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Right to Repair

Protesters Are Slowly Winning Electronics Right-to-Repair Battles in Europe

Activists brought a busted refrigerator to a protest and successfully agitated for their right to repair.
Matthew Gault
an hour ago
climate change

Scientists Used Satellites to Spot Arctic Methane From Space

An experimental technique for measuring potent methane emissions in the Arctic proved successful.
Sarah Emerson
16 hours ago
e-waste

Target Fined $7.4 Million for Illegally Throwing E-Waste in the Trash

Target threw hazardous e-waste, as well as sensitive medical material and waste, into the trash illegally for four years.
Caroline Haskins
17 hours ago
ETA - Created with GEICO

Meet the Students Trying to Make the Dream of a Hyperloop a Reality

The real story of the hyperloop's origins and its future.
Motherboard Staff
18 hours ago
IoT

Swarms of Sensor-Wearing Bees Could Monitor Crops Better Than Drones

Bumblebees carrying electronic sensor backpacks could monitor crops like agricultural drones.
Samantha Cole
18 hours ago
endangered species

Kid Scientists Capture Rare Footage of Endangered Animals on Camera Traps

A unique project turned students at schools around the world into citizen scientists.
Sarah Emerson
19 hours ago
marsupial lion

Australia's Ancient 'Marsupial Lion' Was Absolutely Terrifying

Scientists reconstructed the first full skeleton of the marsupial lion, which was like a lion, koala, and Tasmanian devil wrapped up in a bodyslam.
Becky Ferreira
19 hours ago
climate change

The UN Is Now Working Directly With Companies to Fight Climate Change

If these companies actually execute the plan as written, it would make a significant impact in our effort to curb warming temperatures.
Kaleigh Rogers
19 hours ago
E.T.A.
8:40

Hyperloop Revolution: The Real Story of its Origins and Future

Motherboard joins the team as they present their prototype to the public and dive deep into the DNA of the Hyperloop—a concept that was developed at their university nearly 40 years ago, and one they continue to build upon.
piracy

Nintendo Sues Californian for Selling Modded NES Classic and Switch Hacks

This week Nintendo filed a lawsuit against Mikel Euskaldunak, who allegedly offered tools to help people run pirated games on their Nintendo Switch, as well as sold NES Classic consoles preloaded with more games.
Joseph Cox
21 hours ago
open source

How I Quit Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Amazon

A reflection on my month without Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Amazon, plus a how-to guide if you want to quit the biggest companies in tech.
Daniel Oberhaus
21 hours ago
open source

The Last Independent Mobile OS

Alternative mobile operating systems have come and gone over the years, but only Sailfish has survived the iOS and Android duopoly.
Daniel Oberhaus
21 hours ago

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