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Bump is a peer-to-peer marketplace for streetwear

 As the streetwear and sneaker industry continues to explode in popularity we’re seeing more ...

Facebook says it’s clarifying its ad metrics

 Facebook is looking to clean up and clarify the way advertisers measure their campaign perfo...

Snap stock sinks as Kylie Jenner says she doesn’t use Snapchat anymore

 At this point, if you haven’t accepted the celebrity influence of the Kardashian/Jenner mach...

Amazon’s latest Prime perk is free shipping on its deals site Woot!

 Eight years after Amazon snatched up the daily deals site Woot!, the retailer is now leverag...

Snips brings its privacy-focused voice assistant to cars

 French startup Snips is announcing two things for its voice assistant SDK. First, the compan...

MyBagCheck lets you drop off your bags anywhere

 MyBagCheck is a clever system that ensures you’ll be able to spend those extra few hours in ...

Google says more than 40 carriers and device manufacturers now use its platform for RCS, the next generation of SMS

 Rich Communication Services (RCS) is basically the standard for the next generation of text ...

Airbnb is rolling out a new tier aimed at higher-end travelers

 Airbnb is rolling out a few new additions to their home-booking system, including new tiers ...

Stealth space catapult startup SpinLaunch is raising $30M

 What if instead of blasting cargo into space on a rocket, we could fling it into space using...

Honcker raises at least $15M from IAC as it takes on the car-leasing-on-demand market

 The car leasing and rental market is forecast to be worth $124 billion in 2022, and today a ...

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Who needs Half-Life 3 when you have Final-Half-Fantasy-Life XV?

Square Enix will soon release a new version of Final Fantasy XV for PC — because when ...

Will AI enslave the human race? Probably not, but it might jack you at the ATM.

AI is changing everything. The healthcare industry is in the middle of a revolution, social medi...

Cryptocurrencies and their effects on emotion are bigger than you may think

Cryptocurrencies, like most other emerging technologies, are often called “disrupting” for a num...

Google Home Max is the best smart speaker for the money. Period.

There’s never been a better time to buy a smart speaker. Once dominated by Amazon, the space has...

YouTube still hasn’t fixed its Trending problem

YouTube is in hot water again after it failed this week to catch a conspiracy theory v...

Cryptocurrency News – Feb 22 – I’m The Apps Man (Frowning)

Hello everyone, good morning. I’m here at Cryptocurrency News Headquarters and I have the latest...

Banks are still overcharging Coinbase users for cryptocurrency purchases

Coinbase customers are going through an especially rough patch. Days after the popular exchange ...

This angel investor got all of his crypto stolen by T-Mobile impersonators

Because I started playing with cryptocurrencies as a hobby years ago, and for a long time they w...

By 2020, 30% of search is voice-conducted. Here’s what that means for your business.

Bought an Amazon Echo last Christmas? You were not the only one. According to a statement releas...

Big Data — useful tool or fetish?

In 2012, the Obama administration unveiled a two hundred million dollar initiative to facilitate...

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Pentax’s new K-1 Mark II camera can shoot at up to ISO 819,200

Ricoh announced a new camera yesterday: the Pentax K-1 Mark II 35 mm DSLR. It’s a refreshed ...

Sling TV now offers NBA League Pass as optional add-on

Sling TV has added NBA League Pass as another option in the internet TV service’s growing list o...

This startup wants to use AI to prove that it knows your skin

A new beauty startup, Proven, is using artificial intelligence to determine the best skincare ro...

UPS is building its own fleet of electric delivery trucks

UPS announced today that it would be building its own electric delivery trucks from scratch....

Ancient cave paintings turn out to be by Neanderthals, not humans

A new discovery that Neanderthals were painting cave walls more than 64,000 years ago has anthro...

How to upgrade an iPod for 2018 with flash memory and a new battery

Apple’s iPod is probably the pinnacle of personal audio devices. Sure, Android and iOS phones ca...

Airbnb partners with Nest to offer discounts on thermostats for top-rated hosts

Airbnb is offering discounts on Nest products — specifically the smart home company’s popular th...

LG’s 2018 budget phones have better specs but 2016’s displays

LG has announced the 2018 updates for its K Series of budget smartphones , with new versi...

Your next activity tracker could be a pair of glasses

If wearing a Fitbit on your wrist is too difficult, maybe you should consider a fitness tracker ...

Businesses can now send Android users multimedia texts via RCS

After a year in development, Google is flipping the switch on “RCS business messaging.” Essentia...

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President Trump: “We have to do something” about violent video games, movies

Parkland student who plays Call of Duty responds: “That’s just a really pathetic excuse.”

Car companies are preparing to sell driver data to the highest bidder

Connected cars are going to monetize data, but most drivers don’t know that.

Crush the right rock and spread it on farms to help soil and the climate

Researchers run the numbers on what could be a win-win.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update reaches 85 percent of PCs

For some reason, 0.5 percent are still using the initial Windows 10 release.

100-mile-range electric delivery van could beat diesel in lifetime cost

The deal makes UPS one of the leaders in alternative-vehicle adoption.

