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Review: Cult of the Machine at the de Young

Let’s flash back to the Machine Age, the period in American history that gave us the assembly line, ...

Vermont passes first first law to crack down on data brokers

While Facebook and Cambridge Analytica are hogging the spotlight, data brokers that collect your inf...

Desperate for jobs, Venezuelan immigrants turn to ride-hailing services across Latin America

Matthew Carpenter-Arévalo Contributor Share on Twitter Matthew Carpenter-Arévalo is a former Google ...

The well-funded startups driven to own the autonomous vehicle stack

At some point in the future, while riding along in a car, a kid may ask their parent about a distant...

Jeff Bezos details his moon colony ambitions

Jeff Bezos has big plans for the moon, if he can just get there. With a little elbow grease our trus...

Pornography and the butterfly effect

“Whatever happens to musicians happens to everybody,” said Bruce Sterling years ago, referring to th...

Amazon leads $12M investment in India-based digital insurance startup Acko

Amazon appears to be restarting its funding efforts in India after Acko, the digital insurance ...

Location-based virtual reality is increasing its footprint in the U.S.

Earlier this year, in a small, grey-walled storefront inside a very large mall in Torrance, Calif. (...

‘The Expanse’ finds a new home on Amazon Prime

After an outcry among fans following Syfy’s discontinuation of the series on its network, The Expans...

Here is where CEOs of heavily funded startups went to school

CEOs of funded startups tend to be a well-educated bunch, at least when it comes to university degre...

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To fix Silicon Valley’s diversity problem, we need to focus on companies’ DNA

Diversity is a complex and urgent issue facing many corporations today, particularly so in Silic...

Get complete Python bootcamp training with a Memorial Day discount for a seriously low holiday price

This path to a new career in programming is as at one of its lowest prices ever, an $800 trainin...

Predictive algorithms are infiltrating schools — here’s why that’s a good thing

A few weeks ago a story broke revealing that the New Orleans Police Department had been using a ...

GitHub gives us a glimpse into the collaborative future of work

Today, 10 years after its public launch, GitHub sits at the center of all developer workflows. B...

Here’s how improv can make your business better

As a corporate innovator, it’s my job to lead transformational change and build new businesses i...

Start a six-figure career as a project manager with this $25 training package

You can learn project management skills (and collect the paycheck that goes with it) with the tr...

Today’s developers are screwed, just like they were in 1976

The most visionary programmers today dream of what a robot could do, just like their counterpart...

5 ways deception tech is disrupting cybersecurity

Enterprises and their Security Operations Centers (SOCs) are under siege. Security events are be...

VR mech-shooter Archangel gets a sweet free-roaming multiplayer update

Virtual reality got a bit cooler today as Skydance Interactive launched an early-access beta upd...

Opinion: It’d be great if AI experts stopped arguing like children

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt today threw some shade at Elon Musk during a speech about AI, say...

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OLPC’s $100 laptop was going to save the world. Where is it now?

It was supposed to be the laptop that saved the world. In late 2005, tech visionary and MIT Me...

China’s version of Twitter reverses its decision to ban all gay content after online protests

On Friday, China’s version of Twitter, Sina Weibo, banned all content containing homosexuality f...

The updated Nokia 6 is now available in the US

HMD Global is bringing the updated Nokia 6 to the US for $269.99, after launching it in China ...

WhatsApp drug dealer convicted using fingerprints taken from photo

Police in South Wales have arrested a drug dealer based on a WhatsApp message with a photograph ...

The UK says it can’t lead on AI spending, so will have to lead on AI ethics instead

As governments around the world plan for their AI-powered futures, the UK is preparing to take o...

Honor’s new budget phones keep the headphone jack and ditch the notch

One of the bizarre twists of the 2018 smartphone market is that the phones most Android fans wan...

Sony announces smaller version of giant Digital Paper E Ink tablet

The selling point of Sony’s DPT-RP1 “Digital Paper” tablet is right there in the name: it’s ...

Sony’s Xperia XZ2 Premium has a 4K display and cameras built for ‘extreme’ low-light shooting

Less than two months after unveiling the Xperia XZ2 at Mobile World Congress , Sony is back a...

Apple might finally allow third-party Apple Watch face support

Ever since Apple first released the Apple Watch, it hasn’t allowed third-party developers to ...

World’s third hyperloop test track is now under construction

We haven’t heard much from Hyperloop Transportation Technologies since last year when the Califo...

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In Hawaii, lava continues its creep onto grounds of geothermal power plant

60,000 gallons of pentane have been removed from the site.

Plants repeatedly got rid of their ability to obtain their own nitrogen

Nitrogen fixation seems to involve a painful tradeoff.

From Win32 to Cocoa: A Windows user’s would-be conversion to Mac OS, part II

From the archives—"I enjoy writing programs, but I don't enjoy writing for Windows."

HP’s ZBook x2: It’s powerful, it’s specialized, and it’s very expensive

Review: HP has packed a lot of power into its tablet, but it comes at a big cost.

Alan Bean, the fourth human to walk on the Moon, has died

Bean loved being an astronaut. He may have loved being an artist more.

