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AirPods with wireless charging case coming in 2019 -- analyst - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 2018-12-02 12:55
Earbuds will get 'wireless charging support' next year, Ming-Chi Kuo predicts.

SNL parody ad skewers Netflix and its 8 billion shows - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 2018-12-02 11:57
You'll never watch all of Netflix... ever.

After Math: Let's shake things up

Engadget - Sun, 2018-12-02 11:30
As Anchorage, Alaska was being rocked by a magnitude 7.2 earthquake this week (which, as of the writing of this post, had thankfully only resulted in infrastructure damage and not any actual injuries), the tech industry was making major rumblings of...

Google's call screening transcripts roll out to Pixel owners

Engadget - Sun, 2018-12-02 09:32
You no longer have to stare at your Pixel to see whether or not that Assistant-screened call was worth answering. Pixel owners have reported that Call Screen transcripts are starting to reach their devices, including older devices as well as the Pixe...

Watch Google CEO testify before Congress on Dec. 5 - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 2018-12-02 08:00
Sundar Pichai will be publicly grilled by lawmakers for the first time on Wednesday at 7 a.m. PT.

French naval history and art meet in silent steel and a concrete castle - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 2018-12-02 07:00
The French submarine Espadon and the U-boat pens of Saint-Nazaire represent some incredible WWII and underwater history. Here's how they look up close.

Inside the French submarine Espadon and base Saint-Nazaire - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 2018-12-02 07:00
Saint-Nazaire’s German U-boat base still stands, and in it, France's Espadon sub. Here’s a look inside.

Netflix will order original shows from Africa in 2019

Engadget - Sun, 2018-12-02 06:55
Netflix has filmed originals in Africa, but it hasn't really commissioned originals from Africa. That's about to change, the company's Erik Barmack revealed at a conference this week. He promised that Netflix would "definitely" order some shows fro...

Disney adds Nick Nolte to the cast of its 'Star Wars' streaming shows

Engadget - Sun, 2018-12-02 00:40
Disney is quickly solidifying the talent for its Star Wars streaming shows. Variety sources say Nick Nolte has joined the cast of Jon Favreau's The Mandalorian, joining other big names including Pedro Pascal and Gina Carano. There's nothing mention...

Watch SpaceX launch a twice-used rocket tomorrow at 1:31PM ET

Engadget - Sat, 2018-12-01 22:15
SpaceX is no stranger to reusing rockets at this point, but no Falcon 9 has flown more than twice... well, until now. The private spaceflight firm is launching the Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express mission on December 2nd at 1:31PM Eastern with a...

'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' continues April 5th

Engadget - Sat, 2018-12-01 20:40
You won't have to wait long if you're craving another fix of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Netflix has confirmed that Part 2 of the teenage witch saga will arrive on April 5th. The accompanying teaser doesn't say a whole lot about what's coming n...

Apple and Qualcomm face off in court on April 15th

Engadget - Sat, 2018-12-01 19:07
Apple and Qualcomm have refused to budge in their fight over iPhone patent royalties, so they're headed to court. A federal judge in San Diego has scheduled the companies' trial for April 15th, 2019. Qualcomm had wanted a trial in February, but the...

Fox investigates Neil deGrasse Tyson over sexual misconduct claims

Engadget - Sat, 2018-12-01 17:34
Astrophysicist and Cosmos host Neil deGrasse Tyson is facing investigations by Fox, National Geographic and show producers in the wake of fresh claims of sexual misconduct. The two networks told Hollywood Reporter in a statement that they were "revie...

Apple Watch Series 4: Both sizes, compared - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2018-12-01 17:00
Take a closer look at the 40mm and 44mm models in steel versus the Series 3.

Steam gives successful developers a larger cut of game revenue

Engadget - Sat, 2018-12-01 15:59
Valve wants to make Steam more alluring for large developers, and it's willing to give up a slice of the pie to make that happen. The company has revised Steam's Distribution Agreement to give its most successful publishers a larger cut of their reve...