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Aug 23, 2019

Netflix test brings human-curated 'Collections' to streaming
Netflix leans on algorithms for virtually all of its show suggestions, but it's trying something radical: curation from real, honest-to-goodness humans. The service is testing expert-crafted Collections that, much like music playlists, offer selecti...

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Aug 23, 2019

OnePlus TV will run ‘optimized' Android TV software
Following the news that OnePlus will release its first TV this September in India, company CEO Pete Lau has shared additional information about the platform in an interview with Gadgets 360. Most notably, thanks to a partnership with Amazon, he said...

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Aug 23, 2019

China's latest retaliatory tariffs could pose trouble for Tesla
The escalating trade war between the US and China could have particularly steep consequences for car brands. China's Finance Ministry has announced countering tariffs across a range of products, including plans to resume a suspended 25 percent extra...

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Aug 23, 2019

Yakuza's many remasters are about to pay off big time
Ryu Ga Gotoku (RGG) Studio is in a fantastic position. The Sega-owned developer has just released Judgment, a well-received detective game starring Japanese actor and singer Takuya Kimura as the lead. Now, the team is turning its attention back to Ya...

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Aug 23, 2019

'World's first' solar-powered rail line opens in the UK
Some trains in the UK are now running on a rail line powered entirely by a solar farm in what's said to be a world first. Around 100 panels are keeping the signaling and lights up and running on the track near Aldershot in Hampshire, and the project...

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Aug 23, 2019

Bugged cell location data prompts Denmark to review 10,000 court cases
Authorities in Denmark are reviewing more than 10,000 court cases to see if flawed cellphone location data may have led to wrongful convictions, according to The New York Times. The review stems from two recently discovered bugs. The first caused the...

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Aug 23, 2019

'El Hijo' is a Spaghetti Western stealth game with heart
The art at the top of El Hijo's website says it all. A young boy in a red poncho stands at the edge of a cliff, overlooking a sun-bleached desert valley with a stuffed bear dangling from his fingertips. His shadow unfurls across the rock behind him,...

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Aug 23, 2019

Sphero acquires LittleBits and eyes international growth
The popular STEAM education company Sphero announced today that it has acquired LittleBits. You may remember LittleBits as the company behind toys that teach kids about electronics, and Sphero has made a name for itself creating educational coding ro...

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Aug 23, 2019

Sphero acquires LittleBits and its set of scientific toys
The popular STEAM education company Sphero announced today that it has acquired LittleBits. You may remember LittleBits as the company behind toys that teach kids about electronics, and Sphero has made a name for itself creating educational coding ro...

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Aug 23, 2019

Sega is becoming its weird and wonderful self again
Sega is in an unexpectedly good place right now. The company was never on top of the industry; it's been beaten by Nintendo, by Sony, by the decline of the arcade. It spent years nursing the wounds from its fall from grace in the '90s, and through th...

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Aug 23, 2019

Riot Games settles class action lawsuit over sexist culture
In May, more than 150 Riot Games employees walked out of their offices in Los Angeles. The protest was held to draw attention to what the workers alleged to be a sexist corporate culture, as well as to condemn the forced arbitration of employees who...

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Aug 23, 2019

The best external graphics card enclosure
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Aug 23, 2019

Americans are waiting three years to replace their phones, study finds
A new study released by Strategy Analytics reflects the current state of the smartphone industry. Apparently, consumers in the US -- Baby Boomers, in particular -- are increasingly delaying their smartphone purchase for three or more years. In additi...

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Aug 23, 2019

'Dark Crystal: Tactics' and the evolution of Netflix's video game strategy
Stranger Things was Netflix's first experiment with making video games. Developed by Texas studio BonusXP, the Stranger Things mobile game came out in October 2017, and it was a basic, accessible experience for anyone even vaguely familiar with the f...

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Aug 23, 2019

Google's internal community guidelines discourage political discussions
Today, Google released a new set of community guidelines that bans political discussions inside the company and reminds Googlers that they are responsible for their words and will be held accountable for them. The policy change appears to be an attem...

