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So far, Beyond Good and Evil 2 prototype looks like No Monkey’s Sky

Creative director gets spaceship over 20,000 kmh but never lands the thing. Hmm. Enlarge / Fly, monkey, fly! (credit: Ubisoft) Ubisoft creative director Michel Ansel took to YouTube on Thursday to finally show the world that, yes, Beyond Good.....»»

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Researchers distill entanglement between qubits, age limit checks in place

Send plus resend followed by careful measurement results in better entanglement. Enlarge / Atoms are always up to something. (credit: Jurgen Appelo / Flickr) This seems to be a good week for talking about quantum memories and distributing qubi.....»»

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Trump plans to dismantle Obama-era “Startup Visa”

Obama-era rule granted visas to immigrants who lined up $250,000 in capital. Enlarge / US President Donald Trump during a visit to the Department of Homeland Security in January. (credit: Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) A regulation f.....»»

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Comcast accused of cutting competitor’s wires to put it out of business

Comcast "systematically destroyed" an ISP with 229 customers, lawsuit claims. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | BackyardProduction) A tiny Internet service provider has sued Comcast, alleging that the cable giant and its hired contractors cut t.....»»

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Nintendo: Switch shortages are “definitely not intentional”

In an Ars interview, exec also addresses issues with NES Classic, 3DS, and fan games. Enlarge (credit: Mark Walton) Since the days of the NES, people have accused Nintendo of intentionally underproducing hardware in order to drive an artificia.....»»

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Rhode Island bill sees highway surveillance cams ticketing uninsured motorists

The $120 fines would be split evenly between contractor and the state. Enlarge (credit: Jef Nickerson) A Rhode Island legislative committee has approved a bill that would greatly expand the surveillance state though the deployment of license p.....»»

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Waymo tells judge: Uber’s ex-CEO knew about Google files

Levandowski had "five discs in his possession containing Google information." Enlarge / Travis Kalanick, ex-CEO of Uber Technologies. (credit: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Uber's recently fired CEO, Travis Kalanick, knew that his.....»»

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Charter promised more broadband but didn’t deliver, now must pay fine

21,000 NY customers did not get broadband on schedule, despite merger promise. Enlarge / A Charter Spectrum vehicle. (credit: Charter) Charter has agreed to pay $13 million to New York State after failing to complete broadband construction tha.....»»

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Air Force clears F-35 to fly again—with caveats—after hypoxia scares

"Specific concerns" eliminated as source of problem, but cause of 5 cases not found. Enlarge / An F-35 Lightning II performs a maneuver Sept. 12, 2016 at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. After a temporary grounding, the F-35 has returned to the ski.....»»

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Apple may want to lower record label payout from Apple Music

Record labels may negotiate more now with the popularity of paid music streaming. Apple Music on iOS 10, with Senior VP Eddy Cue. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) Changes may be coming to Apple Music, but for record labels rather than subscribers......»»

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Heat can kill and we’re turning up the thermostat

Analysis of deadly heatwaves shows how many more people they’ll affect by 2100. Enlarge (credit: Jorge Quinteros) ‘Tis the season for heatwaves in the Northern Hemisphere, as folks across Europe and parts of the US west have been reminded.....»»

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Sand worms and lightning: Aven Colony takes city-building to exoplanets

A city-building game set at the start of humanity's galactic civilization era. Enlarge (credit: NASA/Getty Images) Humans have consumed our world’s resources as if they were infinite. Earth remains, however, a finite planet. Without signific.....»»

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The tragedy of FireWire: Collaborative tech torpedoed by corporations

"Show us that it's being adopted in the industry, and we'll put it in.” Enlarge / In retrospect, perhaps our favorite port logo. (credit: Flickr user jeremybrooks) The rise and fall of FireWire—IEEE 1394, an interface standard boasting h.....»»

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Citrix isn’t just for telecommuting, Red Bull Racing uses it at the track

But the next big thing will be machine learning and AI for simulations and design. Enlarge / Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing prepares for the 2017 Australian Grand Prix. (credit: Mark Thompson/Getty Images for Red Bull) "Big Data" has been.....»»

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“The enemy is real,” and the new Game of Thrones trailer is too

Is it wrong that all I really care about this point are dragons? It's the new trailer for Game of Thrones season 7! The second big trailer for Game of Thrones season 7 is here, and I'm starting to get pretty excited for the July 16 p.....»»

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Utility that says Comcast didn’t pay bills threatens to pull wires off poles

Comcast says its bill was doubled and that it will pay “correct amount.” Enlarge / A Comcast service vehicle. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) An electric utility in Tennessee has accused Comcast of not paying its bills for three yea.....»»

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Bay Area: Join us tonight, 6/21, to discuss the US gov’t scientific data purge

Professor Lindsey Dillon will talk about rescuing scientific research in the age of Trump. Enlarge / UC Santa Cruz professor Lindsey Dillon will join us at Ars Live. After taking office in January, the Trump administration began systematical.....»»

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Obama’s Energy Secretary is starting a low-carbon energy think tank

Energy Futures Initiative will offer analysis to “policymakers, industry executives, and NGOs.” Enlarge / PARIS, FRANCE - 2015/12/08: US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz talks during a panel at the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Confe.....»»

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Niantic to punish Pokémon Go cheaters with mark of shame

Gamemaker says ill-gotten Pokémon "may not behave as expected." Enlarge / Good grief. (credit: PopUpTee.com) It has been just a month since Pokémon Go players began noticing that Niantic had started "shadowbanning" accounts that use third-pa.....»»

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Democrats urge Trump administration to block AT&T/Time Warner merger

Senate Democrats: “Mega conglomerate” could punish rivals and harm consumers. Enlarge / AT&T will own a bunch of new media properties if it is allowed to buy Time Warner. (credit: Aurich Lawson) A group of mostly Democratic senators led by.....»»

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