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Google officially closes ‘Dragonfly,’ its controversial Chinese search project

Google's controversial Project Dragonfly has officially been shelved. At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing this week, Google's vice president of public policy, Karan Bhatia, said that work on its censored Chinese search engine had been "terminated… Engadget RSS Feed

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Elon Musk’s Neuralink hopes to put sensors in human brains next year

While we wait for Neuralink to present the progress it's made over the last couple of years in brain-computer interface technology, the New York Times has already published information from an early briefing and it's stuff that's straight out of … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Tetris Effect’ brings its VR head trip to PCs on July 23rd

You won't have to snag a PS4 if you want to experience the synesthesia of Tetris Effect. Enhance has confirmed that its music-driven, effects-laden take on the classic puzzler is coming to PCs on July 23rd. It should take advantage … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Apex Legends’ will pit cheaters against each other

Respawn may have a particularly poetic way to exact justice on Apex Legends cheaters: give them a taste of their own medicine. The studio has revealed that its anti-cheating efforts will include matchmaking between detected cheaters and spam account… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Facebook won’t make Libra available until regulators are happy

Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hearing, Calibra head David Marcus has stressed that the social network won't offer the virtual money unt… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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The Morning After: NASA’s struggle to keep its Voyager probes working in space

Welcome to July 15th! For most of us, the summer has begun, so what better time to offer our new guide to outdoor gear for places that don't have WiFi (gasp!). As we do some preparatory stretches for Prime Day … Read the rest of this entry

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Synthetic fiber ‘muscles’ could lead to brawny robots and prosthetics

Most attempts at giving robots muscles tend to be heavy, slow or both. Scientists might finally have a solution that's both light and nimble, though. They've developed fibers that can serve as artificial muscles for robots while remaining light, re… … Read the rest of this entry

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VW inadvertently offers a peek at the interior of its ID.3 EV

So much for VW keeping a tight lid on the ID.3's finished design. Auto Conspiracy and others have obtained a promo video for the electric hatchback's interior, showing an appropriately very connected machine. The early look suggests the ID.3 will … Read the rest of this entry

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Should I buy this big thing if it’s a Prime Day deal?

By Wirecutter Staff Amazon Prime Day 2019 is coming, and we're getting ready to bring you all the best deals on Wirecutter picks and recommendations from our expert staff. Bookmark our Deals page, follow @WirecutterDeals on Twitter, and sign up … Read the rest of this entry

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Sony says its USB hub is the world’s fastest SD card reader

It's hard to spice up USB hubs when they're practically ubiquitous. Sony's solution? Make it indispensable to pro photographers. The company's newly announced MRW-W3 hub is billed as the "world's fastest" UHS-II SD (and microSD) card reader, suppo… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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