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Posted 2017-11-30
How bitcoins became worth $10,000
Posted 2017-11-24
Elon Musk wins bet, finishing massive battery installation in 100 days
Posted 2017-11-18
Russian military cites game screenshot as “evidence” of US ISIS support
Posted 2017-11-01
Conservative outlets escalate anti-SpaceX campaign
Posted 2017-11-01
State system to catch voter fraud has 99% false positive rate
Posted 2017-10-18
New neural network teaches itself Go, spanks the pros
Posted 2017-08-04
Feds Arrest Man Credited With Helping To Stop Ransomware Attack
Posted 2017-08-03
IBM and Sony cram up to 330 terabytes into tiny tape cartridge
Posted 2017-07-29
Intel Democratizes Deep Learning Application Development with Launch of Movidius Neural Compute Stic
Posted 2017-07-29
WHAT GENE-SWAPPING CHEESE MICROBES COULD SAY ABOUT ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE
Posted 2017-07-28
After 3 straight wins, Porsche kills its Le Mans hybrid in favor of Formula E
Posted 2017-07-27
Blizzard shuts down “legacy” WoW fan server hours after it goes up
Posted 2017-07-27
Judge: Waymo may be in “a world of trouble” if it can’t prove actual harm by Uber
Posted 2017-07-26
Snooty The Manatee Dies, And A Florida Community Mourns
Posted 2017-07-26
Aboard the NS Savannah, America’s first (and last) nuclear merchant ship
Posted 2017-07-26
Brains of former football players donated to science are rife with disease
Posted 2017-07-20
DOJ announces official takedown of AlphaBay, world’s largest Dark Web market
Posted 2017-07-20
Security guard robot ends it all by throwing itself into a watery grave
Posted 2017-07-20
Elon Musk knows what’s ailing NASA—costly contracting
Posted 2017-07-20
Elon Musk knows what’s ailing NASA—costly contracting
Posted 2017-07-05
Russia has a plan to compete with SpaceX, but it has a flaw
Posted 2017-07-05
China’s crazy car-straddling elevated bus is just a giant scam, police say
Posted 2017-07-05
This giant crocodile was an apex predator 166 million years ago
Posted 2017-07-05
Next Windows 10 update won’t include the most exciting promised feature
Posted 2017-07-01
Windows 10 will try to combat ransomware by locking up your data
Posted 2017-06-30
In attempt to achieve YouTube stardom, woman accidentally kills her boyfriend
Posted 2017-06-29
Survey: Pain patients overwhelmingly prefer medical marijuana over opioids
Posted 2017-06-27
Walmart sued after teen steals machete and kills her Uber driver
Posted 2017-06-23
Low-latency satellite broadband gets approval to serve US residents
Posted 2017-06-23
Konami reportedly blacklisting ex-employees across Japanese video game industry
Posted 2017-06-02
Right to speak freely about engineering is subject of 1st Amendment lawsuit
Posted 2017-06-02
To kill net neutrality rules, FCC says broadband isn’t “telecommunications”
Posted 2017-06-02
Defense contractor stored intelligence data in Amazon cloud unprotected
Posted 2017-06-02
Uber engineer Levandowski, accused of massive theft from Google, has been fired
Posted 2017-06-02
Killer antibiotic now 25,000× more potent—and resistant to drug resistance
Posted 2017-06-02
Curiosity rover finds its crater was habitable for 700 million years
Posted 2017-06-02
Want to get a game on Steam? $100 is all you need
Posted 2017-05-17
WCry ransomware worm’s Bitcoin take tops $70k as its spread continues
Posted 2017-05-17
“Genericide” legal assault to nullify the Google trademark fails
Posted 2017-05-13
