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Nintendo sues Bowser for violating copyright with Switch hacks

Nintendo is suing Bowser (that is, Gary Bowser) for allegedly violating copyright by selling Switch hacks.

18 Apr 2021 2:26 am
'Roblox' will use content ratings to help limit access to sexual material

'Roblox' creators have promised a content rating system that will help prevent kids from seeing sexual activity in games on the platform.

18 Apr 2021 1:26 am
NASA will attempt to fly its Mars helicopter on April 19th

NASA now expects to fly its Mars helicopter Ingenuity no earlier than April 19th, with live coverage that morning.

18 Apr 2021 12:15 am
Washington state votes to ban new gas car sales by 2030

Washington state has voted for a measure that will ban sales of gas-powered cars by 2030, years before California.

17 Apr 2021 11:26 pm
Peloton opposes US demand for Tread+ recall following child injuries

Peloton is fighting US demands for a Tread+ recall after reports of numerous injuries to children, including one death.

17 Apr 2021 9:00 pm
Hitting the Books: How Planck's 'chain of tiny beads' helps explain why lightbulbs work

'Einstein's Fridge' author Paul Sen explores the works and quirks of the pioneering researchers from Lord Kelvin and James Joule to Emmy Noether, Alan Turing, and Stephen Hawking who sought to understand how heat helped shape the known universe.

17 Apr 2021 9:00 pm
Studio SWEAT delivers a gym experience to your home for $99

With a one-year subscription to Studio SWEAT onDemand, you get access to a massive list of live and pre-recorded fitness classes. Youll join thousands of other members who are working out remotely while still enjoying the full gym experience.

17 Apr 2021 8:25 pm
iRobot's Roomba i7+ with clean base is $200 off at Wellbots

Save big on iRobot's Roomba i7+ and i9+ robot vacuums at Wellbots.

17 Apr 2021 6:30 pm
The Morning After: SpaceX's Starship secures a lunar lander deal with NASA

SpaceX got good news on Friday, and we're preparing for the Apple spring event on Tuesday

17 Apr 2021 6:21 pm
Edward Snowden's NFT sold for $5.5 million at auction for charity

Edward Snowden's NFT has sold for a whopping 2,224 Etherium or around $5.5 million at an auction that lasted for a day.

17 Apr 2021 1:35 pm
Ingenuity Mars Helicopter completes a 'spin test,' moves closer to flight

Completing a spin test means the Ingenuity Mars copter could be a step closer to its first flight.

17 Apr 2021 8:36 am
Acclaimed 'Skyrim' mod 'The Forgotten City' hits consoles and PC this summer

It's an updated, standalone version of the award-winning mystery experience.

17 Apr 2021 6:41 am
Valve Anti-Cheats permanent bans no longer apply to Valve events

Valve is making a single but significant exception to how it will enforce cheating bans moving forward.

17 Apr 2021 3:03 am
Facebook's 'Supreme Court' is about to face its first big test

The Oversight Board, Facebook's 'Supreme Court,' is getting ready for the most consequential decision in its short existence.

17 Apr 2021 1:30 am
SpaceX reportedly wins NASA's Artemis lunar lander contract

Elon Musk's company will take astronauts to the Moon for the first time since 1972, according to the 'Washington Post'

17 Apr 2021 12:14 am
Facebooks Oversight Board has delayed its decision on Trumps suspension

The board needs more time to review the thousands of public comments it received.

16 Apr 2021 11:08 pm
This week's best deals: $20 off Google's Nest Audio and more

Here are this week's best tech deals, including $20 off Google's Nest Audio smart speaker and more than $50 off Apple's AirPods Pro.

16 Apr 2021 9:00 pm
Fitbit is reportedly working on a 'luxury' fitness tracker

A leak may have revealed the Fitbit Luxe, an upscale fitness tracker for those who want fashion without a smartwatch.

16 Apr 2021 8:42 pm
ASUS Zephyrus G15 review (2021): All the gaming laptop you need

The ASUS Zephyrus G15 has almost everything we'd want in a gaming laptop.

16 Apr 2021 8:30 pm
Livestorm is the Zoom alternative you didnt know you needed

It turns out, video conferencing can actually be enjoyable

16 Apr 2021 8:25 pm
Apple says selling new iPhones without power adapters will save 861,000 tons of metal

The company highlighted carbon capture and energy efficiency in its 2021 Environmental Progress Report.

16 Apr 2021 8:16 pm
We're still spending record amounts on gaming, a year into the pandemic

Video game sales hit another record in March 2021 thanks to the PS5, Switch and a handful of hit games.

16 Apr 2021 8:15 pm
Sound location inspired by bat ears could help robots navigate outdoors

Researchers have developed bat-inspired, AI-guided sound location that could help robots navigate outside.

16 Apr 2021 7:31 pm
Square Enix denies takeover rumors

Square Enix has denied reports that it is being targeted by multiple buyers for a potential takeover.

16 Apr 2021 7:01 pm
Tesla settles with ex-employee over Autopilot code theft accusations

Tesla has settled with a former employee that it sued for downloading data related to its Autopilot feature.