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Aug 23, 2019

‘Streets of Rage 4' is shaping up to be a worthy sequel
Streets of Rage 4's announcement landed with a bit of a thud. The original trilogy of Genesis games is beloved, and for many remains the benchmark for the genre. It's now been 15 years since Streets of Rage 3, and a teaser trailer for a new game show...

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Aug 23, 2019

'Beyond' delivers the ‘No Man's Sky' experience I was waiting for
If there was ever a game that rode its hype train off a cliff, it's No Man's Sky, which burned bright right up until the moment people got to play it. From a jaw-dropping announcement at E3 2014, it was clear that the infinite, procedurally generated...

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Aug 23, 2019

iDevices' Alexa-powered smart light switch finally goes on sale
One of the problems with smart homes is the variety of different devices and software you need to automate different parts of your house. iDevice is aiming to simplify the smart home experience with the Instinct, a smart light switch with Alexa built...

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Aug 23, 2019

Apple Music's latest playlist suggests new tracks every day
Apple Music may be playing catchup to Spotify, but it's still growing rapidly. From today Apple has a new way to appeal to music fans: a daily updating curated playlist called New Music Daily.

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Aug 23, 2019

'Windjammers 2' is a stylish update to a Neo Geo classic
Windjammers is basically Pong on steroids. The original, released for the Neo Geo arcade system in 1994, had two players throwing a frisbee -- sorry, "ultimate flying disc" -- across a net. If you managed to hit the opponent's end zone, you got some...

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Aug 23, 2019

Self-folding 'Rollbot' changes its shape in response to heat
Soft robots have potential applications in everything from space exploration to health care, as they're able to change shape depending on the needs of their environment. Most soft robots need to be "tethered" though, meaning they need to be attached...

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Aug 23, 2019

The Morning After: iPhone 'Pro' rumors
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We're ready with our review of Samsung's big-screen Galaxy Note 10 , and the rumor machine is already cranking up ahead of Apple's next big iPhone reveal. Also, an OTA update can make some Teslas handle better a...

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Aug 23, 2019

Google Photos can now search for text in images
Google is making it much easier to look for specific images with text through its Photos app. Over the years, the tech giant released various object recognition features powered by Google Lens for its backup application, so it doesn't end up a photo...

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Aug 23, 2019

Google Photos now has the ability to search for text in images
Google is making it much easier to look for specific images with text through its Photos app. Over the years, the tech giant released various object recognition features powered by Google Lens for its backup application, so it doesn't end up a photo...

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Aug 23, 2019

Disney docu-series will focus on the people behind its movies and parks
Disney will have access to Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Fox's impressive film library, but it needs a wide variety of other content to compete with Netflix's endless scroll. The entertainment giant has dropped a clue at what we can expect to see with t...

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Aug 23, 2019

Amazon will no longer use drivers' tips to cover their base pay
Amazon has pledged to be more transparent and to tell its its Flex delivery drivers how much they actually earn, according to an email sent to contractors as seen by the LA Times. Perhaps more importantly, the e-commerce giant will no longer dip into...

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Aug 23, 2019

YouTube pulls hundreds of channels tied to Hong Kong influence campaign
On Monday, both Twitter and Facebook announced they'd blocked accounts from China that were involved in disinformation attempts around protests in Hong Kong. Now YouTube revealed it has disabled 210 channels this week that "behaved in a coordinated m...

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Aug 22, 2019

'Fortnite' finally nerfs the hated B.R.U.T.E. mechs
With the debut of Fortnite season X a few weeks ago, Epic Games added some superpowered B.R.U.T.E. mech suits to its battle royale game. According to the company, its mechs were intended to help level the playing field, but many high-level and even m...

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Aug 22, 2019

FDA to trial innovative computer-assisted heart surgeries this fall
Starting this fall, the FDA plans to trial an innovative new computational medicine approach to heart surgery with 160 patients in the US. The procedure, called Optimal Target Identification via Modelling of Arrhythmogenesis (OPTIMA, for short), invo...

