare passwords to breaches.
How Manafort’s inability to convert a PDF file to Word helped prosecutors
Former Trump campaign manager allegedly emailed doctored docs to his assistant.
There’s something strange going on amid the satellite Internet rush
Greg Wyler, the founder of OneWeb, starts a second company to compete with himself.
Google’s ARCore hits version 1.0, brings augmented reality to 100 million devices
Flagship smartphones from Google, Samsung, OnePlus, and LG are now compatible.
How a fight over Star Wars download codes could reshape copyright law
Legal scholar says Redbox's win over Disney is an "atomic bomb of a finding."
Pedaling pictures: The art and science of GPS doodling
WallyGPX draws on Baltimore with his mountain bike and GPS tracking data.
Low-carb vs low-fat? Both led to ~12lb loss after a year, regardless of genes
Study knocks back hopes of using genetics to design weight-loss diets.
Mr. Robot remains the only show delivering cantennas and card readers
Video: Why hasn’t anything emulated Mr. Robot yet? The staff remains uniquely capable.
Elon Musk tweets video of SpaceX’s first broadband satellites in space
“Don’t tell anyone, but the Wi-Fi password is ‘martians,’” Musk says.
8,000-year-old heads on spikes found in Swedish lake
Stone Age people built an artificial island of rock, bones, and wood.
Neanderthals were artists and thought symbolically, new studies argue
Neanderthals created art and knew how to use symbols, new studies say.
The script for Star Wars: Episode IX is finished, J.J. Abrams says
The movie is slated to begin shooting this summer.
President Trump: “We have to do something” about violent video games, movies
Parkland student who plays Call of Duty responds: “That’s just a really pathetic excuse.”
Car companies are preparing to sell driver data to the highest bidder
Connected cars are going to monetize data, but most drivers don’t know that.
Crush the right rock and spread it on farms to help soil and the climate
Researchers run the numbers on what could be a win-win.
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update reaches 85 percent of PCs
For some reason, 0.5 percent are still using the initial Windows 10 release.
100-mile-range electric delivery van could beat diesel in lifetime cost
The deal makes UPS one of the leaders in alternative-vehicle adoption.
Star Control countersuit aims to invalidate Stardock’s trademarks [Updated]
Stardock claims Fred Ford and Paul Reiche III didn’t even create the classic games.
Amateur astronomer tries out new camera, catches supernova at its start
His discovery helps us validate models of what's going on inside these explosions.
More Amazon Go stores are coming to Seattle and Los Angeles, report says
Most of the new stores would open in Seattle, but Amazon is also considering LA.
Venezuela says its cryptocurrency raised $735 million—but it’s a farce
Venezuela says its presale raised $735 million in 24 hours. Don’t believe it.
In the age of the Switch, the Nintendo 3DS refuses to die
Despite Switch success, older portable is still popular, especially in the US.
We still don’t know when net neutrality rules will come off the books [Updated]
Lawsuits against the FCC can begin as repeal is published in Federal Register.
Why states might win the net neutrality war against the FCC
FCC might have doomed its preemption case by renouncing authority over broadband.
Apple preps new AirPods: One with hands-free Siri, one water-resistant
Two new wireless earbud models could come out by the end of 2019.
The Cadillac CT6 review: Super Cruise is a game-changer
No other car on sale can drive itself like this Caddy.
SpaceX launches a satellite but doesn’t quite nail the fairing recovery
These fairings will separate from the rocket at about three minutes after launch.