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Hulu may lose most of its anime catalog come June

Engadget - 37 min 19 sec ago
Hulu might be best known for its catalog of network TV shows, but for fans of Japanese animation it's been a great resource for anime titles both new and old. That looks like it's changing on June 1st, with a significant bulk of Hulu's anime catalog...

Senator behind biometric privacy act tries to remove its teeth

Engadget - 57 min 19 sec ago
The Illinois Biometric Privacy Act became law in 2008, making it illegal in the state to capture a person's biometric identifiers -- things like fingerprints, iris scans or faceprints -- without explicit consent. This has led to three lawsuits agains...

Health experts: Time rethink Olympics due to Zika threat - CNET

CNET News - 1 hour 5 min ago
More than 100 doctors and scientists sign a letter urging the World Health Organization to re-examine the seriousness of the Zika virus and consider advising the Rio Olympics be cancelled or postponed.

Hoping for a happy adulhood for Harry Potter? Think again - CNET

CNET News - 1 hour 6 min ago
Accio Kleenex! Fans are going to do some sobbing if they see the new play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," J.K. Rowling promises.

Jawbone is reportedly stopping production on all of its fitness trackers

Engadget - 1 hour 17 min ago
Jawbone has struggled to gain traction in the fitness-tracking market for some time, despite being one of the first to the market. Now, it looks like the company is ready to cash it in entirely. A report from Tech Insider claims the company has stopp...

Town forces donkeys to wear diapers - CNET

CNET News - 1 hour 52 min ago
Technically Incorrect: Citing a need to preserve its tarmac roads, the town of Wajir in Kenya does the unthinkable.

Alaska can't spell Hawaii, and another state can't spell itself - CNET

CNET News - 1 hour 54 min ago
In honor of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Google Trends releases a map showing which word each state struggles to spell.

Verizon reaches tentative deal to end employee strike - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 6 min ago
The dispute had gotten so bad the Labor Department had to step in to help with the talks.

Digital bootstrapping: Hyundai releases DIY update kit for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay - Roadshow

CNET News - 2 hours 16 min ago
You can still have it done at the dealership if you're not comfortable upgrading your own car, but there will be an installation fee.

Google said to be beta testing Trips traveling app - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 22 min ago
The app, reportedly rolling out in beta version, lets users organize their reservations, find places of interest and explore the best restaurants.

Banking service SWIFT adds new security plan following hacks

Engadget - 2 hours 28 min ago
Banks use a service to send secure messages built by the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT) to send financial transaction instructions. But recently it hasn't been so secure: Hackers stole $12 million from Ecuador ba...

Intel snaps up Itseez, a startup that helps your car see better - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 32 min ago
The acquisition of the computer vision specialist boosts Intel's push into the world of the Internet of Things and the self-driving vehicle market.

How I learned to stop worrying and love the Keurig for baby milk

Engadget - 3 hours 19 sec ago
It was in the drafty lounge, just days after our daughter was born, that the health visitor warned us against buying Tommee Tippee's Perfect Prep. She leant in, conspiratorially, and faux-whispered "between you and me, they're unsafe" with eyes darti...

Texas congressman doesn't want gay people in space - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 11 min ago
Technically Incorrect: In a fascinating speech, Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert says that if you were to send 40 people up in a spacecraft to find us a new place to live, none should be gay.

Man claims 'interview' with Uber was just free data-mining - Roadshow

CNET News - 3 hours 13 min ago
He claims that, after being called in for a job related to Uber's autonomous efforts, the company took what he had to say and never contacted him again.

Driving Detroit: Pushing fuel economy to the max - Roadshow

CNET News - 3 hours 13 min ago
The Shell Eco-Marathon brings wild-looking cars to the streets of Detroit in a bid for a more fuel-sipping automotive future.

Does a MacBook Pro with an OLED touch bar excite you? (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 39) - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 16 min ago
The latest MacBook Pro rumors point to an all-new design, but will it be that great? Plus, all the latest iPhone 7 and 7 Plus news and rumors.

The 404 Show 1663: Xbox Scorpio, Gawker fiasco, Justin Yu (podcast) - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 17 min ago
Justin Yu returns to help us unpack the new Xbox One rumors, break down the Peter Thiel/Gawker situation and give us some much-needed social advice on when to go in for the hug or kiss on the cheek.

GameStop expecting new console announcements at E3 - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 20 min ago
Get ready for some console announcements at E3, GameStop says.

Mark Zuckerberg will use Facebook Live to chat with the ISS

Engadget - 3 hours 24 min ago
Live video is all the rage for Facebook right now, and next week CEO Mark Zuckerberg will show off the feature with some help from NASA. On Wednesday, June 1st, Zuckerberg will host a 20-minute livestream with NASA astronauts Tim Kopra and Jeff Willi...