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The Department of Defense needs help designing a biohazard suit

Engadget - 7 min 22 sec ago
The Department of Defense is looking for a few good creators to help create a brand new biohazard suit to life.

DJI's new Osmo+ camera adds a zoom lens

Engadget - 1 hour 18 min ago
DJI's Osmo is already one of the better action camera / stabilizer (or gimbal) combos out there, but a new model is already on its way. Less than a year after the Osmo was released, DJI is introducing the Osmo+, a $649 camera and gimbal combo that im...

Ultrarare Apple-1 falls short of expected $1M auction price - CNET

CNET News - 1 hour 48 min ago
Computer believed to be a prototype sells for $815,000 in an auction that sees a portion of the sale price being donated to charity.

Snapchat brings live score filters to high school football

Engadget - 1 hour 50 min ago
For its next geofilter trick, Snapchat is partnering with fellow Southern California startup ScoreStream to bring live scores from more than 5,000 weekly high school football games into your Snaps and Stories. As Mashable reports today, the scoreboar...

Artist submerges black dress in Dead Sea, salt turns it white - CNET

CNET News - 1 hour 54 min ago
Salt crystals not only changed the color of the dress, but added hundreds of pounds to its weight.

Netflix's brilliant response to its North Korean doppelganger - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 22 min ago
Technically Incorrect: After North Korea launches its own streaming video service, Netflix bows its head in respect. Sort of.

Google's Fiber rollout isn't going as planned

Engadget - 2 hours 23 min ago
Google Fiber may have just gone live in Salt Lake City, but the process of laying all that fiber optic cable is reportedly making Alphabet's homebrewed ISP the company's most expensive unit outside of the core Google business. According to a new repo...

Google Fiber reportedly ordered to cut costs, downsize - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 43 min ago
Building a fiber-based network is expensive and time consuming.

Universal Music Group is reportedly done with streaming exclusives

Engadget - 2 hours 52 min ago
Apple Music and Tidal have tapped into exclusive releases to gain the upper hand on Spotify over the last year, but it appears one major record label may have had enough. Frank Ocean released his long-awaited follow-up to 2012's Channel Orange on App...

Finally, a Bluetooth speaker that matches my axe

TechCrunch - 2 hours 54 min ago
Aearl_Woolrich_4368[4] There’s no shortage of portable Bluetooth speakers out there, but lord are a lot of them ugly. What I need is something that will not look amiss sitting on a stump next to me while I hew a yew in my red plaid flannel. Wait, what’s this one?! Read More

Shooting in 360: From GoPro rigs to immersive iPhone cameras (Open_Tab) - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 10 min ago
CNET's Joshua Goldman goes over your options for making 360-degree video, from the high-end to the more affordable, in this excerpt from Open_Tab.

The co-creator of 'Rick and Morty' just founded a VR studio

Engadget - 3 hours 16 min ago
Most folks know Justin Roiland as the co-creator and lead voice actor behind Adult Swim's Rick and Morty, but it's less widely known that he's obsessed with virtual reality. The entertainer was one of the first backers of Oculus' original Kickstarter...

All hail Octobot! Harvard debuts adorable 3D-printed soft robot - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 32 min ago
Harvard researchers build a tentacled little robot made entirely of flexible parts. No electronics needed.

Judge orders the release of additional Clinton emails

Engadget - 3 hours 43 min ago
The FBI recently discovered an additional 15,000 emails from Hillary Clinton's tenure as Secretary of State. Though a vast majority of those communications appear to be innocuous, a federal judge has ordered their release beginning on September 13th.

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $25 on Jaybird X2 wireless headphones

Engadget - 4 hours 10 min ago
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read their continuously updated list of deals at You may have already seen Engadget posting reviews from our friends at The Wirecutter....

Apple patenting a way to collect iPhone thieves' fingerprints

Engadget - 4 hours 37 min ago
Apple's done a lot to curb iPhone theft via the "Find my iPhone" feature and encryption that locks out users if an incorrect code or fingerprint is used too often. However, it's thinking about getting more proactive, judging by a recent patent applic...

New emoji are on the way, including airline pilot and rainbow flag - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 45 min ago
The list of hugely popular little drawings on your phone are going to expand again, making your life a little more colorful, one message at a time.

To stay competitive, Walmart and Target turn to startups for help

Engadget - 4 hours 58 min ago
Ten startup teams are holed up in Minneapolis through next month to use a new retail-focused accelerator there to launch everything from voice-based search technology for retailers to interactive games that help kids learn STEM concepts. Their worksp...

WhatsApp will hand over data to Facebook - CNET

CNET News - 5 hours 40 sec ago
The messaging app's parent company will use the data to target ads and suggest new friends.

Meet the (alleged) aliens of Proxima b - CNET

CNET News - 5 hours 15 min ago
Almost 60 years ago, an account emerged of aliens from a planet around Proxima Centauri. It's been largely forgotten, but now that we know the planet is real, does the wild story deserve another look?