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  1. Chrome to start blocking annoying notification requests

    Google will start automatically enrolling sites and users in the quieter UI.

  2. Locke and Key is finally coming to Netflix with an appropriately spooky trailer

    "Whatever you think you understand about those keys... you don't."

  3. The latest generation of climate models is running hotter—here’s why

    It largely comes down to their simulation of mid-latitude clouds.

  4. Gallery: The amazing costumes, weird controllers, and gaming rarities of MAGFest 2020

    Come for the cosplay, stay for the rubber fish gaming controller.

  5. Unpatched VPN makes Travelex latest victim of “REvil” ransomware

    Unpatched PulseSecure VPN appears to have let cybercriminals in to steal, encrypt data.

  6. This tech could mean your phone stops you from getting killed by a car

    Pedestrian deaths keep rising, even as overall road deaths decrease.

  7. AMD’s third shoe finally drops at CES 2020—7nm Zen 2 mobile CPUs

    Intel focused on AI acceleration—but AMD went unapologetically hard on gaming.

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  1. Unable to unlock gunman’s iPhones, the FBI (once again) asks for Apple’s help

    The request may signal a new showdown between law enforcement and tech companies.

  2. Researcher promoting red meat, sugar failed to disclose industry ties—again

    The ties call into question the lead researcher's motivation.

  3. Firefox 72 blocks fingerprinting scripts by default, rethinks notification pop-ups

    It also brings picture-in-picture video to Mac and Linux users.

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  1. Samsung’s CES vaporware keynote details AR glasses, fitness exoskeleton

    We also get a Bixby speaker update, which has been delayed for a year and a half now.

  2. Waymo is way, way ahead on testing miles—that might not be a good thing

    Other companies aren't even trying to keep up with Waymo on testing miles.

  3. Iran courted US security expert for years, seeking industrial hacking training

    In emails and WhatsApp messages, Iranian telecom official tried to recruit US researcher.

  4. Closest-ever fast radio burst makes some ideas on their origin less likely

    Even as we find more bursts, the mysterious high-energy events still defy an explanation.

  5. Want to know if spaghetti is al dente? Check how much it curls in the pot

    "It's the change from rigid to viscoelastic behavior that drives the shape change."

  6. Clever design, lack of Bluetooth make Razer’s new phone gamepad a winner

    When latency matters, Kishi's direct connection, flush fit might make the difference.

  1. Put a Tiger in your Lake: Intel’s next-gen mobile CPUs pack a punch

    Intel demos Tiger Lake CPUs, Project Athena designs, and foldable displays.

  2. NASA may ask lunar lander aspirants to put more skin in the game

    "The $600 million wasn’t everything we requested."

  3. Dealmaster: Get a recommended RAVPower wireless charger and adapter for $17

    Plus deals on the Beats Powerbeats Pro, gaming mice, PlayStation Plus, and more.

  4. US finally prohibits ISPs from charging for routers they don’t provide

    Yes, we needed a law to ban rental fees for devices that customers own in full.

  5. Facebook is banning (most) deepfakes

    The policy doesn't cover videos doctored using more conventional techniques.

  6. Qualcomm is getting into the self-driving market

    Qualcomm will initially target advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS).