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Ajit Pai killed rules that could have helped Florida recover from hurricane

AJIT PAI KILLED RULES THAT COULD HAVE HELPED FLORIDA RECOVER FROM HURRICANE

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018 in Washington, DC. The Federal Communications Commission...

Twitter publishes dump of accounts tied to Russian, Iranian influence campaigns

TWITTER PUBLISHES DUMP OF ACCOUNTS TIED TO RUSSIAN, IRANIAN INFLUENCE CAMPAIGNS

Enlarge / This image was the profile banner of one of the accounts allegedly run by the Internet Research Agency, the organization...

 
 
 
Gender differences in personality are bigger in egalitarian countries

GENDER DIFFERENCES IN PERSONALITY ARE BIGGER IN EGALITARIAN COUNTRIES

Enlarge / Pink vs. blue - innocent gender self-expression or material wealth creating more entrenched gender stereotypes? In Sweden...

Orkney Islands routes are front-runners for first commercial electric flights

ORKNEY ISLANDS ROUTES ARE FRONT-RUNNERS FOR FIRST COMMERCIAL ELECTRIC FLIGHTS

Enlarge / A Britten Norman Islander plane, similar to the kind used in the Orkney Islands to shuttle people short distances. Up in...

 
 
 
New study argues against some of the oldest evidence for life

NEW STUDY ARGUES AGAINST SOME OF THE OLDEST EVIDENCE FOR LIFE

Enlarge / The triangular shapes had been described as possible relics of 3.7 billion-year-old microbial life. The rock has been flipped...

“There's more in the making”-Apple announces October 30 event

“THERE'S MORE IN THE MAKING”-APPLE ANNOUNCES OCTOBER 30 EVENT

Apple Apple will host another product announcement event on October 30 at 10am Eastern time, according to invitations that have gone...

 
 
 
Samsung launches Snapdragon 850-powered Windows 2-in-1

SAMSUNG LAUNCHES SNAPDRAGON 850-POWERED WINDOWS 2-IN-1

Samsung Samsung today announced the Galaxy Book2 (sic; the company has not put a space between the word and the number), a 2-in-1 tablet...

Dealmaster: Hot deals on an Asus ROG gaming laptop and more

DEALMASTER: HOT DEALS ON AN ASUS ROG GAMING LAPTOP AND MORE

Enlarge Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our partners at TechBargains , the dealmaster is back with a big bunch of deals for your consideration....

 
 
 
The Petit Le Mans: More proof we're in a golden age for sportscar racing

THE PETIT LE MANS: MORE PROOF WE'RE IN A GOLDEN AGE FOR SPORTSCAR RACING

Brian Cleary/Getty Images BRASELTON, Ga.-The Petit Le Mans is a 10-hour endurance race held each fall at Road Atlanta in Georgia. As...

MICROSOFT MAKING MORE OF THE WINDOWS 10 BUILT-IN APPS REMOVABLE

It will soon be possible to discard more of the in-box apps that ship with Windows 10. Currently, a handful of pre-installed apps can...

 
 
 

VIDEO: WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE OCULUS QUEST

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What watching Forrest Gump tells us about how we store memories

WHAT WATCHING FORREST GUMP TELLS US ABOUT HOW WE STORE MEMORIES

Enlarge / Participants in new neuroimaging study watched an edited version of Forrest Gump. Watching the 1995 film Forrest Gump can...

 
 
 
Rockstar developers speak out about “100-hour weeks” comment

ROCKSTAR DEVELOPERS SPEAK OUT ABOUT “100-HOUR WEEKS” COMMENT

Enlarge / Are developers being asked to push themselves too hard to make games like Red Dead Redemption 2? Rockstar co-founder Dan...

Ars on your lunch break: Let's talk about religion, politics, guns, and privacy

ARS ON YOUR LUNCH BREAK: LET'S TALK ABOUT RELIGION, POLITICS, GUNS, AND PRIVACY

Enlarge This is the third installment of my conversation with the outspoken author, podcaster, philosopher, and recovering neuroscientist...

 
 
 
Essential circles the drain, lays off 30 percent of staff

ESSENTIAL CIRCLES THE DRAIN, LAYS OFF 30 PERCENT OF STAFF

Enlarge / The Essential Phone and 360 camera. Things aren't looking good for Essential, Andy Rubin's smartphone startup. After announcing...

