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  1. EA patches 'Star Wars Battlefront II' to address technical issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Engadget

    EA has faced a Star Destroyer's worth of trouble over the just-released Star Wars Battlefront II , most notably the backlash over the micro transactions that were panned as too expensive while also encouraging a pay-to-win vibe. EA subsequently pulled all transactions from the game.

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  2. Uber hid data breach that exposed info for 57 million usersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Engadget

    Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has inherited yet another scandal from Travis Kalanick . The ridesharing firm has revealed to Bloomberg that it hid an extortion-oriented cyberattack which exposed the personal info for roughly 57 million customers and drivers in October 2016, including names, email addresses and phone numbers.

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  3. MIT's DIY muon detector sniffs out cosmic particlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Engadget

    Scientists at MIT have designed a pocket-sized muon detector that can be easily made with common electrical parts, meaning anyone can kit themselves out with legitimately-functional Ghostbusters -esque gear for less than $100. The device detects the charged particles -- muons -- that come from the high-energy cosmic rays blasted from supernovae beyond the solar system.

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  4. Harley Quinn animated series slated for DC's streaming serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Engadget

    If you've been hankering for some more animation from comics juggernaut DC, or if you simply love Harley Quinn , then you'll dig the news from Warner Bros. According to Deadline , the villainess will be heading up her own animated show for DC's upcoming streaming service .

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  5. ProPublica: Facebook advertisers can still discriminate by raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Engadget

    A year ago, ProPublica discovered that Facebook let advertisers select who would see ads based on 'ethnic affinity.' Because the social network doesn't ask users to disclose their racial identity, Facebook collects data and assigns each a preference for content that aligns with those the network believes coincide with an ethnic group.

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  6. YouTube TV Picture-In-Picture Mode Live On Android SmartphonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Ubergizmo

    The YouTube TV standalone online TV streaming service continues to expand to more platforms. Google is also improving the user experience on platforms where the service is already available.

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  7. Apple's HomePod has been in and out of development since 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Engadget

    Have you wondered why it took Apple 3 years to come up with an answer to the Amazon Echo in the form of the HomePod ? Apparently, it's because it wasn't really meant as an answer to the Echo. Bloomberg sources claim that work on the HomePod started in 2012 as a side project , and it was reportedly cancelled and resurrected "several times" as the company tried to figure out how a connected speaker would work in its lineup.

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  8. Uber refines its rating system to appease both drivers and ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Engadget

    In its quest to build back goodwill, Uber has been trying to curry favor with both riders and drivers. Today, the ride sharing company is trying to appeal to both by changing its rating system to be more transparent and fair.

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  9. What to expect from the FCC's net neutrality proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Engadget

    Today, senior FCC officials outlined the net neutrality draft proposal that will be released by the commission tomorrow . As has been discussed for months , if the new proposal is accepted by the FCC, broadband internet service will cease being subjected to Title II regulations and will return to an information service classification rather than a telecommunications one.

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  10. Apple's Netflix Rival Predicted To Launch In A Few YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Ubergizmo

    Apple gained an enviable position in the music streaming market relatively quickly and if a new prediction is to be believed, it's not content with just having a presence in the music streaming market. Apple is actually expected to launch a proper Netflix rival in two to three years which will offer subscribers original content for a monthly fee.

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  11. YouTube For Amazon Echo Show Is BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Ubergizmo

    Google decided to cut the Amazon Echo Show's access to YouTube back in September. The Echo Show is the first Alexa-powered device from Amazon that comes with its own display.

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  12. Facebook Messenger Gets Support For Up To 4K Resolution PhotosRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Ubergizmo

    Facebook Messenger is one of the most widely used cross-platform messaging services . It's used by hundreds of millions of people across the globe daily to send messages, photos, and more.

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  13. Apple Expects To Sell 4 Million HomePods In 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 4 | Ubergizmo

    A recent report from Bloomberg has revealed that Apple's HomePod speakers has actually been in development since 2012 , and isn't necessarily a direct response to Amazon and Google 's own smart speakers.

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  14. Surface Book 2 can't stay charged during gaming sessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Engadget

    The Surface Book 2 is aimed at graphic pros, but with a stout NVIDIA 1060 GPU, it's a tempting gaming machine, too. As we observed during our review , gaming drains the battery pretty fast, though.

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  15. Ford's latest police hybrid is built for efficiency, not speedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Engadget

    Ford has already got the "speed" part down for hybrid police cars with its Police Responder Hybrid pursuit car, but now it's focusing on the economy side. It just launched its first-ever plug-in hybrid aimed at police and government officials for "non-pursuit" duties, called the Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Sedan .

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  16. OnePlus 5T Goes On SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Ubergizmo

    The much-rumored new flagship smartphone from OnePlus was officially unveiled just a few days ago. The OnePlus 5T is now available for purchase in a handful of markets including the United States.

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  17. Skype disappears from China's app storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Engadget

    If you hope to download Skype to keep in touch while you're in China, you may be in for a rude surprise. Apple, Huawei, Xiaomi and other companies have been removing Microsoft's internet calling software from their app stores in recent weeks in response to a crackdown on VoIP apps that don't obey local digital security laws.

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  18. 'Minecraft' now livestreams building sessions directly to MixerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Engadget

    A large part of Minecraft 's allure is showing off your work . And now, it should be relatively easy to do that in real time.

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  19. Now you can ask to join a friend's Instagram live videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Engadget

    Just a couple of weeks ago, Instagram made it easy to invite a friend to view your live broadcasts on the photo sharing network. Unfortunately, the invitation was only one way.

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  20. This ex-trucker has some questions about the Tesla SemiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Engadget

    Resurrecting a dormant childhood dream, I spent almost nine months of this year as an over-the-road truck driver six months in a Freightliner Cascadia pulling a refrigerated trailer, then nearly three months in a Kenworth T680 pulling a flatbed. I drove more than 90,000 miles, from New England to the Pacific Northwest, from San Diego to central Florida.

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