Ahead of Sunday's rumored announcement of the HoloLens 2 headset at Mobile World Congress on Sunday, a group of concerned employees at Microsoft have begun circulated a letter demanding the august tech firm sever an augmented reality contract it won with the Army last year.
Conventional DNA is comprised of the familiar A, C, G, and T base pairs, but a newly created genetic system is packed with eight, thus doubling the number of letters normally found in self-replicating molecules. Intriguingly, the new system, dubbed "hachimoji," could resemble the building blocks of extraterrestrial...
Colossal Marriott Breach Inspires New California Bill That Would Require More of Companies That Get PwnedFeb 24, 2019
Prompted by last year's Marriott International data breach, which saw more than 25 million unencrypted passport numbers leaked among other sensitive info, the state of California may soon require companies to notify customers when passport information and biometric data are accessed by anyone without authorization.
Have a plan to track and predict the behavior of ex-cons using artificial intelligence? The U.S. Department of Justice is all ears.
When it comes to security, Chrome extensions are the wild west. Many of them ask for broad permissions, and if you pick the wrong one, you'll end up sharing a lot more personal data than you probably intended with a mysterious internet stranger.
Around six months ago, I really started dreading the sense that I would have to buy a new phone soon. The iPhone 7 I've had in my pocket and hand for the last three years was beginning to have problems charging, and I could no longer use my Lightning connector headphones. It was really pissing me off.
A real-world experiment in Berkeley, California might help settle the debate over whether taxing sugary soft drinks can make people healthier. A new study found that the drinking habits of Berkeley residents got better and stayed better over the three years after a 2014 soda tax was passed. Residents not only drank...
Yes, 5G is coming, but it's definitely not here yet. Brazilian carrier Claro seems to by trying to get around that pesky fact with a sneaky "4.5G" marketing campaign that could result in fines for misleading advertising.
Clearly, a bunch of Lifehacker readers have issues getting wireless networking to work--whether you're trying to connect from a long distance away, you're getting crappy speeds on your devices, or you're frustrated because there are 300 different wireless networks irradiating your apartment.
The Japanese Hayabusa2 spacecraft has completed one of its most exciting challenges yet: On Thursday evening, it touched down on the asteroid Ryugu, fired a tantalum bullet into the rocky surface, and ascended back into orbit around the tiny world, according to updates from the mission's English-language Twitter...
We'll now get a chance to see China's science fiction smash, The Wandering Earth, based on a short story by Hugo-winning author Liu Cixin. Netflix has announced it's acquired the film, bringing the country's first sci-fi blockbuster to audiences around the world.