Thanks to the Mueller Report, Fox News Is Getting a Ratings Boost

Fox News has a lock on prime-time ratings–at least, for now. As Variety notes, the network has experienced an uptick in prime-time viewership in the days since special counsel Robert Mueller delivered his report on the Russia investigation. The network’s improved numbers come after several competitive months in the cable-news arena, where Fox News and …

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iFixit teardown: Apple’s AirPods are “disappointingly disposable”

The OG AirPods and the new ones side by side. The latch is different, and Apple moved the sync button. [credit:iFixit ] As expected, iFixit tore down Apple’s new second-generation AirPods to see what’s different about them compared to the previous iteration and just how repairable they are. Let’s get the second of those points out …

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British Microsoft, Nintendo hacker given 18 month sentence

Enlarge (credit: Rural Learning Center) Two men were given suspended prison sentences in a London court yesterday after entering guilty pleas to hacking charges that saw both Microsoft and Nintendo breached. Zammis Clark, now 24, broke into a Microsoft server in early 2017 and for about three weeks had access to part of Microsoft’s network. …

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Here’s how Columbus is getting more people to switch to electric cars

Part of the Smart Columbus initiative is increasing the rate of electric vehicle adoption in the area. [credit: Smart Columbus ] In 2016, the city of Columbus, Ohio beat out nearly 80 other metropolises to win the Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge. The title is more than just bragging rights: there’s a $40 million …

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