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Amazon's iOS app inexplicably adds photo stickers

Engadget - 50 min 21 sec ago
Back in February, Amazon added its product- and barcode-recognition technology, "Flow," to its iOS shopping app. The feature had its own standalone app, but bringing it to the main one let users scan items using their smartphone's camera and add to t...

DJI's palm-sized Spark drone delivers epic selfies

Engadget - 1 hour 41 min ago
Everyone loves taking selfies, even if they don't like to admit it. And if you're looking to take those snaps of yourself to the next level, DJI's new, cutesy Spark drone may be just for you. The company's latest drone is designed to fit on the palm...

Congressional internet privacy bill would counter FCC rollbacks

Engadget - 2 hours 4 min ago
The US House of Representatives may have voted to roll back the FCC's privacy rules and let internet providers sell your browser history without your explicit permission, but there's a proper replacement waiting in the wings... maybe. Tennessee Repre...

Apple gives free app development curriculum to schools - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 8 min ago
Course work will teach app design to community college students interested in the app economy.

New Tesla chart reveals Model 3 details - Roadshow

CNET News - 2 hours 18 min ago
A chart, which comes from Tesla sales, shows details of the upcoming Model 3 electric car compared to its big brother, the Model S.

Google Photos adds an archive button to declutter your stream

Engadget - 2 hours 53 min ago
Google Photos has been gently nudging users to store and share more on its service lately. Earlier this month, the Photos team unveiled some AI-powered sharing suggestions and a Google Lens integration that will make its image recognitions even smart...

Sony’s revamps its Digital Paper tablet with new screen and interface

TechCrunch - 2 hours 57 min ago
 Sony’s mammoth 13-inch Digital Paper tablet, essentially a huge Kindle you can write on, is still a pretty rare sight, but I’ve always had a soft spot for it. So I’m glad the company is doubling down on this unique device type and making some significant improvements with a new model. Read More

Facebook tweaks Trending Topics again to offer more perspectives - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 6 min ago
The social network is also trying to make the feature more visible on phones.

Sensor-embedded plastic wrap makes brain surgery safer

Engadget - 3 hours 19 min ago
It almost goes without saying that brain surgery requires extreme precision, but there hasn't been much advancement in brain mapping techniques for the past two decades. What good is a breakthrough procedure if you're still using bulky, imprecise 199...

iPhone 8 dummy mock-up brings rumors to life - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 26 min ago
There's nothing official about this prototype or video, but Apple fans will eat it up anyway.

This ultra-twee soft robotic gripper was inspired by Venus flytraps

TechCrunch - 3 hours 34 min ago
 The problem with tiny robots, if there can really be said to be one, is that you can’t put enough stuff on them. Cameras and motors don’t shrink down very well, meaning if you want your robot to grab something, you’d better come up with a new way to see it and hold onto it. And that’s just what Finnish researchers have done with this bio-inspired, super-small gripper! Read More

Robocar races through Paris streets - Roadshow

CNET News - 3 hours 42 min ago
Roborace's Robocar made history by being the first autonomous car tested in Paris. And it's a race car to boot.

Facebook recruits original shows from Buzzfeed, Vox - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 43 min ago
Facebook's original shows are going to feel familiar to anyone watching video already in your News Feed.

How a Star Wars prequel led me to true love - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 49 min ago
A cute guy and ugly weather. This CNET executive's love story shows rain is better than sand.

Robocalls swamped my voicemail, and they snuck in without a ring - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 52 min ago
Republicans and others want the FCC to give the OK for spammy messages that slip into your voicemail without notice. Free speech? Or voicemail meltdown?

Bacteria open vents in this shirt when you sweat

Engadget - 4 hours 3 min ago
Fashion and tech are teaming up yet again. Engineers at MIT have designed a workout suit that responds to your body heat, according to a study published last week in Science Advances. The clothing, made from latex, is covered with thumbnail- to finge...

NASA probe on a fast track to reach metallic asteroid

Engadget - 4 hours 25 min ago
While NASA's plans to put humans on Mars have suffered recent setbacks, its unmanned robotic programs are achieving milestones on a daily basis. Earlier this year, NASA announced that it had approved a mission, Psyche, to the asteroid belt. Today, th...

Twitter's live 360-degree videos arrive on Apple TV

Engadget - 4 hours 47 min ago
Twitter launched its very first streaming app on Apple TV last year with the promise of Thursday Night Football and live sports. Now it's expanding its television repertoire with even more live content: 360-degree videos. The social media company jus...

'Spider-Man: Homecoming': What we know about the film so far - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 48 min ago
Peter Parker's getting a big technology upgrade thanks to Tony Stark, and with all these villains, he's going to need it.

Attackers can use video subtitles to hijack your devices

Engadget - 5 hours 6 min ago
Be careful before you fire up media player software to play that foreign-language movie -- it might be a way for intruders to compromise your system. Check Point researchers have discovered an exploit that uses maliciously crafted subtitles to take c...