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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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After Math: Who turned the lights out?

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links JOSH EDELSON via Getty Images If you live in California, the answer to that is our local power company, PG&E. But they’re not the only ones unilaterally shutting down their operations, users, dissent, and what have you. Here are some highlights from a ban-tastic week. Blizzard bans ‘Hearthstone’ pro for […]

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Recommended Reading: Your AirPods are going to die

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Chris Velazco/Engadget Everyone’s AirPods will die. We’ve got the trick to replacing them. Geoffrey A. Fowler, The Washington Post If you hopped on the AirPod bandwagon early, your earbuds are likely near the end of their life. The Washington Post details what happens when your true wireless audio accessory stops […]

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Hitting the Books: Nero, fiddling from orbit as Earth burns

Engadget RSS Feed Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we’ve done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and delivering an easily digestible nugget of their stories. […]

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These deepfake celebrity impressions are equally amazing and alarming

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Shamook Actor Jim Meskimen partnered with deepfake artist Sham00k to make his celebrity impressions a little more realistic. Meskimen and Sham00k shared the results in a YouTube video, and honestly, they’re pretty remarkable. While Meskimen did the voices, deepfake software applied the facial features of 20 celebrities, including George Clooney, […]

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Report details Google’s donations to climate change deniers

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Google makes “substantial” political contributions to organizations and individuals that deny climate change, according to a new report from The Guardian. One such group is the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), which was The Guardian says was instrumental in convincing the Trump administration to abandon the Paris climate agreement. […]

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Inside Cirque du Soleil’s technology lab

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links We hear about disruption all the time — to transport, to media, to manufacturers. What happens when it comes for the circus? The centuries-old entertainment form used to be the place to see incredible, death-defying feats. Now, we see that kind of wonder on our smartphone screens all the time. […]

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NASA’s ICON launches to study the boundary between Earth and space

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links NASA NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer or ICON spacecraft is finally in orbit after years of delays and postponed launches. A Northrop Grumman aircraft carried ICON, which was strapped to a Northrop Grumman Pegasus XL rocket, to an altitude of 39,000 feet. At 9:59 PM EDT on October 10th, the carrier […]

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Boeing and Porsche are developing an electric ‘flying car’

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Porsche/Boeing Boeing has teamed up with luxury sports carmaker Porsche to develop a concept for an electric vehicle capable of vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) — in other words, they’re working on a “flying car.” The companies’ engineers will even collaborate to build and test a prototype based on the […]

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SpaceX Crew Dragon could fly astronauts to the ISS in early 2020

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, left, talks with SpaceX chief engineer Elon Musk, right, in front of the Crew Dragon spacecraft, about the progress to fly astronauts to and from the International Space Station, from American soil, as part of the agency’s commercial crew program at SpaceX headquarters, in Hawthorne, Calif., […]

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