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EA will remove the Washington pro football team’s name in ‘Madden 21′

On Monday the Washington football team announced that after years of insisting on using a racial slur as its name, it will rebrand ahead of the upcoming season. While establishing a new name and logo for a pro sports team … Read the rest of this entry

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Ford is the first company to test self-driving cars in Washington, DC

Washington, DC has taken some steps to govern self-driving cars, but now it's finally going to see those cars in action. Ford and its partner Argo AI have unveiled plans to test their autonomous vehicles in the US capital with … Read the rest of this entry

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Facebook deal with Washington ends ad filtering for ethnicity

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that Facebook has signed an agreement that will prevent advertisers promoting housing, credit, employment, insurance or businesses open to the public from excluding individuals from seeing thei… Engadget RSS Feed

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Hulu snags new series from Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington

Hulu has snagged a new limited series from Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington barely a week after the two tweeted that it was up for grabs. The eight-episode show will adapt and take its title from Celeste Ng's bestselling 2017 … Read the rest of this entry

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Elon Musk gets Hyperloop digging permit in Washington, DC

Last year, the internet needled Elon Musk for tweeting he had verbal approval to dig a Hyperloop tunnel in Washington, DC, because officials said they granted no such thing. Now, however, The Boring Company does have an honest-to-gosh written permit,… … Read the rest of this entry

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Cabs in Washington, DC are replacing meters with Square readers

If nothing else, Uber has permanently disrupted the ride-for-hire system that has traditionally been served by taxis. Grabbing a ride has never been easier (at least where services like Lyft and Uber are allowed to operate), and paying with a … Read the rest of this entry

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Washington Post open-sources its ‘Trump Revealed’ biography

Last week, after the Washington Post published its new Trump Revealed biography, the Republican Nominee was quick to give the book a harsh, "Don't buy, boring!" review. While Trump may believe the reporting in the book is inaccurate, the Post … Read the rest of this entry

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Washington Post reveals new PRISM slides, offers greater clarity into the US’ surveillance operation

PRISM: The surveillance story that started with four leaked slides from the Washington Post, today gets a bit clearer. The publication has revealed four more annotated slides about the once-secret NSA operation, along with detailing the various levels of scrutiny … Read the rest of this entry

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Interview: Ubisoft on Reinventing Assassin’s Creed, High-Fiving George Washington

With the release of last year’s Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, it seemed like Ubisoft’s annual release policy was finally catching up to its favorite fleet-footed franchise. It was hard not to see Ezio’s wispy gray hair and tired, age-darkened eyes as … Read the rest of this entry

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