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Sony and Yamaha are making a self-driving cart for theme parks

Aug 25 2019
Remember how we said Sony's self-driving SC-1 concept would make for a great party bus? Apparently, Sony had the same idea. The company is partnering with Yamaha on the SC-1 Sociable Cart, an expansion of the concept designed for entertainment pur...

Trump tries to overturn ruling stopping him from blocking Twitter users

Aug 25 2019
President Trump is determined to challenge an appeals court ruling preventing him from blocking critics on Twitter. The Justice Department has filed papers for Trump that demanded a rehearing by the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York, ar...

Divorce dispute leads to accusation of crime in space

Aug 25 2019
This is one spaceflight milestone that NASA isn't about to celebrate. Former Air Force intelligence officer Summer Worden and her family have filed complaints accusing Worden's estranged spouse, astronaut Anne McClain (above), of committing a crime...

OnePlus 7T might pack a wide-angle camera

Aug 25 2019
A bunch of OnePlus 7T renders from notable leaker OnLeaks and Pricebaba shows a phone that looks pretty much like its predecessor -- if it weren't for its circular camera module. If the images truly show what the real device looks like, then the 7T w...

Scientists bioprint living tissue in a matter of seconds

Aug 24 2019
Bioprinting holds great potential for repairing injuries, testing drugs or replacing whole organs, but it's currently limited in complexity, viability and speed -- you can't just create tissue on a whim. Soon, though, it might be a matter of craftin...

CDC identifies a death potentially linked to vaping

Aug 24 2019
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that it identified 193 cases of severe lung illnesses, which are potentially linked to vaping. Further, the patient in one of those cases -- involving patients aged 17 to 38 and recorded...

AT&T and FTC settle lawsuit over data throttling

Aug 24 2019
AT&T has reached a truce in an FTC lawsuit accusing it of deceptive data throttling practices. A newly published federal court ruling has revealed that the two parties reached a settlement on August 2nd, and requested a 90-day stay while the FTC...

Tesla's solar panels reportedly caught fire at an Amazon warehouse

Aug 24 2019
Walmart recently filed a lawsuit against Tesla after its solar panel installations on seven of the retail giant's stores caught fire. The retail corporation accused Elon Musk's company of poor safety practices, such as not grounding electrical system...

Qualcomm won't have to offer patent licenses to rivals, for now

Aug 24 2019
Qualcomm won't face the full consequences of the antitrust ruling, at least not right away. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a request to temporarily halt requirements that it both grant patent licenses to rivals and stop demanding pate...

Recommended Reading: Taylor Swift and Spotify are... best friends?

Aug 24 2019
Taylor Swift is getting friendly with Spotify ahead of her new album, 'Lover.' Times have changed. Tim Ingham, Music Business Worldwide Not too long ago, Taylor Swift shook off Spotify, pulling her entire catalog from the service and slamming musi...

Hitting the Books: We can engineer the Earth to fight climate change

Aug 24 2019
Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and...

The Morning After: Hands on with Disney+ 4K and HDR streaming

Aug 24 2019
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! Besides revisiting some of the week's most important stories -- The Matrix is back -- we're looking at highlights from Friday including a number of big Disney+ reveals. Also, right now i...

Ask Engadget: What are the best outdoor navigation apps?

Aug 24 2019
The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac...

Lamborghini teaser hints at a hybrid 'hypercar'

Aug 24 2019
Ever since Lamborghini showed off its wild MIT-collaborated Terzo Millennio concept we've been waiting to see what a production version could look like, and we might find out soon. Autoblog points out this teaser image posted to the company's Instagr...

Ewan McGregor will play Obi-Wan Kenobi again in a new 'Star Wars' show

Aug 24 2019
For Star Wars fans the Disney+ news revealed tonight included a peek at The Mandalorian, a release window for the next season of the Clone Wars, and the surprise return of a familiar face: Ewan McGregor. The actor will reprise his role of Obi-Wan Ken...

'Clone Wars' returns on Disney+ in February

Aug 24 2019
While a lot of the exclusive content Disney has lined up for Disney+ will be available for launch, Clone Wars fans will have a few more months to wait. Today at the D23 Expo we learned that the next season of the animated show will be available for s...

Watch the first trailer for Disney's 'The Mandalorian'

Aug 24 2019
Disney has revealed the first trailer for its long-awaited Star Wars original series, The Mandalorian. At the D23 Expo, creator Jon Favreau took the stage to reveal footage of the upcoming show, which will debut exclusively on Disney+ November 12th,...

A first look at Disney+

Aug 24 2019
Disney isn't holding anything back at its D23 Expo. The company kicked off the event on Thursday with a couple of major reveals, including that of its new Avenger Campus theme park and a Disney+ docu-series that will focus on the people behind its mo...

Disney+ confirms 'Ms. Marvel,' 'She-Hulk' TV shows in the works

Aug 23 2019
At its D23 event this weekend, Disney is revealing a lot more about its plans for the Disney+ streaming service and has confirmed several new Marvel TV shows that are on the way. In addition to ones we'd heard about like The Falcon and Winter Soldier...

Twitter's Trust and Safety advisors say the company isn't listening

Aug 23 2019
It's been three years since Twitter formed its Trust and Safety Council, tasked with combatting abuse and harassment plaguing the platform. According to a recent report from Wired, things aren't going well. A number of members on the council sent a...

US book publishers sue Audible over AI-powered transcription (updated)

Aug 23 2019
Several of the biggest book publishers in the US have launched a new lawsuit against Audible over a feature they say infringes on their copyright. Leading the suit are the so-called "Big Five" of US publishing: Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Pen...

LG's smart home app adds voice control through Google Assistant

Aug 23 2019
Many smart appliance makers' apps still require that you tap buttons to control your home, but not LG's. It's introducing Google Assistant-powered voice control to its ThinQ app (previously SmartThinQ) to steer all its connected appliances, whether...

Netflix test brings human-curated 'Collections' to streaming

Aug 23 2019
Netflix leans on algorithms for virtually all of its show suggestions, but it's trying something radical: curation from real, honest-to-goodness humans. The service is testing expert-crafted Collections that, much like music playlists, offer selectio...

OnePlus TV will run ‘optimized’ Android TV software

Aug 23 2019
Following the news that OnePlus will release its first TV this September in India, company CEO Pete Lau has shared additional information about the platform in an interview with Gadgets 360. Most notably, thanks to a partnership with Amazon, he said...

China's latest retaliatory tariffs could pose trouble for Tesla

Aug 23 2019
The escalating trade war between the US and China could have particularly steep consequences for car brands. China's Finance Ministry has announced countering tariffs across a range of products, including plans to resume a suspended 25 percent extra...