As Volvo goes electric, here's how it's making its batteries top-notch

AS VOLVO GOES ELECTRIC, HERE'S HOW IT'S MAKING ITS BATTERIES TOP-NOTCH

Volvo HQ in Gothenburg, Sweden. [credit: Jonathan Gitlin ] Electric cars are becoming much more important to automakers, and that means...

Brain-activity recognition gets competitive with speech recognition

BRAIN-ACTIVITY RECOGNITION GETS COMPETITIVE WITH SPEECH RECOGNITION

Enlarge / Several generations of neural implants from Neuralink. For people with limited use of their limbs, speech recognition can...

 
 
 
IPad Pro teardown basically finds 2018's iPad Pro with a lidar sensor

IPAD PRO TEARDOWN BASICALLY FINDS 2018'S IPAD PRO WITH A LIDAR SENSOR

The full teardown of the 2020 iPad Pro. [credit: iFixit ] As expected, iFixit has published a teardown of the 12.9-inch, 2020 iPad...

How to play Pokémon Go when everyone's stuck inside

HOW TO PLAY POKÉMON GO WHEN EVERYONE'S STUCK INSIDE

Enlarge / Remember when Pokemon were allowed to get within 6 feet of each other? While most game makers are seeing booming usage statistics...

 
 
 
Long after some hominins were bipedal, others stuck to the trees

LONG AFTER SOME HOMININS WERE BIPEDAL, OTHERS STUCK TO THE TREES

Enlarge / The excavation site where the bones were found. We already know that, at various points in our species' past, several hominin...

Coronavirus misinformation is the latest test for social media platforms

CORONAVIRUS MISINFORMATION IS THE LATEST TEST FOR SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS

Enlarge / It's just you and your devices now, in this socially-distanced world we all live in for the time being. Too bad the misinformation...

 
 
 
The year of Mario: A ton of classic 3D games reportedly coming to Switch in 2020

THE YEAR OF MARIO: A TON OF CLASSIC 3D GAMES REPORTEDLY COMING TO SWITCH IN 2020

Enlarge / Our own approximation of Super Mario Galaxy on a Switch. Nintendo has yet to confirm a slew of rumors that emerged on Monday...

OneWeb goes bankrupt, won't challenge SpaceX in satellite-broadband race

ONEWEB GOES BANKRUPT, WON'T CHALLENGE SPACEX IN SATELLITE-BROADBAND RACE

Enlarge / Illustration of a OneWeb satellite. OneWeb has filed for bankruptcy and intends to sell its business, bringing an abrupt...

 
 
 
WireGuard VPN makes it to 1.0.0-and into the next Linux kernel

WIREGUARD VPN MAKES IT TO 1.0.0-AND INTO THE NEXT LINUX KERNEL

Enlarge / WireGuard will be in tree for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS , as well as the upcoming 5.6 kernel. We've been anticipating WireGuard's...

Court: Violating a site's terms of service isn't criminal hacking

COURT: VIOLATING A SITE'S TERMS OF SERVICE ISN'T CRIMINAL HACKING

Enlarge A federal court in Washington, DC, has ruled that violating a website's terms of service isn't a crime under the Computer...

 
 
 
NASA officials outline plans for building a Lunar Gateway in the mid-2020s

NASA OFFICIALS OUTLINE PLANS FOR BUILDING A LUNAR GATEWAY IN THE MID-2020S

Enlarge / Artist's concept of initial configuration of the Lunar Gateway. The concept of NASA's Lunar Gateway-a small outpost to be...

Resident Evil 3 Remake review: Are we ready for pandemic nostalgia?

RESIDENT EVIL 3 REMAKE REVIEW: ARE WE READY FOR PANDEMIC NOSTALGIA?

The Resident Evil series' Nemesis creature. Just what we need during these dark times. [credit: Capcom ] A few months ago, Resident...

 
 
 
Galaxy S20 Review-Overhyped and outrageously priced

GALAXY S20 REVIEW-OVERHYPED AND OUTRAGEOUSLY PRICED

The Galaxy S20's camera assembly. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Samsung never changes. The company's flagship smartphone strategy has always...

Nintendo Switch sells out at retail, leading to third-party price gouging

NINTENDO SWITCH SELLS OUT AT RETAIL, LEADING TO THIRD-PARTY PRICE GOUGING

Enlarge / All of these consoles are pretty hard to find at retailers these days... (credit: Photo Illustration by Guillaume Payen/SOPA...

 
 
 
28 years later, a no-disc version of the Sega CD exists-and it rocks

28 YEARS LATER, A NO-DISC VERSION OF THE SEGA CD EXISTS-AND IT ROCKS

Finally: a way to play classic Sega CD games without worrying about a failing disc drive produced in the early '90s. It's a great time...

