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British cave diver sues Elon Musk over 'pedo guy' comments

Recently, Elon Musk doubled down on his claim that the British cave diver who helped rescue children trapped in a Thai cave was a pedophile, going so far as to tell BuzzFeed News, "I hope he fucking sues me." Well, it looks like Musk got his wish as… Source: Engadget | British cave diver sues …

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Audi: Autonomous cars alone won’t solve traffic jams

It's easy to think that once cars start driving themselves most of our traffic woes will be eliminated. Robocars are supposed to be better drivers and better driving should mean less gridlock. Unfortunately, that drop in bumper to bumper hell won't b… Source: Engadget | Audi: Autonomous cars alone won’t solve traffic jams

Apple raised the price of its best phone by $330, and no one cares

The trend over the last few years is clear: iPhone sales are slowing down. Apple wasn't going to be able to achieve huge sales growth forever, and until the company makes inroads in India or strengthens its position in China, Apple is looking for oth… Source: Engadget | Apple raised the price of its best …

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Facebook is fact-checking photos and videos to fight fake news

It's no secret that Facebook has been struggling to stop fake news from spreading on its site, though it has indeed made progress since the 2016 US presidential election. Now, as part of its ongoing efforts to fight misinformation, Facebook has annou… Source: Engadget | Facebook is fact-checking photos and videos to fight fake news

European Commission approves Apple’s purchase of Shazam

After launching an investigation into Apple's proposed acquisition of Shazam in April, the European Commission has cleared the deal. The EC looked into whether data obtained in the purchase would allow Apple to target its competitors' music streaming… Source: Engadget | European Commission approves Apple’s purchase of Shazam

Your PS4 'Spider-Man' dreams will continue with a season pass

We're only a few short weeks out from swinging through New York City in Marvel's Spider-Man, but today the team at Insomniac is talking about everything you'll do after you wrap the story. Because this is a huge AAA game, of course there's a season p… Source: Engadget | Your PS4 'Spider-Man' dreams will continue …

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Microsoft OneDrive will use AI to make searchable video transcripts

You've probably had that moment where you wanted to track down an important piece of information from a video, but weren't sure when it was said. If so, Microsoft wants to come to your aid — it's introducing media searching in OneDrive (and SharePo… Source: Engadget | Microsoft OneDrive will use AI to make searchable …

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Newton's subscription email service will shut down next month

Newton was the rare email app that worked well on mobile, Windows and Mac, but it really did cost too much. Note the past tense: The company announced today that the email service will shut down on September 25th. The service will not renew monthly s… Source: Engadget | Newton's subscription email service will shut …

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Elon Musk made Tesla stock spike with hint the company will go private

Maybe Twitter user Elon Musk thought he was being funny with a terrible pot joke, or maybe he was serious. Either way, the Tesla CEO just sent the company's stock soaring after a tweet. He said he might take the company private again after the stock… Source: Engadget | Elon Musk made Tesla stock spike …

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Daimler and Bosch will use NVIDIA to power self-driving taxis

Putting self-driving cars on the streets requires a lot of computing power. Most test cars on the road have PC towers in their trunk that take up space, suck up power and produce a lot of heat. With that in mind Daimler (the parent company of Mercede… Source: Engadget | Daimler and Bosch will use …

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Former Google AI chief will lead Apple’s new machine learning team

Back in April, Google's former AI and search chief John Giannandrea left the company to join Apple for an undisclosed role. Today, the latter company announced he will head a new team combining the Core ML and Siri groups. Source: Engadget | Former Google AI chief will lead Apple’s new machine learning team