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Sep 19, 2019

Skullcandy's Crusher ANC block noise while you feel the bass
Skullcandy's Crusher headphones have offered thumping bass tones that rumble your dome (literally) since 2013. In 2016, the company introduced a wireless version and followed up with "an ultra-realistic sensory bass experience" on the Crusher 360 las...

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Sep 18, 2019

Zero's 2020 electric motorcycles include one that's loaded for adventures
Imagine how people use Zero's electric motorbikes and you'll probably picture a commute to work or a quick blast through the countryside. Now, however, it's encouraging you to make longer-lasting journeys. The company has introduce a 2020 bike line...

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Sep 18, 2019

Jonah Hill tackles bullying in new Instagram TV series
IGTV may not be capturing hearts and minds but at least Instagram is leveraging the platform to talk about important issues. Starting today, Instagram users can watch a new four-part series from the Facebook-owned company and 22 Jump Street actor Jon...

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Sep 18, 2019

FCC creates two 'innovation zones' to test next-gen wireless
The FCC is backing up its push for next-gen wireless by setting up entire areas devoted to advancing the technology. The agency has created two "innovation zones" in New York City and Salt Lake City that will serve as testbeds for 5G and other wirel...

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Sep 18, 2019

‘Call of Duty' comes to mobile on October 1st
Get ready to compete in Team Deathmatch or play Battle Royale on your smartphone. Activision announced today that Call of Duty: Mobile will be released on Android and iOS devices on October 1st. The game, developed by Tencent's Timi Studio, will be f...

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Sep 18, 2019

AT&T reportedly considers offloading its DirecTV satellite unit
AT&T made much ado of its $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV, but it's apparently having second thoughts just a few years later. Wall Street Journal sources claim the telecom is considering "parting" the DirecTV satellite unit through a number...

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Sep 18, 2019

T-Mobile's Sprint merger is opposed by 18 state attorneys general
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is the latest state attorney general to oppose T-Mobile's Sprint merger. Today, Shapiro announced that he'll join a lawsuit to block the "megamerger" of the telecom giants, making him the 18th attorney gener...

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Sep 18, 2019

What we've been watching: 'Another Life'
In the September edition of our video IRL series, contributing editor Mariella Moon explains the appeal of a horror TV show with episodes that clock in at under a half-hour, and Georgina Torbet checks out Netflix's Another Life to see if it deserved...

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Sep 18, 2019

What we've been watching: 'Another Life' and 'Light as a Feather'
In the September edition of our video IRL series, contributing editor Mariella Moon explains the appeal of a horror TV show with episodes that clock in at under a half-hour, and Georgina Torbet checks out Netflix's Another Life to see if it deserved...

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Sep 18, 2019

HBO Max will revive 'The Boondocks' for a two-season run
HBO Max is bringing back animated series The Boondocks for two more seasons next year. The 24 planned episodes, along with the previous 55, will be available on WarnerMedia's streaming service in fall 2020.

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Sep 18, 2019

Congress plans to investigate how social media giants are fighting hate
House lawmakers plan to unveil legislation to study the ways social media can be weaponized, The Washington Post reports. They want to better understand social media-fueled violence and to determine if tech giants are doing enough to effectively prot...

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Sep 18, 2019

Microsoft plans to bring broadband to 9 million more Americans
Microsoft is teaming up with ISP Nextlink in its latest effort to expand broadband access. They aim to bring high-speed internet to more than 9 million people in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas. That total includes around a milli...

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Sep 18, 2019

California governor signs labor law meant to fix the gig economy
It was really just a matter of time, but it's now official: California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the state's Assembly Bill 5 into law. The measure is intended to reclassify many gig economy workers as employees by applying a test that determi...

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Sep 18, 2019

India effectively bans e-cigarettes
India just became among the first countries to effectively ban vaping. On Wednesday, the country banned the sale, import, advertising and production of e-cigarettes. First-time offenders face up to a year in prison and $1,400 fine, while repeat offen...

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Sep 18, 2019

What's coming to Netflix in October: The 'Breaking Bad' movie
As you'd expect, Netflix is planning plenty of seasonal thrillers for October. The theme this year is that the kids are not okay. You'll meet Eli, a child with a mysterious illness who has to be secluded from the world and is battling "nightmares." R...

