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E.U. Parliament Passes Measure to Break Up Google in Symbolic Vote
While the vote poses no immediate threat to the company, ...
Bits Blog: New F.A.A. Report Tallies Drone Sightings, Highlighting Safety Issues
The list is not comprehensive, but it still provides a go...
Bits Blog: What Waze Users Can Tell Us About Thanksgiving Travel Patterns
Waze, a community-based navigation app, finds that Thanks...
Bits Blog: European Legislator Urging the Breakup of Google Has Ties to a Law Firm
Andreas Schwab, a member of the European Parliament, is “...
‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Should Apply Worldwide, E.U. Panel Says
New guidelines from privacy regulators would require Goog...
Disruptions: The Slippery Slope of Silicon Valley
Are tech companies like Uber, Google and Facebook ethical...
Now, Anyone Can Buy a Drone. Heaven Help Us.
Pranksters’ antics are forcing public safety officials to...
App Smart: A Little Abracadabra on the Phone
Numerous apps teach you how to fool your targets, and som...
State of the Art: Tech Toys That Go Beyond the Screen
Toys will soon be able to be controlled and updated throu...
Ars Technica
iWork ’14 review: Still waiting for that great leap forward
No backward compatibility, but the productivity suite is ...
Far Cry 4 review: it’s déjà vu all over again, and I love it
By keeping it familiar, Ubisoft's new open world shooter ...
Get rare deals on console hardware and accessories this Black Friday
Xbox One with bonuses for $330, two free games with $400 ...
Goat MMO Simulator impressions: Massively moronic
Neither massive nor multiplayer, but it makes the year's ...
European parliament votes in favor of breaking up Google
Although the vote is non-binding, it's a definite setback...
Where and how do Ars staffers work? Our computers, let us show you them!
Last year you saw our chairs, and this year you’ll see ou...
Thanksgiving Dealmaster: save $100 on an iPad Air 2, while supplies last
Starting right now you can save a benjamin on Apple's new...
Pilots report increased near-collisions with drones, FAA data says
Many hobbyist drones found flying over 2,000 ft.
Preview: Office for Android tablets is like Office for iPad, but on Android
Microsoft really seems committed to this "Office everywhe...
TechCrunch
From The Farm To The Head Of Web Summit’s Table
 Earlier this month I was at Dublin’s Web Summ...
This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: BlackFriday!
We’re bringing this podcast to you a little early s...
MOCAheart Makes Keeping Track Of Your Heart’s Vital Signs Easy
 MOCAheart wants to make keeping track of your cardi...
The Uber Supper
 As we in the US sit down to holiday dinner tonight,...
Startup Weekend On The Turkish Border Unites Two Countries’ Entrepreneurs
 It’s not unusual to encounter a Startup Weeke...
Thankful
 Time’s running out. We fear. We long for esca...
A Gift Guide For Watch-Loving Ladies
 While almost anyone can wear any watch – some...
These Aren’t The Drones You’re Looking For
 As we approach the holiday season, San Francisco st...
Windows Phone 8.1 Finally Breaks The 50% Market Share Threshold
 Windows Phone 8.1 accounted for more than 50 percen...
Lifehacker
Stock Up on iTunes Credit for 25% Off
We see iTunes credit at 15-20% discounts every now and ...
Quirky's Black Friday Sale is Full of Great Gift Ideas
You might not have had any items from Quirky on your Bl...
This Video Explains What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Too Much
If you've just had a really big meal, there's a lot of t...
Who Said It First Tracks Down the First Tweet on Any Topic
Ever wonder who said something first on Twitter? Now tha...
Give Babies and Young Kids Less Frequent Baths to Reduce Eczema Issues
Ten to twenty percent of children are diagnosed with ecz...
Keep Gravy Warm and Smooth for Hours in a Thermos
Whether you're traveling and bringing the gravy with you...
Avoid Overeating at Holiday Feasts by Sticking With Homemade Food
This time of year, many us are going to those holiday pa...
Amazon's GoPro Hero 4 Bundle Includes a $50 Gift Card and 32GB MicroSD
GoPro's brand new Hero4 Silver is the first GoPro with ...
The Best Black Friday Gaming Deals
Retailers took their time, but this is an amazing set o...
CNN.com - ...
Watch how vinyl records are made
Despite their retro roots, records sales are growing. CNN...
Flip phones are hip again
Hipsters, rejoice. Next time you ride your fixed-gear bic...
The security gadget that's always listening
For Airbnb hosts who want to keep tabs on their homes, a ...
First a comet, then Mercury
After landing a probe on an icy comet, the European Space...
Africa's mobile money comes to Europe
Snapchat may be the latest application to offer a mobile ...
Think you know the Web? Let's find out
Sure, everyone reading this uses the Internet. But how mu...
Military's new high-tech high seas tool
Few people get access to life on a Coast Guard cutter. CN...
