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Count on old-school fun with these new calculator emulations

14 number crunchers from Texas Instruments, HP, and more that you can click. Enlarge / Graphing a parabola on the TI-83 Plus calculator emulation. (credit: Texas Instruments, MAME Tea/mInternet Archive) Due to its pric.....»»

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Decades-old law forms biggest obstacle to nationwide TikTok ban, lawmaker says

TikTok's CEO agrees to testify before Congress for the first time in March. Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto / Contributor | NurPhoto) As Congress prepares to vote on a nationwide TikTok ban next month, it looks like that ban m.....»»

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COVID is still a global health emergency, but end may be near, WHO says

WHO lays out path to end the emergency as pandemic reaches an "inflection point." Enlarge / World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. (credit: Getty | Fabrice Cof) The World Health Orga.....»»

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Charter settles with family of murder victim, says insurance will cover it

Settlement under $262 million "shouldn't cost Charter anything" due to insurance. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Tony Webster) Charter Communications was once on the hook for over $7 billion in a case involving a former.....»»

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Deepfakes for scrawl: With handwriting synthesis, no pen is necessary

Free neural network demo generates dynamic, downloadable handwriting on the fly. Enlarge / An example of computer-synthesized handwriting generated by Calligrapher.ai. (credit: Ars Technica) Thanks to a free web app call.....»»

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Rumored overhaul for Windows File Explorer would tie into OneDrive, Microsoft 365

Microsoft added tabs to Explorer recently, but this redesign goes further. Enlarge / A PC running Windows 11. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft is working on an overhaul of the File Explorer app in Windows 11, according to a.....»»

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MSG probed over use of facial recognition to eject lawyers from show venues

MSG says policy is legal, while NY AG alleges it may violate civil rights law. Enlarge / Radio City Music Hall on December 14, 2021, in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | Alexi Rosenfeld ) The operator of Madison Squ.....»»

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Do mechanical keyboards really need arrow keys? 

Angry Miao replaces bulky arrow buttons with a 2×0.5-inch capacitive touchpad. Enlarge / A recent keyboard announcement explores a space-saving alternative to dedicated arrow buttons. (credit: Scharon Harding) Which ke.....»»

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Antibiotic resistance induced by the widespread use of… antidepressants?

Bacteria evolve drug resistance more readily when antidepressants are around. Enlarge (credit: Larry Washburn) Jianhua Guo is a professor at the Australian Centre for Water and Environmental Biotechnology. His research f.....»»

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Q4 2022 was a disaster for smartphone sales, sees the largest-ever drop

Phone sales plummeted 18 percent last quarter, 11 percent for the entire year. Enlarge / An empty Samsung Store. (credit: Samsung) With a million layoffs and rising inflation, it turns out consumers also aren't interes.....»»

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By learning to hunt otters, wolves decimate a deer population

On an Alaskan island, wolves adapted to hunt an unexpected aquatic prey. Enlarge / So cute yet—for some animals—so tasty. (credit: Arthur Morris) People love otters, wolves, and deer. Respectively, they’re crafty,.....»»

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Airlines and cattle ranchers have beef with Google’s climate math

Businesses with sales at stake are pushing back on Google's emissions estimates. Enlarge (credit: Damien Meyer/Getty Images) Flying premium from San Francisco to Los Angeles, a common trip for some Californians, could ge.....»»

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Meta will allow Donald Trump back on Facebook, sparking wave of criticism

Critics warn Meta: Trump will continue to "spread lies and... incite violence." Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto /) Meta will restore Donald Trump's access to his Facebook and Instagram accounts "in the coming we.....»»

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Get your first look at the OnePlus Pad, OnePlus’ first tablet

We've got both official and unofficial renders of the supposedly 11.6-inch tablet. The OnePlus Pad teaser image. That round camera bump looks just like the OnePlus 11's......»»

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Microsoft said to be working on an overhauled File Explorer for Windows 11

Microsoft added tabs to Explorer recently, but this redesign goes further. Enlarge / A PC running Windows 11. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft is working on an overhaul of the File Explorer app in Windows 11, according to a.....»»

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RSA’s demise from quantum attacks is very much exaggerated, expert says

Expert says the focus on quantum attacks may distract us from more immediate threats. Enlarge Three weeks ago, panic swept across some corners of the security world after researchers discovered a breakthrough that, at l.....»»

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After 25 years, GoldenEye 007 gets its first modern rerelease Friday

Xbox gets enhanced 4K visuals, but Switch gets online play. A scene from the upscaled Xbox version of GoldenEye 007. Fans of '90s.....»»

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Stolen League of Legends source code being ransomed, and Riot Games won’t pay

No player information or credentials were leaked in the attack, Riot Games says. Enlarge / The theft of Riot Games' source code for League of Legends, TeamFight Tactics, and an anti-cheat platform could have implications for futu.....»»

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Samsung’s new touch tech enables thinner, lighter OLED laptops

Incorporating a design phones have used for over a decade. Enlarge / A concept laptop with Samsung Display's new 16-inch OLED touchscreen. (credit: Samsung Display) As plenty of laptop makers proved at CES earlier this.....»»

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DirecTV dumps Newsmax instead of paying new fee, drawing Republican outrage

DirecTV says Newsmax ratings aren't high enough to justify network's rate demand. Enlarge Newsmax is no longer on DirecTV, as the satellite video provider today said it decided not to renew an expiring deal because of N.....»»

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