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Law enforcement is using a facial recognition app with huge privacy issues

You may have good reason to be worried that police use of facial recognition might erode your privacy — many departments are already using software with serious privacy concerns. The New York Times has learned that over 600 law enforcement … Read the rest of this entry

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Riot urges ‘League of Legends’ pros to keep quiet on ‘sensitive’ issues

Riot is trying to keep its hands clean after Blizzard banned a pro player for supporting Hong Kong protests on-camera. The League of Legends developer's esports head John Needham has issued a statement saying that Riot has "reminded" pro players … Read the rest of this entry

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Valve freezes updates on ‘Artifact’ to face ‘deep-rooted’ issues

Last year Valve launched a Dota 2 card game spin-off that took aim Hearthstone and Gwent, but according to the team, Artifact hasn't lived up to anyone's expectations. In a blog post, Valve announced it's dropping the old plan of … Read the rest of this entry

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DHS issues warning about Medtronic implantable defibrillator flaws

The Department of Homeland Security and Medtronic are advising people with the latter's implantable defibrillators to keep their monitors and programmers updated and in sight. A warning issued by the department says over 20 Medtronic products are aff… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Apex Legends’ team plans to fix player hitbox issues

Apex Legends is a success by most measures, but that doesn't mean it's without problems. A Respawn community manager said the developer is aware of and "discussing" multiple complaints that the hitboxes (the invisible shapes that determine whether o… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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California issues its first approval for an autonomous ride service

Which company did you think would be most likely to offer an autonomous ride service in California? A heavyweight like Waymo or Uber? No — it's an up-and-comer. The state's Public Utilities Commission has revealed that self-driving car startup Zo… … Read the rest of this entry

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Now Segway and Lime are sorting out blame for scooter battery issues

With electric scooters popping up in cities around the globe, people are wondering — for many reasons — if they're actually safe. Earlier this week Lime announced it had recalled Segway Ninebot scooters it operates, and restricted charging to only… … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Pokémon Go Fest’ issues refunds after tech problems ruin event

After an up and down first year of existence, the Pokémon Go Fest was supposed to be a triumphant event where players could work together in news ways and earn unique awards. The event unfortunately suffered as cell networks and … Read the rest of this entry

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Lawsuit takes aim at Google, Huawei over Nexus 6P battery issues

A federal class action complaint has been filed accusing Google and Huawei of fraud, breaching warranty and improperly handling customer complaints after a number of Nexus 6P smartphones unexpectedly shut down and became trapped in "boot loop" cycles… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Nintendo cites ‘manufacturing variation’ for Joy-Con issues

Since the Switch started to show up in gamer's homes, some have been complaining about issues with its wireless Joy-Cons. Problems with losing connection, particularly on the left one, have plagued some enough to attempt DIY fixes, but in a … Read the rest of this entry

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