Publication: ArsTechnica

First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 14 mins ago - 1 reports

Apple announces battery replacement program for the iPhone 5

Jacqui ChengIf you purchased the iPhone 5 early in its life and your battery seems to need charging more often than usual, pay attention: Apple has just announced an iPhone 5 battery replacement program  for phones that "may suddenly experience shorter ... [Published ArsTechnica - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Apple Inc, Battery, iPhone 5
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Report: Adult women gamers now double the number of under-18 boys

Entertainment Software AssociationThe Entertainment Software Association, best known for its video game rating system, issued its annual "sales, demographic, and usage data" report  on Thursday, chock full of statistics about console, PC, and mobile gaming. ... [Published ArsTechnica - 3 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

GoFundMe campaign for Ferguson shooter drowns under racist commentary

Almost two weeks ago in Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. The incident kicked off protests in the racially divided town, and Wilson has been in hiding since the shooting.Four days ago, a GoFundMe ... [Published ArsTechnica - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

This week in iPhone rumors: It’s all about the screen

A new iPhone screen size doesn't come along every day—the last one happened in 2012, when the iPhone 4S (left) was replaced by the iPhone 5 (right). Jacqui ChengWe're just a few weeks out from the expected launch of Apple's next iPhone , which means ... [Published ArsTechnica - 21 hours ago]
Entities: iPhone, Rumours, Apple Inc
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Analysis says there’s $600 million for HBO in online programming

Arturo de AlbornozHBO could pocket up to $600 million more a year if the network figures out how to put its content online, according to a report from Barclays Capital released Thursday. The analysis lays out a couple of different ways that HBO could ... [Published ArsTechnica - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Comcast donations help company secure support of Time Warner Cable merger

401(k) 2012Comcast’s proposed $45.2-billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable has been criticized by angry customers, consumer advocacy groups, and even some members of Congress .But Comcast has plenty of support, too, much of it from politicians and organizations ... [Published ArsTechnica - 19 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Researchers make color-shifting surface modeled on squid

PNASMaterials scientists may have many clever tricks up their sleeves but, with a several billion year head start, evolution has already beaten them to the creation of some amazing materials. One of the most astonishing natural systems is the skin of ... [Published ArsTechnica - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

California DMV says Google’s self-driving car must have a steering wheel

Left: Google's prototype car. Right: the eventual final design. GoogleTraditionally, Google's self-driving car prototypes have taken existing cars from manufacturers like Toyota and Lexus and bolted on the self-driving car components. This is less than ... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Do you really need to pay $20 to delete your Ashley Madison profile?

When a British Ars reader went to delete his Ashley Madison account, this is what he saw.Earlier this week, Ars got an e-mail from a reader named Rob Plant. “I think most right-thinking people have been dismayed by the tactics of charging for picture ... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Got weapons? Nude body scanners easily defeated

Enlarge / At left, a .380 ACP pistol is taped above the knee and is undetected by the Rapiscan scanner. At right, the same pistol is sewn to a pant leg. Security Analysis of a Full-Body ScannerResearchers are delivering a paper at a security conference ... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Developer cites motion sickness in delaying Oculus Rift support

Me, getting kind of sick.Since the unveiling of the Oculus Rift two years ago, there have been plenty of people willing to embrace the second coming of virtual reality with open arms and open minds. For at least one development team, though, those open ... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Stealing encryption keys through the power of touch

Daniel Genkin et al.Researchers from Tel Aviv University have demonstrated an attack against the GnuPG encryption software that enables them to retrieve decryption keys by touching exposed metal parts of laptop computers.There are several ways of attacking ... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 22 2014]

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...seems to need charging more often than usual, pay attention: Apple has just announced an iPhone 5 battery replacement program  for phones that "may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently." The affected phones were all sold in the first few months of the iPhone 5's life, between September of 2012 and January of 2013
"I am so sick of the blacks using every excuse in the book to loot and riot" said another $50 donor using the name Diane Schroeder
...The Consumers Union and Common Cause yesterday filed a petition to deny the merger, saying it "would harm competition, impede innovation by online video distributors, threaten innovation in equipment and platforms, and reduce the diversity of information sources and services to the public, all to the detriment of consumers and contrary to the public interest."
...Reuters reports  that Apple "wanted to cut back to a single layer of backlight film" to make the new phone thinner but that the screen wasn't bright enough, and it had to be reengineered to use "the standard two layers...

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Report: Adult women gamers now double the numbe... [Published ArsTechnica - 3 hours ago]
Apple announces battery replacement program for... [Published ArsTechnica - 16 hours ago]
Analysis says there’s $600 million for HBO in o... [Published ArsTechnica - 17 hours ago]
Researchers make color-shifting surface modeled... [Published ArsTechnica - 18 hours ago]
GoFundMe campaign for Ferguson shooter drowns u... [Published ArsTechnica - 19 hours ago]
Comcast donations help company secure support o... [Published ArsTechnica - 19 hours ago]
This week in iPhone rumors: It’s all about the ... [Published ArsTechnica - 21 hours ago]
Do you really need to pay $20 to delete your As... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 22 2014]
Stealing encryption keys through the power of t... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 22 2014]
California DMV says Google’s self-driving car m... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 21 2014]
Developer cites motion sickness in delaying Ocu... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 21 2014]
Got weapons? Nude body scanners easily defeated [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 21 2014]
Seals carried tuberculosis across the Atlantic,... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 21 2014]
UPS says 51 stores infected with credit card st... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 21 2014]
FCC Republican wants to let states block munici... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 20 2014]
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In wake of Ferguson shooting, calls escalate fo... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 20 2014]
Brazil court to Apple, Google: Wipe anonymous s... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 20 2014]
The state of Android updates: Who’s fast, who’s... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 20 2014]
Tuesday Dealmaster: Lenovo? More like Low-novo! [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 19 2014]
Hackers steal records on 4.5 million patients f... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 19 2014]
Samsung’s smart home push continues with purcha... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 19 2014]
Tesla’s Model S just too slow? Try Saleen’s sou... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 19 2014]
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Adam Carolla strikes a deal with podcasting pat... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 19 2014]
How Facebook might “fix” its trivial viral cont... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 19 2014]
“Biochip” loaded with DNA lets researchers stud... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 18 2014]
Rightscorp is growing and wants to hijack your ... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 18 2014]
Arrest over Twitter parody of mayor wasn’t “unr... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 18 2014]
Best Buy listing pegs the Moto 360 at $249, rev... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 18 2014]
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