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Verizon tells users to disable 5G to preserve battery, then deletes tweet

VERIZON TELLS USERS TO DISABLE 5G TO PRESERVE BATTERY, THEN DELETES TWEET

Enlarge / A Verizon booth at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles in September 2018. Verizon has spent years hyping 5G despite...

B.1.1.7 variant now 10% of US cases-and cases are once again ticking up

B.1.1.7 VARIANT NOW 10% OF US CASES-AND CASES ARE ONCE AGAIN TICKING UP

Enlarge / President Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and second gentleman Doug Emhoff participate in...

 
 
 
Humanitarian airship seeks world's most-powerful hydrogen fuel cell

HUMANITARIAN AIRSHIP SEEKS WORLD'S MOST-POWERFUL HYDROGEN FUEL CELL

Enlarge "Ironic" probably isn't the right word to describe the lack of public information about Sergey Brin's airship company. Who...

Pure nonsense: Debunking the latest attack on renewable energy

PURE NONSENSE: DEBUNKING THE LATEST ATTACK ON RENEWABLE ENERGY

Enlarge / Miraculously, the video at issue did not accuse wind turbines of causing cancer. (credit: Pictures Alliance / Getty Images...

 
 
 
After two failures, SpaceX needed a win in 2008. Would it get one?

AFTER TWO FAILURES, SPACEX NEEDED A WIN IN 2008. WOULD IT GET ONE?

Enlarge / The launch of Flight Three of the Falcon 1 rocket looked promising at the beginning. This is an excerpt from chapter eight...

Action-packed meta-fantasy, space opera herald a bright future for Asian film

ACTION-PACKED META-FANTASY, SPACE OPERA HERALD A BRIGHT FUTURE FOR ASIAN FILM

Enlarge / Celebrate the Year of the Metal Ox with two new films: A Writer's Odyssey and Space Sweepers February brings the annual...

 
 
 
All the little things that add up to make iPadOS productivity a pain

ALL THE LITTLE THINGS THAT ADD UP TO MAKE IPADOS PRODUCTIVITY A PAIN

The 12.9-inch 2020 iPad Pro with the Smart Keyboard and Magic Trackpad peripherals. [credit: Samuel Axon ] Rumor has it a new iPad...

Inside the stunning Black mythos of Drexciya and its Afrofuturist '90s techno

INSIDE THE STUNNING BLACK MYTHOS OF DREXCIYA AND ITS AFROFUTURIST '90S TECHNO

Art inspired by the Drexciyan mythos, as provided by the artist from his book 1989-2014: 25 Years of Techno Art. [credit: Abdul Qadim...

 
 
 
Clubhouse's security and privacy lag behind its explosive growth

CLUBHOUSE'S SECURITY AND PRIVACY LAG BEHIND ITS EXPLOSIVE GROWTH

Enlarge / Clubhouse has a long way to go to assure its users that its privacy and security policies are fully baked. In recent months,...

As important as the Beetle? Two days with Volkswagen's electric ID.4

AS IMPORTANT AS THE BEETLE? TWO DAYS WITH VOLKSWAGEN'S ELECTRIC ID.4

Volkswagen says the ID.4 is as important to its future as the Beetle was to its past. [credit: Jonathan Gitlin ] The Volkswagen ID.4...

 
 
 

CREATOR OR CREATURE? A NIGHTMARE WAKES DRAMATIZES THE BIRTH OF FRANKENSTEIN

Alix Wilton Regan stars as Mary Shelley in the throes of creating her timeless literary masterpiece in A Nightmare Wakes . It's one...

Atlantic currents seem to have started fading last century

ATLANTIC CURRENTS SEEM TO HAVE STARTED FADING LAST CENTURY

Enlarge / The Gulf Stream, as imaged from space. (credit: NASA images courtesy Norman Kuring, MODIS Ocean Team. ) The major currents...

 
 
 
Nikola admits to making “inaccurate” statements under disgraced founder

NIKOLA ADMITS TO MAKING “INACCURATE” STATEMENTS UNDER DISGRACED FOUNDER

Enlarge / A prototype of the Nikola Tre battery electric truck. Aspiring electric truck maker Nikola has admitted to the Securities...

Perseverance's eyes see a different Mars

PERSEVERANCE'S EYES SEE A DIFFERENT MARS

Enlarge / Perseverance's two Mastcam-Z imagers are part of the rover's remote sensing mast. The seven minutes of terror are over....