Watching two waves of hot lava in the Solar System’s largest volcano
Posted 2017-05-13
15-second ads coming to Amazon’s Alexa
Posted 2017-05-13
Intel’s Itanium CPUs, once a play for 64-bit servers and desktops, are dead
Posted 2017-05-13
Astronomers find water in the atmosphere of a warm, Neptune-sized planet
Posted 2017-05-13
SpaceX may finally be reaching a nirvana of high flight rates
Posted 2017-05-06
Measles outbreak rages after anti-vaccine groups target vulnerable community
Posted 2017-05-06
Google phishing attack was foretold by researchers—and it may have used their code
Posted 2017-05-06
The hijacking flaw that lurked in Intel chips is worse than anyone thought
Posted 2017-05-06
Samsung joins the self-driving car gold rush
Posted 2017-04-29
Yik Yak is finally relegated to the dustbin of Internet history
Posted 2017-04-29
Fitbit Flex 2 “exploded” on woman’s wrist, leaving second-degree burns
Posted 2017-04-28
Friendly fire may have killed Army Rangers during ISIS raid in Afghanistan
Posted 2017-04-28
Acer Predator X27: 4K, HDR, and 144Hz G-Sync for the ultimate gaming monitor
Posted 2017-04-28
President Trump signs NASA advisory bill, says it’s “about jobs”
Posted 2017-04-27
Net neutrality rules took away your Internet freedom, FCC chair claims
Posted 2017-04-27
Most groundwater is ancient but contains surprising human fingerprint
Posted 2017-04-22
Russian man gets longest-ever US hacking sentence, 27 years in prison
Posted 2017-04-22
US nabs a hacker in the Maldives, but Russia sees it as “kidnapping”
Posted 2017-04-22
Don’t look now, but the PC is the world’s biggest gaming platform
Posted 2017-04-22
Ubisoft’s first attempts at VR show impressive maturity
Posted 2017-04-22
Dawn of War 3: The most promising take on Warhammer 40K yet
Posted 2017-04-22
Man O’ War – Corsair
Posted 2017-04-21
Valve will require phone number for Dota 2 ranked matches
Posted 2017-04-21
Report: Google will add an ad blocker to all versions of Chrome Web browser
Posted 2017-04-21
FCC helps AT&T and Verizon charge more
Posted 2017-04-21
I Tried To Pirate Spore And Bricked My Laptop
Posted 2017-04-21
>10,000 Windows computers may be infected by advanced NSA backdoor
Posted 2017-04-21
Chrome, Firefox, and Opera users beware: This isn’t the apple.com you want
Posted 2017-04-19
South Indian frog oozes molecule that inexplicably decimates flu viruses
Posted 2017-04-19
The Xiaomi Mi 6 out-specs the Galaxy S8 for half the price
Posted 2017-04-19
ATM skimming fraudsters plead guilty
Posted 2017-04-13
New processors are now blocked from receiving updates on old Windows
Posted 2017-04-12
Qualcomm loses legal battle with Blackberry, must pay $815M
Posted 2017-04-12
Ancient ruins point to the origins of American state power
Posted 2017-04-12
Feds finally shut down botnet that menaced world for 7 years
Posted 2017-04-12
Ajit Pai can’t convince websites that killing net neutrality is a good idea
Posted 2017-04-12
Tesla is worth more than General Motors or Ford
Posted 2017-04-12
Long Egg Incubations May Have Doomed the Dinosaurs
Posted 2017-04-08
America takes on Japan in terrifying giant mech battle this August
Posted 2017-04-08
Microsoft formally bans emulators on Xbox, Windows 10 download shops
Posted 2017-04-08
Do you want to play a game? Ransomware asks for high score instead of money
Posted 2017-04-08
Google expands automatic “fact check” insertion into search results
Posted 2017-04-06
What Are Crushed Red Pepper Flakes?
