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Updated 2019-03-21 19:15
Arizona utility reveals battery deals that give California a run for its money
Depending on how the battery contracts are filled, they could be largest in the nation.
We’ve got our first glimpse of BBC’s His Dark Materials and it looks glorious
James McAvoy, Lin Manuel-Miranda, and Ruth Wilson star, with Dafne Keen as Lyra.
Microsoft unveils HoloLens 2: twice the field of view, eye tracking
The headset remains squarely aimed at the enterprise.
Move over Samsung, Huawei’s foldable smartphone is an absolute stunner
A single 8-inch wraparound display offers an alternative to the Galaxy Fold.
It was a wreck-filled start of the year for NASCAR at the Daytona 500
Chaos reigns in Florida at the 2019 Daytona 500.
Meet the Nokia 9: Five cameras bring a different approach to phone photography
Many cameras combine to make a single, higher-quality photo.
Sentient rock gods, Hamlet, and a dash of LOTR: Ann Leckie’s The Raven Tower
Author of the beloved Ancillary Justice tackles a different genre in 2019.
Google: Software is never going to be able to fix Spectre-type bugs
Researchers also devise a Spectre-like attack with no known mitigation.
Apple closes two Dallas stores in apparent bid to ward off patent trolls
Apple is fleeing the patent-friendly courts of the Eastern District of Texas.
This strange “paint disease” is putting Georgia O’Keeffe paintings at risk
Soon conservators will be able to use equivalent of Star Trek tricorder for diagnosis.
Fallout: Wasteland Warfare: A “rad” miniatures game full of Nuka-Cola flavor
But be prepared for some complexity.
$100K Mario seller: “It’s probably the wrong move, long term, to sell”
Now a "holy grail," sticker-sealed box was valued at just $2,000 to $4,000 in 2012.
The triumphant rediscovery of the biggest bee on Earth
Feared extinct, this giant bee had last been spotted in 1981.
Dragon aces final NASA review, now set for test flight on March 2
"We expect to learn some things."
INF Treaty exit? Putin says he’s ready to escalate to Cuban Missile Crisis levels
And by the way, that unlimited range nuclear torpedo? It's ready to deploy.
The clearest images of Ultima Thule reveal a strange-looking object
There are some interesting details to glean here.
Frontier demands $4,300 cancellation fee despite horribly slow Internet
Internet was often unusable, but ISP charges giant fee to one-person business.
FTC plans to examine loot boxes with public workshop later this year
Move represents the first federal government action on an increasingly political issue.
Sackler behind OxyContin fraud offered twisted, mind-boggling defense
First, maybe only, deposition of a Sackler offers rare glimpse into their thinking.
Halo Infinite now linked to next Xbox’s launch, rumor suggests RPG elements
Are you ready for a Halo game where "the story adapts to decisions the user makes"?
Hayabusa2 touches down on asteroid, shoots it
Impactor blasts bits of asteroid into a sample collection cone.
SpaceX to European competitors: We’re not subsidized, you are
"Subsidies help protect foreign launch service providers from American competition."
Why putting Xbox games on Switch isn’t as ridiculous as it might sound
Rumored Microsoft/Nintendo collaboration wouldn't be totally out of character.
Google ends forced arbitration for all employees
Employees will be able to sue in court, including class-action lawsuits.
Facebook VPN that snoops on users is pulled from Android store
Facebook also stops recruiting new users for controversial "Research" program.
Firefly planning a major rocket assembly and launch facility in Florida
The new location will support the production of up to 24 Alpha rockets a year.
A lunar lander launches from Florida for the first time since Apollo 17
Perhaps there is a lesson in Thursday night's launch from Florida.
Trump’s mistrust of the intelligence community expands to the climate
Executive order will have the NSC set up an "adversarial" review of science.
Rocket Report: Virgin seeks funds, SpaceX lunar launch, no Boca Chica wall
"We didn't want there to be any asterisks next to your name."
Many websites threatened by highly critical code-execution bug in Drupal
Brace yourself. Previous Drupal vulnerabilities have touched off an exploit arms race.
Bowser will replace Reggie Fils-Aimé as Nintendo of America president
Reggie Fils-Aimé will retire after 16 years as Nintendo of America's spokesperson.
Tesla’s Model 3 loses coveted Consumer Reports recommendation
Owner survey finds issues with paint and trim, cracked windows, and touchscreen.
Trump demands quick rollout of “6G” wireless tech, which doesn’t exist
Five Gs not enough: Trump urges rollout of 5G—and 6G, because it's one more G.
New dates show massive volcanic eruptions overlapped with dinosaurs’ death
But two papers on the timing paint slightly different pictures.
European governments approve controversial new copyright law
Copyright overhaul could effectively mandate automated content filtering.
Follow-up to Haunting of Hill House will reimagine The Turn of the Screw
Showrunner Mike Flanagan will adapt Henry James' gothic novella for anthology series.
Trump admin ends talks with California to find fuel-efficiency middle ground [Updated]
Joint statement paves way for fight over CA regulator's authority over air quality.
Dealmaster: Take $15 off a trio of popular Nintendo Switch games
Including Super Mario Odyssey and Breath of the Wild. Plus many more tech deals.
Nike’s self-lacing sneakers turn into bricks after faulty firmware update
$350 self-lacing sneakers don't work with Nike's official Android app.
Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e hands-on: Samsung is slowly getting better
Our brief experience with three phones, two wearables, and a tablet.
YouTube loses advertisers over “wormhole into pedophilia ring”
Epic Games and Disney pull ads over pedophiles' comments on videos of children.
Beyond HoloLens: Microsoft expands its augmented-reality vision with iOS, Android apps
Microsoft continues to target the devices that people have.
Google Play apps with >10 million installs drain batteries, jack up data charges
DrainerBot can download gigabytes worth of hidden videos to infected devices.
The first private mission to the Moon may launch Thursday night
"What it means to me is that the responsibility is very high."
Guidemaster: The least-awful Android phones
Over 400 Android devices were released last year. Here are the good ones.
Playtime to the max:Snapshots from the 2019 New York Toy Fair
This year's NYTF saw many old toys learn new, high-tech tricks.
Montana legislator introduces bills to give his state its own science
Two bills instruct the state to ignore the greenhouse effect and federal government.
Dreams will finally launch this Spring on PS4 for $30—in “limited early access”
Media Molecule's new "play, create, share" game is rare PS4 example of "early access."
US sues contractor for allegedly over-billing on now-defunct MOX fuel facility
Contractor offered football tickets and rifles in exchange for favorable treatment.
Microsoft culls secret Flash whitelist after Google points out its insecurity
Previously, some 58 sites were given special treatment. Now it's only Facebook.
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