SpaceX’s Starman Roadster has ventured past Mars

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Starman and its Tesla Roadster are officially a long, long way from home. SpaceX has confirmed that Falcon Heavy’s test payload has passed Mars’ orbit, putting it at one of its greatest distances away from the Sun (it should reach its far…

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Apple reportedly launches its first 5G iPhone in 2020

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Apple reportedly launches its first 5G iPhone in 2020 Evan Rodgers/Engadget The first 5G smartphones should arrive in 2019, but don’t expect Apple to rush to join them. A Fast Company source claims Apple intends to use an Intel 5G modem, the…

SpaceX’s Starman Roadster has ventured past Mars

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SpaceX’s Starman Roadster has ventured past Mars SpaceX, Flickr Starman and its Tesla Roadster are officially a long, long way from home. SpaceX has confirmed that Falcon Heavy’s test payload has passed Mars’ orbit, putting it at one of its greatest distances…

SEC Report: Reducing Cryptocurrency Scams Among Their Top Priorities | NewsBTC

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SEC Report: Reducing Cryptocurrency Scams Among Their Top Priorities | NewsBTC In the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) latest annual report, the regulatory authority explained that reducing the number of cryptocurrency-related scams is currently among their top priorities. The report specifically…

Amazon warehouse collapse in Baltimore leaves two dead

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Amazon warehouse collapse in Baltimore leaves two dead Ulysses Munoz/The Baltimore Sun via AP Amazon is grappling with tragedy at one of its warehouses this weekend. A 50-foot wall at the company’s southeast Baltimore fulfillment center collapsed on the night of November…

SEC subpoenas Tesla over Model 3 production claims

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SEC subpoenas Tesla over Model 3 production claims AP Photo/David Zalubowski The investigation into Tesla’s Model 3 production forecasts appears to be intensifying. Tesla has confirmed receiving an SEC subpoena requesting data for “certain projections” the automaker made for Model 3 manufacturing…

The Banksy of the cryptocurrency world?

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The Banksy of the cryptocurrency world? Aktiv Protesk is one of a new wave of artists who uses cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, to sell his digital work. Preferring to remain anonymous, the Manchester-based designer says it’s “just another form of currency”. “I…

The Boring Company’s LA tunnel is poised for December opening

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The Boring Company’s LA tunnel is poised for December opening The Boring Company The Boring Company’s traffic-dodging LA test tunnel might truly be able to give people free rides this December. Company chief Elon Musk has revealed on Twitter that he’s just…

Amazon may place its second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia

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Amazon may place its second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia Astrid Riecken For The Washington Post via Getty Images Amazon appears to be close to picking a city for its second headquarters ahead of its end-of-2018 deadline. Washington Post sources said the internet…

‘Warcraft III: Reforged’ modernizes another real-time strategy hit

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‘Warcraft III: Reforged’ modernizes another real-time strategy hit Blizzard isn’t about to stop its trip down memory lane with a remaster of the original StarCraft. The studio has unveiled Warcraft III: Reforged, a top-to-bottom refresh of the landmark real-time strategy title and…

Should Alexa be your child’s friend?

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Should Alexa be your child’s friend? By Monica Chin Robin E. was folding laundry when she heard her son talking to Alexa downstairs in a soft, hopeful voice. The 5-year-old was asking, “Alexa, will you be my friend?” Robin held her breath,…

Ask Engadget: Which USB-C mic will improve my vacation videos?

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Ask Engadget: Which USB-C mic will improve my vacation videos? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we’ve known you to offer sage advice on…

Ozone hole modest despite optimum conditions for ozone depletion

Ozone hole modest despite optimum conditions for ozone depletion

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Ozone hole modest despite optimum conditions for ozone depletion The ozone hole that forms in the upper atmosphere over Antarctica each September was slightly above average size in 2018, NOAA and NASA scientists reported today. Colder-than-average temperatures in the Antarctic stratosphere created…

Culture strongly influences coping behaviors after natural disasters

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Culture strongly influences coping behaviors after natural disasters Demographic and cultural differences strongly influence the coping styles young people use when they’re affected by a natural disaster, and these disparities should be taken into account when providing services to help them recover…

Tying the knot: New DNA nanostructures

Tying the knot: New DNA nanostructures

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Tying the knot: New DNA nanostructures Knots are indispensable tools for such human activities as sailing, fishing and rock climbing, (not to mention, tying shoes). But tying a knot in a lacelike strand of DNA, measuring just billionths of a meter in…