Da Vinci's possible vision disorder may have influenced his art

DA VINCI'S POSSIBLE VISION DISORDER MAY HAVE INFLUENCED HIS ART

Enlarge / The recently restored oil painting Salvator Mundi , attributed to Leonardo, shows evidence of exotropic eye alignment, a...

 
 
 
Gorillas that are great with kids are also luckier in love

GORILLAS THAT ARE GREAT WITH KIDS ARE ALSO LUCKIER IN LOVE

Enlarge / "Resting in contact", primatologist jargon for "getting a cuddle." Cantsbee the gorilla was great with kids, which is why...

Review: The BMW X4 can't decide what it wants to be

REVIEW: THE BMW X4 CAN'T DECIDE WHAT IT WANTS TO BE

Enlarge / The 2019 BMW X4 xDrive 30i. BMW's display at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show was bewildering. Among the massive lineup of vehicles,...

 
 
 
New 100-mile electric van matches diesel vans on price, Workhorse says

NEW 100-MILE ELECTRIC VAN MATCHES DIESEL VANS ON PRICE, WORKHORSE SAYS

Enlarge / Workhorse's new truck starts initial production this week. Electric-vehicle maker Workhorse announced today that it has...

During Google's early self-driving tests, there were over “a dozen accidents”

DURING GOOGLE'S EARLY SELF-DRIVING TESTS, THERE WERE OVER “A DOZEN ACCIDENTS”

Enlarge (credit: Caitlin O'Hara/Bloomberg via Getty Images) In the early days of what ultimately became Waymo, Google's self-driving...

 
 
 



Verizon Pixel 3 models must be activated first on Big Red before inserting...

Verizon Pixel 3 models must be activated first on Big Red before inserting SIM from other carriers

Before you go to Best Buy to purchase a Google Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL, keep in mind that all Verizon variants of the phone are SIM locked to the carrier, and must be activated... Read more ...

PlayStation Vue updated with TV app integration on iOS & tvOS

PlayStation Vue updated with TV app integration on iOS & tvOS

Sony this week as updated its PlayStation Vue app for Apple TV with support for integration with the TV app. With this integration, users can now see and keep track of... Read more ...

Yet another report suggests this year's iPad Pro refresh will drop Lightning...

Yet another report suggests this year's iPad Pro refresh will drop Lightning for USB-C

Apple earlier today officially confirmed its upcoming special event for October 30th. At the event, the company is expected to unveil new Macs, as well as a new iPad Pro with... Read more ...

9to5Mac Daily: October 18, 2018

9to5Mac Daily: October 18, 2018

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple's Podcasts app , Stitcher , TuneIn , Google Play , or through our... Read more ...

Apple is Likely Announcing New iPads on 10/30

Apple is Likely Announcing New iPads on 10/30

Invitations went out moments ago for an upcoming Apple event hosted in New York City on October 30th at 10:00 AM Eastern- Oddly early for Apple's typical unveilings. We're... Read more ...

How to set a dynamic wallpaper on iPhone and iPad

How to set a dynamic wallpaper on iPhone and iPad

While not updated often , Apple gives iOS users an option to set a dynamic wallpaper on iPhone and iPad. Unfortunately, unlike Live Photos, you can't create your own dynamic... Read more ...

Google Maps update adds option to share your ETA across third-party apps

Google Maps update adds option to share your ETA across third-party apps

Google has just announced that Maps is now much better at allowing users to share their ETAs with the loved ones. But how exactly can you share your ETA with your friends? It's... Read more ...

Asus ROG Phone pre-orders officially begin; release date set for October 29

Asus ROG Phone pre-orders officially begin; release date set for October 29

As scheduled, pre-orders for the upcoming Asus ROG phone have officially begun in the US through the official websites of Amazon and Microsoft. Because of this, we now know... Read more ...

Google Pixel 3 ‘Top Shot' saves photos in reduced resolution, but keeps...

Google Pixel 3 ‘Top Shot' saves photos in reduced resolution, but keeps subject quality

It should come as no surprise that the Pixel 3's big feature is its camera, and it's quite impressive too. One of the handy new features Google has included allows users to... Read more ...

Apple Has Announced The Official Date For Its iPad And Mac Event

Apple Has Announced The Official Date For Its iPad And Mac Event

After Apple unveiled its new iPhones, Apple Watch, and software updates in September, many were left wanting more and rumors of a second event began to circulate. Most years... Read more ...