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GameStop was nice enough to drop off an Xbox One Gears of War Ultimate Edition console to our offices and we're looking to pass it along to a lucky Engadget reader this week. This bundle includes a free download of the game, plus early access to the...

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Google's self-driving simulator apparently plays a big role in the development of the company's autonomous vehicle technology despite its cadre of cars being tested on actual roads. In its latest project report, the tech leviathan has revealed that i...

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NASA has posted a Facebook 360 video taken by the Mars Curiosity rover from the surface of Mars that Mark Zuckerberg himself re-posted and called "neat." (A one ton, nuclear buggy takes takes a panoramic video from Mars that you can view in a VR head...

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PBS staple Sesame Street has come a long way since it relied on donations from viewers like you, having recently made a historic deal with HBO. Now its nonprofit arm, Sesame Workshop, will dole out capital itself via a partnership with VC firm Collab...

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Evernote is still one of the most popular and fully-featured note-taking apps, however as a business it's been struggling of late. Following extensive layoffs and the departure of its long-time CEO Phil Libin, the company is cutting back on nonessent...

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With the Iowa caucuses behind us, it's understandable if you want to make your voice heard again before this November. Well, PlayStation has your back because Vote to Play is making a return. Starting February 9th, you can once again vote for which o...

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Today on In Case You Missed It: Dutch police are training eagles to attack drones in areas deemed off-limits while simultaneously being way more rad than other antidrone solutions that use nets.

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Every so often we'll spot a game in the bowels of Kickstarter which, despite all of the problems associated with crowdfunding, grabs our attention and won't let go. Knights and Bikes is one of those projects because, well, just look at the screenshot...

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Like the UK's other big TV providers, BT offers customers an app that lets them manage their YouView+ set-top box and access some of the content they pay for when they're away from the living-room flatscreen. The service formally known as BT TV Every...

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suitX, the robotics company out of University of California, Berkeley's Human Engineering Lab has launched its first exoskeleton after years of development. It's called Phoenix, a relatively lightweight and affordable device that can help people with...

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Writing about SWATting victims is as depressing as writing about data breaches, but this is the future we live in. In regards to the former, the politician who's come out strongest against the potentially deadly prank found herself on the receiving e...

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Sainsbury's mission to expand its non-food empire has been given a big boost after it agreed terms on a £1.3 billion bid for Argos owner Home Retail Group. With its latest proposal, the supermarket, which had an earlier offer believed to be aro...

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Frustrated that The Force Awakens won't feature in any Star Wars: Battlefront DLC? No matter. While the graphics won't be quite the same, LEGO and developer TT Games will soon have you covered with a button-mashing adventure inspired by Episode VII....

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Nintendo didn't do too bad in 2015, but its latest financial report highlight's one thing: while the company's not struggling, it's depending too much on a handful of legacy titles. Overall, profits reported for the period ending last December were 4...

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It was inevitable that last October's cyber attack would drive some customers away from TalkTalk. At the time, the extent of the damage was unclear but the company has finally shared some numbers as part of its latest trading update. The provider say...

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Opera may be lagging behind the more popular browser choices today, but it hasn't given up on rewarding its loyal users with new features. Version 35 for computers has just been released, and with it comes the ability to mute tabs easily, so you don'...

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École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne's (EPFL's) new robotic grippers don't look anything like fingers, but they can pick up even delicate objects like eggs. Their secret? Electroadhesion. That's the same phenomenon that makes...

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Aiming to save the European airline money, oh and the environment, easyJet hopes to trial new hybrid plane designs later this year. We're not talking about a new paint job or minor wing design changes, however: the company wants to embed a hydrogen f...

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The Uber drivers are milling around in the parking lot of the now demolished Candlestick Park and they're antsy. But mostly, they're pissed. They're making less than when they first started driving for for the company. Their leader Mario (last name w...

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There's no doubt Nikon stole CES 2016, thanks to the D5, D500 and KeyMission 360 announcements. But rival Canon seems to have saved its best for after the show. Today, it's introducing the EOS-1D X Mark II, a highly anticipated successor to the compa...

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Verizon announced a new perk for its FiOS customers on Monday that will allow them to preview HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, EPIX or Starz for up to 48 hours. The offer will be available on not only live TV but also for On Demand titles and through the Fios...

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South Korea really, really wants you to know that it's a technology hub, and it's willing to offer some unusual perks to tourists to underscore that point. The Korea Tourism Organization is teaming up with Samsung and SK Telecom to offer free Galaxy...

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You'd think that a former Secret Service agent caught stealing Bitcoins during the Silk Road case would know better than to try to elude authorities, but apparently that isn't the case. Ex-investigator Shaun Bridges was re-arrested January 29th after...

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Yes, Sunday is Super Bowl time. Panthers vs. Broncos to decide this season's NFL champion. In the run up to that however, we have a pair of true-crime series kicking off, as FX presents a show about the O.J. Simpson trial, and ABC has a two-night eve...

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Facebook typically floats stories to the top of your News Feed based on how likely people are to interact with them, but as you can probably attest, that's not how it works in real life. Just because you're interested in a post doesn't mean you want...

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