Professional football is the latest victim of a giant data leak

imageBig data leaks are becoming more and more common, and today another massive victim has been revealed: professional soccer (or football, if you live anywhere but the US). German publication Der Spiegel just released the first in what will be a steady…

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The Engadget Podcast Ep 16: Feds Watching

imageManaging editor Dana Wollman and senior editor Devindra Hardawar join host Terrence O'Brien to talk about the week's biggest tech news, including Nike's new self-lacing shoes, Netlix's offline mode and "yelfies." Then they'll rant about what's been b…

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Everything you missed from ‘The Game Awards’

imageEach year that Geoff Keighley's Game Awards distances itself from its SpikeTV past, it gets subsequently less embarrassing to watch. And without a doubt, The Game Awards 2016 was the best show yet. Couldn't watch the stream? Well, that's too bad, but…

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ gets the Telltale Games treatment

imageTelltale Games is taking its episodic style out into the galaxy. The Guardians of the Galaxy, that is. Details are scant at the moment, but in a statement, the developer's Kevin Bruner says that, "In Marvel's Guardian's of the Galaxy: The Telltale Se…

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CBS All Access will stream NFL games starting this weekend

imageStarting Sunday, December 4th, CBS All Access subscribers will be able to stream weekend and Thursday night NFL action through the service. The network announced today that it agreed to terms with the league on a multi-year deal for live access via i…

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ULA justifies pricey space launches with ‘RocketBuilder’ site

imageThe United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V is the world's most reliable rocket, with a 100 percent mission success rate over 67 total missions. However, at a base launch rate of $ 109 million, it's a lot more costly compared to newcomer SpaceX, which h…

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US lead on AI will shrink without more funding and education

imageOver a month ago, the White House released a report exploring AI's promises and challenges. Today, climate change denier and Senator Ted Cruz, head of the Senate's Space, Science and Competitiveness subcommittee, held a public hearing to follow up on…

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Fitbit is reportedly buying Pebble

imagePebble might only live on in our memories and Fitbit's devices in the future. According to The Information, Fitbit is buying smartwatch maker Pebble for an undisclosed amount. An anonymous source indicates to Engadget that Fitbit is buying the indie…

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Netflix’s offline viewing mode was inevitable

imageThe ability to finally download Netflix videos came as a surprise this morning. After all, it's the same company that just a few years ago said that offline support was "never going to happen." But recently, Netflix's tone started changing. Back in A…

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Virgin Media readies itself for the future with the V6 box

imageAfter months of teasing, Virgin Media has finally lifted the lid on what it believes will help it move "from cable TV to connected entertainment." At the heart of its new proposition is the Virgin V6, the 4K set-top box we were first introduced to in…

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