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Microsoft starts inviting people to try Project xCloud

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Microsoft Microsoft is starting to invite players to test out its Project xCloud game streaming service. It said last month it would open up a public preview of the platform in October, allowing players to stream games to their Android devices. Now, it’s starting to send out invitations to those […]

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Twitter temporarily banned pro-Trump meme creator Carpe Donktum

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ALASTAIR PIKE via Getty Images This afternoon, Twitter caused a stir when it suspended the prolific pro-Trump meme creator, Carpe Donktum. People were quick to speculate that Carpe Donktum was suspended for his alleged connection to the violent video shown at Trump’s Miami resort last week. But after his account […]

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Fox Sports is creating exclusive, interactive shows for Facebook Watch

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo ESPN isn’t the only big broadcaster committing to exclusive sports shows on Facebook Watch. Fox Sports is teaming up with Facebook to create unique interactive shows for Watch viewers, including a marquee Fox Football Sunday program. The Monday morning show covers the NFL games from the day […]

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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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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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The Morning After: Get the Mac Pro ‘cheese grater’ look for your Windows PC

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Apple Welcome back! It’s Monday. As the fall weather pulls us indoors, we have all the best games on the device (or PC) of your choosing, say farewell to the first chapter of Fortnite and get the case we need to really fake that Apple Mac look, but with a […]

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Safari in iOS sends some Safe Browsing data to Tencent

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Apple’s Safari browser has long sent data to Google Safe Browsing to help protect against phishing scams using its Fraudulent Website Warning feature, but it now appears Chinese tech giant Tencent gets some information as well. Users have discovered that iOS 13 (and possibly versions […]

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US says digital assets are covered by money laundering and disclosure laws

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links AP/Andrew Harnik US regulators issued a blunt warning to cryptocurrency holders who think they’re not beholden to the usual rules. The Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network have put out a joint statement to “remind” people that digital assets like crypto, […]

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Netflix ends support for some older Roku players on December 1st

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Roku Are you still hanging on to an early Roku player to stream Netflix in the basement? You’ll need to upgrade soon. Netflix has warned that it’s ending support for some of Roku’s oldest players after December 1st, including the Roku HD, HD-XR, SD, XD and XDS as well as […]

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Mobile banking firm sues Facebook over Calibra’s logo

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Current Facebook’s Libra project has yet another issue to deal with: a mobile banking app has sued the social network’s Calibra subsidiary over their very similar logos. The tech giant introduced Calibra as the division that will oversee its cryptocurrency plans, including the development of a digital wallet. According to […]

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