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Study claims a link between diet sodas and stroke and dementia

Cohort study that doesn’t look at causation has some odd results.

A major Nintendo policy change has saved at least one Switch...

Third major patch for Nintendo Switch exclusive Bomberman does the unexpected.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Switch: If it ain’t broke, just...

Small changes don't add much, but this is portable Mario Kart at its finest.

Trump to order wholesale H-1B reform

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday dubbed “Buy American, Hire American” that calls for sweeping reform of the H-1B visa process.Its centerpiece is the replacement of the H-1B lottery with a system that distributes visas on the basis of wages, skills and education.[ Give in to the dark side: 10 steps to becoming a horrible IT boss. | Have a tech story to share? If we publish it, we’ll send you a $50 American Express gift card — and keep you anonymous.
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“We want to switch away from a random lottery system, in which it’s weighted toward the lowest wage workers, towards a system that prioritizes higher skilled, higher paid workers,” said a senior administration official, in a background briefing to reporters on the condition that officials not be identified.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Decrypted: The Expanse: Just get to the point

Palace intrigue, pathos, and a touch of Moby Dick this week.

Why Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the biggest system seller...

The game is actually selling better than the system it runs on, somehow.

Inmates built computers hidden in ceiling, connected them to prison network

Ohio prison's lax supervision was akin to "an episode from Hogan's Heroes."

Dealmaster: Get $10 when you sign up for a 30-day Amazon...

$10 in Amazon money for trying out its music platform! What a deal.

Blizzard hints Nintendo Switch may not be powerful enough for Overwatch

But producer says he's still "open-minded" about a port.

IDG Contributor Network: Did Ubuntu dump Unity for cash?

Did Ubuntu dump Unity for money? Canonical dumped GNOME for its own Unity desktop years ago, but now the company has reversed itself and will release Ubuntu 18.04 with GNOME instead of Unity.So why did Canonical give up on Unity?[ Intel, Apache, Amazon, and more: See the 2017 open source rookies of the year. | Cut to the key news in technology trends and IT breakthroughs with the InfoWorld Daily newsletter, our summary of the top tech happenings. ]Christine Hall speculates that it all came down to money for Canonical, and she lists the reasons for the company’s shocking switch from Unity to GNOME in Ubuntu 18.04.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

How Amazon Go (probably) makes “just walk out” groceries a reality

Amazon new age grocery likely wasn't possible even five years ago.

Renewables won’t drive up cost of electricity from fossil fuel plants

Costs associated with start-and-stop fossil fuel generation expected to be moderate.