HBO is building the town of Sweetwater for an immersive Westworld experience at SXSW

The two-hour activation will be spread out over two acres.

Dish reveals it has over 2 million Sling TV subscribers

The streaming service is growing rapidly.

Blame air currents for the East Coast’s warm spell, and also climate change

How air currents are causing the East Coast to be weirdly warm (Via Verge Science)

Bad News makes you a fake news mogul to teach you their tricks

The “fake news” news industry is pretty much saturated.

You’ll want to keep an eye on these 10 breakthrough technologies this year

Ten technology advances we think will have a significant effect on the way we work and live. (Via MIT Technology Review)

Tesla accused of knowingly selling defective vehicles in new lawsuit

A former Tesla employee claims the company knowingly sold defective cars, often referred to as “lemons."

Twitch will reward Overwatch League viewers with exclusive in-game items

Tonight’s opening match between the Seoul Dynasty and Los Angeles Valiant airs at 7PM ET.

Black Panther’s Killmonger is the MCU’s Magneto

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has had some worthy villains.

Exclusive: Telegram is holding a secretive second pre-ICO sale

Telegram Open Network promises to be an Ethereum-like ecosystem with apps, services, and a store.

For this robot, the secret to crawling is artificial snakeskin

The soft robot is just a silicone rubber tube with a thin, stretchable plastic sheet that’s been cut with a laser. (Via Verge Science)

Ford president leaves the company over ‘inappropriate behavior’

“We made this decision after a thorough review and careful consideration."

Black Panther’s makeup designer explains the film’s challenges

More on the sauna team who spent hours oiling away Michael B. Jordan’s scar prosthetics:

Qualcomm made a new Wi-Fi chip for the next generation of Wi-Fi

It's compatible with the forthcoming generation of Wi-Fi.

Intel rolls out Spectre updates for 7th and 8th-gen Core chips

The company has struggled to adequately address the issue.

A bizarre Parkland conspiracy video topped YouTube’s trending list

YouTube’s number-one trending video this morning was based on a false conspiracy theory.

Netflix’s Lost in Space reboot begins streaming on April 13th

The first look at its upcoming reboot of the classic science fiction TV series Lost in Space:

Tinder vulnerability let hackers take over accounts with just a phone number

A newly published attack let researchers take over Tinder accounts with just a user’s phone number.

Elon Musk leaves board of AI safety group to avoid conflict of interest with Tesla

Tech billionaire Elon Musk is leaving the board of OpenAI.

No one knows how YouTube’s Trending section works

Youtube's in deep water again. (via Polygon)

Blade’s ambitious PC game streaming platform finally launches in the US today

To access Shadow, users can rent a streaming box from the company that’s essentially a video decoder.

Disney is reportedly rebooting The Muppets for its streaming service

The service will also include Marvel movies and a live-action Star Wars series.

The new Volvo V60 is a sleek wagon with more semi-autonomy

Volvo's pledged to electrify all of its cars by 2019.

Google discloses another Windows 10 security flaw before a patch is ready

It’s not clear when Microsoft intends to address the latest security flaw in Windows 10.

Conservative Twitter is freaking out over a reported bot purge

Russia-linked social media manipulation has been under particular scrutiny.

Alto’s Odyssey and the art of the perfect sequel

Sequels can be so hard to make.

Blade’s ambitious PC game streaming platform finally launches in the US today

This tiny box is the equivalent of a $2,000 gaming PC.

Amazon is developing a series based on Iain M. Banks’ sci-fi novel Consider Phlebas

It's about a space-faring, utopian society of humans, aliens, and artificial intelligences

Apple is trying to lock down battery components before electric carmakers get them

Apple is now in a race against electric carmakers.

Circuit Breaker

Laundry meets the future with this. (via Circuit Breaker)

Itri Scrabble robot

This robot can play Scrabble with you.

Only a fool would dare interrupt Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini from opening a door

Robot dogs are clearly very determined.

AT&T announces Dallas, Atlanta, and Waco as first three 5G cities for 2018

Two cities in Texas and Georgia’s capital are getting AT&T’s faster mobile internet.

Ampler returns with three improved e-bikes for daily commuters

The Indiegogo darling is back after shipping 800 handmade bikes to 21 countries.

Uber Express Pool offers the cheapest fares yet in exchange for a little walking

Uber’s first new product in three years.

Bill Gates to guest star on The Big Bang Theory next month

Bill Gates will appear on The Big Bang Theory in late March.

Swype keyboard has been discontinued

Nuance confirms the end of the app that popularized swiping.

Hackers have turned the Nintendo Switch into a functional Linux tablet

Another use for the Nintendo Switch.

Citymapper has been granted a license to operate taxis in London

That means Citymapper will have a completely new set of opportunities.

Samsung will reportedly cut OLED panel production due to lower-than-expected iPhone X sales

The company hasn’t decided its April to June quarter production target.

AT&T expands ‘sponsored data’ to prepaid plans

The policy flies in the face of basic tenets of net neutrality.

Kratom supplements have a new side effect: Salmonella

11 people have been hospitalized. (Via Verge Science)

Classic open-world racer Burnout Paradise is being remastered for Xbox One and PS4

Paradise also, sadly, looks like it could end up being the last major entry in the series.