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  • Julian Assange on Snowden, disliking Google, and his “inevitable” freedom

    15 September 2014, 9:01 pm by: Joe Mullin

    WikiLeaks man talks with Ars—new book may reveal more about him than its subject.
  • Jury finds CBS infringes podcasting patent, awards $1.3 million

    15 September 2014, 8:23 pm by: Joe Mullin

    "Patent troll" lost its damages case, but it can move on to trials against NBC, Fox.
  • Authors United wants Amazon’s board members to stop the feud with Hachette

    15 September 2014, 7:55 pm by: Megan Geuss

    Authors again wield the power of numbers to get attention.
  • Republican group convinces 772,000 people to oppose “Internet regulation”

    15 September 2014, 6:10 pm by: Jon Brodkin

    Petition says FCC's "real job" is deregulating telecom.
  • Texas textbooks butcher climate change coverage—in social studies

    15 September 2014, 5:30 pm by: John Timmer

    And this time, it's the publisher's fault.
  • Google testing drones that could provide Internet access to remote lands

    15 September 2014, 4:28 pm by: Jon Brodkin

    Google plans tests in New Mexico using solar-powered unmanned aircraft.
  • MIT researchers take cheetah robot out for a run without a leash

    15 September 2014, 4:15 pm by: John Timmer

    On-board power lets robot roam the campus.
  • Mailpile enters beta—It’s like Gmail, but you run it on your own computer

    15 September 2014, 3:46 pm by: Lee Hutchinson

    Application aims to bring fast mail search and easy encryption to your browser.
  • Windows Phone phones turning into Windows phones with apparent rebranding

    15 September 2014, 3:11 pm by: Peter Bright

    New UK handset shown sporting the Windows brand.
  • Apple sends OS X Yosemite Public Beta 3 out to testers

    15 September 2014, 3:05 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    New build comes two days before the public release of iOS 8.
  • Hacker exploits printer Web interface to install, run Doom

    15 September 2014, 2:47 pm by: Sam Machkovech

    Firmware update flaw makes it easy to spy on printed docs, break in to networks.
  • Rosetta scientists choose site for first landing on a comet

    15 September 2014, 2:40 pm by: John Timmer

    Safety and scientific interest had to be balanced.
  • Don’t buy the Apple Watch version 1.0

    15 September 2014, 2:35 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    Op-ed: Apple's first-generation products are often promising, rarely perfect.
  • Apple puts up support page to get U2 album out of your iTunes

    15 September 2014, 2:20 pm by: Casey Johnston

    Too many people don't want U2 anywhere near their libraries.
  • Why Minecraft is now Microsoft-owned but not Microsoft-exclusive

    15 September 2014, 2:18 pm by: Kyle Orland

    Or: Why Microsoft paid $2.5 billion to become a PS4, iOS, and Android game-maker.
  • Court blasts US Navy for scanning civilians’ computers for child porn

    15 September 2014, 1:20 pm by: David Kravets

    Every Gnutella user in the state of Washington was checked by the NCIS.
  • iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders break record, top 4 million in one day

    15 September 2014, 1:00 pm by: Sam Machkovech

    More than doubles iPhone 5 pre-order numbers; launch-day availability clarified.
  • Comcast calls rumor that it disconnects Tor users “wildly inaccurate”

    15 September 2014, 12:40 pm by: Jon Brodkin

    The Internet is mad at Comcast, but the latest rage appears to be unjustified.
  • Google launches Android One, bringing India $105 smartphones

    15 September 2014, 12:30 pm by: Ron Amadeo

    Program to expand to more countries by the end of the year.
  • It’s official: Microsoft acquires Mojang and Minecraft for $2.5 billion

    15 September 2014, 9:52 am by: Lee Hutchinson

    Three founders, including "Notch" Persson, will be leaving Mojang immediately.
  • Supreme Court ruling has wiped out 11 “do it on a computer” patents so far

    14 September 2014, 9:32 pm by: Joe Mullin

    The balance of power is changing as courts vigorously apply Alice v. CLS Bank.
  • A closer look at the space shuttle that never got to space

    14 September 2014, 5:00 pm by: Casey Johnston

    A mini-documentary on one of NASA's experimental toys, the Enterprise.
  • Microbial factories could produce locally brewed painkillers

    14 September 2014, 4:00 pm by: The Conversation

    Gene by gene, the opioid production pathway is being put into brewer's yeast.
  • Why Apple Pay could succeed where others have had underwhelming results

    14 September 2014, 2:00 pm by: Megan Geuss

    Not because Apple is a huge and influential company, but because the timing is right.
  • Should I break up code commits?

    14 September 2014, 1:00 pm by: Stack Exchange

    Splitting up the work is time consuming with few benefits.
  • Nearly a year in, is anyone winning the current generation console war?

    14 September 2014, 12:00 pm by: Kyle Orland

    The Xbox One, PS4, and Wii U look very different many months after initial launch.
  • Dinosaurs lost the ability to taste sugar; hummingbirds re-evolved it

    13 September 2014, 4:00 pm by: The Conversation

    Mutations have changed a taste receptor so that it responds to sugar.
  • Senator demands US courts recover 10 years of online public records

    13 September 2014, 2:50 pm by: David Kravets

    "Restore access," lawmaker says of docs purged because of computer upgrade issue.
  • This Internet of Things radio is the size of an ant

    13 September 2014, 1:58 pm by: WIRED UK

    The radios, which don't require batteries, can execute commands quickly.
  • PSA: Smash Bros. 3DS demo launches as one-week Club Nintendo exclusive

    13 September 2014, 11:00 am by: Sam Machkovech

    If you use Club Nintendo enough to count as a "platinum" member, check your e-mail.

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