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  • Verizon Wireless injects identifiers that link its users to Web requests

    24 October 2014, 11:10 am by: Robert Lemos

    The provider adds cookie-like tokens to alert advertisers to users’ interests.
  • Are mornings for morality? Night owls might disagree

    24 October 2014, 10:00 am by: Ars Staff

    A new study suggests that ethical behavior dances to a circadian rhythm.
  • Getty Images says it’s trying to ease up on enforcing copyright

    24 October 2014, 9:00 am by: Megan Geuss

    Rights-holding company will still sue, but wants "to approach infringers as customers."
  • New York City doctor has tested positive for Ebola

    23 October 2014, 9:32 pm by: John Timmer

    He recently returned from treating patients in West Africa.
  • Microsoft posts record Q1 on strong cloud, better than expected hardware

    23 October 2014, 7:20 pm by: Peter Bright

    Operating income takes a $1B hit due to layoffs and restructuring.
  • Civilization: Beyond Earth—Next time, reach for the stars

    23 October 2014, 7:00 pm by: Ars Staff

    Review: A disappointingly familiar, frustrating grind—despite the fantastical setting.
  • In win for broadcasters, court shuts down Aereo’s live TV feature

    23 October 2014, 6:40 pm by: Cyrus Farivar

    Judge says startup is "doing its best to turn lemons into lemonade," but fails.
  • Thursday Dealmaster has a Dell XPS 8700 desktop computer for $799.99

    23 October 2014, 5:15 pm by: Ars Staff

    Save $500 on this 2.6GHz Core i7 desktop with 16GB of RAM and a GeForce GTX 745.
  • Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (2014) impressions: Deja vu 8.9

    23 October 2014, 5:00 pm by: Sam Machkovech

    New processor and Firefly app round out the few differences in the new model.
  • Ferns send signals to decide what sex to be

    23 October 2014, 4:10 pm by: John Timmer

    An inactive hormone, made by females, makes males when activated.
  • T-Mobile: Our network has trouble with building walls and long distances

    23 October 2014, 3:15 pm by: Jon Brodkin

    T-Mobile used to claim its network is #1—now it says it needs better spectrum.
  • A huge tsunami in Hawaii’s past warns of future risk

    23 October 2014, 2:05 pm by: Scott K. Johnson

    Aleutian earthquake also put debris 18 meters above sea level near epicenter.
  • Feds examining medical devices for fatal cybersecurity flaws

    23 October 2014, 1:30 pm by: David Kravets

    They could be controlled remotely, overdose patients, or thwart heart implants.
  • Comcast lost 81,000 video customers in Q3, “the best result in 7 years”

    23 October 2014, 1:20 pm by: Jon Brodkin

    Video losses offset by 315,000 new broadband customers and growing profits.
  • Investors in anti-Facebook startup have no idea how it will make money

    23 October 2014, 12:47 pm by: Cyrus Farivar

    Ello, flush with $5.5M in venture capital, now a "Public Benefit Corporation."
  • Android Wear gets standalone GPS and music functionality

    23 October 2014, 12:00 pm by: Ron Amadeo

    Existing Wear devices are obsolete, though, as none of them have GPS chips.
  • Bizarre dinosaur matched to an enormous set of arm bones

    23 October 2014, 11:30 am by: The Conversation

    50 years after arms were found, we have a very odd looking body to go with them.
  • Bayonetta 2 review: A leading lady worth rooting for

    23 October 2014, 11:00 am by: Ars Staff

    The game offers flawless action with a powerful hero.
  • Lone lawyer sues Obama, alleging illegality of surveillance programs

    23 October 2014, 10:15 am by: Cyrus Farivar

    Feds: man can't prove he was harmed, lacks standing to challenge gov't spying.
  • Google Inbox impressions: Bundle of (mixed) joy

    23 October 2014, 9:05 am by: Sam Machkovech

    You'll love the snooze bar; you'll hate the desktop interface.
  • Ten years of Ubuntu: How Linux’s beloved newcomer became its criticized king

    22 October 2014, 9:00 pm by: Ars Staff

    Ars looks back at the decade in Ubuntu, from Warty Warthog to 25 million users worldwide.
  • Windows Update drivers bricking USB serial chips beloved of hardware hackers

    22 October 2014, 8:40 pm by: Peter Bright

    The move to combat counterfeit chips leaves hobbyists stuck in the middle.
  • Man sentenced for lasering plane with 118 passengers aboard

    22 October 2014, 7:49 pm by: Megan Geuss

    Judge gave man 4 months' detention; similar conviction in US carried 14 years in prison.
  • Jury trial concludes: Apple slaps down patent troll’s $94M demand

    22 October 2014, 7:35 pm by: Joe Mullin

    GPNE sent demand letters to "truckers and farmers, roofers and dairies."
  • 45,000-year-old modern human bone yields a genome

    22 October 2014, 7:10 pm by: John Timmer

    Places Neanderthal interbreeding at 60,000 years.
  • Pew survey says online harassment rampant, impacts genders differently

    22 October 2014, 5:50 pm by: David Kravets

    Young women suffer severe types of harassment at "disproportionately high levels."
  • Bluetooth-tracking beacon programs uncovered in LA, Chicago

    22 October 2014, 5:20 pm by: Casey Johnston

    Marketers are using beacons to see who sees what in their ad networks.
  • Google offers USB security key to make bad passwords moot

    22 October 2014, 4:35 pm by: Robert Lemos

    Support from the search giant could put a security key on every users’ key chain.
  • Google unveils “Inbox” as combined toolset for mail, calendars, tasks

    22 October 2014, 1:19 pm by: Sam Machkovech

    Service begins as an invite-only rollout; comes with "snooze" and "reminder" options.
  • Judge in Silk Road case gets threatened on Darknet

    22 October 2014, 1:08 pm by: Joe Mullin

    "I hope some drug cartel that lost money will murder this lady and her family."

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