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Honda's new Passport SUV lands in LA later in November - Roadshow

CNET News - 5 hours 47 min ago
The new SUV will live between the Pilot and the CR-V in Honda's lineup.

Foldable phones have nothing on Detective Pikachu - CNET

CNET News - 5 hours 52 min ago
This week's Nope, Sorry pits two extremely hyped movies against each other: Detective Pikachu and Toy Story 4. Plus, which video game movie is the best? Spoiler: They're all bad.

Xbox's Black Friday deals start early for Live Gold members

Engadget - 6 hours 59 sec ago
Microsoft's Xbox Black Friday sale is kicking off early for Xbox Live Gold members, and you can grab discounts on some of the biggest titles around right now. Red Dead Redemption 2 was only released a few weeks ago, but you can save 10 percent in the...

Amazon is discounting Echo and Fire devices for Black Friday

Engadget - 6 hours 11 min ago
You're probably familiar with the 12 days of Christmas, but how about the seven days of Black Friday? Amazon is getting the savings started early by cutting the prices on its own devices starting November 16th. The sale will run through Black Friday,...

A bot tells the Financial Times if reporters quote too many men - CNET

CNET News - 6 hours 17 min ago
You'll be hearing from more women in the Financial Times.

You can now buy the OnePlus 6T in Thunder Purple - CNET

CNET News - 6 hours 25 min ago
Because purple is much more exciting than black.

EPA loosening hazmat regulations to ease Takata airbag inflator disposal - Roadshow

CNET News - 6 hours 31 min ago
Regulators claim shifting the burden of disposal will allow more defective parts to be replaced faster.

Premier League wants video referees starting next season

Engadget - 6 hours 32 min ago
The wheels are in motion for the Premier League to roll out the video assistant referee (VAR) system starting in 2019-2020. Teams have agreed in principle to the plan, and the league will formally request approval from FIFA and the International Foot...

Bitcoin plummets, hitting lowest point of the year - CNET

CNET News - 6 hours 37 min ago
The cryptocurrency was worth more $17,000 last December. On Thursday, it fell below $5,500.

Sick of Facebook stalking you? This startup wants to reinvent personalization - CNET

CNET News - 6 hours 39 min ago
Internet giants were built on the promise of a personalized experience, if you just let them keep tabs on you. Canopy sees a different way.

Microsoft names finalists in its $4M Female Founders Competition - CNET

CNET News - 6 hours 46 min ago
Two winners among 10 finalists will get $2 million each, access to tech resources and mentoring.

Instagram courts Black Friday and holiday shoppers with new shopping features - CNET

CNET News - 6 hours 48 min ago
Instagram wants you to shop more on Instagram. So it's trying it make that a little easier.

Huawei might try to take its voice assistant outside of China

Engadget - 6 hours 57 min ago
Smartphone maker Huawei is planning on taking its popular voice assistant outside of China and competing with Amazon, Google and Apple internationally, according to a report from CNBC. The Chinese technology firm is apparently working on a version of...

Firefox warns if the website you're visiting suffered a data breach - CNET

CNET News - 7 hours 16 min ago
The Firefox Monitor account protection service also is available in 26 languages.

How Aardman made a WWI game look like an oil painting

Engadget - 7 hours 17 min ago
Most video games set in the First or Second World War shoot for gritty realism. In Battlefield 1, for instance, there's an extraordinary amount of detail in every uniform, firearm and mud-filled trench. It's the visual fidelity, paired with addictive...

Meet Oprah, the omnipotent VR bug, in Crow: The Legend on Oculus - CNET

CNET News - 7 hours 36 min ago
The latest virtual-reality film from Baobab Studios also puts the voices of John Legend, Diego Luna, and Constance Wu inside Pixar-like animated animals.

Tinder test lets you know when there's a spike in swiping - CNET

CNET News - 7 hours 38 min ago
You'll have even more chances to swipe right... or left.

The iPhone XR is now available unlocked from Apple - CNET

CNET News - 7 hours 42 min ago
You can get the phone SIM-free on the Apple website.

With keyboard and mouse support on Xbox, Microsoft closes the gap on PCs

Engadget - 7 hours 47 min ago
After years of unfulfilled promises and a few weeks of build-up, the Xbox One family finally supports keyboards and mice. Alright, so it's still a feature reserved for members of the beta-esque Xbox Insider Program and few games actually work with th...

GM's autobrake proves effective in reducing crashes, IIHS study finds - Roadshow

CNET News - 7 hours 53 min ago
Forward collision warning helps, too, but not as much as a system that actually applies the brakes.