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Intel’s Mobileye wants to dominate driverless cars—but there’s a problem

Intel’s Mobileye wants to dominate driverless cars—but there’s a problem

Why we're skeptical of Mobileye's plan for validating self-driving car safety.
OnePlus 6 Review—A series of downgrades is saved by the low price

OnePlus 6 Review—A series of downgrades is saved by the low price

Metal made the previous phone stand out, but now it's just another smartphone.
China takes a critical first step toward landing on the far side of the Moon

China takes a critical first step toward landing on the far side of the Moon

The Queqiao spacecraft is now on its way toward L2.
Elon Musk tweet-announces a $78,000 performance Model 3 with all-wheel drive

Elon Musk tweet-announces a $78,000 performance Model 3 with all-wheel drive

"Cost of normal dual motor AWD option is $5k," Tesla CEO says
Small group of iOS devs form “The Developers Union” to request App Store changes

Small group of iOS devs form “The Developers Union” to request App Store changes

There's little in the way of organization, but some notable names are attached.

Who Is Arthur Chu?: When Jeopardy ended, the real puzzles of online life began

Airing on PBS, new doc explores ups and downs of growing up—and growing in stature—online.
Blunder burns unicorn attack that exploited Windows and Reader

Blunder burns unicorn attack that exploited Windows and Reader

Clicking on a PDF was all it took to infect older versions of Windows.
FCC investigates site that let most US mobile phones’ location be exposed

FCC investigates site that let most US mobile phones’ location be exposed

Wyden: mobile phone companies', contractors' view of security is "negligent."

A dozen years after near-death, Star Trek’s future may be stronger than ever

2005's Enterprise finale stopped ~18 years of Trek on TV—how did today's renaissance occur?
Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy amidst “siege” of negative attention

Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy amidst “siege” of negative attention

"It has been determined that it is no longer viable to continue operating the business."
A perfect time for Fahrenheit 451 remakes; HBO’s version falls short

A perfect time for Fahrenheit 451 remakes; HBO’s version falls short

Story remains rich as ever and performances can be great, but there are a few clunkers.
Clean air, water on voters’ agenda, but not Congress’

Clean air, water on voters’ agenda, but not Congress’

Despite voters, Congress has yet another debate on whether climate change is real.
Kingdom Hearts 3 gameplay world premiere: Pixar’s magic even works on RPGs

Kingdom Hearts 3 gameplay world premiere: Pixar’s magic even works on RPGs

Even if final game turns out simple, this RPG's production values cannot be overstated.
NASA asks for Europa lander science experiments—and that’s a big deal

NASA asks for Europa lander science experiments—and that’s a big deal

A mundane federal solicitation may be key to ensuring the lander happens.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 world’s first hands-on: Tight core, tons of questions

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 world’s first hands-on: Tight core, tons of questions

Treyarch still knows its five-on-five combat, adds smart tweaks. What about the rest?
Elon Musk talks proof-of-concept tunnel parallel to the 405 in Los Angeles

Elon Musk talks proof-of-concept tunnel parallel to the 405 in Los Angeles

Musk's youngest company will keep LA Metro informed of its plans.
North Korea-tied hackers used Google Play and Facebook to infect defectors

North Korea-tied hackers used Google Play and Facebook to infect defectors

Apps hosted in Google market for two months were spread over Facebook.
The next Halo game will require no less than a 130-inch, 4K arcade cabinet

The next Halo game will require no less than a 130-inch, 4K arcade cabinet

Four-player Halo: Fireteam Raven coming "this summer," is series' first arcade title.