16 Apr 2021 6:40 pm
San Francisco's Clipper transit card gets iPhone and Apple Watch support

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission has launched support for Clipper, Bay Area's all-in-one reloadable transit card, on the iPhone and the Apple Watch.

16 Apr 2021 6:20 pm
The best smart speakers you can buy

Here's a list of the best smart speakers you can buy -- for every budget -- plus tips and tricks on how to choose the right one for you.

16 Apr 2021 6:19 pm
Engadget Podcast: NVIDIA bets big on ARM, Surface Laptop 4 arrives

This week, Cherlynn and Devindra chat about NVIDIAs massive GTC developer conference. It turns out ARM chips are going to be a much bigger deal for NVIDIA! Also, they discuss the recently announced Surface Laptop 4 and Microsofts new family of accessories.

16 Apr 2021 6:00 pm
SpaceX gets the go-ahead for Crew Dragon launch to ISS next week

NASA and SpaceX's Crew Dragon is a go for liftoff to the International Space Station next week following the completion of a Flight Readiness Review.

16 Apr 2021 5:28 pm
The Morning After: Touring Mercedes' very luxurious EV

Todays other headlines: Ferrari's CEO promises an EV in 2025, Amazon finally adds book covers to your Kindle lock screens and the US expels Russian diplomats in response to SolarWinds hack.

16 Apr 2021 5:01 pm
Walmart invests in GM-owned autonomous car startup Cruise

Walmart has invested in GM's self-driving car subsidiary Cruise following their partnership on a pilot delivery program.

16 Apr 2021 3:40 pm
Google found to have 'partially' misled Australian users in location tracking case

The Australian Federal Court has ruled that Google partially misled users in the country when it comes to how it collects and uses location data.

16 Apr 2021 2:50 pm
Ferrari's CEO promises an EV in 2025

Ferrari's acting CEO says the sports car company has an electrification strategy that includes unveiling its first EV in 2025.

16 Apr 2021 1:02 pm
Google makes it easy to jump back to the search box by pressing '/'

Google has rolled out a new Search shortcut that can quickly help you refine the results you get.

16 Apr 2021 9:14 am
'Resident Evil Village' demo is coming soon, but sooner on PS4 and PS5

PlayStation owners will get first crack at the 'Resident Evil Village' demos starting this weekend.

16 Apr 2021 5:13 am
Netflix's 'Resident Evil' series premieres in July

'Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness' is coming to Netflix in July.

16 Apr 2021 4:20 am
NFL adds DraftKings and Fanduel as official betting partners

On Thursday, the NFL announced a multi-year deal with Ceasars Entertainment, DraftKings and FanDuel that will see those three companies become official betting partners of the league.

16 Apr 2021 4:07 am
Some Kindle ereaders can now display your current book as your lockscreen

File this one under a feature the Kindle probably should have had since launch.

16 Apr 2021 2:58 am
Disney's latest MCU series accounted for 495 million minutes of streaming in one week

It should come as no surprise, but The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is a massive success for Disney+.

16 Apr 2021 2:05 am
Facebook tests a new feature to recommend businesses in News Feed

Facebook is testing a new feature that will recommend posts from businesses in users News Feeds.

16 Apr 2021 1:02 am
IFA is planning a 'full-scale return' with an in-person event in September

Health and safety will be a priority, but organizers don't expect this year's edition to set new records.

16 Apr 2021 12:37 am
'Skate City' heads to Switch, PlayStation, Xbox and PC on May 6th

Another Apple Arcade gem spreads its wings.

16 Apr 2021 12:18 am
Apple Fitness+ is adding workouts for pregnant women and seniors

Apple is making Fitness+ even more accessible with workouts specifically designed for pregnant women and older adults.

15 Apr 2021 11:36 pm
FBI director: Social media is key amplifier of domestic extremism

Social media platforms play a pivotal role in amplifying domestic extremism, according to FBI Director Christopher Wray.

15 Apr 2021 11:11 pm
'F1 2021' is coming to PlayStation, Xbox and PC on July 16th

It's the first announcement of a Codemasters game since EA bought the racing specialist.

15 Apr 2021 11:05 pm
FitXR's VR fitness club offers multiplayer workouts with a monthly subscription

FitXR is becoming a VR fitness club, with multiplayer. Could it replace real gyms?

15 Apr 2021 10:30 pm
Oculus titles can now offer subscriptions via the Quest store

You can now subscribe to online fitness and productivity suites through the Quest store.

15 Apr 2021 10:30 pm
Jeff Bezos says Amazon has to treat its employees better

Jeff Bezos is leaving Amazon with 200 million Prime subscribers.

15 Apr 2021 10:27 pm
Arcade Fire release a 45-minute song through Headspace's mindfulness app

'Memories In The Age Of Anxiety' appears on a John Legend-curated playlist.

15 Apr 2021 10:12 pm
Xwing completes first autonomous gate-to-gate commercial cargo flight

Autonomous aviation startup Xwing has completed the first gate-to-gate commercial cargo flight using a Cessna Grand Caravan 208B utility aircraft retrofitted with its AutoFlight system.

15 Apr 2021 9:30 pm