Here are the winners of the 2020 Ig Nobel Prizes to...

Can you tell a narcissist by their eyebrows? — This year's ceremony was held virtually (thanks, coronavirus), but the fun remained. Jennifer Ouellette - Sep 17, 2020 10:00 pm UTC The 30th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony: introducing 10 new Ig Nobel Prize winners, each of whom has done something that makes people laugh,…

Sony makes it official: PlayStation 5 won’t natively support PS1, PS2,...

Will PS5 work on PS9? — Bad news for old discs; follows August leak from Ubisoft. Sam Machkovech - Sep 17, 2020 9:45 pm UTC Enlarge / Were you hoping to play classic PlayStation discs on the newest PlayStation 5 console later this year? If so, we have bad news.Wednesday's deluge of PlayStation 5 news…

White House-CDC tensions explode as Trump contradicts its leadership

Chaos — Congressional testimony by health experts is overruled hours later by the president. John Timmer - Sep 17, 2020 8:55 pm UTC Enlarge / US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in which he frequently contradicted his own health experts.There was good news and then bad news for public health expertise yesterday.…

Why Tile Pro isn’t working with your iPhone, and what to...

Tile Pro units appear to be on the fritz for iPhone users, but the fix is a snap. Tile Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors If you suddenly can’t seem to get your Tile Pro to be seen by your iPhone, you’re not alone.…

How to get the screenshot button back on your Pixel phone...

You'll need to change your navigation. Michael Simon/IDG Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors You might not have noticed many changes to Android 11 when you updated your Pixel phone last week—unless you tried to take a screenshot on your Pixel 2 or Pixel…

Mozilla’s RegretsReporter browser extension will try to learn why YouTube is...

RegretsReporter is a community effort to crack YouTube's recommendation algorithm and figure out why it suggests videos that you don't want to watch. Mozilla Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors You’re casually browsing through YouTube, video after video. Suddenly, you jolt upright. Some content…

Intel 11th-gen Core i7-1185G7 Tiger Lake Preview: It’s (mostly) faster than...

Updated Intel's 11th-gen Core i7 easily outpaces AMD's mighty Ryzen 7 in graphics, AI and lightly-threaded tasks We pit Intel's new 11th gen against 10th gen and Ryzen 4000 Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Table of Contents Show More It wouldn’t be a…

The Full Nerd ep. 150: GeForce RTX 3080 review, Radeon RX...

About | PC hardware hot talk. It's here. Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors In this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon Ung, Brad Chacos, Alaina Yee, and Adam Patrick…

Former coronavirus adviser to Pence says she’s voting for Biden because...

A former GOP aide to Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday she is choosing “country over party” and voting for Democratic nominee Joe Biden because of the administration’s Covid-19 response in a new ad released by a political action committee against President Donald Trump.Olivia Troye, who worked as homeland security and counterterrorism aide to Pence…

Parents warn of seat belt danger after young son’s close call

Siobhan Sherbovich’s 8-year-old son became tangled in a car seat belt, nearly suffocating him, until she could cut him free with scissors. Authorities are investigating the incident and recommend keeping scissors in your car safety kit.Sept. 17, 2020

House passes resolution to denounce Covid-19 racism toward Asian Americans

The House passed a resolution Thursday to denounce the racism toward Asian Americans that has risen as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.The measure demands the condemnation of all forms of racism and scapegoating and calls on public officials to denounce any anti-Asian sentiment. While the legislation won heavy Democratic support, it also got some…

Unemployment aid program threatened by fraud

State officials say Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, a program created by the CARES Act, is a target for fraud because it’s specifically for the self-employed or independent contractors, meaning there’s no employer to verify an applicant’s income.Sept. 17, 2020