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Sep 18, 2019

Lamborghini's crazy looking hybrid is more interesting under the hood
"We are a game-changer and a provocateur," Lamborghini's CTO, Maurizio Reggiani told Engadget. The automaker has a long history of making waves with traffic-stopping designs and more recently, innovative tech. At last week's Frankfurt Motor Show, the...

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Sep 18, 2019

Apple wants to trademark 'Slofie'
You might have rolled your eyes when Apple mentioned that the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro could do "slofies," but the company is taking things slightly more seriously. Apple has applied to the USPTO for a trademark on the term "Slofie" in terms of "downloa...

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Sep 18, 2019

'Apex Legends' teases its newest playable character with in-game cameo
In one of the more elaborate and novel teasers for a new playable character in an online game, you can already see Apex Legends' newest star. You just can't play him. Over the last few days, players have spotted Crypto, Apex's long-rumored hacker cha...

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Sep 18, 2019

Honda's first hybrid SUV for the US is the 2020 CR-V
Honda hasn't exactly been quick to electrify (the Honda E won't even reach Europe until mid-2020), but it is making up for lost time in a significant way. The automaker is finally bringing a hybrid SUV to the US in the form of the 2020 CR-V. The ne...

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Sep 18, 2019

Roland releases Zenbeats, a cross-platform music-making app
Roland has been making electronic musical instruments for nearly 50 years and has delivered products like the JU-06A tiny portable synth, keyboards with built-in Alexa controls and mini smartphone mixers. Now, it's entering the world of mobile music-...

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Sep 18, 2019

You'll be able to contribute to 2020 presidential campaigns via Alexa
With debates underway and just a few months until the first primaries, 2020 presidential election campaigns are in full swing, and you'll soon have another way to donate to your favorite candidate. Campaigns can sign up to receive contributions via A...

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Sep 18, 2019

Google's Family Link parental controls now include per-app time limits
Google introduced Family Link in 2017 to give children their own Google account and to provide an app through which parents could manage their child's screen time. The controls have since been expanded to cover teens too, and from today there will be...

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Sep 18, 2019

Apple TV offers peek at kids shows 'Ghostwriter' and 'Helpsters'
Apple won't rely solely on Snoopy in Space to keep your kids happy when TV debuts on November 1st. The tech titan has posted the first trailers (only visible on its website right now) for Ghostwriter and Helpsters, both of which will cater to the y...

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Sep 18, 2019

Instagram will restrict posts on cosmetic surgery and diet products
You'll soon see fewer ads for "flat tummy" tea and lip fillers on Instagram. The social media platform announced today that it is tightening restrictions on posts related to diet products and cosmetic surgery. The new rules -- first reported in the L...

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Sep 18, 2019

Facebook contractors are listening to Portal voice commands again
Facebook may have halted human review of Messenger voice chats in August, but that didn't mean it was putting the brakes on everything. The company has revealed to Bloomberg that its contractors will go back to reviewing Portal device voice commands...

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Sep 18, 2019

BBC's smart keyboard helps kids live healthy digital lives
The BBC wants to help kids have healthy and positive interactions online, and it's hoping its new Own It app will do just that. The app is centered around a keyboard that pops up whenever a user begins to type. If the message is negative, the app can...

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Sep 18, 2019

Amazon rolls out a cash payment option for online orders in the US
Amazon is bringing its cash payment option for Amazon.com orders to the US. If you'd like to pay with physical money, you can select the PayCode option at checkout. You'll receive a QR code and will have 24 hours to pay for the goods at a participati...

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Sep 18, 2019

Apple will use recycled rare earth metals in the iPhone's Taptic Engine
Apple has a new strategy to make its products more environmentally friendly. Moving forward, the company plans to source the rare earth metals needed to build the iPhone's Taptic Engine from recycled components. The Taptic Engine is the small linear...

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Sep 18, 2019

Xfinity internet-only customers now get the Flex streaming platform for free
As of today, Comcast will provide its internet-only customers with its streaming TV service Xfinity Flex at no additional cost. Xfinity Flex, which is essentially a streaming device and platform, launched in March and originally cost $5 per month. No...

