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Scientists struggling to eradicate toxic 'red tides' from Florida's coast

Engadget - 1 hour 12 min ago
In 1793, Captain George Vancouver and his British surveying crew landed in a small cove and helped themselves to some of the nearby shellfish, despite the odd glow of the sea that day and despite the native peoples taboo against eating mussels during...

Google might launch its own smart display this holiday season

Engadget - 1 hour 26 min ago
Google is expanding its line of Assistant-powered devices with its own smart display, at least according to Nikkei. The tech giant has reportedly told its Taiwanese manufacturing partners to gear up and make sure they can deliver, because it's planni...

'Okami HD' on the Switch is an imperfect classic

Engadget - 1 hour 42 min ago
What makes a good Switch game? The consensus seems to be something that isn't graphically demanding, has a quick gameplay loop or is easily played in bite-sized portions. Local multiplayer helps out a whole lot, too.

When body cams had bullets

Engadget - 2 hours 12 min ago
Just as GoPros have given us a whole new perspective on everything from extreme sports to animal behavior, so have body-worn cameras offered new insights into policing. Law enforcement agencies around the world now use body cams to record the activit...

SNES Party lets you play classic ROMs with friends online

Engadget - 2 hours 22 min ago
Nintendo promised online play for the retro games it'll make available via the Switch's online service, but if you'd rather not wait until this September for that, there's an unofficial way to play games of yore over the internet. It's through an emu...

Nickelodeon’s ‘Double Dare’ finds new life in Facebook Messenger

Engadget - 2 hours 42 min ago
Nickelodeon's game show Double Dare is now a Facebook game. The classic show originally aired from 1986 to 1993 and recently just made its return to Nickelodeon. Now, fans will be able to play a version of Double Dare themselves through Facebook Mess...

Star Wars Resistance trailer shows Poe Dameron and a new spy - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 49 min ago
The anime-style show premieres Oct. 7 on Disney Channel.

HTC U12 Plus fires up in 'flame red' - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 55 min ago
If you've been waiting for a brilliant reason to buy the phone, the new autumnal-hued model may qualify.

Porsche teases Taycan EV, promises 60 mph in 3.5 seconds - Roadshow

CNET News - 3 hours 12 min ago
Porsche's first battery-electric vehicle promises to be quite the athlete.

'Ugly' is a stunning short built on glitch-riddled simulations

Engadget - 3 hours 12 min ago
Ugly is a film built on beautiful contradictions. The characters have odd, blocky proportions and stumble around like a group of drunk boxers. The town, too, is comprised of weirdly angular cars, buildings, bicycles and trash bags. There's a consiste...

Senators ask Facebook, Twitter, Google to block 3D-printed gun blueprints - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 25 min ago
Facebook has already said it'll ban sites that share and host the designs. Will others follow suit?

Android 9 Pie review: Google gets more thoughtful

Engadget - 3 hours 42 min ago
After a late night at the office, I hopped on the subway and noticed something unusual: My Pixel 2 suggested I listen to some new Capital Cities tracks in Spotify. I took Android's advice, and while it didn't dramatically shift the trajectory of my d...

First Samsung 8K TV may launch this month - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 43 min ago
One really big sign to points to Samsung unveiling a real 8K TV at IFA 2018.

Take selfies from the sky with the DJI Spark: Just $250 - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 44 min ago
That's the lowest price to date on DJI's amazingly capable quadcopter, which can be controlled using just your hands. Plus: Two bonus deals!

The best consoles and games to play in the dorm

Engadget - 4 hours 12 min ago
The last thing you want to do after spending hours staring at your laptop studying is spend more time staring at your laptop when you want to play a game or watch a movie. That's where game consoles come in. The Xbox One S starts at $244 on Amazon, w...

Microsoft's Gamescom livestream -- watch it here - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 37 min ago
We don't expect to see new hardware, but there should be some cool previews of upcoming games.

How does the 2019 Ford Ranger's price stack up to its rivals? - Roadshow

CNET News - 4 hours 42 min ago
The midsize truck segment is heating up again after a long period of cooling off and we're curious how the newest kid on the block can compare to more established competitors.

OnePlus 6T to reportedly launch with T-Mobile as a US carrier partner

Engadget - 4 hours 44 min ago
OnePlus may get a boost in the US market with its next phone. CNET reports that according to people familiar with the matter, the OnePlus 6T will be backed by a major US carrier -- T-Mobile. While the standard version of the new model will be able to...

Bitcoin scams using celebrity images are on the rise, watchdog says - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 55 min ago
Trendy addresses are also being used to convince people to invest.

Tesla takes Ontario to court over cancelled EV incentives - Roadshow

CNET News - 5 hours 12 min ago
The lawsuit focuses on an exception made for traditional dealerships, which Tesla does not use.