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Dealmaster: Get a 27-inch Dell UltraSharp 1440p monitor for $300

DEALMASTER: GET A 27-INCH DELL ULTRASHARP 1440P MONITOR FOR $300

Enlarge Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. Today's list is headlined...

Wireless throttling: Senators ask four major carriers about video slowdowns

WIRELESS THROTTLING: SENATORS ASK FOUR MAJOR CARRIERS ABOUT VIDEO SLOWDOWNS

Enlarge Three US Senate Democrats today asked the four major wireless carriers about allegations they've been throttling video services...

 
 
 

FORMULA E'S NEW SEASON IS GOING TO BE MUCH FASTER, AS THIS VIDEO SHOWS

Exactly a month from today, Formula E starts its fifth season. A lot will have changed compared to the sport we saw at season four's...

Network intel provider's domain served fraudulent content for ~2 weeks

NETWORK INTEL PROVIDER'S DOMAIN SERVED FRAUDULENT CONTENT FOR ~2 WEEKS

Enlarge / The first of eight pages of results showing fraudulent PDFs available on vps4-atl1.ag0.thousandeyes.com. ThousandEyes ,...

 
 
 
Facebook drops PR firm after revelation of anti-Soros campaign

FACEBOOK DROPS PR FIRM AFTER REVELATION OF ANTI-SOROS CAMPAIGN

Enlarge / Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks at the conservative American Enterprise Institute in 2016. Sandberg...

Why aren't chip credit cards stopping “card present” fraud in the US?

WHY AREN'T CHIP CREDIT CARDS STOPPING “CARD PRESENT” FRAUD IN THE US?

Enlarge / Chip cards help prevent fraud but only if you use them. (credit: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A security...

 
 
 
New trailer for Disney's live-action Dumbo captures magic of original

NEW TRAILER FOR DISNEY'S LIVE-ACTION DUMBO CAPTURES MAGIC OF ORIGINAL

Enlarge / Tears of a clown: Everyone's favorite misfit baby elephant with the big floppy ears is back. When Disney first announced...

Open mind, wide open throttle: We go to our first NASCAR race

OPEN MIND, WIDE OPEN THROTTLE: WE GO TO OUR FIRST NASCAR RACE

Enlarge RICHMOND, Va.-Earlier this year, I took a long-overdue look at NASCAR. That deep dive into the technology busted stereotypes...

 
 
 
SpaceX seeks to tie its record for most launches in a year on Thursday

SPACEX SEEKS TO TIE ITS RECORD FOR MOST LAUNCHES IN A YEAR ON THURSDAY

Enlarge / A Block 5 variant of the Falcon 9 rocket launches the Telstar 19 mission in July. In 2017, SpaceX finally answered critics...

Long on tradition, Japan grapples with a rapidly changing rocket industry

LONG ON TRADITION, JAPAN GRAPPLES WITH A RAPIDLY CHANGING ROCKET INDUSTRY

Enlarge / An H-2B rocket is moved from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch Pad 2 at the Tanegashima facility in southern Japan....

 
 
 
Sun's closest solo star may have company

SUN'S CLOSEST SOLO STAR MAY HAVE COMPANY

Enlarge / The position of Barnard's star relative to the Earth and its other neighbors. From the phenomenal success of the Kepler...

A powerful NASA telescope looked for ‘Oumuamua and didn't find it

A POWERFUL NASA TELESCOPE LOOKED FOR ‘OUMUAMUA AND DIDN'T FIND IT

Enlarge / The object's unusual approach suggests it came from outside our Solar System. Last week, some Harvard University scientists...

 
 
 
Neuroscience conference highlights travel ban's effect on science

NEUROSCIENCE CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS TRAVEL BAN'S EFFECT ON SCIENCE

Enlarge / A poster grayed-out in protest at the recent Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego. At an academic conference, the...

Bitcoin plunges 12 percent, reaching lowest value in a year

BITCOIN PLUNGES 12 PERCENT, REACHING LOWEST VALUE IN A YEAR

Many people doubt Craig Wright's claim to be Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto. Bitcoin's price has fallen more than 12 percent over...

 
 
 
To complement the new Windows 10 dark theme, Microsoft is adding a light theme

TO COMPLEMENT THE NEW WINDOWS 10 DARK THEME, MICROSOFT IS ADDING A LIGHT THEME

Enlarge / The new Windows 10 light theme. While end users have been customizing the color schemes of their computers for decades,...