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Sep 18, 2019

YouTube is bringing a big, ugly ad banner to its TV app's home screen
Your living room YouTube experience is about to become decidedly more cluttered. YouTube is bringing its usual Masthead ad to its TV app's home screen, guaranteeing that you'll see a promo before anything else. While the behavior is similar to what y...

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Sep 18, 2019

YouTube is bringing a big, ugly ad banner to its TV app's home screen (updated)
Your living room YouTube experience is about to become decidedly more cluttered. YouTube is bringing its usual Masthead ad to its TV app's home screen, guaranteeing that you'll see a promo before anything else. While the behavior is similar to what y...

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Sep 18, 2019

Pinterest makes it easier for groups to organize and react to their boards
Pinterest is making it easier to figure out your Group Board collaborators' thoughts when you're working on projects together. Starting this week, the social network will make it possible to "react" to a pin in a Group Board. While you can already "h...

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Sep 18, 2019

BioWare hopes to fix 'Anthem' by swapping acts for seasonal updates
It's no secret that Anthem has had a lukewarm response. Dodgy game mechanics and various other bugs meant that developer BioWare published a blog post less than a month after its release, sharing its plans to make the game better. Now, the company ha...

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Sep 18, 2019

Oppo's next phone can be fully charged in just 30 minutes
While a handful of recent flagship phones -- namely Samsung's Note 10 (with the optional 45W adapter) and Vivo's NEX 3 5G -- can be fully charged in a little over an hour, Oppo's upcoming tech will soon render such "fast" charging speeds obsolete. W...

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Sep 18, 2019

Fossil's latest hybrid watch is likely powered by Wear OS
Back in January Google announced its plans to buy Fossil's smartwatch technology. Now, after a report by Wareable revealed that the deal involved the acquisition of the movements used in hybrid watches, we have our first clue as to what Google might...

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Sep 18, 2019

Sonos Move review: Versatility doesn't come cheap
It's late September, but still technically summer, so I'm writing this on my back deck, listening to the first Sonos speaker built to be used outside. The Move represents a number of firsts for Sonos: It's built to be used outdoors, it has a battery...

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Sep 18, 2019

ZenBook Pro Duo review: ASUS makes a case for dual-screen laptops
ASUS already paved the way for dual-screen laptops with last year's ScreenPad on the ZenBook Pro, but now it's taking the concept to another level with the ZenBook Pro Duo. It's a powerful 15-inch workstation with a huge secondary display that sp...

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Sep 18, 2019

Starbucks Japan wants customers to pay for coffee with pens
Starbucks Japan sells a range of NFC-enabled goods and accessories linked to a digital wallet, which you can use to pay for your purchase. Unlike Costa's NFC-enabled cups in the UK, though, those products aren't even related to coffee. The latest add...

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Sep 18, 2019

Facebook's $149 Portal TV turns your television into a giant smart display
Last year, Facebook made its first foray into hardware with the Portal and Portal smart displays, which featured an AI-powered camera that could track your movements. Facebook's sketchy reputation on privacy dampened their reception, however, as did...

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Sep 18, 2019

North's smart glasses are now available across the US
One of the greatest obstacles to buying North's smart glasses has simply been to find them. They've only been available at the company's Brooklyn and Toronto flagship stores as well as its pop-ups, which isn't much help to, well, most people. You mig...

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Sep 18, 2019

Huge leak spoils Huawei's Mate 30 event
It doesn't look like Huawei has any more surprises left up its sleeve ahead of its Mate 30 launch event tomorrow. Yesterday, renders of the whole phone range leaked, now real-life images have emerged on Weibo (above), and it seems that details for ev...

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Sep 18, 2019

OpenAI experiment proves that even bots cheat at hide-and-seek
Can artificial intelligence evolve and become more sophisticated when put in a competitive world, similar to how life on Earth evolved through competition and natural selection? That's a question the researchers at OpenAI have been trying to answer t...

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Sep 18, 2019

The Morning After: Preparing for Google's Pixel 4 event
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro aren't even here yet, but we're already looking forward to Google's Pixel 4 event. In the meantime, HP is showing off a very light laptop, and Edward Snowden has a new squabble wi...

