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Updated 2021-04-11 10:01
Voyagers explores complexities of coming of age in space
Director Neil Burger discusses how his film delves into the core of human nature
Lego has a new 2,354-piece NASA Space Shuttle set, and it’s awesome
The toymaker has had space shuttle sets in the past, but none as detailed as this.
Court rules grocery store’s inaccessible website isn’t an ADA violation
The Winn-Dixie website isn't accessible for blind users with screen readers.
Diablo II Resurrected impressions: Unholy cow, man
Blizzard Classic follows WarCraft III's utter failure with an udder success.
Variant hunters race to find new strains where variant testing lags
Scientists across Africa are collaborating to track them down.
Apple M1 hardware support merged into Linux 5.13
The merge is exciting, but don't rush out to buy an Apple M1 for Linux just yet.
Russia cries “sabotage” after Slovakia questions quality of Sputnik vaccine
Russia now says it wants its vaccine back from Slovakia.
Google says the Pixel 5a will launch, but only in two countries
The Pixel 5a is getting Google's smallest distribution ever, due to a lack of chips?
The big advance in Elon Musk’s Pong-playing monkey is what you can’t see
The company's demo looks impressive, but most aspects have been done before.
Goldeneye successor unofficially unlocked as free bonus inside another game
Entirety of Goldeneye's spiritual successor can be found inside of 2016's Homefront.
No password required: Mobile carrier exposes data for millions of accounts
Q Link Wireless made data available to anyone who knows a customer's phone number.
Report: Samsung may change course and begin selling OLED TVs
A deal with LG is close to being finalized, according to South Korean outlets.
100,000 people ask Biden, will ya break that 2-2 FCC deadlock already?
Advocates urge Biden to quickly nominate someone who "will stand up to the ISPs."
How a speedrunner broke Super Mario Bros.‘ biggest barrier
Niftski's sub-4:55 run required everything to come together perfectly.
Florida sues USA, CDC to get people back on cruise ships
Florida says vaccines make travel safe—but banned businesses from requiring them.
Our ancestors left Africa both with and without modern brains
The genus Homo originated with a brain that still had ape-like features.
The Nokia X20 brings 5G phones down to $415
The new Snapdragon 480 SoC brings 5G downmarket.
YouTube’s policies block ad targeting on Black Lives Matter videos
“Brand safety” partially dictates who can make money on YouTube.
There’s a lot to like about Honda’s efficient, affordable Accord Hybrid
Different trim levels show the effect of wheel size on fuel efficiency.
Amazon workers in Bessemer have voted not to form a union
The unionization vote had huge stakes for Amazon and the labor movement.
2 recent studies sequence DNA from the earliest Homo sapiens in Eurasia
One study includes DNA from the son of Neanderthal and Homo sapiens parents.
US adds Chinese supercomputing companies to export blacklist
Biden administration tightens controls on tech that aids China’s military.
Comcast nightmare: Six months without Internet despite $5,000 payment
Comcast falsely said service was available, still hasn't delivered six months later.
Windows and Linux devices are under attack by a new cryptomining worm
With new exploits and capabilities, the Sysrv botnet poses a growing threat.
Rocket Report: SpaceX abandons catching fairings, ULA bets on upper stages
"All of the resistance, that is going to be gradually disappearing."
DNA analysis solves curious case of the stillborn fetus in the bishop’s coffin
The fetus was probably the grandson of 17th-century Swedish Bishop Peder Winstrup.
US COVID cases “disturbingly high” as Michigan sees dire spike
Michigan's increases in cases, hospitalizations, deaths may be bellwether for country.
Apple, Epic Games lay out detailed arguments for upcoming legal battle
Is the App Store its own market or just one of many competing gaming markets?
The Apple Watch Series 6 is down to its lowest price yet today
But only the red model. Dealmaster also has Nest thermostats, monitors, & more.
FTC urges courts not to dismiss Facebook antitrust case
FTC blasts "anticompetitive actions to neutralize, hinder, or deter" competitors.
Lenovo’s gaming phone has an extreme dual-fan cooling system
Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2 has 2 fans, 2 USB-C ports, and 6 shoulder buttons.
Amazon warns Texas: Don’t pass bill that would drive up wind power costs
Bill would "directly assign" grid stability costs to renewable power providers.
Why some investors are excited about Ryan Cohen as GameStop’s next chairman
Move comes as GameStop tries to cash in on its persistent stock surge.
T-Mobile 5G home Internet: $60 a month, 100Mbps speeds, and no data cap
30 million households are eligible; signups available "until capacity runs out."
Twitch takes additional steps to punish “off-Twitch” user harassment
New policy will focus on threats of violence, hate groups, and sexual offenses.
SpaceX landed a rocket on a boat five years ago—it changed everything
"We were like, well, we didn't really account for that."
Best Buy takes aim at Amazon Prime with its own membership program
The company's new program should appeal to Geek Squad frequent fliers.
How a VPN vulnerability allowed ransomware to disrupt two manufacturing plants
Patching in industrial settings is hard. Ransomware shutting down production is harder.
How Apple’s new App Tracking Transparency policy works
Paper covers IDFA alternatives, rules for Apple's own apps, and more.
Twitter won’t let federal archivists host Trump’s tweets on Twitter
Twitter is taking a hard-line stance on the banned @realDonaldTrump account.
When asked to fix something, we don’t even think of removing parts
Across many experiments, participants tried to fix problems by adding stuff.
Biden admin could set emissions limits so low gas cars can’t meet them
New rules will be written with climate mitigation in mind, new EPA chief said.
AstraZeneca vaccine linked to rare blood clots, EU regulators conclude
Link throws fate of AZ’s vaccine into question—and casts dark shadow over J&J’s vaccine.
Riders face long waits as Uber and Lyft struggle to recruit drivers
Riders are flooding back to ride-hailing apps. Drivers, not so much.
Dell Alienware launches its first AMD-powered gaming laptop since 2007
OEMs are finally starting to pair Ryzen Mobile with the most powerful GPUs.
SpaceX to keep Starlink pricing simple, exit beta when network is “reliable”
"We're going to try to keep [pricing] as simple and transparent as possible."
Watch us play Diablo II Resurrected before anyone else can: Livestream on 4/8
I'll start testing D2:R's technical alpha one day before its public launch. Join me!
Google is now writing low-level Android code in Rust
Google's promotion of Rust over C and C++ should lead to fewer memory security bugs.
Fermilab’s latest muon measurements hint at cracks in the Standard Model
Only a 1-in-40,000 chance that combined results are due to a statistical fluctuation.
Microsoft Surface leak: Looks like the Surface Laptop 4 is coming soon
2021 AMD-powered Microsoft Surface editions are one step closer to reality.
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