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Aug 22, 2019

After a year of Epic Games exclusivity, ‘Hades' heads to Steam Early Access
Hades, the next game from Bastion and Pyre developer Supergiant Games, is coming to Steam Early Access on December 10. The game has been available in early access on the Epic Games Store since December of last year.

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Aug 22, 2019

DoorDash finally makes sure delivery drivers get your tips
DoorDash drivers will earn 100 percent of tips under a revamped set of rules on pay. The delivery service today announced a new tipping and earnings policy that it claims will lead to drivers earning more on average. The development comes more than a...

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Aug 22, 2019

'Uncharted' movie loses its director, again
Sony is still planning on bringing the popular Uncharted franchise to theaters, but it's going to have to find new director to make it happen. Dan Trachtenberg had signed on to direct the project but stepped down, according to Deadline. Sony hasn't p...

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Aug 22, 2019

Porsche streamlines the Taycan EV's infotainment system
The all-electric Porsche Taycan is the first in a line of electric vehicles from the performance brand. And while it's running on electrons instead of dead dinosaurs, the automaker is determined to make sure that the vehicle is still an experience th...

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Aug 22, 2019

HP CEO Dion Weisler will step down in November
Following four years at the helm of HP, CEO Dion Weisler will step down in November. The Palo Alto-based PC maker today announced that its Australian chief executive will be leaving his role due to "family health" reasons. Enrique Lores, the current...

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Aug 22, 2019

News Corp is apparently working on a news app called 'Knewz'
News Corp wants to give people an alternative to Google News and Apple News. The media company that owns Dow Jones Newswires and HarperCollins is working on its own news aggregation service, reported The Wall Street Journal. The service will be calle...

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Aug 22, 2019

Lenovo's Smart Clock becomes a more capable home hub
The Lenovo Smart Clock already won Best of CES 2019 and earned our approval, but it's not done adding features. Today, Google announced a few welcomed updates that bring the device more in line with the Google Home Hub.

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Aug 22, 2019

Phone companies and state attorneys general join forces to fight robocalls
US consumers receive as many as 350,000 unwanted calls every three minutes, according to the FCC. Despite multiple efforts to end the onslaught, an estimated 4.7 billion robocalls hit American phones in July alone. Now, attorneys general from all 50...

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Aug 22, 2019

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Aug 22, 2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 review: Weird, but in a good way
I have to suspect that, back in 2011 when the original Galaxy Note was released, not even Samsung knew it would become as popular as it did. By the standards of the time, the Note and its 5.3-inch screen were massive, and styluses were considered...

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Aug 22, 2019

iFixit teardown takes a look inside the Note 10 5G
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 5G will be available online and in stores tomorrow. Just in time, the folks at iFixit are sharing a peek inside the new device. Most notably, the phone borrows one major design queue from the iPhone, and it won't be super...

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Aug 22, 2019

AmazonFresh grocery delivery expands to Houston, Minneapolis and Phoenix
AmazonFresh, one of two grocery delivery services Amazon offers in the US, is expanding to three new cities. Starting today, residents in Houston, Minneapolis and Phoenix can get groceries delivered to their homes from Amazon in two hours or less. To...

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Aug 22, 2019

Bose's new portable speaker has Alexa, Google Assistant and 360 audio
Bose is expanding its smart speaker offerings with the aptly named Bose Portable Home Speaker, which includes Bluetooth connectivity, voice control and virtual assistant integration into a 7.5-inch by 4-inch package. The 2.3-pound speaker is made for...

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Aug 22, 2019

How Bugatti built the Centodieci hypercar in six months
During Monterey Car Week there's no shortage of nostalgia. Both the Pebble Beach and Quail gatherings are magnets for almost any vintage car you can imagine. So it made sense for Bugatti to unveil its new Centodieci hypercar, a nod to the iconic EB11...

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Aug 22, 2019

Konami's mobile version of ‘eFootball PES 2020' is coming in October
PES fans won't have to wait much longer for the highly-anticipated mobile version of eFootball PES 2020. Konami announced today that the latest mobile update will be released in October, and will carry over many of the features already announced for...

