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Facing pressure from the Associated Press, the California Department of Motor Vehicles released incident reports for self-driving cars on Thursday. The department had previously refused to do so, as state law regards collision reports as confidential...

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Epic Games is a big proponent of VR, led by its Unreal Engine and the integrated resources it provides to developers. These tools are designed to be compatible with most existing hardware for virtual reality, including the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and S...

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The holy month of Ramadan began for Muslims this week, which includes fasting from all food and drink during the day. In order to keep you informed of the exact times for sunrise and sunset, Google launched My Ramadan Companion. In addition to the ti...

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The first Apple Watch might have only just reached stores, but that isn't stopping rumors about Cupertino's next wearable. Sources for 9to5Mac claim that Apple already has some big plans for its second-generation Watch, and the highlight would be a f...

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Wearable company Fitbit began trading on the New York Stock Exchange this morning, signaling the device maker had completed it move to go public. According to Forbes, the IPO raised $732 million for the company that's trading with a market cap of $6 ...

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Onward into E3 2015! Our week in Los Angeles has left us wild and crazed. We interviewed the director of the Final Fantasy VII remake. We played Star Fox Zero. Now we're going to give you a chance to talk to the developers of some of E3's biggest gam...

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Day Two at E3 2015 means there's finally some breathing room between briefings, press conferences and literal breathing to play some of these rather exciting games. This year's E3 has turned into a pretty good one, with strong games across all the ma...

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There always seems to be a gap between what's described as "good sound" and "great sound" for home audio systems, one that's usually bridged in dollar signs. Serious audiophiles with a discerning ear, lots of cash and enough square footage can always...

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Apple's keen to remind the world how great the camera on the iPhone 6 is with its new "Shot on iPhone 6" billboards. But, some mobile photographers want more. That's where the new DxO One comes in. It's tiny camera that attaches to the iPhone's Light...

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You won't have to worry about buying a dedicated golf watch to track every nuance of your next trip to the links -- a Microsoft Band will soon do the job. The folks in Redmond are partnering with TaylorMade to add golfing support to both the Band and...

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Used to be that the only time your lithium-ion batteries changed their shape was when they were about to explode in an airliner cargo hold. But thanks to the ingenuity of an Arizona State University research team, future power packs could not only be...

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It's no longer a challenge to get astonishingly sharp photos of the Earth from space, but video? That's another matter. UrtheCast is about to open the floodgates, however. It just released the first batch of full-color, high-definition video of Earth...

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Blending different fictional universes together is kind of a thing now in gaming. However, Kingdom Hearts was fusing together the Final Fantasy and Disney universes back in 2002. Before chewing director Tetsuo Nomura's ear off about a Final Fantasy V...

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If you thought Amazon was already fighting tooth-and-nail for permission to fly delivery drones in the US, you haven't seen anything yet. The internet shopping giant has warned a House oversight committee that states and cities "must not be allowed" ...

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You don't have to worry about robots rising up against humanity anytime soon -- the bipedal ones, at least. When they aren't constantly falling down, two-legged robots are running down their power supplies due to inefficient gaits and wasted motion. ...

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posted 19 days ago on engadget
This one goes out to all the Amiibo collectors. Here's Nintendo's delectable and drool-making spread of upcoming, sure-to-be sold out Amiibo on display at its E3 booth. There's really nothing more to say other than click through the gallery and gaze ...

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Vessel launched as a YouTube alternative with exclusive early access to ad-free content for $3 a month. Beginning today, it's available for Android in beta form. The service launched in March for iOS with videos from A&E, Rheet & Link, Unbox Therapy,...

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Monster's lawsuit against Beats Electronics last January has come back to bite it now that Beats is an Apple subsidiary. The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has killed Monster's official licensing agreement deader than that reported Beats WiFi...

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Sports teams employ questionable methods to gain an advantage over their opponents, but the FBI is looking into whether or not one team took to hacking. The Justice Department is investigating the St. Louis Cardinals for allegedly hacking into the Ho...

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As it promised when it made broadband a "Title II" utility, the FCC now has an ombudsperson in charge of "open internet questions and complaints." The regulator appointed Parul P. Desai to the job, who previously worked as communications policy couns...

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Sky is shedding a little light today on its next-generation Now TV box and a new monthly streaming plan for Sky Sports. Its refreshed hardware, which slipped out earlier this year in an investor presentation, will debut this August for £14.99 with an...

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posted 20 days ago on engadget
When Tesla talks about its plans to enter mainstream electric cars with the Model 3, it's not just referring to one vehicle -- it's actually talking about a whole lineup. The automaker's JB Straubel says that the Model 3 will include not just the exp...

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posted 20 days ago on engadget
You won't have to wait long at all to try Netflix's long-expected (and arguably overdue) web interface overhaul -- it's rolling out over the course of the next two weeks, starting today. No matter where you are in the world, you'll get a much slicker...

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