posted 11 days ago on engadget
Dirk Ahlborn is two hours behind schedule, and it's no surprise, since the project that he represents has the potential to change the world. He's the CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, one of the firms that's dedicated to building those hi...

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posted 11 days ago on engadget
If you're a fan of the Supreme Court's ruling today that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states, Facebook has your profile-pride needs on lock. While logged into Facebook, head to facebook.com/celebratepride to superimpose a rainbow banner over ...

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A team of researchers from Stanford University unveiled an easier and more efficient way to strip hydrogen atoms from water molecules on Thursday. It's still the same electrolysis method that's been in use for years. But instead of using two differen...

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posted 12 days ago on engadget
When its mixed reality headset was first announced, Microsoft touted its ability to lend a hand in a variety of enterprise scenarios. The company teamed up with NASA for Sidekick: a project that is putting HoloLens on the International Space Station ...

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By Sarah Lawson, Fast Company When Intel unveiled the MICA smart bracelet designed with fashion house Opening Ceremony last fall, the news came amid a flood of other, similar announcements. Buzz surrounding the Apple Watch's high-end accessories had...

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posted 12 days ago on engadget
"I know that we can't change people's behavior," says Irina Rymshina, "but in later life they may want children and they certainly don't want cancer. I think that we can help them." She's talking about Hoope, a wearable device that, it's hoped, will ...

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posted 12 days ago on engadget
The excitement around virtual reality may have started when Sony unveiled Project Morpheus last year, but last week's E3 was its coming out party. The thing is, I've been around long enough to remember the hype and subsequent commercial flatline over...

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posted 12 days ago on engadget
If you've been holding off from buying Batman: Arkham Knight for Windows due to reports of numerous performance issues, low quality textures and glitches, its publisher Warner Brother Games agrees. That's why it's pulling the game from sale "while we...

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posted 12 days ago on engadget
Looks like Facebook's video efforts have been paying off lately. The social network has scored two more series premieres after Amazon's Catastrophe, and both are from HBO: Dwayne Johnson-starrer Ballers and political comedy The Brink. These series' p...

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posted 12 days ago on engadget
At E3 Bungie announced The Taken King expansion for Destiny, and as we explained this morning that didn't go over very well with existing players. One of the main reasons is that, aside from a $40 price for the expansion itself, Bungie made exclusive...

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posted 13 days ago on engadget
The Polaroid Cube, released last year, is nowhere near matching the quality of a GoPro. Still, this pocketable camera can be a good accessory for those times you can't, or won't, use a smartphone to take pictures. Today, Polaroid is announcing Cube+,...

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posted 13 days ago on engadget
Tent? Check. Sleeping bag? Check. Spare battery packs to stave off the fear of being disconnected from the grid? Double check. Earlier this month, I loaded up the aforementioned gear for a quick weekend camping trip. It was honestly more glamp than c...

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posted 13 days ago on engadget
If you subscribe to Cablevision's standard Optimum Online service, we have good news: you're getting a free upgrade. The company has boosted the download speed on its core internet tier from 15Mbps to 25Mbps, making this basic option much more viable...

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posted 13 days ago on engadget
A year and a half following his arrest, the leader of the 'Blackshades' hacking ring is going behind bars. An American judge has sentenced Alex Yucel to 57 months (4.75 years) in prison after he pled guilty to charges that he distributed remote acces...

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posted 13 days ago on engadget
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posted 13 days ago on engadget
Although Ford's main business is selling cars, it also operates a number of other services that help people do more with them. It's app-based GoDrive service already allows Brits to rent a car on a pay-as-you-go basis, but now it's experimenting with...

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posted 14 days ago on engadget
Early adopters of iOS 9 beta 2 have discovered a new feature that will temporarily delete apps from overloaded devices when there isn't enough space to install system updates. Many users with the smaller 8GB and 16GB iPhones reportedly had difficulty...

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Eventually, you might not have to find a charging station when you park your electric car downtown -- pedestrians could do the work instead. Pavegen has teamed up with Tesla to show off an experimental charger that tops up your EV through kinetic ene...

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posted 14 days ago on engadget
Want to see all the Instagram shots coming out of that big music festival? It should be much easier after today. Instagram is releasing new versions of its Android and iOS apps whose overhauled Explore and Search features help you follow trends as th...

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posted 14 days ago on engadget
While not every gadget Amazon throws to the wall sticks (cough Fire Phone), the Echo voice-controlled wireless speaker was a surprising smash. Though it's been on sale for quite awhile by invitation only, Amazon's now put it up on pre-order for anyon...

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posted 14 days ago on engadget
Between promoted tweets, unduly specific banner ads and a never-ending onslaught of marketing emails, it's impossible to escape targeted advertising. Luckily, though, the white noise of the internet can largely be ignored or hidden by ad blockers and...

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posted 15 days ago on engadget
You're about to get an all-too-blunt reminder of why crowdfunding sites shouldn't be treated like stores. Central Standard Timing has shelved its extra-thin, Kickstarter-backed CST-01 watch after running into numerous production problems. The project...

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posted 15 days ago on engadget
If you're a frequent international flier, you know the pain of the customs check -- outside of the security inspection, it's one of the biggest hurdles you have to clear at the airport. You won't have to deal with it for much longer if Thales has its...

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posted 15 days ago on engadget
Despite recent growth, Virgin Media has work to do if it's to make inroads into BT's broadband dominance. The company knows this, so in February it launched "Project Lightning," a £3 billion investment to bring cable broadband to 4 million additional...

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posted 15 days ago on engadget
Sony and Microsoft had a ton of games to show off at E3 this year, so we didn't see much in terms of hardware announcements. Microsoft had already unveiled a 1TB Xbox One and today, we're finally seeing the same move from Sony. On its European blog, ...

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