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Sep 18, 2019

Fortnite's new 'Party Hub' feature gives mobile players a voice
Fortnite recently united players with updates that everyone hated equally, but today it unveiled an app that will literally bring players together. Party Hub is an all-new cross-platform voice chat app that lets players socialize even when they're no...

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Sep 18, 2019

Intrigue at the Nurburgring as Tesla unofficially beats Porsche's fastest lap
When Porsche beat the Nurburgring lap record for a four-door EV, it was sending a message to rival Tesla: "Hey, 2-second 0-60mph acceleration times are cool, but how long can your brakes, motor, tires and batteries last?" Tesla boss Elon Musk got the...

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Sep 18, 2019

The iPhone 11 Pro Max has 23 percent more battery capacity than the Pro
When you check the iPhone 11 model's technical specs on Apple's website, you won't see specific information about its RAM and battery capacity. Those are information you'd usually discover later when people start taking new devices apart for teardown...

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Sep 18, 2019

Google Assistant gets new voice options in nine more languages
Google Assistant users outside the US haven't had much choice when it comes to voice options -- until now, as Google launches a second voice for Assistant in French, German, Dutch, Japanese, Norwegian, Korean, Italian and English for India and the UK...

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Sep 18, 2019

Pinterest's latest Lens update makes it easier to buy items in your photos
Online shopping can be daunting, especially if you're looking for one very specific type of item. Rather than search for "green Jaipur tapestry" or "blue plaid button-down shirt", it might be easier just to snap a photo. Pinterest announced today tha...

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Sep 18, 2019

HP Elite Dragonfly hands-on: A really light business notebook
HP is chasing superlatives again. Last year, the company launched the Spectre Folio -- the first laptop made out of leather. It also trotted out the first 15-inch laptop with an AMOLED screen at CES this year, and battled rival Dell to be the f...

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Sep 18, 2019

HP's new ultrawide monitor can show two device's screens at once
In addition to a super light laptop, HP also unveiled an intriguing new ultrawide curved monitor today. Creatively named S430c, the 43.4-inch screen isn't the sharpest or most attractive external display I've seen, but it has some compelling features...

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Sep 18, 2019

Chinese retailers abruptly stop selling Juul e-cigarettes
It appears Juul's fortunes are about to get even worse. Bloomberg reports retailers in China have pulled the company's products just one week after they became available within the country. Citing a "person familiar with the matter," the publication...

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Sep 17, 2019

Short-form streaming remake of 'The Fugitive' stars Kiefer Sutherland
Kiefer Sutherland (24, Designated Survivor) will star in a series remake of the 1993 Harrison Ford movie, The Fugitive at Quibi. Variety reported today that the 52-year old actor will play Detective Clay Bruce, a Los Angeles investigator tasked with...

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Sep 17, 2019

Popular podcast app Pocket Casts is now available for free
We're big fans of Pocket Casts here at Engadget. The podcast app is arguably the best option for listening to the regular episodic content, keeping them all organized and easily finding what you're looking for. Until now, you had to pay a one-time fe...

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Sep 17, 2019

Snapchat may add a dedicated news tab
Snap's efforts to bring news to Snapchat haven't gone so well. You've had to plow through entertainment and other material just to find news, and that's when creators aren't backing out. The social app creator might be willing to give things anothe...

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Sep 17, 2019

Hulu hackathon leads to eye-tracking controls for Roku
Of the 40 project ideas that came out of Hulu's annual hackathon this summer, more than a quarter addressed the needs of users with disabilities. Today, Hulu shared some of those accessibility-focused concepts.

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Sep 17, 2019

Amazon's ‘Lord of the Rings' series will shoot in New Zealand
Amazon Studios' Lord of the Ring series will be filmed in the lush green forests of none other than New Zealand. The streaming platform announced today that production on the series will begin in Auckland in the coming months. Few details have been r...

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Sep 17, 2019

Uber starts mapping Dallas roads to aid its self-driving efforts
Uber is still testing self-driving cars in a very limited fashion, but that isn't stopping it from expanding its efforts to a new city. The ridesharing firm has unveiled plans to map Dallas streets and lay the groundwork for self-driving technology...

