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Glassdoor reviews aren't political,' so feds can grab user identities—judge

9th Circuit won't hear from amici concerned with users' First Amendment rights.

Man ridicules Olive Garden's demand letter over trademark dispute

If you are asking me to simply add TradeMark® Symbols™ I must also decline.'

There's no good evidence for net neutrality repeal, senator tells FCC chair

ISPs' statements to investors prove that rules haven't hurt, Markey says.

Jeff Bezos dons sunglasses, says look at my big rocket factory

Clearly, the Amazon founder is enjoying this whole rocket thing.

Clover Trail systems won't get Windows 10 Creators Update, ever

GPU issues block new Windows versions, but security updates will be provided.

FCC has no documentation of DDoS attack that hit net neutrality comments

Records request denied because FCC made no "written documentation" of attack.

AlphaBay, world's largest Dark Web market, officially shut down by DOJ

AlphaBay was "10 times the size of Silk Road," according to the FBI

Windows XP and Vista buried by Blizzard

Time to upgrade that 16-year-old operating system, man.

Intel shuts down wearable and fitness tracker division

We probably won't see any more wearables coming from Intel.

Distributed energy sources can reduce cost of electricity up to 50%, study says

Traditional grids will have to change. Modelling can help find the best way forward.

UpVote: A stormy chat with Matthew Taylor on work and the gig economy

"My report on work is brilliant—but people don't get it," says author of Taylor Review.

League of Legends maker accuses Chinese game studio of carbon-copying heroes

Alleged copycat Moonton threatens to retaliate over Riot Games' "unreal information."

France's response to Trump may make it a climate science hub

Make our planet great again' effort is drawing climate scientists to France.

Google right to be forgotten spat returns to Europe's top court

French privacy watchdog demands global scrub of certain links—Google says "non."

North Korean defectors show locations of mass graves using Google Earth

NGO creates maps to guide future investigation of crimes against humanity.

New Guillermo del Toro movie The Shape of Water looks beautiful and terrifying

Director of Pacific Rim and Pan's Labyrinth is back with an interspecies love story.

SpaceX appears to have pulled the plug on its Red Dragon plans

Musk said his company has come up with a far better' approach to landing on Mars.

Doom's cover art had one secret—and John Romero just spilled it

Co-creator John Romero's random trivia reveal spoils a Bethesda season-pass giveaway.

Blue Ella review: Planar magnetic tech sounds great, but costs too much

Other headphones sound as good for less cash, while looking a lot less wacky too.

Cop's body cam films him planting drugs—he didn't know it was recording

Axon body cams retain footage for 30 seconds before an officer begins recording.

Windows 10 Autumn Creators Update was mistranslation; it'll be called Fall Creators Update everywhere

It's going to be called Fall' even when it should be Autumn'... or Spring.'

Russian man who helped create notorious malware sentenced to 5 years

DOJ: Citadel led to $500 million in losses for banks.

Cheap catalyst takes sunlight and carbon dioxide, makes methane

It's not especially efficient, but we haven't had time to optimize the reaction.

MacOS Sierra 10.12.6, iOS 10.3.3, and watchOS 3.2.3 fix a bunch of bugs

Likely the final updates before macOS High Sierra and iOS 11 become available.

SolarCity co-founder Peter Rive will leave Tesla, following his brother

The Rive brothers built the company, stayed through Solar Roof announcement.

Nintendo Switch's voice chat app has some bizarre issues

Forget multitasking when talking with other players in Splatoon 2.

Trump team endorses overturning Obama-era net neutrality rules

Congress should replace the FCC's Title II rules, Trump spokesperson says.

Amazon Spark is a product discovery social network that looks like Instagram

Amazon makes it easier to shop for desirable products you see in photos.

Samsung's Bixby voice assistant finally launches in the US—but not in the UK

British accents must be harder to parse, or something.

They never want the gravy train to end'—the NASA contracts debate lifts off

"As soon as you don't have any competition, the sense of urgency goes away."

Post-Ebola syndrome' is something else to keep you up at night

Researchers only beginning to understand this and may now have monkey model.

Riding along in Bosch's level 3 autonomous car

The company is developing components and complete self-driving systems for OEMs.

Credit card fees to be banned in UK from next year

Charges on Apple Pay, PayPal, credit cards, debit cards, and American Express to end.

Wild eagle hovering over remote Alaskan town snatches drone in mid-air

All you could see was the eagle talons wrapping around it.'

3 million Mercedes-Benz diesels in EU offered voluntary recall to tweak emissions

And Porsche may decide on the future of the diesel by the end of the decade.

Destiny 2 beta: We already wrote about it in May!

Much of the Destiny 2 beta isn't new to us, but you should still check it out.

Balancing renewable energy in Europe: It's always windy somewhere

Harnessing wind in the Balkans and Scandinavia would get Europe consistent power.

Crash Bandicoot remaster cut corners on the freaking jump button

Frank admission from developer seems to imply that it won't be fixed.

US lawmaker asks scientists if they've found ancient civilisations on Mars

Would you rule that out? See, there's some people... Well, anyway.'

Netflix adds millions more subscribers than expected, stock value surges

There are now more people streaming Netflix internationally than in the US.

Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods under scrutiny—will regulators intervene?

On campaign trail, Donald Trump said Amazon had a huge antitrust problem.'

FCC refuses to release text of more than 40,000 net neutrality complaints

Ajit Pai says there's no net neutrality problem—but keeps complaints under wraps.

Security experts from Google, Facebook, Crowdstrike want to save US elections

"Defending Digital Democracy" will "generate innovative ideas" to safeguard democracy.

Mass Effect veteran Casey Hudson returns to BioWare as GM

Shake-up comes during a time of transition for the Anthem developer.

Comcast accuses net neutrality advocates of not living in the real world'

Anyone who denies harm from Title II rules is denying reality, Comcast says.

Disdainful of H-1Bs, Trump expands a different foreign worker visa

Hire American? Businesses can use H-2B visas if they claim "irreparable harm."

Nokia 8 design leaks, expected to launch July 31

Huge bezels puts Nokia 8's design behind the times, but hopefully a low price makes up for it.

Splatoon 2 review: The most clever online shooter in years

With Splatoon 2, Nintendo has finally got an online game right.

Camaro goes nuclear: Chevrolet escalates the muscle car war

Camaro ZL1 1LE: Racing-derived dampers, a fist full of aero, and a Superman V8.

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