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12 Days Ago   Photo: Andrew Liptak for Polygon From Star Wars spin-offs to the imagined futures of acclaimed authors Continue reading…

42 Days Ago   Photo: Andrew Liptak for Polygon Strange tales of suspense to astonish you Continue reading…

48 Days Ago   Lucasfilm A theory on Star Destroyers, non-canon crossovers, and the Thrawn trilogy Continue reading…

61 Days Ago   Image: Folio Society The Folio Society has released a number of high-end editions of classic science fiction and fantasy novels over the years, including books by Ursula K.

62 Days Ago   Image: Amie DD Tesla’s Model 3 doesn’t come with a physical key. Instead, it can be unlocked and turned on with a smartphone, a car-shaped key fob, or a keycard that comes in handy if you don’t have a fob or your phone dies.

63 Days Ago   Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge There are a ton of podcasts out there, but finding the right one can be difficult. In our new column Pod Hunters, we cover what we’ve been listening to that we can’t stop thinking about.

63 Days Ago   Image: Ninja This afternoon, streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins posted a video to Twitter to address an issue concerning his former Twitch profile page: the streaming platform had begun to promote other streamers in his place, including a channel streaming pornography earlier this morning.

63 Days Ago   Image: Little, Brown & Company J.D. Salinger’s classic novel Catcher in the Rye will be published as an ebook for the first time this week, according to The New York Times.

63 Days Ago   Image: Check Point Software Technologies Ransomware has become a major threat to computer systems in recent years, as high-profile attacks have locked users out of personal computers, hospitals, city governments, and even The Weather Channel.

63 Days Ago   Gas Turbine System Technician (Electrical) Fireman Matt R. Richardson, left, receives training at the helm aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103). | Image: U.S.

64 Days Ago   Photo credit should read TERJE PEDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images One week after a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, Texas, another allegedly planned to live-stream an attack on a mosque in Oslo, Norway, and posted his intentions to hate forum 8chan.

64 Days Ago   Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge It’s widely expected that Apple will release an iPhone with a triple-camera array on the back, and a new rumor suggests that the company’s next iPads might also get multiple rear camera systems.

65 Days Ago   Graphic by William Joel / The Verge Struggling theater subscription service MoviePass reportedly resorted to extreme tactics to prevent users from taking advantage of core features, according to a new report from Business Insider.

65 Days Ago   Image: USA The Jason Bourne spy franchise has been a solid action vehicle for actor Matt Damon, and over the years, Universal Pictures has experimented with trying to turn it into a bigger franchise.

67 Days Ago   Image: FedEx FedEx has opted not to renew its ground-shipping contract with Amazon, according to Bloomberg News. It’s the latest move from the shipping company as it works to sever ties with the e-commerce giant, which has increasingly worked to build out its own delivery infrastructure.

70 Days Ago   Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook and Instagram appear to be experiencing an outage in some parts of the world, with users complaining that they were unable to log in, upload pictures, or update their status.

70 Days Ago   Image: The CW The CW’s Arrowverse franchise is getting some new members: characters from its superhero series Black Lightning will be part of a major crossover event Crisis on Infinite Earths, which will see its other DC superhero shows Arrow, Batwoman, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and Supergirl team up this fall.

70 Days Ago   Image: The CW The CW’s long-running science fiction series The 100 will come to an end with its seventh season, the network announced today during its presentation before the Television Critics Association.

70 Days Ago   Photo by Andrew Liptak / The Verge If you’re a fan of film history, the benchmark for behind-the-scene film books has been the work of J.W.

70 Days Ago   Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images After a failed attempt at the end of July, French inventor Franky Zapata successfully crossed the English Channel early this morning on his Flyboard Air, a jet-powered hoverboard.

71 Days Ago   Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Many companies set up their own, secretive divisions to develop new devices and technologies. There’s Lockheed Martin’s Skunkworks division, which produced the U-2 spy plane and the SR-71 Blackbird.

71 Days Ago   Tesla announced today that it’s bringing back a useful perk new customers who buy a new Model S or Model X vehicle: unlimited charging at its supercharger stations.

71 Days Ago   Photo by Andrew Liptak / The Ver Genre is an odd thing. At times, it’s merely a sales tactic, where similar books are grouped together in a bookstore to make them easier to find.

71 Days Ago   Photo by Andrew Liptak / The Verge N.K. Jemisin’s Broken Earth trilogy has become an acclaimed fantasy classic since its debut, earning three consecutive Hugo Awards in as many years.

72 Days Ago   Warner Bros. has shifted its release date for Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Dune, bumping it from its original release date of November 20th, 2020 to December 18th, 2020.

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