Cherry-picking data was routine practice at Theranos, former lab worker says

Theranos’ Edison device failed at least 25 percent of the time, court hears. | Continue reading


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Study confirms superior sound of a Stradivari is due to the varnish

Chemicals used to soak the wood include borax, zinc, copper, alum, and lime water. | Continue reading


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Lucid gets its official EPA range ratings, and they’re astounding

The Air Dream Edition is rated at 520 miles on a full charge. | Continue reading


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A Bigger iPhone

Plus, more new details revealed by Apple's website. | Continue reading


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Walmart to begin driverless deliveries with Ford and Argo AI

Deliveries will begin in Austin, Miami, and Washington, DC, later in 2021. | Continue reading


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The era of orbital private spaceflight truly begins with today’s launch

SpaceX promised to make spaceflight available to the masses. This is a good start. | Continue reading


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“Melting face,” “pregnant person,” and 35 other emoji approved for Unicode 14.0

838 new characters bring Unicode's total to a whopping 144,697. | Continue reading


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Why sparked years of suicide-contagion research

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Anonymous leaks gigabytes of data from alt-right web host Epik

Clients include 8chan, Parler, and Gab, among others. | Continue reading


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MS Azure Linux OMIGod Vulnerability

A little-known management service handed unauthenticated attackers root access. | Continue reading


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Globally, climate change drives a willingness to change lifestyles

In most countries, partisan and age differences shape attitudes. | Continue reading


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LittleBigTrouble: Sony kills multiple games’ online service without notice

Yearlong mystery ends without devs explaining reason for service shutdown. | Continue reading


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Xiaomi shows off smart glasses with an all-green, microLED, waveguide display

Xiaomi calls this a "concept," but it seems like a working product. | Continue reading


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New York passes law banning new fossil fuel vehicle sales after 2034

State agencies have to create a market-development strategy by end of 2022. | Continue reading


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Travis CI flaw exposed secrets of thousands of open source projects

Developers furious at Travis CI's "insanely embarrassing 'security bulletin.'" | Continue reading


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Apple Makes the iPhone 13 Official

The new iPhones are here. | Continue reading


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Nikon Small World microscopy contest 2021: A few of our favorite images

Your annual reminder that science can be beautiful as well as informative. | Continue reading


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Ireland fails to enforce EU law against Big Tech

Irish regulator has not resolved 98% of 164 significant data protection complaints. | Continue reading


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PHP maintains an enormous lead in server-side programming languages

Despite many infamous quirks, the server-side language seems here to stay. | Continue reading


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Android 12 is reportedly due out on October 4

Google's document for device manufacturers lists a launch day and support timelines. | Continue reading


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Deathloop game review: Can Bethesda rewind this time loop and try again?

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Porsche and Siemens break ground on low-carbon e-fuel plant in Chile

Electrolyzed hydrogen is combined with CO2 to make methanol, then gasoline. | Continue reading


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The challenge of finding new tools to fight prostate cancer

Why prostate cancer is so hard to study—and how researchers are overcoming that. | Continue reading


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The Roomba j7 has poop-detecting artificial intelligence onboard

The Roomba j7+ has a front camera and poop-detecting artificial intelligence. | Continue reading


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California bill bans use of recycling symbol on non-recyclable items

California wants to clear up confusion about which plastics can be recycled. | Continue reading


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The challenge of finding new tools to fight prostate cancer

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WhatsApp “end-to-end encrypted” messages aren’t that private after all

Millions of WhatsApp messages are reviewed by both AI and human moderators. | Continue reading


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Amazon slams SpaceX, tells FCC that Musk-led companies are rule-breakers

SpaceX insults competitors and acts like "rules are for other people," Amazon says. | Continue reading


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After ignoring EVs for too long, Toyota will invest $13.6B in batteries

Company says it wants 180 to 200 GWh in battery capacity by 2030. | Continue reading


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TikTok is gaining on YouTube, now leads in average watch time in the US

YouTube still has more users, but each TikTok viewer watches more video. | Continue reading


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The Space Force is starting to lean into innovative launch concepts

"The biggest threat to our success is moving too slowly and refusing to change." | Continue reading


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ProtonMail removed “we do not keep any IP logs” from its privacy policy

Swiss courts compelled it to log and disclose a user's IP and browser fingerprint. | Continue reading


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Misbehaving Microsoft Teams ad brings down the entire Windows 11 desktop

Microsoft recommends a registry edit to get things working normally again. | Continue reading


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NASA chief on Blue Origin protest: “They have every right” to sue

"We are a nation of laws and as such we want to follow the law." | Continue reading


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Forced use of horse dewormer on Covid patient overturned by Ohio judge

Patient was reportedly unvaccinated out of concern that vaccines are "experimental." | Continue reading


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Microsoft Outlook shows real person’s contact info for IDN phishing emails

IDN homograph attacks were a problem to begin with. Outlook just made 'em worse. | Continue reading


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The quiet search for dark matter deep underground

In which the author travels to South Dakota to visit a gold mine—housing LUX. | Continue reading


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Guns at home more likely to be used stupidly than in self-defense (2011)

Do guns at home make sense from a public health perspective? A review of the … | Continue reading


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Blix Vika+ review: A powerful ebike that folds and fits just about anywhere

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My Desk Bike Is a Permanent Fixture in My WFH Office Setup

It's a great release for fidgety energy, and it's surprisingly comfortable. | Continue reading


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Investor overconfidence linked to selective memory

Investors inflate their wins, forget about their losses. | Continue reading


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Labor Day tech deals we can find this weekend

Dealmaster includes discounts on Apple devices, PS5 games, headphones, and more. | Continue reading


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Mad God: What happens when the best practical VFX artist, ever, writes a film?

VFX legend's love letter to practical effects and monster creation is be-a-u-tiful. | Continue reading


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In 8 US states, Apple will begin storing driver’s licenses on the iPhone

The new feature will first be supported by the TSA in participating states. | Continue reading


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Too much of a good thing: Mourning the slow death of the retail game store

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Apple will change photo-scanning plan but won’t drop it completely

Apple issues vague statement promising "improvements" but still plans to scan photos. | Continue reading


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GoDaddy boots Texas abortion “whistleblower” site for violating privacy rule

GoDaddy gave website "24 hours to move to a different provider." | Continue reading


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Reports of Pixel 3s bricking with “EDL” message are growing

Users say Pixel 3s are unable to boot into Android or do anything useful at all. | Continue reading


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