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Tinkerers, repair shops will have mixed feelings about this iPad Pro teardown
Following the controlled destruction of the Mac mini and the MacBook Air, iFixit turned its gaze to the new 11-inch iPad Pro. Its teardown reveals lots of adhesive, even more magnets, and only a few surprises inside the newest Apple tablet. Further ReadingiFixit tears down the Mac mini and MacBook Air

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Dems to probe whether Trump retaliated against CNN, Washington Post
Democrats in Congress are planning to probe whether the Trump administration improperly used its regulatory powers to punish the owners of CNN and —two high-profile media outlets that have repeatedly clashed with Donald Trump. Adam Schiff, a senior Democrat in the House of Representatives, told Axios that Democrats would try to find out whether Trump used "the instruments of state…

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Surface Go with integrated LTE available for preorder now, from $679
Last week Microsoft added an extra configuration to the Surface Go lineup. Today it's rounding out the range and filling the final gaps, adding systems with integrated LTE to the product mix. LTE adds $130 to the system price. At $679 is the consumer SKU: 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD storage, Windows 10 Home, and integrated LTE.

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Rocket Lab now has a fully operational small satellite launcher
Rocket Lab succeeded this weekend in moving from a company testing its rocket to one that has truly begun commercial operations. With the third flight of its Electron booster, the company delivered seven different satellites into orbit as part of its first fully commercial spaceflight. “The world is waking up to the new normal," the company's founder and chief executive,…

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Wilson Fisk is back and better than ever in season 3 of Daredevil
Things have been a bit rocky in the Netflix/Marvel Defenders universe lately. But is back in top form for a strong third season, largely due to the much-anticipated return of arch-villain Wilson Fisk (Vincent D'Onofrio, ). Everything that happens this time around is one more step in a steady march toward an inevitable final face-off between Daredevil (Charlie Cox, )…

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Apple to replace unresponsive iPhone X touchscreens for free
If you've had problems with the touch responsiveness of your iPhone X's display, you may be in luck. According to a support document, Apple identified a problem with some iPhone X devices that may cause a component of the display module to fail. The company has now launched a program to replace affected screens for free.

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Keyboard and mouse controls finally hit Xbox One this week
Further ReadingMicrosoft: Xbox One mouse and keyboard support is “months away”It has now been two years and four months since Microsoft's Phil Spencer first told PCGames that keyboard-and-mouse support for the Xbox One was "not years away, it’s more like months away." In any case, the feature is now just two days away, as Microsoft announced this weekend that support…

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Elon Musk on double-decker freeways, permitting, and building sewers
Tesla, SpaceX, and Boring Company CEO Elon Musk is good at finding alternative markets for his products. He did this with the lithium-ion batteries he was building and sourcing for his Model S, X, and eventually Model 3 cars: by developing a line of stationary storage battery products, he tapped into another well of potential customers at little additional expense.

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Three high-flying birds soar together for the first time since the 1970s
Update: This week, Ars staffers from across the country gather together in real life for our annual meeting, Technicon. We're supposed to be talking more than typing, so we're resurfacing a few classic Ars stories just in case the front page gets lonely. This one, which originally ran on November 22, 2015, centers on a few aviation/space pioneers and feels…