Former Vice President Walter Mondale dies at 93

"I took Fritz's roadmap," Biden said of Mondale in 2015.

Netflix’s edgy adult animated anthology is back with more love, death, and robots

The mature, edgy anthology series from Tim Miller and David Fincher gets a season 2. The first trailer for Love, Death & Robots season 2 on Netflix promises ... well, exactly that: love, death, and robots. Premiering on May 14.

NASA Mars Helicopter's Flight: Livestream, Date and Time

The experimental Ingenuity vehicle is expected to complete a short but historic up-and-down flight on Monday morning.

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter achieves historic powered flight on Mars

NASAs Ingenuity helicopter successfully carried out its debut flight test on Mars, marking the first-ever powered flight on another world.

Harley-Davidson surprises with higher earnings, good sign for its electric motorcycles

After several years of falling financial reports, Harley-Davidson has just posted surprising numbers that show the company is in a better position than analysts expected.

Mark Zuckerberg says he’s standing up for you. Yes, you.

The CEO of Facebook makes the case for Facebook.

Parler could soon return to the Play Store...but on one condition

Hours after Apple gave the social media network an ultimatum to either properly moderate its network or be removed from the App Store, the app is missing from the Google Play Store.

Best CPUs for Gaming: April 2021

In our series of Best CPU guides, heres the latest update to our recommended Gaming CPUs list. All numbers in the text are updated to reflect pricing at the time of writing. Numbers in graphs reflect MSRP.

How Inclusive Is Your Leadership?

A research-based tool to help leaders understand how their behaviors impact employees.

Are Outdoor Mask Mandates Still Necessary?

Governments need to give Americans an off-ramp to the post-pandemic world. Ending outdoor mask requirements would be a good place to start.

Apple Event Live Coverage: New iPads, AirTags, and More Expected

Apple's virtual "Spring Loaded" event kicks off today at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time, with Apple expected to debut updated iPad models and perhaps some other hardware such as AirTags or iMac models based on Apple silicon.
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NASA Lands Ingenuity, the First Ever Mars Helicopter

The copter safely whirled its way up and back down, demonstrating the first powered, controlled flight on another planet.

Apple Store sitemap is down: new iPad Pro, iMac and more expected at ‘Spring Loaded’ event

The Apple Store sitemap page is currently showing the iconic Be right back message. Unlike previous events, the main store pages are not down (or at least not down yet).
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Is a fourth stimulus check on the way? Here’s what we know

Here's the thing about the prospects for yet another new stimulus check -- to be more specific, a fourth direct coronavirus relief payment, which is already being called for in some circles including by a number of progressive US Senators and members of th...

Latest Neural Nets Solve World’s Hardest Equations Faster Than Ever Before

Two new approaches allow deep neural networks to solve entire families of partial differential equations, making it easier to model complicated systems and to do so orders of magnitude faster.

Artist Uses Five Drones to Create Giant Light-Painted Drawing in the Sky

Light painting artist and photographer Frodo Álvarez worked with a drone team to create a giant, complex, detailed drawing in the sky.

Quantum Astronomy Could Create Telescopes Hundreds of Kilometers Wide

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Something killing your iPhone's battery? Try these tips and tricks

How do you fix iPhone battery problems after a software update or upgrading to a new iPhone? Here are our top power-saving tips!

These architects popularized the open office. Now they say ‘the open office is dead’

Clive Wilkinson Architects championed open offices for big companies such as Google and Microsoft. Now, as the pandemic has led to a massive overhaul of work life, they envision something completely different.

Osaka to seek another state of emergency declaration over virus

The decision to request a declaration is expected to be formalized at a prefectural task force meeting Tuesday.
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Coleridge the philosopher

Though far more often remembered as a poet, Coleridges theory of ideas was spectacular in its originality and bold reach

Malware Spreads Via Xcode Projects Now Targeting Apple's M1-based Macs

Hackers have retooled an Xcode malware campaign to work with Apple's new M1 chips and steal data from cryptocurrency apps.

Microsoft will invest $1 billion in Malaysia over the next 5 years

Microsoft's $1 billion investment in Malasia will be the largest Microsoft investment in Malaysia ever. It comes as part of a five-year partnership that includes new data centers.
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MGM hopes for a James Bond rescue with “No Time to Die”

The studio is reportedly hedging its bets against the coronavirus pandemic, with big-budget dreams for an in-person premiere of the latest James Bond film, "No Time to Die."



