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September 3, 2022

Death Valley Sets Record For Hottest September Day On the Planet

Death Valley set a new record for the hottest September day anywhere on the planet when its Furnace Creek thermometer hit 127 degrees on Thursday. CBS […]
September 3, 2022

Frank Drake, Astronomer Famed For Contributions To SETI, Has Died

On Friday, the family of astronomer Frank Drake announced that he passed away peacefully at 92 in his California home, near the site of his final […]
September 2, 2022

Scientists Turn Plastic Into Diamonds In Breakthrough

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: More than a billion miles away from Earth, on the ice giants of Neptune and Uranus, diamonds are […]
September 2, 2022

California Passes Law Requiring Companies to Post Salary Ranges on Job Listings

Earlier this week, California passed a law requiring all employers based or hiring in the state to post salary ranges on all job listings. The law […]
September 2, 2022

EU Wants Smartphones, Tablets To Be Repairable For At Least 5 Years

The European Commission is advocating new rules for mobile phone and tablet repairability. PC Magazine reports: Draft proposals published this week would require manufacturers to make […]
September 2, 2022

Lenovo Announces Consumer AR Glasses That Can Tether To iPhones

Lenovo is finally selling AR glasses for consumers with the recently-announced Lenovo Glasses T1, which Ars Technica’s Scharon Harding got to demo. Here’s an excerpt from […]
September 2, 2022

‘The E-Bike Is a Monstrosity’

In an article published by the Atlantic, writer and Director of Film and Media Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, Ian Bogost, claims e-bikes have […]
September 2, 2022

Intel Details 12th Gen Core SoCs Optimized For Edge Applications

Intel has made available versions of its 12th-generation Core processors optimized for edge and IoT applications, claiming the purpose-built chips enable smaller form factor designs, but […]
September 2, 2022

Judge Declines To Overturn Elizabeth Holmes Guilty Verdict

A federal judge on Thursday tentatively declined to overturn the jury conviction of disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes on four felony counts of fraud and conspiracy. […]