Monthly Archives: April 2019

The Morning After: A simpler Gmail

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! While the weird situation around Samsung's Galaxy Fold dominated things this week, there were other notable stories. Check out a few of them below, along with news from Friday including… … Read the rest of this entry

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FBI, DHS task forces to address election security are now permanent

In response to questions after a speech Friday in front of the Council on Foreign Relations, FBI director Christopher Wray called Russian efforts using social media to influence elections in the US "pretty much a 365-days-a-year" threat. According to… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Intel is trying to sell its smartphone-modem business

Intel is looking to sell its smartphone-modem business, now that it's officially out of the race for 5G chipsets, The Wall Street Journal reports. In fact, Apple considered acquiring part of Intel's modem ventures in talks that began last summer, … Read the rest of this entry

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Racism accusations rock esports team Echo Fox

Former NBA star Rick Fox is leaving the esports team he owns, Echo Fox, after accusing a shareholder of an "abhorrent display of pure racism" and making threats to his family, according to an email obtained by Dexerto. Echo Fox … Read the rest of this entry

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Watch ‘Sea of Thieves’ on Mixer to get free DLC

Would the promise of free (virtual) stuff tempt you ditch Twitch and opt for Microsoft's alternative game live streaming service? That's what Mixer is banking on, and is launching Mixer Loot, a way for players to "earn in-game content" if … Read the rest of this entry

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Cryptocurrency exchange accused of covering up $850 million loss

In the evolving story of a so-called "stablecoin" the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James accused iFinex Inc. — operator of the Bitfinex exchange and the Tether cryptocurrency — of trying to cover up "the apparent loss of … Read the rest of this entry

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Sinemia’s theater subscription shuts down in the US

As MoviePass stumbled, Sinemia presented itself as an all-you-can-eat moviegoing alternative. Now, after quickly rushing through a series of plan changes and account terminations, the service has announced it's shutting down. A note on the front page… Engadget RSS Feed

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‘Days Gone’ will get weekly challenges and Survival Mode in June

Those excited for Days Gone, the post-apocalyptic zombie shooter for Sony PS4 set to be released on Friday, will have even more to look forward to this summer. This June, Bend Studios will release a new "Survival" mode and launch … Read the rest of this entry

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George Clooney’s ‘Catch 22’ premieres May 17th on Hulu

Hulu's adaptation of the classic novel Catch 22, directed by and starring George Clooney, premieres May 17th. In the meantime, you can catch a glimpse of Clooney barking orders in his role as Scheisskopf, thanks to the trailer released yesterday. … Read the rest of this entry

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Nintendo Switch passes the N64 in lifetime sales

Nintendo sold 2.47 million Switch consoles in the three months leading up to March 31st, 2019, bringing lifetime sales to 34.74 million. That's a tad disappointing for the house of Mario, which moved 2.93 million units in the same period … Read the rest of this entry

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