From Win32 to Cocoa: A Windows user’s would-be conversion to Mac OS X

From the archives—One PC user ponders switching sides as Windows seems to lose its "wow."

DropMix review: Unleash your inner DJ

Mashup wildly unrelated pop songs with fun new toy.

Doctor slammed by med board for selling $5 homeopathic sound waves for Ebola

Patients were downloading audio files of the “eRemedies” on doctor’s website.

Dealmaster: Memorial Day sales on TVs, laptops, and more are underway [Updated]

Including deals on Vizio TVs, Dell and Lenovo laptops, PC gear, and more.

The Millennium Falcon is OK, but these pop culture ships make Ars hearts race

From film to TV to gaming, there's truly a ship to match everyone's style these days.

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Starbucks site slurped, Z-Wave locks clocked, mad Mac Monero mining malware and much more

Some security bites for the long weekend Roundup  While this week was dominated by news of...

Overhyping AI doctors, language translation goes open source, and new jobs on the cards

And more! Roundup  Here’s a quick roundup to keep you updated on what’s been happening in ...

Apple will start coughing up government app takedown demand stats

But applications the iGiant removes on its own won't be included In its latest Transparency Repo...

America's comms watchdog takes on the internet era's real criminals: Pirate pastors

And helps cable industry tackle scourge of streaming boxes US airwaves watchdog the FCC has take...

Facebook's democracy salvage effort tilts scale in Mississippi primary

Political ad rules come at a bad time for some politicians In its effort to prevent election med...

IBM's Watson Health wing left looking poorly after 'massive' layoffs

Up to 70% of staff shown the door this week, insiders claim IBM has laid off approximately 50 an...

Epyc fail? We can defeat AMD's virtual machine encryption, say boffins

Evil hypervisors can lift plaintext info out of ciphered memory, it is claimed German researcher...

Remember that $5,000 you spent on Tesla's Autopilot and then sued when it didn't deliver? We have good news...

You get $20 Tesla has reached a court settlement over its alleged "essentially unusable and demo...

International Maritime Organisation turns salty gaze on regulating robotic shipping

Who needs navigational aids on a self-driving tanker anyway? The International Maritime Organisa...

GDPRmageddon: They think it's all over! Protip, it has only just begun

After months of hysteria, firms sure have their work cut out The big day has finally arrived, Eu...

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Best Memorial Day sales 2018: Deals on laptops, TVs, appliances, patio furniture, and more

Find out where to find the best Memorial Day sales this year and what the best deals will be.

The best smartphone of 2018: 15 top mobile phones tested and ranked

Whether it's the iPhone X, the Huawei P20 Pro or the best Samsung has to offer, these are the best p...

Delayed MacBook delivery dates could point to a WWDC 2018 refresh

Stock is running low and delivery dates are slipping as Apple gets ready for its big event in June.

I chucked a drone in a river – and watched my new friend swim away

I took the Biki underwater drone to the River Itchen and threw it in, and much to my surprise it act...

Bloodborne 2: everything we know so far

Bloodborne 2 hasn’t been confirmed but there are always rumors.

How to watch the Monaco Grand Prix online right now: live stream F1 from anywhere

The glitz, the glamour and the G-force. It's Monaco GP time and we'll show how to live stream it fre...

How to watch Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: live stream IPL final anywhere

A wonderful tournament has reached its climax. We'll show you how to stream the IPL final live, what...

How to watch the French Open: live stream tennis from Roland Garros anywhere

Here's the best way to live stream the French Open online. Tennis fans can watch for free from all c...

How to watch the England vs Barbarian rugby: live stream from anywhere

England take on the Barbarians in the Quilter Cup for some star-studded rugby union action you can s...

iOS 12 could let you unlock your hotel room with NFC

Using iPhones as door locks could be one way that developers use the device's NFC chip.

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Buskers in London are the first to accept tap-to-pay cards

The move toward a cashless society has created a problem for buskers: how do they get paid when ma...

The best SSDs

By Andrew Cunningham This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy...

Tesla rolls out Model 3 braking update to tackle reviewer complaints

Tesla is making good on its promise to improve the Model 3's braking through a firmware upgrade. E...

After Math: 'Musked' opportunities

It was a week of near misses and closer hits than the tech industry probably would have wanted. Am...

Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean dies

It's a somber day for spaceflight, as NASA astronaut Alan Bean has died at the age of 86 after fal...

Ben Heck's 'Oregon Trail' portable game teardown

It's not a Nintendo, Sony or Microsoft console for a change. It's a dedicated portable game conso...

Diamond 'guitar' strings could lead to quantum computer memory

Quantum computers need memory to perform tasks like their conventional counterparts, but it's hard...

Atari co-founder Ted Dabney dies

The game industry has lost one of its most influential early figures. Ted Dabney, who co-founded A...

Apple leaves door open for Steam Link's release on iOS

Just because Apple rejected Steam Link for iOS doesn't mean your dreams of PC-to-iPhone game strea...

Tesla denies exaggerating Model 3 production prowess

Tesla has asked a federal court in San Francisco to dismiss a securities fraud lawsuit filed by sh...
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