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After ICBM test, US stresses it was “not the result of current world events”

Test comes after delays due to Russia, China tensions. Enlarge / This old file photo shows a Minuteman III rocket being launched from California. (credit: Lee Corkran/Sygma via Getty Images) Early on Tuesday morning, an unarm.....»»

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Microbiologist tries at-home test kits to see what they reveal about microbiome

You and the trillions of microbes in your gut can live in harmony. Enlarge (credit: Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Library/Getty Images) When you hear about the gut microbiome, does it ever make you wonder what tiny creatures are.....»»

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Court rules FCC is allowed to reassign 5.9 GHz bandwidth, killing V2X

Bandwidth was set aside in 1999, but V2X has been an abject failure. Enlarge / Technologists think that allowing cars to communicate with each other could eradicate traffic collisions. (credit: metamorworks/Getty Images) The.....»»

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Lord of the Rings mechanical keyboards are perfect for people who speak Elvish

Keyboards build on Drop's November release of LotR keycap sets. Enlarge / Don't worry, there are English legends, too. (credit: Drop) Middle-earth has seen more than its share of trials and challenges, but perhaps none more p.....»»

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Almost-certain Nest Wifi appears at FCC with Wi-Fi 6E on-board

What looks like Google's next mesh Wi-Fi router could offer better backhaul. Enlarge / We can't show you Google's likely new Nest Wifi router because it's confidential. But "white" and "spherical" are pretty good bets. (credit: Google.....»»

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Pixel 6 owners who upgrade to Android 13 can never go back

Anti-rollback enforcement disables downgrades for Google's latest devices. Enlarge (credit: Google) Android 13 is slowly rolling out to Pixel phones, but here's something to consider when that update message finally pops up o.....»»

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Musk wins one, loses 21 others as judge denies access to many Twitter records

Twitter must produce documents from a fired executive—but Musk wanted a lot more. Enlarge / Elon Musk speaks at the 2020 Satellite Conference and Exhibition, March 9, 2020, in Washington, DC. The judge overseeing the Twitt.....»»

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Das Keyboard MacTigr review: Finally, a true Mac mechanical

Despite quality typing, power users may want more features. Enlarge / Das Keyboard MacTigr mechanical keyboard. (credit: Scharon Harding) Specs at a glance: Das Keyboard MacTigr Switches Cherry MX Low Profile Red Keyc.....»»

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De-extinction company sets its next (first?) target: The thylacine

We killed the last thylacine about a century ago. Can we correct that mistake? Enlarge (credit: Wikimedia Commons) Of all the species that humanity has wiped off the face of the Earth, the thylacine is possibly the most tragic.....»»

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Amazon accuses FTC of harassing executives including Jeff Bezos and Andy Jassy

Retail giant hits out at US regulator’s tactics in probe into Prime memberships. Former Amazon CEO and current Executive Chairman Jeff Bezos. (credit: Dan Farber) Amazon has accused the US Federal Trade Commission of harass.....»»

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Review: Das Keyboard’s MacTigr is a snappy, but limited, Mac mechanical

Despite quality typing, power users may want more features. Enlarge / Das Keyboard MacTigr mechanical keyboard. (credit: Scharon Harding) Specs at a glance: Das Keyboard MacTigr Switches Cherry MX Low Profile Red Keyc.....»»

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As Big Tech grapples with caste-based discrimination, Apple explicitly bans it

Workers allege that casteism influences how companies hire and promote talent. Enlarge (credit: INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / Contributor | AFP via Getty Images) To help combat caste-based discrimination, the Indian government saves sp.....»»

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CDC to regain control of US hospital data after Trump-era seizure, chaos

TeleTracking, which has personal ties to Trump, made over $50M in federal contracts. Enlarge / Former president Donald Trump, right, listens to Deborah Birx, former coronavirus response coordinator, as she speaks during a news conferen.....»»

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First look at del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities is magically macabre

“The world is beautiful and horrible, at exactly the same time…” A master of horror gives a first look at some of the twisted nightmares and violent delights from his new anthology series, Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities......»»

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Google Maps accused of leading users to fake abortion clinics

Advertisers have to verify abortion services, but not businesses, on Google Maps. Enlarge (credit: spukkato | iStock / Getty Images Plus) In 2018, Google was first confronted by media reports investigating why crisis pregnancy.....»»

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Apple ad exec wants to more than double ad revenue with new ads across iOS

Apple's ads business has been a stop-and-go affair, but it's ready to go again. Enlarge / Apple's HQ, as seen in Apple Maps. (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple is looking into significantly ramping up its ads business, according to B.....»»

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Scientists bent frickin’ laser beams to create this detailed image of a cat

"We can use this system to do quantum simulations of electrons and superconductivity." Enlarge / Researchers manipulated light with liquid crystals to create a sculpted laser beam capable of producing this photorealistic image of a cat.....»»

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1,900 Signal users’ phone numbers exposed by Twilio phishing

No message, profile, or other data exposed—but SMS remains a weakness. Enlarge / Signal's security-minded messaging app is dealing with a third-party phishing attempt that exposed a small number of users' phone numbers. (credit: Gett.....»»

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California to consider keeping last nuclear plant open

Move would help it meet its carbon emissions plans. Enlarge / The two reactors of the Diablo Canyon facility. (credit: Tracey Adams) On Friday, California Governor Gavin Newsom sent a series of aggressive climate proposals to.....»»

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No, seriously, NASA’s Space Launch System is ready to take flight

The rocket may launch just two weeks from now. Enlarge / NASA's Space Launch System rocket, reflected in the turn basin at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, rolls out for a fourth attempt at a wet dress rehearsal on June 6, 2022. (c.....»»

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