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The Bloodhound supersonic car project is back in action

Engadget - 1 hour 31 min ago
Earlier this month, it looked like the writing was on the wall for the Bloodhound supersonic car project, as it had failed to acquire the roughly £25 million (approximately $32 million) it needed to keep going. The team was said to be working o...

Google puts $1 billion towards new NYC campus

Engadget - 2 hours 26 min ago
Google announced today that it's investing more than $1 billion in New York City in order to establish a new campus. The move would create a 1.7 million square-foot campus and, over the next decade, double the number of employees the company has in t...

Huawei's Nova 4 suggests 2019 is the year of the hole-punch display

Engadget - 2 hours 47 min ago
In the wake of Samsung's A8s, Huawei is the latest smartphone maker to announce an all-screen handset with a circular cutout for the camera. Looking beyond the divisive notch, the design feature is all about maximizing display real estate. And Huawei...

Speculative gadgets at the Future Interfaces Group

Engadget - 3 hours 18 min ago
To try to get a glimpse of the everyday devices we could be using a decade from now, there are worse places to look than inside the Future Interfaces Group (FIG) lab at Carnegie Mellon University. During a recent visit to Pittsburgh by Engadge...

Lenovo's new ThinkPads are its first with Intel's 8th-gen processors

Engadget - 3 hours 33 min ago
Lenovo is updating its ThinkPad L-series lineup with two fresh laptops that won't break the bank for business users. The new entrants include the traditional notebook-style L390 and the flexible Yoga L390, which (as usual) has a hinge that lets you t...

Facebook Messenger's camera fakes portrait mode photos

Engadget - 3 hours 33 min ago
Facebook Messenger's camera just caught up to Instagram's in a few key areas, and then some. To start, you can snap software-based portrait mode photos -- if you don't have a dual-camera phone (or one with clever AI photography), you can still get th...

2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition gets the slammers it should have always had - Roadshow

CNET News - 4 hours 9 min ago
This special-edition Lincoln with center-opening doors will make you feel as though you're in the opening credits of Entourage.

The best video games of 2018 - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 14 min ago
CNET staff compile our top 12 favorite games of 2018, and highlight personal favorites you should definitely play.

LG's 32-inch QHD monitor packs AMD FreeSync for around $300

Engadget - 4 hours 31 min ago
LG is leading the charge with big, cheap gaming displays, having recently unveiled a 32-inch 4K model for less than $500. If you're willing to settle for QHD resolution, you can do even better with another new 32-inch model, the 32QK500-W. It packs A...

I was wrong about the Motorola Razr - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 33 min ago
Long before the iPhone or the Samsung Galaxy phone were hits, a thinner, less-powerful phone was all the rage. I failed to see just how popular the Motorola Razr would be.

Gritty is the internet mascot for a world that's broken in 2018 - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 33 min ago
Commentary: 2018 was a hot mess of privacy breaches, hacking and Silicon Valley failures. But now we have a guardian angel to guide us through the carnage: a gyrating fuzz monster called Gritty.

Designing an icon: How Motorola created the Razr V3 - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 33 min ago
The co-designer of the original Razr explains how the team came up with the first cell phone deemed sexy.

Hyundai will sell a car that can be unlocked with a fingerprint

Engadget - 5 hours 13 min ago
Hyundai has unveiled a new car system that lets drivers unlock and start a vehicle using their fingerprints. The tech is built in to the door handle and ignition button of the new 2019 Santa Fe SUV, showcased at an auto show in China last week.

The best games of 2018 - CNET

CNET News - 5 hours 17 min ago
CNET editors pick the top must-have games of the year.

The Morning After: Amazon's Alexa adds security to its resume

Engadget - 5 hours 54 min ago
Good morning! As we feel our way through the haze that is a combination of corporate party and holiday-season prep, Monday kicks off with stories on Alexa's new security talents, a car coming in 2021 that we already drove, and expect Year In Review r...

VW's I.D. EV will deliver a 300 mile range for the price of a Golf

Engadget - 6 hours 23 min ago
Volkswagen's Jürgen Stackmann has revealed a few key details about its mass-market I.D. electric car, including the range and how you'll buy one. It'll have a 550 km range by Europe's new WLTP method (345 miles), which equates to around 290 mile...

Amazon declares war on loss-making 'CRaP'

Engadget - 7 hours 43 min ago
In its quest to cut costs and maximize profits, Amazon is reportedly looking to eliminate product quantities that it can't make money on. These goods, codenamed CRaP, are offerings that Amazon "Can't Realize a Profit" on, once you factor in shipping...

MIT can shrink 3D objects down to nanoscale versions

Engadget - 10 hours 11 min ago
It's difficult to create nanoscale 3D objects. The techniques either tend to be slow (such as stacking layers of 2D etchings) or are limited to specific materials and shapes. MIT researchers might have a better way -- they've devised a technique fo...

Intel and ESL extend their esports alliance with a $100 million deal

Engadget - Sun, 2018-12-16 23:58
Intel and ESL have been esports buddies for years, but they're deepening that commitment as 2018 winds to a close. The two have extended their partnership with a $100 million deal that will last through 2021. Intel will provide the computing power...

Nio unveils lower-cost ES6 electric SUV

Engadget - Sun, 2018-12-16 22:33
Nio is already preparing to launch its second electric SUV mere months after releasing its first. The Chinese automaker has unveiled the ES6, a lower-priced SUV that will start at the equivalent of $52,000 -- a sizeable $14,000 less than the ES8. W...