Essential will sell your phone's missing headphone jack back to you for $150

ESSENTIAL WILL SELL YOUR PHONE'S MISSING HEADPHONE JACK BACK TO YOU FOR $150

Essential How badly do you want a headphone jack on your smartphone? Android creator Andy Rubin's smartphone startup, Essential, is...

 
 
 
Microsoft wants Azure to be the multiplayer server solution for every platform

MICROSOFT WANTS AZURE TO BE THE MULTIPLAYER SERVER SOLUTION FOR EVERY PLATFORM

Enlarge / Sea of Thieves is a game already using Azure for its server hosting and scaling. Microsoft today launched a preview of PlayFab...

Original Command & Conquer devs will remaster series' first games in one package

ORIGINAL COMMAND & CONQUER DEVS WILL REMASTER SERIES' FIRST GAMES IN ONE PACKAGE

Enlarge / No gameplay yet-just familiar logos (which we slapped onto a sweet, fiery explosion). After soft-announcing a new Command...

 
 
 
Ahh, summer-ramlibacter season

AHH, SUMMER-RAMLIBACTER SEASON

Enlarge / Even mundane activities can allow microbes to catch a ride on the wind. Your gut isn't the only place that harbors a community...

Galaxy mergers hide ravenous supermassive black holes

GALAXY MERGERS HIDE RAVENOUS SUPERMASSIVE BLACK HOLES

Enlarge / When galaxies collide. (credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team ) Black holes are... um, black. The point of a black...

 
 
 



Apple Seeds Third Beta of macOS Mojave 10.14.2 to Developers

Apple Seeds Third Beta of macOS Mojave 10.14.2 to Developers

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming macOS Mojave 10.14.2 update to developers, one week after seeding the second beta and two weeks after releasing the macOS... Read more ...

Why you absolutely need to buy Dell in the Black Friday sale

Why you absolutely need to buy Dell in the Black Friday sale

It's that time of year again. Gadget supplies are about to dip low as their prices do the same - Black Friday and Cyber Monday are here. That means everything from TVs and... Read more ...

Samsung will restrict free device themes to 14-day trials starting with...

Samsung will restrict free device themes to 14-day trials starting with Android Pie

Samsung's Android devices let you adjust settings pretty much everywhere, and that includes full device themes. Starting with Android Pie , though, Samsung Themes which are... Read more ...

Final Cut Pro X updated with third-party workflow extensions, batch sharing...

Final Cut Pro X updated with third-party workflow extensions, batch sharing, noise reduction, more

Apple has released a major update to its video editing software professionals with Final Cut Pro X version 10.4.4. The latest version includes support for third-party workflow... Read more ...

You can now get the iPhone XR without a SIM card

You can now get the iPhone XR without a SIM card

Apple is now selling the iPhone XR in a SIM-free variant for U.S. customers. First spotted by MacRumors , the SIM-free version of the iPhone XR has shown up a little earlier in... Read more ...

Apple Hunting for Wireless Modem Engineers Near Qualcomm's San Diego...

Apple Hunting for Wireless Modem Engineers Near Qualcomm's San Diego Headquarters

According to a new report out today by Bloomberg 's Mark Gurman and Ian King, Apple is aggressively hiring engineers in San Diego, the headquarters of Qualcomm. Apple is... Read more ...

Wear OS version ‘H' update improves battery saver and standby, better app...

Wear OS version ‘H' update improves battery saver and standby, better app switching, more

This year has seen some big improvements to Google's Wear OS ecosystem. There's been a ton of new hardware, major updates to the software , and even a new chipset with big... Read more ...

Apple launches Red Sport Loop for Apple Watch

Apple launches Red Sport Loop for Apple Watch

Apple has introduced a new special color to its Sport Loop Apple Watch band line, which is now available in Red. The new color is available now for both the 40mm and 44mm Apple... Read more ...

Go edge-to-edge with a refurbished iPhone X from just $725

Go edge-to-edge with a refurbished iPhone X from just $725

Make the most of these limited-time savings. Today only at Amazon, you can save up to $230 off Apple's iPhone X in refurbished condition. These devices are sold by BuySPRY, are... Read more ...

Twelve South Launches Updated BookBook, Journal, and SurfacePad for 2018 iPhones

Twelve South Launches Updated BookBook, Journal, and SurfacePad for 2018 iPhones

Twelve South today announced updated versions of its BookBook, Journal, and SurfacePad case accessories, which were built to fit the iPhone XS , XS Max, and XR. BookBook... Read more ...