Another blow to Blu-ray: Samsung will no longer make Blu-ray players for the US
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Another blow to Blu-ray: Samsung will no longer make Blu-ray players for the US

reader comments 55 with 44 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Samsung's UBS-K8500, introduced in 2015, was positioned as the…

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Inside the DNSpionage hacks that hijack domains at an unprecedented scale
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Inside the DNSpionage hacks that hijack domains at an unprecedented scale

EnlargeLion Kimbro reader comments 1 with 1 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Since the beginning of the year, the…

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The wrath of grapes: A tale of 12 dead microwaves and plasma-spewing grapes
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The wrath of grapes: A tale of 12 dead microwaves and plasma-spewing grapes

Enlarge / Not just for grapes: plasma formed between a pair of hydrogel beads irradiated in a household microwave oven.Hamza K. Khattak reader comments 12 with 11 posters…

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Niantic poised to settle Pokémon Go trespassing complaints
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Niantic poised to settle Pokémon Go trespassing complaints

EnlargeJim Watson/AFP/Getty Images reader comments 1 with 1 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Pokémon Go Niantic rolls out suggestion…

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Facebook is a law-breaking “digital gangster,” UK government report says
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Facebook is a law-breaking “digital gangster,” UK government report says

EnlargeGetty Images | NurPhoto reader comments 4 with 4 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Facebook yesterday said it is…

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With elections weeks away, someone “sophisticated” hacked Australia’s politicians
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With elections weeks away, someone “sophisticated” hacked Australia’s politicians

Enlarge / Just over a week after the announcement of a cyber-attack on Australia's Parliament House, the government now says three Australian political parties weer also attacked by…

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If you call this firm a “patent troll,” it might sue for defamation
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If you call this firm a “patent troll,” it might sue for defamation

Enlarge / These trolls, once pretty profitable. Tomi Knuutila reader comments 11 with 11 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit…

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Japanese utility makes first contact with melted Fukushima fuel
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Japanese utility makes first contact with melted Fukushima fuel

reader comments 22 with 17 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Before the nuclear fuel deposits had been touched. TEPCO…

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Netflix makes it official, canceling Punisher and Jessica Jones
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Netflix makes it official, canceling Punisher and Jessica Jones

Enlarge / Farewell to the last Defenders standing: Jessica Jones and The Punisher have been officially canceled by Netflix.YouTube/Allowit reader comments 52 with 40 posters participating Share this…

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Google partially backtracks on Chrome changes that would break ad blockers
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Google partially backtracks on Chrome changes that would break ad blockers

reader comments 40 with 29 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Further ReadingGoogle planning changes to Chrome that could break…

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A 5km asteroid may briefly occult the brightest star in the sky
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A 5km asteroid may briefly occult the brightest star in the sky

Enlarge / An artist's impression showing the binary star system of Sirius A and its diminutive blue companion, Sirius B.NASA, ESA and G. Bacon reader comments 16 with…

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HP Elitebook x360 1040 G5 review: A little bit bigger, a little bit better
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HP Elitebook x360 1040 G5 review: A little bit bigger, a little bit better

Enlarge / Wow, many book, so elite.Valentina Palladino reader comments 0 with 0 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit The…

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Dealmaster: All the best Presidents’ Day tech deals we can find
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Dealmaster: All the best Presidents’ Day tech deals we can find

Enlarge / Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon is on sale for Presidents' Day.Valentina Palladino reader comments 1 with 1 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on…

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The mythos and meaning behind Pokémon’s most famous glitch
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The mythos and meaning behind Pokémon’s most famous glitch

Enlarge / Being the result of a glitch doesn't make MissingNo any less real to players—or researchers.Nintendo / Wilma Bainbridge reader comments 1 with 1 posters participating Share…

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Liveblog: The Samsung Galaxy S10 launch happens Wednesday, February 20
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Liveblog: The Samsung Galaxy S10 launch happens Wednesday, February 20

EnlargeSamsung reader comments 0 with 0 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Samsung Unpacked 2019 will kick off Wednesday, February…

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Dance Your PhD’s 2018 winner mixes superconductivity and swing dancing
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Dance Your PhD’s 2018 winner mixes superconductivity and swing dancing

reader comments 1 with 1 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Cooper pairs and impurities come to life in a…

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Georgia Tech scientists figured out how maggots can eat so much, so fast
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Georgia Tech scientists figured out how maggots can eat so much, so fast

Enlarge / Studying the collective feeding behavior of black soldier fly larvae.Hu lab/Georgia Tech reader comments 12 with 12 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share…

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Quirky sci-fi farce Mega Time Squad sends up all those time-travel tropes
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Quirky sci-fi farce Mega Time Squad sends up all those time-travel tropes

Enlarge / Seeing double: John (Anton Tennett) steals a magic bracelet from a Chinese antiques store that gives him the ability to go back in time in Mega…

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Electric truck startup announces $700 million funding round led by Amazon
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Electric truck startup announces $700 million funding round led by Amazon

Enlarge / A marketing photo of Rivian's R1T electric pickup truck. Rivian reader comments 4 with 4 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter…

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Welcome to the cyber world: The real-world tech behind Alita: Battle Angel
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Welcome to the cyber world: The real-world tech behind Alita: Battle Angel

Enlarge / The futuristic cyborg world depicted in Alita: Battle Angel has some promising real-world analogues.20th Century Fox reader comments 0 with 0 posters participating Share this story…

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The Samsung Galaxy S10 is coming! Here’s what to expect
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The Samsung Galaxy S10 is coming! Here’s what to expect

reader comments 4 with 4 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit On February 20, Samsung is throwing a huge party…

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