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REVIEW: SEPARATED SIBLINGS STRUGGLE TO SURVIVE A BRUTAL WORLD IN TRIBES OF EUROPA

The same people who brought us Dark are back with the dystopian sci-fi drama Tribes of Europa . The folks who brought us three captivating...

A MUSIC VIDEO YOU CAN PLAY: INDIE ROCK INSIDE THE UNITY ENGINE

For nearly as long as video games have been around, they've enjoyed a tight relationship with pop music. As early as 1983, Bally-Midway...

 
 
 
The new Google Pay repeats all the same mistakes of Google Allo

THE NEW GOOGLE PAY REPEATS ALL THE SAME MISTAKES OF GOOGLE ALLO

Enlarge The new Google Pay app came out of beta this week, and it marks the first step in a major upheaval in the Google Pay service....

Ars' plea: Someone make this into a series

ARS' PLEA: SOMEONE MAKE THIS INTO A SERIES

Enlarge / Vancouver Public Central Library. Libraries are where books sleep when you're not reading them. The past few years have...

 
 
 
Facebook's new AI teaches itself to see with less human help

FACEBOOK'S NEW AI TEACHES ITSELF TO SEE WITH LESS HUMAN HELP

Enlarge Most artificial intelligence is still built on a foundation of human toil. Peer inside an AI algorithm and you'll find something...

Tens of thousands of US organizations hit in ongoing Microsoft Exchange hack

TENS OF THOUSANDS OF US ORGANIZATIONS HIT IN ONGOING MICROSOFT EXCHANGE HACK

Enlarge Tens of thousands of US-based organizations are running Microsoft Exchange servers that have been backdoored by threat actors...

 
 
 
Review: WandaVision sticks the landing with a very Marvel-esque finale

REVIEW: WANDAVISION STICKS THE LANDING WITH A VERY MARVEL-ESQUE FINALE

Meet the happy couple: Wanda Maximoff and Vision. [credit: YouTube/Disney+ ] For all its touted meta-elements celebrating different...

More top-tier companies targeted by new type of potentially serious attack

MORE TOP-TIER COMPANIES TARGETED BY NEW TYPE OF POTENTIALLY SERIOUS ATTACK

Enlarge A new type of supply chain attack unveiled last month is targeting more and more companies, with new rounds this week taking...

 
 
 
We're living on a planet of ants

WE'RE LIVING ON A PLANET OF ANTS

Enlarge Susanne Foitzik is a proud myrmecologist: an entomologist who specializes in ants. Her lab at the Ludwig Maximilian University...

Gig companies fear a worker shortage, despite a recession

GIG COMPANIES FEAR A WORKER SHORTAGE, DESPITE A RECESSION

Enlarge (credit: Ore Huiying/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Unemployment in the US remains stubbornly high at 6.3 percent. Job growth...

 
 
 
Feds indict John McAfee for cryptocurrency pump-and-dump fraud

FEDS INDICT JOHN MCAFEE FOR CRYPTOCURRENCY PUMP-AND-DUMP FRAUD

Enlarge / John McAfee on his yacht off the coast of Cuba in 2019. Federal prosecutors have indicted noted cybersecurity eccentric...

China's and Russia's spying spree will take years to unpack

CHINA'S AND RUSSIA'S SPYING SPREE WILL TAKE YEARS TO UNPACK

Enlarge First it was SolarWinds , a reportedly Russian hacking campaign that stretches back almost a year and has felled at least nine...

 
 
 
Microsoft adds Startup Boost, Sleeping Tabs to Edge build 89

MICROSOFT ADDS STARTUP BOOST, SLEEPING TABS TO EDGE BUILD 89

Enlarge / We're not sure why Chromium-based Edge's branding seems so thoroughly wet. This week, Microsoft announced several more features...

Visual Studio Code now runs natively on M1 Macs

VISUAL STUDIO CODE NOW RUNS NATIVELY ON M1 MACS

Enlarge / The 2020, M1-equipped Mac mini. Microsoft has released a new version of source-code editor Visual Studio Code that runs...

 
 
 
Obama-era FCC's “broadband nutrition labels“ could make a comeback

OBAMA-ERA FCC'S “BROADBAND NUTRITION LABELS“ COULD MAKE A COMEBACK

Enlarge Internet service providers could be required to release "broadband nutrition labels" with detailed information about prices,...

