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China plans to build the first 'clean' commercial nuclear reactor

Are you intrigued by the possibility of using nuclear reactors to curb emissions, but worried about their water use and long-term safety? There might be an impending solution. LiveScience reports that China...

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has flown a total of one mile on Mars

NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter just marked an important milestone. Space.com reports that Ingenuity crossed the one-mile mark for total distance flown with its 10th flight on July 24th, when it traveled over...

Steam Deck can limit frame rates to give you longer battery life

Valve may boast that the Steam Deck will run games well, but you won't have to worry about the handheld PC running games too quickly. As The Verge notes, Valve's Pierre-Loup Griffais...

Motorola's next Edge flagship phone might drop the curved display

Motorola might soon release a sequel to its flagship Edge phones — albeit without their signature feature. OnLeaks and Pricebaba have shared what they say are CAD-based renders of the standard Edge...

Las Vegas police solve an old murder case using record-low volume of DNA

Las Vegas police appear to have smashed a record while using ancestry to find cold case suspects. BBC News reports that Vegas law enforcement claims to have solved the 1989 murder of...

WhatsApp says NSO spyware was used to attack officials working for US allies

The NSO Group has denied that its spyware was used to compromise many politicians' phones, but WhatsApp is telling a different story. The chat giant's CEO, Will Cathcart, told The Guardian in...

GM sues Ford over the name of its hands-free driving feature

Ford might be excited about its BlueCruise hands-free driving tech, but GM is less than thrilled about it. The Detroit Free Press and The Verge report that GM has sued Ford for...

Oculus makes it easier to create mixed reality apps

Expect to see more mixed reality apps in the future, at least for the Oculus Quest 2. WinFuture notes that Oculus has unveiled a toolkit, Passthrough API Experimental, that will make it...

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