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This week in space: SpaceX, Blue Origin, and still no aliens

NASA’s Mars orbiter MAVEN narrowly avoided whacking into Phobos this week. Thanks to a tiny course correction made a week ago, MAVEN missed the 18-mile-wide moon by...

ET deals: Save over $400 on a Dell XPS desktop PC

In search of an affordable desktop that has plenty of room for upgrades? Take a look at the XPS 8910 tower PC from Dell. With a sleek modern design, a Skylake CPU, space...

Tivoli Audio updates Model One radio with Wi-Fi, doubles the price

Tivoli Audio’s classic 2000 Model One table radio gets a complete makeover 17 years later. The Model One Digital, announced this week, adds Bluetooth and Wi-Fi...

Google’s new bot-stopping reCAPTCHA is completely invisible

You may be certain you’re not a robot, but a robot could be programmed to think that. Existential crises aside, determining which users are and are not robots is a...

New GOP bill lets companies force you to take genetic tests, lets them share results with third parties

A new bill introduced by Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and approved by the House Ways and Means Committee would allow corporations to force employees to undergo genetic testing...

AMD Ryzen CPUs are readily available, but Ryzen motherboards? Not so much

Ever since AMD launched Ryzen, the CPU has been selling well — it continues to occupy multiple spots on Amazon’s best-selling CPU list (currently Ryzen chips hold...

Students respond to South Korean President’s impeachment

If the court upholds the impeachment, a presidential election will be held in 60 days. Park is implicated in the country’s biggest corruption scandal and charged for...

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild really struggles on the Wii U [UPDATE]

Updated on March 8th at 4pm ET: After spending countless hours exploring Breath of the Wild’s map, we’ve run into numerous points of interest that cause the frame...

A cryovolcano might be erupting right now on Ceres, as you read this

Scientists have suspected for a while that there could have been cryovolcanism on Ceres somewhere in its distant past, because of one big pile of frozen mud — but...

Everspin unveils MRAM SSDs aimed at the storage accelerator market

Intel and its 3D XPoint memory have dominated recent headlines on NAND flash alternatives, but they’ve never been the only game in town. Everspin, a company whose...