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Sep 17, 2019

Google WiFi successor could include Assistant-enabled beacons
When it hosts its Pixel 4 launch event on October 15th, Google could announce an interesting new update to its WiFi mesh router. According to 9 to 5 Google's Stephan Hall, the company plans to update the device by adding a newly designed Assistant-en...

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Sep 17, 2019

Facebook's new content oversight board can overrule Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook has unveiled the finished charter for its content oversight board, and it's evident that the social site wants to give the board at least some meaningful independence. The new rules will let users appeal content decisions directly to the bo...

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Sep 17, 2019

Tinder's first TV show will make you swipe to advance the story
Even Tinder might have trouble resisting the allure of creating an original show to boost its bottom line. Variety tipsters claim the dating service will release an original, six-episode video series in early October that riffs on its app's well-know...

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Sep 17, 2019

'Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot' arrives on January 17th, 2020
When Bandai Namco said Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot was coming in early 2020, it was clearly being conservative. The action RPG is now slated to punch its way to PC, PS4 and Xbox One on January 17th. On top of that, completists should be happy -- the gam...

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Sep 17, 2019

Nintendo is holding an online 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' tournament this Sunday
Top-tier Mario Kart 8 Deluxe players better limber up with some thumb exercises. Nintendo has announced a North American online tournament which will take place on Nintendo's Switch Online service from 1 PM to 11 PM ET on September 22nd. The top eigh...

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Sep 17, 2019

LinkedIn's new quizzes can prove you're not lying on your resume
Starting today, LinkedIn is rolling out Skills Assessment quizzes. The short, standardized tests will allow you to prove your knowledge of everything from coding languages to Photoshop and Microsoft Excel. If you score in the 70th percentile or above...

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Sep 17, 2019

Facebook is reportedly working on AR glasses
Apple might not be the only big tech company working on an augmented reality headset. CNBC sources maintain that Facebook is partnering with Luxottica (owner of Ray-Ban, Oakley and other brands) on AR glasses nicknamed Orion. The eyewear would be a...

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Sep 17, 2019

Facebook may be creating AR glasses with Ray-Ban's owner
Apple might not be the only big tech company working on an augmented reality headset. CNBC sources maintain that Facebook is partnering with Luxottica (owner of Ray-Ban, Oakley and other brands) on AR glasses nicknamed Orion. The eyewear would be a f...

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Sep 17, 2019

Facebook may be creating AR glasses with Ray-Ban's owner (updated)
Apple might not be the only big tech company working on an augmented reality headset. CNBC sources maintain that Facebook is partnering with Luxottica (owner of Ray-Ban, Oakley and other brands) on AR glasses nicknamed Orion. The eyewear would be a f...

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Sep 17, 2019

Facebook will train its content-removal AI with police camera footage
Facebook will use footage from police body cameras to train its automatic detection systems to spot and remove footage of mass shootings. The company announced Tuesday that it will partner with law enforcement in the US and UK to obtain footage from...

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Sep 17, 2019

Rockstar rolls out its own PC games launcher
Following other publishers such as EA and Ubisoft, Rockstar Games is rolling out a games launcher for Windows PC. It'll pull your Rockstar titles together in one place, including those you've bought through other stores such as Steam (though it doesn...

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Sep 17, 2019

Millions of Americans' medical records are out in the open on the internet
If you've ever visited a private medical clinic, your records could be at risk. A new joint investigation published by ProPublica and German broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk found that the medical data of some 5 million patients in the US is easily o...

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Sep 17, 2019

Google will highlight important parts of videos in search results
Web searches can easily help you find videos, but that's not much good if you're looking for a specific segment. Do you really want to spend minutes scrubbing to find a relevant section? You might not have to. Google search can now highlight speci...

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Sep 17, 2019

You can now order Postmates at Yankee Stadium
The days of gnawing on rubbery hot dogs or peanuts during a baseball game are long over. From Fenway Park to Camden Yards, most MLB stadiums are packed with a wide range of food options. But for the Yankees fan with a craving for something different,...

