Tech News from Around the Globe

Samsung Galaxy S10 rumors and facts: Feb. 20 launch, 5G possibilities and everything we know about specs, features and price - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 3:16pm
With just over one month to go until the phone launches, so many questions remain. Like, will it support 5G?

Tesla offers Model 3 as a reward to security researchers

Engadget - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 3:00pm
The annual Pwn2Own contest at the CanSecWest conference in Vancouver, Canada usually ends with security researchers taking home the laptops they've exploited. This year they could take home a Tesla.

2019 Subaru STI S209 is a limited-edition rocket - Roadshow

CNet Tech News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 2:48pm
With 341 horsepower on tap, it's guaranteed to be a good time.

Return of the best Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless headphone deal ever: Just $265 - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 2:40pm
The top-rated Series II almost never dips below $299. Here's one more chance to score this amazing deal!

A new 'Star Trek' spinoff is in the works starring Michelle Yeoh

Engadget - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 2:40pm
The rumors were true: Michelle Yeoh is getting her own Star Trek spinoff show. CBS All Access has confirmed that Yeoh will star in a new streaming series that elaborates on her character Captain Georgiou's role in Starfleet's mysterious Section 31,...

How to Train Your Dragon 3 coming to theaters three weeks early - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 2:12pm
A special Feb. 2 screening through Fandango will be available in the US.

Infiniti QX Inspiration Concept EV makes a delayed Auto Show debut

Engadget - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 2:10pm
Like every good luxury car brand, Infiniti has plans to make its first EV a crossover-ish attempt full of its special touches and design language. The latest step in that direction is the QX Inspiration Concept that takes advantage of the design oppo...

Google Fi texts will be more like iMessage thanks to RCS upgrade - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 2:09pm
Rich Communication Services is what lets you use read receipts in texts or see when someone else is typing.

CES 2019: Alexa will command Hamilton Beach's new drip coffee maker - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 2:08pm
Alexa and Hamilton Beach's latest drip brewer will create coffee at your command.

NBCUniversal jumping on the streaming-service bandwagon, report says - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 2:07pm
You know, like Disney. And Warner. And Apple.

1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STI brings JDM to Detroit Auto Show - Roadshow

CNet Tech News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 1:52pm
The S209 is Subaru’s next best STI model, but the 22B is its most iconic.

Google Fi adds support for next-gen RCS text messaging

Engadget - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 1:46pm
Google is putting its money where its mouth is when coming to support for next-gen texting. It's starting off 2019 by introducing RCS chat to Google Fi. So long as you have a supporting Fi-friendly Android phone (more on that in a bit), you can sha...

Black Friday returns: Get a Fire 7 tablet for $30 and a 65-inch TCL 6 Series for $800 - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 1:42pm
A big screen for the Super Bowl and a second screen to go with it, both at the lowest prices since late November.

Spotify strikes deal with India's largest record label

Engadget - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 1:15pm
Spotify and T-Series, India's largest music record label and film production company, announced a new content agreement that will bring a huge library of Indian music to the streaming platform, according to Variety. T-Series' catalog of music include...

Hulu beats Netflix with its own Fyre Festival documentary debut

Engadget - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:44pm
Both Hulu and Netflix have been working on documentaries about the disastrous Fyre Festival, and Hulu has now released its version just a few days ahead of Netflix. Fyre Fraud, as its name suggests, gives a look into how those behind Fyre Festival de...

VW will build its US electric cars in Tennessee

Engadget - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:13pm
Volkswagen just made a major commitment to electric car production in the US. The company has revealed that it will open its first dedicated EV factory for North America at its existing facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Production won't start unt...

'Battlefield V' does a better job of explaining why you died

Engadget - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:52am
The latest Battlefield V update might not include a truckload of content, but it could still have a dramatic impact on how you play the game. The initial Chapter 2: Lightning Strikes update has arrived, and it makes significant changes to the "death...

Tech and tariffs in Sin City

Engadget - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:30am
Last week, tens of thousands of people flowed through a congested walkway on their way to see the latest and greatest tech at the Consumer Electronics Show. In years past, this hallway, which connects the Central Hall at the Las Vegas Conventio...