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Venmo reportedly made physical debit cards for a trial run

Venmo is reportedly taking a leaf out of other digital payment services' book and making a physical debit card. According to Recode, the PayPal-owned mobile app created to make going Dutch with friends a lot easier has already begun testing … Read the rest of this entry

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Windows 10 source code leak is an embarrassment for Microsoft

Earlier this week, Beta Archive posted Windows 10 source code related to USB, storage and WiFi drivers on its free FTP site. Now, a spokesperson for Microsoft has confirmed to The Verge that this code, from the Shared Source Kit, … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Rocket League’ will die without cross-console multiplayer

All online games eventually die. But the difference between the original version of World of Warcraft and, say, Call of Duty: Ghosts is that WoW was more of a service on an open system (PC). Players were able to gradually … Read the rest of this entry

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Google Home and Assistant can speak Canadian French now

The first of several new languages for Google's Assistant AI is here, as users have noticed Canadian French as a language option. I was able to switch it on for my Google Home by looking for Assistant Language under device … Read the rest of this entry

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Sharp will reportedly start building OLED TV panels next year

Now that Sharp is under new ownership by Foxconn, it may have big plans for a return to TV prominence. In a move that could explain a sudden push to recover the use of its name from Hisense, the Japanese … Read the rest of this entry

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Nike’s SNKRS app uses AR to help you buy limited-edition shoes

Nike is the latest company to join the augmented reality craze. The sportswear giant has started using the tech to sell limited-edition kicks through its SNRKS app, with the system's first drop being the Nike SB Dunk High Pro "Momofuku," … Read the rest of this entry

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The best wireless outdoor home security camera

By Rachel Cericola This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its wo… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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The Morning After: Friday, June 23rd 2017

Welcome to your Friday morning. As we prepare to phone in the rest of the day, read about how a lensless camera is possible with math, how car buyers aren't quite sold on autonomous vehicles, and how one company's working … Read the rest of this entry

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IBM-powered DNA sequencing could find bacteria in raw milk

Babies love milk. Adults love milk-based products. You know what else loves milk? Good and bad bacteria. It's the ideal medium for bacteria growth and could cause various food-borne illnesses, especially if consumed in raw, unpasteurized form. Resear… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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FCC may fine robocall spammer $120 million for illegal spoofing

Everyone hates those robocalls that target our phones to sell things we don't need. They're universally reviled, with Republicans backing legislation for ringless voicemail, the FTC offering a $ 25,000 reward for anti-robocall tech and AT&T and Bu… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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