Category: Technology News

Scientists Are Closer to Understanding the ‘Alien Megastructure Star’

Stars don’t come much weirder than KIC 8462852, known colloquially as Tabby’s star. You may be more familiar with it as the “alien megastructure star.”...

Mercedes Joins Tesla in Selling Whole-House Battery Power

Mercedes-Benz is now offering a home version of its electric vehicle batteries. The home energy storage system will hold up to 20 kilowatt-hours of electricity, enough...

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SSDs Vulnerable to Deliberate, Low-Level Data Corruption Attacks

Over the last decade, solid state drives (SSDs) have moved from extremely rare (and expensive) alternatives to hard drives to being the storage option of choice for...

Dubai Set to Deploy its First Robotic Cop

Every police officer you’ve ever encountered has been a living, breathing human, but that might change if you take a trip to Dubai in the future. The oil-rich city is...

The FCC Votes to Kill Net Neutrality, Dismantle Title II Rules Governing ISPs

The FCC has begun the process of dismantling net neutrality and its classification of ISPs as common carriers under Title II. The move has been expected for months; the...

Apple is Lobbying Against Right-to-Repair Legislation Across the Country

Over the past few years, there’s been a burgeoning movement to guarantee the right of citizens to repair their own electronic devices, and a rise in corporate lobbying...

This Week in Space: From Paranal to Proxima B

We won’t know if Proxima b is habitable until we can get some sharp telescopes pointed straight at it, which doesn’t happen until next year. But until then,...

Intel Puts the Kibosh on Reports It Will License AMD GPU Technology

One of the more intriguing (and if we’re being honest, slightly weird) rumors from last year was that AMD and Intel might cooperate on a GPU patent-sharing deal, or...

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