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Chevrolet Finally Announces 2014 Corvette Stingray's Power Figures

When Chevrolet pulled the sheets off of the 2014 Corvette Stingray at this year’s Detroit auto show, we were smitten with its saucy sheetmetal, upgraded interior, and promising-looking all-new small-block V-8 engine. We were less enthused with the mystery surrounding the small-block’s details, …

GameStop: Xbox One, PS4 will be less expensive at launch than past consoles

The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will be less expensive at launch than their predecessors, according to comments from GameStop chief financial officer Rob Lloyd.<p>Speaking today in a post-earnings financial call, Lloyd said GameStop does not have official pricing information from Microsoft or Sony, but …

Nextgen

Super Stardust HD developer working on spiritual successor for PlayStation 4

Developers used to dump dual-stick shooters on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 by the truckload. That fad definitely fizzled out, and I think it’s because studios realized they couldn’t outdo Super Stardust HD on PlayStation 3 or Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 on Xbox 360.<p>The new systems, however, give …

Cloned Human Embryo Study Comes Under Fire

An anonymous commenter has pointed out four different problems in last week's breakthrough paper.<p>A week ago, scientists from Oregon Health and Science University and the Oregon National Primate Research Center announced that they had successfully used human skin cells to clone embryonic stem cells. …

May 23 moon over northern Norway

The full moon tonight – May 24-25, 2013 – is a supermoon.<p>EarthSky Facebook friend Børge Solberg took this photo yesterday, May 23, at 1:50 a.m. It’s …

Astronomy

Zone out with 'Blip Blup,' a minimalist puzzle game for iOS and Android

Don't let the goofy name fool you: <i>Blip Blup</i> is a clever and challenging puzzle game with a slick minimalist look and feel. In each level you're presented with a screen of grey squares, and the goal is to fill them with color. All this requires is a touch of your finger, which will send out a pulse …

Kim Dotcom accuses Google, Facebook, and Twitter of violating his two-step security patent

Hours after Twitter rolled out support for two-step verification, Kim Dotcom has claimed credit for inventing the security feature. In a series of tweets, the embattled Megaupload founder points to a patent dating back to 1997 as proof for his claim, and accuses companies including Google, …

The wide world of hacking in China

China has been cited as allegedly hacking into U.S. government and corporate networks for years now. Generally, the thinking has been that the government is the only entity in the country actively hacking. But a new report seems to indicate that's not even close to the truth.<p>The News York Times on …