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Brave says 8.7 million people use its privacy-focused browser every month

Almost four years after its first release, privacy-focused web browser Brave is officially launching. Starting today, you can download version 1.0 of Brave on Android and iOS, as well as on Windows 10, macOS and Linux. With Brave 1.0, you … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon says it’ll roll out a new grocery store format next year

Amazon is wading further into the physical retail world as it confirmed plans to open a different type of grocery store in 2020. Reports earlier this year suggested Amazon was working on a low-cost grocery format as an alternative to … Read the rest of this entry

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CDC says a toxic compound may be responsible for vaping illnesses

The Center for Disease Control is edging closer to an explanation for vaping-related lung illnesses. The agency has determined that vitamin E acetate, a compound present in all 29 lung tissue samples obtained from patients, is a "potential toxin of… … 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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AT&T says it’s the first US network to reach 2Gbps speeds on 5G

The chest-thumping over 5G continues. AT&T has reported that it achieved the first 2Gbps speeds on a 5G network in the US. It achieved the feat using a Netgear mobile router on the carrier's public-facing network in the Atlanta area. … Read the rest of this entry

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Facebook COO says it’s ‘exploring’ restrictions on who can go live

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg took to the Instagram blog this evening saying "We have heard feedback that we must do more – and we agree." Despite the lack of credibility big tech companies have when it comes to dealing with … Read the rest of this entry

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23andMe says gene report can detect the risk of type 2 diabetes

23andMe is betting that its gene testing kits can help identify another major health risk: diabetes. The company plans to offer a report that identifies your genetic predisposition toward type 2 (that is, adult onset) diabetes. Unlike the company's… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Mozilla says Facebook isn’t transparent enough with political ads

It's not just activist groups complaining that Facebook's browser add-on policies are hurting political ad transparency. Mozilla has sent a letter to the European Commission contending that Facebook's approach is creating a "lack of transparency."… Engadget RSS Feed

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Federal climate change study says US at risk of ‘substantial damages’

Now that US federal agencies have determined that humans are driving climate change, they're turning their attention to the potential effects of that change… and it's not looking good. They've released the second half of the National Climate Asses… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Qualcomm says Apple owes $7 billion in device royalty payments

If Qualcomm ever prevails in its patent dispute with Apple, it could have ample compensation coming its way. The chip designer told a San Diego federal court on October 26th that Apple was allegedly $ 7 billion behind in device … Read the rest of this entry

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