Biden signs order overturning Trump's transgender military ban

The ban affected up to 15,000 service members.

Biden Launches Climate Change Efforts

The president will announce a suite of executive actions on Wednesday to combat climate change, two people familiar with his plans said, including a ban on new oil and gas drilling on federal land.

President Biden will make entire 645k federal vehicle fleet electric

President Joe Biden has just announced that he will replace the entire US federal fleet with electric vehicles made in the US.

These are the best Android phones you can buy right now

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Google Maps will soon show COVID vaccine locations

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The Stakes of the Senate’s Impeachment Trial Couldn’t Be Higher

Republicans now face a choice between their long-term interests and short-term self-preservation.

Renewable energy production beat fossil fuels in Europe

Renewable energy surpassed fossil fuels to become Europes main source of electricity in 2020. The transition to clean energy needs to accelerate to stop climate change from becoming more destructive.

Earth Has Lost 28 Trillion Tons of Ice since the Mid-1990s

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Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx detail how Trump’s coronavirus response was even worse than we thought

The scientific faces of Trumps failed coronavirus response wasted no time speaking out.

Apple Watch blood sugar measurement coming in Series 7, claims report

A Korean report claims that an Apple Watch blood sugar sensor will be included in the Series 7 device, when it is launched later this year.

Apple Watch Series 7 Rumored to Feature Blood Glucose Monitoring

The Apple Watch Series 7 will reportedly feature blood glucose monitoring via an optical sensor, according to ETNews.

Yale’s most popular course ever teaches the science of being happy. Now you can take it for free online

This science-backed class, taken by more than three million people, may be the dose of serotonin you need right now.

Report: Diablo 2 remake in development at reorganized Blizzard

Reports from Bloomberg and GamesIndustry.biz on Friday, Jan. 22 said that longtime Activision subsidiary Vicarious Visions has been merged into Blizzard Entertainment operations, and its staff is at work on a remake called Diablo 2: Resurrected.

White Nationalism Is Far Worse Than a 'Disease'

Most analogies for racism as a pathology oversimplify its blight. Better diagnosing it means knowing how to treat it.

Physicists Study How Universes Might Bubble Up and Collide

Since they cant prod actual universes as they inflate and bump into each other in the hypothetical multiverse, physicists are studying digital and physical

Japan coronavirus surge leaves 15,000 on waiting lists for beds

With the number of virus cases rising sharply since November, health centers and hospitals have been strained, with some patients dying at home.

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SpaceX adds laser crosslinks to polar Starlink satellites

The first Starlink satellites launched to polar orbit are equipped with laser crosslinks, technology the company plans to add to other satellites next year.

Samsung’s next smartwatch reportedly tracks blood sugar levels

According to a new report, 2021 smartwatches from Samsung will be able to track blood sugar levels using a non-invasive sensor.
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TikTok Bug Could Have Exposed Users' Profile Data and Phone Numbers

A security flaw in TikTok could have allowed attackers to expose users' profile data and phone numbers.

Best Xbox One headsets 2021: Our picks for the best headsets out there

Looking for the best Xbox headset in 2021? We've got you covered.

AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS Cezanne Review: Ryzen 5000 Mobile Tested

Since AMDs introduction of its newest Zen 3 core for desktop users, the implementation for notebooks and mobile users has been eagerly awaited.

BlackBerry trends on Twitter as shares rise to heights not seen since 2011

Since the stock began to rise on little news, BlackBerry has issued a press release in response due to a request from the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada.



I tried out the Anker Nano and haven't used my Apple wall charger since

The Anker Nano is a miniaturized USB-C charger that's 50-percent smaller than Apple's charger and works three times as fast.

Collins helps contractor after pro-Susan PAC gets donation

A PAC backing Collins got $150k from an entity linked to the wife of a defense contractor whose firm Collins helped.

Tesla Model S ‘Palladium’ refresh spotted on test track ahead of launch

A Tesla Model S with Palladium refresh was spotted being tested on the automakers test track at Fremont factory ahead of the launch, which we believe is imminent.