INSERT COIN, THE ARCADE DOCUMENTARY WORTH FEEDING ALL YOU QUARTERS INTO 

The trailer for Insert Coin . You may not know longtime game developer Joshua Tsui, but you know his work. Over two decades-plus in...

 
 
 
Bogus coronavirus claims lead Google Play to finally give Infowars the boot

BOGUS CORONAVIRUS CLAIMS LEAD GOOGLE PLAY TO FINALLY GIVE INFOWARS THE BOOT

Enlarge / Alex Jones of InfoWars talks to reporters outside a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing concerning foreign influence operations'...

Review: elegiac Star Trek: Picard brings all the feels in bittersweet finale

REVIEW: ELEGIAC STAR TREK: PICARD BRINGS ALL THE FEELS IN BITTERSWEET FINALE

Just a retired admiral and his trusty Number One. [credit: YouTube/CBS All Access ] Nobody can deliver lines with Shakespearean gravitas...

 
 
 
4,000 Android apps silently access your installed software

4,000 ANDROID APPS SILENTLY ACCESS YOUR INSTALLED SOFTWARE

Enlarge More than 4,000 Google Play apps silently collect a list of all other installed apps in a data grab that allows developers...

MacBook Air 2020 review: The most boring Mac is among the best

MACBOOK AIR 2020 REVIEW: THE MOST BORING MAC IS AMONG THE BEST

The 2020 Retina MacBook Air. Apple wants people to fall back in love with its latest MacBook Air. For many users, the pre-Retina, 13-inch...

 
 
 



Tottenham chief Levy confirms coronavirus wage cuts in strong-worded statement

Tottenham chief Levy confirms coronavirus wage cuts in strong-worded statement

Tottenham have given non-playing staff a 20 per cent pay cut as the financial fallout from the coronavirus crisis continues Read more ...

Coronavirus: Girl, 12, becomes youngest known person to die in Europe

Coronavirus: Girl, 12, becomes youngest known person to die in Europe

A 12-year-old Belgian girl has become the youngest known person in Europe to die after contracting coronavirus. Read more ...

Houseparty offers million-dollar reward to prove hacking rumours were smear...

Houseparty offers million-dollar reward to prove hacking rumours were smear campaign

Houseparty has announced a reward of $1 million to the first person able to share any evidence that rumours linking the app to other accounts being hacked are a part of a paid... Read more ...

Man Utd backed for £230m double transfer, Chelsea agent talks, Liverpool eye...

Man Utd backed for £230m double transfer, Chelsea agent talks, Liverpool eye Barcelona ace

All the latest rumours and gossip coming out of Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Barcelona and Real Madrid. Read more ...

'You never get bored of beating Deontay Wilder up': Tyson Fury hits out at...

'You never get bored of beating Deontay Wilder up': Tyson Fury hits out at Bronze Bomber

Tyson Fury has admitted he will 'never get bored of beating up Deontay Wilder' as he insists he is desperate for a third fight after the coronavirus crisis comes to an end. Read more ...

Peter Andre reveals his son Junior, 14, is battling a high temperature as...

Peter Andre reveals his son Junior, 14, is battling a high temperature as the family self-isolate

Junior recently told how he was displaying symptoms of the virus and the family are now going to follow government guidelines to stay indoors. Read more ...

Emilia Clarke's auction to have dinner with her to relieve NHS amid coronavirus

Emilia Clarke's auction to have dinner with her to relieve NHS amid coronavirus

The Game of Thrones star has launched an auction to have dinner with her to raise funds for her brain health charity, which would free up the NHS to focus Read more ...

Matt Lucas to release 'Thank You Baked Potato' for his FeedNHS charity

Matt Lucas to release 'Thank You Baked Potato' for his FeedNHS charity

Matt Lucas is set to release his updated version of his 'Baked Potato Song', now titled 'Thank You Baked Potato', with the proceeds going to his charity FeedNHS. Read more ...

Coronavirus death toll 20% higher than NHS figures, new data suggests

Coronavirus death toll 20% higher than NHS figures, new data suggests

Official statistics regarding deaths only include those who have died in hospital The UK's true coronavirus death toll could be 20% higher than official figures have shown... Read more ...

Piers Morgan tells public to 'get a grip' as Susanna talks 'difficult' lockdown

Piers Morgan tells public to 'get a grip' as Susanna talks 'difficult' lockdown

Good Morning Britain's Susanna Reid returned to the show alongside Piers Morgan after being in self-isolation for two weeks Read more ...