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By: Andrew Liptak

Ever since Apple first released the Apple Watch, it hasn’t allowed third parties developers to create and release their own custom faces for the device. That might change, according to code in the latest developer’s build, discovered by...

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By: Andrew J. Hawkins

We haven’t heard much from Hyperloop Transportation Technologies since last year, when the California-based company released a handful of images and a video to prove that it is building what it says is the world’s first full-scale,...

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Fortune
By: David Z. Morris

The track would become the first outside the United States.

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By: Alessandra Potenza

For the second year in a row, people around the world joined together to voice their support for science. Although the second March for Science wasn’t as well-attended as last year, according to CNN, over 200 demonstrations took place across the...

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By: Andrew Liptak

What appears to be New York City’s first suit under a new revenge porn law was filed last week by a CUNY associate professor of public health against an ex-boyfriend and a group of anonymous individuals that allegedly used Tumblr to distribute...

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By: Sean O'Kane

Fully electric motorsport series Formula E raced in the streets of Rome this weekend. But that’s now the second most unbelievable thing about the event: earlier this week, the Pope blessed one of the racecars. Formula E got its start in 2014 and...

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By: Andrew Liptak

Lucasfilm has released a new teaser for its upcoming film Solo: A Star Wars Story, showing off a bit more of Han Solo’s early days and his friendship with Chewbacca. We’ve already seen a couple of trailers for the film, which show off a bit of...

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Cnet
By: Mike Sorrentino

The Star Wars film's latest peek takes a longer look at the duo's early dynamic.

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By: Chaim Gartenberg

So, it turns out that I can never change my Wi-Fi network’s name ever again, or my speakers will stop working. That may sound ridiculous, but let me walk you through the series of bad decisions and technological quirks that have brought me here,...

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By: Michael Moore

It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column Short Play we suggest video games that can be started and finished in a weekend. What if the government could...

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By: Vlad Savov

Ever since it was first released almost a decade ago, Google’s Chrome browser has been the most consistent piece of technology in my life. I’ve gone through a legion of phones, laptops, and headphones, I’ve jumped around between Android, iOS,...

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By: Andrew Webster

When Nintendo first released Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp on mobile last November, I was into it. The game felt somewhat slight by Animal Crossing standards, however. It lacked the open-ended nature of past games, and it didn’t really offer a...

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By: James Vincent

What can artificial intelligence learn from dogs? Quite a lot, say researchers from the University of Washington and Allen Institute for AI. They recently trained neural networks to interpret and predict the behavior of canines. Their results, they...

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By: Andrew Liptak

Sega is getting in on the nostalgic, miniature console trend. Yesterday at Sega Fes 2018, It announced that it will release the the Mega Drive Mini, a miniature version of the 16-bit Genesis (known as the Mega Drive outside of Japan), sometime in...

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By: Andrew Liptak

Apple will fix some Apple Watch Series 2 devices if they have a swollen battery or don’t turn on, according to a new service policy seen by MacRumors. The policy states that “some Apple Watch Series 2 devices may not power on or they may...

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If your Apple Watch Series 2 suddenly won't turn on, don't panic -- you might qualify for a free fix. MacRumors has learned that Apple has quietly institute a service policy that will repair 42mm Series 2 models for free when they either...

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By: Tom Warren

Google is testing a new navigation bar for Android P that looks similar to Apple’s new gesture and UI on the iPhone X. Google accidentally revealed the new navigation bar in an Android developers blog post (cached copy), and the company removed a...

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By: Raymond Wong

The endless cycle of Android copying iOS and vice versa doesn't look like it's ending anytime soon. In an blog post on the official Android Developers Blog, Google accidentally included a screenshot of a navigation bar interface that ditches the...

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It's well-established that Android P will support notched displays when it arrives later in the year. However, that might not be the only iPhone X-like feature in the finished release. The 9to5Google team has noticed that a Google developer...

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By: Colin Lecher

The president’s feud with Amazon reached a new level of tension this week, as Trump ordered a review of the US Postal Service’s finances. But the attacks seem likely to escalate from here. Here’s a short catch-up on the fight. Trump’s...

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By: Jacob Kastrenakes

A few weeks ago, I watched God Help the Girl, the 2014 musical by Belle and Sebastian bandleader Stuart Murdoch. The film doesn’t have particularly great reviews, but it’s something I’d been meaning to watch for a while. I’d listened to the...

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By: Andrew Liptak

This month, Oath updated its privacy policies, which grants the company the right to scan your AOL and Yahoo email for the purposes of tailoring ads for users Verizon acquired Yahoo in 2016, and brought AOL and Yahoo together under an unfortunately...

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By: Emily Heller

After Apple’s belated embrace of wireless charging, third-party electronics manufacturers have been working hard to win over iPhone users with 7.5W wireless chargers. One such company is Anker, who gave us an exclusive discount on their new...

