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  • How EA’s jet-setting founder avoided $26 million in taxes

    1 October 2014, 9:00 pm by: David Kravets

    "I bought a private jet because I thought it would make me more efficient in my work."
  • It’s now legal to make backups of movies, music, and e-books in the UK

    1 October 2014, 8:15 pm by: Megan Geuss

    As of today parodies of copyright will also be granted more permissive status.
  • Hands-on with the Windows 10 Start menu—as big or as small as you want it

    1 October 2014, 7:10 pm by: Jon Brodkin

    Windows 10's most noticeable feature blends Microsoft's past and present.
  • Making a homemade metal semi-automatic rifle just got crazy easy

    1 October 2014, 6:35 pm by: Cyrus Farivar

    Defense Distributed releases "Ghost Gunner," a $1,200 desktop CNC mill.
  • Verizon Wireless caves to FCC pressure, says it won’t throttle 4G users

    1 October 2014, 5:20 pm by: Jon Brodkin

    Verizon kills "network optimization" policy that was set to take effect today.
  • Facebook apologizes to LGBTQ users, plans “substantive changes”

    1 October 2014, 3:45 pm by: Sam Machkovech

    Changes to controversial real-name policy are teased but not yet fully unveiled.
  • Is it safe to store CO2 beneath the seafloor?

    1 October 2014, 3:20 pm by: Scott K. Johnson

    Researchers try it off Scotland’s coast to measure the impact.
  • Huge feature on the Moon may be an enormous volcanic vent system

    1 October 2014, 2:20 pm by: John Timmer

    The Moon's only "ocean" may have fed magma into its other features.
  • US top cop decries encryption, demands backdoors

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

    Attorney general: "technological advances" allow criminals to "avoid detection."
  • Microsoft unveils Sway, Office app for creating interactive Web stories

    1 October 2014, 1:13 pm by: Sean Gallagher

    Addition to Office suite uses Web canvases, ties to OneDrive, runs as mobile app.
  • Windows 10 beta now available to download—time to test the new Start menu

    1 October 2014, 12:33 pm by: Jon Brodkin

    Anything capable of running Windows 8.1 can run Windows 10.
  • “The TV model is broken,” says ISP that stopped offering pay-TV

    1 October 2014, 12:10 pm by: Jon Brodkin

    Programming costs cause some telecoms to drop channels or TV altogether.
  • Borderlands: The Pre-sequel to launch on SteamOS alongside Windows

    1 October 2014, 11:26 am by: Kyle Orland

    2K shows additional Linux support with new port of Borderlands 2.
  • ComputerCOP: the dubious “Internet Safety Software” given to US families

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

    245 police agencies in 35-plus states distribute a security program that's not so secure.
  • Security bug in Xen may have exposed Amazon, other cloud services [Updated]

    1 October 2014, 10:49 am by: Sean Gallagher

    Flaw in hypervisor could let malicious VM read data from or crash other servers.
  • Review: Smash Bros. 3DS is a surprisingly good imitation of the real thing

    1 October 2014, 9:05 am by: Andrew Cunningham

    It won’t satisfy the competitive set, but it plays well and there’s a ton to do.
  • Registration bug blocked 60,000 Canadians from opting into organ donation

    1 October 2014, 8:00 am by: Sam Machkovech

    Ontarian government insists users' data is secure in spite of pancreatic error.
  • Four charged with stealing intellectual property from US Army, Microsoft

    30 September 2014, 8:55 pm by: Megan Geuss

    Defendants allegedly stole various games and built a counterfeit Xbox One.
  • Bookstores, publishers sue to stop law against “revenge porn”

    30 September 2014, 8:35 pm by: Joe Mullin

    Plaintiffs say Arizona's law could criminalize many nude images.
  • Continuum: Microsoft finally makes touch and mouse make sense together

    30 September 2014, 7:50 pm by: Peter Bright

    The most important part of Windows 10 won't be in tomorrow's preview.
  • Windows 10 in pictures: A new Start menu puts focus back on the desktop

    30 September 2014, 6:40 pm by: Jon Brodkin

    Multiple desktops and new application views make Windows 10 more PC-friendly.
  • First US Ebola diagnosis confirmed by CDC [Updated]

    30 September 2014, 5:05 pm by: John Timmer

    Patient traveled to West Africa, returned to Dallas.
  • Advertising firms struggle to kill malvertisements

    30 September 2014, 4:45 pm by: Robert Lemos

    One provider finds a vulnerable advertising tool that allowed attackers access.
  • Grooveshark, where employees uploaded thousands of songs, loses badly in court

    30 September 2014, 3:15 pm by: Joe Mullin

    Employees who didn't upload music went on CTO's "official shit list."
  • Arduino to sell 3D printer—$800 in kit form or $1,000 pre-assembled

    30 September 2014, 3:08 pm by: Jon Brodkin

    Open source hardware maker unveils Materia 101, a "precision 3D printer."
  • That’s some weather we’re having. Is it climate change?

    30 September 2014, 3:05 pm by: John Timmer

    22 different studies show that, depending on the event, it's yes, no, or maybe.
  • Tuesday Dealmaster has an Alienware 17 Core i7 gaming laptop for $1,923

    30 September 2014, 3:00 pm by: Ars Staff

    Save $375 + get a $50 gift card on this portable gaming rig.
  • Windows 10 command prompt finally gets dragged into the 21st century

    30 September 2014, 2:43 pm by: Lee Hutchinson

    Proper text selection, wrapping, and other niceties to appear in new version.
  • In about-face, PayPal to split from eBay in 2015—to compete with Apple Pay

    30 September 2014, 2:25 pm by: Megan Geuss

    “The payments industry… must be consolidated,” activist investor Carl Icahn says.
  • Apple drops OS X Yosemite GM Candidate on devs, suggests release is nigh

    30 September 2014, 2:16 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    Apple has also issued Public Beta 4 to non-developers running Yosemite.

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