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Pale Moon 27.9.4 browser released

The Pale Moon development team has released a new version of the web browser. The new version is a security and usability update and as such a recommended update for users of the browser. Pale Moon 27.9.4 is offered through the web browser's automatic updating system and as a separate download. Pale...


While tech waffles on going public, biotech IPOs boom

For people who make investment decisions based on revenues and projected earnings, biotech IPOs are kind of a non-starter. Not only are new market entrants universally unprofitable, most have zero revenue. Going public is mostly a means to raise money for clinical trials, with red ink expected for y...


Weekly Roundup: July 21

Jeff Bezos’ aerospace company, Blue Origin, performed its most critical test to date, Prime Day had some ups and downs but ultimately broke records and major tech companies are uniting to help you move data across apps. Here’s your weekly roundup of the top stories from the tech world:&n...


With its goofy video loops, YC backed Splish wants to be the ‘anti-Instagram’

Is there any space on kids’ homescreens for another social sharing app to poke in? Y Combinator backed Splish wants to have a splash at it () — with a super-short-form video and photo sharing app aimed at the under-25s. The SF-based startup began bootstrapping out of their college d...


Boeing suffers a setback with Starliner’s pad abort test [Updated]

Enlarge / In January 2018, Boeing shared this photo of the Starliner Pad Abort Test and Orbital Flight Test vehicles under construction in Florida. (credit: Boeing) In late June, an anomaly occurred during preparations for Boeing's test of the Starliner spacecraft and its launch abort system. On...


A quick look at the nominees for 2018’s “Board Game of the Year”

Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. On Monday, board gaming's biggest international prize will be announced. The Spiel des Jahres (Game of the Year) is awarded by a jury of German g...


Google’s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means necessary

(credit: Aurich Lawson) In light of the $5 billion EU antitrust ruling against Google this week, we started noticing a certain classic Ars story circulating around social media. Google's methods of controlling the open source Android code and discouraging Android forks is exactly the kind of behav...


2001 in 70mm: Pod bay doors look better than ever, still won’t open

If I'm deep-down honest with myself, the reason I love 2001: A Space Odyssey is the same reason I love most Stanley Kubrick films: because I love watching people and things move inevitably from Point A to Point B. He's done it with spaceships (2001), armies (Barry Lyndon), trenches (Path...


5 Free Digital Whiteboard Alternatives to Google and Microsoft’s Whiteboard Apps

A whiteboard is an essential collaboration tool in any office for teams. Now that the office has gone remote, it’s time for the whiteboard to go digital too. Here are some of the best digital whiteboard apps you can use for free. Microsoft has recently launched a whiteboard app, but it’s...


Facebook suspends another analytics firm over potential data misuse

Facebook is no doubt keen to let the Cambridge Analytica scandal fade into history, but its problems with third-party companies and data misuse continue. Crimson Hexagon is the latest analytics firm to be suspended by Facebook, pending an investigation into its use of data for "surveillance" purpose...

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