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Boeing is reportedly ending production of its 747 jumbo jet

Jul 5 2020
If it wasn’t already apparent that the era of ‘big’ flying is ending, it might be soon. Bloomberg sources say Boeing is ending production of its iconic 747 jumbo jet (specifically, the 747-8) in about two years. A spokesperson for the aircraft maker...

Nigerians face US charges over online fraud worth 'hundreds of millions'

Jul 4 2020
US law enforcement is cracking down on a pair of alleged online fraudsters that appear to have been wildly successful. The United Arab Emirates has sent the US two Nigerian nationals, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas and Olakean Jacob Ponle, to face charges rela...

Watch Rocket Lab launch a Canon satellite into space at 5:19PM ET

Jul 4 2020
Public fireworks shows may be in short supply this weekend due to the pandemic, but Rocket Lab is ready to fill the gap. It’s planning to launch its 13th mission, “Pics Or It Didn’t Happen,” from a complex on New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula at 5:19PM E...

Porsche unveils more affordable rear-wheel drive Taycan, but only for China

Jul 4 2020
Porsche is finally ready to offer a rear-wheel drive Taycan, but you probably can’t buy it — at least, not yet. As Autoblog reports, the company has unveiled a China-only version of the electric car that removes the front motor in favor of a RWD syst...

Reddit and LinkedIn will fix clipboard snooping in their iOS apps

Jul 4 2020
The clipboard privacy feature in iOS 14 is prompting more major developers to tone down their apps’ nosy behavior. To start, Reddit told The Verge in a statement that it would fix code in its iOS app that copies clipboard data with virtually every ke...

Animal Crossing fans get real about the fictional NookPhone

Jul 4 2020
Animal Crossing: New Horizons may be set in a tranquil island paradise, but even there you can’t escape the technology of the modern world. Every resident is issued a proprietary NookPhone in the game, which allows you to take photos, look at your li...

House approves $100 billion in broadband funding for rural areas

Jul 4 2020
The US House of Representatives approved the Moving Forward Act this week, a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill that puts $100 billion toward bringing high-speed broadband to underserved areas. The ambitious bill also allocates funds toward transporta...

'Horizon Zero Dawn' hits Steam and Epic Games Store on August 7th

Jul 4 2020
Sony confirmed a few months back that Horizon Zero Dawn would no longer be a PlayStation 4 exclusive, and now we know when it’ll make its way to PC. Guerrilla Games’ hit action RPG will hit the Epic Store and Steam on August 7th.The PC version of Hor...

The UK buys a 45 percent stake in broke satellite startup OneWeb

Jul 3 2020
After losing access to the EU's satellite-navigation system Galileo due to Brexit, the UK is hoping to replace it with OneWeb satellites. A government-led consortium has won an auction for the satellite internet company, which filed for Chapter 11 ba...

Researchers trained a quadruped robot to cross a balance beam

Jul 3 2020
While four-legged robots can achieve impressive feats, like pulling an airplane or climbing a fence, they still have a few limitations. In most cases, they need a fairly large surface to walk on. A team of Italian robotics researchers is looking to c...

Disney axes 4K re-release of 'The Empire Strikes Back' in UK cinemas

Jul 3 2020
As cinemas in the UK prepared to reopen after lockdown, they promised Star Wars fans a treat. Disney and Vue planned to release a 4K version of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in theaters. That would have been the first time a UHD version of an or...

Lime brings Jump bikes back to London

Jul 3 2020
When Uber handed Jump, its scooter- and bike-sharing division, over to Lime, it sent thousands of Jump e-bikes in the US to the scrapheap to be recycled. In Europe, thousands of the bikes were pulled from city streets. Now, under Lime’s direction, so...

Harvard's transforming robotic fabric could lead to therapeutic wearables

Jul 3 2020
Robotic fabrics or textiles are far from new, but they’re usually attached to bulky external machines that can modulate air pressure inside them to make them move or change their shape. Since that could limit their potential applications, a team of H...

Olympus rolls out PC app that turns some of its cameras into webcams

Jul 3 2020
Olympus may be selling its camera business — to the same company that bought Sony’s VAIO PC division — but it’s not abandoning its products just yet. It has just released a new beta application called OM-D Webcam, which gives Olympus cameras webcam c...

What to expect from the next version of 5G

Jul 3 2020
5G coverage may still be sparse, and the world is still trying to understand how it works or affects us, but the people that define networking standards won’t stop working on it. The 3GPP, which is a group of organizations that develop protocols for...

'Iron Man VR' has moments of brilliance, but shows the limits of PSVR

Jul 3 2020
Iron Man should be the best hero to transition from comics to VR. His own interactions with his suit touch on augmented reality controls, steering a powerful avatar in sync with Stark’s movements. So, just like me, with a pair of digital wands with c...

This week's best deals: Apple Watch Series 3, Nest Hub Max and more

Jul 3 2020
The Independence Day weekend kicks off with a bunch of deals on popular electronics and outdoor tech. The Apple Watch Series 3 remains at its lowest price ever and you can get $100 off the newest MacBook Air. Weber’s connected SmokeFire grills are $2...

Our favorite games from the Itch.io racial justice bundle

Jul 3 2020
Last month’s Itch.io Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality was a massive hit with gamers, raising over eight million dollars for the NAACP and Community Bail Fund. The key to its success was the sheer size of its offering for a $5 minimum donation:...

FaceApp is cool again, and adamant it's not a privacy minefield

Jul 3 2020
FaceApp, the image-editing app that can radically change how you look is back in the spotlight. And, as usual, questions about the company’s practices, motives and plans are sure to follow.This is the third or fourth time that FaceApp has leaped into...

Evo 2020 canceled after co-founder abuse allegations

Jul 3 2020
Fighting game tournament Evo 2020 has been canceled after co-founder Joey “Mr. Wizard” Cuellar was accused of assaulting a minor. The esports tournament, which announced in May that it was going online-only in the wake of COVID-19, will now not go ah...

The Morning After: The best gear for grilling

Jul 3 2020
In the US, we’re heading into a holiday weekend, so if you need some advice on gear for grilling or a socially distanced backyard party, then we have the appropriate recommendations. Speaker, grill, thermometer, whatever — Billy Steele outlines some...

Amped Studio offers 'experimental' VST plugin support for its online DAW

Jul 3 2020
Online digital audio workstation (DAW) music production apps are always hamstrung because they can’t use powerful VST plugins that offer noise reduction, auto-tune or sampled instruments.Amped Studio has announced that it has solved that problem, alb...

Apple Card's new web portal lets you pay your balance on a PC

Jul 3 2020
You’ll no longer have to be entirely dependent on the Wallet app for your Apple Card transactions. The tech giant has launched a web portal for its credit card, giving you a way to pay your balance online even if you don’t have or have lost access to...

Ubisoft CEO lays out a plan to change the company's toxic culture

Jul 3 2020
A week after launching investigations into many claims of harassment and misconduct, Ubisoft’s CEO gave an update on what the company is doing to change things. In a letter posted on its website and emailed to employees, Yves Guillemot said “the type...

Verizon adds free Disney+, Hulu streaming to some Fios packages

Jul 2 2020
Verizon (Engadget's parent company) has launched a new deal to try to entice people to its Fios service. Building on the Disney+ promotion the telecom announced last year, new customers can get up to 12 months of Hulu free when they subscribe to Veri...