Forged 17th-century music books went undetected for a century

Penn State musicologist Marica Tacconi discovered the fakes on sabbatical in Venice. | Continue reading


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Game Boy Advance game gets split-screen multiplayer through new FPGA core

No link-cable needed for this emulated single-machine, single-display solution. | Continue reading


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Google’s first-ever retail store

Buy a speaker, try Google Stadia, or fix a cracked phone screen—the store is open. | Continue reading


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Arcade1Up pinball cabinet review: Fine for families, interesting for modders

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Ukraine arrests ransomware gang in global cybercriminal crackdown

Arrests of Cl0p hacker group members adds to pressure on other countries to follow suit. | Continue reading


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Vigilante malware outs software pirates and blocks them

Most malware tries to steal stuff. Vigilante, by contrast, takes aim at piracy. | Continue reading


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Researchers cool a 40 kg object to near its quantum ground state

Mirrors of the LIGO gravitational-wave detector get cool—extremely cool. | Continue reading


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SpaceX to break the final frontier in reuse with national defense launch

Thursday's GPS mission is a high priority for the Space Force. | Continue reading


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FDA officials asked to step down after contentious Alzheimer’s drug approval

Three experts resigned in protest. Watchdog says it's FDA brass that should leave. | Continue reading


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A cold spot and a stellar burp led to strange dimming of Betelgeuse

The star ejected a gas bubble, and lower temps condensed heavier elements into dust. | Continue reading


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Ohio Republicans close to imposing near-total ban on municipal broadband

Bill's 10Mbps standard could make 98% of Ohio ineligible for municipal networks. | Continue reading


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Ohio Republicans close to imposing near-total ban on municipal broadband

Bill's 10Mbps standard could make 98% of Ohio ineligible for municipal networks. | Continue reading


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ZFS fans, rejoice–RAIDz expansion will be a thing soon

Founding OpenZFS dev Matthew Ahrens opened a pull request last week. | Continue reading


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Tim Cook: Sideloading is “not in the best interests of the user”

The interview also touched on privacy, AR, health, and future products. | Continue reading


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A guide to living at a black hole

Living next to Ned Flanders won't teach you as much about the fundamental nature of reality. | Continue reading


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Facebook begins tying social media use to ads served inside its VR ecosystem

Announcement doubles down on Facebook account requirement for Oculus hardware. | Continue reading


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Google enables end-to-end encryption for Android’s default SMS/RCS app

Both users need Google Messages, RCS needs to be on, and it's for 1:1 chats only. | Continue reading


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Forget trailers: The best upcoming games we played at this year’s E3

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Medieval people suffered for fashion with their extremely pointy shoes

Skeletons from 14th and 15th centuries had higher rate of bunions than earlier remains | Continue reading


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Apple’s podcast subscriptions went live today–with a 30 percent cut

Creators can set whatever subscription fee they choose or not take part at all. | Continue reading


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BMW i4 Electric Sedan

The car looks good, the specs look good, and the price looks good. | Continue reading


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Starlink dishes go into “thermal shutdown” once they hit 122° Fahrenheit

Man watered dish to cool it down but overheating knocked it offline for 7 hours. | Continue reading


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Tim Berners-Lee Makes an NFT from World Wide Web’s Objective-C

Computer scientist assembles digital collectible to capitalize on NFT craze. | Continue reading


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How to keep your sanity when you feel like the world is going crazy (2020)

Your mental health is just as important as your physical health right now. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 4 days ago

Chip shortages lead to more counterfeit chips and devices

Industry analysts recommend businesses take extra care with the supply chain. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 4 days ago

Judge slams hospital staff for comparing Covid vaccine mandate to Nazi crimes

Health care workers sued hospital over a vax mandate they say violates Nuremberg Code. | Continue reading


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Raiders of the Lost Ark turns 40, and it’s still an unqualified masterpiece

Paramount released 4K Blu-Ray collection of first 4 films to mark the occasion. | Continue reading


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The Ars Technica Father’s Day 2021 gift guide

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NY can’t force ISPs to offer $15 low-income broadband plans, judge rules

$15 requirement is rate regulation and preempted by federal law, ruling says. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 6 days ago

AT&T CEO seems confident industry can kill Biden’s municipal broadband plan

CEO thinks US will keep giving billions to private ISPs instead of public networks. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 6 days ago

Google kills its augmented reality “Measure” app

App let you measure things with your smartphone. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 6 days ago

How to protect species and save the planet–at the same time

A major new report suggests tackling biodiversity, climate crises simultaneously. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 7 days ago

Android 12's “Material You” UI debuts in Beta 2

Android 12's "Material You" UI debuts in Beta 2, and we go hands-on. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 7 days ago

Google Chrome ends its war on address bar URLs–for now, at least

As it turns out, hiding URL information does not help security. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 7 days ago

Tesla takes aim at upstarts with 390-mile range, 200 MPH Model S Plaid

Tesla's longest-serving car gets its long-awaited refresh. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 7 days ago

British veterans set a new hypermiling record of 9.14 miles per kWh

A Renault Zoe with a 52 kWh battery covered 475.4 miles in 24 hours. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 7 days ago

Legislation would unmask third-party sellers, but Amazon is fighting it

Federal and state bills come as e-commerce gains ground. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 8 days ago

Trace fossils, the most inconspicuous bite-sized window into ancient worlds

“One animal could have made thousands of traces during its lifetime, but only left one skeleton." | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 8 days ago

Dark Sky’s API, iOS app, and web app will all stop working next year

Apple already shut down the Android version after acquiring the app last year. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 8 days ago

Trace fossils, the most inconspicuous bite-sized window into ancient worlds

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@arstechnica.com | 8 days ago

Biggest health insurer plans to deny ER bills if it doubts you had an emergency

UnitedHealthcare delayed the policy's rollout, but experts worry about chilling effect. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 8 days ago

Record labels sue another ISP, demanding mass disconnections of Internet users

Frontier sued amid concerns that ISPs will have to disconnect "innocent" users. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 8 days ago

Hospital suspends 178 health care workers for failing to get Covid vaccine

They have two weeks to become fully vaccinated or they face termination. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 8 days ago

Mystery malware steals 26M passwords from 3M PCs. Are you affected?

Massive trove can be used for ransomware, espionage, and more. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 8 days ago

GameStop stock falls sharply amid 5M-share sales plan, SEC investigation

Retailer names Amazon vets to executive team amid e-commerce turnaround plans. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 8 days ago

Self-driving Waymo trucks to haul loads between Houston and Fort Worth

The Class 8 trucks will still carry a driver and Waymo technicians for safety. | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 9 days ago

Legislation requires NASA to build SLS test article *after* initial flights

A test article may have been useful five years ago. But five years from now? | Continue reading


@arstechnica.com | 9 days ago

Physicists find “definitive evidence” of mechanism behind brightest auroras

A resonant transfer of energy accelerates atmospheric electrons to sufficient energies. | Continue reading


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