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Next-generation Porsche 911 dazzles in Germany

Next-generation Porsche 911 dazzles in Germany

5 days ago   |   Tech Radar

Porsche showed off their latest generation 911 Carrera range at a drive event in Germany. These next-gen models draw heavy inspiration from classic 911s of past bringing the...
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We should create a global DNA threat-detection network to fight future pathogens

We should create a global DNA threat-detection network to fight future pathogens

7 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Artist's impression of scientist doing DNA science. We're running a series of companion posts this week to accompany our special edition Ars Lunch Break podcast. This...
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Oppo Reno 10x Zoom review

Oppo Reno 10x Zoom review

22 days ago   |   Phone Arena

Oppo is a brand that's never been afraid of experimentation. On the contrary. For years now, the company has been breaking new ground with many bold ideas and concepts. Some of...
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CRISPR Gene-Edited Babies Could Have A Shortened Lifespan

CRISPR Gene-Edited Babies Could Have A Shortened Lifespan

22 days ago   |   Ubergizmo

Back in 2018, Chinese scientists He Jiankui made the headlines but not necessarily in the best way when he announced that he had edited the embryonic genes of a pair of twin...
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Your odds of a match in the Ancestry DNA online database keep increasing

24 days ago   |   Beta News

If you've ever wondered about where you came from, and I mean an answer more substantial than Hoboken, then you've probably at least played around some with family history...
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Billion-year-old fossils may be early fungus

Billion-year-old fossils may be early fungus

1 month ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge When did the first complex multicellular life arise? Most people, being a bit self-centered, would point to the Ediacaran and Cambrian, when the first animal life...
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Airbnb teams up with 23andMe to recommend heritage travel destinations

Airbnb teams up with 23andMe to recommend heritage travel destinations

1 month ago   |   VentureBeat

Airbnb announced a partnership with 23andMe that'll see the two companies work together to facilitate heritage travel trips.
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Star Wars: Outer Rim review-Piloting as Han or Boba Fett could use more thrills

Star Wars: Outer Rim review-Piloting as Han or Boba Fett could use more thrills

1 month ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / The game's player board. Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com . One...
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Archaeologists find DNA in a 10,000-year-old piece of chewing gum

Archaeologists find DNA in a 10,000-year-old piece of chewing gum

1 month ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge The people who lived at Huseby-Kiev in western Sweden 10,000 years ago made their living by hunting and fishing. That doesn't sound surprising until you consider that...
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“Biohacker” who tried to alter his DNA probed for illegally practicing medicine

“Biohacker” who tried to alter his DNA probed for illegally practicing medicine

1 month ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Zayner is best known for injecting himself with CRISPR. Prominent genetic "biohacker" Josiah Zayner is under investigation by California state officials for...
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YouTube promises to give users better control over videos

YouTube promises to give users better control over videos

In a surprising move, YouTube revealed plans to offer users more control over their Homepage and Up Next videos. Apparently, three specific changes will be introduced in the... Read more ...

Google now allows users to auto-delete location history and activity data

Google now allows users to auto-delete location history and activity data

Google is making it possible for Android and iOS users to auto-delete location history and activity data starting today. Although the search giant already provided the ability... Read more ...

YouTube Music for iOS and Android revamps offline caching with new ‘smart...

YouTube Music for iOS and Android revamps offline caching with new ‘smart downloads'

The last major update to YouTube Music in May added local file playback on Android. Google today is revamping how its streaming service on Android and iOS handles offline... Read more ...

Apple Watch fall detection helps 87-year-old woman call emergency services...

Apple Watch fall detection helps 87-year-old woman call emergency services after car accident

With the Apple Watch Series 4's ECG functionality having proven to be incredibly useful for many people, it's easy to forget about the device's fall detection feature as well... Read more ...

Apple bolsters its chip team by hiring architect who worked at ARM, Intel, AMD

Apple bolsters its chip team by hiring architect who worked at ARM, Intel, AMD

Enlarge / Apple's iPad Pro had a new, Apple-designed chip called the A12X that rivaled many high-end laptop CPUs in performance. Apple has hired an experienced CPU designer to... Read more ...

Reddit Quarantines Trump-Loving Subreddit The Donald After Calls For...

Reddit Quarantines Trump-Loving Subreddit The Donald After Calls For Violence Against Police

Reddit has moved to quarantine the Donald Trump-loving subreddit r/The Donald after a spate of messages calling for politically-fueled violence. The subreddit, which has been... Read more ...

YouTube Now Lets You Remove Channels From Recommendations

YouTube Now Lets You Remove Channels From Recommendations

YouTube's algorithms are quick to learn your interests and recommend channels and videos for your Homepage and Up Next sections. However, only you truly know what you want to... Read more ...

Sony Xperia 1 pre-orders open June 28th, include $350 XM3 headphones

Sony Xperia 1 pre-orders open June 28th, include $350 XM3 headphones

When a new phone goes on sale, it's common practice for the company to offer an incentive for people who pre-order. This same thing is happening for the Sony's latest flagship... Read more ...

Apple hires ARM chip designer as it pivots towards makings its own

Apple hires ARM chip designer as it pivots towards makings its own

What you need to know Apple has hired chip designer Mike Filippo away from ARM. He was the Lead CPU Architect and Lead System Architect at ARM for 10 years. This continues... Read more ...

Apple hires key ARM chip designer as it plots transition from Intel for the Mac

Apple hires key ARM chip designer as it plots transition from Intel for the Mac

As Apple continues its efforts to move towards using its own ARM processors on the Mac, it has hired a key designer from ARM. In May, Apple hired Mike Filippo to join its chip... Read more ...