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Tesla's software bug bounty is going to the big leagues with Pwn2Own - Roadshow

CNET News - Mon, 2019-01-14 16:40
Tesla will be the first auto company to be a willing subject in the annual hacking competition. Winner gets a Model 3.

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat isn't all-new -- and that's OK, VW says - Roadshow

CNET News - Mon, 2019-01-14 16:29
VW Group of America CEO Scott Keogh explains why the Passat stays on its old platform.

NBCUniversal to launch ad-supported TV streaming service in 2020

Engadget - Mon, 2019-01-14 16:22
NBCUniversal isn't going to twiddle its thumbs while competitors like CBS dive deeper into streaming video. The broadcaster has unveiled plans for an ad-supported streaming service that will launch sometime in early 2020. It'll be 'free' if you wat...

Nissan IMs blends sedan, SUV virtues into a Detroit Show star - Roadshow

CNET News - Mon, 2019-01-14 16:09
This all-electric, autonomous sedan features sleek looks, SUV-height seating and a 3D-printed cabin with virtual avatar.

Tesla offers Model 3 as a reward to security researchers

Engadget - Mon, 2019-01-14 16:00
The annual Pwn2Own contest at the CanSecWest conference in Vancouver, Canada usually ends with security researchers taking home the laptops they've exploited. This year they could take home a Tesla.

2019 Subaru STI S209 is a limited-edition rocket - Roadshow

CNET News - Mon, 2019-01-14 15:48
With 341 horsepower on tap, it's guaranteed to be a good time.

A new 'Star Trek' spinoff is in the works starring Michelle Yeoh

Engadget - Mon, 2019-01-14 15:40
The rumors were true: Michelle Yeoh is getting her own Star Trek spinoff show. CBS All Access has confirmed that Yeoh will star in a new streaming series that elaborates on her character Captain Georgiou's role in Starfleet's mysterious Section 31,...

How to Train Your Dragon 3 coming to theaters three weeks early - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2019-01-14 15:12
A special Feb. 2 screening through Fandango will be available in the US.

Infiniti QX Inspiration Concept EV makes a delayed Auto Show debut

Engadget - Mon, 2019-01-14 15:10
Like every good luxury car brand, Infiniti has plans to make its first EV a crossover-ish attempt full of its special touches and design language. The latest step in that direction is the QX Inspiration Concept that takes advantage of the design oppo...

Google Fi texts will be more like iMessage thanks to RCS upgrade - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2019-01-14 15:09
Rich Communication Services is what lets you use read receipts in texts or see when someone else is typing.

CES 2019: Alexa will command Hamilton Beach's new drip coffee maker - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2019-01-14 15:08
Alexa and Hamilton Beach's latest drip brewer will create coffee at your command.

1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STI brings JDM to Detroit Auto Show - Roadshow

CNET News - Mon, 2019-01-14 14:52
The S209 is Subaru’s next best STI model, but the 22B is its most iconic.

Google Fi adds support for next-gen RCS text messaging

Engadget - Mon, 2019-01-14 14:46
Google is putting its money where its mouth is when coming to support for next-gen texting. It's starting off 2019 by introducing RCS chat to Google Fi. So long as you have a supporting Fi-friendly Android phone (more on that in a bit), you can sha...

Black Friday returns: Get a Fire 7 tablet for $30 and a 65-inch TCL 6 Series for $800 - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2019-01-14 14:42
A big screen for the Super Bowl and a second screen to go with it, both at the lowest prices since late November.

Frye fight: Hulu and Netflix go toe-to-toe with films about doomed fest - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2019-01-14 14:15
The streaming services are releasing movies about the festival within days of one another.

Spotify strikes deal with India's largest record label

Engadget - Mon, 2019-01-14 14:15
Spotify and T-Series, India's largest music record label and film production company, announced a new content agreement that will bring a huge library of Indian music to the streaming platform, according to Variety. T-Series' catalog of music include...

Apple wanted to use Qualcomm 4G chips in its newest iPhones - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2019-01-14 14:08
But Qualcomm wouldn't sell it modems because of the two companies' court battles, an Apple exec testifies Monday.