VoIP support tooling no longer welcome in Middle Kingdom
Developers of iOS apps distributed in China have started to receive notifications from Apple that they are required to remove CallKit, a software UI framework for integrating VoIP calling services, from their apps.…
Drivers may be confusing autonomous cars with driver assistance technology, with sometimes fatal consequences.
X-ray and traditional methods suggest the painting is genuine, but final verification is pending.
'Freedom from Facebook' petition says company should spin off Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger - CNET
Privacy and anti-monopoly groups are calling on the FTC to break up the "monopoly."
Yeah, we know -- they both look good.
Intel promises to release updates in the next few weeks, as the newly discovered vulnerability offers another way for hackers to pull sensitive data from your devices. But the fix could slow down your devices again.
First time scientists have detected positrons whizzing in storms
A team of scientists have reported observing beams of antimatter firing from a ferocious hurricane on Earth for the first time.…
Nine members of Congress write a letter to ride-hailing companies saying they want to know more.
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I have covered the space beat at Ars Technica for 2.5 glorious years, and during that time, I have made a couple of observations about the community of readers here. One, you like rockets. And two, many readers here know as much, if not more, than I do about those rockets—both their history and what is happening today.
The volume and diversity of new launch vehicles under development with private and public money today is both inspiring and daunting. After a lull in innovation during the 1980s and 1990s, the launch industry has undergone a renaissance in new technology and concepts, such as rapid reusability, 3D printing of engines and even entire boosters, micro-rockets, and commercial heavy lift.
The app store is part of Amazon's broader push to work more closely with developers of seller tools.
Super-slow motion, dual aperture, HDR, portrait mode, 4K video and low-light photos: We explore and compare them all on two of the best Android phones.
But one man has a stab at it
Stop us if you've heard this one before: the rollout of IPv6 is going slower than expected.…
The commissioner exits the agency with some fighting words, but she's not done fighting for the voiceless.
Data-leaking flaw exists in Intel, AMD, Arm, POWER processors
Developing A fourth variant of the data-leaking Meltdown-Spectre security flaws in modern processors has been found by Microsoft and Google researchers.…
Apple's digital assistant has a few things to say about WWDC, which kicks off June 4.
Happily ever after: The three official photos released by Kensington Palace's Instagram account range from formal to fun to romantic.
And has to cough up $350,000 in ill-gotten gains
A bloke armed with a fistful of cellphone numbers has been sent down for 30 months for his role in a scam that fleeced folks out of $50m in bogus monthly charges.…
QLC SSD is the place to be
Micron is introducing a 64-layer QLC flash 5210 ION SSD, opening a new front in the SSD-HDD marketing war.…
T-Mobile USA should stop claiming that it has "America's Best Unlimited Network," the advertising industry's self-regulator said today.
AT&T challenged T-Mobile's ads to the National Advertising Division (NAD), which ruled that T-Mobile hasn't substantiated its claim that it has the best wireless network.
T-Mobile defended itself by arguing that speed outweighs all other factors—apparently including overall coverage and reliability. But to reasonably claim that one has the best overall network for unlimited data, a carrier should prove that it also has the widest geographic coverage and best reliability, the NAD concluded.
The company says it's getting behind competitive play in a big way.