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FDA is not cuckoo for Coco Loko, a chocolatey alternative to snorting cocaine

Regulators called it an unapproved drug and ordered immediate shut down of marketing.

1998 attack that messes with sites' secret crypto keys is back in a big way

Sites vulnerable to newly revived ROBOT exploit included Facebook and PayPal.

Patreon senior engineer: We don't need' misbehaving CEOs

Bad actors' have had their time. They're done. They can go.'

How Reddit and others broke the Internet' to support net neutrality today

Gallery: Major websites join last-ditch effort to save net neutrality rules.

Leading cryptocurrency exchange faces outages as bitcoin rivals surge

Litecoin, a leading bitcoin rival, has soared 150 percent in four days.

I used to be a bitcoin bull—here's why that changed

With "buy bitcoin with credit card" trending on Google, investors should be wary.

We can make plants pass out—with the same drugs that mysteriously knock us out

It's unclear if researchers asked the plants to count backward first, though.

Three months in, Destiny 2 has a quality-of-life' problem

Poor communication causes a conflict between expectations and reality.

PepsiCo reserves 100 Tesla Semis, likely at $20,000 a pop

Big manufacturers, distributors in the US look to slash emissions profiles.

Android Wear gets updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

Update: Google posts a list of smartwatches that are updating to Android 8.0.

Ajit Pai offers no data for latest claim that net neutrality hurt small ISPs

ISPs supposedly harmed by the rules expanded to new areas and installed fiber.

Putting Nintendo Switch's 10 million sales in context

How does Nintendo's hot console compare, historically?

Gorogoa review: Beneath four panels hide gaming's most beautiful surprise

Heartbreakingly short, but you'll still get a payoff by playing it again. And again.

Apple turns on app preorders in App Store

Developers have more time to promote and customers never miss a release date.

Apollo 8 and the 50/50 bet that won the Space Race for America

The Greatest Leap, Part 2: If Apollo 8 failed, NASA's Moon dreams would crumble.

Nope, this isn't the HTTPS-validated Stripe website you think it is

How extended validation certificates can be used to scam, not help, end users.

Microsoft's Q# quantum programming language out now in preview

It's pronounced Q sharp.'

Google's AR Stickers' app launches, puts Star Wars characters in your camera

Google's first ARCore app launches, but you'll need a Pixel phone and Android 8.1.

FCC explains how net neutrality will be protected without net neutrality rules

Net neutrality will depend almost entirely on ISPs' promises.

President Trump says we're going back to the Moon

This is a giant step,' the president said during a ceremony.

Hackers hit key ATM network in crime spree that clears $10 million

Previously undetected MoneyTaker gang is likely to strike again.

Dealmaster: Get an Amazon Echo Dot for $30

Plus deals on Vizio TVs, the Nvidia Shield, the PlayStation 4 Pro, and more.

Apple has acquired Shazam

The acquisition could lay the groundwork for new music and AR features.

FBI director again laments strong encryption in remarks to Congress

The FBI also invests in alternative methods of lawful engineered access.'

Ready Player One arrives—abundant references intact—in its first full trailer

"Even Michael Crichton on the set of Jurassic Park couldn't be this happy," says Ernest Cline.

Net neutrality repeal based on false description of Internet, inventors say

FCC claims that broadband isn't "telecommunications."

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 review: A ramshackle wonder

Switch JRPG is the definition of a beautiful mess.

Laptop touchpad driver included extra feature: a keylogger

Researcher finds logger, turned off by default, could be turned on with a registry change.

Want hot new Ars merch for Christmas? Order today

Want a shirt or mug? Holiday shipping deadlines are here.

FCC chair still refuses to help investigate net neutrality comment fraud

Refusal "shows the FCC's sheer contempt for public input," FCC Democrat says.

Bitcoin fees are skyrocketing

Bitcoin network has struggled to process more than four transactions per second.

The $399 Google Home Max is finally for sale

Google's biggest speaker is shipping right now at Best Buy and Verizon.

SpaceX has a momentous launch this week

Company also bringing damaged launch pad back online, with significant changes.

The 2017 Ars Technica gadget gift guide: Gaming edition

We corralled a few things we'd buy for the video game enthusiast on your list.

Every classic Street Fighter will land in a huge anthology in May 2018

Four of the 12 games will have full online support, plus tons of features.

NASA and Amiga history meet in an eBay listing

The holidays are coming, so if you want to gift anything to the Ars Orbital HQ...

Energy Secretary Perry agrees to extension on pro-coal, nuclear rulemaking

Perry said 60-day deadline was reasonable, but new decision is now due January 10.

Uber settles second US lawsuit filed by India rape victim

Woman claimed that Uber execs accessed, shared her medical files.

A sea of calm behind the wheel: The 2018 Audi Q5, reviewed

One of Audi's most popular models gets upgrades for the 2018 model year.

Top-selling handgun safe can be remotely opened in seconds—no PIN needed

Not clear if issue with highly-rated safe can be patched.

Ajit Pai jokes with Verizon exec about him being a puppet' FCC chair

We want to groom a Verizon puppet to install as FCC chair,' Verizon says in skit.

Looks like a rough flu season ahead. Here are answers to ALL your flu questions

New data suggests a particularly nasty flu type and a crummy vaccine this year.

The Grand Tour season 2: the one where Hammond nearly dies… again

Clarkson, May, and Hammond go to Switzerland in some supercars.

Judge orders man to serve 29 months after he pleads guilty to online fraud

DOJ cracks down on online scammers who trick people on eBay and other sites.

In Thelma, suppressing facts—whether it's your identity or power—is the real horror

Yes, people use Carrie or Rosemary's Baby as initial references—but Thelma is different.

Thelma is a supernatural teen love story where reality is real power

Yes, people use Carrie or Rosemary's Baby as initial references—but Thelma is different.

Bad news: Warmest climate models might also be most accurate

Uncertainty cuts both ways, y'all.

The first trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom looks absolutely goofy

The trailer takes itself deadly seriously, but its ideas are ridiculous.

Ars Technica's ultimate board game buyer's guide

Need to buy a board game? Our 2017 guide has you covered.

New Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer provokes fan theories with its final shot

The 30-second social media teaser trailer shows off a new stormtrooper weapon.