SSC NA promises a re-run of the Tuatara’s top speed record attempt

[embedded content] Since then, SSC NA has said the wrong video may have come out, but stood by tis numbers, and said the record was certified using Dewetron GPS equipment. However Dewetron said it could not certify the results, and did not have the raw data, as Autoblog’s explainer breaks down in full. Now, early…

YouTube TV drops Boston regional sports network NESN

At the end of September, a dispute with Sinclair cut off YouTube TV’s deal for Fox regional sports networks across the country, and as October comes to an end it’s also dropping Boston network NESN. NESN broadcasts games for the Red Sox and Bruins, as well as local college sports. An first reported by The…

Apple ordered to pay VirnetX $503 million for VPN patent lawsuit

The seemingly endless legal battle between Apple and VirnetX still rages on, and the latest development may cost the tech giant half a billion dollars. A jury in Tyler, Texas has ruled that Apple has to pay VirnetX $502.8 million in royalties for VPN on Demand, the iOS feature that lets users configure their devices…

TikTok Lives to See Another Day as Yet Another Federal Judge Strikes Down Trump’s Ban

Photo: Olivier Douliery (Getty Images) There’s a new development in the seemingly neverending game of chicken between TikTok and President Donald Trump over a nationwide ban. On Friday, a federal judge in Pennsylvania blocked the Trump administration from outlawing U.S. transactions with Tiktok, which was set to take effect Nov. 12. Advertisement Unlike last month’s…

Apple program will replace AirPods Pro buds with crackling, ANC issues

“An affected AirPods Pro may exhibit one or more of the following behaviors: Crackling or static sounds that increase in loud environments, with exercise or while talking on the phone Active Noise Cancellation not working as expected, such as a loss of bass sound, or an increase in background sounds, such as street or airplane…

Tesla Hikes Up the Price of ‘Full Self-Driving’ Option to $10,000

Photo: Attila Kisbendek (Getty Images) Tesla bumped up the price of its “full self-driving” software option to $10,000 on Friday, making good on CEO Elon Musk’s promise last week to implement a roughly $2,000 price hike in the U.S. It follows the launch of a limited beta version of the software, which lets a select…

TikTok avoids another US ban thanks to influencers’ lawsuit

The impending November 12 became the basis of the lawsuit from three popular TikTok stars who sued because a ban would harm their businesses, which rely on TikTok. “We are deeply moved by the outpouring of support from our creators, who have worked to protect their rights to expression, their careers, and to help small…

$149 Playdate handheld is ‘ready to go,’ orders start in early 2021

“Playdate is almost done.” That’s the gist of Panic’s latest update on its upcoming pint-sized handheld console. The company says it will begin to take orders for the $149 device in early 2021, with initial manufacturing starting up in November. The first batch will consist of 20,000 units. Panic says it believes that will be…

‘Key & Peele’ and other Comedy Central classics head to HBO Max in November

WarnerMedia hopes a handful of Comedy Central classics may help entice you to subscribe to HBO Max. The streaming service announced today it’s inked a deal to air all episodes of Chappelle’s Show, Inside Amy Schumer, Key & Peele, Nathan for You and Reno 911! — that’s the original run of the series, not the…

Extreme Life Thrived in Hot Asteroid Pit After Dinosaur Extinction, Evidence Suggests

An asteroid struck the Yucatan Peninsula, seen here from the International Space Station, 66 million years ago, sparking a mass extinction event.Photo: Tim Peake/ESA/NASA A gigantic pool of magma emerged beneath Earth’s surface following the impact event that wiped out all non-avian dinosaurs. New research suggests this hellish subterranean chamber hosted a biological ecosystem, a…