Posted 2017-03-31
Next-generation DDR5 RAM will double the speed of DDR4 in 2018
Posted 2017-03-31
Comcast: We won’t sell browser history, and you can opt out of targeted ads
Posted 2017-03-31
We may have just witnessed the dawn of truly commercial spaceflight
Posted 2017-03-30
For the first time, we know what Tyrannosaur faces really looked like
Posted 2017-03-30
Pruitt chooses not to ban pesticide after scientists find neurotoxicity
Posted 2017-03-30
Microsoft sued for millions over Windows 10 upgrades
Posted 2017-03-30
Intel is keeping Moore’s Law alive by making bigger improvements less often
Posted 2017-03-30
How many NSA spy hubs are scooping up your Internet data? I counted 7
Posted 2017-03-30
StarCraft remaster unveiled, and original SD version becomes free
Posted 2017-03-30
X-rays let you see the smallest feature buried in your CPU
Posted 2017-03-25
ISPs are selling your web history
Posted 2017-03-25
Corsair One review: The best small form factor PC we’ve ever tested
Posted 2017-03-25
Intel will release 8th-gen Coffee Lake chips this year—still at 14nm
Posted 2017-03-25
Man sentenced to 3 years for Facebook threat to kill Obama
Posted 2017-03-25
How to Make Your Kitchen Look Clean When You're Too Lazy to Actually Clean It
Posted 2017-03-25
Leftover Rice Could Make You Very Sick
Posted 2017-03-25
The Witcher's Author Says He Screwed Himself Out Of Profiting Off The Games
Posted 2017-03-25
Counter-Strike Players Are Skeptical Of The Game's New Map
Posted 2017-03-25
eBay can’t be sued over seller accused of patent infringement
Posted 2017-03-18
New bill would let companies force workers to get genetic tests, share results
Posted 2017-03-18
Virtual machine escape fetches $105,000 at Pwn2Own hacking contest
Posted 2017-03-18
Man accused of sending a seizure-inducing tweet charged with cyberstalking
Posted 2017-03-18
ISPs say your Web browsing and app usage history isn’t “sensitive”
Posted 2017-03-16
Microsoft’s unprecedented patch delay and silence
Posted 2017-03-16
The CIA uses board games to train officers—and I got to play them
Posted 2017-03-16
Google Chrome restricts background tabs to 1% CPU, prolonging battery life
Posted 2017-03-16
The social media “echo chamber” is real
Posted 2017-03-10
New EPA chief denies CO2 is major factor in climate change
Posted 2017-03-10
Elon Musk on batteries for Australia: “Installed in 100 days or it is free”
Posted 2017-03-09
Google is buying data science community Kaggle
Posted 2017-02-22
NASA’s longshot bet on a revolutionary rocket may be about to pay off
Posted 2017-02-22
How Blizzard distilled Overwatch’s hope from Project Titan’s failure
Posted 2017-02-15
Humans must become cyborgs to survive, says Elon Musk
Posted 2017-02-09
We finally have a computer that can survive the surface of Venus
Posted 2017-02-09
Kaléo’s opioid overdose drug went from $690 to $4,500—and senators want answers
Posted 2017-02-09
Intel will invest $7 billion to finish a factory it started in 2011
Posted 2017-02-04
Windows 10 0day exploit goes wild
Posted 2017-02-04
Forgotten passwords are bane of the Internet. Facebook wants to fix that
Posted 2017-02-04
What happens in the ageing brains of bilinguals?
Posted 2016-12-15
Elon Musk joins Donald Trump’s advisory council despite criticising President-elect
Posted 2016-12-15
Yahoo admits it’s been hacked again, and 1 billion accounts were exposed
Posted 2016-11-19
Elon Musk: Tesla solar roof will likely cost less than a normal roof
Posted 2016-11-19
It’s time to get rid of the Facebook “news feed,” because it’s not news
Posted 2016-10-25
How Hackers Wrecked the Internet Using DVRs and Webcams
Posted 2016-10-22
George Orwell never dreamed of advertising as invasive as Yahoo’s proposal
Posted 2016-10-22
Agents of influence: How reporters have been “weaponized” by leaks
Posted 2016-10-19
Scientists investigate death of 10,000 endangered 'scrotum' frogs in Peru
Posted 2016-09-28
IEEE P802.3bz brings five times the speed using current Ethernet cabling
Posted 2016-09-27
Elon Musk's plan to colonize Mars
Posted 2016-09-27
Programmable chips turn Azure into a supercomputer
Posted 2016-09-27
Firefox ready to block certificate authority that threatened Web security
Posted 2016-09-08
Inside Eve: Online’s propaganda machine—from Photoshop to DDoS
Posted 2016-09-08
Dear College Students: You Should Take Geology
Posted 2016-09-08
Hands on with the iPhone 7: A brief peek at the wireless future
Posted 2016-09-08
Raspberry Pi sells over 10 million computers
Posted 2016-09-02
Survivors of Aurora Shooting Have to Pay at Least $700K to Cinemark Theater Chain
Posted 2016-09-01
Palm Beach teen posing as doctor arrested for posing as doctor AGAIN
Posted 2016-09-01
The surgeon general just sent a worrisome letter to every doctor in America
Posted 2016-08-23
Corning tries to refute Galaxy Note 7 scratch test fail
Posted 2016-08-23
Cincinnati Zoo deletes Twitter account after one Harambe reply too many
Posted 2016-08-23
New lawsuit against Fox News: It’s a ‘sex-fueled, Playboy Mansion-like cult’
Posted 2016-08-20
No Man’s Sky’s PC patch is out now
Posted 2016-08-20
Does your WebCam Crash after Windows 10 Anniversary Update? Here’s How to Fix It
Posted 2016-08-20
Paleontologists just found a 2,500-pound T. rex skull in Montana
Posted 2016-08-20
Facebook, Unity Partner to Take on Steam and Other PC Gaming Platforms
Posted 2016-08-19
Verizon has a plan to make the Android bloatware problem worse
Posted 2016-08-19
Stealing bitcoins with badges: How Silk Road’s dirty cops got caught
Posted 2016-08-19
When we’re happy, we actively sabotage our good moods with grim tasks
Posted 2016-08-19
Tesla Model S battery bursts into flames, car “totally destroyed” in 5 minutes
Posted 2016-08-18
Apple confirms iPhone 7 release will be delayed
Posted 2016-08-18
Apple Has A Lot Riding On The iPhone 7, Just Ask Target
Posted 2016-08-09
Hacker plans to give away stolen bitcoins, but Reddit users are suspicious
Posted 2016-08-09
Man arrested for throwing Batman-style ninja star at Seattle police
Posted 2016-08-09
Three Florida men charged with trying to join Islamic State
Posted 2016-08-06
T-Mobile has the fastest LTE in the U.S.
