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Welcome to the cyber world: The real-world tech behind Alita: Battle Angel

WELCOME TO THE CYBER WORLD: THE REAL-WORLD TECH BEHIND ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL

Enlarge / The futuristic cyborg world depicted in Alita: Battle Angel has some promising real-world analogues. The CGI-heavy cinematic...

THE SAMSUNG GALAXY S10 IS COMING! HERE'S WHAT TO EXPECT

On February 20, Samsung is throwing a huge party in San Francisco, where it will take the wraps off its flagship smartphone lineup...

 
 
 
The replication crisis may also be a theory crisis

THE REPLICATION CRISIS MAY ALSO BE A THEORY CRISIS

Enlarge / A jumbled jigsaw puzzle, AKA the state of theory in the behavioral sciences. A replication crisis has called into question...

Starz‘ Counterpart has been canceled-which is bad, because the show is good

STARZ‘ COUNTERPART HAS BEEN CANCELED-WHICH IS BAD, BECAUSE THE SHOW IS GOOD

Enlarge / He may not constantly be the central focus of the narrative , but Howard(s) is still tangled up in all the larger happenings...

 
 
 
Private cabins, flying bars, and hundreds of seats-farewell, Airbus A380

PRIVATE CABINS, FLYING BARS, AND HUNDREDS OF SEATS-FAREWELL, AIRBUS A380

In 2005 the first A380 was unveiled at the Airbus factory in Toulouse, France. [credit: Pascal Le Segretain|Getty Images ] On Valentine's...

A natural selection: Evolution evolves from board game to digital app

A NATURAL SELECTION: EVOLUTION EVOLVES FROM BOARD GAME TO DIGITAL APP

Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com...

 
 
 
Behold, the Facebook phishing scam that could dupe even vigilant users

BEHOLD, THE FACEBOOK PHISHING SCAM THAT COULD DUPE EVEN VIGILANT USERS

Enlarge Phishers are deploying what appears to be a clever new trick to snag people's Facebook passwords by presenting convincing...

Shell buys Sonnen, Tesla's competitor in the home battery business

SHELL BUYS SONNEN, TESLA'S COMPETITOR IN THE HOME BATTERY BUSINESS

Enlarge / An employee working for the manufacturer of solar batteries, Sonnen GmbH, in the Bavarian village Wildpoldsried, southern...

 
 
 
Researchers, scared by their own work, hold back “deepfakes for text” AI

RESEARCHERS, SCARED BY THEIR OWN WORK, HOLD BACK “DEEPFAKES FOR TEXT” AI

Enlarge / This is fine. OpenAI, a non-profit research company investigating "the path to safe artificial intelligence," has developed...

Huge study finds professors' attitudes affect students' grades

HUGE STUDY FINDS PROFESSORS' ATTITUDES AFFECT STUDENTS' GRADES

Enlarge “You just have to believe!” is the kind of trite line you'd expect in a kids' movie about a magic talking dog. But it seems...

 
 
 
Facebook “working on additional changes” to beat down anti-vaxxers

FACEBOOK “WORKING ON ADDITIONAL CHANGES” TO BEAT DOWN ANTI-VAXXERS

Enlarge With five measles outbreaks ongoing in the US, lawmakers are questioning both health officials and tech giants on their efforts...

Facebook may face multi-billion dollar fine for Cambridge Analytica scandal

FACEBOOK MAY FACE MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR FINE FOR CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA SCANDAL

Enlarge Facebook may have to pay a multi-billion dollar fine for violating its users' privacy, or face a lawsuit from the Federal...

 
 
 
Microsoft shaking up how Windows feature updates are rolled out-again

MICROSOFT SHAKING UP HOW WINDOWS FEATURE UPDATES ARE ROLLED OUT-AGAIN

Enlarge Customers using Windows Update for Business will lose some ability to delay the deployment of each new Windows feature release...

NASA moves to buy more Soyuz seats for late 2019, early 2020

NASA MOVES TO BUY MORE SOYUZ SEATS FOR LATE 2019, EARLY 2020

Enlarge / The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft is seen in this false-color infrared image as it launched with Expedition 57 Flight Engineer Nick...

 
 
 
Aquaman, Khal Drogo actor may play Duncan Idaho in new Dune film

AQUAMAN, KHAL DROGO ACTOR MAY PLAY DUNCAN IDAHO IN NEW DUNE FILM

Enlarge / Jason Momoa hit the big time with his portrayal of Khal Drogo in HBO's Game of Thrones and had a global box office smash...

How this ultra-rare copy of Super Mario Bros. sold for $100,000

HOW THIS ULTRA-RARE COPY OF SUPER MARIO BROS. SOLD FOR $100,000

Enlarge / Of the millions of copies of Super Mario Bros. ever sold, this is the rarest and most valuable known to exist. A sealed...

