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Elon Musk confirms Twitter’s new Verified service will include gold checks for companies

Elon Musk has announced that Twitter plans to launch its updated Verified program next Friday, with manual authentication and different colored checkmarks for different types of users. tweeted. “Gold check for companies, gray check for government, blue for individuals (famous or not) and all verified accounts will be manually verified before the check is activated,” […]

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Tesla’s FSD driver assistance beta is now available to anyone willing to pay

After gradually expanding access to the so-called fully driverless (FSD) beta over the past few years, Tesla is opening it up to anyone who pays, like Elon Musk. announced via tweet. “The Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta is now available in North America to anyone who requests it from the car display, assuming you purchase this […]

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Twitter reportedly fails to pay some suppliers amid cost-cutting measures

Elon Musk refuses to pay the hundreds of thousands of dollars in travel bills that Twitter employees saved before he took over the company. New York Times reported. The company is running a serious cost-cutting campaign, and Musk has reportedly placed orders to slow or even stop payments to vendors and contracted services. The move […]

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Protests erupt at a large iPhone factory in China

Foxconn’s largest iPhone factory in Zhengzhou, China, has been shaken by worker protests, including violent clashes. Bloomberg reported. Videos show hundreds of workers marching and confronting a manager, and various incidents of violence. While employees are reportedly annoyed by COVID restrictions and perks, a video watched by Engadget Chinese suggests food shortages may have triggered […]

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LG Display introduces thin speakers that can be hidden inside the car

Following its flexible LCD panels, LG Display’s newest gadget is a super-slim speaker designed to fit inside the car while remaining “invisible.” this Slim Actuator Sound Solution It was developed with a “global audio company” (LG didn’t say which) to replace traditional speakers in cars. The system avoids the usual voice coils, cones and magnets […]

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Samsung’s Smart Monitor M8 drops to $500 ahead of Black Friday

Samsung’s 32-inch Smart Monitor M8 plays a dual role, acting not only as a monitor with a webcam, but also as a smart TV with built-in speakers and support for gaming and streaming in the cloud. Now, as Black Friday week approaches, it has dropped to an all-time low of $500 (in white, pink, blue, […]

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Amazon CEO Andy Jassy confirms business ‘qualifiers’ will continue through 2023

Amazon layoffs announced on Wednesday CEO Andy Jassy said it will continue until early 2023. letter to employees Published yesterday, he said the company has “hired quickly” over the past few years, but “the economy continues to be at a rough spot”. While annual planning now extends into the new year, “there will be more […]

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Blizzard games like ‘World of Warcraft’ will go offline in China next year

Blizzard Entertainment will suspend major games such as: Overwatch 2 and World of Warcraft in China for failing to reach an agreement with its partner NetEase. announced. With these titles hearthstone, Starship, heroes of the storm, Diablo III and Warcraft III: Reworked It will no longer be available in China from January 23, 2023. Diablo […]

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Genesis unveils an elegant X Convertible concept EV

Genesis explained X Convertible conceptshowing off the design chops with an EV built on the previous Genesis X and X Speedium Coupe Vehicles. It shares the architecture and electric powertrain with these cars, but uses a folding hardtop roof and is intended to evoke “design purity” and uses what Genesis calls an “anti-wedge parabolic” design. […]

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One of our favorite portable Bluetooth speakers is 30 percent off right now

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, regardless of our parent company. Some of our stories contain affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. All prices are correct at the time of publication. If you are looking for a portable Bluetooth […]

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Original 1997 ‘Berserk’ anime coming to Netflix on December 1

crazyThe long-running manga that marries fantasy and violence returns to the small screen. The original 25-episode 1997 anime series based on the manga and directed by Naohito Takahashi arrives on Netflix on December 1. Comics.com. As you can see from the trailer below, crazy It is a pitch-dark and rather brutal anime set about eight […]

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New French law will require parking lots to install solar panels

France was the only EU country in 2020 not to meet its obligations to develop renewable energy, as it still relies mainly on nuclear energy. Now, the French Senate has passed a bill that should significantly increase this, requiring parking lots with at least 80 parking spaces to be covered with solar panels. Public Senate. […]

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Google and Renault develop ‘software-defined tool’ together

