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Recent articles by Jon:

Nintendo warns it won't make more retro NES and SNES consoles

If you're determined to indulge in Nintendo-tinged nostalgia, be quick: the company has stressed that it's not making any more NES Classic or SNES Classic systems. → Read More

Apple's streaming service will include new 'Peanuts' cartoons

Apple's plans for streaming animated shows won't be limited to completely new properties. The tech firm has struck a deal with DHX Media to produce original sh... → Read More

Starbucks will offer Uber Eats delivery from more than 2,000 US stores

It might be almost too easy to get a Starbucks fix in the near future. In the wake of trials, the coffee giant will offer delivery through Uber Eats from over... → Read More

'Star Trek: Discovery' season two trailer shows plenty of Spock

Now that Star Trek: Discovery's second season is almost here, CBS All Access has released a full trailer to drum up hype -- and to no one's surprise, the stakes... → Read More

'Sonic' and other Genesis classics come to Amazon Fire TV

Sega is taking you on a nostalgic gaming trip through Amazon's media players. → Read More

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo reaches space for the first time

The private spaceflight outfit has completed a major milestone. → Read More

YouTube Music offers charts for the hottest songs and videos

YouTube is bringing its video charts into Music as playlists, giving you an easy way to play trending tunes. → Read More

Netflix tests instant replays for specific scenes

You've no doubt watched a show where you wanted to revisit a whole scene, but most video services only offer you a basic skip-back feature. Netflix thinks it ca... → Read More

Amazon aims to open checkout-free Go stores in office lobbies

The current nature of Amazon's no-checkout Go stores seems tailor-made for grabbing a quick bite to eat during a break from work, and the company is determined... → Read More

NVIDIA's $1,100 AI brain for robots goes on sale

NVIDIA's plan to power autonomous robots has kicked off in earnest. The company has released a Jetson AGX Xavier Module that gives robots and other intelligent... → Read More

The Game Awards more than doubled its viewership in 2018

Say what you will about the The Game Awards doubling as a marketing platform for developers -- it's pulling in an audience. The organizers have revealed that o... → Read More

AI reveals hidden objects in the dark

The combination of deep learning and neutral networks could lead to safer medical scans and other breakthroughs. → Read More

FCC will allow carriers to block spam text messages

The FCC has rubber-stamped wireless carriers' ongoing efforts to block spam text messages. The regulator voted in favor of a ruling that labels SMS and MMS as... → Read More

Overwatch League events expand beyond LA in 2019

To date, Overwatch League matches have taken place in Blizzard's own venue in Los Angeles. It's a special experience, but likely off-limits if you live on the o... → Read More

Streaming shows dominate SAG Awards TV nominations

Online TV shows thrived in the SAG Award nominations, to the point where one category had nothing but streaming shows. → Read More

Facebook and ZeniMax settle VR copyright lawsuit

John Carmack isn't the only one ending a legal fight with ZeniMax. Facebook and ZeniMax have agreed to settle a lawsuit that had accused Facebook and Oculus of... → Read More

Office 365 for Mac now supports Dark Mode

As promised, Office 365 is ready to wring more out of macOS Mojave. Microsoft has updated the Mac version of its subscription productivity suite with several h... → Read More

NSA official: China is preparing for possible high-profile hacks

Government officials claim Chinese hackers are 'prepositioning' themselves to target critical systems. → Read More

Huawei CFO freed on bail ahead of extradition

Tensions remain high over the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou for alleged Iran sanction violations, but Canada just offered a tiny olive branch. A British Co... → Read More

Bees with tiny sensor backpacks could help farmers track crops

Farmers can use drones to monitor their fields, but they have their limits when they can rarely fly for more than 20 to 30 minutes at a time. University of Was... → Read More