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Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran

Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" based in Iran. According to the company, the individuals responsible pretended to be located in the US a… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Walmart takes on Amazon Prime with free, next-day deliveries

Walmart has introduced its answer to Amazon's one-day shipping for Prime subscribers. The retail giant's NextDay delivery offering is rolling out in Phoenix and Las Vegas today, May 14th, and will be available for online customers in Southern Califor… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ theme park trailer takes you inside its rides

Since it snagged LucasFilm for $ 4.05 billion in 2012, Disney's churned out Star Wars movies, shows, toys, VR experiences and games. But in the background it's been tinkering away on something even more immersive: a full-blown Star Wars theme … Read the rest of this entry

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Snap takes on Netflix with new short-form ‘Originals’

Snap chief Evan Spiegel recently told employees in an internal letter that it's putting a focus on Shows in an effort to achieve full-year profitability in 2019. It looks like the company is going full steam ahead with that strategy, … Read the rest of this entry

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Firefox takes a big step towards eliminating passwords

Today, Mozilla released Firefox 60 for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android, and with it arrives Web Authentication API for desktop browsers. This is a new security standard that allows Firefox users to log into all their online accounts with a … Read the rest of this entry

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It takes a smart city to make cars truly autonomous

Artificial intelligence is driving the autonomous car. Coupled with robust computers, automobiles of the future will be more powerful than any other device we own. But they'll only be as powerful as their surrounding allows. If your vehicle doesn't k… … Read the rest of this entry

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Intel takes two big steps to push Thunderbolt 3 on PCs

Do you have Thunderbolt 3 on your PC? No? It's not surprising. Your system needs a separate (read: expensive) chip to handle the ultra-fast connector, and Intel hasn't made the specification available to other companies. You're more likely to see … Read the rest of this entry

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Vevo’s Apple TV app takes cues from Spotify

Music lovers with Apple TVs, it's time to get moderately excited — because the tvOS Vevo app is getting a hefty overhaul. From tomorrow, Vevo will let owners of fourth generation Apple TVs experience an endless wave of curated music … 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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LG takes the levitating speaker mainstream

They may seem futuristic, but levitating Bluetooth speakers have been around for years, and look as outlandish as they sound. But LG is the first major electronics brand to throw a product in the ring, and is doing so with … Read the rest of this entry

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