Sony announces flagship Alpha 1 mirrorless camera with 50MP sensor and 8K video

Features 30fps shooting, 240fps OLED viewfinder, image stabilization, and 30 minute continuous shooting at 8K.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3’s EKG feature is coming to 31 new countries

Samsung is expanding its Health Monitor app to 31 new countries, including 28 European countries, and people in those countries will be able to use the app with a Galaxy Watch 3 or Galaxy Active 2 smartwatch to take electrocardiogram (EKG) and blood pressu...

Hospitalizaitons Are Down

And the seven-day average of COVID-19 cases has dropped significantly, too.

These are the best heavy duty cases for the Samsung Galaxy S21

If you really want to protect your Samsung Galaxy S21 phone, you're going to need a heavy-duty case. Thankfully, we've found a nice roundup of options for you to consider.

New research shows Apple doubled its market share in India last year

Apple will officially announce the fiscal results of Q1 2021 tomorrow, but research firms Counterpoint and CyberMedia came out ahead and revealed some details about how the company performed in India during the last quarter.

North Korea Targets—and Dupes—a Slew of Cybersecurity Pros

The sweeping campaign took advantage of the collaborative spirit among researchers, with an unknown number of victims.

Space Force officially ends launch partnerships with Blue Origin and Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Space Force on Dec. 31 officially terminated launch technology partnerships signed in October 2018 with Blue Origin and Northrop Grumman.

Japan likely to extend COVID-19 state of emergency

A growing number of people in the administration of Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and the ruling party believe it will be necessary to extend the declaration, sources said.

Apple release iOS 14.4 to address actively exploited zero-day iPhone flaw

Apple is pushing out a new update for the iPhone OS, taking it to iOS 14.4.

Linux Release Roundup: GParted, Lightworks, Google Chrome + More

This week's roundup includes a Google Chrome update, improvements to the Plasma Browser Integration extension, and a major addition to disk manager GParted.

Biden, With Powerful Allies and Foes, Targets Climate Change

The president is moving rapidly to address climate change, with some unlikely allies behind him and huge hurdles ahead some in his own party.

‘Plex Arcade’ streams your classic video games to Android, Chrome, Android TV

"Plex Arcade" is launching as a way to stream classic video games to Android and Android TV devices, Chrome, and more.

How the pandemic is accelerating enterprise open source adoption

Enterprise IT teams increasingly shifted to open source software solutions in 2020 as they adapted to the pandemic's disruptions.

Apple Celebrates Black History Month

Apple is putting in maximum effort for this years upcoming Black History Month, celebrating it across many of its services and introducing a special Apple Watch and Sport Band.

A government crisis is poised to make Italy’s Covid-19 trouble even worse

A political crisis in Italy might make the Covid-19 situation even worse

A stunt from Rand Paul reveals limited Republican support for impeachment

The vote signaled GOP reservations about Trumps conviction.

Xbox Game Pass over 18 million subscribers, Xbox Live passes 100 million

Xbox Game Pass has now hit 18 million subscribers, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has stated, speaking on its FY21 Q2 earnings call.

Agios scores its second positive round of data for its lead pipeline drug — but that won't answer the stubborn questions that surround this program

Agios $AGIO bet the farm on its PKR activator drug mitapivat when it recently decided to sell off its pioneering cancer drug Tibsovo and go back to being a development-stage company for what CEO Jackie Fouse hoped would be a short stretch before they got ...

Microsoft is testing another new Windows 10 Experience Pack update

For the past several months, Microsoft has been testing a new way of adding features to Windows 10.

Kevin Hart stars in Borderlands movie as Roland

Lionsgate announced Jan. 26, 2021 that A-list comedian Kevin Hart would star in Eli Roths Borderlands adaptation as Roland, one of the video game series original four heroes.

Microsoft earnings: $43.1B revenue driven by Office, gaming, and the cloud

Today, Microsoft posted its quarterly earnings report, showing another strong quarter. The firm brought in $43.1 billion in revenue, with the top category being More Personal Computing.