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Google Assistant’s driving mode for Android is nearly ready, one year later

Google promised an Assistant driving mode for phones would arrive in mid-2019, but that clearly didn’t happen — over a year passed without any sign of it. It appears to be ready, though. XDA-Developers has discovered (via Android Police) that … Read the rest of this entry

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Daimler settles its emissions scandal lawsuit for nearly $3 billion

Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler will pay close to $ 3 billion to settle the US fallout from its diesel emissions scandal. The German automaker said it expects its recent settlement with American authorities, including the Environmental Protection Agency… Engadget RSS Feed

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Music streaming subscriptions grew by nearly a third in 2019

Streaming music still has a lot of room to grow, it appears. Counterpoint Research has determined that paid music subscriptions jumped 32 percent in 2019 to reach 358 million thanks to a mix of exclusives, phone service bundles, regional price … Read the rest of this entry

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Nearly the whole US military has banned TikTok

When the Army, Marines and Navy all put the kibosh on TikTok, you knew it was just a matter of time before other US military branches followed suit — and sure enough, they have. The Air Force and Coast Guard … Read the rest of this entry

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The Organelle music computer is nearly $100 off this weekend

Here's a sweet deal on a gift that could make sense for the more adventurous music-makers in your life. Critter & Guitari is running a sale on the Organelle M that drops the price from $ 595 to $ 499 … Read the rest of this entry

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Iran shuts down nearly all internet access in response to fuel protests

Iran is trying an all-too-familiar tactic to hinder protests: cut the lines of communication. The Iranian government has shut down nearly all internet access in the country amidst mounting protests that began over a 50 percent hike in fuel prices … Read the rest of this entry

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DoorDash security breach affects nearly 5 million users

DoorDash announced today that it suffered a security breach that affected 4.9 million users. According to the company, on May 4th, 2019, an unauthorized third-party gained access to information belonging to DoorDash users including consumers, deliver… Engadget RSS Feed

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China’s official digital currency is nearly ready

As much as China frowns on cryptocurrency, it's happy to introduce its own form of virtual cash. The People's Bank of China has revealed that its digital currency "can now said to be ready" after five years of work. Don't … Read the rest of this entry

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Nearly half of the votes in Estonia’s election were cast online

While many parts of the world are still struggling with voting machines, Estonia appears to be embracing online voting with gusto. In the country's recently finished parliamentary elections, nearly 44 percent of votes were cast through the i-voting… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Fan-made ‘Half-Life’ remake ‘Black Mesa’ is nearly complete

Want to feel old? The original Half-Life has turned 20. Valve released its definitive shooter on November 19th, 1998, both stretching the possibilities of the genre (both in technology and storytelling) and laying the groundwork for the company's g… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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