In 2018, the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance partnered with Google to integrate its software platform and services such as Google Maps and Assistant into vehicles. Now, Groupe Renault (Renault, Dacia, Alpine and Mobilize) has made this partnership a “software defined toolBased on Android Automotive OS (SDV) with Google. The goal is to offer “new optional services and […]

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LG’s latest display can be expanded by 20 percent

LG Disply has developed a 12-inch stretchable display that can be expanded up to 14 inches. announced. Displays could one day be used on materials with irregular surfaces, such as clothing and wearables, to display messages on first responders’ uniforms, for example. Stretchable screens, or freeform screens as LG Display calls them, can be pulled, […]

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Netflix confirms a Stranger Things VR game will arrive ‘late 2023’

Netflix and developer Tender Claws are releasing a Stranger Things VR game that will launch in Winter 2023 on major VR platforms. announced Stranger Things Day is in 2022. The game will let you play as the dreaded Season 4 villain vecnato “take revenge on Eleven and Hawkins,” according to the press release. The video […]

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Apple expects iPhone 14 shipments to be delayed due to Covid restrictions in China

Apple says COVID-19 restrictions at Foxconn’s primary iPhone 14 factory in Zhengzhou, China, mean shipments will be lower than expected. short press release. This means that customers who place orders will experience “longer waiting times to receive their new products.” COVID-19 restrictions have temporarily affected the primary iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max […]

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Canon R6-II Hands-on: Faster, more resolution and less heating issues

Just two years after the original EOS R6 was released, Canon introduced its successor, the $2,500 EOS R6 Mark II. It brings a number of notable improvements such as a higher resolution 24.2 megapixel sensor and faster shutter speeds. Most importantly, Canon has significantly reduced the overheating problems of the previous model. Thanks to speed, […]

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Microsoft now hints that it will support Call of Duty forever on PlayStation

Earlier this year, Sony PlayStation boss Jim Ryan said Microsoft had promised support. Call of Duty Three more years at PlayStation were “inadequate on many levels”. Now in the comments of the gaming podcast samebrainXbox chief Phil Spencer seems to have extended this timeframe forever, or at least as long as PlayStation has existed as […]

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UK police not using facial recognition ethically and legally, study finds

Use of live facial recognition (LFR) by UK police forces “failed”[s] meet minimum ethical and legal standards” study from Cambridge University. After analyzing LFR use by Metropolitan (Met) and South Wales police, the researchers concluded that use of the technology “in all public places” should be banned. LFR matches faces captured by security cameras with […]

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Elon Musk considers making verification a Twitter Blue advantage

Under Elon Musk’s direction, Twitter plans to increase the price of its Blue subscription plan from $5 to $20 per month and make it mandatory for verified users. platformCasey Newton and Boundary. If it launches the plan, verified users (celebrities, politicians, journalists, etc.) must sign up for the service within 90 days, otherwise they will […]

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Lego discontinues Mindstorms robotics kits by year’s end

Lego’s Mindstorms robotics kits have been around ever since 1998was born from a collaboration between Lego and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Now, Lego has announced that it will discontinue Mindstorms at the end of the year and will provide support for the mobile app for at least two more years beyond that. Gizmodo […]

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Minnesota and DC sue Target’s Shipt delivery service for worker misclassification

Minnesota and District of Columbia attorneys general are suing Target’s Shipt delivery service for worker misclassification. GIS News has reported. The lawsuits accuse the company of designating its “personal shoppers” (who collect and deliver grocery orders) as independent contractors to avoid paying benefits such as state unemployment insurance and workers’ compensation. “We see companies increasingly […]

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NASA has designated a 16-person panel tasked with investigating UFOs

Last June, NASA announced that it would assemble a panel to study “unidentified weather phenomena” (UAPs) — UFOs — but said it did not believe they were of “extraterrestrial origin.” Now, the space agency open 16-member panel to focus on “unclassified observations and other data collected from the civil government and commercial sectors”. The panel […]

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Google’s Pixel 6a drops to an all-time low of $299

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team independent of our parent company. Some of our stories contain affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. All prices are correct at the time of publication. While the Pixel 6a hasn’t been in mind […]

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Blackmagic’s powerful DaVinci Resolve video editor comes to iPad

Blackmagic Design brings the popular DaVinci Resolve video editing app to iPad and promises support for RAW, cloud collaboration and more. Announced on Twitter. It won’t be a full version of the PC/Mac app as it will initially only have the Cut and Color pages. Otherwise, Blackmagic said, “it will be similar to the desktop […]

