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The Morning After: The iPhone SE returns

41 min 36 sec ago
Some of you might be enjoying the day off, but for others it's just another Monday. Over the weekend, you might have missed out on the fact that Apple's last small iPhone has made a reappearance with a clearance price tag, and Baywatch is back -- on...

Drone giant DJI will take a huge loss due to employee fraud

1 hour 28 min ago
The world's largest drone-maker, DJI, has reported that it will take a loss of up to a billion yuan ($150 million) due to employee fraud, according to Bloomberg and other sources. The company said that it fired multiple employees who apparently infla...

German climate proposals could put an end to no-limit Autobahns

3 hours 34 min ago
Germany's Autobahns are legendary for segments with no speed limits, but you might have to wave goodbye to those unfettered driving experiences. Reuters has obtained draft proposals from a transport committee that would cap speeds at 130km/h (about...

FMV game 'Telling Lies' to include stars from 'X-Men' and 'Westworld'

5 hours 47 min ago
The sequel to the hit indie game Her Story will have a relatively star-studded cast. Creator Sam Barlow and Annapurna Interactive have revealed the main cast for Telling Lies, and you might just recognize some of them even if they aren't mega-stars....

'Fortnite' Ice Storm event blankets the map in snow

Sun, 2019-01-20 23:14
Fortnite has had its share of map-changing events, but its latest might be the most conspicuous to date. Epic kicked off its Ice Storm event on January 19th through an in-game spectacle where the mysterious ice sphere (added with the recent 7.20 pat...

Chevy made a full-size Silverado truck out of Lego bricks

Sun, 2019-01-20 21:41
Hey, Bugatti, you're not the only one who can fashion a full-size car out of toy bricks as a publicity stunt. Chevy has enlisted the help of students from Oxford Community School and Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary to create a one-for-one rendition o...

Netflix renews 'The Kominsky Method' after Golden Globe wins

Sun, 2019-01-20 20:08
Netflix isn't shy about its pursuit of critical glory. The streaming giant has renewed The Kominsky Method for a second season just a couple of weeks after it won two Golden Globe awards for best actor in a musical or comedy (Michael Douglas) and be...

Ducati confirms plans for an electric motorcycle

Sun, 2019-01-20 18:32
Ducati has hinted at a desire to make electric motorcycles before, but it's committing in a more substantial way. Company chief Claudio Domenicali told guests at a Spanish event that the "future is electric" and the company was "not far from startin...

Uber is hiring robotics teams to work on bikes and scooters

Sun, 2019-01-20 17:01
Uber is only gradually resuming its self-driving car program, but it's already thinking about expanding that technology to its two-wheeled services. The Telegraph has discovered that Uber is hiring for a "micromobility robotics" team that would brin...

Facebook introduces political petitions to your News Feed

Sun, 2019-01-20 15:27
Facebook's efforts to improve civic engagement are expanding beyond easy access to politicians and voter registration campaigns. As of January 21st, it's launching a Community Actions feature in the US that brings political petitions to the News Fee...

The best USB-C MacBook and laptop chargers

Sun, 2019-01-20 14:00
By Nick Guy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full USB-C MacBook and laptop chargers guide...

After Math: Watch out now!

Sun, 2019-01-20 12:30
You'd think that the week after CES would bring at least a brief lull in the firehose that is tech news, but you'd be wrong. Google's paying $40 million for Fossil's smartwatch tech; LG's holding a huge sale for last year's most expensive sets ahead...

Facebook backs an independent AI ethics research center

Sun, 2019-01-20 11:00
Facebook is just as interested as its peers in fostering ethical AI. The social network has teamed up with the Technical University of Munich to back the formation of an independent AI ethics research center. The plainly titled Institute for Ethics...

Apple gets first crack at documentaries from Ron Howard

Sun, 2019-01-20 09:29
Apple may have more than a few documentaries on tap for its upcoming streaming video service. Variety has learned that Apple has a "first-look" deal with Imagine Documentaries, the production company from Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. The move will...

Hitman convicted thanks to fitness watch location data

Sun, 2019-01-20 04:34
An alleged hitman has learned hard lessons about the the value of GPS data on fitness watches. A Liverpool jury has found Mark Fellows guilty of the 2015 murder of mob boss Paul Massey in part thanks to location info from the accused's Garmin Foreru...

GoFundMe launches campaign for government workers hit by shutdown

Sat, 2019-01-19 23:15
People have frequently used GoFundMe to lend a helping hand to others in need of some help, but the site itself is getting involved in light of the US government shutdown. The company has teamed up with Deepak Chopra to launch a donation campaign fo...

Showtime offers a peek at Desus and Mero's talk show

Sat, 2019-01-19 21:40
How will podcasters Desus and Mero handle a late-night talk show on Showtime? You now have a slightly better idea. Showtime has posted a teaser for Desus & Mero that has the duo shopping for set decorations ahead of their February 21st premiere...

Amazon adds remastered 'Baywatch' to Prime Video on January 20th

Sat, 2019-01-19 20:06
If you're feeling nostalgic for the 90s, Prime Video may have something you can binge on. Amazon is adding Baywatch -- yes, the classic TV series and not Dwayne Johnson's flick -- to its lineup for US, Canada and Australia. You'll even be able to enj...

iPhone SE goes back on sale as a $249 clearance item

Sat, 2019-01-19 18:35
Do you deeply regret passing on the iPhone SE before Apple cut it out of the lineup? You now have another chance to get it. Apple has quietly resumed selling the iPhone SE as a clearance item in the US, starting at $249 for a 32GB model (down from th...

Stratolaunch axes launch vehicle and rocket engine projects

Sat, 2019-01-19 17:01
Stratolaunch is axing several projects in an effort to scale back its operations a few months after founder Paul Allen, who's more recognized for being Microsoft's co-founder, passed away. According to GeekWire, the company will continue developing t...

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