posted 20 days ago on engadget
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posted 20 days ago on engadget
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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posted 21 days ago on engadget
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 21 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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posted 21 days ago on engadget
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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posted 21 days ago on engadget
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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posted 21 days ago on engadget
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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posted 21 days ago on engadget
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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posted 21 days ago on engadget
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 21 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 21 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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posted 22 days ago on engadget
Microsoft announced that, starting today, Xbox One users running Windows 10 and who are members of the preview program will be able to try the company's new Game Streaming feature. It does exactly what it sounds like, allowing users to stream their c...

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posted 22 days ago on engadget
Last year Call of Duty brought Kevin Spacey, and for 2015 Ubisoft is calling on Angela Basset to star in its next Rainbow Six game. She's the leader of your terrorist hunting squad named Six, doling out the intel needed to eliminate targets. Ubisoft ...

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posted 22 days ago on engadget
Password-management service LastPass announced today that it "discovered and blocked suspicious activity" on its network on Friday. While the company says that there is no evidence that user vault data (a user's stored passwords) was taken or that ac...

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posted 22 days ago on engadget
When Apple revealed that the next version of OS X would be called "El Capitan," I couldn't help but laugh. I think we all did. I mean, here we were expecting the company to name its new operating system after another national park, and instead it cho...

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posted 22 days ago on engadget
It seems like Microsoft's approach to virtual reality will mimic it's approach to the PC world: Support just about every piece of hardware. The company just revealed that it's partnering with Valve VR to "make Windows 10 the best platform for VR." Va...

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posted 22 days ago on engadget
At its E3 2015 event, Microsoft has given us a new demo of Minecraft built specifically for its HoloLens augmented reality headset. As we've guessed since the hardware originally appeared, the creative world-building game is a perfect fit for futuris...

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posted 22 days ago on engadget
It's Rare's 30th anniversary, and the game studio is marking the occasion in style: it's releasing Rare Replay, a 30-title compilation for the Xbox One. The pack includes everything from the mind-numbingly difficult Battletoads through to Banjo-Kazoo...

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posted 22 days ago on engadget
Halo 5: Guardians won't force you to you choose between the grand scale of its single-player story and the camaraderie of multiplayer... in theory, you'll get both at the same time. The crew at 343 Industries has revealed that its sci-fi shooter will...

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posted 22 days ago on engadget
It should come as no surprise, given Nintendo's propensity for creating Mario games, that the company can't stop making Amiibo based on its most-famous character. Since the NFC toy line was introduced last November, we've already seen five: Super Sma...

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posted 22 days ago on engadget
We've barely begun E3 2015 and the worst kept secret of the show might go to Dishonored 2. Regardless, Bethesda and developer Arkane Studios made it internet official tonight at their media briefing and announced that there are two playable character...

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posted 22 days ago on engadget
The Elder Scrolls: Legends is a strategy card game (a la Hearthstone) heading to PC and iPad later this year. Bethesda announced Legends during its pre-E3 press conference and showed off a non-gameplay trailer showcasing the epic-ness involved in the...

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posted 23 days ago on engadget
A technical issue has halted the State Department's issuing of passports and visas from its overseas offices. According to the department's guidance, anyone that applied for a passport from outside the US after May 26th is affected by the problem, th...

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posted 24 days ago on engadget
E3 isn't even under way yet, but Valve (which will not be presenting at the event) is starting things early by revealing a new client for its massively popular PC game Dota 2. Dota 2 Reborn is being revealed in three blog updates before it launches i...

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posted 25 days ago on engadget
For awhile, the rumor was that Google would buy Twitch. That didn't happen (Amazon did that instead), but that doesn't mean it's given up on gaming. Today at an event held in YouTube Space LA, the company is taking the wrapper off its very own video ...

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