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New iPad Pro M2 models are reportedly just days away

The next-generation iPad Pro with Apple’s latest M2 processor will arrive “in a few days.” BloombergMark Gurman. It will be the first new model since May of last year and reportedly offers a 20 percent speed increase over the M1 version. Gurman wrote in the news release that Apple will also introduce an iPad dock […]

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Take-Two shuts down developer behind mobile hit ‘Two Dots’

Rockstar, Zynga and 2K owner Take-Two Interactive is shutting down Playdots, the New York-based studio behind the popular mobile game two dots, Bloomberg has reported. Sixty-five employees will lose their jobs, the company confirmed to Bloomberg. The company has confirmed that the puzzle game will “continue at another Zynga studio and there will be no […]

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Apple wins appeal to reduce $1.2 billion French antitrust fine by two-thirds

In 2020, Apple was fined a record €1.1 billion ($1.2 billion at the time) in France for antitrust practices with two wholesalers. Now, the Paris appeals court has reduced the sentence by two-thirds to just €371.6 million ($364.6 million today), Reuters has reported. The court ruled that the original fine was “disproportionate” and reduced it […]

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Google’s Nest WiFi Pro comes with faster speeds and new shiny design

As expected, Google introduced the Nest WiFi Pro mesh router system with a shiny new design, faster WiFi 6E speeds, and a simple setup. It will also work as a Matter hub when Google’s new smart home protocol launches, though it’s slightly more expensive than the current Nest WiFi router. Google said the Nest WiFi […]

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Google refreshes its Home app with a focus on customization

With the release of new Nest devices, Google has updated its Home app with a host of new features. The main takeaways are faster and easier pairing of smart devices with Matter, new customization and personalization options, improved inter-device interoperability, and a better Nest camera experience. The updated Home app takes advantage of Google’s Matter […]

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US prepares to impose more trade restrictions on Chinese AI and supercomputer companies

The White House will unveil rules that will further restrict access to advanced computing technology that can be used by its military in China. New York Times. The new measures, which may be announced this week, are reportedly aimed at reducing Beijing’s ability to produce advanced weapons and surveillance systems. The new rules will build […]

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Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition is back at a record low of $135

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team independent of our parent company. Some of our stories contain affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. All prices are correct at the time of publication. Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition is the best […]

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TikTok is reportedly bringing live shopping to the US this holiday season

TikTok plans to bring its live shopping “TikTok Shop” feature to North America using outsourced technology. The Financial Times. It will reportedly launch with “big brands over the next month” to take advantage of holiday shopping. TikTok Shop is based on a similar, successful feature in TikTok’s sister app in China, Douyin, and is available […]

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A Bruce Willis deepfake will appear instead for future movie projects

Bruce Willis may have retired from acting after a while. diagnosis of aphasia, but a version of it will live on in future projects. Last year, the actor’s “digital twin” appeared in an ad For a Russian telecom created by a company called Deepcake. Now, he has reportedly sold the rights to Deepcake for future […]

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Amazon raises hourly wages across the US

owned by Amazon announced He said he spent nearly $1 billion to raise the wages of hourly workers in the United States amid criticism of labor practices and a fierce union battle. The increase will push the starting wage above $19 per hour for most front-line warehouse and shipping workers, while pay at fulfillment and […]

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Bose QuietComfort 45 ANC headphones are $80 off right now

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team independent of our parent company. Some of our stories contain affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. All prices are correct at the time of publication. If you work in a noisy environment or […]

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EPA opens new office dedicated to environmental justice and civil rights

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), established a new office designed to help marginalized communities cope with the extra burdens of pollution and climate change, Reuters has reported. The Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights will be staffed by 200 EPA employees located at the agency’s Washington headquarters and 10 regional offices. “The establishment […]

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Instagram is working on ‘nudity protection’ technology for messages

Unwanted nude photos are a big deal on social media, but Instagram is reportedly working on a tool that could help. An early screenshot tweeted out Researcher Alessandro Paluzzi notes that “Nude protection” technology “covers photos that may contain nudity in chat” and gives users the option to view or view them. Instagram parent approves […]

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Google now lets you request removal of search results containing personal data

Google is releasing a tool that makes it easy to remove search results that contain your address, phone number, and other personally identifiable information. 9to5Google has reported. IT first appeared The “results about you” feature at I/O 2022 in May describes it as “a way to help you easily control whether your personally identifiable information […]

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Uber now offers EV rides in 25 cities

Uber has extended The Comfort Electric service reaches 24 US cities “nationwide”, allowing users to request rides in all-electric vehicles such as the Tesla Model 3, Polestar 2 and Ford Mustang Mach-E. It has also expanded to Vancouver in British Columbia. highest sales rate Zero emission vehicles in North America Comfort Electric launched in several […]

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Korg’s Drumlogue is an analog drum machine with a powerful digital engine.

