FTC LAWSUIT OVER D-LINK'S LAX ROUTER SECURITY JUST TOOK A BIG HIT

In January, the Federal Trade Commission took D-Link to court over its incredibly insufficient security. The FTC claimed that the company...

Facebook's 'M' AI assistant will help you choose a movie

FACEBOOK'S 'M' AI ASSISTANT WILL HELP YOU CHOOSE A MOVIE

Facebook had grand plans for its in-Messenger AI assistant, M, when it was launched in 2015. While the service hasn't quite yet lived...

 
 
 
Roku reportedly has a 4K streaming stick on tap for this fall

ROKU REPORTEDLY HAS A 4K STREAMING STICK ON TAP FOR THIS FALL

Roku's getting ready for a new round of hardware updates this fall (we've previously reported on their interest in a smart speaker),...

London Costcutter trials finger-vein readers for faster payments

LONDON COSTCUTTER TRIALS FINGER-VEIN READERS FOR FASTER PAYMENTS

The humble Costcutter supermarket at Brunel University in London has recently become home to a biometric payment system that allows...

 
 
 
What if the Google-HTC deal is actually about voice assistants?

WHAT IF THE GOOGLE-HTC DEAL IS ACTUALLY ABOUT VOICE ASSISTANTS?

The news is out: HTC and Google have finally consummated their ages-long flirtation with one another. In exchange for $1.1 billion...

Royole's 'personal cinema' headset carries a heavy premium

ROYOLE'S 'PERSONAL CINEMA' HEADSET CARRIES A HEAVY PREMIUM

VR's not-so-meteoric rise has also revived interest in that most sci-fi of concepts: the personal cinema. A head-mounted display that...

 
 
 
Synthetic muscle breakthrough could lead to 'lifelike' robots

SYNTHETIC MUSCLE BREAKTHROUGH COULD LEAD TO 'LIFELIKE' ROBOTS

A breakthrough in soft robotics means scientists are now one step closer to creating lifelike machines. Researchers at Columbia Engineering...

UK LIFEBOAT CREW TESTS DRONES AS SEARCH AND RESCUE HELPERS

Drones are becoming an important part of the emergency services. Police are using them to search for missing people, while fire departments...

 
 
 
Twitter will also be at the Senate's Russia hearings

TWITTER WILL ALSO BE AT THE SENATE'S RUSSIA HEARINGS

Social media played a huge part in determining the outcome of the 2016 election, and there's a suspicion that the ad-tracking tools...

CCLEANER MALWARE HAD A SPECIFIC TARGET: TECH TITANS

The malware that hackers inserted into legit downloads of popular PC-cleaning software CCleaner wasn't harmless after all. According...

 
 
 
Mercedes is building smarter headlights for its cars of the future

MERCEDES IS BUILDING SMARTER HEADLIGHTS FOR ITS CARS OF THE FUTURE

In a dark garage at the Mercedes-Benz headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, a flat gray S-Class illuminates a white screen at the end...

Engadget giveaway: Win an Optoma UHD60 4K projector!

ENGADGET GIVEAWAY: WIN AN OPTOMA UHD60 4K PROJECTOR!

If you're planning a new home theater setup, 4K resolution and HDR color processing are definitely where you should be heading. You'll...

 
 
 
Google Assistant is definitely part of Bose's new QC35 headphones

GOOGLE ASSISTANT IS DEFINITELY PART OF BOSE'S NEW QC35 HEADPHONES

Last week, we reported that Bose's QuietComfort 35 II Bluetooth headphones might include Google Assistant. Now, it's confirmed. Bose...

IOS 11 FORCES UBER TO LOOSEN ITS LOCATION TRACKING

Uber has followed through on its promise to restore your ability to block the app from tracking your location even when you're not...

 
 
 

MICROSOFT MAY OPEN ITS FIRST UK STORE IN LONDON'S OXFORD CIRCUS

After years of rumours and speculation, Microsoft might finally be ready to open its first retail store in the UK. Retail Week reports...

'Doom' for the Nintendo Switch feels exactly like it's supposed to

'DOOM' FOR THE NINTENDO SWITCH FEELS EXACTLY LIKE IT'S SUPPOSED TO

When Nintendo announced the launch of the Switch by using footage from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, it was a surprise - but a reasonable...

 
 
 
Hololens is helping Ford designers prototype cars quicker

HOLOLENS IS HELPING FORD DESIGNERS PROTOTYPE CARS QUICKER

When Google released Glass Enterprise, it took a consumer-oriented product written off as privacy-invading nonsense and made it incredibly...

Hulu scores new and old episodes of 'Will & Grace'

HULU SCORES NEW AND OLD EPISODES OF 'WILL & GRACE'

Will & Grace is set to return to our screens next week. But, its fabulous comeback won't just be relegated to network television. The...

 
 
 
NVIDIA drops the basic Shield TV's price to $180

NVIDIA DROPS THE BASIC SHIELD TV'S PRICE TO $180

NVIDIA's Shield TV promised to be an Android set-top box for gamers, and in that sense, it delivered. The company first released it...

SEC SUSPECTS HACKERS USED STOLEN INSIDER INFO FOR TRADING

US Securities and Exchange Commission chief Jay Clayton has made a couple of security-related revelations in his recently published...

 
 
 



We're soon going to know a lot more about how politicians use Facebook to...

We're soon going to know a lot more about how politicians use Facebook to advertise, which could impact their digital ad tactics

We are soon going to have a lot more info on which politicians run ads on Facebook and who they target. That's because in light of the Russia-linked-ads-on-Facebook... Read more ...

Xbox One's Duke controller is a massive blast from the past

Xbox One's Duke controller is a massive blast from the past

In an attempt to stand out from the competition, console manufacturers can sometimes be guilty of doing ridiculous things. There are many examples of wacky design decisions... Read more ...

Facebook to share ads linked to Russia with Congress

Facebook to share ads linked to Russia with Congress

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday vowed to do more to protect election integrity. Read more ...

CFL Football Frenzy is now available on the App Store

CFL Football Frenzy is now available on the App Store

The Canadian Football League has announced that it has launched a shoot-out type of arcade game for download on mobile and tablet devices, called CFL Football Frenzy... Read more ...

Now Available on Steam - Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

Now Available on Steam - Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is Now Available on Steam! The epic clash between two storied universes returns with Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. Ultron Sigma has begun the... Read more ...

Original Xbox controller to return on Xbox One and Windows 10, creator confirms

Original Xbox controller to return on Xbox One and Windows 10, creator confirms

The original Xbox controller. The heavy-set Xbox controller. The Duke. Whatever you, your friends, your family and your mortal enemies called the original Xbox controller, you... Read more ...

Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Will Arrive In October

Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Will Arrive In October

Very few single-player games manage to stay relevant and receive consistent updates an entire year after release. Well, Square Enix seems to have a different kind of philosophy... Read more ...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to cut 5,000 jobs: report

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to cut 5,000 jobs: report

As business moves computer services to the cloud, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is under pressure from cloud giant Amazon and a rising Google. Read more ...

IPhone X will be Netflix HDR-ready on day one

IPhone X will be Netflix HDR-ready on day one

IPhone X is still over a month away from releasing, but when Apple's next flagship smartphone does launch, it will have High Dynamic Range content from Netflix ready to stream... Read more ...

Sony Xperia XA1 Plus now available in India

Sony Xperia XA1 Plus now available in India

After several weeks of waiting, the Sony Xperia XA1 Plus model was launched earlier today in India and it will be available starting tomorrow, September 22, with a price tag of... Read more ...