"Painfully earned justice has finally arrived for George Floyd’s family": Nation reacts to Chauvin verdict

The culmination of the closely watched trial led to celebration in the streets outside the courthouse.

Why is the old Apple TV HD still so expensive?

Despite introducing a new, more powerful Apple TV 4K at its April event, Apple is also continuing to sell the aging Apple TV 4K at an unreasonable asking price of $149.

From Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Derek Chauvin trial and verdict: News and updates

Former police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of all three charges in the killing of George Floyd.

Everything we know so far about Gran Turismo 7

Gran Turismo 7 is official and coming to PS5 sometime in 2022. There are still many questions to ask and details to be revealed, but here's a round up of everything we know so far.

Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges in the murder of George Floyd

The jury found the former Minneapolis police officer guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter.

2021 iPad Pro tidbits: Center Stage for third-party apps, accessory compatibility, more

Apple finally introduced the 2021 iPad Pro, and it will be available for ordering from April 30.

Disney and Dreamworks talent has reportedly been hired for Metroid Prime 4

Metroid Prime 4 was "restarted" back in early 2019. It likely won't come out for awhile, but here's everything we know so far about this game.

Gina McCarthy Leads Biden Climate Push

Gina McCarthy, Barack Obamas E.P.A. chief, could only watch as the Trump administration dismantled her climate work. Now, shes back with another chance to build a lasting legacy.

Malware authors are creating fake Microsoft Store pages

We recently reported on malware writers tricking iPhone owners into downloading gambling apps by pretending they are games and advertising them using normal channels.

NASA completes launch readiness review for Crew-2 mission

The next commercial crew mission to the ISS passed its final review before its scheduled April 22 launch, with weather the only major issue.

Bristol Myers adds on at Cambridge Crossing, settling in even further in bustling Boston-area biotech hub

In the summer of 2020, Bristol Myers Squibb unveiled plans to plant its flag in the bustling biopharma Cambridge Crossing campus on the border of Cambridge, Boston and neighboring Somerville.

Chauvin’s Conviction Is the Exception That Proves the Rule

The former Minneapolis police officer was found guilty on all three counts he facedbut his trial was a demonstration of how difficult efforts at accountability remain.

How to improve PC performance in Valheim

Valheim is still an Early Access game, which means it's not been optimized as a final retail game would be. We've got a few tips and tricks to improve performance in Valheim that'll get you higher framerates in no time.

Why a Cedars-Sinai hospital and BP use facial recognition (exclusive)

Facial recogntion is widely used in entertainment, finance, and retail in various ways tp boost building security and stop criminal activity.

Microsoft Edge is getting better looking fonts on Windows 10

Microsoft Edge seems to be getting a new feature that will make the text you see on the webpage smoother, clearer, and easier to read.

Apple Releases New M1-Based 24-inch iMac in Spring Colors

Apple has introduced its next M1-based Maca 24-inch iMac in a colorful new industrial design that makes it perfect for use in the home. Its specs are likely similar to the M1-based Mac mini models, and the prices are entirely reasonable.

UK government announces first phase of Project Gigabit

The UK has announced the first phase of Project Gigabit, an initiative with £5 billion invested to help connect hard-to-reach businesses and homes with gigabit internet connectivity.

No Man’s Sky update makes the game more social, which kinda ruins it

No Mans Sky latest game mode, Expeditions, arrived with patch 3.3. While the mode is great for new players or people who are lost in the standard game, it has some technical and social difficulties that may make it a skip.

Sony’s Airpeak Drone Can Hold Position and Stabilize in 44 MPH Winds

Sony has published a demonstration video of its impending Airpeak drone that shows it can stabilize itself and its gimbal in 44MPH winds.

Tesla faces backlash after unhappy customer crashes Shanghai Motor Show booth

Tesla is facing some backlash in China after an unhappy customer crashed its Shanghai Motor Show booth and was arrested.

Nomad debuts first leather AirTags accessories alongside refreshed iPad Pro cases

The first Nomad AirTags accessories have been announced today alongside a refreshed lineup of leather iPad Pro cases and folios.

Apple Card Family lets your Family Sharing group use your credit card

It's a new expansion of the feature set of Apple's first credit card.

The Conversation Has Never Been Wider

I am still listening to the excellent interview with Tressie McMillan Cottom on The Ezra Klein Show, but I wanted to highlight this exchange right at the beginning of the interview because I think it's relevant to a lot