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Updated 2021-06-25 12:45
Rocket Report: China to copy SpaceX’s Super Heavy? Vulcan slips to 2022
"We saw something we didn’t understand and didn’t expect to happen."
Google to Android devs: Support more form factors, get a higher sales cut
Google entices multimillion-dollar media apps with a 15 percent Play Store fee.
Here’s all the data on myocarditis cases linked to COVID-19 vaccines
Experts stress the need for everyone to get vaccinated as the Delta variant spreads.
“I’m totally screwed.” WD My Book Live users wake up to find their data deleted
Storage-device maker advises customers to unplug My Book Lives from the Internet ASAP.
The human family tree keeps getting more complicated
Newly described bones have a mix of Neanderthal and older features.
House committee approves bill that could break up Amazon, Apple, and Google
Judiciary Committee takes on Big Tech, but full House and Senate votes remain.
Hackers are using unknown user accounts to target Zyxel firewalls and VPNs
Authentication bypass attacks allow hackers to change breach network security.
Google delays FLoC rollout until 2023
With regulators, privacy advocates, and major websites condemning FLoC, Google relents.
DirectStorage on Windows 11: Next-gen gaming performance, with PC requirements
Here's what you'll need to get some (but not all) of Series X's jumps on a Win11 PC.
Review: Omar Sy shines brighter than ever as gentleman thief in Lupin Part 2
Surprise Netflix hit is based on character created by French novelist Maurice LeBlanc.
Windows 11 is much more than a new theme slapped onto Windows 10
Windows 11 should be a free upgrade for most licensed Windows 10 users.
Hyundai’s 2022 Tucson Hybrid is a charming and efficient crossover
There's a lot to like about this 38 mpg crossover, which starts at under $30,000.
Fast 9 film review: Fast and furious enough, but buckle up for potholes
An explosive excuse to return to theaters, even if it misses some of the F&F point.
A quick-start guide to OpenZFS native encryption
Learn the hows, whys, and whats of OpenZFS encryption with this short guide.
Physicists show that flying beer coasters will flip 0.45 seconds into flight
Without the frisbee's rounded edges, beer mats flip onto their side with a backspin.
Supreme Court backs cheerleader over school that punished her for Snapchat post
HS violated First Amendment when it kicked cheerleader off junior varsity team.
AV mogul John McAfee found dead by hanging in Spanish prison cell
McAFee's larger-than-life and often illegal antics came to define his later years.
Apple exec: “Sideloading in this case is actually eliminating choice”
Facing legal actions, Apple argues on the basis of privacy, security.
Who could know we’re here on Earth?
A survey of nearby bodies reveals a lot of stars from which Earth is detectable.
Altice is reducing cable-Internet upload speeds by up to 86% next month
Altice cuts uploads from 35Mbps to 5Mbps to bring them "in line with other ISPs."
A quick roundup of the best Prime Day 2021 deals that are still available
Dealmaster has deals on the MacBook Air, Xbox Game Pass, Nest gear, and more.
NASA chief reminds Congress they’re the ones not funding a lunar lander
"You can only get so many pounds of potatoes out of a five-pound sack."
US seizes 33 Iranian state-run media sites accused of election disinformation
Iranian news group ran disinformation campaigns to mislead US voters, US says.
Fight over hospital’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate ends with 153 workers out of a job
Nurse who led the fight reportedly has a new job treating people inside their homes.
The Nokia G20 comes to the US for $199, packs a “3-day” battery life
It has a Mediatek G35 SoC and 5050 mAh battery, comes with 2 years of updates.
Ahoy, there’s malice in your repos—PyPI is the latest to be abused
Open source repositories can be vectors for maliciousness, so look before you run.
Google Photos is so 2020—welcome to the world of self-hosted photo management
Google offers many desirable, easy-to-use, effective features. Going open source is trickier.
24,000 years on ice weren’t enough to kill these guys
Ancient species may re-enter the ecosystem as the world's permafrost thaws.
Climate-driven coastal flooding in the US likely to get worse suddenly
Within a few decades, many areas of the US may see a rapid change in frequency.
Xbox cloud upgrade is live: Series X power on your browser for over 260 games
Game Pass Ultimate's $15/mo now goes a lot further, and we break down why.
Once-dreaded Alpha variant is falling fast—Delta and Gamma take over
The Delta coronavirus variant now accounts for 20.6 percent of cases in the US.
The “loser, B-grade supervillains” are back in new The Suicide Squad trailer
"Your mission is to destroy every trace of something known only as Project Starfish."
Amazon Prime Day 2021: All the deals that are actually worth your time [Day 2 Update]
We've dug through piles of Prime Day garbage to find the gear worth considering.
SiFive’s brand-new P550 is one of the world’s fastest RISC-V CPUs
Today's RISC-V microcontrollers may lead to future RISC-V phones and laptops.
A week after arrests, Cl0p ransomware group dumps new tranche of stolen data
Leak shows that, like the rest of the ransomware scourge, Cl0p isn't going away.
The OnePlus 8 for $349 is the best Prime Day smartphone deal
You can get a phone with 2020 flagship specs and a 90 Hz display for under $400.
Marvel’s Avengers update flashes IP addresses on screen, dev promises fix
Bad news if you're a Twitch streamer on PS5, though dev says fix is incoming.
Boston Dynamics is officially part of Hyundai Motor Group
Car manufacturing expertise could supercharge Boston Dynamics' commercial hopes.
EU launches antitrust probe into Google banning third-party cookies in Chrome
EC says Google hiding user data from advertisers may violate competition rules.
These are the 9 worst states to buy an electric car in
Unsurprisingly, EV accessibility is unevenly distributed across the country.
Monero emerges as crypto of choice for cybercriminals
Untraceable "privacy coin" is rising in popularity among ransomware gangs.
Congress isn’t happy about SpaceX’s lunar lander and may vent this week
"I would simply say, Congress supports SLS and Orion."
Steven Spielberg’s production company signs multifilm deal with Netflix
Not long ago, Spielberg was trying to disqualify Netflix films from the Oscars.
The ISRG wants to make the Linux kernel memory-safe with Rust
The simplest way to avoid C-language coding traps is to avoid coding in C.
Connecting to malicious Wi-Fi networks can mess with your iPhone
The world's most secure consumer OS is bitten by a garden-variety programming bug.
Texans regret opting in to power plan that remotely raises thermostat temps
Some Texans who opted in to energy-saving plan didn't realize what they agreed to.
CentOS replacement distro Rocky Linux’s first general release is out
CentOS co-founder Greg Kurtzer's new distro hit general availability today.
We pee or flush drugs into waterways—does that matter to aquatic life?
Many of the drugs we flush could change aquatic animal behavior—theoretically.
Even creepier COVID tracking: Google silently pushed app to users’ phones [Updated]
Massachusetts launched a COVID tracking app, and uh, it was automatically installed?!
Planes, trains, but not automobiles—why GM is developing fuel cells
We talk to GM about its hydrogen fuel cell strategy.