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Aug 22, 2019

Adam Driver investigates post-911 CIA tactics in 'The Report' trailer
It's been nearly five years since the Senate's report on the CIA's use of enhanced interrogation methods made a permanent mark on America's human rights record. Amazon Studios today released the trailer for The Report, a film that depicts the struggl...

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Aug 22, 2019

OtterBox reveals a portable and stackable wireless charging system
OtterBox has a solution to limited battery life. Today, the company revealed OtterSpot, its Qi wireless charging power bank, and stackable batteries. The OtterSpot Charging Base looks a bit like a thin hockey puck. It's designed to be stackable, mean...

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Aug 22, 2019

Chevy's 2020 Bolt EV will pack a longer 259-mile range
Chevy hasn't tweaked the Bolt EV much since its introduction, but an impending refresh could be welcome by giving drivers what they often crave: more range. The EPA has rated the 2020 Bolt EV as delivering 259 miles of range, up substantially from t...

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Aug 22, 2019

Samsung updates mid-range A50 and A30 with new cameras, flashier designs
Samsung has just updated two of its best-selling mid-range smartphones, the A50 and A30, with new iterative upgrades called the A50s and A30s. The company has attempted to make both phones look more visually appealing by adding a redesigned back pane...

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Aug 22, 2019

'Minecraft Earth' beta brings AR building to Android next week
Don't worry, Android fans -- if you've been wondering when you can try the augmented reality experience of Minecraft Earth, you don't have too much longer to wait. Mojang and Microsoft have revealed that the Minecraft Earth beta will reach Google-po...

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Aug 22, 2019

Eminem's publisher sues Spotify for unlicensed streaming
Eminem's publisher Eight Mile Style filed a suit in federal court Wednesday alleging that Spotify has streamed the artist's songs without having properly licensed them. "Spotify has not accounted to Eight Mile or paid Eight Mile for these streams but...

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Aug 22, 2019

Verizon enlists Boingo to help it bring 5G indoors
Sure, real 5G is up to three times faster than LTE, but there are a few caveats. As we discovered in Chicago, 5G doesn't always hold up when you're trying to use it indoors. Even a pane of glass can cause your signal to flicker between 5G and 4G. Ver...

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Aug 22, 2019

Google proposes new privacy standards to protect web browsing data
Google is stepping up its efforts to limit web fingerprinting and otherwise protect your privacy while keeping its ad business intact. The internet giant is developing a set of open standards, nicknamed the "Privacy Sandbox," that would allow for pe...

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Aug 22, 2019

Are Samsung's Galaxy Buds the wireless headphones you've dreamed of?
While Samsung has dabbled in true wireless headphones before, this year it finally released a set designed specifically for its Galaxy lineup: the Galaxy Buds. The $130 headphones include many standard features like a charging case, on-board controls...

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Aug 22, 2019

Hyundai teases all-electric concept '45' for Frankfurt
By Jonathon Ramsey Didn't see this one coming. Hyundai has teased the electric concept it's taking to next month's Frankfurt Motor Show, and it makes us yearn to grab a cassette full of synthwave and a VHS tape of that 1985 classic, "Space Rage." At...

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Aug 22, 2019

The EU may give citizens more control of their facial recognition data
The EU may impose strict limits on the use of facial recognition technology. According to Financial Times, the European Commission is working on laws that would give citizens explicit rights over their facial recognition data, like the right to know...

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Aug 22, 2019

iPhone Pro, new iPad and 16-inch MacBook Pro details emerge
As usual before the fall, Apple's next batch of products are coming into focus. A Bloomberg report has given us our best glimpse yet at the new hardware, including "Pro" iPhones that'll replace the XS and XS Max, refreshed iPads and iPad Pro models,...

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Aug 22, 2019

Russia tests new Soyuz rocket by sending a humanoid robot to the ISS
Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, has just launched a new Soyuz booster on a trip to the ISS. Unlike other Soyuz flights that blast off to bring astronauts to the space station, this trip has no humans on board. It does, however, have a passenger: a...

