MIT can shrink 3D objects down to nanoscale versions

imageIt's difficult to create nanoscale 3D objects. The techniques either tend to be slow (such as stacking layers of 2D etchings) or are limited to specific materials and shapes. MIT researchers might have a better way — they've devised a technique fo…

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Alexa can control your home security system

imageIt's now decidedly easier to control your home security system if you have an Echo speaker or another Alexa-powered gadget. Amazon has enabled a Security Panel Controller framework that lets you control security systems with your voice. You can arm…

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Switch-only ‘Netflix for comics’ launches December 17th

imageYou might not turn to your game console to read comics, but InkyPen is determined to change that. It's launching a comic subscription on December 17th that's arriving first for the Nintendo Switch. It will offer "thousands" of indie comics and webc…

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Tesla’s utility-sized Megapack battery may debut in California

imageTesla chief Elon Musk once dropped a hint about a "large product on the stationary storage side" in an interview, and some clues found online showed that the company is calling that product the "Megapack." Now, Electrek has obtained a copy of Tesla's…

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The Morning After: Facebook’s latest data leak

imageHey, good morning! You look fabulous.

Welcome to your weekend! We regret to report there's more bad news to share about Facebook and how it's protecting your privacy. Some of the highlights from earlier this week include an incredible tech demo, tec…

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Amazon adjusts the outlook for its in-car Echo setup

imageWith time running out on 2018, Amazon has suddenly started delivering a bunch of the Alexa-connected devices it announced in September. However, it's looking more and more like the Echo Auto that links its virtual assistant to your car stereo won't b…

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Facebook bug let apps access unposted photos for millions of users

imageFacebook has disclosed yet another privacy flub. This time around, it says a bug in the Photo API led to third-party apps being able to access not only timeline photos (which users had permitted them to do), but Stories, Marketplace images and photos…

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‘Shattered State’ is a VR political thriller designed for the Netflix crowd

imageSupermassive Games is best known, at least in recent times, for the story-driven horror title Until Dawn, which spawned both a spin-off and a prequel in subsequent years. Other than occasionally flirting with Windows over its nigh decade-long history…

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Konami launches free-to-play version of soccer sim ‘PES 2019′

imageLooking for some football action without forking out full price for FIFA? Konami announced today that it is releasing PES 2019 Lite, a stripped down and free-to-play version of its soccer simulator, for Xbox One, PS4 and PC. The focus of the "Lite" t…

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Netflix will stream Taylor Swift’s tour film on December 31st

imageTaylor Swift announced today that a film of her Reputation stadium tour is headed to Netflix and a new trailer is giving us a peek at what's in store. The trailer begins with Swift saying "When she fell, she fell apart. When she finally rose, she ros…

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