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Anker Roav Bolt brings Google Home smarts to automobiles - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2019-04-17 09:00
The $50 device plugs into a car's cigarette lighter.

Google's first auto accessory is like a Home Mini for the car

Engadget - Wed, 2019-04-17 09:00
One way to get Google Assistant into your car is to simply buy a car with Android Auto. Of course, that's not exactly practical, and it doesn't help if you're looking for something a little older. You can also install the Android Auto app on your...

2020 Toyota Yaris Hatchback: Mazda2, is that you? - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 2019-04-17 08:59
Toyota's compact hatchback debuted at the 2019 New York Auto Show.

Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography packs 550 hp, high-end trimmings - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 2019-04-17 08:40
Not only is it the most powerful Velar, it's the fanciest.

Artificial intelligence is on the brink of a 'diversity disaster'

Engadget - Wed, 2019-04-17 08:39
The lack of diversity within artificial intelligence is pushing the field to a dangerous "tipping point," according to new research from the AI Now Institute. It says that due to an overwhelming proportion of white males in the field, the technology...

Homecoming review: Beyoncé brings fireworks from the desert to Netflix - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2019-04-17 08:32
Beychella will stand the test of time as the definitive and declarative Beyoncé performance, and now we can witness history being made in our homes.

The 2020 Jaguar XE gets its first major visual refresh - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 2019-04-17 08:27
The updated XE debuts at the Geneva show and goes on sale this summer.

Canada is being sued over Sidewalk Labs' smart city project

Engadget - Wed, 2019-04-17 08:19
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) is suing three levels of government and Waterfront Toronto, a publicly-funded organization, over a planned smart neighborhood in Quayside. The suit claims that two legal agreements drawn up between Wate...

Pinterest's IPO shows the internet isn't always as awful as you thought - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2019-04-17 08:00
Pinterest may not be as big as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat. But that could be a good thing.

Microsoft rejected facial recognition sales because it'd target women, minorities - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2019-04-17 07:59
Company boss Brad Smith reportedly said it turned down a California law enforcement agency and an unnamed country.

Foxconn boss Terry Gou is running for president of Taiwan

Engadget - Wed, 2019-04-17 07:45
Terry Gou, the billionaire founder of electronics giant Foxconn, is stepping down from his role as chairman to run for president of Taiwan. He will stand in the primaries of the Kuomintang opposition party, promoting a more China-friendly policy duri...

The Morning After: Finally, Sony reveals some crucial PS5 details

Engadget - Wed, 2019-04-17 07:02
Tell me all about the PlayStation 5, you say? Well, we don't know everything just yet, but Sony has shared some crucial details in an unusual reveal-and-interview combo yesterday. Oh, and coincidentally, Xbox's digital-only console got priced and det...

August View vs. Ring Video Doorbell 2 - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2019-04-17 07:00
Which of these battery-powered video buzzers is best?

Uber lets female drivers only drive other women in Saudi Arabia

Engadget - Wed, 2019-04-17 06:20
Uber has launched a feature in Saudi Arabia that lets female drivers select a preference for female-only riders. What began as a pilot program in September -- after feedback showed that 74 percent of Saudi women Uber drivers were only interested in d...

Three clues why the Note 10's camera might pop up to take your selfie - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2019-04-17 06:00
Hint: It all starts with the Galaxy A80's swivel camera.

Lyft tightens employee access to rider data, but it may not be enough

Engadget - Wed, 2019-04-17 05:35
Last year, Lyft investigated reports that its workers abused access to customer data, using their powers to stalk lovers and snoop on celebrities. Thankfully, the ride-hailing service has implemented changes since then: According to The Information,...

Beyoncé just dropped Homecoming: The Live Album - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2019-04-17 04:01
The Queen B has just released a 40-track live album of big band awesomeness and you can stream it now.

Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robots are strong enough to haul a box truck

Engadget - Wed, 2019-04-17 03:19
How many SpotMini robots does it take to haul a big truck? Just 10, apparently. Boston Dynamics' new video shows 10 of its canine-inspired machines attached to a box truck like sled dogs, pulling it across the company's parking lot with a one-degree...

Verizon's new activation fees cost more in-store, less in-app

Engadget - Wed, 2019-04-17 01:31
Verizon has simultaneously slashed and increased its activation and upgrade fees, depending on how you process the transaction. According to CNET and reports posted online, you now only have to pay $20 if you upgrade your device or activate a line on...

2020 Toyota Highlander debuts in NY with fresh looks, crazy-efficient hybrid model - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 2019-04-17 00:24
The new 3-row SUV hits the New York Auto Show with up to 34 mpg combined and improved luxury.