9 new trailers you should watch this week

Photo: Aaron Epstein / Netflix I watched HBO’s new film Bad Education last week. The whole thing felt a bit like a heist movie in reverse — it’s about a superintendent who’s stealing money from…

The Polaris Slingshot is a car-motorcycle mashup that…

I tested a roughly $33,000 Polaris Slingshot R, a three-wheeled "autocycle." The three-wheeler category includes vehicles from Can-Am and Harley-Davidson, offering a motorcycle experience in a less demanding package. My Slingshot R had a new,…

Exploring and Visualizing Data Sets

Big data and how it can be used is one of the topics that my ninth grade students are exploring this month. To that end, this week I introduced them to Google's Public Data Explorer…

Reviews of Apple’s Magic Keyboard, iPhone SE, and…

Stories discussed this week:Google is now listing COVID-19 testing centers in search results CEOs sticking with Trump’s ‘open the economy’ group after he tweets call to ‘liberate’ states Bill Gates says countries will probably use…

The state of employment in pandemic America, in…

Many businesses are closed, which is having a significant negative impact on the labor economy. | Spencer Platt/Getty Images New labor economy data paints a fuller — and bleaker — picture of the economy. While many early…

How Black Twitter is Shaping the Online World

Black Twitter was never designed specifically for this particular purpose. Twitter is not a forum that allows users to create communities. But through retweets, follows, hashtags, and other modes of interaction the website allows  —…

10 Examples of How to Use Data to…

The press loves good data. However, if you are not careful in how you package your data while pitching to press, your efforts may be for nothing. Here are ten examples of how to use…

Caddy offers TLS, HTTPS, and more in one…

Enlarge / Production-ready in a few lines? Color us interested. (credit: Light Code Labs) Yesterday, the Caddy Web server reached an important milestone, with its 2.0.0 release. Caddy bills itself as "The Ultimate Server," with no…

Hacker buys old Tesla parts on eBay, finds…

Enlarge / Inside a Tesla. (credit: Steve Jurvetson / Flickr) Tesla infotainment systems are a marvel to behold. Among other things, they display Netflix or YouTube videos, run Spotify, connect to Wi-Fi, and of course…

How to submit a change to the Covid…

For our Covid Tracing Tracker project, we are sifting files, documents, and interviewing sources to monitor the status of automated contact tracing apps all around the world. But we’re also asking for your help to…

Lucid Lane has developed a service to get…

Four years ago, Adnan Asar, the founder of the new addiction prevention service Lucid Lane, was enjoying a successful career working as the founding chief technology officer at Livongo Health. It was the serial senior…

Hacker group ShinyHunters claims it has breached ten…

Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:Hacker group ShinyHunters claims it has breached ten companies, including dating app Zoosk, and is selling their 73M+ user records on a dark web marketplace  —  Hacker group “ShinyHunters” is selling the…

How to watch UFC 249: live stream Ferguson…

If you've been missing live sports, then today's your lucky day, as MMA action returns in what's hopefully a sign of things to come. Yes, after weeks of back and forth between promoter Dana White…