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Mercedes, Tesla lowering prices in China amid easing tariff tensions - Roadshow

CNET News - Mon, 2018-12-17 10:51
The tariff reduction doesn't actually go into effect until Jan. 1.

2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition makes a grand entrance - Roadshow

CNET News - Mon, 2018-12-17 10:32
The Lincoln Continental's suicide doors are back and ready to usher riders onto red carpets the world over.

Facebook Messenger adds Boomerang videos, selfie mode - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2018-12-17 10:14
You'll find new AR stickers and filters too.

Facebook hits Israeli prime minister's son with 24-hour ban - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2018-12-17 10:12
Yair Netanyahu shared posts the social network removed and criticized it as the "thought police."

Google puts $1 billion towards new NYC campus

Engadget - Mon, 2018-12-17 10:07
Google announced today that it's investing more than $1 billion in New York City in order to establish a new campus. The move would create a 1.7 million square-foot campus and, over the next decade, double the number of employees the company has in t...

Google plans $1 billion expansion in Manhattan - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2018-12-17 10:00
The company will open Google Hudson Square in the West Village.

Huawei's Nova 4 suggests 2019 is the year of the hole-punch display

Engadget - Mon, 2018-12-17 09:46
In the wake of Samsung's A8s, Huawei is the latest smartphone maker to announce an all-screen handset with a circular cutout for the camera. Looking beyond the divisive notch, the design feature is all about maximizing display real estate. And Huawei...

Speculative gadgets at the Future Interfaces Group

Engadget - Mon, 2018-12-17 09:15
To try to get a glimpse of the everyday devices we could be using a decade from now, there are worse places to look than inside the Future Interfaces Group (FIG) lab at Carnegie Mellon University. During a recent visit to Pittsburgh by Engadge...

Fitbit Versa and Ionic 3.0 software update adds more on-wrist fitness tracking - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2018-12-17 09:00
Fitbit’s on-wrist dashboard now shows more, and more fitness apps are arriving.

Lenovo's new ThinkPads are its first with Intel's 8th-gen processors

Engadget - Mon, 2018-12-17 09:00
Lenovo is updating its ThinkPad L-series lineup with two fresh laptops that won't break the bank for business users. The new entrants include the traditional notebook-style L390 and the flexible Yoga L390, which (as usual) has a hinge that lets you t...

Facebook Messenger's camera fakes portrait mode photos

Engadget - Mon, 2018-12-17 09:00
Facebook Messenger's camera just caught up to Instagram's in a few key areas, and then some. To start, you can snap software-based portrait mode photos -- if you don't have a dual-camera phone (or one with clever AI photography), you can still get th...

2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition gets the slammers it should have always had - Roadshow

CNET News - Mon, 2018-12-17 08:24
This special-edition Lincoln with center-opening doors will make you feel as though you're in the opening credits of Entourage.

The best video games of 2018 - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2018-12-17 08:19
CNET staff compile our top 12 favorite games of 2018, and highlight personal favorites you should definitely play.

LG's 32-inch QHD monitor packs AMD FreeSync for around $300

Engadget - Mon, 2018-12-17 08:02
LG is leading the charge with big, cheap gaming displays, having recently unveiled a 32-inch 4K model for less than $500. If you're willing to settle for QHD resolution, you can do even better with another new 32-inch model, the 32QK500-W. It packs A...

I was wrong about the Motorola Razr - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2018-12-17 08:00
Long before the iPhone or the Samsung Galaxy phone were hits, a thinner, less-powerful phone was all the rage. I failed to see just how popular the Motorola Razr would be.

Gritty is the internet mascot for a world that's broken in 2018 - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2018-12-17 08:00
Commentary: 2018 was a hot mess of privacy breaches, hacking and Silicon Valley failures. But now we have a guardian angel to guide us through the carnage: a gyrating fuzz monster called Gritty.

Designing an icon: How Motorola created the Razr V3 - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2018-12-17 08:00
The co-designer of the original Razr explains how the team came up with the first cell phone deemed sexy.

The 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S hits the Hockenheimring circuit - Roadshow

CNET News - Mon, 2018-12-17 08:00
A ride in the new, 992-generation of Porsche's icon gets us very excited for the new sports coupe.

Hyundai will sell a car that can be unlocked with a fingerprint

Engadget - Mon, 2018-12-17 07:20
Hyundai has unveiled a new car system that lets drivers unlock and start a vehicle using their fingerprints. The tech is built in to the door handle and ignition button of the new 2019 Santa Fe SUV, showcased at an auto show in China last week.

The best games of 2018 - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2018-12-17 07:16
CNET editors pick the top must-have games of the year.