Instagram will highlight users who donate to nonprofits on Giving Tuesday

imageInstagram is getting into the charitable spirit just ahead of Giving Tuesday. Today and tomorrow, you'll see a Giving Tuesday story at the start of the stories section. Any accounts you follow that use the Donation or I Donated stickers will be inclu…

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The Morning After: Microsoft tries to kill the pointless work meeting

imageBack from a long weekend and dreading the run of video conference calls in your workweek? Microsoft has an idea to reduce those unnecessary meetings by scoring them on body language, facial expressions, the number of attendees and even ambient condit…

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Toyota’s second-generation Mirai has a 400-mile range

imageToyota is one of a few companies trying to turn hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) into a viable option. Its first production FCEV, the Mirai, was sold in limited quantities (11,000 cars sold as of September 2020) in the few places you coul…

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Hacker sells access to hundreds of corporate executives’ email accounts

imageHackers are fond of hijacking email accounts, and one of them may have obtained a motherlode of potential targets. ZDNet and Gizmodo report that a hacker is selling claimed access to “hundreds” of C-suite executives’ Microsoft-based email accounts, i…

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Leak exposes personal data for millions of Brazilian COVID-19 patients

imageMedical data breaches are serious as a rule, but an incident in Brazil may be particularly severe. According to ZDNet, Brazilian newspaper Estadao has learned that a Sao Paolo hospital worker uploaded a spreadsheet with login details for two governme…

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Tesla may offer remote access to your car’s Autopilot cameras

imageAs helpful as Tesla’s Sentry Mode may be, it doesn’t provide much insight from the car’s cameras until there’s an incident. What if you could take a peek at any moment? You just might. Electrek reports that code sleuth Green has discovered hints at r…

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Engadget readers get $200 off Roomba’s i7+ vacuum at Wellbots

imageRoomba’s i7 series has some of the most advanced robo-vacs you can get, but they come at high prices. But for Black Friday, Engadget readers can save $ 200 on both of the robot vacuums in the line. The Roomba i7+ drops to $ 599 and the Roomba i7 falls…

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The best deals on computer and phone accessories for Black Friday

imageMany of us tend to buy computer and phone accessories at the last minute — a charging brick when you forgot yours at home, a wireless mouse on a whim when you’re sick of using your laptop’s trackpad and the like. But investing in a few solid tech acc…

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Google shows off ‘Cyberpunk 2077′ running on Stadia at 4K

imageWe’ve seen gameplay footage of Cyberpunk 2077 running on RTX-equipped PCs, the previous generation of consoles, as well as the PS5 and Xbox Series X through backward compatibility. And now you can get a sense of what the game looks like on Google Sta…

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Facebook’s Libra currency could debut in a limited form early next year

imageFacebook controversial Libra cryptocurrency could launch as early as January, according to the Financial Times, but it appears the project has once again scaled back its ambitions. When the Libra Association, the consortium Facebook co-founded to ove…

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