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Nintendo’s ‘Animal Crossing’ subscription plans cost as much as $8

Earlier this week, Nintendo confirmed it would be adding two paid subscription levels to its free-to-play game, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. The company has since announced more information about the costs and perks of each level. Engadget RSS Feed

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NBC News: Zuckerberg had an undisclosed dinner with the president

Last month Mark Zuckerberg publicly made a trip to Capitol Hill as he testified in front of lawmakers about Facebook's Libra cyptocurrency plans. Tonight NBC News has revealed that Zuckerberg also made another stop that was not previously disclosed -… … Read the rest of this entry

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Sonos buys an AI startup to improve voice control for its speakers

Sonos might just be less reliant on third-party assistants for voice control. The company has bought Snips, a Paris startup that helps create "tailored voice experiences" through its AI voice platform and tools. No, Sonos isn't planning to take on… … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon may open checkout-free supermarkets early next year

There have been plenty of rumors about Amazon's plans to shake up the grocery industry with cashierless stores. The latest is that Amazon plans to launch checkout-free supermarkets in the first quarter of 2020. The company may also license its … Read the rest of this entry

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Google tries to explain its controversial health data collection program

Google is belatedly trying to explain its controversial health care data collection program after it was revealed by a WSJ investigation. The search giant previously said that it's legally collecting data from the hospital chain Ascension under a so-… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Lincoln’s 2020 Corsair Grand Touring will offer electric all-wheel drive

Lincoln is looking to solidify itself as the preeminent American luxury SUV brand at the 2020 LA Auto Show. The carmaker is debuting a pair of plug-in hybrids this week: the top-of-the-line 7-passenger Aviator Grand Touring, which launches this fall,… … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Catan’ AR game could ride on Niantic’s tech

If you're Niantic and you're planning a follow-up to augmented reality hits like Pokémon Go and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, what famous property do you work with next? Apparently, the answer is a hardcore board game. A product page, source … Read the rest of this entry

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Snapchat fact-checks political ads where Facebook won’t

Snapchat may have another way to compete against rival apps like Instagram: truth in advertising. Snap chief Evan Spiegel told CNBC in an interview that his company has a team that fact-checks all political advertising — a sharp contrast to … Read the rest of this entry

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Logitech unveils an affordable button kit for the Xbox Adaptive Controller

Technology companies have been making more of an effort to include gamers with disabilities in their design recently, especially with the popularity of Microsoft's Adaptive Controller for Xbox One and PC. Now, Logitech is pushing the adaptive design… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Stanford’s new tech-laden hospital includes pill-picking robots

Technology only seems to find its way into hospitals in fits and starts. Stanford, however, is about to find out what happens when you build a tech-oriented hospital from the ground up. The university has opened a new hospital in … Read the rest of this entry

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