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Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) AT&T and Comcast today said they have completed a successful cross-network test of a new Caller ID authentication system, and they plan to roll out the technology to consumers later this year. AT&T and Comcast are among the phone...
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Enlarge / A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy lifts the NROL-71 payload on Jan. 19, 2019. (credit: United Launch Alliance) Within the next 10 days, the US Air Force may issue an opportunity for rocket companies to bid on contracts for about 25 launches between 2022 and...
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Enlarge / Who doesn't love some new Windows? (credit: Peter Bright / Flickr) It's clear that Microsoft is in the very final stages of development of Windows 10 version 1903, the April 2019 Update. The fast distribution ring has seen two builds arrive this week after two...
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Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | DonNichols) Cable lobbyists don't want to be called cable lobbyists anymore. The nation's top two cable industry lobby groups have both dropped the word 'cable' from their names. But the lobby groups' core mission—the fight against...
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Enlarge / A natural gas facility stands on the Pinedale Anticline on May 3, 2018 in Pinedale, Wyoming. (Photo by Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images) (credit: Getty Images) On Tuesday, a federal judge wrote that the Department of the...
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Enlarge On Monday, Devin Nunes' cow was an obscure Twitter account with around 1,200 followers. Then Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) filed a lawsuit demanding that Twitter and several Twitter accounts—including the user behind the pseudonymous cow—pay him $250 million for...
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Enlarge / A nurse prepares to administer the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine as well as a vaccine used to help prevent the diseases of diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, and polio at Children's Primary Care Clinic in Minneapolis, MN. (credit: Getty | The Washington...
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Enlarge / 'Small' isn't necessarily all that small when it comes to tokamaks like the DIII-D. (credit: Wikimedia Commons) In the world of fusion physics, two letters say it all: ‘L’ and ‘H’. All the cool kids play with the H-mode, which is hot and fiery and is our...
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Enlarge / This controller attachment was shown in Microsoft's Xcloud promo video, and Bluetooth wireless controller support is also planned. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft announced its Xcloud game-streaming service last August, with the ambition of streaming console-quality ...
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Enlarge (credit: Epic) SAN FRANCISCO—The Epic Games Store's much-ballyhooed 88-percent revenue share has been great news for developers who are no longer forced to accept Steam's de facto 70-percent standard. But this new behind-the-scenes monetary split hasn't resulted...
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Enlarge / PC players will get to experience this moment of pathos for the first time exclusively through the Epic Games Store. SAN FRANCISCO—At a Game Developers Conference presentation today, Epic announced a number of new titles that would be coming exclusively to its...
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Surprise! A new Zelda game, made by the Vancouver team at Brace Yourself Games. On Wednesday, Nintendo used the 2019 Game Developers Conference as an opportunity to unveil a litany of indie games, and like last year's GDC, the big N had a nostalgia-tinged 'one more...
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Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | pictafolio) Internet service providers in Australia have temporarily blocked access to dozens of websites, including 4chan and 8chan, that hosted video of last week's New Zealand mass shooting. New Zealand ISPs have also been blocking...
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Our merry band of teenage warriors grapples with a morally corrupt mayor, a new supermall, and yet another supernatural menace in Stranger Things season 3. We kinda knew this might be coming. Yesterday Netflix released a short teaser for season 3 of its hit series Stranger ...
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Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Google and the EU's European Commission are making all sorts of announcements lately. Fresh off the revelation that Google would implement a browser and search-engine picker in EU-sold Android devices, Google's advertising division ...
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Enlarge / CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 18: Youngsters perform a Haka during a students vigil near Al Noor mosque on March 18, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (credit: Carl Court | Getty Images) The United States is unusual in offering near-absolute protection for...
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Enlarge / Beat Saber on Oculus Quest is real, and it's pretty great in action. (credit: Oculus / Beat Games) SAN FRANCISCO—We're not sure what exactly is up with Oculus this week, but it's on a roll. Today sees the VR company not only launch a brand-new PC-only headset,...
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Enlarge / Behold, the Oculus Rift S, the VR company's newest wired PC headset produced by Lenovo. From this angle, you can see four of its five built-in sensing cameras, including two in the front, two on the sides (slightly pointing down), and an upward-facing sensor....
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Enlarge / Apple AirPods. After announcing new iPads and iMacs earlier this week, Apple has released details about its next-generation AirPods. The new wireless earbuds, which are available for preorder today starting at $159, come with an updated, Apple-designed chip, more ...
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European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager during one of the Google antitrust announcements. (credit: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images) Back in 2009, the EU's European Commission said Microsoft was harming competition by bundling its browser—Internet Explorer—with...
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