FBI tried and failed to unlock 7,000 encrypted devices
The agency’s director said encryption is ‘a huge, huge problem.’
What is the future of Puerto Rico’s energy grid?
The storm-ravaged island may be an opportunity for renewable energy.
Nintendo's next Direct is all about 'Animal Crossing' on your phone
Tune in starting Wednesday at 11 PM Eastern.
Microsoft’s Learning Tools for students heads to Word on iPad
And new research finds that they could help with reading and writing.
Amazon's 'Pilot Season' returns November 10th
Glenn Close and Bobcat Goldthwait are some of the big names involved.
What we're buying: Instant Pot Ultra, Huel and Sleep Cycle
Food, glorious food (substitute).
Apple and Samsung are headed back to court... again
The patent infringement case initially settled in 2012 will be retried and $400 million is at stake.
The life of an elite 'Super Mario 64' speedrunner
Allan Alvarez can get 120 stars in 99 minutes (and 28 seconds).
Kaspersky hopes independent review will restore trust in its software
The company is pulling out all the stops so people will trust it again.
Google and others back Internet of Things security push
UK chipmaker ARM wants to build security right into the hardware.
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ is returning for a second season
Clearly, all those threads about who Ash Tyler really is justifies the studio's faith.
Patreon moves to restrict adult content on its crowdfunding site
How Netflix keeps ‘Stranger Things’ lo-fi in a high-tech world
Director of Photography Tim Ives talks about what it’s like to film the show.
France and China will study ocean-based climate change next year
The CFOSAT satellite will improve forecasting of hurricanes and cyclones.
Dutch cyclists can ride over a 3D-printed bridge
The cycling bridge can support up to five tons.
Android is getting a feature that encrypts website name requests
Support for DNS over TLS will encrypt DNS requests and prevent hackers from spying on a site's traffic.
The Morning After: Monday, October 23rd 2017
An Essential price cut and the SNES 3DS XL.
The US is getting a SNES-themed new 3DS XL too
What a pleasant surprise.
Essential cuts the price of its phone to $499
Google's annual report shows more web traffic is encrypted
The number of websites and devices defaulting to HTTPS is climbing.
Five-minute allergy test passes the FDA's scrutiny
And it only needs a single drop of your blood.
Stephen Hawking makes his doctoral thesis available online
He's taking advantage of modern technology to spark an interest in space.
Harmon Kardon invoke Cortana speaker review
Los Angeles police will test drones despite privacy concerns
Paris police want drones to watch over crowds
Judge says drone was invading the privacy of the man who shot it
DOJ lays down some privacy rules for feds flying drones
Ad outlet tries using drones to track your phone's location
Los Angeles police don't want you flying drones over their stations
Google Home Mini review: Taking aim at the Echo Dot
This tiny speaker shows how far Google's assistant has come.
Sonos One review: The best-sounding smart speaker you can buy
If you want clearer music than you can get from an Echo or Google Home, look no further.
Jaybird Run review: The perfect truly wireless earbuds for workouts
Going cord-free is worth the drop in audio quality for fitness fanatics.