A Silicon Valley startup with Chelsea Clinton on its board is launching the first at-home test for an HIV prevention drug, and you can try it right now

Nurx Nurx, a Silicon Valley prescription drug delivery startup that once solely dispensed birth control, is launching a new service that allows patients who want HIV-prevention drug Truvada to do the required testing at home. It’s a big move for the company, which recently raised $ 36 million and added Chelsea Clinton to its board […]

Elon Musk says Saudi fund on board to take Tesla private

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Government/Legal,Green,Tesla That contradicts a report that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign investment fund has no interest. Continue reading Elon Musk says Saudi fund on board to take Tesla private Elon Musk says Saudi fund on board to take Tesla private originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:30:00 […]

The hottest new board games from Gen Con 2018

Late summer is the time for barbecues, concerts in the park, and (most importantly) making the trek to downtown Indianapolis to play tabletop games with 60,000 other board game fanatics for four days straight. Gen Con—the biggest tabletop gaming convention in North America—is now in its 51st year, and it’s not slowing down. According to […]

Tesla board is reportedly in the dark about buyout—that’s not normal

Enlarge / Musk in 2015. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images) Tesla’s board of directors is gearing up to consider Elon Musk’s plan to take the electric carmaker private. But yesterday afternoon—more than two days after Musk’s original tweet announcing the proposal—Tesla’s board still hadn’t been told who would pay for the deal, Reuters has reported. The board […]

Cessna plane crashes in California parking lot, killing all 5 on board (PHOTOS)

Five people were killed when a Cessna 414 plane fell from the sky onto a car-park in front of an office supplies store in Santa Ana on Sunday afternoon. Local authorities said it is ‘a miracle’ that no one was hurt on the ground. The twin-engine 1973 Cessna light plane, bound for John Wayne Airport […]

Review: Azul, board game of the year?

Enlarge (credit: Nate Anderson) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. At a local game night this week, my table was playing Splendor. If you don’t know it, the game is a light “engine building” affair in which you gather gems, then use […]

Replacement EPA Boss on Board With California Gas Confab

Following Andrew Wheeler’s appointment as acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, he extended an invitation to the California Air Resources Board to discuss emission regulations — a matter which former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt seemed less inclined to discuss with the state. Mary Nichols, chairman of the board, said Wheeler reached out to state officials and […]

Altiplano review: A brain-tickling board game about… alpacas

Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Altiplano—or, as it is affectionately known ’round these parts, “the llama game”—displays a hobby in rude creative health. As you’d expect from noted German designer Reiner Stockhausen, the game is a formidable packet of innovative […]

New laws that threatened to tear the internet apart have been sent back to the drawing board in Europe

Getty The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly to reject sweeping reforms to copyright laws that threatened to tear the internet apart. The proposals, which could have required the likes of Reddit to filter content and forced a so-called “link tax” on firms including Google, have been sent back to the drawing board.See the rest of […]

Ryanair flights: How much hand luggage can you take on board the plane?

Ryanair cabin baggage allowance rules are strict, and passengers wanting to put hand luggage into overhead lockers must pay for Priority Boarding at £5. This is the travel advice. With the basic fare you are only allowed one small bag on board.  This item must fit under the seat in front of you in the aircraft to be […]