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Recent articles by Rachel:

Fake news can help you kill the world in 'Plague Inc.'

Strategy game Plague Inc. has been around for ages, but its makers are still working on ways to keep it relevant and interesting. The game, which sees players d... → Read More

Researchers create lung 'blueprint' that could aid organ regeneration

Serious lung disease has a high rate of mortality, and the only curative treatment is a lung transplant. This is a complicated procedure that has other adverse... → Read More

Opera's latest version gives any web page a dark mode

Tech companies and device manufacturers have long touted ways to reduce a screen's dreaded blue glare -- the light that disturbs the natural circadian rhythms o... → Read More

Uber passengers in California can 'favorite' drivers

Drivers will also now be able to see where their passengers want to go. → Read More

Genius sues Google for $50 million over 'stolen' song lyrics

Earlier this year Genius announced it suspected Google of copying its lyrics data -- now it's thrown its weight behind a lawsuit accusing the company of exactly... → Read More

Amazon Prime arrives on cable-provided TiVo boxes

There's no such thing as regular ol' TV anymore. There's cable and satellite, and a seemingly endless selection of streaming services and content platforms, so... → Read More

Amazon offers quantum computing on its AWS servers

Quantum computing is arguably the next major milestone for tech companies, but unless you're the likes of Google or IBM, it's a fairly costly endeavor. But Amaz... → Read More

Apple's first Music Awards will be headlined by Billie Eilish

Not long after Spotify announced its upcoming music awards show, Apple has done the same. The Apple Music Awards is a "celebration of the best and boldest music... → Read More

Google Nest lets you read to your kids even when you're apart

The bedtime story is a cherished ritual between parents and their children, and one that hurts the most to miss when mom or dad are away. But now, Google Nest i... → Read More

Amazon's smart shelves will re-order office supplies automatically

Amazon's Dash buttons were a boon for the forgetful and time-pressed when they launched in 2015. The nifty little device let you re-order household items the mo... → Read More

Human patient put in suspended animation for the first time

Scientists (and sci-fi fans) have been talking about suspended animation for years. The idea that the functions of the human body can somehow be put on "pause"... → Read More

Amazon confirms police can keep Ring doorbell videos forever

Some 600 police forces across the US are now working in partnership with Ring. → Read More

7-Eleven now offers voice ordering through Alexa and Google Home

For the days that leaving your house to get snacks and supplies is just too unfathomable, there's 7-Eleven delivery. Now, for the days when looking at a screen... → Read More

Samsung update brings Watch Active2 features to earlier Watch models

Thinking about upgrading your Samsung Galaxy Watch to a Galaxy Watch Active2? You might want to hold off for now, as Samsung is rolling out an update that'll br... → Read More

Amazon's Fire TV Blaster brings voice control to entire home theater setups

Amazon is adding even more hands-free functionality to your TV viewing experience. The company has announced Fire TV Blaster, an infrared (IR) companion device... → Read More

Apple TV+ snags Gary Oldman for spy drama 'Slow Horses'

Apple TV+ has only just rolled out and it's already nabbed one of the biggest names in showbiz. Acting legend Gary Oldman is set to star in spy drama Slow Horse... → Read More

GitHub will store all of its public open source code in an Arctic vault

Android and Linux were among the first to be deposited within the permafrost. → Read More

Amazon is selling the new 16-inch MacBook Pro for $100 less than Apple

A bigger screen, better keyboard and improved features can be yours for less. → Read More

Apple 'surprised' by Germany's new law to open up mobile payments

Germany has introduced new legislation to deal with money-laundering, and it's causing problems for Apple. On Thursday, the German Parliament passed a raft of n... → Read More

'Minecraft Dungeons' will arrive in April 2020

Game developer Mojang last year unexpectedly announced that it was working on Minecraft Dungeons -- a blocky take on classic dungeon crawlers. Now we know when... → Read More