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Sep 17, 2019

The US is suing Edward Snowden over his memoir
The United States is suing whistleblower Edward Snowden over his memoir, Permanent Record. It claims the former Central Intelligence Agency employee and National Security Agency contractor violated non-disclosure agreements with both agencies because...

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Sep 17, 2019

LG Display's TV and phone screens struggle against cheaper Chinese rivals
Unable to compete with the glut of cheaper Chinese LCD panels, LG Display has replaced its chief executive and is looking to cut jobs. Early this week, the South Korean company held an emergency board meeting to accept the resignation of Han Sang-beo...

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Sep 17, 2019

HBO Max will be the only place to stream ‘Big Bang Theory'
HBO Max is snatching up content ahead of its launch in the spring of 2020. After announcing that Friends -- one of Netflix's most-streamed shows -- would become an HBO Max exclusive, the Warner-owned service announced that it would be home to The Big...

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Sep 17, 2019

Google stuck a giant coral Pixel 4 ad in Times Square
It looks like Google definitely plans to release a coral-colored variant of the Pixel 4. On Monday, the same day the company invited journalists to its October 15th event in New York City, Google put an ad up on the Marriott Marquis building in Times...

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Sep 17, 2019

Billions of license plate scans are part of a private surveillance database
The US government might have reconsidered its plans for license plate recognition, but companies haven't -- and they've raised serious privacy concerns in the process. Motherboard has posted an exposé detailing the Digital Recognition Network...

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Sep 17, 2019

Disney's Bedtime Hotline for kids is back for two weeks (starring Yoda it does)
Getting your wee ones to head to bed can be a chore. But what if the kids had a goodnight phone call from Spider-Man or Elsa from Frozen to look forward to? Polygon reported that Disney's Bedtime Hotline, which allows kids to hear good night messages...

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Sep 17, 2019

iPad Pro leak suggests tablet photography just won't die
One notable omission from last week's iPhone launch event was a new iPad Pro, but now we have some idea of what to expect from Apple's latest pro-level tablet. The blog of frequent Apple leaker Sonny Dickson shared what they claim is a "final design"...

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Sep 17, 2019

Apple's latest AirPods and wireless charging case are $30 off on Amazon
Apple's AirPods with the wireless charging case are $30 off on Amazon. That puts them at $170, the lowest price we've seen all year and a deal that doesn't come around often. Apple's AirPods have consistently reviewed well, and by some accounts, they...

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Sep 17, 2019

Google Fi now offers an unlimited plan
Google's mobile virtual network operator service Fi works by piggybacking on wireless networks to provide cellphone coverage. Last year it opened up to work with iPhones, and earlier this year SIM cards for Fi went on sale at Best Buy. Now, the servi...

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Sep 17, 2019

Get a glimpse of SpaceX's orbital Starship prototype under construction
You won't have to rely on spy shots to get a glimpse of SpaceX's orbital Starship prototype while it's under construction -- they're coming straight from the company's founder. Elon Musk has posted a pair of photos showing progress on the more ambit...

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Sep 17, 2019

How conservationists are controlling invasive species in the 21st century
When humans colonized islands throughout the Pacific some 2,000 years ago, rats came along for the ride. The introduction of those rodents proved disastrous for the local island exosystem, a pattern than unfortunately continues to this day with no si...

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Sep 17, 2019

MoviePass is dying, but its former leader wants to resurrect it
Just days after MoviePass shut down, one of the key players behind its initial success and subsequent failure wants to purchase it. Ted Farnsworth announced today that he's made an offer to acquire MoviePass -- along with related assets belonging to...

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Sep 17, 2019

What to expect at Google's October 15th Pixel 4 event
Google has taken a novel approach with the Pixel 4 by sharing some information ahead of time. But, we don't know everything about its next flagship. And there's a big launch event coming up soon. On October 15th in New York City, the company will off...

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Sep 17, 2019

OnePlus reveals official 7T photos ahead of next week's launch
At this point, OnePlus feels like that relative who is excited about a great gift they bought you and literally can't wait until your birthday to spill the details. It will formally launch the OnePlus 7T September 26th, but it just can't help itself...