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By: Andrew Liptak

Many authors attempt comedy in science fiction, but few pull it off. Alongside very funny works like John Scalzi’s Redshirts and Terry Pratchett’s entire Discworld series, the pinnacle of hilarious science fiction is Douglas Adams’ The...

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By: Lizzie Plaugic

Wearable Media has a celestial-sensing jumpsuit, an AR crop top, and a vest that represents global temperature change Continue reading…

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By: Ashley Carman

I’m happy for you, Pixel and Nexus phone users, because Google enabled wireless Android Auto for you this week. Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P devices running Android Oreo or higher are compatible with the new...

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By: Rachel Becker

The drone’s engines are running, and I have 30 seconds to twist the red safety switch on top of the metal control panel, hold the blue button, and then press the green button to launch the drone. It was like playing a high-tech Bop It, and the...

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By: Nick Statt

Google today announced a pair of new artificial intelligence experiments from its research division that let web users dabble in semantics and natural language processing. For Google, a company that’s primary product is a search engine that...

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By: Andrew J. Hawkins

The California Department of Motor Vehicles has received a second application to test fully driverless vehicles on public roads, and the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that the applicant is Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google parent...

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Cnet
By: Kyle Hyatt

The self-driving technology leader seeks to test fully driverless vehicles on California public roads.

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Waymo has officially applied to the California DMV to test autonomous cars without drivers in the state. A source told the San Francisco Chronicle that the company will start trials around its Mountain View headquarters where it's been testing...

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By: Sarah Jeong

Just when you thought you wouldn’t hear about the monkey selfie ever again, the legal saga lives once more. Although the parties — the photographer, a self-publishing book company, and PETA, on behalf of the selfie-taking monkey — reached a...

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By: Chris Welch

A filing from Apple at the Federal Communications Commission reveals images of a gold iPhone X that has yet to be released. The 180-day confidentiality period on the photos has now lapsed, offering a clear view of an iPhone X with a glass backplate...

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On the same day that an Apple memo urging employees to stop leaking company info leaked, the company is now dealing with another, well, leak. But, this time it wasn't anyone from inside Apple who spilled the goods; it was the Federal...

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By: Shannon Liao

Apple has had 12 employees arrested over the course of last year for leaking internal information about future software plans, according to a memo leaked (ironically) today, spotted by Bloomberg. The company said in a strongly worded memo that it...

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Fast Company
By: Mark Sullivan

Apple has long been obsessed with secrecy, but a new memo seems to take it to the next level. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reports on a memo recently sent to all Apple employees stating that 29 Apple people were caught leaking secrets about...

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Bloomberg got its hands on a leaked Apple memo today regarding, funnily enough, leaks. The company is well-known for liking to keep things under wraps, but its leadership isn't pleased with how often Apple employees are leaking information to...

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Arstechnica
By: Cyrus Farivar

Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about the new Apple headquarters during a media event in Cupertino, California, on September 12, 2017. (credit: JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images) Apple recently sent a lengthy memo warning employees about leaking....

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By: Ashley Carman

The blogs have activated, and they say a cheaper HomePod might be in the works. That sounds like a reasonable expectation. Apple would hopefully reduce its smart speaker’s price eventually, especially considering that it might be selling fewer...

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By: Sarah Jeong

Over the course of an accumulated 10 hours spread out over two days of hearings, Mark Zuckerberg dodged question after question by citing the power of artificial intelligence. Moderating hate speech? AI will fix it. Terrorist content and...

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By: Loren Grush

NASA may make some big changes to the first couple flights of its future deep-space rocket, the Space Launch System, after getting a recent funding boost from Congress to build a new launch platform. When humans fly on the rocket for the first time...

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By: Shannon Liao

Apple may start iPhone 6S Plus production at a new factory in southern India to lower the model’s price, local media outlet The Economic Times reported today. It may start manufacturing in Bengaluru, formerly known as Bangalore, in two weeks. By...

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By: Dami Lee

Every year, high school seniors in South Korea take a national college entrance exam called suneung that will essentially determine the rest of their lives. This isn’t an exaggeration. Unlike the SATs, which only play a small part in college...

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Cnet
By: Gordon Gottsegen

Would you buy a smartphone without internet connectivity?

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By: Andrew J. Hawkins

Elon Musk says Tesla relied on too many robots to build the Model 3, which is partly to blame for the delays in manufacturing the crucial mass-market electric car. In an interview with CBS Good Morning, Musk agreed with Tesla’s critics that there...

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By: Nick Statt

Blood-testing startup Theranos is circling the drain, and more and more details appear to be leaking from inside the company’s final troubled days. One particularly eye-popping anecdote, courtesy of Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou,...

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By: Nick Statt

It’s been some time since we’ve seen a flashy new virtual reality title. But Defector, a new Oculus Rift exclusive from Wilson’s Heart maker Twisted Pixel, is here to remind us that there’s still plenty of exhilarating, over-the-top concepts ...

