Thursday, September 23, 2021
Samsung's flexible phone. It starts in phone mode... And opens into a tablet mode. There are two displays on Samsung's phone. One static phone-style display on the outside, and athe folding display on the inside. Putting the folding display on the inside of the device means putting a serious bend in the display. As you…
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering narrowly defining gender as a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth, the most drastic move yet in a governmentwide effort to roll back recognition and protections of transgender people under federal civil rights law. A series of decisions by the Obama administration loosened the legal concept…
Enlarge / If today's news about Telltale Games' closure is true, that "final" season description may prove more accurate than Telltale originally intended. Telltale GamesUpdate, 5:49 p.m. ET: Telltale Games has issued a statement to Ars Technica confirming that the game maker has begun taking steps to shut down completely. The full statement, below: Today…
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Nikki Rose (centre) and Ian Power (right) were the first to buy legal cannabis at Tweed in St. John's Newfoundland, just after midnight on Wednesday Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of recreational cannabis.The nationwide market for cannabis opened Wednesday at midnight amid…
Court records in a divorce case show that Mr. Jones’s businesses netted more than $5 million in 2014. Court proceedings show that he and his then-wife, Kelly Jones, embarked on plans to build a swimming pool complex around that time featuring a waterfall and dining cabana with a stone fireplace. Mr. Jones bought four Rolex…
Enlarge / Vaping with a satisfying release? The US Food and Drug Administration made clear on Thursday, October 11, that it has a major bone to pick with an electronic-cigarette vendor that illegally pumped prescription erectile dysfunction drugs into unapproved e-liquid products intended for vaping. The cocky company, HelloCig Electronic Technology Co. Ltd, even advertised…
The gloves are off, and Facebook's current and former executives are now engaged in an open war of words. The Facebook executive David Marcus published a lengthy blog post on Wednesday attacking his former colleague Brian Acton, calling him "a whole new standard of low-class" and accusing him of working to slow down certain business…
90% of kids breathe polluted air. A new World Health Organization (WHO) report finds that air pollution afflicts 90% of children around the world and contributes to 600,000 child deaths annually. Unsurprisingly, the numbers are far more dire in developing nations, where 98% of children under the age of 5 are exposed to more pollutants than…
Toyota Motor Corp. is expanding an alliance with Uber Technologies Inc. through a new investment and a plan to get self-driving cars on the road, said a person familiar with the matter. The Japanese automaker will invest about $500 million in a deal that will value the ride-hailing company at $72 billion, said the person,…
Enlarge / Barley grain used in the production of beer at the Asahi Kanagawa Brewery in Japan Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg/Getty ImagesThere's nothing quite like putting your feet up after a long, hot summer day and enjoying a refreshing cold brew if you're a beer lover. But a warming climate could give rise to global barley shortages,…