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Sep 17, 2019

Moog brings back its legendary Model 10 'compact' modular synth
Moog regularly releases new and exciting instruments like the Matriarch and Sirin. But it also has a rich history of iconic instruments that it's not afraid to tap into. For example, the Minimoog Model D. But its latest adventure into its archives is...

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Sep 17, 2019

Philips' new Hue Play box syncs your lights with your TV
It's been a long time coming, but there's now an easy way to sync your Hue lights with your TV no matter what's on-screen. Signify has introduced a Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box that (as its name implies) controls your smart lights based on whateve...

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Sep 17, 2019

Nearly everyone in Ecuador is the victim of a data breach
A massive data breach exposed sensitive data of nearly every individual in Ecuador. The breach impacted an estimated 20 million people -- for reference, Ecuador has a population of about 17 million. According to ZDNet, it exposed data on 6.7 million...

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Sep 17, 2019

NBCUniversal's streaming service will be called Peacock
NBCUniversal has revealed launch details for its upcoming, ad-supported streaming service. Named Peacock, it'll be the exclusive streaming home of The Office (which you can still watch on Netflix through 2020) and Parks and Recreation. It'll debut th...

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Sep 17, 2019

Bill Gates (still) doesn't think regulators should break up Big Tech
Bill Gates is unsurprisingly very familiar with antitrust regulations of large tech companies, so how does he feel about the US government's ongoing competition review? He's not a fan -- though not necessarily for the reasons you might think. The for...

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Sep 17, 2019

Apple pours another $250 million into iPhone glass supplier Corning
Apple has announced that it's investing $250 million into display glass supplier Corning, on top of the $200 million it put in in 2017. The money will help Corning develop glass technology that's "specific to Apple," including "state-of-the-art glass...

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Sep 17, 2019

1Password's corporate tool can enforce two-factor use company-wide
1Password can do more than just create and store passwords for business customers with more elaborate security needs than ordinary users. Now, it's adding and expanding its set of tools for enterprise subscribers with a new suite called 1Password Adv...

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Sep 17, 2019

Amazon Music HD offers lossless streaming starting at $12.99 per month
Amazon is launching a new tier for its Music subscription service that will offer high quality, lossless audio streams and downloads, the company has announced. With Amazon Music HD, as the plan is called, Amazon says people are going to have access...

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Sep 17, 2019

Uber's RideCheck safety feature goes live across the US
When Uber laid out a roadmap for safety features last year, one of the things it promised is RideCheck -- a feature that can help drivers and passengers get help in case of a crash or any other accident. Now, the ridesharing giant has released RideCh...

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Sep 17, 2019

Google brings its Data Saver feature to Android TVs
Android TV might have struggled against Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV in the US, but it's a popular option in India. As data is expensive in the country, Google has historically offered a number of data management features not available elsewhere...

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Sep 17, 2019

New models show that the earth is warming faster than first thought
Scientists have made no secret of the extreme challenges posed by climate change, with the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) repeatedly stressing the importance of keeping global warming below two degrees. But now it seems the situati...

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Sep 17, 2019

Vizio's updated Alexa app can search for movies and TV shows
VIzio has updated its SmartCast TVs with a better Alexa experience that will greatly expand the basic functionality they've had up until now. By enabling Vizio's new Alexa skill, you'll be able to simply ask for a show like This is Us, and SmartCast...

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Sep 17, 2019

Snapchat makes your selfies more animated with new 3D effects
Get ready for your selfies to have a little more pop on Snapchat. Today, the company is introducing 3D Camera Mode, a new feature which lets you take Snaps that can change perspective and appearance as you move your smartphone around. To make this ef...

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Sep 17, 2019

AT&T sued for allegedly inflating DirecTV Now subscriber numbers
A lawsuit seeking class action status says AT&T is inflating AT&T TV Now -- previously known as DirecTV Now -- subscriber numbers by creating fake users. It's accusing the company's management of carrying out the scheme in an effort to make t...

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Sep 17, 2019

The Morning After: The iPhone 11 reviews are in
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We can finally answer your questions about what it's like to live with an iPhone 11 and if you should upgrade. Other news this morning includes Google and OnePlus planning their hardware launch events, while Net...

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