The home security device that's always listening
For Airbnb hosts who want to keep tabs on their homes, a ...
See U.S. Navy's drone-killing laser
The U.S. Navy is deploying a secret weapon to the Persian...
Top News ...
Steve Jobs Lives on at the Patent Office
Years after his death, the former Apple CEO still wins pa...
Google Glass Is Dead; Long Live Smart Glasses
Even though Google’s head-worn computer is going nowhere,...
Why Apple Failed to Make Sapphire iPhones
The delicate, monthlong process of growing sapphire accou...
Simple Circuit Could Double Cell-Phone Data Speeds
A circuit that lets a radio send and receive data simulta...
Are Telepathy Experiments Stunts or Science?
Scientists have established direct communication between ...
Solar Panels That Configure Themselves
A new solar power system is easy to add to a roof, and pe...
China’s Future City
China has put political muscle and technology into Tianji...
The Search for Exceptional Genomes
They walk among us. Natural experiments, living ordinary ...
Cities Find Rewards in Cheap Technologies
Mobile apps, sensors, and other technologies help cities ...
Engadget RSS ...
The world's largest solar power plant is now up and running
Solar power just hit one of its biggest milestones, in mo...
Lego car becomes an avatar for a worm
Remember the OpenWorm project, in which researchers repro...
LG's mobile division is getting a new CEO, too
A few days ago, it was rumored that Samsung was planning ...
FAA report shows spike in drone-related air traffic incidents
There's a reason why unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) aren...
Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft heads to a carbon-rich asteroid soon
On November 30th, Japan's Hayabusa 2 will be leaving leav...
Slingbox now suggests YouTube videos based on what you're watching
It's getting to the point where when a gadget can't acces...
Audi says an EV sedan with Tesla-like range is coming in 2017
An all-electric car is in the works at Audi that will riv...
The world's largest video-game collection is up for sale again
Miss your chance at grabbing the largest video game colle...
Wireless chip cures your staph infection then dissolves away
As bacteria get more resistant to antibiotics, researcher...
WIRED
WIRED’s Top 50 Black Friday Deals
It’s Black Friday, and sweet deals abound. But chasing th...
Eruptions from Japan’s Aso Becoming More Intense
New eruptions at Japan’s Aso have become intense en...
The Teen Brain “Shuts Down” When It Hears Mom’s Criticism
Neuroscientists scanned the brains of teenagers while the...
10 British Shows You Need to Stream on Netflix This Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, and hey, since being kind...
The Weirdest Incidents Involving Wild Turkeys This Week
Wild turkeys were “everywhere” on Cape Cod, despite havin...
A Stylish App That Helps You Stick to a Budget
Most users don’t need charts, they just need to know if a...
The Next Era of Designers Will Use Data as Their Medium
Design has been focused on the surfaces of computing, ren...
Science Graphic of the Week: Rising Sea Levels Show Strange Patterns
Two ocean systems that once rose and fell out of synch wi...
EBay’s Plan to Reinvent Retail Shopping With Magic Mirrors
Though most consumers still think of eBay strictly as onl...
Techdirt.
Coming Up On The Techdirt Podcast: Amanda Palmer
Happy Thanksgiving folks! As you've probably noticed by ...
Lessons On Censorship From Syria's Internet Filter Machines
Norwegian writer Mette Newth once wrote that: "Censorship...
DC Police Department Budgets Its Asset Forfeiture Proceeds Years In Advance
Asset forfeiture may be the greatest scam perpetuated on ...
DailyDirt: Cutting Up Your Food...
Those of us in the US will be thankful tomorrow for a bun...
FTC Hammers Sony For Misleading Advertising
Earlier this year, Mike had written up yet another post a...
YouTube Briefly Shuts Down Blizzard's Own YouTube Channel For Copyright Infringement
YouTube's ContentID system gets mocked quite frequently f...
Slashdot
Researchers Discover an "Off Switch" For Pain In the Brain
concertina226 writes Scientists working together from sev...
Ask Slashdot: Best Drone For $100-$150?
andyring writes With Christmas fast approaching, and me b...
Scientists Develop "Paint" To Help Cool the Planet
AaronW writes Engineers at Stanford University have devel...
Google Should Be Broken Up, Say European MPs
An anonymous reader is one of many to send word that the ...
Kim Dotcom Says Legal Fight Has Left Him Broke
mrspoonsi writes Kim Dotcom, the founder of the seized fi...
Behind Apple's Sapphire Screen Debacle
Frankie70 (803801) writes Apple invested more than $1 bil...
Syrian Electronic Army Takes Credit For News Site Hacking
New submitter ddtmm writes The Syrian Electronic Army is ...
Apple and Amazon Launch Black Friday Price War
An anonymous reader writes Forbes magazine points out tha...
Riecoin Breaks World Record For Largest Prime Sextuplet, Twice
An anonymous reader writes Last week, Riecoin – a p...
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