Timothy B. Lee, Ars Technica

Timothy B. Lee

Ars Technica

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Timothy:

Data shows Tesla owner experienced same glitch days before deadly 2018 crash

Owner complained to family about the dangerous bug—but may not have told Tesla. → Read More

“I was just shaking”—new documents reveal details of fatal Tesla crash

Autopilot didn't slow down in seconds before deadly Tesla crash. → Read More

Appeals court seems poised to reverse landmark Qualcomm antitrust ruling

"What would be anticompetitive about that?" one judged asked. → Read More

Tesla cashes in on surging stock price with $2 billion stock offering

Tesla's stock price has tripled since Tesla's last fundraising round last May. → Read More

Man who refused to decrypt hard drives is free after four years in jail

Court holds that jail time to force decryption can't last more than 18 months. → Read More

Registrars raise alarm over proposal for big .com fee hikes

Proposed contract allows Verisign to raise registration fees 7 percent per year. → Read More

How lidar makers are coping with slow progress of self-driving tech

We talked to lidar company executives and independent experts. → Read More

“I have the Coronavirus”—two teens arrested for prank at a Walmart

Police don't believe the teens were actually infected. → Read More

Uber’s plan to turn billion-dollar losses into profits isn’t crazy

Cashflow is likely to improve as Uber stops spending so heavily to boost growth. → Read More

The feds just blessed a custom self-driving vehicle for the first time

Federal car safety agency waives rules requiring side mirrors and a windshield. → Read More

Downloading public court documents costs a dime a page—is that legal?

Federal courts use hefty PACER fees to pay for non-PACER projects. → Read More

Someone used neural networks to upscale a famous 1896 video to 4k quality

Machine-learning software fills in missing details to produce realistic images. → Read More

Tesla stock gains 20 percent for second day in a row

Tesla's latest share price values the company at more than $170 billion. → Read More

Technology glitches prevent same-night release of Iowa caucus results

"This is not a hack or an intrusion," a party official says. → Read More

West Virginia is expanding its controversial smartphone voting push

Backers have ignored experts who say online voting is a security nightmare. → Read More

Telecom pioneer and convicted fraudster Bernard Ebbers has died

Worldcom inflated its earnings to mask the impact of the 2001 dot com crash. → Read More

FCC proposes to fine racist troll $13 million for robocalling spree

One call featured "caricature of a black dialect with jungle background noises." → Read More

Caltech wins $1.1 billion patent award against Apple and Broadcom

Caltech's patent claimed a new type of error-correcting codes. → Read More

DOJ sues US telecom providers for connecting Indian robocall scammers

One provider connected 720 million calls in 23 days. → Read More

Waymo’s self-driving cars will carry packages for UPS in Phoenix

Waymo vehicles will carry packages from UPS stores to a central UPS warehouse. → Read More