Ars community gives over $36,000 in annual charity drive

Enlarge reader comments 0 Share this story Over the last month or so, I’ve been pestering Ars readers to give as much as they could in out 2017 Charity Drive sweepstake. All told, Ars Technica readers donated $36,738.11 to Child’s Play and the EFF through our 2017 charity drive. That’s a bit below the roughly […]

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FBI security expert: Apple are “jerks” about unlocking encrypted phones

Enlarge Getty Images | Boonrit Panyaphinitnugoon reader comments 66 Share this story Federal Bureau of Investigation officials are continuing to voice their displeasure with Apple’s approach to iPhone security, with one FBI official reportedly calling the company “jerks” and an “evil genius” this week. Apple has repeatedly made it more difficult to access data on […]

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YouTube finally hands down punishment to creator for posting dead body video

Enlarge Valentina Palladino reader comments 24 Share this story About one year after the YouTube ad-pocalypse shook up the online video website, the company is handing down a punishment to another YouTube star for posting an obscene video. Logan Paul, a YouTube creator with 15 million subscribers, has been removed from Google’s Preferred ad platform. […]

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Dark Souls, Donkey Kong Country lead a wave of Nintendo Switch ports

reader comments 34 Share this story [embedded content] After gently teasing fans all week, Nintendo suddenly threw up a bevy of Nintendo Switch announcements via a “Nintendo Direct Mini” video presentation this morning. Nintendo and Japanese third-party partners seem eager to provide the millions of Switch owners out there with quickly available, prepackaged content in […]

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More haunting declassified scans of nuclear weapons test videos released

Enlarge / A high-altitude nuclear detonation captured on decades-old film at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory reader comments 45 Share this story This week, scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) released another 62 declassified nuclear explosion test videos on the lab’s YouTube channel. These videos follow an earlier batch […]

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Photosynthesis before oxygen may have kept the early Earth warm

Photosynthesis. Petr Pakandl / WikiCommons reader comments 8 Share this story “The so-called ‘faint young Sun paradox’ has long been a topic of debate because its resolution bears important ramifications for the basic factors structuring climate regulation and the long-term habitability of Earth and Earth-like exoplanets.” So begins Chris Reinhard’s new paper in Nature. Reinhard […]

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Ars Technica System Guide: December 2017

Enlarge Aurich / Getty reader comments 206 Share this story In classic Ars system guides, we assumed that everybody wants the same thing out of a computer—the only question is how much you spend. And in that case, the beloved “Budget Box / Hot Rod / God Box” classifications made a lot of sense. In […]

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