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  1. Egyptologists translate the oldest-known mummification manual

    The embalming manual is just part of a 3,500-year-old Egyptian medical text.

  2. Report: Tesla is secretly building a giant 100 MW battery in Texas

    Last month's power failures in Texas highlighted grid reliability concerns.

  3. AT&T broke US law in scheme to beat revenue forecast, SEC lawsuit says

    SEC: AT&T leaked phone-sale data to analysts in order to avoid revenue "miss."

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  1. Fully vaccinated Americans can safely visit unvaccinated family, CDC says

    The guidance is likely a relief to many Americans yearning for family visits.

  2. Google TV takes a baby step toward multi-user support with “kids profiles”

    You get fun designs, kid-friendly recommendations, and screen-time limits.

  3. Demand for fee to use password app LastPass sparks backlash

    Pay up or face restrictions on access, say new private-equity owners.

  4. SpaceX reveals the grand extent of its starport plans in South Texas

    The company will have two orbital, and two suborbital launch pads.

  5. The iMac Pro has been discontinued

    Apple confirms the meaning behind "while supplies last" note in online store.

  6. Review: Separated siblings struggle to survive a brutal world in Tribes of Europa

    Netflix's new German sci-fi series is from the same people who brought us Dark.

  7. A music video you can play: Indie rock inside the Unity engine

    You've seen interactive music before—but an indie mindset changes the game.

  8. Ars’ plea: Someone make this into a series

    The Ars staff picks the novels we think would make compelling TV adaptations.

  9. Facebook’s new AI teaches itself to see with less human help

    This new approach eliminates the need for picture labeling.

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  1. Tens of thousands of US organizations hit in ongoing Microsoft Exchange hack

    Multiple hacking groups are exploiting vulnerabilities to backdoor unpatched servers.

  2. Review: WandaVision sticks the landing with a very Marvel-esque finale

    But the rumored major cameo failed to materialize, despite two post-credit scenes.

  3. A new type of supply-chain attack with serious consequences is flourishing

    New dependency confusion attacks take aim at Microsoft, Amazon, Slack, Lyft, and Zillow.

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  1. We’re living on a planet of ants

    A new book looks at the amazing behaviors of ants and the people who study them.

  2. Gig companies fear a worker shortage, despite a recession

    Execs feel the strain as pandemic and government aid reduce supply and demand.

  3. Feds indict John McAfee for cryptocurrency pump-and-dump fraud

    "I am not pumping for my gain," McAfee wrote. Prosecutors say that wasn't true.

  4. China’s and Russia’s spying sprees will take years to unpack

    Full extent of SolarWinds hack, Hafnium’s attack on Exchange Server may never be known.

  5. Microsoft adds Startup Boost, Sleeping Tabs to Edge build 89

    This new version of Edge brings several notable performance and UX enhancements.

  6. Visual Studio Code now runs natively on M1 Macs

    App will be available either in universal or architecture-specific binaries.

  1. Proposed law could force ISPs to stop hiding true size of monthly bills

    "ISPs are notorious for keeping customers in the dark," bill supporter says.

  2. Torvalds warns the world: Don’t use the Linux 5.12-rc1 kernel

    Please, please don't use cowboy kernels in production—especially not this one!

  3. White House signals coming antitrust push with Tim Wu appointment

    The nod indicates that the new administration isn't planning to go easy on tech.

  4. How to beat Paper Mario really fast by… playing Ocarina of Time?

    Hackers use cartridge-swapping method to move memory from one game to another.

  5. Under intense pressure, WHO skips summary report on coronavirus origin

    The full report, however, is expected the week of March 15.

  6. The Toyota Highlander hybrid is a big three-row with a buzzy engine

    The continuously variable transmission is not particularly refined.

  7. Typing my way down the mechanical keyboard rabbit hole with the Drop CTRL

    Customizable, mechanical keyboards can be an expensive niche—this is a nice entry point.