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Apple's iPhone 7 may be launched at event in San Francisco on September 7

Rumors have long been spreading about Apple's iPhone 7. A September 9 pre-order date has been leaked, and the device will likely launch at an event on September 7. Here's everything you need to know.

Ubisoft shuts down free-to-play Windows PC games, including ‘Ghost Recon Phantoms’

Ubisoft is ending support for a number of its free-to-play Windows PC games, warning players that titles like The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot and Tom Clancy's EndWar Online will be rendered unplayable as part of a mass shutdown in October.

Fantom ransomware hides behind phony Windows update to infect your computer

A security researcher at AVG has discovered a new ransomware dubbed Fantom. When downloaded, it looks like a normal Windows update but it's actually a malicious virus that encrypts your files and holds them for ransom.
Movies & TV

Ben Affleck just revealed a major DC Comics villain coming to the big screen

Ben Affleck posted video of an actor portraying the DC Comics mercenary Deathstroke on the set of an unidentified film, leading to speculation that the character will appear in the Justice League movie.

What aerial photographers need to know about FAA’s new drone laws

New FAA regulations apply to commercial drones -- so what do professional photographers need to do to legally operate a drone? Along with a few new rules about when and where you can fly, there's a new testing standard in place.
Cool Tech

What’s it like to live on Mars? Six scientists emerge from a yearlong Mars simulation

Since August 29, 2015, the team lived in close proximity and near isolation, without fresh air or fresh food. They researchers had limited internet access and privacy, and were only permitted to leave the dome while wearing spacesuits.

From classical to hip-hop, here are the best songs to work to

The perfect soundtrack can make all the difference between a good day of work, and a great one. We've assembled five separate playlists in four distinct genres, allowing you to pick your favorite focus-inducing soundscapes.

Takata airbag delivery truck explodes, killing one and injuring four

Reuters is reporting that a truck carrying Takata airbag inflators and propellants -- the components responsible for Takata’s 2015 recall -- exploded in Texas earlier this month, killing one and injuring four others.

Samsung's Galaxy TabPro S2 will be the second Windows 10 Samsung tablet

Samsung is working on a sequel to its TabPro S tablet: the Samsung TabPro S2. There aren't a lot of details right now, sadly, but the device is coming. Here's what we'd like to see Samsung add in the next version.

‘BioShock: The Collection’ gameplay showcased in new video series

BioShock fans eager to return to the world of Rapture can get an early look at the remastered gameplay featured in the upcoming BioShock: The Collection with a new "Let's Play" video series from publisher 2K Games.

Sony’s latest watch has an E-Ink band and face so you can customize every inch

The e-ink FES Watch U from Sony is undergoing innovations and renovations yet again. Now, an update to the FES shows that this pretty little wearable features both an e-ink display and an e-ink band.

HopSkipDrive is a California-based Uber for Kids

HopSkipDrive ridesharing for children succeeds because the service meets a need, and its screening and monitoring border on the obsessive. Experienced childcare workers are screened, trained, and monitored in real time as they transport…