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Where will the first full hyperloop track be built? Maybe India
Hyperloop startup says it's "strongest language we’ve seen from a government to date."
Supplements are a $30 billion racket—here’s what experts actually recommend
From nutrients, delusions, and deadly scams, let's sort it out.
War Stories: Thief’s intuitive stealth system wasn’t intuitive to design
Video: Developers undertook an emergency mid-development total rewrite of the game's AI.
Facebook has been sharing our data for months to help study income inequality
In the US, just 1 percent of the population holds 40 percent of the wealth.
Amazon uses cash back benefits to entice Prime members to Whole Foods
Non-Prime members get some cash back, too—just not as much.
NASA spends $1 billion for a launch tower that leans, may only be used once
Vice President Mike Pence may visit the launch tower today.
Doom on Switch may have changed everything with new motion controls
Nintendo teased this brilliant idea in Splatoon. Will other shooters follow?
Bitcoin’s transaction fee crisis is over—for now
The median fee peaked at $34 in mid-December—now it's less than $1.
Flight-sim devs say hidden password-dump tool was used to fight pirates [Updated]
Developer says tool was intended to target one specific cracker.
Cryptocurrency-mining criminals that netted $3 million gear up for more
Attackers who mined 10,829 Monero coins over 18 months target a new server platform.
Apple updates all its operating systems to address Indian Telugu crash
The update deals with some issues with iOS devices and external accessories, too.
Ancient DNA sheds light on what happened to the Taino, the native Caribbeans
A new DNA study explores where the Taino came from and where they went.
Woman billed $17,850 for dodgy pee test. Alarmed experts say she’s not alone
As the opioid epidemic rages, doctors and labs are making billions on urine drug tests.
Facebook’s secret weapon in the fight against foreign meddling? Postcards
“It won’t solve everything,” Facebook exec tells Reuters.
Judge finds written attack on climate scientist too ludicrous to be libel
Canadian court dismisses suit by climate scientist turned elected official.
Dealmaster: Presidents Day sales on TVs, laptops, and electronics are here
We've found holiday discounts on Lenovo ThinkPads, Dell PCs, 4K TVs, and more.
Windows 10 on ARM limits (briefly) confirmed: No virtualization, no OpenGL
The missing features are mostly the kind of thing you'd expect from an emulated platform.
AT&T tries to prove Trump meddled in merger review because he hates CNN
Trump vowed to block merger, but government says he didn't interfere in review.
In late-breaking photo leak, Galaxy S9 bares it all
Get one last sneak peek at Samsung's flagship before it launches next week.
The Boring Company gets a permit to dig up Washington DC parking lot
Space could become an entry point for a larger underground system.
Aerojet says government asking it to invest too much in its own engine
Rocket company seeks to reduce its share of costs from one-third to one-sixth.
Women go into science careers more often in countries without gender equality
Boys are confident they can do science even if they're not especially good at it.
Guidemaster: Smartwatches worthy of replacing your favorite timepiece
Everything you want to know about the smartwatches you’ve been itching to buy.
Daimler included emissions-cheating software on diesels, German magazine says
One function reportedly "switched off emissions cleaning after 26 km of driving."
Residential solar is cheap, but can it get cheaper? Paths to $0.05 per kWh
NREL releases a paper similar to Tesla's stated solar roof business plan.
Project Loon team gave Puerto Rico connectivity—and assembled a helicopter
The number of people Loon connected in Puerto Rico has doubled since November: 200k+.
Poop Talk docu-comedy flings open bathroom doors, dives into stinky humanity
Gut-busting jokesters swirl around cultural and social aspects of dropping a deuce.
Judge shuts door on attempt to get a new trial for Ross Ulbricht
Meanwhile, convicted Silk Road creator wants to have his case heard at Supreme Court, too.
Good news: Chrome debuts automatic blocking of annoying ads
Starting this week, Chrome took aim at some of the Internet's most intrusive ads.
New studies zero in on roots of depression and why ketamine reverses it
Understanding the biology may help us develop more targeted therapies.
Mueller flips American who unwittingly sold bank info to Russian trolls
Lawyer: Pinedo "had absolutely no knowledge" of buyers' identities or intentions.
Infamous Google memo author shot down by federal labor board
Panel: Damore's gender-focused memo was "discriminatory, constituted sexual harassment."
Robotaxi permit gets Arizona’s OK; Waymo will start service in 2018
The state has granted Waymo a Transportation Network Company permit.
32 lawsuits filed against Intel over Spectre and Meltdown flaws
Company also accused of failing to act in response to insider trading.
Charter fails to defeat lawsuit alleging false Internet speed promises
Net neutrality repeal can't save Charter from lawsuit, NY Supreme Court says.
Apple dictates that all new apps must fully support the iPhone X screen
Apps must also be built with the iOS 11 SDK.
Distracted driving: Everyone hates it, but most of us do it, study finds
Esurance finds car technology can be a help and a hindrance.
Special Counsel indicts 13 people, Russian troll farm on conspiracy charges
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says Russians conducted "information warfare."
Bitcoin miner in NYC home interfered with T-Mobile network, FCC says
Bitcoin miner generated spurious emissions in 700MHz, disrupting T-Mobile LTE.
AMD sending out free processors to solve firmware flashing Catch-22
AMD helps out if your new motherboard needs a new firmware to work with your new CPU.
Black Panther reinvents the superhero origin story in a profound way
Welcome to Wakanda, where the king rules with awesome technology and great justice.
A solar panel on every roof in the US? Here are the numbers
Estimate shows rooftop solar could produce almost 40 percent of our electricity.
Internet rages after Google removes “view image” button, bowing to Getty
Getty drops lawsuit against Google in exchange for controversial image search changes.
iMac Pro review: Hard to upgrade, but holy Jony Ive it’s fast
The iMac Pro offers great performance, but does it meet pros' specialized needs?
To kill net neutrality, FCC might have to fight more than half of US states
Bucking FCC and Ajit Pai, lawmakers across US have proposed net neutrality laws.
Atari stock jumps 52% on plans for nostalgia-backed cryptocurrencies
"Atari Token" and "Pong Token" continue long trend of zombie corporate licensing.
Oxygen ions may be an easy-to-track sign of life on exoplanets
Depending, of course, on whether anything but life can generate a lot of oxygen.
Is Uber shortchanging drivers? As part of lawsuit, over 9,000 now say yes
Suit hinges on whether Uber violated its own work agreement with drivers.
As satellite threat looms, Air Force moves to buy small rocket services
Little satellites plus little rockets can equal big money.
Raw sockets backdoor gives attackers complete control of some Linux servers
"Chaos" gives attackers, and follow-on attackers, full control over infected boxes.