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Aug 22, 2019

Android Q is now simply Android 10
Google has finally revealed Android Q's release name, and it's not Quiche, Quinoa or Quesadilla. In fact, it's not named after any dessert that starts with the letter Q at all -- the tech giant has decided to simply call it Android 10. In a blog post...

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Aug 22, 2019

What to expect at IFA 2019
There's just one big technology show before the end of the year, IFA, where we'll see the last goodies revealed before everyone goes into buying mode. As usual, a team of Engadget's finest will descend upon Berlin to uncover all of the best thing...

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Aug 22, 2019

Google Photos' face-grouping feature comes to Europe
Google Photos recently hit one billion users after being spun out from Google just four years ago. One reason the product grew so quickly is its frequent updates, adding features like video animation and a crop and adjust tool for photographing docu...

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Aug 22, 2019

'Blair Witch' expertly remixes horror gaming's greatest hits
Blair Witch is scary. That's not a revelation for most people, considering the pop culture status the movie achieved when it came out in 1999, ushering in an enduring age of found-footage horror films. But, that's not what we're talking about here.

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Aug 22, 2019

'Blacksad' is a promising detective game based on a cult comic
Blacksad is a long-running graphic novel series that covers some heavy topics through a noir detective window. Set in the 1950s, it follows hardboiled detective John Blacksad, with each book focusing on a new case. It's one of my favorite series, but...

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Aug 22, 2019

‘Disintegration' is a tactical shooter that questions transhumanism
At a glance, Disintegration looks a tad generic. The battle-ready robots, dressed in fashionable jackets and scarves, feel like they were ripped straight out of a Destiny artbook. And there's a reason for that -- the game is being developed by Halo c...

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Aug 22, 2019

The Morning After: The Apple Card is incompatible with leather
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Ready to take a ride in a flying taxi? Cool, just try to find a place to put your Apple Card where it isn't touching anything, and then we can all fly back to 1995 and play Panzer Dragoon.

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Aug 22, 2019

Spotify triples its free Premium trial period to three months
Spotify is fighting back against the threat of Apple Music by extending free trials of its Premium subscription. Both companies want not only to bring in paid users, but also to keep those users coming back over the long term.

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Aug 22, 2019

EVgo and Electrify America let you charge your EV with just one account
EVgo and Electrify America have announced a partnership that will make it less of a hassle for EV owners to find a charge. Drivers will be able to access public chargers on either network without the need to create a new membership or pay additional...

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Aug 22, 2019

Tesla suspension update helps Model S and Model X high-speed driving
Tesla has piloted a unique way of updating its vehicles' software to add new features and safety improvements remotely. It has adjusted Autopilot and introduced tweaks to improve battery life in the past, but now, the company is using the same system...

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Aug 22, 2019

PlayStation Vue gets college football and NHL hockey channels
Sony's live internet TV service may have raised its prices recently, but it's also adding new channels that make it look like an even better investment for sports fans. PlayStation Vue has added NHL Network and ACC Network -- a brand new channel goin...

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Aug 22, 2019

Singapore forgoes Tesla's electric 'lifestyle' for buses
Singapore is in no rush to adopt a certain brand of electric car. In an interview with Bloomberg published today, a government minister offered a rebuttal to Tesla founder Elon Musk's criticism that the city-state is "unwelcome" to electric cars. Inv...

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Aug 22, 2019

Chicago will test Samsung's DeX in-vehicle solution in cop cars
Samsung created an in-vehicle version of its DeX platform in hopes that it can replace the computers cops and first responders have to carry around. Now, the Chicago Police Department has announced that it's taking the system for a spin to see if it...

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Aug 21, 2019

MoviePass confirms breach that leaked credit card numbers
On Tuesday TechCrunch reported that security researcher Mossab Hussein, with the firm SpiderSilk, found an exposed, unencrypted MoviePass database with millions of records. Some of those included numbers for its custom debit cards that are used when...

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Aug 21, 2019

Google, Intel and Microsoft form data protection consortium
It's common to secure data when its sitting put or flying to its destination, but not so much when you're actually using it -- there's still a risk someone could peek at your content while you work. Industry heavyweights might help keep your info se...

