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Trump's Call to Start a Space Force Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Last week, President Trump advocated for a military corps "like the Army and the Navy, but for space."

Posted on 19 March 2018 | 2:00 am

How to Regram Photos on Instagram

Instagram doesn't make it easy, but that doesn't mean you can't do it.

Posted on 19 March 2018 | 1:00 am

Brainless Embryos Suggest Bioelectricity Guides Growth

Researchers are building a case that long before the nervous system works, the brain sends crucial bioelectric signals to guide the growth of embryonic tissues.

Posted on 19 March 2018 | 12:00 am

Meltdown, Spectre, and the Costs of Unchecked Innovation

Spectre fixes forced browsers to break the compatibility covenant of the web. Other unchecked technologies could cause even deeper damage.

Posted on 19 March 2018 | 12:00 am

3 Rules for Designing Primo Virtual Reality

VR is coming, but it’s not right for every kind of experience. Here are three rules to create by.

Posted on 18 March 2018 | 6:25 pm

Trump Campaign Data Consultants Cambridge Analytica Took 50 Million Facebook Users' Data

New reports indicate that Cambridge Analytica, the data team affiliated with Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, harvested data from 50 million Facebook users—and Facebook failed to stop them.

Posted on 18 March 2018 | 5:20 am

The Universe Is Basically a Hippie's Pipe Dream

In 'Ambiguity Machines and Other Stories,' writer Vandana Singh crafts tales as strange as the universe itself.

Posted on 18 March 2018 | 2:00 am

Deals: The Best Price on LG's OLED HDTV and Other Great Tech Deals

Help us help you get a brand new television this weekend by perusing our picks from our friends at TechBargains.

Posted on 18 March 2018 | 2:00 am

Security News This Week: A Smartphone Botnet Army Keeps Growing Stronger

A major botnet, an Equifax indictment, and more of the week's top security news.

Posted on 18 March 2018 | 2:00 am

Meet Steve, a New Kind of Aurora Borealis

Short for Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement, Steve was first spotted by a citizen scientist, and he sure is pretty.

Posted on 18 March 2018 | 12:00 am

New FAA Rules Take Aim at Dangerous Helicopter Flights

The crash on Sunday that drowned five people could have been averted with rules that prevent open door flights with non-quick-release harnesses.

Posted on 17 March 2018 | 2:39 pm

The Engineering Behind the Horrible Florida Bridge Collapse

The "quick build" process used to put up the span that fell and killed six people is actually quite common—and has been around for decades.

Posted on 17 March 2018 | 2:22 pm

Hacker Adrian Lamo Has Died at 37

The Colombian-American hacker became famous in the early 2000s for breaking into the systems at organizations like *The New York Times*, and later for his role in Chelsea Manning's arrest.

Posted on 17 March 2018 | 12:02 pm

Is AR's Future in Smart Glasses, or Just Your Phone?

This week, we discuss augmented reality and the hype around smart glasses.

Posted on 17 March 2018 | 10:27 am

Youtube, Facebook, and Google Can't Expect Wikipedia to Cure the Internet

YouTube and other tech giants have repeatedly turned to Wikipedia to help solve some of their biggest problems—often without giving back.

Posted on 17 March 2018 | 9:52 am

Voice Chat App Zello Turned a Blind Eye to Jihadis for Years

Despite warnings and flagged accounts, Zello left accounts with ISIS flag avatars and jihadist descriptions live on its service.

Posted on 17 March 2018 | 5:53 am

Facebook Lite for Android: A Hands-On Look

Facebook Lite, a trimmer version of the mothership app, rolls out to the US, UK, Canada, and more on Friday.

Posted on 17 March 2018 | 4:00 am

An Aerial Spectacle in the Wright Brothers' Backyard

With fighter jets, bombers, and other aircraft soaring through the skies, the Dayton Air Show draws more than 40,000 people each year.

Posted on 17 March 2018 | 4:00 am

Jean Grae's New 'Zero' Music Video Is a Trip Through Classic Arcade Games

The rapper's partner Quelle Chris designed and animated the video to look like classic 1990s arcade fighter games.

Posted on 17 March 2018 | 3:00 am

Musk Talks Tariffs, NYC Battles Traffic, and More Car News of the Week

Plus: Waymo puts passengers in its truly driverless cars, Lyft makes a move for self-driving dominance, and more.

Posted on 17 March 2018 | 2:00 am