 
 
 
Samsung's new Tab S5e is super thin, supports Bixby, and costs just $399

SAMSUNG'S NEW TAB S5E IS SUPER THIN, SUPPORTS BIXBY, AND COSTS JUST $399

Samsung's $399 Galaxy Tab S5e. [credit: Samsung ] Samsung's tablets have a lot going for them as enlarged Android devices, but the...

NJ AG: Takedown notice that led to new gun-file lawsuit came from Slovakia-not us

NJ AG: TAKEDOWN NOTICE THAT LED TO NEW GUN-FILE LAWSUIT CAME FROM SLOVAKIA-NOT US

Enlarge / Hmm, those don't seem to be the same thing. Last week , it appeared Defense Distributed's battle against the State of New...

 
 
 
Rocket Report: SpaceX protests award, Firefly comeback, NASA resumes tests

ROCKET REPORT: SPACEX PROTESTS AWARD, FIREFLY COMEBACK, NASA RESUMES TESTS

Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. Welcome to Edition 1.36 of the Rocket Report! Lots of news this...

Dealmaster: As Switch sales slow, Nintendo launches a new bundle

DEALMASTER: AS SWITCH SALES SLOW, NINTENDO LAUNCHES A NEW BUNDLE

Enlarge / The bundle includes the neon red and neon blue Joy-Cons. Nintendo has released a new Switch bundle that pairs the popular...

 
 
 



NBA All-Star game 2019 live stream: how to watch Team LeBron vs Team Giannis...

NBA All-Star game 2019 live stream: how to watch Team LeBron vs Team Giannis from anywhere

Traditionally the NBA All-Star game has been a matchup of the best players in the Eastern Conference versus the best from the Western Conference. However, last year it decided... Read more ...

The best Presidents' Day sales 2019: a guide to the best deals so far

The best Presidents' Day sales 2019: a guide to the best deals so far

Presidents' Day sales are officially here and that means savings and deals on TVs, mattresses, appliances and more throughout the long holiday weekend from a plethora of... Read more ...

Foldable iPhone Gets Teased On Updated Patent From Apple

Foldable iPhone Gets Teased On Updated Patent From Apple

If recent rumors are accurate, Samsung's foldable phone will be arriving on Wednesday along with the company's flagship Galaxy S10 line. There are a few other companies that... Read more ...

Apple Pay rumored to launch in Saudi Arabia on February 19

Apple Pay rumored to launch in Saudi Arabia on February 19

A report earlier this week suggested that Apple Pay will launch in the Czech Republic next week. It now looks like Apple Pay might also come to Saudi Arabia on the same... Read more ...

Customize the Podcasts app to your liking with just a few tweaks

Customize the Podcasts app to your liking with just a few tweaks

Looking to customize Podcasts to fit your needs? Here are all the settings you can tweak! A lot of us love to listen to podcasts as a way to stay informed, entertained, or... Read more ...

JBL's powerful 3.1/5.1-Channel wireless soundbar & subwoofer systems are...

JBL's powerful 3.1/5.1-Channel wireless soundbar & subwoofer systems are $100 off, deal ends today!

ProductLocationItem ConditionPriceDeal ends in:JBL 450W 3.1-Channel wireless soundbar & subwoofer system Woot New $499.99-> $399.99 13 hoursJBL 510W 5.1-Channel wireless... Read more ...

Deal: Grab a new Sharp 50-inch 4K Smart TV for $280 at Best Buy, save $100 !

Deal: Grab a new Sharp 50-inch 4K Smart TV for $280 at Best Buy, save $100 !

ProductLocationItem Condition PriceSharp 50" Smart - 4K UHD TV with HDR Roku TVBest BuyNew$380 -> $280 Buy Here A 50-inch Sharp 4K LED Smart TV is available at a very alluring... Read more ...

(Update: New black color, fall release rumors) AirPods 2: Everything we know...

(Update: New black color, fall release rumors) AirPods 2: Everything we know about the followup to Apple's truly wireless earbuds

AirPods were originally released in December of 2016, which means it has been over 2 years since they first hit the market. The truly wireless earbuds from Apple have proven to... Read more ...

Woot's one-day 'Best of PC' sale can level up your setup at a discount

Woot's one-day 'Best of PC' sale can level up your setup at a discount

Here's your chance to upgrade for less. Woot's 'Best of PC' sale is now live through midnight CT tonight! Now's your chance to score some of the best discounts yet on a variety... Read more ...

How to find and subscribe to Mobile Nation shows in the Podcasts app

How to find and subscribe to Mobile Nation shows in the Podcasts app

Looking for some fun entertainment in your Podcasts app? You should check out our great Mobile Nations shows! We love podcasts here at iMore! We find them informative... Read more ...