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Ford agrees to $299M settlement as part of Takata airbag inflator scandal - Roadshow

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 14:23
Several other automakers have already agreed to similar economic-loss settlements.

Netflix announces its first TV shows and movies from Millarworld

Engadget - Tue, 2018-07-17 14:23
Today, Netflix announced the first TV shows and movies based on comic book writer Mark Millar's properties. Netflix will add two television series and three movies to its original programming.

Congressman asks Amazon to stop selling neo-Nazi books, merchandise - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 14:22
The listings may violate Amazon's own policies.

Amazon in the dog house for Prime Day 2018 outages (The 3:59, Ep. 427) - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 14:22
Plus: Netflix's less-than-stellar earnings report.

Latch and UPS extend automated delivery pilot for apartments - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 14:18
Apartment dwellers, rejoice. You won't be left out of the automated delivery craze.

'No Man's Sky Next' trailer previews upcoming multiplayer mode

Engadget - Tue, 2018-07-17 14:12
Today, the developer of space exploration game No Man's Sky, Hello Games, revealed more about the long-awaited update, called No Man's Sky Next, that will launch on July 24th. This massive upgrade will introduce plenty of new features to the game, in...

The strangest deals we saw on Amazon Prime Day 2018 - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 14:03
If you could get past Amazon's error dogs, there were some strange deals available.

Tiny AirSelfie2 drone with full HD is finally available - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 13:55
After being delayed a few months, the second generation of this pocket-size selfie drone is shipping.

Sonos Beam is now on sale for $399

Engadget - Tue, 2018-07-17 13:51
If you've been waiting to pick up the Sonos Beam soundbar, now's your chance. The speaker is now on sale for $399 on the Sonos website and at retailers.

New Toyota Supra will have lighter, cheaper four-cylinder engine - Roadshow

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 13:44
That's in addition to its inline-six power plant, which Toyota confirmed a while ago.

‘The Butterfly Effect’ explores tech’s impact on the porn industry

Engadget - Tue, 2018-07-17 13:30
Free porn changed the world, and The Butterfly Effect explains how. It's a seven-episode podcast series produced by author and screenwriter Jon Ronson that tracks the wide-ranging impacts of the rise of "tube" sites like Pornhub. The story starts wi...

World Emoji Day gets weird and wild on Twitter - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 13:14
From Waffle House angst to a farting airplane, here are the most entertaining #WorldEmojiDay tweets.

Marvel Rising: Initiation trailer unites younger superheroes - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 13:13
Ms. Marvel and Squirrel Girl look like total besties.

Leaked Galaxy Note 9 photo looks legit - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 13:08
At least the bright yellow stylus won't get lost in your bag.

Google Assistant now gives you a personalized 'snapshot' of your day - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 13:01
In one consolidated overview, Assistant can pull together info like commute times and scheduled meetings so you can plan your day.

Google Assistant adds a snapshot of your daily agenda

Engadget - Tue, 2018-07-17 13:00
Google is no stranger to serving up contextual info and commands when they're relevant. But wouldn't it be nice if could curate and organize that info in a way that could help with a jam-packed schedule? It does now. The search firm is currently trot...

T-Mobile's $5 international day pass offers 512MB of LTE

Engadget - Tue, 2018-07-17 12:38
T-Mobile is expanding its One plan to give travelers unlimited data and texting across 210 countries. Those who are on the road can use as much 2G data as they like at no extra cost, and the plan offers flat-rate calling at 25 cents per minute (which...

BMW launches a luxury ridesharing service in Seattle

Engadget - Tue, 2018-07-17 12:19
BMW is taking on Lyft and Uber directly with the launch of a new ridesharing program. ReachNow, which up until now was just a car-sharing service available in Seattle and Portland, is expanding into ridesharing in the city of Seattle. Through an app,...

BMW ReachNow combines ride hailing, car sharing in one app - Roadshow

CNET News - Tue, 2018-07-17 12:08
It's the first company to put both mobility options in a single app.