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Report details Facebook’s bizarre logic on hate speech

Engadget - 10 min 47 sec ago
Facebook has more than two billion users, and ensuring that the discussion between them remains civil is an understandably difficult task. But, if evidence found by ProPublica is true, the company's own policy on hate speech may cause unreasonable di...

Now you can quantify your cat’s comings and goings too

TechCrunch - 18 min 20 sec ago
 Cat owners rejoice! Now you can quantify the comings and goings of your furry friend — thanks to an app-controlled pet door that can send push notifications when Tibbles enters and leaves your abode. Read More

These drone racing goggles could spark the sport's digital era

Engadget - 30 min 47 sec ago
Drones with digital video capabilities already exist, but in the racing world, analog is still king. For now, at least. Fat Shark has been the go-to maker of racing drone goggles for several years, and it's about to double down on digital, which in t...

LiveLike to show Gold Cup soccer in virtual reality and more - CNET

CNET News - 40 min 43 sec ago
Not only can fans watch matches using a headset but also without one -- with their friends -- by using an iPhone or Android phone.

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is a 592-horsepower super-sedan - Roadshow

CNET News - 45 min 40 sec ago
3.3 seconds to 60 mph is no laughing matter.

Tablo easily turns Android TV boxes into standalone DVRs

Engadget - 45 min 47 sec ago
If you already have a TV antenna and an Android TV box like the NVIDIA Shield, then you're very close to having everything you need for a DIY Tablo DVR. Instead of picking up one of the company's boxes that can start at $180, now you can simply add i...

Qualcomm's new fingerprint sensors work underwater

Engadget - 1 hour 47 sec ago
Hot on the heels of Apple's plans to reinvent its iPhone's fingerprint reader, Qualcomm looks set to position itself at the forefront of the fingerprint sensor market. It claims that it will be one of the first, if not the first, companies to produce...

One of the best iPhone photos this year was taken in Singapore - CNET

CNET News - 1 hour 8 min ago
Singaporean photographer Yeo Yeow Kwang takes the second spot with a beautiful shot of an Chinese opera singer resting at the iPhone Photography Awards.

'Okja' isn't in most cinemas but it will still sound amazing - CNET

CNET News - 1 hour 15 min ago
You can still enjoy Netflix's original action adventure film with glorious immersive surround sound if you have the right setup at home.

You'll need an Xbox to enjoy Netflix's Dolby Atmos debut

Engadget - 1 hour 15 min ago
According to Dolby's website, Amazon and Vudu are the only streaming services with titles that support Atmos 3D sound technology. Now, Netflix has finally joined the very short list with the launch of Bong Joon Ho's (Snowpiercer) Cannes Film Festival...

Toshiba's latest SSD tech squeezes 128GB onto a tinier chip

Engadget - 1 hour 44 min ago
Toshiba and (we think) its partner WD have just unveiled the next generation of rapidly evolving flash memory technology. Its 96-layer NAND tech will arrive in 2018 in 3-bit, 32GB (256 gigabit) chip sizes. That will allow for SSDs and other flash pro...

As the iPhone turns 10, let's look back at 2007 - CNET

CNET News - 1 hour 45 min ago
From Rihanna's "Umbrella" to "The Sopranos" and Harry Potter, these are the songs, movies, news stories and more that had us talking when the iPhone began.

Censors pull 'BoJack Horseman' two days after Chinese debut

Engadget - 2 hours 10 min ago
Two days after its debut on China's iQiyi streaming service, Netflix's critically acclaimed animated show BoJack Horseman is no longer on the platform. The move is a blow to Netflix's ongoing attempts to gain a foothold in the region, which stretch b...

The first commercial astronaut training center will be built in the UK

Engadget - 2 hours 51 min ago
The government's mission to put the UK at the forefront of commercial spaceflight has been given a big boost after plans were announced to build the world's first private space research centre in Bedfordshire. The £120 million Blue Abyss facili...

Twitter detects riots faster than police, study says - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 23 min ago
Twitter can pick up on crime more than an hour faster than the police do via reports, says researchers at Cardiff University.

Vivo beats Apple to an under-display fingerprint scanner

Engadget - 3 hours 30 min ago
There have been rumours of Apple exploring under-display fingerprint scanning technology, but you probably didn't expect the first of such demos to come from China. At MWC Shanghai, Qualcomm announced its latest ultrasonic fingerprint solution, with...

The Morning After: Wednesday, June 28th 2017

Engadget - 3 hours 45 min ago
Welcome to your humpday. Amazon is offering cheaper smartphones (with a caveat) and we explain how electric is going to kill the gas station. Oh, and Google got slammed with a $2.7 billion fine in Europe.

Microsoft's next big Windows update will use AI to fight malware

Engadget - 5 hours 15 min ago
Windows Fall Creators Update will come with a hefty serving of security upgrades, made timely by the increasingly rampant cyberattacks targeting the platform these days. In a blog post, Microsoft has revealed how the upcoming major update will level...

'Andy Warhol's throwing knives' spark some colorful jokes - CNET

CNET News - 5 hours 58 min ago
The TSA took somebody's rainbow knives, and Instagram commenters were on point with their sharp responses.

Intel's SSD 545s has size and speed at an affordable price

Engadget - 7 hours 56 min ago
It's not too hard to find inexpensive solid-state drives that offer either a lot of storage or brisk performance, but finding both? That's hard. Intel, however, thinks it has a chance. It's launching a budget 2.5-inch drive, the SSD 545s, that theore...