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Updated 2018-12-16 08:16
Keyboard and mouse controls finally hit Xbox One this week
Long-promised feature debuts Wednesday, first 15 supported titles announced.
Apple to replace unresponsive iPhone X touchscreens for free
A defective display component may render some touchscreens useless.
Wilson Fisk is back and better than ever in season 3 of Daredevil
Vincent D'Onofrio steals every scene as crime boss turned "prisoner of love."
The sounds of a Martian sunrise inspire short musical composition
Scientists turned Opportunity's image of the 5,000 sunrise on Mars into music.
Three high-flying birds soar together for the first time since the 1970s
From the archives: In 2015, we saw WB-57s fly so high their pilots wore pressure suits.
Elon Musk on double-decker freeways, permitting, and building sewers
Water and electrical transport are also on the table.
Some good came out of 2018: Astronomy photos
Each year, the Insight competition reminds us of how amazing our Universe is.
How bicycles have changed in the last 25 years
Bikes may still look roughly the same, but looks can be deceiving.
Westworld’s Main Street shooting set at Paramount Ranch burns down
HBO: "We do not yet know the extent of the damage to any structures remaining there."
Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital
But it costs $25.
Understanding the Brain is a catalog of all we don’t know about the brain
Updated version of Creating Mind mostly tells us what we don't understand.
A trip through the peer-review sausage grinder
From the archives: Peer review is a scientific institution; here's its purpose.
Amazon must give up Echo recordings in double murder case, judge rules
New Hampshire judge orders data handover in 2017 stabbing case.
Facebook joins Google, halts mandatory arbitration in sexual harassment cases
In addition, execs must now disclose whether they're dating someone at the company.
The world’s oldest figurative drawing depicts a wounded animal
The 40,000-year-old cave painting in a cave in Borneo depicts a speared animal.
Delivering drugs directly to the eye using microneedles that dissolve
The patch goes on like a contact lens and leaves behind dissolving microneedles.
Russian officials: Nope, we can’t finish fixing the carrier Kuznetsov
Dry-dock repairs may take a year or more; others aren't large enough for carrier.
iFixit tears down the Mac mini and MacBook Air
It’s not hard to improve on the 2014 Mac mini.
Rough-and-ready quantum memory may link disparate quantum systems
Bright laser opens atomic gas up to storing a wide range of qubits.
As if heroin weren’t dangerous enough, it may come with lead poisoning
Woman in Tehran swallowed 30 lead-laced opium packs.
Awesome tiny gyroscope promising but not ready for prime time
Gyroscope design promises a future of sensitive, small, low-power devices.
Sony using open source emulator for PlayStation Classic plug-and-play
PCSX emulator line dates back to 2000 on Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Negotiating with ISPs: Don’t accept broadband price hikes without a fight
Your bill rose $40 because the promotional rate expired—here's what to do next.
Tetris Effect review: The puzzle game of my dreams—literally
A thrilling, VR-ready celebration of the puzzle classic—but is that enough?
Chimps have different cultural norms about friendliness, too
Generalizing from one group of chimps to the whole species is a sticky business.
AP: Video expert says White House clip of CNN reporter was likely doctored [updated]
Analysis: Video is sped up to make reporter's actions look more aggressive.
What you need to know before importing that exotic Chinese Android phone
China gets all the cool smartphones, but should you try importing one?
Judge to Winklevoss twins: You can’t seize $31M in allegedly stolen assets
Charlie Shrem's lawyer: Ruling should lead to Shrem's "complete vindication."
Forget movie villains—it’s the “good” superheroes that are the most violent
Heroes are more likely than villains to fight and even murder.
Nine things I learned from driving a supercar for three days
Nothing could quite prepare me for driving a $200,000 McLaren 570S Spider.
Rocket Report: Kazakhstan picks SpaceX, SLS cost savings, Minuteman test
"This creates a habit of poor manufacturing culture and a sloppy attitude toward work."
Get your code in RunCode, the online programming and pwning extravaganza
180 coding and hacking challenges in capture-the-flag-style event for code warriors.
Windows 10 users finding their legit installs are being deactivated
Microsoft acknowledges there's a problem, but there's no fix yet.
The media-starved Nintendo Switch just got a YouTube shot in the arm
Joins Hulu and... uh... that's it for Switch video-streaming.
Dealmaster: Take $100 off a 128GB Apple iPad
Plus deals on Nvidia's Shield TV, a good pair of true wireless earbuds, and more.
Elon Musk’s Tesla roadster reaches its farthest point from the Sun
No one is looking to make sure. It's not worth Hubble's time.
Google ends mandatory arbitration in sexual harassment cases
CEO touts new policies, allows colleagues to accompany one another during HR complaints.
Genetics play less of a role in lifespan than we thought
Large historical analysis points to marriage choices skewing the stats.
California’s cap-and-trade dollars are building a hydrogen fuel cell boat
Boat expected to be completed by September 2019.
Borderless shows us the tech-fueled nightmare that we’ve all created
Review: Where do you draw the line between who you are and what you want to be?
Acer Swift 7 review: Thinness above all else demands many compromises
Its design may be impressive, but the whole package doesn't match its $1,699 price.
Gab cries foul as Pennsylvania attorney general subpoenas DNS provider
"I struggle to see a legit basis for this," one First Amendment expert told us.
Why millions of lasers on a chip could be the future of lidar
Lidar startup Ouster gave us an exclusive in-depth look at its technology.
Why I use a 20-year-old IBM Model M keyboard
From the archives: They don't make them like they used to.
Tesla replaces Elon Musk as chair—he’ll stay CEO
Meet Robyn Denholm: She'll take the new job as Tesla's chair in May 2019.
Variable-compression engine meets crossover: Infiniti QX50 review
Infiniti's new Variable Compression Turbo is the centerpiece of this crossover.
Samsung’s foldable phone is real, and it launches next year
It was veiled in darkness, but Samsung showed off its first folding phone.
Police decrypt 258,000 messages after breaking pricey IronChat crypto app
Weakness allowed cops to monitor encrypted messages for some time.
Why does flat Earth belief still exist?
Our latest video looks at what can motivate people to believe the impossible.
Apple walks Ars through the iPad Pro’s A12X system on a chip
Apple's Anand Shimpi, Phil Schiller talk silicon—"This is really an Xbox One S class GPU."