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Harley-Davidson suspends LiveWire production over a charging glitch

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Harley-Davidson has suspended the production and delivery of its LiveWire electric motorcycles. During final tests, the company discovered a problem related to the vehicle’s charging equipment. The company told The Wall Street Journal that tests to pinpoint the issue are progressing well, but it did not say when production will […]

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Uber lays off employees from Eats, self-driving cars and other teams

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Uber has cut around 350 more employees across several of its divisions. The company said it’s the “last wave of a process” that saw layoffs in marketing, then product and engineering over the last few months. This time around, Uber has laid off members of the Eats, performance […]

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Faraday Future founder files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Faraday Future founder Jia Yueting has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a bid to settle his exorbitant personal debts. The move is part of a larger recovery plan, and it’s meant, in part, to regain credibility for Faraday Future. Though there’s no guarantee that it will help. […]

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Phonocut will let you make your own vinyl records

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Phonocut As CD sales continue to fall, vinyl is becoming more and more popular of a music format. Some fans enjoy the bigger packaging and artwork while others claim vinyl playback produces a “warmer” tone compared to CDs and digital files. But vinyl doesn’t have the flexibility of those formats. […]

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Congress is asking vape manufacturers if they used social media bots

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links HAZEMMKAMAL via Getty Images Congress wants to know if the largest vaping companies used bot-generated social-media messages to market their products. The House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Massachusetts attorney general have asked each of the five largest manufacturers if they’ve relied on automated, bot-posted campaigns, The Wall Street […]

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The Washington Post hopes you’ll read articles on your TV

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Lauren Fisher/The Washington Post You probably retreat to the TV to tune out the day’s news, but the Washington Post is betting that you wouldn’t mind reading on the living room screen. It just launched a version of its app for Apple TV and Fire TV that offer a “highly-visual” […]

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Snapchat users can share Reddit posts directly with their friends

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Snap Snapchat is rolling out an easy way for you to share the best things you find on Reddit with your friends. You’ll see Snapchat among the options when you tap the share button on Reddit, as long as you have both apps installed on an iOS device. That’ll pull […]

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YouTube’s AR Beauty feature lets you try on lipstick by tapping ads

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links warrengoldswain via Getty Images After launching in a limited alpha earlier this year, YouTube is expanding the availability of its augmented reality (AR) Beauty Try-On feature. Moving forward, you’ll be able to digitally try on lipstick from brands like MAC and NARS by tapping on so-called Masthead and TrueView Discovery […]

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Razer’s Blade 15 Advanced gets an optical mechanical keyboard

Engadget RSS Feed We’ve seen gaming laptops with mechanical keyboards before, but Razer is taking things to a new level with the latest Blade 15 Advanced. It’s the first notebook to feature an optical mechanical keyboard, meaning it relies on light sensors instead of physical switches to register inputs. We first saw those switches on […]

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Lyft will help you contact ADT if you feel unsafe during a ride

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Scott Olson/Getty Images Lyft plans to extend its in-app emergency tools beyond the option to call 911. The ridesharing firm is partnering with the security company ADT on safety features, starting with a US pilot program that will let you contact ADT if you need help. Thankfully, it’s not just […]

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