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By: Shannon Liao

HBO’s Silicon Valley still has more steam to tell more stories about the rise of a little tech startup known as Pied Piper. The network announced yesterday that it’s renewed the show for a sixth season. The show is currently airing its fifth...

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HBO announced this week that it's renewing Silicon Valley for a sixth season. Season five, which premiered last month, is the first without TJ Miller, who tweeted his support of the Erlich Bachman-free season earlier this year, saying,...

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Cnet
By: Jason Parker

Pied Piper will continue to try to make it big as Silicon Valley returns for another season.

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By: Adi Robertson

Carl Ferrer, CEO and co-founder of classified advertising site Backpage.com, has pleaded guilty to money laundering and facilitating prostitution. Ferrer’s plea deal requires him to take “all steps within his power” to permanently shut down...

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By: Dani Deahl

Volvo has announced its first all-electric commercial truck, called the FL Electric, as reported by Autoblog. Manufacturing and sales of the truck, meant for urban distribution and waste management, should begin in Europe next year. The trucks can...

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Autoblog
By: Antti Kautonen

Filed under: Green,Volvo,Technology,Truck,Commercial Vehicles,Electric Volvo has introduced its first all-electric commercial truck. The FL Electric is a 16-ton delivery truck, meant to handle urban distribution and waste...

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Today, Volvo announced its first electric truck for commercial use, called the Volvo FL electric. It's specifically designed for use in cities, intended for distribution and waste management in urban areas. The truck weighs in at about 16...

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By: Andrew J. Hawkins

Last month, for the first time ever, a pedestrian was killed by an autonomous vehicle. Elaine Herzberg’s death at the hands of a self-driving Uber vehicle in Arizona has spurred a crisis of conscience in the autonomous vehicle industry. Now,...

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By: Shannon Liao

Acer teased a new Chrome OS desktop back in January at CES, and today, we have more pricing release information. The Acer Chromebox CXI3 is now available for preorder, and it costs $297.99 for the most basic variant, as spotted by AndroidPolice. As ...

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By: Chaim Gartenberg

Over the course of last year, AMD did some serious course correction with the release of its Ryzen line of processors, offering up its first real competition to Intel’s market-dominating power in years. But the underdog chip company isn’t...

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With last year's Ryzen processors, AMD made a grand re-entry into the world of high-performance desktop computing. Now its improving on those designs with its second-generation Ryzen chips, which are a bit faster and more efficient. And, due to ...

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By: Andrew Liptak

The film hits theaters on June 15th Continue reading…

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By: Ashley Carman

Facebook users have continuously worried that the social media platform’s mobile apps, including Instagram, listen in on our conversations. It’s such a widespread concern that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had to address it in a congressional...

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By: Andrew Marino

After a week of Facebook-intensive news, The Vergecast is here to break it all down for you. Nilay is out this week, so Dieter and Paul welcome Technology Editor Natt Garun and Silicon Valley editor Casey Newton to the show to go over all the news....

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By: Sean O'Kane

Eight days before Donald Trump was sworn in as president of the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency decided to lock in higher standards for automakers meant to curb greenhouse gas emissions and raise the average fuel economy of their...

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By: Chaim Gartenberg

Facebook Stories may not have reached the heights of Instagram or Snapchat when it comes to things like people actually using the feature, but that isn’t stopping the social media company from continuing to add to it. Now, it’s adding a new AR...

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Fortune
By: Don Reisinger

A much-needed update is coming.

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By: Dani Deahl

Comcast has announced that later this month it will offer the ability to include a Netflix subscription to new and existing Xfinity cable packages. Comcast initially added Netflix to its set-top box, the Xfinity X1, in 2016, and then Netflix added...

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It may sound strange at first, but the latest option in Comcast's Xfinity cable bundle is... Netflix. Despite their differences, the two have forged a partnership lately, with the Netflix app included on Comcast's X1 platform since 2016...

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Comcast will begin bundling Netflix with plans for cable TV, phone and internet starting this month. The integration effectively allows customers to pay for both Netflix and Comcast services on one bill, through Comcast.

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Fast Company
By: Jared Newman

Netflix has been streaming on Comcast’s X1 cable boxes since late 2016, and now the companies are taking things a step further. Later this month, Comcast will start offering Netflix as part of its pay TV packages, though it’s unclear...

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Fortune
By: Chris Morris

Comcast and chill?

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Cnet
By: Joan E. Solsman

The two companies are getting cozier, which could make it easier for more Comcast customers to stream Netflix and search its titles.

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By: Shannon Liao

Medium’s release notes are known for their trolls, with previous updates including jokes, song lyrics, and even a faux pasted Slack conversation. Now, the team is back at it again with update notes that parody Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s...