Tech News from Around the Globe

The Morning After: Amazon's household robot rumors

Engadget - 12 hours 27 min ago
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to Tuesday! We review the best Android phone you'll probably never get to buy, the wonderful game mash-up of Super Mario 64 and Ocarina of Time and Google's podcast app -- which was apparently there all...

Did you know that Google Search on Android is a podcast player?

Engadget - 12 hours 55 min ago
Whether you're listening to the newest installment of a daily podcast you're subscribed to or binging the latest true crime series, being able to pause a podcast on one device and pick it back up on another is a useful feature. And according to Pacif...

Man who links Facebook and Cambridge Analytica faces questions - CNET

CNet Tech News - 13 hours 17 min ago
UK government officials grill Aleksandr Kogan, the man sold Facebook users' data to Cambridge Analytica.

Facebook now tells you exactly why it takes down posts - CNET

CNet Tech News - 13 hours 57 min ago
The social network is also expanding its appeals process around objectionable posts -- as Facebook tries to purge toxic content.

Facebook publishes its community standards playbook

Engadget - 13 hours 57 min ago
Facebook has had community standards for awhile now, but it hasn't always been clear on what is or isn't allowed on its platform. This has occasionally led to some serious confusion. Last year, ProPublica unearthed a Facebook internal training docume...

Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept lands in Beijing with wild styling - Roadshow

CNet Tech News - 14 hours 57 min ago
It has the body of an SUV, but the rear end of a sedan. It's... unique.

Maybach Ultimate Luxury EV brings its own tea service

Engadget - 14 hours 57 min ago
If an automaker wants to succeed in China, they need to electrify their cars. The country has strict EV plans and for anyone looking to buy a car in a city like Beijing, going electric means not having to apply for the license lottery to own a car. S...

Avengers: Infinity War reactions are in and it's 'jaw-dropping' and 'epic' - CNET

CNet Tech News - 15 hours 26 min ago
Marvel's latest blockbuster isn't even in cinemas yet, but the early reactions are in (and people are blown away).

Google made some poor soul run a crab gauntlet for Street View - CNET

CNet Tech News - 15 hours 28 min ago
Christmas Island's annual crab migration is a beautiful natural wonder… but capturing it for Google Street View is a different matter altogether.

Monkey can't sue to copyright protect selfie, court rules - CNET

CNet Tech News - 15 hours 49 min ago
US appeals court questions PETA's motivation in the case, calling a crested macaque monkey "an unwitting pawn."

This concert wristband tests if your drink has been spiked - CNET

CNet Tech News - 16 hours 4 min ago
The Sip Safe is possibly the most important wristband you'll wear at a gig.

YouTube removed 8.3 million videos in the last quarter of 2017

Engadget - 16 hours 37 min ago
YouTube removed 8.3 million videos between October and December 2017, according to the platform's first ever community guidelines enforcement report. The Google-owned video-sharing website found itself the target of criticism after reports came out l...

Apple hires former Samsung vice president to tackle Korea: report - CNET

CNet Tech News - 17 hours 47 min ago
South Korea's biggest phone manufacturer lost its vice president to its fiercest global rival at its home ground.

What to watch before you see Avengers: Infinity War - CNET

CNet Tech News - 17 hours 53 min ago
Whether you have a day, a weekend or a whole week to prepare, we've outlined which MCU films you *must* watch and how long it'll take you.

Avengers: Infinity War: What you need to know about the new Marvel movie - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:52pm
We collected everything we think we know about the Avengers' next outing right here, including plot points and who we'll see on screen.

On Avengers: Infinity War red carpet, Vin Diesel's jacket is so Groot - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:49pm
The cast of the biggest Marvel film yet hit the red carpet in Hollywood Monday night, and I'm not crying, you're crying.

The Venom trailer slimes its way online and finally shows Venom - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:32pm
Fans who complained about only seeing Tom Hardy and some black goo in the first trailer get what they wanted this time.

Crazy images caught on Google Street View - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:24pm
From crazy camera glitches to timely pranks to elaborate performance art pieces, Google Street View has captured some surprising images.

Target promises EV chargers at more than 100 stores

Engadget - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:17pm
Walmart isn't the only big retailer installing a slew of EV chargers in its parking lots. Target and a collection of retail property owners (PDF) have unveiled plans to add a horde of charging stations in the (relatively) near future. In Target's c...

HTC's latest Vive Pro VR kit is built for business

Engadget - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 9:12pm
You can already get HTC's Vive Pro in a bundle aimed at first-timers, but what if you're a business buyer who needs it for VR design and training? You're covered now, too. HTC has released a $1,399 Vive Pro 2.0 Kit that includes just about everythi...