10 exoplanets that could host alien lifeChina's huge, alien-hunting radio telescope is finishing its testing phaseTo find intelligent alien life, humans may need to start thinking like an extraterrestrialLeonard David is the author of the book "Moon Rush: The New Space Race," published by National Geographic in May 2019. A longtime writer for Space.com, David has been reporting on the space industry for more than five decades. Follow us on Twitter @Spacedotcom and on Facebook. … [Read more...] about Ready, SETI, go: Is there a race to contact E.T.?
The email caught Amadeo's attention in part because all of his Nintendo devices are, in his words, "collecting dust." Our cursory research for other affected users brought up threads on Reddit, Twitter, and ResetERA. One Twitter thread included a questionnaire with questions about possible account variables: whether users had logged in to the service via a website (which Amadeo had not), whether users had tied their Epic Games or Fortnite credentials to the service (Amadeo had not), and other questions. He did answer "yes" to one question, which over 90 percent of respondents had, as well: use of the Nintendo Network ID service. (Amadeo had used this for Nintendo's previous home console, the Wii U.) Nintendo did not immediately respond to Ars Technica's questions about the source of the breach or about what credentials and personal details may have been accessed by intruders. Thus, we are unsure whether unauthorized logins are thanks to leaked passwords or what other personal details … [Read more...] about 160,000 Nintendo accounts were compromised—including one of ours [Updated]
I had temporarily forgotten my purpose, so I shook myself and tried to espy the iPhones. It was then that I realized there weren't any. In the far distance, I could see quite a few Samsungs on display. The iPhone section, however, was a truly sad sight, wires protruding, enticements entirely lacking, as if a mob of surly burglars had made off with them all. … [Read more...] about I went to see Apple’s new phone. T-Mobile did what AT&T couldn’t
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In neither the T-Mobile nor the AT&T case, however, did the salespeople evince uncontrolled rapture. They were all extremely charming, even if the gentleman at AT&T was slightly over-excitable. So over-excitable that he admitted he had Verizon on his personal phone because the AT&T reception was so poor where he lived. … [Read more...] about Galaxy S10 selling surprisingly well? I went to T-Mobile and AT&T to find out