MacMusic  |  PcMusic  |  440 Software  |  440 Forums  |  440TV  |  Zicos
acirc
Search

PC / Tech. > Ars Technica

Monday December 17, 2018. 10:02 PM
Enlarge / A report commissioned by the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, based on data provided to the committee by social media platforms, provides a look at just how large and ambitious the Internet Research Agency's campaign to shape the US Presidential election ...
    0
Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Tom Werner) California telecom regulators have abandoned a plan to impose government fees on text-messaging services, saying that a recent Federal Communications Commission vote has limited its authority over text messaging. The FCC last week ...
    0
Enlarge (credit: Taki Steve / Flickr) It has been a while since I wrote about quantum key distribution. Once a technology is commercially available, my interest starts to fade. But commercial availability in this case hasn't meant widespread use. Quantum key distribution...
    0
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 on the 32GB model of Apple's latest 9.7-inch iPad, which is down to $249 at Walmart and Amazon. That's...
    0
Enlarge (credit: 23AndMe on Flickr) If the TV ads are at all effective, plenty of people will be getting the gift of their genetic tests this Christmas. These tests frequently allow people to explore their inherited tendencies toward health problems and, in some cases, may...
    0
Enlarge (credit: Brattarb via Wikimedia Commons) The unfinished temple in a southern valley of the Lake Titicaca Basin in modern-day Bolivia has been a mystery for at least 500 years. Now known as the Pumapunku—'Door of the Jaguar' in the Quechua language—the complex...
    0
Enlarge Here at Ars, we have a longstanding obsession with revealing the hidden numbers in the secretive world of video game sales and gameplay data. So we were intrigued this weekend when we heard that Sony seems to have inadvertently revealed the total number of players...
    0
Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | RiverNorthPhotography) CenturyLink briefly disabled the Internet connections of customers in Utah last week and allowed them back online only after they acknowledged an offer to purchase filtering software. CenturyLink falsely claimed that it ...
    0
Enlarge / Google's current New York Headquarters is in the former Port Authority of New York building. It occupies an entire long city block between 8th and 9th Avenues and between 15th and 16th Streets. (credit: Jefferson Siegel/NY Daily News via Getty Images) Google's New ...
    0
Enlarge / A Delta IV Heavy rocket last launched in August, 2018, with the Parker Solar Probe. (credit: United Launch Alliance) So far this year there have been 106 orbital launches around the world, the most in a calendar year since 1990. That works out to roughly one...
    0
Enlarge (credit: DHX Media, Peanuts) Apple snagged a whole group of stars in its latest get for its upcoming streaming service. According to a report by Variety, Apple signed a deal with Canadian broadcaster DHX Media to produce new content featuring the Peanuts gang,...
    0
Enlarge / A public notice of a previous Met Police facial recognition test. (credit: Metropolitan Police) London’s Metropolitan Police Service will be testing facial recognition technology in a handful of locations across the central core of the British capital on both...
    1
Enlarge / Honorees Rus Yusupov (L) and Colin Kroll accept the Breakthrough Award for Emerging Technology onstage at the Variety Breakthrough of the Year Awards during the 2014 International CES at The Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on January 9, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: ...
    0
Sunday December 16, 2018. 10:30 PM
Enlarge / US Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke arrives at the US Capitol prior to the service for former President George H. W. Bush on December 03, 2018 in Washington, DC. (credit: Photo by Shawn Thew - Pool/Getty Images) President Trump announced Friday via Twitter...
    0
Enlarge / LIGO's February 11, 2016, press conference in Washington, DC, where they announced the first direct detection of gravitational waves. (credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) Just last month, we told you about a small group of Danish physicists who were casting doubt ...
    0
Enlarge / One of Antelope Valley Transit Authority's 79 electric buses. (credit: Megan Geuss) California's Air Resources Board (CARB) unanimously approved a regulation last Friday that would compel the state's public transit agencies to build zero-emissions fleets by 2040....
    1
Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Only a handful of wearable operating systems exist today. Dominating the market are watchOS and Wear OS, unsurprisingly so, as they accompany the two most popular smartphone operating systems. But there are a few challengers out there,...
    0
Enlarge (credit: Aurich / Getty) Though my ten-year-old’s obsession with Minecraft first took hold three years ago—back when Minecraft was all the rage—I have to hand it to him. He’s sticking with it, despite the imperialist hegemony of Fortnite. What’s more,...
    0
Saturday December 15, 2018. 03:15 PM
Enlarge / Graffiti urging people to use Signal, a highly-encrypted messaging app, is spray-painted on a wall during a protest on February 1, 2017 in Berkeley, California. (credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images) Signal, one of the most secure messaging apps, essentially told ...
    0
Enlarge / Secretaries use typewriters, before the word processor changed everything. (credit: Evening Standard | Getty Images) Computing pioneer Evelyn Berezin died at 93 this week. She was most known as the designer of the first true word-processing computer. But she...
    0
News copyright owned by their original publishers | Copyright © 2004 - 2019 Zicos / 440Network
Current Date
Jan, Wed 16 - 20:16 CET