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Friday March 15, 2019. 11:30 AM
Enlarge (credit: HBO) AUSTIN, Texas—While watching new documentary The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, I constantly marveled at the film's effort to do the seemingly impossible: to present Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and CEO of Theranos, as a likeable person. ...
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Front shot of Model Y. [credit: Tesla ] Tonight in Los Angeles, Tesla CEO Elon Musk showed off a prototype version of the Model Y, the fourth mass-produced vehicle that the electric car maker will bring to market. As expected, the vehicle will be a larger SUV take on the ...
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Enlarge (credit: Michael Theis / Flickr) Malicious hackers wasted no time exploiting a nasty code-execution vulnerability recently disclosed in WinRAR, a Windows file-compression program with 500 million users worldwide. The in-the-wild attacks install malware that, at the...
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Thursday March 14, 2019. 10:48 PM
Enlarge / Soft grains, dairy, and preserved food may have changed our mouths—and ultimately our languages. (credit: David Lifson / Flickr) Something deep in the history of the German language pulled speech sounds toward hisses rather than pops. Words like that and ship...
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Enlarge (credit: Daniel Foster / Flickr) The rash of e-commerce sites infected with card-skimming malware is showing no signs of abating. Researchers on Thursday revealed that seven sites—with more than 500,000 collective visitors per month—have been compromised with a...
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A display (non-flying) version of an Iranian 'Saegheh' drone based on the US RQ-170 Sentinel. [credit: Iran TV ] Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Division staged what Iranian state media described as 'massive drone drills' on March 14, including...
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Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | skaman306) Editor's note: The FCC changed its proposal after this article was published. See the update at the end of this story for details. Smartphone 911 location data is getting more precise, but the Federal Communications Commission...
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Enlarge / This kind of streaming setup now works anywhere with a good enough Internet connection, not just in the house. (credit: Valve Corporation) In a major expansion to its years-old in-home game-streaming efforts, Valve announced today that Steam users can now stream...
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Enlarge (credit: TechBargains) Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. Today's list is headlined by a deal for board game lovers, as Michael Kiesling's Azul is down to $22.84 on Amazon. The game has been...
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Enlarge (credit: Andrew / Flickr) Apple is abusing its control over the iOS App Store to give its own music streaming service an unfair advantage over competitors, Spotify argued in a Wednesday filing with the European Commission. 'Apple has introduced rules to the App...
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Enlarge / Relatives of the victims of the Sunday plane crash take a picture next to a pile of airplane fuselage at the crash site of the Ethiopian Airlines operated Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, at Hama Quntushele village in the Oromia region, on March 13, 2019. - A Nairobi-bound ...
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Enlarge / Close-up of a hydrogen fuel cell. (credit: Wladimir Bulgar | Science Photo Library) Lithium batteries can readily smooth out short-term hiccups in the supply of intermittent renewable energy. But they're not ideal for long-term storage, since they'll slowly...
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Enlarge / The dog is thought to have caught the plague from a dead prairie dog. (credit: Getty | Craig F. Walker) At least 116 people and 46 animals in Colorado were potentially exposed to the black plague after veterinarians struggled to diagnose a critically ill dog back...
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'It all seems like a thousand years ago': Our heroes reflect on their origins in third trailer for Marvel’s Avengers: End Game. Captain Marvel is still burning up the box office, saving Hollywood from a lackluster first quarter of 2019. Might she do the same for the...
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Enlarge / Artist's conception of Left 4 Dead fans searching aimlessly for a new co-op zombie shooter for the last ten years. Back in the old days of 2008, when Valve actually made and released new games on a semi-regular schedule, the publisher took a chance on independent ...
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Enlarge / NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine speaks at Wednesday's Senate hearing. His rocket fuel of choice is not LOX/Kerosene, but rather Mountain Dew. (credit: NASA) In a remarkable turnaround, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Wednesday said the space agency would ...
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Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) In the last Ars System Guide roughly one year ago, we took a slight detour from our long-running series. Rather than recommending the latest components focused on a particular niche like gaming or home entertainment PCs, we broadened our...
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Enlarge / The 2019 Ford Edge Titanium. (credit: Eric Bangeman) If you want to know about the state of the auto industry in the US, look no further than Ford. Once the home of sedans like the Taurus and Crown Victoria, Ford has decided to largely give up on cars and focus...
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Wednesday March 13, 2019. 11:56 PM
Enlarge / The Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles NV Dodge Ram logo stands on display outside the company's Warren Truck Assembly plant in Detroit, Michigan, on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (credit: Anthony Lanzilote/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Issues with the catalytic converters of...
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Enlarge / Not every Windows 10 user appreciates being a guinea pig for Windows updates. (credit: Andy Miccone / Flickr) The next Windows 10 feature update, version 1903, looks like it's going to give Windows 10 Home users a little more flexibility about when they install...
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