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Updated 2019-03-24 23:15
After buying firm run by HackingTeam vets, Coinbase CEO has some regrets
CEO Armstrong "transitions out" Neutrino leaders who worked for exploit dealer.
Microsoft is first major cloud provider to open African data centers
Cape Town, Johannesburg cloud regions now available.
Tesla slashes prices for “Full Self-Driving,” won’t refund preorders
The policy has angered some customers who pre-ordered the technology.
Here are the most popular PlayStation games, based on public trophy data
New algorithm can "time travel" using trophy dates for past player estimates.
iFixit opens up the Galaxy S10, revealing tiny in-display fingerprint sensor
Get a look at Qualcomm's new ultrasonic fingerprint sensor in the S10.
Apple no longer refuses to fix iPhones with third-party batteries
Now Genius Bars and Authorized Service Providers won't turn these iPhones away.
NASA visualizes supersonic shockwaves in a new, awe-inspiring way
Technique may one day lead to return of commercial supersonic flight.
Fitbit goes after new wrists with less expensive $159 Versa Lite smartwatch
Fitbit wants more users on its platform—that means devices at many price points.
The Tesla Model 3, reviewed (finally)
We finally get some proper seat time in Tesla's mass-market electric vehicle.
Uber escapes criminal charges for 2018 self-driving death in Arizona
The driver of the Uber vehicle could still face criminal charges.
Gorilla Glass-maker plans to produce glass suitable for folding iPhones
Glass would be more durable than the plastic polymers used in early foldables.
Tesla says New York incentive for non-proprietary chargers is “discriminatory”
New York utility incentives must have SAE CCS and CHAdeMO plugs.
Treating lymphoma with HIV-resistant stem cells stops an HIV infection
This is the second time we've cleared HIV, and it may help us learn what works.
Why is your wine crying? Scientists say shock waves likely play a role
Alcohol content, the pour, and shape of the glass are also factors in wine tears.
Weirdly interconnected qubits give D-Wave a big jump in performance
D-Wave's architecture becomes more complex while machine gets faster, more capable.
Dealmaster: A whole bunch of Anker charging gear is on sale today [Updated]
Plus the PS4 Pro for $360, a 128GB microSD card for $21, iPad deals, and more.
China’s “democracy” includes mandatory apps, mass chat surveillance
Researcher discovers servers in China collecting data on 364 million social media profiles daily.
T-Mobile has spent $195,000 at Trump hotel while lobbying for Sprint merger
Businesses like T-Mobile are "lin[ing] the president's pockets," lawmakers say.
Here be dragons: HBO drops full trailer for Game of Thrones final season
There's no guarantee of a happy ending as the epic series heads into the end game.
Chromium-based Edge screenshots might as well be Chrome
It's early days yet, but so far Microsoft has done little to distinguish its browser.
House aide: NSA has shut down phone call record surveillance
Rep. McCarthy aide says program was halted 6 months ago, and renewal is unlikely.
Mercedes-Benz debuts EQV electric van at the Geneva auto show
It seats between six and eight and will have up to 249 miles of range.
Ocean heat waves remake Pacific and Caribbean habitats
Short extreme events may have a bigger impact than a slow warming.
Fists of fury: Warrior channels fierce fighting spirit of Bruce Lee
The series is based on an idea Lee pitched in 1971, but studio heads took a pass.
Sony begins refunding Anthem purchases in light of “full power down” reports
Reddit users, journalists have gotten refunds after asking Sony customer service.
After Roma swept the Oscars, Steven Spielberg seeks to block streaming films
Spielberg feels that films like Roma should be classified as TV movies instead.
Google pay equity analysis leads to raises for thousands of men
A 2017 lawsuit accused Google of underpaying women.
Trump to staff on AT&T/Time Warner merger: “I want that deal blocked!”
White House staff apparently ignored Trump's demands to intervene in DOJ review.
One week later, THQ Nordic disavows 8chan AMA
"I condemn all unethical content this website stands for."
The VW I.D. Buggy is a bright-green electric smile machine
Volkswagen goes back in time to the days of the dune buggy.
Google temporarily shuts down Android TV photo sharing after privacy bug
A user was apparently able to see hundreds of Google Photo accounts.
EELV isn’t what it used to be: Air Force changes launch program name
SpaceX's success with reusable rockets has driven the name change.
NSA’s top policy advisor: It’s time to start putting teeth in cyber deterrence
The midterms were just a warmup, NSA's Joyce warns, as work begins to defend 2020 election.
As HBO and Turner bosses quit, AT&T announces big Time Warner reorganization
AT&T reportedly plans Time Warner layoffs but is boosting HBO content by 50%.
Get your first look at the OnePlus 7 and its crazy pop-up camera
Who needs a notch when you can just make the camera disappear into the phone?
Thunderbolt 3 becomes USB4, as Intel’s interconnect goes royalty-free
Intel makes good on its 2017 promise; the USB-IF is still terrible at naming things.
Volvo is introducing a 112mph speed limiter to all its new cars
Volvo's boss says "it’s worth doing if we can even save one life."
The perils of upgrading a particle detector buried in Antarctic ice
We talk to the operations manager of IceCube, Antarctica's biggest physics experiment.
Theranos: How a broken patent system sustained its decade-long deception
Op-ed: The patent bargain is seriously busted.
There’s new evidence for what happened to people who survived Vesuvius
Archaeologist studied tomb inscriptions and matched names to historical records.
Soon, hundreds of tourists will go to space. What should we call them?
Astronauts or astro-nots?
Tesla will unveil the Model Y next week
SUV will cost about 10 percent more than Model 3, won't have falcon-wing doors.
JPL scientist analyzes pros and cons of the science in dystopian drama IO
Jupiter's moon isn't a great place to colonize, but other aspects are quite plausible.
Mini-review: 24 hours with Dell’s fanciest Chromebook yet
At $599 and 3.9 pounds, this Chrome OS convertible has clear pros and cons.
Infinite Detail review: The dystopia that awaits when the Internet goes out
Tim Maughan’s debut novel is full of cyberterrorism, surveillance, and lots of smart glasses.
Why vinyl records survive in the digital age
Don't underestimate ritual and tactility.
Believe it or not, Ripley has made it safely to the space station
Docking required a number of things to go right, and they did.
An “exhilarating” start for Dragon, but the hard tests are still to come
"To be frank, I'm a little emotionally exhausted."
Feds investigate why a Tesla crashed into a truck Friday, killing driver
It's not known if Autopilot was active at the time of the crash.
True Detective’s stellar third season will restore your faith in the series
Nick Pizzolatto finds his lost mojo with haunting tale of fractured time and memory.
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