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DoorDash finally makes sure delivery drivers get your tips

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Smith Collection/Gado via Getty Images DoorDash drivers will earn 100 percent of tips under a revamped set of rules on pay. The delivery service today announced a new tipping and earnings policy that it claims will lead to drivers earning more on average. The development comes more than a month […]

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HP CEO Dion Weisler will step down in November

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links AP Images for HP, Inc. Following four years at the helm of HP, CEO Dion Weisler will step down in November. The Palo Alto-based PC maker today announced that its Australian chief executive will be leaving his role due to “family health” reasons. Enrique Lores, the current president of HP’s […]

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Google Photos’ face-grouping feature comes to Europe

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links SOPA Images via Getty Images Google Photos recently hit one billion users after being spun out from Google+ just four years ago. One reason the product grew so quickly is its frequent updates, adding features like video animation and a crop and adjust tool for photographing documents. Now, Google is […]

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Singapore forgoes Tesla’s electric ‘lifestyle’ for buses

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Singapore is in no rush to adopt a certain brand of electric car. In an interview with Bloomberg published today, a government minister offered a rebuttal to Tesla founder Elon Musk’s criticism that the city-state is “unwelcome” to electric cars. Investing in mass transit — rather than Tesla Superchargers — […]

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Via shares its ride-pooling technology with NYC public schools

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Via Modern-day ride-hailing technology will soon be used to improve the New York City school bus system. Fast Company reported today that transportation company Via — which offers on-demand ride-sharing in select cities — will license its technology to the New York City Department of Education. Via’s algorithm, which pools […]

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Researchers create electronic lens that works better than the human eye

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Alan She/Harvard SEAS A new breakthrough could soon revolutionize the design of almost every optical instrument in use today, including cameras, eyeglasses and telescopes. Combining recent developments in artificial muscle and flat lens technologies, a team of researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences […]

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Watch astronauts install commercial spacecraft adapter on the ISS

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links NASA NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Andrew Morgan are floating around in low Earth orbit today, installing the second of two docking adapters on the International Space Station. The international docking adapters — or IDAs — will allow Boeing and SpaceX commercial spacecraft to connect to the ISS and deliver […]

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Volocopter reveals its first commercial autonomous flying taxi

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Volocopter Just yesterday we said flying taxis may be a reality in the not-too-distant future. Today, Volocopter revealed its first commercial air taxi, the VoloCity. Designed to serve as an on-demand, inner-city vehicle, it can carry two passengers and their hand luggage. It’s capable of an estimated range of 35 […]

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Google and Mozilla to block web surveillance in Kazakhstan

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Google and Mozilla are taking action against the government of Kazakhstan’s efforts to launch a surveillance operation against its own citizens. Both companies announced today that they are blocking a root certificate that the Kazakhstan government unveiled last month that effectively allowed it to monitor the encrypted internet […]

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NASA confirms mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links NASA NASA has been talking for years about sending a probe to Europa, and now it’s locking down those plans. The agency has confirmed the next phase of its Europa Clipper mission, which will send a spacecraft to the Jovian moon to determine if it could support life. The move […]

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