Posted 2016-08-06
Meta-search engine Torrentz.eu quitely shuts down
Posted 2016-08-06
Rio 2016: Want to make Olympic GIFs? Not so fast, says IOC
Posted 2016-08-06
Quinoa? Kale? How about the new "Superfood" Cockroach Milk
Posted 2016-08-06
Vet Raises Money To Help Donald Trump Earn His Own Purple Heart
Posted 2016-08-06
India's Got a Vape Problem
Posted 2016-08-06
How Nanotechnology Will Keep Your Bananas and Mangoes From Rotting
Posted 2016-08-06
Huge Void Discovered In The Centre Of Milky Way
Posted 2016-08-06
At This English Bar, An Old-School Solution To Rude Cellphones
Posted 2016-08-05
Mint 18 review: “Just works” Linux doesn’t get any better than this
Posted 2016-08-05
Comcast supports higher prices for customers who want Web privacy
Posted 2016-08-05
Sunk: How Ross Ulbricht ended up in prison for life
Posted 2016-08-05
The federal government just approved first private mission to the Moon
Posted 2016-08-04
No Man’s Sky Trailer Today Recaps the Four Pillars
Posted 2016-08-04
Next iPhone Tipped to Sport 3GB RAM
Posted 2016-08-04
Man arrested after wife makes grilled cheese too cheesy
Posted 2016-08-04
NIH Plans To Lift Ban On Research Funds For Part-Human, Part-Animal Embryos
Posted 2016-08-03
Your 'Gluten Sensitivity' May Be More Than a Trendy, Made-Up Illness
Posted 2016-08-03
Does flossing really help dental hygiene?
Posted 2016-08-03
The Best Community College Football Team in the Country Is Still Depressing
Posted 2016-08-03
A Bunch of Retired Wrestlers Are Suing the WWE for Neurological Injuries
Posted 2016-08-03
What It's Like to Win Millions Playing Poker in Your Twenties
Posted 2016-08-03
Why Is There No ‘Proper’ Olympics Video Game in 2016?
Posted 2016-08-03
How Being a Sports Bookie Helped Me Live Comfortably in Prison
Posted 2016-08-03
Donald Trump Is Now Anti-Porn, Apparently
Posted 2016-08-03
People in Thailand are going to jail for Facebook comments
Posted 2016-08-03
Why Terrorists Keep Attacking France
Posted 2016-08-03
Top Republicans Believe Trump Might Ghost the 2016 Election
Posted 2016-08-03
A Cybersecurity Expert Told Us What the DNC Hack Means for the Future of Democracy
Posted 2016-07-27
California closes the Steve Jobs license plate loophole
Posted 2016-07-23
Poll: Libertarian Gary Johnson beating Trump, Clinton among active troops
Posted 2016-06-25
Billion-dollar brain training industry a sham—it's a placebo effect
Posted 2016-06-13
Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for £18.5B
Posted 2016-06-13
Google's Tensor Processing Unit could advance Moore's Law 7 years into the future
Posted 2016-06-13
First SpaceX missions to Mars: “Dangerous and probably people will die”