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Joaquin Phoenix’s standalone Joker origin movie gets a release date

There’s been a lot of rumors swirling around various standalone Joker movies over the past couple months. And sorry, Jared Leto, but yours isn’t the one far enough into development to have a solid release date. Oscar-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix … Continue reading

Voters’ data was left exposed online because of course it was

Sure, our ballot may be secret. But our voter data? Yeah, not so much. Our most recent reminder of this disconcerting truth: Bob Diachenko, a self-described cybersecurity enthusiast who works for an IT development firm, discovered an online database containing … Continue reading

Neptune looks extremely sharp and very blue in these new images

Several billion miles from Earth, Neptune’s looking particularly sharp in a set of new images captured by one of the most powerful telescopes in the world. Located in Chile, the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) used what’s known … Continue reading

These are the clearest views of Saturn’s moon Titan we’ve seen yet

Long live Cassini, which has delivered the clearest views of Saturn’s moon, Titan, to date. Six infrared images of Titan have been captured by the noble Cassini spacecraft, which, after 13 years of exploration, finally (and sadly) burned up in … Continue reading

Glass phones are about to get really, really cool

Are you ready for translucent phones? What about wood, or snakeskin? That’s the promise of Gorilla Glass 6, Corning’s newest generation of Gorilla Glass.  The next-gen display tech, which is used by Apple and Samsung, comes with the usual upgrades … Continue reading

Oh joy, it’s your elected officials rambling on about cryptocurrency

Look, cryptocurrency is complicated. We get it. What with all the different coins, tokens, ICOs, exchanges, scams, protocols, and DApps, it’s borderline impossible for the casual observer to keep it all straight.  And so, with that in mind, let us … Continue reading

Lego’s model of Jason Momoa as Aquaman is zaddy material

Lego’s human-size model of Aquaman, a.k.a. actor Jason Momoa, is here to break hearts with his mighty trident. Behold, the great sea warrior…rendered in the form of thousands of tiny plastic bricks. SEE ALSO: Fan’s photo with Jason Momoa goes … Continue reading

In front of Congress, Facebook defends its decision on InfoWars

For the second time in less than a week, Facebook is facing uncomfortable questions about why it continues to allow InfoWars and other conspiracy theory-slinging groups to have a presence on its platform. During a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, … Continue reading

Google slapped with $5 billion fine by EU for Android antitrust breach

European antitrust regulators have fined Google with a 4.34 billion euro ($5.04 billion) fine for abusing its position in the smartphone market to increase the dominance of its search engine, the European Commission announced in a statement Wednesday.  Google was … Continue reading

A giant, semi-nude statue of Jeff Goldblum has popped up in London

You may not have realised it, but up until now there’s been a giant, Jeff Goldblum-shaped hole in your life. A hole which has at long last been filled. SEE ALSO: Yes, Jeff Goldblum has a favorite Chris – and … Continue reading