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Vietnam's VinFast teases sedan, SUV debuts for 2018 Paris Motor Show - Roadshow

CNET News - 4 hours 13 min ago
Some big names might not be in Paris this year, but VinFast wouldn't miss it.

Riding an autonomous shuttle through Times Square was reassuringly boring

Engadget - 4 hours 18 min ago
Yesterday afternoon, I rode an autonomous shuttle down a short section of Broadway in the heart of Times Square, and it was easily the most boring part of my day. I'm not saying that because my life is particularly exciting, either. The trip was bori...

Google gets fined more than Amazon likely made on Prime Day (The 3:59, Ep. 428) - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 32 min ago
We also talk about a CEO shake-up at Nest and just how well Amazon did on Prime Day.

Reddit steps back in time with live chat rooms

Engadget - 4 hours 34 min ago
It's not just work and gaming apps revitalizing real-time chat like it's 1998 all over again -- Reddit wants in on the action as well. After months of work, the site has launched live chatrooms in beta for a handful of subreddits. The feature lets...

Senate bill could bring emergency alerts to streaming services

Engadget - 4 hours 41 min ago
You knew it was only a matter of time before legislators pressed for additional reforms to prevent another false missile alert like the one that rattled Hawaii. US Senators Brian Schatz and John Thune have introduced a bill, the READI Act (Reliable E...

Wirecutter's best Prime Day deals (that you can still buy)

Engadget - 5 hours 3 min ago
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissions. that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated lis...

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is writing a book - CNET

CNET News - 5 hours 16 min ago
The next chapter starts automatically as soon as you finish the last one.

The Nintendo Switch helps plug the gaps of my garbage, meaningless life - CNET

CNET News - 5 hours 18 min ago
Never before has a console fit so seamlessly into the world as we now know it. That's why I'm pretty much exclusively playing my video games on the Nintendo Switch.

'Robot chemist' could use AI to speed up medical breakthroughs

Engadget - 5 hours 18 min ago
Scientists can only do so much to discover new chemical reactions on their own. Short of happy accidents, it can take years to find new drugs that might save lives. They might have a better way at the University of Glasgow, though: let robots do the...

2019 Audi TT gets a light refresh with new standard tech, tweaked looks - Roadshow

CNET News - 5 hours 26 min ago
You may not even notice the visual changes, that's how slight they are.

Trump is one of the biggest political ad spenders on Facebook

Engadget - 5 hours 31 min ago
In May, Facebook began requiring political ads to disclose who paid for them and started collecting all political ads in a searchable archive. Now, researchers are using that information to see how politicians are incorporating the social platform in...

Apple’s MacBook eGPU is a step towards winning back creative pros

Engadget - 5 hours 48 min ago
Even though Apple makes a lot more money on iPhones and iPads, Macs are still crucial to its bottom line. For years, they were widely loved by creative folks and influencers because they were simpler and more powerful than Windows PCs. Now, content c...

Netflix refreshes TV interface with a handy navigation bar

Engadget - 6 hours 2 min ago
Netflix is giving its TV interface a fresh lick of paint with an update that should make navigation a little easier. A new bar on the left of the screen lets you jump to the TV show and movie catalogs, depending on what you're in the mood for. You ca...

Amazon's Prime Day still broke records, despite glitches

Engadget - 6 hours 11 min ago
Amazon's Prime Day this year may have been riddled with errors and sad 404 dogs. However, the company is touting record sales, calling it "the biggest shopping event in Amazon history" as compared to other 36-hour periods, such as Black Friday, Cyber...

Watch Blue Origin's high-altitude abort test during latest rocket launch - CNET

CNET News - 6 hours 20 min ago
Jeff Bezo's commercial space company will live stream another test.

Samsung Galaxy S10 to go ultrasonic? Here's an early look at its likely fingerprint reader - CNET

CNET News - 6 hours 21 min ago
Qualcomm shows off a prototype fingerprint reader that's tucked underneath the display and potentially headed to Samsung's early 2019 flagship smartphone.

Neptune looks beautifully blue in sharp new telescope image - CNET

CNET News - 6 hours 22 min ago
The upgraded Very Large Telescope snapped a fetching portrait of distant Neptune.

Trump revealed as Facebook's biggest political advertiser - CNET

CNET News - 6 hours 22 min ago
The president and his PAC spent $274,000 on Facebook ads since early May.

Despite glitches, Amazon Prime Day 2018 manages another record - CNET

CNET News - 6 hours 23 min ago
Customers ordered more than 100 million products in 36 hours.

Solo: A Star Wars Story jumps onto digital, Blu-ray - CNET

CNET News - 6 hours 26 min ago
Han and Chewie's first adventure comes home, with special features.