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Aug 21, 2019

Via shares its ride-pooling technology with NYC public schools
Modern-day ride-hailing technology will soon be used to improve the New York City school bus system. Fast Company reported today that transportation company Via -- which offers on-demand ride-sharing in select cities -- will license its technology to...

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Aug 21, 2019

Apple warns against storing its titanium credit card in leather
The titanium Apple Card looks slick (with the sound to match), but you may need to treat it gingerly if you expect it to look as pristine as the day you got it. Apple has posted a cleaning guide for the physical credit card that warns against storin...

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Aug 21, 2019

Google's next Nest Mini speaker could be wall-mountable
Google's Home Mini may receive a sizeable upgrade when its Nest-branded sequel arrives. Sources for 9to5Google claim an upcoming Nest Mini will represent a "substantial" improvement. For one, it wouldn't be confined to desks and tables -- it would...

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Aug 21, 2019

Microsoft tests more control for apps that restart with Windows 10
As much as PCs have changed in recent years, at least one thing has stayed the same: at some point, you'll need to restart your computer. With that in mind, the first of next year's two big Windows 10 updates could offer a subtle but helpful tweak to...

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Aug 21, 2019

Terminator T-800 and The Joker are coming to 'Mortal Kombat 11'
Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios rounded out the list of Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat Pack DLC characters with a pair of intriguing new fighters. The Terminator T-800 (with Arnold Schwarzenegger's likeness) and Batman's nemesis The Joker are making th...

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Aug 21, 2019

Google Play Store redesign makes it easier to find games
The go-to destination for Android apps has undergone some changes. Google announced today that it has rolled out a visual redesign of the Google Play Store. The refreshed interface should make hunting for apps easier for the app store's two billion m...

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Aug 21, 2019

Microsoft contractors listened to what people told their Xbox consoles
Microsoft contractors reportedly listened to Xbox owners too. Earlier this month, we learned that contractors heard audio snippets from Skype calls and Cortana interactions. Now, Vice reports that Microsoft contractors also listened to audio picked u...

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Aug 21, 2019

Tesla delays price hike for self-driving upgrade
You'll still have at least a few more weeks to order a Tesla with the Full Self-Driving upgrade before the price hike kicks in. Elon Musk said Tesla had "postponed" the $1,000 increase until cars received version 10 software with "smart summon" (aka...

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Aug 21, 2019

New wristband could predict aggressive outbursts in people with autism
Researchers are hoping a new wearable wristband will help predict aggressive outbursts in people with autism. The device monitors heart rate, sweat production, skin surface temperature and arm movements. It can predict outbursts 60 seconds ahead of t...

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Aug 21, 2019

Harley-Davidson is exploring electric bicycles
If Harley-Davidson's LiveWire is too rich for your blood, the company might have an electric two-wheeler that's decidedly more accessible. Electrek has learned that Harley unveiled a trio of pedal-assist electric bicycle prototypes at its Annual Dea...

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Aug 21, 2019

Researchers create electronic lens that works better than the human eye
A new breakthrough could soon revolutionize the design of almost every optical instrument in use today, including cameras, eyeglasses and telescopes. Combining recent developments in artificial muscle and flat lens technologies, a team of researchers...

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Aug 21, 2019

YouTube AI thought robot fighting was animal cruelty
In the latest example of the need for further human moderation, YouTube's automated system took down several videos after mistaking robot fighting matches as animal cruelty. Those affected, including some BattleBots contestants, received a message st...

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Aug 21, 2019

Gmail AI will automatically correct your spelling slip-ups
Google Docs' AI corrections are spreading to Gmail. Google is rolling out a feature in G Suite that will autocorrect "common" spelling errors while you write Gmail messages. It won't catch every mistake, but it should save you the embarrassment of...

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Aug 21, 2019

Porn bots are now storming Twitter's trending topics
Instagram isn't the only social media app being invaded by porn bots. Now they're on Twitter, too. For the past few days, as I was scrolling through Twitter's trending section, I noticed a number of accounts showing similar behavior as the bots that...

