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Recent articles by Jon:

NASA wants ideas for keeping Moon missions powered in the dark

NASA is crowdsourcing ideas for energy systems that would keep Moon missions powered, even in the dark. → Read More

NASA delays its Titan drone mission by another year

NASA is delaying the launch of its Dragonfly drone mission to Titan to 2027 due to the pandemic and other external setbacks. → Read More

Fitbit's OS for the Sense and Versa 3 won't come to earlier smartwatches

Fitbit's Sense and Versa 3 smartwatches have a new OS with interface improvements, but it won't be available on older models — not even the Versa 2. → Read More

Amazon's data request portal for police is visible on the web

Amazon's data request portal for police is visible on the web, offering some clues as to what law enforcement can get. → Read More

Netflix unveils a 'Resident Evil' CG anime series arriving in 2021

Netflix has unveiled 'Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness,' a CG anime series that will premiere sometime in 2021. → Read More

Honda's electric SUV concept is a peek at a production vehicle

Honda has unveiled an electric SUV concept that it says is representative of a production EV. → Read More

Hyundai's next electric race car hints at the future of sporty road-going EVs

Hyundai has unveiled its next electric race car, the RM20e, and it points to where road-going N sports cars are headed. → Read More

Polestar will put its eco-friendly Precept car into production

Polestar is putting its Precept prototype car into production, adding semi-autonomous features and eco-friendly design to its EV lineup. → Read More

Windows XP source code leak sheds light on Microsoft's OS history

Windows XP's source code appears to have leaked online, hinting at early work that included a Mac-like placeholder theme. → Read More

US slaps trade restrictions on China's top chipmaker

The US has put limits on exports to China's top chip manufacturer, SMIC, potentially hurting a host of Chinese tech compaines. → Read More

Homeland Security warns of a 'critical' security flaw in Windows servers

Homeland Security has issued an emergency alert for a Windows security flaw, Zerologon, that allows attackers to compromise entire networks. → Read More

Iranian hackers' Android malware spies on dissidents by stealing 2FA codes

An Iranian hacking group made Android malware that appears built to spy on regime critics by stealing their two-factor codes. → Read More

Twitter has 'more analysis to do' after algorithm shows possible racial bias

Twitter plans to study its algorithm after an experiment showed possible signs of racial bias. → Read More

The original Pixelbook is out of stock on the Google Store

The original Pixelbook is out of stock on the Google Store, suggesting the premium Chromebook's life might be nearing an end. → Read More

Bird releases more affordable, foldable Air electric scooter for $599

Bird has released the Air, a custom foldable e-scooter you can buy outright for a more affordable $599. → Read More

Judge blocks US ban on WeChat app downloads

A judge has blocked the Commerce Department's attempt to ban WeChat downloads, citing First Amendment concerns. → Read More

Trump approves TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart 'in concept'

Trump has tentatively approved a deal that would see Oracle and Walmart claim stakes in TikTok as it forms a new company to avoid a US ban. → Read More

Six people face charges for allegedly bribing Amazon staff to help sellers

Six people have been indicted over an alleged scheme that bribed Amazon employees to help third-party sellers. → Read More

Ransomware may have led to the death of a German hospital patient

A patient has died after ransomware limited emergency services at a German hospital. → Read More

Live PlayStation 5 photos reveal a truly giant console

A filing has shown Sony's PS5 in live photos for the first time, and it's particularly large -- you'll need to make room for the game console. → Read More