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Indiana Jones Ark of the Covenant could be worth a face-melting $250k – CNET

Antiques Roadshow sheds light on the pyrotechnic prototype, which was made from picture frames and trophies. …read more Source:: CNet

Microsoft Wants To Do Away With Windows 10 Local Accounts

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bleeping Computer: As time goes on, it is becoming increasingly clear that Microsoft is trying to make local accounts a thing of the past and push all new Windows 10 users to a Microsoft account. Since Windows 10 1903, Microsoft quietly changed the Windows Out-of-box Experience (OOBE) or…

Ford issues recalls for F-150 block heaters, Super Duty and E-Series rear ends – Roadshow

Low differential oil and faulty EcoBoost engine block heaters are causing problems for some Ford owners. …read more Source:: CNet

Juul Reportedly Plans To Pitch the FDA An Age-Locked E-Cigarette

According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Juul is planning to pitch federal officials on a locked version of its e-cigarettes that would bar users younger than 21 from using them. From a report: Citing sources familiar with the matter, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday that Juul is preparing to present…

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA45 proves power comes in all sizes – Roadshow

With 382 horsepower onboard, the GLA45 remains small, yet mighty. …read more Source:: CNet

Instacart shoppers should be classified as employees, judge rules – CNET

This is the first court decision since California’s new gig worker law went into effect and it could lead the way to enforcing the law. …read more Source:: CNet

Indiana Jones Ark of the Covenant prop gets face-melting appraisal – CNET

Antiques Roadshow sheds light on the pyrotechnic prototype made by ILM. …read more Source:: CNet

Blow me down with a feather, well, storage server software update gone awry: Nest vid streams go dark for 16 hours

Google so sorry after devices fly the coop in multi-hour outage Google has apologized for 16 hours of downtime for countless Nest cameras that left angry owners unable to watch live video streams from their gizmos.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Smithsonian Releases 2.8 Million Images Into Public Domain

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the Smithsonian: For the first time in its 174-year history, the Smithsonian has released 2.8 million high-resolution two- and three-dimensional images from across its collections onto an open access online platform for patrons to peruse and download free of charge. Featuring data and material from all 19 Smithsonian…

Venus and the moon will do a celestial tango this week – CNET

They’re the brightest bodies in the night sky and they’re getting very close, but only for voyeuristic earthlings. …read more Source:: CNet