 
 
 
Hackers tied to Russia's GRU targeted the US grid for years

HACKERS TIED TO RUSSIA'S GRU TARGETED THE US GRID FOR YEARS

Enlarge For all the nation-state hacker groups that have targeted the United States power grid -and even successfully breached American...

We'll likely have a 3rd COVID vaccine soon; J&J vaccine clears last hurdle

WE'LL LIKELY HAVE A 3RD COVID VACCINE SOON; J&J VACCINE CLEARS LAST HURDLE

Enlarge / A sign at the Johnson & Johnson campus on August 26, 2019 in Irvine, California. After a day-long meeting Friday, an advisory...

 
 
 
Hard-coded key vulnerability in Logix PLCs has severity score of 10 out of 10

HARD-CODED KEY VULNERABILITY IN LOGIX PLCS HAS SEVERITY SCORE OF 10 OUT OF 10

Enlarge Hardware that is widely used to control equipment in factories and other industrial settings can be remotely commandeered...

TikTok agrees to proposed $92 million settlement in privacy class action

TIKTOK AGREES TO PROPOSED $92 MILLION SETTLEMENT IN PRIVACY CLASS ACTION

Enlarge (credit: Mateusz Slodkowski | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images ) TikTok parent company ByteDance has agreed to a $92...

 
 
 
Report: Stadia undershot to the tune of “hundreds of thousands” of users

REPORT: STADIA UNDERSHOT TO THE TUNE OF “HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS” OF USERS

Enlarge / As we learn more about Stadia's inner workings, we've begun adding some "flair" to this Stadia-branded PUBG parachute. (credit:...

NETFLIX DROPS EXTENDED SHADOW AND BONE TEASER, ANNOUNCES RELEASE DATE

Jessie Mei Li stars as Alina Starkov in Shadow and Bone , a new Netflix fantasy series adapted from Leigh Bardugo's worldwide bestselling...

 
 
 



Apple Reopens All 270 Retail Stores in the United States

Apple Reopens All 270 Retail Stores in the United States

All 270 Apple retail stores in the United States have been reopened as of today, marking the first time that Apple has had all locations operational since stores began closing... Read more ...

The best cheap graphics card prices and deals for March 2021

The best cheap graphics card prices and deals for March 2021

The shortage continues, but we're here with today's best graphics card prices and deals to help you score that GPU. Read more ...

The best AT&T plans for March 2021

The best AT&T plans for March 2021

Here's what you need to know about AT&T's best plans, unlimited or otherwise. Read more ...

Best cheap processor sales and prices for March 2021

Best cheap processor sales and prices for March 2021

Find the best cheap processor sales and prices for your PC. Read more ...

Apple hit with new lawsuit over alleged iPhone ‘planned obsolescence,' this...

Apple hit with new lawsuit over alleged iPhone ‘planned obsolescence,' this time in Portugal

Apple is facing a new lawsuit from Portugal's FTC, Deco Proteste, over “planned obsolescence” with the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S, and 6S Plus. The lawsuit alleges that Apple's... Read more ...

“A Crisis Within a Crisis Within a Crisis”: Texas Starts Its Slow Recovery...

It could take years for Texans to bounce back from Winter Storm Uri. Read more ...

OnePlus 9 Series Color Options Tipped In A New Leak

OnePlus 9 Series Color Options Tipped In A New Leak

OnePlus is expected to take the wraps off the extensively leaked OnePlus 9 series phones later this month. And while we still wait for the official confirmation on the launch... Read more ...

Pixel 4a 5G is $449 on the Google Store, up to $200 off for new Fi customers

Pixel 4a 5G is $449 on the Google Store, up to $200 off for new Fi customers

Last week, the first Pixel 5a rumors emerged revealing an existing design. The familiar device in question is now down to $449 on the Google Store with the Fi MVNO bringing... Read more ...

B.1.1.7 variant now 10% of US cases-and cases are once again ticking up

B.1.1.7 variant now 10% of US cases-and cases are once again ticking up

Enlarge / President Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and second gentleman Doug Emhoff participate in a moment of silence and candle light... Read more ...

Kuo: Apple is set to ditch the notch, go hole-punch for 2022 iPhones

Kuo: Apple is set to ditch the notch, go hole-punch for 2022 iPhones

What you need to know Apple will reportedly ship an iPhone with a hole-punch display in 2022. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says the notch will be ditched in a future iPhone. Kuo says... Read more ...