Star Control countersuit aims to invalidate Stardock’s trademarks

Stardock claims Fred Ford and Paul Reiche III didn’t even create the classic games.

Amateur astronomer tries out new camera, catches supernova at its start

His discovery helps us validate models of what's going on inside these explosions.

More Amazon Go stores are coming to Seattle and Los Angeles, report says

Most of the new stores would open in Seattle, but Amazon is also considering LA.

Venezuela says its cryptocurrency raised $735 million—but it’s a farce

Venezuela says its presale raised $735 million in 24 hours. Don’t believe it.

In the age of the Switch, the Nintendo 3DS refuses to die

Despite Switch success, older portable is still popular, especially in the US.

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Amateur astronomer strikes it lucky with first glimpse of a Supernova

What are the chances of that El Reg? 1 in 10 MEEEELION Published today in the journal Nature ...

A dog DNA database? You must be barking

Thousands of livestock attacks give police paws for thought Police have revealed plans to take t...

Nobody expects the social media inquisition! OK, everybody did, UK politicos

MPs want to know what the kids are up to The UK Commons Select Committee for Science and Technol...

Mobile network O2 UK leaps into 5G test bed with Greenwich trial

First taste of 5G for consumers, but will it make any cash? O2 UK is the latest operator to jump...

Arm emits designs to add iSIM tech to Internet of Stuff

I SIM, you SIM, we all SIM for iSIM Arm has made public the designs to shove SIM technology into...

Worldwide smartphone shipments slip for first time ever: Apple and Samsung hit

Chinese phone giants grow, the big 5 are out in cold The global smartphone market is shrinking f...

Lloyds Banking Group to splash £3bn on tech

IT spend will 'reduce overheads'. You mean branch closures? Lloyds Banking Group is to splash £3...

Putting the urgency in emergency: UK's delayed emergency services network review... delayed

These 'resets take time' says ex IBM head A review of the UK government's delayed emergency serv...

RIP, Swype: Thanks for all the sor--speec--speedy texting

Pioneering gesture keyboard given bullet by owner Nuance One of the best-loved mobile apps of th...

SAP HANA: Concerns remain over tech skills, complexity, licensing - survey

Most deployments now complete on time and on budget… It only took 7 years Customer confusion and...

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Here’s more evidence the Samsung Galaxy S9 price will be higher

The highly anticipated Samsung phone is days away and another source has chimed in on its price.

Best small business web hosting

Searching for the ideal hosting for your SMB website? Then look no further…

Soul Calibur VI release date, trailers, news and features

Everything we know and you need to know about the upcoming Soul Calibur 6.

Try Google Reply – the new social media chatbot that pretends to be you

Google is developing a smart auto-reply app for all your accounts, and you can try the beta right no...

LG K8, K10 look to bridge the gap between low-end and flagship status

Upgrading soon? You’ll want to read about these budget-friendly phones launching this week.

The best BlackBerry KEYone deals and prices in February 2018

The BlackBerry KEYone marks a long awaited return to form - we'll help you find the cheapest prices ...

The best new games of 2018: everything you should play this year

These are the new games we can't wait to play and hear more about in 2018.

Samsung Galaxy S9 release date, price, news and rumors

Want to know the latest Galaxy S9 leaks and see what it's going to look like? Here's everything we k...

Get Assassin's Creed: Origins on Xbox One for the lowest price ever

Bayek, we've never seen it for less

Lighthouse is an AI security camera that’s heavy on the intelligence

Lighthouse AI is a security camera that uses machine learning to improve on the home security camera...

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'Alto's Odyssey' took three years to make, and that's all right

It's been three years since Snowman, a tiny independent studio based in Toronto, launched Alto's A...

UPS is adding to its fleet of electric delivery trucks

UPS announced today that it will soon deploy 50 electric delivery trucks designed by Workhorse Gro...

Businesses tap Google's RCS for more useful text messages

Google has supported Rich Communication Services (RCS) for a while now, hoping to bring features l...

MWC 2018: What to expect from the world’s biggest phone show

Team Engadget is en route to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress, and while the show officially st...

FCC hopes opening up communication airwaves will boost innovation

Today, the FCC voted to move forward with a proposal to open up communications spectrum beyond 95 ...

Puerto Rico's Arecibo Observatory saved from uncertain fate

Arecibo Observatory, which is the second-largest radio telescope in the world, is under new manage...

Netflix will stream the terrible-looking 'ReBoot’ reboot

By the mid-90s, Saturday morning cartoons were a blur of occasionally brilliant animated comedy an...

Airbnb rolls out luxury rentals and new benefits for users

Airbnb is once again shaking up how its customers find and book accommodations. At a press confere...

Flying with a VR headset isn't as dorky as it sounds

As a somewhat regular flyer, I had always been intrigued by the concept of wearing a head-mounted ...

Google faces lawsuit for firing critic of anti-diversity memo

Google fired James Damore last year, in part, because of a leaked memo alleging that the company c...
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