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Aug 21, 2019

Online sneaker reseller StockX faces lawsuit over data breach
StockX is now facing legal action over a data breach that led to the theft of more than 6.8 million customer records. A class-action lawsuit filed in US District Court this week alleged that the online sneaker marketplace compromised the data of mino...

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Aug 21, 2019

SiriusXM's student plan only costs $4 per month
SiriusXM thinks it has a simple way to get the back-to-school crowd listening to radio: offer it at an extremely steep discount. The satellite radio pioneer has introduced a Student Premier subscription that offers all the 200-plus music channels (pl...

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Aug 21, 2019

‘Telling Lies' is bigger, but not better, than 'Her Story'
In Her Story, developer Sam Barlow did a rare thing: He created a new video game format. Four years later, he's made Telling Lies, which releases on August 23rd. It's a game with almost identical gameplay -- centered simply on typing search terms in...

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Aug 21, 2019

An old Instagram hoax is back, and it's duping celebrities
An Instagram hoax that first circulated in 2012 is back, and celebrities from Usher to Waka Flocka Flame, Julianne Moore, Julia Roberts and Rob Lowe have allegedly fallen for it. The post claims Instagram is changing its rules and everything you've e...

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Aug 21, 2019

What's coming to Netflix in September: 'The Politician' and 'The Spy'
We're edging into the final embers of the summer and as the weather starts to turn for many of us, we'll perhaps find ourselves curled up on the couch a little more often to stream some movies, shows and whatever else happens to be on offer. To wit,...

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Aug 21, 2019

Watch astronauts install commercial spacecraft adapter on the ISS
NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Andrew Morgan are floating around in low Earth orbit today, installing the second of two docking adapters on the International Space Station. The international docking adapters -- or IDAs -- will allow Boeing and SpaceX...

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Aug 21, 2019

Volocopter reveals its first commercial autonomous flying taxi
Just yesterday we said flying taxis may be a reality in the not-too-distant future. Today, Volocopter revealed its first commercial air taxi, the VoloCity. Designed to serve as an on-demand, inner-city vehicle, it can carry two passengers and their h...

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Aug 21, 2019

Waze adds easy access to YouTube Music while you drive
You'd think Google would have raced to make YouTube Music controls available inside Waze, but not so -- numerous third-party services got there first. At last, though, there's some harmony. Waze has added YouTube Music integration that brings playb...

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Aug 21, 2019

Garmin adds Amazon Music to its fitness watches
After adding support for Spotify last October, Garmin is expanding the music streaming services its wearables support to include Amazon Music. What's more, this time around the company is doing a broader rollout. Not only is Amazon Music available on...

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Aug 21, 2019

Amazon opens its largest campus to date in India
Amazon has opened its largest campus to date as it cut the ribbon on a building in Hyderabad, India. The subcontinent is one of the company's fastest-growing markets. Its latest campus spreads over 9.5 acres with 1.8 million sq ft of office space giv...

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Aug 21, 2019

Wandering the VR halls of 'Westworld Awakening'
My name is Kate and I've been brutally murdered in an old west farmhouse. Moments after meeting my doom, I'm awake. Barely. I'm in a sterile room with two people lording over me. They talk to each other while I try to understand what's happening. My...

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Aug 21, 2019

DoorDash eyes autonomous food delivery with latest acquisition
It's no secret that DoorDash wants to deliver your food with autonomous vehicles. Early this year it partnered with GM to test deliveries via self-driving Cruise vehicles, and in 2017, it was part of a Starship Technologies trial that sent deliveries...

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Aug 21, 2019

Waymo shares some of its self-driving car data to help researchers
Self-driving car data is intensely valuable, and it's frequently considered one of Waymo's advantages -- it has more experience than virtually anyone. Now, however, the company is sharing some of that knowledge with the rest of the world. It's laun...

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Aug 21, 2019

The Switch needs more Saturn games like ‘Panzer Dragoon'
If you love the Sega Genesis (or the Mega Drive, depending on where you live), there are countless ways to get your 16-bit fix. You can boot up a modern compilation, play them for free on your smartphone, or, soon, buy an adorable microconsole that p...

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