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President Trump will visit Apple's Mac Pro factory on November 20th

Apple is determined to win as as many tariff exemptions as it can, it seems. The White House has confirmed that President Trump will visit Apple's Mac Pro factory in Austin, Texas on November 20th,

Air racing tournament unveils an all-electric sports aircraft

The electric aircraft seen to date have focused more on raw utility than thrill-seeking, but that's about to change very shortly. Air Race E, an air racing tournament backed by Airbus, has formally

Iran shuts down nearly all internet access in response to fuel protests

Iran is trying an all-too-familiar tactic to hinder protests: cut the lines of communication. The Iranian government has shut down nearly all internet access in the country amidst mounting protests

The best probe thermometer

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After Math: Everything's coming up Disney

It's been a big week for Disney. The company finally launched its streaming platform, Disney+, to great fanfare. At the same time, Star Wars: Fallen Order, another Disney-owned IP, launched on Friday
mTiny robot review: Screen-free coding for kids

mTiny robot review: Screen-free coding for kids

My five- and seven-year-old constantly fight over who gets the iPad first. We have one, and they get to use it in tiny doses, usually when I'm at my wit's end. Their favorite app? ScratchJr, MIT's

BioWare may revamp 'Anthem' in a bid to save it

There's no question that BioWare has struggled with Anthem between bugs and basic mechanics, and has made significant gameplay changes in a bid to keep its shared world shooter alive. However, the

Simpsons World shuts down as episodes move to Disney+

You knew Simpsons World wouldn't last much longer when Disney+ claimed The Simpsons as a streaming exclusive, but you might not have expected the end to be so... abrupt. Simpsons World has promptly

Aibo update lets you program your robot puppy's actions

Not happy with what Sony's reborn Aibo can do? You now have the power to make it do more. Sony has rolled out a 2.50 update for the robot dog that enables, among other things, a web-based interface

Huawei's foldable Mate X smartphone goes on sale in China

There's finally a major foldable smartphone on the market beyond the Galaxy Fold... if you live in China. As promised, Huawei has started selling the Mate X through its Vmall online store. It'll cost

Redbox will stop selling Disney movie codes as part of settlement

Disney's lawsuit against Redbox is over, and it's not great news for Redbox. The two sides have agreed to a settlement that will have Redbox stop the sale of movie download codes from Disney disc

Google's fight with Oracle will be heard in the Supreme Court

Google is getting one more shot at fending off Oracle's Android copyright claims. The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear Google's appeal of a federal appeals court ruling that Android violated Oracle

Cortana app will stop working on phones in some countries (updated)

Microsoft's changing Cortana strategy is about to have consequences for some phone users. The company has revealed that the Cortana app will stop working after January 31st, 2020 for people in

States sue to prevent EPA from revoking state emissions powers

States are taking further legal action to prevent the Trump administration from undoing California's stricter emissions rules. California, 22 other states, DC and the cities of New York and Los

Recommended Reading: The 15th anniversary of 'Halo 2'

When 'Halo 2' invaded planet earth Anthony John Agnello, The RingerIn the latest installment of "things that will make you feel old," Halo 2 was released on November 9, 2004 -- which makes it 15 years

The Morning After: iFixit looks inside the 16-inch MacBook Pro

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to your weekend! Now that Apple's new laptop is here, it's time to tear it apart and look inside. Disney is responding to Simpsons fans, and Amazon has a

Netflix tweaks 'Devil Next Door' documentary after Polish PM complains

Netflix distributes content in nearly every country around the world now, which has meant making edits to content in some places based on local laws. In the case of a Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj

Researchers develop an AI system with near-perfect seizure prediction

We've seen a smart arm bracelet that can predict nightly seizures, but now a pair of researchers have created something even more promising: an AI system that can predict epileptic seizures with

NYT: Trump admin set to extend Huawei license again

In May, the US Commerce Department added Huawei to the "Entity List," banning US companies from doing business with it unless they have a special license. Since then it has extended temporary licenses

Disney+ will fix its 'Simpsons' widescreen problem in 2020

As soon as Disney+ launched, fans of The Simpsons noticed a big problem. In a repeat of an issue that occurred when FXX started playing old episodes a few years ago, someone made the decision to crop