Armagadd-on redux: Certificate expiration caused Firefox to disable all add-ons

Enlarge / Firefox wasn’t feeling well over the weekend. The problem may not be fixed for everyone. (credit: Getty Images) On Friday, the expiration of a Mozilla certificate used to check the signatures of add-on codes in Firefox desktop and Android Web browsers caused a nearly universal failure of Firefox plug-ins and extensions as browsers …

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Pokémon characters have their own pea-sized region in brain, study finds

The first Pokémon game was released in 1996 for the Nintendo Game Boy. Detective Pikachu, the first live-action film inspired by the classic Nintendo game Pokémon, hits theaters on May 10. So it’s timely that a new paper has just appeared in Nature Human Behavior, concluding that people who avidly played the game as children have …

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Inside Electrify America’s plan to simplify electric car charging

Enlarge / A look inside Electrify America’s testing lab. (credit: Jonathan Gitlin) Electrify America, a new national electric vehicle charging network, is launching a new mobile app and EV charging membership plans later this month. [Originally I wrote the app and plans launched on Monday; that was just the embargo timing] The company, which is coming …

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Michael Cohen, Reporting to Federal Prison: ‘There Still Remains Much to Be Told’

President Donald Trump’s longtime fixer Michael Cohen is reporting Monday to the federal prison in Otisville, New York — marking a steep fall for a man who a year ago seemed capable of bringing down his former boss.Cohen, once a combative New York lawyer who bullied Trump’s enemies and paid money to silence a porn …

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‘Game of Thrones’ Gaffe Gives Starbucks Millions in Free Advertising

Editor’s warning: This story features potential spoilers about the third and fourth episodes of this season’s Game of Thrones. Was it product placement? A subtle endorsement of Howard Schultz’s possible presidential candidacy? Or just a high-profile screw up? Whatever the cause, Starbucks is now a part of Game of Thrones lore, just like Ed Sheeran …

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When It Comes to Meghan Markle’s Maternity Leave, There Are No Royal Rules to Break

In the year since marrying Prince Harry and officially joining the royal family, Meghan Markle has emerged as a sort of royal rebel. She’s frequently ripped up protocol to hug members of the public or to hold hands with Prince Harry. But ahead of the birth of the couple’s first child on Monday–their official Instagram …

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Tyson Expands Frozen Chicken Strip Recall, Boosting Total to 12 Million Pounds

Tyson Foods has dramatically expanded its recall of frozen chicken strips after learning that the contamination with small pieces of metal is considerably wider than first realized. The company, which recalled 69,000 pounds of the frozen food on March 21, has now recalled another 11.8 million pounds. The recall was made in conjunction with the …

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Shriya Pilgaonkar speaks about shooting for RSVP’s Bhangra Paa Le

Riding high on the success of the popular web series Mirzapur, Shriya Pilgaonkar is set to surprise the audience with her next offering, RSVP’s Bhangra Paa Le directed by Sneha Taurani. The talented actress, who made her Bollywood debut with Shah Rukh Khan’s Fan, will be seen playing a pivotal role in RSVP’s next Bhangra …

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