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2019 Chevy Volt keeps it nice and approachable - Roadshow

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 05:00
Small updates for the 2019 model year make this great plug-in hybrid even better.

SoundCloud’s web series shines a spotlight on its creators

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 04:15
You only rarely hear SoundCloud positively associated with the words "internet superstar," but the music sharing platform helps a lot of creators get their work out there. To shine a spotlight on its community, the company has launched a series entit...

We're live from Photokina 2018!

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 03:30
While Canon and Nikon have already unveiled their long-awaited full-frame mirrorless cameras, there are other big players that may be looking to enter the category next. We're in Cologne, Germany for Photokina 2018, where rumor has it Panasonic is se...

Jaybird's Tarah are $100 wireless earbuds built for sweaty workouts

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 03:01
Jaybird has been a solid option for wireless earbuds for years now, and today the company is debuting yet another model for your workouts. The Tarah Wireless Sport Headphones are built for the gym, complete with an IPX7 rating to ensure you don't run...

Mark Hamill's one-word-a-day tweets finally explained - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 02:17
Raise a toast of blue (or green) milk, it's Luke Skywalker's 67th birthday!

Ricoh adds a new lens and sensor to its lightweight GR III

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 02:14
Richoh's GR series is notable for combining its small, lightweight frame with a large APS-C sensor that the company claims makes it "the ultimate street photography camera." However, after a GR II refresh in 2015 to add WiFi and NFC, some of its feat...

Google Doodle aims to help button up your voter registration - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 01:27
Election day is quickly approaching, and Google is reminding voters to make sure they can vote.

AT&T and Harman bring connected features to your existing car

Engadget - Mon, 2018-09-24 23:46
AT&T is joining the ranks of carriers that can bring a whole suite of connected car technology to older passenger vehicles. It's launching the Harman Spark, an OBD-II dongle that adds diagnostics, tracking and LTE data to cars from 1996 and beyo...

Instagram cofounders reportedly leaving Facebook - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2018-09-24 22:41
CEO Kevin Systrom and CTO Mike Krieger have resigned their positions at the photo-sharing app, according to the New York Times.

Instagram founders reportedly resign from Facebook

Engadget - Mon, 2018-09-24 22:26
Just about six years after Facebook closed its $1 billion purchase of Instagram, both of the company's founders are resigning, according to a report from The New York Times. Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger served as the company's CEO and CTO, respecti...

Google CEO Sundar Pichai plans private meeting with GOP lawmakers - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2018-09-24 21:49
Among the planned topics of discussion is the company's alleged political bias in search results.

Telltale Games suggests more 'The Walking Dead' episodes could arrive

Engadget - Mon, 2018-09-24 21:49
On Friday Telltale Games abruptly shut down, laying off most of its employees without warning. The studio was in the midst of wrapping up the Final Season of its The Walking Dead series, and tomorrow will release the second of four scheduled episodes...

Twitter reacts to Gritty, the most frightening mascot ever invented - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2018-09-24 21:09
The new Philadelphia Flyers mascot will keep you up at night.

What's on TV: 'FIFA 19,' 'The Good Place' and 'Forza Horizon 4'

Engadget - Mon, 2018-09-24 20:55
Fall TV returns at full strength this week, with new seasons of shows we love like The Good Place and Chef's Table on Netflix. There are also new shows to look out for, including God Friended Me on CBS, the Magnum P.I. reboot and FX's criminal/magici...

Walmart will use blockchain to ensure the safety of leafy greens

Engadget - Mon, 2018-09-24 19:33
Walmart is anxious about the safety of its food following bacterial outbreaks for lettuce and other food, and it's hoping technology will set shoppers' minds at ease. It's telling its leafy green suppliers to use a blockchain system (designed with IB...

Twitter will help you prepare for election day

Engadget - Mon, 2018-09-24 18:56
As the US heads closer to November's midterm elections, a number of social platforms are making an effort to encourage their users to vote. The latest to join in is Twitter, which launched its #BeAVoter campaign today. Through the campaign, Twitter w...

RIP Al Matthews: As Sgt. Apone, he fought to the end in Aliens - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2018-09-24 18:47
The actor and singer was a military vet himself when he played the cigar-chomping space leader.

Former Facebook moderator sues over mental trauma

Engadget - Mon, 2018-09-24 18:24
Facebook's content moderators don't have an easy task. They often have to see the very worst of what people post, including graphic violence and sexual abuse. And while the social network has resources to help, at least one former worker doesn't beli...

Microsoft and Shell team up to build AI into gas stations - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2018-09-24 18:07
Shell is experimenting with cameras that can tell if you're smoking at a gas station.