After teasing for the first time in January 2021, Korg releases the much-anticipated drummerA hybrid drum machine with digital multi-motor and expandability via the logue SDK used in the Minilogue XD and other products. It features both analog and digital drum synths and can also play samples with its unique ability to add third-party plug-in […]

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Zero’s DSR/X is an adventure e-bike with a range of 180 miles.

Zero Motorcycles has introduced its latest MY23 line of electric motorcycles, featuring the new DSR/X adventure bike. Designed for both off-road and highway use, it delivers 100 horsepower and an impressive 166 ft-lbs of torque, providing enough power to climb steep slopes or reach a top speed of 112 MPH. With a 17.3 kWh battery […]

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HBO and Apple TV+ won big at the Emmys

Last year, Netflix took the most Primetime Emmy Awards, with 10, but this year it’s only third best, behind Apple TV+ and HBO Max. Latter dominant Last night’s trades with 12 prizes, five for White Lotusfor four Subrogation (including Outstanding Drama Series) and one each euphoria, cheats and Last Week Tonight. Meanwhile, Apple TV+ has […]

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Canon R10 review: 4K and fast shutter speeds for under $1,000

Image Credit: Steve Dent/Engadget The best feature of this camera is the AI-powered Dual Pixel autofocus, similar to what you find in the R7 or even the professional EOS R3. It allowed me to keep fast moving subjects in focus by holding the AF point on them or using face and eye tracking. You can […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 4 is already $200 off at Amazon

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team independent of our parent company. Some of our stories contain affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. All prices are correct at the time of publication. Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 4 is the pinnacle […]

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The leak appears to show Meta’s Quest Pro headset a month ahead of launch

Meta’s Quest Pro headset will arrive next month, but a leaked video seems to show it in full. Originally posted on Facebook Ramiro Kardenassaid multiple devices (labeled “engineering samples”) were left in a hotel room. In the video (tweeted by security expert Kevin Beaumont), Cardenas shows off a black three-camera earpiece on the front, similar […]

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Sony unveils ‘world’s first’ robotic pan-tilt-zoom full-frame mirrorless camera

owned by Sony open an unusual mirrorless camera that basically marries FX6 cinema cameratechnology with remote controlled robotics. Dubbed the FR7, it’s the “world’s first” pan-tilt-zoom full-frame interchangeable-lens camera with pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) robotics, according to the company. Priced around $10,000 without lens, it is designed for professional productions including reality shows, concerts, dramas, music videos […]

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Samsung’s 32-inch Smart Monitor M8 drops to a new low

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team independent of our parent company. Some of our stories contain affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Samsung’s 32-inch Smart Monitor M8 can function not only as a monitor with a webcam, but also […]

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Riot’un ‘Arcane’i, animasyon Emmy ödülü kazanan ilk yayın dizisidir

Netflix’in efsaneler Ligitabanlı animasyon dizileri gizemli En İyi Animasyon Programı dalında Emmy kazanarak bu kategoride kazanan ilk yayın dizisi oldu. Dahil olmak üzere çok daha iyi bilinen bazı rekabeti geride bıraktı. Bob’un Burgerleri, Rick ve Morty, Simpsonlar ve Farzedelim…? merhum Chadwick Boseman tarafından ev sahipliği yaptı. Arcane’in yaratıcılarından Christian Linke, “Video oyunlarından geldiğimiz için bu […]

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‘Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power’ breaks Amazon Prime viewing record

two-part premiere Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power Amazon said it was the biggest debut in Prime Video history, attracting 25 million viewers worldwide in 24 hours. Press release. “It’s somehow fitting that Tolkien’s stories, some of the most popular of all time and what many consider the true source of the fantasy genre, […]