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Roku spent $150 million so it can sell more ads

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Roku is no longer just a company making TV streaming boxes and dongles. It’s become a powerful advertising company, too. By some estimates, it streams more ad-supported hours than any other over-the-top (OTT) platform. Today, it announced plans to double down. It has acquired the Boston-based ad-tech firm Dataxu for […]

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House passes controversial copyright bill that could be abused by trolls

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links boonchai wedmakawand via Getty Images Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted in favor (410-6) of a controversial copyright bill known as the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019, or CASE Act. The bill is meant to give independent creators an affordable and accessible way to defend their intellectual […]

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Facebook releases Zuckerberg’s upcoming testimony in defense of Libra

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Tomorrow, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear before the Financial Services Committee, where he’s expected to be grilled about Facebook’s planned cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra. Ahead of tomorrow’s inquisition, Facebook has shared Zuckerberg’s prepared statement. In it, Zuckerberg admits that Facebook is “not the ideal messenger […]

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Major credit card companies launch a one-click checkout button

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Poike via Getty Images If you’re shopping on Cinemark, Movember or Rakuten any time soon, you might see a new click-to-pay button at checkout. American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa have teamed up to create the new option for fast, secure online purchases. Their vision is to have one standard […]

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Verizon is giving Unlimited customers 12 months of Disney+ for free

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Disney Verizon (Engadget’s parent company) is offering 12 months of Disney+ to all of its new and existing 4G LTE and 5G Unlimited wireless customers. New Verizon Fios Home Internet and 5G Home Internet customers will get 12 months of the new streaming service too. The offer begins November 12th, […]

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NVIDIA’s EGX supercomputer tech can crunch 1.6 terabytes a second

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links NVIDIA Much like Microsoft, NVIDIA is shifting big parts of its tech toward the enterprise space to rely less and less on the messy and competitive world of consumer graphics. To that end, it has unveiled the NVIDIA EGX Edge Supercomputing Platform that marries NVIDIA’s CUDA-X software with certified GPU […]

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UPS and CVS plan to deliver prescriptions via drone

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links UPS UPS isn’t going to let Wing’s team-ups with FedEx and Walgreens go unanswered. The company has reached an agreement with CVS Pharmacy to create a “variety” of drone delivery uses, including delivering prescriptions and other goods to homes. Neither company provided a timeline for when you might see these […]

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GOAT expands into apparel and accessories

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links GOAT The online sneaker marketplace GOAT is expanding into apparel and accessories. Today, it announced that it’s adding “contemporary and luxury brands,” including Acne Studios, Maison Margiela, Off-White, Stussy, Gucci and Saint Laurent. For now, apparel and accessories are only available on GOAT’s iOS and Android apps, but they’ll soon […]

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Facebook’s 2020 election ‘protections’ still allow for lying politicians

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links hermosawave via Getty Images Today, Facebook outlined new measures to stop abuse and interference in the 2020 election. They include safeguards meant to make Facebook more secure and transparent, but they make one glaring omission. The new policies don’t change Facebook’s rules that allow political candidates to lie in their […]

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Honda’s Accord Hybrid is a value-packed sedan

Engadget RSS Feed Honda has a well-deserved reputation as an automaker that produces well-engineered, long-lasting vehicles. So it should be no surprise that the 2020 Accord Hybrid is those things and more. Will it impress your car-nerd friends? Probably not. Will it impress your bank account and family? Yes, yes it will. Gallery: 2020 Honda […]

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