Torvalds warns the world: Don't use the Linux 5.12-rc1 kernel

TORVALDS WARNS THE WORLD: DON'T USE THE LINUX 5.12-RC1 KERNEL

Enlarge / Penguins aren't all equally trustworthy. In a message to the Linux Kernel Mailing List yesterday , founding developer Linus...

 
 
 

HOW TO BEAT PAPER MARIO REALLY FAST BY. PLAYING OCARINA OF TIME?

Probably the only Paper Mario speedrun you've ever seen that includes extensive Ocarina of Time gameplay. The idea of using video games...

Tech critic Tim Wu joins Biden admin as tech competition adviser

TECH CRITIC TIM WU JOINS BIDEN ADMIN AS TECH COMPETITION ADVISER

Enlarge / The White House South Lawn, which is unfortunately not the view most folks working for a presidential administration have....

 
 
 
Under intense pressure, WHO skips summary report on coronavirus origin

UNDER INTENSE PRESSURE, WHO SKIPS SUMMARY REPORT ON CORONAVIRUS ORIGIN

Enlarge / Liang Wannian and Peter Ben Embarek both members of the WHO-China joint study team, shake hands after the WHO-China joint...

The Toyota Highlander hybrid is a big three-row with a buzzy engine

THE TOYOTA HIGHLANDER HYBRID IS A BIG THREE-ROW WITH A BUZZY ENGINE

This is the 2021 Toyota Highlander hybrid, one of the few three-row SUVs you can buy with a hybrid powertrain. I'm not quite sure exactly...

 
 
 



India-made iPhone 12 in trial phase, even as Apple shifts 7-10% of capacity...

India-made iPhone 12 in trial phase, even as Apple shifts 7-10% of capacity from China

Apple's iPhone 12 will be manufactured at the Hon Hai Precision Industry facility in Tamil Nadu, both for the domestic as well as well as the export market. Apple will also... Read more ...

Unmanned Combat Drone Hits Speeds Of Over 1,500mph

Unmanned Combat Drone Hits Speeds Of Over 1,500mph

Unmanned combat drones aren't a new thing, but now we could be reaching new heights in drone technology thanks to Kelley Aerospace who have made an unmanned combat drone that... Read more ...

The Most Damning Moments of Meghan and Harry's Sensational Oprah Interview

Plus, the straight-up weirdest moments. Read more ...

More Samsung Galaxy A52, Galaxy A72 images and details surfacing

More Samsung Galaxy A52, Galaxy A72 images and details surfacing

We always say this but it is true-Samsung is working on a lot of things. The Galaxy S21 series has been out in the consumer market for about a month now. The South Korean tech... Read more ...

IOS 14.5 beta 3 follow up

IOS 14.5 beta 3 follow up

Apple released iOS 14.5 beta 3 and iPadOS 14.5 beta 3 to developers and public beta testers last week, we have already seen a video of the OS and now we get to have another... Read more ...

OnePlus 9 coming March 23 w/ new camera from $150 million Hasselblad partnership

OnePlus 9 coming March 23 w/ new camera from $150 million Hasselblad partnership

We've already seen a ton of leaks and rumors , but now the official fun begins. The OnePlus 9 series is being announced on March 23, and the company is already building up... Read more ...

Now streaming: best new TV shows & movies this week in Australia

Now streaming: best new TV shows & movies this week in Australia

Our top picks this weekend include Bill and Ted Face the Music, Genera+ion and the making of WandaVision. Read more ...

‘Genshin Impact' Version 1.4 Update Release Date Announced, Mini Games and...

‘Genshin Impact' Version 1.4 Update Release Date Announced, Mini Games and Festivities Await

Genshin Impact version 1.3 ‘All That Glitters' that brought in support for controllers on iOS 14 and a lot more was the previous major update for the game. Since then, miHoYo... Read more ...

Oppo Find X3 Pro could use Samsung's best display for smartphones

Oppo Find X3 Pro could use Samsung's best display for smartphones

Leakster Ice Universe suggests that the Oppo Find X3 Pro will use Samsung's top E4 screens with 10-bit colour and adaptive refresh rate. Read more ...

Fossil paused Wear OS H MR2 update for Gen 5 watches to ‘iron out some issues'

Fossil paused Wear OS H MR2 update for Gen 5 watches to ‘iron out some issues'

At the tail end of last year, the Fossil Group started rolling out the latest system for Google's wearable platform. It's been a slow process, with H MR2 currently paused for... Read more ...